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The PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) packs amazing technology and more than a few surprises under its hood. WiFi, wireless controllers, and a hard drive are just a few of the PS3 features that have fans drooling. Page 3.
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.
All three current generation systems are unique and have their own advantages, but I've put together a list of the top five reasons why the PlayStation 3 is the system to gave over the Wii and Xbox 360.
THUG 2 has an amazing soundtrack. Check out the complete song list for Tony Hawk's Underground 2.
This is the hub for PS3 info. From launch titles, accessories, to screenshots everything you ever wanted to know about the PS3 can be found here.
There are two genres of which the PS2 is the undisputed king of consoles, the other one is role playing games. The PS2 has seen so many great fighting games that picking ten was a battle in itself. The dust has settled and I am happy to announce the top ten PS2 fighting games of all time.
Harmonix and MTV teamed up with RayBan to host one of the Rockin-est parties at this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Monkey Bar at Harry O's was packed to capacity every night as guests rocked out on Rock Band all night providing the entertainment karaoke style. In addition to finding out that individual PS3 instruments will soon be on sale, I was able to see the wireless Xbox 360 Fender Rock Band controller in action.
There are only three more months in the first full year of the PS4. What will you be playing? Here are our five most anticipated games left this year.
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.
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 step instructions on how to save your PSOne classic and PS2 games on your PS3.
These racing games have all earned the checkered flag at one time or another. Simply put, these are the best PS2 racing games.
Here they are, the official specs for the Sony PSP (PlayStation Portable). Sony's little wonder machine is almost as powerful as the PlayStation 2, and in some ways, more.
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.
Rock Band and RayBan threw one heck of a party at this year's Sundance Film Festival. In between Rock Band sets I got a chance to catch up with MTV and Harmonix reps who gave me the skinny on individual instruments for the PS3 and wireless guitars for the Xbox 360. Page 2.
Harmonix and MTV teamed up with RayBan to host one of the Rockin-est parties at this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Monkey Bar at Harry O's was packed to capacity every night as guests rocked out on Rock Band all night providing the entertainment karaoke style. In addition to finding out that individual PS3 instruments will soon be on sale, I was able to see the wireless Xbox 360 Fender Rock Band controller in action. Page 9.
Basketball and music may not have been synonymous when the game first went pro, but they are like PB&J now, questionably healthy and all smashed together. The NBA 2K9 soundtrack looks tasty, though, with some heavy hitting bands being featured in the game.
It is nearly impossible to pick the ten best PlayStation 2 games, as there are too many amazing games to choose from. But if I was held over a vat of boiling mayonnaise and had to make a list, this would be it. Here are my top ten PS2 games, enjoy.
Harmonix and MTV teamed up with RayBan to host one of the Rockin-est parties at this year's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The Monkey Bar at Harry O's was packed to capacity every night as guests rocked out on Rock Band all night providing the entertainment karaoke style. In addition to finding out that individual PS3 instruments will soon be on sale, I was able to see the wireless Xbox 360 Fender Rock Band controller in action. Page 3.
People look to horror movies and TV shows for scares all the time, but these five PS3 titles prove that video games can be just as terrifying.
Let's say you just got a PS3. With so many games to choose from, which ones are the most essential? What do you NEED to play to make your Sony PlayStation 3 complete? Let us guide the way.
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.
Only time will tell if SKATE can hold its own against Tony Hawk and his never ending series of skateboarding games. There is no denying, however, that SKATE has a rocking soundtrack.
This is an article comparing the options for movies on demand on the Sony PlayStation 3.
We are halfway through the first full year of the PS4 generation. What are the best titles of the first half of 2014? What do you need to play before we turn the half-year over and get ready for the big games of the Fall? These are the best five so far.
Sony has finally spoken and released their official PlayStation 3 launch window games list. No more speculation; this is straight from the horses mouth. There are 21 PS3 games representing a variety of genres on the launch list.
The PS4 is almost here but there's still time to catch up with great PS3 games that you may have missed. Here's 9 that you probably didn't play but that you really should.
