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Jun
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The Homebrew racing game for PS3 (and now Wii) receives a minor update.



ThatOtherDev AKA ThatOtherPerson releases another update for his PS3 homebrew game. Also, the game is now available on the Wii!

'ThatOtherDev' has released UFO Racer v3.1, which includes a few minor updates to the previous release.

Additionally, the game is now available on the Wii!

Here's the changelog:

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Jun
14
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Yet another update by KDSBest!



That's right! KDSBest is back with another update for his PS3 SPU Emulation tool for x86 machines.

Yep, dev KDSBest is back with another new version for his PS3 SPU Emulation tool for x86 machines. Remember, this app is meant for PS3 developers.

v0.9 has been released, and according to him, he brings some nice bugfixes, which were still present on v0.8.1:

Download the new version from HERE!

NEWS SOURCE #1:...
Jun
14
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It now supports 3.41 and RubyDNS 0.4.0.



PS3 dev 'drizzt' releases another update for his 'f*ckPSN' app. It now includes support for CFWs less than 3.55!

Just a few days have passed since v0.7b, and now developer 'drizzt', has released another new version of his f*ckPsn application, which "spoofs" your System Software version and re-enables access to the PSN.

v0.8 is now available, and includes support for CFWs less than 3.55, so 3.41 users can now access PSN. The update also includes support for RubyDNS 0.4.0

Jun
14
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The E3 TEAM has once again released some 'proof' of their new upcoming project for PS3 users, in the form of v1.13 update for Modern Warfare 2 for v3.55 CFW users without the need of any dongle, and this also allows you to go online with the game, all tho at the moment PSN is down for updates by Sony! :sad:


Here is the translated post from the exclusive release by E3 Team over at the 'PS3-Tools' website:

Jun
13
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Also, according to Iwata, the company 'should not battle Microsoft on third-party exclusive deals'



At an investors meeting, Nintendo's president claims Microsoft's alternative may suffer from lag problems.
Also, he thinks Wii U will feature a wide range of third-party games...

In an investor meeting at E3, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata talked about Microsoft's SmartGlass technology.

He suggested that MS offering could suffer from lag issues due to its reliance on Wi-Fi. Also, he commented on the the tablet form-factor -which SmartGlass utilises- and how it does not ideally fit with the console games experience.

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13
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However, they remain confident in their 2012 content offerings



According to Sony Europe boss, Wii U could be 'a potential risk' to business for PS3, but he added that 'it all comes down to content'.

In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe boss Jim Ryan, described the Wii U as a "potential risk" to the PlayStation business.

However, he also noted that he's confident Sony has enough decent content lined up to keep PS3 owners satisfied.

Jun
13
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However, they'll both support the system.

According to EA, new Wii U projects will be revealed in the summer. Also, Activision says they will support the console.

Worried about the lack of EA/Activision games on the upcoming Wii U console? You shouldn't.

According to Electronic Arts' Frank Gibeau, they are preparing to announce at least two other Wii U projects currently in development and they plan to have a bigger line-up for Wii U than we did on the Wii.

Jun
13
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Also, he's 'worried' about Sony's hardware future



In a recent interview, Peter Molyneux said the Xbox team is constantly watching Sony and aired his fears for the platform holder’s future.

In an interview with GamesIndustry, former Microsoft Game Studios Europe creative director Peter Molyneux said that the Microsoft XBOX Team actually looks at Sony "obsessively."

Molyneux also praised Sony’s focus on first-party development at this year E3, and he believes that their first-party studio system could...
Jun
13
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Game releases on June 29th



Activision releases new screenshots of the upcoming Ice Age game

Activision provided us with new screenshots of the new Ice Age: Continental Drift - Artic Games. Check them out:...
Jun
13
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To reduce costs



Slant Six Games has announced that 26 employees have been given a choice between a temporary layoff and a severance package

More bad news in the videogames industry. It has come to our attention that Slant Six, the studio behind the mediocre Resident Evil: Operation Raccon City game, has suspended 26 workers form their jobs to reduce cost while taking on additional projects. The employees have been offered with a temporary layoff or a severance package.

According to Develop:

Jun
13
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by 20%



Nintendo is going to cut employees bonuses about 20 percent due to weak business performamnce

Bad news we have here. It appears that Nintendo is facing the economic crisis severely and will cut employee bonuses by 20% regarding weak business.

NEWS SOURCE:...
Jun
13
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Due to technical difficulties



Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed that the upcoming Pikmin 3 won't support Internet multiplayer modes.

Sad but true, Nintendo is skipping multiplayer modes over the Internet on Pikmin 3, due to technical reasons. Shigeru Miyamoto has explained that they are focusing on single player and local co-op modes to give players the best possible experience.

According to IGN's interview to Miyamoto:

Jun
13
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Sexy girls coming...



Famitsu.com has shown today a trailer of the upcoming Senran Kagura Burst for Nintendo 3DS.

Famitsu.com has revealed today a trailer of the awaited Senran Kagura Burst for Nintendo 3DS. If you want to see sexy and busty girls you can't miss this game.

Senran Kagura Burst will be released on August 30 for Nintendo 3DS in Japan.

Check the trailer below:


NEWS SOURCE #1: Senran Kagura Burst (via) Andriasang
NEWS SOURCE #2: 3DS Kagura Burst (via) MAQL Japan

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Jun
13
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Six Kirby games for us!!



Famitsu has revealed all the games included in the new Kirby Compilation for Wii.

Famitsu has revealed all the games that will be included in the Wii Kirby compilation to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the franchise.

So guys, the games coming to Japan in the Kirby: 20th Anniversary Special Collection are:

- Kirby's Dream Land (Gameboy)
- Kirby's Adventure (Famicom/NES)
- Kirby's Dream Land 2 (Gameboy)
- Kirby Super Star (Super Famicom/SNES)
- Kirby's Dream Land 3 (Super Famicom/SNES)
- Kirby 64 (Nintendo 64)


The release date for the game has not been confirmed yet but the Nintendo's release calendar scheduled the game for July 19, so stay alert!

NEWS SOURCE: Kirby compilation lineup (via) Andriasang

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Jun
13
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$539,767 collected



Another game that is going to be finished thanks to the generosity of the fans

Another Kickstarter project did it, this time it was Two Guys from Andromeda Spaceventure game, from the creators of Space Quest saga, that is gonna be finished thanks to thousands of fans that have pledged.

According to VG247:

You have more info in the links below.

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