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Meet up with us in LA at E3 2008

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Jul 11, 2008 // Sr. Social Media Manager

So, apparently E3 is no longer a circus. No booth babes, no craziness. It’s for VIPs, not gamers. Media and industry types only, thankyouverymuch.

Forget all that.

King Taco

PlayStation.Blog is hosting a meet-up for all of our readers, fanboys (and Fanboys), fellow bloggers, and anyone else interested in PlayStation at the King Taco on Pico, down the street from the LA Convention Center, where all the E3 action happens. Bring your PSP.

Want to talk about that morning’s PlayStation Press Conference? Want to slam some free aguas frescas? Want to see if you’re taller than me? (hint: you’re not)

Then, we’d love to see you. Don’t forget to bring your PSP. If you’re in the area and can make it here are the details:

When: July 15, 5-7:30pm PST
Where: King Taco
Address: 2020 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca 90006

For more info and to RSVP, just visit our Facebook page, or send a note to playstationblog.comments@gmail.com. Space is limited, so RSVP’ing is strongly encouraged. I’d rather not irk Chief Freeman.

Looking forward to seeing you all there, and digging in to some tasty al pastor tacos.

Oh, and have I mentioned, you should bring your PSP!

//Add Your Own

159 Comments   24 Replies

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+ CallOfDutyFreak on July 12th, 2008 at 12:24 am said:

will the PSP ever get Trophies support or maybe custom soundtracks?

I live in Oregon and obviously cant go, but make sure you tell us what everybody needed their PSP for.


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+ hijaker77 on July 12th, 2008 at 12:40 am said:

Anyone who is going to king taco restaurant and to meet the Playstation blog team.
Can someone do me a favour and tell them to make trophies and custom music (in-game XMB) Mandatory!!!!


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+ hijaker77 on July 12th, 2008 at 1:02 am said:

@Jeff

Yeah come to aussie (Australia), your gonna see alot of kangaroos hopping their way about and koalas climbing on trees. It’s once in a lifetime ;). Don’t worry about the killer ants but if we survive you should survive too, hehe. You will also experience the delaystation of games compared to Japan and America.

Damn I wish I was in America now.


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+ Onna76_NL on July 12th, 2008 at 1:21 am said:

“PlayStation.Blog is hosting a meet-up for all of our readers, fanboys (and ***FANGIRLS)

***fixed :-P

Too bad I can’t be around there, its not really around the corner… *sigh*

For those who’re going, have fun *jealous* ;-)


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on July 13th, 2008 at 11:33 am said:

    Yes, and fanGIRLS


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+ Onna76_NL on July 12th, 2008 at 1:21 am said:

Oh and shoot some pictures and post it around here, would be fun :-)


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+ Onna76_NL on July 12th, 2008 at 1:24 am said:

How tall are you Jeff? I may be a “girl” still I’m 1.81m! (6ft or 5ft11 not sure)


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+ azad_champ on July 12th, 2008 at 1:44 am said:

Very nice to do this to your hardcore fans(aka nerds and fanboys) like me.


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+ Voozi on July 12th, 2008 at 2:20 am said:

King Taco!? Well here at the Jersey shore we have…SURF TACO! Will be keeping an eye out for that East coast event you mentioned earlier in hopes its near me ;D


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+ chanskie on July 12th, 2008 at 2:21 am said:

wait, i shall be able to get there if i booked my ticket now… Australia to L.A….22 hours straight flight…..AUD$2500 return airfare……:-(
I wish i able to attend….people whose are going, please take some photos and put it onto the blog here….will be great….you lucky bxxxxrd…………”crying my head off”


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+ fullyshadow on July 12th, 2008 at 2:55 am said:

well i’m definitely calling in sick at work for this!!! count me in!!! =D


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+ indigovenom on July 12th, 2008 at 4:01 am said:

hey jeff, if i bring my resume and portfolio can i get a job?


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+ DrunkMiffy@ on July 12th, 2008 at 4:48 am said:

Now why would they want us to bring our PSP’s :/ Poisoned Taco’s, so they can pry them off our dead bodies :D?


