It's all happening. Speaking to VG247 at Games Convention, Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida said that Jack Tretton's claim that 2008 would be the "year of PlayStation 3? is coming to fruition.
“That’s not to say we’re not working on product for next year,” he added. “We have some titles that we have announced this year for release next year, like Heavy Rain and MAG, our big 256-player online title. i cant wait.
I am still shocked about MAG !! I just wonder how they gonna manage that many in one server and wonder game could be epic hit or fail. Lets cross finger and hope mag deliver us the most in ps3 generation period. edit : Agree sixTwo. it was my mistake, I mean to say, how PS3 gonna handle it and top of that its shooting game.
256 players really ain't a big deal server wise. Look at how many players the average MMO server has to deal with. EDIT: The same it way it will handle DC Universe and The Agency :)
You guys may not remember this, but i do..........i turned down a system in november of 2005 to wait for the true next generation system. Coincidentally, Said system would be able to utilize its cpu as some sort of bandwidth buffer in consortium with the other systems in game, in an attempt to kill lag.allegedly, one of its many next gen features. i dont know if this relies on the network, on the chip, or both. I can see them reserving 1 spu to accomodate this task though. Reinventing the wheel in this manner points at a PSN that will receive steroids in the coming months. Just think.
...like a game where they are trying to get you closer to the sensory feelings and urgency of playing in the chaos that is war while relaxing on your couch.
I want my LBP.
just look at ps2's library of games. it will be the same with the ps3 - trust me!
It was a little slow-going when the PS2 was in its early years, but once the ball got rolling, it didn't stop.
it may have slowed down to pick up passengers....but now were Flying down the track. TRUST me when i say were on schedule. i will only be worried if for some reason in 2009 ps3 just drops in sales. According to history, this will not happen. Of course, if you bribe alot of people with alot of money...you can somewhat change the future to your liking*temporarily*. we all know that s#it wont last.
I see no RPG's on ps3's plate in the near future; maybe they should make that a top priority. Just a thought, Sony. Edit to below; yes Dark cloud and Final Fantasy both came out in sony's 1st year on the american market "so to speak" Dark cloud came in May and Final Fantasy x came in October that year. Silent Hill 2, Ace Combat, Devil May Cry are also 1st year american Ps2 games; with Jak & Daxter slightly missing the October date and hitting in November. So, no matter how you cut it, Ps2 had a better 1st year than the Ps3 did.
Well...rpg's didn't start raining from the sky for the PS2 until much later. The PS3 is starting out slow the same way as the PS2. SixTwoTwo: Yeah, I know but I still see the PS3 starting out the same way as the PS2. Besides, we are getting rpg's. It's not like we don't have any rpg's. I'm saying that in due time the rpg's will come.
@juuken ... dark cloud and FFX both came out in PS2's first year EDIT: they're already kind of here, D3 ES and VC. we just got to wait a bit longer for WKC @Silogon ... PS2's first year was incredible (You forgot GTA 3 and MGS2 o...O) by far the best first year of any console ever. IMO its unfair to compare any consoles first year to the PS2's first year.
I didn't buy a ps3 for RPG's i want Motorstorm , Resistance2 and Socom.
yeah, I do agree that the ps3 need more JRPG's. We are getting two JRPG in October and November
we need JRPG's!! we will get some this year so no need to worry but we need more!!
I Have to agree, the PS3 needs more JRPG's, I Know they'll come, we just need to be patient.
Naughty Dog and Team Ico games :) :0 :) Maybe even Gran Turismo 5 ???
I want the GT5. Hope, it will come out by summber 09.
We already know about GT5, so it must be something new. Damn cant wait. I know PS3 2009 line up will beat PS3 2008 line up. From 2007 its just up, up, up.......
Ok then maybe, just maybe Sony will FINALLY announce a next gen Colony Wars. @jamegohanssj5 ... It was a deep space shooter series on the PS1 and its just crying out for a next gen version.
What's Colony Wars? TGSI
You don't know what Colony Wars is? Did you just get into gaming on Playstation-branded consoles with the PS2?
To Sony. Colony Wars. Yanikins111
What the hell is there to disagree with in my first statement? Colony Wars started on the PSX, and was one of the bigger sci-fi shooter "franchises" on the system, developed by one of the bigger names in development at that time (Psygnosis). Most people who haven't heard of Colony Wars haven't been gaming with the Playstation brand long enough to recognize that fact, or they have been out of the loop when it comes to famous franchises.
I want WRC Rally, whatever happened to that series?
i still have that game. i should pop it into my PS3 just for kicks. Sony has quite a few franchises they can pimp this generation with reboots like Warhawk; Omega Boost: this was ZOE for the PS1. i was surprised at how fast the combat was on this game. i currently have it downloaded to my PSP. Arc the Lad: even just remakes of the original would be nice. Alundra: god dammit, bring this series back. if there was ever a game that could challenge Zelda in terms of style, and puzzles, this series was it. we need a part 3, pronto. Colony Wars: naturally. think of it as a Warhawk style online game, with ground and space battles, but unlike Warhawk, this title will actually have a single player campaign (narrated by James Earl Jones like the originals? i HOPE SO). Dark Cloud: part 3 is apparently on the cards after Level 5 wraps up White Knight Chronicles. Rogue Galaxy 2: also on the cards after Level 5 wraps up WKC. Extermination: it's a series that could broaden Sony's first party survival horror genre beyond SIREN, and a retooling could fix many of the issues that kept the original from being top quality. Ghosthunter: this game was criminally underrated. it had humor, and fun gameplay. it was Ghostbusters minus the Ghostbusters, but highly enjoyable. i finally beat it a few months back, and i'd love to see more. Primal: another underrated gem. the world, characters, and gameplay desperately need a PS3 revival. Folklore: people apparently don't like unique, interesting games with vibrant worlds and characters (see, Primal). it's a shame. Folklore was one of the best year one PS3 titles released last year, and it deserves an even more polished followup. the gameplay was addicting, the visuals and music stellar, and the creature designs were top notch. it was Pokemon for adults, in my mind. i still have a few Folk Souls left to catch before i have them all. Intelligent Qube: a PSN remake and release would be welcome (actually, didn't i read that it was on the way? maybe not) Jumping Flash: one of the first 3D platformers deserves a remake, either on the PSN, or a full BR release. Legend of Dragoon: Sony just has this plethora of RPG franchises from days past that deserve PS3 releases. the Dragoon series is one of them. hell, buy Level 5 and just set them to work on recreating these lost RPGs. Legend of Legaia: another RPG that Sony could be waving in Microsoft's face. MS is walking all over them with RPG releases, but Sony could deliver both QUALITY AND QUANTITY RPGs if they tap into these classic series. The Mark of Kri/Rise of the Kasai: either a continuation of this series, or outright remakes of the originals would be welcome. it's what Disney movies would be if they had balls in terms of action, violence, and story. i'm still playing through Rise of the Kasai, but it's just as enjoyable as the excellent first, and it's unique combat system could use a SIXAXIS tweaking. i'd opt for PSN remakes, since the games would be small enough for download, and could be more experimental like Ratchet and Clank: Quest for Booty, further testing the waters of people paying for smaller, yet full production titles on the PSN. Okage: i think with the power of the new console, this Tim Burton-esque world could be given a more deserving treatment of it's quirky premise. i'm thinking tapping Insomniac's Resistance/Ratchet and Clank engine, but tweaked for the Okage universe. remake or sequel. why not BOTH? Pursuit Force: these PSP games are surprisingly enjoyable. a PSN/PS3 update would be welcome. that's all. War of the Monsters: this game is so much fun i can't even describe it. what i would do for a PS3/PSN addition to the series, with more monsters, more destructible environments, and 2 on 2, or even 4 on 4 monster battles, where you can level the GIGANTIC environments with friends to your hearts content. outside of Twisted Metal and God of War, War of the Monsters is Sony Santa Monica's best franchise. we desperately need a PS3 remake. Wild ARMS: yet another RPG, but one with great potential. the franchise is still around, but it could use a retooling, and maybe even a "back to it's roots" reboot. like i said before, there are so many franchises from the PS1 and PS2 era that Sony has just left by the wayside, that could see new life, and a new audience on the PS3. most of the titles i listed above were overshadowed by bigger and better PS1/PS2 games, so some good marketing, maybe selling the originals on the PSN, then announcing a PS3 update, would do one of a few things: 1) show the breadth and diversity of the PS3 lineup 2) make lots of fans of those forgotten series very happy 3) potentially sell PS3's when people see how many more quality exclusives coming from Sony's first and second party developers there are hitting the system. who's to say that Sony isn't considering quite a few of the games on my above list, and with a supposed "10 year" lifecycle for the PS3, i wouldn't be surprised if we didn't see a few of these announced in the coming E3's, GDCs, GCs, and Tokyo Game Shows.
