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PlayStation vs Capcom VGAs Viewing Party this Saturday

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve been working with our good friends at Capcom on getting PS3s down to LA for the soon-to-be-legend-wait-for-it-dary Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Food Fight. It’ll definitely be the place to be leading up to the Spike Video Game Awards on Saturday evening.

You know, the VGAs where you’re going to see the debut of the new Resistance 3 trailer (I haven’t even seen it yet), where God of War III will be contending for Game of the Year, and where who knows what other awesome things will happen? Those VGAs?

PlayStation Blog VGA 09 Meet-Up

Well, like last year, we’re holding a VGAs viewing party in LA, and you’re invited [pointing at you]. We think fun experiences are best shared with friends – friends who are picking up the tab. So we’ve teamed up with Capcom to transition their Food Fight into a viewing party for the VGAs broadcast. So please, drop by, play Marvel vs Capcom 3 on PS3, eat delicious food, and watch the World Premieres* unfold among friends. Be sure to RSVP here!

What more do you need? Oh, how about the details:

Where: Kim Sing Theatre, 722 N. Figueroa Street, Downtown LA
When: Saturday, December 11 from 4pm – 8pm
Cost: FREE. I mean, come on! All ages welcome.
RSVP: On our Facebook Event page.

It’s going to be a fun event, and we’ve got lots of room, so bring the family. See you there!

*Term trademarked by Geoff Keighley

Add Your Own

Djryuzaki said:

December 7th, 3:23 pm

Reading the headline made me imagine what a PS vs Capcom crossover would be like. That would be so awesome haha. Ratchet and Clank vs Ryu! Jak and Daxter vs Wesker! Sly vs Nathan Drake! xD

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    December 7th, 4:05 pm

    I know, right? Somebody get on that!

Mobius2525 said:

December 7th, 3:24 pm

Too bad i don’t live in LA.

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    December 7th, 4:05 pm

    Don’t ever say that! Ever! :)

D-Squad3 said:

December 7th, 3:25 pm

Wish I can be there.

snake4308 said:

December 7th, 3:26 pm

Why does LA get everything T_T

nino1911 said:

December 7th, 3:27 pm

i was thinking more of kratos vs ryu :(

Knight613 said:

December 7th, 3:29 pm

Would have loved a PlayStation vs Capcom fighting game.

Jeigh said:

December 7th, 3:31 pm

Nice How I Met Your Mother reference.

Barney’s my hero (comedically-speaking).

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    December 7th, 4:06 pm

    …and he’s hosting the VGAs. It works on so many levels!

Surfaced said:

December 7th, 3:38 pm

Cool, and tell Capcom to make sure the PS3 version of MvC3 isn’t the inferior one like they’ve been doing with all of their HD multiplats lately.

TrueFFVIIFan said:

December 7th, 3:39 pm

Come on, Sony…! Please make this HAPPEN – PS VS Capcom! It’ll be one FUN GAME TO PLAY… Whatever you have to do, go and open a new negotiation with Capcom!

KazeEternal said:

December 7th, 3:40 pm

I’ll be happy to DVR the VGA’s and fast forward to all the exclusive trailers :-P Not gonna waste 2 to 3 hours of my life on a reward show. We’re gamers, I think we can discern for ourselves what really is game of the year material etc.

piratedrunk said:

December 7th, 3:40 pm

Really? Good friends at Capcom? Even with their blatant favoritism of the Xbox and gimping the PS3 versions of their games? They complain about the lack of space on the DVD while never bothering to utilize the space advantages of bluray. I used to be a very big Capcom fan but they have done little to show their passion for games this generation.

bushisprez said:

December 7th, 3:43 pm

PS3 vs Capcom viewing party

Codename: “Sausage Fest”

dabomb4eve said:

December 7th, 3:45 pm

I thought it was a fighting game at first. Haha.

Is there an age limit to this event?

jeffsmither said:

December 7th, 3:45 pm

Why cant you have these things in Tampa, FL? Thats thats near me! LA is 2541 miles away from me.

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    December 7th, 4:10 pm

    I’m investigating doing something in Orlando in February. Stay tuned!

inspace2020 said:

December 7th, 3:46 pm

I’ve been waiting on this announcement for weeks! I was there last year and will definitely be there this year!

inspace2020 said:

December 7th, 3:47 pm

I was wondering will the Capcom event still start at it’s original time 11AM? Or was everything moved up to 4PM?

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    December 7th, 4:11 pm

    The original Capcom event still starts at 11. Then at 4pm, it becomes the viewing party. Feel free to come early!

chaoszero14 said:

December 7th, 3:47 pm

Will be there EXTRA early. Last time i checked Capcom said there was 100 spaces has that changed now?

holy-mob said:

December 7th, 3:50 pm

Wow, that’s over by Chinatown, darn near Dodger Stadium. I could go, but I don’t like the VGA’s at all. It seems like one big commercial filled with questionable award winners and few worthwhile moments.

