116w ago - Following news of Sony's new PS3 Firmware 3.72, today the E3 Team have made available a demo video of the PS3 E3 Flasher with PS3 Firmware 3.72 and 3.55 Firmware running in dual-boot mode on a PlayStation 3 console.
To quote: BIG NEWS FROM E3 TEAM
E3 FLASHER , downgrade 3.72 to 3.55 successfully! Dual-boot v3.72 and v3.55 successfully! With E3 FLASHER, all is so easy, just switch and works!
And another BIG news is E3 will provide NOR FLASH CLIP free in our 3K limited version! So all Slim models now supported and versions of FAT consoles with NOR and no need to solder anything for downgrading, or dual-boot!
NAND FLASH CLIP also fininshed, will be available in the new up-coming E3 FLASHER NAND version.
E3 Flasher shipping date will be with little delay because of adding extra NOR clip. We will inform shipping date in next few days, sorry to bring inconvenience for our E3 pre-orders.
120w ago - Similar to the ProgSkeet hardware device for PlayStation 3, today the E3DIY Team have announced that they will be releasing an E3 Flasher for PS3 (produced by Paul Owen and marketed by Gary Wayne Bowser aka GaryOPA) which will feature dual-booting among the options detailed below.
To quote: E3 Flasher, the world first flasher special for PS3, easier backup and downgrade, support dual boot, coming soon!
E3, created miracles on PS3 JailBreak, release free JailBreak, downgrade and goldfinger, and will now release a full new revolutionary E3 Flasher which includes: backup, restore, upgrade, downgrade and dual boot all in one.
PS3 E3 Flasher Features:
NOR FLASH ON board.
1 KEY backup or restore, simple is best.
Dual boot, choose booting from original bios or E3 bios.
3 save MODE, save bios to E3 nor flash, TF card or PC.
NO harm for console, but can longer console life because of specially design.
Integrated lots of interface, perfectly extension, will have more function with future new E3 accessory.
Compatible all slim and fat console, include latest 3000x version.
To quote, roughly translated: Today I'll write a tutorial to "fast-swap" between CFW 3.55 and OFW 3.70, using 2 HDDs... at the end of the tutorial, you'll be able to swap between the firmware just flashing a dump on your PS3 using Progskeet. (instead of downgrading and losing all data).
The first steps are not so easy, so take your time and go on, by the way, you must have some skill with Progskeet, and it must be 100% working...
127w ago - Insomniac Games Senior Community Manager James Stevenson has shared a video today complete with details on the new Resistance Dual Pack for PS3 which includes Bonus PlayStation 3 DLC.
To quote: It's crazy to think we are less than two months away from the release of Resistance 3!
As we finish up Resistance 3 here at Insomniac, we wanted to let you know that the Resistance Dual Pack is now available at all of your favorite game retailers. For the low, low price of $39.99, you get the first two critically acclaimed games in the Resistance series:
Resistance: Fall of Man, and Resistance 2. On top of that, we've packed the box with a bunch of extra DLC, including the Aftermath Multiplayer maps and skins for Resistance 2, as well as the rare exclusive weapon skin for the Wraith.
Even better, folks who catch up now with the Dual Pack will be able to show off their recent journey through the first two games with an exclusive Joseph Capelli in SRPA gear skin for Resistance 3 multiplayer.
To get you pumped up for the release of the Dual Pack, and to show those of you who haven't played Resistance what you're missing, check out this trailer for the Dual Pack.
132w ago - Insomniac Games Community Intern Brandon Winfrey has announced today news of a Resistance Dual Pack for PlayStation 3 deploying this July.
To quote: Missed out on the first two Resistance games? Don't worry, I'm not mad. I'm just here to tell you that soon there will be a way for you to catch up on the war with the Chimera before the epic third chapter, Resistance 3, comes out on September 6th. All the cool kids are doing it. Plus, you'll get some pretty sweet exclusive bonuses.
Introducing the Resistance Dual Pack! Releasing in the North America this July 5th, you'll be able to purchase Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2 together in one convenient package - at one convenient price.
For only $39.99 (MSRP) you can experience the thrilling journey of Nathan Hale as he fights back the invading alien force known as the Chimera. And it comes just in time for you to be ready for Resistance 3. How could it get any better?
I'll tell you how it can get better! Bonus content, that's how! Alongside the first two games you will also receive: