Tag: playstation 3

PS3 Number Two

I have a new PlayStation 3. After discussing my options regarding my inoperative PS3 with a Sony Customer Service Rep, I decided that it would be better to purchase a new PS3 than to spend $100+—which is a third of a cost of a new one—to repair my old 80 GB model. Repairing the old one wouldn’t guarantee that it…

My PS3 is Probably Dead

I’ve been without my PlayStation 3 for about a month, just as I was really getting into Sleeping Dogs. I searched to see whether anyone else on the internet had had the same problem, and there were quite a few people whose PS3s had the symptoms. Signs pointed to a problem related to overheating. I took my PS3 to a…

PS3 or Wii: What Are Game Industry Professionals Buying?

Gamasutra asked industry professionals, academics, and game design students which next-generation console they would be buying this week (if any): Q: As a video game professional, are you buying a Sony PlayStation 3, Nintendo’s Wii or both on their North American launch later next week? How are you securing your console (eBay, pre-order, queue?), and what underpinned your buying decision?…