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Jun 14

The PSB & Weekly Recap

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The theme of the week isn’t hard to guess, with Metal Gear Solid 4 posts bookending the week. Speaking of which: enough writing – I’m going back to play some more.

Courtesy of David “Point Man” Brothers

  • Gun of the Week: M82A1 – You requested it, so we did it. Ain’t life grand? Come look at the M82A1.
  • Dev Q&A 06 – The sixth Q&A covers things like leaderboards and female characters.
  • Stay Informed – Game Informer is coming!
  • Poll of the Week: Win, Lose, In Between? – Why do you play SOCOM?
  • Dev Q&A 07 – You’ve got questions – Seth Luisi and Allen Goode have answers. Come get the low down on the resolution.
  • Game Informed – We are here to discuss the new SOCOM: Confrontation preview in Game Informer.
  • Sneak Peek: Headgear – Are you a fan of boonie hats or baseball caps? Luckily, both are in-game.
  • Friday the 13th – I woke up this morning and stubbed my toe on thirteen new screens. Happy Friday the 13th!
  • EU Dev Q&A 01 – Shijima is back and answering tons of questions. Come see what’s new.

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C-h-a-o-s said:

June 14th, 12:08 pm

Hey would you look at that am I first? That never happens. Overall a pretty decent week in the gaming world, back to MGS4 I go, excellent game!!

VenomX said:

June 14th, 12:18 pm

I wonder how many trophies I unlocked in Metal Gear Solid 4.

VenomX said:

June 14th, 12:38 pm

BTW, how do we use the iPod in MGS4 to listen to our own music on the XMB? I was listening to the podcast and it said we could. Has anyone figured out how to get it to work?

Mana Knight said:

June 14th, 1:12 pm

Thanks for the recap Jeff. Pretty good week.

I’m actually looking forward to your article of PlayStation news around the net, because I want to see if a certain story ends up there. ;)

enewtabie said:

June 14th, 1:42 pm

PSN cards in Meijers?? good work MK

TAGImperium said:

June 14th, 2:12 pm

God, MGS4 is so badazz, Keep me busy till Socom. It’s nice to see the PSN cards have hit here in Michigan. The only thing now missing is that elusive 2.4 FW update….

Stealthcorazon said:

June 14th, 2:17 pm

I can’t wait to get MGS4. I envy those who have it right now! =(


the_icon said:

June 14th, 2:21 pm

A week to be remembered, for the legendary launch of MGS 4.

skaterricky said:

June 14th, 2:27 pm

@3 VenomX

I haven’t Yet Figured that out also!

But our Brains togeather and we could figure it out unless it will be apart of 2.40


June 14th, 2:42 pm

i love mgs4…..10 out of 10 from me…other games i dont play
now wheres my f.w 2.40 sony i need ta now the time as i play mgs4 please..thanks sony;-)

C-h-a-o-s said:

June 14th, 2:53 pm

For the Ipod music, on the main menu go to “EXTRAS” there should be a headphone icon, from there download away!

dappaute said:

June 14th, 2:59 pm

what’s a PS’B’? i guess it a typo right?

C-h-a-o-s said:

June 14th, 3:00 pm

Oh wait, I think that just downloads songs from a server to your in game Ipod. Nevermind the search continues!

cmargary said:

June 14th, 3:10 pm

I really wonder how will be the socom game. I never played one in my life only in the PSP and I don’t like it. But from what I saw in Qore it will be reaaaally good.

By the way, I wonder how many trophies I have by now too lol.

For the record… Gamespot give MGS4 a 10, why I celebrate? because they hate the PS3 lol.

p-s-3 said:

June 14th, 3:31 pm

The PSB & Weekly Recap???
PSB = Pet Shop Boys!!! ;-D
Brill week ;) MGS4 Rocks!!! ;-P

DDBdestroyer said:

June 14th, 3:43 pm

PSB= PlayStation Blog

good week – cant wait to get my hands on MGS4
soooooo jealous of anyone and everyone playing it already!

