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E3: Sony announces Wonderbook for the PlayStation 3

9:10 PM on 06.04.2012 // Chad Concelmo

Using the PlayStation Eye, the Wonderbook makes books come to life! Imagine reading a page about a dragon -- with Wonderbook, the dragon will fly off the page and, I don't know, set the curtains in your living room on fire?

Not sure exactly what scenarios will occur in these Wonderbooks, but the concept of reading a book and seeing the world come to life on the screen in front of you could be rather magical ... depending on the content of the books in question. Give me Where the Wild Things Are, dammit!

This content could be off to a good start, as J.K. Rowling is set to release the very first book for the new peripheral: "Book of Spells." Using the PS Move, participants can cast spells and learn to perform magic!

Wonderbook launches holiday 2012. Could be pretty cool for families to play together! Here's hoping for some creative and unique stories ...




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