PS3 slim archive

  • Sony PS4 hands-on pictures and video
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    Sony PS4 hands-on pictures and video

    By 17 September 2013

    We'll be 100 per cent honest, this is not a real PS4 you're looking at. It's an empty shell - well, nearly - that is used by magazines and websites to get photos of the console before the real hardware is ready. While that means we can't do much reviewing,...

  • Sony PS3 Super Slim 12GB price dropped to €199, $199
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    Sony PS3 Super Slim 12GB price dropped to €199, $199

    By 20 August 2013

    The PS3 Super Slim 12GB has had a price drop announced by Sony on stage at Gamescom 2013. The 12GB slimline PS3 will cost just €199 in Europe or $199 in the US and is already available for a cheaper £160 to buy on Amazon.co.uk. With the new PS4 priced...

  • Gran Turismo 6 concept footage appears, more cars and tracks to enjoy
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    Gran Turismo 6 concept footage appears, more cars and tracks to enjoy

    By 20 May 2013

    More footage of the now official Gran Turismo 6 has been revealed. The video features a range of tracks and venues including Silverstone, as well as new vehicles such as the Tesla Model S and the iconic Audi Quattro. Graphically, it appears to be pushing...

  • Sony PS3 slim review
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    Sony PS3 slim review

    By 15 February 2013

    The PS3 is dead, long live the PS4. Except the PS3 is so far from dead it's almost ridiculous. For one thing, there is a persistent rumour that when the PS4 launches, it will not be backwards compatible with PS3 games. That's not a hardship for most,...

  • Sony PS4: specs and features wishlist
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    Sony PS4: specs and features wishlist

    By 13 July 2011

    Web rumours suggest that the PS4 will go into production by the end of 2011 and that it will launch in 2012. However, with announcements made at the 2011 E3 show in LA limited to the PS Vita, it seems unlikely that the PS4 will be here this year or...

  • Sony Move.Me hopes to move developers from Kinect
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    Sony Move.Me hopes to move developers from Kinect

    By 3 March 2011

    Sony has announced on its blog that the Sony Move controller will be getting a software server application called Move.me, which should enable some Kinect-style innovation for its motion controller. The blog states that: "We want to see what innovative...

  • SmartControl your PS3 with One For All
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    SmartControl your PS3 with One For All

    By 1 November 2010

    One For All has added PS3 support to its universal remote, SmartControl, via a Bluetooth adaptor. SmartControl already has the codes programmed into it to zap your TV, set-top box, iPod dock, Blu-ray player, PS2, Xbox 360, home cinema system and MP3 player,...

  • 3D mythbusters
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    3D mythbusters

    By 28 September 2010

    Here at Pocket-lint, we're very excited about the imminent launch of Sky 3D on Friday (1 October), meaning that three-dimensional television is finally coming to our homes. But will it really work? And are the rumours about headaches and health risks...

  • Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon
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    Hot 3D Blu-rays to buy now or coming soon

    By 21 September 2010

    As promised, the latest software update from Sony means that you can now watch 3D Blu-rays on the PlayStation 3. Obviously you'll need a 3D-capable TV as well, but the big problem is going to be finding something to watch as the current selection of 3D...

  • Top PlayStation Move games
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    Top PlayStation Move games

    By 20 September 2010

    Despite the recent launch of Sony's long-awaited PlayStation Move, there are still relatively few games available for the motion-controlled console. While many existing games have already been given or are soon to get patches to make them compatible,...

  • Pimp up your PlayStation Move
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    Pimp up your PlayStation Move

    By 1 September 2010

    As we recently reported, the long-awaited PlayStation Move from Sony is due to hit UK shores on 17 September. Set to go head to head with Nintendo's phenomenally successful Wii and Microsoft's Kinect, the Move is the latest in a series of motion-based...

  • PS3 now 3D ready
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    PS3 now 3D ready

    By 22 April 2010

    The PlayStation 3 is now 3D-ready, even if Sony isn't. Yet. Available from last night, the company's latest firmware update, 3.30, ensures that the console will be compatible with stereoscopic gaming. And, although there's currently no 3D content, several...

  • Sony: PS3 3D firmware update due within months
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    Sony: PS3 3D firmware update due within months

    By 9 February 2010

    As Sony celebrates its Christmas sales success story for the PlayStation 3 (even though reports suggest the gaming giant is still losing money on each console it sells) Pocket-lint posed some questions to John Koller, the director of hardware marketing...

