E3 2011: Live blog of Sony's Playstation E3 2011 press event

Sony's Playstation E3 2011 press event is getting ready to begin. We will be here live blogging it from the LA Memorial Sports Arena complex ... at least under our battery runs out. :)

The show begins with a trailer of various Playstation 3 and NGP games including Uncharted 3, Twisted Metal and others.

Sony Playstation America CEO Jack Tretton apologize to Playstation fans about the recent month long downtime of the Playstation Network. He told the audience that since the network was restored the service has about 90 percent of the traffic it had before the shutdown. He also announced that Netflix gets more traffic from Playstation 3 than from any other source. Another movie download service, CinemaNow, will soon join the Playstation Network.

The rumors are true. We will be getting some hands-on time with Playstation games directly after the press conference.

A live demo for Uncharted 3 Drake's Deception was next with Nathan Drake exploring a freighter ship out at sea. There are some really impressive looking visual and lighting effects. There's more of the good old fashioned Tomb Raider gameplay here than there is in the new Tomb Raider game. Nathan is fighting off enemies while the freighter starts to sink and sink into the ocean. All in all its pretty entertaining stuff. June 28 will be time the multiplayer beta. Sony showed the next Uncharted 3 trailer in 3D on the big screen. The full game is out on November 1.

Next up is Resistance 3 and we get to see more shooting and more Chimera in an alternate 1957 where the player travels across the US to New York City

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It seems Sony fans are in lobotomy mode. Hey PSN is down for a month all our personal details are stolen, and AFTER this incident just about every Sony related site gets hacked to further prove how bad there security is. 48hrs does not go by now without reports of another Sony site being hacked. It shows a huge LACK of security focus throughout the entire Sony organization.

Sony fans just forget it all when a few pretty lights and a new handheld are shown on a stage.

Sad that consumers can so easily be fooled by a company so anti consumer like Sony and keep coming back for more.

swanlee said,
It seems Sony fans are in lobotomy mode. Hey PSN is down for a month all our personal details are stolen, and AFTER this incident just about every Sony related site gets hacked to further prove how bad there security is. 48hrs does not go by now without reports of another Sony site being hacked. It shows a huge LACK of security focus throughout the entire Sony organization.

Sony fans just forget it all when a few pretty lights and a new handheld are shown on a stage.

Sad that consumers can so easily be fooled by a company so anti consumer like Sony and keep coming back for more.

So what should they do? Run over and support Microsoft?

tanjiajun_34 said,
So what should they do? Run over and support Microsoft?

Last I heard MS never had a breached that leaked out 70 million + user accounts. People can bash on MS all they want but Xbox Live is based off the .net passport system that has been around 15 or so years and has not experienced a breach or hack that exposed user data.

I'ts just sad that people's blind loyalty to sony over rides the fact sony had such **** poor security that somehow they zombie sony fans sinply don't care.

PsYcHoKiLLa said,
See if you're still a big fan when you start getting spammed to hell cos they let your e-mail details leak out.

Yeah, except it was over a month ago when the PSN emails were stolen and I have yet to see any difference in my email box. Troll harder.

PsYcHoKiLLa said,
See if you're still a big fan when you start getting spammed to hell cos they let your e-mail details leak out.

fail