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Nintendo reviels 3DS Hardware specs!

September 22, 2010 Leave a comment

3ds specs

 

Ok all you 3D buffs!  IGN has managed to dig up some information on the 3DS from “other persons familiar with the hardware” (done so to protect the persons anonymity)

 

Nintendo’s next handheld will have the following specs…

CPU: 2 x 266MHz ARM11
GPU: PICA200 133MHz GPU by DMP
RAM: 64MB
Video RAM: 4MB
Storage: 1.5GB Flash-based

The original Nintendo DS featured a pair of ARM processors running at 67 MHz and 33 MHz and a comparatively paltry 4 MB RAM. The Nintendo DSi had double the CPU clock speed and quadrupled the system’s RAM, plus added 256 MB of flash-based storage.

 

SOURCE : IGN

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12-Year-Old killed by train, ipod to blame for death

September 22, 2010 1 comment

kid death

Yesterday, 12-Year-Old boy Caesar Muloki was killed by a New Jersey Transit train at 3:15pm. According to the train’s engineer, Muloki was listening to his iPod and had his back to the train as he crossed the tracks.

 

The engineer tried to warn him with the train’s horn as he pulled the emergency brake, but the kid either couldn’t hear it or ignored the warning. Witnesses say that he was running along the tracks while he suddenly decided to cross them.

 

Whatever the circumstances, remember that playing music at full volume while going around the city or near a road may not be the best idea. And for the love of everything that is good and furry, don’t cross train tracks with or without iPod.

 

SOURCE : WPIX

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PSN Store Updates 09/21/2010

September 22, 2010 Leave a comment

psn logo

 

PlayStation Plus

Free Games
Zen Pinball (PS3)
Echoes – minis
Syphon Filter 3 – PS One

Early Access Game and Demo
Sword & Soldiers ($9.99)
Blend ninja monkeys, attacking Aztecs and brutal Vikings with everything you love about real time strategy games and you’ve got Swords and Soldiers, a unique new game hitting the PlayStation Network! Acquire resources, assemble your army, thwart enemies and dominate your opponents in single and multiplayer local and online modes. Advance through each level and unlock special modes, minigames and PSN trophies as you go!
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 248 MB

Free Game Add-on
High Velocity Bowling – Move Compatibility Add-On
High Velocity Bowling now offers PlayStation Move motion controller support! Bowl like the pros with a realistic bowling swing and movement.
This content addition provides PlayStation Move motion controller support. The add-on is dependent on a patch that will release by tomorrow evening.
File size: 100 KB

Free Themes
Shades of Autumn Theme

Discounts
Cuboid (PlayStation Plus Price $5.00, original price $9.99)
Savage Moon (PlayStation Plus Price $5.00, original price $9.99)
LittleBigPlanet: Monster Costume Pack (PlayStation Plus Price $1.50, original price $2.99)

Discounted PSone Games
Cho Aniki (PlayStation Plus Price $3.00, original price $5.99)
Gaiaseed (PlayStation Plus Price $3.00, original price $5.99)

Free Avatars
LittleBigPlanet Avatar – Hugo
LittleBigPlanet Avatar – Marvin

Updates


International Track & Field (PS3) – Sale (now $2.99, original price $5.99)
Select Rock Band Singles and Packs (PS3) are on sale through October 4th
Mega Man 10 (PS3) – Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)

Downloadable Games

Blade Kitten ($14.99)
Kit Ballard is a bounty hunter and one of the best in the business. Together with her alien sidekick Skiffy and her sword, the Darque Blade, she hunts down rogue mechs and soft targets to make the planet a safer place. Kit becomes the nexus of a tumultuous series of events on the strange planetoid known as HOLLOW WISH. Join Kit, Skiffy and the Darque Blade in the all new action adventure game… “Blade Kitten”
ESRB Rated T
File size: 655 MB

Sonic Adventure ($9.99)
Join Sonic and friends as they embark on their first truly epic quest to stop Dr. Eggman’s most villainous scheme in the hit Dreamcast title Sonic Adventure now available on the PlayStation Network.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1.52 GB

 

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