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    News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    A slimmer PS3 and Vitas in new colours, perhaps a final makeover before the next gen?
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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    so sony`s attempt to counter the wii u - is the PS3

    athough finally having one withouth a hard drive (ala xbox) IMO is a backwards move

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    So, new slim is a slimmer version of the old PHAT one.

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Not including a HDD is a silly move. Most games will rely on it so they'll have to get one anyway.

    As for the pricing.... still far too expensive. It needs to be under £200 to hit a magic price point for many (the cheaper model is under £200, with a straight conversion but will need a HDD purchase as well) and, at this stage of it's lifespan, you'd be expecting it to be around £149.

    £149 for the HDD less model and £199 for the other and they'd sell a bucketload.

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Knock £50 off the price and I'll buy a second PS3 for the second TV. As it is, it is still little more than the price I paid for the fatty PS3 in 2008.

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    Wow, still the best part of 300 notes with a HDD in....there was me thinking it was 6 year old tech......
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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Way too expensive. Is this the silly 'Cell' chip still hampering things?

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Looks like something out of Tescos Technica range. I still have my Phat PS3 with a 300GB Hard Drive, everything else all original! Oh and 4 USB ports

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    class a 7 year old console that can barely scrap 30 fps playing at 720p has a brand new case

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    They should have took this opportunity to release a next gen console, now that the Wii U has caught up in specification. It would have also given a reason for a lot more people to upgrade who have current gen consoles...

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    they're gonna make this monkey dance for as long as possible.

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Quote Originally Posted by Stringent View Post
    Looks like something out of Tescos Technica range.
    Just in case anyone missed it.

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    if your gunna buy a ps3 or xbox, just build an mini itx or m-atx computer thats using old technology... it can be cheaper.

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Least they used glossy plastic this time.. still, the fact Sony has done this suggests they are closing the PS3 chapter for a new console in 1-2 years, or they're desperately trying to make more money per SKU. Still, I think I'll still to PC gaming indefinitely regardless of 'exclusives'

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Oh dear, they're doing it again...

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    Re: News - Sony's PlayStation 3 goes on a diet, Vita receives a makeover

    Thinner and thinner , just looks weird now...

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