Unreleased console from the big THREE

We're urgently fundraising for an unreleased games console from the big three game companies.

There is less than 5 of these known to exist, and we have the chance to secure one and document it on our new channel.

All data/software found on the system will be shared with researchers, but donators will get first access. High res 4k video will be done on the device and it's internals for future reference.

This fundraiser is time sensitive.
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£2,000.00
Received
£2,071.00
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PS2 Review Discs

Kuriatsu

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hey all,

I recently decided to purchase a fingerprinted "confidential" review disc of one of my favourite JRPG series, and I haven't received it yet. I know its likely to be the same as retail, even if this disc is fingerprinted.
But it got me to wondering. What are some review disc situations where they did have more than just retail content? (on ps2 or another console)

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An example of this is that there's a sonic adventure DX disc on hidden palace that apparently has debug.
There's also a sly cooper "review" disc on hidden palace that has various bugs and glitches that aren't in retail.
 

Kuriatsu

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I was unaware that review discs had press assets sometimes...
Are those on the same partition of the disc or are they usually only readable using a PC usually or are they readable on the consoles too? or how does that work?
 

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You may as well try it in a computer, it's not like it will hurt anything. I also don't imagine it being hidden (intentionally, at least) or hidden on the console, but maybe doing a full dump of the disc may prove helpful. Heck, maybe you'll find some cool desktop backgrounds, like curious minds did when they put their Sonic Adventure GD-ROM into a computer!
 

Kuriatsu

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You may as well try it in a computer, it's not like it will hurt anything. I also don't imagine it being hidden (intentionally, at least) or hidden on the console, but maybe doing a full dump of the disc may prove helpful. Heck, maybe you'll find some cool desktop backgrounds, like curious minds did when they put their Sonic Adventure GD-ROM into a computer!

I've got a not for resale sonic adventure disc....I should try that sometime....
It'll be dumped before it gets to me, so I'm sure everything will be dumped before I even get it but I'll definitely be dumping my own.
its a confidential material, fingerprinted, serialized review version of the game
 

Unreleased console from the big THREE

We're urgently fundraising for an unreleased games console from the big three game companies.

There is less than 5 of these known to exist, and we have the chance to secure one and document it on our new channel.

All data/software found on the system will be shared with researchers, but donators will get first access. High res 4k video will be done on the device and it's internals for future reference.

This fundraiser is time sensitive.
Goal
£2,000.00
Received
£2,071.00