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Learn more about your favorite PlayStation machines and accessories. Let me help you keep up with the latest and greatest PlayStation Hardware.

First Impressions of the Sony PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4 is in stores and flying off shelves. We'll have a ton of coverage but here are the five first impressions of the Sony next-gen system.

"Mortal Kombat Tournament Edition" Review (PS3)
"Mortal Kombat Tournament Edition" goes back to its roots, 2D fighting, with an incredible arcade fight stick that. Throw in Kratos, X-Ray views of the brutality, and the best-balanced MK combat system in years and you have one heckuvah fighter on your hands. I'm not sure "Mortal Kombat" can hold its own against "Street Fighter 4," but they're...

PS3 Hacks Released to the Public, Security Doors Blown Off the PlayStation 3
It looks like the PS3 has been hacked. Installing Linux again, and playing copied games/copied Blu-ray movies may be around the corner thanks to the one-two punch of hacker group fail0verflow releasing PS3 security research, and hacker Geohot making it accessible to the public.

Can Your PS3 Play PS2 Games? The Lowdown on Backwards Compatibility
Some PlayStation 3s can play PS2 games, and some can't, so how do you know if your PS3 is PlayStation 2 backwards compatible or not? Well, there are a few easy tips that will help you identify a backwards compatible PS2.

How To Save Your PSOne Classic or PS2 Game On Your PlayStation 3
So, you decided to download a PSOne Classic game on your PS3, or you're playing a PS2 game on it. They're cheap, and there are a ton of great earlier PlayStation games available. But once you get playing, how do you save your game? There's no memory card slots on the PS3, which may be confusing. That's why we're here to help. We've got step by...

PlayStation (PS3) Move Motion and Navigation Controllers Imag…
Sony is taking aim at the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft's Project Natal by releasing one of the most accurate and flexible motion control peripherals to date with the PlayStation (PS3) Move Motion and Navigation Controllers. This image gallery shows you the PS3 Move from every angle.

God of War III Ultimate Edition: What's in the Collector's Version Box
How do you honor one of the best looking video games to date? By putting it in the most evil of places, Pandora's box. That's right, if you are "lucky" enough to get your hands on a copy of the God of War III Ultimate Edition you must crack the seal on Pandora's box, releasing untold evil on the world, in order to get your game on. Small price to pay to play God of War III in my humble opinion.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition What's In The…
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 would have been an anticipated game, regardless, but bundle it with one of the most amazing collector's prizes and you have something special in video game-dom. I have pictures of all the contents of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition for the PS3, plus descriptions of every bit of its glory.

PlayStation 3.0 Firmware Update Features, Functions, and Improvements
PlayStation 3.0 Firmware Update Features, Functions, and Improvements

Buy a PlayStation 3: Which PS3 Should You Buy?
For a limited time, there are three PlayStation 3 consoles on the market: 20GB, 60GB, 80GB. Which one should you buy? We break down the three versions of the PS3 and come to a surprising answer.

Logitech Harmony 700 Universal Remote PlayStation 3 (PS3) Review
The Logitech Harmony 700 Universal Remote is an impressive addition to any home theater system, but how well does it work with the PS3? This review takes an in-depth look at how well the Logitech Harmony 700 Universal Remote plays with the PlayStation 3.

Logitech Harmony Universal Remote Adapter for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) Review
Finally, an adapter that will allow you to use Logitech Harmony Universal Remotes with your PS3. This review explores how this near-perfect Bluetooth adapter works, and what keeps it from being a flawless solution for your PS3 home entertainment needs.

PS3 Slim - PlayStation 3 CECH-2000A Console/Hardware/Accessor…
Slimmer, smaller, better? The PS3 Slim (CECH-2000A) is Sony's cheaper, more energy efficient, more petite version of the PlayStation 3. This gallery of PS3 Slim images not only shows off the svelte next-gen system, but also compares it to the current PS3.

PlayStatiom 3 (PS3) Slim Release Dates and Prices
Don't be deceived by the petite PlayStation 3 Slim. As detailed here, this is a full fledged PS3 in a diminutive package. I've got release dates, prices, details and specs as well as key differences between the new PS3 Slim and the soon to be old PS3 Phat.

Uncharted 160GB PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) Bundle Specifications and Details
Here are the specifications and details of the Uncharted: Drake's Fortune 160GB PLAYSTATION 3 Bundle. While it features the largest hard drive of any PS3, and currently the biggest price tag, it doesn't have the functionality of some of the previous models.

DualShock 3 Finally Brings Rumble to the PS3
I took over a year, but the PS3 finally has rumble, in the form of the DualShock 3. This hefty controller now replaces the Sixaxis. Read on for a list of games compatible with the DualShock 3 at launch.

