79w ago - Update: It's now confirmed that Sony has acquired Gaikai for $380 million with the official press release below.
Press Release: Sony Computer Entertainment to Acquire Gaikai Inc., a Leading Interactive Cloud Gaming Company
SCE to Build a Cloud Service Bringing Gaikai's Cloud Based-Streaming Technologies into Its Network Business
TOKYO, July 2, 2012 PRNewswire - Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement on June 30, 2012 (Japan Time) to acquire Gaikai Inc., the world's leading interactive cloud-based gaming company, for approximately USD 380 million.
Through the acquisition, SCE will establish a new cloud service, ensuring that it continues to provide users with truly innovative and immersive interactive entertainment experiences.
"By combining Gaikai's resources including its technological strength and engineering talent with SCE's extensive game platform knowledge and experience, SCE will provide users with unparalleled cloud entertainment experiences," said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
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2. Then, download XLink Kai which is in http://www.teamxlink.co.uk/downloads.php/ and simply run the installer.
3. Here comes the difficult part, which is forwarding your port. It is quite different depending on the type of your router. By default, its usually goes at 192.168.1.1. You must login and go into the port forwarding section. See how to port forward your router below:
183w ago - Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has announced today that the 2010 FIFA World Cup, BioShock 2, Kekkaishi and more are hitting Sony's PlayStation Home this week.
To quote: This week marks a truly monumental point in the history of PlayStation Home, as one of the world's biggest sporting events receives a dedicated space.
PlayStation Home's FevaArena - a virtual stadium devoted to the 2010 FIFA World Cup - will serve as the rallying point for soccer (err... futbol!) fans that want to play exclusive games, collect rewards and limited items, and indulge in their affinity for the most widely-viewed sporting event in the world.
Start at the FevaShoot mini-game, where you can hone your penalty kick skills and earn points that can be cashed in for special rewards. Then head over to the FevaSimulation Center, and track the simulated progress of your favorite teams throughout the World Cup (and cash in some of those points for exclusive furniture and clothing rewards).
Afterwards, you and your friends can hop into the Photo Booth or shop for exclusive virtual items (such as your favorite team's jersey) from the FEVA Arena's unique Mall area - all from the comfort of your console.
186w ago - Today Namco Bandai Games has announced that Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team will be hitting the Sony PSP in North America, and confirmed that Dragon Ball Z: Raging Blast 2 will also be arriving on the PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 consoles later this year.
To quote: "For the first time ever, Dragon Ball Z fans can enter into a two on two combat in Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team for the PSP.
The game offers a solo or an Ad Hoc miltiplyer mode to tackle memorable battles with the favorite Draogn Ball Z characters. New modes such as Dragon Walker, Battle 100, and Survival mode will be made available in Tenkaichi Tag Team.
With the new Raging Soul System, characters are allowed to reach a special state, increasing their combat abilities to the ultimate level. Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 will have more than 90 characters, 20 of which are brand new to the Raging Blast series.
Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team for the PSP system, and Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system will be available this Fall."