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GT Academy 2012: Get PS3 Tips From the US Champion Today

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127w ago - Sony Associate Product Manager Ken Chan has announced that GT Academy 2012 fans can get get PS3 tips from the US Champion today!

To quote: Attention GT Academy competitors: we are now in the third week of the 2012 season, and the competition is heating up.

Since May 1st, nearly 600,000 competitors have driven more than 51,000 miles and reattempted 52,000 times for their chance to become this year's GT Academy Champion.

As you may already know, Round 3 and 4 became available this week - offering faster and more advanced technical driving challenges to prepare you for the final eighth round starting in June.

To give you a leg up on the competition, [Register or Login to view links] will be doing a live webcast with the first US GT Academy Champion Bryan Heitkotter today at 6pm Pacific Time.

Be sure not to miss this as Bryan will be providing some inside tips for each of the round challenges and his predictions for this year's winner.

Here's a quick reminder for each of the challenges from Round 1-4:

Round 1: Nissan Leaf ([Register or Login to view links])

• Simple Right-Hand Corner
• Simple Left-Hand Corner
• Simple Series of Corners
 

Video: Smart As Brings Next-Gen Brain Training to PS Vita This Fall

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127w ago - Assistant Producer Nicolo Accordino has posted up a video today announcing that Smart As will be bringing next-gen brain training to PS Vita this Fall.

To quote: It's my pleasure to bring you news of a brand new mind-sharpening game for PS Vita: Smart As.

Launching this fall, Smart As is a social brain-training experience that will put your brain to the test with 20 unique, engaging, tactile and highly interactive puzzle games.

This next-gen puzzle game will also enable you to share your stats with players from around the world using a robust set of social and connective features.

Produced by XDev Europe, Smart As takes full advantage of PS Vita's touchscreens, cameras and Augmented Reality capabilities to deliver Daily Training challenges featuring fun arithmetic, logic, language and observation-based puzzles.

Your scores from each puzzle are used to calculate your overall Brain Power and anybody at any skill level can get in on the fun. The more you play, the better your chances are of increasing your Brain Power score and unlocking new puzzle games.





The best part about Smart As is that it's not just a brain training game; it's a social experience. Once you've earned...
 

Sony European PSN Game Store Updates for May 16, 2012

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127w ago - Today Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates below, as follows:

Speeding his way back onto the scene is everyone's favourite blue hedgehog back in an all new episode of Sonic the Hedgehog 4, aptly titled Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II.

Together with his old friend Tails, you can play either single player or co-op (local or online) with an evolution of Sonic 2′s collaborative mechanics. Use devastating collaborative attacks and combination moves to defeat the united force of Metal Sonic and Dr. Eggman.

If that's not enough, those who own both Episode I and II will gain access to Episode Metal, featuring exclusive levels with Metal Sonic as a playable character. Nice!

Get ready for an all new musical phenomenon. Today, PixelJunk 4am releases for all of you with a PlayStation Move controller and PlayStation Eye camera (both required).

Wave your hands in the air to blend sounds together and create your own unique music each time you play, whilst also broadcasting your performance via PlayStation Network.

We've also got a new PS2 game, as well as a PSOne game this week.

First up, Deus Ex, originally released on PlayStation 2. In the dystopian future of the year...
 

Video: The Last of Us PS3 Cutscene: The Sky Has Turned Grey

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127w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli has posted up a cutscene video trailer today on the upcoming PS3 title The Last of Us dubbed The Sky Has Turned Grey below.

To quote: It's been nearly six months since we [Register or Login to view links] The Last of Us and development has been a bustling beehive of activity.

If you picked up the March 2012 issue of [Register or Login to view links] or saw any of the online coverage, you might have read about Joel and Ellie's visit to an abandoned city.

Today, we are excited to share a very fresh, very provocative video that should answer some of your questions about what went down inside those city walls. You'll get an idea of what it takes to be a survivor in Joel and Ellie's heartless new world.

Joel and Ellie won't have an easy road ahead of them. Their path across the US will intersect with other survivors, some of whom won't be friendly. In this scene set to the somber chords of Hank Williams, Sr., Joel and Ellie continue their journey west in a battered pickup truck.





As they drive towards the next destination on their route, and hopefully a place to find critical...
 

PS Vita HBL (VHBL r150) for Super Collapse 3 Out, Crashing Fixed

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127w ago - Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation Vita homebrew developer wololo has made available PS Vita HBL (VHBL r150) for Super Collapse 3 which now fixes some crashing issues with snes9xTYL and Lamecraft.

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To quote from his blog: This patch fixes some crashing issues with snes9xTYL and Lamecraft, among other things.

There are still remaining issues with the VHBL port of Super Collapse 3 that I couldn't solve yet, I am still investigating: the Duke3d engine is crashing (Duke3d, zombie crisis), Daedalus seems to be crashing when loading roms (I probably won't investigate this, as Daedalus is slow on VHBL no matter what), Geometry War Portable crashes at startup, Picodrive will crash if you press the "select" button, etc...

So, still lots of incompatibilities of course, but this is getting better, and I sure hope you guys will enjoy snes9xTyl. Interestingly, I had to hook sceAudioOutput with sceAudioOutputblocking,...
 
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