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First half-million of PlayStation 3 to come packed with Ricky Bobby

Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced its debut game titles and unveiled the online strategy for PlayStation 3. Sony also confirmed our reports that games will be priced at $59.99. SCEA today also unveiled the online and network services provided through PS3, which we first reported on earlier.

SCEA Launch Titles

Resistance: Fall of Man
NBA 07
Genji: Days of the Blade

Third Party Publisher Titles

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
Call of Duty 3
EA Sports Fight Night Round 3
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
F.E.A.R.
Full Auto 2: Battlelines
Madden NFL 07
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Mobile Suit Gundam: CROSSFIRE
NBA 2K7
Need For Speed Carbon
NHL 2K7
RIDGE RACER 7
Sonic the Hedgehog
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
Tony Hawk's Project 8
Untold Legends Dark Kingdom 

“Our line-up of PS3 games that will be available through the holidays is unprecedented in terms of volume, variety and innovation, surpassing any previous competitive launch catalog and even our own original offerings for other PlayStation platforms,” said Kaz Hirai, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America.  “We are pioneering a new era of true next-generation gaming through such titles as Resistance: Fall of Man, a visually arresting game that takes advantage of the large storage capacity and exceptional visual clarity offered by Blu-ray Disc; and NBA 07, running at full 1080p for the highest resolution image possible, creating hyper-realistic characters and gameplay never seen before.”

As if simply being able find a PlayStation 3 at launch wasn't incentive enough, Sony announced that packed-in with the first half million PS3 systems shipped in North America will be Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, starring Will Farrell. This puts a copy of the movie into PlayStation 3-owners hands almost a month before the Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby stand-alone street date of December 12, 2006 

Finally, SCEA also announced today the roster of peripherals that will accompany the arrival of PS3. The peripherals that will be available on launch day include the SIXAXIS Controller, available for $49.99, a Memory Card Adaptor for transferring game save information from PlayStation and PlayStation2 Memory Cards onto the HDD of PS3 for $14.99, and coming soon, a BD Remote Control for $24.99 (see peripheral photos here).



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Games worth checking out
By tuteja1986 on 10/19/2006 10:58:26 PM , Rating: 2
Good games :
Resistance: Fall of Man
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas

Maybe good :
Genji: Days of the Blade
Full Auto 2: Battlelines
RIDGE RACER 7
Sonic the Hedgehog
Untold Legends Dark Kingdom




RE: Games worth checking out
By Sunrise089 on 10/19/2006 11:15:28 PM , Rating: 4
And one total good game that is actually exclusive....not so hot. Some math:

Wii + 3 extra remotes + 5 games + WiiSports for free = STILL cheaper than the high-end PS3. Those are numbers that about 2,000,000 parents buying systems for their kids this holiday season will be looking at. The choice isn't too difficult.

Of course I'm sure the lousy movie included will tip the balance back to Sony ;)


RE: Games worth checking out
By michal1980 on 10/20/06, Rating: -1
RE: Games worth checking out
By daftrok on 10/20/06, Rating: 0
RE: Games worth checking out
By Stafford on 10/20/06, Rating: 0
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