121w ago - Today Kotaku (linked above) reports that Sony PlayStation 3 developers have revealed Cloud PS3 Game Online Saving is coming in the Firmware 3.60 update.
To quote: "Cloud storage means that, rather than just keeping your save game data on your PlayStation 3's hard drive, users will be given the option to upload their saves remotely to a server.
The advantage of this is that not only does it save the user space on their hard drive, but since it's tied to a PlayStation Network account, it can be pulled down to different consoles whenever and wherever the user desires.
First rumored all the way back in 2009, there is of course a catch: it'll only be made available to PlayStation Plus subscribers, not the great unwashed. Actually, there are two catches: Sony bundled the announcement with the clause that, because saving games to the cloud "will allow save data with the copy prohibited attribute to be copied into the online storage", developers are able to opt out and bar their games from using it should there be a concern.
Sony will call the process "Online Saving", and it'll be made available as part of the PS3's upcoming 3.60 firmware update."
126w ago - European Product Manager Elliott Linger has confirmed the release date and subscription pricing for DC Universe Online PS3 today alongside a video trailer.
To quote: It's gone gold! We can now confirm the DC Universe Online is in production and winging your way (perhaps a little bit sooner than you thought it would?).
Here are the release dates:
PS3 & PC versions:
• 14th January 2011: UK & Ireland
• 12th January 2011: Rest of PAL
And both versions come complete with a 30 day subscription key.
Though, please note, depending on where you're based, some stock may take a little longer to arrive in stores due to manufacturing and the festive break. So, please double check with your local retailer.
Below are the final packshots for the PS3 and PC versions:
The first current-gen console MMOAG, (massively multiplayer online action game) DCUO throws you into a huge interactive environment where you take control of your own uniquely created character and engage with other players, whether chatting and creating new friendships, teaming up on adventures or taking part in fierce battles.
Because the world you're playing in is constantly online, it's always evolving - you may go away for a few weeks,...
127w ago - Sony European Product Manager Elliott Linger has revealed the next legend today in a new video on DC Universe Online for the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: In DC Universe Online, the next legend is you...and Character Create is where you start your journey.
Building your custom super hero (or villain) is no easy task with all the choices on offer, from your stature to your suit, powers, movement type and weapons - this is your chance to become the ultimate superhero.
Your vision may be inspired by one of the legendary DC Universe superheroes or villains, but it is the choices you make along the way and the storyline that you follow that ultimately shapes your look and builds your legend.
Check out the below trailer of Character Create in action:
The DCUO BETA is available now to download for all PlayStation Plus subscribers.
DC Universe Online will be available on PS3 and PC in early 2011.
127w ago - Sony Online Entertainment Senior Producer Wes Yanagi in Austin has cordially welcomed new DC Universe Online PS3 Beta testers today while outlining some fixes in the works.
To quote: To all of you who have been participating in our DC Universe Online PS3 Beta, we'd like to welcome you and thank you!
We've been listening closely to your feedback and we've heard a few of you are running into some technical issues. We want you to know your feedback is valuable and we are implementing fixes as quickly as possible. In the next patch many issues will be resolved.
Some of the specific issues that we are fixing include numerous changes to improve the user interface, in particular text readability. In addition, we want to make it easier for you to play with your friends! What is an online game without playing with friends?
Social enhancements will make it easier to communicate, play and group with others. Improvements to chat input, frequently used phrases menu, and the ability to use emotes will further convey your personality and mood to the world.
There are also several adjustments in process that will improve instruction and hint messages within the UI. Plus, we are adding a way for you...