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  • chrisno21 30 Aug 2012 11:02:02 1,544 posts
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    My 60 is starting to stall, it's my third since lauch after two YLOD, and they both died after stalling repeatedly. If this is out soon then it may be just in time. Any ideas yet on date?

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  • -cerberus- 30 Aug 2012 11:33:02 3,347 posts
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    ^ My guess is that all the details will be revealed at Tokyo Game Show.

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  • chrisno21 30 Aug 2012 12:15:41 1,544 posts
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    Good point, so no news for a few weeks yet but a good chance for an end of year release.

    Edited by chrisno21 at 12:15:59 30-08-2012

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  • gammonbanter 4 Sep 2012 00:42:19 1,515 posts
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    Sony would be silly not to at least try and get it in western shops before Christmas. I hate how deep my slim is (not my tadger), the thing just wont sit nicely on a shelf!
  • -cerberus- 19 Sep 2012 15:21:08 3,347 posts
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    The PS3 Super Slim has been confirmed; what are your thoughts and will you be getting one?

    I know I am!

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  • CharlieStCloud 19 Sep 2012 15:40:00 5,350 posts
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    'I cannot believe it isn't cheaper' were my first thoughts ...

    ... but HMV seems to have made the first move by pricing the 12GB (flash memory) model at 184, which I kind of hope ensures Amazon to undercut the price by at least 10, or more!
  • superdelphinus 19 Sep 2012 15:42:11 8,123 posts
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    Yeah seems very expensive for a 6(?) year old games console which may only be relevant for another year or so
  • neilka 19 Sep 2012 15:42:30 16,446 posts
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    "I want a biscuit"

    BAAANG!!!!! EXPLOTION!!!!!

  • chrisno21 19 Sep 2012 16:56:40 1,544 posts
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    250 seems too much for the 500 - an 65 for the memory is high - was hoping for around 220 to get one.

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  • Psychotext 19 Sep 2012 17:04:39 54,790 posts
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    Tacky looking. Cheap.

    Not sure what they chose to go with that door mechanism for... and that grill. Blech.
  • -cerberus- 20 Sep 2012 15:26:25 3,347 posts
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    EDIT: I LOVE IT! :o

    Edited by -cerberus- at 15:32:08 20-09-2012

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  • Blerk Moderator 20 Sep 2012 15:32:29 48,225 posts
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    Guaranteed broken in ten minutes!

    Nasty.
  • -cerberus- 20 Sep 2012 15:44:07 3,347 posts
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    All of my old-school top-loading consoles still work flawlessly. My launch ps3 slim refuses to play games or blu rays and gobbles up my discs, which is something that won't happen anytime soon with a top-loading system.

    Edited by -cerberus- at 15:44:20 20-09-2012

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  • ronuds 20 Sep 2012 15:44:12 21,788 posts
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    Strangely enough, the average price of a new PS3 has risen in the US. We get a 250gb in place of the 12gb, though.

    Odd pricing, indeed.
  • Blerk Moderator 20 Sep 2012 15:52:02 48,225 posts
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    Top-loading's fine, but I've no idea why they didn't just stick a flip-top lid on there like the PS2 slimline had.
  • -cerberus- 20 Sep 2012 15:53:47 3,347 posts
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    @Blerk I agree, that would've been a whole lot better.

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  • ronuds 20 Sep 2012 15:56:50 21,788 posts
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    Flip-top requires more space. I like the slidey too.
  • oceanmotion 20 Sep 2012 16:19:47 16,082 posts
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    Are the prices high to force people to buy the old stock first perhaps.

    I think along with this looking horrible, non standard hard drive and the prices, you would be more likely to buy the first slim PS3.
  • chrisno21 20 Sep 2012 16:50:43 1,544 posts
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    215 at ShopTo here.

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  • ResidentKnievel 20 Sep 2012 20:10:37 6,259 posts
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    Was really hoping for the PS3/360 to be priced half as much as they are, by now.

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  • oceanmotion 20 Sep 2012 21:22:43 16,082 posts
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    It hasn't been like last gen. They probably like their profit margins and market share. It has been a dead heat for a few years really. No reason to rock the boat.

    Also makes the price of next gen consoles more appealing. 8 year old console for 200 quid or a next gen one for 300-400. Doesn't sound so bad.
  • ecu 20 Sep 2012 21:39:53 77,223 posts
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    -cerberus- wrote:


    EDIT: I LOVE IT! :o
    Christ, that looks fucking awful. Amazing that the company that produced the beautiful PS2 slim can roll out these turds.
  • King_Edward 20 Sep 2012 21:49:58 11,466 posts
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    That closing click songs rather satisfying. Like an old cd case.
  • Psychotext 20 Sep 2012 22:29:31 54,790 posts
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    Is that before or after the plastic tab shears off and goes flying across the room?
  • RobAnybody 20 Sep 2012 22:32:33 942 posts
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    Sony really need some lessons in how to design a case that not only looks nice, but actually feels solid (they could learn a lot from Nintendo on that score).
  • gammonbanter 20 Sep 2012 22:46:44 1,515 posts
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    oceanmotion wrote:
    Are the prices high to force people to buy the old stock first perhaps.

    I think along with this looking horrible, non standard hard drive and the prices, you would be more likely to buy the first slim PS3.
    What d'ya mean none standard hard drive - I was thinking of buying a 12Gb model and sticking a TB drive in it!?
  • gammonbanter 20 Sep 2012 23:24:04 1,515 posts
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    Oh, wait found it here

    "owners of the 12GB model will be able to connect a 2.5 inch SATA internal hard drive with use of an official Mounting Bracket, or opt for purchase of an official PlayStation 250GB internal HDD".

    And the power consumption is rated at 190w, I'm sure when I tested my slim it came in way under that. Absolutely no way gonna upgrade (need large disk space for playtv and ps+ games), shame, as I like shallower depth and sliding lid! =(
  • ecu 20 Sep 2012 23:27:29 77,223 posts
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    It looks like something you'd get out of a Kinder Surprise.
  • King_Edward 20 Sep 2012 23:32:50 11,466 posts
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    It'd be worth the price for the massive kinder egg. Yum!
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