DoPSBox v0.74 PS3 R1 DOSBox Emulator for CFW Arrives

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156w ago - This weekend PlayStation 3 developer Robo Hobo has released DoPSBox v0.74 R1, which is a DOSBox Emulator for homebrew fans and PS3 Custom Firmware users.

Download: DOSBox v0.74 PS3 R1 Emulator for CFW / DOSBox v0.74 PS3 R1 Emulator for 3.41 Dongle

From the ReadMe file: DOSBox-0.74-ps3-r1

Issues: There are still some performance bottlenecks. In testing cycle values above 10000 provided the most issues. Tweaking some values in dosbox-0.74.conf may help to improve performance.

There are still some usability issues with the on screen keyboard. If a lot of typing is necessary you may consider hooking up a physical one.

Using the fluidsynth midi synth requires a soundfont is sf2 format. Place the file on the PS3 and edit dosbox-0.74.conf to set the value 'midiconfig' to the full path to the file. It's also necessary to change the 'mididevice' option to the value 'synth'.

There is currently no PS3 optimized loader. The DOS commands needed to launch the game need to be type every time you start the app. You can reduce the typing by adding common lines to the dosbox config file's autoexec section.

Using soft mouse and keyboard:
 

MultiMAN v01.17.01 PS3 Game Manager Interface Update Arrives

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156w ago - MultiMAN version 01.17.01 update is now released and can be updated within the PS3 homebrew application itself or from the download links below.

Download: multiMAN v01.17.01 Update PKG (6.54 MB) / multiMAN v01.17.01 Update (13.09 MB)

multiMAN v01.17.01 changelog:

  • Interface update
  • Simplified and cleaner look
  • Slick and professional feel
  • Link XMB VIDEO files to Showtime option in "System Menu"
  • Launch Showtime option in "System Menu"
  • Game options: press SQUARE
  • System menu: press TRIANGLE
  • Updated version of SHOWTIME MEDIA PLAYER (codepages Windows-1250 and 1251)
  • "Favorites" menu in next version
  • Themes must be updated to reflect latest changes
  • More options added in COLOR.INI for theme creators
  • user_font added in COLOR.INI for theme creators
  • game_bg_overlay added in COLOR.INI
  • "Cover not available" cover in some display modes
  • "[O] Save" in submenu changed to "[O] Back"
  • Updated the "Original theme" to reflect the recent changes

This is for the update: Simple and more user-friendly interface, better look and easier to use.
 

PS3 NJ (Not Java) Media Server for PlayStation 3 is Released

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156w ago - Today Roberto Bender has released PS3 NJ (Not Java) Media Server homebrew application for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.

NJ (Not Java) Media Server is, by the way, a media server. It's built in C# and targets the Playstation 3 system.

Download: PS3 NJ Media Server Alpha v1.0.5-1 / NJ Media Server Alpha v1.0.4 / Repo

PS3 NJ Media Server Key Features:

• NJ Media Server has been built for PS3 System (mainly) but it should work under other systems as well (not tested)

• Image Files Support
- JPG, PNG, BMP
- EXIF Support (Such as picture taken date, orientation)
- Folder Album Organization

• Audio Files Support
- MP3 Files Support
- ID3 Tags and Lyrics Tags Support
- Last FM Album Art/Artist Picture Download

• Video Files Support
- Video Thumbnail Creation
- Native PS3 Video Support (working in other formats and subtitles)

Changelog v1.0.5-1:

• Package problem solved
 

PS3UserCheat v1.0 PlayStation 3 Cheat Device is Reviewed

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156w ago - Here is my review from the PS3UserCheat device which I got from PS3UserCheat.com for the PlayStation 3 console followed by a second detailed review (entitled Review #2) also posted below.

Claims/Promises from PS3UserCheat producer:

1. Support game rom without the genuine Blu-ray game CD. (true)
2. Support AR cheat function, perfect effects include "infinite energy, the strongest equipment, never game over" (depends on game)
3. 100% upgradeable, Compatible with all PS3 models - Fat and Slim. (true latest update 15th apr.)
4. Onboard SLC NANDFLASH Memory of 128MB. (true, while 90 Mb is usable!)
5. High speed 32 bit CPU processor clocked at 500MHz (true)
6. Fully updatable via USB on your Windows PC using a very simple and intuitive process. (true, also mac but not all versions)
7. A microSDHC slot is inbuilt which supports up to 32GB for future expansion. (true)
8. Regularly updated to provide our users with the latest features at no extra cost. (true)
9. Simple step-by-step guide available on the site will show you how to use and install...
 

Video: Operation Flashpoint: Red River Arrives on PlayStation 3

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156w ago - Codemasters Community Manager Benjamin Bateman has shared a video today of a TV ad for Operation Flashpoint: Red River which arrives on the PlayStation 3 entertainment system today.

To quote: Red River is out now and you can pick it up from all your favourite retailers! To mark this momentous occasion we've this spectacular TV advert that shows Codemasters putting the everyday folks, like you and me, in the boots of a Marine!

We've strived to make Red River the closest experience you can get to being a marine without signing up. Whether you choose to hit the battlefield as a Grenadier, Scout, Rifleman or Automatic Rifleman, the drop-in / drop-out co-op makes sure that there's plenty of fun to have.

If you then want to break from the exhilarating campaign you can always immerse yourself in the 4 excellent FTE game modes.





• Last Stand - Fight off hoards of enemies! The longer you and your friends hold ground, the more points you get. But don't forget to bug out or you'll just bag a big fat zero points!
• CSAR - Combat Search and Rescue sets you in a Black Hawk Down style scenario. Find the...
 







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