PlayStation 3 Losing Linux

One of the PlayStation 3′s bragging points amongst the technorati was the fact that you could install other operating systems on the machine, usually Linux. The redesigned Ps3 Slim removed this ability, and now the original version is losing it as well. On April 1, PlayStation 3 firmware 3.21 will be available, and when installed [...more]

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Mar 31 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

PS3 Trophy Restoration Madness

So, yesterday the PS3 went through such a massive glitch that Sony warned users not to use their systems at all (the internet’s calling it “Apocalyps3″). The problem? Consoles incorrectly thought that 2010 was a leap year, so they rolled to February 29th instead of March 1st. That, plus computers, means that your hard earned [...more]

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Mar 02 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

A Bunch Of Facts About Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII Thirteen

PCWorld ran a pretty excellent story today on the facts and fictions of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIII, the 13th installment in a series which has sold over 97 million copies worldwide. Sure, you could read their entire article (hard work? snooooooze) or read my synthesis of said article into easy to swallow bullet points: [...more]

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Feb 23 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

PS3 Hacked, Kind Of

ps3spi

George “Geohot” Hotz, who gained hacker fame for creating an easy to install iPhone jailbreak app, has done it again. I have read/write access to the entire system memory, and HV level access to the processor. In other words, I have hacked the PS3. Huzzah! We can play pirated games, make our own games, use [...more]

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Jan 27 2010
By Nick Upton

Mega Man’s Newest Enemy: Illiteracy Man!

Mega Man 2 Title Screen

Are you skilled at collecting E-Tanks and blasting evil robots, but not so skilled at reading English? Forget adult learning schools. Let Mega Man and the Master Robots teach you the ABC’s in this funny children’s book parody from Destructoid. A is for Air Man, B is for Bomb Man, C is for Could This [...more]

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Jan 18 2010
By Geoffrey Golden