12w ago - Sony Product Manager Ken Chan shared a GT documentary video today dubbed KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide detailing Gran Turismo for fans below.
To quote: GT fans! As you know, we are celebrating the 15th Year Anniversary of Gran Turismo & as part of that, we've put together a documentary called KAZ: Pushing the Virtual Divide.
This film is about drive. It's about the passion and creative drive of Kazunori Yamauchi, the architect behind Gran Turismo's birth and breath-taking fifteen-year evolution.
This film will trace his relentless willingness to challenge himself, to hold none of his past achievements sacred, and push beyond the virtual divide in his pursuit of perfection.
Through the support of PlayStation, Kaz's journey has forever changed the gaming and automotive landscape and in doing so, has redefined how we perceive the relationship between art, entertainment and culture.
Kazunori Yamauchi himself presented the trailer at the Jalopnik Film Festival inside the Classic Car Club Manhattan, along with the film Director, Tamir Moscovici (Urban Outlaw)
40w ago - Following up on the previous reports, today DigiTimes revealed that according to sources Sony is pushing for 16 million PlayStation 4 / PS4 shipments in 2013.
Below are the details, to quote: "Having high hopes on its PlayStation 4 (PS4) game console, Sony internally expects the machine's annual shipments to reach 16 million units in 2013 with the supply chain expected to start mass shipments in August, according to sources from PS4 component makers.
The sources pointed out that the PS4 will be manufactured by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Pegatron Technology, and the player have just begun the processes of request for quotation (RFQ) for the related components. Therefore, the component shipments are unlikely to start until August, but should allow the machine to show up before the year-end holidays in 2013.
Sony shipped a total of 150 million Playstation 2s and 100 million Playstations and has shipped 77 million Playstation 3s over the past seven years."
Finally, in related news Sony tweeted (twitter.com/PlayStation/status/309769646582677506) the following warning to users:
Important: Sites or individuals offering "PS4 beta...
42w ago - Namco Bandia Games Community Manager Rich Bantegui has unveiled the Unveils DualShock 4 Controller today which pushes the boundaries of play.
To quote: Hi Everyone! It's a special day at PlayStation, and I hope all of you had a chance to watch the livestream of PlayStation Meeting 2013 in New York, where we just unveiled PlayStation 4.
One of the most exciting components of our next-generation platform is DUALSHOCK 4, the new wireless controller that combines with PlayStation 4 to deliver new gameplay experiences that have never been possible before.
I'd like to give you a tour of DUALSHOCK 4 and the features that will provide game developers the freedom to create brand new experiences that previously were limited to their imaginations.
DUALSHOCK 4 adopts the familiar form factor of the DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller with some key enhancements:
Motion control is enabled by a new highly sensitive six-axis sensor
Dual analog sticks fine-tuned for better precision plus improved surface materials and shape for more delicate manipulation
L2/R2 buttons on the top of the controller employ a curved design for easier, smoother interaction
A new "Options" button combines the functions of the DUALSHOCK 3's "Select"...
147w ago - Here is my latest PS3 homebrew application called Cert Push to simplify adding the PSN certificates to the PlayStation 3 flash followed by an update to make a backup of CA24.cer and put it either in /dev_hdd0/game/PUSH00000/USRDIR/files or on a usb stick you pick.
You MUST use AsbestOS, FreeFlash or Dev_BlindBEFORE using this to make flash writable. I probably could have added make flash writable but its been done by the devs of these apps, no need to reinvent the wheel...
Basically this will put the certificate on your ps3 for you so no messing with file managers. I don't know a whole lot about ssl but as far as i can tell all the certs that come with Charles are the same. This uses charles' certificate. Usage:
229w ago - News Corp's latest strategy to turn MySpace into a cool place to be at again is to turn it into a videogame platform.
MySpace will attempt to expand as well as allow developers to launch their products on the site.
To quote: News Corp's latest plan to make MySpace into a go-to destination for Web surfers is to turn it into a gaming platform, according to News Corp digital head Jonathan Miller.
Miller told the Fortune Brainstorm: TECH conference in Pasadena, California that he wanted to expand the site's videogame platform and offer developers the ability to launch their products on the site and mine user data to develop better games.
"None of the traditional media conglomerates are also significant video game players, so to speak, and I think that that's the missing piece of the equation, particularly when you see how much time is spent playing games online," Miller said.