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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.
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.
THUG 2 has an amazing soundtrack. Check out the complete song list for Tony Hawk's Underground 2.
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.
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.
The URBZ: Sims in the City brings all that addictive Sims action to your PS2 in this street smart Sims game. Get the scoop in The URBZ: Sims in the City Preview.
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.
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.
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.
These racing games have all earned the checkered flag at one time or another. Simply put, these are the best PS2 racing games.
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 6.
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.
Boxing returns in a big way with incredible graphics and gameplay. The sport is well represented, but the game is not without its flaws.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is an article comparing the options for movies on demand on the Sony PlayStation 3.
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 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.
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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.
The 2013 Game of the Year, The Last of Us, has been given a full HD upgrade by Sony and Naughty Dog and the result could be considered the 2014 Game of the Year.
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.
A feature on the best games of 2013, including The Last of Us, Dead Space 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, and many more!
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?
So, I traded the farm for Peyton Manning and took the 49ers to the Superbowl the first year of my franchise,
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.
Burnout Dominator continues the popular franchise and not only kicks up the car-carnage, but also features one of the hottest soundtracks in gaming.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Few games this season will be bigger than the latest installment of Assassin's Creed. The developers at Ubisoft didn't have to deliver a great game to make a fortune. And yet delivered the best AC yet.
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.
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.
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.
You may be surprised not only by the number but breadth of artists on the Skate It and Skate 2 Soundtracks.
Iâll admit to a bit of apathy toward â Call of Duty: Ghosts .â It hasnât grabbed me and forced me to
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?
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 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a feature on the best downloadable games available for the PlayStation 4, including Contrast, Zen Pinball 2, and more!
The long-awaited follow-up to the 2010 Splinter Cell game, Blacklist, is finally here and it's even better than its fans could have expected.
We've got the complete story of how the PlayStation Network (PSN) came tumbling down, and what caused it.
As Bubba Watson continues his victory lap after his improbable win at this year's Masters, the national
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.
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?
Think Twisted Metal Black, only with better racing and worse arena combat and you've got yourself some Full Auto Battlelines 2.
Thoughts on the Destiny beta and how it holds up to expectations that the September shooter from Activision and Bungie could be GOTY material.
Compiled from a variety of sources, this list of 30 PS3 games details the PLAYSTATION 3's launch titles.
Buzz! Quiz TV is a show stopper. Invite friends over, throw some chips on the table, warm up the blender,
Iron Man 2: The Game provides a nostalgic experience. In recent years games based on movies have become quite good, but Iron Man 2: The Game harkens back to an era when video games based on films were very, very bad.
The new version of the PS3's firmware, version 1.80, offers new features and significant improvements that enhance your movie, game, and PSP experience.
Brought back from the dead like a retired player who decides to commit to one more year, MLB 2K13 is here for the Sony PS3 and Xbox 360. Once-canceled and now-available, should MLB 2K13 be given another at-bat? Read our full review to find out.
A rundown of the accessories available for the PS3 at launch, prices and how necessary these extras really are.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War presents Ubisoft another chance to push gaming forward with a PSN experience like no other. Do they take it?
A list of the highlights for PlayStation gamers in August 2014 including Madden NFL 15, Diablo Ultimate Evil Edition, and Infamous: First Light.
Sony is trying hard to get you back into the PS4 this month as summer draws to a close with a wave of independent game offerings for PS Plus subscribers. Does Road Not Taken pave the road to gaming riches?
Uber-popular tween franchise? Check. Hot genre of videogame? Check. Teen stars? Check. With Disney Sing It: High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Zoe Mode seems to have a license to print money. Not convinced? Check out this Disney Sing It HSM3 preview.
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?
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?
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.
Rogue Legacy makes the journey from PC to PS4 with all of its remarkably addictive charm and perfect gameplay intact. It's a must-own.
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.
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.
The next contender for Game of the Year comes in June and it's exclusive to the PS3. We were allowed early access to two scenes from Naughty Dog and Sony's The Last of Us. Did they live up to expectations? No, they shattered them. Read more in our preview.
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The series that has been nicknamed the NFL's 33rd franchise is back but is Madden NFL 25 a leap forward from 13 or a placeholder until 15? Read on and find out.
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?
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.
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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.
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.
Ys: The Ark of Napishtim is a port of the PS2 action RPG for the PSP. Graphically, everything is intact, and the amount of PSP exclusive extras is grand. The game may be too difficult for handheld gaming fun, however.
The Sony PlayStation 4 was finally revealed on June 10, 2013 to much industry fanfare. With its ability to play used games, lack of always-on online functionality, and an amazing list of games in development, along with a low price, Sony is ready to dominate the next generation.
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.
Sacred 3 comes after years of fans of Sacred 2 praying to the video game Gods that their favorite franchise would resurface. Their prayers have been answered but they'll wish they hadn't been.
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?
The MLB The Show franchise, a Sony PS3 exclusive, has been an award-winning sports series for years. Does MLB 12 The Show keep the reputation intact or even improve on what many considered perfection?
