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Monthly Archives: March 2008

PS3 Firmware 2.20 Arrives

March 25, 2008 | | 3 Comments

I downloaded this late last night, but didn’t have time to really mess with it. But these are the new features. Glad to see they improved the browser, I’ll have to test that out. The first BD-Live movies (The 6th … Read More

New Blu-ray movies for the week 3.24.08

March 24, 2008 |

A little more than last week. But if there is nothing for you this week, next week has 13 titles! If your not sure how to adjust your HDTV, be sure to check out Digital Video Essentials.

Bonnie and … Read More

Metal Gear Solid 4: Limited Edition

March 22, 2008 | | 10 Comments

I haven’t been able to confirm, but rumor is that GameStop has just started accepting pre-orders for Metal Gear Solid 4: Limited Edition.

For $84.99, you get the game plus:

– Making-Of Blu-ray – 4 chapters of the graphic … Read More

Is the PS3 an Afterthought among Developers?

March 21, 2008 | | 19 Comments

N’Gai Croal writes that most developers seem to prefer the Xbox over the PS3, not only as a development platform, but also for their personal gaming. Even beyond the tech people, the business side of the industry seems to generally … Read More

PlayStation Store Update 3.20.08

March 20, 2008 | | 2 Comments

Japan gets Echochrome today. I hope the rest of us, get it soon. Europe finally gets PAIN today and all the DLC that has come out for it. Also we have 2 demos to try out today and plenty … Read More

Why Does Activision Dislike the PS3?

March 20, 2008 | | 9 Comments

I’ve complained about Activision before. About the lack of headset or extra maps for Call of Duty 3. About the lack of any migration options for playing Guitar Hero PS2 games on the PS3. About the blockage Activision put on … Read More

BD-Live Arriving with Firmware 2.20 Soon

March 20, 2008 | | 12 Comments

Well this doesn’t happen to often. We get details of a firmware update before it arrives, lol. But this is how it should be every time. Usually it’s released late one night and the gaming forums try to figure out the changes all night.

Check out the list below for all the details. It should arrive in the next few days according to Sony.

*BD-Live functionality

* The ability to copy PS3 Music and Photo playlists to a PSP system. We introduced the ability to create Music and Photo playlists on the PS3 in firmware update v2.0. Now you can easily export your playlists to your PSP.

* You can now play DivX and WMV format files that are over 2 GB.

* Resume Play – begin playing a DVD or BD disc from the point where you previously stopped it, even if you eject the disc and insert a different movie or game.

* Use your PSP as a remote control to play back your music files on your PS3 without turning on your TV.

* The Internet browser now displays some web pages faster. In addition [Save Target] has been added as an option under file. This option lets you save a file that is linked to a web page to your PS3 hard drive or storage media.

Firmware v2.20 bringing BD-Live to PS3

In case you forgot what BD-Live is, here is a reminder.

Press Release After the Jump Read More

Turn-Based Strategy: Disgaea 3

March 19, 2008 | | 2 Comments

This came out for the PS3 in Japan a little over a month ago and is scheduled to arrive in the U.S in August:

The graphics look underwhelming for a PS3 title, but I’ve heard this is a very … Read More