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Telegraph predicts £260 PS3 Slim

Sony will release the long-rumoured PS3 Slim later this year in the UK priced at 260, according to a report in The Daily Telegraph. That will be for the 40GB model, the paper claims. It adds that Sony is also prepping an 80GB SKU which will retail for more. It’s …

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UK to get Killzone 2 PS3 bundle

SCEE has announced that it is to bundle it’s excitedly anticipated FPS Killzone 2 with the PS3 in the UK upon the game’s release at the end of February. Priced at 299.99, the package will include an 80GB PS3 console, one DualShock 3 controller and a copy of the gritty …

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PS3 LittleBigPlanet bundle listed

After the disappointing news that the recently unveiled Gran Turismo 5 Prologue and Blu-Ray movie PS3 bundles will not be crossing the Channel to hit UK retail , French retailer FNAC has listed a LittleBigPlanet PS3 bundle on its web site. The pack contains a new 80GB PS3, one rumble-enabled …

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80GB PS3 pre-orders appear

A number of online retailers have begun taking pre-orders on Sony’s new 80GB PS3, which will go on sale on August 27th. Whilst many are reporting this as new news, it actually just confirms the announcement made by SCEE president David Reeves at E3 last month. However, the listings do …

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E3 08: Sony backing 80GB PS3 in US

Sony made an important announcement regarding its PS3 hardware strategy at last night’s E3 conference, confirming that from September its focus would be laid solely on its 80GB model. The hardware will drop from $499 (as it was in the MGS4 bundle) to $399 and will replace the existing 40GB …

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MGS4 bundle resurrects backwardly compatible PS3

Along with news of a God of War PSP bundle and a North American launch date for the Dualshock 3 joypad, SCEA has also confirmed a Metal Gear Solid 4 PS3 bundle – which will include the backwardly compatible 80GB PS3 that Sony had previosuly said would be discontinued. The …

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US: High-end PS3 sales match low-spec machines

Following a strong sales period in the US that has seen the $500 80GB PS3 sell just as many units as the lower spec $400 40GB model, SCEA’s Scott Steinberg has stated that the perceived value of the machine means a price cut may not be necessary. Speaking to Reuters, …

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Now the US gets new 40GB PS3

Next-gen.biz reports that a new $400 40GB PS3 will launch in the US on November 2nd, while the existing 80GB PS3 is slashed from $600 down to $500. SCEA boss jack Tretton confirmed that, just like in Europe and Japan, the new entry level model will not feature backwards compatibility. …

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Now the US gets new 40GB PS3

Next-gen.biz reports that a new $400 40GB PS3 will launch in the US on November 2nd, while the existing 80GB PS3 is slashed from $600 down to $500. SCEA boss jack Tretton confirmed that, just like in Europe and Japan, the new entry level model will not feature backwards compatibility. …

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