much? EDIT: Ghosthunter was the sh*t.
this is absolutely a PR talk, still sounds encouraging and making PS3 looks even more better year after year
Its good self optimism, rather than slinging at the opposition. And its not entirely false too xD
PR talk? Is anyone surprised that they have ton of games still unannounced?Sony has largest number of first party studios out of big 3. 2500 developers(people for those narrow minded) that work on exclusive Playstation content. We still dont know what half of Sony 1st party studios are working, so honestly i am not surprised and no one else should be.
PSone and PS2 did just the same thing. Slow starts but epic endings. It has always been years into the console's life where we see some of the greatest and most fun games, and the PS3 is no exception. Yeah, it's PR talk but it comes to us with some backbone.
Unfortunately, short-sighted fanboys like to forget what the past was like because they wish things would be different this time around. Unfortunately for them, when it comes to the game-library aspect of Sony-branded consoles, history always repeats itself.
Who needs RPG which you have the godly eyepet?
Who needs Wii or PS3 when you have a 360 ???
Who needs a troll when you have Anton Chigurh???
Not only has Xbox360 failed to deliver quality games, but also managed to produce nothing but flops: Lost Flop Flop Dragon Tales of Flop Too Flop AKA “2” Flop Infinite Flop Xbox360 upcoming releases? Banjo3 = Awful textures, bad game play, and now they've turned the game into a racer for 40 BUCKS. This will get owned by LBP 8 ways to Sunday Gears2 = AKA Gears1.5 using the same old engine 4 years ago, 5vs5 MP (See: http://i37.tinypic.com/1zvp... This is considered the best looking exclusives on Crapbox360…ROFL, and it uses Unreal Engine which PS3 is fully capable of… Alan Wake = Alan Wait? Alan Fake? A Myth… L4D = N64 graphics anyone? But seriously, who on Earth would play a valve game on a console? While, the anticipated released PS3 exclusives during FALL 2008: HOME (free) LittleBigPlanet (21 Oct) Resistance 2 (04 Nov) SOCOM: Confrontation (14 Oct) Motorstorm:Pacific Rift (07 Oct) Valkyria Chronicles (11 Nov) BioShock with Exclusive DLC (21 Oct) Keep in mind that these are ALL PS3 exclusives, unlike the Xbox exclusives which ALSO appear on PC as a more “superior” version (e.g. Gears1, Mass Effect and so forth) Anticipated releases (PS3 exclusives) in 2009: God of War 3 Heavy Rain M.A.G. (200+ players MP, cry MOAR 10 players Gears2 MP?) KILL ZONE 2 White Knight Chronicles InFamous Uncharted 2 Twisted Metal Final Fantasy Versus XIII (maybe 2010) PS3 exclusive from the legendary Team ICO (SOTC2!!!) What does the Xbox360 anticipated releases for 2009? Halo Power Ranger Wars + a bunch of unconfirmed titles Wait, what about your beloved FFXIII? You can only get the true FF experience on the PS3: PS3 = Lead platform for FFXIII, and has been since 2005. PS3 version = On a 50 GB Blu-ray disc, uncompressed. In addition: 1. Exclusive FFXIII demo in March 2009 on PS3 2. Exclusive FFXIII in Japan - for you Japanese speaker to port since no regional lock unlike from DVD 9 AKA Xbox360 3. Exclusive FFXIII Versus on PS3 4. Exclusive FFXIII Agito on PSP The 360 version is a port. So I really shouldn't be calling it a "version" at all. The 360 PORT hasn't even gone into development. The 360 PORT will be on multiple DVD's and it will “probably” STILL look worse than the PS3 version (e.g. both RAGE + Far Cry II developers already reported a downgraded Xbox360 version) With the Xbox360's RROD x4 + expiring extended warranty, Microwave/Heating Oven + Disc scratching lawnmower + non-BRs player + lolDVD9 + 50 USD Live PER year (~150-250USD extra) + no Wifi (add 100 bucks for Wifi-support) + no HDMI port + no standard charge-kit + no "affordable" upgradable HD (120GB for $180? No