56w ago - This weekend retailers GameStop, Amazon (US) and Amazon (UK) have cut the price of the 160GB PlayStation 3 console from $249 to $199 (£159.99) leaving many wondering if an official Sony PS3 price drop is incoming.
To quote from PlayStationLifeStyle.net (linked above): "First GameStop cut the price of the PS3 by $50, then Amazon US, now Amazon UK has also dropped the price by a whopping £40 ($64).
If you live in the UK and have yet to get a PS3, be sure to pick one up now. If you don’t, then the deal should still be of interest to you - Amazon US and GameStop’s price cuts could be seen as simply a price war between the two retailers, but with Amazon UK now joining in on the discount, it does seem like retailers are discounting ahead of an E3 price drop, something that has happened in the past.
Michael Pachter previously said that Sony needed to cut the price of the PS3 to remain competitive in the US:
PS3 hardware sales should continue to lag those of the...
59w ago - Sony Senior Director Jack Buser of PlayStation Digital Platforms has announced today that the PS3 is the first console to offer Amazon Prime Instant Video to users with details below!
To quote: Hi again, PlayStation community. I'm here to bring some good news today: Amazon Instant Video is available now on PlayStation Network, making the PS3 the first and only video game console to offer the service!
Head on over to the TV/Video Services category of the XMB, where you can download and install the new Amazon Instant Video app (19MB) right now for free. Once you launch the app, you'll have instant access to thousands of streaming and downloadable movies and TV shows for rental or purchase.
There are more than 120,000 commercial-free movies and TV shows for rental or purchase, including new releases, classic favorites, major TV shows, full seasons and even new episodes of some of your favorite TV shows the day after they air.
Many of the DVD and Blu-Ray titles on Amazon.com are also offered on Amazon Instant Video available through this new app.
If you're an Amazon Prime member (I am!), you'll also be able to watch as many of the more than 17,000 Prime Instant Videos as you can handle, at no additional cost. If you're not yet an Amazon Prime member, you can sign...
189w ago - Today Internet retailer Amazon.com have expanded their online offerings by offering customers access to both a PlayStation Network PSP and PS3 store HERE via 'tokens'.
The most obvious advantage of this new service is the convenience of being able to make PSN purchases directly from your Web browser.
To quote: "The online retailer is now offering PlayStation Network content for the PSP and PlayStation 3.
Just like WiiWare and Xbox Live Arcade, you will get a redeemable code for your PSP or PlayStation 3 once you purchase PlayStation Network content from Amazon. The selection so far includes DLC, PSOne Classics, PlayStation Network titles and UMD Legacy games.
To celebrate the opening of the PlayStation Network store, Amazon has some good deals for prospective hardware buyers. Those who purchase a 120 GB PlayStation 3 will get a free PlayStation Network game with a value of $9.99 while those who buy a PSP-3000 will receive a PlayStation Network game with a value of $15.99. Both offers expire on October 17th."
196w ago - Online retailer Amazon.com has now instituted a purchase limit policy for PlayStation 3 Slim consoles, allowing just ONE per household or you could risk getting your account closed.
To quote: PlayStation 3 120 GB Purchase Policy
As you may know, the PlayStation 3 120 GB is in great demand, and there are shortages of this product across the U.S. In an effort to provide as many customers as possible with the opportunity to purchase PlayStation 3 120 GB, we are limiting the total number of PlayStation 3 120 GB units that can be purchased. As a result, each household may only purchase one PlayStation 3 120 GB unit.
Failure to comply with this policy will result in account actions including, but not limited to:
• Cancellation of all outstanding orders, including PlayStation 3 120 GB orders and other orders.
• Closure of the offending customer account and related accounts, including:
• The customer account used for making purchases and selling items on Amazon.com Seller accounts
• Any international accounts at Amazon.ca, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de,...