147w ago - Following closely behind the previous update, MultiMAN OBM PS3 Mod version 01.16.00 is now available from the first post and deanrr notes that users should READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU PROCEED WITH UPDATE (for FW 3.55)!
MultiMAN v01.16.00 Changes:
No payload of any kind included in the distribution
Support for "Black screen games" using external USB HDD
* BDEMU.BIN or external payload required to enable following functionality:
Support for AVCHD/BDMV structures saved on internal HDD (AVCHD HDD)
Path redirections for /dev_bdvd and /app_home
BDEMU.BIN is not distributed with install packages
Finally, this BDEMU pack was posted by mynob on IRC, it may be of use to people... when running the BDEMU .PKG file (required the first time only) it will place the required BDEMU.BIN in the correct folder.
o fixed error in game search: now unwanted signs in the options/gamedir(s) will be removed
+ search for udpates: ability to search for update of all listed games with just one click
+ search for updates: now the search is multithreaded
+ showing games: added listbox to view the title of found games
+ downloading patches: abbility to download all selected udpates with just one click
+ Program update - Now you have the posibility to check for program updates manually or trough program startup, no more waiting on a new version )
+ Copy Games - Now you can easily copy games from one place to another and all this things are MULTITHREADED you can...
... easily select your drives with one button click
... sort files ASC or DESC
... copy & delete one or multiple files
... select file(s) or folder(s): press "+" or "numlock +" to select one or more files/folders / press "-" or "numlock -" to deselect files/folders
147w ago - According to Edge Magazine via CVG, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that PS3 game ports to NGP (Next Generation Portable) will be both simple and quick for developers.
To quote: Today, many teams are familiar with the PS3 and are used to including a variety of effects in their titles.
"Based on this expertise - and also the working habits they developed working on the PS3 - we had to make development on the NGP as natural as possible - an extension of the PS3, if you will.
"So the three demos you've seen - Lost Planet 2, Ryu Ga Gotoku [Yakuza] and MGS4 - they prove porting is simple and quick, but it doesn't mean that's all you can expect. My view of NGP isn't just as a platform for porting PS3 titles."
147w ago - Update: Dutch site PS3Clan.nl has now confirmed that it is indeed possible to share your DC Universe Online PS3 disc with a friend and play the game for free, noting simply that both users will need to pay the subscription fee.
While not as bad as previous rumors, today LazyGamer.net (linked above) reports that Sony has confirmed DC Universe Online PS3 discs are locked to a single PSN account connected to their first player.
Essentially what this means is when you buy and play DC Universe Online, your PSN account will be automatically tied with that specific PlayStation 3 game disc.
If other PSN accounts try to play the game using that disc, they will be denied. Only you, the first player, will be able to play it.
To quote: "We discovered that DC Universe becomes linked to your account when you activate it, destroying your ability to sell it, trade it or rent it.
The folks at SOE were very quick to respond to our enquiry, and they had the following to say:
"Once the PSN key has been consumed with a disk it cannot be resold/replayed with the second user adding...