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  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 02/06/2014 , @ 10:25am

     

    Its almost E3 time again, it hardly seems much time has passed since the PS4 and Xbox One were revealed to the world and now we are on another year, of course this years E3 won’t be as awesome as last years, but thats not to say it won’t be great in its own right, below thanks to ICECOLDKILLAH we have compiled all the information that you need to know about this years event:

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    Press Conferences

    Microsoft

    June 9th
    USA
    9:30am (PDT)
    UK
    5:30pm (GMT)

    Watch Live Here:
    IGN
    Official Microsoft E3 Website
    Spike TV

    Electronic Arts

    June 9th
    USA
    12:00pm (PDT)
    UK
    8:00pm (GMT)

    Watch Live Here:
    IGN
    Official EA E3 Website
    Spike TV

    Ubisoft

    June 9th
    USA
    3:00pm (PDT)
    UK
    11:00pm (GMT)

    Watch Live Here:
    IGN
    Spike TV

    Sony

    June 9th
    USA
    6:00pm (PDT)
    UK
    2:00am (GMT) technically 10th June in UK

    Watch Live Here:
    IGN
    Spike TV
    The event can also bee seen live at selected cinemas in USA and Canada, click link’s below to be taken to where you can select the cinema you are close to:
    Cinema Tickets

    Nintendo

    June 10th
    USA
    9:00am (PDT)
    UK
    5:00pm (GMT)

    Watch Live Here:
    Official Nintendo E3 Website
    IGN
    Spike TV

     

    List Of Exhibitors:

     

    • 2K
    • Activison Blizzard
    • Bandai Namco
    • Bethesda
    • Capcom
    • CD Project RED
    • Crytek
    • Deep Silver
    • Disney
    • Electronic Arts
    • Epic Games
    • Konami
    • Microsoft
    • Nintendo
    • Sega
    • Sony
    • Square Enix
    • Telltale
    • Ubisoft
    • Warner Bros.

    List Of Games:

    • 2K >> Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (PC/PS3/360) || Civilization: Beyond Earth (PC) || Evolve (PC/PS4/One) || NBA 2K15 (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One) || WWE 2K15 (PS3/PS4/ 360/One)
    • Activison Blizzard >> Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One/Wii U) || Destiny (PS3/PS4/360/One)
    • Bandai Namco >> Lords of the Fallen (PC/PS4/One)
    • Capcom >> Deep Down (PS4) || Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS)
    • Deep Silver >> Metro: Redux (PC/PS4/One)
    • Disney >> Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition (PC/PS3/PS4/Wii U/360/One) || Fantasia: Music Evolved (360/One)
    • Electronic Arts >> Battlefield Hardline (?) || Dragon Age: Inquisition (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One) || EA Sports UFC (PS4/One) || FIFA 15 (?) || Madden NFL 15 (PS3/PS4/ 360/One) || Mirror’s Edge 2 (PC/PS4/One) || NHL 15 (PS3/PS4/360/One) || Star Wars: Battlefront (PC/PS4/One) || The Sims 4 (PC)
    • Konami >> Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3/PS4/360/One)
    • Microsoft >> Killer Instinct (One) || Halo 5: Guardians (One) || Project Spark (PC/360/One) || Sunset Overdrive (One)
    • Nintendo >> Bayonetta 2 (Wii U) || Hyrule Warriors (Wii U) || The Legend of Zelda for Wii U (Wii U) || Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS) ||Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (3DS / Wii U)
    • Sega >> Alien: Isolation (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One) || Sonic Boom (3DS/Wii U)
    • Sony >> The Order: 1886 (PS4) || Rime (PS4) || Uncharted 4 (PS4)
    • Ubisoft >> Assassin’s Creed: Unity (PC/PS4/One) || Far Cry 4 (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One) || The Crew (PC/PS4/One) || Tom Clancy’s The Division(PC/PS4/One) || Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One)
    • Warner Bros. >> Batman: Arkham Knight (PC/PS4/One) || Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (3DS/PC/PS3/PS4/PSVita/360/One/Wii U) || Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (PC/PS3/PS4/360/One) || The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PC/PS4/One)

    Rumors:

    • Grand Theft Auto V (PC/PS4/One)
    • Dance Central 4 (One/?)
    • Mortal Kombat 10 (?)
    • Halo: The Masterchief Collection (360/One)
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Collection (PS4/One)
    • Project Beast (PS4)
    • God of War 4 (PS4)
    • Syphon Filter (PS4)
    • Gran Turismo (PS4)
    • Wipeout (PS4)
    • Heavenly Sword 2 (PS4)
    • The Legend of Zelda: Shard of Nightmare (Wii U)
    • Beyond Good & Evil 2 (One/?)
    • Forza Horizon 2 (One)
    • Gears of War 4 (One)
    • Quantum Break (One)
    • Star Wars: Battlefront 3 (One/?)

