We may have gotten the same old song and dance from Sony regarding the PlayStation Phone and PSP2 last night following their CES press conference, but the event ended with a completely different kind of song and dance.
Why? It's the inspiration for Saturn classic NiGHTS Into Dreams, according to the game's creator Yuji Naka, who tells you everything you've ever wanted to know about the cult Sega hit in a new interview.
In the two years he's been the executive producer for Microsoft's E3 appearance, Aaron Greenberg's brought The Beatles on stage and tonight, Cirque du Soleil. He expects to be asked how he'll outdo that, and he doesn't have an answer.
Microsoft is holding a pre-E3 event tonight, the "Project Natal" for Xbox 360 Experience, starring the acrobatic elite of Cirque du Soleil and forcing us to don... whatever it is that Deputy Editor Stephen Totilo is wearing right now.
Microsoft is holding the "world premier" of Project Natal the Sunday before E3 2010, with a special performance by Canada's own Cirque du Soleil adding an air of magic, wonderment, and subtle creepiness to the evening.