160w ago - Community Manager Patrick Brod has announced today that The Prince of Persia is back in HD and 3D, and exclusively on Sony's PSN.
To quote: The Prince of Persia Trilogy will be available for download exclusively on the PlayStation Network, giving you the opportunity to re-live the critically-acclaimed developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studios.
These PS2 classics have been upgraded with HD graphics and are ready for 3D-enabled televisions for the first time ever!
Do you remember fighting the Vizier? Chasing the Dagger of Time? Trying to save Farah? Well, that was 7 years ago... This huge PS2 hit is prettier than ever on your PS3 in 720p, and for the lucky owners of a 3DTV, added 3D effects to immerse you more than ever in this awesome Arabian Nights tale from Jordan Mechner and Ubisoft Montreal.
Getting this game on PSN is simpler than reversing time, right? So don't wait, jump, wall run, solve puzzles and rewind time today on PSN with Prince of Persia The Sands of Time.
Prince of Persia Warrior Within and Prince of Persia The Two Thrones, the 2 other chapters of this epic tale, will be available in December.
160w ago - Below is a video from Chinese site Youku.com via BBS Duowan.com of a new clone called the PS3 E3 Card Reader (originally posted HERE and currently being sold from E3Card-EU.com) showcasing it running the recently released Payload Spoof on PS3 Firmware 3.5 HDD with PSN.
161w ago - Square Enix Brand Manager Rob Rutter has made available a TGS video trailer today showcasing the upcoming PSP Action RPG title The 3rd Birthday.
To quote: The 3rd Birthday is our upcoming PSP Action RPG title featuring the return of Aya Brea, heroine of the Parasite Eve series.
If you've not heard about it before, check out the latest trailer below which reveals more about the storyline and the Overdive system.
This trailer was shown behind closed doors at Tokyo Game Show, but here it is newly released in English.
We'll have more news on The 3rd Birthday to share soon with you, as well as a release date, but for now if you want to find out more info you can visit the game's Web site at the3rdbirthdaygame.com, or follow it on Facebook.
161w ago - While Sony previously confirmed that developers will play a key role in building their next-gen console which is expected to arrive after the Microsoft and Nintendo counterparts, today PS4Sony.net (linked above) speculates that the PS4 won't include Ultra HD support.
Based on specifications from WiseGeek.com, they surmise the technology just doesn't seem feasible for next-gen consoles including the PlayStation 4.
To quote: "Today, Full HD offers up a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080, whereas the new you-beaut Ultra HD offers a whopping max resolution of 7680 x 4320!
Ultra HD poses numerous practical problems for manufacturers seeking to bring the new format to consumers. The uncompressed video and audio recorded in ultra HD takes up high volumes of storage space - 3.5 terabytes for one 18-minute clip, requiring a hard disc weighing almost 600 pounds (272 kg).
The prototype ultra HD screen can use more electricity than an entire house might in one month. An early ultra HD camera weighs more than 100 pounds...