    Sources: Exhibitors/Games || Rumors || More Rumors

     


  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 05/12/2013 , @ 08:35am

     

    I really don’t know which is the limit of this *sci-fi* phenomena but one thing is shure, is happening. This new Sony patent is called = Wearable Computing Device.
    What it does?, well a lot of things.
    First, it’s a some kind of wig but i if you saw *Man of steel* just to amplify your imagination quota, i will use this pic as reference:

    Faora from Man of steel with WCD.

    So basically is a hairpiece with hidden embedded electronics and sensors, aka the smart wig. These are designed to provide tactile feedback — either vibrations or small electric shocks — directly to the wearer’s scalp. They could be used to notify the wearer of a text message, phone call, or e-mail, or, in concert with GPS, to help alert the wearer when they’re headed in the wrong direction.
    If this is NOT strange enough for you, well keep reading to bore you to death or say..hey!!, it’s a good idea to have one of these attached in a near future to your head.

    To quote:

    (Credit: USPTO)

    A talking toupee? It might be a reality one day if Sony decides to do anything with a new patent it’s been awarded.

    The patent’s broadly titled “Wearable Computing Device,” but things get more detailed in the patent abstract:

    “Wearable computing device, comprising a wig that is adapted to cover at least a part of a head of a user, at least one sensor for providing input data, a processing unit that is coupled to at least one sensor for processing said input data, and a communication interface that is coupled to the processing unit for communicating with a second computing device. The at least one sensor, the processing unit, and the communication interface are arranged in the wig and at least partly covered by the wig in order to be visually hidden during use.”

    (Credit: USPTO)

    Yes, that’s exactly what it sounds like: a hairpiece with hidden embedded electronics and sensors, aka the smart wig. These are designed to provide tactile feedback — either vibrations or small electric shocks — directly to the wearer’s scalp. They could be used to notify the wearer of a text message, phone call, or e-mail, or, in concert with GPS, to help alert the wearer when they’re headed in the wrong direction.

    Also proposed is the inclusion of ultrasound transducers, which could detect when an object is near the wearer’s head and warn the user that they’re about to receive a bump. Additionally, Sony proposes the inclusion of a communication system: a small video camera embedded in the wig (we imagine it might go something like this) that could also take photos, as well as a small speaker and mic.

    Business applications include presentations: Sony describes a system whereby the user could touch buttons embedded in his (or her, but we assume his in this case) sideburns to flick through the slides in, for example, a PowerPoint presentation.

    Position sensors could also let the wearer know if the wig was on crooked, which is deeply important. You don’t, after all, wear a wig to look silly. But we mostly just liked Sony’s description of its target demographics:

     Wigs are useful to enhance a user’s appearance and change other’s impressions because different hairstyles give different impressions. Thus, many people use wigs. Especially bald people that usually wear wigs in their daily life could take advantage of the wide variety of functions that are provided by the wearable computing device proposed herein. However, other conceivable appliances are film or playing actors that commonly use wigs to play different roles. Also, many so-called “cosplayers” (costume players: a form of role-play) wear wigs and costumes to imitate their favourite characters in comics and animated films. In all cases, users wear wigs to enhance their appearance.

    As most patents of this kind never see the light of day, Sony’s SmartWig is unlikely to materialise. We have to admit, in this case, our disappointment is palpable. It sounds magnificent.

    You can check out the full patent online at the USPTO Web site.

    Source

  • Posted by manster , on 10/06/2013 , @ 03:10am

     

    If you want to watch the presentations from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, EA and Ubisoft this week at E3 2013, then you should bookmark this topic. For more details and links about the E3, please visit the NeoGaf links below

    Links to Livestreams:
    http://www.e3countdown.com/
    http://www.e3insider.com/press-conferences/
    http://www.twitch.tv/twitch
    http://www.ign.com/events/e3
    http://www.gametrailers.com/e3
    http://www.gamespot.com/e3/
    http://www.youtube.com/e3

    Livestreams from the companies:
    http://e3.eu.playstation.com/
    http://e3.nintendo.com/
    http://www.ea.com/e3
    E3 2013 – Ubisoft Media Briefing @YouTube

    Source and more detailed information:
    E3 2013 | General Information and FAQ @ NeoGaf
    E3 2013 Schedule @ NeoGaf
    NeoGAF E3 2013 Summary Thread @ NeoGaf

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 16/09/2012 , @ 09:34pm

     

    Is our situation not dismal? Wonderland is so discombobulated that lady bugs have turned belligerent and enlisted in the queen's army! PUNISH THEIR CONVERSION!

    Is our situation not dismal? Wonderland is so discombobulated that lady bugs have turned belligerent and enlisted in the queen's army! PUNISH THEIR CONVERSION!

    User @munky875821417 today made a thread about a key that was released on Wiki Talk Page. (Ps3devwiki) by Nas_Plugi.

