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Playstation 3 Software Update 4.00 Prepares for PSVita

Believe it or not the release of PSVita is approaching and Sony has released the Playstation 3 Software Update 4.00 to assist it's launch. Get ready to get compatible!

      This firmware update brings full support for PSVita and then some. Take a peek below to see what has been thrown our way:

The BIG One: PSVita Compatibility

Other fun stuff:
PlayStation Plus members can now choose to enable or disable each automatic update featureGame patchesSystem softwareRecommended games and videosSync trophy informationNew PlayStation Network settings for filtering friend requests and messages

Uncharted 3 Patch 1.02 Details

The Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Patch 1.02 has arrived and brings tithings of both single player and multiplayer stability. Feast your eyes on the many improvements and additions that this update brought below.
Updates to Single Player
Now you can take a look at all of those precious cinematic moments all over again with the addition of a Movie cutscene from the Bonuses Menu.
Apparently a 'Motion Blur' effect for single player was missing. Well consider that fixed, although I myself had not noticed it's absence due to the fact that I absolutely did not expect it.
You now have the ability to change up your aim settings in Single Player through the 'Alternate Aim Settings' added to the Options menu which can be found under Camera options.

Updates to Multiplayer
 Now when you set all of your controls to 'Flip Mode' in multiplayer, they will not be changed back to the default mode.
Your medal streaks will no longer reset due to one of those annoying host m…

Battlefield 3 Updates Improve Gameplay

Are you ready for some improvements to Battlefield 3. Whether you have had problems with staying with your Squad due to a game related problem, or problems with correctly syncing your server region, you should be getting a nice slice of relief thanks to this update.

     With the Squad Functionality improvement included in this update players should now be able to join games with their squad without getting split up. Expect to be as cooperative and strategic as ever when your blazing through urban and rural environments alike with the help of you buddies.

     For all of you Xbox 360 players, the server region error has been fixed. Now all of you United States players will no longer be set to the European server a default. Learn more about the Battlefield 3 Server Browser.

     Game stability is improved now, which overall means that their should be less to no annoying game crashes, freezes, and in general all technical related gameplay interruptions.

Uncharted 3 DLC: Killzone 3 Skins and Map Pack Announced

Pure awesomeness has struck and the impact is unbelievable, well at least for me. Now all of us Uncharted 3 multiplayer fanatics have a load of more content packs coming our way with the release of a Killzone skin pack today, and a map pack in the hopefully not too distant future.

      The whole Killzone implementation into the Uncharted franchise is nothing new, Naughty Dog did it with Uncharted 2 and now are adding the feature to their new release. However something has changed with this release. Now you can choose which pieces of the Helghast armor you want to wear, rather than having to prance and snap necks in full on Helghast gear but the option is still available.

      In addition to the Killzone downloadable content, on Playstation's Blog Naughty Dog announced that the first wave of Uncharted 3 map packs was on its way. Expect to be seeing this content available in the not to distant future.

Related Post: Uncharted 3: Fortune Hunters Club DLC Pass

Uncharted 3 Downloadable Content (DLC) Is Here Already!

Naughty Dog's Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception has been out for less than two weeks and yet is packed with an immensely large amount of downloadable content. The content available to download now are classic skins for multiplayer from the previous Uncharted games, but hopefully in the future we will see some game modes, maps, and customization features added.

     The featured image to the right showcases some of the skins that have been transferred from Uncharted 2: Among Thieves to the new Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. The Playstation Store is packed with a total of 3 character skin bundles and are available to download for a reasonable price.

Uncharted 3 PS Home Avatar Giveaway

With an extra Nathan Drake PS Home Avatar redeem code in my hand, I deem an ever so awesome Giveaway. All you need to do to get a shot at the code is leave a comment containing your PSN ID below. I will be randomly selecting a commenter on November 14th and the winner will receive the code in a message from T1mFAMOUS in their Playstation's inbox.

Comment will be open on the November 9th.

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Review

Unfortunately I am yet to embark on the quest with fortune hunter Nathan Drake that launched the Uncharted franchise. From what I hear, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves was miles away from it's predecessor. Being someone who played and loved the second installment to the series, I took upon myself the quest to get my hands on a copy of Uncharted 3 on it's release day. Now I come to you today and say,"I have done it, Oh yes I have done it!"

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Explodes in Your Face Today!

Your yearly helping of Call of Duty for 2011 has begun today. Infinity Ward has just unloaded a clip full of blazing bullets and all out war on the entire world with the release of Modern Warfare 3. Expect a day full of Captain Price, throwing knives flying your way, and the good old stopping terrorist plots from creating global chaos. Oh boy, how fun!

Buy Uncharted 3 and Get Starhawk Beta Codes

If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a copy of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception following its release, you might of found an exclusive access code to the Starhawk multiplayer beta. The beta will not be available until early 2012 so keep an eye on your beta code.

Get your hands on some free Uncharted 3 content to spice up your Playstation 3:
Uncharted 3 Playstation Avatar Redeem CodeUncharted 3 Playstation Theme Redeem Code
Uncharted 3 is available now. Take a look at the Uncharted content available here at VGA. You might just find something helpful, or too your liking.

Uncharted 3 Content at VGA

Uncharted 3: RPG Kickback

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception's online multiplayer is completely fun. With all of the awesome features and customization abilities available, this game is a blast. One of the features that makes the online portion of this game cool is the "Kickbacks", which in a way are much like the "Killstreaks" available in Call of Duty. The difference is in Uncharted you earn the strategic feature by collecting awards during matches.

One of the Kickbacks is called "RPG" and it pretty much says what it does. Once you have earned 10 medals in a game all you have to do is press the "Up" arrow and you will get to use an RPG. Use it wisely though, you only get one rocket.

Uncharted 3: Speedy G Kickback

One of the many multiplayer "Kickbacks" available in Uncharted 3 is the "Speedy G" Kickback. This Kickback allows the user, once they have earned enough medals in the match, to move noticeably faster than normal. This Kickback can be activated once the player has earned 7 medals during the match and will last for 20 seconds. Check out this awesome feature in action in the Youtube video by user 'bitsofbacon'.

Uncharted 3: Creepy Crawler Kickback

One of the awesome multiplayer "Kickbacks" in Uncharted 3 is called the "Creepy Crawler" and it allows you to transform into a swarm of spiders. Check it out in the video below.

     My first reaction to the spider related Kickback was something along the lines of, "How random!" I thought that the Creepy Crawler Kickback would have nothing to do with the game whatsoever, but believe me it does. Expect to see some "Creepy Crawlers" in Uncharted 3's story mode on numerous occasions.

     This Kickback can be purchased when a user gets around rank 50, give or take a few ranks, in Drake's Deception's multiplayer. Good luck and have some fun out their with all things Uncharted.

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is Amazing

The developer at Naughty Dog sure know how to deliver a compelling story and have provided proof to back up my statement with the Uncharted series. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune was the first release and kicked off the franchise with an awesome story. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves followed delivering an even better story, more attractive graphics, and the online multiplayer and cooperative features. Now the third installment is here and is purely amazing.