March 22nd, 2006, 17:58 Posted By: wraggster
As visitors to this year's Game Developers Conference eagerly await Phil Harrison's keynote speech later today, Sony has confirmed that PS3 hardware will go on show at the event.
In a statement, the company that there will be "PlayStation 3 kiosks, showcasing the latest hardware and development tools for the next-generation console, including Unreal Engine, COLLADA, PlayStation Graphics Library (PSGL) and performance analysis tools."
Sony also said that the booths would host "demonstrations of games that highlight the new and unique features of the PlayStation platform" - but stopped short of saying whether any of those games would be for the PS3.
However, it was confirmed that several PSP games will be playable at the show, including Loco Roco, Field Commander and Me & My Katamari. Sony will also use GDC to demonstrate the PSP Spot game download service, and new accessories for the handheld such as the PSP headset.
The speech by Phil Harrison, Sony's head of Worldwide Studios, is set to be one of the highlights of GDC. Titled 'PlayStation 3: Beyond the Box', it is scheduled to take place at 10.30am (6.30pm GMT) today - visit GamesIndustry.biz for up to the minute coverage.
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