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Nov
01
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Vita sales continue to disappoint...



Sony has posted diminished revenue and profit in its latest financial report, due to declining game sales.

Sony has just released its financial report for the quarter ended on September 30, revealing that revenue slipped 15.8% year-on-year from ¥176 billion ($2.2 billion) to ¥148.2 billion ($1.9 billion), with operating income also falling from ¥3 billion ($37.5 million) to ¥2.3 billion ($29 million).

The company attributed the downturn to "lower" sales of PS3 and PSP hardware and software.

Sony originally forecasted that it would shift 16 million combined units of both PS Vita and PSP for the fiscal year, but then slashed the projection down to just...
Nov
01
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A neat update by Nightbird.



As its name suggests, the updated Kmeaw PSN/Spoofer allows you to connect to PSN without a PC, and also spoofs to v4.31...

Kmeaw PSN/Spoofer v4.31 Enabler and Disabler by 'Nightbird' allows you to access the PSN 4.30/4.31 from your 3.55 Kmeaw PS3 console.

Here's the official info:

Nov
01
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Update to the SCETool Script...



JjKkYu has released a new version of his EBOOT Resigner, now called 'PS3 TrueAncestor', adding the newest leaked keys.

Following his initial release a few days ago, 'JjKkYu' is back with another update for this EBOOT Resigner script for SCETool now called 'PS3 TrueAncestor'.

The new version adds the recently leaked PS3 Keys, and more:

Nov
01
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Get into PSN/SEN on 3.55 CFWs.

Nathan_r32_69 has released another update for his SEN Enabler & Disabler, obviously now allowing you to connect to the 4.30/4.31 PSN.


Just a few days after the release of SEN Enabler & Disabler [4.25], 'Nathan_r32_69' is back with another one for the recently released 4.30/4.31 PS3 Firmware.

Now you can access the current 4.30 PlayStation Network from your 3.55 CFW PS3 console.

Additionally, the app now includes a GUI that will allow you to restore your original PS3 files in case of an error, preventing a RSOD.

Here's the full info:

Nov
01
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A neat update by Nightbird.

As its name suggests, the updated Kmeaw PSN/Spoofer allows you to connect to PSN without a PC, and also spoofs to v4.31...


Kmeaw PSN/Spoofer v4.31 Enabler and Disabler by 'Nightbird' allows you to access the PSN 4.30/4.31 from your 3.55 Kmeaw PS3 console.

Here's the official info:

Nov
01
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Update to the SCETool Script...

JjKkYu has released a new version of his EBOOT Resigner, now called 'PS3 TrueAncestor', adding the newest leaked keys.


Following his initial release a few days ago, 'JjKkYu' is back with another update for this EBOOT Resigner script for SCETool now called 'PS3 TrueAncestor'.

The new version adds the recently leaked PS3 Keys, and more:

Nov
01
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Housed in a normal PC case.

VG247 has shared one HOT rumor related to the upcoming PS4, codenamed 'Orbis'.
According to them, the latest devkit is based on AMD’s A10 APU series and has Blu-Ray...

New PlayStation 4 (codenamed "Orbis") details have hit the net, thanks to an unnamed source who talked to website VG247.

Here are all the details:

- NEW Dev Kits shipping now.

According to them, a new version of the "Orbis" kit is now shipping to developers, and it’s housed in a normal PC case. Apparently, there will be four versions of the dev kit.

- Developer...
Nov
01
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Housed in a normal PC case.

VG247 has shared one HOT rumor related to the upcoming PS4, codenamed 'Orbis'.
According to them, the latest devkit is based on AMD’s A10 APU series and has Blu-Ray...



New PlayStation 4 (codenamed "Orbis") details have hit the net, thanks to an unnamed source who talked to website VG247.

Here are all the details:

- NEW Dev Kits shipping now.

According to them, a new version of the "Orbis" kit is now shipping to developers, and it’s housed in a normal PC case. Apparently, there will be four versions of the dev kit.

- Developer...
Nov
01
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Promoting its front and rear touch panels...



Check out how the PS Vita is promoted in France. Basically for them, the device is like having a girl with... 4 breasts...

Sony France has published a PlayStation Vita ad with a 'somewhat' weird interpretation of the handheld dual touch panels.

