61w ago - Atari Senior Director of Digital Strategy and Distribution Todd Shallbetter has announced alongside a video trailer that the classic Warlords is officially reimagined for PSN today.
To quote: Warlords, one of Atari's original and celebrated arcade titles, is launching in updated form for the PlayStation Network today!
I'm sure there are readers out there who've spent many hours in the arcades playing Warlords and other Atari games back in the 80s. With this new PSN version, we wanted to capture all the fast-paced, multiplayer fun that made the original a hit in its day.
But as you'll see, Warlords has been completely overhauled with a new identity for modern consoles, yet we really felt it important to keep it as true to the original as possible. As Nolan Bushnell used to say, Atari games are "simple to play, difficult to master." I think you'll find that to be the case with Warlords.
The core concept of the game remains the same as the original - defend your fortress while attacking others. You can play either cooperatively or competitively, defending your fort from attacks with up to three other players.
61w ago - Following up on the PS3 BruteForce / SCETool Decrypter builds by aldostools and KLICS, this weekend PlayStation 3 homebrew developer MAGiC333X has released a KLicense Brute-force Tool for PlayStation 3 users complete with source code and updates below.
65w ago - This weekend we received word from a PlayStation 3 developer who wishes to remain anonymous news of a Damage Inc Pacific Squadron WWII (Firmware 4.11) PS3 EBOOT fix for 3.55 and 3.41 Custom Firmware (CFW) users.
69w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa has shared details today from Gamescom 2012 on the monsters and magic of Soul Sacrifice for the PS Vita handheld console.
To quote: It's been a while since our last Soul Sacrifice blog post, so with Gamescom taking place this week I thought I'd take a moment to share some new game details.
In our debut post, we talked about the reality-blended experience and the concept of sacrificing in Soul Sacrifice on PS Vita. Now, I'm going to provide a deeper insight into the game.
In the world of Soul Sacrifice, monsters are what have become of humans who succumbed to darkness, using magic according to their desire. The mission of a sorcerer is to exterminate these monsters.
Now, you may be wondering what sort of monsters you will come across and how they succumbed to this fate. Let's take a look at the back story of one of these monsters - "Griffon."
He was a noble. His lands were vast, and he lived in opulence, supported by heavy taxes exacted from those who lived in his dominion. One day, he was presented with an offering from the people - a golden statue of a figure combining beast, bird, and man.
His heart was swept away by the figure, and he felt an unnatural adoration for it. The power of the...
72w ago - Following up on his initial release, today PlayStation Vita homebrew developer PsDev has updated his PS Vita Magic Reader Script to version 1.1 with the details below.
To quote: A while back as a test I made Magic Reader v1 that extracted the Magic (SCEUF), the FW version and license.xml out of the Vita PUP. Well I just added a extraction for the whole Vita Header of PUP.
This script extracts the following:
A Unknown bit of values 0x50 in length
Also later I'll add a FileTable extractor. which is determined by the FileCount.
This is a linux script and will run in any linux environment.
# PsDev 2012. this script extract the PUP magic.
#Edit from PsiColio lv1.self extractrion
#just extracts the header info from a vita pup, good for comparison kinda useless atm and most likely always.