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  • The Saboteur PS3 has a 7-minute install

    The PS3 version of The Saboteur has a mandatory install of approximately seven minutes. We know because we’re about to grab the opening sections of the game for you. Except we can’t yet. Because it’s doing its transferring files shizzle. The Pandemic WWII adventure’s out tomorrow. We’ll have some nice footage up for you in […]

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  • Forza 3 second disc install takes four minutes - video

    Installing Forza 3′s second disc, essential if you’re going to get the game’s full experience, takes around four minutes: watch the video after the break as proof. The extra DVD contains 1.9Gb of data, such as car packs, tracks and environments. If you don’t have enough space on your 360′s drive, the game asks you […]

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  • Rumour: Resident Evil 5 requires a 5Gb install on PS3

    If this NextGamer article’s to be believed, the PS3 version of Resident Evil 5 requires a 5Gb install. There’s a US packshot through there with the detail included. We’ve mailed Capcom.

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  • Killzone 2 has no install

    Guerrilla QA manager Seb Downie’s confirmed on the EU PS boards that Killzone 2 won’t install to the PS3 HD even is you want it to. “No install,” he said. “Optional or otherwise.” Sorry. It’s a little “slow”. Game’s out in February.

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  • Recent games won't feel as much speed benefit from HD 360-install

    Xbox Germany product manager Boris Schneider-Johne has claimed that newer Xbox 360 games won’t gain much load-time benefit installing them to the console’s hard drive as they’ve already been “optimised.” We now allow the customer to install games on their hard drive,” he said, speaking to Golem.de in an interview translated by GamersGlobal. “This is […]

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  • BioShock PS3 has 5Gb, 10-minute mandatory install

    The PS3 version of BioShock has a 5Gb mandatory install that takes a little over 10 minutes to complete. While the game’s trundling onto your hard drive, your TV shows your Rapture ads and plays a little piano music. The game was rumoured to have a sizable install after the BBFC rated the game back […]

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  • Soul Calibur IV PS3 install is optional on UK code

    We’ve just been told that the install on current UK Soul Calibur IV PS3 code is optional, not mandatory as is being reported by US sites. As we reported earlier this evening, the fighter’s install is 2.85Gb, with saves coming in at 2Mb. We’ll check this with Ubisoft tomorrow.

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  • PS3 Fallout 3 has no mandatory install

    According to this Game Reviews piece, Bethesda’s confirmed that the PS3 version of Fallout 3 won’t need a hard drive install. “We do not do that, no. We do the put you know, put the stuff down there that we need to be there, we can stream it on in and out of there but […]

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  • PS3 GTA IV has five-minute "mandatory install", 360 version's is optional?

    This could be very funny. “Skip” – Andrew Pfister, the writer of 1up’s GTA IV preview – has posted on Neogaf saying that the PS3 version of GTA IV features a five-minute mandatory install. Unsurprisingly, teh internets have gone grade A crackers for it. We’re also reliably informed this morning that the 360 version features […]

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