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Sony talks up Wonderbook with Book of Spells, Diggs Night Crawler as BBC and Disney sign on

Sony Senior Vice President Michael Denny was brought on to talk about one of Sony’s upcoming peripherals, “Wonderbook”. Sony announced new details on ‘Book of Spells’ which is based on the popular Harry Potter series, the company also announced that it will work with Disney to bring their titles to ‘Wonderbook’ and BBC’s popular series ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’. (BBC: Walking with Dinosaurs, Diggs Nightcrawler, PS3, Wonderbook)

hasj1990  +   1273d ago
Diggs and Walking with Dinosaurs, really got me interested in Wonderbook, it looked really good.

Nice diverse bunch of games on show overall.
dboyc310  +   1273d ago
If marketed right this will sell a lot during holidays. Would love to try diggs night crawler with my little nephew. Think he will enjoy it. It was a better showing than the one at e3 that's for sure.
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Daver  +   1273d ago
yea they seem pretty nice
PirateThom  +   1273d ago
I don't think I'll ever be happy to see Wonderbook at a press conference... even if dinosaurs are awesome.
DigitalAnalog  +   1273d ago
You'll have to admit, it's a lot less cringeworthy than that poor showing at E3. I guess gamescom learned their lesson and actually showcased them on trailers instead.
PirateThom  +   1273d ago
It was, true. I just think it kind of kills their momentum a bit. I don't think it's a horrible idea, but it's just the wrong place to show it off.
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user5467007  +   1273d ago
I know as soon as that guy came on with Wonderbook in the background I was like

"Oh my god, not this again"

Usualy Sony are good with learning from their mistakes...it didn't drag too much but it was something where I was like

"Yeah...thats nice, now shoo...shoo...get off the stage"

Same goes for the EA Sports bit which COULD of been shown off at the EA conference ¬¬
NastyLeftHook0  +   1273d ago
walking with dinosaurs is my fav show on netflix, im checking this out.
-Alpha  +   1273d ago
Surprisingly good showing for Wonderbook. Good promise for the future of a market that Sony needs to tap, whether core gamers like to hear it or not. Still unsure how it will sell, but that depends on Sony
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R_aVe_N  +   1273d ago
I think its a great that kids titles such as these are getting so much attention. Heck i might even play Diggs that looked pretty dang cool if you ask me.
thehusbo  +   1273d ago
I was actually impressed with wonder book. They showed it off far better than they did at e3. Huge potential if marketed to the right audience.
garos82  +   1273d ago
it wasnt as bad as i thought it would be thats for sure. if this is decently priced i wouldnt mind checking out the dinosaur one
majiebeast  +   1273d ago
Diggs nightcrawler looked pretty damn sweet.
maniacmayhem  +   1273d ago
I actually think Wonderbook is cool. Don't understand all the hate for it.
krisq  +   1273d ago
I wonder how many languages they will support. I can't see it as a holiday hit if it's only in English.
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BlaqMagiq24  +   1273d ago
Sony is reaching out to everyone including kids. While this may not be for me, you have to admit Wonderbook is truly something innovative. It really doesn't deserve all the hate it gets when this isn't meant for core gamers.
garos82  +   1273d ago
agree. but i think the only hate it gets is from "hardcore" gamers who watch e3 thinking the whole show is designed only for their pleasure.it was certainly something id prefer to see slight less of at e3 but it is impressive nonetheless for children
BlaqMagiq24  +   1273d ago
True they did show a little too much at E3 but impressive nonetheless.
X  +   1273d ago
Since disney is signed on, I wonder if they'll do stuff with the Marvel franchises.

A wonderbook game that is a marvel comic with a comix zone kinda feel to it?
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inStereo  +   1273d ago
They need to do some sort of Necronomicon wonderbook game.
L-a-i-n  +   1273d ago
I have never understood the Wonderbook hate it is not geared for hardcore gaming people just expect every game to be core related there are other gamers out there beside that. Wonderbook is a great edition to the kind friendly area I wish it a lot of luck and Diggs looks awesome.
MySwordIsHeavenly  +   1272d ago
I think it had more to do with the poor gameplay at E3. The kids playing it fumbled around and it took them awhile to get anything accomplished. The game looked sloppy. :/

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