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Rumor: Gaikai Cloud Gaming to Bring PS3 Backwards Compatibility 800°
151w ago - Update: It's now confirmed that Sony has acquired Gaikai for $380 million with the official press release below.

Press Release: Sony Computer Entertainment to Acquire Gaikai Inc., a Leading Interactive Cloud Gaming Company

SCE to Build a Cloud Service Bringing...

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Rumor: Sony Rep Reveals PS3 Backwards Compatibility Plans 800°
233w ago - Today TheGameHeadz.com (linked above) reports that a Rep revealed Sony's PS3 backwards compatibility plans to them at a recent press event.

While they didn't reveal their informant's name, a few months ago a patent for an adapter to make PS3 backwards compatible was uncovered.

To quote: "It was clear from our conversation...

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Hacked XBox Backwards Compatibility v5829 for XBox 360 Leaked 400°
266w ago - Recently a hacked XBox 1 Backwards Compatibility update - version 5829 - for XBox 360 Devkits (and possibly modded units, although untested) has been leaked.

Download: Hacked XBox Backwards Compatibility v5829 for XBox 360

From the ReadMe File: This is a devkit version of the retail xbox360 backwards compatibility that was released November 2007.

To install this,...

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Koller: No PS3 Slim Backwards Compatibility, Upgradeable HDD 250°
296w ago - GamePro (linked above) has done an interview with SCEA Marketing Boss John Koller covering the new PS3 Slim console.

During the interview, Koller revealed that there is currently no PS3 Slim backwards compatibility, however, the PS3 Slim HDD is upgradeable.

To quote: "GP: This is a question a lot of our readers have had... They're wondering, will the PS3 Slim support Backwards Compatibility?

Koller: No,...

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Sony Rep: PS3 Price Drop and Backwards Compatibility Coming 650°
297w ago - We've heard numerous PS3 price drop and PS3 backwards compatibility rumors several times over the last few months, but today SCRAWL is reporting the following (albeit unofficial) confirmation from their local Sony Rep, to quote:

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Rumor: Full PS3 Backwards Compatibility Only Weeks Away? 850°
303w ago - Recently it was reported that Sony patented software-based PS2 emulation technology. This got users excited who own 80GB, 40GB and 160GB PS3 consoles without backwards compatability.

Although the article speculated that the upcoming PS3...

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Patent Shows PS3 to PS2 Backwards Compatibility - No PS2 Chips! 750°
304w ago - PlayStation 2's use the emotion engine as a processor, which was removed from PS3s to save money.

This killed off PS2 backwards compatibility, but Sony has a new software solution.

A patent filed by Sony has a method for the cell processor to emulate the emotion engine which can bring PS2 backwards compatibility to all PS3s.

To quote: There are two main ways to emulate hardware. Interpretation is when target...

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Sony Could Clean Up with Backwards Compatibility on PS3 400°
323w ago - What is it above all else that the PlayStation 3 is missing? Access to the vast PS2 library. Backwards compatibility is the most obvious chink in the PS3 armour.

It is a strange strategic decision by Sony not to have a download service running by now considering that rivals Nintendo and Microsoft both have backwards compatibility in their respective consoles. The replaceable HDD on the PS3 makes the system ideal for a download service...

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CES 2009: Why Your PS3 Doesn't Have Backwards Compatibility 300°
328w ago - I can't help it; whenever I look over at my giant shelf full of fantastic PS2 titles, or read about a great title like Persona 4 coming out for the lingering system, I look under my television at the shiny PS3 that won't play any of them, and it makes me grumble.

We all know, of course, that in trying to keep the PS3 cost-effective, backwards compatibility was a feature that Sony felt they needed to abandon.

Still, as...

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PS2 Backwards Compatibility Comes to PlayStation 3 via SingStar 500°
332w ago - The fact that a lot of PS3 owners own PS3s that can't play PS2 games sucks. Stupid move on Sony's part. But if the only PS2 game you wanted to play was Singstar, read on!

First mentioned earlier this year, Sony Europe have announced that the title update allowing SingStar PS3 users to "hot swap" their PS2 SingStar discs is ready for download....

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