184w ago - A tipster on PlayStationLifeStyle.net (linked above) has shared pictures of a new and yet-unannounced PS3 Slim 250GB bundle which includes an HDMI cable and LittleBigPlanet Game Of The Year 'Greatest Hits' Edition for only $349.99!
Now consumers won't have to fork over more cash for a high-definition cable in order to enjoy 1080p PlayStation 3 games and Blu-ray movies, providing of course that the 6-foot HDMI cable included is long enough to suit your needs.
To quote: "As if the 250GB PS3 SKU wasn't already a great value, being only $50 more than the 120GB SKU and featuring double the HDD capacity. Now, the 250 SKU will be packed with a 6-foot HDMI cable and the Greatest Hits Game of the Year Edition of LittleBigPlanet, which is still one of the most highly-regarded titles of this generation. Here's the kicker: it's still only $349.99!
Don't believe this amazing value? We didn't either, but a PSLS faithful tipster with retail experience sent us the pictures below for confirmation!"
185w ago - Another PlayStation 3 bundle has surfaced, this time being an MLB 10 Limited Edition PS3 Slim 250GB bundle uncovered by JoyStiq at Target.
The bundle price is $349.99 and currently the status is pre-order, with shipping available in 2-4 weeks.
To quote: "Two weeks ago, we published reports from a Target employee who claimed an MLB 10-branded 250GB PS3 Slim bundle had appeared on their store's list of new releases.
Recently, another piece of evidence surfaced which adds further credibility to the story: Target's online store recently added the MLB 10 bundle to its virtual shelves.
The online listing is scant on details - it only mentions that the bundle comes with the console and a copy of the game. The tipster from two weeks ago reported a release date of June 13, and a price of $349.99 for the package."
186w ago - Today French retailer Amazon.fr (linked above) has added a new PS3 Slim 250GB UFC Undisputed 2010 bundle to their inventory.
According to their Web site, it will begin shipping on June 11, 2010 for EUR 349.95.
For those who don't already know, UFC Undisputed 2010 is a mixed martial arts video game featuring Ultimate Fighting Championship properties and fighters developed by Yuke's and published by THQ.
Royce Gracie, Jens Pulver and Dan Severn are exclusive PS3 fighters. Along with the three exclusive fighters will be five exclusive ultimate fights with each of those being added to a special blu-ray disc.
UFC Undisputed 2010 also includes multiple changes from the previous version, as follows:
• Improved controls, including a redesign of clinch and ground grappling, as well as an improved career mode, starting in the World Fighting Alliance.
• Changes to gameplay including usage of cage walls, TKO (cut and injury) finishes and the introduction of Karate, Greco-Roman wrestling and Sambo fighting styles.
• Added MMA brands for clothing as well as the introduction of post-fight attire.
• New arenas including GM Place, Centre Bell and The O2.
189w ago - Today Andriasang.com (linked above) reports that Sony has started a 250GB PS3 HDD upgrade service in Japan for those who are seeking to swap their current PlayStation 3 hard disk drive for a fee.
For the price of ¥18,000 (~$184), Japanese gamers can to send their PS3 directly to Sony who will upgrade the system's hard drive to a 250GB model, and move all the content of the previous drive across. They'll then send your system (and old PS3 hard drive) back to you.
To quote: "For ¥18,000 (~$184), Sony will upgrade your current PS3 to a 250 gigabyte hard drive. The cost includes the hard drive and all labor for swapping the drives and moving over your system software and all content from your current hard drive. Sony will even return the current hard drive to you.
212w ago - Today French site Zone-Numerique.com (linked above) has announced news of some new PS3 Slim 250GB Bundles.
Heading for Europe this week will be an Assassin's Creed 2 PS3 bundle along with two new Movie Pack PS3 bundles which are planned for a December 1, 2009 release. Each bundle will be available for 349 Euros.
To quote, roughly translated: "The bundle PS3 250GB and Assassin's Creed 2 will be available on November 19th.
Indeed, at the weekend, Sony will offer a pack Slim 250GB PlayStation 3 and the game Assassin's Creed 2 from Ubisoft for the sum of 349.99 Euros.
Sony will also offer from December 1st a Slim 250GB version, this time related to Blu-ray The Dark Knight and Transformers 2 pack or the Dark Knight and Terminator Salvation, always at a price of 349.99 Euros."