Play Killzone 3, Dead Nation co-op and more at MLG in D.C. this weekend

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The Major League Gaming Pro Circuit Event is coming to Washington D.C. this weekend and PlayStation is bringing more than 20 stations of killer PS3 apps! Stop by the PlayStation Booth at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center to play Killzone 3, Dead Nation’s co-op mode, and ModNation Racers. While you’re there, watch or compete against the best Tekken 6 fighters in the world or spend some time blasting Helghast with Killzone 3 — it’s playable in stereoscopic 3D.

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745

The PlayStation booth will be open for business during the following hours:

Friday: 1:30pm – 10:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Admission is FREE for spectators (i.e. if you’re not competing in the pro circuit), so bring your friends, your mom, your dad, and anyone else interested in experiencing cutting-edge PS3 games. Below is just a taste of this weekend’s activities going on inside the PlayStation booth:

Killzone 3: Collectible art card for Twitter contest at MLG Pro event in Washington, D.C. starting 10/15

Killzone 3

  • Online Multiplayer: Be one of the first people in North America to play in the Killzone 3 Beta
  • Single Player Campaign: Offered in both stereoscopic 3D and standard 2D flavors
  • Fabulous prizes: Our PAX Twitter contest was such a hit that we’re doing it again! Provide your feedback on the Killzone 3 beta at MLG via Twitter for a chance to win access into the Killzone 3 Multiplayer Beta for your very own PS3. At the MLG event, keep your eyes open for collectible art cards (shown above!) we’re giving out at the booth which will share specific instructions on how to enter the Killzone 3 Multiplayer Beta giveaway via Twitter. Full rules and details below.

Dead Nation for PS3 Panorama

Dead Nation

For the first time, get your hands-on Dead Nation’s online co-op mode, complete with those new special zombies you’ve been hearing so much about. In an added bonus, you’ll be able to play Dead Nation with Housemarque developer tlo-Mek (who currently holds the high score on SSHD). Better limber up those thumbs before rigor mortis sets in!

ModNation Racers (Sackboy)

ModNation Racers

Compete head-to-head throughout the weekend to prove who really is the fastest racer in the ModNation!

Killzone 3 “Twitter Feedback Part 2” Sweepstakes Official Rules


Void outside the 50 United States and D.C. and where prohibited.

1. ELIGIBILITY. The Killzone 3 “Twitter Feedback Part 2” Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and are attending the Major League Gaming Event (“MLG”) located at Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745 and have visited the Killzone 3 booth; played the Killzone 3 video game and received a card with entry instructions. Employees and their immediate family members of Sponsor and their parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and any and all other companies associated with this Promotion (“Promotion Entities”) and the employees, agents, officers, directors, and their immediate families (parent, siblings, children and spouse) and persons residing in the same household (whether related or not) of such employees are not eligible to enter or win. Void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, anywhere outside of the U.S and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.

2. SPONSOR. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, 919 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404 (the “Sponsor”).

3. TIMING. The Promotion begins on October 15, 2010 at 10:00a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on October 20, 2010 at 10:00p.m. EST (the “Promotion Period).

4. TO ENTER. Anytime during the Promotion Period Entrant may enter as many times as they like but may only win once. To enter Entrant should (1)have played the Killzone 3 game and received a card with entry instructions; (2) sign into their Twitter account (“Account”) or, if Entrant is not already a member become a member of and sign into their Account. Please note that Entrants must agree to comply with the Twitter Terms of Service in order to create a Twitter account visit (3) tweet a message that contains feedback to the Killzone 3 game Entrant has just played as a targeted reply to @PlayStation using Twitter’s “@Reply” function along with exactly the following unique term (“Term”) in their tweet message “#Killzone3MLG” (collectively, “Entry”).

5. ENTRY CONDITIONS AND RELEASE. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may accept a mis-typed Term or Entry. If Entrant’s Twitter account is set to “protected mode”, their updates/responses will not be visible in Sponsor’s @Reply inbox; and, therefore, will not be received by Sponsor, resulting in Entrant’s failure to enter the Promotion. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by Entrant’s online service will apply. If Entrant opts to receive Sponsor’s tweets via their wireless mobile device (which may only be available via participating wireless carriers), standard text messaging rates, airtime and carrier charges will apply for each text message sent or received from their handset according to the terms and conditions of Entrant’s service agreement with their wireless carrier. Entrant understands that by participation in this Sweepstakes via mobile phone or text message, if they are a potential winner, the Sponsor may contact Entrant via mobile phone or text message, which will be subject to the charges pursuant to their carrier’s rate plan. Entrant must have a mobile phone with text messaging capabilities to enter using Twitter. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or unforeseen schedule changes that may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in the Promotion, even if caused by Sponsor’s negligence. Sponsor is not responsible for changes to Entrant’s contact information. Entries not satisfying these Official Rules are automatically disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to modify, cancel or suspend this Promotion should virus, bugs unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Promotion as planned. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Promotion or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Promotion or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Promotion. All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Any individual who attempts or otherwise encourages, directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage, directly or indirectly, multiple or false entries, as determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to a Twitter account by

6. RANDOM DRAWING. One (1) First Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Twenty (20) Second Place Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Prize drawings will be conducted by Sponsor whose decisions shall be final and binding. Winners shall be notified via Twitter using the Direct Message function.

7. PRIZES. First Prize Winner will receive a black Killzone 3 t-shirt and an invitation to participate in the Killzone 3 Beta (“Beta”) with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $10.00. Second Place Winners will receive an invitation to participate in the Beta, ARV $0.00.

