Monday, June 4, 2012

Sony’s E3 press conference kicked off in Sony style Monday evening in the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
“We have the most passionate consumers in the world, “ Jack Tretton, president and CEO of Sony Computer

Entertainment said as he took the stage to kick off Sony’s event. “If you don’t believe me, talk to some of the people who started lining up at 4 p.m. yesterday.”

To kick things off Quantic Dream the studio behind Heavy Rain took the stage to talk about its newest game: Beyond. More details will be released about the game in the coming months, however today the studio announced the actress who will be playing the main character in the game Jodie Holmes: Ellen Page.

Next up was PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale. Originally announced in late April, today the game was announced for PlayStation Vita and will be cross-compatible with PlayStation3.

The company demo’d the game on stage with some players playing on the PS3 and others playing on the PS Vita to show off how the game can be played on both consoles simultaneously. The game also supports cross-save, so you can start playing the game on your PS3 and then finish your game later on the PlayStation Vita.

PlayStation and PlayStation Vita

As expected, Sony spent a lot of time talking about its handheld console the PlayStation Vita
PS One Classics are going to be coming to PlayStation Vita this summer, including popular titles such as Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy.

Last week Sony announced YouTube was coming to Vita, now it is announcing Hulu Plus and Crackle will also be coming to the handheld console.

Assassin’s Creed II: Liberation is also headed to the Vita. Liberation features the first-ever female assassin, and can utilize cross-goods and exclusive content by linking together the PS3 and PS Vita titles.