E3 2012

PlayStation Mobile teams with HTC for mobile gaming greatness

PlayStation Mobile teams with HTC for mobile gaming greatness

This week Sony is bringing some gaming heat with no less than an announcement of attack on the mobile landscape, starting with the HTC One X. This announcement has Sony changing the name of their PlayStation Suite to PlayStation Mobile and making it clear that not only will HTC be their first third-party hardware partner, they'll be working with other Android and Windows Phone groups as well.

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PlayStation Wonderbook brings Harry Potter to life

PlayStation Wonderbook brings Harry Potter to life

This week the folks at Sony have revealed the first of many titles for a device called the Wonderbook - an accessory that works with the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Move. This device is a blank book which, with the PlayStation Move controller, comes to life as you view yourself in the camera on your screen. Basically you'll have your PlayStation making your television a reflection of you with this book, but this book is then brought to life with augmented reality.

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Sony PlayStation Plus bonuses boosted at E3

Sony PlayStation Plus bonuses boosted at E3

This week the folks at Sony's gaming sect have revealed a new selection of bonuses for subscribers to the premium service including 12 game downloads for free. This update to the program comes at Sony's set of announcements at E3 2012, adding to the lovely collection of bonuses you already get for your PlayStation 3. This new bonus program with the service was first announced back at E3 2010 and just launched in June of 2012.

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Halo 4 cinematic and gameplay trailer revealed at E3

Halo 4 cinematic and gameplay trailer revealed at E3

This week the E3 Microsoft keynote has revealed more than just a little bit of information on the most widely anticipated shooter of 2012: Halo 4. This game is now set for November 6th, 2012, and will be developed by Microsoft-owned 343 Industries instead of Bungie Studios. Microsoft showed off a brand new full trailer for the game and made sure the audience understood that this will indeed be the biggest game out since Halo 3.

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Xbox SmartGlass official as second-screen feature

Xbox SmartGlass official as second-screen feature

At this year's E3 convention, Microsoft revealed Xbox SmartGlass, a feature that will allow Xbox 360 users to view content on multiple devices at once. This feature will allow you to view a movie on a tablet then push it to a larger screen while the tablet continues to provide interesting content related to the movie you've pushed. This technology is not unheard of, groups like Qualcomm showing it off at CES 2012 with AllJoyn, but this iteration is based solely in the Microsoft world.

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Wii U Miiverse unveiled: Mobile chat and more

Wii U Miiverse unveiled: Mobile chat and more

Nintendo has revealed the Miiverse, the company's gaming social system designed to integrate with the   Wii U console, offering avatars, chat, communities and more. Built around the Mii avatars, the Miiverse supports text and handwritten messages that can be accessed via a mobile browser such as on a smartphone or tablet, allowing Wii U gamers to quickly get help from their friends with trickier levels and challenges.

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Nintendo reveals Wii U Pro Controller and tweaked tablet

Nintendo reveals Wii U Pro Controller and tweaked tablet

Nintendo has kicked off its E3 2012 showing with an early glimpse of some new Wii U hardware, including the Wii U Pro Controller and a slightly redesigned tablet. The black gamepad eschews the touchscreen of the controller we've seen so far, making it more suitable for classic titles, with a pair of analog sticks, the usual bevy of D-pad and buttons, and a few shoulder triggers for good measure.

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