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Dealhacker: Big W's $5 Gaming Bonanza

Attention gamers and birthday shoppers: Big W is selling a range of video games and peripherals for just $5 each, including popular titles for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Here are a few goodies that caught our eye.


The Complete Guide To Turning Your Video Game Console Into A Living Room Media Centre

Your video game console is great for playing games, but you might not realise it’s also one of the best media centres around. Here’s how to set up all of the modern consoles so you can stream videos and music to them direct from your computer.


AVIAddXSubs Adds Subtitles To AVI Files For Your iPad, Xbox, Or PS3

Windows: If you need subtitles with your movies, you’ve probably found that subtitles are a big pain point on devices like the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, or iPad. AVIAddXSubs easily adds subtitles to your movies for use on subtitle-incompatible devices.


Dealhacker: Free PS3 With Phones From Optus

A PlayStation 3 console on its own routinely costs $400 or more, so getting one for free with a contract phone could be a good deal. Optus’ online store is offering a free PS3 with three contract handsets.


Quickflix WatchNow Adds PS3 To Its List

First it was on Bravia TVs. Then it was on computers. Now Quickflix’s all-you-can-eat-for-$14.99-a-month movie service WatchNow is accessible via the PlayStation 3.


Ask LH: What Games Should I Buy First For My PS3?

Dear Lifehacker, After living what some (read: most LH readers) would call a deprived childhood without a gaming console, at the ripe old age of 20 I finally picked up a PS3 today at its newly reduced price. Anyway, now I need some fantastic titles to feed this baby and I’m a bit lost as to where to start!


Discounted PS3 Even Cheaper At Big W, Overpriced Elsewhere

Sony dropped the price of the PS3 console last week, but discounts on those discounted prices have already started to appear. From today until August 30, Big W is selling the 160GB model for $298, which is $50 lower than the ‘official’ reduced $349.95 price.


90,000 People Already Using iView Via PS3

We already knew that iView was pretty popular. Now it looks like the option to view it via the PS3 is making it even more popular.


Better Quality, Proper Remote Support Coming For PS3 iView

iView for the PS3 has had a generally favourable reaction since it soft-launched over the weekend, but the blocky nature of the picture and a generally un-PS3 like interface have attracted some criticism. However, it looks like they’ll be fixed in the near future.


iView Now Working On PS3

It’s been in the works for some time, but numerous Twitter users over the weekend reported that the ABC’s well-regarded and recently redesigned iView service is now working on the PS3. (Sony has a launch event for its PlayTV scheduled this week which will likely promote the iView integration as well.) If you’ve given it a try, tell us how it rolls in the comments.