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Sony to end PlayStation 3 production after 10 years
Sony to end PlayStation 3 production after 10 years
Still remember the first time you played Resistance: Fall of Man or Ridge Racer 7? I might well be that it was over 10 years ago on a brand ...... 18 Mar 2017 - 3 comments
PS Plus subscribes get BioShock Infinite free, and Sony kicks off '14 for '14' sale
PS Plus subscribes get BioShock Infinite free, and Sony kicks off '14 for '14' sale
BioShock Infinite will be available free to PlayStation Plus subscribers from tomorrow, and Sony is launching its 14 for '14 set of discounts ...... 13 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
PSN friends list limit increased to 2,000
PSN friends list limit increased to 2,000
You can now have 2,000 friends on Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN) service, but you're still stuck on 100 on PlayStation 3. Sony has increased ...... 10 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Sony won't abandon PS3 after PS4 launch, execs say
Sony won't abandon PS3 after PS4 launch, execs say
With the launch of the PlayStation 4 console set for the holiday season, Sony is reassuring PS3 owners of potential buyers that the console has years left. ...... 28 Jun 2013
PS3 software update v4.46 released; How to fix PS3s frozen by v4.45 update
PS3 software update v4.46 released; How to fix PS3s frozen by v4.45 update
PS3 System Software v4.46 has been released by Sony today, fixing an issue with v4.45 that led to PS3 consoles becoming unbootable. Those ...... 27 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Sony: PS3 update to address v4.45 issues due next week
Sony: PS3 update to address v4.45 issues due next week
Sony's PlayStation Europe twitter feed is promising another update to the console to address an issue with a recent pulled update that disabled ...... 22 Jun 2013 - 6 comments
VIDEO: Gran Turismo 6 unveiled, out this holiday on PS3
VIDEO: Gran Turismo 6 unveiled, out this holiday on PS3
Gran Turismo 6 has been unveiled, and will be available this holiday season on the PlayStation 3 console. Gran Turismo creator Kazunori ...... 15 May 2013
PS3 Netflix Player gets updated
PS3 Netflix Player gets updated
Netflix has updated its Netflix Player for the PS3 console, with a design more akin to the Web Player and those that run on tablet devices. ...... 13 May 2013
VIDEO: Sony celebrates PlayStation games
VIDEO: Sony celebrates PlayStation games
Sony has continued its Evolution of PlayStation series of videos by celebrating the effect the brand has had on gaming since the early 90s. ...... 20 Feb 2013
(VIDEO) Evolution of PlayStation: PlayStation 3
(VIDEO) Evolution of PlayStation: PlayStation 3
Sony has uploaded the third part of its 'Evolution of PlayStation' series, covering the current generation PlayStation 3 console. The first ...... 18 Feb 2013 - 3 comments
Pachter: Sony likely to cut PS3 prices next week
Pachter: Sony likely to cut PS3 prices next week
Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter has said it is very likely that Sony will cut the price of PlayStation 3 (PS3) consoles as it unveils ...... 17 Feb 2013 - 6 comments
PlayStation 3 hits 70 million units sold
PlayStation 3 hits 70 million units sold
Sony has announced today that the PS3 has now reached 70 million global sales as of the beginning of November. Additionally, the company ...... 16 Nov 2012 - 3 comments
PS3 key leak is setback for console's security
PS3 key leak is setback for console's security
PS3 security suffers another setback. Over the past few years, there has been several breaches of the PS3's security, which is geared toward ...... 24 Oct 2012 - 7 comments
PS3 firmware 4.30 update axes Folding@home
PS3 firmware 4.30 update axes Folding@home
Sony ends partnership with Stanford University's Folding@home. Folding@home has been available on PS3s since 2007. Since then, more than ...... 22 Oct 2012 - 3 comments
Reminder: PSN down for maintenance tomorrow
Reminder: PSN down for maintenance tomorrow
Sony has reminded gamers today that the PlayStation Network will be down for maintenance starting tomorrow. The Network will go down at 9AM ...... 16 Apr 2012 - 5 comments
Sony to aim PS3 at younger audience
Sony to aim PS3 at younger audience
PlayStation 3 (PS3) just entered its sixth year on the market. With six years passed for the console, Wii U confirmed and a new Xbox (or ...... 05 Dec 2011 - 14 comments
Sony should pay 100 to man for OtherOS removal, consumer board says
Sony should pay 100 to man for OtherOS removal, consumer board says
Finnish consumer board balks at Sony's killing of OtherOS functionality, and thinks the consumer electronics giant should pay up. A Finnish ...... 21 Apr 2011 - 10 comments
PlayStation 3 firmware 3.60 jailbroken
PlayStation 3 firmware 3.60 jailbroken
Last week, Sony introduced PlayStation 3 firmware 3.60, which added cloud saving for PlayStation Plus members. This week, a hacker uploaded ...... 18 Mar 2011 - 11 comments
PlayStation 3 sales really only 41.6 million?
