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Sony’s pre-E3 teaser trailer promises new games, interviews & more

Thursday, 6 June 2013 00:25 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Sony has published a pre-E3 teaser trailer that promises games, interviews and more. The company has also invited PlayStation fans within reach of E3 2013 to attend its press conference – although only the first 40 in the queue will make the cut.

Sony had teased this scheme but made a formal invitation on the PlayStation Blog.

Hopefuls are asked to queue next to the parking lot near the restrooms at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

The invite says to be there no later than 4:00PM to check in, but given that only 40 fans will be allowed in, expect some diehards to start queueing as early as possible. Parking is available.

You’ll have to be at least 21 to get in, as Sony will be checking IDs.

The conference itself kicks off at 6:00PM PST on June 10; we’ll be there, and reporting in full, of course.

The show will be livestreamed via the PlayStation Blog, PlayStation.com, Ustream, Nico Nico, PlayStation Home, Facebook, Google Plus and directly to PlayStation 3.

The PlayStation Blog teased content from 40 games for PS3, PS4 and Vita, as well as the following specific titles:

  • Beyond: Two Souls from Quantic Dream
  • Destiny
  • DriveClub
  • The Evil Within
  • Gran Turismo 6
  • InFamous: Second Son
  • Killzone: Shadow Fall
  • Killzone Mercenary
  • The Last of Us
  • Tearaway
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order

And here’s a trailer for the event. Just because:

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34 Comments

  1. ps3fanboy

    YAY!.. i got an invite :D

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Bam007

    Since E3 has become a press-only event, it’s good to see major players in the industry do something a little different.

    Kudos to Sony. At least they invite the general population and not their own staff to applaud and cheer from the back of the room.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. superjay779

    Ps3 fanboy is going to be way louder than any staff they have there

    #3 2 years ago
  4. TrickyAudio

    You know all those employees shuffled into the Microsoft event the other day and screamed everytime anything at all was mentioned…well ps3fanboy can do that ALONE for Sony.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. superjay779

    I don’t know we’re you guys get your information. Is there any proof that Microsoft hired everybody that cheered. Are you just making it up.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Bam007

    @superjay – while I can sit with you and say do have a point, so does the few people who were in attendance who tweeted out people in the back of the room are the ones clapping and cheering while the press people were just doing what they were doing and that was not clapping and cheering.

    It isn’t confirmation, but you should also just think about it and wonder why the same people cheered at some of the most ridiculous things that were said and shown throughout the reveal.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. TrickyAudio

    I didn’t say paid, I said shuffled ;)

    But the amount of “wooing” every time he said the word TV or ‘new experiences’ coupled with the fact it was on their own campus, is abit suspect.

    But hey. That’s business right?

    #7 2 years ago
  8. superjay779

    I saw some things that made me cheer. I’m not being paid. How do you know the press didn’t embellish facts or even make stuff up. Most gaming sites I have gone to have been very negative. I wouldn’t put it pass them to embellish. Who knows maybe they actually had Xbox fans at the event. They are out there.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. superjay779

    @ps3 fanboy enjoy the event and take lots of pictures. This will probably be the best day ever for you. Make sure you start a chant of xbox sucks also. It could be like a WWE crowd lol.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. WENDiGO

    @8 Stop trying so hard to defend them. To say the press probably made that up is just ignorance. Don’t let your love for xbox (that’s how it looks) make you blind to the truth.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. superjay779

    @10 yes I’m being ignorant because “the truth” is whatever people tell me to believe. Xbox is the devil. Microsoft only cares about money and Sony only cares about us gamers. They don’t care about making money. Ken Kutaragi never told me to get 2 jobs to get a PS3 because that would sound greedy so it never happened. Maybe he was secretly hired by Microsoft to say that.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Fin

    I can’t imagine MS hired people, I just assumed they were MS employees.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. CyberMarco

    @11 – Except that gaming is a luxury and not a vital need like food and settler.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. redwood

    @1 do the “holy sh*t” chant when they reveal the ps4 console :D

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Phil Owen

    As somebody who’s been to a few of these things — though not the Xbox One reveal specifically — I can say that the cheering which always annoys the hell out of me is not typically limited to the back of the room.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Patrick Garratt

    There is general cheering, it’s true. From everywhere. It’s the whooping that gets me.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. DrDamn

    @Pat
    I think it’s the same guy who follows Tiger Woods around and shouts “GET IN THE HOLE!!” every time he tees off – even on a par 5. If only he didn’t follow Tiger *everywhere* maybe he wouldn’t have got into so much trouble ;)

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Belmont

    @Pat

    Write every line of Jack Tretton’s words in your liveblog, Promise !

