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Sony Unveils Final Round & Registration Info for GT Academy 2012

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132w ago - Sony Associate Product Manager Ken Chan has unveiled the final round and registration information for GT Academy 2012 today.

To quote: It's hard to believe, but the online competition of [Register or Login to view links] is quickly coming to a close.

Since May 1st, over 900,000 competitors have driven more than 120,000,000 miles and reattempted 125,000,000 times for their chance to become this year's GT Academy Champion.

If you still haven't started, its not too late, as GT Academy 2012 is still available for free through the PlayStation Store until the end of the competition on June 24th.

With just two weeks left on the clock, the long awaited Rounds 7 and 8 have finally opened, completing the eight-round training program for this year's GT Academy. For those that's been keeping close tabs on the rumor mill, the infamous "Twin Ring Motegi East Short Course" is making it's Gran Turismo debut as the final Round 8, Event 5 - Time Trial race.

For the next two weeks, you must take everything you have learned from the eight-round training program and put it on the line for a top lap time. Remember, this event is only open from June 11, 2012 to June 24, 2012, so make it count!

Only the fastest lap times will...
 

Video: Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Free, Special Offer Details

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132w ago - Sega Senior Digital Brand Manager Mai Kawaguchi has shared a video of Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown which is free for PlayStation Plus subscribers alongside Special Offer details below!

To quote: Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is the definitive version of the popular Virtua Fighter 5 series, developed by AM2.

The game introduces two new playable characters, overhauled fighting mechanics and dynamic and interactive fighting arenas. Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown also includes console-only features such as a robust Training Mode, eight-player Online Room Match Mode and a match record feature to replay, save, and upload fights.

In its PSN debut, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is $14.99 and each character costume customization DLC pack is $4.99 each at launch, with each pack containing a whopping 600-900 customization items.

Two additional customization bundle packs, one consisting of nine character customization DLC packs and the other with 10 character customization DLC pack, are also available at launch for $14.99 each. Yes, that means there will be thousands of customization items per bundle pack.





However, only on PSN, for two weeks only (from June 6th to June 19th), the Complete...
 

Video: Sony Details Starhawk's Final Days of PS3 Development

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135w ago - Sony Senior Producer Harvard Bonin has detailed Starhawk's final days of PS3 development in a video chronicle below.

To quote: Warheads! Last Tuesday, May 8th, [Register or Login to view links] and Santa Monica Studio released Starhawk into the wild.

Getting here was a real pain at times, but it sure as hell has been a fun ride! If you'd like to peek behind the curtains look at the final days of Starhawk's development, check out this video.

We shot it a few weeks before release and it'll give you a nice glimpse into the inner workings of a game developer in crunch mode.

We'll also be able to tell you more about some great downloadable items soon, including our first free map...Cypress. Stay tuned for details!

Those interested can check out the Starhawk - Behind the Scenes: Launch video below!




 

PlayStation Plus February 2012 Preview: Free Games and More!

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150w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the PlayStation Plus February 2012 preview today, which offers a free Simpsons Arcade Game, Far Cry 2, Final Fantasy V and more detailed below!

To quote: February is nearly here, so it's time to have a look at what's coming to PlayStation Plus.

To start, we're excited to bring new release The Simpsons Arcade Game as a free offering for PlayStation Plus subscribers!

Releasing on February 7th, subscribers will be able to relive this classic title remastered in HD, complete with the online four-player cooperative play it's famous for.

To celebrate Valentine's Day, Plus subscribers will have access to download a bonus PS3 full game - [Register or Login to view links].

You're also going to want to check out the other free games coming throughout the month, including [Register or Login to view links]'s PS one classic Final Fantasy V, two PlayStation minis, six additional PSN games, and the SEGA Genesis Bundle - timed with SEGA's two-week release and sale on the Store put back in Plus just in case anyone missed them.

In the discount department, PlayStation Plus subscribers will want to keep their eyes out for great sales on games like new release...
 

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Q&A: Time Traveling Sequel Surpasses Original

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157w ago - Sony Brazil Manager Fabio Santana has posted up a Q&A interview today covering Final Fantasy XIII-2 for PlayStation 3, which aims to prove the time traveling sequel even surpasses the original game!

To quote: This week, Final Fantasy XIII-2 for PS3 is hitting stores across Japan with critical praise, garnering perfect scores from respected gaming magazines [Register or Login to view links] and [Register or Login to view links].

Granted, the original FFXIII is the best-selling PS3 title in Japan by a wide margin, but this direct sequel isn't resting on the laurels of its predecessor. For starters, it will offer a dynamic narrative, addressing one of the main complaints about FFXIII - linearity.

The new game also has a darker and more serious tone, in line with the conclusion of the previous game, putting the glitter and glam of FFX-2.

When FFXIII-2 reaches US stores on January 31st, making it the fastest localization cycle among numbered episodes of the franchise - it will also deliver an improved combat system, an area full of mini games, branched dialogue trees with NPCs, and even multiple endings based on your time-traveling journey.

To learn more about how Square Enix plans to "exceed Final Fantasy XIII in every aspect,"...
 
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