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I did not make this i got it from the place i used to call home. it was created by Owneddmuch so if you see him around thank him.
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Kudos to Swift Finch for helping SO much.
Darkumbra - Cause It's Great.
Swift Finch - For Constantly Updating and Helping Me.
Wiibrew - A Few Definitions/Knowledge
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Sony Computer Entertainment recently slashed the price of its popular PlayStation 3 gaming console, and now it is slashing a feature from the device: PS3 gamers no longer will have the option to use other operating systems, including Linux, according to Sony.
A new software update to be released this week will eliminate the OS-choice feature. Sony said it had its consumers in mind when it made the decision to disable the feature.
"The decision was made to protect the intellectual property of the content offered on the PS3 system as well as to provide a more secure system for those users who are enjoying games and other entertainment content on the PS3," said Julie Han, a Sony spokesperson.
In the next system-software update (3.21) for the PlayStation 3, the "Install Other OS" feature will be disabled. The feature was available on older PS3 systems. Gamers who own an existing slimmer model of the PS3 will not be affected by the update.
"In addition, disabling the 'Install Other OS' feature will help ensure that PS3 owners will continue to have access to the broad range of gaming and entertainment content from SCE and its content partners on a more secure system," Han said.
For those users who have utilized the "other OS" feature and plan to run the update, Sony warns that they should first back up any data stored on the hard drive used by the alternate OS. Backing up the data will help users to avoid data loss and will enable them to have access to the stored data after the 3.21 upgrade.
Sony's move was a formal about-face since Linux was touted as a differentiator at one time, according to Lewis Ward, an IDC analyst. "I can't imagine more than one percent of PS3 owners actually installed it," he said. "I'll take them at their word that it was foremost a way to address security loopholes, but I'm equally certain business decisions played some role here, since Linux installation probably led to many customer-service calls and it opened the door to more illicit use of content."
"I don't think there will be a lot of blow-back on this at the end of the day," he added.
Users, however, blew back and flooded the official PlayStation blog with reaction to the 3.21 update. Hours after the announcement there were more than 1,200 comments to Sony's post. Poster HippieMan420 said consumers who spent $500 on the console should have the right to use whatever features it came with.
"Preventing hackers is one thing, but taking away a feature that I paid for is another," HippieMan420 wrote. "This is a step backwards in my opinion."
"This is as bad as Apple going into people's devices and removing content the users paid for," said poster UnholierThanThou. "I personally own a slim, so this doesn't affect me, but I still believe that those who own compatible systems and choose to run operating systems such as Linux should not be made to use Sony's proprietary OS. Stick to working on giving us more features."
Several posters wondered whether the April 1 update is Sony's way of pulling an April Fools' Day hoax on its PS3 system owners, mainly because Sony did not first release a 3.20 update. Not taking Sony's update seriously, however, may result in gamers feeling like the fools.
"This is not an April Fools' hoax," Sony's Han insisted when asked about some people's reactions to the news.
PS3 owners who choose not to add the upgrade will risk losing other PS3 features, according to Sony, including access to the PlayStation Network, newer games and Blu-ray movies. Gamers who do not upgrade will also lose playback of copyright-protected videos stored on a media server, the company warned.
First you need to download WBFS Intelligent gui v6 from here:
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Second if you are running Vista or Windows 7 you need to right click on the .exe file and run as and administrator or it wont work. If you are on XP then run it normally. You will get a screen like this:
Third once you have the software booted up and you are looking at this screen and you have your hard drive connected to your PC, click on the drop down drive letter box on the top right hand side of the screen with the little v shape arrow on it and click the letter assigned to your newly fat32 partitioned HDD. If you are not sure what letter it is, then go to my computer and have a look see.
Fourth click format partition on the right at the top and it will format to WBFS.
Fifth make sure that you have your WBFS drive letter still selected in the drive letter box. The contents of the drive will be in the big box on the right.
Sixth click file explorer at the top left side of the screen and find your cISO or ISO, it will work for both and select it.
7. The file is now in the box on the left. Now all you need to do is click the little >> pointing to the right that is between the boxes and it will load the ISO or cISO, (it doesn't matter because you can mix or match with this software) onto the WBFS drive.
8. now you are done so unplug your HDD and plug it into your Wii in bottom USB port in the back of you Wii (that is if your wii is laying down) because only one certain USB port works and that's the one.
