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Happy Birthday PLAYSTATION 3

Tomorrow will mark one year since the PS3 launched in North America (11.17.06). A lot has happened in one year, here are a few highlights.

  • No Rumble at Launch
  • Dual Shock 3
  • Issues with cross platform titles which are only now being resolved
  • Several Firmware Updates since launch adding many new features
  • Announcement of Home. With the open beta coming late November / early December
  • PlayStation Eye
  • PS3 Starting $399 vs $499 a year ago
  • Release of Folding@home, which has greatly contributed to science
  • Play TV for users in Europe
  • Global Remote Play with Remote Start
  • New Ceramic White PS3
  • PS3’s support of Blu-ray helps to give Blu-ray a 2-1 sales advantage over its competition.
  • Communication has been improved with the launch of PlayStation.Blog & Three Speech

Hit PS3 Games for 06-07

  • Assassin’s Creed
  • Call of Duty 4
  • Call of Duty 3
  • Conan
  • Dynasty Warriors 6
  • Eye of Judgment
  • F.E.A.R
  • Folklore
  • Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
  • Half-Life 2: The Orange Box
  • Haze
  • Heavenly Sword
  • Jericho
  • Lair
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
  • Motorstorm
  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma
  • Oblivion
  • Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction
  • Resistance Fall of Man
  • Stuntman Ignition
  • The Simpsons Game
  • Tekken Dark Resurrection Online
  • Time Crisis 4
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas
  • Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune
  • Unreal Tournament 3
  • Virtua Fighter 5
  • Warhawk

So how will you celebrate the birth of the PS3? Me personally I will be testing out the PS Eye, playing Call of Duty 4, Warhawk, Resistance Fall of Man, Tekken DR Online, and Jericho. If I had the Dual Shock 3 I’d be testing out more games to see how the rumble is, but sadly hasn’t got mine in yet.