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March 29, 2009

GDC’09: Hideo Kojima keynote (Gamespot)

Filed under: GDC,PS2,PS3,Sony — Tags: , , , , , , , — technofranki @ 03:38

The creator of Metal Gear Solid, Hideo Kojima, held a keynote at a GDC (Game Development Conference) this week. Here is a seven part video of the keynote, taken from

Intro and Metal Gear

Metal Gear 2

Metal Gear Solid

Metal Gear Solid 2

Metal Gear Solid 3

Metal Gear Solid 4


March 25, 2009

GDC’09: OnLive – the new console

Filed under: GDC — Tags: , , , , — technofranki @ 20:37

At GDC’09 the new gaming evniroment OnLive was announced. The concept is that you the game to the OnLive hardware or PC/Mac. Well, it’s actually only the picture/video is streamed, since all the calculations and the real gaminghardware is somewhere else. If you have a broadband connection you get the games in 720p, and if your internet connection is slow, you get SD picture quality. Just like Netflix, but on-demand gaming, micro-console.

For a good walkthrough of everything, take a look at, they have it well covered.


You can also watch the OnLive announcement/keynote on

January 10, 2009

CES 2009 Opening Keynote Address – Microsoft

Filed under: CES,Microsoft — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 01:23

Microsoft started CES with their keynote. Quote from Microsoft:

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, and Robbie Bach, president of the Entertainment and Devices Division, unveil developments and partnerships involving Windows, Windows Live, Xbox, and other offerings. Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2009.

Here is the video of the full keynote, taken from

CES: Sony 2009 CES Keynote

Filed under: CES,Sony — Tags: , , — technofranki @ 00:57

There’s too much new coming from CES and it’s hard to follow them all. Sony had a keynote at CES, which so kindly posted on their site. The keynote starts with Tom Hanks and it’s quite funny.

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