9. Next open up your USB Loader and it should work.
To those who do not know me, I am BioChrono. I have an Xbox 360 so I wish to share some of my playing experiences with you in the games I have played. Perhaps it may inspire you to get some of these games.
So the first game I'm going to review is
| The Darkness |
This game kind of reminds me of a godfather concept except with a big twist. The main character, Jackie Estacado celebrates his 21st birthday, being in the mob since a young age things start to appear to happen to him. There is something residing inside of him called the darkness which in short is an alien like creature with tentacles. You use this power to get jobs done and become popular among your mob. There is a great story to this which involves you literally dying and going inside the mind of the darkness to see why it has chosen you and how to control it.
All in all although this game was fun to play. After I bought it I put it down for at least 2 months before I picked it up again, so in short its slow in the beginning.
Gameplay : 7
Story : 5
BioChrono's rating : Not worth getting
Overall : 6
| Dante's Inferno |
This game is a combination of God of War and Ninja Gaiden with a twist! This game based in the roman war with a lone soldier named Dante. After about 5 minutes of fighting you get surprise attacked and you die. This marks the beginning of the game because the first boss of the game happens to be the grim reaper! If you defeat this demon you gain the grim reapers scythe which becomes your primary weapon. The reason Dante was bound for hell in the first place is because he promised his loyalty to his wife and betrayed it giving his and her soul to the devil. So while cheating death he is regretful and goes and descends into hell to save his wife from Lucifer.
Gameplay : 8.5
Story : 9.5
BioChrono's rating : Although it's a game that will keep you on the edge of your seat, it's a fairly short game that took me a nice straight 8 hours to beat. Overall worth getting for a great experience.
Overall : 9
| Prince of Persia |
This game was very fun and had a snarky main character who's name is never mentioned... This game starts off with you as the main character looking for your donkey which you've lost. This donkey is irrelevant to the story though as our prince meets a princess named Elika. She is running from her father because he has become mad and wants to release the "great god of darkness". Anyway, the objective of the game is to cleanse the land where she lives. This game has very repetitive things to do... to much traveling, not enough fighting. The story ends on a to be continued basis... and you need to purchase the extra content which is 800 Microsoft points and it ends on a cliff hanger... really pissed me off.
Gameplay : 7
Story : 4
BioChrono's rating : Too much running around not enough killing or fighting. Story pissed me off and was not as good as the last Prince of Persia. Don't get it.
Overall : 5
| Prototype |
This game is about a man named Alex Mercer who wakes up in a morgue with two scientists hovering above him about to tear his body apart. Now his first instinct is to get the hell out of there but you quickly realize that you have no memory of who you are. You find out through your first battle that you have shapeshifting powers and can "consume" other humans to take on their form and disguise. When you consume someone you unlock a piece of their memory that may be linked to who you are and how you got these powers. The game play is similar to grand theft auto with a lot more killing based approach. You can't drive cars but later in the game you can drive tanks and helicopters, and the forms you can change into are VERY fun to play with.
Gameplay : 8
Story : 9
BioChrono's rating : Game was fun to play from the beginning and had a very long story line that was fun to follow with lots of fun side quests. Defiantly a game to buy!
Overall : 8.5
Keep Checking in for new updates on my reviews!
I use a fat32 partition external HDD (no wbfs partition) if you would like to learn how to do this click
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the point of doing this is to make a game file smaller so it is easyer to upload and download.
First you will need a program to convert the file. I prefer WiiBackupManager0.3.5-beta1 you can get it here.
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Second you will need a file to convert so download or dump an .iso game.
1. open WiiBackupManager0.3.5-beta1.
2. select the "Files" tab
3. click on "Add"
4. select "Files.." this will bring up a search window so navigate to the .iso game file that you downloaded
5. click "Open" now the name of the game appears on the WiiBackupManager0.3.5-beta1 screen with an empty radio button (check box) in front of it
6. select the file by clicking on the radio button (check box)
7. click "Transfer"
8. click "CISO.." this will bring up a search box navigate to the place you wish to save your .ciso file
9. click 'OK" and wait for the program to convert the file
now you can go to the place you selected in step 8-9 and you will have a .ciso game file that is smaller and will work with usb loaders.
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