Sony PS3 Launch Titles

Sony have announced it’s debut games titles for the US launch of the Playstation 3. The launch date is expected to be the 17th November 2006 and more then 20 games will debut with the PS3. Titles from popular genres will be launched all most likely to be under the $60 price tag.

PS3 F1

Games such as Resistance: Fall of man, will utilise the blu-ray disk and titles such as NBA 07 will take advantage of high def running at 1080p. It’s an exciting time of year with this console due out before christmas with this amount of games. The power of the playstation 3 enhances graphics and game play to hyper-realistic details never seen before on a games console.

SCEA Launch Titles
Resistance: Fall of Man(TM)
NBA 07
Genji: Days of the Blade(TM)

PS3 Controller SIXAXIS

Third Party Publisher Titles
Blazing Angels(TM) Squadrons of WWII Ubisoft
Call of Duty(R)3 Activision
EA Sports(TM) Fight Night Round 3 Electronic Arts
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Bethesda Softworks
F.E.A.R.(TM) Vivendi Universal Games
Full Auto(TM)2: Battlelines Sega
Madden NFL(TM) 07 Electronic Arts
Mobile Suit Gundam(R): CROSSFIRE(TM) NAMCO BANDAI Games
NBA 2K7 2K Sports
Need For Speed(TM) Carbon Electronic Arts
NHL(R) 2K7 2K Sports
Sonic the Hedgehog Sega
Tiger Woods PGA Tour(R) 07 Electronic Arts
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six(R) Vegas Ubisoft
Tony Hawk’s Project 8(TM) Activision
Untold Legends(TM) Dark Kingdom(TM) Sony Online Entertainment

GranTurismo 5

Sony have also revealed online and network services provided through the PS3 which can offer some great functions for users and developers.

XMB (Xross Media Bar) is the way in to the Playstation network and this is the basis of the navigation system for the console. Through XMB you can access games, network and web connectivity and other media features such as audio and video. If you are a user of the Sony PSP (Playstation Portable) then you will be familier with how XMB works.


The PS3 will be available as a 20Gb model and a 60Gb model retailing at $499 and $599 respectivly. It will come with the cell broadband engine, built in BD player, internal HDD as mentioned above, it will have HDMI output as standard (cable not included), a wireless controller known as SIXAXIS and network capability. It seems like the 60Gb model will include wifi only.

The controller costs $49.99 for the SIXAXIS. A memory card adapter is available for $14.99 which has the ability to transfer your PS2/PS1 saved games on to the harddrive of the PS3. The BD remote control will sell for $24.99.

Sony Playstation 3

Via: Playstation

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