Video: Socom 4 MLG Boot Camp, Official $20k Ladder Announced

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147w ago - SCEA Media Partnerships Specialist Brian Gauld has announced today news of a Socom 4 MLG Boot Camp and official $20k ladder details as follows:

PlayStation and Major League Gaming are giving you two chances to show everyone what you've got in SOCOM 4–and win big in the process.

MLG Boot Camp

Boot Camp gives anyone who registers and completes a match the chance to win awesome prizes regardless of skill. Registration is open now, and Boot Camp ladder play is currently running through July 13th.

Registering your 6-man team on MLG's Gamebattles.com and playing at least one match will put you in the running for both Boot Camp prizing and the Official $20,000 Ladder Tournament. If you're a lone soldier, check out the MLG forums where you can team up with other players of your skill level.

Boot Camp prizing includes:

• Two-hour gaming sessions with the Zipper Interactive dev team
• ASUS professional gaming monitors
• Full Astro A40 Systems (SOCOM 4 Customized)
• MLG Gunnars
 

Video: Sony Announces Killzone 3 PS3 Triple-XP Weekend!

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147w ago - Killzone Community Editor Victor Zuylen has announced news of a Killzone 3 PS3 Triple-XP weekend starting today!

To quote: Earlier this week we released the third DLC pack for Killzone 3, "From The Ashes," as well as a DLC bundle containing all three DLC packs. Of course there's only one way to celebrate this momentous occasion – organize a Triple XP Weekend!

You read that right - from Friday, June 24 at 9:00AM Pacific Time, until Monday, June 27 at 9:00AM, all XP earned in Killzone 3's multiplayer matches will be tripled.

So whether you're exploring new DLC maps or just re-acquainting yourself with the stock maps, you'll rank up faster than ever!




 

Sony Announces PlayStation Official App v1.1 is Coming Soon

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147w ago - Update: The Sony PlayStation Official App version 1.1 for both Android and iPhone is now available!

Sony Portal Manager Emmanuel Orssaud has announced today that the PlayStation Official App v1.1 is coming soon from the iTunes and Android Market.

To quote: I'm pleased to announce that the next version (1.1) will include some of the most requested features.

This new version will be available for download in a few weeks from iTunes and Android Market. Let's take a look at the new features and improvements.

In the MyPSN section you'll be able to order your friend list based on their online status and search for friends.

You will now have the ability to compare trophy information with your friends in more detail, as shown in the screenshots below.

In the Blog section, you'll now be able to comment directly from the app and also rate the posts in portrait and landscape mode.

Share & Discuss

There is a new section in the app called Share & Discuss. In there you'll find all our official
PlayStation updates from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Please note that this new version will not support Android 1.6 anymore. Please upgrade your firmware before installing the new version of the PlayStation...
 

Guide: How to Use iPod Touch / iPhone / iPad as a PS3 Remote

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147w ago - Recently SouthSickness has made available a guide on how to use the iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad as a PS3 Remote Control.

Below are the details, to quote:

Things You Will Need:

1. iPod Touch/iPhone that has been jailbroken.
2. Cydia
3. Bluetooth on the iPod and PS3
4. PS3

Instructions:

1. Go to iPod/iPhone and click on Cydia.
2. Click on Manage in Cydia's options.
3. Click on sources.
4. Then click on edit and add the following source. ADD REPO ON CYDIA
5. After you are done adding go to search and type in WeBe.Theres gonna be two one you pay for and a free cracked one.
6. Click on the cracked one download and install it.
7. Start of WeBe++ and wait for it to load.
8. Go to PS3 and click register a new device you should see your iPod/iPhone.
9. Add it and enter the pin code it gives you on your iPod/iPhone.
10. Your PS3 should appear as "Paired and available devices."
11. Click on it and then click where it says PS3 under or shows the keyboard symbol.

Confirmed Working On:

  • iPhone 4G
  • iPod Touch 3G
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 2G
  • iPod...

 

SACD Ripping Tool for PS3 Custom Firmware Arrives

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147w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer Mr Wicked has released an SACD Ripping Tool and source code for PS3 Custom Firmware users including Kmeaw and GeoHot CFW.

Download: SACD Ripper for GeoHot PS3 CFW / SACD Ripper for PS3 / PS3 Keys / PS3 3.60 Keys / PS3 SACD Site / SVN

SACD includes various copy protection measures of which the most prominent is Pit Signal Processing (PSP). The first two generations of Sony's Playstation 3 (PS3) game console are capable of reading SACD ScarletBook and bypass the copy protection.

This software makes use of the PS3 and gives you the option to backup your precious SACDs.

For those unaware, Super Audio CD (SACD) is a high-resolution, read-only optical disc for audio storage. Sony and Philips Electronics jointly developed the technology, and publicized it in 1999. It is designated as the Scarlet Book standard. Sony and Philips previously collaborated to define the Compact Disc standard (as well as the S/PDIF digital audio cable specification)....
 







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