This week, Sony's redesigned PlayStation 3 'Slim' hit store shelves around the country with an RRP of $499. In other words, you now have three similarly priced, high-end consoles to choose from -- the PS3 Slim, the Xbox 360 Elite and the original PlayStation 3 (while stocks last).
With nothing better to do on a Friday afternoon, we decided to stack them up against each other (both literally and figuratively) in a side-by-side comparison. (Bear in mind, we are judging each console purely on aethetic value.) To read out verdict, check out the rest of the slideshow.