    To quote:

    PSISOIMG0000

    Public key: 948DA13E8CAFD5BA0E90CE434461BB327FE7E080475EAA0AD3AD4F5B6247A7FDA86DF69790196773
    Curve type: 2 (vsh)

    They say that curiosity killed the cat…and @GregoryRasputin found this.
    User Tommydanger member of lan.st started some research about PSX Eboots:

    Hi
    I thought I would share my findings about the PSX Eboots. (official ones )
    It’s by far not complete, there is still many unknown. (atleast to me :P )
    (I haven’t found a place with a proper discussion about it yet :/ )
    But I hope with the help of others we are able to reverse engineer the format much quicker

    Feel free to correct me If I got something wrong

    keys.bin
    16 Byte file with the “keys” required to run the game?
    If you try to run the game without the keys.bin present it gives you CA000005 error on 3.02 OE-B. I don’t know if this is a custom error code from Dax?!
    Used for XOR encryption -> memory card?!

    document.dat
    According to Dax bunch of pngs which hold the manual
    Encrypted

    Infact if you try to enter the manual with no document.dat present, it states that there is no user manual.
    You can however switch document.dat, it doesn’t seem to be tied to the eboot (I could open Cool Boarders 2 manual even though I was playing Hot Shots Golf )

    16 byte header which is the same on every document.dat.
    Starting with magic key 0″PGD”, 0 Byte is followed by PGD
    followed by 2 4bytes which MSB is 1 and other 0 then followed by 4 0 Bytes to finish of the header.
    Quote:
    00 50 47 44 01 00 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
    Eboot.pbp
    Contains the compressed ISO image of the psx game.
    40Byte header, just like any other pbp.
    Contains offset to:
    -sfo
    -icon0 (icon you’ll see in the xmb)
    -pic0(semi transparent png which is always in front of pic1)
    -pic1(full res background)
    -psp
    -psar
    Psar offset points to
    “PSISOIMG0000″ followed by 4 Bytes of unknown purpose.
    (Maybe some offset?)
    16 bytes header, however only the last 4 bytes differ from eboot to eboot.
    Resident Evil Directors Cut [JP]
    Quote:
    50 53 49 53 4F 49 4D 47 30 30 30 30 00 B3 82 16
    Cool Boarders [US]
    Quote:
    50 53 49 53 4F 49 4D 47 30 30 30 30 C0 DD 7D 11
    Hot Shots Golf 2 [US]
    Quote:
    50 53 49 53 4F 49 4D 47 30 30 30 30 40 C2 F6 08
    Immediately after the PSISOIMG0000 header there are some 0 bytes, which size vary from eboot to eboot
    (Note, there are some 0 bytes before the PSISOIMG0000 label too)
    After the 0 bytes there’s a PGD header of unknown purpose

    At the very bottom of every PSX Eboot you can find a PNG image.
    (I still have to figure the offset to it out)
    This is simply the image you will see when you execute your PSX Eboot.
    On a non PSX Eboot you would see the gameboot.pmf.
    I think it can be changed without breaking the eboot.

    Then after the PNG image, theres another PGD header also of unkown purpose. After it -> EOF.
    (Maybe the 2 PGD files in it are responsible for the way the manual works.
    e.g When you browse through the manual and say exit it at page 15 and then you reenter the manual or reenter after you exited the game it’s still at page 15.
    I tested it on document.dat, leaving it on page 15 and then on page 20, nothing changed, file is still the same.
    So there must be some indicator that keeps track of which page you browsed the last, maybe these two PGD’s have something to do with it?!)

    Savegames
    It saves at ms0:/PSP/SAVEDATA/GAMEID
    param.sfo
    Ordinary param.sfo
    icon0.png
    Png which was extracted from the eboot
    config.bin
    Always 1024 bytes.
    Purpose yet to be revealed
    memcard1.dat/memcard2.dat
    Always 131104 bytes.
    Most likely imitates the playstation memory card file system
    Encrypted (xor keys.bin?!)

    Yeah that’s it for now, tell me what you think

    So far we have:

    • Nas_plugi found this key inside EMU not VSH.
    • It’s not DEX specific (or unique for DEX).
    • Common for al TargetID that has EMU.
    • It’s on its in ps1_netemu.self.elf and ps1_newemu.self.elf.
    • Key is STATIC.
    • Curvetype is INSIDE vsh.self not the key.

     

    What we can do with this?:

    Just wait and see what happens but is related to:

    • PS ONE emulation
    • PSX emulation
    • We don’t know what key was used to decrypt but since the KEY is static *could* be the same.

    ==========================================================

    Note: I will keep updating this until we reach something worth to the average user to understand, please don’t jump into conclusions if it’s COBRA pwned or something like that. It’s a research and a key posted on PS3DEVWIKI.

    [Source] :

    Nas_Plugi talk Page 

    Tommydanger’s:  Research about PSX Eboots

    ========================

    [Links of Interest] : 

    TargetID

    Emulation: Talk page

    PSISOIMG0000 key released on wiki

    ========================

    Regards

     

    Hellsing9

    P.s: Many THANKS to @euss for his time and patience.

