- More than 800 journalists and their laptops packed into E-Werk in Cologne, Germany before the start of GamesCom to hear the latest announcements from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
A brand new PlayStation 3 topped the bill, as Kaz Hirai
- President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. joined Andrew House
- President and CEO of SCEE - on-stage.
Two-thirds slimmer and lighter than the previous model, it features a 120GB Hard Disk Drive and will be available throughout Europe from September 1, 2009, at the attractive price of €299.
Staying with hardware, it was also revealed that, from November, PSP will be available in two new colours - Turquoise Green and Blossom Pink.
PlayStation Store will expand its range of downloadable content when the PlayStation Network video delivery service comes to the UK, France, Germany and Spain this November - the rest of Europe will follow in 2010.
Partnerships with illustrious studios such as 20th Century Fox, Disney, Paramount Pictures and many more will ensure a stellar line-up of movies available to buy or rent at launch, on both PS3 and PSP, and in either SD or HD.
PSP owners can also look forward to a new section on PlayStation Store. The new Digital Comics service, announced...