LittleBigPlanet Official Strategy Guide Available, Over 300 Pages!

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286w ago - Media Molecule and Brady Games have teamed up to create a 300-page strategy guide that gives you everything you need to get the most out of LittleBigPlanet.

Expect a detailed walkthrough through the entire game, a complete listing of all the items to collect and trophies to earn, and how to discover all the single player and multiplayer secrets.

On top of that, for all you aspiring LBP Creators, this guide has everything you need to know about all the in-game tools and materials and guides on how to make basic objects, like enemies and vehicles, to entire complex levels.

To quote: If you didn't catch the news on the Media Molecule site our friends at Brady Games hooked up with Mm to make a one-of-a-kind strategy guide that gives you everything you need to get the most out of LittleBigPlanet. In fact, its one of the biggest guides they have ever made with over 300 pages of content!

Expect a detailed walkthrough through the entire game, a complete listing of all the items to collect and trophies to earn, and how to discover all the single player and multiplayer secrets. On top of that, for all you aspiring LBP Creators, this guide has everything you need to know about all the in-game tools and materials and...
 

Guide: How To Play MKV Files On Your PlayStation 3

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292w ago - Now the PlayStation 3 is a brilliant media center as it can pretty much play any format you would ever desire and the ease of copying files combined with accessible expandable storage makes it nearly perfect. Although as you might or might not already know the PlayStation 3 can not playback the standard HD format that is .mkv.

Matroska is slowly becoming the norm for high definition content and it's a bit let down that Sony haven't supported it. Luckily there is a fairly easy work around that you can use through the process of ReMuxing.

Remuxing in this instance takes the video and audio streams and combines them into one mixed file. This means that you'll end up with a playable file but without any visible loss of quality. This file, which can be a .vob or .mpeg depending on your preference, can then be played back on your PlayStation 3 instantly. It's also incredibly quick to remux your file to this format as I've rarely waited more than a couple of minutes for a file to be generated.

What you'll need is mkv2vob which is the easiest and quickest program to use that can do this. This program is quite diverse for what is a simple program. You can produce spilt files for easier backing up and you can produce the outcome in a number...
 

WiiHD's Nintendo Wii Homebrew Guide & Video available!

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304w ago - The guys over at WiiHD are so happy to be playing Quake on the Wii that they have celebrated by putting together a handy Wii Homebrew how-to guide and starter kit complete with the video below.

If you haven't already modded the Wii, then check out the link above.

To quote: Our glee from playing Quake on Wii has led us to document the experience of setup and installation of the Twilight Hack and Homebrew Channel. It isn't without it's risks, so before considering going Homebrew you should research the matter yourself.

If you decide to go for it, hit WiiHD's brand-spankin-new Homebrew Guide and dive in. It includes a video guide for installation and a pre-made install file so all you have to do is unzip to straight to your SD card's root directory and follow the video.




 

Metal Gear Solid 4 Close Quarters Combat Guide video out!

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306w ago - GameTrailers have shared a handy Metal Gear Solid 4 guide on close quarters combat.

In related news, early sales figures from Japan show that MGS4 has already sold over 300,000 copies (not including bundles). Around 130,000 standard editions were sold and 170,000 limited editions were sold.

A detailed look at Snake's melee moves is below:

Enjoy!




 

Guide: How To Make Your Own PS3 Themes

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307w ago - Courtesy of the PlayStation Blog today: Hi, folks!

My name's Noel Silvia, and I'm a Graphic Artist and part of the PlayStation Network team.

I'm here today to walk you through how to make and install your own Themes for your PLAYSTATION 3. All you'll need are:

- an image editing program (MSPaint, Adobe PhotoShop, etc.)
- the provided "compiler" program
- a little time

Start by downloading the "HowToMakePS3Themes.zip".zip file HERE and extracting it onto your computer.

In this zip are folders with the necessary files for each step of the process.

Step 1: Create

Let's start at the very beginning.

- In this folder, you'll find the images that make the XMB, its sub-icons, and the background wallpapers for HD and SD resolutions.
- There is also a file called "PS3Theme_template.xml", but we'll come back to that a little later.
- It's important that you don't change any of the file names in this folder. If you do, it will cause problems later on.
- Start by deciding...
 











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