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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
E3 2014: Far Cry 4 opening minutes shows nutcase villain Pagan Min
E3 2014: Far Cry 4 opening minutes shows nutcase villain Pagan Min
Ubisoft kicked its press briefing today in the strongest way it could; by exposing us all to the insanity of antagonist Pagan Min. Far Cry ...... 10 Jun 2014
PS3's Resistance trilogy goes offline on Tuesday
PS3's Resistance trilogy goes offline on Tuesday
Insomniac Games has reminded PS3 owners that its Resistance trilogy will no longer have online play from Tuesday, April 8. Last year, Sony ...... 06 Apr 2014
Sony PS3 gets latest mandatory update
Sony PS3 gets latest mandatory update
Sony has released their latest mandatory firmware update for the PlayStation 3. The update does not appear to include much more than "software ...... 07 Feb 2014 - 4 comments
Minecraft on PS3 reaches 1 million sales
Minecraft on PS3 reaches 1 million sales
Mojang, the makers of blockbuster hit Minecraft, has proudly boasted that the game has reached 1 million sales for their PlayStation 3 edition. ...... 26 Jan 2014
PS3 moves 80 million units in 7 years
PS3 moves 80 million units in 7 years
Sony announced that it has sold 80 million PlayStation 3 consoles since it launched almost exactly seven years ago. The 80 million figure ...... 06 Nov 2013
PS3 PlayStation Store gets PayPal support
PS3 PlayStation Store gets PayPal support
Sony's PS3 PlayStation Store now supports adding funds through PayPal. In January, Sony made it possible to add funds to a Sony Entertainment ...... 02 Nov 2013
TuneIn app lands on PS3, will arrive on PS Vita next week
TuneIn app lands on PS3, will arrive on PS Vita next week
TuneIn has released an app for the PS3 console, and will release an app for the PS Vita handheld next week. TuneIn offers more than 70,000 ...... 01 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
PS3 gets Redbox Instant app
PS3 gets Redbox Instant app
PS3 users in the U.S. can download the new Redbox Instant by Verizon app for their consoles. The app provides access to thousands of streaming ...... 30 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
Grand Theft Auto V pushes PS3, Xbox 360 to their limit, Rockstar says
Grand Theft Auto V pushes PS3, Xbox 360 to their limit, Rockstar says
Rockstar's upcoming Grand Theft Auto V pushes the ageing Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 console to their technical limits. Leslie Benzies, president ...... 15 Aug 2013 - 6 comments
Sony to sell 12GB flash PS3 in North America
Sony to sell 12GB flash PS3 in North America
Sony seems to be preparing to begin selling a 12GB flash-based PS3 console in North America from the end of this week. Canadian retailer ...... 14 Aug 2013 - 6 comments
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
Epix now available on PlayStation 3
Epix now available on PlayStation 3
Sony has announced today that the Epix streaming service is now available to PlayStation 3 users in the U.S. The VOD catalog has 3000 movies ...... 03 Apr 2013
Blizzard to bring Diablo III to PS3, PS4
Blizzard to bring Diablo III to PS3, PS4
At the Sony PlayStation event in New York, it was announced that Diablo III would be made available for the PS3 and PS4. Diablo III was released ...... 21 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Metacritic: 2012 was terrible year for games
Metacritic: 2012 was terrible year for games
Review aggregator site Metacritic says 2012 was a bad year for games, with the lowest number of high rated games since they started in 2009. ...... 02 Jan 2013 - 6 comments
Streaming Netflix? You are likely using a PS3 to do so
Streaming Netflix? You are likely using a PS3 to do so
Netflix and Sony jointly announced today that the PS3 is the most popular device for streaming Netflix content. The statistic took into account ...... 05 Dec 2012 - 19 comments
Researcher reassures PS3 users over hack news
Researcher reassures PS3 users over hack news
GFI Software researcher re-assures regular PS3 gamers. Last year, a huge PlayStation Network (PSN) data breach affected so many people that ...... 28 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Sony will support PS3 through 2015
Sony will support PS3 through 2015
Sony VP of hardware marketing John Koller has let customers know this week that the company plans to support the PlayStation 3 through 2015, ...... 26 Sep 2012 - 6 comments
Sony unveils smaller, lighter PlayStation 3
Sony unveils smaller, lighter PlayStation 3
Sony announced early this morning that a new model of the PS3 will hit stores this holiday season, along with a slightly cheaper price tag. ...... 20 Sep 2012 - 4 comments
Nintendo to sell Wii U in U.S. for $300
Nintendo to sell Wii U in U.S. for $300
Despite pricing the console at $338 in Japan, Nintendo has priced the upcoming console cheaper for U.S. consumers. Set for release on November ...... 13 Sep 2012 - 19 comments
The traditional video game industry is dead
The traditional video game industry is dead
Okay, so that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but NPD Group's latest figures certainly do not paint a pretty picture for the struggling industry. ...... 07 Sep 2012 - 21 comments
New native YouTube app headed to Sony PS3
New native YouTube app headed to Sony PS3
North American PlayStation 3 owners who happen to be fans of YouTube should be happy as the company rolls out its new native application for the console. ...... 15 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
July NPD: Video game industry struggling mightily
July NPD: Video game industry struggling mightily
NPD has released their monthly video game industry report and the industry continues its multi-year struggles. Total revenue fell 20 percent ...... 10 Aug 2012 - 7 comments
Is this the new PS3 model?