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+ DrunkMiffy@ on July 12th, 2008 at 4:53 am said:

No chance of doing a World Tour then :D? Us Brits would love to go..;)


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+ GanjaQueen on July 12th, 2008 at 4:56 am said:

@104,

Oh hellz yeah! Thanks for that ‘correction’, Onna76_NL. You beat me too, it. ;)

Dammit tho’, it’s still lame sauce I don’t get to got to see the King Taco either! Why must I live in the dirrty South–North Carolina?!! NOTHING ever comes here. EVER… :(

Oh well, you guys and GALS that get to go chomp down a extra fajita for me, LOL. And somebody please ask about future better internet browser support–for the PSP & PS3!


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+ Onna76_NL on July 12th, 2008 at 5:21 am said:

@GanjaQueen I seem to have the habit of doing that around here :-D You’re a female gamer too?


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+ Arion87 on July 12th, 2008 at 5:41 am said:

@Jeff
Will the Sony press conference be posted on the US and EU store sometime? If so, when?

Thanks and I would love to come to the meet up but I stay in South Africa. Maybe 1 day though


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+ GanjaQueen on July 12th, 2008 at 6:36 am said:

@ Onna76_NL,

Yep, damn skippy!;)

Yeah, suppose that’s the path we choose–meaning the constant correction path–to get that point drilled to our gaming ‘brethren’, LOL. It’s pretty much a habit for me too. :)


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+ FrozoneUSMC on July 12th, 2008 at 7:20 am said:

If we can get some kind of event in NYC next year and start making it annually for the East Coast gamers, that would be cool. I’m sure someone can think of something.


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+ thingg on July 12th, 2008 at 7:33 am said:

Man. I’ve got three problems. 1)I live more than 3000 miles away in New York State. 2)I don’t have a PSP. 3)I’m only 5’9” :( Oh well, have fun guys…


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+ fondip on July 12th, 2008 at 8:10 am said:

MY FAVORITE FEATURE’S ON THE NEXT PS3 FIRMWARE

- New language’s
(Eastern Europe as Arabic/Turkish/Russian/Greece)

- Launch PlayTV (PlayTV Channel)

- PSN Video Store (Movies,Music Video’s and more)

- Launching PS3 Community, Creating you own personal website with poll,you favorite games,you favorite friends and more.

- PS3 Earth, News and Weather channel like Nintendo Wii.

- PS3 Classics, PS2 PS1 Games and other OS playeble free games.

- Playstation Home, Virtual Community.

- Playeble Music’s in Game.

And.
- Launch of PSN Cards in the world.


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+ C-h-a-o-s on July 12th, 2008 at 8:24 am said:

So for those of us who can’t go for the free taco’s, schwag and what ever other goodies that involve a PSP if there’s any left overs how about a contest for those who couldn’t make it? Minus the tacos I don’t think they’ll be edible by the time the winner gets them.


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+ TeQuerra on July 12th, 2008 at 8:24 am said:

Aaaah, how refreshing – personal, charismatic responses instead of the imposing business responses we’re assualted with from everyone else


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+ daxter on July 12th, 2008 at 8:51 am said:

I extremly wish I could go but I live in Utah.


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+ Jeigh on July 12th, 2008 at 9:24 am said:

Aw… I may not be as far away as New York, but it’s a shame I still can’t go. Besides that, classes start the very day of E3. Oh well.

Enjoy! :D


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+ Trustter on July 12th, 2008 at 9:41 am said:

Hi Jeff,

This is just amazing. Even that I am not going to attend this I already feel the community aspect of been a gamer.

I wish I could go. It’s one of my dreams one day go to E3. I am Brazilian and now I live in Canada. So it’s not too far away from I have been following since 95.

Cheers


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+ MK24ever on July 12th, 2008 at 10:40 am said:

Well… let’s see… Portugal…. Atlantic Ocean… Hmmm, maybe next time.


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+ the_icon on July 12th, 2008 at 10:43 am said:

@ 115- Girls like Tacos?


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+ Queso on July 12th, 2008 at 10:48 am said:

ok teh 15th it is free foods + free schwag
I’m coming from the pasadena area so if you need a ride are over 18 and have gas monies
hit me up I might hook you up


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+ GanjaQueen on July 12th, 2008 at 11:14 am said:

@ 127,

Oh hellz yeah! Man, you ain’t kno’?! :)

LOL….I kid (well ok, but I do like tacos)


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+ pyromaster222 on July 12th, 2008 at 11:15 am said:

I cant wait to find out what all the big fuss is over bringing your PSP, unfortunately i cant go but it would be cool to!


