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Sony Books Huge Venue for PlayStation Meeting, Perfect Place for PS4 Reveal

With the PlayStation Meeting now one week away, excitement for the PS4′s announcement is at a fever pitch. Of course, some are still reluctant to believe that the next generation is already upon us, but the size of the meeting’s venue certainly points to the PlayStation 4′s big reveal.
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Sev  +   1091d ago
I cannot hold in my excitement.
Wedge19  +   1091d ago
Hey now! Not in public! Well... ok, maybe the PS4 reveal is an exception....
darthv72  +   1091d ago
for sony's sake
this announcement better deliver to all those who are expecting. Otherwise the internet will explode worse than sev trying hold in the excitement.
JAMurida  +   1091d ago | Well said

I remember someone on here or another site say, "If Sony doesn't announce PS4, the internet will explode. If Sony does announce PS4, the internet will explode."

So either way, the internet is going to explode.
TheGamerDood  +   1091d ago
holy hell they're advertising this event on youtube! This is going to be big!
BrunoM  +   1091d ago
I think it will be the ps4 for sure .. They will show the system it self the controller some gametrailers and some small game play ..

But they won't get into the inside of the system to much or at all and they will show 2 sku one at 449 and one at 499
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DragonKnight  +   1091d ago
Sony is going to troll everyone so hard.
Dee_91  +   1091d ago
okay now its finally starting to set in for me..
I dont want to get my hope up but damnit its getting hard now.
ThanatosDMC  +   1091d ago
As long as it's about games and not that cult like circus show, then we're good.

I forgot what it was called but MS made people wear some sort of cloak and made them watch something completely away from gaming.
patterson  +   1091d ago
It's going to be the 2 inch Vita reveal!
BattleAxe  +   1091d ago
This is going to be awesome. I hope that someone records the live stream so that I can watch it after work :D

I've been hearing a rumor that the Vita will be re-branded as the PSP2 to capitalize on the ever popular PSP name. I think that this is something that they should have done right out of the gates, but its better late then never.
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princejb134  +   1091d ago
ps4 announcement would be awesome, but a ff7 remake sounds just as good exclusive for ps4
please no tech demos sony, show actual gameplay
NewMonday  +   1091d ago
Sony are going all out with this Steve Jobs style

Kaz will talk about Gaikai and Vita most of the conference and as he walks away at the the end he turns to say "oh..just one more thing" and pulls the PS4 out of his pocket.
Tr10wn  +   1091d ago

You mean N4G right? this is the only site i read with multiples article about the same thing over and over again /r/gaming isnt even talking about it in kotaku i havent read anything related to that event and in gamespot the only thing i read was the controller thing, don't get me wrong its gonna be huge but if they dont announce it nothing will happen N4G isnt the internet and is not gonna be like the GTA5 delay is what i mean, but if they announce the PS4 in the event yeah every gaming site in the world will be talking about it.
andibandit  +   1091d ago
Gonna be laughing so hard when lady Gaga comes on stage singing.
Ritsujun  +   1091d ago
We knew it's big.
doctorstrange  +   1091d ago
That explains the stains
AngelicIceDiamond  +   1091d ago
This pretty much confirms Sony will reveal first instead of MS.

I was also thinking, E3 in Feb? Never heard of it until now lol.
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Jazz4108  +   1091d ago
I still think and so do most that ms will release first and thats whats important not when they decide to tell you about the worst kept secret.
deep_fried_bum_cake  +   1091d ago
I read that as 'I cannot hold in my excrement'. I think I might be a weird person.

Anyway, I'm sort of excited for this event, but I'm keeping that in check as I also think they might not reveal it. I hope I'm wrong.
KwietStorm  +   1091d ago
TheGamerDood  +   1091d ago
not surprising considering your user name. 0.o
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deep_fried_bum_cake  +   1091d ago

My love of ass and unhealthy foods doesn't define me as a person. It's only like 80% of my personality.
FunAndGun  +   1091d ago
I'll hold it for you...I have experience. ^_^
shutUpAndTakeMyMoney  +   1091d ago
Wow this vita slim announcement will be a huge thing!!

Lol joking.. Ps4 will own..
ziggurcat  +   1091d ago
don't hold it too high, you might be disappointed when they don't reveal the next playstation.
deafdani  +   1090d ago
Well, Sony is sure making a big deal out of this event. The amount of hype and noise they made for it is way too big to be something insubstantial.

The probability of this being the PS4 is very high. That's why people are excited.
Crystallis  +   1091d ago
your going to the reveal in NY right Sev?
Knight_Crawler  +   1091d ago
I am excited gen is long over due.

I have gotten to a point where the new games do not excite me any more - the only game that has me really looking forward to it is the The Last of US, apart from that all the other games just seem meh and I do not expect anything diffrent and new apart from just better eye candy.

I am buying both consoles next gen but which ever one launches first will get most of my money.
MrWonderful  +   1091d ago
play-asia has a section for the playstation 4 now
potedude  +   1091d ago
And it says "announced - pre-orders coming soon" That is saying something...
LAZL0-Panaflex  +   1091d ago
Hi im jack trenton. $50 dollar price drop on vita!! That concludes our meeting thanks for coming.
nukeitall  +   1091d ago
That actually would be pretty epic!

