Il Sixaxis con la vibrazione ha un nome: DualShock 3

Sony ha confermato che presto sarà commercializzato un pad per Playstation 3 dotato anche di vibrazione

DualShock 3

Solo ieri avevamo dato la notizia dell’imminente commercializzazione di un pad per PS3 capace di vibrare (era stato svelato da Electronic Arts durante una conferenza alla vigilia del TGS 07) ed avevamo concluso l’articolo avanzando il dubbio circa il nome che sarebbe stato scelto per il nuovo controller.

Oggi non ci sono più dubbi, Sony ha annunciato ufficialmente il nuovo pad dotato di vibrazione e lo ha “battezzato” DualShock 3 (in pole tra i nomi ipotizzabili). La nuova versione del controller Sixaxis di Playstation 3 sarà un pad wireless dotato non solo del sensore di riconoscimento dei movimenti ma anche del dispositivo che permette la vibrazione, sarà disponibile in Giappone a partire da Novembre come accessorio da acquistare separatamente alla console. Sul mercato Nord Americano ed Europeo, invece, il DualShock 3 sarà disponibile a partire dalla primavera 2008.

Sony ha poi parlato delle caratteristiche del nuovo controller, sottolineando che l’unione tra la tecnologia di riconoscimento dei moviementi e la vibrazione consente ai videogiocatori un’esperienza di gioco più realistica ed intuitiva. Per quanto riguarda i titoli che beneficeranno della tecnologia (re)introdotta con il nuovo DualShock3, il colosso nipponico afferma che essa stimolerà la fantasia dei produttori di videogames nel processo di sviluppo dei titoli e sarà ben presto applicata a tutti i nuovi giochi Playstation 3; per i titoli già disponibili niente paura, potrebbero diventare compatibili con la vibrazione attraverso un semplice aggiornamento software.

Il comunicato ufficiale di Sony:

DUALSHOCK 3 WIRELESS CONTROLLER WITH RUMBLE FEATURE TO BE INTRODUCED FOR PLAYSTATION 3

Tokyo, September 20, 2007 – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that it would release DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller, a new controller for PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) incorporating a rumble feature, in Japan in November as a separately sold accessory. It inherits the basic design and functionality of the popular PlayStation controller, while keeping the high-precision, high response motion sensitive six-axis sensing system. Introduction to North American and European markets is expected in spring 2008.

The added rumble feature, combined with the highly realistic motion sensitive six-axis sensing system, takes gamers deeper into the world of interactivity, delivering a more intuitive, realistic and immersive game play experience. The new controller will also benefit PS3 content creators, by giving them the ability to further expand their creative imagination. PS3 titles that are already in the market may become compatible with the rumble feature through software update.

With DUALSHOCK 3 and the attractive lineup of PS3 titles incorporating the rumble feature, SCEI will introduce more new ways of enjoyment that can only be found on PS3, and will further redefine the world of entertainment.

LIST OF PLAYSTATION 3 TITLES COMPATIBLE WITH DUALSHOCK 3 IN JAPAN

As of September 20th, 2007
(in alphabetical order of company name)

Title Name Developer/Publisher

Vampire Rain -Altered Species AQ INTERACTIVE Inc.
BIOHAZARD 5 CAPCOM CO.,LTD.
Devil May Cry 4 CAPCOM CO.,LTD.
Dark Sector D3 PUBLISHER Inc.
Burnout Paradise ELECTRONIC ARTS K.K.
FIFA franchise (title name TBD) ELECTRONIC ARTS K.K.
BUMPY TROT2 IREM SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INC.
Dynasty Warriors 6 KOEI Co., Ltd.
Fatal Inertia KOEI Co., Ltd.
GI JOCKEY 4 2007 KOEI Co., Ltd.
METAL GEAR ONLINE Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
METAL GEAR SOLID 4 GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
IMABIKISOU SEGA CORPORATION
Blast Factor Sony Computer Entertainment
echochrome Sony Computer Entertainment
Folklore Sony Computer Entertainment
FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION Sony Computer Entertainment
Go! Sports Ski Sony Computer Entertainment
Heavenly Sword Sony Computer Entertainment
MotorStorm Sony Computer Entertainment
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Sony Computer Entertainment
Resistance: Fall of Men Sony Computer Entertainment
Super Stardust HD Sony Computer Entertainment
TOY HOME Sony Computer Entertainment
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune Sony Computer Entertainment
Warhawk Sony Computer Entertainment

LIST OF PLAYSTATION 3 TITLES COMPATIBLE WITH DUALSHOCK 3 IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE

As of September 20th, 2007
(in alphabetical order of company name)

Title Name Developer/Publisher
The Darkness 2K Games
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars Activision
Soldier of Fortune Activision
BIOHAZARD 5 CAPCOM
Devil May Cry 4 CAPCOM
N-Cube Creat Studios
Warbit Creat Studios
Dark Sector D3 PUBLISHER
Turok Disney Interactive
Highlander Eidos
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men Eidos
Burnout Paradise ELECTRONIC ARTS
FIFA franchise (title name TBD) ELECTRONIC ARTS
Legendary: The Box Gamecock
To End All Wars Ghostlight
RAGE id Software
WarDevil – Unleash the Beast Within Ignition Entertainment
Dynasty Warriors 6 KOEI
Fatal Inertia KOEI
METAL GEAR SOLID 4 GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS Konami
Blacksite: Area 51 Midway
TNA Wrestling Midway
Unreal Tournament 3 Midway
Wheelman Midway
Cops (codename, title name TBD) Pyro
Planet One (codename, title name TBD) Pyro
Heroes over Europe Red Mile Entertainment
Condemned 2 SEGA
Iron Man SEGA
The Club SEGA
The Crucible SEGA
The Incredible Hulk SEGA
Blast Factor Sony Computer Entertainment
echochrome Sony Computer Entertainment
Elefunk Sony Computer Entertainment
Folklore Sony Computer Entertainment
FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION Sony Computer Entertainment
Go! Sports Ski Sony Computer Entertainment
Heavenly Sword Sony Computer Entertainment
High Velocity Bowling Sony Computer Entertainment
MLB 08: The Show Sony Computer Entertainment
MotorStorm Sony Computer Entertainment
NBA 08 Sony Computer Entertainment
PAIN Sony Computer Entertainment
Rat Race Sony Computer Entertainment
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Sony Computer Entertainment
Resistance: Fall of Man Sony Computer Entertainment
Snakeball Sony Computer Entertainment
SOCOM: Confrontation Sony Computer Entertainment
Super Stardust HD Sony Computer Entertainment
TOY HOME Sony Computer Entertainment
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune Sony Computer Entertainment
Warhawk Sony Computer Entertainment
WipEout HD Sony Computer Entertainment
GirpShift Sony Online Entertainment
NBA 2K8 Take Two Sports
Destroy All Humans 3 THQ
Stuntman Ignition THQ
Assassin’s Creed UbiSoft
BEOWULF UbiSoft
HAZE UbiSoft
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 UbiSoft
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas UbiSoft
Prototype Vivendi Games
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Vivendi Games



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Carmine Iovino
In rete: TUTTOLOGO // Appassionato di Videogames e NERD tourettico // Nella vita: Avvocato Penalista

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