18w ago - Q-Games Producer James Mielke shared a video below today spotlighting the new PS3 Visualizer application from Q-Games which arrives this Tuesday.
To quote: Hi everyone! It's been a while but I'm back for a second tour of duty on PlayStation.Blog, although I should point out that I switched Qs in the interim (I was formerly a producer at Q Entertainment, and am now a producer at Q-Games).
The reason for my check-in here today is to announce a brand-new app (you'll find it in the 'Apps' section on PSN) for PlayStation 3 simply titled Visualizer, which, as the name suggests, is a new set of over two dozen music visualizers to use with your PS3's music library.
As you may know, Q-Games is known for its technological contributions to the games industry, in addition to its PixelJunk series of games. Q (initially Dylan Cuthbert and Kentaro Yoshida) crafted the legendary duck demo for the original PlayStation 2 reveal, and later as a company were responsible for a lot of the visual effects, XMB bar, and visualizers built in to the PlayStation 3. Q-Games also handled a lot of the interface programming on PS Vita, so, essentially, we know our way around Sony's hardware.
21w ago - VidZone Head Of Production Ben Creasey announced that the VidZone free music video application arrives on PS3 today and has invited fans to take the tour below.
To quote: Today I'm happy to announce that we are finally able to bring VidZone to our American comrades!
VidZone has had a successful four years and running in Europe and we can't wait to see the app become a huge hit in the US as well.
The free ad-based app includes an expanding catalogue of thousands of music videos from all your favorite artists, including Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, Pink, Foo Fighters, J.Cole, David Guetta, and many more. It's out today – watch the video above to take a quick tour.
Supported by major music labels as well as more than 7,500 independent labels, you can count on getting the latest music videos from the biggest names, including regular exclusives and world premieres, all on your PS3.
• Free to users
• 55,000 music videos
• Hundreds of pre-programmed music TV channels
• Hundreds of live concerts
• Hundreds of artist interviews
Check out tons of genre-based Zones such as Hip Hop Zone, Rock Zone, and...
43w ago - Sony Marketing Manager Peter Sherman has announced that the new YouTube application hits PlayStation 3 today!
To quote: Giving button mashing a whole new meaning, the new YouTube app for PlayStation 3 rolls out today across 19 countries including most of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and more. You'll find the new app in My Channels under TV & Video Services on the home screen.
You might have watched YouTube on PS3 before, but get ready for a completely new experience that's designed for the big screen and PS3 controls. The new app brings you more content, like your subscribed channels, and more ways to find videos, with better search tools, more ways to watch YouTube by pairing your smartphone, and more language options.
Here's what you'll find:
Search: Finding the videos you want is easier than ever, with search suggestions and instant video results while you type.
Your subscribed channels: Sign in to find the latest videos from your YouTube subscriptions, whether it be official music videos or the PlayStation channel.
Your phone as a remote: With a quick pairing process, you can control YouTube on PS3 with a smartphone. Find a video on your phone and with a simple button press it'll...
49w ago - Sony Senior Vice President of Business Development Phil Rosenberg has officially introduced the EPIX application for PS3 / PS Vita today, which brings movies, concerts, sports and more to both PlayStation 3 and Vita devices.
To quote: At PlayStation, we're always looking for new opportunities to give our fans the best entertainment options on our devices. Today we're proud to share that EPIX, the premium entertainment network, will bring its library of more than 3,000 new release and classic feature films, world-class concerts, comedy specials, sports, and other original programming to PS3 and PS Vita owners across the U.S. this year.
In case you're not familiar, EPIX is currently available through cable, satellite, and telco TV providers, online, and via other devices.
The application will be free to download on PSN, and EPIX subscribers will be able to instantly stream a broad range of movies and entertainment content, including many new and popular releases like Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, The Hunger Games, Thor, and much more.
The EPIX app for PS3 will launch this quarter, with the app for PS Vita to follow later in the spring. Look for more news about EPIX here as we get...
50w ago - Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer facanferff has updated the YouTube Plugin to version 2.0 for Showtime PS3 Media Player dubbed the New Experience with the changes outlined below followed by v2.2, v2.21 and v2.2.5.
The first major release of the plugin was more than a year ago and now it is time to renew that experience and provide a improved experience that I hope everyone will enjoy. Please see carefully the changelog so you know exactly what's new:
Add: Support for Continuous Playback (needs to activate setting in Showtime's Video Playback Settings)
Add: Main Page now supports order customization (like Showtime Main Page)
Add: Youtube Disco
Add: Native Sorting (by Publish Date, by Views, by Title (incrementing/decrementing)...