E3: Sony

June 15, 2010

Sony begins their press conference by expounding on their presence in the 3D gaming market, saying they will have more than 20 3D games on the PS3 by March 2011. To showcase their 3D gaming, they bring up Killzone 3 in 3D. Coming out in February, 2011. It will also be compatible with the Playstation Move. Kaz Hirai says Killzone 3 will do for 3D gaming what Avatar did for 3D movies.

Also available in 3D will be games such as Crysis 2, Mortal Kombat, Shaun White Skateboarding, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Tron Evolution, and NBA 2K11.

Next is a Move enabled, 3D gaming montage including EyePet, Motorstorm Apocalypse, Killzone 3, MLB The Show, tumble, Crysis 2, Gran Turismo 5, Sly Cooper, and Mortal Kombat.

The next game Sony showed off is Sorcery, a Move-enabled title made exclusively for the PS3 and coming out in Spring 2011.

Next up is a live demo of a Move-enabled version of Tiger Woods 11.

The last Move-enabled game Sony shows for now is Heroes on the Move, a fusion game featuring Ratchet and Clank, Jak and Daxter, and Sly Cooler and Bentley.

The Move will come out September 19 for a variety of prices, $49.99 for a single Move controller, $29.99 for the subcontroller, and $99.99 for a bundle including the PlayStation Eye, a Sports Compilation title, the Move and the Subcontroller.

More Move-enabled titles announced, such as Socom 4, Time Crisis, echochrome ii, Toy Story 3, Resident Evil 5, NBA 2K11, Singstar: Dance, Lord of the Rings: Aragorn’s Quest, and Brunswick Bowling.

Sony finally brings up the PSP, after showing off their new advertising campaign, they get to the new games for the system. God of War: Ghost of Sparta, Invizimals, ModNation Racners, Ace Combat: Joint Assault, Gravity Crash Portable, a new Hot Shots Tennis, Patapon 3, Fat Princess: Fistfuls of Cake, a new Kingdom Hearts game, Parasite Eve: The 3rd Birthday, Persona 3 Portable, and Valkyria Chronicles II.

Back to the PlayStation 3 games, LittleBigPlanet 2 is demonstrated on stage, showing off the various types of games you can create in LBP2.

The next announcement is about the premium PlayStation Network membership, called PlayStation Plus. Subscription prices range from $17.99 for 3 months to $49.99 for a year membership.

Now EA is out to discuss some of the games they are creating for the PS3, starting with Medal of Honor, coming out October 12, with the PlayStation 3 version coming with a revamped version of Medal of Honor: Frontline.

Next up is a boss fight from Dead Space 2. Dead Space 2 will also come with a PS3 exclusive edition including a Move-enabled version of Dead Space: Extraction.

Next up Sony unveils Portal 2 for the PS3, followed by Final Fantasy XIV.

Next up is Mafia II, coming out August 24, with yet more PS3-exclusive content available day 1., followed by Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is shown, coming out November 16th, also with PS3 exclusive content.

Finally we get a good, long look at Gran Turismo 5, which is finally given a release date of November 2, 2010.

Following Gran Turismo 5 is a trailer for Infamous 2, coming in 2011.

Lastly, Sony shows off a new Twisted Metal for the PlayStation 3.