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  • cianchristopher 16 Dec 2011 13:58:10 6,360 posts
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    cianchristopher wrote:
    With all the patches and stuff this game got, has the tearing and slowdown been alleviated? Or lessened?
  • dsmx 16 Dec 2011 13:58:57 7,827 posts
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    yeah how dare they make getting the platinum trophy difficult.

    "If we hit that bullseye the rest of the dominoes will fall like a a house of cards, checkmate." Zapp Brannigan

  • UncleLou Moderator 16 Dec 2011 14:10:41 35,980 posts
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    I've never really seen the attraction of achievements/trophies, but isn't it the point that they're not easy to get? Especially if the trophies actually mean something for the game (like exceptional driving in a racing game) and aren't just an endurance test?
  • dsmx 16 Dec 2011 14:43:26 7,827 posts
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    kind of what I'm getting at, they should be rewards for doing something exceptional not something you get just by playing the game with little to no effort.

    "If we hit that bullseye the rest of the dominoes will fall like a a house of cards, checkmate." Zapp Brannigan

  • X201 16 Dec 2011 14:52:08 15,955 posts
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    and that's what I'm getting at...

    Certain exceptional things in the game require the endurance test that UncleLou says is wrong.

    There are some sections of the game that require hours upon hours of practice in order to get under the time limit. There comes a point where that practice becomes UncleLou's endurance test.
  • Scimarad 16 Dec 2011 17:45:09 8,701 posts
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    I actually found the opposite in Forza 3, though it wasn't a mega expensive one. I enjoyed playing it with the wheel but I found I didn't have the nerve to drive very fast for some reason;)

    Edited by Scimarad at 17:45:22 16-12-2011
  • X201 21 Dec 2011 15:36:55 15,955 posts
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    New update details...

    [Major Changes and New Features]
    - Introducing the new Car Pack 2 DLC

    - Wheels can now be changed on Standard cars
    - Downloadable contents can now be used by multiple users with the Family
    - The cars purchased in the DLC will now appear in the Car Dealerships.

    - A copy feature has been added to the setting sheets

    - Toyota 86 GT 12 - a gift for all

    - Free tickets for GT Auto
    Free tickets have been added that allow you to wash cars, change oil, overhaul your engine, or refresh the car body in GT Auto.

    - A gift to those purchasing the DLC's
    We will be giving out an additional car; the Gran Turismo Racing Kart 125 SPL. and five New Car Refresh cards to customers purchasing any of the DLC packs released in October 2011.

    [Other Improvements]
    - Pressing the □ button in the car ticket selection screen of the Car Delivery, will now allow you to exchange all car tickets at once. (The limit of the number of tickets you can receive all at once is 100.)
    - Tyre wear speed adjustment
    - In GT Auto you can now see how the oil changes, aerodynamic parts, engine overhauls, and racing modifications will affect performance points and engine power, before and after their application.
    - In screens where the [Garage] and [Driver List] buttons are displayed in the A/B Spec events, Special Events, and Seasonal Events, pressing the □ button will now show the [Garage], and pressing the △ button will show the drivers list.
    - An option has now been added for 'Max. number of participants - this is featured in the room settings of My Lounge.
    - Added ☆ marks which show the number of Gold Trophies attained in each event, in the event selection screen of seasonal events.
    - Racing sound effect adjustment
    - Elements of the steering assist controls (used when using certain controllers on Racing Karts) has been adjusted. this applies to steering wheels with a 200 degree turning radius including the GT Force®、Driving Force™、GT Force®RX、Driving Force Wireless™ steering wheel controllers. The [Steering Type] (Amateur/Professional) settings in the Game Options will be ignored, and the controller's steering angle will now directly affect the tyre turning angle of the car.

    [Correction of Known Issues]
    - An issue has been corrected where you would overrun without resetting if the pit lane is entered at low speed on some tracks.
    - Corrected an issue with performance point calculations for the Red Bull X2010 and the X2011.
    - Corrected an issue where the rear wing/aerodynamic settings was being reset when switching between setting sheets.
    - An issue was corrected where the car would become stuck in autopilot from the pit lane if a certain condition is met in an endurance race on the Tsukuba Circuit. Also revised the entry route during pit stops and speed judgement.

    - Improved multi-monitor stability

    In summary "They've fixed the bloody Tsukuba pit bug at last" \o/

    Edited by X201 at 15:47:11 21-12-2011
  • oldschoolsoviet 22 Dec 2011 18:52:35 5,656 posts
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    Meh. The only really good fix they've included is the option to ramp sound levels up to 200 from 120.

    200 > 11.


    Will we ever get some more online nights ? I still live in hope......
  • Aphexman 25 Dec 2011 16:45:32 22 posts
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    The new over the car camera is just awful.
  • wadedanny85 29 Dec 2011 16:09:37 1 posts
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    Hi, this is danny.
    I have no any screen shots of gran turismo, but i can give you small mintro of the gran turismo.