thanks) + HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE value for your money… (see: http://blogs.pcworld.com/ga... ….there is no doubt that SONY PS3 is the SUPERIOR console: The PS3 is a system has everything we could want, a great media server, fully updateable Blu-Ray playback, wireless access to a Playstation network that easily rivals subscription services, a plethora of once sought-after features such as in-game XMB and trophies, and of course a collection of games from in-house and third-party developers that is ever growing, and contains many AAA titles. The PS3 has so many things on the horizon to look forward to its not difficult to see where most of your hard-earned cash will be spent, with exclusive AAA titles such as Resistance 2, Little Big Planet, Motorstorm 2 and Killzone 2 all set for the next 6 months, Sony will be having a killer Christmas. Not to mention the FREE exclusive content that every Playstation owner would give their left spud to get their hands on such as HOME, Life with Playstation, and those ever enticing firmware updates. PS3 game remote play with PSP, Live recording of activity direct to the HDD, more games in full 1080p, a [email protected] breakthrough, a firmware update that vastly improves CELL performance in ALL games past and present, and a chunk of features, games, dedicated lag-less servers and PSN downloads that we just can’t wait to be added to the Playstation experience. Are you still serious?
reported as spam I suggest the rest of you do the same
I reported you as spam. P.S, You suggested it.
Gotta love how Droid's going to report a comment based on facts. Someone should report *you* for spam because your name breaks N4G rules and you post nothing but FUD. Upset that I called you out?? It's okay Droid. You can use your multiple accounts to disagree with me but it doesn't change the fact that you do spread FUD. :3
It's still too expensive for someone that already owns an xbox 360. And before everyone gets all uppity and starts adding the disagree points, let me say I bought a 360 because it was out before the ps3. And before you point out that I paid just as much or more for a launch 360, I got it for a discount thanks to a gift card from my company. And please no arguments about the wifi and bluray. I don't watch movies and I prefer wired connections. Believe me I'd love to be playing the psn games and LBP and everything, and I'd like it even more if my friends had ps3's but they're in the same boat.
thats cool but unrelated to article. I own both consoles so i personally just killed your whole arguement about ps3 being too expensive.
Where's the validity in your argument in terms of pertaining to this article (price at MSRP)? The base PS3 is 399, and since you don't care about extraneous options, BC shouldn't be a problem. The base 360 is 199 and doesn't even come with a HDD or any features built into the PS3 upon purchase. Anyone who uses XBOX LIVE Arcade can attest to the fact that MS should have included a hard drive in every sku from the very beginning, due to the amount of room downloaded games take up. The problem here, is that you are basing your arguemnt off of things that YOU won't use, therefore narrowing your judgement in that way. Many consumers see the PS3 as a good deal because it includes all the things that you say you don't use. You are in the extreme minority here, yet act as if your opinion should speak for everyone when talking about the console's value. Actually (and I know this might sound negative towards the PS3), there are a lot of people out there who have bought the PS3 simply because it is the cheapest, most powerful blu-ray player on the market. Just because you won't watch movies on it doesn't mean that others won't view the price as justified because they are getting a good deal on a High-Definition game console with excellent video playback capabilities.
