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E3 09: The Best Talent = The Best Titles

Scott Rohde's Avatar Posted by SVP of Product Development, Worldwide Studios America, SCEA

Hi PlayStation fans, I’m Scott Rohde, VP of product development at SCEA. You may not realize this, but we have over 2500 Worldwide Studio employees who’s jobs are focused on bringing unique IP to the PlayStation platforms. And that number doesn’t even include the talented outside developers like Sucker Punch, Insomniac and United Front Games. That’s a lot of people working hard to bring you one of the best software line-ups that we’ve ever put out in a calendar year.

We are starting NOW with inFAMOUS, the incredible new open world action title from Sucker Punch that hit store shelves last week, MAG – the first and only 256 player FPS coming out of our Zipper studio, UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves, the latest epic creation from the brilliant, creative minds at Naughty Dog, and Ratchet and Clank Future 2: A Crack in Time, another exciting chapter in the Ratchet series from our long-time partners at Insomniac… and the list goes on.

Our team invests the time and dollars to bring you a diverse library of games, games which our competitors might find too risky to take a chance on. Make sure to check the news from the press conference to see and hear a little more about Worldwide Studios future vision. We showed an incredible 14 disc based first party games today that you simply will not find on another system.

For example, I’m excited to announce the debut of the next big thing in the Play, Create, Share genre – ModNation Racers. This game joins LittleBigPlanet as another truly innovative title in a genre that continues to be defined by Sony. In ModNation Racers, the players can design their own karts, drivers and tracks with an intuitive, yet amazingly deep set of tools. In fact, the tools are so deep, the developer, United Front Games, is using the tools to build the entire game! We will have a lot more to share on ModNation Racers, so stay tuned.

I’m incredibly excited about the SCE first party exclusive lineup over the next 6-12 months, and I’m only scratching the surface in this quick post. To whet your appetite, take a look at the new UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves.

Be sure to check back for details during and after E3 for more updates.

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Myke-Myke said:

June 2nd, 4:37 pm

GT5 Release date please. Or least tell us there will more info at TGS!!!

theShah said:

June 2nd, 4:38 pm

when is the HD footage arriving on the store! hurry! thanks :)

Gunblader_ said:

June 2nd, 4:39 pm

ELENA!!!!!!!!!! Already GoTY for me (sorry Killzone and infamous)


June 2nd, 4:43 pm

Sony, you guys did an amazing job. Best E3 for the PS3 yet. So much good stuff didnt even have time for awesome games like Ratchet and Clank and Heavy Rain.

FF14 was definatly a shocker. =)))

Crotin said:

June 2nd, 4:43 pm

Truly was the best E3 in Playstation history. Anyone that says otherwise is in total denial…you guys showed everything and kept the surprises coming. You guys showed so much stuff that there STILL wasn’t time to show everything lol….really a great job.

ThreeLeggedFreak said:

June 2nd, 4:43 pm


Why did you guys not include touchscreen with the PSP GO?

MaceWisdom said:

June 2nd, 4:43 pm

Aw Man Aw Man Aw Man! This is living! Woah! Elena looks great and Sully too! Man this game isn’t stopping with the thrils and explosions. Wow. I’m just completly blown away. Time to Replay Assassins Creed, Ratchet and Clank Future and Uncharted in preperation for their respected titles. Today I’ll revisit Uncharted. :D


June 2nd, 4:44 pm

Jack skipped over the Lost Planet 2 coming to PS3 like everybody already knew. Maybe they did, I knew it was coming but didnt have any solid confirmation. Was hoping for a Metal Gear Rising multiplatform confirmation as well. Also some info on when Canada was getting a vid store.

Kaimera123 said:

June 2nd, 4:45 pm

that video was… EPIC!!!

Enigma777 said:

June 2nd, 4:45 pm

Selling an extra Uncharted 2 beta code… PM me on PSN if interested :D

commedieu said:

June 2nd, 4:46 pm

I know you’re not supposed to curse on here.. so anyone under 12 go away..

[DELETED] thats the most amazing [DELETED] i’ve seen in my life. Naughty Dog… wow.. Epic Trailer. FInally in 2009 we get to see movie/games that make that perfect transition.

poisonedsodapop said:

June 2nd, 4:46 pm

Wow Uncharted 2 looks amazing. Now the first just needs a price drop.

mafecto said:

June 2nd, 4:47 pm

You guys killed it today. Just awesome…
Kudos on the motion controls, too. When those guys walked on stage with those things my stomach turned. I thought it was going to be a terrible Wii copy. Boy was I wrong. Nice one!

AceNet2 said:

June 2nd, 4:47 pm

Great E3 Sony!! Today was a good day!

Absolutely, positively cannot wait for “The Last Guardian” What a beautiful game!
Team ICO never fails to amaze me.

When *exactly* does the Uncharted beta open? Midnight tonight? EST? PST? Thanks again Sony, you guys (and gals) rock!!

lebron_accel said:

June 2nd, 4:47 pm

Very impressive, i am seriously impress by that trailer! wow..

allblu said:

June 2nd, 4:47 pm

Wicked Awesome, good to see Elena and Sully.

You Guys Killed It Today BTW.

Farhad91 said:

June 2nd, 4:48 pm

now if we only got a new firmware for ps3.

mafecto said:

June 2nd, 4:48 pm

Oh yeah, and being a person that never owned a PSP, I’ll be the first in line for a Go. That thing looks freakin slick. Once again, nice work!

