PS3 320gb Console + Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
The internal design architecture of the PS3 Slim, from the main semiconductors and power supply unit to the cooling mechanism, has been completely redesigned, achieving a much slimmer and lighter body. Compared to the very first PS3 model with 60GB HDD, the internal volume as well as its thickness and weight are trimmed down to approximately two-thirds.
Furthermore, power consumption is also cut to two-thirds, helping to reduce fan noise. While inheriting the sleek curved body design of the original model, the form factor of the PS3 Slim features a new meticulous design with textured surface finish, giving an all-new impression and a casual look.
PS3 Slim continues to offer the cutting-edge features and functions of the original models, such as the ability to enjoy high-definition Blu-ray disc movies and games, as well as various content and services downloadable through the network. PS3 Slim's storage size has increased from 80GB to 320GB, and with the extra capacity users will be able to store more games, music, photos, videos as well as various content and services available through PlayStation Network.
Having more than 27 million registered accounts around the world, PlayStation Network offers more than 15,000 pieces of digital content, ranging from game titles, trailers, and demos to more than 15,000 movies and TV shows via PlayStation Store. PlayStation Network members can also download free applications, such as PlayStation Home, a ground-breaking 3D social gaming community available on PS3 that allows users to interact, communicate and share gaming experiences, as well as Life with PlayStation, which offers users various news and information on a TV monitor in the living room by connecting the PS3 to the network.
The system software adds various user-friendly features such as the "What's New" screen, where users can quickly browse the new items available in PlayStation Store as well as their recently played games directly on the XMB (XrossMediaBar), with shortcuts to each piece of content. PS3 will evolve continuously with the system software updates, further improving the operability and enhancing the user experience available through the network. PS3 owners will be able to enjoy new features by simply updating the PS3 system software to version 3.00 via the "System Update" function on the XMB.
BRAVIA Sync feature
The PS3 Slim is also equipped with the BRAVIA Sync feature. By connecting the PS3 Slim and a BRAVIA TV with the HDMI cable, users are able to directly operate the XMB on PS3 using the TV remote control. Other functions include "System Standby" that will automatically turn off the PS3 when the BRAVIA TV is turned off.
CPU: Cell Broadband Engine
Audio output: LPCM 7.1ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC
Memory: 256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
Hard Disk: 2.5" Serial ATA 320GB
Inputs / Outputs Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) x 2
Networking: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1; IEEE 802.11 b/g; Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)
Controller: Wireless Controller (Bluetooth)
AV output Resolution: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i (for PAL 576p, 576i)
AV output HDMI OUT connector
AV output AV MULTI OUT connector
AV output Digital out (optical) connector
BD/DVD/CD drive (read only) Maximum read rate: BD × 2 (BD-ROM); DVD × 8 (DVD-ROM); CD × 24 (CD-ROM)
Power: AC 220 - 240, 50/60Hz
Power consumption: Approx. 250W
External dimensions (excluding maximum projecting part): Approx. 290 × 65 × 290 mm (width × height × length)
Mass: Approx. 3.2kg
Included: PlayStation 3 system × 1; Wireless Controller (DualShock 3) × 1; AC power cord × 1; AV cable × 1; USB cable × 1
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Uncharted 3: Fans of the franchise and newcomers alike will relish the opportunity to catapult themselves headlong into a real adventure, in a search for the fabled "Atlantis of the Sands." The journey propels fortune hunter Nathan Drake on a daring trek into the heart of the Arabian Desert, a journey that pits him and his mentor Victor Sullivan against the occult treachery of a shadowy clandestine organization and its ruthless leader. When the terrible secrets of this lost city are unearthed, Drake's quest descends into a desperate bid for survival that strains the limits of his endurance and forces him to confront his deepest fears.
With its award-winning storytelling, blockbuster cinematic action sequences, immersive high resolution 3D and stunning environmental detail and effects, UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception is the chance to lose yourself in the world of Nathan Drake - and to experience the true power of PlayStation 3.
Bigger set pieces and more explosive adventure, driven by Naughty Dog's signature storytelling and cinematic presentation.
Nathan Drake’s latest quest pits him and his partner Victor Sullivan against a more insidious adversary – and a more personal threat – than they’ve ever faced before. Katherine Marlowe is the coldly calculating leader of a secret order with roots stretching back over four hundred years, to the court of Queen Elizabeth I and the 16th-century intrigues of her spymasters and occult advisors.
A long-standing rivalry over Sir Francis Drake’s ring – an artifact which they both contend is rightfully theirs, and which they both believe holds the key to an ancient mystery – propels Nathan Drake and Marlowe into a conflict that spans the globe and ultimately carries them into the mystical heart of the Arabian Desert.
Marlowe is a more cerebral enemy than Drake has confronted in the past, employing both psychological and physical tactics as part of her arsenal. She knows how to manipulate her opponents, and uses fear as a weapon.
Marlowe’s highly-trained cadre of agents is more than just a crew of hired guns. Fiercely loyal adherents of the clandestine organization she heads, they employ special forces and covert ops training to confound their opponents. They’re far more elusive and dangerous than the foes Drake and Sully are accustomed to battling.
Competitive and co-op multiplayer return with brand new experiences and massively expanded feature sets. The UNCHARTED universe provides online players with a unique Action Adventure multiplayer experience, bringing the cinematic elements of the single-player campaign into multiplayer.
Nathan Drake can now take on opponents in more ways than before: hand-to-hand combat with multiple opponents, contextual melee attacks, and new stealth options. UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception also features expanded and diverse traversal moves with deep gunplay.
3D support planned from outset of development.
Built from the ground-up and fully integrated into Naughty Dog Engine 3.0.
Optimisations and technology developed for 3D support have benefited the 2D version.
Precise aiming, especially around corners, aided through 3D support.
Judging depth during traversal sequences aided through 3D support.
Player experience from the cinematic presentation during set piece moments enhanced (e.g. increased sense of vertigo, etc).
Particle system has been overhauled to allow the increase in number of effects and overdraw required for fire.
Simulation combined with intricate hand crafting used to create the feeling of being trapped in an inferno.
Fire actually affects the environment, changing traversal opportunities and creating and removing cover in combat situations.
Several additional animation layers for Drake, Sully, and enemies to ground them in the environment and what is happening around them.
Dozens of contextual animations for Drake stepping in, standing near, and taking cover by fire.