Wednesday, September 07, 2005

My PSP on Ebay

So, im out of the business

and my PSP is up for sale.... please help me get enough for an Xbox360

get it here

Sunday, September 04, 2005

Goodbye

No more updates im afraid, ballofodd is taking a break to concentrate on the more important things in life.

Thanks to all the regular visitors and to those who've help make the site run at all.

Take care,

Ballofodd(Ben)

Ill also be listing my PSP in the next day or so on Ebay, if youre interested in buying a slice of history.... click here

Thursday, August 25, 2005

If you dont take your tablets...

You might get worms

But if you want to play the classic tanks style battle game, then Team17 are ready to oblige

http://www.gamesarefun.com/news.php?newsid=5458

Sony launch full euro-wide PSP community portal

so wever got v2.0 what next?

Some musings on what Sony might have in the works

http://biz.gamedaily.com/features.asp?article_id=10395&filter=

Japanese PSP User survey

Confirms how most of use feel

the psp is for games not movies

wi-fi needs a keyboard

and half of us hasnt picked the thing up for quite a while

http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=6321

Kingdom of Paradise

So whats this pretty little game all about?

http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/08/24/news_6131835.html

Kingdom of Paradise

So whats this pretty little game all about?

http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/08/24/news_6131835.html

X-MAME Updates

Crucial updates for all of those who run the ultimate arcade machine emulator on their PSP

http://www.ps2nfo.com/modules.php?name=News&file=showarticle&threadid=2041

PSIX working on some new toys

Including a new audio player with visualisation

and a camera!

http://www.pspupdates.com/2005/08/psix-teaser-previews.html

Want to be one of the first?

To get your hands on a UK PSP?

Get in line at one of these midnight launches

http://www.pspupdates.com/2005/08/uk-psp-midnight-launches.html

A work around for forced update?

A new utility to trick games into thinking you have later firmware than you actually have...

http://www.pspupdates.com/2005/08/yoshihiro-releases-version-changer-for.html

Need for Speead : Most Wanted preview

Yet another hands on with a forthcoming arcade racer

http://psp.ign.com/articles/644/644699p1.html

This ones gonna be good - Burnout Legends

IGN give their first impressions on the crash simulator

http://psp.ign.com/articles/644/644700p1.html

Namco Museum Battle Collection

Dont like the idea of running an emulator to play classic games for free?

well then Namco will gladly take your cash with another one of their re-hashed collections

http://psp.ign.com/articles/644/644906p1.html

Stuck on Death Jr

IGN have an all you need to know guide that will sort you out

http://guides.ign.com/guides/670001/index.html

Puyo Puyo craziness

Sega to release their classic puzzle, Puyo Puyo Fever 2 on PSP

http://psp.ign.com/articles/644/644744p1.html

v2.0 US finally released

What took Sony so long?

http://psp.ign.com/articles/644/644823p1.html

remember little johnny if you install this you wont be able to run any homebrew or pirate games...

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Fastloader Updated

Now supports more games and allows you to rip your own UMDs to MemoryStick

http://www.ps2nfo.com/modules.php?s=28b24fb0e9b213104d0cfc9b611608f2&name=News&file=showarticle&threadid=4218

HandyPSP - a new emulator for you to mess with

This one plays all those classic Atari Lynx games - what a classic....!

check back with the developer regularly if you want updates.

http://www.ps2nfo.com/modules.php?s=28b24fb0e9b213104d0cfc9b611608f2&name=News&file=showarticle&threadid=4566

Luminees

The official UK website

check it out, its kinda cute

http://www.luminesgame.com/uk/

You cheating minx...

As action replay comes to PSP

I wonder what other 'benefits' it will bring.....

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/press_release.php?aid=11004

What makes a bad parent?

Promising things that they cant deliver...

So why do Sony keep putting back the v2.0 release date?

This week you can have your new toy...i promise

http://www.digitmag.co.uk/news/index.cfm?NewsID=5090

Untold Legends 3 a possibility

Sony post details of job position working on the game

Or maybe you just fancy a job as an AI programmer?

http://psp.ign.com/articles/644/644181p1.html

Monday, August 22, 2005

Sweet little homebrew game

AirHockey - but can you hit it too hard, send it flying across the arcade section of megabowl and hit a chav on his honeymoon in the back of the head? maybe in the next version

http://www.pspupdates.com/2005/08/psp-air-hockey-v02-released.html

Footie Crazy

Pure as driven snow

Sony start taking pre-orders for their little ski bunner white psp from their official website.

http://www.gamespot.com/psp/action/psphardware/news_6131507.html

Where is v2.0 for US PSPs?

