Video: PSP Remaster Series is Announced for PlayStation 3

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152w ago - Your favorite PSP games are coming soon to PlayStation 3. Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has announced the "PSP Remaster" title series this morning, in which Sony and other publishers will remaster their best PSP titles for PlayStation 3 on blu-ray disc.

"PSP Remaster" titles will deliver high-definition graphics, SIXAXIS and DualShock 3 compatibility, new add-on content and/or stereoscopic 3D support. Save data from the original PSP version can be used in the "PSP Remaster" version. Ad-hoc gameplay is supported with the "adhoc party for PlayStation Portable" PlayStation 3 application.

The first "PSP Remaster" title will debut in Japan with Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. from Capcom. The PlayStation 3 version is "more gorgeous and vibrant than ever" and will "deliver dynamic gameplay when played on the large TV screens." A fitting first release, as the game has already sold over 4.5 million units in the country.

Sony Computer Entertainment "will deploy various measures to enhance the software title line-up for the PS3 system." The rumored God of War: Portable Collection from last week is likely part of this lineup. The only question left unanswered is "what's next?" Final Fantasy? Clank and Daxter? With E3 in just over two weeks, we'll soon find out.

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FUSE Free Unix Spectrum Emulator PS3 Port is Released

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152w ago - This weekend PlayStation 3 hacker Robo Hobo has released a PS3 port of the FUSE Free Unix Sinclair Spectrum Emulator dubbed FUSE 1.0.0.1 PS3 Alpha 1 for both JailBreak and PS3 Custom Firmware users.

Download: FUSE 1.0.0.1 PS3 Alpha 1 for PS3 3.41 / FUSE 1.0.0.1 PS3 Alpha 1 for PS3 CFW / Repo

To quote: Here is a version for testing, I'm calling it 'Alpha 1'. There's a lot of features in the emulator, and I'm not all that familiar with the spectrum to even begin testing them all. If you find any issues, or have any ideas for improvement, please post them.

If you are using a USB keyboard post any info about non-working keys (likely on non-US keyboards) and I'll add them to the sdcell key map for future releases.

Please read the Readme.PS3 file in the zip for usage info and known issues.

From the Readme File: 1.0.0.1: PS3 Alpha 1 Release Notes:

This is a test release, not all features have been thoroughly tested. Please report any issues and feedback. Issues should NOT be reported to the FUSE project, this port is unofficial and the fuse team will not be able to provide support.
 

PSN Download Manager 3.71 Out, Works on PS3 Firmware 3.61

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152w ago - This is an update to inform users that PSN Download Manager 3.71 is released, and to clarify it is still functional on PS3 Firmware 3.61 released this week.

Download: PSN Download Manager v3.71 / Our site - We're working on many other projects as well which you may find useful, so keep checking every few days

Preparing the Application:

Setting Up Your Console:

1. Start Your PlayStation Console
2. Under Network Settings, Choose Custom.
3. When it asks for Proxy, set it to Use.
4. Enter your IP Address given by running Internal IP.bat
5. Enter the port as 27
6. Save the changes, start PSN DM.exe

Using the Application:

1. Start a download from the PSN
2. When it says "Please Wait" Press Circle

You'll notice it is now displayed in the Download Manager, once finished, proceed with the following to Transfer onto the PlayStation...

3. Go back and Download the Content / File again, it should transfer from the PC...


 

Showtime Media Player for PS3 v2.99.401 Arrives with Bug Fixes

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152w ago - PlayStation 3 developer Andreas Oman has updated Showtime Media Player for PS3 today to v2.99.401 which includes several bug fixes and performance tweaks, as follows:

Showtime v2.99.401 Changelog:

  • Fix alignment issues with subtitles.
  • Make sure each rendered text line is aligned same way as the text bounding box
  • Fixes ticket #497
  • Don't crash if text rendering fails
  • freetype: If we are unable to get a face with style modifiers, try to get one without
  • It's ok since we can do italic and bold ourselfs. Before this Showtime crashed
  • httpclient: Fix regression with non-chunked transfered data
  • Problem when reading last bytes of file (truncated reads)
  • Affected playback of .mov/.mp4 files

Download Link: Showtime Media Player for PS3 v2.99.401

Showtime 2.99.393 Changelog:

  • New PS3 icon in XMB (credits to gizmo)
  • Improved subtitle rendering (Can now do some styles, etc from SSA/ASS)
  • subtitles: Add support for Windows 1250 character encoding
  • Handle UTF-8 BOM in SRT files
  • Fix various bugs in PS3 Cell accelerated video decoder
  • Improve...

 

Sony Welcomes Back PSN with a Killzone 3 Double XP Weekend

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152w ago - Inline with the COD Black Ops Double XP weekend announcement comes another for Killzone 3 on the PlayStation 3 entertainment system!

To quote from Killzone's Community Editor Victor Zuylen on the event news: To celebrate the return of the PlayStation Network and welcome you back to Killzone 3's online battlefield, we've got a Double XP Weekend lined up!

Starting this Friday, May 20 at 17:00 PM UK time, and lasting until Monday, May 23 at 10:00 AM UK time, all XP you earn in Killzone 3's multiplayer matches will be doubled.

The upcoming Double XP Weekend isn't the only Killzone-related goodie in the pipeline. As you may know, Sony has revealed that Killzone: Liberation is part of its Welcome Back Program for PSN members, meaning you'll be able to download the critically acclaimed PlayStation Portable shooter absolutely free of charge. And there's even more... But we'll announce that at a later date.

So stay tuned to Killzone.com, and remember to brush up your Killzone 3 multiplayer skills. This weekend, you'll have a chance to catch up on 3 weeks' worth of rank progression!
 







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