LoSt-CaUzE Noise Canceling Gaming Headphones by AblePlanet Review
The LoSt-CaUzE noise canceling gaming headphones sound superb. Surprisingly deep bass and excellent noise cancellation make this a hard set of ear cans to beat. Now if they only has a mic...

PlayTV - Use your PS3 as a TiVo/DVR
European PS3 owners will be getting a real treat in 2008. PlayTV will allow your PS3 to act as a dual-tuner digital video recorder (TiVo beware!). The best part? PlayTV will let you stream and control programs via your PSP.

Logitech Cordless Mediaboard Review (PS3)
Was it evil for Sony to lock the PS3's Bluetooth system, effectively not allowing 3rd party accessories access? Sure. But that's not stopping companies like Logitech from creating accessories like its wireless keyboard the Cordless Mediaboard.

Logitech Cordless Precision Review (PS3 Controller)
Based on the excellent Sony PlayStation 2 Cordless Action Controller, Logitech's Cordless Precision for the PS3 uses the same body, but with PS3 twists. Customers interested in the Logitech Cordless Precision will have to decide if the $10 savings over the PS3's Sixaxis is worth the missing features.

Before You Buy a PlayStation 3: Which PS3 Should You Buy?
For a limited time, there are three PlayStation 3 consoles on the market: 20GB, 60GB, 80GB. Which one should you buy? We break down the three versions of the PS3 and come to a surprising answer.

A Rundown of Accessories for the PS3 and Their Prices
A rundown of the accessories available for the PS3 at launch, prices and how necessary these extras really are.

New 80GB and 60GB PlayStation 3 (PS3) Specifications and Details
With the announcement of a new 80GB PS3 and a price cut for the 60GB PS3, Sony has released a new set of specs and details for the PlayStation 3.

HELIOS Helps Turn the PlayStation 3 (PS3) into a Linux Server
More than a few eyebrows were raised when Sony announced that the PS3 would support Linux. Now HELIOS has unveiled its plan to take that capability even further by distributing its software package that turns your PlayStation 3 into an economical, yet powerful Linux server.

60 GB PlayStation 3 Price Cut to $499, 80GB PS3 Announced
It's the news we've all been waiting for, and it happened sooner than expected. The 60GB version of the PS3 will now retail for $499. Additionally, a new version of the PS3 is on the very near horizon.

David Reeves Confirms 60 GB PS3 Price Drop Only Temporary
SCEE president David Reeves has confirmed the rumor that the 60GB PS3 price drop is only temporary, and he sheds light as to why. He also commented on why the European PS3 remains 60GBs, and what the new European PS3 bundle will include.

Audio Xtreme 360 (AX360) Surround Sound Gaming Headset
The Audio Xtreme 360 (AX360) Surround Sound Gaming Headset is the ultimate Dolby Digital 5.1 solution for those who can't have, or afford a surround sound system. It also provides a much needed boom mix 5.1 surround sound headset for online gaming.

PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) Release Date, Details and Specifications
The PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) will be released in the Spring of 2006. The next generation PlayStation features wireless controllers, broadband capabilities, a hard drive and much more. The PS3 has left skeptics and fans in awe.

PSP Gear Pouch & PSP Mini Gear Pouch Review
WaterField creates high-end, durable bags. Their Gear Pouches for the PSP are both rugged and stylish.

Logitech PlayGear Mod Review - PSP Headphones
As the iPod's white earbuds have proven, these days headphones are as much about style as sound, fortunately the PlayGear Mod PSP earphones deliver both.

Logitech PlayGear Amp Review - PSP
The PlayGear Amp is a stylin' portable speaker system for the PSP. This powerful stereo amp/speaker set brings a much welcomed aural upgrade to the PSP's UMD movies and games.

PlayGear Pocket - PSP hard shell case
At first sight, I wasn't so sure, but after sticking my PSP in the clear hardshell case I was sold. My PSP rarely leaves its PlayGear Pocket.

NVIDIA Graphics to Power the PlayStation 3 (PS3)
Sony has bested both Microsoft and Nintendo in landing NVIDIA to create its GPU for the next generation Sony console (PlayStation 3 / PS3).

Consumer Alert: New DualDiscs May Not Work Properly With Your PlayStation 2
Sony has announced that the PlayStation gaming consoles may have some compatibility issues with new DualDisc DVDs.

New Smaller PlayStation 2 (PS2) to Be Released in November
Just in time for the holiday season, Sony is releasing a new, smaller, PlayStation 2. The new PS2 has the same functionality, in half the size, and has online capability built in.

PSP Specs and Details
Read all about Sony's new pint size powerhouse, the PSP (PlayStation Portable).

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