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Thrustmaster debuts gated TH8 RS shifter for T500 RS PS3 racing wheel

Thrustmaster debuts gated TH8 RS shifter for T500 RS PS3 racing wheel

Racing wheels are fantastic for racing games like Gran Turismo and others on the PS3 and there are a bunch of different wheels on the market. Some of the high-end wheels include a pedal assembly with a clutch so you can get that extra realism by banging through the gears if you want. Thrustmaster launched its cool T500 RS racing wheel a while back for the PS3 console and it was great except it had no shifter.

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Forza 4 to get head tracking tech and improved realism

Forza 4 to get head tracking tech and improved realism

Head tracking has been around for a long time. Honestly, it never really made much sense in some games. I can see the benefit of head tracking if you are playing a flight simulator for instance. I have even tried changing views in flight games before and honestly, it didn’t work that well for me. I can see head tracking to allow the racer in a driving game like Forza to get more realism in the game being appealing though.

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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Steering Wheel is packed with buttons

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Steering Wheel is packed with buttons

Hybrid cars are all fine and good with increased efficiency and fuel economy. I am a auto enthusiast though and I really want performance more than I want efficiency. It was really cool to me to see sports cars start to turn up over the last year or so with hybrid systems in place that act sort of like the boost from video games to give the cars a burst of speed when needed. Porsche uses this sort of system on its awesome 911 GT3 R Hybrid racecar.

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PSN down for unknown reasons, Sony investigating

PSN down for unknown reasons, Sony investigating

If you tried to fire up your PS3 and go onto the PSN last night and today, you have undoubtedly noticed that the network is down. This is an irritation to all PS3 users even if you don’t play games that require the network since many of them will constantly ask you if you want to connect to the network. I know Gran Turismo 5 nearly drove me crazy asking last night when I realized the network was down. The interesting part about this outage is that Sony apparently has no idea what caused it.

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Breaks Record, Sells 3.3 Million Copies in 24 Hours

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Breaks Record, Sells 3.3 Million Copies in 24 Hours

There are a few properties in the entertainment market that are expected to have huge releases. That includes the newest Call of Duty game, as well as the newest installment to the Gran Turismo franchise. Both of those games managed to sell a ridiculous amount of copies, with Call of Duty: Black Ops destroying entertainment records on its own. One other franchise is just as anticipated, and when a new game launches, everyone knows that huge numbers are going to be racked up. World of Warcraft: Cataclysm didn't disappoint.

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The Daily Slash: December 10 2010

The Daily Slash: December 10 2010

Hooray on top of hooray, it's like Christmas came super early, we got our hands on and unboxed a Google Nexus S and you're all invited to sit by the campfire and watch! Joy! Then prepare yourself for a better way to leak as WikiLeaks staff members declare their intention of creating a separate site by the name of Openleaks. Next, get super pumped up and take a look at a leaked five year plan for Blizzard Entertainment - can you say Diablo III? SEE Facebook turn down a $15 BILLION DOLLAR offer from Microsoft. And SEE the Netbook category Go Extinct via Ben.

All this and MORE today on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 10 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 10 2010

Ruh roh! Looks like Notion Ink is having some troubles with pre-orders and cautious consumers thinking about buying the Adam tablet. Check it out. Then see how the US military is locking down potential WikiLeaks material - while at the same time Anonymous plans on spamming the internets with all the secret documents that've already seen the light in Opteration: Leakspin while a 16 year old kid is arrested for related DDoS attacks on PayPal, Visa, and Mastercard. AND there's a sweet magnetic cube table that looks like a Rubik's Cube. It's ramping up to be quite an exciting day here on the R3 Media Network. Get pumped up and check out the entire SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: October 14th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 14th 2010

Plenty of speculation being tossed around today, whether it's regarding the BlackBerry Storm 3 or even more rumors about when the iPhone will launch on Verizon. Even the Palm Pre 2 might be landing on Verizon soon enough. Outside of the speculation, in our story from around the Web, we've got Lithium-ion Solar Street Lights getting launched in Japan in January next year. And then, we'll wrap up the rest of the night with stories from around the R3 Media Network. Welcome to the Thursday edition of The Daily Slash.

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Sony PS3 in Ceramic White Heading to Japan

Sony PS3 in Ceramic White Heading to Japan

If you're not a fan of Gran Turismo, the fan-favorite racing simulator, but you're aching to get your hands on a PS3 that's got a different color to it, then you're in luck. Sony has just announced that there's a brand new Ceramic White version of the popular video game console heading to Japan.

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