Sony Announces In-Game XMB, Trophies Coming To PS3 Via 2.40 Firmware

It's official. The next next PlayStation 3 firmware update—version 2.40 for those keeping score at home—will bring in-game access to the Xross Media Bar (XMB) and the addition of "Trophies," a previously rumored feature that looks to emulate Xbox LIVE Achievements. That's our best guess, obviously, as Sony Computer… » 6/17/08 6:40pm 6/17/08 6:40pm

PSP Firmware Update Adds Much Needed Googling

Firmware version 4.00 is due "soon" for the PSP, according to PlayStation Network Operations director Eric Lempell—typically "soon" means within the next few hours in these terms—and while it may not make the handheld a flying breakfast car, it's respectable. The newest update adds Google searches directly from the… » 6/16/08 7:40pm 6/16/08 7:40pm