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Rumours have been flying about lately regarding Insomniac ditching its exclusive PS3 development, and moving multi-platform.
Obviously this caused quite a bit of Internet activity, so Insomniac has spoken out – and it seems we can breathe a sigh of relief for now.
It seems that Sony is fighting hard against the stigma that all motion control games are casual.
The US PlayStation website has listed the games that will feature Move support so far – and it includes a couple of surprises.
Nintendo have finally commented on the PlayStation Move – fans of ridiculous statements read on, you’re in for a treat.
Warner Bros. have announced that The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest will be fully compatible with the PlayStation Move – but is it the type of game PS3 owners want to see?
Many of us felt a sad twinge in 1998, as the incredibly popular, multi-format GamesMaster TV show came to an end. Well happy days, as it appears it could be set to return as part of a complete reboot of the GamesMaster brand.
Sony has confirmed that a gameplay enhancing attachment will be released for the PlayStation Move – say hello to the Sub-Controller.
Sony have revealed the full list of third party developers who have pledged to support PlayStation Move. The extensive list contains several major players such as Activision, EA, Sega and Konami.
Recently Rob Dyer, SCEA’s Senior Vice President of Publisher Relations boasted that he wasn’t “having any trouble getting third-party support.” Dyer was right to be boastful, as this is a very long list.
Is it Gem? Is it Arc? The sooner we can stop calling it the PlayStation Motion Controller the better, but new evidence suggest it will in fact be called PlayStation Move.
Sony has filed a new European trademark for the name for use with a control device.
Sony are expected to release its firmware update in June that will enable the PS3 to run 3D games. The timing is set to coincide with the launch of Sony’s first range of 3D tvs, with the first being released in Japan on June 10 with plans to distribute to the rest of the world at about the same time.
Sony see success in the 3D market as key to dominating the flat tv market. A large proportion of early adopters to the 3D market are expected to be gamers, so Sony with the PlayStation platform, has an advantage on its competitors Samsung and LG.
Last month, EA were behaving very braggartly, crowing that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 was about to become their most downloaded demo. The Bad Company 2 demo has been an astonishing success with it being downloaded over three and half million times. Patrick Bach, Senior Producer on Battlefield heralded the “massive rush to experience the game” as being indicative that “action gamers are looking for more.”
We had our doubts; it’s only a free demo after all. Well the figures are in and Bach can rub them in our doubting faces. Bad Company 2 has topped the UK chartsand it shows once and for all that demo download figures are indeed a valid measure of anticipation for an upcoming release.
The Telegraph has run with the very sad story that a Korean couple have allegedly allowed their baby to starve to death whilst they played in an Internet cafe.
Sony has filed a patent detailing a new type of demo – one that we find most degrading.
The Activison Blizzard Vs Infinity Ward saga continues, with Activison Blizzard releasing a statement saying how disappointed they are with Vince Zampella and Jason West.
Was a planned defection to EA the reason for this week’s drama?
Some people just can’t get enough of PlayStation. A convicted murderer and prisoner in Israel is suing the prison service for not repairing his broken PlayStation.
It has been confirmed that Argos, Tesco and ASDA have all started a pre-owned games trade service – should GAME be worried?
Violent video games are fast becoming one of the most talked about subjects in the mainstream media.
Regular readers of PS3 Attitude will know that we are strongly in favour of parental control and common sense when it comes to children and video games.
The general consensus is that if a game has an age rating on it, only children of that age and above should be playing it – but is that divide always so black and white?
Should parents be allowed to judge whether or not their child can handle material which has been rated as unsuitable for their age bracket?
PS3 Attitude has invited two parents in to discuss their different views on video games.
Here’s some news to get you excited. GameTrailers TV has revealed that their latest episode which airs on Thursday will reveal a brand new “surprise” sequel to a Sony franchise.
This follows host Geoff Keighley’s teasing of an announcement shortly on his Twitter after last week’s show that was dedicated to PS3 exclusive God of War III.
Following on from yesterday’s odd sequence of events, Activision Blizzard has come out with all guns blazing.
PS3 Attitude received a statement late last night detailing where the Call of Duty franchise is heading – and it contained a couple of surprises.
LittleBigPlanet was one of the PS3’s biggest releases for 2008. However, what you may not know is that Sony has had no share in its developer Media Molecule.
That has now changed as today Sony announced that they have purchased the company.