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Apr
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New version available



A better version of QuickBoot to build 'short cut' LIVE containers that will allow you to launch Xbox 360 applications directly from NXE.

Tired of using file browsers to access your executable files on your hacked Xbox 360? You were wondering if a better solution exists? Then you are in luck to know that what are you looking for is Shortcut360 a Windows app that makes the creation of "shortcuts" for using on your hacked Xbox 360's menus easy.

Apr
19
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And pre-orders will get a soundtrack CD



Arc System Works will add a story mode for the console versions of Persona 4 Arena.

Famitsu have revealed some more news about the home version of the game Persona 4 Arena. The game from Arc System Works will add a story mode for consoles. You'll start this mode with four characters but you can unlock others to play. The story mode will feature a large number of new scenarios that were not in the arcade version of the game.

Famitsu has unveiled that pre-orders of the game will receive a soundtrack CD as a bonus item.

Persona 4 Arena will be released on August 2 for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0p8/p4arena_home_version/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Apr
19
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Dacotaco updates this homebrew app for Wii



Priiloader is a modded version of Preloader that places itself in boot sequence before the system menu allowing you to charge on boot whatever you want.

The Priiloader 0.8 beta 3 is now available for all of those Wii hackers.

Here are the main features:

Here's the changelog:

Apr
19
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By Dan Houser and Sam Lake



Marvel wants to release a three-part Max Payne comic book alongside with Max Payne 3.

Marvel will release a three-part Max Payne comic book series alongside with the third game of the Max Payne series. The comic will explore the events of the original Max Payne game and its sequel.

The authors of the comic are Dan Houser (Rockstar boss) and Sam Lake. The first one is titled After the Fall and it will be available for free "in the next few weeks" in the Rockstar's site and the game's official web page. The comic will also appear as a limited physical release.

We want to remind you that Max Payne 3 will be released on May 18 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Pc.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.gamesradar.com/max-payne-comic-coming-soon-marvel/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
Apr
19
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It comes with an enormous scythe



Ryu will update his arsenal with the new DLC for Ninja Gaiden 3.

The 'Ninja Pack 2' DLC for Ninja Gaiden 3 will be available today. This new DLC pack will add to our arsenal an enormous scythe. With this scythe our attacks will be more powerful. There's also a new armor and headgear and 20 new trials to conquer.

The price of this DLC has been set to 800 Microsoft Points or $9.99 on PSN.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.joystiq.com/2012/04/17/psa-ninja-gaiden-3-ninja-pack-2-dlc-swings-a-big-scythe-today/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news update!
Apr
19
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The amazing adventure game



Namco Bandai will release Ni no Kuni for Playstation 3 in Q1 2013.

IGN has just revealed a bunch of new images and art of the upcoming game for Playstation 3 Ni no Kuni. This great adventure game will be released in Q1 2013. Check out the images below, as you can see the visuals are amazing:

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Apr
19
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It is completely free



Axel was available only for pre-orders of the game but tomorrow it will be available for FREE to all of us.

Axel will be available to all Twisted Metal players tomorrow, it will arrive with a free patch for the game. Axel was previously available to Twisted Metal players who pre-ordered the game but now all of us can enjoy Axel.

Also, Sony announced in January that Sweet Tooth would make an appearance in Starhawk, now you can see it in action by following the link below of the Playstation Blog.

NEWS SOURCE #1: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/...le-to-all-twisted-metal-players-tomorrow.aspx
NEWS SOURCE #2: http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012...le-to-all-tomorrow-starhawk-sweet-tooth-skin/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this DLC...
Apr
18
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AiAi will finally arrive to PS Vita



Sega wants us to try the new Super Monkey Ball adventure for Playstation Vita.

Sega will release a demo of Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz for Playstation Vita this week. This is the first Monkey Ball game coming to Playstation Vita, and it will make use of the new capabilities of PS Vita, like touch controls. More than 100 stages are waiting us in the game.

Check out now the opening trailer of the game:


NEWS SOURCE: http://andriasang.com/con0p9/monkey_ball_demo/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news update!
Apr
18
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Erotic ninja action...