     

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 24/08/2012 , @ 11:28pm

     

    Well the one who don’t read anything about Arthur C. Clarke is doomed but not all is lost!!!. Here Visceral Games and EA released some new screenshots about this new game.
    The game that *reshaped* the survival horror in third person with a nice mix of old school designs (of the 60′s) and many references of *cult* movies like = Event Horizon (Were the ship goes to hell, and famous quote: Where we are going we won’t need eyes to see).
    Well all that alchemist cocktail gave you the chills in the previous ones.
    Now with an intensive co-op style (like Resident Evil 5 and probably 6) you have to fight your way trough to find another MARKER!! wow. I can’t wait for this. (really)

     

    To quote:

    Visceral Games and Electronic Arts have released a batch of screenshots for upcoming survival-horror (or action-horror depending on who you ask)Dead Space 3 and, surprise, they look gorgeous.

    Regardless of how you classifyDead Space 3, there’s one thing that can’t be denied: these screenshots leave an icy chill.

    The new images show off a variety of gameplay experiences like Necromorphs, flying through space, weapon crafting, Isaac’s new suit and, of course, co-op gameplay.

    Needless to say, they look amazing, but that’s never been the question surrounding Dead Space 3. We all knew it would look great, but the big concern seems to be on the apparent shift in gameplay. Although Visceral and EA have repeatedly say the game will still be scary, many are worried that the focus has shifted towards more of an action-horror game, especially with the addition of co-op gameplay.

    Trailer of the Dead Space 3:

     

    Well since many of you probably likes smashing pumkins i will leave the trailer of the dead space 2:

    [Source] = Gameinformer 

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 23/07/2012 , @ 10:18pm

     

    In june we saw the first leaked images of this new 4k series of PS3′S now according to some sources Sony will not announce it on gamescon = Agusts 14.
    Speculation around this whole new series keeps feeding the news site. Hence this is a *prior* step to the announcement of the PS4 (so they said) Something cheap to entertain a few while most of us still waiting for an official release date of *ORBIS*.
    They say that 16GB SKU is indeed REAL not a rumour but the problem or how to say it..the rumour involves that the console is based on FLASH memory.
    Article keeps feeding us with some more details and some info that was posted on June as well = the 16Gb PS3-4000 will have a flip-lid disc input and low-capacity storage.

    I can only think in a mediocre product being delivered, but it’s what i think about this. I don’t see anything innovative about this, maybe in terms of security can be the final showdown against the dongles. And above all for a *cheap* price ;)

    PS3-4000 skips gamescom, 16Gb Flash SKU goes cheap

    A VG247 source has claimed that Sony will not announce PS3-4000 at its gamescom press conference on August 14.

    PS3-4000, the latest, slimmest version of Sony’s current console, will not be announced at the main Sony gamescom press conference on August 14, VG247 has been told.

    A gamescom reveal had been planned, but stock levels of the current build are said to be too high for Sony to move onto what is probably the last take on PS3 before PlayStation 4 is announced next year.

    In addition, a source today said that the rumoured 16Gb version of PS3-4000 is in fact real, and is based on Flash memory. There was some confusion surrounding the figure, which originated from Anatel, the Brazilian Agency of Telecommunications, with many assuming it was intended to read 160Gb.

    The new model will stack up against Microsoft’s 4Gb Flash-based Xbox 360. As the 16Gb PS3-4000 will have a flip-lid disc input and low-capacity storage, we’ve been told today that the announcement “may” be accompanied by a huge price cut, with the entry version potentially dropping as low as £99.

    We’ve since been told, however, that there are no plans for a £99 PS3.

    In addition to the 16Gb version, 250GB and 500GB options have been rumoured.

    Source = Vga247

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 06/07/2012 , @ 04:39pm

     

    Well sometime ago i published about the *poor, beated and almost raped Lara Croft* now, the same (weeks passed since E3) and people are discussing about how far this virtual nudity and exposition can be good or evil according to our own values.
    I think it’s time to STOP for a second and re-think the whole situation, many users showed their discomfort with the trailer of the Nuns in Hitman (which the producer of the game done a public apologize if anyone was offended).
    The issue is that the breach between reality and virtual reality is getting thinner by the hour. Adding the fact that next gen consoles will released in some months ahead, well..give enough room to speculate.

    Now the *Call* is on Far cry 3, carrying the motto = Games for adults made by adults.
    In fact i love nudity *boobs* (for the ones who know me) but i don’t want my 4 year old cousin play this kind of *content* in a so early stage of his life. The reason it’s not that im against the product and i know many of you will jump to my neck for saying this. I’m not puritan either, but i think this kind of situations are getting a little out of *hand*.

    Far Cry 3 caused a stir at E3 2012, with breasts, nudity, guns, tiger death and drug induced insanity. Ubisoft asks everyone to calm down.

    Far Cry 3 is well worthy of its mature age certificate. Ubisoft’s pre-E3 showing of the game rammed more breasts, swears, blood, gore and drugs than we could keep track of.

    Speaking with NowGamer, Far Cry 3 level design director Mark Thompson explained that the controversy will be delivered in a mature and adult fashion.

    “We have a lot of respect for our subject matter,” Thompson explained, “we approach it with maturity and honesty. Moreover we respect gamers, and we know that they will treat the material with the same respect, after all we are adults making a game for adults.”

    “It’s not about cheap thrills and titillation, it’s about exploring mature themes in ways that other entertainment media have being doing for years.”

