Sony's 2012 E3 Keynote : June 04, 2012
PlayStation keynote at E3 2012 in Los Angeles.
 
9:08 - Sony exec Jack Tretton takes the stage to kick off the event.
 
 
9:10 - As expected, the event begins with game introductions. Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream is the first on the list, introducing Beyond: Two Souls.
 
9:11 - The game is themed around the afterlife. Users follow a girl from a child into adulthood.
 
9:12 - The lead character, Jodie Holmes, will be played by actress Ellen Page.
 
9:14 -
 
 
 
9:18 - The trailer is much more action packed than the developer's initial description would suggest.
 
9:20 - Next up: PlayStation Allstars: Battle Royal.
 
9:21 -
 
 
9:22 - All-Stars will be available for the Vita and cross-compatible with the PS3.
 
9:24 -
 
 
9:29 - The company promises to embrace cross-play gaming between the Vita and the PS3. Little Big Planet 2 will be offered with a "cross controller" setup, bringing different features to each device but maintaining common interaction.
 
9:30 -
 
 
9:31 - 200 PSN digital downloads on track for 2012.
 
9:32 - PlayStation Plus will be revamped with 12 new titles, including Saints Row 2 and inFamous 2, available to play for free and rotated on a regular basis.
 
9:33 - PSone classics will also be coming to vita, including Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy VII.
 
9:34 -
 
 
9:34 - Hulu Plus and Crackle Television will be coming to the Vita.
 
9:36 - ActiVision will bring Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified to the Vita, sometime later this year near the holidays.
 
9:37 -
 
 
9:39 - Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed III: Liberation is also coming to PS3.
 
 
 
9:41 - The game is set during the American Revolution, complete with sea battles and changing weather conditions. Users can control the ships.
 
9:42 -
 
 
9:46 - Far Cry 3 will support four-player collaborative multiplayer.
 
9:47 -
 
 
9:51 - The company moves on to talk about PlayStation Move. SCE president and group CEO Andy House takes the stage.
 
9:55 - A new accessory, Wonderbook, will work alongside the Move controller. The book is geared for reading and educational experiences.
 
9:59 - Sony has partnered with Harry Potter author JK Rowling, bringing Book of Spells. A demo shows children using the Move controller as a wand for interactions with the book illustrations, with book text presented on the television. The book itself does not appear to integrated a display.
 
9:59 -
 
 
10:01 - Users can watch themselves on the display as a narrator guides them through certain actions. In the case of Book of Spells, the Move controller is replaced by a virtual wand when displayed on the television.
 
10:04 -
 
 
10:07 - HTC will be the first non-Sony company to offer a PlayStation-certified phone.
 
10:14 - No additional details regarding the HTC handset, though it appears to have several bright color options.
 
 
10:17 - Moving back to PS3 titles, the company shows a demo of Gods of War: Ascension. The live demo includes a gameplay preview, complete with a particularly violent fight scene that ends when the skull of an elephant beast is split open to remove the brain.
 
10:18 -
 
 
10:24 - The next live demo shows off extreme fighting scenes in The Last of Us.
 
 
10:25 - The game receives the most applause from the crowd, and on that note the event has come to a conclusion.
 
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Apple fiscal Q3 2013 , July 23, 2013
WWDC 2013 Keynote, June 10, 2013
Microsoft's Xbox event, May 21, 2013
Google I/O opening keynote, May 15, 2013
Apple fiscal Q2 2013 earnings call, April 23, 2013
Facebook event, April 04, 2013
Samsung press event in New York, March 14, 2013
Sony at CES, January 07, 2013
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Apple iPad mini unveiling, October 23, 2012
Apple iPhone 5 launch event, September 12, 2012
Google I/O Day 2 keynote, June 28, 2012
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Live 2012 WWDC Coverage, June 11, 2012
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Microsoft event at E3, June 04, 2012
Samsung Mobile Unpacked, May 03, 2012
Apple fiscal Q2 2012 results call, April 24, 2012
HTC Sprint NYC, April 04, 2012
Apple cash balance call, March 19, 2012
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Apple fiscal Q1 2012 results call, January 24, 2012
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Nokia at CES 2012, January 09, 2012
AT&T Dev Summit 2012, January 09, 2012
Acer at CES 2012, January 08, 2012
Google music event, November 16, 2011
Google and Samsung Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich event, October 18, 2011
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Apple fiscal Q2 2011 results call, April 20, 2011
Microsoft talks Windows Phone 7 at MIX11, April 13, 2011
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March 2 iPad event, March 02, 2011
Intel Thunderbolt Technology, February 24, 2011
HTC MWC Event, February 15, 2011
LG Mobile World Congress 2011 event, February 14, 2011
Samsung's MWC Event, February 12, 2011
HP webOS event, February 09, 2011
Sprint February 7 event, February 07, 2011
Live from Blackberry Developer Panel, February 03, 2011
Google Android event, February 02, 2011
Sony PSP2 event, January 27, 2011
Verizon NYC Event, January 11, 2011
Google Chrome Event, December 07, 2010
Acer's Interact event, November 23, 2010
Facebook Mobile Event, November 03, 2010
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Google TV Intro, October 12, 2010
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