Comic-Con 07: SCEA Booth Report

Karaoke, upcoming PS3 games draw a crowd at SCEA's Comic-Con 2007 booth.

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SAN DIEGO--While almost any video game on hand in playable form at the 2007 San Diego Comic-Con is bound to get be popular, there aren't too many games for which people will queue up to play. One of the exceptions is SingStar Pop for the PlayStation 2, one of 20 games on hand at SCEA's Comic-Con booth. During practically every pass of the SCEA booth, there seemed to be a crowd of folks waiting to play the popular karaoke game, trying their hands (or voices, as the case may be) at songs like Avril Lavigne's "Sk8er Boi" or 3 Doors Down's "Kryptonite."

While little was new at the Sony booth, there were strong showings of games on the PlayStation Portable, including Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow, Parappa the Rapper, and the upcoming strategy title Jeanne D'Arc. In addition, on Thursday the booth hosted Kari Wahlgren, the voice of Jeanne in the game, for an autograph session. On Friday, the booth held a special SOCOM-themed event, where fans could select from various replica weapons and have their photos taken in front of a green-screen image from the game.

On the PlayStation 3 front, Sony brought along upcoming games like Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, Folkore, Heavenly Sword, The Eye of Judgment, and Uncharted: Drake's Fortunes, as well as a compilation of PlayStation Network games including Flow, Calling All Cars, Super Rub a Dub, Super Stardust HD, and Blast Factor.

Rounding out the Sony slate of games was its PS2 lineup, which included Hot Shots Tennis, Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror, Buzz!: The Mega Quiz, God of War II, and that other SingStar game, the upcoming '80s-tastic SingStar Amped.

Discussion

36 comments
playstation_wii
playstation_wii

Can't wait for Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction! :D

R-Force
R-Force

The majority of these games look just amazing!

Chaosjak93
Chaosjak93

Ratchet and Clank Future will be the best of the series

taino1128
taino1128

I think its stupid when they make games previously released on the PSP for PS2. That keeps people from wanting to buy a PSP.

Impostorzim
Impostorzim

Out of all the games mentioned above, the only one I'm head over heels to know more about is Ratchet and Clank Future. I love Ratchet and Clank games. ^_^

Razzi65
Razzi65

coooooooooooooooooollllllllllllll

comthitnuong
comthitnuong

They brought a solid line of games for the event.

sieg6529
sieg6529

Gimme half a bottle of Joe Crow and I'll be a Singstar god. Otherwise, no way.

Reetesh
Reetesh

well, according to sony, it is the biggest selling music game franchise :o So they are saying more popular than GH? its VERY popular in Uk though.

vuvussi
vuvussi

Sounds pretty cool to me. Ratchet and clank future owns!

zeus_gb
zeus_gb

This year is definitely hotting up.

247k
247k

Very nice~

darendt69
darendt69

nemes1s3000 SingStar is gonna fly off the shelves in the Phillipines. -------- roflmfao.......soooo true THOUGH.!!!

azimiballer
azimiballer

lol comic con is being turned into E3..

cmhawk
cmhawk

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EPaul
EPaul

They should of have Singstar for PS3

HK-47-M4
HK-47-M4

@Shinedown220 There is going to be Singstar for the PS3. It is supposed to come out in the U.S. some time this year.

Dan41
Dan41

@BloodyTampwnage I hear ya man this fall does seem promising tho

a_grunge_fan
a_grunge_fan

I'd probably buy my sister Singstar if she ever got a PS3 but for me, no way, i'm way to shy to sing.

nemes1s3000
nemes1s3000

SingStar is gonna fly off the shelves in the Phillipines.

RaiKageRyu
RaiKageRyu

SingStar could prove to be popular in America as well.

H3llstrike
H3llstrike

Man I'm dying for some more Socom confontation news

mcxps3
mcxps3

Lair was aalso shown for the ps3.

Red_Orbital_Facade
Red_Orbital_Facade

No huge news here. Of all the titles sony is advertising like crazy, theres some awesome titles not getting the same treatment. I wanna see more footage from HAZE, and UT3. Hell, maybe even see a demo more than just once a month. Heavenly sword demo was cool, but it really didnt show anything besides some cool button timing sequences that felt a lot like god of war. Oh well, though, i guess ill have to wait till the fall to really give my ps3 a workout, but this summer has sucked so far.

football_legend
football_legend

Hm... from sony i will buy the following games this year: 1: Heavenly Sword 2: Drake's Fortune 3: GOW PSP 4: Logan's Shadow

iceuk
iceuk

I think they were more interested in the orange hat mascot 'thing' :P

lamprey263
lamprey263

I tried the Heavenly Sword demo available on PSN, I was so disappointed the demo was so short, like 2 minutes to get through... but man, I'm stoked for that game now.

Dolacide
Dolacide

Wow I never knew singstar was so popular.