  • Heavy Rain spreading from the West
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    Heavy Rain spreading from the West

    By 8 January 2010

    The much awaited PS3 title that is Heavy Rain has been dated and delivered after an announcement on the PS3 blog. The game, which has been described as somewhere close to starring in your own Hollywood film, will first arrive in the US on 23 February,...

  • Countdown to Christmas: Sony PS3 Slim £217 from PIXmania
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    Countdown to Christmas: Sony PS3 Slim £217 from PIXmania

    By 14 December 2009

    No, it's not the £200 that Sainsbury's were offering, but Pixmania are now selling the PS3 Slim for a not-to-be-sniffed-at £217. Add to that the promo code "PIXMASUK6" and you could bag the device for £211. This 120GB offering will play back Blu-ray...

  • The low down: Best Home Cinema Device 2009
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    The low down: Best Home Cinema Device 2009

    By 1 December 2009

    We're getting close to the day of reckoning that is the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 and there's only a few of this year's nominees to take a look at before the big decision is made. Today, is a chance to take a look at the gloriously expensive...

  • 10 perfect Christmas presents for...console gamers
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    10 perfect Christmas presents for...console gamers

    By 25 November 2009

    We've already brought you the perfect gift guide for PC gamers but today is the turn of the console lovers and there are many, many, many of them out there. Quick show of hands? Yep. Many. Each of the three big players in the field have all sorts of accessories...

  • Sony: "PS3 Blu-ray built in for free"
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    Sony: "PS3 Blu-ray built in for free"

    By 21 November 2009

    Sony's latest advert for the PlayStation 3 Slim will push its Blu-ray credentials in the US by telling consumers, possibly looking to buy the console, that really you're paying for the gaming bits and the Blu-ray player is free. "You get the best Blu-ray...

  • Best Home Cinema Devices 2009 nominations
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    Best Home Cinema Devices 2009 nominations

    By 16 November 2009

    Here are the nominations for Best Home Cinema Device in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best home cinema devices on sale in the last 12 months that are available in the...

  • Daily Tech Deal: 20% off Sony PS3 Slim at Sainsbury's
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    Daily Tech Deal: 20% off Sony PS3 Slim at Sainsbury's

    By 16 November 2009

    The news that Sainsbury's is cutting the price of the 120GB PS3 Slim by 20% - now available for £200 - is admittedly pretty widespread, but the fact that it's a pretty decent offer, and just in case you weren't aware, meant that it deserved a slot. A...

  • Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) Slim console   review
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    Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) Slim console review

    By 11 November 2009

    Sony's PlayStation 3 hadn't quite enjoyed the success it deserved, thanks to lofty launch prices for the original version and strong competition on the gaming front from the Xbox 360. Both consoles have evolved over time, with the PS3 Slim following Sony's...

  • 250GB PS3 Slim heading to USA
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    250GB PS3 Slim heading to USA

    By 16 October 2009

    Sony has confirmed that it will be bringing the 250GB PS3 slim, already confirmed and available in Europe, to the US in November. "Today, we announced the availability of a new PS3 system with a 250GB hard drive hitting store shelves on November 3". Sony...

  • Sony 250GB PS3 bundles for UK confirmed
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    Sony 250GB PS3 bundles for UK confirmed

    By 24 September 2009

    Sony has confirmed that it will be bringing a 250GB version of the new PS3 Slim out in the UK as part of a bundle offering. Priced at around £285, there will be a range of different bundles on offer in the hope of enticing gamers to sign up with Sony...

  • Sony PS3 Slim Selling like hot cakes
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    Sony PS3 Slim Selling like hot cakes

    By 24 September 2009

    Losing a little weight does wonders to the bank balance according to electronics giant Sony as the company confirmed it has shifted over 1 million PS3 slim consoles in the last three weeks since its relaunch. The news, announced at the Toyko Games Show...

  • PS3 Slim see sales success in debut week
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    PS3 Slim see sales success in debut week

    By 7 September 2009

    Sony's brand new PS3 Slim went on sale in the UK on 1 September, and although exact figures have not yet been revealed, the console's retail debut appears to have been a success. GfK Chart-Track has revealed to Pocket-lint that PS3 unit hardware sell-through...