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Since: 10.12.01
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PS3 Retail (Tuesday)
- Air Conflicts: Secret Wars
- Cabela's Adventure Camp
- Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai
- Family Game Night 4: The Game Show
- Generator Rex: Agent of Providence
- GoldenEye 007: Reloaded
- Jimmie Johnson's Anything With An Engine
- The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
- MotionSports Adrenaline
- NASCAR: Unleashed
- NCIS
- Puss in Boots (Move Enabled)
- Sonic Generations
- Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

I'm still working my way thru Arkham City sidequests and I've still got the Infamous game sitting on my hardrive, so I think I'll hold off on Uncharted for a while and see if there's a good deal around. (KMart is giving you a $20 gaming card if that's store your frequent.)

GoldenEye might have been a purchase at a slower time. Not a Sonic person but it sounded like that game's better. Hooray nostalgia.

What's odder: two NASCAR related arcade-ish games on the same day, or two Cabela's games in one week?



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Since: 20.6.02
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I saw the previews for the NASCAR Unleashed game...thanks, I'll pass. Same with the JJ game. Yawn...call me when NASCAR The Game 2012 comes out.

But...Uncharted 3??? I am all over that. I am picking it up after work tomorrow!



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Since: 10.12.01
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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.64
PSN Store Tuesday Update

PS+
=============
Free PSN Games and DLC:
- Hydrophobia: Prophecy

Free PSone Classics:
- Crash Bandicoot
- Crash Bandicoot 2
- Crash Bandicoot3: Warped
- CTR: Crash Team Racing

Free Minis:
- Rumble Trucks

Full Game Trials:
- MORTAL KOMBAT VS DC UNIVERSE DIGITAL

Exclusive Discounts:
- Hasbro’s Family Game Night – 50% off Sale Price (PS+ Price: $10.00)
=============

Downloadable Games
- Hydrophobia Prophecy ($9.99)
- Pinballistik ($3.99)
- Max & The Magic Marker – Gold Edition ($9.99)
- Mortal Kombat Vs Dc Universe Digital ($19.99)
- DC Universe Online Free-To-Play (free)
- Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest Demo
- Max & The Magic Marker – Gold Edition Trial

Demon
- Saints Row: The Third Initiation Station Demo
- Happy Feet 2 Demo

PS2 Classics
- Raiden III ($9.99)
- Bloodrayne ($9.99)
- Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland ($9.99)

Add-on Game Content
- DC Universe Online Fight For The Light ($9.99)
- MotorStorm Apocalypse Halloween Livery (free)
- UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception Various Add-ons (x31) ($0.49 – $9.99 each)
- Everybody Dance Pack 1 ($8.99)
- LittleBigPlanet 2 Uncharted 3 Drake Costume ($1.99)
- SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs Evac Co-Op Pack ($7.99)
- Batman Arkham City – Nightwing Bundle ($6.99)
- Dead Rising 2: Off The Record: BBQ Chef Skills Pack ($1.99)

- Pinballistik: Made Of Money ($2.99)
- Pinballistik: Sector X ($2.99)

- Rocksmith – Bodysnatchers By Radiohead ($2.99)
- Rocksmith – Free Bird By Lynyrd Skynyrd ($2.99)
- Rocksmith – Tighten Up By The Black Keys ($4.99)

- Cars 2 Various Add-ons (x10) ($0.99 – $2.99)
- EA Sports Season Ticket – Time Based (12 Months) ($24.99 each)
- Worms Crazy Golf Carnival Course (free)


Rock Band 3
“Breath” – Breaking Benjamin ($1.99)
“Forever” – Papa Roach ($1.99)
“Until The End” – Breaking Benjami ($1.99)
“Breath (Pro Guitar)” – Breaking Benjami ($0.99)

Rock Band Network v2.0
“Madness” – Myrath ($1.99)
“Scissors” – Emery ($1.99)
“Toast (Live)” – Heywood Banks ($0.99)
“You Only Live Once” – Suicide Silence ($1.99)

