So finally, let's talk about value for money. As previously mentioned, you're getting a lot more than just a games console here.
You've also got a future-proof Blu-ray player; a web browser; a music, video and picture viewer; an upscaling DVD player; a social networking hub; and you can even install Linux on it.
The PS3 is a brilliant, brilliant games console that will only get better over time. The PSN (PlayStation Network) is not yet up to the standard of Xbox Live, but it's on its way.
And as soon as this is brought up to date, the PS3 will surely be the most desirable HD console on the market.