President of Sony's Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida clearly played a big role in last night's big reveal of the PlayStation 4. He's been with the company for years now, and some of the most surprising reveals of the evening, games like "Knack" and "Killzone Shadow Fall," are products of the studios that he oversees.
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It's official: the new console is called the PlayStation 4.

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Andrew House started the event talking about Sony's consumer-centric vision for the company. From the Vita to previous consoles, they've strived to create play on the goal and in the home. A new console is the result of Sony's desire to match parity with gamer demands for connectivity and developer insight into the needs of a system.

House promised a console that will be the most personalized system, the most adaptable, and offering more opportunities to remain connected even away from the primary console.

Lead system architect and industry veteran Mark Cerny explained that development on the new console bgan four years ago. The key talking point of his time on the stage is in connecting a broad range of services with a single console. Netflix and other services worked well on the PS3, he explained, but they wanted to offer a more fluid, larger world for gamers. In working with developers, he describes the PS4 as a system where the developers are happy, leading to better games.
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Sony's next big thing is finally happening tonight and we'll be there following it live because we're awesome and lucky gaming journos. So what's a plebeian game enthusiast to do when you don't have a ticket to the event? Why, you can watch it live right here thanks to Gametrailers! Just click play in the handy video player above, sit back, and let the console wars begin!

Here's a rough schuedule of the event. [Note that times may change slightly later today]
5:00 PM EST- pre-show at 1515 with Geoff Keighley and various industry journalists
6:00 PM EST- live stream of the Playstation meeting
7:30 PM EST- live post show at 1515 with Geoff Keighley
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Sony has confirmed that their upcoming PlayStation Meeting – where the company will let us "see the future" of gaming, and possibly reveal the PlayStation 4 – will be live-streamed on the web for all to see. Read More...

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Last night, Sony released a 45-second teaser (seen above) that invites gamers to "see the future" on February 20th, 2013. Shortly after, invites to a "PlayStation Meeting" were sent out. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, this "PlayStation Meeting" event, will see the PlayStation 4 get its official reveal. Read More...

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