    “We aren’t doing anything that hasn’t been seen on post-watershed television, but the reaction has been that we are taking a risk, or being bold, because those areas of life are often left unexplored in games, especially in the FPS genre, where Far Cry 3 will really stand out as a different experience.”

     

    Some responses about this topic in other places:

    Source: Nowgamer

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 06/07/2012 , @ 02:43pm

     

    According to some user tought about the next gen consoles we will not *see* a BIG leap in graphical content. Afterall all that matters is good gameplay, you can go for the eyecandy with 0 content but eyecandy and good history = Success.

    It’s easy to look at the Nintendo Wii and see the graphical inferiority it has to other current gen consoles like the Xbox 360 or PS3. Gameplay experience aside, the Wii wasn’t able to keep up with either consoles’ graphical capabilities causing the Wii to be excluded from many multiplatform software that released for the Xbox 360 and PS3.

    With the Wii U set to release this year, and next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft expected in the near future, many are worrying the same thing might happen with Nintendo’s upcoming console - that it will eventually lag behind the Xbox 720 or PS4 and eventually miss out on multiplatform titles once again. It’s a legitimate fear, but one that Nintendo president Satoru Iwata is hoping to put to rest.

    According to Iwata, the difference between the Wii U and its competitor’s upcoming consoles will be less than that between the Wii and the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. While Iwata couldn’t go as far as to promise that the WIi U will never be excluded from multiplatform software for eternity, he did assure that the “Wii U will not have such a big difference as the Wii had in comparison to how, on other platforms, developers could expect very different graphic capabilities of generating HD-applicable high-resolution graphics”.

    “Other companies might launch a next-generation console with more power, but we don’t necessarily think that the difference between the Wii U and such console will be as drastic as what you felt it was between the Wii and the other consoles because there will be fewer and fewer differentiators in graphics,” he said during an investor Q&A.

    “Naturally some consumers are very sensitive about such a small difference in graphics so that we will make efforts to make the most of the performance of the Wii U to keep up with technological innovations and not to make the system out-of-date soon,” he explained. “However, as the structure of the product called the Wii U is as if we are including both a video game console and a handheld device, if we were not careful about how luxurious both of them were, we could end up having to offer the price of the two hardware systems combined, which would not be an acceptable price for the consumers. We had to design it by balancing the performance and the costs.”

    Iwata went on to explain that, once again, the Wii U offers an innovative experience - similar to that of the Wii - and will change the way people will interact with their television and game system. As opposed to most video game consoles being “parasites” of TV sets, Iwata boasted about the Wii U’s GamePad screen, effectively making it the first console free from television sets.

    “As you can experience deeper entertainment with both the Wii U GamePad and the TV screen, we would like to enrich it but, at the same time, we hope to furnish it with games you can enjoy only with the Wii U GamePad.”

    “Not only by competing with other platforms only in regard to the machines’ spec. figures but proposing various ways of using the Wii U, we would like to create a future so even family members who have never touched any video game systems will consider the Wii U something that is convenient to use so that we can maintain its competitiveness for a long time,” he concluded.

    As I said before, it’s not the graphics that make the game; it’s the experience. If the Wii U can offer the same unique experiences - gaming, entertainment, etc - as the Wii did when it first released, then there is no reason it shouldn’t sell well. That is if it is priced reasonably, which Iwata has already assured it will be. The general consensus seems to indicate that a $300 price point would be safe for the Wii U and Iwata has already said Nintendo won’t make the same mistake with the Wii U price as they did with the 3DS.

    Nintendo still hasn’t announced a price for the Wii U nor an exact release date, but latest rumors point towards an announcement coming in during a press conference set for fall 2012.

    Source = Gamezone

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 04/07/2012 , @ 03:07pm

     

    Sony’s next-gen PlayStation 4 console has supposedly been in development since August of 2010, according to the online CV of an ex-SCEA R&D director.

    Spotted by VideoGamer, the LinkedIn profile of Attilla Vass claims he began working on the graphics library and security of the “Next Generation PlayStation” from August 2010 to April 2012.

    Before you claim it’s referring to the PlayStation Vita, Vass lists his work on Sony’s handheld separately, suggesting that the “Next Generation PlayStation” listing is referring to the PS4.

    “In 1998 I started as the first engineer in the Playstation US R&D,” Vass’ profile reads.  “I worked on graphics ( COLLADA, PSGL ) and a lot of network related technologies ( advertising, telemetry, PVRs ) for the Playstation2-x, PSP, Vita and Next Generation platforms. Platform security was occupying most of my time at the last years… ”

    The PS4 has been rumored to be in development for a while now, though Sony has refused to officially acknowledge the development of a next-gen console. The company has continued to deny rumors and express their commitment to the PS3 and recently released PlayStation Vita, though SCE chief executive Andrew House recently told MCV that Sony won’t talk about a new console until they feel they’ve made a “significant leap” from the current generation of tech.

