158w ago - Previously PS JailBreak users were warned not to update to PS3 Firmware 3.42 as it patches the PS3 JailBreak exploit, and today theruler and others on PSX-Scene (linked above) report that PS3 Firmware 3.42 consoles are now hitting retailers which have removed the exploit currently used for PlayStation 3 JailBreaking.
To quote: Several members of this forum and others have been reporting buying brand new PS3 Systems that come with 3.42FW. Systems above 3.41 cannot be jailbroken.
While not all systems in stores are 3.42FW and people have still reported buying 3.40FW systems, the increased reports of 3.42FW systems can only be a sign of things to come with Sony attempting to combat the jailbreak on all fronts, and signals an incoming scarcity of consoles with 3.41 or below.
If you or someone you know buys a system that comes with 3.42 please post as much information as possible in this thread. (Including box description, barcode, other codes, SKU, etc. Pics plz!)
Just got a ps3 160gb from the zellers moonlight madness and it came with 3.42
158w ago - Today HKKory has shared a video of what he calls a PlayStation Move demo disc exploit via PS3 JailBreak, however, as PSGroove points out the console is already JailBroken so this isn't really an exploit and won't likely lead to anything.
To quote: "The PS3 homebrew news has seemed to slow down, a lot. So I thought I would start making some news. I noticed the demo disc that came with my move, runs off the XMB, and installs demos.
I pondered if the same method could be used for homebrew, or whatever. I backed it up with my manager, and looked in the files. I realized the installs were DATA000.PKG so I renamed a emulator to that, copied it over to move folder, and installed it.
Now I'm not a coder, so I would like to turn this news over to anyone that could make some use of it to further our efforts. But please, remember to credit me, if you work further upon this discovery.
Here are the details:
• Back up Move Demo Disc (10GB)
• Select Install Disc
• Make sure a Disc is in the Drive
• Open Your File Manager
• Open Dev0HD
• Go to folder with rips
• Navigate to BCUS-98263
• D001 - D012 have the pkg files.
• Rename desired .pkg to DATA000.PKG (USE CAPITALS ON THE .PKG)
158w ago - As a follow-up to our previous article, today Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Producer Jeremy Ray has detailed Sports Champions for PlayStation Move by the numbers.
To quote: It's been just about two months since PlayStation Move introduced true 1-to-1 table tennis, archery, and gladiator dueling to your living room.
The team worked really hard at making Sports Champions easy to play for everyone, while still making sure it has loads of challenge and depth for all you hardcore enthusiasts.
You have played and played and played, in volumes way beyond our best expectations. So with the initial server shock faded, we can look fondly at our launch past.
Check out some of the cool global stats we put together for some insider information on what your competition has been up to over the first month of play. We've also recently released a new Reverse Course DLC, but more on than in a bit.
First, the numbers:
As mentioned earlier, the Reverse Course DLC is also now available on the Playstation Store. If you are hungry for more Disc Golf content this is definitely for you. We've taken all 18 holes and re-worked them for a fresh new...
158w ago - Today PS3 Marketing Manager Kim Nguyen has announced that Popular Science has deemed and awarded PlayStation Move as the best of what's new in 2010!
To quote: By now, many of you have thrown a punch in The Fight: Lights Out, returned a serve in Sports Champions' table tennis, or scored a headshot in MAG.
After spending some time with PlayStation Move themselves, some of the industry's top critics have seen first-hand the power and precision of the PlayStation Move platform.
As a result, Move has been recognized with one of the industry's most coveted awards. We're very excited to share with you that Popular Science has awarded PlayStation Move with their 2010 Best of What's New award in the home entertainment category, an accolade we're extremely proud of.
The editors of Popular Science selected Move as the only video game technology worthy of the honor this year, calling it the "most immersive gaming controller" on the market and "the first motion-capture game system accurate enough to attract the hardcore gamers who consider the Wii and Microsoft Kinect to be kids' stuff".
158w ago - SCEA Producer George Weising has announced today that Beat Sketcher for PlayStation Move will be hitting PSN tomorrow.
To quote: Last week we brought you the 2nd installment JAPAN Studio's upcoming title Beat Sketcher, a PlayStation Move exclusive title that will be available for purchase in the PlayStation Store tomorrow, November 23rd.
Kenei Hayama - Art Director: "I just enjoyed drawing. My goal was not to draw a tune but to draw what I wanted to draw with freedom, as I drew, the music emerged naturally."
Don't forget to post links to your best YouTube Beat Sketcher videos!
We'd love to see what all of you create! Also, as we mentioned in our previous blogs, the team will answer some of your questions in an upcoming post so don't forget to to include them in the comments below.
Be sure to download Beat Sketcher for PSN available TOMORROW!
Lastly, let's finish up our interview with the Beat Sketcher development team.
Q: What is the most exciting aspect of using PlayStation Move in Beat Sketcher?