The PS3 is a thing of beauty. It is tough to compete with it's near future design and three available colors. These PS3 Pics will (hopefully) tide you over until its Spring 2006 release date.
We've got the complete story of how the PlayStation Network (PSN) came tumbling down, and what caused it.
Grand Theft Auto San Andreas has Rockstar in the headlines again. Yes, it's violent. Yes, it is amazing. Like it or not, Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is something to behold. The sheer scope of the game puts most movies to shame. Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is the standard all games should be held up to.
Midnight Club: Los Angeles is getting a new premium and a new free map pack, and they both look awesome. New cars, new races, I've got all the details on the new ten dollar Midnight Club DLC.
Families and children have drifted to the Nintendo Wii and the Microsoft Kinect but there are great family games for the PlayStation that use the new technology of the PlayStation Move. What are the best games for both kids and adults?
Here are the official specs for the new Sony PlayStation 2. The new PS2 is half the size, and includes network capabilities built-in. Page 2.
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You just got a PS4 and you need to know what to play first. Here's your handy guide to the ten best games currently available for the Sony PlayStation 4.
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.
A rundown of the accessories available for the PS3 at launch, prices and how necessary these extras really are.
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.
Gaming 3.0 has finally come to life. Little Big Planet is not only a peek at the future of gaming, but a darn fun title and, perhaps, the single hottest PS3 game this holiday season. Little Big Planet is truly a must-play PlayStation title.
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.
The PS3 Slim is almost as full featured as the PS3 Phat, but is a third of the size, consumes greatly less power, and costs considerably less money. I've got all the technical specifications and details of its new features and differences from previous PS3 models listed here. Page 2.
You may be surprised not only by the number but breadth of artists on the Skate It and Skate 2 Soundtracks.
After years of mediocre games related to the world of Lord of the Rings, here comes Shadow of Mordor to completely shatter our low expectations. It might even be the Game of the Year.
Quite possibly the biggest release of any summer Grand Theft Auto IV proves that it doesn't have to be Christmas to enjoy great gaming. This may very well be the next-gen experience we've all been craving. GTA IV plays and looks better than any Grand Theft Auto of the past, and that's saying something.
With LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes getting cash registers ringing and LEGO: Lord of the Rings already finding its place on holiday wish lists, what's the next franchise to get the LEGO treatment from Traveler's Tales? We have five great suggestions.
Burnout Dominator continues the popular franchise and not only kicks up the car-carnage, but also features one of the hottest soundtracks in gaming.
This is a piece on the five PS3 games that feel the most cinematic including Uncharted, Heavy Rain, and more!
Another year, another Skylanders game. This one may not be as inventive as 2013's Swap Force but it's still pretty fun. Start saving up for all the figures.
As Bubba Watson continues his victory lap after his improbable win at this year's Masters, the national
Cold, Cold Heart is the first story-based DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins and should get you excited for Batman: Arkham Knight while reminding you what just missed about Origins.
The track list for Rock Band is amazing. 58 songs of which 51 are master tracks make this the most authentic rock 'n roll videogame to date.
The final hardware version of the 60 gig PS3 is a site to behold. The sleek black case and accenting chrome Blu-ray face plate give the machine a high-tech look and feel.
The Sony Tablet S has been designed to seamlessly transition Sony PS3 players from their console to their first tablet. With PlayStation games bundled in, access to the Sony Entertainment Network, and use of Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited, it's the obvious choice for PlayStation fans. Is it the right one?
With months between the recent finale of AMC's The Walking Dead and new episodes, what's a fan to do? Telltale Games, the geniuses behind the recent Jurassic Park and Back to the Future games, have revealed their prequel to the action of the show in a series of five monthly episodes. Does The Walking Dead, Episode 1 -- A New Day offer something worth waking up to for fans of the show and comic?
While it's still early, there are a slew of PSP games to sort through. These are the top ten PSP games of the first batch to be released.