That said, really looking forward to seeing what is being revealed. I hope this will be streamed over the intertubes!!!
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showtimefolks  +   1091d ago
hoping for a great conference with a lot of into and some big games

one game i believe will come day one with ps4 is the last guardian

this pretty much confirms that sony will show last guardian soon maybe on 20th if not than E3 for sure
BitbyDeath  +   1091d ago
Sony: We won't show PS4 until it can demonstrate 'a significant leap'

Almost time peoples
adorie  +   1091d ago
Hype is now through the roof. I don't know if I should pre-order once it's available to do so... awh, hell, I'll pre-order it. Amazon, your bookmark is warm to the touch.
user3915800  +   1091d ago
I see it already, Sony has change direction and promise to make stock holders happy, it is with great pleasure that we introduced, The 4k resolution TV. Sony gamers diissapointment all around the world its heard with great desires of killing intempt. I go and hide for a month, been carefull of the continues outblast been share by all. I tell my wife stock plenty of food and water, we most survive the apocalipse.
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ElitaStorm  +   1091d ago
hope its not another ps3 with anorexia
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IAmLee  +   1091d ago
Imagine how bummed everyone would be if it's an announcement for another Ridge Racer.. :')
akaakaaka  +   1091d ago
yes I want my PS4
knifefight  +   1091d ago
I'll hold your excitement. And your hand.

I...I've always loved you. Happy Valentine's Day.

Sorry for makin' it weird.
morkendo23  +   1091d ago

and tomorrow a ARTICLE will appear saying SONY cancel the show. keep the public blind and confused with un-official reports and rumors.

wow if my job was like that i would QUIT!!!!
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Mounce  +   1091d ago
solar  +   1091d ago
Screw 4D Sony is jumping right to 5D!!!
Irishguy95  +   1091d ago
Oh God! Their going to finally release the Duck game at E3 2005!
SegataShanshiro  +   1091d ago
I was heartbroken when the ps3 never had this game :((
Mounce  +   1091d ago
The duck game did come out, but the game design just changed a lot, it became 'Super Rub a Dub' I'd prefer the Ducks as the image showed in the demo reel though, random mini-games and PIRATE SHIPS! and CUPS OF WATER! I fully completed Super Rub a Dub, but it wasn't as entertaining as the original Rubber Duck game would've been.
FamilyGuy  +   1091d ago
I bet they show full specs, what it looks like and future plans on services, apps and it's capabilities.
Probably announce a price cut or new PS3 bundles.

Theyre gonna show their plan/intentions for the PS4 and all the possibly boring stuff they want investors to know too. And when E3 comes around it'll be nothing but games, lots and lots of games running real-time on the actual hardware.
alexcosborn  +   1091d ago
Sooooooo awesome!
crunchychocobo  +   1091d ago
I hope this is really a PS4 reveal and not a big setup for disappointment. I should probably expect the latter so I won't be let down.
Lucreto  +   1091d ago
There is little else they could announce that requires a 2,200 seat building. They are bring in not just Game media but media from all over the world. Investors and shareholders will be there also.

They are not going to announce a new vita colour.
Snookies12  +   1091d ago
Could be a nice forest green Vita color though... Maybe a sale on the PSN for a couple games? Sounds like a good reveal to me!

Nah, it's the PS4. I'm sure Sony knows not to build up a ton of hype like this unless they are revealing something massive.
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ftwrthtx  +   1091d ago
I want to go!
Wedge19  +   1091d ago
Totally gonna be Wonderbook 2. STOKED! The first one was so... book-ish and I can't wait to see what the do with the follow-up... errr something...
ANIALATOR136  +   1091d ago
Haze 2?? Ridge Racer???
Shadow Flare  +   1091d ago
"Ladies and gentlemen.......

......people of the world.......

.......SUPER RUB A DUB 2!!!"
ANIALATOR136  +   1091d ago
Actually, I would love that haha the first one was great
NastyLeftHook0  +   1091d ago
it was actually a great game.
FamilyGuy  +   1091d ago
They're gonna do another tech demo of how many ducks the PS4 can handle on screen at once. This time it'll be like the equivalent to the number of leaves that were on that rustling leaf tech demo.

