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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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Microsoft Xbox One

Microsoft Xbox One
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Sony PlayStation 4

Sony PlayStation 4
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Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set

Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set
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Price $280 at 1 store $499 to $749 at 5 stores $399 to $1,200 at 5 stores $328 to $399 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 37 reviews 3.5 stars out of 34 reviews 3.5 stars out of 21 reviews
Release date September 25, 2012 November 22, 2013 November 15, 2013 November 18, 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. Its high price and imperfect voice control and TV integration keep the Xbox One short of must-have territory, but the inclusion of Titanfall for free (for new purchases) helps Microsoft's console hold the line against Sony's compelling PS4. The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, blazing interface, near-perfect controller, and lower price give it a slight edge on the Xbox One -- for now. 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.

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