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E3 2009: Sony Press Conference – Live blog

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I will be blogging live watching the Sony Press Conference event online.

Starting with trailers for PS3 and PSP games.

Jack Tretton, President and CEO, todays host.

Playstation 2 still sells well after nine years. 100 new game titles for PS2 this year. PS2 will be suportet as long as people buy it. It now retails at US$99.

PlayStation Network, 24 million accounts.

 Uncharted 2 – Among Thieves demoed onstage. Beta goes live tonight.

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MAG demoed onstage. A 256 multiplayer game.

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Trent talks about PSP games.

Kaz Hirai enters. He talks about how the PSP could be better. PSP Go officially announced, he also said it was called “E3 worst kept secret”.

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Media Go is the new software for PC to manage media on PSP. SenseMe is a software for PSP/PS3 for analycing your music taste and mood.

All new PSP title will be made available for both digital download and at retail.

PSP Go $249.99/€249.99, launch in US and Europe on October 1st. Japan in November.

Video Delivery service will be made available nativly on the PSP from today. More content will be made available from different distributor.

Kazunoury Yamauchi enters. He announced Grand Turismo for the PSP.

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Hideo Kojima enters. Announce Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for PSP, coming 2010.

Resident Evil have sold over 40 million units worldwide. Resident Evil coming to PSP next year. LittleBigPlanet is also coming.

PlayStation Network – 24 million registred users in 55 countries. Final Fantsy 7 is coming to PlayStation Store tonight. He talks about Home, 6,5 million people worldwide. Showing video of Home.

A video of what’s coming for PS3.

Agent announced, only on PlayStation.

Assin’s Creed II demoed on stage.

Final Fantasy XIII video is shown. Final Fantasy XIV coming to Playstation only in 2010.

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Richard Marx enters. Showing a prototype of a new controller with motioncontroll and the EyeToy can track the controller. They showing tech demos. Looks very cool. Launch in Spring 2010.

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Tretton talks about the success LittleBigPlanet.

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ModNation Races announced. Play – Create – Share. You can make your own tracks, and sheare them. Out in 2010 on PS3.

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Showing a trailer of The Last Guardian.

 A new trailer of Grand Turismo 5.

God War 3 demoed onstage.

That was all.

Official Playstation blog for Europe opened

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At last and long waited for, the official Playstation blog for Europe is opened. Just in time for E3. Go over to blog.eu.playstation.com.

Here’s a quote from the opening post:

Hello and welcome to the brand new official PlayStation.Blog from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE).

For the loyal PlayStation fans, the title of this post echoes what Patrick Seybold said when the US blog launched back in 2007. Yes, it’s taken us a while to get here and we know that many of you have been asking for a European blog for a long time now. We’ve been listening and thank you all for your patience and support whilst we’ve been getting everything ready for today’s launch. Now that we’re here, it’s our hope that this blog will grow to become a one-stop-shop for your daily fix of PlayStation news from across the SCEE region.

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Like our US sister-site, we’ll be sharing with you all the latest PlayStation news, interviews, trailers, event coverage and much more with a European flair; everything will come firsthand from the people who work here at SCEE, in the development teams and across our third parties.

Play-Asia.com Removal Sale: 15% OFF ALL in-stock items – Only until Friday, October 31st 2008

Play-Asia.com now have a removale sale with 15% off all in-stock items. The sale ends on Friday, October 31st 2008 (that’s Saturday, November 1st 00:00am – Hong Kong Time). So now is a good time to get some great Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS, PC and PSP titles. Here is a direct link to their bargain basement.

Here is the quote from their press release:

Come hitch a ride and drive away from the gloom. We know these are not the happiest of times with the force of the credit crunch and stock market plunges bearing down on all of us. But that is precisely why we are having this Removal Sale, let our wealth of entertainment goodies lift your spirits and remove some stress and tension from your shoulders.

Play-Asia.com will soon be moving to a new premises and to make our move easier, we need your help. How? Simple, just get on our trucks and make a grab at our wonderful deals.

Get ready to hail one of our trucks. The sale will commence from this very moment onwards towards the 31st of October, all in stock items will be reduced by 15%, just spot our blue and silver truck on our many product pages, stick out your thumb and get on.

The trucks are driving on the highways on our network but will only stop at a product page for as long as it is in stock. Some products are restocked regularly so the trucks drive back and forth on schedule while others have limited availability so the trucks never return once they drove off.

To avoid disappointment, get to your nearest highway and hail them as quickly as you can spot them to avoid disappointment. This truck riding activity is only going to last for a couple of days, start catching now and save plenty of cash in the process. After all, the prime objective of hitch-hiking, in most cases is to save cash.

Restrictions applied to this limited time offer:

  • The offer is only valid for orders placed between now and Saturday, November 1st 00:00am (Hong Kong Time). Please refer to the counter and submit your order before time has run out.
  • Each item eligible for the offer is marked with a “truck icon” and the product page price already reflects the final pricing including discount.
  • As the discount only applies to “in-stock” items, there’s a chance that the product will be sold out and the price changed back during checkout process. Please make sure to verify your price prior to confirming your order during the checkout process.
  • No further coupon codes may be applied to any order that includes at least one “in-stock” discounted item.
  • The offer excludes video game systems and products that were released during the last 30 days
  • The offer is not valid for items sold at wholesale discount.
  • The weekly special is excluded from this offer.
  • Different quantity limitations may exist depending on the product.

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