Shin-Ra said:

June 2nd, 4:52 pm

The Uncharted 2 E3 Trailer is amazing. Properly amazing.

MadmanEU said:

June 2nd, 4:54 pm


It just wouldn’t be Uncharted without all 3 of the main cast. The chemistry between Nate, Sully and Elena is just absolutely incredible.

This has easily creeped past God of War III on the Awesome list.

Diresu said:

June 2nd, 4:56 pm

Ok, Naughty Dog isn’t allowed to work on PS4 whenever it hits. I am afraid whatever your game on any more of an advenced system will make me question visual fidelity of reality.

FPlus said:

June 2nd, 5:04 pm

All i can say is that Sony can rape me anytime ( if its a She ):P

ADR143 said:

June 2nd, 5:07 pm

daym good news!!!!!

chumlee007 said:

June 2nd, 5:11 pm

Wow!!! That trailer played like a blockbuster summer flick, really impressed and can’t wait to play the final product.

fleatherhe said:

June 2nd, 5:17 pm

Any word on Kingdom Hearts for PS3? I was really hoping for an announcement…

million_monkeys said:

June 2nd, 5:20 pm

Okay, I usually don’t comment on things but… THAT WAS THE BEST TRAILER I HAVE EVER SEEN OF ANYTHING!

Mitsugeta0 said:

June 2nd, 5:21 pm

I perceive I will hate that helicopter so much.

Apart from that, from the bottom of my heart: YOU-GUYS-RULE-E3. No contest. Blew me away, I can’t wait for this lineup to drop over 2009-2010.

DeathGazer said:

June 2nd, 5:22 pm

OMG! Best looking game I’ve ever seen!

Naughty Dog’s talent is second to none. Seriously.

daniel3334 said:

June 2nd, 5:27 pm

u guys know the uncharted2 beta is avaible for download now right???

Phillyfan50 said:

June 2nd, 5:33 pm

Sony looks like it will take the lead with the best games this year! GO PS3

bleachrulez said:

June 2nd, 5:33 pm

e3 was pretty cool

katsuo7171 said:

June 2nd, 5:34 pm

@124 It goes up at midnight… last time I checked it’s 8:34

starBlinky01 said:

June 2nd, 5:37 pm

i love they have teh ‘playstation’ voice at the end of videos now. I wish they would turn the volume down on it tho. Its too loud

ExPresident said:

June 2nd, 5:38 pm

Awesome job Sony!!!!

Squall1979 said:

June 2nd, 5:48 pm

This E3 didn’t show me, or for that matter, anybody else things that we didn’t already know. Fairly disappointed.

Demonhunter84 said:

June 2nd, 5:48 pm

Best E3 ever in years Sony. FF7 and Medal of Honor on PSN today its going to be awesome.

TheGuardianFID said:

June 2nd, 5:52 pm

YAY, Elena and Sully, WOO HOO LOL, Awesome trailer guys and awesome E3, congrats!!! :D

Mikuz said:

June 2nd, 5:58 pm

As I multi console owner, I thought sony had the best press conference. MAG looked way better than I thought it would and Uncharted 2 met my expectations. This is certainly PS3’s year (again). Also, Mr. Tretton did a great job, best host of the show.

Rhez said:

June 2nd, 5:58 pm

Elena and Sully are back!!!!! Whew!!! I was scared Uncharted 2 was going to have one of those unexplained recasting things that goes on in so many TV series and films. Even if they may not have major roles this time (leave that to Chloe) at least we have some tie in with the original story. Wahoo!!! Can’t wait!

Modest-Genius said:

June 2nd, 6:00 pm

My beta code isn’t working, what should I doooooooo?

LILBUDDY2000 said:

June 2nd, 6:06 pm

OMG! This game looks better and better each time I see it.

Play Demo
Play Uncharted again
Play Uncharged 2!!!!!

BrazilianSniper said:

June 2nd, 6:08 pm

I thought Elena was out, but apparently not. This is so freaking awesome.

norm01 said:

June 2nd, 6:15 pm

Someone help me… I think I’m in luv with Chloe… those eyes (and kick ass attitude)! :P

Ahmed13 said:

June 2nd, 6:22 pm

wow… SEXY!!!! especially that seen on the bed with Nathan and Chloe (if thats how you spell it)

PoloM29 said:

June 2nd, 6:39 pm

If you guys noticed, it seems like Sony didn’t have enough time to finish…They wouldn’t end the GOW3 demo so early..I’m pretty sure they wanted to let us know more. Its just that time is the essence unfortunately….

PoloM29 said:

June 2nd, 6:43 pm

Yea and @138, I said the same thing when i saw MAG…they improved from the gameplay trailer shown before, I believe it will be a satisfying game experience…I’m Here To Support!!!!!

SeventhAxes said:

June 2nd, 6:45 pm

I’m getting goosebumps right now. The trailer looked amazing. I can’t wait for thi sgame, defintely my most anticipated title of the year!

heatseeker said:

June 2nd, 6:46 pm

last few seconds= Jaw drop

remanutd5 said:

June 2nd, 6:52 pm

man sony in house power really shined today !!!!!

blindrocket said:

June 2nd, 7:01 pm


Uncharted 2 has taken the crown from KZ2 for best graphics.

Uncharted 2 and The Last Guardian completely stole the show from a software perspective.

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