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Marvel_us
06-14-07, 10:48 AM
According to Jack Trentton.

More than 15 first-party titles due this year

Sony Computer Entertainment America president Jack Tretton has said that new PlayStation 3 games willbe unveiled during the company's E3 conference next month.

In his first post on SCEA's new PlayStation blog, Tretton also confirmed that "more than 15" titles from Sony's internal studios are coming this year alone.

He went on to state that Sony is "putting all our efforts into insuring that we help create the best games possible for you to enjoy". Turning to PlayStation brand history, including early criticisms, he implicitly drew parallels between the current state of PS3 and the burgeoning PS1 and PS2 businesses - which ultimately went on to top 100 million hardware sales each

However it's the short term that PS3 owners will be focusing on, and Tretton had this to say: "We have more than 15 games coming from our own internal studios alone this year for PS3. Our third party partners will weigh in with a host of great games giving us more than 100 titles by year-end on that system alone.

"Right now, we are working on a slew of games and game packs that will be offered through the PlayStation Store in the coming months."

With E3 just around the corner, Tretton indicated that the show's diminished profile (limited invitations and booth sizes, most notably) hasn't diminished Sony's enthusiasm for showing off when the July dates roll around.

"Everyone here at SCEA is working very hard and is dedicated to pushing the development envelope to show you not only new stuff for games like Heavenly Sword, Uncharted: Drake's Fortune and Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction," he said, "But also a few surprises we have up our sleeves that no one has seen."

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?aid=25793

ENU291
06-14-07, 11:59 AM
Let's hope at least half are decent. The Sony waiting game has GOT to be painful for all those early adopters.

Lyme
06-14-07, 12:24 PM
Even crap games are ok if priced accordingly.