Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category

Review – LittleBigPlanet PSP

Rating - 9.0/10.0 - 9
Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Being a big fan of LittleBigPlanet on the PS3, I was over the moon when I heard it would make it onto the PSP. And having been playing it since release, I can say I’ve not been disappointed. (more…)

Review – Pirates of the Carribean DLC for LBP

Rating - 9.0/10.0 - 9
Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Well, time for a quick review… this time, it’s the Pirates of the Carribean downloadable content pack for LittleBigPlanet. (more…)

Review – Robozzle.com

Rating - 8.0/10.0 - 8
Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

If you like puzzle games then get on over to robozzle.com and check out this fantastic puzzler. (more…)

Pascal Gamer Launched

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Jason “Will” McMillen, the former site manager of Pascal Game Development has launched a new downloadable magazine for those of us who are into developing games with Pascal.

You can get the first edition of Pascal Gamer at the new website at http://www.pascalgamer.com.

Get your free copy of Pascal Gamer at http://www.pascalgamer.com

Get your free copy of Pascal Gamer at http://www.pascalgamer.com

The Outer Reaches Season 2 Reset

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

By ‘popular’ demand, The Outer Reaches – The Second Beginning is going to be reset while we are finalising season 3. The reset will be taking place on Friday 19th June. The database will be reset and signups opened. The restart will take place 1 weeks later on Saturday 27th June.

UPDATE:- After further discussions with players, this planned restart will not now take place. When agreement is reached regarding a restart, we’ll post details on The Nebula

Knitted Hat for Sackboy

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Well, here’s something I never thought would happen… a knitting pattern… on my blog… and whats more, it’s all my own work :-D

I actually only started knitting earlier this year, so at the most, 2 months ago… the reason… Sackboy. I found a knitting pattern by Alan Dart to make your own Sackboy, so after demanding my mum teach me how to knit, I got busy and knitted a Sackboy, who now lives with Spirit. But he was getting cold at night so she demanded I knit him some winter warmers.

LittleBigPlanet Tutorials Update

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Just thought I’d post a little note to anyone thats dropping by for LittleBigPlanet information… I’ve been a tad busy with work and other stuff, so I’ve not had much time to post anything. I am however working on a fairly big set of levels and some more stuff for the tutorials section, so stay tuned :-)

PS3 Firmware 2.60 – Fixes some 80022D11 Errors

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Yehaa and hooray for Sony. Those of you who have been blighted by the ‘80022D11′ error when syncing trophies may like to upgrade your systems firmware to 2.60. One of our systems had the issue with one of our accounts, but the 2.60 firmware has fixed it.

As a quick recap, the issue appears to arise if you changed the password or email address associated with a PSN account using the XMB account management tools after installing a 2.5x firmware, and prevents you from syncing your trophies.

One system backup and a firmware update later and the problem has gone. However, you may find that some games still don’t gain trophies. A good example might be Uncharted: Drakes Fortune. We tried gaining trophies but they didn’t register. This is an abuse prevention mechanism. You won’t gain trophies from old game saves. So, pain in the ass time, if you want to gain the trophies for games that didn’t originally ship with trophy support, then you will more than likely have to start playing them from scratch.

Sony PS3 Keypad – Review

Rating - 9.0/10.0 - 9
Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Since network play is an important part of the PS3 experience, having a keyboard to chat with is almost essential, but who wants a hulking great USB keyboard sat by the side of them when gaming just to chat quickly… not to mention the USB cables dragging around the place. Enter the official PS3 wireless keypad.

PS3 ‘80022D11′ Error

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

A word of warning… do NOT change the email address or password on your PS3 using the XMB account management options (as far as I can tell this applies to any firmware version from 2.50 onwards). There is an increasing number of players who are reporting that when they do, they start getting this error. Once that occurs, it seems the only fix is to wipe your profile and lose your game saves. Some people only report a trophy sync error, but others… as I say are resorting to the deletions of hours of gameplay to solve the issue.

This is hardly an acceptable solution, so SONY… get your bloody finger out and get a fix for this. We already have one account that is broken… how long before the other breaks! We are running firmware 2.53, and have changed the email address associated with an account after installing 2.50.

Update:- The 2.60 firmware update appears to fix this error for a large number of people. See this post for more information.

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