hit tracker

MaxConsole

Video Gaming News Since 1995

Oct
25
icon_xl.jpg
Wit no release date unveiled



Sega has confirmed that PS Vita version of Jet Set Radio has been delayed.

Sega has confirmed that Jet Set Radio on Playstation Vita has been delayed "due to necessary development optimisations."

Sega didn't reveal any new date for the game, so if you're interested in it you'll have to wait until Sega reveals more info. Stay alert!


NEWS SOURCE: Jet Set Radio PS Vita delayed due to necessary development optimisations (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Oct
25
icon_xl.jpg
With a price of $250 each



Microsoft has confirmed two new Xbox 360 bundles for this holidays, check them out here.

Microsoft is offering two new bundles for this holidays for $250.

The first pack comes with a 250GB Xbox 360, download codes for Skyrim and Forza Motorsport 4, a headset and a wireless controller.

The second pack comes with a 4GB Xbox 360 with Kinect, a wireless controller, Kinect Adventures and Kinect Disneyland Adventures.

Both packs include also 1 month of Xbox Live, Netflix, Hulu Plus and Epix Movies.

NEWS SOURCE: Two new Xbox 360 holiday bundles 250 (via) GamesRadar

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Oct
25
With all the leaking of keys it's now possible to decrypt new games and make them available for CFW 3.55. This is for the people that can't or won't make the jump to Rogero's 4.21 CFW. A new group that call themselves unSANE took up the challenge and made a few new games available.

First few:
Mirrors:
Silent.Hill.HD.Collection.EBOOT.PATCH.100.EUR.PS3-unSANE [4.78 MB] - Mirror on PS3SceneFiles
...
Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
Can be installed on any Jailbreakable PS3 console running on v3.55.



Using the the recent leaked LV0 keys, Rogero has assembled a CFW v4.21 PUP for us all to enjoy!

Less than a day after the release of the BlueDisk-CFW, it got quickly cracked and LV0 keys have been leaked and working!

You can get more info about the leaked LV0 keys HERE.

Well, thanks to that, PS3 developers are already starting to assemble their own CFW. Like Rogero, who just released his CEX-4.21 CFW v1.00, and yes, its free for all!

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
Details of it and video proof inside!



The BlueDisk team has finally released their new CFW 4.25 for the PS3. *UPDATE*: The CFW has already been cracked so you won't need the DRM CD KEY anymore!!

* BREAKING UPDATE!

Less than a day after the BlueDisk-CFW 4.25 release, which needed a CD KEY and your EID0 to lock it to your PS3 with a one-time download (see below for a complete explanation), scene developers have already released details on how to remove the protection!

From naehrwert:

And, thanks to the fact LV0 has been resigned, it means some more...
Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
Support for Custom Firmware 4.21!

multiMAN has once again been updated by DeanK, this time adding full support for the -just released- CFW 4.21, along with more bug fixes, additions and improvements!

* NEWS UPDATE 2:

Once again, 'Deank' and 'andbey0nd' have updated multiMAN, this time adding support for Hermes payload (SC-8) for Rogero's new 4.21 CFW v1.0, and more!

Here's the full changelog, info and download links for multiMAN 04.08.00 (3.41-4.21)

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
'Thriller Instinct' ?!



Some hackers have discovered some never seen data in the original 'Killer Instinct' arcade game, and can be unlocked by using some cheats in MAME.

That's right, the original Killer Instinct by Rareware came out in 1994 on the Arcades, and almost 20 years later, some hackers have discovered new unseen game data using cheats in MAME.

For example, take a look at this bizarre image, in which the title of the game is changed to 'Thriller Instinct'.

[​IMG]

Was that just an in-house joke or perhaps that was going to be the game's original name?

There are more unused stills, showing 3 different PSA Screens:

- No Gangs
- Recycle It, Don't Trash It
- Winners Don't...
Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
Now with PSN/SEN access.



Rogero is back with another update for his neat CFW, this time also following the recent trend to allow users to get into the PSN...

PlayStation 3 developer Rogero has updated his Custom Firmware to v3.7 (for 3.55 CFW users), this time updating the Passphrase to allow PSN/SEN access without the need to use any other tool.

Here's its official info:

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
All the emus are from the official v0.9.7 release



STLcardsWS has released almost all the RetroArch for PS3 emulators as Standalone PKGs, so you can install only the ones you want!

As you may know, RetroArch is a multi-system emulator and its also available on multiple platforms.

However, if you just just prefer standalone emulators, there are good news for you, as 'STLcardsWS' has split up the cores from it. And, they are based on the latest official v0.9.7 RetroArch release.

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
Access PSN on DEX consoles without F**k PSN



Following with more of the recent trend to allow PSN access for all CFW users out there, PS3ITA developers have released a tool version so DEX users can enjoy too!

PSoN DEX by Italian PS3ITA devs, allows DEX PS3 users to get into PSN without the need of other software such as FuckPSN.

Here's its official info:

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
An update by Nathan_r32_69



This new version now can Enable/Disable PSN access up to firmware 4.25. Be sure to install only the PKG for your CFW!

PS3 developer Nathan_r32_69 is back with another update for his SEN Enabler & Disabler now upgraded to support up to FW 4.25.

It also now includes a GUI for enabling PSN / SEN so if something is wrong it will restore your PS3 files preventing a RSOD on the PlayStation 3 console.

Here's the tool official info:

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
A neat release by 'itskamel'



This new PS3 Custom Firmware gets everything together so you can go Online without the need of FuckPSN!

'3.55-CEX-KAMEL-PSN-ACCESS' by itskamel is a CFW that allows you to get into PSN without the need of Fuckpsn.

It is required that you use this modified FW and NOT any other firmware due to possible bricks. Also, its is recommended that you backup your original files. As always, use it at your own risk!

Another important thing to note:

So, here's the official info and installation instructions:

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
A XUI translation tool.



This tool offers an alternate method to translate FSD2/3 skins! A new BETA version is now available.

XUITT by Keyser is a XUI translation tool, offering you an alternate method to translate FSD2/3 skins.

Here's the tool official info and features:

Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
On Steam

Bethesda has released a beta patch with some bug fixes for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Bethesda has confirmed that the beta patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is already available on Steam. This patch comes with some fixes for the game, and it will be released for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 after testing and certification.

The patch contains:

NEWS SOURCE: Skyrim 1.8 patch beta available on steam (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for...
Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
It's not an official Nintendo controller



EB Games has unveiled today a new Pro Controller for Wii U based in the SNES controller.

EB Games have listed in their webpage a new variant of the upcoming Wii U Pro Controller based in the SNES controller. This controller looks like a SNES controller but with two sticks. Obviously, this SNES controller is a third party accessory. If you want to pre-order one, the price has been set for AUD $48 (USD $49), that's around $30 cheaper than the official Pro Controller.

The release date for this controller has been set to November 30.

Do you like it?

NEWS SOURCE: SNES inspired Wii-U gamepad coming (via) IGN

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Oct
24
icon_xl.jpg
For just 100 coins



Nintendo of America offers us the popular Pilotwings from SNES for just 100 coins until October 28.

Nintendo of America is giving away the popular SNES game Pilotwings for just 100 coins until October 28th. The version of the game is for the Wii Virtual Console, usually priced at 800 Wii Points.

If you're interested in this great 1992 game you'd better hurry up, as this offer will end on October 28. Enjoy the game!

NEWS SOURCE #1: Pilotwings available through Club Nintendo until Oct 28 (via) JoyStiq
NEWS SOURCE #2: Rewards Details #31502 (via) Club Nintendo

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!