Those interested can check out the full http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050516/sfm178.html?.v=2, additional http://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/release/050517_e.html, complete $ony E3 video conference http://www.gamespot.com/live/choose_prefs2.html?title=Sony+E3+2005+PlayStation+3+Game+Demo+Showcase+1&path=2stream_ps3sequels_e305.asx&pid=6124970 and http://www.gamespot.com/live/choose_prefs2.html?title=Sony+E3+2005+PlayStation+3+Game+Demo+Showcase+2&path=2stream_ps3new_e305.asx&pid=6124973, full $ony mms://a1234.m.akastream.net/7/1234/5372/1/gamespot.download.akamai.com/5372/netshow/gslive/2005/05/2stream_sonypress_e305_hi.wmv (streamed), and details posted at http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/05/16/news_6124681.html including the following:
ALL details and design confirmed by a reliable source: http://www.scei.co.jp
To Be Called PlayStation 3 as predicted
To support 7 Bluetooth (wireless) devices
Backwards compatability with both PS1 and PS2
Features a removable 2.5 (Laptop sized) Hard Disk Drive
SD, CF, and Mem Stick DUO Slots
Six USB 2.0 (finally!) Ports
1080P Res. Using NVIDIA's new chip "RSX", the Reality Synthesizer
And a whopping 2+ Teraflops, vs. X-Box 360's 1 Teraflop
Will also feature Net Access, Video Chat, photo, audio and video viewing
PS3 games demonstrated thus far at E3 2005 include: Tekken (Namco), Killzone (Guerilla), Vision Gran Turismo (Polyphony Digital), Formula One ($ony Liverpool), Untitled Old West Game (Rockstar), Oh-Ni (Koei), Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam World (Bandai), Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom), Super Gory Wolfenstein Style FPS (Insomniac), Metal Gear Solid 4 (Konami), EYEdentify Voice Recognition Game ($CEA), Fifth Phantom Saga (Sega), Heavenly Sword ($ony), Warhawk (Incognito), Killing Day (Ubisoft), and Motor Storm (Evolution). Feel free to discuss this VERY COOL news in THIS on-going Forum thread!
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