PS3 launch list: 21 games, 4 accessories, and 1 average movie
Ricky Bobby manages to make Wii Sports look good
With just under a month before the long-awaited
Additionally, Sony will make a few accessories available on day one, including a $50 HDMI cable (the PS3's HDMI-out can use any HDMI cable), the $50 SixAxis wireless controller, and a $15 device called the PS3 Memory Card Adapter that allows you to import your PS2 and PS1 game saves. Lastly, Sony announced a pack-in Blu-ray movie for the PlayStation 3--Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. What, no NASCAR game to tie it into? Somebody dropped the ball.
One movie that may not ever be played on the PlayStation 3--or any other format for that matter--is the Halo film adaptation, which has reportedly seen its studio support blown to pieces like a hapless soldier idling by a frag grenade (from Joystiq, via Variety). When a flick based on one of gaming's biggest franchises backed by Peter Jackson--the director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy--can't get off the ground, I lose a little faith in Hollywood. Are we going to have to turn to Uwe Boll now?