199w ago - SCEA's Product Marketing Manager Chris Munson has revealed that MLB 10: The Show for PS3 will make its debut on GameTrailers TV tonight, as follows:
Ever wonder what it's like to make one of those Dear PlayStation TV ads?
Well, Spike TV got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming TV commercial for MLB 10: The Show and will air it tonight on GameTrailers TV at 12am PST/EST (And hey, since you're still awake, stick around for God of War III on Spike at 12:30am!).
Additionally, we'll be releasing our first big trailer for The Show during the same segment. Want to find out what Kevin Butler really knows about baseball?
Why is Joe Mauer considered to be "America's Fan-Friendliest Athlete"? Tune in and find out tonight.
Lastly, because we are proud to show off the game at any time, here is a whole slew of new screenshots that capture the intensity and authenticity that is The Show's hallmark.
201w ago - Today VidZone's Head of Production Ben Creasey has posted this week's update, which includes MTV, Smooth Operators, and a whole lot of Hassle.
To quote: The awesome people of MTV are running a month long campaign in Scandinavia promoting VidZone on their Web site and TV channel.
They're also running a competition to test your music video knowledge with the person scoring highest in each territory winning a PS3, the person with the overall highest score will also win tickets to see Alphabeat live. Bloody hell!!
203w ago - Update: According to Andriasang.com, the PS3's digital tuner and DVR kit Torne will be updated to version 2.0 this June, which includes long recording, watch while recording and an improved Torumiru information display among the new features.
Today Sony of Japan (linked above) has announced news of a new 250GB model alongside their new PS3 Digital TV recorder add-on dubbed Torne.
According to the release, it's scheduled to be coming out in March, 2010 for 9,980 yen and will allow users to upload content to the PSP.
The 250GB PS3 will hit Japan on February 18, 2010 for 34,980 yen, and a combo pack will be released alongside Torne for 42,800 yen.
The latest issue of Famitsu Weekly also states that Torne users will earn PS3 trophies using the new device sinply by watching the last episode of several popular TV series.
Press Release, roughly translated: PS3 ¬® can record digital terrestrial broadcasting, ground dedicated peripherals Torne - Retail Price 9,980 yen (including tax) will be available Mon.
PS3 HDD 250GB with Torne to pack deals with a set of PlayStation 3 - Retail price 42,800 yen (including tax) released the same day in limited quantities.
206w ago - Today Sony PlayStation Asia made available a Press Release announcing that the IPTV Service (via PCCW TV) will be available soon on the PS3 in Hong Kong.
Press Release: New Way of Watching TV Program IPTV available soon on PlayStation 3 in Hong Kong Offering Exciting TV Programs to Enhance PlayStation¬® Experience
Hong Kong, December 24, 2009 - Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited (SCEH) today announced at the "Asia Game Show x Online Game Show 2009" (AGS x OGS 2009) that SCEH and PCCW are collaborating to offer a new way of IPTV viewing. By simply installing a now TV decoder, PlayStation¬®3 (PS3™) users will then be able to watch TV programs of now TV, making now TV available on PS3™ *1.
By the innovative technology, a brand new IPTV viewing experience will become available to the PS3™ users in Hong Kong at first quarter of 2010 (calendar year). Registered Hong Kong PlayStation¬®Network users will be able to enjoy now TV services without the need to install a now TV set-top box but just one PS3™ system.
The new offering enables PS3™ users to benefit from PCCW's sophisticated network and capability to enjoy a new way of TV viewing experience, and bringing extra convenience to the PlayStation¬®Network users.
208w ago - Today TheRegister.co.uk (linked above) reports that Sony Computer Entertainment's John Koller admitted he is amazed by PlayStation Home virtual goods sales and also hinted that reality TV is coming to PSN.
Speaking at iHollywood's Digital Living Room conference in Santa Clara on Tuesday, John Koller - director of marketing PlayStation platforms at SCE America - outlined the company's plans for family hearth domination with the PlayStation 3.
To quote: "Sony Computer Entertainment, the folks in charge of the PlayStation game console, are getting into the reality show business.
As it attempts to transition from a gaming company to a full-blown media company, SCE hopes to expand its PlayStation Network online platform into an "actual" TV network not unlike the American premium cable station HBO."
In regards to PlayStation Home, he stated, "It's amazing to me that someone would by a 50 cent chair for their PlayStation Home apartment with real money, but the revenue that comes from that is significant."