Gamers hoping to create a green-skinned and generously fanged persona in PS3's social online hub, Home, will need to rethink their designs as the ability to sculpt any such far-fetched creature from fantasy land simply won't be catered for.
Home's executive producer, Peter Edwards, has explained that outlandish, non-human avatars definitely won't be a feature of PS3's ambitious online space. "It's not the Home ethic," Edwards told Official PlayStation Magazine. "If everyone's walking around dressed as orcs or stormtroopers or whatever, then you lose that welcoming, accessible element that means Mum, Dad and your sister might get involved as well. The idea is to keep it as accessible, mainstream and friendly as possible."