Some beautiful and erotic ninjas are coming to Nintendo 3DS in Senran Kagura Burst.


aaaFamitsu has revealed that Marvelous AQL is developing a sequel to Senran Kagura for Nintendo 3DS, titled Senran Kagura Burst and it will be released on August 30. We still need to wait until we receive more information about this game.

You can check out some screens from the original Senran Kagura below:...
Apr
18
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Plot some functions on your PSP



With gPlot++ your PSP will be now a function plotter.

Developer GeeckoDev has just released a new homebrew app for your Psp: gPlot++.

gPlot++ is a function plotter for your Psp. With it, you can plot and display 4 concurrent functions and allows you to move them around using zoom and panning. You can also output an array of predefined functions such as the trigonometric ones. You can even use it as a graphic calculator. If you use this kind of functions it could be useful to you.

NEWS SOURCE: http://psx-scene.com/forums/content/gplot-plot-some-functions-your-psp-draw-them-2143/

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news story!
Apr
18
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I believe I can fly



With this mod you can Fly all over the game like Superman.

Have you ever thought about flying while shooting your gun in GTA IV ? now it's possible thanks to the GTA IV Fly Mod from JDMAlex.

With this mod for use with three-socks garage manager, you can literally fly around the game shooting your enemies or just taking a rest in the sky.

You can't miss this mod!

NEWS SOURCE #1:...
Apr
18
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A new update for this great app



Wborland has updated Game List to version 1.9.2 with Windows, Linux and Mac releases.

Developer wborland has updated its amazing app Game List for Playstation 3 to version 1.9.2.

This useful app help you handle games on your USB drivers connected to your pc, it has FTP support for the games on your internal HDD, it has built in PARAM.SFO editor and built in game update downloader. The app can rename your game folder for you using universal standard like GAMEID or GAME NAME, etc.

Changelog v1.9.2

- ISO 9660 file system image support (currently read-only, data stored as an ISO image will not be editable; an icon will overlay both avatar and background image in order to differentiate the entry from standard game folders, and the tooltip will display additional info about the volume; note that ISO images do not...
Apr
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'Absurdly Detailed'



Yet another amazing Minecraft re-creation. Now, it's turn for the whole Midgar area from Final Fantasy VII...

Well, you should know by now that "almost everything" can be done inside Minecraft. Now, an user just recreated the whole Midgar area from Final Fantasy VII, and it's incredibly detailed...

Watch the video below, and if you play the game, check out the user post to download this amazing map!


NEWS SOURCE #1:...
Apr
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Parents argue 'it's too easy for kids to rack up huge bills'.



A parent group has filed a lawsuit against Apple, over bills resulting on in-game microtransactions made by their children...

According to the BBC, Apple is being sued by a group of parents, who argue that it is too easy for children to rack up huge bills without an adult's consent. Apple asked for the case to be dismissed, but a Judge denied it...

The group claims certain games have been developed “strategically to induce purchases of Game Currency”. Examples of...
Apr
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Seeks to create a 'game console-based TV experience.'



According to a job listing on Google Jobs, the company could be developing 'versions of YouTube to work with next generation game consoles.'

This one was spotted in a job listing on Google Jobs. Apparently, the company is hiring a Game Console Software Engineer to develop "versions of YouTube to work with next generation game consoles."

Apr
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An 'all-in-one solution'



IKEA's new line of electronics include the 'UPPLEVA', which is an all-in-one solution that integrates a TV, its furniture, a Blu-Ray player, speakers, storage and more!

The UPPLEVA is an all-in-one solution by IKEA, which integrates a TV, speakers built into its base, a wireless subwoofer, integrated cable storage and a Blu-ray player, all controlled with one remote.

Apr
18
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With Will Smith music...



Namco Bandai has released the debut trailer and screens for the console version of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, which is releasing next September!

As previously announced Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this September. The game was first released on japanese Arcades last year.

Well, Namco Bandai has released the console version debut trailer, and also shared us a few screens!

