Category Archive: PS3

Oct 21 2012

Another Milestone – One Thousand Articles and Counting

It’s been a big week and a big year for the blog. Not too long ago the blog racked up 1000,000 visits and well over 100,000 pageviews in the process which was quite pleasing for something that started out as a way to keep me in the rhythm of writing in between university semesters and …

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Jul 15 2012

Ouya – The Open Source Game Console

Okay, I have a confession. I have had an itch to pledge for another project on Kickstarter and I gave in far too easily but I reckon this is quite an exciting development for the gaming industry as a whole, if not, for gamers in general. Ouya will be a game console based upon Android …

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Jun 05 2011

How to Claim Your Free PS3 Games on PSN

I’d be very surprised if there isn’t a PS3 owner out there that doesn’t know about their entitlement to two free games given the prolonged outage to the PlayStation Network (PSN). What people may have trouble working out is how to actually claim these games so I thought I’d provide some instructions on how to …

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May 23 2011

Sony’s “PSN Welcome Back” Pack – Get Two Free Games!

Here’s a quick heads up for those of you with a PS3 and a PSN account. To compensate people for the inconvenience caused by the unavailability of the PlayStation Network, Sony is offering PS3 owners the ability to get two games for free from a choice of five games, specifically: Dead Nation, InFamous, LittleBigPlanet, Ratchet …

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May 17 2011

Change Your PSN Account Details

PlayStation Account Management

Whilst this might seem a bit obvious it can’t hurt to make this suggestion. A lot of people use the same username and password combinations across a bunch of websites and even for their personal e-mail (when a username has to be in the form of an e-mail address). Of course, this makes it easier …

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Feb 27 2011

Panasonic 3D Blu-ray Home Theatre Sound System (SC-BTT755) Review

With a day to spare, I have completed the review video for the Panasonic SC-BTT75 3D Blu-ray Home Theatre Sound System. I received this system back in December last year and have put it through its paces across a range of activities including: CD audio playback, DVD videos, Blu-ray videos (3D and standard videos), regular …

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Jan 28 2011

Emulating a Classic Controller on a Touchscreen – Why Bother?

No doubt the avid gamers amongst us have been all over the news of the Sony NGP (Next Generation Portable) AKA PlayStation Portable 2 plus the announcement that Android phones and tablets will be able to download PlayStation games from the PlayStation Store and play them using an emulator. Sony is planning to put some …

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Dec 19 2010

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim Preview

Yesterday, hopefully you would have seen the video unboxing of the Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (320GB model). Today, I recorded the preview video to show you around the console (in particular the stuff on the front, back and also the little flap to unscrew the hard drive should you wish to remove and replace it). I …

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Dec 18 2010

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim Unboxing

If you have been following the blog over the last couple of weeks you would have seen me unbox and preview the Panasonic Viera 50″ Plasma 3DTV (TH-P50VT20A) followed by an unboxing and preview of the Panasonic 3D Blu-ray Player (DMP-BDT300GN). Anyway, yesterday was my birthday and my wife has spoilt me rotten by getting me …

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Dec 17 2010

New Gadget Coming Up This Weekend!

A very brief post for tonight after a busy and eventful day (also being my birthday)! Last night, my wife got me a PlayStation 3 Slim with Call of Duty: Black Ops and Gran Turismo 5 as a brilliant present for my birthday and Christmas. It’s notably brilliant as not only the console itself is …

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