PlayStation 3 latest details

By Derek Sooman on
Gamedaily.com has some details on the forthcoming PS3 to share with us. PlayStation aficionados will want to read the whole article, but some of the main points are as follows:

-The official release date from Sony is "Spring 2006", but this is looking unlikely. Some time later this year is a much safe bet.
-Itís a multimedia hub that will be able to read all sorts of media, including SD Cards, CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray Discs, all of your old PlayStation and PlayStation 2 games, etc.
-Expect the PlayStation 3 to retail for at least $400, or perhaps even $500.
-Some titles that should be out within the launch window include Genji 2, Angel Rings (a new RPG), Monster Carnival (an Action RPG), Everybody's Golf 2 and The Eye of Judgment.
-Should have a controller that looks very similar to the standard PlayStation controller, with a remote control sold separately at launch.
-Specs are as follows:

Cell Specs:
PowerPC-based Core running at 3.2 GHz
7 Synergistic Processing Elements (SPEs) running at 3.2 GHz
7 x 256KB SRAM for SPEs
512KB L2 Cache

RSX Specs:
OpenGL
550 MHz
1.8 TFLOPS of floating point performance
Dual 1080p Output Signal (via HDMI)

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