Sony has announced that a new firmware update coming to the Vita next week will bring support for PSOne classics to be played on the Vita. With this update, Vita gamers will be able to access over 100 PSOne classics from PSN next week including Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy VII and Resident Evil 2. Firmware update 1.8 is set to roll out on August 28 and will also bring Cross-Controller support, a mode which allows you to use your Vita as a PlayStation 3 controller.
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!
Minecraft’s XBLA Edition will be getting a significant update tomorrow. The patch will bring several bug fixes to the game, including enemy spawning, zombie pigmen, save crashes and several other things. It will also fix an issue that prevents players from entering the nether properly. The update will also bring auto-saving and the ability to turn tooltips on and off. You can find the full update log below! Read More!
Bethesda has just posted that a new update is available for the console versions of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The update, numbered Version 1.5 brings a ton of bug fixes for the game and several features. This includes cinematic kill cams for projectile weapons and spells (finally) and new kill animations for melee weapons. The update is already available on XBox Live and should be available on PlayStation Network by the end of the day. You can find the full list of changes for the update at the source link below.
Source: Bethesda Blog
Remember the huge overhaul update that Nintendo delayed till December 8? Turns out it’s out now, well sort of. Some people are reporting they have successfully downloaded the update, while others have reported they aren’t getting any update yet. I myself can confirm the update is live and just finished downloading it right now. The new update carries a version number of Version 3.0.0-5. Nintendo gave a quick outline when the update was announced on what it will bring, now that we have the actual update on our systems, we can share more details on the new improvements. Apart from the expected 3D Video Recording, eShop renovation and other features, Nintendo added some more content to the StreetPass Plaza. 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!
By now, 3DS Owners in Japan will have gotten their hands on Super Mario 3D Land and it seems that some users have reported that the game comes with a new firmware update. This update doesn’t seem to be the one slated for November 4, it’s indeed a different one. This update adds a single button to the friend list which allows you to join your friend’s games in progress. The update also blocks flashcarts, a device known for opening doors of piracy on handhelds. The game requires you to install the update before you can play it. No news on the version number or if the game will ship with the USA and European versions of the game.
Source: Tiny Cartridge
Nintendo of Europe confirmed today in an event in Munich that the heavily wanted 3DS update will be out on November 4th. The new update will bring 3D Video Recording, improvements to the Mii Plaza and eShop and an all new StreetPass game. No news when it will be coming to North America. We can probably expect to hear about it in Nintendo’s 3DS conference on October 21st. What feature are you most excited for in this upcoming update? Let me know below.
A new PS3 update is now available; Version 3.72. No new features but this update brings some more ‘under the hood’ improvements (“system stability during use of PS3 format software and network services has been improved.”) This update comes six months after the last update. Might be a bit of a nuisance for some gamers to have manually do updates so soon.
Source: PlayStation Blog
Mojang has released a trailer for the 1.8 “Adventure” update of Minecraft which has been confirmed to come out this week.