No PS3 price cut, Wii HD, Hulu on Xbox: The quashed E3 rumors

The $200 PS3, the ability to watch Hulu on Xbox 360, and yet another addition to the PSP library are all ideas that are now officially shelved to the pile of unsubstantiated E3 rumors.

Just a few days before E3 began, eagle-eyed Web viewers noticed something strange at Sony’s official online store: there was a graphic that included the caption “PS3: Starting at $199.99.” It turns out that was just an honest-to-goodness typo. Tsk tsk to the guy that designed that page on

Gear Live said it heard from a “very reliable source (who has never been wrong before)” that Microsoft was going to announce an official partnership with Hulu to bring the TV-streaming service to the console. However, in the weeks that followed, more substantiated news came that Hulu was busier working on its own premium service that may at some point come to video game consoles. Alas, no Hulu announcements from Microsoft this week… Looks like that source lost its perfect track record.

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