    Meanwhile, rumors continue to swirl around the next-gen PlayStation. In March, it was rumored that the PS4 has been codenamed “Orbis” and that there are plans to release the new system in late 2013. Whether or not that’s true or not remains to be seen, but sources do seem confident that the PS4 will arrive before the next Xbox system.

    Source = Videogamer

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 25/06/2012 , @ 04:47am

     

    Well this *news* caught my attention, since i love woman anatomy but i hate the femenist opinions. We all know that in every single E3 or a game event most of the times the girls with nice outfits and barbie smile are the ones giving you the chance to *taste* the product (you name it) like Nintendo 3ds/etc.
    Funny thing tough, the guys don’t care about the girls. In fact they are more interested on the product rather than watch some hot balloons.

    So i will leave the term of what is a misogynist and discuss. What you think about this *news* and in general about girls on this type of conventions.

    mi·sog·y·nist:
    a person who hates, dislikes, mistrusts, or mistreats women.

    With all of the sexist, misogynist complaints we’ve been hearing about in the gaming industry lately, I can’t wait to see the response to this one.
    Officials from the Lingerie Football League, the one that has almost-naked women parading up and down a football field, have announced a partnership with Japanese developer Yuke’s Co. Ltd to design and develop official LFL gaming platforms. Oh boy.
    Yuke’s is based in Osaka, Japan and has produced popular sports game franchises like Undisputed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Smackdown! for the WWE. Now, they will attempt to take on what BusinessWeek is calling the “fastest growing sports league”.
    Let me get this straight; at a time where the industry is divided amongst childish, sexist pigs and those fighting for women’s rights in games, we have a game coming out that practically encourages men to oogle at ladies stripped down to their underwear. Am I missing something here?
    According to the statement, Yuke’s and the LFL will design and develop LFL gaming platforms with a focus on “capturing the essence of the intensity, speed, beauty and on-the-field action of LFL Football.”
    It also helps that the core global fan base of the LFL fits right in with the video game demographic: “nearly 60-percent Men, 18-34″.
    The industry is currently going through a shakeup which saw a huge debacle with the recent Tomb Raider trailer that showed female protagonist Lara Croft draw comparisons to that of a rape victim. We then saw 4chan viciously attack Anita Sarkeesian’s Kickstarter project which sought out to examine “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games”. Apparently, this is a great time to announce a game that models itself after almost-naked females playing football.
    “As a leading sports and entertainment focused company, we have to keep a pulse on what is the next big franchise. We at YUKE’S feel that there is incredible momentum building behind the LFL and that the sport is perfectly positioned to become the next big franchise in the gaming world,” said Yukinori Taniguchi, CEO, Yuke’s Co., Ltd.
    Let’s just hope that men are picking this game up for another sports title and not to do anything naughty while watching these women play football.
    I’ve actually seen a game of LFL, those girls can play. I’ve got no doubt they could probably kick my ass in a game of football, but I think the thing that bothers a lot of people is why they have to play in their underwear. I mean, I get why they do it obviously, but do they really need to? I suppose sex sells, but let’s just sells how well it sells through a video game.
    I understand why people could be upset about this, but then let me ask you this question. If these women are willing to play in their underwear, and embracing their sexiness, can we really judge the people who watch it - whatever their reasons may be?

    Source = GamerZone

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 16/06/2012 , @ 09:18pm

     

    At E3 last week, Sony boasted what I thought was an incredibly strong lineup of games. Their presentation included new IPs like The Last of Us, Beyond: Two Souls, and PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Three new IPs which Sony admitted to “taking a lot of risks with”.

    “If you can find another publisher in this industry who would build Beyond, I’d like to meet that publisher,” software product development head Scott Rohde told Gamespot. “I really think that [Beyond] is as far from ‘safe’ as it gets.”

    For those who haven’t heard, Beyond is an all new title from Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream. Esteemed actress Ellen Page (for some reason Sony and gamers LOVE her) portrays Jodie Holms, a woman who’s always felt the link between our world and “the other side”. Details about the game are scarce but its said to follow the life of Jodie as she grows and evolves over 15 years and discovers more about what’s beyond. There was a short teaser at E3 and the game look incredible, but Rohde’s argues it’s far from a “safe” title.

    Heavy Rain, by itself was not a ‘safe’ title. And to do it again with a totally different story, a larger investment, and to bring Hollywood in, to really enhance that genre that really isn’t touched by many folks in our industry, I think is anything but ‘safe.’”

    Another PS3 exclusive, The Last of Us, was also shown off at E3 and while we’ve known a little more about this game, we finally got to see some gameplay footage. Despite its similarities to Naughty Dog’s Uncharted, Rohde’s argues that it’s still riskier for the company to release an entirely new IP rather than just another installment to their Uncharted franchise.

    “For a developer of that caliber, this late in the cycle of the platform, to introduce a totally new IP for a different audience-meaning going from T-rated to M-rated-I think is anything but “safe.” I really feel like we’re taking a lot of risks with both of those titles.”

    New IPs are always a risk, but I think we can pretty much know we are going to get something solid from both of those studios. Unless they royally screw something up, I don’t see how Beyond or The Last of Us can tank. Now, as for sales, that’s a totally different discussion and it’s sad that more of these PS3 exclusives don’t sell as well as they deserve.

