The new issue of PSM3 goes on-sale today, with cover game Metal Gear Solid: Rising leading our 56 page E3 preview special, with everything you need to know about PS3 at the world's biggest game show, all in one place; pumped with new facts, screens and opinion. We'll tell you all about the games that matter, highlight a few hidden gems, and dish some tasty E3 gossip. And that's not the best bit...
... the new issue comes with FREE DualShock pad grips, for increased analogue stick grip and precision, with two designs to collect: 1) Dimpled for increased grip and 2) D-pad style, for enhanced precision. We profile them elsewhere on the site, but before you ask, here's the foolproof way to put them on, since they can be fiery little b*st*rds. Blame the tactile rubber, but once they're on, they grip like leeches. In a good way:
1) Tear open the plastic wrapper. Duh.
2) Turn the grips completely inside out, so the edges face the wrong way, and the dimpled bit is at the bottom of the 'bowl' shape.
3) Place the 'bowl' on top of the analogue sticks, align them, and pop back down the rubber edges snug over the edge of your analogue sticks.
4) That's it. Enjoy the enhanced grip.
Plus all this...
The mag's packed as ever, with highlights including:
Exclusive preview: THQ's Half-Life inspired Homefront - plus interview with Kaos Studios Dave Votypka
News: Did PS3 win E3? Heated head-to-head debate
PSM3 Opinion: Was E3 2010 a vintage year for games?
Upgrade: How to access PS3's games, films and music using your PSP
Feature: Joe Danger... and the trials of Indie Games Development - a six page feature on the PSNs indie scene, with lots of exclusive developer interviews
Reviews: Demon's Souls, Joe Danger, Green Day Rock Band, Lego Harry Potter...
Extended Play: 10 Ways to be bad and ugly in Red Dead Redemption
Plus lots, lots more.
The magazine is on-sale at all good newsagents now, but you can order it online here for the same price, and have it delivered to your door.
Have a great night. As ever, can't wait to hear what you think of the mag.
STOP PRESS! As we type, our Subscriptions department have informed that they're able to offer a PSM3 subscription at 50% off the normal price. Yes, half price. Which is honestly an amazing bargain.
You'll get the issue days before it hits the shops, plus access to the limited edition PSM3 subscriber covers. The offer lasts for one month only, so if you've ever thought about subscribing, now is the best time. We've got some great exclusives lined up, and 2010's shaping up like a great year for PS3 - don't miss a moment by subscribing to PSM3.