Sony is aiming for a grand debut for its upcoming PSP Comics Store. Around 500 titles are expected to be available at launch, including stuff from giants like Marvel and smaller press outfits like Red 5. They also have this nice new feature called AutoFlow that should make navigating through those pages a breeze. Details after the jump.
Sony is aiming for a grand debut for its upcoming PSP Comics Store. Around 500 titles are expected to be available at launch, including stuff from giants like Marvel and smaller press outfits like Red 5.
The European PlayStation blog gives us this list of what to expect come launch day:
- 2000AD Â– Featuring Judge Dredd, Durham RedÂ…
- Disney Â– Follow the adventures of Mickey Mouse, Scrooge McDuck, Donald DuckÂ….
- IDW Â– Astro Boy, Transformers, Star Trek, WormwoodÂ…
- Insomnia Â– Burke & Hare, Cages, Cancer TownÂ…
- iVerse Â– Who bring us content from Ape Entertainment, Archie Comics, Dabel Brothers, Image & Red 5.
- Marvel Â– Astonishing X-Men, Captain America, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, The Amazing Spider-Man
- Titan Â– Wallace & Gromit
They also have the dish on a new feature called AutoFlow that should make navigating through comics pages easier on the PSP:
With AutoFlow all you have to do is hit one button and the camera will float over the page to the next panel, panning and zooming automatically. We also let you move around manually if you want to get up close and personal with your comic.
While I am most certainly looking forward to getting Red 5’s Atomic Robo, you’ll notice that there is one big omission: no DC. The Comic Store isn’t launching until the middle of next month, so there’s still a chance that DC is among the other publishers that Sony says they’ll announce soon. It’ll be nice if they manage to get some Avatar titles in there as well. I’m really enjoying “The Chronicles of Wormwood” right now.
If you haven’t tried out the free comics yet, check out the Euro PS blog. They’ve got more codes listed there in addition to the ones we posted about.