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Happy Birthday, PlayStation 3!

Wow. Believe it or not, it has already been two whole years since the PlayStation 3 launched in North America. Of course, a whole lot has happened in the past couple of years, as we've watched the situation revert from the early doom-and-gloom to the current upswing status that has the PS3 climbing the ladder at a steady pace.

Ah, I still remember coming home to unpack the new system. Yes, I was one of the very few lucky ones to snag a system on launch morning and I spent the next week issuing our impressions and thoughts on Sony's snazzy new console. I summed things up with the PlayStation 3 Report Card and we turned our attention to a new generation at that very moment. I distinctly recall the dark, early days of 2007 where - despite analysts telling us not to believe the fanboy-ish "PS3 is teh doomed!" predictions - it was difficult to find a positive PS3 story. But we reported all the bad right along with everyone else, 'cuz that's what we do, and admittedly, the PS3 had a terribly slow start. It was expensive, there were very few systems available at launch, software was lacking, and Blu-Ray had not yet caught on. For many, it appeared that things were looking bleak.

Now, two years later, things have changed significantly. Depending on the source you use, Sony has now sold around 17 million PS3s worldwide, which still puts them on track to meet their annual sales goals. The price of the machine has dropped $200, Blu-Ray has long since trounced HD-DVD, rumble returned with the Dual Shock 3, the PlayStation Store and Network have received numerous and important updates and enhancements, the innovative PlayStation Home is almost upon us, the machine's reliability remains excellent (see that PS3 in those pictures? yeah, it's still here), and oh yes, the software has arrived. It's the exclusives in 2008 that are feeding the upwards surge; it's the likes of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, LittleBigPlanet and Resistance 2 that are defining this year. We've already had good stuff like Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Warhawk and Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction prior to this, so it's tough to complain about any lack of quality software now.

And more is on the way. We have yet to hit Gran Turismo 5, Killzone 2, Heavy Rain, inFamous, Final Fantasy Versus XIII, and other PS3 exclusives. The Network has taken great strides to catch up to Xbox Live and it's still free, Blu-Ray is the way to watch high-definition movies at home (it's also a hell of a format for games), and finally, most all major developers seem to have come to terms with the system's complicated architecture. In early 2007, the naysayers would never have predicted the PS3 to be in such an enviable position right now, even with the ailing economy. And lastly, let's not forget that Sony continues to claim that their next-gen console has a 10-year lifespan...which means we got 8 years to go. Hell, that's fine by us. We love the PS3. :)

11/17/2008 Ben Dutka

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WaR_HaWk
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 10:22:28 PM
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I <3 PS3.

PLAY B3YOND.

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Reccaman18
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 10:26:51 PM
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I remember when I first got mine. I couldn't help but yell "Wooo!" out of my window as I drove home. Ah, sweet nostalgia. :)

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Aftab
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:44:51 PM

Me, too. I remember how I had an extra "spring" in my step. Actually, I was sauntering up the driveway: clearing like 8 feet between each step. I was flying. And then it dawned on me that I was 28, and my neighbors might see me.

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Jed
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:52:41 PM

LOL Aftab, live in the moment!

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Schmitty
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 10:34:27 PM
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i liked reading the report card and seeing what they didnt have on launch dayu and when they said many features it will be released in future updates that we have now i laughed thinking how basic it was compared to now

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NiteKrawler
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 10:48:33 PM
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I knew from the beginning that the PS3 was the way to go. Even during the early stages I told my friends that Sony would pick it up. History has indeed repeated itself with Sony. I truly feel that they are the only company in the "Big 3" that really cares about its customers. It takes someone who is mature and patient enough to wait for a quality game, not for a quantity of games. For instance, LittleBigPlanet(as one game) beats the crap out of all the princess games that seem to have come out for the Wii. And the 360 is just not worth it in my opinion. I just love Sony's first party games and exclusives(however long they may last).

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MetalHead09
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:07:58 PM
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happy birthday ps3!!! i have never lost faith in sony. even during all the doom and gloom days, i knew sony would pick it up and they have once again proven that they are a force to be reconed with. hbut still there are lots od people that are still totally biased when it comes to the ps3, i watch the bonus round on gametrailers and you should have heard the sh** they were talking about sony. that pachter guy dont know his @$$ from a whole in the ground. pardon my language.

