Tuesday 9 May 2006
One of the games that Sony used to showcase the power of PlayStation 3 at its pre-E3 conference was Gran Turismo HD - a playable demo created especially for the show - and you can see the footage for yourself by right-clicking each of the following links and downloading the movies:
• Gran Turismo HD movie #1 (WMV, 13.9MB)
• Gran Turismo HD movie #2 (WMV, 9.3MB)
• Gran Turismo HD movie #3 (WMV, 7.2MB)
Unsurprisingly, Gran Turismo looks absolutely amazing on
Monday 8 May 2006
Sega has revealed that the much-loved Virtua Fighter series will return for a fifth time in 2007, but now as an exclusive PS3 title.
Named Virtua Fighter 5, the game will feature 17 playable polygon-built warriors including two new characters. El Blaze is a Mexican fighting champion who relies on the speed of his lucha libre fighting style to take down his foes, while martial arts expert Eileen prefers her monkey kung fu technique taught by her dear old granddad.
The popular Virtua Tennis series will be continued on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the form of Virtua Tennis 3 and will be released in spring 2007, Sega has confirmed.
The game will feature photo-realistic graphics and improved opponent intelligence for its next-gen debut. Sega has also promised new gameplay features but hasn't mentioned any specifics, only confirming that the minigame-heavy career mode will return.
In fact, there are very few details on any of the gameplay, probably as