157w ago - Since the release of PS3 Firmware v3.55 there is no sense in keeping the master key a secret any more - it has been released, along with unencrypted payloads, and a promise to release the source-code by PS3YES for a free PSGrade PS3 downgrader.
160w ago - Just a few days back we saw a video of PS Downgrade software by the PSJailBreak Team in action, and today graf_chokolo has posted on xorloser's blog (linked above) that he has decrypted PS3 Firmware 3.50 and while it's still a WIP it could very well lead to a free public PlayStation 3 downgrader alternative.
To quote: I am able now to decrypt and decompress CORE_OS_PACKAGE.pkg from PS3 PUP-Files. The decrypted and decompressed package is a copy of FLASH region where all the important SELFs and isolated SPUs stored, e.g. lv1.self or isoldr.
So, now i could downgrade PS3 by writing this decrypted image to FLASH manually, without Update Manager from HV. In fact, Update Manager just do this But the problem is, that the SHA-1 hash values for these files are stored not in flash but in SC EEPROM and i don't have access to it yet
Today we have a teaser video courtesy of Xenogears via Mhu2d.net (linked above) of a new PlayStation 3 homebrew application called Mhu Free Store for PS3, which is currently in private Beta but will be released to the public when it is ready.
Unlike PSXStore, Mhu Free Store runs on the PS3 without requiring a PC browser.
To quote, roughly translated: "It's been a couple of days since we brought you news that the PS3 version of MhuFreeStore was...
163w ago - The Community Manager of SCEA's San Diego Studios Ramone Russell has announced today news of ModNation Racers PS3 free PSN DLC and a Double XP week!
To quote: First off, as you may have already seen, the long-awaited Gopher hit the PlayStation Store yesterday. If you're ready to hit the track with the flavor of the links, check him out.
The Gopher Mod comes with a Golf Hat, Gopher Nose, and a Sweater Vest, and his Kart includes the Golf Kart Body and Golf Kart Seat.
Free MNR Stunt Parts Pack for two weeks!
As we mentioned last week, there are lots more good things coming to ModNation Racers. On October 26th, we're going to be giving you the first taste of some track-enhancing goodness with a FREE parts pack.
The Stunt Pack is the first of more Packs to come, and each one features a group of new parts to make the already amazing tracks out there even better.
If you've ever wondered how we can add to and improve upon the hundreds of thousands of amazing tracks that are already out there, these Packs are the answer, and the first one is free for TWO WEEKS!
Included in the Stunt Pack are 14 parts listed below.
164w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced news that God of War I & II and a free BreakQuest Minis download will be available to PlayStation Plus members while detailing new content updates today.
To quote: Next month marks one of the biggest handheld releases of the year. We learn, for the first time, of the events that took place between two heavy hitting games in the PlayStation family.
God of War: Ghost of Sparta shows what events took place between Kratos's adventures in God of War and God of War II. Do you need a little refresher in the series? Well, we've got you covered.
Just like Blu-ray disc fans, newcomers to the series can experience the epic journey of God of War and God of War II remastered in 720p. Both games are running at a smooth 60 frames per second, giving PS3 gamers a smooth gameplay experience.
Also, an important fact for any trophy hunters, each game has a full set of trophies! PlayStation Plus subscribers looking to get a taste of his vengeance can download a full-game trial of each game.
To highlight the release, Plus members can snag a free Dominus Skin for God of War III and will also receive a GOW III skin with the purchase of each title.
Along with the availability of God of War I and II, PlayStation...