219w ago - We've previously covered the WODE which is set to revolutionize the Nintendo Wii modification scene.
USB Loaders have their downfalls as they don't boast 100% compatibility and are limited to the WBFS a file system designed for the loaders.
The WODE is a totally hardware based solution that comes with the compatibility and reliability of a modchip - something you can't get with software loaders. Anyway, the WODE Team have just launched a Web site for their upcoming modification.
It doesn't reveal much, but the opening animation is interesting. It seems the stand for the Wii houses a port and the intro shows it using a USB hard drive or an Ethernet card. That totally got my attention.
To quote: WODE will include a Flatmod type mainboard that attaches (solderless) to the Wii drive cable similar to other available chips.
It also comes with it's own vertical stand that harnesses a slave board with built-in LCD, USB, and SD slot. The SD card is used to house the powerful Linux-based WODE software.
WODE is compatible with WII DMS, D2B, D2A, D2C, D2C2, D3, D3-2 boards. The OS is LINUX and allow to manage WIFi connection and many...
The battle and job systems will be different than the one previously used in Final Fantasy XI, which utilized experience points, and that the character races and monsters will resemble those found in Final Fantasy XI to allow players to create avatars similar to ones created in Final Fantasy XI.
Group play has been de-emphasized, and now solo and group play have been balanced... while weapon use will alter "character development".
The Web site contains new screenshots, a trailer and details on the game world's storyline, locations and races. There's also a brief overview of the game's mechanics, including the various skillsets a player can specialize in.
For those curious, Final Fantasy XIV will be heading to Sony's PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows in 2010.
227w ago - Popular French Web site JeuxVideo (linked above) is reporting that they have received confirmation of a PS3 price cut to 299 Euros in early September.
Additionally, they have reaffirmed the rumor from two days ago in stating that a new, cheaper PS3 model (likely the long-awaited PS3 Slim) will be announced at Sony's Gamescom press conference held in Cologne on August 18, 2009.
To quote, roughly translated: For many months that the most fanciful rumors circulating on the net about a price drop of the PlayStation 3.
But this time it seems to be confirmed as contacted by us, some wholesalers say that the price of the console Sony will soon drop. And even better, since we can announce that a new version of the console that goes out!
The official announcement of the new cheaper version of the PS3 would be made at the press conference that the Japanese giant held in Cologne at the gamescom Tuesday 18 August at 18h French time, we will cover the show and of course We also...
233w ago - SCEA Product Marketing Manager Anthony Caiazzo asked for people to help spread the word, so here it is- to quote:
After a successful E3 and God of War III's March 2010 release date announcement we have given Kratos a new place to show off all his carnage and destruction.
Today, we relaunched the God of War III website with an all new look, screens and video section, community forums and much more. For you die-hard fans we have the God of War III Press Conference Video available, as well as more DOWNLOADS!
Spread the word! Chaos is coming to Gods in March 2010 and visit www.godofwar.com.
You might also want to check out the merchandise section, which will be updated throughout road to launch... And for those who feel worthy to fight alongside Kratos, you can enlist in the Spartan Army, where you will have opportunities in the future to get access to exclusive updates and other cool content.