127w ago - Today Aaron Lee of DigiTimes.com (linked above) reports that according to Taiwan makers Sony is rumored to start production of the PS4 console at the end of 2011.
To quote: Sony will have Taiwan-based partners begin production of PlayStation 4 (PS4) featuring body movement-based control like Kinect at the end of 2011 for launch in 2012, according to Taiwan-based component makers.
Foxconn and Pegatron Technology, assemblers of PS3, will undertake assembly of PS4 as well, the sources pointed out.
The planned shipment volume of PS4 in 2012 is at least 20 million units, the sources indicated.
127w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with details on the new PS3 and PSN releases for this coming week today, as follows:
With a special July 4th edition of The Drop comes a patriotic salute to what is surely one of the year's most anticipated betas.
Soon enough, everyone will be able to join in on the UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception Multiplayer Beta, as it opens on Tuesday to all PSN users. PlayStation Plus members have been enjoying early access to the beta all week, but its time we open things up!
Also, this week - the Earth needs some defending! Sunshine, barbecue and fireworks will come in between you and the apocalyptic arthropod uprising in Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon.
Lastly, PSOne Japan Imports return, and PS Move goes bananas with Ape Escape. Happy fourth everyone!
Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon - Insect Armageddon continues to follow the rich history of casual fun and addictive gameplay that made the franchise a cult classic.
The game also adds a new aspect to the Earth Defense Force series that was born in Japan, with additional elements for all EDF soldiers to experience. The Campaign mode that lets up to three players team up online to battle...
128w ago - This weekend Sony PlayStation 3 hackers Cyberskunk and evilsperm have released Rebug CFW 3.41.3 and 3.55.2 for PS3, Rebug CFW 3.41.3 and 3.55.2 for OtherOS++ Custom Firmware users and a 3.66 Version Spoofer 2.0 for the PS3 entertainment system.
Details from the official site: IMPORTANT UPDATE - FOR REBUG 3.55.2 USERS ONLY
REBUG UPDATE PACKAGE 0.2
Two bugs have been brought to our attention were some users are experiencing either a system crash when exiting any apps or games in NORMAL MODE and/or the updated Rebug Selector will not allow the mode to be changed. Both of these bugs were not experienced in testing so we apologies for any inconvenience.
We have found and fixed the problems and have provided for you a small update that any users of REBUG 3.55.2 should install.
First thing you will notice is the new Rebug Selector 1.6 is using the old 1.2 UI layout. It appears so far that the new menu was what was causing issue for some...