At long last, the very first title for the new Wonderbook peripheral, Wonderbook: Book of Spells, officially launches today in North America! The team at SCE London Studios worked hard to conjure up a truly amazing experience using the latest in augmented reality technology that combines Wonderbook with the PlayStation Eye camera. Starting today, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the world of Harry Potter and begin learning the art of spell-casting while using your PlayStation Move motion controller as your magic wand. The book features new and original writing from J.K. Rowling, and will allow you to learn about the histories of some of the well-known spells from the Harry Potter series, as well as other interesting insights.
Over the past few months, we’ve shared that Wonderbook: Book of Spells unlocks the secrets of casting your favorite spells like Incendio, Wingardium Leviosa and Expelliarmus.
Hi Playstation Fans!
I wanted to give you an update on a project that we are incredibly excited about here at PlayStation: Wonderbook. Although we only announced it a few months ago, our team at London Studio has been working hard on the technology behind Wonderbook for years.
We recently sat down with the team to create a series of “making of” diaries that give you a closer look at the development of Wonderbook. To kick off these developer diaries, the team focused on the core technology that helped form the foundation of the project.
As you may have heard, PlayStation had some exciting news to reveal tonight.
For some time now, we have been working on a project called Wonderbook – an interactive book that uses Augmented Reality> technology and PlayStation Move products to bring stories to life before your eyes. The AR in Wonderbook has been developed by London Studio – the team behind EyeToy and EyePet. We believe that this is the most advanced AR out there, not least because it utilizes brand new technology which enables enhanced fidelity.
Wonderbook is a physical book that will act as a platform for a range of different titles that the whole family will enjoy. Games, reading experiences, adventures – the possibilities are endless for Wonderbook, and we can’t wait to tell you more about the exciting things you can look forward to on this peripheral. It truly is one book, with a thousand stories. In North America, Wonderbook will be available for $39.99 for both the book and Blu-ray game.
I’m happy to tell you that starting today you’ll be able to expand your SingStar track library by purchasing a great selection of downloadable SingStar Song Packs that were previously only available on the SingStore via the PlayStation Store as well in the U.S. and Canada.
To start, you’ll be able to choose from 49 packs including party-starting essentials like the Britney Spears, Bon Jovi: Rock, The Jackson 5 and Alternative 80s Song Packs. Each pack has five songs and will be available for download via PSN for $6.99. Additional SingStore Song Packs will be coming to PSN soon; but for now, check out the full list of packs that will be available today!
Once you’ve purchased your Song Packs on the PlayStation Store, just pop in your favorite SingStar disc and you’ll be given the option to start downloading your songs. Then your SingStar carousel will be instantly updated to include your new tunes and you’ll be ready to start hitting the high notes alongside your favorite artists and music videos.
Today we’ll be launching the new BUZZ!: Quiz Player, a free BUZZ! experience that will be available to download on PSN. BUZZ!: Quiz Player lets you play through a variety of classic BUZZ! rounds like Point Builder, Fastest Finger, Point Stealer and Final Countdown while challenging your trivia knowledge with 90 sample questions. To access […]
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