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Lengendaryboss

    Can’t wait.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Tech-N9ne

    Wait a minute. You guys actually believe @1. That dude is nothing but a lying c*nt, and give PS fan a bad rep, last person Sony would invite.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Dragon246

    Interesting. I am eager to see how Sony (and MS) plans this through. Blowing the entire load at E3 will not be a sound strategy imo since we have Gamescom and TGS coming up, both shows are very important for Sony.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. G1GAHURTZ

    I just can’t get hyped for the PS4 until they can at least show me that PSN on it is about a bajillion times better than it is on PS3.

    If they can at least make it function at the same level as current XBL, it’d be a start…

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Belmont

    @Dragon246

    Sony will certainly save some for Gamescom. Microsoft wasn’t a big fan of GC in the past few years. But because of Xbone they are there,probably in full force.
    I also have this theory that Sony will put emphasize on the big Blockbusters at E3 and then focusing more on indie and unique things at GC. Like last year it had rain,Puppeteer and Tearaway.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. TrickyAudio

    @16 YEAHHH!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO XBOX!!! USA! etc?

    ;)

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dragon246

    @23,
    Yeah, maybe. They will surely push at E3, that is for sure.
    Much more games are announced for PS4 (around 35) than XI (around 16).

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Moonwalker1982

    People are forgetting something. Sony still needs to show their system, they still need to talk about the OS and dashboard. They still need to talk about apps and tv services and we all know that Sony is in the ‘battle’ for the central device for the living room just as much as MS. They will obviously show a lot of PS3 titles, even The Last of Us and god knows why, the game comes out that same week, come on now. I sure do hope that Sony has at least a few damn interesting first party exclusives too, next to Infamous and Killzone.

    @25

    Wrong. MS has 15 first party exclusives and next to that several third party exclusives. We already know a few from the first party. I’m seeing a lot of third party titles on this Sony list and those are games that will come to X1 no doubt as well. That logic is flawed. I find this whole extremely ridiculous trust in Sony a bit well….crazy anyway. All of a sudden they have everything and X1 won’t have anything interesting…wow. Not nessecarily only talking about the comments on this site, but in general. I hope people are prepared to eat crow.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Dragon246

    @26,
    http://www.vg247.com/forum/topic.php?id=12627&page=1#post-53546
    Nope. That is the truth as of now. No one knows the future.

    “MS has 15 first party exclusives and next to that several third party exclusives.”
    And how many of them would be downloadables and kinect ones? 15 is just a number, and not a big one at that.
    “next to that several third party exclusives”
    Please enlighten me on that. Only rumors galore at this time, no confirmation. Sony also has many of them, according to rumors.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. CyberMarco

    @27 – Is it too much to ask to wait till E3 and don’t go around waving the speculations-flag just to raise another fanboys war?

    Geez, patience is a virtue I guess…

    #28 2 years ago
  29. Moonwalker1982

    @27

    Of course there will be some casual games in that list, people would be stupid to believe all 15 would be core games. But i bet enough of them are. Third party exclusives is a simple fact. I can’t find the tweet right now, cause there have been so many, but MS has clearly stated in tweets that they have 15 first party exclusives and also several third-party exclusives. It was Phil Spencer that said it, i believe. And he said he feels responsible for the first party ones obvious.

    Also there was the editor from CVG a while ago that said he heard about a few interesting third-party exclusives for Xbox One. So there’s that. There’s also the many different sightings lately of Mirror’s Edge 2 and only the Xbox One cover on Amazon kept popping up, same as Dragon Age 3. Now this doesn’t have to mean both are X1 exclusives, but it wouldn’t surprise me if ME2 definitely is. Also don’t forget that EA more or less owes MS an exclusive for allowing Mass Effect 1 on PS3.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. ysleiro

    @27 pardon me but stop being a DUFUS.

    The very source you cited (which isn’t official by the way) has listed 14 timed or console exclusives to PS4.

    Use your brain man.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Dragon246

    @28,
    What patience? Just showing what is right now the truth. As I said in the thread, it will be updated. I will be glad if someone posts new game info there. I will compile them then. Unfortunately I wont be available next week.

    @29,
    “I can’t find the tweet right now, cause there have been so many, but MS has clearly stated in tweets that they have 15 first party exclusives and also several third-party exclusives.”
    Exclusives have a very broad meaning, early access exclusive, timed exclusive, and THE exclusives. MS, like all others, is bundling them all in one category.I am absolutely not interested in first 2 categories.

    Your entire next para is speculation, not facts. We can talk about them after E3. I am not interested in speculations.
    “Also don’t forget that EA more or less owes MS an exclusive for allowing Mass Effect 1 on PS3.”
    Huh? Why? Have you read their contract? Please tell me more about that. When MS exclusivity contract ended, EA probably wasted no time in putting ME1 on PS3. If you think its something other than money, then you are sadly mistaken.

    @30,
    What are you talking about?

    #31 2 years ago
  32. ysleiro

    Your link. It has 14 supposed exclusives for ps4. You kept saying it was 30 something.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Dragon246

    @32,
    Did you read properly?
    “Much more games are announced for PS4 (around 35) than XI (around 16).”
    ANNOUNCED GAMES, NOT ONLY EXCLUSIVES. More games are announced from that point though.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. ysleiro

    #33 and you think those games made by 3rd party devs are going to forgo putting their game on a console with DAMN near equal architecture for the sake of being….. ????????

    Your list is BULLSHIT anyway. I looked up a few that supposed were only announced for PS4 and the dev has now revealed the game will come to Xbox and even PC as well.

    #34 2 years ago

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  • Destiny weekly reset for March 31: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

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  • Motivational Growth is the first non-documentary film to be released on Steam

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  • Metal Gear Solid movie in the works at Sony Pictures

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  • Destiny: Inferno mode returns this week with Inferno Clash

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  • Bladestorm: how 28 rogue ninja conquered Brittany

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  • First Bloodborne speedrun is in, game finished in under 45 minutes

    Bloodborne has been out for less than a week in most parts of the world and the first speedrun record has already been achieved. YouTuber Oginam_tv managed to finish Bloodborne in under 50 minutes. Of course not without utilising more than his fair share of exploits, including level-skipping glitches, as well as the item duplication […]

  • Advanced Warfare Infection gameplay shows the new map, monsters, extraction mechanic

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  • Hotline Miami collector’s edition is close, 50% already achieved

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  • Woah Dave will be an extra free PS+ game on PS4 in April

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  • Mortal Kombat X: three international tourneys announced, $100,000 prize pool

    Warner Bros. has announced a new series of Mortal Kombat X tournaments with a prize pool starting at $100,000. Mortal Kombat X Worldwide Competitive Program is a series of tournaments that kick off in April and allow players from the around the world participation. The tournaments are the Fatal 8 Exhibition Tournament, Mortal Kombat X […]

  • Project CARS to receive a free car every month, starting with the Lykan Hypersport

    The Lykan Hypersport, the supercar featured in one of Furious 7′s action set-pieces, will be a free download for Project CARS owners. To thank the fans for their patience throughout Project CARS development and several delays, developer Slightly Mad will be giving all owners one in-game car for free each month. The first car will […]

  • Leaked Halo Online gameplay shows weapons, maps, and more

    Gameplay from the upcoming, Russia only, Halo Online has leaked online and it looks like a mix of Halo 3 and Halo Reach. Microsoft announced last week that a free-to-play Halo game is in development at Saber Interactive. The game will be available in Russia only, at least on launch. YouTuber Noble, with the help […]

  • Get PlayStation 4 with the PS Camera and The Last of Us for $399

    US retailer Best Buy is offering a free PlayStation Camera with the purchase of The Last of Us PS4 bundle. If you’re in the US, Best Buy is having a very good deal on PlayStation 4 systems at the moment. If you buy The Last of Us PS4 bundle, you’ll automatically get the PS Camera […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC comes to PS4 in May

    Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC has been given a release window for PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360. Jaws of Hakkon, the first story add-on to Dragon Age: Inquisition was released last week on PC and Xbox One. The release was a complete surprise, as there was no prior announcement. What was also surprising […]

  • Watch Rainbow Six Siege developers stream new gameplay right now

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  • Advanced Warfare Exo Zombie Infected trailer shows new weapons, massive enemy

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies episode 2, Infected, has been shown off in a new trailer. The official trailer for Exo Zombies Infected is here with footage of the new gear and new enemies. All of which help set up the mess everyone’s making at Burger Town. John Malkovich and co are dropped […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege collector’s edition comes with a 120-page field manual

    Rainbow Six Siege will be getting a collector’s edition and it comes with a 120-page guide. The Rainbow Six Siege collector’s edition has been fully detailed. It’s called the “Art of Siege Edition” and will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, priced £65. Here’s what you get: A copy of the game […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege trailer is all about the operators

    Rainbow Six Siege has a new trailer available explaining the operator system. Operators are what makes any Counter Terrorist Unit and you will get to choose each of them individually before assembling a team. Any operator you choose will not be available for others though, so planning ahead will be crucial. The new trailer shows […]

  • Spotify now available on PS3 and PS4, lets you play music in the background

    Spotify has arrived on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The Spotify app is now available in 42 countries on PSN. The app was part of last week’s firmware update and can be found under PlayStation Music. Anyone can download it, as it doesn’t require PlayStation Plus. You can use your PSN account to subscribe to […]

  • Let’s talk Battlefield Hardline weapon balance

    The weapon balance in Battlefield Hardline is causing a controversy among the players. Are some weapons too powerful, or are other not powerful enough? Westie has been playing Battlefield Hardline since it the day it came out and he has some opinions about the state of weapon balance as it stands right now. Westie also […]

  • UK Charts: Bloodborne enters at No. 2, Battlefield Hardline defends No. 1 spot

    Battlefield Hardline has defended the No. 1 spot in the UK Charts against Bloodborne’s impressive numbers. The UK Charts for the week ending March 28 show Battlefield Hardline continuing to hold the top spot despite dropping 43% in sales. Bloodborne achieved the No. 2 spot and came only 22,500 copies short of becoming number 1. […]

  • Halo 5: Guardians release date and new trailers released

    Halo 5 is coming in October. Are you ready? Halo 5: Guardians has been slapped with a release date of October 27. Microsoft and 343 Industries also released a new trailer to mark the news; check it out below. “The Master Chief. Spartan Locke. Who is the hunter and who is the hunted?” Microsoft said […]

  • Denial wins Call of Duty Championship 2015

    In a weekend where favourites crashed out and non-US teams took a beating, Denial stepped up to take the title and $400,000 prize Denial have beaten Revenge to win the Call of Duty Championship 2015, claiming a $400,000 prize. Taking place in downtown Los Angeles, 32 of the best teams in the world battled it […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC- check out new maps and the grapple ability

    Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC is looking pretty sweet in these two new videos. The Call of Duty Championships this weekend have given our very own Arekkz a chance to check out the new Ascendance DLC coming this month. Take a look at all four new maps as well as the cool new grapple ability (which […]

  • Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies gets a “mini boss” with Ascendance DLC

    Zombies mode gets an exo-kick up the ass with Advanced Warfare’s second DLC drop, Ascendance. When Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC drops this week, players will be going up against some tougher challenges in Exo Zombies mode. “It’s all zombies, all of the time,” says High Moon Studios Matt Tieger, head of the […]

  • GTA Online user videos show out of character Lester, important Police Business

    You know, Lester isn’t as soft as he lets on, at least in these two GTA Online videos he’s not. The first one below is from YouTube user 10Phoenix01 Gamer, showing Lester kick a guy’s ass. It’s apparently punishment for running over the player – at least that’s the way it appears. A second video […]

  • Guild Wars 2 devs explain how the Map Bonus system, precursor crafting work in Heart of Thorns

    ArenaNet has posted information on the Guild Wars 2 website explaining how crafting mastery, and crafting a legendary weapon, will work in the Heart of Thorns expansion. There’s also information on the new Map Bonuses system, which will make acquiring crafting materials a more “directed activity” and streamlined experience. The new system will also add […]

  • Fly around your creations in Cities: Skylines with the Flight Cimulator mod

    Cities: Skylines players can now fly over their creations thanks to the Flight Cimulator mod. Created by Ulysius and available through the Steam Workshop, the mod allows the user to simulate flight through simple controls. According to the mod notes, it is still a work in progress as Ulysius plans to add building collisions , […]

  • The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul arrive on PlayStation Vue

    Sony has announced the addition of AMC to its PlayStation Vue service, which soft launched in Chicago, New York City and Philadelphia earlier this month. Those who use the service can now get their Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead fix, and also watch the Sundance channel, WEtv and IFC. AMC and WEtv are […]

  • Play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser

    Thanks to Roystan Ross and the Unity engine, you can play the first level of Super Mario 64 in your browser. This little nugget came to my attention yesterday, and unfortunately it became lost on my worksheet. Better late than never, I suppose. Anyway, the level is free-to-play and if you don’t wish to play […]

  • Steam’s Discovery Update has helped increase revenue for smaller titles

    Valve has said its Discovery Queue has increased product page views across Steam by 30% since the company launched the Discovery Update. According to Valve, 75% of those views come from the Discovery Queue, and 16% of product views can be attributed to the Discovery Queue. Even Steam Tags clicks have increased. The system is […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection April update includes “more ranked playlists”

    The next content update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will “address a variety of issues across the game,” according to 343 Industries, including specific improvements to ranking. New quit and betrayal penalties are also in the works as the development team prepares to roll out ranks to additional playlists. According to 343, the latest […]

  • Get Spec Ops: The Line for free through 2K Games sale on Humble Store

    A 2K Games sale is going on this weekend on the Humble Store with up to 83% off on select titles. Games on sale include Evolve, Bioshock, Civilization and other franchises. Plus, Spec Ops: The Line can be yours for free with the purchase of any -2K title on sale. To see the full list […]

  • Dota 2 The International 2015 tickets are sold out

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  • Here’s what’s expected in Battlefield 4′s Weapon Crate DLC – video

    A new Battlefield 4 drop is on the horizon, and to give you an idea of what to expect, we have a video for you below featuring information on the Weapon Crate DLC. According to Battlefield expert Westie, players can expect five new weapons along with the return of the Gun Master game mode. The […]

  • Pillars of Eternity issues to be addressed in patch 1.03, expected next week

    Obsidian Entertainment plans to release a Pillars of Eternity patch next week to combat issues users have reported. Until the patch is released, the developers have posted workarounds for some of the most common issues. The issues reported span framerate drops, inability to launch the game unless in administrator mode, crashes on 32-bit machines, animal […]

  • Mortal Kombat X videos show Erron Black gameplay, Ermac fatalities, more

    Erron Black, the gunslinger which was outed for Mortal Kombat X in the achievements listing last week, was featured in the latest livestream from NetherRelam Studios yesterday evening. Along with gameplay, fatalities and variations for Black, the developer also provided a look at gameplay for: Ermac vs Mileena; Ermac’s brutality and fatality moves; Lui Kang […]

  • The Legend of Zelda Wii U: 2015 release not a “priority”, skipping E3

    The Legend of Zelda franchise producer Eiji Aonuma is featured in the latest video update on the status of The Legend of Zelda for Wii U, stating a 2015 release is no longer a “number one priority” for the team. While Aonuma never specifically says the game has been delayed into 2016, the announcement confirms […]

  • Destiny gameplay designer exits for Bethesda

    Destiny’s senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick announced on Twitter overnight he would be leaving the company in a week’s time for Bethesda. Hamrick joined Bungie in 2009 after working two years at Midway Austin, where he created multiplayer maps, modified single-player levels, and other designer functions. He was in charge of fixing bug in code […]