Further speculation abounds....

Search deal...? Im sorry but i cant infer that, i think the press release is just being general...

http://addict3d.org/index.php?page=viewarticle&type=news&ID=9522

Advent Children

Cinema release a few days before UMD/DVD - but its only in Japan

http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643765p1.html

Dont panic - it will be released to buy from 14th September....

I want the lik-sang ultimate pack! - here

Are you trying to Con me?

The Con

First impressions of the spiffy 3d fighter- the first on PSP
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643802p1.html

Some more from the shows

NBA Live 06 - more than hoop dreams?
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643210p1.html

X-Men Legend 2 - Rise of the Apocalypse
some excited first impresions
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643263p1.html

GC Germany

Fired Up - crazy car nonsense due September 1
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643881p1.html

The Con - 3d fighter first impressions
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643802p1.html

And some tit bits from the Convention :

Konami press conference gets excited about Metal Gear Acid
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643605p1.html

PSP press conference leaves the crowd a little disappointed.
http://psp.ign.com/articles/643/643169p1.html

Thursday, August 18, 2005

Dont like white or black?

Then how about a limited edition silver PSP?

http://www.igniq.com/2005/07/silver-psp.html

iStation squares up to PSP

with its portable multimedia device - no its doesnt play games like the PSP but it does have DIVx

http://www.engadget.com/entry/1234000033054772/

and quite obviously isnt going to work


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Custom skins?

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http://technology.virgin.net/whatshot/15-31_august_2005/create_your_own_custom_psp_skin

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More details on the Euro Launch

Sony are promising ten launch titles of their own plus "loads" of third party and 30 UMD movies

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?aid=10890

But 8.1 million units in Germany?

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Some screenshots over here :

http://palgn.com.au/article.php?id=2903

Should wet your sourcerous appetite

Odd looking contraption...

New memory stick adapter allows you to use old school stick duo cards

http://www.psp-hardware.com/index.php?module=PayPalCart&cid=1

Its show time (again) GC in Germany and KBBQ somewhere else?

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Games Convention - A whole loada previews...

Ape Academy - those crazy apes are back again...
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642886p1.html

Medievil - hacking and slashing platform fun
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642894p1.html

Pursuit Force - classic arcade racer - man this is a blast from the past
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642915p1.html

F1 Grand Prix - needs no introduction
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642930p1.html

And a bit about all the most familiar games weve already seen.
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642871p1.html

KBBQ - also strutting some serious gaming stuff

Ys - I have no idea about this game but apparantly its a classic
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642890p1.html

Metal Gear Acid 2 - please please please be more than a glorified card game...
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642935p1.html

Winning Eleven 9 - footballing nirvana? its god to be better than FIFA and WTS
http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642958p1.html

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

EA going global?

Four of its new releases will feature online multiplay...

Madden NFL 06
FIFA 06

+ two more yet to be named - ahem* NFL & NBA perhaps?

http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642539p1.html

How many accessories do you need?

In case you were missing some...

Pinpoint have now entered the fray

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/press_release.php?aid=10822

Free Graphic Novel!

Actually not sure if it is free...

NYC2123: Dayender - is what its called, looks a big Frank Miller style....

http://www.pspworld.com/sony-psp/downloads/fulllength-graphic-novel-for-psp-001243.php

Death Jr now on sale

Loads of Screenshots and Previews banging about

As we approach the EU launch date a lot of the big games sites have some nice in-depth preview impressions going on

Marvel Nemesis http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642555p1.html

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642551p1.html

Lord of the Rings Tactics http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642538p1.html

FIFA 06 http://psp.ign.com/articles/642/642526p1.html

NFL Street 2 Unleashed http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/mag.dyn/Features/2677.html

Get ready for more Euro rip-offs

Sandisk have shipped their special gaming Memory Pro Duo memory cards to EU retailers ahead of the launch

http://news.punchjump.com/article.php?id=1220

I wonder how much more these are gonna be than buying from an importer?

BTW : this seems good for 58GBP plus shipping

http://www.neodiscs.com/product.php?xProd=813&xSec=239