172w ago - Sony's Director of Hardware Marketing John Koller has shared a video announcement today on more $9.99 PSP favorites just in time for back-to-school.
To quote: Back in June, we debuted the PSP "Favorites" software line, a value line that brings you a great selection of your favorite PSP titles at an even greater price - $9.99.
We've added more games for you to choose from, some of which are already available now and others that are coming soon, such as Burnout Legends, Capcom Classics Collection: Reloaded, Capcom Classics Collection: Remix, Dark Stalkers: Chaos Tower, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Medal of Honor: Heroes, Sid Meier's Pirates! and many more.
To date, we have nearly 25 PSP "Favorites" available in the library and you can expect this number to grow well into this holiday season. Soon, games included in the PSP Favorites library will have "Favorites" on the packaging. Make sure to look out for it when you're at your local retailer. Here's a quick reminder of what games we previously announced:
• Ape Escape: On the Loose
• Buzz! Master Quiz
• Hot Shots Golf Open Tee
• Justice League Heroes
• LocoRoco 2
• Manhunt 2
• Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play
• Patapon 2
174w ago - As part of The Empire Strikes Back 30th anniversary, Sony Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has revealed today that PlayStation Home is getting a new Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina space and themed items.
To quote: This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most critically acclaimed installments of one of the most popular films of all time – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
And this Thursday, August 4th 5th, we kick off the celebration with the release of a slew of exclusive Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back content, available only in PlayStation Home.
Plucked straight from the iconic planet of Tatooine, the Cantina – situated in the spaceport town of Mos Eisley – is a rough-and-tumble intergalactic watering hole that welcomes only the toughest and bravest of souls (no Droids allowed!)
From the Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes house band to Wuher, the resident bartender, the Mos Eisley Cantina is an immersive environment that faithfully recreates one of the most memorable scenes from The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
Releasing alongside a score of items – including Chewbacca, C-3PO, and Leia Organa costumes – the Mos Eisley Cantina is available this Thursday via the PlayStation Home navigator.
According to one individual with a highly questionable reputation, this concept project could work because PS1/PS2 discs are authenticated only once on the VSH though liblv2 and the PIC chip would just automate it.
However, if Sony updates liblv2.sprx and more specifically ps1rom.bin so the emulated mechacon is updated it could be patchable.
Finally, to roughly translate from the video's caption:
"This video montage shows the operation of the chip that we are developing to load copies of PS1 and PS2 (if you're retro) in the PS3.
186w ago - Update: Ubisoft has just released the official Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands launch trailer video, which is also added below- enjoy!
Ubisoft Producer Graeme Jennings has made available a Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands PS3 video today that depicts the title is going back to its PS2 roots.
To quote: With the game coming out so soon and everyone at Ubisoft excited to see what you guys thought of it, we wanted to get your opinions on the PlayStation.Blog and have the chance to answer some questions you guys might have for us.
To start off, let me explain a little about Forgotten Sands. The first thing I wanted to mention is to let you all know that this is not a movie based on the Sands of Time film.
In fact, we are bringing the prince back to the roots from the PlayStation 2 era by having this game take place in the seven year gap between Sands of Time and Warrior Within. We think you'll notice a lot of reminiscent elements of the original trilogy in Forgotten Sands.
Some other things we're extremely excited to talk about are the elemental powers and epic battles that take place n the game. Thanks to the Anvil Engine from Assassin's...