4w ago - According to doskias on a Chinese BBS some Sony PlayStation 4 / PS4 Game Backups have surfaced on Internet torrent sites and TTG Tracker with details below and additional pictures HERE, as follows:
Killzone Shadow Falls: 37.4GB
Battlefield 4: 32.5GB
AC4 Black Flag: 20.22GB
Reportedly THIS ASUS Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 8MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS drive was used for ripping the PS4 / PlayStation 4 games.
Both games contain single PKG that contains whole data, as well as "RIF" file that is used for storing purchase data to activate digital contents from PSN Store.
4w ago - Following up on the influx of PS4 UI videos, below are some more PS4 videos today from IGN detailing how the first time bootup and setup of PlayStation 4 looks alongside a demo video of PS4's fast-loading games.
To quote: PS4: BOOTING IT UP FOR THE FIRST TIME
We show you what the PlayStation 4 will look like when you bring it home and boot it up for the first time.
PS4'S FAST-LOADING GAMES (DEMO) - IGN LIVE PRESENTS: PS4 PRE-LAUNCH PARTY
Here's one thing to love about the PlayStation 4 - booting up games can be really fast. Watch as we hop in and out of Killzone, and the home interface.
4w ago - Sony has published the official PS4 User's Guide online today (available HERE) alongside a video below on how to capture PlayStation 4 gameplay from MrVg247 via YouTube.
It also appears that the PS4 don't support 3D Blu-ray format among others, as follows:
Supported disc formats
BD-R/RE (BDAV, BDMV)
DVD-R/RW*2 (video mode, VR mode*3)
*1Hybrid discs are supported.
*2AVCHD is supported.
*3CPRM is supported.
Playback of the following types of discs is not supported:
DVDs that have not been finalized.
From the video's caption: SO, you've got your PS4? How do you setup a capture card to capture from the console? Well, you'll have to deal with HDCP and you'll probably need a better capture card for 1080p.
4w ago - Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.60 followed by a v2.60B bug fix with the changes outlined below.
Improved the preview icon in Archive Manager (pre-displayed icon in / dev_hdd0/games without going into the folder)
Added Quick press START + L2 to enter the Archive Manager, you will now have a more frequent use. If parental control is enabled, only allows non-hazardous use Archive Manager (ISOS mount Cobra mode and so on)
5w ago - XGen Studios CEO and Founder Skye Boyes shared a video today on Super Motherload on PS4 which explores both the story and game modes below.
To quote: With just one week until Super Motherload launches alongside PS4, I'm eager to share with you PlayStation.Blog readers a bit about what makes Super Motherload tick, as well as show off a brand new video to set the scene.
Super Motherload is an arcade style digging adventure for one to four players, set on Mars in the retro future (And if that's not a mouthful enough, you're welcome to add "Soviet space race," "B movie sci-fi," and "mining puzzler" to the mix!).
Inspired by our original game, Motherload, we wanted to bring Mars mining to consoles and breathe some life back into the four-player, couch co-op style of gameplay that we love and miss so much. Online play can't hold a candle to a good, "reassuring" elbow to the ribs when your buddy goes in the wrong direction with no fuel to spare.
Super Motherload's visual charm is no doubt rooted in some of our favorite movies and tv shows of past decades, including Battlestar Galactica (the original), Buck Rogers, and Moon, to name a few. Those favorites, along with an '80s inspired soundtrack, all lend to...