emotion engine

  • 60GB PS3 Being Removed From North America

    Uh oh! Remember how the other day I was talking about the Emotion Engine and how the 80GB won’t have it? Well it essentially now means you won’t be finding the Emotion Engine anywhere except a PS2. Sony is no longer carrying the 60GB model in the US and will be only carrying the 80GB version without the EE chip once 60GB models sell out. Confirmed by SCEE President Dave Reeves… Read More

  • 80GB Playstation 3 Won't Have Emotion Engine


    Say goodbye to all those games you bought for PS2 With cost cutting measures going into effect at Sony, it makes sense for the console manufacturer to remove the Emotion Engine chip inside the PS3. But what does it mean for you? Essentially, that Emotion Engine chip is a PS2/PS1 on a chip. Take it out and use a software emulation solution instead and you’ll find that half your older… Read More

  • U.S. To Lose The PS2 Inside The PS3?

    Word on the wire is that folks in the good ol’ USA may be getting PS3s without the PS2 Emotion Engine chip. Europeans and those using the PAL version of the PS3 already have gotten the shaft. Not having that Emotion Engine chip means the PS3 is forced to emulate a PS2 through a software-based method. Because this is the same way Microsoft is doing Xbox-support on the 360, only a… Read More