Then went and spend $750.00 for a Launch day 20gb PS3 that I upgraded to 160GB(which may be upgrade very shortly to 320GB) --You can connect to the internet with a wired connection versus wireless I have a wired connection... --I am sorry that you do not watch movies....but it may seems that you play games...$399.00 plus tax is not bad considering what you get for that money.. --You may not watch movies but if you listen to music....this is the BEST Digital Audio device on the market for the Money.... --You may watch TV...You can record or copy your favorite TV show onto your PS3 HD and watch it on your PSP anywhere..... So let me be first to say That I own both systems also...and paid twice as much for my second(my PS3)...I have to say I feel and believe I am getting every dollar and cent that I spent out of my PS3.. For the record I have watched about 3 Blu-ray movies on my PS3 they are: 300(Rented), the movie the PS3 came with, and 30 days of night(rented). I do not purchase Blu-ray movies or any movies......because I can download any movie I want in HD and transfer to my PS3....and I love movies...
"wray77 - 6 hours ago PM Track Ignore6 - Let me be the first It's still too expensive for someone that already owns an xbox 360, lives at home with their mom, and has no job." There fixed it for you. ;)
And I had a 360.
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For me if GoW3 comes out next year along with ff13 its over for M$. this year is tough for them too even with gears and fable2. LBP is a true wildcard this year.
The ONLY thing that seems promising for the 360 is G(e)oW2 and Velvet Assassin. And those are not even that promising; G(e)oW2 will go to PC- VA may be a temp. exclusive, later coming to PS3- And for the record, Anything that ports over from 360 to PS3 is definitely always gonna have a 'lil' extra' added to it. SONY HAS THE INDUSTRY RIGHT WHERE THEY WHAT IT!! PS2 > Wii = PS2 will have a place in the market as long as the Wii exists. PS3 > 360 = There's very lil' M$ can attempt to do to stay afloat and,
PS3 > 720 = PS3 is 'built' to lasts 8+ years at minimum. Any company who hypes a new console now, SONY is in the 'right' position to release something greater after all the other systems released. Nintendo is the only company who can break this cycle, by creating a 'ultimate' system that eons ahead of what we have now. M$ is incapable of doing this, simply because they're losing trust, quality and fanbase due to faulty merchandise. A brand-new console (being Atari, Apple, Phillips-whoever) can possibly pull this off, but they will be starting from console-scratch, having to build a fanbase, gain profitable 1st and 2nd party IP, etc.
you said what i always wanted to said but you said it better . anyone who fails to realize this are haters . I have an i love haters shirt for you . duck my ps3 is my media hub below my 40 inch bravia w 1080p with a 5.1 receiver ( upgrade to 7.1 wants i have a little bit of loot ) surround sound . and since i have a sony ericcson w810i walkman phone i can exchnaged the memory card between my phone and ps3 so i can bump it in the ride to . Its all about compatability for me .
*SIGHS* What is so difficult to understand? SONY built it's products to lasts = longevity. SONY didn't present us with a brunch and said "feed off of this for the next year!" They gave us something that will last, not something 'good enough' for right now. You can't ever expect to drive from NY to LA on one tank of gas in a KIA, it just won't happen. PS: Can you say EYEPETS? SONY is like the new Campbell's Soup; Mmmm, Possibilities!
I agree with you! Now take a breath!
That game alone makes 2009 Sony's Year
who needs a 360 when you own a pc.
everybody in there right fkn mind knows this . The peeps that said that sony was going to fail was a bunch of retards who wants to see the big SONY go down so they can have a story . But for some reasons those same retards who says they love gaming wants microsoft to totally fk up gaming forever with a faulty system and it looks like crap. Be real now bots thats an ugly looking machine the xbox is . ps.i know the wii is selling , i know , i have read it everywhere but be real now that system sucks as well but not to offend the 12 year old .
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