Is this the new PS3 model?
Last week, we reported that a recent filing by Sony with the FCC showed off the upcoming launch of a new model(s) of the PS3. The CECH-4011A, ...... 14 Jul 2012 - 17 comments
Guess what? Video game sales fell again
Guess what? Video game sales fell again
According to the latest figures by the NPD Group, sales of video game hardware, software and accessories in the U.S. fell again, continuing ...... 13 Jul 2012 - 24 comments
An even slimmer PS3 is coming
An even slimmer PS3 is coming
Thanks to a new filing by Sony with the FCC, it seems there is an even slimmer model of the PS3 coming, one that will likely be the final iteration ...... 06 Jul 2012 - 7 comments
E3 2012: Sony shows off incredible 'The Last of Us' gameplay footage
E3 2012: Sony shows off incredible 'The Last of Us' gameplay footage
Sony saved the best for last today during its E3 press conference, showing off amazing gameplay footage for the upcoming "The Last of Us" blockbuster. ...... 05 Jun 2012 - 7 comments
PS Vita sales falling apart in Europe
PS Vita sales falling apart in Europe
According to none other than Nintendo, the PS Vita is being outsold by pretty much everyone in Europe. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says ...... 30 Apr 2012 - 4 comments
Sony VP: We messed up with PlayStation Move
Sony VP: We messed up with PlayStation Move
Sony Computer Entertainment UK's new managing director Fergal Gara has admitted this week that the company did not use PlayStation Move to its ...... 10 Mar 2012 - 7 comments
Sony posts another massive loss
Sony posts another massive loss
No wonder they just replaced the CEO. Just a day after appointing Kaz Hirai as the new CEO of the company, Sony has posted an operating loss ...... 02 Feb 2012 - 7 comments
Sony 'OtherOS' lawsuit dismissed in U.S.
Sony 'OtherOS' lawsuit dismissed in U.S.
Sony won't face more financial hurt from its decision to cut OtherOS through a system update. A Judge in Northern California has dismissed ...... 14 Dec 2011 - 8 comments
Future firmware will allow PS Vita remote play for all PS3 titles
Future firmware will allow PS Vita remote play for all PS3 titles
Eurogamer has reported today that a future firmware update will allow PS Vita remote play for all PS3 titles. While that is the good, the ...... 27 Nov 2011 - 2 comments
Amazon offering $50 credit on purchases of PS3, Xbox 360
Amazon offering $50 credit on purchases of PS3, Xbox 360
Amazon has begun offering a $50 credit to buyers of the Playstation 3 160GB, the Microsoft Xbox 360 4GB or the Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern ...... 13 Nov 2011 - 1 comment
Germany, UK getting white PS3 tomorrow
Germany, UK getting white PS3 tomorrow
GameStop has announced today that the special white colorway PlayStation 3 will hit Germany and the UK beginning tomorrow night at midnight. ...... 06 Nov 2011 - 6 comments
PlayStation 3 jailbroken again for games all the way up to v3.73
PlayStation 3 jailbroken again for games all the way up to v3.73
This has been a rumor since Wednesday but now appears to be confirmed. The PlayStation 3 has been jailbroken again, with users playing pirated ...... 21 Oct 2011 - 16 comments
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