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Sony PlayStation 3 Firmware Update 2.53 Arrives Tomorrow

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303w ago - Update: This has now been confirmed by US.PlayStation.com as follows:

The PLAYSTATION®3 system software update may include security patches, new or revised settings and features and other items, which will change your current operating system.

We encourage you to check this page from time to time for software updates and to always maintain your system to use the latest version of the system software.

An update to the PS3™ system software was released on November 26, 2008. You can use this update to upgrade your system software to version 2.53.

We just got a tip that PS3 FW 2.53 is coming on or before November 26, 2008. Our tipster told us it's a very minor update, below is the changelog:

Network:

* New for 2.53: The Internet browser now supports full-screen mode for Adobe® Flash® Player content.*
* Support for Adobe® Flash® Player 9 has been added to [Internet Browser].*
* "Adobe" and "Flash" are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
 

Dead Space Demo Available on PSN Nov 27, XBox Live Tomorrow

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303w ago - Get some dismemberment action on before chowing down on turkey and stuffing. Below is the official press release, courtesy of EA!

Press Release: Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that a free* downloadable demo for the award-winning videogame Dead Space will be launched on November 25th. The stunning demo showcases the critically acclaimed combat and strategic dismemberment of the epic sci-fi action game.

The demo comes just in time for holiday gift buyers to get a taste of the gore and action that has made the game a critical and commercial hit. The demo will be available at the PlayStation Store in North America and Xbox LIVE Marketplace worldwide*. In Europe, the demo will be available at the PlayStation Store on November 27th.

Winner of over 27 critic awards and currently nominated for Best Action Adventure Game on Spike TV's upcoming 2008 Video Game Awards on December 14th, gamers can experience a taste of, as GamePro magazine says, "...one of the best survival horror experiences ever created." Now, before experimenting on a turkey this Thanksgiving, you can tear the Necromorphs apart limb by limb with four different futuristic mining tools, and Isaac Clarke's telekinesis and stasis abilities.

For helpful carving and combat tips from the Dead Space development team,...
 

BioShock PS3 DLC Surfaces Tomorrow on PlayStation Network

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304w ago - 2K Boston Assistant Producer Keith Shetler shared the following via PS Blog today:

Hey there! What's that you say? You love challenging gameplay... and failed underwater utopias?

Then prepare to experience the world of Rapture like never before with the BioShock PS3 Challenge Rooms Add-On Content pack available tomorrow, November 20, for $9.99 only on the PlayStation Network.

I'm Keith Shetler, Assistant Producer at 2K Boston, and I'm very excited to introduce two new play modes with this DLC pack: New Game Plus and Challenge Rooms. Both add new twists to the game millions already love!

New Game Plus allows you to start a new supercharged playthrough of BioShock. Ready for this? You begin the game with any weapons, abilities, and inventory that you collected during a previous playthrough. Always wish you could obliterate Dr. Steinman with your uber grenade launcher? Now you can!

Challenge Rooms are another beast altogether. These are puzzle rooms where the objective is to rescue a Little Sister. Sounds easy enough, right? Dead wrong! Whether it's fighting a Big Daddy without any weapons or surviving room after room of Splicers, Challenge Rooms require equal amounts brain and brawn in order to succeed.

The whole BioShock downloadable content...
 

Xbox.com Maintenance, NXE Tomorrow with Capcom Branding!

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304w ago - Per Microsoft's Major Nelson (linked above): Xbox.com and the Xbox forums will be offline for maintenance on Tuesday, November 18th from 12:01am PT until 4:00am PT to prepare for the New Xbox Experience launch on Wednesday the 19th.

This does NOT affect Xbox LIVE, which will remain available during this time.

Additionally, similar as was done for the PlayStation 3 recently, Microsoft will give Capcom its own "branded destination experience" tomorrow, to coincide with the launch of New Xbox Experience.

The hub will serve as a sort of one-stop shop for all things Street Fighter. Related add-ons and content, as well information on upcoming releases, will be accessible from one single destination.

Press Release: CAPCOM® PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT® TO PROVIDE A BRANDED EXPERIENCE WITH SUPER STREET FIGHTER® II TURBO HD REMIX

Street Fighter® Branded Destination Experience to be featured in the New Xbox Experience!

SAN MATEO, CA – November 18, 2008 – Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, is proud to announce that the much anticipated Super Street Fighter® II Turbo HD Remix for Xbox LIVE® Arcade will be...
 

David Hasselhoff Launches PAIN: Movie Studio Tomorrow

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305w ago - David Hasselhoff aka "The Hoff" has posted the following on the PS Blog today:

It's The Hoff again... coming to you from Korea, where I am filming a new movie. Now that the elections are over, let's concentrate on the real nitty gritty... PAIN: Movie Studio!

With only 1 day left before the Hoff invades your PS3, I had to make a call into the Ryan Seacrest show on KIIS FM to tell all the listeners in Hoff-land to come check me out this Thursday! We talk about my new role in PAIN: Movie Studio, my upcoming movie, K.I.T.T. and more!

If that's still not PAINful enough for you, check out PAIN's producers, Travis and Jason, talking about The Hoff and how they got me into PAIN: Movie Studio on the new PlayStation Nation Podcast!

Do you really want to hurt me? Holla at the Hoff in PAIN: Movie Studio beginning this Thursday, November 13 exclusively on the PlayStation Network.
 
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