Batman: Arkham City was one of the most acclaimed and beloved game of 2011. What made it such a critical and commercial darling? And what can you expect from the Game of the Year Edition now on store shelves from WBIE and Rocksteady?
A feature on the best games of 2013, including The Last of Us, Dead Space 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, and many more!
The future is here. The Sony PlayStation 4 has been announced and we not only have our first impressions of the 2013 Sony presentation of the system but the games that you'll want to play on it.
Is it possible to not really fall in love with a game for a year? Perhaps itâs because I havenât had
One of the most coveted family games of the holiday season is bound to be Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Disney's sequel to their surprisingly creative hit. Does it follow in the mouse's footsteps or fall victim to the sophomore slump?
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.
The second episode of the second season of The Walking Dead is here. Does A House Divided live up to its predecessors?
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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.
So, I traded the farm for Peyton Manning and took the 49ers to the Superbowl the first year of my franchise,
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Naruto is still the ninja to beat, and now there's free DLC on the way. Spread out over several days, PS3 owners will be able to download new support characters, each with its own new single player mission. I've got the complete list and the dates Naruto's buddies will be available for download.
Black has been labeled one of the last great PS2 games. While it is impressive, certain deign choices and gameplay elements may keep Black from the upper echelons of PS2 games.
Call of Duty: Black Ops is a great installment in the growing pedigree of story-rich, first-person shooters.
Sony is bringing out the big guns for an online showdown with Xbox Live. With a very strong showing of Home, and several new downloadable games, the PlayStation Network cannot be ignored.
This is an article focusing on the three PS3 games that can now be upgraded to PS4 versions for only $10. Are they worth the fee?
PlayStation 3 owners no longer have to go out to get a movie. The PS3 now features a video delivery service that provides rentals and purchasable videos in both standard and high definition.
Capcom's Remember Me features a strong action heroine, gorgeous art direction, and captivating storytelling. So why is so much of it so dull? Read our full review to find out.
It's been a very good year for PS3 gamers with 5-star gems like Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider, two titles that few thought would be challenged for 2013 Game of the Year. And then The Last of Us came along. This game is a masterpiece. Why? Read our full review for all of the details.
It's only March but the 2013 Game of the Year may be here in the highly anticipated Bioshock Infinite from 2K Games. Does it live up to the hype? Does it ever. Read on for what might be the most praise-filled review you'll ever read on About.com.
Another month, another sports game. But a disturbing pattern is taking shape in 2013 sports games -- a holding one. Read on to find out more.
Yeah, so I liked Metal Gear Acid (Ac!d) a lot. Now, the sequel's in 3D. Real 3D; like with the glasses and all. What's not to love? Bizarre digital CCG in 3D, there's so much goodness here that you may just pass out.
The PS4 is around the corner as the next generation begins on November 15, 2013. What do we do till then? Do we just stop gaming? Of course not. We'll cover the PS4 extensively, but here's what we'll be talking about until then.
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.
Golden Sun is one Game Boy Advance game you shouldn't let sneak away... read the review by guest reviewer Aaron Albert.
2010's Castlevania: Lords of Shadow was such a hit for Konami that they released a DS game and two DLC add-ons. Now, it's all available in one glorious collection. Should you buy it?
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.
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.
Wondering what you'll be playing on your Sony PlayStation 4 in 2013, 2014, and beyond? Look no further than this list of Sony PlayStation 4 games currently in development. Page 2.
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.
You'd be hard pressed not to have a raging party with Karaoke Revolution Volume 2. The first one took the PS2 from geek to chic, and the second looks to be even better.
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.
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It's decision time. PS4 or Xbox One? Let us make the case that there's really no contest.
The Avengers, The X-Men, Spider-man, and Howard the Duck? An amazing array of Marvel characters come together in arguably the best LEGO game since Star Wars. How does Marvel Super Heroes deliver such a clever, entertaining bang for the comic buck? Read on...
Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 is the last major game of 2012 and comes after a wave of critical and commercial hits. Most don't expect it to compete. Most are wrong. This is one of the best shooters of the last few years. Read our review to find out why it's so good.
