Sony plans to launch their next generation console in the spring of 2006 – be it in the US, Japan or Europe is unknown at this point. However, details on what powers the Playstation 3 are now available courtesy of Kotaku. Check out the full details after the jump.
So you’ve seen the new console and have seen what powers this next generation console; so what can we expect to be playing on it? Big ups to Gaming Horizon for putting a list of games together based on the demonstration on Monday’s conference. Many are titles we were already expecting (Metal Gear Solid for example), but others are unknown at this point. We’ll have some actual screenshots for you to drool over soon enough.
- Fight Night 3 (EA)
- Final Fantasy 12 (Square Enix)
- Metal Gear Solid 4 (Konami)
- Devil May Cry 4 (Capcom)
- Formula 1 (Liverpool)
- Tekken (Namco)
- Gundam (Bandai)
- Untitled sequel to Red Dead Revolver? (Rockstar)
- Killzone (SCEA)
- Vision Gran Turismo - GT5 (Polyphony Digital)
- I-8 (Insomniac)
- NioH (KOEI)
- Eyedentify (SCEJ)
- Fifth Phantom Saga (Sega)
- Heavenly Sword (Ninja Theory)
- Warhawk (Incognito)
- Killing Day (UbiSoft)
- Motostorm (Evolution Studios)
Read More | Gaming Horizon
Sony’s new console looks a lot like the complete opposite to Microsoft’s Xbox 360. While the new Xbox will remind you of an inhale, Sony’s Playstation resembles an exhale. Earlier it seemed as though Sony was going for the small and sleek look with the release of the redesigned Playstation and their slick PSP; now it seems as though they just tried to jam all that power into a case and worry about looks later. Oh well, the games do look amazing. At least we’re not disappointed with the insides! Check out the rest of the images after the jump.
With E3 about to start the Press Conferences have already begun. Tonight, Sony and Microsoft make their announcements with details about their systems. Above is the first picture of the Sony PS3 for the Public. If you check out the writing on the system it looks a lot like the text from the “Spiderman” movies. The system is really slick! At the moment Andru is out in LA at the Microsoft Press conference and I’ll be out in LA to join him for the rest of the fun tomorrow. We will be giving you the run down on everything as soon as possible! To check out the specs on the PS3 read more.
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With file sharing at an all time high, Netgear has created a brand new toy. This isn’t for sharing over internet (per say), but it does make it a lot easier to share the files you’ve downloaded between computers on your network. Netgear’s Storage Central allows you to place any 2 IDE hard-drives into it and plug the unit into your router. Since you’re plugging this into the router it will show up on your computer as a network drive. This is a great solution to backing up your files for easy restore. The unit costs $129.99 and should be available in a month or so.
Read More | Live Digitally
Alright guys, we are excited to be at E3 this year, and we plan to make the best of it by hooking you up with a bunch of content straight from the show floor. If you want to know what is happening at E3, be sure to keep Gear Live bookmarked. Here are some of the features you can expect from us over the next few days:
- Live E3 Moblog: Our editors will have their camera phones snapping images of the coolest sights at the show. Games, cool booths, hot booth babes…all updated in real time. Wanna check it out? The moblog can be seen here.
- On location video coverage of the event. We will even optimize it so that you can download it straight to your PSP or mobile video device.
- Podcast interviews with tons of influential people in the industry, including a couple of surprises. Be sure to subscribe to the Gear Live Podcast feed. We will be putting up a lot of exclusive audio content over the next few days.
- Coverage of the big three press briefings, along with interviews with Microsoft executives and an exclusive look at the Xbox 360 games.
- A phone number will be posted which you can use to give us a call to tell us what you would like to see covered.
- A lot more that we don’t want to give away just yet!
Seriously, we are stoked to be at E3 this year. We plan to bring you all a nice representation of the whole E3 experience.
With Airport screening at an all time high, the TSA is looking at implementing a new type of screening technology called “backscatter,” to make it easier for the Screening Agents to locate any dangerous hidden weapons. Great Idea you say? Well, the downside to this technology is that as you are screened by this great invention you are practically being eyed up by the agents. Yes, this controversial technology not only makes it easy to find hidden objects you might have, it makes it so the agents can see through ALL of your clothes. The TSA plans to deploy this technology in several airports, but are not saying where and when. Some say this is an invasion of personal privacy and I agree. What do you all think? Reply with your thoughts.
Read More | Yahoo News
LG has finally released their delayed 5 MP camera phone today. The LP5500 (Model number may vary) is a 5 MP Camera phone with auto focus lens, strobe flash, self-shot, and a twist-pad which will rotate the camera lens and phone keypad around for easy access. The price was not disclosed, but it’s announced to hit Korea some time next month. If/when it will hit the US we don’t know, but we do know that Samsung is already a step ahead of the game because they’ve had a 5MP camera out for a while and have just unveiled the first 7.1 MP Camera Phone.
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Dashboard is quickly becoming my favorite feature of Mac OSX 10.4. The explosion of widgets coming out lately blows my mind, but these are the ones that I loved so much that I had to share, because no Mac user should be without them. Read on to find out which they are.
It’s that time of the year again. Our nation’s brightest are graduating, ready to enter the world of adulthood. How about one last childish moment before taking the big step? If you are among those that are graduating, be it high school, university, or AA, then you can bring some humor to that special day by making your hat spin when you take the stage. Check out the instructions from a student at Virginia Tech.
Read More | A. Kemp’s Hat Trick
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