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Wage SLAVES
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:22:46 PM
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I still think its the most BEAUTIFUL console ever made. It has its own spot by my Beloved 40'' 1080p Samsung! I love it more than my t.v.! Never gets old lookin at it.

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Jizmack
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:25:24 PM
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Hell yea happy birthday from WV

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Jed
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:51:49 PM
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I remember when I got my ps3. Two years ago I was sleeping outside of Best Buy in a tent. I live in Texas, but it was damn cold those 2 nights. My dad was with me for support. We froze our asses off. I didnt get a 360 because I knew the PS3 was going to be so much better. I got resistance on the first day and it blew me away. It was totally worth it. Oh God, the memories.

Unpacking the new system, it felt so great.

Even though the first months were bleek, I'm still proud to have been onboard since day one.

Look at the PS3 now, the best exclusives, free network, it's the reason Blu Ray won. It's more beautiful than ever since I got my HDTV.

Happy Birthday PS3. Here's to 8 more years!

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:24:33 AM

Cheers to that.

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Aftab
Monday, November 17, 2008 @ 11:55:06 PM
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Resistance 2, Wipeout HD, LittleBigPlanet, Metal Gear Solid4: My gaming needs have been met, and we still have KZ2, GT5, GOW3 to look foward to amongst quite a few other killer apps. Thanks, Sony, and thanks, PSXEXTREME, for burning the midnight oil, minute-to-minute updates, responsive forum interaction, and just being there.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:09:12 AM

Thanks. :) The PS3 has come a long way, but we've come a ways, too!

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:22:13 AM

Agreed. Won't find another site out there with the accuracy, and reliablity we get here. Not to mention the uncanny absense of rabid fanboys.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:03:34 AM
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Funds lacking, I had to cling to my PS2 until the PS3 was a year old. I remember unwrapping the Beast and feeling that same old giddiness come back. Hell, I didn't even know the beast could just find my wireless internet and hook up like a champ. Figured I'd have to wire it somehow, so far it trounces all my other separate multimedia dealies in one awesome package and I'm thrilled the games have come fast and furious since I got it. Sometimes it's lonely at the top, but now there are all kinds of new games to keep it company. I won't hate on dual-console owners but I can't be one of them since my beast has outlasted all my friend's original 360's. Looking forward to it overtaking the competition and sitting on top like a Master.

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:41:40 AM

I admire that. Even though I finally broke down to buy someones 360, just to either confirm or debunk my suspicions about it. The verdict: you were right. Save your money. A pretty cool system when it (360) works, but if you got a PS3, you're not missing anything. Trust me.

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Deleted User
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:14:48 AM
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I LOVE HER!!! update the god damn playstation store more often! wtf this is stupid its like an iraqi newspaper that comes out once a month. we need demos for every freaking game, they are acting like lazy scared lames. yea if the demo sucks we most likely wont buy the game but at least be honest and most of all show appreciation to the public for buying the system. dont be gay, sony!

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:53:13 AM

Dude, regarding Iraqi Newspapers, why would they need more frequent ones? Last month, bombs. This month, cease-fire. Next month, bombs.

And why would you need a demo for everygame? You have 3 kinds of games: mustbuys, decent titles, and forgettable ones. The only demos you actually need are for the ones in between. And even then, it isn't entirely up to Sony which company will actually put up a demo.

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Jed
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 7:11:32 PM

that came out of nowhere

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Jed
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:14:56 AM
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I remember how all the xbots were talking about how unreliable the ps3 would be. Saying it would melt and whatnot. My launch day 60gb ps3 has frozen a couple times. other than that, not a problem.

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Scarecrow
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:22:57 AM
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Happy Birthday Playstation 3!

Still remember the quote the ps1 always had "never underestimate the power of Playstation"

ps3 has been a strong console through and through, conquering more regions thans its near rival(360).

And in due time the ps3 will steal the race, it's just a matter of time and a much needed price drop.

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BigBoss4ever
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:36:58 AM
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I am looking forward to the 3rd year of PS3, in which GOW3, WKC, FF13, FFv13, Resident Evil 5, The Last Remnant, possibly ICO3 and Star Ocean 4 are going to be released, my big time is finally approaching.

Hail PS3!