I hope that SquareEnix Crystal Engine shows off more of what it can do with sonys new system. Witcher 3 shown real-time on ps4 would be sweet too.
GribbleGrunger  +   1091d ago
Someone book me a seat please, I'll be there as soon as someone buys me a plane ticket. Thanks in advance.
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TrendyGamers  +   1091d ago
1 week!
matrixman92  +   1091d ago
now we just need to know what kind of food they will be serving....
doctorstrange  +   1091d ago
They'll be drinking this for sure
-Falaut-  +   1091d ago
a new type of soft serve made with a micro technique...
GribbleGrunger  +   1091d ago
Vish 'n' chips.
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NastyLeftHook0  +   1091d ago
atkins diet. mmm
Hellsvacancy  +   1091d ago
Itll be so funny if Sony announces a new PS3 Slim "one that now fits in the palm of your hand"

Nah, its defo the PS4, I hope we see more than a couple of tech demos though
BitbyDeath  +   1091d ago
Should be more than tech demos if they're planning on releasing it this year.
portal_2  +   1091d ago
tigertron  +   1091d ago
7 days left. Here we go guys! choo choo!
LOL_WUT  +   1091d ago
All aboard the hype train!!
jp_footy2  +   1091d ago
PS4 will have Bdxl support, 4K & Backwards Compatability.
stragomccloud  +   1091d ago
Hope so! Fingers crossed!
Daves  +   1091d ago
I have to disagree on the BC. Sorry, I have been following to much SemiAccurate forum.
-Falaut-  +   1091d ago
I'm telling you all, it's just a new dynamic wallpaper event :P
stragomccloud  +   1091d ago
Well as long as it's a free dynamic wallpaper. Or at least... free for Playstation+ members. :P lol
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remanutd55  +   1091d ago
4G LTE psvita, psvita price drop, New Motorstorm, New Resistance, God of War, inFAMOUS and 2 new IPs psvita game announcements, Gaikai, Ps4 reveal with 4 first party game announcements and 2 big third party publishers coming on stage saying the system will be powerful.
danny818  +   1091d ago
If everything u just said comes true i will Knut in my pants
remanutd55  +   1091d ago
Me too lol
ApolloTheBoss  +   1091d ago
I'd like to live after the event, sir.
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BLow  +   1091d ago
Yeah, that would be great but they have to save something for E3. Maybe they will show of a game or two or maybe just tease us and then go big for E3. Who knows but that quite an impressive list. If they did all that then the Internet would shut down...haha. Can't wait!!
fsfsxii  +   1091d ago
If everything you said will be announced it would be the best launch line-up EVER!!!
SandWitch  +   1091d ago
Nice crib
stragomccloud  +   1091d ago
I think it would be hilarious if they didn't announce the PS4.

I believe they will, but just saying... It would be hilarious if they didn't.
Oh_Yeah  +   1091d ago
It'd be hilarious if they pulled a Microsoft and used the big event to bring out usher to show off the next big dance game. /s
ConstipatedGorilla  +   1091d ago
I hope they pull an Apple instead and release it the same week they reveal it.
lashes2ashes  +   1091d ago
How funny, the 'home of ecw' for any wrestling fans out there. If they announce the price point at over 400$ I'm putting Sony through a flaming table.
Sarobi  +   1091d ago
When I read that it would be at the Hemmerstein Ballroom, I immediately heard Joey Styles go " OH MYYY GAWDDDDDD " along with a wave of ECW chants pass through my head.. lol
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MasterCornholio  +   1091d ago
Wow what a huge event for Nintendo's funeral.

Lol I'm just joking.

Anyways I can't wait to see the PS4 (hopefully).

Motorola RAZR i
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HyperBear  +   1091d ago
I'm so excited I just changed my

OT: I think this is a really great move and great idea by Sony. Not only to get the upper hand on M$, but to announce and show off the system and possibly new controller as well...then come E3, have everything related to Vita & PS4 with all in-game, real-time demos being showcased and then availability, prices for launch. Really excited, cannot wait till Next Wednesday!!!

P.S. - Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't the Hammerstein Ballroom the venue for the last ECW Wrestling Reunion Event??? No wonder they had to restore and remodel the place :D
solidboss07  +   1091d ago
PS4 announced along with a Legacy of Kain title. Raziel with the Spectral Reaver blade being green and blue like the lights on Sony game consoles.
chrispseuphoria  +   1091d ago
I hope this week will go fast!
ApolloTheBoss  +   1091d ago
Prepare your computers, just in case. Because if this isn't the PS4 the internet will explode.
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remanutd55  +   1091d ago
it will explode either way lol
dbjj12088  +   1091d ago
If this isn't the PS4, it'll sure hurt, what with all the hype everyone is building into it.
THC CELL  +   1091d ago
If it's not ps4 Sony must be stepping down In gaming department lol
dafegamer  +   1091d ago
lol its pretty obvious now, that its the ps4 announcement. Also SCE employee's on neogaf have already confirmed it too
stage88  +   1091d ago
"Also SCE employee's on neogaf have already confirmed it too".

Even though of course it's the PS4 this sentence made me laugh.
RE_L_MAYER  +   1091d ago
that is it bros - next Wednesday is my new official day for christmas or apocalypse depends what they will give wii)))
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MrWonderful  +   1091d ago
Wake me up next wednesday please
dafegamer  +   1091d ago
wow sony really wants to be agressive with the ps4 announcement, just like the ps2 announcement, which caused unlimited hype
arbitor365  +   1091d ago
if I had the extra cash, I would fly up there to see it live
Father__Merrin  +   1091d ago
i simply cannot wait, they wont reveal the name but will announce it
BitbyDeath  +   1091d ago
Name was already leaked to be PS4.
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