This is a feature on the best downloadable games available for the PlayStation 4, including Contrast, Zen Pinball 2, and more!
"Madden NFL 13" is back as EA Sports has released the annual iteration of the most influential sports
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.
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.
Sony has a new service to add extras to the free PlayStation Network (PSN) service. PlayStation Puls will give you early access to content, free games, discounts, and exclusive downloadable content (DLC). Read on for details, pricing, and more on PlayStation Plus.
PS3 owners have been bombarded with racing games since the launch of the system. How could Jeremy McGrath's Offroad, a downloadable attempt to restart a franchise of offroading titles that has been dormant for over a decade stand out? Read on and find out.
Ultimate Spider-Man has emerged as king of the superhero hill. Amazing comic-inking (new cel-shading), solid story line, killer gameplay and outstanding animation leave gamers begging for more. This could mark the end of lame comic book videogames.
Dragon's Dogma, released on May 22, 2012, is finally here and Capcom has delivered a massive, engaging world for fans of role-playing games. Especially fans with a lot of time on their hands. With dozens of hours of gameplay, Dragon's Dogma definitely gives players quantity, but does it deliver the quality?
Sniper Elite was a hit 2005 World War II sniper game that has now been rebooted and upgraded for a new generation in Sniper Elite V2. With shooter games arguably both the hottest and most divisive genre out there, does this one stand up to the competition or go prone in comparison?
Ubisoft's Child of Light is arguably the best PS4 game to date. It's certainly the best given its incredibly low purchase price to addictive quality ratio.
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Guns, girls, exotic locales and fast cars... DRIV3R sounds like Hugh Hefner's shopping list. DRIV3R is a seriously fun game, if you can get past some serious design flaws.
It's very early in 2013 but we may have already played the best game (Bioshock Infinite) and the worst game of the year. Read on for details on the latter.
Who decided shooters should be fun, again? From the sandbox gameplay and witty banter of the single player campaign to the all out madness of its multiplayer side, Battlefield: Bad Company is an honest to goodness fun shooter that shows excellence without taking itself too seriously.
This is a video game review of XCOM: Enemy Unknown.
It's finally here. The most anticipated multiplayer shooter of the year that's not named Call of Duty has arrived and Battlefield 4 is a glorious, spectacular accomplishment in the arena of online combat. What does it do right that so many games do wrong?
Folding@home is one of the most noble things a gaming console has had the opportunity to take part in. Life With PlayStation looks to promote and enhance that activity... but the PR for it thus far is just awful.
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The hit PC series based on the legendary Sir Arthur Conan Doyle character makes the move to the PS4. Does it solve the case of no good mystery games on the PS4?
This is a video game review of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead: Season Two, Episode 1 - All That Remains for the PlayStation 3.
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The world's evil-est time stealer now has new digs; The Sims 2 has left the PC and taken over your console. Tweaked to work on PS2, Xbox, and GameCube, The Sims 2 brings its addictive micro-management gameplay to your living room. If you like your life, leave the Sims alone; less they move in and take over.
Do Not Fall joins a crowded PlayStation Store as the newest puzzle game on the block. Does it connect with its target audience or, pardon the pun, fall through the cracks?
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The most anticipated final chapter in a trilogy of any kind since â The Lord of the Rings: Return of
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After a less than stellar outing in Tekken 4, Namco has redeemed itself with what may be the best game in the series, Tekken 5. Loaded with some amazing extras, Tekken 5 will have fighting fans grinning like cats.
A screenshot from Watch Dogs, coming to PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PS4 in Fall 2013. . Page 6.
This is a PS3 review of Battlefield 4.
The PS3's network looks to be the most robust online gaming service to date. In addition to online gaming, the service will support downloads, shopping and more.
The Sony PSX, aka DESR 5000,7000 has been released in Japan. We have the details of the PSX in all it's Tivo slaying glory.