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Deleted User
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 1:42:41 AM
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aftab its a comic comparison and if you had rwo braincells you would realise that its not about iraqi newspapers. and how do you decide between "mustbuys decent or forgettables" if you dont at least preview the game? lol you aint the sharpest tool in the box i see. if a game is made by EA and they have a demo then im pretty sure every game by EA can be made into a demo. now go on psn and see how many different companies have a demo up, that means every game by that company can be made into a demo. on a pc there are demos that come out every week. these dudes have got to be lazy. shhh

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:15:27 AM

That's what reviews are for. Both must buys and vaporware get generally consistent ratings across the board. I didn't need to play a demo, in order to decide to get GTA4. And I didn't need to play a demo to know to avoid Legendary. Understand?

Regarding your Iraqi newspaper joke, I know you were trying to be funny (tastelessly). Perhaps you didn't notice, I was trying, too, except I wasn't making fun of your country, or you.

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daus26
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 2:19:28 AM
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Yes! Happy Birthday. I still think the ps3 is the sexiest entertainment hardware. It stands beautifully on my entertainment console with the matching metallic black, 46' hdtv. Just beautiful. I also have never once overheat this thing.

I also enjoy its ability to surf the net, pull songs off my ipod, its blu-ray/dvd/cd support, free psn network, wi-fi ability, psp support, video storage, the lovely xmb, Folding @ home, Life With Playstation, ps1/ps2 software support, sd card slots, ps1/ps2 save feature, sixaxis, newly arrived flash 9, convinient disc slot, and finally my Gran Turismo. There more but those are what makes me love this thing so much. Long live playstation.

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Saber1989
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:08:06 AM
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So whats the grade now on the ps3?

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HUSO
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:39:37 AM
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Yay, happy 2nd b'day to the PS3 and happy 1st b'day for mine :)

btw today i finally saw a PS2 advert on Indian TV :D wonder when i'm gonna see one for the PS3

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JoshBall
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 4:37:26 AM
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WOOO!

My 60GB has never broke, probably the best thing i've ever bought

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FLYING_APE
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 5:14:14 AM
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Ben DUTKA ps3 is not 2 years old i live in uk so march is it's birthady.

BUt yes the ps3 has come along way. ps3 doesn't have alot AAA titles only LBP, MGS4.
But they do have awesome games like warhawk, ratchet, rfom and r2, uncharted and others.

The launch of the ps3 lasts 3 years not 2 months like xbox 360. If killzone is advertised heavily even more then halo 3 it will sell extremly well. I can't wait for it. PS3 is crap... i mean ps3 FTW... who gives a sh**

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Sir Shak
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 5:15:51 AM
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i remember when my gta4 ps3 bundle was delivered home. happy days.

@huso
how do you download game demos cause when i try to go to the store it says its not available in the region or country.
i live in new delhi

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HUSO
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 11:13:26 PM

i got an acct on the US PSN Store. earlier i was on the HK Store but it really lacks content. i guess all u need is a boat load of email ids and u could check out the stores for every single regions store.

i'm in delhi too, all u gotta do is make another User and register on the US store and download ur game demos.

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Vivi_Gamer
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 6:35:48 AM
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i remember when i got my PS3 last year, i was determinded to get one of the 60GB'S that have the card slots, 4 usb ports and PS2 Compatibility, i saved every penny i had to get it, and when i finaly did, oh the joy! i got Resistance & Heavenly Sword with it with. i was expermenting with the console all night. ps1 games, ps2 games, dvds,ripping CDs onto it, and teh web browser becuase at the time i didnt have a PC so this was the 1st thing i had for internet access after that i just played on Resstance with the missus.

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Dingodial
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 8:44:49 AM

Right there with ya. I got one of the last 60gb. models too. Oh boy! I sure miss those days. The new ones are great, but the 60gb. was the only one with full b/c, 4 USBs, memory card slots, and the chrome trim (all the new ones have silver matte trim on the front of the console). I remember the day when I first saw that sleek, glossy machine! All my xbox 360 friends were going through some difficult times (since almost every one of them got the RRoD :). Happy birthday to the only high-def system that offers free online play, Blu-ray, wi-fi already built in, sixasis tech., and 8 processor cores that can do up to 2 trillion calculations per second!

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somethingrandom
Thursday, November 20, 2008 @ 7:40:12 PM

Actually it only has seven cores, (though the cell can be made with 8) but it's still awesome.

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ec0li
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 6:39:01 AM
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My PS3 is only 2 months old...woohoo!

