274w ago - SCEA has teamed up with leading country music label group and sister company, Sony BMG Nashville, in order to bring country fans the most authentic music experience possible by allowing them to sing along to their favorite artist music videos.
As a result, SingStar Country will be the first title in the franchise to feature artists on the cover, including popular Sony BMG Nashville country stars Brad Paisley, Gretchen Wilson and Alan Jackson. "It's great to be one of the first SingStar Country artists," comments Wilson. "This game lets me reach out to all country fans in a whole new way, not only giving them the chance to hear my music, but also to become a part of it."
Press Release: SINGSTAR¬® COUNTRY TAKES CENTER STAGE ON THE PLAYSTATION¬®2 SYSTEM THIS OCTOBER
New Edition to the Multi-million Selling Global Singing Franchise Features Leading Country Stars Brad Paisley, Gretchen Wilson and Alan Jackson on the Cover
FOSTER CITY, Calif., September 9, 2008 - Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today the North American release of SingStar¬® Country, available exclusively for the PlayStation¬®2 computer entertainment system (PS2™) on October 28.
Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studio's London Studio, SingStar Country...
274w ago - Shuhei Yoshida, Sony Worldwide Studios boss, has stated that all things are now coming together for the PS3 in terms of hardware, pricing and cost and all the associated content.
Yoshida says that Sony are feeling comfortable with all momentum gained on all the PlayStation platforms and hinted at secret and big plans for 2009!
To quote: Yoshida believes the pricing of the system is now falling into place, as is the hardware itself - especially in Europe.
"All the things are now coming together in terms of the right hardware, cost and pricing, and we are increasing our hard disc space as we are increasing the content we're offering through the network and the big titles we're working on, coming out this Christmas," he beamed.
He continued: "We are feeling very comfortable about the momentum we have on all PlayStation platforms, and especially the way things are going in Europe. It's very, very encouraging."
Yoshida also hints a big, presently secret plans for 2009. We'll keep you in the loop.
274w ago - Since its launch, the PS3's momentum has been sluggish at best, with the exception of the large spike generated in June due to the release of Metal Gear Solid 4.
The head start Microsoft got in releasing its next gen console, and its early slew of great exclusives such as Mass Effect, Dead Rising, Gears of War and Halo 3, among others, yielded many early adopters who have begun their next gen libraries on the Xbox 360 and have no great reason to shell out for another expensive console. This year may be poised to change that.
In 2008, the PS3 will follow Metal Gear Solid 4's magnificent success with big titles such as Little Big Planet, Resistance 2, Killzone 2. These all make nice additions to the PS3's exclusive lineup, which already includes critically acclaimed titles like Uncharted, Ratche & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, Warhawk, and Heavenly Sword. There are games worth playing on the PS3 now.
Furthermore, because exclusivity is becoming rarer to find, most major releases for the 360 also have PS3 iterations.
The recent spill of the Final Fantasy franchise into multi-platform territory has weakened the PS3's exclusive lineup, but has also created some interesting issues.
For now all the work done on FF13 has been PS3-centric, and though SquareEnix will clearly...
274w ago - It appears Elixor, the Community Team Leader of the official PlayStation European boards, has already posted what content is likely to be included in this Thursday's PSN (EU) update. To quote:
[9.99€] 1942 Joint Strike
[Gratuit] Play TV (France uniquement)
[Gratuit] 1942: Joint Strike
[Gratuit] FIFA 09