146w ago - Following up on our earlier GT5 article spotlighting remote racing, the Gran Turismo 5 PS3 update version 1.06 is now live and the complete changes are detailed below from the official site.
To quote: GT5 PlayStation 3 Update Notice (1.06)
An update to Gran Turismo 5 has been released. The contents are as follows:
[Major Changes and New Features]
[Remote Races] have been added to the bottom left of the [GT Mode] - [Community] screen.
Here you can start a fully automated B-Spec race using yours and your friends' "My Drivers", and gain rewards and experience from it.
For details please see section 8-4 [Remote Races] in the [Manual] accessible from the main menu, and also the new "Remote Race" page on gran-tursimo.com, under the GT5 product information section.
・Remote Racing from a Web Browser
In [Remote Races], you can visit the official "gran-turismo.com" website using a web browser, and remotely control your PS3Â® at home. You can start races, monitor its progress and check results from the website. This is a new playing style allowing you to play Gran Turismo anywhere.
146w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez has shared a video unveiling the first unboxing of Killzone 3 Helghast Edition for the PS3 entertainment system today.
To quote: Everyone knows that Killzone 3 slams onto the PS3 on February 22nd. But what of the Killzone 3 Helghast Edition?
What of its mysteries? We decided to let a familiar face plunge in and reveal the contents. Remember: This is your last weekend to pre-order!
Inside the Killzone 3 Helghast Edition, you'll find:
• Killzone 3 on Blu-ray Disc
• Exclusive art book featuring imagery from the Killzone universe
• Super Voucher, which provides:
- Killzone 3 soundtrack and PS3 Dynamic Theme
- Retro Map Pack featuring two of the most popular multiplayer maps from Killzone 2
- Double XP for the first 24 hours of multiplayer gameplay
- Full access to all weapons and abilities during the first 24 hours of multiplayer gameplay
• Authentic Helghast Helmet replica, which opens to reveal the art book, Super Voucher and Killzone 3 game.
• Exclusive Cloaking Helghast Marksman action figure by DC Unlimited, which is 6.5" tall with multiple articulation points. It won't be sold at retail!
146w ago - Sony Associate Product Marketing Manager Richard Ho has revealed the official Urban Camouflage PS3 Bluetooth Headset today for fans.
To quote: With awesome multi-player games such as Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs on the way, the new Bluetooth Headset is sure to be your go-to communication device.
The Headset already comes in a sleek, high-gloss black finish. However, we've also heard some of your requests for a militaristic color and are now offering the headset in a new "urban camouflage" color.
For the same great price of $49.99 (MSRP), the urban camouflage Bluetooth Headset will be available at GameStop locations nationwide, to coincide with the highly-anticipated launch of SOCOM 4 on April 19 - making it a must have for SOCOM 4's unbridled 32-player online multiplayer mayhem.
As most of you know, our Bluetooth Headsets offer a number of great features, making it perfect for gaming. It starts with built-in noise cancellation and our proprietary High Quality (HQ) mode enabling us to deliver the best quality PS3 voice chat.
An in-game headset status indicator, easily accessible microphone mute button,...
146w ago - SCEA Associate Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson has announced the official InFamous 2 PS3 release date, pre-orders details and Hero Edition today.
To quote: We are happy to announce that inFAMOUS 2 will be launching in North America exclusively on the PlayStation 3 on June 7th, 2011!
In about 4 months, players will finally begin the next chapter in Cole's adventures.
On top of this, we'd love to confirm that on that same day we are also launching the inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition (aka the Best Kept Secret EVER) for $99.99 (msrp).
Short of actual electrical super powers, the HERO Edition delivers everything an inFamous fan could want including a highly detailed 8.5" Cole MacGrath statue, a sportable sling pack modeled after Cole's own in-game gear, the inFAMOUS #1 mini comic from DC Comics, the official inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition Soundtrack and a super voucher code for a collection of in-game content.
Starting today participating retailers kick off official pre-order programs letting you score one of the following bonus items listed below.
24K GOLD AMP
Cole's nasty new weapon definitely delivers the pain, but when you pre-order at Amazon.com...