Gaming

Sony PS3 Firmware 1.32 is another small step forward

This just might be the feature that saves the PS3: the firmware updates. Sony has just released the update version 1.32, which doesn’t do anything really radical, but keeps moving forward with bugs and problems. As Sony has said, the updates improves the network performance of the system software. Browser updates? WiFi faster? Not very specific Sony. So as these ...

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PS3 supply to exceed demand

Things have not been going good at all for Sony recently. The PS3, which was one of the most, if not the most, highly anticipated gaming consoles ever to be released has entered a serious slump. Marketing trends and sales are showing a bleak prediction for the future of the PS3 system. On the initial date of release, the PS3 ...

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ToysRUs to stock thousands of PS3s and Wiis

ToysRUs issued a press-release that will bring 12-30 year olds running back in the masses. The Toy superstore is said to receive large amounts of new inventory this week, right in time for Christmas. The 3 products that are attracting the most attention on this inventory list include the PS3, the Wii, and TMX Elmo. The numbers of toys distributed ...

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Wiimote and a 3D game on OS X? Oh yes.

We’ve seen the Wiimote hacked to PCs and more recently on Macs, but this just made us smile. A programmer managed to use the Torque Game Engine along with a Wiimote and IR Sensor Bar to play this 3D game on OS X. But he should be wearing that Wiimote strap. Watch the video after the jump.

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Apple releases new iPod games to make listening to music fun

Two new games have just been released for the iPod: Solitaire & Sudoku. These two games seem like obvious choices to add, seeing how solitaire has stood the test of time and how sudoku is a cultural phenomenon in the US. With thousands of different books being published with millions of sudoku puzzles inside, this game is nearly guaranteed high ...

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Opera on Wii, Dec 22

First it’s (M)opera on your cellphone, then it’s Opera on your DS, now it’s Opera on your Wii, and the beta version just made it before Christmas. The browser will be downloadable on the Wii Shop Channel from Dec 22 for free. We can’t wait to see how well this thing renders “street html”, and how much work out it ...

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Wii controller prototypes: Thank the gaming gods for the Wiimote

This picture, which was snatched from the inner depths of the official Nintendo forums, is a scanned photo from Japanese magazine (Japzine?), Nikkei Business, which features some of the early prototype models for what became the Wiimote. We’ll be the first to say, “Thank you oh mighty gaming God, for not bestowing upon us these horrendous looking controllers!”. That orange ...

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MGS4 IS PS3 exclusive, internet rumors wrong again

For all of you Playstation fanboys, stop freaking out at the internet rumor that was going around stating that Metal Gear Solid 4 was going to be released on the XBox 360 as well as the PS3. Direct from Konami: “Konami has no plans to bring Metal Gear Solid 4 to the Xbox 360 at this time,” a Konami representative ...

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DS Lite adapter recall by Nintendo, at least they aren’t blowing up

Recalls seem like they are turning into the cool thing for companies to do when they need an image improvement. While Nintendo doesn’t really need an image improvement like Sony does, they are now recalling 200,000 DS lite adapters. While there have been no incidents reported yet, Nintendo has said that there are problems with the power adapters overheating and ...

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Space Invaders are here…to warm your neck

The chill of winter is in the air and all of us gearheads need to be warm just like our fellow mortals. Sure…many of us spend most season’s inside on our computers anyway, but what about those dreaded trips to the outside? It’s a cold and dark place out there, man! So, if you wanna venture outside into the abyss, ...

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