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.
Timeless characters from the history of the Sony PlayStation 3 fight it out in All-Stars Battle Royale, a button-masher fighting game now available for the PS3. Does it win the fight?
Sniper Elite III storms in to fill the void of PS4 games this summer. Just because it's the ONLY game this month, does that make it a good one?
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.
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.
This is a PS3 review of Batman: Arkham Origins: Cold, Cold Heart.
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.
2009's Borderlands was a common choice for that year's game of the year. Gearbox and 2K Games have returned with Borderlands 2 and made every effort to make it a superior title to their award-winning predecessor. Have they succumbed to the sophomore slump or delivered The Dark Knight of video games? Check out our full review for the answer.
The most anticipated game of the next-gen consoles is here. Does Watch Dogs live up to the hype? Is it Grand Theft Tech or just a GTA wannabe? It's an imperfect game that you still HAVE to play.
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.
Call of Duty: Black Ops is a great installment in the growing pedigree of story-rich, first-person shooters.
"Killzone 3" is the Swiss Army knife of PS3 games. It supports your 3D TV, the PlayStation Move, online
Yes! Champions of Norrath on the PSP! Oh, wait, it's Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade. I'm confused. It looks like Champions. It plays like Champions. It's made by Sony Online, like Champions. Hmmm... why isn't Untold Legends set in Norrath? Your guess is as good as mine. In a nutshell, it's the un-Champions of Norrath, all the fun, but none of the Everquest.
Five of the best games in Sony's history were recently released in one glorious package called the "God
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.
It's decision time. PS4 or Xbox One? Let us make the case that there's really no contest.
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.
"Madden NFL 13" is back as EA Sports has released the annual iteration of the most influential sports
This is a review of Sony's Puppeteer, a family/action platformer that kids will enjoy for its simplicity of gameplay and adults will admire for its incredible visuals that approach art.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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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.
RockBand.com will launch alongside Rock Band and bring a social networking dimension to the rock-n-roll simulator.
The flood of worthwhile games that are available not at Gamestop or Amazon but on the PlayStation Network
Sony has bested both Microsoft and Nintendo in landing NVIDIA to create its GPU for the next generation Sony console (PlayStation 3 / PS3).
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.
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.
2012's Resident Evil: Revelations was a Nintendo 3DS exclusive that has now been ported to the Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, and PS3. Is it worth the upgrade?
Highlights of July 2014 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 gamers with a new emphasis on downloadable games and what you should expect for free with your PlayStation Plus account.
There is no doubt that Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 is going to be a massive hit. Here we have MGS4 screenshots from the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) as well as details about MGS 4, Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, and Metal Gear Acid 2. Please note: while the article contains details about all three Metal Gear games, the screenshots are all of MGS4.
The Street Fighter Alpha Anthology is a must have for fighting gear heads. Lots to tweak, lots to play with. It lacks some of the extras we've come to expect from an anthology, but it's still probably the best fighting game collection out there.
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.
The 24 games that are going to be available for the March 24th launch of the PSP makes for an impressive list. The fact that the first million PSPs will ship with SpiderMan 2 on UMD is icing on the cake. Page 2.
This is a PS3 review of Battlefield 4.
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.
The biggest entertainment franchise in the world is not Harry Potter, The Twilight Saga, or even Star Wars. It's Call of Duty. The billion-dollar industry returns this month with the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Is it more of the same? Is that a problem?
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This is a piece on the five PS3 games that feel the most cinematic including Uncharted, Heavy Rain, and more!
Highlights of the 2014 E3 Conference from Activision, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and EA.
Almost ten years after Lego Star Wars, which games qualify as the five best to date?
The most anticipated final chapter in a trilogy of any kind since â The Lord of the Rings: Return of
Infamous: Second Son is the first must-play PS4 game. Why? Let us explain.
Whether your looking for a summer birthday gift, or simply trying to figure out which games are worth playing in the dirge that occurs during this time of year, this list of the Top Ten PS2 Games of Summer 2K6 ought to make your task easier.
This is a screenshot from Bethesda and Arkane Studios' Dishonored. Page 2.
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.
With the glut of gorgeous superhero videogames out there it isn't easy to consider one game better than all, but the Amazing Spider-Man is truly amazing in the Ultimate Spider-Man videogame. These screens show the superb comic-shaded graphics of Spidey and friends. Page 8.
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?
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.
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.
One of the best games released for the PS3 in 2013, Square-Enix's reboot of Tomb Raider, has been upgraded and refined for the PS4. Guess what? It's even better.
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What will you play in June 2013 on your PS3? There are three major games this month -- Remember Me, The Last of Us, and Deadpool. Should you play one, two, or all three?
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?
As this gallery of Resistance 2 (PS3) screenshots, renders, and concept art shows, this is shaping up to be one of the best looking games on any console. PlayStationites were pleasantly surprised with how good the first Resistance game was, and it's looking like Resistance 2 will surpass all of our expectations. This is going to be one great shooter. Page 11.
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.
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?