E3 2008: Sony Press Conference Summary

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Sony’s press conference was a stark contrast to Nintendo’s, but unlike Microsoft’s it lacked the ‘megaton’ and highlight point which would send fanboys into a frenzy.

It was easier to watch thanks to the lack of embarassing casual gaming demonstrations. Regardless, they didn’t showcase anything too grand to make it worth watching live. Thus, if you missed the live showing, here’s the breakdown

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E3 2008: Microsoft Press Conference Summary

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What a day it’s been. That Microsoft press conference was quite the bore up until the very end when “shit got real”. Anyways, for those who don’t have the time to scour the net for all the juicy footage and essential info, I did it all for you. Enjoy.

Trust me, this list is a lot more exciting than having it slowly revealed to you.

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More Game Movies, More Sequel News and Another 360 Revision

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Gears of War 2 Unofficial LogoGame movies rarely work. I don’t know why Hollywood bothers bringing interactive experiences into the passive medium. I just don’t know.

The latest “victim” of this risky conversion is BioShock which will turn last year’s awesome game into a feature film with Gore Verbinski at the helm. Universal Studios is funding the project. I’m curious how it’ll turn out, but I don’t have high hopes. Uncharted, another 2007 game, is rumored to be optioned for movie adaptation. I’m more optimistic for this game-to-movie conversion since it was heavily influenced by movies like Indiana Jones already; it’s just coming full circle back to film.

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