As we saw when the product was first unveiled, Sony's upcoming NGP won't be using the company's trademark "XMB" user interface. It'll be using something new. Why is that, Sony?
Just like the Nintendo Wii, the North American PlayStation 3 no longer needs a disc to stream Netflix. The Netflix icon is located in the video section of the XMB, just select it to download the application.
PS3 firmware 3.10, announced last night by Sony, does not appear to bring oft-requested cross-game to the console that only does everything. But according to comments from the European version of the PlayStation.blog, it's too early to give up hope.
While Microsoft have seen fit to completely overhaul their console's front end, Sony say that they'll be nothing of the sort with the PS3. At least, not anytime soon.
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…
Reader hukeedonfonics also tipped us to the above video, which shows in-game XMB over the BioShock title screen. Comments claim a BioShock developer leaked it.
Sony have updated their own PixelJunk Eden website with a fact sheet. Why do we care? Well, for one, it's PixelJunk, so we care. But we care more about this: listed under "key features" for the game is "Trophy Support". What the hell are "trophies"? There's been a rumour doing the rounds this week that they're a form…