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We've had all weekend to look at the PS3, and we'll come away saying this: The extra time came in handy for figuring out the powerful machine's complicated menus. If you too want to start learning how to use the PS3 early, Sony's online manual is up. And they ingeniously built it in the exact format of the PS3's crossbar and it's completely hyperlinked.

So, if you click on over here, you can get some of the experience of owning a PS3, with $600 more dollars in your pocket, without standing in line, and um, without the games. And for some actual video of the crossbar experience, we've got that too.

Sony's PS3 Manual [Via Kotaku]