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You’re Invited – Resistance: Burning Skies Lights Up San Francisco Next Week

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Apr 11, 2012 // Sr. Social Media Manager

Resistance: Burning Skies for PS Vita - Executioner

Ever since the PS Vita’s second analog stick was revealed, gamers have been salivating for the first true portable FPS. We’re getting close; Resistance: Burning Skies will be released on May 29th. But what if you don’t want to wait that long? RBS developer Nihilistic will cross the Golden Gate next week to give the public a sneak peek hands-on with the first multiplayer FPS on PS Vita.

This won’t just be a casual run through the multiplayer game modes – we’ll be running a tournament with top players awarded a copy of the game when it releases, and a PS Vita prize package for the top overall gunner.

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You know you want this

Of course, food, drinks, and admittance are free. Here are all the details:

Resistance Burning Skies Multiplayer meet-up
When: Wednesday, April 18th, 8-11pm
Where: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company
(upstairs, second floor veranda)
661 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

All ages welcome – just bring your ID (if you’re under 18, drag along a parent/guardian type person). Don’t forget to RSVP here. Space will be limited, so get there early if you want to get in and compete!

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+ Kchow23 on April 11th, 2012 at 2:17 pm said:

Does this mean we will finally get some significant information about Resistance: Burning Skies soon?


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 2:36 pm said:

    Yes! Tomorrow even!


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+ MI_Titan27 on April 11th, 2012 at 2:17 pm said:

Bring one of these to Detroit!


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 2:37 pm said:

    Hm, how about Toronto and you drive?


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+ Kchow23 on April 11th, 2012 at 2:18 pm said:

P.S That screenshot looks pretty sweet! :)


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+ xaos on April 11th, 2012 at 2:31 pm said:

Any good word for us non-Facebookers?


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 2:37 pm said:

    Just show up! Also, Mark Zuckerberg weeps.


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+ akibake on April 11th, 2012 at 2:37 pm said:

I want in on this, and I don’t use Facebook. How can I register?


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 5:58 pm said:

    Just show up. It’s not registration, per se.


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+ Destiny89 on April 11th, 2012 at 2:46 pm said:

Ok this is off topic but I cant seem to be able to add any funds on PSN store and this happened yesterday all of a sudden, is there a reason for that?


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 5:58 pm said:

    Please call customer service – nothing that the humble blog team to do, we don’t have account access.


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+ GameDude79 on April 11th, 2012 at 2:58 pm said:

Jeff, is there ever going to be a PlayStation event near Missouri? I’ve always wanted to go to something like this, but they’re always held in Cali or New York.


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 5:59 pm said:

    I’ll never say never, but nothing planned currently. Chicago is as close as we’ve gotten.


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+ Link01 on April 11th, 2012 at 3:02 pm said:

Oh sweet. I’ve been dying wondering where the information has gone on this game. I really wanted some updates!


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 5:59 pm said:

    Look for much, much more tomorrow!


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+ Newcloud on April 11th, 2012 at 3:04 pm said:

I hope Nihilistic does the series justice, looking back at what they’ve done doesn’t fill me confidence. So far I like what I see, except when the chimera explode after been hit with an axe.


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+ Kchow23 on April 11th, 2012 at 3:10 pm said:

I know you love Vancouver BC, Jeff! Show us some love by bringing some of these events here! ;)


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 6:00 pm said:

    I’d love to. I just found out that Granville Island doesn’t export their beer to the US. WTF is up with that??


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+ lunchbox206 on April 11th, 2012 at 3:14 pm said:

Can you show nyc some resistance love, the game does take place in new york :)


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+ Surfaced on April 11th, 2012 at 3:19 pm said:

Sid, when you say “if you’re under 18 just bring a parent/guardian” – did you mean 21?

I’m 20, is there any point in taking the MUNI ride?

Just wondering, since you tell us to bring our IDs, but usually people say that when it’s 21+.


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 6:00 pm said:

    Who’s this Sid?
    You can come without a parent, you just can’t drink the booze.


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+ DeathGazer on April 11th, 2012 at 3:25 pm said:

The marketing for Vita games have been pathetic. I had no idea it was coming out this month.

sigh…


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+ DeathGazer on April 11th, 2012 at 3:27 pm said:

edit:

*next* month


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+ jawara on April 11th, 2012 at 3:35 pm said:

I agree with MI_Titan27 bring one to detroit jeff…. We are the automotive city lol. I feel left out!!!


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+ Axecution on April 11th, 2012 at 3:44 pm said:

@Jeff: “Hm, how about Toronto and you drive?”

Whoa! Wait, are you guys actually coming to Toronto?


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+ Blkant on April 11th, 2012 at 4:05 pm said:

So no love for people who don’t conveniently live in a california again… Shame people can’t expand by making “public” hands on through streaming or temporary downloads, more or less, by digitalizing meetings and reaching out through the ever expanding and evolving potential of online networks, for those that don’t live on the west coast or other major cities.


