26w ago - Quantic Dream Director David Cage announced news today on The Dark Sorcerer: a next-gen comedy at E3 2013 alongside a video trailer below.
To quote: We Love Prototypes
In 2005, Quantic Dream started working on a short film in real-time 3D called The Casting, using the PS3 graphic engine we had just developed.
Our initial objective was to make a technical prototype to test the limits and performance of this new engine, but Sony, with whom we had not yet started working, quickly encouraged us to present it publicly at its booth at E3 in order to illustrate the graphic potential of the PS3, which was launched that same year.
Everything we learned from making the short, particularly the immense difficulty of creating emotion in real time, but also the importance of the actor's performance, facial motion capture, the challenge of lip synchronization and especially eye animation, would enable us to develop Heavy Rain.
After this somewhat fortuitous first effort (which succeeded in attracting the attention of the press and players, and largely contributed to creating interest in the small French company that is Quantic Dream), the idea of making it a recurrent principle quickly developed.
After all, our prestigious and infinitely more talented...
29w ago - New Media President Lance Koenders announced today that Laugh Factory on PlayStation 3 is now updated for fans with details below.
To quote: How much do you think your health is worth? How much do you think having a smile on your face every day is worth? When the stresses of life - work, school, traffic, kids - get too much for you, the best escape, the best medicine, is laughter.
The Laugh Factory has been providing the biggest and best laughs for over 34 years. Owner and Founder Jamie Masada, has referred to comedians for years as "Doctors of the Soul" and his new partnership with PlayStation 3 is offering laughs to PlayStation 3 subscribers for only 10 cents a day.
For less than $3 a month, the best comedians in the world will help you forget your problems or, at the very least, help you laugh at their problems!
"It is our mission to bring smiles to the faces of as many people in the world as possible and the monthly fee barely cover our costs," says Masada, "but it is cheaper than any pharmaceutical solution, I'll tell you that. Perhaps this offer will put Big Pharma out of business."
In addition to the established comics, new comedians will be added daily offering thousands of hours of laughs and smiles to help provide you with...
36w ago - Sony Director of Emerging Platforms Chris Mahoney has posted up a video announcing that EPIX is bringing movies, concerts and comedy to PSN today.
To quote: I'm happy to announce that our newest digital entertainment partner, EPIX, will be available later today on PlayStation Network! EPIX offers a host of streaming entertainment like comedy shows, championship boxing matches, concerts, and movies.
It includes recent releases like The Avengers, The Hunger Games, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Captain America: The First Avenger and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The team at EPIX has partnered with some of the top movie studios in the industry like Paramount, MTV Films, MGM and Lionsgate to offer over 3,000 HD movies for you to enjoy.
EPIX also has its own original documentary series, including a new documentary about New York Knicks' power forward Amar'e Stoudemire premiering April 19th. For more information on EPIX, visit EpixHD.com and check out the video below.
EPIX is offering some exclusive content, such as songs from EPIX Original Concert Events, for PlayStation Network users in addition to some great deals to get you...