10/07/2010, PS3 owners have been looking forward to the Netflix app for the console and the company’s Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has confirmed that the app will be arriving for US owners of the PS3 console sometime this month, though an exact date wasn’t mentioned. Currently Netflix subscribers have to stream content from their PCs or order DVDs by mail. If you can’t wait for Sony to notify you, check […]
10/04/2010, Gamers might be incensed to a certain degree to learn that Harmonix and Sony’s deal with each other means you won’t be able to pick up the Rock Band 3 keyboard/game bundle for the PS3 Stateside, although owners of other consoles will still be able to enjoy this bundle. Pretty strange, don’t you think so? After all, it does make perfect sense to us for folks to pick up the […]
09/29/2010, Sony has expanded its legal action against the PS3 jailbreak by including the PSGroove, PSFreedom, and OpenPSJailbreak, instead of just targeting the owners of PS Jailbreak. The US District Judge has granted motions allowing Sony to serve subpoenas and deposition notices to third parties who are involved in the distribution or sale of the PS Jailbreak software. Sony’s 3.42 firmware reportedly disables the PS Jailbreak hack, though it remains to […]
09/27/2010, Reports are going around that Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Disney are in talks with cable TV systems to offer films for as much as $30 per show soon after they run in theaters, a move which would see new movies reach home viewers without having to wait the typical three or four months for DVDs or cable companies’ on-demand shows. According to the report, Disney is also discussing the […]
09/24/2010, All might not be rosy with Sony’s latest 3.50 firmware update for the PS3 that enables support for Blu-ray 3D discs as many users who use unlicensed third-party PS3 controllers have found that the update caused the system to stop supporting said controllers. This might be related to an earlier
09/23/2010, The PS3 jailbreak code that was recently released looks like it’s going to bring a frown to a Sony executive’s face today. You can be sure that running an emulator console from its competitors isn’t something they wanted the PS3 to be able to do when they designed it. Take a gander at the picture above, and you’ll notice that the snes9x and NullDC emulators have been successfully ported to […]
09/22/2010, If the recent version 3.50 firmware update for your PS3 that enabled Blu-ray 3D discs wasn’t enough to satisfy your appetite for 3D media, Sony has a little something extra to make you happy. The company has announced a new PlayMemories application that will be available for download from the PlayStation Store in late September, allowing you to view both 2D and 3D photos captured with a 3D-compatible camera such […]
09/21/2010, Sony’s PS3 Remote Play has been available for some VAIOs in Japan but now it seems that VAIO users in the US will also be able to get official PS3 Remote Play support via an update. The complete list of supported computers hasn’t been mentioned yet, but we do know that the VAIO EA series is supported and the update will provide streaming and Bluetooth keyboard support. If you see […]
09/21/2010, In case you missed the announcement earlier, Sony has officially pushed out the version 3.50 of its PlayStation 3 firmware which brings support for Blu-ray 3D discs. Apparently there is also some form of Facebook integration that lets the PS3 jump on the social networking bandwagon too. Anyways, if you’re rocking a PS3 in your living room, you might want to go get it updated now.
09/17/2010, If you’ve been hankering after a new color for the Sony PS3, then you might be pleased to know that Sony has just announced a new ceramic white PS3 in Japan, where it will come with a 320GB hard drive to accompany the new color. Basically, it is similar to what cropped up earlier this year, albeit that one came with half the amount of storage space. Folks living in […]
09/16/2010, Sony has announced that the PS3 will be getting the 3.50 firmware update on September 21st, and with it, the ability to playback 3D content on Blu-ray 3D discs. The update will allow all 38 million PS3s worldwide to be compatible with Blu-ray 3D discs, expanding on the console’s current ability to play stereoscopic 3D games (via the 3.30 firmware update). Aside from the support for Blu-ray 3D discs, there […]
09/15/2010, The fact that you’re unable to play your PS2 games on your spanking new PS3 is probably disappointing to many PS3 owners out there, but Sony could be working on a new device that might allow its future consoles to be more backwards compatible. The patent filing shows the company designing a removable adapter that can be plugged into a next-generation device, allowing it to emulate the games from an […]
09/10/2010, Not everybody is fond of pink, but we’re fairly sure that there are enough gamers out there to warrant a pink-colored DualShock 3 controller. In case you think this is the perfect gift for your partner, it’s already listed online for $55 and is expected to hit store shelves on September 21, which is just around the corner.
09/08/2010, Level Up’s new range of gaming towers will cater for the entire gamut of consoles – we’re talking about the PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS and Rock Band family as well. They’re not only nice to look at, but are functional to boot without breaking the bank – after all, with a $69.99 price point, it won’t burn a huge hole in your pocket. Tame the Game – […]