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PlayStation Move Review (including Video Review)

Introduction The PlayStation Move is Sony’s move in the “motion controller” arena going up against the entrenched Nintendo Wii and the upcoming camera-only based Kinect from Microsoft for the Xbox 360. We’ve put the PlayStation Move through it’s paces, making sure to try and focus on the controller’s functionality and not so much the video […]

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E3 Day 2 Twitter Highlights

E3 Day 2 Twitter Highlights

If you’ve been following Patrick at E3 you already know what is going on, even what he ate for lunch. But if you haven’t, here are the highlights from the last few hours (the dude is a machine): Dead Rising 2 is just like the first one only prettier. 3D on PS3? not impressed. Watching […]

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PS3 3D Firmware Update Coming this Summer

We postulated a few months ago that the PS3 would eventually win the console war with 3D and Motion Control while Microsoft was forced, earlier than 2015, to do another hardware cycle to stay caught up with the powerful PS3 platform. Not more than 2 months later some slides with 2010 3D plans for the […]

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Sony PS3 Will Deliver 3D Experience After All

We speculated back in August that the stars were starting to align for Sony around a Motion-controlled/3D future for the PS3. Our confidence in this fact centered around the recent motion-controlled demonstration that Sony gave for the PS3 at E3. Combined with the never-used EyeToy camera, what Sony was showing off looked comparable, if not […]

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Video Games Show First Signs of Dominating Entertainment Market

From cdfreaks.com: At least in terms of consumer spending, retail video games were more popular than DVD and Blu-ray discs in 2008, according to an international research group. Games accounted for 53 percent of entertainment software spending worldwide, Media Control GfK International said. These figures do not include movie or game rentals. The momentum is […]

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Sony's Poor Playstation 3 Sales and Marketing Isn't Sabotage – It's Just Sony

The Washington Times’s Sonny Bunch wrote an article recently that raked Sony over the coals for: No price cut this holiday season — instead they actually released a more expensive bundle Not properly promoting DVD-upscaling capabilities of the PS3 No Netflix (or other 3rd party) streaming movie support This is all in the wake of […]

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Huge Playstation Home Screenshot Tour

After our initial snag of getting into the Playstation Home Beta, we finally got in and wanted to give you guys a heads-up with regard to what you can expect, if it’s worth a PS3, and what we thought of it. Introductory Thoughts Given how this service is designed (explained below) it looks like these […]

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Playstation Home Launch Hits a Few Snags

Well I finally got around to installing the new Playstation Home client that launched yesterday and tried to login to Home for about 20mins where I was only met with the above screen – retry after retry. At first glance, I’d have to say the avatars and environments seem to be very “Second Life 2.0” […]

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Controlling the Future of Gaming and Entertainment Starts with Game Consoles

A study by JPR found the PC gaming market to be 2.6x larger than console gaming market… that includes every Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii together (totally somewhere around 74.7 million units worldwide) with an estimated 196 million “gaming machine” class of PC shipped world wide. Yet, big companies and analysts have been claiming that […]

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New Killzone 2 Trailer

Not too shabby, a new trailer from the Sony/Guerrilla camp for Killzone 2: Few things that I noticed: Some non-fluid animations “Bubble” looking explosions in a few places (think Quake 2 for an over-exaggerated example of what I mean) Great sounds Some nice effects of materials you don’t typically see rendered well in video games […]

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Open Source DRM Solution, Marlin, Ready for Distribution

Marlin Developer Community claims to have ready the first Open Source DRM solution that is ready for rollout. The co-chairman of the Marlin Developer Community claims the open-source system is far less oppressive than those from rivals such as Apple and Microsoft, allowing users to share content between any Marlin-enabled device in the home rather […]

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No Plans to Fix PSP-3000 Screen Issues Says Sony

Unfortunately it looks like all you owners of the PSP-3000 are forced to either deal with it or downgrade to the PSP 2000. Sony Computer Entertainment of America (SCEA) has issued an official response, which you can read below. On some occasions, scan lines may appear on scenes where brightness changes drastically, due to the […]

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Convert Your RPTV Into a Home Theater Projector

Chris Hunkele sent in this pretty incredible story of do-it-yourselfing from a guy that took his busted down old 50″ rear-projection-television (RPTV), took the front screen off of it, mounted it behind a rear-projection screen that was much bigger (pictured above) and turned it into a huge-screen projector for his home theater. The magic all […]

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