JaicraB Begins PS3 Blu-ray Drive and Firmware Dump Examination

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193w ago - Spanish PS3 developer JaicraB has returned and is now assisting DemonHades in examining the recently reported PS3 Blu-ray drive and resulting PlayStation 3 Firmware dump.

Download: PS3 Blu-ray CDS FileSystem - Param.sfo - PS3Disc.sfb / PS3 Blu-ray CDS FileSystem - Param.sfo - PS3Disc.sfb [Mirror]

To quote, roughly translated from Spanish to English: "Well more information from the recent work done by the HadesTeam and Calimba, this time show photos of the connection and also how Windows shows the drive contents PlayStation 3.

JaicraB already returned from his vacation and is back operating on the computer to attack the reader.

As discussed, we work in parallel to exploit Other. We have access to BD reader as if it were one more unit of your PC.

EVEREST features as:

SONY PS-302R SYSTEM
Firmware Revision = 4151
 

Sony Reissues PS3 Firmware 3.41 Update to Fix PS3 HDD Issues

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193w ago - Last week Sony released PS3 Firmware 3.41 which caused issues for PlayStation 3 HDD upgraders, followed by debunking the 3.41 problems only to quietly re-release a 'fixed' PS3 Firmware 3.41 update.

Download: PS3 Firmware 3.41 Update (Fixed - US) / PS3 Firmware 3.41 Update (Fixed - EU)

To quote from PSGamer24 and CJPC HERE: "They fixed it and re-uploaded the firmware without telling anybody. The link is the same but the MD5 hash is different.

[CJ@localhost Download]$ md5sum PS3UPDAT-341*
00c835be718fc3d5f793e130a2b74217 PS3UPDAT-341-ORIGINAL.PUP
e07d2b84c9e9691c261b73e5f1aada20 PS3UPDAT-341-NEW.PUP
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God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP Release Date & Pre-Order Pack

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193w ago - SCEA's Associate Product Manager Ken Chan has announced today that God of War: Ghost of Sparta for PSP will be released on November 2, 2010 alongside some pre-order pack details.

To quote: Ready At Dawn in conjunction with our Santa Monica Studio are thrilled to announce that the eagerly anticipated PSP experience God of War: Ghost of Sparta will hit store shelves on Tuesday, November 2nd, just in time for the holidays!

After walking away from E3 with 10 "Best of .." awards, and the incredible first gameplay look of King Midas at the recent "The World That is God of War" discussion panel at Comic-Con, we felt that it was only proper that we offer a pre-order package that is fitting to the gods.

Starting today, pre-order God of War: Ghost of Sparta at any of our participating retailers and receive the ultimate DLC pack at launch.

The God of War: Ghost of Sparta pre-order package includes ALL of the following:

• Ghost of Sparta Original Soundtrack - Be part of the legacy, and relive the emotional soundscape of defiance and rage through the original soundtrack.
• PSP Theme - Are you the ultimate God of War fan? Prove it with the God of War: Ghost of Sparta theme.
 

PS3 Firmware 3.41 Issues Arise for PlayStation 3 HDD Upgraders

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194w ago - Today Examiner.com (linked above) reports that numerous users who opted to upgrade the PS3 HDD are now experiencing issues with the recently released PS3 Firmware 3.41 update.

It is not yet determined if these issues are related to the PS3 Firmware Patches Sony instituted beginning with PlayStation 3 Firmware update version 3.41, however, there is currently a lengthy thread on Sony's official board covering the issues.

To summarize, quoting from Examiner.com: "The problems being reported are the following: PS3 owners are unable to update their system to firmware 3.41, HDD upgrades aren't being allowed, systems are crashing, and after installing a new HDD the system isn't fully downloading the file and then prompts users with a message stating 'no applicable data found'."
 

PSP and PSPgo Firmware Update 6.31 is Now Available

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194w ago - With just under a month passing since the previous PlayStation Portable Firmware update was released, today PSP and PSPgo Firmware Update 6.31 is now available for download as promised.

Download: PSP Firmware Update v6.31 (US) / PSP Firmware Update v6.31 (EU)

Earlier this week Sony confirmed that PSP Firmware Update 6.31 adds recommendations for games and videos on the PlayStation Store.

In addition to this, PlayStation Portable Firmware Update version 6.31 improves system software stability during use of some PSP format software titles.

As always, further details and the official changelog will be added as soon as they are available.

PSP and PSPgo Firmware Update 6.31 Changelog:

• System software stability during use of some PSP format software titles has been improved.
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