@FLYING_APE

It's comedy hour everytime you post something. Sometimes all of us take things a little too serious. You on the other hand is on the other end of the spectrum. You just don't give a f***! That is why sir, you rock. Hail to the APE!

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LightShow
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 6:47:26 AM
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i could never afford to get one myself, I got mine for christmas last year. My Dad also ended up getting Uncharted because he thought it was cool that Nathan shared our last name (Drake). i remember plugging it in to the 42 incher we already had, and booting up Uncharted. when I started playing my dad just sat there, saying "whoa" every once in a while. He was totally blown away.

and he's done that with Resistance 2, Wipeout HD, any game with either amazing graphics or super intense gameplay.

As far as my dad goes, hes totally sold on the PS3. and prob any sony console.

the kicker: He hasn't touched a game controller in his life!

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Wage SLAVES
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 @ 7:33:39 AM

That is a kick ass last name LightShow. You could give your offspring some Dark Bad Ass Name...just dont give em a recycled one...like BOB

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arctic
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 7:24:17 AM
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happy birthday ps3:)

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PSN _HAITIAN_JB
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 7:30:09 AM
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Happy Bbay PS3 Long live the king.

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whooka
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 8:16:17 AM
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Happy Birthday to my love it/hate it console! I've had my 40Gb model for a year now and it's been a torrid relationship. On one hand the games have vastly improved and are more plentiful while on the other hand it spent a week or so at Sony due to getting bricked by a firmware update (thanks Sony!), Sony has made some totally awful, non-customer oriented moves as they evolve the PS3 market (Qore anyone? meh) and it's clear they are only becoming more frigid to customers as far as a corporation goes, but at least third party developers and all that are learning the system and getting their act together. It'll be interesting to see what the future holds, it's Sony's to blow, as they say.

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CH1N00K
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 8:18:33 AM
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Yeah I got the 80gb motorstorm bundle last year in October. With the 5 free blurays that I got in the mail later I was off and away, and I haven't looked back. I watched my girlfriends brother burn through multiple 360's before finally being convinvced that the ps3 was the way to go. He just bought it a couple months ago, and hasn't looked back. There was enough good games with decent online when I got my PS3 that I never suffered much from the lack of titles, I just played the titles I had more often. I'm loving the system, and here's to another 8 years!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:27:16 AM

I got that package too :D

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Daedusian
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:30:41 PM

I also got the same bundle except I didn't get the 5 free blue-rays. =( Where did you order your bundle anyways? I'm not really sure where I got mine as it was a b-day gift but am curious to where yours was purchased.

I'm also very happy with my purchase. My friend was always saying to me "Why not the 360?" I told him to just wait and you'll find out for yourself... and well now he did. He's a PC gamer btw.

I have yet to see anything go wrong with my system. It works like a charm in every possible way. It's just a constant reminder of
what a great decision I made. I'll never regret it!

Great article Ben. It was very interesting in reading your comments as well as everyone elses.

Oh and Happy B-day PS3! =)

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CH1N00K
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:40:22 PM

The free blu rays was a promotion they were doing last year in order to try and beat out HD(succeeded!) You bought any bluray player (PS3 included) and you got to mail in for 5 free movies. At the point it was kind of the tipping point of whether or not to get the PS3 as there still wasn't many great games out yet. I got games, my girfriend got the movies! Worked great, except now I need to get her her own TV and blue ray so I can play my system more...lol

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whooka
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 1:47:56 PM

Wow, I'm glad to hear someone actually received these 5 Free Bluray movies. I had just thought it was a scam as everytime I sent the form, a copy of my store receipt, and the UPC to the address they would send it back asking for something else, which was enclosed, then finally they sent it back saying I hadn't purchased a qualifying electronic component despite my PS3 being clearly printed on the receipt. I just gave up at that point and leeched the five movies I had selected in 1080p/AVCHD format so I got them now anyways. I used to work for a fulfillment house that processed these sort of promotions for various companies and the bottom line is they offer them because they expect most people either not to pursue the offer or they will just keep kicking it back to the consumer like they did with me. I know this wasn't Sony directly but it still put another notch on my Sony sh*tlist (which now includes bricked system, demos you have to pay for by purchasing Qore, and a few other items, but how can you stay mad at a PS3???).

