Otaku News : US Edition Shinsengumi Miyuki
Advanced Search
\ -


World Edition
UK Edition
US Edition
PSP Edition

Site Nav
Main Page
News Categories
DVD Reviews
Manga Reviews
Links We Like
Otaku News Shop

Site Info
About Otaku News
Link To Us
Contact Us

RSS Feed Details


Advert Space

/ \
Sponsored Link: Amazon.com
\ /

/ \
News Categories

> Events
> Gaming

It's E3!

Date: Tuesday May 9th 2006 [4:39] | Posted By: Azure

Even before even the main doors open the main players were fighting to get news out first. There's a lot to go through as the next gen battle finaly heats up.
Full Story
The first of these events is the SCE conference in which Sony go over their aims for the PS3 and PSP.The PS3 is set to come in with a hard drive as standard $499 for a 20 GB version, $599 for the 60GB version with a launch date of November 17th for Europe and North America.
The controller has also been unveiled and it seems to be an update of the Dual Shock, though it seems obvious that it's been inspired by Nintendo; the controller is wireless with tilt control. Many of the developers were only recently told of this. IGN have a run down of the videos and games announced which include yet more Grand Turismo, an Eye Toy card game called Eye of Judgement, a new Gundam game and another Sonic game which is still set on Earth.

Square Enix were also busy announcing FFXIII for the PS3 with a trailer animated by the Advent Children team with the game being developed by the FFX team. The game runs on something SquareEnix call the "white engine" which they have built to run all their next gen games. FFXIII will also see two companions Fabula Nova Crystallis FF XIII, and another PS3 title called FF Versus XIII made by the Kingdom Hearts team. Footage has already started circulating on the net . Dragon Quest fans need not feel left out as they’ve also announced a Dragon Quest game will be available at launch of the Wii, and has been titled "Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen at the Tower of Mirrors" we’re hoping that title means that the Wii controller will come in handy for some creative slicing and dicing. A Dragon Quest DS game will also be playable at E3.

Nintendo confirm long running rumours about Twilight Princess are true as Time magazine publish articles with sneak peaks and there will by Wii functions. The controller will become a sword ,bow and fishing reel! Wario Ware Wii has also been announced and ought to be an excellent showcase for the controller along with a Nintendo Tennis game. The actual Nintendo event has yet to start, and I assume the start of E3 will mean much more news, since Nintendo usually save something big up for the actual event.

So far only small drips of information on the next year for the 360 have become available so there should be something for every console gamer, not to mention PC users.

Source: IGN

\ /


Recent News
World's Largest Collection of CardCaptor Sakura Merchandise
Evangelion Ring Watch Details
An Interview with Toshimichi Mori of Arc System Works
An Interview with Katsura Sunshine
ReedPOP Acquires UK MCM Comic Con
RWBY Volume 5 - Premieres October 14, 2017 on Rooster Teeth FIRST
Silent Manga​ Audition Round 9
An Interview with Masaaki Yuasa
An Interview with Danny Choo
An interview with Tim Clark the Curator of Hokusai: beyond the Great wave at the British Museum

Recent DVD Reviews

Shin Godzilla
Shin Godzilla
One Punch Man Collection 1
Digimon Adventure Tri
Nisekoi: False Love (Season 2 Complete)
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions - Heart Throb (Blu-ray)
When Marnie Was There
Sound Euphonium! (Streaming 1-14)
Golden Time Part 2 (Blu-ray)
Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie
Terror In Resonance (Blu-ray)

DVD Review Archive

Recent Manga Reviews

The Birth of Kitaro
The Birth of Kitaro
One-Punch Man - Volume 1
A Bride's Story - Volume 2
The Book of Human Insects
Tokyo Cycle Girl
Shiawase Restaurant - Volume 1
A Bride's Story - Volume 1
Breathe Deeply

Manga Review Archive

Links We Like
Helen McCarthy's Blog
Lego Howl's Moving Castle
Emma Vieceli's Workblog
Jet Arts
AnnaTheRed's Bento Factory
Tokyo Mango

Link Archive

Essential Reading
Anime News Network
Pirate Anime FAQ
Otaku Calendar

Johnny Wander
Three Panel Soul

Dead Tree Magazines
Giant Robot
Neo Magazine UK
Otaku USA
Shonen Jump
Protoculture Addicts

Anime Companies
Bandai Entertainment
Manga Entertainment
Media Blasters
Urban Vision

Manga Publishers
Dark Horse Comics
GEN Manga
Kodansha Comics
Yen Press

US DVD Retailers
Akadot Retail
DVD Empire
DVD Planet
Right Stuf
Tower Records

Import Retailers
CD Japan
Tokyo Otaku Mode

/ \
All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective owners.
Everything Else ©2002-2018 Otaku News