    Gran Turismo 5 is the fifth edition of the Gran Turismo racing video game series. Developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, it was released for PlayStation 3 on November 24, 2010.It expands on the game's Prologue version and is the first entry of the series to be developed for PlayStation 3.

    Edited by wadedanny85 at 21:13:13 02-01-2012
  • LionheartDJH 29 Dec 2011 17:16:35 19,574 posts
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    Erm, thanks for that.

    She dives for cheese pasties

  • Fake_Blood 29 Dec 2011 17:19:50 4,663 posts
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    It's from the gt5 wiki.
  • Jacksie66 29 Dec 2011 18:13:46 574 posts
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    Can I have some more mintro of the gran turismo.

    Pointless post..
  • Syrok Designer, Tarsier Studios 6 Jan 2012 09:19:04 14,039 posts
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    The latest seasonal event includes Spa, by the way. You don't need to have the DLC to play it.
  • TurboBailey 6 Jan 2012 22:46:44 687 posts
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    yep. Spa is great track. Free to play as well.
    You can also play the night time kart track on one of the other seasonal events. Think its the time trail one.
  • TurboBailey 10 Jan 2012 14:45:54 687 posts
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    Have you tried recovering your saved game from the options screen under utilities??

    Might help.
  • X201 10 Jan 2012 15:13:35 15,955 posts
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    Do you have PSN+ ?
    You may have a cloud save of it.
  • X201 12 Jan 2012 11:05:31 15,955 posts
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    Patch 2.03
    DLC - Speed Test Pack
    DLC - Car Pack 3

    Via GTPlanet(which also has pictures)

    Apparent information about Gran Turismo 5′s third round of DLC has appeared in GTPlanet’s forums. According to “Space Empire”, GT5′s 2.03 update will be launched on January 18th, and will include a few of the following new changes and features:

    New themes for My Home in GT Mode.
    An option for tire wearing in Pit Strategy (B-spec).
    Simulates regenerative braking on electric cars.
    Chaparral 2J Race Car ’70: Fan down force option.
    Fixed unintended pit stop error in the final lap of a B-spec race.
    12 new colors and 12 new wall papers for My Home theme.
    Electric cars run slowly without applying acceleration.
    Regenerative braking affects the cruising distance.

    New downloadable content packs will, reportedly, also become available. The “Speed Test Pack” will include the new “Special Stage Route X Oval” revealed in the recent Honda NSX Concept video, and Car Pack 3 will include the following new vehicles:

    Nissan Leaf G 2011
    Aston Martin V12 Vantage 2010
    Volkswagen [Beetle] 1200 1966
    Jaguar XJR-9 LM Racecar 1988
    Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 2011
    Mini Mini Cooper S Countryman (R60) 2011

    As always, until this information is officially announced and verified, things could change, so you’d be wise to temper your expectations. Regardless, this appears to be legitimate information, so stay tuned for further details as they develop.

    Edit: This information has now been confirmed by the Asia/Hong Kong official PlayStation site, with the car pack (Car Pack 3) priced at approximately $5 (47HK$) and the “Speed Test Pack” containing Route X priced at approximately $4 (31HK$).

    The Speed Test Oval is back \o/

    Edited by X201 at 11:07:59 12-01-2012
  • oldschoolsoviet 12 Jan 2012 14:21:23 5,656 posts
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    The Speed Test Oval is back \o/
    A 'proper' track would've been nicer, although it does look rather interesting, like something from an anime series with it's suspension over the water. Natty looking offshore facility too, lends it perfectly to the photo crowd.

    I'd still prefer Apricot Hill or an older Spa with the Bus Stop though. Nice to see a Premium model for the XJR-9 too.
  • X201 12 Jan 2012 14:46:15 15,955 posts
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    I spent ages on the test track in GT4, tweaking cars to see what top speed I could get out of them.
  • X201 12 Jan 2012 16:40:22 15,955 posts
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    The official version of the update + DLC is on the EU blog

    Edited by X201 at 16:40:36 12-01-2012
  • 306designs 12 Jan 2012 17:38:17 4 posts
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    I never checked this out when it was released because I was busy but the game is cheap enough. This thread got my hyped to play it
  • dsmx 12 Jan 2012 23:41:25 7,827 posts
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    Get the newer 2.0 version if you can otherwise your going to have a shit load of patching to do when you get it.

    "If we hit that bullseye the rest of the dominoes will fall like a a house of cards, checkmate." Zapp Brannigan

  • X201 13 Jan 2012 09:46:11 15,955 posts
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    You'll be looking at over an hour of patching with the current version.

    dsmx was referring to the Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition which hasn't got a European release date yet.

    Edited by X201 at 09:47:13 13-01-2012
  • HyperShadow 13 Jan 2012 15:28:43 339 posts
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    Does there exist an alternative for the DualShock 3 that would be better for GT5? I am not keen on the Analogue stick placement and the triggers are too mushy.

    Unfortunately a wheel is not an option at the moment due to budget and space reasons (and it'd need to work flawless on X360 aswell), so I need to find a better pad.

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