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 14th, 4:53 pm

    No, it\’s Pet Shop Boys LOL.

    So since we\’re all talking about MGS4, does anyone know how to hold up PMCs and shake them down for items?

C-h-a-o-s said:

June 14th, 4:02 pm

For those who haven’t played it yet, if you have the money RUN to the stores it’s well worth the money.

Korlithiel said:

June 14th, 4:30 pm

It was a good week, thanks for the link to again.

I lost it last time and have been meaning to check it out.

outkast32 said:

June 14th, 5:27 pm

ill be the first to say…

when will fw v2.4 come????

all we want is a release date.

how come we never get any of that info?

.. oh yeah thats y i bought qore.. (guess that didnt help)

SantanaClaus89 said:

June 14th, 7:06 pm

Give us 2.40 or we will come with torches and pitchforks.

lakaihigh said:

June 14th, 7:46 pm

and that’s a wrap! Now going into the Third Act of MGS 4. I know I’m gonna have to fight the Raven sometime. The laughing Octopus freaked me OUT!

@ C-h-a-o-s – yeah you better run charles… LOL. sorry I had to. :)

@ oukast and santana – way to stay on topic! great job guys. you sure know how to bring the spirit down here on the good ole blog. Just go back to MGS IV or GTA IV and enjoy what you have instead of moaning and threatening.


Stoffinator said:

June 14th, 8:28 pm

Can’t wait to see whats up with MGS Mondays.

VenomX said:

June 14th, 8:36 pm

2.4 demonstration Sunday or Monday.

K2016 said:

June 14th, 10:49 pm

MGS4 is awesome. I’m so bad at the game though I’m still on Act 3, bought it on thursday afternoon. good week!

skaterricky said:

June 15th, 12:36 am

@Jeff ;)

You can knock them out or Shoot them and then pick up there body and then drop them to the ground and then you will Snake there Gear they had.

Hope that Helped any :D



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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 15th, 5:10 pm

    Thank you, that does work. I see that someone below mentioned how to do it before you KO them.


June 15th, 6:58 am



June 15th, 7:16 am

Oh yeah, sorry to double post but, FREE TIBET and where or how can I put my OWN music on my MGS4 ipod.

Lots of product placement int he game. A mac g 5, and allinone mac, lots of mac stuff, why? why not Sony Vaio computers and monitors and tv’s? why Apple? I like the PS3 int he room and what game is the little girl playing? is that old school Ridge Racer?

Also off topic, who did the score for Battlefield Bad Company? I would love to get my hands on some DL’s of the music. It’s really great old skewl jazz. Help a bro out yo!

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 15th, 5:12 pm

    I\’ll have to ask someone at Konami about the ipod…

Prezhulio said:

June 15th, 11:30 am

To hold them up at gun point you have to sneak up behind them without being noticed and aim with a pistol (L1 default) so you can use your other hand to start shaking them down for items.

while we’re talking about MGS4, the ingame podcasts says you can listen to your own music on the ipod, but that functionality isn’t available. Was this a mistake on ryan paytons part for saying it, or is this coming down the road?

Prezhulio said:

June 15th, 11:32 am

@ JEFF oh yeah you have to use triangle to start searching, if an exclamation comes up press triangle to steal more.

oh yeah, thanks for keeping the blog amazing!

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 15th, 5:11 pm

    ok, thanks Prezhulio – I\’ll try that out.

skynidas said:

June 15th, 12:33 pm

The BLOG is awesome JEFF but you need to shed some light on the firmware update 2.4 PLEASE!!!!!!!! I know you can

bigfnrabbit said:

June 16th, 10:22 am

when will Qore users get to download the SOCOM beta someone please answer PLEASE!!!!

Jeigh said:

June 17th, 9:49 am

It was definitely a good week. :D

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