193w ago - Today Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has shared a TGS 2009 Quantum Theory PS3 update video from Tecmo, as follows:
Last time we saw Quantum Theory was at E3 2009, and the game was so early as to not even be playable.
Now with this gothic 3rd person shooter at about the 50% point in development, Tecmo allowed us to go hands on before granting us an interview with Director Makoto Shibata.
The playthrough helped us come up with a number of questions about the game, as did you readers. Here are the answers, as translated by Localization Producer Peter Garza:
I apologize for the fact that I'm practically yelling at Shibata-san; this dude over at the neighboring Alienware booth was incredibly, obnoxiously loud. If you were there, you know who I'm talking about.
Anyways, with a good deal more development to go, we'll keep tabs on this game for you, and report back at the next milestone.
193w ago - We caught our first glimpse of the PlayStation 3's new 3D Mode last month, and now a new video is available from this year's Tokyo Game Show.
Sony Computer Entertainment held a technology demonstration there showcasing once again WipEout HD being played in Stereoscopic 3D mode on the PS3 console... which requires the player to wear special glasses to see the effect.
To quote: The Director of the Software Development Department for SCE, Hideyuki Agata stated that, "Sony is looking to bring stereo vision to the home in 2010. We'd like to increase our content, in line with the start of 3D games in 2010.
So far, we've wanted to give players a more natural experience by converting 2D games into 3D. Bringing stereo vision to the game allows the player to feel more depth, and the game world becomes more real."
Check out the video below!
194w ago - Sony's Social Media Senior Specialist Chris Morell has shared a new video from this year's Tokyo Game Show, with the focus Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll for PS3 from Koei.
If you don't know much about the series, here's a primer from from Jem Alexander, to quote:
"While at the Tecmo Koei booth we got a chance to chat to Akihiro Suzuki, the Director of Koei's upcoming PS3 exclusive action RPG, Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll.
It's the latest in the Zill O'll series, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that -- the previous games never made it outside of Japan. It's a pretty popular series over there and now it's coming to both the US and Europe, so we'll be able to see what all the fuss is about when it releases next year.
It's a prequel to the Zill O'll series, so story-wise it promises to be very accessible. In terms of gameplay it's also a departure from the norm for the series, as it leaves its turn-based RPG roots behind and embraces a more action-orientated approach."
194w ago - Square Enix have been running a 3-day countdown on Final Fantasy XIII's official site with the promise of publicly unveiling the new Final Fantasy XIII trailer shown in private at this years TGS.
That countdown has just finished revealing a brand new trailer (below) for all of you to enjoy.
To quote: Visit the official site and select trailer 3 under the trailer section to view it in full. The trailer has also been sent out to major gaming websites with the instructions to post it after the official site.
The trailer has also been added to the Japanese PlayStation Store in full 1080p.