Bullet Point BS: 4/12/2009

Trying something new today, with news and commentary all snipped up the way you twitter-kiddies like it. The Gears of War 3 announcement really got away from Epic and Microsoft last week when CliffyB got bumped from Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night and the shambling infrastructure of Xbox Live marketing failed to react to the new reality. But Epic’s “Face Man” got his camera time tonight and you can see the whole segment, including the premiere trailer on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon webnet. The Gears 3 video is entitled “Ashes to Ashes” and features a cinematic sequence set to moody acoustic rock by[…]

Quantic Dream to follow up Heavy Rain with “Virtual Dentistry”

David Cage, the auteur behind PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain today took the stage at Sony’s GDC conference to announce his next project. Building off the revolutionary tooth-brushing gameplay featured in Heavy Rain, this as yet untitled dentist simulator will utilize the PlayStation Move motion controller to place the player inside the mouths of a cavalcade of colorful patients. Players will work their way though various procedures, starting at a standard cleaning and moving up in difficulty through root canals and Laser Periodontal Therapy. Quantic Dreams plans to have the title out this fall for the PlayStation Move’s launch.