The seventh generation of the PlayStation series, PlayStation 3 or PS3 for short, was released in November 17, 2006 in North America, and offers a unified gaming service, The PlayStation Network; multimedia capabilities; connectivity with the PlayStation Portable and a Blue-ray 2.0 compliant player.
When it comes to Sony's latest gaming console, I've had a really funny history with it. At the time the PlayStation 3 was released (November of 2006), I just got an Xbox 360 and whenever I saw commercials for the PS3, I would laugh and say “Whose gonna spend $600 on that?!!” As the months went by, I noticed many gamers weren't satisfied with the PS3, and in sales, it was last in place behind the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii. However, after Sony remodeled the console … more
The Playstation 2 was a huge success. Right now it stands as the bestselling console of all time. Well, for the moment, the Nintendo DS is pretty close to catching up. But on the front of all this, one thing is simple: Sony created a huge mega selling system! The Playstation 3 had high expectations. Could it live up? Well, sure. In some ways it really can. But there are two sides to Sony's history. The first is that while they make good consoles, … more
The PS3 was first released in November 2006, just one year after its competition, the XBOX 360. What can be said for the console since its release back on that amazing day in 2006? Well one thing is that it continues to evolve even to this day thanks to new releases with bigger hard drives and numerous software patches to be downloaded for free through the Playstation network (PSN). Sony are a company that listen to their fans and although upon first release the creators think they know what's best, … more
I purchased two PS3's. One for myself and one for my wife. We had problems with both of them and was forced to send them back to Sony to have them fixed. One of them was dead on arrival and the other one turned off and wouldn't turn back on again. However since they fixed them we haven't had any further problems. To get the most out of this system you need a high def tv and hdmi cable. The graphics are simply amazing! When the PS3 first came out it was disappointing because there were no good games … more