Tuesday, July 15, 2008

E3 2008 - Sony Conference

Here's what was shown at Sony's Press Conference

PS3 Price Drop
-80GB at $399.99
-Has "same functionallity as the 40GB"
-Whether it means no back-compatibility is unknown

PS Video Store
-Launches tonight on both PS3 and PC's PS Store
-Movies and TV Shows available
-Rent or Purchase in both HD and Standard Def.
-Transfer to PSP

PS3 Greatest Hits
-Titles at $39.99
-Marked by a red banner on top of the boxart
-Also comes in a red keep-case

Playstation 2
-Still $129.99
-130 titles planned for release
-New $149.99 bundle: black PS2 w/ LEGO Batman, Justice League: the New Frontier DVD movie.

-New Entertainment Pack, $199.99
-Will include silver PSP, Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters, National Treasure 2 UMD, PS Store voucher for echochrome, and 1GB Memory Stick Duo.

-Just wait a bit longer
-Worlds created just for games: Resistance, Uncharted, Warhawk.

Resistance 2
-Giant awesome bosses
-60 player online
-8-player co-op

Little Big Planet
-Still amazing
-Used to create presentation

Grand Turismo TV
-Via Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
-Free and PPV automotive programming
-Launches August 1st

Ratchet and Clank Future: Quest for Booty
-PSN game, $14.99
-Takes place after Tools of Destruction
-Shorter, with intense moments
-Bigger focus on puzzles
-Based on a movie type experience

Crash Commando
-PSN game
-2.5D side scrolling game

Fat Princess
-PSN game
-Beat-em-up style gameplay
-Stupid name

-PSN game
-No details, involves a flower

Siren: Blood Curse
-PSN game
-Demo currently available

Ragdoll Kung Fu: Plastic Fists of Fury
-Based on the PC game which launched on Steam

Resistance Retribution
-PSP game
-Takes place in Europe
-Third person shooter

DC Universe Online
-SOE developed MMO
-Fight alongside DC heroes and villains

MAG (Massive Action Game)
-256 players
-split into 8 person squads

Other new titles shown
-Loco Roco 2 (PSP)
-Patapon 2 (PSP)
-God of War III (PS3)
-inFamous (PS3)
-MotorStorm: Pacific Rift (PS3)
-The Agency (PS3)
-PAIN: Amusement Park (PSN)

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