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Sony's PlayStation Portable May See Trophies After All

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276w ago - At less than two months away from the launch of the PSP Go, it now appears that portable trophies could be heading our way in the future.

In a recent [Register or Login to view links] with PlayStation: The Official Magazine, they asked if Trophies will "ever be available for PSP games?"

To quote: "It's under discussion, but there are some technical challenges," replied Shu Yoshida, SCEA Senior Vice President of Product Development.

Director of PlayStation Network Operations, Eric Lempel, previously [Register or Login to view links] during E3 that we're simply "not going to see Trophies on the PSP."

His main reasoning being in the interest of "keeping it secure," as artificially increasing their ranks and Trophies "kills the whole system."

Those security issues and "technical challenges" are no doubt linked to the fact that the PSP has been hacked time and again.

Surely, a simple method to prevent the homebrew gamer from bumping their trophy count is to implement anti-cheat protection, forcing PSP trophy hunters to remain logged in to PSN to unlock the goods.

Well, at least we've...
 

FYE, Hastings Ad Reveals $100 Price Cut on Sony's PlayStation 3

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276w ago - Following analyst Michael Pachter's prediction from earlier today comes another PS3 price cut ad leak... this time from Hastings, a Texas-based retailer.

According to the ad, the current stock of 160GB PS3s will be cut to $400, a $100 savings over the original.

In related news, [Register or Login to view links] is reporting FYE is now selling 80GB PS3 consoles for $299, with the Uncharted bundle for $400.

To quote: Of potential importance is the phrasing: the ad mentions the PS3 is experiencing a "price cut" versus a temporary "sale." The cut begins September 8th, weeks after Sony's press conference at Gamescom.

The reduced price could be exclusive to Hastings, and isn't necessarily indicative of a nationwide price drop. However, a price drop on current PS3 models can clear inventory and make way for a possibly upgraded one.
 

PlayStation Network Video Content Update for August 14, 2009

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276w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen is back with this weekend's video content update today, as follows:

Here are this week's new releases and top downloads for the Video Store. Also, check out this video for 2 Months, $2 Million. It's a new show from G4 that takes you inside the world of competitive high stakes online poker.

The show follows the lives and adventures of four young high IQ friends trying to break the bank of the online poker world. These four math whizzes are out to collectively earn $2 million dollars in only two months using their own money.

The show will be available for download on the Video Store next Monday, Aug. 17th. Enjoy!





This week we've added the following new content:

HD Movies

•Babe
• Carlito's Way: Rise to Power
• Do the Right Thing
• Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
• Kindergarten Cop
• Mystery Men
• Serenity
• The Frighteners
• The Jackal
• 17 Again
• A Bronx Tale
• Bounty
• Tales From the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight
• The Last Resort
• Virus
• Whisper
• Poison Ivy 2
• Big Momma's House 2
 

Sony Makes Giant PlayStation 3 and PSP Sand Sculptures

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276w ago - In keeping with the PlayStation Beach Resort theme we have going today, here is another bit of related news.

Siliconera (linked above) has posted up some pictures (below) taken from Korea's world sand sculpting championship where Sony made giant PlayStation 3 (dubbed "SandStation 3") and PSP sand sculptures.

To quote: Donghae City was the held the first Korean Invitational World Sand Sculpting Championship. What does this have to with video games?

Sony Computer Entertainment Korea showed up and joined the sand sculpting fun.

That's what SCEK made and they seem quite proud of it since they sent out a news bulletin reporting their marketing stunt.
 

Beach Resort Lounge Hits the Japanese PlayStation Home

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276w ago - Today Irem has announced that it is offering a new Beach Resort Lounge and also bringing a variety of beach wear to the Japanese PlayStation Home.

Items include the following, roughly translated:

Straw hats in a variety of colors, hard hats for cave exploration complete with helmet lights, bikini tops and bottoms, sports towels, sandals and tenderloin feet (flippers), water glasses (goggles), surf shorts, and mosquito coils.

There is also an area for you to go underwater, until your Air Gauge runs out of course.

Enjoy the diving and beach resort.. Beach resort is up!
 
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