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July 15, 2008

E3: Sony’s press conference

Filed under: E3,PS3,psp — technofranki @ 20:30


I’m writting this while I saw the livestream from IGN.com. So I hope I write down everything important, and spelling mistakes will probably happen.

  • Start with different game trailers.
  • Jack Trent enters the stage, and makes a small introducion.
  • It’s 15 years since Sony decided to make their own CD-based console. PS One introduced the CD to the massmarked like PS2 did with DVD.
  • Trent talkes about the Playstation history. PS3 introduced a new 10 year cicle of cosole life. Blu-ray won the HD format war.
  • Playstation in 2008 is all about software.”
  • Exclusive games make people which console to buy.
  • Resistance 2 trailer.
  • User generated content: LittleBigPlanet.
  • They use LittleBigPlanet to show off statistics about Playstation sales and so on.
  • PS2: 130 new titles in 2008. Some of them: NCAA, Tiger Woods, Star Wars Forcew, Wing Star Pop vol. 2, Madden XX.
  • Buzz is coming to PSP.
  • Sing Star have sold more than 15 million copies world wide.
  • PSN: “This is a generation whose digital identity is as important to them as their driving licence.” Single sign-in on PS3, PC and PSP.
  • 180 million download since November 2006.
  • Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest For Booty trailer and interview shown. On PS3 for $14.99 this Sumer.
  • Trailers: Crash Commando, Fat Princess, Flower, Siren Blood Curse.
  • Show Grand Turismo TV. Car programs from all over the World. Availble from August 1.
  • Playstation Home. “Binding factor for the Playstation Network.” They show some new video of Home.
  • Video in Playstation Store. Supported companies: Sony Pictures, Fox, MGM, Warner, Disney, Lionsgate and Paramount. Movies and TV shows in SD and HD. This content is portable, can be played back on PSP. New Video-tab i PS Store. You can start watching 1 minutes after purchase. Available from tonight!
  • Last year PSP Slim was introduced, sales shoot thorugh the roof.
  • New Entertainment pack in October: Rachet Clank Size Matters, 1 GB memory card, voucher for Echochrome on Playstation Store.
  • Resistance Retribution (PSP) trailer.
  • 45 million PSPs Worldwide.
  • Trailers: Star Wars Force Unleashed, Madden 09, Loco Roco 2, NBA 09, Super Stardust Portable, LEGO Batman, Patapon 2, Buzz.
  • PS3 is an open platform.
  • Life with Playstation next month. Live news and weather.
  • DC Universe Online. Trailer showed.
  • 80GB Core Pack will be $399.99 from September.
  • Video shows developer talk about PS3 and how it is to develop on that platform.
  • Trailers of lots of PS3 titles.
  • God of Wars trailer.
  • Infomous trailer, coming Spring 2009.
  • MAG – Massive Action Game, introduction and trailer preview. Support 256 players, squad based.

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