So far this year Sony have been on a roll; releasing tonnes of new information regarding their future products. Products such as: The NGP, LittlebigPlanet2, Uncharted 3 and a few other titles from their future selection. Recently Sony have released a Media Bulletin; which we have recreated here for the public’s pleasure. It contains a bit about a few of their products as well as links to websites with more information. Enjoy the info! To quote Sony:
Sony Computer Entertainment announces its new entertainment system
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) announced last week its next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP), which delivers the ultimate portable entertainment experience. NGP is designed to offer unparalleled interactive entertainment that is only possible on PlayStation® and will make its debut at the end of the year 2011.This new system offers a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context, made possible by leveraging SCE’s experience from both PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®3 (PS3®) entertainment systems. For more details about the NGP feature set, click here. To take a look at the video and images visit the official website.
Sony Computer Entertainment unveils the “PlayStation®Suite”
SCE also unveiled “PlayStation®Suite” (PS Suite), which delivers the PlayStation® experience to Android ™ based portable devices, enabling users to enjoy PlayStation content on an open operating system for the first time in PlayStation history. SCE plans to provide PS Suite content within this calendar year, starting with original PlayStation games*2 (PS one® classics) that will allow users to enjoy “PlayStation quality” gameplay on their Android based portable devices. SCE also plans to open PlayStation®Store where users will be able to download content in an easy to use environment, directly via the Android based portable devices. For more details PlayStation Suite, click here
Play, create and share with everyone you know -and the whole world too… it’s LittleBigPlanet™2 for PlayStation®3! One of the world’s most creative, versatile and acclaimed stars is back. He’s not an actor, a movie producer, an artist or a musician – actually, he’s all of those and more. Give a big hand for Sackboy, the small but mighty star of LittleBigPlanet™ – now making his return in LittleBigPlanet™2. For more information on LittleBigPlanet 2, click here. To celebrate the launch of LittleBigPlanet 2, Sony Computer Entertainment partnered with some of Australia’s cheekiest online stars: YouTube sensation – Blunty3000; Channel V presenter -Danny Clayton; and Christiaan Van Vuuren – AKA The Fully Sick Rapper. They each created their own unique and personalised level, which are all available to download and play via PlayStation®Network, accessible through the community area of LittleBigPlanet 2. To see their level creation in the making, visit www.youtube.com/littlebigplanet2au
DC Universe™ Online Out Now
In this next next-generation, massively multiplayer online action experience for both PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PC, the power of the DC Super Heroes and villains are placed squarely in the palm of your hands, by allowing you to design your own character and choose which side you will fight for. Will you be a super hero or villain? Will you fight to save or conquer the universe? DC Universe Online gives you the chance to fight alongside, or against, your favourite DC comic characters such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and The Joker. For more information about DC Universe Online, visit www.DCUniverseOnline.com.
Killzone®3 set to wreak havoc in February 2011
Killzone®3 is set to whip up a storm when it hits stores in February and with the release of storyline trailer we can see why. Meet the key players of the Killzone 3 campaign mode, including some fresh faces: the resourceful female ISA member Jammer, as well as the hopeful heirs to Visari’s throne, Jorhan Stahl and Admiral Orlock. With PlayStation®Move features and 3D compatibility, Killzone 3 is set to give players a Helghast experience like never before. Stay tuned to killzone.com for more information as we near launch.
Race to the end of the world with Motorstorm® Apocalypse
MotorStorm Apocalypse is set in the centre of a metropolis, abandoned as it transforms into one of the cruellest and most unforgiving natural disaster zones – the perfect playground for an all-new MotorStorm racing festival! Leave all expectations about street racing at the start line as you race across the tops of unstable skyscrapers, through ravaged buildings, into darkened subways and over twisting bridges, whilst jaw-dropping earthquakes tear The City apart in real time! For more information about MotorStorm Apocalypse, visit the official website. You can also check out these developer diaries from the team at Evolution Studios on the two main modes in MotorStorm Apocalypse. The videos feature unseen game footage, glimpses into the recording of the original soundtrack as well as commentary from Paul ‘Rushy’ Rustchynsky, Lead Designer, and Simon ‘Barlos’ Barlow, Assistant Game Director, who were integral in developing the gameplay features.
Drake is back on a high stakes expedition to the heart of the Arabian Desert in Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception™
Developed exclusively for PlayStation®3 [PS3™] by the team at Naughty Dog Inc., UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception™ blurs the entertainment boundaries, delivering the cinematic scale, adrenalin rushes, thrills and mystery that are the UNCHARTED trademark; together with its unique and enhanced multiplayer experience. For more information on Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, click here Click here to check out the announcement video
And the games announced so far for the year –
20th January 2011 24th February 2011 17th March 2011 Early 2011 Early 2011 LittleBigPlanet 2 Killzone 3 MotorStorm: Apocalypse SOCOM: Special Forces PlayStation Move Heroes PlayStation 3, PlayStation Move features PlayStation 3, PlayStation Move features PlayStation 3 PlayStation 3, PlayStation Move features PlayStation 3, PlayStation Move features
It’s been a promising start to the year for us from Sony and are looking forward to revealing more information on their behalf at future times.