    With that being said, have any of Sony’s exclusives caught your eye?

    Source = Gamespot

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 15/06/2012 , @ 12:32am

     

    I found this interesting article enough to open a nice debate. Here Jaffe said some *sour truths* But i think it’s right in most of the points he mention. (Besides bashing) ;)

    The God of War and Twisted Metal creator sees the next round of hardware as the very last:

    David Jaffe is never one to hold back an opinion, so after we talked in depth about the free-to-play marketand his next project at his new San Diego studio, we also decided to pick the designer’s brain on the Wii U and how the console market is shaping up. As it turns out, Jaffe isn’t very excited by Wii U and he ultimately thinks consoles in general will soon be dinosaurs.

    “I don’t see the Wii U and say ‘oh my God I have to have that.’ But with new hardware that’s usually the case; the software’s going to drive it. Or it’s like Apple and the hardware is so elegantly designed that it’s like, ‘Oh they make toilet plungers? I’ll buy it!’ I played some games, I enjoyed Rayman… it’s not like I’m knocking it but I would say that I wasn’t blown away by any individual piece of software that was exclusive to Wii U,” Jaffe commented.

    “I’ll go on the record and say that the next generation of hardware will be the last consoles. And they should be”

    David Jaffe

    “But their audience isn’t necessarily core gamers like you or the analysts you talk to, so I could still see Wii U being mainstream. But honestly though, if I had to put money down, I think that the iPhone and the iPad has basically taken the market that was so excited by the Wii and so I think Wii U is not going to be anywhere near the success of the Wii. But I don’t f***ing know - I mean I thought PSP was going to clobber the DS. I’m in the industry, I make a living in the industry, but I have no track record of guessing this shit.”

    Jaffe wanted to make it clear that he’s not bashing Nintendo. “Nintendo’s a great company and they’re creative and artistic and I wish them well. They’re forward thinking and I always want people like that to succeed,” he continued.

    The bottom line is that Jaffe believes consoles are on their last legs.

    “So while I don’t think it’s going to do as well as the Wii, I don’t think any of the consoles are going to do as well as they used to. It’s a declining market, I think. That doesn’t speak ill to any of them as pieces of hardware - it just speaks about the fact that the industry has changed, the business models have changed and the world has gotten even smaller with smartphones and tablets and the internet, and stuff like Gaikai and streaming.”

    “Look, consoles are going away. I think in 10 years - probably sooner, but 10 years is always the safe thing to say so you don’t sound like an idiot - but here’s what I’ll say: I’ll go on the record and say that the next generation of hardware will be the last consoles. And they should be,” Jaffe asserted.

    “The asteroid has hit the Earth, the dust cloud is covering the sun and the dinosaurs are on the way out”

    David Jaffe

    “It doesn’t mean you won’t buy a piece of hardware from Sony, but you’ll probably buy a television that streams the stuff. And you’ll still have Sony, loud and proud and strong making these great, big, epic games like God of War and Uncharted, and they’ll be making great little games like Sound Shapes, but they’ll become more like movie studios for video games. I’ll be able to stream in the next Uncharted and Plants vs Zombies and you won’t even think about it. It’ll just be like I can watch a public access show on my TV or I can watch Avatar.”

    Jaffe concluded, “So this is the last generation of consoles coming up. I’m going to go out on a limb, because why the f**k not? I don’t care if I’m wrong, I’m not a business guy. I think next-gen consoles are going to do 40 percent of [the sales volume] of the current gen hardware.”

    “The asteroid has hit the Earth, the dust cloud is covering the sun and the dinosaurs are on the way out - but not the games! We’ll always have great games and bleeding edge graphics… it’s just going to be a new delivery mechanism.”

    Source = Gameindustry

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 04/06/2012 , @ 10:41am

     

    Sony

     

      • Sony E3 insider
      • PS Home
      • Facebook
      • Google+
      • Ustream
      • PS Vita’s Nico Nico App
    • GameSpot PS3
    • G4TV PS3
    • G4TV Android App
    • G4TV iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Microsoft

     

    • Microsoft E3insider
    • IGN’s Xbox Live App
    • Xbox.Com
    • Gamespot (Thanks neosabin)
    • Xbox: Entertainment Evolved (Thanks fuiexpuls)
    • G4TV 360
    • G4TV Android App
    • G4TV iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Nintendo

     

    • Nintendo E3insider
    • Nintendo.Com
    • GameSpot Nintendo
    • G4TV Nintendo
    • G4TV Android App
    • G4TV iPhone/iPad/iTouch App
  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 03/06/2012 , @ 06:00pm

     

    This week sony revealed the PULSE wireless stereo headset - Elite Edition, a nice new headset featuring BassImpact™ technology*.
    the interesting part is in the small writing.

    * BassImpact™ technology, 7.1 virtual surround sound & on-screen
    headset updates are only available on the PS3™ system and require system software version 4.20 or later.

    Though the oficial ps web page still states that the latest version as 4.11.

