Stella Multi-platform Atari 2600 VCS Emulator v3.3 for PS3 Arrives

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158w ago - Today PS3 hacker Robo Hobo has ported the Stella Multi-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator v3.3 to PlayStation 3 for Custom Firmware users.

Download: Stella v3.3 for PS3 / Repo

To quote: Here is a package for cfw users. There is a readme in the zip explaining the, still rather sloppy, input scheme. Otherwise it is based very closely to the original source of stella 3.3. All of the input modes and overlays are part of sdcell.

From the ReadMe file: Stella 3.3 for PlayStation 3

This is a light port of stella using the sdcell library. Only changes necessary for the PS3 were made to the source.

The interface is still a little rough around the edges.

Inputs:

•Press R3 to toggle between 'soft mouse' and joystick mode.
•In soft mouse mode, use the left stick to move the cursor, Cross to left click, and Square to Right click.
•In joystick mode the gamepad acts as a standard SDL Joystick, with the exception that the L3 and R3 buttons are unavailable for use.
•In soft mouse mode press L3 to toggle the on screen keyboard. As of this writing the osk in barely functional. While their state is tracked, the modifier...
 

PS3 Rebug 3.55 & 3.41 Stealth Custom Firmware Versions Arrive

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158w ago - PS3 hacker blazie151 has made available PS3 Rebug 3.55 and 3.41 Stealth Custom Firmware versions for PlayStation 3 CFW users, which has been rumored to be the initial cause of the recent PSN outage.

Download: Rebug 3.55 v1 with CA24.cer and Stealthed Rebug Selector / Rebug 3.41 v2 with CA24 and Stealthed Rebug Selector and H4C / Guide

To quote: I (blazie151) made a stealthed version of Rebug 3.55 and 3.41. These versions include ce24 and ce27 for Console ID spoofing.

Keep in mind at this time FckPSN and ce27 are useless since FckPSN doesn't blank your Console ID on SP-INT. For that reason I included ce24 as well, so that you can blank your console id with charles.

This also has a stealthed version of rebug selector tested working. Its stealthed as the tetris demo, so if you have that game already, use my homebrew stealthing application and stealth it as something else.

The 3.41 version has a stealthed rebug selector...
 

Video: PlayStation 3: It Only Does Tactical Strategy with a Twist

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158w ago - Sony's VP of Product Marketing Scott Steinberg has shared a video featuring Kevin Butler today as part of their PlayStation 3: It Only Does Tactical Strategy with a Twist campaign.

To quote: The first half of 2011 is proving to be an exciting one for PlayStation fans in North America.

We're only half-way through April and already we've launched blockbuster titles including Killzone 3 and MLB 11 The Show.

These games give gamers the chance to experience gaming at its best, utilizing both stereoscopic 3D and PlayStation Move, while also proving that it is possible to create motion-control games for core gamers to enjoy.

Next Tuesday we go one step further when SOCOM 4: US NAVY SEALs hits store shelves. To kick off this exciting launch we've brought together Kevin Butler and some real US Navy SEALs, to give us a few pointers on what it takes to succeed under fire in SOCOM 4.





Fans of Reno 911! Miami can catch this ad on Comedy Central when it first airs today at 2:15PM Eastern and Pacific time. Additionally, in the coming weeks you'll see Kevin Butler joined by his U.S. Navy SEALs team during some of the most exciting sporting events and TV programming...
 

Video: BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Patch for PS3, Shift II on PSP

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158w ago - Aksys Games PR Coordinator James Xie has announced today that a BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Patch for PS3 is incoming and confirmed that Continuum Shift II hits PSP this May.

To quote: Greetings fighting game enthusiasts and BlazBlue fans everywhere! This is Xie from Aksys Games, and I'm here to let you in on all the awesome BlazBlue news happening just around the corner this May!

For the first bit of news, a new patch is coming out for BlazBlue: Continuum Shift on the PS3. This patch is a FREE upgrade that will enable Version 1.03 of the game.

Version 1.03 will contain a lot of various bug fixes and tweaks, but there are two big changes that Version 1.03 brings that are sure to get you hyped up for BlazBlue: Continuum Shift all over again!

Version 1.03 will change the game balance to match the current version of BlazBlue found in the arcades of Japan. Whether your dream is to battle it out in Japan in their famous Super Battle Opera or just play with friends at home, be prepared to unleash all sorts of new combos and strategies after this update.

But that's not all! Version 1.03 will make a new character available for purchase -...
 

Zipper Unveils SOCOM Pro: Special Game Types & New Weapons

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158w ago - Zipper Interactive Senior Community Manager Jeremy Dunham has unveiled SOCOM Pro today, which includes special game types and new weapons.

To quote: We've been keeping a secret here at Zipper Interactive - a hush-hush special bonus that players who purchase new copies of SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs are entitled to the moment they first play the game.

We call it "SOCOM Pro," and you'll first see mention of it when you open a brand new copy of SOCOM 4 on the back of the instruction manual. On that SOCOM Pro call-out, you'll find a redemption code for use on the PlayStation Network that gets you... well, it gets you a whole bunch of super-cool things, really.

SOCOM Pro shows its benefits immediately on launch day, April 19, as any player who purchases a new copy of SOCOM 4 receives exclusive access to all "Pro" Custom Game queues. Not only will these queues be ranked, but they'll also be updated regularly over the entire lifespan of SOCOM 4 - so it'll be the gift that keeps on giving for quite some time.

Moreover, the first set of "Pro" Custom Game types will be the same fantastic rule sets that our diligent fans tested during our SOCOM 4 beta period. If you missed them in the beta, here's what they are now:
 











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