The magazine ad, compares the Vita with its front touchscreen and rear touchpad functionality to a woman with four breasts.

The tag line is "Touch both sides, twice the sensations”.

Here is it:

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According to a Sony UK rep, the ad is not something that would necessarily be considered for the UK market and that each European territory office has a degree of flexibility in their marketing approach. So, basically, that ad will only show up in France.

Well, what...
Nov
01
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More by the anonymous source.



Following with more PlayStation 3 leaks, now a list with all the appldr keys up to 4.25 has just hit the net.

Well, here goes another massive PS3 leak.

Now, a list of all the appldr keys up to v4.25 has been posted by an Anonymous source, and... they have been confirmed working by many developers!

So, this means you don't have to wait anymore for scene groups to release fixed EBOOTs for v3.55, as you can now do it by yourself using apps like SCETool to decrypt them using the new keys.

Here's the full list:

Code:
[appldr]
type=SELF
revision=0000
version=0000008000000000
self_type=APP
erk=95F50019E7A68E341FA72EFDF4D60ED376E25CF46BB48DFDD1F080259DC93F04
riv=4A0955D946DB70D691A640BB7FAECC4C...
Nov
01
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Vita selling below 6K units. Covering from Oct 22 to Oct 28.



Media Create has shared its weekly sales chart, which covered last week.
The new Idolmaster game, Dark Souls ‘Artorias of the Abyss’ and ZoE HD have strong debuts.

Japanese firm Media Create has released its weekly sales chart, which covered from October 22 to October 28 (Week 43, 2012).

- Software.

Namco Bandai’s new PSP tri-release The Idolmaster: Shiny Festa, topped the charts with 119,000 units sold across Japan. Dark Souls‘ ‘Artorias of the Abyss’ DLC-included edition came in second with 67K copies sold, and Konami’s Zone of the Enders HD remaster at third with 48,000 units. Another notable new release Street Fighter X Tekken for the PS Vita, came in at twentieth most sold this week, moving just 5K units.

Oct
31
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The new Halloween trailer.



Konami has shared a new trailer for the upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate in celebration of Halloween.
The spin-off will last 20 hours, according to the publisher.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate is the upcoming spin-off developed by Spanish dev MercurySteam for the Nintendo 3DS.

Konami has released a new trailer, just in time for Halloween. The new clip details the game’s combat, platforming, challenges, and 3D locations. Also, the publisher revealed that the game will run about 20 hours in length, and will feature an orchestral score by award-winning composer Oscar Araujo.

Oct
31
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'Halloween teaser'...

Check out the new trailer for the upcoming survivol horror 'Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs' by Frictional Games.

In order to celebrate Halloween, Frictional Games have released a new trailer for the upcoming Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs in which you’ll see the protagonist’s panting and nervous crawls through the indirect sequel to The Dark Descent.

And there's more. Devs also want your 'help':

...
Oct
31
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Yes, that is its actual name, and yes, its real!



This Halo 4 promotional iOS game asks you to go to the store and scan in bags of Doritos and bottles of Mountain Dew in order to play...

Well, it looks like a promotional game for Halo 4 has hit iOS.

Called, 'Halo 4: King of the Hill Fueled by Mountain Dew', this one asks you to go to the store and scan bags of Doritos and bottles of Mountain Dew in order to play it...

Nope, this isn't a parody or something and its pretty much real! Here's the official game description:

Oct
31
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Music to enjoy the game even more



Academy award winning composer Trent Reznor and legendary soundtrack composer and British Academy of Film & Television Arts Nominee, Jack Wall, deliver the explosive Call of Duty: Black Ops II OST

If you were waiting for the new Activision's game, you should know that the O.S.T will be also available for downloading on the iTunes Store. Read the PR we have just received for more info:

Oct
31
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The class is titled 'Scandinavian Fantasy Worlds: Old Norse Sagas and Skyrim'.



Prestigious private institution Rice University is offering a junior level course focusing on Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim...

You heard it right, the prestigious private University Rice in Houston, Texas is offering a course on Skyrim.

Titled "Scandinavian Fantasy Worlds: Old Norse Sagas and Skyrim" is a junior level class taught by Professor Donna Beth Ellard, and its only available for one semester.

Here's the official course description: