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E3 2011: Sony Press Conference Liveblog

Live from Sony's E3 Press Conference
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Check back here regularly for our Liveblog of Sony's E3 2011 press conference. We'll keep you updated.

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6:58:17PM

Trenton is on stage again. Show is coming to a close. 

6:56:46PM

Two models will be released. Wi-Fi and 3G Wi-Fi for $250 and $299, respectively. Will release this holiday season. 

6:55:26PM

Video montage of upcoming titles being shown. 

6:51:19PM

Simple moves can be carried out using the touch pad. 

6:48:54PM

 Street Fighter X Tekken is on deck. Will be released on Vita. Exclusively for Vita, Cole from Infamous will be playable. 

6:47:18PM

Little Big Planet is announced for Vita. 

6:44:26PM

Certain games utilize a feature called content sharing to allow users to share content and play other people. Little Big Planet is being used as an example. 

6:42:49PM

Players of the Vita ModNation Racers will be able to access all of the existing tracks from the PS3 game on day one. 

6:39:39PM

ModNation Racers announced with Vita. Uses the touch screen to build tracks and edit ones. 

6:38:07PM

Can pick up game play right where you left off on each console. Uses cloud-based saves. 

6:34:36PM

New action RPG being shown called Ruin. Will be cross compatible with Vita and PS3. Uses touch controls for sword attacks and abilities. 

6:33:23PM

Now showing some shooting game play. Again, uses touch controls. 

6:30:46PM

First Vita game being shown is Uncharted. Uses a variety of button and touch controls. 

6:27:07PM

Near and Party will be social networking tools built into the Vita. 

6:25:34PM

Vita will partner with AT&T. Audience was not keen on that. 

6:24:16PM

NGP is officially named as the "Vita".

6:22:06PM

Talking about Playstation Suite. Will allow PS game to be played on Android devices. 

6:20:20PM

Kaz Hirai speaking about the new NGP.

6:18:47PM

EA has exclusive levels, cars, and exclusive DLC along with Move support for SSX, Need for Speed: The Run, and Battlefield 3.

6:17:31PM

New Star Trek game with exclusive Move support and DLC prequel title to debut alongside new Star Trek film. 

6:15:03PM

Exclusive game mode for new Saints Row on PS3; a copy of Bioshock will be free to those who purchase PS3 Bioshock Infinite

6:14:16PM

Announced a secret title in development for NGP.

6:12:10PM

Is now talking how well Bioshock Infinite can play with the Move. 

6:11:12PM

Bioshock creator Kevin Levine is on stage. Addressing his disdain for Move. 

6:09:25PM

Game play for Bioshock Infinite being shown. 

6:07:21PM

Features FPS game play and will release summer 2012. Not sure how this will connect with EVE.

6:05:52PM'

New shooter called Dust 514 will connect with EVE on PC and will support Move and the NGP. 

6:04:59PM

Title is Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. Releases 2012. 

6:03:18PM

Trailer for new Sly Cooper.

6:01:25PM

Starhawk trailer on deck. It's Warhawk... with sci-fi elements. Mechs, lasers, and space combat. 

5:59:42PM

Just showed an Infamous 2 trailer. Talking about creating online missions with Move. In September, Sony is also updating Move support for Little Big Planet 2

5:57:45PM

Trenton is talking about how many titles will use Move.

5:53:50PM

Use Move motions to control swords, shields, and manipulate the environment. 

5:52:06PM

New PSN title announced. Medieval Moves: Deadmund's Quest. From the makers of Move Sports.

5:50:39PM

Kobe Bryant appears to like it. "So realistic it's frightening."

5:48:47PM

2K games in on deck showing a Move-enabled NBA 2K12. Kobe Bryant is on stage. 

5:45:31PM

New PlayStation-branded TV coming. Split screen for two, full-screen? Very interesting. 3-D television too. Full 3-D bundle available for under $500.

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5:43:17PM

Sony's talking up 3-D pretty heavily at this point. Kratos coming to 3-D in a remastered collection. Ico and Shadow of the Colossus remasters coming too.

5:39:07PM

Resistance 3 makes an appearance. Urban street battle ongoing.

5:35:07PM

Multiplayer beta goes live June 28. 3-D trailer follows.

5:30:47PM

Level shows Drake infiltrating S boat, where a massive gun battle ensues. Afterward, the boat fills with water. That's followed by a daring escape.

5:27:13PM

Creators of Uncharted 3 are up, demoing a boat level.

5:21:55PM

Now addressing the PSN Outage. Credits everyone for being supportive.

5:20:52PM

Jack Trenton has taken the stage.

5:17:30PM

Showing montage of NGP, 3-D PS3 and PS Move

5:15:38PM

Starting now.

5:11:39PM

Less than 5 minutes until start!

5:07:11PM

Announcement just made. Conference will begin in 10 minutes. 

5:03:30PM

The arena is packed. People talking around me are really excited.

4:58:02PM

Soon hopefully!

4:52:54PM

5 hours? We'll see if my body is ready.

4:51:52PM

Sony Press conference to begin soon. Waiting now.

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