PS3 Firmware 2.60 is imminent
Our beloved PS3 is about to gain another upgrade through Firmware v2.60.
The evergreen Eric Lempel of SCEA has been detailing the latest features in the video below, which include some excellent new photo management capabilities though the new Photo Gallery software as well as a DivX upgrade and guest access to the PS Store.
Check out the video after the jump…
Hideo Kojima’s Top Influential Films
The Japanese retailer, Tsutaya, has kicked off an campaign celebrating MGS4 and Kojima by listing his fifteen most influential films for the Metal Gear Solid saga. Dying to find out what films made his list? Read on for the juicy details.
LBP Pinball makes me feel inadequate
One thing is for sure; when it comes to creating LittleBigPlanet content, I’m a newbie.
And when I see levels like Ultimate Pinball Challenge – created by the obviously talented UrbanDevil – it makes me wonder if I will ever generate anything that even comes close to ‘downright average’, let alone ‘ultimate’.
The best thing to do? Let everyone else keep coming up with awesome levels like this one and then play the field…
If you’re struggling to find the most inventive levels, don’t forget to swing by the MM blog for their weekly picks. That is, after all, where we found Mr. Devil’s moment of genius. (video after the jump)
World, we give you Mini Ninjas
Mini Ninjas was introduced to the world earlier today. IO Interactive – known for the Hitman series – is working on the game and things seem to be going pretty good.
Apart from the eight in-game screenshots we have for you, you can watch the Debut trailer of the game in all its 720p glory!
Flower for Valentine’s Day…
Simply beautiful, and certainly one of this particular author’s most anticipated releases for 2009, Flower has got a release date; 12th February.
Although we haven’t been told what price Flower will go for, we’re pretty sure it’ll be cheaper than a dozen real roses and might just convince your other half that the PlayStation 3 really is value for money. Want to see what I mean? Video after the jump…
Rock Band gets Zombified
New tracks announced for Rock Band and this time there’s an undead flavour to one of them. Check the post for some new tracks from Steve Miller Band, Godsmack, Belly, Rob Zombie and others.
H.A.W.X. – What the FAQ is it?
Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. will be with us soon, and Ubisoft have been inundated with questions over at the official H.A.W.X. forums regarding this flight-em-up title.
So rather than make you wade through reams of forum posts to discover the answers, Ubi were good enough to distil the most frequently asked questions into a single document.
So if you’re wondering what the FAQ Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. is all about, read on…
Resi news 5 (they have to be doing this on purpose edition)
Just a couple of days after the press release that revealed the Collector’s Editions, Capcom brought Resident Evil 5 – for once again – into the limelight, by releasing a 5 minute and 40 seconds long video that was first shown on last year’s TGS….
X-Blades information blowout
Big day today for X-Blades, since the guys over at South Peak revealed the full trophy list of the game, along with some in-game screenshots.
Keep reading for the full trophy list and the all new screenshots.
F.E.A.R. 2 demo available to “Outer Qore” next week
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin demo will be available to all PSN users next week. The demo features the city of Auburn now laid waste after Alma’s little hissy fit in the first game. The full game launches in just over three weeks so the demo should convince those on the fence whether or not F.E.A.R. is worthy of a purcahse. Or not.
Zombies + Double XP = Fun Filled Weekend
Has the work week frustrated you beyond your normal limit? Wouldn’t you like to blast some Nazi zombies in Call of Duty: World at War? Well, Activision has given players two excellent gifts for the weekend.
Resi 5 news; EU and US Collector’s Editions revealed
While millions of Resi fans are counting days for the release of Resident Evil 5, Capcom was kind enough to let the world know about the Collector’s Editions that are going to be available with the game.
There are going to be two editions; one for us fellow Europeans and one for our buddies over at the US.
Prince of Persia Charity Auction closes tomorrow
A very quick reminder that the Prince of Persia Charity Auction will close tomorrow, 17th January at 17:25 UK time.
This is your last ever opportunity to own the incredible prize pack – including that 1 in 200 art print of the Prince – and help us raise more funds for our supported cause.
Even if you’re not bidding, please take a few moments to tell all your friends about it – thanks for anything you can do to help spread the word…
Criterion announce Burnout dates, store and restart
Criterion come through on their promises and announce hard dates for The Ultimate Box, The Party Pack and yet another free update which sees the arrival of an in-game store and, wait for it, the much sought after reset button.
Little Big Planet Fantastical Crown Competition
LittleBigLand announces the first (in what could be many) of their LittleBigPlanet level design competitions. Brush off your helmet and get your spirit level all shiny and enter for the chance of winning some truly superb prizes.
PS3 gets YouTube TV
The PS3 browser has always done a pretty good job of showing YouTube videos, especially since YouTube themselves started supporting 720p resolution.
But that is all about to get a lot better.
North American PS Store Update – January 15th (Fearless Balls Edition)
If you are afraid of balls, this update is not for you. However, if you love balls you may be on the wrong site.
Still here? Good. F.E.A.R. 2 demo hits Qore subscribers and Magic Ball hits us all (hopefully not in the…well, you know). We also play catch up with Rock Band’s massive update, 12 songs in all!