Slim PS3 news: Microsoft’s ‘Game Room’ To Out-‘Home’ ‘PlayStation Home’

Microsoft’s on-going efforts to make your avatar the end-all be-all of your online digital persona is continuing with their announcement of "Game Room." It’s basically a virtual arcade filled with classic arcade games. You can walk your avatar up to arcade machines and start playing (for a fee). That’s basically it.

The service will be available on Xbox 360 and PC, with players able to purchase "free play" of a game for anywhere between 240 and 400 Microsoft Points (or $3 to $5 in non-moon bucks). You can also choose to play just once for 40 MS Points, as an attempted throwback to the whole quarter experience. is updated regularly each day with the very latest Free PlayStation 3 news.

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