PS3 DivX Functionality Coming "Very Soon"

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331w ago - We met with DivX earlier today to discuss their upcoming plans, and one of the topics that came up was support for the PS3 console. According to the company, they expect the previously announced firmware update to hit the PS3 soon, which will enable full DivX support for the console.

Though no specific time frame was given for this upgrade, their particular emphasis on saying it was coming soon leads us to believe it's "coming in a week or two" soon, as opposed to "4 months down the road" soon.

As far as upgrade details go, the PS3 is DivX-certified, meaning not only is playback guaranteed to function properly, but game developers can also use the compression format for in-game cutscenes In comparison, the Xbox 360 merely supports playback of DivX-encoded videos [DivX].
 

Memento Firmware v1.1 with Australian Support out

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331w ago - Memento (Max Louarn et al) has just released a new update for it's Firmware 1.1, now with Australian support.

Download: Memento Firmware v1.1 (AU)

To quote: Just a quick release for our Australian friends. This is just the old 1.1 firmware with support for Australian's PS2 (SCPH-xx002).
 

PSP RS-GUI PopStationMD v1.0b released!

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331w ago - Red_Squirrel has released a PSP PopStationMD GUI today for Windows.

Download: PSP RS-GUI PopStationMD 1.0b

From the ReadMe:

It is a GUI that makes easier to use Dark_Alex popstation_md! This is a only-Windows program, so it does not work on other OS!

Note: This program is yet in beta version, so many functions will be activated or added in future!

Features:
- GUI simple and easy
- Possibility to choose ISOs number to convert
- Possibility to choose compression level for each ISO
- Possibility to choose an output folder for the eboot.pbp (so directly the PSP too!)

Installation:
- Program does not require a Windows-installation!
- You must have .NET Frameworks 2 and 3 installed in your Windows, otherwise program will not work! You can download their FREE from Microsoft WebSite!
- Obtain a BASE.PBP and put it in DATA folder!
- Now double click on .exe file to start the program!

Usage:
- By default only 2 ISOs are used in program.
- If you want add ISOs, you can change the number of ISOs by "settings" menu!
- Manually compile all boxes and then choose the compression level.
- When all boxes are compiled, click...
 

PS3 Rocket Launch Riot Gameplay video available!

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331w ago - Bring out the big guns for this online shootout!

Video below, courtesy of GameTrailers:




 

US PSN Updates for December 13, 2007

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331w ago - The demo for Burnout Paradise and a massive list of DLC for Rock Band, High Velocity Bowling and Need for Speed: ProStreet make up this weeks PlayStation Store update for North America.

Demos:
Burnout Paradise Demo (free)
Welcome to the Burnout Paradise Demo. Explore Motor City, Big Surf Beach and Ocean View. Find the Burning Route junction in Motor City. Discover Jumps, Stunts and Smashes all over the map and if you're online, invite friends to join you for some challenges. Remember, this is just a small part of Paradise City.
File size: 764 MB
ESRB Rated E10+

Add-on Game Content:
High Velocity Bowling Bowler 1 ($0.99)
It's time to bowl - High Velocity style! Add Amber Vorhees, a semipro softball player turned bowler, to your High Velocity Bowling roster. A San Francisco native, Amber's prowess on the softball mound has translated into her unique bowling style: straight and fast with no fancy spin.
File size: 40.6 MB

High Velocity Bowling Bowler 2 ($0.99)
It's time to bowl - High Velocity style! Add Mike "The Strike" Diaz, a well-rounded, ableit short, bowler to your High Velocity Bowling roster. Originally from East Los Angeles, Mike has a fiery attitude and unorthodox bowling style that is sure to spice up the game.
 







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