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PS3 Vita vs 3DS – Which Should You Buy?

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in DS Consoles, News, PS3 Consoles | 0 comments

In one corner we have the 3DS, the latest line of Nintendo handheld gaming system characterised by dual screens and displaying 3D images glasses free. In the other corner is the PS3 Vita, a 5-inch OLED screen with processing power similar to the PS3 Console. Which should you buy? This review compares the PS3 Vita vs 3DS by looking at the key features of both systems.   Game Selection Generally the PlayStation handheld console has a smaller games library compared to the Nintendo console. With the system supporting just a few downloadable PSP and PSOne Classics titles due to a newly designed card game format. The Nintendo system on the other hand plays all titles from previous DS lines including those released on the Game Boy and Game Boy Advance consoles. In Japan the home of Nintendo, the system...

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Common PS3 Problems and Solutions

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in PS3, PS3 Consoles | 0 comments

The PS3 console is a popular household gaming console owned by many. As a PS3 owner you are very likely to experience some common PS3 problems ranging from flashing lights to Red screen or even YLOD (Yellow Light of Death). Some of these common PS3 problems can easily be fixed without invalidating your warranty (if your box is still under one) or having to wait for between 2 – 6 weeks if you send it off to Sony for repairs. Here are a list of some common PS3 problems: 1. Freezing: Don’t panic you can fix this problem by holding the power button down until it powers off. If freezing persists another alternative will be to boot your PS3 into safe mode and try the options here (You can use the last option on the menu to format the...

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PlayStation Vita – So you want one?

Posted by on Sep 2, 2011 in News, PS3, PS3 Consoles | 0 comments

You might be wondering what’s Vita? Vita is Sony’s new handheld gaming device formerly known as NGP. It features on one hand Sony’s attempt to fix many of the flaws associated with the NGP while on the other hand introducing some exciting innovations to the world of mobile gaming consoles. These innovations in my opinion are set to rival the Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming console earlier released this year as well as mobile phone gaming applications like the Android. The Vita is characterised by a 5 inch OLED touchscreen with a glossy and matte finish. It has a screen resolution of 960×544 pixels and size dimension of 182 x 84 x 19mm making it much bigger than but lighter and thinner than her predecessor. Packaged along with the Vita are pre installed applications like the “Party” and “Near”. The...

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Differences Between PS3 Move And Xbox Kinect

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in PS3, PS3 Consoles, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Consoles | 0 comments

Nintendo were the first to introduce a motion controller way back in 2006. It was not doubt a trail blazer for years creating a niche of its own and winning over millions of fans. However this is no longer the case as this distinction has been erased by PlayStation and Microsoft releasing their own versions of a motion controller called the “Move” and “Kinect” respectively. With the battle for supremacy raging between PlayStation and Microsoft I compare the PS3 move against the Kinect highlighting the differences between PS3 Move and Xbox Kinect. Differences Between PS3 Move And Xbox Kinect Kinect is unique in its ability to picks up your body movement without a need to physically hold a controller. The Kinect consists of a webcam like camera (the Kinect Sensor) which has the ability to capture 3D movements, as...

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The Differences Between PS3 And Xbox 360 Slim Consoles

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in PS3, PS3 Consoles, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Consoles | 0 comments

Two of the best gaming device to date are the PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles. People making their first entry into the gaming world will no doubt find it difficult choosing between the two which it what this article will be looking at addressing: the differences between the PS3 and Xbox 360 slim consoles. Much has changed since Microsoft released the Xbox 360 console in 2005 and Sony Corporation Entertainment the PS3 in 2006. With each company trying to out do each other these are some of the main features that highlight the differences between PS3 and Xbox 360 slim consoles. Motion Controller System: Both consoles boast a quality motion controller system however the Xbox 360 slim console appears to have the edge when compared against the PS3. A motion controller system is a device that allows you to...

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PS3 Slim 320GB – So What’s Special?

Posted by on Oct 25, 2010 in PS3, PS3 Consoles | 0 comments

The PS3 slim 320GB console is the one of the latest releases of the PS3 slim model (the other being PS3 Slim 160GB). This new model of the console will be replacing the PS3 250GB which will soon be phased out and has a further option of a move bundle. So what’s new? The first main difference is an increase in the hard drive space so that you can download more games and movies as well as the finishing of the box which is now a textured surface. The other improvements are: 1. New User Friendly Features: With updates to the PS3 system software, the following user-friendly features have been introduced: Information board replaced with a What’s new section – which displays the latest PS3 news as well as the last games you have played Status indicator which is...

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