PS3 combines state-of-the-art technologies featuring Cell, a processor jointly developed by IBM, Sony Group and Toshiba Corporation, graphics processor (RSX) codeveloped by NVIDIA Corporation and...More
I've owned a PS3 and is an amazing machine. Not only does it play some of best games around like Fallout 3, but watching Blu-Ray DVDs are remarkable, like Batman Returns. I highly recommend it for any one looking for a new system.
### I have played both systems but when it came time to buy, I bought a 360 Elite. The 360 has WAY more titles (including most of the good X Box games)and the graphics are comparable to PS3. Not to mention it cost less and the games are cheaper too (more...titles mean many more cheaper used games to choose from). The PS3 has made about 10 different versions and it's nearly impossible to get a backwards compatable one now. I have heard about the over heating issue with 360 but haven't seen it yet. If you are worried, just buy the exteneded warranty. It's cost less then a new game. I was a huge PS2 fan (still have and play mine) but strongly suggest you bypass the PS3. If you want a blue ray player, you can get them for under $200. Why pay $500 for a game system that doesn't have many great titles? Read more Less
### had xbox 360 for 2 years.the online experience is not worth it.hated the fact that i have to buy rechargeable batteries for controls. had to buy wireless adapter for xbox live.ugly looking console.stopped working 4 times since i had it.pS3 is the bom...b and asame price as the xbox360 now Read more Less
### First, I am not a "gamer". I am an average Joe, a bit of a computer geek, and actually bought this for Blu-Ray capability - at the time, only about $90 more than a dedicated blu-ray player. My wife bought a game for me, though, and I am sin...cerely impressed with the shear computing power! Even the user interface is clean and pleasant. The ability to rent movies online and watch them on my HDTV without any fuss is an added bonus. I want a keyboard for it now... Read more Less
### I had never thought in my entire life that I will find a more perfect machine for my needs. It is so much more than a gaming console to me, its my media server client, its my Blu-ray player, and my web stream video player. If you own a high definitio...n system, TV, surround system and all; THIS IS PERFECT FOR YOU. With the media server capabilities you can install PS3 Media Server from Java(Sun Microsystems) on all of your wireless computers and share ALL of your PHOTOS, MUSIC, AND VIDEOS to the PS3! And for you "ANYDVDHD"(slys oft) USERS, IT WILL EVEN TRANSCODE YOUR BACKUPS!!! CANNOT SAY IT ENOUGH...PERFECT! Read more Less
I noticed a price listed was $339, they are actually goin for $299 in stores so I dont know about you but I could use the extra 40 bucks. But yea its a nice system!
### Gee,where to begin... Sure it plays state of the art games and movies.But it also lets you play the older Playstation games as well.(On Compatible Systems) I love the wireless controlers and the HD output. But what i love the most is that it's...constantly evolving with new features like Home and Life With Playstation. Read more Less
### Dude this system is the bomb. It has more hard disc space then the xbox 360. It may cost more but it's all worth it. On the playstation 3 you can play online against people for free, the xbox 360 you have to pay. So i think the playstaion 3 is way be...tter then the xbox 360. Read more Less
Nice one !!!!
i personally dont have one,but i have played on one. it was very cool. i played madden 09 it was cool. the grafics were awsome as well as the sound etc. if u have the $$$$ to buy it DO IT!!! overall this is a good product!! GOD BLESS.
THE GOOD: Swanky design with quiet operation; all games in high-definition; PSP-like easy-to-use interface; plays high-def Profile 2.0 Blu-ray movies in addition to upscaling standard DVDs; built-in Wi-Fi; 40GB hard drive; online play is free; HDMI output with 1080p support; no external power supply. THE BAD: No flash media reader; cant play PS2 games; doesnt include rumble controller; a USB port on the back wouldve been nice; no infrared port means non-Bluetooth universal remotes arent compatible; glossy black finish is a fingerprint magnet; online gaming, media, and commerce options not nearly as developed as Xbox Live. THE BOTTOM LINE: While Sony has cut a few corners to get its entry-level PlayStation 3 below $400, its still a great game console and Blu-ray player for the money--so long as you can live without backward compatibility for PS2 games. Read more