Orlando PlayStation.Blog Meet-up Details

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UPDATE: The Facebook event page – which was inexplicably down for a bit – is back up. RSVP now!

Don’t let me hear that the East Coast gets no love from us.

As mentioned earlier, I’ll be attending a blogging conference in sunny Orlando next week, and I’d like to meet you well-tanned PlayStation fans. Here are the details – we’ll be meeting up next Friday (September 26th) from 7-9 pm near downtown (*not* Downtown Disney!) at UCF’s FIEA – the awesome videogame grad school program that they’ve got going on down there.

FIEA - UFC, Orlando, FL

We’ll be playing games competitively (yes, for prizes) and enjoying real southern BBQ, with sweet tea by the gallon. Mmmmmm, sweet tea…

FIEA people will also be around to answer questions – so if you’ve never seen a mo-cap studio before, this could be your big chance.

Afterwards, we’ll be conveniently located near the downtown bar ‘n’ club area, so I’m sure there’ll be some spillover as well. I’m a big fan of I-Bar, personally.

All you need to do is, um, show up. Yes, of course it’s free. RSVP at playstationblogorlando@gmail.com or on our Facebook event page, so we know how much pork to pull.

OK, the above, summarized into blurb form:

    Orlando PlayStation.Blog readers’ meet-up
    Friday, September 26, 7-9 pm local time
    Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy
    500 W Livingston St
    Orlando, FL 32801
    USA, Earth

Click here for more specific directions, or check out the Google Map-pery below.

orlandomeetup event

Don’t forget to RSVP – see you there!

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  • Sorry…..too far out for me.

  • Well good you are coming to the East coast….but its not New York so I can’t go…….ahhh well

  • dwight howard lives at the amway arena?

    This is sweet you remembered us poor Floridians, I take back all the mean things I said Jeff. Well most of them.

    Good news is my Sister goes to FIEA and I should be picking her up from class that evening too ^^. Also plan on going there for grad school (go me).

    *runs to mark calendar*

    Should we bring our PSP’s?!

    BTW EA paid for that MoCap studio ^^.

    So excited ^^. *chills*

  • Besides, I’m still a bit pissed about my lack of Home Beta invite problem. But I’m lovig Life With PlayStation. Just add more cities. Like Reno, NV and Detroit, MI, for example.

  • i will come
    ربك يسهل

  • Next You guys need to stop in the Midwest.. like St. Louis or Kansas City then I might beable to come.. or just this up the great town of Springfield, Missouri :D

  • Yes! Orlando I can make it! ( If my parents take me lol >_> )
    Btw, I was there yesterday o_o

  • Ok Correction to Post 3, my sis says she doesn’t think EA paid for it. The company that makes the equipment may have.

  • if anyone could arrange for a monitor on top of a headless mannequin, i would be glad to be there via webcam, eeirly projected onto the frankensteinain, er, fritosteineian visage..

    but i won’t be able to taste the sweet, sweet tea…

    such are the sacrifices we make,

    you take the good, you take the bad,

    you take them both,

    and there you have..the facts of life!

    sorry, too much sweet long island iced tea.

    it’s pretty sweet, too!


  • Awesome! I’ll definitely go for sure. Live in the Southern Orlando area, just a 10-20 minutes or so drive to the UCF campus. I’ve been there a couple of times, however I’ve never actually had the chance to see what they actually teach at the college. So it will be an interesting experience indeed, never actually seen a MoCap studio in person myself…

    Thank you Sony for taking the time to come down and visit!
    (Hopefully rush hour will be over with by the time the event goes on..doubt it, but I hope it will…

  • This comes when I’ve already left Florida. XD

  • Dwight Howard lol! My names Dwight?

  • Perfect, i live in orlando. i am going……..what are you guys going to do?
    Also is going to be my birthday tomorrow.yeahhhhhhhhhhhhh 9/20

  • Excellent, I’ll be there. I’ve visited FIEA before. Count me in.

  • hmmm, im like 3 1/2 hours down south from Orlando. Have to think about it.

  • DOH!! you guys are getting closer and closer!! but i am not driving 3 hours to see you :) You should have come to Miami guys! Girls are hotter here anyways!

  • “Chick band that I pretend to dislike plays here”

    Jeff, how can you pretend to dislike them? They’re awesome!(Yes, I admit it)

  • First Tacos then Donuts…

    *looks at place*

    Jeff gonna feed us knowledge!


