PlayStation Now Beta Brings Exciting Feature to the PS3

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For the better part of a year, it’s been Sony’s PS4 that’s gotten all the attention. This week, Sony is giving users of its last generation PS3 video game console something to cheer for. This morning the company officially added its PlayStation Now video game streaming service to the PS3, giving owners of the console […]

PlayStation Hammers Xbox One With PS Now Details & More At E3 2014

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It appears Sony was only getting started when it hammered Microsoft during E3 2013. At last night’s E3 2014 PlayStation press conference Sony brought its big guns to play, announcing a version of Grand Theft Auto 5 for the PS4 and sharing more details about its cloud gaming services and consoles. By far the most […]

Sony To Begin Assault on Xbox Live Arcade with Minecraft on the PS3 Tomorrow

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has been the only video game console to feature Minecraft for years, however the console won’t be able to use one of the world’s most popular survival/sandbox games to bludgeon Sony’s PlayStation consoles for much longer. Sony has announced that Minecraft will arrive on the PS3 tomorrow. Sony shared the game’s launch date […]

PS4, PS3 & PSP Vita Owners Can Grab $5 PSN Credit from Amazon

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Amazon users don’t have to head to the PlayStation online store to purchase downloadable content for their PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4. That’s because the world’s largest online retailer is launching a new PlayStation-focused store front complete with a limited-time special offer. Starting today, users can visit the new Amazon PlayStation Store to […]

PlayStation 3 Sales Eclipse 80 Million Units

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Sony announced today that it has sold 80 million PlayStation 3 consoles since the gaming console’s initial launch seven years ago. Just a week or so before the official launch of the PlayStation 4, Sony was able to edge past the milestone and catch up with Microsoft’s own 80 million Xbox 360 consoles sold that […]

PS3 Overtakes Xbox 360 to Become Best-Selling Console in the US

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Sony has finally broken Microsoft’s 32-month streak when the Xbox 360 was the best-selling gaming console in the US, according to the NPD Group (via Gamesindustry.biz). The firm notes that the GTA 5 500GB PS3 bundle was most likely the cause of Sony’s console gaining the top spot, as GTA 5 was a huge seller during […]

Valve Steam Machines Will Use The Same Tactics that Made Android #1

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Video game developer Valve is ready to share more details about its video game console competitor, or rather, competitors. That’s because Valve isn’t developing a one-to-one competitor for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 exclusively, instead it’s partnering with manufacturers to create multiple Steam Machines. Each one of these machines will have their own array […]

NVIDIA’s New Tablet Chip Is More Powerful Than the PS3

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At Siggraph 2013 NVIDIA debuted its new Project Logan mobile graphics processors with Kepler technology that can make tablets more powerful than the PlayStation 3. According to The Verge the new Kepler Mobile chips use just two watts of power, but can push out graphics that exceed anything on current tablets and even the six-year-old […]

GTA V Gameplay Video Shows Chases, Shootouts and Customizations

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A new GTA V gameplay trailer shows off the re-imagined state of San Andreas that players can explore and destroy in the next installment of the Grand Theft Auto series. Today’s Grand Theft Auto V trailer shows the first gameplay footage of the new GTA V, proving that although the series won’t make the jump […]

Sony To Fix Broken PlayStation 3 Firmware on June 27

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Next week Sony will issue an update that will fix the problems caused by PlayStation 3 firmware 4.45 earlier this week. Recently Sony announced that it would issue an updated version of firmware 4.45 on June 27. The new update will solve an issue that bricked many PlayStation 3 consoles this week. Sony claims the firmware […]

PlayStation 3 Firmware 4.45 Bricks Some Consoles

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Last night Sony issued a firmware update for the PlayStation 3 that caused issues with some consoles, forcing Sony to pull the update. PlayStation 3 firmware 4.45 was to bring some new trophies options to the PlayStation 3, giving gamers the option to turn off notifications of when they received a trophy. Instead, many gamers […]

PS4 vs PS3: Price, Features, Games & More

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Later this year Sony will release the PlayStation 4 (PS4), the creatively named successor to the PlayStation 3 (PS3). While the new console will entice many gamers, the PlayStation 3 is still a good choice for gamers who can’t afford to start over with a new generation of consoles. The PlayStation 4 is the newer […]

Xbox 360, PS3 And Wii U Price Cuts Predicted at E3

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Video game industry analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush predicts Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will cut prices on existing video game consoles at E3 next week as the industry prepares for the next generation of consoles. According to CNet in a note to investors Pachter said he expects Sony and Microsoft to drop the price of […]

EA Kills Online Passes For Future & Current Games

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EA recently removed online passes from a number of games on the Xbox 360, but today the publisher clarified that all games will soon lose their online passes. EA issues a statement to Game Informer saying that it is “in the process of eliminating it from all our existing EA titles” in addition to removing the […]

PlayStation 4 Rumored to Stream PlayStation 3 Games Using Gaikai

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The Sony PlayStation 4 will use Gaikai technology to stream PlayStation 3 games in place of backwards compatibility according to The Wall Street Journal. The inclusion of Gaikai streaming in the new PlayStation 4 means the console may not play current PlayStation 3 games on discs. It’s not clear how Sony will let gamers play […]

YouTube Comes To PlayStation 3 With Smartphone Control

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YouTube is now available on the TV from yet another box; the PlayStation 3. Today Google announced that its video sharing website now has a native PlayStation 3 app so PS3 users can watch their favorite cat videos on their TV. The app is available in the PSN Store in the “My Channels” category. While […]

Amazon Instant Video App Now Available for PlayStation 3

Amazon Instant Video App Now Available for PlayStation 3

Owners of the PlayStation 3 should be rejoicing today as both Amazon and Sony have announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the gaming console bringing a selection of roughly 120,000 shows and movies to the table along with the 17,000 shows that can be streamed, for free, with an Amazon Prime account. […]

Best Tech and Gadget Gifts Under $250

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Maybe the prospect of spending $250 or more on a gift scares you. Or maybe you feel like spending less than $200 on a gift is a little on the cheap side. If that’s the case, you have come to the right place. Whether you’re searching for a new camera for the photographer in your […]