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  • City of Bathurst name street ‘Gran Turismo Drive’

    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...
  • Grand Turismo 6 takes off the covers, dazzles with detail

    Gran Turismo 6 is not far away, gearing up for launch on 6 December 2013. Sony Computer Entertainment Australia and developers Polyphony Digital are opening up about everything from game modes, to cars, to the interface and more.  President of Polyphony Digital, Kazunori Yamauchi says,  “With the release of...
  • New PS3 model is smaller, lighter and bigger

    Sony has just announced a new PS3 model today. Available from 27 September 2012, the new PS3 system is available in a new 12GB budget version (AU$299.95 RRP) and a whopping 500GB model (AU$399.95 RRP). Also announced is an update for the PlayStation Store for PS3, set to get...
  • PS3 FW 3.61 now available in Australia, PSN still down. [Updated]

    Turns out the PlayStation 3 update rollout is progressing faster than expected. I’m happy to report that it has now reached Australian, UK and no doubt the shores of many other countries around the world.  The download is going pretty fast, currently at 42% after only a couple of...
  • PSN suffers widespread outage.

    So you just started your 5 day Easter holidays and jumped on your PS3 to play co-op with friends.. bad luck. The PlayStation Network is currently experiencing a worldwide outage. Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media, Patrick Sybold posted on the PlayStation blog to confirmed the issue...
  • Review: Crysis 2

      Utilising the CryENGINE 3, the multiplatform FPS Crysis 2, is the sequel to Crytek’s PC exclusive shooter, Crysis. The Crysis whingers have been well documented, the ones that believe that Crysis has been given a lobotomy to fit in with the console market. Ignore them. While some aspects...
  • AFL Live 2011 trailer released, misses the mark

    Update With the comments getting pretty heated today I wanted to make it clear, this post is not a review of the game and was never branded or intended as such. I’d be happy to get early access to the game and review it in full if Mr Symons...
  • Review: GT5 – not the real driving simulator

    The last time we seen Grand Turismo was version 4 on the PS2 back in 2005, so 5 years on expectations were high for GT5. Branded as ‘The Real Driving Simulator’ the game has a lot to live up to. Interface After a Hollywood style intro movie, the game...
  • Did you buy GT5 ?

    Last week the long awaited, much delayed Grand Turismo 5 was finally released to the public worldwide. I haven’t read about any early sales figures which makes me think they may be less than spectacular. Although I did purchase a copy, mainly for review purposes, but also to comparisons...