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PS2 backwards compatibility on PS3 gone, forever

08/21/2009, Sony has decided to put a lid on the PS2 backwards compatibility. What was once a “killer feature” against the Xbox 360 is now gone, and “it’s not coming back”, according to Sony’s John Koller. Why do you ask? My short...

250GB PS3 Slim discovered

08/18/2009, Not even before news of the PS3 Slim cools down, along comes word that there will be another variant of the PS3 Slim, featuring a 250GB hard drive. This was made possible by the ninjas at PS3news.com who uncovered the CECH-2000B on the FCC site, where it...

PS3 Slim, live pictures pop all over

08/18/2009, A lot of folks are happy that Sony has released a fully featured PS3 at a lower price point (at last!). There are a lot of images being tweeted right now, and while most of them show the official Sony photos, some show what seems to be live images of...

PS3 Slim enters production (sequel)

08/03/2009, The cost-reduced PS3 slim has been the object of rumors for a long time. Photos have appeared earlier this year, and recently Amazon Germany did a snafu by publishing some information about a PS3 “konsole slim” on their website (the info has...

Mad Catz Tournament Edition Fightsticks

07/17/2009, Mad Catz’s Tournament Edition Fightsticks are not always readily available for good reason – they’re by far the best quality arcade sticks in North America due to a limited number rolling off factory production lines, making initial...

Sony PS3 Slim Entering Production Rumor

06/30/2009, Rumors circle around the fabled Sony PS3 Slim, where it is tipped to enter production sometime next month with a same month delivery date. This could coincide with an August price cut for the vanilla PS3 if the PS3 Slim proved to be true. After all,...

Sony Silver Dual Shock 3 Controller Now Official

06/26/2009, Sony has made it official – the silver colored Dual Shock 3 controller has made its way to the US after being a Japan-only exclusive for quite some time already. Granted, you now have silver and black to choose from which isn’t much, but it...

Wi-Fi Enabled Consoles Banned From UK Slammers

06/18/2009, Prisoners in the UK won’t be able to enjoy the goodness of new generation consoles that offer Wi-Fi connectivity, and this very same spokesperson also let out on the following. “Prisoners in England and Wales have never been allowed access to...

What Happened to the PS3 Slim Rumor?

06/04/2009, The Sony Press Conference was arguably as impressive as the Microsoft one (which was a huge surprise, by the way). Many PlayStation fans were ecstatic about the upcoming Sony Motion Controller and there was one last thing that they were hoping for: a...

The Art of Motion Control: Beyond the Hype

06/04/2009, [E3 2009] I don’t think that anyone had envisioned a post-E3 motion controller war, but that’s what’s happening in the forums and elsewhere right now. After the cool on-stage demos from Microsoft and Sony, gamers are split on...

Castrade Game Box

05/22/2009, Castrade has a spanking new device for all you hardcore gamers out there – the Castrade Game Box which aims to make connecting a console to a LCD monitor a snap. This box will be able to handle input from a variety of current generation consoles...

PS3 Hardware Update at E3?

05/13/2009, The rumor of the day comes from Playstation LifeStyle that “caught word” that Sony “is set to not only reveal the PSP Go at E3, but another hardware redesign will be debuted as well”. This could be a new color variant of the PS3...

White Dual Shock 3 Controller Could Be Coming

05/13/2009, A Walmart in Florida might have let it slip that Sony could be introducing a white Dual Shock 3 controller for the PS3 sometime later this year, where the announcement would most probably be made at E3 by Sony later this year. To date, this color of...