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The good news is, well, you've seen the good news. The bad news is, if you can't see the good news ... there is no good news. Speaking through semi-official community site Three Speech, SCEE has released a statement reiterating that PlayStation 3 update 2.41 (the good news) has been released, fixin...

July 8th 2008 at 11:53am 0 Comments
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Looks like the software engineers at Sony have finished tweaking firmware 2.40. The much-anticipated firmware update included crucial features, like in-game XMB and trophies, but was pulled shortly after its release due to reports of bricked systems. Now, a few days after the controversial removal...

July 8th 2008 at 3:21am 0 Comments
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A "customer support" representative for Sony has reportedly informed CVG that firmware version 2.41 for PS3 should be available "midweek." Sony has not made an official statement about when version +.01 will be available, but we've sent carrier pigeons to their offices to peck on the windows until...

July 7th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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What a day for PS3 Firmware. (Image via Engadget). Dare we call it the "killer app?" Check out the highlights for today:The Rise and Fall of PS3 Firmware 2.40 and (the Spiders from Super Stardust HD)PS3 Firmware 2.40 is now livePS3 firmware 2.40 spruces up PSN StorePlayStation 3 2.40 firmware updat...

July 2nd 2008 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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As reported earlier, firmware 2.40 has been taken down. Playstation.Blog has a post acknowledging problems with their latest firmware and assures us that it's only temporary. A commenter concerned about those who have 2.40 installed already was met with a response of "we've received no reports of h...

July 2nd 2008 at 8:25pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/playstation/Sony_has_Removed_Firmware_2_40_from_servers_until_fixed'; As we've already reported, SCEA has removed firmware 2.40, released early this morning, from its update servers. Users attempting to use the System Update feature from the PS3 XMB from firmware...

July 2nd 2008 at 4:38pm 0 Comments
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After issues were reported with the PlayStation 3's 2.40 firmware update, it appears the update has been completely pulled from the Network. This blogger had not updated yet and, when attempting to, was told the latest version was already installed. A tipster reported the same thing. We've contacte...

July 2nd 2008 at 4:26pm 0 Comments
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Right now, you're probably at work, reading this at your cubicle, wondering how exactly your two college degrees and years of hard work and ambition got you to where you are now. Meanwhile, our pals at PS3 Fanboy are at home, probably in their underwear, futzing around with PS3 firmware 2.40, high-...

July 2nd 2008 at 11:26am 0 Comments
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The much-ballyhooed PlayStation 3 firmware 2.40 update -- with in-game XMB and Trophies -- is now available. What are you waiting for? Download it now, and be sure to check out our coverage of the firmware so far.%Gallery-26426% Check out more information about Firmware 2.40's features, including t...

July 2nd 2008 at 12:03am 0 Comments
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It's that time again, firmware update time. The huge one is finally here: 2.40. So, without a doubt, we're sure you're all very anxious to go grab it already. Five bucks says most of you didn't even bother to read what is being written here and just saw the headline and ran off on us. We don't blam...

July 1st 2008 at 11:48pm 0 Comments
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With the help of PSN director of operations, Eric Lampel, PlayStation.Blog has compiled a Firmware v2.40 FAQ, answering many of our most common questions. In most cases, with "No." Voice messaging? No. In-game web browsing? Negative. In-game display settings? Nope. In-game shopping? Uh-uh. In-game...

July 1st 2008 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Sony broke out its short list of Trophy system inductees today. Not surprisingly, the first confirmed titles to gain Trophy support are all first-party games. What kinda coup is this? BUZZ! Quiz TV LittleBigPlanet MotorStorm Pacific Rift NBA 09 PAIN** PixelJunk Eden Res...

June 30th 2008 at 11:28am 0 Comments