196w ago - Previously we reported on PlayStation Move's confirmation and official specs from GDC 2010, and now SCEE's Product Marketing Director Mark Hardy has confirmed more details alongside a video!
Jack Tretton of SCEA also revealed that PlayStation Move will be available in a range of bundles, from stand-alone controllers, to a starter kit and even the 'Ultimate Bundle' which will include a PS3 console as well as the starter kit.
He noted that this will be the biggest effort of the Sony year and promised huge TV exposure!
To quote: By now you may have seen the update on our new PlayStation 3 motion controller, via our live video stream at GDC. In case you missed it, let me introduce you to 'PlayStation Move'.
We first showed the 'Move' controller prototype at E3 in 2009 and we're now ready with the final design, along with an early look at just a few of the upcoming games...
Take a look at our trailer below, which aims to explain PlayStation Move in more detail.
Our launch games are designed to appeal to all PlayStation 3 fans. We've got our own take on social games such as 'Sports Champions' and 'Move Party' (both working...
196w ago - Update: If anyone missed it, the video of Sony's 2010 GDC can be rewatched below!
The Sony Press Conference at the 2010 Games Developer Conference (GDC) will be streamed live on G4TV, and among other announcements it will likely include fresh details on the upcoming PlayStation 3 Motion Controller.
Below is a GDC 2010 video on it via GameSpot with SCEA's Rick Marks alongside tonight's broadcast details, as follows:
"G4TV.com will be streaming the entirety of Sony's GDC Press Conference starting at 7PM ET on Wednesday, March 10.
What does Sony have up their collective sleeve? We could see some possible game announcements, and a new demonstration of their new motion controller, but the only way to find out for sure is to tune in and watch it unfold live... so... do that.
Attack of the Show will be the only exclusive television coverage and will be breaking in live to the press event as well on Wednesday, March 10 at 7PM ET. If you feel like watching some of the press conference on your TV, then G4 once again has you covered."
196w ago - Today Sony has announced at GDC 2010 that PhyreEngine is expanding to the PSP for developers.
For those unaware, PhyreEngine for the PS3 is an advanced graphics rendering engine used by developers on a number of Blu-ray disc based titles as well as downloadable games from the PlayStation Store.
It has been used for titles including Critter Crunch, Flower and Shatter.
To quote: "We're very happy to see the continued popularity of PhyreEngine with the global game developer community" SCEI senior VP of technology Teiji Yutaka said.
"PhyreEngine for PSP was developed in response to requests from the game developer community, and we hope that the release of the PSP version demonstrates our commitment and support for game developers on all our platforms."
PhryeEngine for the PSP and a game demo "Tunnel Vision" will be on display all week at the SCE booth at GDC.
197w ago - Naughty Dog's Senior Manager of Marketing Communications Arne Meyer has announced that they are seeking PS3 and other gaming questions to address at the upcoming Game Developer's Conference (GDC) 2010.
Many of our folks will be participating in numerous sessions, panels, and tutorials. For the full list, please see below, but first let's talk about one session in particular.
On Thursday, March 11 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM PST, Naughty Dog's co-lead Game Designer, Richard Lemarchand, will be participating in a session with Baiyon, graphic artist and composer of Q-Games' PixelJunk Eden, and they want to take your questions to be answered during the panel!
The session will take form as a lively discussion on the inherent similarities of artistic endeavor and will encompass conversations on Richard's and Baiyon's...