Atma Xplorer

Xploring Games, Computing, Photography

Steam Summer sale begins

It’s that time of the year folks. Keep your wallets on a tight leash, Steam’s summer sale is here. If you’re new to Steam, keep this to heart when going through the sale catalog:

World of Warcraft now Free-to-Play until level 20

Blizzard may have just opened the floodgates with the decision to allow players to play World of Warcraft up to Level 20 before the game starts asking for cash. The so-called Endless Trial mode will

Xenoblade confirmed for Europe

One of the most visually stunning (for the Wii) games for the Wii (I really have to stress that) is finally getting released outside Japan :). Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that Xenoblade

Sony announces PSP Dual Packs for U.S.

Sony Computer Entertainment America is bringing the PSP Dual Pack, bundling popular franchises in one package for only $14.99 (MSRP).

Three new PSP bundles coming to Japan

Even with the PlayStation Vita‘s release expected for the holiday season, Sony is still pushing the PlayStation Portable as three new “Value Packs” are set to release in Japan in the next few months.

Capcom introduces One Save file per game DRM

While a lot of gamers love Capcom for their contributions to the gaming industry, they are slowly accumulating a lot of flak and angry customers from the company’s dalliance with DRM. The story for today

Team Fortress 2 goes Free to Play

Valve has officially made Team Fortress 2 Free-to-Play in conjunction with the Uber pack update and the new Meet-The-Medic

Need help installing custom firmware?

A lot of people are still asking for help with their PSPs so I started writing a Dummy’s Guide to Installing Custom firmware on a

HowTo: Upgrade your PSP to 6.39 OFW

Here are the instructions on how to upgrade your PSP to 6.39 OFW so you can install any of the following Hen or LCFW so you can run Homebrew or ISO backups of PSP

Life-sized Monster Hunter wyverns to be built at Universal Studios for The Real Monster event

No pun intended but hot damn! This will likely be the biggest Monster Hunter Event ever, both figuratively and literally. The event name is a quite a handful

6.20, 6.35 and 6.39 PRO-B7 now available

Team Liquid has released a new update to their PRO LCFW builds for 6.20 OFW, 6.35 OFW and 6.39 OFW. 6.20 Pro-B7, 6.35 Pro-B7 and 6.39 Pro-B7 are now available for

New PlayStation 3 model incoming

Sony is about to release a new PlayStation 3 model, upgrading the more efficient build of the PS3

EA starts pulling games from Steam, props up Origin

It seems like EA wants a piece of the digital distribution pie that Steam currently has a good hold

First look at the Nintendo Wii U

Nintendo’s E3 reveal of the Wii U was more about the Wii U‘s controller than the actual console. This time around, we’ve got pictures of the new console. Yep, just pics.

Yoshinori Kitase on Dissidia Remaster for the PS3

Siliconera recently interviewed Motomu Toriyama and Yoshinori Kitase for the upcoming sequel for the Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2.  During the interview, Spencer managed to slip in the question that’s on every Dissidia

Nintendo 3DS Tops one Million units sold

Mainichi reports that Nintendo’s 3D-touting portable has reached more than one million in domestic sales for the Nintendo 3DS. Worldwide sales of the Nintendo 3DS have reached 3.61 million units (as of April

PSP 6.39 TN-A Hen released

Total Noob and HacKmaN have ported their 6.38 TN HEN (which was shown as a proof of concept only and never publicly released) to 6.39 OFW and released it as 6.39 TN-A Hen. 6.39 TN-A

Nintendo 3DS gets Flare Red variant

One of the many things that Nintendo has announced in E3 this year was a new color variant for the Nintendo 3DS: Flare Red, for Japan at least. The Flare Red 3DS will be arriving

Nintendo announces new console: Wii U

I guess it’s not just Sony stuck with the weird naming conventions as Nintendo announces the arrival of it’s next generation console, the Wii U.  The new console breaks free of the Nintendo Wii’s

NGP A.K.A. PlayStation Vita is official

Sony has officially announced the availability of the PlayStation Vita (A.K.A. NGP A.K.A PlayStation Portable 2) at the 2011 E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles. If you’re saving up to get the NGP (or the

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