214w ago - Today PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced that MLB and Lucasfilm have joined PlayStation Network's video delivery service.
To quote: This week we're excited to report the launch of several new partners on PlayStation Network that offer even more downloadable entertainment and sports from PlayStation Store.
Lucasfilm Ltd. presents Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a CGI animated TV series set in the fictional Star Wars galaxy. And for you baseball fans, we've just launched MLB content - the current 2009 World Series featuring the Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Yankees (in case you've missed any of the games so far), and also a section with classic games.
Our new partnership with Image Entertainment, Inc. brings us feature films like Powder Blue and Management, MPI Media Group brings us classics like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, ContentFilm International brings us movies like Hurly Burly and Interstate 60 and finally, New Video brings us Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Additional titles for all of these new partners will be...
232w ago - Unigine, a provider of the cutting edge 3D middleware, announced today the conclusion of a Tools & Middleware License Agreement for PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 (PS3™) from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Thus, game developers for PS3 will be able to access the full power of Unigine engine and tools to express all aspects of their creativity using more advanced technologies later this year.
Press Release: "We are pleased to join Sony Computer Entertainment's Tools and Middleware program for PS3 since support of the modern hardware is one of the most important strategic directions of our company. We plan to make our technology available on PS3 at the end of 2009. It is targeted to AAA-level games and can be licensed by companies from all over the world", said Denis Shergin, CEO of Unigine LLC.
Unigine engine provides photorealistic 3D render, powerful physics module, object-oriented scripting system with a very rich library (more than 3000 methods out-of-the box), full-featured GUI module, sound subsystem, and a set of flexible tools.
Efficient and well-architected framework supporting multi-core systems makes Unigine a highly scalable solution, on which multi-platform games with different hardware requirements can be based. Currently both the engine and the toolset are available...
233w ago - SCEA Product Marketing Manager Anthony Caiazzo asked for people to help spread the word, so here it is- to quote:
After a successful E3 and God of War III's March 2010 release date announcement we have given Kratos a new place to show off all his carnage and destruction.
Today, we relaunched the God of War III website with an all new look, screens and video section, community forums and much more. For you die-hard fans we have the God of War III Press Conference Video available, as well as more DOWNLOADS!
Spread the word! Chaos is coming to Gods in March 2010 and visit www.godofwar.com.
You might also want to check out the merchandise section, which will be updated throughout road to launch... And for those who feel worthy to fight alongside Kratos, you can enlist in the Spartan Army, where you will have opportunities in the future to get access to exclusive updates and other cool content.
276w ago - Speaking in reference to the new partnership between Sony Online and SCEE. David Reeves of SCEE noted that - "This is an opportunity for SCEE and SOE to bring the best online experiences from PC gaming to the PLAYSTATION 3 universe, the result of which will certainly benefit PlayStation fans."
PRESS RELEASE: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Joins Forces with Sony Online Entertainment to Publish Games for PLAYSTATIONÂ®3
Leipzig Games Convention, August 2008: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced today that SCEE has joined forces with Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) - developer of groundbreaking online Massive Multiplayer Online (MMOs) games including the wildly popular EverQuestÂ® -- in an arrangement that will bring a whole new dimension to PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 (PS3™) gaming.
Under the new agreement, SCEE will publish and distribute three MMOs developed by SOE for PS3 throughout the PAL territories. In addition, SCEE will also publish the PC versions of DC Universe and The Agency on behalf of SOE in the PAL territories. The new arrangement allows SCEE to benefit from SOE's experience in a different area of video gaming publishing, one which opens up a whole host of possibilities for PS3.
The games included in the agreement are The Agency (PS3 and PC),...
281w ago - David Reeves has confirmed that the PlayStation Home BETA will arive with the same specs, same support, and same time in Autumn 2008 in Europe and the US. An exact date for its released was also promised to be revealed 'very shortly'.
To quote: During a press conference in Santa Monica, SCEE President, David Reeves, said the online 3D community service would arrive "with the same specs, same support and at the same time in autumn 2008." He went on to say that an exact date for its release would be announced by SCEI "very shortly."
Home has been delayed by almost a year from its original launch date. The service creates a virtual social environment to interact with other PS3 users, launch online games such as Warhawk, play mini-games such as bowling and pool, share private content and show off your personal space customised with furniture, wallpaper and other items.
Jack Tretton insisted that "your patience will be more than rewarded" during Sony's E3 press conference on Tuesday.