120w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared some videos today announcing that The Tester: Season 3 casting is now open for voting by PSN fans.
To quote: Our search for the cast of The Tester: Season 3 continues! Today, community voting begins so anybody can now help select the one lucky gamer who will get a chance to compete for the production job at Sony's Santa Monica Studio.
By now, I hope you've visited our site, created a profile and uploaded a video to convince the world why you should be selected to compete on the third season of The Tester.
If not, don't worry. It's not too late because we're still accepting online auditions until September 16. Remember, the casting directors look at every profile and video. So, even though voting has begun, don't miss you opportunity to get on the show. Sign up now and create your own profile!
Last year, a majority of the final cast for The Tester: Season 2 came from user submissions on the official site. For some "suggestions" on what makes a good audition video, check out Season 2 contestant Mo Chocolate's advice in the video below.
122w ago - Following up on their previous progress, today Spanish PlayStation 3 developer DemonHades has posted an update alongside a video from Conadote of OpenPStore for the upcoming PS3 JFW-DH Custom Firmware.
While OpenPStore will offer PlayStation 3 homebrew applications and file downloads, they have confirmed it will not be a replacement for Sony's PlayStation Store on PSN.
Below is the video, and to quote roughly translated: The OpenPStore now concluded, to loud applause and the_marioga blipi the initial project, a special greeting to demonhades and their entire community, sorry for the quality did not have much time and I shook his hand lol. Still missing the pkg on the server.
Fellow demons, opened this thread to get official comment on developments and answer questions focused on OpenPStore.
Above you can see the video created by matercrack, one of the devs involved in the development of the app created exclusively for JFW.
The state of development is 90%, in the absence of the inclusion...
142w ago - Today wuepe at Spanish site Elotrolado.net has updated the PS3 backup game manager to Open Manager v2.1 Rev J-2 for PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware users along with sharing an OM 2.1I-2 PS3 XMB Game Launcher mod.
To quote from French site PS3-Addict (linked above), roughly translated: This mod is a bit special, he is a manager that can launch a single game at a time. It will display the games directly in the XMB as in the picture above. This mod also manages the settings for each version as patch management or automatic execution. It is therefore a function similar to MagicPKG or to eboot tool offered by deank.