SCEE boss David Reeves says E3 was a phoney war SCEE's president and CEO David Reeves has told MCV that E3 was a phoney war, and that Sony will let off the first of its peak season “fireworks” in Leipzig next month.
Talking exclusively to MCV, he intimated that a series of big announcements will be made at the Game Convention trade and consumer show in Germany – massively enhancing the appeal of both the PlayStation 3 and PSP.
“We prefer to make our big statements in Leipzig, it suits us much better,” Reeves told MCV. “Yes it has been a bit of a slow summer, but we feel that we have kept the momentum going.
“There will be absolute fireworks at peak, that I can promise you. We will be doing things no-one has seen yet for both PS3 and PSP.”
Atari and Ubisoft reveal Games Convention line ups
French summon big guns for German invasion
French publishers Ubisoft and Atari have revealed their respective line ups for the Games Convention show in the picturesque Eastern German city of Leipzig next month.
On the Ubisoft side of things, Haze, Splinter Cell, Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 2 and EndWar are going to be the headline makers, while Atari will be relying on the likes of Ace Combat 6, Eternal Sonata and Alone in the Dark 4 to catch the eye of press and punters alike when things kick off in the land of beer and sausage on the 22 August.
So without further ado, here are the two respective line ups in full:
Atari Alone In The Dark (Xbox 360) The Witcher (PC) Eternal Sonata (Xbox 360) Ace Combat 6 (Xbox 360) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Wii) Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2 (PS2) Asterix at the Olympic Games (Wii) My Horse & Me (PC)
Ubisoft Far Cry 2 EndWar Haze Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 The Settlers Rise of an Empire Brothers in Arms Hell's Highway Ascend to Power Splinter Cell Conviction Assassin's Creed Games for Everyone
THEY will debut at this years Games Convention between August 22 - 26th 2007 in Leipzig. over 180,000 people will experience THEY but nothing is what it seems. Using next generation 3D hardware THEY is shaping up too be one of the best games of 2008.
THEY will feature:
next generation 3D engine unique weapon system that makes you „love“ your weapons mysterious science fiction background story diversified enemies - thrilling and intelligent heroes to identify with heavy usage of physics destructible environment relevant for gameplay haunting single player mode versatile multiplayer modes