The top 8 things you MUST know about Sony's Gamescom press conference

Couldn't catch a flight to Cologne? Flat-out leery of Germans? We've got you covered with the crib notes from Sony's 2010 Gamescom press conference, including some fantastic new trailers.

Everything goes better with jetpacks

Case in point: Killzone 3's multiplayer video.

PlayStation Move and a 320GB PS3 are coming mid-September

It's a mad-mad-mad-mad motion-controlled gaming world, and today, Sony had all the answers about its PlayStation Move retail strategy.

Starting September 15th, UK gamers will be the first to get their waggle on with a PlayStation Move bundle which features a 320GB system, a PlayStation Eye, and a Move Controller for 349 Euros. A smaller, 160GB model (minus the Move) was also announced for October at 299 Euros. It will replace the standard PS3 unit.

Stateside, North American gamers can look forward to getting their hands on Move on September 19th, as part of the PlayStation Sports Champion Move bundle. The package will come shipped with the same 320GB system, Sports Champion game, demo disc and PlayStation Move controller, and PlayStation Eye for a reported $400 US. PlayStation.Blog has also reported that the 160GB system is shipping to North American stores as we speak for $299 US.

Gran Turismo 5 is going to be released. Really!

After much talk and delay tactics, Gran Turismo 5 was given an official “we-pinky-swear-it’s-real” release date of November 3rd, 2010.

2011 will be the year of the Lombax

Insomniac Games knows how to leave 'em wanting more. After some shop talk about development cycles and studio philosophies, Ted Price cranked it up a notch with gameplay footage from Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One; a far-from-ready franchise entry that will take the game into 4-player co-op territory next fall.

Linkin Park loves Medal of Honor: Frontline

At least, one of them does. Singer Mike Shinoda took the stage for some hands-on time with the 'Gunfighter' demo from the forthcoming Medal of Honor game, which is out in the UK on October 15th. The limited play time showed Shinoda taking control of an Apache gunner and laying waste to villages and no-good terrorists.

This is not that video, but it does have Linkin Park in it. Sorry.

Resistance 3 looks to get some Red Dead Redemption in our Left 4 Dead

Price also fired up a trailer for Resistance 3, whetting appetites with shots of sun-baked wastelands, gunslingers, out-of-control trains and, of course, a skyscraper-sized Chimera. No release date yet, but... damn.

Sony is super-serious about 3D gaming

Say what you will about 3D's staying power, but Sony is absolutely committed to 3D gaming. Matt Southern and Paul Rustchynsky from Evolution Studios kicked off Sony's extra-dimensional marketing blitz with a live gameplay demonstration of MotorStorm Apocalypse. Following the carnage, audience members were instructed to keep their polarized specs on for a 3D sizzle reel featuring footage from upcoming releases including Mortal Kombat, Killzone 3, Virtual Tennis 4, MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, Resident Evil 5, Hustle Kings and a puzzle game called Tumble.

Mass Effect 2 is finally coming to PS3

This was actually announced before Sony’s Press Conference, but you NEED to know this, so here you go. Feast your eyes on this long-awaited goodness...

Aug 17, 2010

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  • Ram3000 - August 22, 2010 2:08 a.m.

    Sony looks to be heading off into a great future.. OMMGG!!!! There is finally something on Resistance 3!!!!! :D This will be great. Awesome. haha :)
  • ryno - August 20, 2010 6:25 p.m.

    Resistance 3 and Mass effect also killzone 3 areon my list
  • mrhongkongdave - August 19, 2010 12:25 p.m.

    Loving the mechs and jet packs in multiplayer!!!!! Death from above!!!!!
  • Wolverine08 - August 18, 2010 10:33 a.m.

    PS3 looks set for world domination. I think I just wet myself with anticipation
  • CAPST3R - August 18, 2010 9:19 a.m.

    Holy crap, THOSE are the Resistance 3 graphics? We may not need a next generation of consoles, those people looked real! Also, Whilst co-op seems like a good idea for R&C, it will probably just end up 'Johnny's gone for a sandwich, so we can't continue, because we need him to press that button over there'. It'll only work if they remove all that puzzle crap. Seriously, isn't that what Tomb Raider's for? Also, considering that (correct me if I'm mistaken) most of the R&C fans have surpassed primary school, they should probably make it, y'know, a 12 or a 15. And add some swearing and proper gunplay (and I'm talking about gunplay, not gore, it just seems that the games made for kids have awful battles this generation, last gen's R&C's were superb).
  • Tronto13 - August 18, 2010 8:46 a.m.

    I would be really excited about mass effect 2 but iive alredy finished it on my 360 with my mass effect 1 save... so im not too fussed about it on ps3. Resistance 3 looks immense as does the new shizzle for killzone 3. Im not a huge racer fan so gt doesnt, make me too excited i may rent it but forza3 is still the only racing game ive ever truly loved...
  • Dracosphinx - August 18, 2010 5:27 a.m.

    I literally seized up and freaked out at the idea of using Mechs in Killzone 3 Multiplayer. And it looks like we have some more customization options this time round... Like a red dot on the Sta...
  • Dvsshark - August 18, 2010 3:09 a.m.

    I wonder how many people had a seizure during the resistance trailer at the end.
  • Ninja-KiLLR - August 18, 2010 2:06 a.m.

    Can't wait for mass effect 2 and resistance 3!!! 2011 is gona rock but of course i said that about 2010
  • thedonut - August 18, 2010 1:57 a.m.

    correct me if I'm wrong on this, but wasn't the release date of Gran Turismo announced at E3?
  • gamingfreak - August 18, 2010 1:39 a.m.

    Nothing here has me excited :(
  • ThatGuyFromTV - August 18, 2010 1:37 a.m.

    That Ratchet and Clank game feels nothing like Ratchet and Clank.
  • Dracosphinx - August 18, 2010 1:14 a.m.

    I... Exploded. Twice.
  • HawtKakez - August 18, 2010 1:11 a.m.

    Not a bad selection but far from being grand. I'm happy about Resistance 3 and Mass Effect 2 but I'm a little wary of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One. I have no clue how Dr. Nefarious is gonna work with this.
  • JakeyBaby - August 18, 2010 1 a.m.

    I really hope that Aircraft hanger can be used as my garage in GT5.
  • Xephimost - August 18, 2010 12:42 a.m.

    I don't think that Resistance 3 is still early in development. I think they wanted to create a bit of drama with it, a la Halo 3's live action commercials. Resistance 3 was one of Sony's worst kept secrets. With a billboard for R3 seen in Louisiana back in October 2009. Seen here. Considering the movie's posted to release in March 2011, I imagine Resistance 3 will be out by then, or very close to it.
  • sleepy92ismypsn - August 17, 2010 11:56 p.m.

    It is a great time to own a ps3. Being that the Resistance 3 trailer is live action, I think it may be early in development. They really should sell the 120GB ps3 for $250 because I'm tired of having to get my 2 1/2 year old ps3 fixed.
  • H2A2I00 - August 17, 2010 11:33 p.m.

    i remember reading that mass effect will have hours of bonus content which may mean: a) its just boring shit to do b) stuff that allows your decisions to effect the game like if there was a mass effect one save c)they are bundling both mass effects
  • Gameguy94 - August 17, 2010 11:26 p.m.

    @ BigWillis Microsoft published the first Mass Effect not EA so our chances of getting ME1 on our PS3's is slim.
  • JADENkOTOR - August 17, 2010 11:20 p.m.

    Thank you SOOOO much for the new video player... seriously

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