Noby Noby Boy Coming Tomorrow to PS3 on PlayStation Network

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269w ago - Keita Takahashi of Namco Bandai Games shared a new gameplay video of Noby Noby Boy, which is to be released tomorrow on PSN. To quote:

Come to think of it, Noby Noby Boy will be released on Feb 19th, tomorrow! Well, my apologies for the delay to those who have waited the game. Matching the release date with other territories was tougher than we thought, but the good thing is that I could have some interesting experiences in the game.

With Noby Noby Boy, you can send a message to other players while playing without going to the XMB, and the received messages are displayed on the body of Boy.





Checking the game spec, I sent a message requesting approval to add a friend and my request was accepted instantly, and I received a message. Below is an image of the message shown on Boy's body.

Surprise! It says, "welcome to paradise." It's such a worn-out cliché, but I like it! Exchanging messages with people via online games has become nothing special, while I don't play games much, let alone online, receiving this message really delighted me. It was even somewhat impressive because I didn't expect it and of course it proved that the messaging function was working.

Oh, I almost forgot about the game. Yes, the...
 

XCM Cross Battle Adapter PLUS for PlayStation 3 Announced!

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269w ago - A few months back we reported on the XCM Cross Battle Adapter along with a video of it in action.

Today, the folks over at XCM sent word of their latest version, the XCM Cross Battle Adapter PLUS for PlayStation 3.

For those who don't already know, the XCM Cross Battle Adapter allows you to connect your XBox 360 wired controller to your PS3 console for use with PS3 games.

Below are some pics of it, and as indicated the PLUS version now supports rumble and is compatible with all PS3 consoles!
 

PSP Filer 5.9 Update is Now Available for PlayStation Portable

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270w ago - Today Mediumgauge has updated PSP Filer, a file management application designed for Sony's PlayStation Portable console.

Through PSP Filer users can easily edit, copy, delete, and transfer files on the memory stick and flash memory. As always, the changelog is detailed below.

Download: PSP Filer 5.9 [Right-click, Save As]

Changelog 5.9:

general:
- increased much of original OSK feature.
- enabled to use built-in OSK (kernel3 version only).

filer:
- fixed a bug in copy window if you created a new folder, you could not move cursor to the folder.
- changed a destination device to copy from ms0 to the device where source files belong.

binary editor:
- fixed a bug that have shown wrong message on saving.

text viewer:
- added a feature of line editor.
note: edited files will be forced to be shift-jis encoding when it is saved. And, non-shift-jis file and binary file may not be edited & saved correctly.
- able to read UTF-16 encoding.
 

Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of February 15, 2009

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270w ago - We are working on fixing several Web site backend issues, but in the meantime here are the Sony PlayStation 3 releases for this week:

Retail
• Disney Sing It: High School Musical 3 Senior Year (PS3/PS2) [USA] $29.99/$19.99 TUE
• Street Fighter IV (Standard/Collector's Edition) [USA] $59.99/$79.99 TUE
• 50 Cent: Blood On The Sand [PAL] £39.99 FRI
• Disgaea 3: Absence Of Justice [PAL] £39.99 FRI
• Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection [PAL] £24.99 FRI
• Street Fighter IV (Standard/Collector's Edition) [PAL] £27.99/£59.99 FRI
• X-Blades [PAL] £34.99 FRI

Peripherals / Accessories
• Guitar Hero World Tour Guitar (PS3/PS2) (Activision) [USA] $69.99 (each) SUN
• Guitar Hero World Tour Drums (PS3 & PS2 compatible) (Activision) [USA] $99.99 SUN
• Street Fighter IV Faceplate & Console Skinz (MadCatz) [USA] $29.99 TUE
• Street Fighter IV FightStick (MadCatz) [USA] $79.99 TUE
• Street Fighter IV FightPad (5 versions) (MadCatz) [USA] $39.99 TUE

PSN Games
• TBA

Demos
• TBA

DLC
• Rock Band [USA/PAL] varies THU
 

Metal Gear Solid 4 Goes Platinum on PlayStation 3 Next Month

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270w ago - Konami has announced today that it plans to release one of Sony's hit titles for its PlayStation 3 console - Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, as a budget title this March. The budget title will be released as part of the Platinum range from March 5th.

Retailing at 29,95 Euro (that's around £26 of The Queen's currency), Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots returns following an incredible period as a full-price title.

The game saw over three million copies shipped on its release in June 2008 and has won a host of illustrious awards all over the globe, and its continued success saw sales of the long-running Metal Gear series top 26.5 million units.

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots comes on a Blu-Ray disc containing it and Kojima Productions' Metal Gear Online - a dedicated online title that uses locations and gameplay elements from Guns of the Patriots. Metal Gear Online features all the stunning stealth and combat elements of Guns of the Patriots, as it drops the player into a series of war zones and game options.

With all-out 'Last Man Standing' battles to rescue and protection missions, Metal Gear Online effortlessly transfers the sublime control system of the series to an online competition, creating an absorbing battle between like-minded fans.
 







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