XMBPC is a free tool to emulate/simulate the PS3 XMB User Interface on your PC. This allows a user to launch many forms of media from the simulated XMB on the PC. This will not emulate PS3 Games / Homebrew this is just a XMB clone.
Changelog for v0.8 RC:
Hi everyone, a new version of XMBPC is available! Changelogs from v0.7.2 BETA to v0.8 RC
Setup redesigned (Replaced XMBPCE to XMBPC ; Autofills the username ; Removed useless passwordbox ; Added PS2 ISO selector)
PS2 Emulator Integration "PS2Loader"
Recognizes PS2 Game Discs
Start PS2 Game Discs directly from XMBPC
Start PS2 ISOs directly from XMBPC
New subcategory under "Games" -> "PS2 Games" folder
6w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa announced today that the Soul Sacrifice demo arrives on April 16th and has shared a Keiji Inafune interview with fans below!
To quote: Soul Sacrifice launches exclusively for PlayStation Vita on April 30th... that's just weeks away! Many of you have been asking about the demo coming to North America and we're finally able to address your questions.
First, though, watch our new interview with legendary designer Keiji Inafune below.
The demo for Soul Sacrifice is coming to PlayStation Store on April 16th -- thanks for waiting so patiently! The demo begins in despair, with you in the role of a captive imprisoned by a ruthless mage and awaiting sacrifice. T
he looming promise of certain death is interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious book. The tome, inexplicably able to think and speak, introduces itself as Librom.
Librom also claims to hold a special power, allowing those who read it to experience what's written within. But it's best that we spoil no more than that! Be sure to try out the Soul Sacrifice demo on April 16th, and check back here when you do - we'll have more information about the game to share!
6w ago - While it is currently rumored that Sony will unveil PlayStation 4 later this month of in early May, today PS4Daily (linked above) reports that while the PS4 will ship with 8GB of GDDR5 memory, developers will only have access to 7GB of RAM.
Below are the details, to quote: "The PlayStation 4 will ship with a massive 8 GB of GDDR5 memory, which is a huge upgrade compared to the current generation consoles. However, according to a PlayStation 4 developer PS4Daily spoke to, they have access to “only” 7 GB of RAM. The remaining 1 GB is reserved for the operating system and background tasks.
Sony showcased a lot of PlayStation 4 features during the unveiling in February. This includes deep social features running in the background, new sharing options where players can watch each other play, and background downloading of games. All this chews up quite a bit of memory. Still, having access to 7 GB of super-fast GDDR5 memory is a lot better than the 512 MB in the PS3.
Sony originally shipped dev kits to third party developers with only 4 GB RAM, and kept the true RAM amount secret from third party developers in order to keep it secret from Microsoft as well. Developers...
6w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team has announced that their Declassified sale officially begins today.
Details are below, as follows:
Mission Briefing: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to carefully analyse the goods below and take advantage of their "weakened" state. All prices will drop on 10th April 2013 - you only have until 24th April 2013 before recovery takes place.
Keep in mind that if you happen to be equipped with a PS Plus subscription then you'll benefit from a further 10% reduction on all titles.
Finally, avoid being seen with an empty wallet balance!
Please note: Further briefing from HQ shows Hitman Absolution - included in the discounts below - is also landing on all EU PlayStation Plus member services as part of the Instant Game Collection from 1st May!
Non PS Plus members can sign up for as little as €14.99/£11.99 and download it at no extra cost, as well as other great titles to be announced next week!
6w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates below, as follows:
First up this week, the phenomenal Guacamelee! Carlos Calaca has kidnapped El Presidente's Daughter, and he plans to sacrifice her in order to merge the World of the Living with the World of the Dead.
Juan Aguacate, an agave farmer who stumbles upon a Legendary Luchador mask, must find the strength and courage to become the hero he's always dreamed of being and put a stop to this.
Travel through a mystical and mysterious Mexican world as a Luchador using the power of your two fists to battle evil. Uncover hidden wrestling techniques like the Rooster Uppercut, and Dimension Swap to open new areas and secrets.
Elsewhere this week, Table Mini Golf arrives on PS Vita, there's a Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge bundle for PS3 and fresh DLC for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Oh, and PS Plus members can grab the excellent Virtue's Last Reward for their PS Vitas as part of the Instant Game Collection. Enjoy!