The City of Bathurst have today unveiled Gran Turismo Drive at Australia’s home of motorsport, Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit. This is of course all part of the promotion for the upcoming launch of the latest installment in the Gran Turismo franchise, GT6. The game will be released for PS3 (not...
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  • How NOT to make a Sackboy costume

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  • Latest Little Big Plannet video looks carayzee!

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  • 80GB PS3 inc DualShock 3 for $699, coming August 28th

    In a press release today from PlayStation, Australians will see a new model of the PS3 hit stores on August 28. The new model will feature an 80GB hard drive (up from the current 40GB), and include a DualShock 3 controller (includes vibration). The new package will cost $699,...
  • Little Big Planet character Sackboy, in Life size

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  • E3 Gaming Expo wrap-up – Sony (PlayStation 3)

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  • PS3 Firmware 2.41 now available

    Surprisingly earlier than expected, Sony have pushed the updated firmware tonight. Last weeks 2.40 firmware resulted in some people (specific numbers effected unknown) having their PS3’s become unusable. Let’s hope 2.41 fixes all the problems and PS3 owners can get to scoring some hard earned trophies! More @ PS3...
  • PS3 Firmware 2.40 available now, ads some stuff, nothing revolutionary.

    Today Sony launched their new firmware version 2.40 for the PlayStation 3. The new firmware comes with a number of additions, the largest 2 being in-game cross media bar (XMB) and trophies (the equivalent of xbox 360 achievements). Update It’s hard for me to explain my experience with update,...
  • PlayStation 3 Firmware 2.40 inc in-game XMB gets previewed

    Although this is the first of a few preview videos (more to come shortly apparently), it looks very much like the PS3 is playing catchup to the Xbox 360, as most of the functions of the XMB have been available in the Xbox Guide since launch. The same with...
  • Playstation Home 0.8.6 looks impressive

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  • Metal Gear Solid 4 Trailer… looks movie-like

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  • Gaming trilogy complete

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  • GRID Demo now on Xbox Live Marketplace

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  • IGN's Video Review of GTA IV

    The reviewer rates this game pretty highly 10/10 in fact, even goes as far as saying it’s the “best game.. in the past 10 years”. I’m sure that won’t be true, but with 30-45 hours of gameplay in single-player mode, it’s sure to be good value. This is by...
  • PS3 Firmware 2.30 now available, still no Home

    Featuring a redesigned Playstation Store and some audio upgrades, the Playstation 3 has just recieved an update. Firmware version 2.30, this is no doubt a rolling update which may be yet to land down under. Check out the screens below of the new store. Props to Sony, the screen...
  • No damage in GT5: Prologue

    While listening to Episode #81 of the Aussie Tech Head podcast, they got their hands on a copy of the much anticipated new game for the PS3 – GT5: Prologue. Which amazingly has NO DAMAGE. Really not sure what Sony was thinking here, there are so many other racing...
  • Formula 1 coming Gran Turismo 5

    A very timely addition to GT5.. F1 cars. I’ve just spent most of this weekend watching the first round of the F1 Grand Prix in Melbourne.   There’s nothing official word from Sony yet, but a few screen shots have emerged and certainly looks authentic. We’ll know soon enough...
  • Gran Turismo 5 Prologue details, car list revealed

    Key Features: The first ever Gran Turismo title with online racing: drive online against up to 16 other Gran Turismo aces Race a total of 71 stunning cars: Race the Eiger Nordwand,  Daytona International Speedway, the London City Track, Fuji Speedway, Suzuka and the High Speed Ring – then...
  • PS3 tattoo may seem cool now, not so much when we've got a PS5.

    Continuing the trend of others who wish to show their passionate love for their favourite console or portable device (i.e. Zune guy), A man in Briton has got what’s being claimed as the first tattoo for the PS3. Personally I’m not that into tattoos, but this one’s probably one...

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