Sony E3 Conference Summary
Wow! Sony really hit that one out of the park! I was expecting good things, but wow. Here’s a quick summary:
- PSP Redesign: 33% lighter and 19% slimmer. Bundles for $199 including Daxter, Family Guy UMD, 1GB memory stick, new Silver color. Separate Star Wars Battlefield bundle.
- echochrome: New original game. Minimalist graphics. Original gameplay
- PSN Games: Wipeout HD. More on Pain, SOCOM, Warhawk
- Way more Home features: Interactivity from regular mobile phones. Launch directly into multiplayer games.
- NCSoft making PS3 exclusive MMO titles
- Haze is a PS3 exclusive through Q4 2007 and at least Q1 2008.
- Unreal Tournament 3 will be a PS3 timed exclusive this holiday.
- MGS4 will remain PS3 exclusive!!! Counter to almost everyone’s predictions.
- Infamous announced. This is the new title from Sucker Punch Studios, who are famous for the excellent Sly Cooper series.
- GT5 Prologue demo this year. Includes full online multiplayer. Full GT5 in 2008.
- Killzone 2 trailer. Game looks awesome. Scheduled for 2008.
- More on all the other big 2007 PS3 titles.
Wow, I’m very impressed. Sony nailed it. Great price cut, and lots of high quality new announcements and surprises.
CORRECTION: Fixed “PSP2” -> “PSP”.