198w ago - Today SCEA's VP of Product Development Scott Rohde has made available a video from the Make.Believe series which highlights the transition from Programmer to Naughty Dog Co-President.
To quote: You've probably seen Sony's global "make.believe" (pronounced "make-dot-believe") initiative by now, which comes with a simple message: believe that anything you can imagine, you can make real.
I know a lot of you have heard the name Christophe Balestra, and like many of you out there, his make.believe moment is taking place every day. Christophe, along with co-president Evan Wells and the entire team at Naughty Dog, have been creating amazing games for the PlayStation family since the mid-nineties, when Crash Bandicoot made his debut on the original PlayStation.
Since then, the Dogs have brought us the incredible Jak and Daxter franchise of adventure games, and of course, the critically acclaimed UNCHARTED series, including the latest award winning title, UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves.
Naughty Dog has played a huge role in shaping the action adventure...
204w ago - If you followed along with today's Sony CES press conference, you got a taste of Sony's unified, global "make.believe" message.
The philosophy behind make.believe is simple: Believe that anything you can imagine, you can make real. So what does that mean, exactly?
Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein explains, as follows:
A couple of examples were shown off during the press conference, but here's an example that is a little more on track for us gamers: the story of how Lucas Ordonez went from Gran Turismo player to real-life racer:
For more stories like this, and more Sony Electronics news from CES, head on over to Sony.com. Of course, we'll be providing gaming highlights right here on the PlayStation.Blog. And for those joining us tomorrow afternoon - see you there!
231w ago - Although the original article is quite dated, we haven't posted on this here yet... so for those who didn't already know:
Similar to Skype, Jajah is a VOIP service which has modified its interface to allow gamers to make calls using the PS3 browser.
According to this report, users will be able to make "free or cheap" phone calls, though the number has to be pre-configured.
To quote: "Jajah now brings free or cheap calling into the living room and away from computers. Initiating a call with Jajah can now be done while lounging in front of the TV with no need to fire up the computer," said Roman Scharf, a Jajah co-founder.
"This means that the whole family, regardless of interests or technological skills, can make cheap or even free calls from their normal home phone."