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October 22, 2008

Sony TGS 2008 Press Conference

Filed under: PS2,PS3,psp,Sony — Tags: , , , , , — technofranki @ 19:10

Here is Sony’s Tokyo Game Show press conference. The videoes are all in Japanese, but some will probably watch it anyway. The videoes are from

Sony 'TGS 2008 Press Conference' 1/4

Sony 'TGS 2008 Press Conference' 2/4

Sony 'TGS 2008 Press Conference' 3/4

Sony 'TGS 2008 Press Conference' 4/4

October 15, 2008

PSP firmware updated to v5.0

Filed under: PS2,Sony — Tags: , , , — technofranki @ 19:22

Sony updated the PSP firmware from v4.05 to v5.0. So it’s a major update. And the big news is that PlayStation Store now is available for PSP.

So here is the full quote from

An update to the PSP system software was released on October 15, 2008. If you update your PSP system, the system software version will be 5.00 and the following features will be updated.

Main features updated in version 5.00

PlayStation®Store is now available on the PSP™ system

  • Using a Wireless network connection, you can now download (as a purchase or for free) products such as games, additional items for games, or video content for use on the PSP system.

The feature for outputting video from PlayStation® format software to a TV has been improved (PSP-2000 only)

  • You can now output video from PlayStation format software to a TV in full-screen size.
    You can now use video output cables that do not support video in progressive mode to output video from PlayStation format software to a TV.


  • The number of file types that can be played has been increased to include MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Video Main Profile (AVC CABAC) in 640 x 480 pixels
  • Hint: Some video files of this type may not be playable.


  • [Sleep Timer] has been added as an option on the control panel.


  • [Title Display] has been added as an option under [Video Settings].
  • [USB Auto Connect] has been added as an option under [System Settings].
  • [Backlight Auto-Adjust] has been added as an option under [Power Save Settings].


  • The default Theme for the PSP system has been redesigned.
  • You can now use a full-size on-screen keyboard.

Here is a YouTube video I made to show off the new PlayStation Store on PSP.

September 25, 2008

Book: Codes & Cheats Fall 2008: Prima Games Code Book

Filed under: Amazon,Nintendo,Play-Asia,PS2,PS3,psp,Wii,Xbox 360 — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — technofranki @ 21:20

If you have problems solving one or more of your PS3, PS2, PSP, Xbox 360, Xbox, Nintendo Wii, DS or GBA games, the book Codes & Cheats Fall 2008: Prima Games Code Book may be what you need. The book have 784 pages and is now available from online retailers.

The book is available from:


September 24, 2008

PS2: PlayStation 2 Limited Edition LEGO Batman Bundle

Filed under: Amazon,PS2 — Tags: , , , — technofranki @ 20:03


PlayStation 2 Limited Edition LEGO Batman Bundle is now available on for US$149.99. So you get a PS2 with the LEGO Batman game.

July 26, 2008

E3: Best of E3 Awards 2008 –

Filed under: DS,E3,PC,PS2,PS3,psp,Wii,Xbox 360 — technofranki @ 19:25 have made some videoes where they goes through the best (and worst) on E3 2008 in a lot of categories. So enjoy!

Best Press Conference

Best New Franchise

Best PC Game

Most Disappointing

Best FPS Game

Most Innovative Game

Best Graphics

Best Driving Game

Best PSP Game

Best Strategy Game

Best Action Adventure

Best Puzzle Game

Best Nintendo DS Game

One To Watch

July 18, 2008

E3: Sonic Unleashed stage demo

Filed under: E3,PS2,PS3,Wii,Xbox 360 — technofranki @ 04:38

Video from Gamespot showing live stage demo of Sonic Unleashed that will be released on Xbox 360, Wii, PS2 and PS3.

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