107w ago - Zipper Interactive President Brian Soderberg has confirmed today that Unit 13 is set to deploy as a PlayStation Vita launch title with details below, as follows:
On behalf of the entire team at Zipper Interactive, I am proud to announce a new shooter, Unit 13, designed from the ground up for the new PlayStation Vita.
It's been very exciting developing a game for the first portable console with precision dual analog sticks, the perfect platform for a fast action, hard-hitting, third-person shooter like Unit 13. In addition, Vita's front and back touch interface provided a unique and fun way to interact quickly with in-the-world elements of the game.
Fast action, on-the-go gameplay was a key goal for the Unit 13 team. The game is designed for players to move quickly into the action, choosing from one of six Operatives with unique abilities to tackle 36 action-packed missions across nine unique locales. Missions come in a variety of sizes and difficulty.
Some are smaller bite-sized battles; others are longer, more challenging, multi-objective missions that are a good test for any skilled shooter fan. As you make your way through the variety of missions, you unlock the right to take on the tougher High Value Target (HVT) enemy battles. After completing an HVT mission, you can...
118w ago - Sony Senior PR Specialist Hardware Abby Reyes has shared a video tour oday announcing that the PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset is available now!
To quote: Today, I'm back to talk to you about my favorite topic - PlayStation hardware!
By now, you've probably seen that the official PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset is available now at a retailer near you. We're very excited to bring you this advanced PS3 peripheral and we thought we'd take some time to walk you through the key features.
The Wireless Stereo Headset brings you an exceptional sound experience, a rechargeable battery, simple setup and a streamlined design that is as durable as it is comfortable.
Available for $99.99 (MSRP) from retailers nationwide, the Wireless Stereo Headset gives you an audio advantage and high-quality Bluetooth voice quality (with a retractable microphone) at a seriously affordable price point.
And yes, the official Wireless Stereo Headset pumps up more than PS3 games - Netflix, Blu-ray movies and more will benefit from the Wireless Stereo Headset's crisp audio quality.
119w ago - Today TQCast.com (linked above) reports that the Sony PlayStation-branded HMZ-T1 Visor 3D Headset will be hitting Japan on November 11, 2011 to complement the previously announced Sony 3D TV display.
The upcoming head-mounted 3D display visor is described as being like a 750-inch screen mounted on your head!
Below are some videos, and the official Press Release as follows:
Press Release: Tokyo, Japan - August 31, 2011 - Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced the launch of Head Mounted Display "Personal 3D Viewer" 'HMZ-T1′, a device that offers a spectacular new style for viewing both 2D and 3D content.
Simply slip the device onto your head to experience the movie theater-like virtual screen (equivalent to a 750-inch screen*2) expand before your eyes.*3
It is equipped with the newly-developed 0.7-inch (diagonal 18.0mm) high definition OLED panel (1280 x 720), which have been realized through Sony's unique expertise in both OLED display and semiconductor silicon drive technologies.
The 'HMZ-T1′ achieves HD picture quality that makes full use of the OLED display's high contrast, color reproducibility, and fast response....
120w ago - Today XBox 360 hackers GliGli and Tiros have released an XBox 360 Reset Glitch Hack for both the Fat and Slim models, which includes source code and a demo video below courtesy of Razkar2011 via YouTube.
To quote: The XBox 360 reset glitch hack - Introduction / some important facts: tmbinc said it himself, software based approaches of running unsigned code on the 360 mostly don't work, it was designed to be secure from a software point of view.
The processor starts running code from ROM (1bl) , which then starts loading a RSA signed and RC4 crypted piece of code from NAND (CB).
122w ago - Quite some time ago we reported that Korean company LG wanted Sony's PlayStation 3 and Bravia televisions banned in the US for patent infringements relating to Blu-ray playback.
Today Reuters (linked above) reports that both Sony and LG have finally settled their bitter Blu-ray patent dispute through a cross-licensing deal.
To quote: "LG Electronics and Sony said on Thursday that they have resolved patent disputes between the two firms spanning smartphones, TVs and Blu-ray technology, with LG adding that they have signed a cross-licensing deal.
LG and Sony recently agreed to drop patent infringement lawsuits against each other," a spokeswoman at South Korea's LG Electronics said. Sony confirmed this, but declined to comment further.
Sony had filed a complaint against LG with the U.S. International Trade Commission, seeking to block LG from shipping its Rumor Touch and several other smartphones to the United States.