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+ ItaChu on April 11th, 2012 at 4:35 pm said:

2nd big PS Vita Blockbuster :) I want it …. give us more apps Sony :)


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+ Busca-Cabezas on April 11th, 2012 at 4:44 pm said:

Yes! I’m getting this game on launch! I’ve been also, seriously, contemplating the idea of moving to CA. Any tips on where should I go over @ CA in order to be close to all things games and PlayStation? ;-)


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 6:02 pm said:

    San Francisco, sir. The rest of the state is subpar at best ^___^


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+ rickyvillegas13 on April 11th, 2012 at 4:45 pm said:

Can´t hardly wait /


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+ Tchanku on April 11th, 2012 at 4:50 pm said:

Come to Orlando Dag Nabit!


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 6:02 pm said:

    I lived there for 8 years. Isn’t that enough??


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+ Heatseeker125 on April 11th, 2012 at 4:58 pm said:

Heck yeah. Now this is why I bought a Vita — for real games with real dual analog sticks and physical buttons that I can take on the go. Not for YouTube or a web browser or casual games that are only fun for 5 minutes like some people on this blog. Looking forward to other real games being announced for Vita at E3 this year.


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+ D-Roy12 on April 11th, 2012 at 4:59 pm said:

Is this coming to Toronto? If it is I’ll definitely try it out.


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 6:03 pm said:

    Not this. But something else.


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+ Blkant on April 11th, 2012 at 5:39 pm said:

I’m with Tchanku. Show SE some attention would you.


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 11th, 2012 at 6:03 pm said:

    We were in ATL and MIA just a couple months ago…


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+ ixnine on April 11th, 2012 at 5:45 pm said:

I would really love to go, but I have work. For now I’ll be looking forward to that May launch date. Day 1 purchase.


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+ luvtoseek on April 11th, 2012 at 5:48 pm said:

This title’s looking great. I have such a backlog of games that I’m primarily focusing on Vita releases as I can take it w/ me. Unless there are more incentives to purchase both the console & the Vita version like The Show, I need to play & finish what I have first. Hmm, maybe this year’s Madden will have a similar feature/pricing model as The Show? I hope so!

Here’s to the Resistance series living on in the Vita! It’s such a rich franchise; keep it alive people!


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+ remanutd5 on April 11th, 2012 at 5:52 pm said:

my most anticipated vita title !!!! will there be a online multiplayer demo?


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+ Partnur on April 11th, 2012 at 6:30 pm said:

Word of advice to anyone going: Get there early! I went to the Unit 13 tourney & was told it was over shortly after it began. I doubt it goes later than 10.


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+ Blkant on April 11th, 2012 at 6:56 pm said:

Atl is part of the real south though, too risky. :P Mia however, I missed that one. Btw, you think 8 years of orlando is bad try 23. :P


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+ Pudgyboi on April 11th, 2012 at 7:02 pm said:

So tempted to go. I love the Resistance series and Minis!


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+ lowrider007 on April 11th, 2012 at 7:35 pm said:

Is that a real in-game shot?, I hope it is because it looks good.


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 12th, 2012 at 11:28 am said:

    it is a screenshot, yes.


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+ DZORMAGEN on April 11th, 2012 at 8:01 pm said:

Jeff anything for the Los Angeles area? I know we get the most love here, but it would be nice if we get an invent like this. But I also can’t complain we do get E3! :)


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on April 12th, 2012 at 11:28 am said:

    Not for this title, but more likely around E3.


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+ Heavenly_king on April 11th, 2012 at 8:56 pm said:

This is a first day buy for me :D


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+ DarkOne_PR on April 11th, 2012 at 9:09 pm said:

when is Puerto Rico gonna feel the love of the ps blog? :(


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+ C-0719 on April 11th, 2012 at 9:56 pm said:

i wish this was in winnipeg D: i love resistance! Honslty the resitance series is like my faviorte game series of all time… I really really hope this isnt the last one.


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+ madhukrishna9999 on April 11th, 2012 at 11:45 pm said:

good


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+ xEBKxAMANDA on April 12th, 2012 at 12:11 am said:

Eh, the PS VITA is still pretty worthless yet. I should of waited to get one after a year or 2.By then it should live up to the hype Sony put out for it.


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+ Korghano on April 12th, 2012 at 3:41 am said:

Cautiously optimistic about this game, but there seems to be a dearth of media for it. Not much gameplay footage and very few screenshots.


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+ filsd on April 12th, 2012 at 6:04 am said:

I want the Multiplayer Challenges of Mass Effect 3!!! =(


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+ remanutd5 on April 12th, 2012 at 7:17 am said:

does anybody know what update 1.67 does?


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+ MK24ever on April 12th, 2012 at 8:22 am said:

The original size of that screenshot is… 3840 x 2176 ??…..


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+ Nates4Christ on April 12th, 2012 at 8:31 am said:

Please post videos of this multiplayer event soon. I am excited to see the multiplayer in action.


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+ AceOfSpades725 on April 12th, 2012 at 12:20 pm said:

If I didn’t have a exam that following thursday, I would be up there in an instant!


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+ Nesroa on April 12th, 2012 at 1:44 pm said:

Where can we email you user tips and questions for the Blogcast?


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+ C_Y_P_H_E_R on April 12th, 2012 at 6:19 pm said:

I hope this comes to PS3 too.


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+ SolduNuts on April 12th, 2012 at 10:22 pm said:

I just got my Vita and this is my second most wanted game behind Uncharted. I like that this has true multiplayer even if it is only 8 players. Can’t wait for the first real FPS on a hand held gaming device.

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