Sony has just released an all-new update for the PlayStation 3. The update brings several sound-related enhancements, an enhanced Saved Data Utility tool. The update can already be downloaded from your PS3′s XMB and will be available to download from the PlayStation site. You can see the full changelog below after the break. Read More!
The Tales series is putting out yet another installment. This time as a first, a 3D game being done by the minds behind Tales of Destiny, getting their first shot. It’s been 4 years since Tales of Vesperia, the Tales fans are finally getting a taste of Tales, especially after question being if Tales of Graces would hit western shores. Originally it was a Wii game, which was then ported to the PlayStation 3, given extra content and a graphical polish. Well it is now, but is Tales of Graces a tale worth telling? Or should you keep this book closed? Read More!
In preparation for the PlayStation Vita launching in Japan, Sony will be releasing a new firmware update for the PlayStation 3 to prepare the console to work with the PlayStation Vita. The Update will enable interaction between the PlayStation 3 and Vita. The PlayStation 3 will act as a data storage and management device for the Vita with this update. The update will allow users to copy their digital media such as games and photos between the two consoles. Users can also backup their Vita games and save data to the PS3 and also use the PS3 to update their PlayStation Vita. The update also comes with several other changes. More details will be given after the update is released. Read More!
Movie streaming subscription service Netflix has announced that it will be expanding its service to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Just like in Canada in 2010 and Latin America and the Caribbean in September 2011, the service will be available to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland come early 2012. Streaming will be possible via Macs, PCs and other supported devices. What devices exactly and pricing will be announced closer to launch.
Looking for new Sonic Generations media? We’ve got a couple new ones of the PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 version of the game. They’re all looking pretty good. For those wondering, Sonic Generations has no confirmed release date but is due out in November. Without further ado, Click Here to See Screenshots!
A recent blog post on Sony’s PlayStation blog has revealed that PS3 Firmware 3.70 will be coming “soon”. Notable features for PlayStation Plus Subscribers, the ability to backup your game save files online automatically. Subscribers will be asked if they want to enable this when playing a go for the the first time and can enable it later on from the XMB if they choose. Plus Members also get the feature of getting their trophies automatically synced to their online profile. Other notable features that are also available for regular users include the ability to recommend PSN Content to friends, new TV/Video section in the XMB and a few tweaks to extend the capability of 3D Blu-Ray Movies. This might be one update to look forward to try out since the PSN Outage.
Sony has finally restored the PlayStation Store. Not only is the Store back up, the store has now been updated with new content include new Games, Add-Ons, Themes and Demoes. Sony has also announced in it’s Press Release on its blog that the PlayStation Network should finally be fully restored by today. Sony also says that a new update will be available on June 3rd.
Sony has just released a new firmware update (Version 3.61) to prepare users for once the Playstation Network is restored. Sony of America VP, Eric Rempel, posts on the official PlayStation blog, that your PlayStation Network password can only be changed on a PlayStation 3 that was used to activate your account.
We know that Sony owes its PlayStation Network users big time for their servers being hacked and leaking users’ personal information and credit card information. PSN servers have been done since April 20th but are expected to return by the end of this week. Sony America users will getting, at least, complementary identify theft protection for a year but the question is, what will European uses be getting?