Archive for November, 2005

This Weeks UMD Releases

Hey everyone, Just giving you a quick update on what UMD’s will be available today. Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Family Guy: Volume 1 – Seasons 1 & 2 Herbie: Fully Loaded Joe Dirt Mr. and Mrs. Smith Sky High White Chicks Any day with Family Guy is a good day in my book.

Updated Australian release list

Below is an updated Australian release list. Its updated from this list 2nd December 2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories 4th December 2005 Lord Of The Rings Tactics 8th December 2005 Go Sudoku 8th December 2005 Koloomn 8th December 2005 King Kong 8th December 2005 Frantix 9th December 2005 Crash Tag Team Racing 15th […]

CheatDevice v0.1 for GTA:LCS!

edisoncarter from GTA has released a great cheat device for GTA: LCS (North American version only)! When you download it it looks like a game save but works as a program in the background of your game. The basic cheats implemented so far are: Infinite Health and Armor Set Wanted Level Set Time Set […]

Breath Of Fire III Screenshots

Gamespot has posted some screenshots of the upcoming PSP version of the PS1 RPG Breath of Fire III. I personally think it looks great and I am actually a fan of all the Breath of Fire games so I will be keeping an eye on this one. See the rest of the screenshots here.

December’s UMD Releases

People have been asking about what UMD’s are coming out next month. Well, with the annoucement of Warner Bros. embracing UMD, I thought I would provide a list of all known UMD’s coming out next month.

A Force of One
Audioslave: Live in Cuba
Bratz: Rock Angelz
Brothers Grimm, The
Cheaper by the Dozen
Dark Water
Dead Leaves
Death Race 2000
Dukes of Hazzard, The
Enter the Dragon
Fantastic Four
Foo Fighters: Live – Everywhere But Home
House of Wax
Jackass, Vol. 1
Like Mike
Matrix, The
National Lampoon’s Animal House
Octagon, The
Perfect Blue
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
Sandlot/Sandlot 2, The
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Usher: Rhythm City Vol. 1: Caught Up

Some good stuff but I am really jazzed about the cult classic Perfect Blue. It is good to see some anime on UMD especially one as good as Perfect Blue.

Be sure to check out the official UMD page for a continually updated UMD release list as well as for future updates.

PSP Firmware 2.60 Released

Sony has released the Firmware 2.60 Update for the PSP. Even though the Official PSP Site has not been updated, the update is available on numerous mirrors including the official forums.

The following changes have been made in this new version:

-(rss channel) has been added as a feature under (network)
-(simplified Chinese(gb18030)) and (traditional Chinese (big 5)) have been added as options to (encoding) under (view) in the (internet browser) menu bar
-characters may be indistinct in some cases when these encoding options are selected
-(volume adjustment) has been added as a feature to (location free player)
-you can now download video data that supports copyright protection using the (internet browser)
-WMA had been added as a codec that can be played under (music). (this applies to music saved on the memory stick.)

*Note that you must adjust a system setting to enable playback of WMA format music data. a connection to the internet is required to adjust the setting

Read the discussion thread on the official forums here. The update can be downloaded here with additional mirrors posted on the thread.

Hands-On Review of the Sony PSP Talkman

Link-Sang has a great in-depth review of the Sony Talkman PSP. The Talkman is a voice-activated translation application that allows you to interact in foreign languages with the help of your PSP. Along with pure translations, Talkman lets players play games to test their fluency of a language. The languages available are English, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean.

Check out their review here.

pIRC v0.5d and Source Code Released

The newest version of the excellent pIRC program has been posted at PSP Updates. pIRC is an application that allows you to connect to IRC with your PSP via WiFi via the use of an editable cfg file. Fixes in the new version include: – Fixed a bug where the program would crash when it […]

PSPBMC v0.992 For PSP Released

The new v0.992 version of the bookmarking program PSPBMC has been posted over at PSP Updates. This version includes a fix for the bug causing the the transferring window not to appear during the first transfer. You can get the program here.

TV Studios Upset At TiVo

Several TV and studio execs are considering legal action against TiVo due to their updated TiVoToGo service which will allow the transfers of TV Shows to both iPod’s and PSP’s according to Variety. “TiVo appears to be acting unilaterally, disregarding established rights of content owners to participate in decisions regarding the distribution and exploitation of […]

Hori announces TV recorder for Memory Stick Duo: Memoreco

Japanese company Hori has announced the TV recorder “Memoreco” for the PSP. Memoreco is a recorder which records your desired TV programs directly onto Memory stick Duo for watching at your pleasure on the PSP. This product will be released in the late December of 2005, price 13,444 JPY ($115 USD), (£67 GBP). As of […]

Change Your PSP Faceplate

Lik-Sang has released a series of PSP Faceplates to change the look of your PSP from the standard Black or White. The procedure is quick and painless and involves the removal of seven screws to swap plates. However, it must be noted that doing so will void the manufacturer’s warranty so keep that in mind should you decide to do this.

There are 5 different faceplates available with all save for the “Liquid Silver” plate running you US$ 32.95. The “Liquid Silver” plate runs US$ 38.95 due to the fact that it has a special metallic chrome layer.


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