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Posts From June, 2008

Firmware v2.40 FAQ

Eric Lempel's Avatar + Posted by Eric Lempel on Jun 30, 2008

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Hi again! It’s great to see the positive reaction to the unveiling of system software update v2.40. We can’t wait for you to finally go hands-on with XMB access in-game and the Trophy system – and it’s less than 2 days away. Not surprisingly, a number of you have posed questions both here and on […]

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Firmware (v.2.40) Walkthrough Part 2: Trophies

Eric Lempel's Avatar + Posted by Eric Lempel on Jun 30, 2008

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Hello again, everyone! Very recently, we demonstrated a major new function enabled in PLAYSTATION 3 firmware v2.40: XMB access in-game. But that’s only part of the story, as the next system software update also introduces the Trophy system to the PS3. This video demonstration shows the system in action. Super Stardust HD, a PLAYSTATION Network-exclusive […]

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Firmware (v.2.40) Walkthrough Part 1: the XMB

Eric Lempel's Avatar + Posted by Eric Lempel on Jun 29, 2008

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Hi everyone! We know you’re all patiently waiting for the next PS3 firmware update, v2.40, which includes XMB access in-game and Trophy support. The good news is that it’s coming soon, and you can now see how accessing the XMB from in-game will work in this video demo. Shortly, we’ll be posting another video here […]

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PlayStation Around the Web: What We Read

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Jun 29, 2008

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What did we learn this week? The Sony Group Corporate Strategy Update revealed a few things you’ll be hearing more about in the near future, the PSP and Metrocards go hand in hand, and inFAMOUS looks pretty damn good. Here’s where I ask for your links: As always, feel free to share your favorite reads […]

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The PSB & SOCOM.com Weekly Recap

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Jun 28, 2008

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If you’re just tuning in, here’s what you missed this week. Welcome Criterion, making their first appearance on the PSB this week (not their last!). Also, SOCOM.com had a great day yesterday if you haven’t been there recently. New Burnout Paradise updates coming to PS3: more from Criterion next week. North American-made echochrome Levels on […]

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SOCOM: Confrontation Media Day Coverage!

David Brothers's Avatar + Posted by David Brothers on Jun 27, 2008

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David “Point Man” Brothers here once again with some news on a series of posts on SOCOM.com you may want to see. This past Tuesday, Sony threw a Media Day just outside of Las Vegas. The Sony team, Slant Six reps, myself, and a bunch of reporters went out into the desert to shoot some […]

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PlayStation Store Update

Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Jun 26, 2008

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Hey, everyone. It’s time again for the PLAYSTATION Store weekly update. Add-on Game Content PAIN Nigel Character ($0.99) Meet the newest downloadable character Nigel, a British punk so full of rage that the only thing he doesn’t hate is PAIN, and he hates the fact that he doesn’t hate it. He’s brassed off and ready […]

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Looking for a Hot Shots demo? Today’s the day.

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Jun 26, 2008

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Now that this week’s humpday is done and over with, we are but a working-day (and then some) away from the glorious freedom that is the weekend. I for one, plan to take some time soak in some rays and join a couple of Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds tourneys using the new Oceania […]

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