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Standalone Blu-ray player sales catching up to PS3

According to Home Media Magazine, standalone Blu-ray players are catching up to the PS3 as most popular Blu-ray player device in U.S. households. Just in the last six months, standalone Blu-ray players have gobbled up 45% of the Blu-ray market, … Continue reading

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Sony sacrifices lossless audio for PS3 3D Blu-ray playback

With the release of firmware v3.50, Sony has announced that the PS3 will no longer support lossless audio during 3D Blu-ray playback. Sony has confirmed when Dolby TrueHD is selected as the audio format, audio will be output in Dolby … Continue reading

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Confirmed: No install for God of War III despite dual-layer Blu-ray

God of War III won’t be utilising a PlayStation hard-drive install, despite using the complexity of a dual-layer Blu-ray disc. The last PS3 game to make use of the greater capacity 50GB Blu-ray was Kojima Productions’ Metal Gear Solid 4: … Continue reading

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PS3 unlocks 120fps; Ken Kutaragi laughs

In 2005 the father of PlayStation claimed that the PS3 would be able to support 120 frames-per-second. We all laughed and felt vindicated when the console eventually released in 2006 with games that often struggled to hit 30fps. There was … Continue reading

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PS3 only current Blu-ray player to support 3D Blu-ray

The title above may not be entirely accurate, but the PlayStation 3 is the only current Blu-ray player referenced by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). The ability to support the new specifications, which requires sending a Full 1080p image to … Continue reading

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