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Video: Sony Announces MUBI is Launching on PS3 This Week

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195w ago - Today Founder & CEO Efe Cakarel has announced via PlayStation Blog that MUBI is launching on PS3 this week.

To quote: We are launching MUBI on November 3rd and this is our trailer for it.

We are launching on November 3rd in UK, Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

If you're in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, and Portugal, don't fret, we'll be launching in your territories next week. Australia and New Zealand we haven't forgotten you: we're announcing your date later this week.

From November 3rd you'll be able to download the MUBI from PlayStation Store. It's a free application so you may as well have a look! You'll find some of the most visionary independent, classic and foreign films to stream directly to your PS3.





Quentin Tarantino, Coen Brothers, Lars Von Trier, Gus Vant Sant, Jim Jarmusch, Roman Polanski, Wong Kar-Wai, David Lynch, Ang Lee, Jean-Luc Godard are all in there. Rent them for 7 days for £2.99/€3.59, or you can purchase an all-you-can-eat 30 day subscription for just £9.99/€12.99. Oh, and there will be some films for free too - films we think need to be discovered and that you need to tell your friends about.
 

Sony Announces Standalone 320GB PS3 System is Available Soon

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195w ago - Sony PlayStation 3 Marketing Manager Kim Nguyen has announced today that the standalone 320GB PS3 system will be available soon for consumers.

To quote: With all of the great new movies, music, TV shows, games and game demos being distributed over the PlayStation Network, it became clear that we needed to offer PlayStation 3's with larger hard drives to store all of the media for our most active users.

Back in August we announced the availability of a new 160GB PS3 system for $299.99 (MSRP) as well as a 320GB PS3 system bundled with a PlayStation Move motion controller, PlayStation Eye and copy of Sports Champions for $399.99 (MSRP).

Many of you asked if you can buy the 320GB PS3 system on its own and we're very excited to announce that we will begin shipping the standalone 320GB systems today to your local retailers.

The digital distribution trend is undeniably gaining momentum, and we here at PlayStation are committed to providing you with the hardware you need to support as much downloadable media as possible.

The 320GB PS3 system, which will retail for $349.99, has the largest storage capacity of any next-gen console and will continue to provide the same high-quality gaming that PlayStation fans have come to expect. For only $50 more, you get twice...
 

Zipper Interactive Announces MAG v2.02 PS3 Patch is Incoming

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196w ago - Today Jeremy Dunham Zipper Interactive has announced that the MAG v2.02 PS3 patch is incoming addressing issues with PlayStation Move and parachuting, now users won't be stiff as a board when parachuting in.

To quote: As we continue our quest to provide the best first-person shooting experience possible, the team here at Zipper Interactive has made a couple of changes to MAG that you can find in our latest patch.

You'll be able to download MAG v2.02 starting today, October 27. Be sure to grab it when it becomes available!

And now, the changes: Patch v2.02 - Available October 27, 2010 - 35MB (TPPS), N/A (DLS)

Gameplay

• Modified FRAGO bonuses so that they are applied more evenly for players located on the upper floors of multi-storied buildings
• Fixed problem that prevented PlayStation Move users from controlling their character while parachuting
• Updated PlayStation Move "Aim" tuning values

Technical

• Fixed various game crash scenarios
 

Electronic Arts Announces Medal of Honor for PS3 Gets Hot Zone

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196w ago - Electronic Arts Community Coordinator Eduardo Vasconcellos has announced today that Medal of Honor for PS3 is getting what's being dubbed Hot Zone.

To quote: It's been a few weeks since Medal of Honor launched, and thanks to our fantastic PlayStation fans, things have been a great success.

Now that you've had time to get used to the game's multiplayer offering on the PlayStation Network, I think it's time we let you in on a little secret: there's more. While you may already know that Clean Sweep is coming on November 2 (free for everyone who activated their Medal of Honor Online Pass), what we didn't tell you is that a whole new mode dubbed Hot Zone is coming to the PSN on the same day.

Coming to the PlayStation Network for $9.99, Hot Zone is a king of the hill-type mode where two teams tussle over a single objective within a map. As long as you hold the Hot Zone, you gain points which go to your final score.

Unlike other game modes, maintaining control on the Hot Zone is the only way to earn points, so while laying down suppressing fire and taking out enemies coming your way is certainly a good thing, these kills won't earn you any extra points.

The pacing and overall feel of the new mode is different as all players will be surrounding a single...
 

Sony Announces PSPgo Price Cut to $199 on November 1, 2010

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196w ago - Today Sony has officially announced that the PSPgo price will be cut from the current $249 to $199 as of November 1, 2010.

To quote from Reuters (linked above): "Sony Corp said on Monday it would cut the price of its PSPgo portable game player in the United States and Japan this month as game makers enter the crucial year-end shopping period.

Sony's move comes a month after rival Nintendo Co Ltd announced its much-anticipated 3D-capable DS portable game player would not be available until next year.

The price of the latest incarnation of the PlayStation Portable, launched about a year ago, will be cut to $199 from $249 in the United States and to 16,800 yen ($207) from 26,800 yen in Japan."
 
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