Updates
Dragon Age: Origins Digital (Price Change) (PS3) (now $19.99, original price $29.99)
Hasbro Family Game Night (Price Change) (PS3) (now $19.99, original price $39.99)
Mass Effect 2 Digital (Price Change) (PS3) (now $19.99, original price $39.99)
Tiger Woods Pga Tour 12 Digital – Public Release (Price Change) (PS3) (now $39.99, original price $59.99)
Superstars V8 Racing (Price Change) (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Under Siege (Price Change) (PS3) (now $13.99, original price $19.99)



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Since: 2.1.02
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DC Universe Online went free to play this week as well. I played the beta and really enjoyed it but wasn't in a position to pay a subscription fee so I'm quite pleased with this. Not so pleased with the 15.5Gb download. I'm currently 10 hours into the with no end in sight. Good job I swapped out the HD for a 320Gb model a few weeks ago.



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Since: 10.12.01
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    Good job I swapped out the HD for a 320Gb model a few weeks ago.


How hard was that to do? I've got the old 60GB hard drive, but less worried about size then just the age of the drive.



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Since: 2.1.02
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#6 Posted on
    Originally posted by thecubsfan

      Good job I swapped out the HD for a 320Gb model a few weeks ago.


    How hard was that to do? I've got the old 60GB hard drive, but less worried about size then just the age of the drive.


It was really simple. The only tricky thing was undoing the blue screw under the drive tray. You have to make sure you use the exact size screwdriver or you risk shearing the head right off. Once you've managed it though, the rest is a piece of cake.



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Since: 17.1.02
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I got Uncharted yesterday, but I finished off the main story in Batman and did some sidequests earlier today. So Thursday is now going to be Uncharted 3 day, and with the 10 out of 10 score that IGN gave it, I'm even more geeked to start it (Cubs has more patience than me, cause I also have Infamous on my HD but I ain't waiting no longer).



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Since: 16.2.05

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Upgrading the PS3 hard drive is pretty easy. Most of the older systems make it easy to format and restore your firmware, but some of the more recent systems require you to have the latest firmware on a flash drive. Here's the guide I used:
http://www.gamefront.com/how-to-upgrade-or-replace-your-ps3-hard-drive/#section2

Finished the main story on Arkham City but still need about 100 Riddler trophies left to finish off the side quests. Stupid Riddler keeping me from playing Uncharted 3.
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Since: 10.12.01
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Square Enix release schedule
11/08: Chrono Cross
11/22: Final Fantasy V
12/06: Final Fantasy VI



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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.64
Not really sure if this needs another thread.

Sony's changed the rules for PS3/PSP accounts. Right now, anything you buy can be used on up to five different units. After that date, anything bought can only be used on two.

This seems an attempt to cut down on friendly piracy. Today, you could buy some DLC on your PS3, sign in on a friend's PS3, redownload under your account on your friend's system without having to buy it again, and then they would be allowed to use under their log-in without having ever paid for it. That still can happen with only two units, but not nearly as much.

There surely will be some angry people about this - probably a tiny percentage of users who actually download game content on three or more PS3s, and a larger percentage of people who know the workaround who present themselves as legitimate - and I'm not really sure it's worth doing for the grief. (For one, I would've waited a complete year after the outage before doing anything that might be seen as anti-user.) It does seem like five is closer to the standard here, but I'm also sure there's some place in Sony where they're seeing a user log in from three or more PS3 hundreds of miles apart and seething about the lost money.



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Since: 24.2.02

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It's still a preferable approach to curtailing gamesharing than Capcom's attempts, which required an active connection to PSN to play Bionic Commando 2 or Final Fight. Which meant that if PSN was down for three months, or your internet connection goes out, you couldn't play the game you paid for.
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I do! And I love it. I never even made it through a franchise season in Madden 09 (never made it past preseason week 3) because I spent ALL my Madden time playing online.
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