Apr
18
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Google is not the pioneer here



Oakley CEO reveals that his company has been working on HUD displays technology for glasses since 1997

Do you believe that Google's Project Glass was the only one of its kind?

You're wrong. Oakley, the famous glasses company has been working on a similar project since 1997.

According to Bloomerg:

Apr
18
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Apple might enter the 3D display world



Apple needs a candidate experienced in computer vision, image analysis and 3D geometry to work as iOS software engineer

A recent job vacancy at official website of Apple reveals that the Cupertino company needs people experienced with computer vision and 3D issues to work as an IOS Software Engineer.

This could be the start of Apple thinking about the possibility to release futures devices (iPad, iPhone) with 3D displays.

Here is the Job offer:

Apr
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Scent of the unboxing of a Macbook Pro



A group creates a fragrance that has the scent of an Apple product being opened for the first time

Here is some weird news for this week.

Do you like the smell of new thing?

Apple things maybe?

What about the possibility to experience it day by day or even you smelling like that?

Too freaky isn't it?

But you should now that there is a fragrance that smells just like that, specifically like opening a brand new Macbook Pro.

Read this:

Apr
18
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An AMD A8 3850 processor and AMD Radeon HD 7670 graphics card



The Official PlayStation Magazine UK build a PC with the exact same rumoured PS4 or 'Orbis' specs. See how well it does against a 'High end' PC

Perhaps, you remember the rumored PS4 or Orbis details. All indicates Sony wants to power their next gen console with PC parts.

The rumored specs include an AMD A8 3850 processor and AMD Radeon HD 7670 graphics card. Well, the Official PlayStation Magazine UK built a PC with some of these parts, and compared it with a 'high end' PC, which included a Core i7 2700K CPU.

Apr
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Says 'the Wii is a toy instead of a console'...



Beamdog founder and former BioWare man, Trent Oster, says Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition will not be coming to Wii U... explains why.

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition is a remake of the PC RPG Baldur's Gate, which was developed by BioWare, and it's coming to PC, Mac OS and iPad.

The port is being handled Overhaul Games, a division of Beamdog, company that includes many BioWare's ex-employees.

Well, looks like Beamdog's Boss, Trent Oster, is a 'bit' mad with Nintendo, as he says the game won't be coming to Wii U, as his first experience working with Nintendo ensured they won't work together again.

Apr
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Paint Park, Treasure Park and Wake-up Club



Sony will release three new and FREE apps for Playstation Vita in the coming months.

Sony has announced that three new apps for Playstation Vita will be available in the coming months.

Paint Park will arrive tomorrow, it's a painting app that turns your console into a simple sketchpad. You can use both cameras to doodle on real-life images with a lot of sharing options.

Treasure Park will be launched this summer, this app will offer us the possibility of creating and sharing our own puzzles.

Finally, Wake-up Club is an alarm clock that you can sync with your friends so you all get up at the same time... really weird app eh?

The three apps are completely free to download.

OFFICIAL SITE:...
Apr
18
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He was just giving away free fan art Fallout posters...



Bethesda legal team accuse a gamer of infringing IP rights, by publishing a few fan Fallout posters on his website.

Norwegian gamer and Fallout fan Erling Loken Andersen got threatened by Bethesda legal team because he was giving away Fallout fan art posters on his website. They accused him of infringing on IP rights and demanded he transfer site domain.

Apr
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All beta accounts will be reset



Blizzard will end the Diablo III beta next month, 15 days before the release date of the game.

Blizzard has announced that the Diablo III beta servers will be shut down on May 1.

"We'd like to thank everyone who has participated in the Diablo III beta," the developer said. "You've done an admirable job of testing, and we greatly appreciate all of the feedback you provided during this critical phase of development."

Obviously, all beta accounts and character information will be reset, so players will only be able to comment in the official Diablo III forums.

Diablo III will finally launched on May 15.

NEWS SOURCE: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/04/17/diablo-iii-beta-ends-may-1.aspx

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news update!