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Nov
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A few regressions and bug fixes.

Just a few weeks after the previous release, the PS3 Media Server team is back with another update fixing a few bugs on the app.


PS3 Media Server by 'shagrath', 'Raptor399' and 'chocolateboy', is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server dedicated to the PS3. It has been written Java, and allows you to stream or transcode any kind of media files, with minimum configuration. It's backed up with the powerful Mplayer/FFmpeg packages.

The newest v1.72.0 features a few bug fixes and regressions from the previous release. Here's the full changelog:

Nov
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A few regressions and bug fixes.



Just a few weeks after the previous release, the PS3 Media Server team is back with another update fixing a few bugs on the app.

PS3 Media Server by 'shagrath', 'Raptor399' and 'chocolateboy', is a DLNA compliant Upnp Media Server dedicated to the PS3. It has been written Java, and allows you to stream or transcode any kind of media files, with minimum configuration. It's backed up with the powerful Mplayer/FFmpeg packages.

The newest v1.72.0 features a few bug fixes and regressions from the previous release. Here's the full changelog:

Nov
19
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With GUI changes and more tools!

Ac1DMoDz is back with another update for PS3Tools, originally by PSdev, updating the app theme and adding/removing some tools.


PS3 dev 'Ac1DMoDz' has once again updated PS3Tools, an app compilation of tools for the PlayStation 3 originally developed by 'PSdev'.

The just released v4.0 brings some neat additions, including a new GUI theme, Misc Tools, bug fixes and more!

Here's the full changelog:

Nov
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With GUI changes and more tools!



Ac1DMoDz is back with another update for PS3Tools, originally by PSdev, updating the app theme and adding/removing some tools.

PS3 dev 'Ac1DMoDz' has once again updated PS3Tools, an app compilation of tools for the PlayStation 3 originally developed by 'PSdev'.

The just released v4.0 brings some neat additions, including a new GUI theme, Misc Tools, bug fixes and more!

Here's the full changelog:

Nov
19
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Handy app by Skiller.



The CMP Auto Tools allow you to add your own cheats and patches to EBOOT files from FW 3.60 down to 3.41.

CMP Auto Tools by 'Skiller' of CodeMasters-Project.net, allows you to add in your own PS3 Cheats and make EBOOT patches, from firmware 3.60 down to 3.41.

Here's the official info for v6.3:

Nov
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Handy app by Skiller.

The CMP Auto Tools allow you to add your own cheats and patches to EBOOT files from FW 3.60 down to 3.41.


CMP Auto Tools by 'Skiller' of CodeMasters-Project.net, allows you to add in your own PS3 Cheats and make EBOOT patches, from firmware 3.60 down to 3.41.

Here's the official info for v6.3:

Nov
19
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Take screenshots from your XBOX 360 using Nate’s XBDM Plugin.



This neat GUI software for Windows allows you to take screen captures in PNG format from your XBOX 360 without the need of a Devkit console.

Xbox 360 Screen Capture GUI by 'Reecelol' is a PC software that will allow you too take PNG screenshots from you XBOX 360 using Nate’s XBDM Plugin without the Microsoft SDK (neighborhood).

Here's the changelog for the first version:

You can download v1.0 from any of the Source links below!

NEWS SOURCE #1:...
Nov
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Also, Total_Noob bids farewell to the PS Vita scene...



Total_Noob has released another update for his eCFW for the PS Vita. Sadly, he will also leave the scene for personal reasons.

Developer Total_Noob has released a new version of his eCFW for the PS Vita, with a huge changelog.

TN-C adds many improvements, including compatibility for the Motorstorm and Super Collapse exploits. Also, TN-C has become open source!

Sadly, this is probably the last release from Total_Noob, as he will leave the scene for personal reasons.

Here's the HUGE changelog for...
Nov
19
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Dump your PSP games!



Almuder has updated UMD Dumper to version 2.4 with some new features.

Almuder has released UMD Dumper 2.4, a great app that allows us to dump your UMD games to your memory stick directly in ISO format, without any extra plugin or VSH Menu.

Here's the changelog:

Nov
19
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ONE DAY SALE!



Play.com is selling the PS3 SuperSlim + Skylanders Giants starter pack for just £159.99.
This is only valid for today, so Hurry Up!

UK's Play.com has a great deal here.

You can get the Sony PlayStation 3 PS3 Super Slim Console Bundle With 12GB HDD + Skylanders: Giants - Starter Pack for just £159.99. But you must hurry up, as its only valid for today, Monday Nov. 19!