T3mpr1x said:

December 7th, 4:01 pm

Last year’s was fun! To anyone complaining about the VGAs themselves, while the event is about that show, it’s much more than that. There’s good food, good people, and a great time. Last year there were prizes raffled off too, no mention of that here but I don’t really care about that anyway! :)

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    December 7th, 4:12 pm

    It’s a possibility, but due to the open ended nature of the event (the MvC3 part starts at 11am), I’m trying to figure out how to work that :)

WSOutlaw87 said:

December 7th, 4:03 pm

There adding so many big reveals and all this this great stuff to the vgas its just too bad the vgas suck and the nominees are a joke.

Dosx001 said:

December 7th, 4:07 pm

i wish we did get everything but we don’t

XxDeathDoctorxX said:

December 7th, 4:20 pm

tell capcom to bring the dlc to dead rising 2

Zezzler said:

December 7th, 4:22 pm

I have to work during the VGA :(
Oh well, i’ll just record it and watch later or something >.>

Dynames said:

December 7th, 4:26 pm

Los Angeles gets all the cool stuff…

Do something in Seattle, like the UC2 event last year!!! Too bad I was working the event as opposed to participating. Well I got some free swap out of it and connections.

*Patiently waits for next Sony event in Seattle*

oly1kenobi said:

December 7th, 4:29 pm

Will u fly me up from SanDiego?

InphiniteWun said:

December 7th, 4:30 pm

It’s great to hear about the party and all but do you guys plan up updating the Store today?? It really ought to be updated in the morning and not all late in the evening.

Gogo_ZvC said:

December 7th, 4:37 pm

Man I wish Canada was closer to LA :( or maybe I could use the subspace highway hmm…

Also, just some errors I’m experiencing with Firefox. Sometimes it locks me out of this blog and the euro blog for a certain period of time saying some 400 error occurred but when I try with IE everything is fine.

Anyone know issues/fixes? Sid? Jeff? KHANNNNNNNNNNNN!?

RicPo420 said:

December 7th, 4:39 pm

I agree with InphiniteWun, store updates… pretty please? should completely change your Tuesday schedule around, morning is much better, I’ve been checking the blog for the update all these other posts are pretty useless on a Tuesday when I am waiting for the update

Wubenese said:

December 7th, 4:39 pm

Wow the theatre you’re holding the event is like 5 minutes from where I live…

So gonna be there!

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December 7th, 4:45 pm


Gogo_ZvC said:

December 7th, 4:46 pm

@ 28 Ric

How are they useless?? What? Go for a walk instead of clicking F5 all day, it’ll do you better to get some fresh air.

WrekGar said:

December 7th, 4:49 pm

Hey Jeff

I will most definitely be there barring any weather issues the “Blog Stalker” will be present and accounted for. Gonna so love this.

spideyal said:

December 7th, 4:50 pm

You have no idea how upset I was when I found out this was just a name for a meet-up. I honestly nearly lost myself in excitment over a Capcom x Playstation fighting game.

Shame on you, word play.

C-Murph666 said:

December 7th, 4:57 pm

Holy Crap~!

Nathan Drake vs Wesker would be EPIC~!!

Zonified said:

December 7th, 5:05 pm

Awesome. And, do I spot a Captain Qwark shirt and Uncharted 2 shirt in that pic? :D

Ryukipenguin said:

December 7th, 5:07 pm

Oh, When I read MvC 3 food fight I thought it was an actual food fight. Like throwing food around fight. Someone is bound to do that on that night.


December 7th, 5:41 pm

Hey Jeff,

I am not a fan of fighting games that much or as big of fan as these people are to fighting and Capcom, will it still be a good place to go?

DAnnyDanger said:

December 7th, 6:01 pm

sounds promising..
maybe ill go.

Get your Portable ID!

digitalman123 said:

December 7th, 6:10 pm

If only there was a real PS vs. Capcom fighting game. FOOD FIGHT!!!!!

Mucudadada said:

December 7th, 6:15 pm

That’s my face! I’ll be there once more! Can’t wait!

cool_trainer said:

December 7th, 6:27 pm

Making the drive from San Diego again! See you there!

Pirate43 said:

December 7th, 8:28 pm

and albuquerque gets shunned like always.

mingmister said:

December 7th, 9:00 pm

cant wait too the awards this sat:)

Iceberg73e said:

December 7th, 9:32 pm

Won the big prize last year, I’ll definitely be there.

DeadCell34 said:

December 7th, 9:40 pm

Absolutely not. Sony team up with those re-hashers? NO. The only thing Capcom can do is make one good game, then make 10 different versions of that one good game (trying to squeeze every dime out of that particular game), while also decreasing quality of said game.

Capcom sucks, Resident Evil 5 proves it.

ClearClover said:

December 8th, 12:30 am

PlayStation + Capcom + Marvel vs. Capcom 3!?

Seriously, what’s not to love?

Unfortunately, I live very, and I mean very far away from where the event will take place. But it’s OK, I’ll be keeping an eye on it via the awesome internet, just like I will be doing so with the VGAs.

bluefire132 said:

December 8th, 9:17 am

I think you guys should do a couple of Events in NYC, granted i know HQ is in LA, but why not make a trip down to the East coast fans?

J-tight said:

December 8th, 7:28 pm

yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! free!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! tight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


January 6th, 2:17 am

i live neer there i just miss it but cant wait to get mvc3

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