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Dingodial
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:35:52 PM

I think Buena Vista (Basically the same as Disney) was behind the whole thing. I thought they wouldn't give me my selections either but I got them over 5 months after I made the selections. They apologized in a letter included in the box but I still stayed mad at them because the started offering better movies a few months after I got my movies. I got stuck with Transporter 2, Happy Feet, Phantom of the opera, Stealth, and The Guardian. The Guardian and Stealth were the only cool movies out of the rest :(

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GoldenShadow
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 8:24:49 AM
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Happy B-Day

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Perry Katy
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:04:14 AM
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This is my first post and i just want to say "Happy B'day for PS3!!!!"

Got mine on March '07. It's very clear on my mind that my dad bought it from Singapore for SD $599 or IDR 6.000.000 (i live at Indonesia).

My PS3 infact has never broke or even freeze. LONG LIVE PS3...!!!!!!!!

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Bugzbunny109
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:21:27 PM

You got it 3 days before my B-Day! :D

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Perry Katy
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:07:20 AM
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what happened with this comment system? >_<

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:28:31 AM

Gotta give it a minute after you hit submit :)

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CH1N00K
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 9:58:24 AM

not only your first post but your first 5! way to go high fives from everyone :P

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Tim Speed24
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 10:37:27 AM

Welcome anak....you will love this site for finding out PS3 news first. Best site I've found that is concise and easy to read about all things Playstation.

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King James
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 11:12:39 AM
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Has it been that long? I gotta buy my baby girl a b-day present.

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Robertson99
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 11:12:59 AM
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Happy original launch PS3!! It's not yet the birthday for mine yet as i'm English :( but its still amazing just the same. I got it on launch date over here and I have to say, it's possibly THE best thing i've ever had purchased for me. I've never looked back from sony, not even before i had the PS1. I still remember the days of asking for a playstation at every opportunity, then came the day the PS3 was announced! :D I never had a problem with the lack of launch titles, R:FoM was enough for me. that kept me going. I knew sony would deliver the goods...Happy 8 more years!!!

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Deleted User
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 11:29:33 AM
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atfab ure either way too sensitive or u need a tampon.. either way your country is being liberated so u might have a daily newspaper too soon so stop crying you cornball.. maybe you can even read your "mustbuys reviews" in your own language, gibberish. as for me, i live in america and i want demos. and as far as gta4 goes you must be retarded if you waited until review to "mustbuy" it. do yoursel a favor and go somewhere cuz you cant surprise me with any of your girly "im about to cry" comebacks.

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:40:39 PM

Boy, I don't need a "tampon". I'm in control of my emotions.

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CH1N00K
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:41:56 PM

rusha

Your ignorance is appalling..What part of America do you come from that you can get internet access under a rock?

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 1:52:59 PM

I really do hate those kind of people. They are ready to motherf*ck everyone and their mamas over a disagreement over videogames, and then they call others too sensitive. Only fitting "comeback" for them is to break their jaw, which is why they would never do in public what they do here.

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Robochic
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 11:49:55 AM
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Happy birthday PS3! Man I remember when i got mine, i couldn't get a 60gig on launch, but my dad went out by himself which he never does for christmas to get me my 20 gig ps3 2 yrs ago. I remember i was crying so hard that he got me one. When i opened it i was in awww.
Now that i have got a 32inch lg lcd tv, man the experience we get from this great console is amazing i'm like a kid in the candy store LOL.
Sony keep up the great work, and to psxextreme for all the awesome updates i am always on this website :)

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:33:13 PM
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rusha: Knock it off. I have no idea why you got political with this in the first place, and your ignorance is grating.

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:57:12 PM

And, I don't even know why the putz even bothered about that. I'm not even from Iraq.

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LCF
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:40:00 PM
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Happy B-Day PS3! Funny how at this point in time I have more games for my PS3 then Blu-ray movies,thats not counting all the games I have on the HDD.
PS3 Games:36 (not counting the HDD)
Blu-ray:32
360 Games:6
Go figure.

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tlpn99
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 12:58:05 PM
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Happy Birthday :) I too awaited a year before buying one as there was nothing that made me want to get one right away, sadly yes not even Resistance 2 (I did get it when I bought the PS3, same day £20 in Game pre owned, near enough a mint edition.)

