118w ago - Today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Andreas Oman has officially updated Showtime PS3 Media Player to version 3.1.228, which now includes multichannel audio output on the PlayStation 3 console.
To quote: Another release. This build adds support for multichannel audio output on PS3 (AC-3, DTS and 8 channel linear PCM). Note that due to how the PS3 audio frameworks applications can not output raw digital bitstreams.
So Showtime still needs to decode the audio and than the PS3 will reencode the audio in the best available encoding mode the user has selected (or don't do any encoding at all if 8 channel PCM is available)
Still this is a major step compared to having just 2 channel stereo.
For all you who roll your own builds of Showtime, please note that you need latest version of my PSL1GHT fork for Showtime to build.
I've also fixed a major memory leak that manifested itself when rendering fonts with outline (which is default for subtitles). So if you watched a movie with...
119w ago - Today Sony has revealed their Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2011 video game lineup for PlayStation 3, PS Vita and PSP consoles.
To quote from GamingEverything.com (linked above):
Sony TGS 2011 Lineup
• 3 games to be revealed
• Battlefield 3
• Dragon's Dogma
• Asura's Wrath
• Street Fighter X Tekken
• Dynasty Warriors 7 Extreme Legends
• Ninja Gaiden 3
• Winning Eleven 2012
• Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
• Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker HD
• Final Fantasy XIII-2
• Binary Domain
• Uncharted 3
• Shadow of the Colossus
• Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
• God of War HD Collection
• Hot Shots Golf PS3 the Best
• Happy Charlie to Soratobu Carnival
• Ni no Kuni
• 18 games to be revealed
• BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend
• Dynasty Warriors Next
• Asphalt Injection
• New Little King Story
• Mahjong Fight Club
• Shinobido 2
• Power Smash 4
• Uncharted: Golden Abyss
• Gravity Daze
• Hot Shots Golf Next
119w ago - Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Redsquirrel87 has now updated the PS3 Media Player to Showtime Repack v3.1.213 with the changes detailed below as always:
120w ago - Sega Senior Digital Brand Manager Mai Kawaguchi has announced today that Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown hits PlayStation Network during summer 2012 and shared a video of the PSN game in action below.
To quote: All of us at SEGA are excited to share some great news for fighting fans and combat connoisseurs.
The Virtua Fighter 5 series has been growing and expanding in arcades since its release, and we wanted to share the latest version with our dedicated PS3 fans.
Yes - we're bringing the latest version of the Virtua Fighter 5 series to PSN next summer!
This latest version is called Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown or "VF5FS," and it introduces a fistful of new features to this time-tested fighter, including completely rebalanced mechanics, timing, animation and a brand-new dynamic arena system.
We're also introducing two new characters to the roster: Sumo wrestler Taka-Arashi will make his big return from VF3 and karate expert Jean Kujo will join the VF series for the first time. Best of all, VF5FS now includes online play via PSN, engineered to allow fast-paced combat with little to no latency.
Mixing all that with a huge variety of character...