    When this new version will be released? Maybe in the next week after the E3 annoucements.

    Source

    You can grab more info about E3 here.

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 01/06/2012 , @ 07:33am

     

    With Sony’s E3 presentation on Monday, the internet is awash with rumours, this happens before every E3 event, some of those rumours come to fruition, some don’t.

    A few days we reported here and here rumours about cloud gaming coming to the PS3.

    It seems that the internet community is convinced that Sony is partnering with Gaikai, what is even more interesting, is that GamesIndustry reports that the deal with Gaikai may consist of PSOne and PS2 games being played on the PS3 via streaming, here is a quote from the source:

    Sony’s rumoured cloud gaming deal with Gaikai is to allow current-generation hardware to play PlayStation 2 and PSone games via a streaming solution, GamesIndustry International understands.

    According to sources, the service will offer first-party games and be open to third-party publishers to sell back catalogue to players. The partnership is likely to be announced at E3 next week as part of Sony’s conference on Monday.

    Gaikai already has an extensive portfolio of video game partners that have been on board with CEO David Perry’s vision since the service first went live, including Electronic Arts, Ubisoft and Capcom, but all titles so far have been for the PC format.

    The appetite for PlayStation 2 games has been proven with collected HD releases of titles including Silent Hill, God of War, Devil May Cry and Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.

    A backwards compatibility offering at this stage in the PS3′s lifecycle would also allow Sony to test streaming games before it goes fully next-gen with the release of the PlayStation 4.

    Sony’s history with backwards compatibility is patchy. The PlayStation 3 originally allowed gamers to play older PlayStation 2 and PSone games, but support for PS2 games was dropped as the PS3 went through a number of different iterations. PSone and PlayStation 2 games are currently available for download on the PlayStation Store.

    Source Games Industry.

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 31/05/2012 , @ 02:49pm

     

    That epic time of a gamer’s calendar is almost upon us again, the E3 Expo begins on Monday the 5th of June 2012, below i will list link’s and state other places to view E3, so BOOKMARK THIS PAGE.

     

    MONDAY JUNE 4:
    Xbox Media Briefing, Galen Center, LA: 9.30am LA / 5.30pm UK
    PlayStation Press Conference: 6pm LA / 2am Tuesday UK
    Xbox Showcase Event: 8pm LA / 4am Tuesday UK

    TUESDAY JUNE 5:
    Nintendo Press Conference: 9am LA / 5pm UK

     

     

    Sony

     

      • Sony E3 insider
      • PS Home
      • Facebook
      • Google+
      • Ustream
      • PS Vita’s Nico Nico App
    • GameSpot PS3
    • G4TV PS3
    • G4TV Android App
    • G4TV iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Microsoft

     

    • Microsoft E3insider
    • IGN’s Xbox Live App
    • Xbox.Com
    • Gamespot (Thanks neosabin)
    • Xbox: Entertainment Evolved (Thanks fuiexpuls)
    • G4TV 360
    • G4TV Android App
    • G4TV iPhone/iPad/iTouch App

    Nintendo

     

    • Nintendo E3insider
    • Nintendo.Com
    • GameSpot Nintendo
    • G4TV Nintendo
    • G4TV Android App
    • G4TV iPhone/iPad/iTouch App
  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 09/05/2012 , @ 01:11pm

     

    Its almost that time of the year, the most awesome time in a gamers year, the time when new consoles are debuted and new games are showcased, that time im talking about is the spectacular E3 Expo.

    During the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th of June we will see the best from Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo as well as videos and playable games from some of the worlds greatest game publishers, Sony have already started their countdown, you can view it here:
    http://us.playstation.com/e3-2012/

    So what do you think we will see this year at E3 ?

    Nintendo showing of the Wii U ?
    Sony Introducing a new Games console, or just a huge amount of PS Vita information ?
    or
    Microsoft introducing a new console ?

    Whatever happens, i am quite exited :)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 06/06/2011 , @ 09:35am

     

    Well i have been going on about E3 for a while now and according to the official E3 website, the dates were 7th to 9th of June, but it so happens to start today, below i will list the times of the Live feeds regarding the conference:

    Today:
    9:00AM PDT
    Microsoft: 9:30AM to 11AM PST - 5:30PM - 7PM GMT
    http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/e3
    http://www.youtube.com/user/E3
    http://e3.gamespot.com/press-conference/microsoft-e3/
    http://www.ustream.tv/gamespot

    Sony: 5PM to 6:30PM PST -1AM - 2:30AM GMT(Tuesday Morning >.<)
    http://www.youtube.com/user/E3
    http://e3.gamespot.com/press-conference/sony-e3/?tag=content_nav%3Bvideo%3Bsony
    Playstation Home

    Tomorrow:
    Nintendo: 9AM - 10AM PST - 5PM GMT
    http://e3.nintendo.com/
    http://www.youtube.com/user/E3
    http://e3.gamespot.com/press-conference/nintendo-e3/?tag=content_nav%3Bvideo%3Bnintendo

    EDIT:

    Here is an image courtesy of Kotaku.