Best TV for Gaming

Best TV for Gaming

When I’m not working, blogging or clearing snow (ok that last one only happened today), most followers of this blog will know that I’m partial to a spot of console gaming. I have a PS3 which has been one of my greatest investments of all time. Unlike my PC, I’ve never had to upgrade the hardware and new updates keep coming out which actually improve the ability of the...
Playstation Network Outage

Playstation Network Outage

I’d just like to take a quick moment to thank Sony and, specifically, Playstation for their apparently lacking security precautions. Over Easter, like many PS3 owners, I tried a few times to jump online via my Playstation. Each time I tried to log into the Playstation Network (also called the PSN) I received a message: Playstation Network is Currently Undergoing Maintenance Into the third day of the Easter holiday...
Call of Duty First Strike Trailer / Music Video

Call of Duty First Strike Trailer / Music Video

OK I don’t often post ‘gamer’ stuff on here, despite having a PS3 section, but I really thought this was worth mentioning for gamers and non-gamers alike. Call of Duty is a highly successful first-person-shooter franchise that has had a bumpy ride and a roller coaster of feedback from fans, particularly following the release of the latest in the series, ‘Black Ops’, by Treyarch which took a lot of...

Anatomy of a Gaming Forum Thread

I spend a bit of time in the official Playstation community forums (or at least I used to until they ‘upgraded’ it and made it slower than a one legged turtle swimming through treacle while towing a house). After reading many posts, it seems to me that a pattern has emerged. Here’s a video to show what you can expect from any typical Playstation forum...
SOCOM Sniper Video (and YouTube Widescreen Settings)

SOCOM Sniper Video (and YouTube Widescreen Settings)

In the past I was never really into sniping on SOCOM. Being far from the action, you always ended up being the last one alive. So then you have to switch to your handgun and run out to the objective while your team mate’s get frustrated with you from beyond the grave. But with the new patch, the sniper rifles are a lot more usable. See the video below...

GT Academy 2010 is GO

The GT Academy 2010 Time Trial is now available for free download from the Playstation store. Gran-Turismo.com reports: The race is on to find the best racers of the year. Following the trail blazed by last year’s inaugural GT Academy, GT fans and newcomers alike are invited to test their skills against the rest in the playable single track Time Trial, racing the Nissan 370Z around the Indianapolis Motor...