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So you want to change those game backgrounds, do ya?

So, some of you might be wondering why those crazy screenshots pop up whenever you highlight a game on your XMB (that's Cross Media Bar for the uninitiated). You know, where the music plays or whatever? Seems like somebody had a little fun with their PS3, hacking into those backgrounds and giving...

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Sony wins an Emmy for the XMB [Update 1]

You probably heard the news by now: Sony won an Emmy. In fact, they won two. One for their "revolutionary" SIXAXIS DualShock controller ... and another for the Cross Media Bar, or XMB, for short. This navigation system, first introduced in the PSX, allows users to quickly scroll through a variety...

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PlayStation 3 XMB walkthroughs

Engadget and IGN hit us with some Cross Media Bar (XMB) love. These previews of the PlayStation 3 interface, which is adapted from PSP, show how strikingly different Sony's design is from its competitors'. The no-frills UI is easy to navigate, but it's also cold and doesn't invite users to spend...

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PlayStation 3 on/off walkthrough

Sure, in a matter of weeks this will all be trivial, but the video gives us a good sense of how the PlayStation 3 will power on and off and sync with the controller. There's an oddity at 2:11 where the guide's hand disappears, but it doesn't seem to indicate any funny business beyond that....

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Watch a video of the PS3 interface, pretend it's you

This is a pretty neat video to watch. Not for the narration or the visuals, but to just picture yourself browsing through the deep blue... XMB (cross media bar). IGN got permission to show off the PS3 menu system and you know what? It's kind of bland. Bland does not mean bad, however. It is...

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