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Video: Kung Fu Live PS3 Interview Spotlighting PlayStation Eye

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195w ago - SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher has shared a video interview today spotlighting Kung Fu Live PS3 with the PlayStation Eye.

To quote: Kung Fu Live is the camera-based beat'em-up that will be released on PlayStation Store tomorrow.

It uses the PlayStation Eye to throw you into a comic book world of martial arts, giant enemies and spectacular superpowers.

I recently caught up with Teemu Mäki-Patola, CEO of [Register or Login to view links], to take an early swing at it myself and grab an interview.

Why did Virtual Air Guitar decide to try something so ambitious with its first game, rather than go for something more traditional?

Our background is in university research where we were working on things like virtual reality interfaces, so that's our interest as well as our expertise and we wanted to bring some of that to the gaming market.

We believe that we can use our research to bring new experiences to games, which is why we set up the company.





What are the biggest challenges in producing a camera-based game like Kung Fu Live?

First of all, it's really difficult to get the technology side so perfect that you're confident...
 

Sony Interviews Jamie King on Def Jam Rapstar for PlayStation 3

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201w ago - SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher has interviewed Jamie King on the upcoming video game Def Jam Rapstar for PlayStation 3.

To quote: As one of the founders of [Register or Login to view links], Jamie King has been in the videogame industry about as long has PlayStation has. He's one of the people responsible for bringing us such series as Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne and Midnight Club.

Now a resident of New York City, he is President and Chief Creative Officer of [Register or Login to view links] and will soon be launching Def Jam Rapstar in collaboration with Def Jam Records. I recently caught up with him in London to talk about the new venture.

How did the relationship with Def Jam Records come about?

Our EVP, Paul Coyne, came over from Warner Music and he already had a working relationship with Def Jam. They had an existing game deal but when that expired I got to go over and meet Kevin Liles - apparently I was one of the first people to ever dance in the Def Jam offices, weirdly enough.

I told them that I knew how to handle Def Jam in the game space and I took them through some of the potential that I saw, and we arrived at the idea to create a karaoke game based on Def Jam music.

We were very...
 
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