New Alone in the Dark 5 trailer

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337w ago - This is the new Alone in the Dark 5 trailer showing Central Park, where "nothing is as it used to".

Video can be seen below:



 

'Uncharted' Territory: Capturing Human Emotion in PS3 Games

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337w ago - There will soon come a day when creating a video game will be not much different than filming a movie.

Two games currently in development illustrate the fine line that divides the two processes -- and the actors who were cast for the games, rehearsed for them, and then acted in their "filming" can surely attest to their similarities.

Brand new technologies contributed to the creation of both games: Sony's Uncharted: Drake's Fortune -- expected to be released on Nov. 20 for the PlayStation 3 -- utilizes a state-of-the-art motion-capture process to give the illusion of life-like animated characters, while the martial arts fighters in Creative Edge Studios' Warriors of Elysia don't just seem real, they are real. For possibly the first time, live actors were filmed and their non-animated images placed in 3-D environments and made available for gamers to manipulate in real-time with whatever punches and kicks they choose. Warriors for the PC had been scheduled for year-end release but may be postponed until early 2008.

Sony and Creative Edge both claim that they are creating better games that benefit from being more lifelike because they capture human emotion. It remains to be seen whether gamers will agree when they vote with their pocketbooks.

"Instead of getting the usual over-the-top...
 

Anticipated PS3 2.0 firmware any day now

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337w ago - The much-talked about PS3 2.0 firmware could be with us within days, following new 2.0-compatible features being added to PSP.

Newly-released PSP 3.72 firmware contains new Remote Play features which require the associated PS3 to be running on firmware version 2.0 - which has been hyped to high heaven within PS3 internet communities.

Among a whole slew of new features, PS3 version 2.0 is widely expected to add the ability to browse the Cross Media Bar menu while running a game, drastically improving the console's overall functionality.

Although there has still been no official confirmation as to what PS3 firmware 2.0 will actually add, or when it will arrive, Sony has today confirmed that it will allow you to boot up the PS3 using the Remote Play option on PSP consoles running the new 3.72 update. Are you getting all these numbers?
 

PS3 Blu-Ray BGA Firmware Pulled!

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337w ago - We have received this image from an anoymous source, of the traces under the PS3's Blu-Ray drives firmware chip.

Our Dev's have been working around the clock for weeks analyzing and tinkering with the firmware, and maybe we will see a solution for backups in the near future!
 

Backbreaker details revealed

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337w ago - Natural Motion have revealed details about their forthcoming American Football game, Backbreaker.

With stiff competition in the shape of Madden and All Pro Football to contend with, the developers boast that the action is never the same and every hit looks and feels as realistic as it does on the field.

The game will use the same groundbreaking technology featured in Grand Theft Auto IV and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

In perhaps a slight dig at Tiburon's Madden series, Natural Motion also claim that the game will avoid canned animations and repetitious gameplay, and instead focus the game on the powerful mix of technology, biology and a tenacious attitude.

The technology used will use the power of the PS3 to simulate a players nervous system, muscles and biomechanics of the football players, making the game as physically realistic as possible.

Its key selling appoint appears to be that no animation will be repeated and the gameplay won't become stale- we'll just have to wait and see if that's true.
 







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