79w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited Content Producer Katy Macdonald has interviewed CEO Suda51 of Grasshopper Manufacture today who officially announced that Lollipop Chainsaw is hitting PS3 on June 15, 2012.
Below is the interview, to quote: On way our over to the Warner Bros. booth to check out superhero brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us and the zombie-blitzing Lollipop Chainsaw, we got a last minute phone call: Grasshopper Manufacture's Goichi "Suda51″ Suda had arrived at E3, would we like to interview him?
Seeing as this was the creative director behind such PlayStation classics as Killer7 and Shadows of the Damned, not to mention the forthcoming Lollipop Chainsaw itself, it was too good a chance to miss!
Here's what Suda51 had to say about the game, working with the creator of the Resident Evil series and his creative processes.
Where do you get the inspiration from for your off-the-wall characters?
Suda51: Well, first of all I think about gameplay and a story. I could be taking a bus somewhere and spot an interesting old man walking down the street....
270w ago - According to XBitLabs (linked above), Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology Corp. has been contracted to manufacture external Blu-ray disc drives for Microsoft XBox 360 game consoles.
Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology Corporation is a joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Toshiba Corporation. The Blu-ray disc drives are rumored to cost in the $100-$150 range.
To quote: It is still unclear when exactly Microsoft plans to release its external Blu-ray solution for Xbox 360. Hypothetically, the company may launch it slightly ahead of the holiday season in an attempt to steal an advantage from the PlayStation 3. B
ut since sales of Blu-ray are still on a low level, the software giant may decide to postpone the unveiling till Consumer Electronics Show early next year in order to get the most attention of the media with new device.
Microsoft and TSST did not comment on the news story.