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+ Damballa on July 12th, 2008 at 11:35 am said:

Hey Jeff,
Really cool that you guys are doing this. I live on the West Coast…..of Canada, so I wouldn’t be able to attend. Let me know if you guys ever decide to do something north of the border, on the west coast of course, and I’d be sure to stop by. Have fun at E8 thing to, looks like it will be a blast, even without the booth babes.


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+ typikal82 on July 12th, 2008 at 11:45 am said:

Will there be PSP monster hunter?


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+ DJMayhem on July 12th, 2008 at 11:57 am said:

You know what, I think i may be able to come and drop by. I don’t have a PSP, but i think it’ll be fun to meet you guys!


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+ cell989 on July 12th, 2008 at 12:01 pm said:

mmm tacos de Lengua are awesome, and free ehh????


135

+ cell989 on July 12th, 2008 at 12:02 pm said:

nnnnnnnnniiiiiiiiiccccccccccceeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!


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+ fredbob3 on July 12th, 2008 at 12:14 pm said:

just promise me, whatever u give the people that can go to the psp thing we, the people who can’t go, can get somewhere else.


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+ cell989 on July 12th, 2008 at 12:27 pm said:

hey what if my PSP happens to be custom Firmware, is it still ok to bring it?


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+ Auroura on July 12th, 2008 at 12:41 pm said:

Hey Jeff! I got an email saying I can RSVP. It sayed all I had to do is reply back with name, phone number, and email address. But hmm I did that and never got a reply! Nooooooooooooo!! I guess I won’t be going xD. I guess I can stream it right? :) . It won’t be as cool going to the actual event though. I have a silver slim psp too. Am hoping sony reveals another psp model so I can snag that! And if its blue, THAT WOULD BE AWESOME!!


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+ kriegrWAR on July 12th, 2008 at 12:45 pm said:

Gah thats so dope! haha I live closee to laaaa. Ive never been to E3 but thats probably the closest Ill ever get to it haha. And its on mah Birthday! woot woot. Ill be there


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+ kramer on July 12th, 2008 at 12:57 pm said:

@Jeff

Will you guys ever come down to Canada????because id love to go but I’m so far away..


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+ ionwaffle on July 12th, 2008 at 1:03 pm said:

strippers?


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+ C-h-a-o-s on July 12th, 2008 at 3:06 pm said:

@137

That’s priceless you want to bring the very thing Sony is trying to fight against!


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+ fullmetal156 on July 12th, 2008 at 3:30 pm said:

sigh….im 2 far


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+ Kedaro on July 12th, 2008 at 5:25 pm said:

Awesome guys!, this is exactly what seperates Sony & company from the rest, Gaming is beautiful!


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+ GanjaQueen on July 12th, 2008 at 5:28 pm said:

@ 142

Hahaha, yeah that was kinda funny….

But seriously, I wouldn’t have even admitted doing something like that(don’t do it anyway)….xD

Well my friend (cell989), I’m sure those Sony guys and girls will be ‘glad’ to see you come (…as plot to get you locked up for tampering w/ their system), LOL


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+ hayejos on July 12th, 2008 at 7:07 pm said:

I unfortunately am also too far away. Hey Jeff while considering doing east coast, don’t forget about us in the heartland(midwest) that would be awesome if you were in Chicago or KC or something like that. Oh well everyone who can go have a good time, have some tacos, and bring back some stories/info to the blog.


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on July 13th, 2008 at 11:37 am said:

    Well we\’re going to have a presence at Lollapalooza, if you\’re going. I won\’t be there, but I think LBP will…


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+ kill_strike on July 12th, 2008 at 8:28 pm said:

hey I sent the email but didn’t get a response does that mean I can’t go someone please respond thanks


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on July 13th, 2008 at 11:38 am said:

    You won\’t get a response, it\’s just so we can get a count.


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+ Shadow_Dancer on July 12th, 2008 at 9:03 pm said:

Jeff Rubenstein replied on July 11, 2008 at 9:43 pm
I wish, but don’t they have those crazy killer ants there?

We do. But we also have Jennifer Hawkins.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jennifer_Hawkins

You might get attacked by killer ants but it’ll be worth it. lol


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+ X_TyranX_X on July 12th, 2008 at 10:46 pm said:

I demand one of these events in Miami, Florida!
Just kidding, but can you make it happen?
Miami never gets any love. Well not this kind of love. :(


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+ the_icon on July 13th, 2008 at 1:10 am said:

@ 129- Not really….


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