We're at the mid-point of season two of Telltale Games The Walking Dead. What does In Harm's Way say about where we've been and where we're going?
The PlayStation Move has been one of the most underdeveloped technologies of the last few years with hardly any games available for it this holiday season. What's a parent to do if they want to buy a Move game for their kids this year? There are two new ones -- Toy Story Mania and Sports Champions 2. Sadly, both disappoint.
Think Twisted Metal Black, only with better racing and worse arena combat and you've got yourself some Full Auto Battlelines 2.
The third DLC of multiplayer maps and zombie chaos for Call of Duty addicts is finally available for the PS3. Is it as good as Uprising and Revolution? Better? Check out our map-by-map review of Call of Duty: Black Ops II: Vengeance.
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.
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Sony has yet to release an official PS3 launch games list. However, this list is composed of dates released by the game publishers and information collected from a variety of sources. On it are some expected titles, like Resistance: Fall of Man and Marvel Ultimate Alliance, but there are a few surprises as well, including a little game called Oblivion.
Almost ten years after Lego Star Wars, which games qualify as the five best to date?
2K Games is back with the latest and greatest basketball simulation you've ever played, centered around LeBron James' quest for greatness this time. Is it a slam dunk?
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2009's Infamous and 2011's Infamous 2 are two of the best Sony-exclusive games released in the last decade. All PS3 owners should play them and now you can get them for one low purchase price along with a voucher for the standalone Infamous: Festival of Blood.
Thoughts on the Destiny beta and how it holds up to expectations that the September shooter from Activision and Bungie could be GOTY material.
File under rumors, this allegedly leaked communication between SEGA and Sony is full of juicy goodness. From PS2 emulation, to a new PSN import store, details on the PS3 Motion Controller and info on all new SEGA games, this document is full of great news for PlayStationites.
Want to blow up some Nazis? Of course you do. And you'll have a blast doing it in the surprisingly great Wolfenstein: The New Order.
Lara Croft, one of the most iconic and beloved characters in the history of gaming, is back in a reboot/prequel that surpasses all critical expectations. It's a rare must-own, one of the games that you simply need to play before moving from the PS3 to the PS4. Read on to find out why.
Infamous: Second Son is the first must-play PS4 game. Why? Let us explain.
Electronic Arts announced that they have signed one of the worlds sexiest thrill seekers and cover girls, Brooke Burke, to star in Need For Speed Underground 2, the sequel to the best selling game of 2003, Need For Speed Underground.
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Want to know about Armies of Exigo; this would be the review for you. Armies of Exigo is a fantasy RTS where the plane of war goes underground. Your armies: elves, beasts, knights, and creatures of the darkness must battle to the death along the hills and tunnels of Exigo.
Reviewing DC Universe Online (DCUO) was a challenge. Part superhero action game, part MMORPG it's as if the
New research shows that video games carry the same emotional impact as other art forms, including books and movies. Perhaps this is one step closer to legitimizing the study of video games as art.
Over 30 classic arcade games (including Joust, Gauntlet, and Spy Hunter) have been collected by Warner Bros. and offered at a low purchase price in Midway Arcade Origins. Should you bother finding enough quarters to visit this PS3 arcade?
It's not really the start of spring training until Sony's MLB The Show is released. The 2013 edition is here, likely the last one for the PS3 (before the 2014 edition explodes on the PS4). Does this final inning strike out or hit a home run?
Brave is about to become the next major hit for Pixar when it opens in theaters on June 22, 2012. It was preceded three days earlier by a multi-platform video game version so people who love the Pixar flick can feel the power of the fiery Merida. Does it break the pattern of horrendous video games based on movies or fall into the same rut?
This is a feature on the five most anticipated PlayStation games of early 2014 including Thief, Infamous: Second Son, DriveClub, and more!
X-Men Legends is, quite easily, one of the best X-Men games on any system. It also gives an innovative new play style to the comic book videogame genre.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War presents Ubisoft another chance to push gaming forward with a PSN experience like no other. Do they take it?