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Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (250GB) Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle

Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim (250GB) Uncharted 3 Limited Edition Bundle
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Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set

Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set
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Nintendo Wii U Basic Set

Nintendo Wii U Basic Set
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Sony PlayStation Vita (Wi-Fi)

Sony PlayStation Vita (Wi-Fi)
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Price $249 to $318 at 2 stores $109 to $319 at 4 stores $249 at 1 store $199 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 21 reviews 4.0 stars out of 5 reviews 4.0 stars out of 43 reviews
Release date September 25, 2012 November 18, 2012 November 18, 2012 February 15, 2012
The Bottom Line The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the PlayStation 3 gaming console. Despite some clever dual-screen gaming mechanics, the Wii U's lack of compelling exclusive software and an overall unpolished user experience make it tough to recommend in its current state. Despite some clever dual-screen gaming mechanics, the Wii U's lack of compelling exclusive software and an overall unpolished user experience make it tough to recommend in its current state. Overall, the PlayStation Vita is the most advanced portable gaming system ever made. While the price is deceiving because of a hidden cost, gamers are getting an impressively complete package. Now priced at $200, the Vita makes a compelling case as the ultimate indie portable console.

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Max resolution (external) [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Video Output] Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 960 x 544
Processor type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Cortex-A9 MPCore
Graphics Processor Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable SGX543MP4+
Media Type Info unavailable Nintendo Wii disc
Nintendo Wii U disc
Nintendo Wii disc
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