Having both the 360 and PS3 is good for exclusives like Gears 2 and Resistance 2, not forgetting MGS4. I like the fact that if a demo is not on the PS3 it sometimes is on the Xbox live and it gives me a chance to have a look at some of the releases coming out.

Nothing wrong with both machines, both have their good and bad points (which I wont get into here) lets hope it continues for another 8 years, god imagine the games coming out in another couple of years time if were getting such beauties as MGS4, LBP now, happy times ahead I think :)

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Arvis
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 1:00:46 PM
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I also was wise enough to acquire an early 60gb model. Probably the most awesome thing I have ever purchased, narrowly beating out my car. So far I have been able to encourage three of my friends to get PS3s, and when I show my dad Disgaea 3, he'll be on board ASAP.

-Arvis

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coverton341
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:05:29 PM
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Got a used 60GB for Christmas last year and with the exception of a few freezes when GTAIV first launched (before the patch) it has held up nicely. Got my 360 just after the PS3 from a kid that was trading it in at Gamestop and I have had 3 now.

I love 'em both but PS3 is my baby for a reason

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Bugzbunny109
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:28:03 PM
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Happy B-day PS3! Lets shower it with gifts!

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Deleted User
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:28:56 PM
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brighton, new york. under the red rock haha, great internet access here. u gonna break my jaw? u softer than a cup cake. i never said i would do anything to u, only herbs threaten people online u uncivili degenerate lol. come on ben i didnt say nothing political to this fool. just because some lame decided to defend the reason why there arent more demos on psn makes me ignorant? please..

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:59:34 PM

If you talk like how you type, I'm sure you piss off a lot of people everywhere you go, and I don't have to lift a finger, or they are laughing AT you. And what do mean "Come on Ben". You pissed him off, too. He said your "ignorance is grating". Understand? No, not yet?

BTW: You are trying too hard to be ghetto, too hard to be American, it's not cool, it's laughable.

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CH1N00K
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 4:00:30 PM

Why is it at every birthday celebration there's always the one person ruining everything? Dude you're like the Drunk Uncle!

Oh and if Aftab is soft as a cupcake, I should send you a box of my girfriends cupcakes, she can't cook worth jack...but they make great hockey pucks!

Anyways, I'm not going to bother reply to this guy anymore...I've got better things to do. Like watching paint dry.

Last edited by CH1N00K on 11/18/2008 4:02:50 PM

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CH1N00K
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 4:13:12 PM

Besides, you know what they say about arguing on the internet......

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shaydey77
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:42:59 PM
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Happy birthday PS3..ive had my ps3 since august the 3rd. Delighted with it!! Handy having a job for the summer!!Heres to the PS3 reaching its full potential and more!!

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bearbobby
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 3:50:33 PM
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Happy Birthday PS3! Welcome to the terrible two's ;-)

I've had my PS3 for close to a year now and am amazed at how much it's grown since then. I was lucky enough to get one of the last of the old 80gb systems that came with Motorstorm, B/C and all ports included (plus 5 free blu-rays.)

Everytime I sit down with LittleBigPlanet to play a new level or create something of my own, I can't stop smiling. Thanks for bringing me so much joy. And thank you to the PSX site and staff for providing a nice little community forum for fellow gamers to converse and to dream.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 4:21:20 PM
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rusha: First and last warning. You're being hostile and insulting for no reason. Once more, and it's a two-week ban.

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Deleted User [Administrator]
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 4:30:06 PM
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-- Edited by Ben Dutka PSXE

Yeah, he's gone.

Last edited by Ben Dutka PSXE on 11/18/2008 4:47:28 PM

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Aftab
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 4:52:06 PM
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Thank you. Good riddance.

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bearbobby
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 5:57:56 PM

I concur, people tend to think of the anonymity of the internet as some sort of great equalizer. But just cause we can't see you doesn't mean we can't sense your attitude and ingnorance.

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karneli lll
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 @ 7:04:22 PM
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Play outside the box. viva la Sony!

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dockwatcher
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 @ 7:02:08 AM
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Happy Birthday PS3. I have socks older than you and an original ATARI that I sometimes hook up just for laughs. Anyone for a game of River Raid.

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somethingrandom
Thursday, November 20, 2008 @ 7:52:56 PM
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I'm guessing these fight starters are Rocketman coming back. He probably won't stop, and theres nothin' we can do 'bout it.

Last edited by somethingrandom on 11/20/2008 7:53:33 PM

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