EA expects Sony's dominance of the videogame market to slip in the current hardware war, but expects PS3 to still come out on top.
Speaking at an investor conference hosted by Morgan Stanley in the US, Probst said, "We expect that there will be a more level playing field this time around than last time. I think the issue is that (the PS3 is) expensive." He also added the high price should not be a surprise to anyone as Sony said it would cost $600 at last year's E3.
All eyes are on March 23
Lightsaber-loving Star Wars fans looking forward to the impressive physics-based Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will have longer to wait than expected.
Despite being officially confirmed for a November 2007 release, the game's website now deems the game's availability as "TBD," with it now expected to arrive in
Sony is open to releasing a redesigned version of PS3's Sixaxis controller, according to Sony America president Jack Tretton, but it's possible that changes made in the US would not appear elsewhere, as Sony moves to a regional approach to its peripheral production.
"We used to have a narrow approach to controllers. But now we're moving to a regional approach. You will see peripherals coming from Sony Computer Entertainment America that will address the interests of the U.S. consumer," Tretton
Sega is running a poll on its website asking what game or character you would most like to see return.
The choices you're given are:
Streets of Rage
Samba de Amigo
High-intensity shooter The Club is actually closer to a racing game than your average blastfest, according to developer Bizarre Creations, creator of the top notch 360 racer Project Gotham Racing. So they should know.
"Think of it like a racing game," lead designer Matt Cavanagh told the Official UK PlayStation Magazine in a recent interview. That's because the game works by thrusting you into bite-sized levels - each lasting three or four minutes long on a good "run" - where you nail through
Phil Harrison's keynote speech to the Game Developers Conference today was a far cry from last year's humdrum presentation, with its PSP functionality plans and PlayStation-brand sales projections. Instead, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios painted a clear, simple picture: that of a giant, Sony-branded boot on the throats of Microsoft, Nintendo and even free-range MMO Second Life.
Said boot came in the form of Home, which was officially unveiled during the
Wednesday 7 March 2007
Sony's Phil Harrison will soon be taking the stage at this week's Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco, with a fat wodge of PlayStation 3 secrets to spill that'll blow your eyes out the back of your head. And the instant his mouth opens we'll have every piece of info for your perusal.
Believe us, this is big and you really don't want to miss out. It could change your perception of PlayStation 3. So keep glued to GamesRadar, and our PlayStation 3 homepage, and
Wednesday 7 March 2007
Billed as bringing cinematic production to gaming, PS3's God of War-with-girls actionfest Heavenly Sword is a real stunner - and in this developer feature/gameplay vidburst, creator Ninja Theory hopes that it'll be "the first really big game for PlayStation 3".
Point your eyes down now for in game action and interviews with the team, including Middle Earth's Andy Serkis. Y'know, Gollum.
One immediately eye-opening moment is watching the game's flexible heroine, Nariko,
Auto Assault developer NetDevil is collaborating with LEGO on a LEGO MMORPG.
Full details have yet to be disclosed, but judging by this announcement, it'll be directed at a younger audience.
"The LEGO brand represents construction, creativity and problem solving - values that compliment the MMOG market. By merging the online world of social interaction with physical play, the LEGO brand is providing new experiences for children, as well as fans," said Lisbeth Valther Pallesen, Executive Vice
Sony has revealed its latest publicity brainache, which you can watch over at PS3's This Is Living website. It's got poodles fetching grenades, bikini-clad women leaping around, weirdos with badly-applied lipstick and exploding suitcases full of cash. Well, obviously.
The short, er, drama will be Sony's way of bringing PlayStation 3 into the lives of potential suitors, and it'll be beaming into TVs across the land from March 16. Alternatively, you could pop over to your local cinema now and