The bundle:

Nov
19
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With 8.000 tracks included



Microsoft will release soon a new Karaoke app for Xbox 360.

Microsoft will release soon a new Karaoke app for Xbox 360. This app will contain around 8.000 tracks for us. We suppose that the app will be free and users will be charged for played time, that means that you'll be able to buy blocks of two, six or 24 hours with your MSP.

You don't need to download any song to your Xbox 360 as they will be streamed directly from the game servers. The game will include Achievements also.

Stay alert for more info about this new service.

NEWS SOURCE #1: Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 360 Karaoke app will charge you by the hour (via) EuroGamer
NEWS SOURCE #2:...
Nov
19
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From launch day...



That's right, an exploit that allow you to install homebrew on Wii also work on the Wii U (Wii Mode, of course).
Check out a video proof using 'Smash Stack' insde!

Wii U was just released on Sunday in the United States, and you can already run Wii homebrew on it.

After a few tries and tests, hackers discovered the old Wii exploit "Smash Stack" is still working.

Of course, keep in mind this one runs only on *Wii Mode*. For more info on Smash Stack, check out HERE.

And, don't forget to watch the video below!


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Nov
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The first Wii U bug



A Wii U user found a hidden area of the Miiverse with a lot of information.

It seems that a Wii U user has found, accidentally, a hidden or debug area of the Miiverse with some info like unannounced games. Nintendo said that this area existed but it's a "mock-up menu" of content and they have quickly removed it.

The user found some lists of unannounced games like Yoshi's Land Wii U, Soul Hackers, Metal Gear Solid, Wii Fit, Metroid, Final Fantasy 3 or Dragon Quest 10.

The user entered this admin area and he was able to delete and flag up other users Miiverse posts, as if...
Nov
19
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Good job Square



Square has confirmed that the online pass for Hitman: Absolution is now FREE for all.

Square has announced that the online pass included in Hitman: Absolution is now FREE for all, so you wont be charged for online play. According to the Hitman: Absolution blog:

That's good news from Square :)

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Nov
19
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Another Exclusive Maxconsole Hardware Review



Classic Sega Retro lives on thanks to the licensed unit by AtGames, it even includes 80 games and 2 wireless controllers!

The Sega Genesis. Nothing invokes more nostalgia in me than this console. Fast forward over two decades since the Sega Genesis hit the shelves in North America and Europe and it's surprising to see that the console's legacy still lives on with products like the AtGames Sega Genesis/Mega Drive system.

Unboxing

The unit comes in a large, nicely decorated box which details the consoles, amount of built in games and some screenshots of game screens. There is an error in both the box and manual which shows the title screen for Sonic 2 HD remake instead of the original sonic 2 title screen. Found that a bit amusing akin to the typo in the Final Fight instruction manual for...
Nov
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A new card game



Sony has confirmed that Uncharted: Fight for Fortune will be released on December 4 in the US.

Sony has announced a new Playstation Vita card game titled Uncharted: Fight for Fortune. The game will be released on December 4 for $5 (Euro date and price are TBC) and it will with Vita Uncharted Golden Abyss, as well as standalone.

In Uncharted: Fight for Fortune you'll need to build a deck of cards and use them to battle opponets, taking turns. You'll earn more cards and power by collecting artifacts in Golden Abyss.

Uncharted: Fight for Fortune offers us an 8 hour campaign and asynchronous multiplayer.

Uncharted: Golden Abyss is being free this month to PS Plus subscribers on Vita :D


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Nov
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New trailer, new recreation



Youtube user underage117 has recreated the latest GTA V trailer in GTA IV.

Want to know how the newest GTA V trailer looks in GTA VI ? Well, Youtube user underage117 has recreated this trailer with GTA IV. As you can see in the video below, it looks as close as possible to waht was shown off in the latest GTA V trailer.

Just enjoy!! :)


NEWS SOURCE: New GTA V trailer recreated in GTA IV (via) GameInformer

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Nov
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With more than 300 fixes for the game



Revenge Labs has confirmed that the awaited Skullgirls patch will be released on November 20 for Playstation 3.

Revenge Labs has announced, via Facebook, that the Skullgirls patch will be released on November 20 for Playstation 3. There's no word about an Xbox 360 version of this patch yet.

This big patch will include around 300 fixes and it's been expected since July. Check out the full list of fixes in the Shoryuken link below.

NEWS SOURCE #1: Skullgirls patch dated for Playstation 3 (via) VG247
NEWS SOURCE #2: 11-20 PSN SG slightly different edition patch notes (via) Shoryuken...