194w ago - SCEE Home Community Lead Alex Weekes has detailed the European PlayStation Home updates for this week today, as follows:
Exciting happenings in PlayStation Home this week! The highlight has to be the Stereophonics gig, however we'll also be bringing a couple of updates to the Audi Home Terminal and more.
iELL asked me to quickly remind you all that Stereophonics will be playing a gig in the SingStar Rooms VIP in PS Home from this Thursday 25th March.
Come along for exclusive live footage and interview with the band, as well as great Stereophonics Home items available to kit out your apartment and avatars.
What's more, keep your eyes peeled for band members Kelly and Richard in Home! They'll be popping into the SingStar Rooms VIP on Thursday evening for a 'Meet and Greet' with the Home and SingStar community. Check back on Thursday for more info!
You'll want to visit the cinema this week, where you'll find a wealth of video content to support the upcoming release of the movie KICK-ASS.
Follow the poster trail to get hold of two free costumes of the film's lead characters: Kick Ass and Hit Girl. Don't wait too long to get yours, as they'll only be available for a limited time!
210w ago - Today SCEA Marketing Manager Asad Qizilbash has announced that inFamous for PS3 has now dropped to $39.99 and Gigawatt Blades is coming free to PSN.
To quote: If you didn't get a chance to check out this summer's superhero action-adventure blockbuster from Sucker Punch Productions, well, now is the perfect time to do so. Just in time for the holidays, we're excited to announce that inFAMOUS is now available for $39.99.
If the new price point's not incentive enough, beginning on December 10th, Cole's 'Gigawatt Blades' Super Power, will become available for FREE on PlayStation Network. The Gigawatt Blades supercharge Cole's arm into blades of pure energy which can be used to cause massive damage against enemies during melee combat.
In other inFAMOUS news, the official game soundtrack which features three previously unreleased bonus tracks will be released December 8th to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music Works and is now available for digital download on Sumthing Digital.
And one special final note, we'd like to send out congratulations to Sucker Punch Productions as inFAMOUS has sold over 1.2 million copies...
210w ago - Tomorrow Sony will open the Presentation Podium space in PlayStation Home to host an exclusive Groove Armada gig (video below).
The space will apparently contain "a brand-new mini-game, new (exclusive) rewards and of course, exclusive music content & interview footage from the inimitable Groove Armada."
Press Release: Exclusive Groove Armada gig in PlayStation Home
Join thousands of fans for an exclusive, virtual concert in PlayStation Home on December 3 - brought to you by VidZone on PlayStation 3
City, Date: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) invites you to the first SCEE exclusive music gig in PlayStation Home with the inimitable Groove Armada on December 3.
Brought to you by VidZone - the completely free on-demand, streaming music video service for PlayStation 3 (PS3), this stunning concert of brand-new video footage is taking place in the revamped Presentation Podium area.
A celebration of the dance group's new Black Light album, the free event will let you get front row access (without any of the in-crowd sweatiness) and will also give you a free Groove Armada avatar gig T-shirt that'll ensure you're superstylin' throughout.
210w ago - Gigabyte is readying three new PC motherboards for the latest AMD platform, featuring '333' onboard acceleration.
As it was said, the new tech consists of the latest connectivity: USB 3.0, SATA III (6Gbps). The other '3' is for the fact the motherboard can supply up to three times the rated power of a standard USB port.
To quote: Gigabyte has now put online the complete specifications about these three upcoming motherboards. Despite them resembling the MA790FXT-UD5P, the MA790XT-UD4P and the MA770T-UD3P, one may notice many new features.
First of all, on the high-end model, there are now three PCI-E x16 slots instead of only two, so three videocards can now be set in CrossfireX, running in x16, x8, x8 mode. Having only two PCI-E x16 slots is a big disadvantage to the MA790FXT-UD5P when looking at boards like the MSI 790FX-GD70 having four of them, so this is great.
The next feature is 'Precision OV', which stands for OverVoltage. This means all three motherboards are equipped with a hardware voltage control chip, bringing three main advantages:
• Provides more voltage control options for CPU, NB & memory than before
• HW linear real time voltage control,...