European PSN Game Store Updates for September 28, 2011

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133w ago - SCEE's Ross McGrath of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates today, as follows:

Hello everybody and welcome. We have an exciting list of content for you this week, with some really good games coming to the store which I hope fills your hearts with joy.

First of we have Resident Evil: Code Veronica HD, an essential game to play for any Resident Evil fan. Set three months after Resi 2, you play Claire Redfield in search for her brother, Chris.

However, not everyone loves zombies and lethal viruses... So we also have Rochard coming to PSN today were you play John Rochard the space miner on his gravity-bending journey across the Solar System!

Free Realms is also coming to the store today. The eagerly anticipated MMO is free to play but for a fee you can upgrade your account for extra benefits.

FIFA 12 is available on the store this week on Friday; I think we all know what this game is about but if you don't know... *SPOILER ALERT!!* It's a football game.

The Battlefield 3 Open Multiplayer Beta also starts this week on Thursday 29th. One map is available for this beta, the classic 'Metro' map. I will see you on the battlefield.
 

Showtime PS3 Media Player Repack v3.3.061 Update is Released

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133w ago - PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Redsquirrel87 has updated the unofficial build of Showtime PS3 Media Player today to version 3.3.061 with the changes detailed below, as follows:

Download: PS3 Showtime Media Player Repack v3.3.061

PS3 Showtime Media Player Repack v3.3.061 Changelog:

  • Correctly fix read-after-end-of-file in RAR archives
  • Don't include filename in error message
  • Fix RAR filename style to be even more flexible
  • Fix bug causing cached items to be filtered out by directory scanner
  • Max line length is 80 chars mr man
  • Improve tracing related to sqlite operations
  • sqlite vfs wrapper: Fix a memory leak and bug causing temporary files to be unusable
  • Avoid NULL deref
  • Adjust threshold for automatic subtitle selection
  • Be more verbose when i can't read files in RAR archives
  • Fix reading near end-of-file in RAR archives
  • glwtheme: Add empty archive.view
  • Better handling of SSA/ASS collisions and padding
  • Support tags in normal subtitle text
  • Be more liberal when parsing markup tags in text.
  • Add Bulgarian translation


 

PlayStation Store PS3 and PSP Updates for September 27, 2011

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133w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:

This week's PlayStation Store update brings amazing content all around starting with the PSN Exclusive Rochard.

Combining amazing action, unique art direction, and an original toolbox of game mechanics to bring something truly original to PSN, you'll want to make sure you play it yourself, or at least check out the demo.

PlayStation Plus subscribers will also be able to snag this title a 20% discount for the first two weeks that Rochard is in the Store.

The Resident Evil 15th Anniversary celebrations continue with Resident Evil Code Veronica X HD hitting the Store as well. The definitive version of this landmark Resident Evil title provides the best way to experience this harrowing adventure; complete with Trophy support and HD visuals. PlayStation Plus subscribers, don't forget, you've got a 50% discount set for the first 2 weeks that this title is available.

If you're looking for a more co-op adventure, now is the time to check out Castlevania: Harmony of Despair. Offering a multiplayer Castlevania experience; play as characters from previous 2D Castlevania games and tackle various challenges, bosses, and more!

In PlayStation Plus news, we're...
 

PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.72 Patch Update is Now Released

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133w ago - Today is a great day indeed for PlayStation 3 scene developers, and following up on the PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.70 Update from last month now comes the PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.72 patch update courtesy of ConsoleDev!

Download: PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.72 Patch Update (10.93 MB)

Similar to the 3.72 OFW Patch from the recently released PS3 3.72 (Retail) Firmware, it appears Sony is now offering compressed patch updates for PS3 Debug / Test console users.

As always, it's important to note that these PS3 Debug / TEST updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so it is intended for examination and comparison purposes only unless you own a Dev unit.

For those curious, running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error...
 

PSN Games Decrypted for PS3 Custom Firmware 3.55 by DUPLEX!

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133w ago - Today PlayStation 3 scene release group DUPLEX, who recently leaked the full PS3 3.40 SDK which was then followed by the PS3 3.60 SDK, have now released a bunch of PSN games decrypted for PS3 Custom Firmware 3.55 and 3.41 users!

Below is one of the PS3 NFO files for Alien.Breed.Impact.PSN.PS3-DUPLEX.nfo from their PlayStation Network game releases along with an ongoing list of NPDRM decrypted titles, as follows:

Release Info: Alien BreedT Impact is an explosive science fiction arcade-shooter that resurrects a much revered franchise with an epic story, swarms of highly intelligent alien enemies, high-impact weapons, highly detailed and rich environments; all implemented with superb technology in a state-of-the-art gaming experience.

Notes: Since no scene group managed yet, we thought it's time to work on some PSN games to give everyone something to play for CFW 3.55. Fully decrypted .elfs are included as proof and of course for educational purposes

1.) copy files to FAT32 USB...
 







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