PlayStation 3 sales really only 41.6 million?
Sony America digital distribution manager Pierre Gravreau has noted this week that worldwide PlayStation 3 sales have reached 41.6 million. ...... 03 Mar 2011 - 6 comments
GeoHot begins asking for donations to fight Sony lawsuit
GeoHot begins asking for donations to fight Sony lawsuit
Infamous hacker George "Geohot" Hotz has asked the world for donations today, in an effort to pay for a legal team to fight against Sony's lawsuit ...... 22 Feb 2011 - 12 comments
PlayStation Move headed to PCs
PlayStation Move headed to PCs
Sony is set to bring the PlayStation Move motion controller to the PC this month, as part of the "Move Server" project. At the GDC, Sony ...... 02 Feb 2011 - 4 comments
Guide: How to install PlayStation 3 custom firmware, run homebrew
Guide: How to install PlayStation 3 custom firmware, run homebrew
Guide: How to install PlayStation 3 custom firmware 3.55, run homebrew In this guide we will teach you how to install custom firmware (v3.55) ...... 27 Jan 2011 - 19 comments
PS3 custom firmware creator Waninkoko issues warning on bricking consoles
PS3 custom firmware creator Waninkoko issues warning on bricking consoles
Waninkoko, infamous for his ISO loader on the Wii console, has issued a warning this week for gamers attempting to install his PlayStation 3 ...... 20 Jan 2011 - 34 comments
Geohot jailbreaks PS3 3.55 (video), Sony responds to hacks
Geohot jailbreaks PS3 3.55 (video), Sony responds to hacks
Homebrew-loving PS3 owners will be happy to hear the news that George Hotz has "jailbroken" firmware 3.55 on the PlayStation 3 (PS3) console. ...... 07 Jan 2011 - 18 comments
'Angry Birds' on its way to PS3, PSP
'Angry Birds' on its way to PS3, PSP
The U.S. PlayStation Blog has revealed today that the blockbuster game Angry Birds will be hitting the PlayStation Network this week as a PS Mini. ...... 03 Jan 2011 - 6 comments
EA CEO pushes Wii price cut to $99
EA CEO pushes Wii price cut to $99
Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has said in an interview that Nintendo could consider cutting the price of a Wii console in half to boost demand. ...... 18 Dec 2010 - 5 comments
Xbox 360 leads strong November sales
Xbox 360 leads strong November sales
According to the latest NPD figures, the Microsoft Xbox 360 led the way again for the month of November, beating out rivals Wii and PS3 in hardware sales. ...... 10 Dec 2010 - 1 comment
Is PS3 firmware 3.50 finally jailbroken?
Is PS3 firmware 3.50 finally jailbroken?
Although still unconfirmed (the software hasn't been released yet), the French site Logic Sunrise has reported that PlayStation 3 firmware version ...... 06 Dec 2010 - 8 comments
     

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