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Sony PlayStation 3

from  $711.47+

    Sony PlayStation 3

    from  $711.47+
    from  $711.47+
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    86 Global Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    86

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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    "The PS3 has grown into a capable system that does almost everything the Xbox 360 can do, and many things even better. As a home theater box it's impeccable, and it's getting better with every update. As a gaming machine the lineup of exclusives is impressive, and more are on the way."
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    Reviews

    84
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 7
    84
     
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    User Reviews 286
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Game format
    Optical, Downloadable
    Online features
    Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store, Browser
    Drive capacity
    201
    Controller type
    Wired, Wireless
    Motion controls
    Yes
    Video outputs
    Rf, Component, Hdmi, Composite, Scart, Svideo
    Backward compatible
    Yes

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    86 Global Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    86

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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    User Reviews

    90
    AustinGarrod
    I purchased a ps3 after a year with the wii. i had become more interested in...read more
    90
    thewolfdogg
    The PS3 is a great system to round out a new media center. For starters, it's...read more
    90
    elryry
    This console is quite possibly the number one used device in my home theater...read more
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