Sony keynote at E3 2009: Gaming
Gaming: Sony keynote at E3 20092:21 /
The PSP Go is officially announced; Sony shows off its motion controller concept; God of War 3 gets a release date; a Final Fantasy XIV surprise; and Sony touts all of its exclusive titles.
[ Music ] ^M00:00:03 >> What's up, guys? Brian Tong here with CNET TV at E3 2009. >> We're here at the end of Sony's Press Conference. The first thing it was all about the PSP Go. Sure, it wasn't really the best kept secret. But we got a few more details, it'll be 249, and it'll be launching on October 1. It also was showcased with a few exclusive games specifically for the PSP. Gran Turismo is coming to the PSP with over 800 different cars, 35 different tracks, and again that will be exclusive to the PSP. Also, Hideo Kojima came to showcase Metal Gear Solid. This will also be an exclusive. It'll happen after Metal Gear Solid 3. That's slanted to come out sometime in 2010. And then Sony was touting all about their exclusives and original content all on the PS3. They had a [inaudible] with play create share that started with LittleBigPlanet, but this time they're adding another game to that genre called ModNation Racers. It's going to be coming out in 2010. And they showed how you can make an entire race course without really much skill. Had a lot of traps, and a lot of fun with that. We also saw trailers for the Last Champion, as well as Gran Turismo 5 on the PS3. Probably the biggest noise that everyone was waiting for was God of War 3. They showed game play. They kept us suspended, and there was a lot of blood, and guts, and all the good stuff you'd expect. Some of the additional exclusives we got a look at were [inaudible] where they showed some of the great game play and graphics. >> We were almost in that. >> We also got to see MAG, which is a 256 multiplayer game online. Plus the crowd was super excited when they announced the Hannah Montana PSP. >> Just sold a few right there, that's awesome. >> And another big clue. There's been a battle of who gets Final Fantasy. Sony showcased a preview of Final Fantasy 14. It'll be online and exclusive to the PS3. And in another example of the arm's race, that is the console industry; Sony showcased their own motion controller. It was a tech demo but it showed a [inaudible] relationship using a kind of engineered controller, as well, as their iToy, and they had some really cool things like shooting bow and arrows. But the physics and the graphics and how you actually use [inaudible] things is what was really compelling. So those are the major announcements here at the Sony Press Conference at E3 2009. >> I'm Brian Tong with CNET TV. ^M00:02:13 [ Music ]