- At CEDEC 2009, Sony Home developer Masami Kando
revealed that a future update will enable users to load up the PlayStation Store directly from Home.
This will allow you to do things such as downloading demos from PlayStation Home via PlayStation Store and playing online with friends.
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also shows images of a new virtual pet robot (pictured below) for PlayStation Home which looks like an old television set. The robot's reaction can change (smiling/frowning) depending on the user's current situation.
To quote: "One demo focused on synchronized playback of multimedia content. The player was able to access a virtual media player whose menu contained listings for real net radio and pod casts.
Additionally, the player's virtual Bravia set was made to show commercials. In both instances, users were able to enjoy the content with their friends.
Another demo, which was developed in five days, showed a cute (?) pet robot walking about a player's room. The player could scold the robot to make it calm down (and then get angry), call out to the robot to make it come close, and do other activities that one might do with a pet.
Kando pointed out that this system allows for single players...