PS3 Weekend Warrior: of slim PS3s, white DualShocks, and Sony's love for the words "n
The QJ.NET PS3 blog saw a very varied mix of new this week. We heard of rumors about a PS3 redesign, a rumored PS3 outing for GTA IV's The Lost and Damned DLC, updates for the PS3 firmware as well as PlayStation Home, and more game news than you could shake a relatively average-sized stick at. Even the odd bit of homebrew sneaked its way in. But enough babbling. Read on for the PS3 Weekend Warrior!
- The Lost and Damned on PS3:
- Rumor: The Lost and Damned GTA IV DLC to find its way to the PS3 in August. Link.
- Microsoft denies GTA4 DLC coming to PS3. Link.
- Rockstar: no comment on GTA IV DLC rumor, nothing for E3. Link.
- PS3 Slim:
- Rumor: Sony revealing "hardware redesign" at E3. Link.
- Sony denies plans of redesigning the PS3. Link.
- Slim PS3 in production? Leaked pictures say yes. Link.
- GameStop merchandising rep confirms PS3 Slim? Link.
- Video: LibTiff PS3 Exploit Firmware 2.70 for PS3? Link.
- Sony CEO talks about the future of PSN. Link.
- PS3 bundles for inFamous, Ratchet & Clank surface; Sony says 'no comment'. Link.
- White Dualshock 3 spotted in Wal-Mart, Sony denies. Link.
- PS3 firmware 2.76 now out. Link.
- Sony sees stronger sales for PS3 and PSP, PS Store sales expected to triple. Link.
- Sony World Wide Studios VP Jamie MacDonald leaving soon. Link.
- Sony responds to April NPD results. Link.
- New Killzone 2 patch v1.27 this month, DLC 2 coming after patch. Link.
- Yamauchi speaks: weather changes, night racing in Gran Turismo 5. Link.
- New Metal Gear Online multiplayer screenshots. Link.
- Heavier than rain: Kojima teaser site for next game blown wide open. Link.
- OPM: Yes, the PS3 is getting Lost Planet 2. Link.
- 5 minutes plus of Uncharted 2 urban gameplay video. Link.
- Quantic Dream: Heavy Rain can only be done on PS3. Link.
- Sucker Punch's Bruce Oberg on inFamous' Karma system, melee combat, more. Link.
- inFamous vid: game length, replayability, collectibles, more. Link.
- MotorStorm: Pacific Rift:
- MotorStorm: Pacific Rift second major game update out now. Link.
- Free Motorstorm: Pacific Rift DLC packs every week starting Thursday. Link.
Well, that's it for this week folks. Be sure to check again next week for another issue of the PS3 Weekend Warrior. While you wait for the weekends, don't forget to catch our E3 features this week, too.
- New PSP, PS3 puzzle game via PSN: Numblast crunches in with trailer. Link.
- FF Tactics joins FF7 International on Japanese PSOne Game Archives. Link.
- PSN EU - PlayStation Store Update 05/14. Link.
- PSN US - PlayStation Store Update 05/14. Link.
- PlayStation Home:
- SCEE Home admits region discrepancy issues, promises better months ahead. Link.
- PS Home reveals new free apartment, the Chamber. Link.
- Patch 1.21 coming soon to EU Home, changes and details revealed. Link.