November 28, 2003

The future of Sony

Sony's presentation of its PSX and PSP devices at E3 in July caused a stir, as reported by Gamespy. The PSX is a consumer electronics device that can play PS2 games, go online, burn DVDs and act as a storage device with a 120Gb hard drive.

The PSP is a handheld device that plays "Universal Media Disc" media, a format with supposed support from major film studios.

Sony's slides are available:

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November 25, 2003

DVD live mixing with DVJ-X1

Addictive TV review a new Pioneer DVD player designed for live performances.

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November 20, 2003

Machinima in the press

Machine cinema in the mainstream press. Guardian Unlimited | Online | Play it again, Sam.

An article is also coming out in New Scientist, although not clear which issue.

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November 09, 2003

Dark House

Interactive radio drama on the BBC.

BBC - Radio 4 - Dark House

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November 08, 2003


Doug Chaing (concept artist for the Star Wars prequels) is promoting his new book/film project, Robota, using animated concept art.

Apple - Trailers - Robota

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November 07, 2003


Quietly nestled in is the intriguingly named, OpenDemo project which aims to provide source and tools for open game demos. Support for LucasArts games like Jedi Knight II and ID's Quake III Arena is included.

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November 06, 2003

Thunder Road - interactive BBC soap

A report on a recent New Media Knowledge talk on the making of Thunder Road

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