131w ago - Sony European Brand Manager Penrose Tackie has announced news today of a GT5 PS3 Update 1.10, which is available now on PSN!
Below are the details, to quote: The good news is that with PSN back up and running we have a new update today for GT5.
Kazunori Yamauchi made it clear at launch back in November that the game would continue to develop and be updated during its life cycle.
This latest update from Polyphony comes in the form of version 1.10 and includes many improvements and new features to welcome players back to online racing via PSN.
As well as addressing a few issues and making a few simple improvements to enhance the GT5 experience, update 1.10 adds some exciting new features such as online event prizes, a simpler way to purchase parts, an improved opponent AI algorithm, an easy way to interrupt and save your progress in championship mode, new racing gear choices and a new music track.
This latest version of GT5 should automatically download when your PS3 is connected to the internet. However, to check the version of your software, press the "Manual" button at the bottom of the main menu screen. The version number will be located on the upper left of...
159w ago - Today Polyphony Digital's Gran Turismo 5 is making its rounds on the Internet by release group DComics, while PS3 JailBreak users are working on how to get it running without updating the PlayStation 3 console to 3.50 Firmware as required by the title.
The full US release name is Gran.Turismo.5.PS3-DComics and the game weighs in at 19.4GB (20,882,698,502 bytes) in size unpacked for those wondering (packed at 19515.8MB), with the leaked European version coming in at 13.72GB in size.
According to the NFO File, the following important note states: "To play the game you need to spoof your fw as 3.5 with one of the payloads available in net."
There is also now another scene release named Gran.Turismo.5.EUR.JB.PS3-PEMA in which the NFO File states the following: "Spoofed firmware 3.5 required" and under Install Notes: "Unrar files and copy gamedir dir to external harddrive or use some PS3 FTP server. Files must be placed in the GAMEZ folder."
Although there have been a few reports of it working they are unconfirmed thus far, with most currently reporting getting a black screen...
160w ago - Today Senior Vice President Peter Dille of Marketing & PlayStation Network has shared a new GT5 PS3 promo video with Kevin Butler entitled It Only Does Revolutionary Racing Experiences.
To quote: In just six short days, the franchise that revolutionized the racing category as we know it will be making its exclusive debut on PlayStation 3. Gran Turismo 5 will be racing onto store shelves this coming Wednesday, November 24.
This highly anticipated installment will no doubt raise the bar on the franchise's unparalleled graphics, presentation and gameplay - bringing you an experience so life-like you'll find it hard to distinguish from a live race.
While we think features such as the all-new Course Maker, an expansive online racing community built right in, stereoscopic 3D compatibility and more than 1,000 cars from the world's top manufacturers, including karts and select NASCAR cars, speak for themselves, we still couldn't resist giving one of our most anticipated and loved franchises the "Kevin Butler" treatment.
In this latest ad, we find Kevin Butler taking a call from a devoted Gran Turismo fan anxiously waiting for...
160w ago - PlayStation Home Community Manager Locust_Star has revealed today that Dragon's Lair, GT5 and My Chemical Romance are hitting PlayStation Home this week starting tomorrow.
To quote: One of this year's most anticipated games and eagerly awaited albums pair up in PlayStation Home this week for a special giveaway.
Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, November 18th, visitors to PlayStation Home's Central Plaza or Theater will be able to pick up an exclusive Gran Turismo 5 costume designed by the platinum-selling rock band, My Chemical Romance.
The band's single "Planetary (Go!)" from the upcoming Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, is the main song in GT5's opening cinematic sequence. This special racing suit will only be available for a limited time, so be sure to log in to PlayStation Home Thursday and pick yours up while you can!
Miles from civilization, hidden deep in a gorge that once housed a secret government facility, lies the long-lost Dam personal space, the perfect location for each and every aspiring arch nemesis that simply needs a proper hideout from which to formulate plans for world domination.
Pick yours up Thursday from the Estates store in the PlayStation Home Mall and...