  • Uhhh judging by that picture, there could be zombies there…..do you have a “Last Guy” plan just in case?

  • “Games, food, prizes, meeting fellow gamers and trading PSN IDs. Kinda like Home, but with more smells.”

    Oh dear, I lol’d at that one.

    I think with the PS4, we need to have some smell-o-vision add on for Home2.

    If this idea is used, I need a Home 2 beta invite to make sure it’s done right. :P

  • Great to see that you guys are indeed going East, the E3 meetup was cool so I’m sure this will be great as well. Obviously cannot make it to this one seeing as I live near Los Angeles, but just letting anyone who can make it know that it’s totally worth the effort to go!

  • haha. we all woulda seen through your chick band hatred anyway so its good you didnt lie about it lol. to far from me. gotta visit long island some day.

  • I used to live near Orlando (by Downtown Disney), but no longer! PS blog should make an appearance in Nashville!

  • this is very sad to me :(… i wish you guys sony would come over to the middle east… i would love to see you guys and especially you jeff, you seem like a nice guy.. but what can you do… i just wish.

  • to add there are alot of fans here that would love to see people from sony come and to the middle east and meet… but like i said i wish.

  • Will you bring Miley?

    ^ROFL.. Jeff, I think she’s to young for you… Though, I heard she is dating a 20 year old underwear model. O.o

  • You guys should come visit your readers up here in Toronto, as well :)

  • Come to Philadelphia please!

  • Completely unrelated Jeff, but can you get on the blower to SCEE?

    Or Shuhei Yoshida?


    That Eight Days footage looks unbelievable! Bring it back!

    I kid, but it is a shame and I hope the tech gets used elsewhere.

    I also hope there’s a meetup somewhere near London eventually.

    • I\’d hope to do this sometime too.

      And no, I don\’t have a ton of pull outside of the country… yet (muahahaha)

  • too far in a state where i dont really care to go not that there nothing wrong with the state just i only go there on vacation for disney world and im too busy for collage.

  • come to the north east next time ny mainly

  • I’m not ashamed to say that I like Paramore.

    I would love to go, but I can’t. :( Glad to see that you guys travel everywhere.

  • oyah the east coast get sum luv
    would love 2 be there but cant
    ne ways let the ps communty know whats goin on
    still gud job

  • If it was in December when I’m going to Tampa and Orlando, I’d be there :P Too bad it’s not :(


  • Ok, now how about some love for the North-Eastern people.

  • As per all the request, a tour is in order :p

  • Im sure Orlando is great and we appreciate you coming out to the East Coast but, i’m sure most of us were talking about the boston to D.C. area. And New York City would be the best bet cause its in between and cause its the center of the universe, lol…

    have fun though…

  • Great, although if you had it in South Orlando you all could have stayed at my resort. We have a Pirate Ship :)

    Anyway I hope to make it.

  • mhhmm so i live on Argentina …
    Hey SONY when are you comming to my house , make it happen!
    Just joking Jeff :D

  • No love for NYC?

  • Why not NYC… NYC is pretty dead when it comes to developing games anyhow, But one last thing… Tell me your PSN Jeff!

    This message was sponsored and endorsed by MAZCorp (while the message lasts) it has no warranty implied, and its expressed warranty requires you to hand-deliver your credit card to me!! MWAHA. MWAHAHA.MWAHAHAHA!

  • Texas? Please.

  • since when is paramore a chick band?

  • A huge thank you from everyone at UCF. I’ll make a shuttle service with my suburban for everyone at UCF. Can’t wait to see you guys there.

  • Aww man, i love playstation so much, i wish you guys would come to Texas, the land of the…tacos?

    No, but really it would be awesome if you guys came here. Are there any plans for us Texans?? Yeehaw!???

  • What about NYC? There is a lot of PS3 owners that live in NYC you know :)
    Why did Digital Life got cancel :(

  • i hate you sony lol. i just got an email from u guys about teh new downloads and when i seen it was from sony i got excited thinking i got in to home lol. o well back to watchin house MD

  • LOL!

    I love the part at the end where you right: “USA, Earth”

    If you think about it, in the future that will become the norm! Thanks for that…you made my day.


  • Dang, same state as me but a bit too far for me. Thanks though, great of you guys to host an east coast event!

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