8. WINNERS: Potential winners will be notified on Twitter by Direct Message to the potential winner’s account which shall be revealed at a later time due to the time-sensitive nature of the information. Potential winners will receive a voucher code which will be redeemed via the PlayStation 3 XMB in order to download the Beta. No prize substitution or cash equivalent permitted. Each prize is non-transferable. Sponsor, in their sole discretion, may substitute a prize (or prize component) of equal or greater value due to unavailability of prize (or prize component) for any reason. Sponsor is not responsible for changes to the Twitter Direct Message function that may interfere with winner notification. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (1) Failure of notification due to deactivation of the potential winner’s account prior to receipt of notification; or (2) a potential winner’s failure to become a follower of @PlayStation, resulting in the potential winner’s failure to receive a Direct Message from Sponsor; or (3) a potential winner’s account “protected mode” is set so that the potential winner’s updates/responses may not be visible in Sponsor’s @Reply inbox; or (4) a potential winner’s failure to include “#Killzone3MLG” and feedback regarding the Killzone 3 game or (5) any other non-compliance with the Official Rules.

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASES. By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding. By accepting prize, each winner grants to Sponsor the right to use his/her name, likeness, image, voice, hometown, and biographical information in advertising, trade and promotion, including on the Internet or via wireless application protocol, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All prize claims are subject to verification by Sponsor. Participants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotional agencies, wholesalers and retailers, and each of the foregoing entities’ employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate information, and assume no responsibility for (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation. By participating, entrants agree to comply with these rules. Any participant who attempts to tamper with this Promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Additional restrictions may apply.

10. ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

11. PROMOTION RESULTS. You may request the names of winners by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope by October 31, 2009 to Killzone 3 “Twitter Feedback Part 2” Sweepstakes Winner’s List, 919 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, California 94404.

12. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION. The information necessary to operate the Promotion was collected by Sponsor at the time of entry, and without limiting Sponsor’s rights under its privacy policies with regards to its use of the information, will be used to contact you specifically for operation of the Promotion. Information collected in connection with the Promotion will otherwise be collected in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at By agreeing to these Official Rules, you are also agreeing to the terms of Sponsor’s privacy policy.

13. RESTRICTIONS. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

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  • Any release date yet for Dead Nation? My wedding anniversary is Halloween, and my wife and I are really excited about it!

  • @Atomika14 lol whaaaaaat?

  • Man, you guys are being stingy as hell with those beta keys.

  • Well, at least this is on the east coast, but its still to far away for those of us in Florida :( Just don’t have the money to spare on hotels and travel expenses :/

  • Killzone 3 near DC? I’ll be there.

  • You can be under 18 to go in right?

  • @crusher915

    My wife and I were married on Halloween in 2001. We’ve been waiting for Dead Nation and we wanna get the release date. It’s just something fun to do on our anniversary.

  • HELL YEAH!!! FINALLY THE PS BLOG IS COMING TO DC!! (I live like 30 mins from the Harbor, awesome place to hang out)

    See you guys there!

  • Nice cool games! Looking forward to the release!

  • I’m also curious about the release date for Dead Nation.

  • Is this even metro accessible? I don’t think it is.

  • I can’t wait until the Killzone 3 Beta!

  • way off topic , Jeff are we getting God of War Ghost of Sparta , Gran Turismo 5 countdowns here in the blog ?

  • The only aspect of killzone 2 that I wasn’t sold on was the absence of local 4 player competitive split-screen and campaign co op. on that note killzone 3 looks pretty awesome and it would be even more awesome with local multiplayer (hint. hint)

  • What’s the release date for Dead Nation? And will there be a demo?

  • Looks like my weekend is planned to go here since I live in Maryland. Unfortunately I could not work the event since I don’t get off work on Friday until 3pm. I’ll be a spectator for sure.

  • hey guys I got a few questions about KZ3 beta for ps+:

    ok here are all my questions which could concern others in some way:
    1. I’m living in EU atm but I have an aussie PSN account, will i be able to download the theme at an EU appropriate time for first 10k?
    otherwise i will create a UK or something account and get PSPlus there. [for normal time to download]
    2. Will you announce the time the theme will be uploaded on PSN? It’s a waste of time for us sitting in front of the PSNStore all day pressing O and X opening and closing PSPlus section.
    3. How do you refresh PSNStore properly? do you have to close the application or can you just look at the sections and go back to store top?
    4. Will the estimated upload time of the theme be the same in all of EU/Australia or will it be uploaded at a “normal” individual time for every country? if so, i will create a UK account.

    Thank you in advance, I’m really excited. Looking forward to report some big bad bugs to you :D

    KILLZONE 3 is gonna ROCK!

  • I made it to the DC move event and I would love to try KZ3, but I think I’m oging to be away that weekend :(

  • OMG… Someone at SCEA was listening when East Coasters were asking for more love.

    Lets make it a good turn out so Sony sees that the East Coast loves games as much as the West Coast.

  • i kinda laughed when you said, BRING YOUR MOM, DAD!

  • kz3! XD
    woo hoo

  • I live 3 min away i can walk there

  • I enjoyed the booth a lot. Glad I got to play the games. Thanks so much SCEA. :D

  • Dear Playstation,

    You will give me a Killzone 3 beta key, or you will be punished
    and I will make Kratos bring you to the depths of hell.

    Jk..No Seriously


    (The Best Honored PS Fanboy)

  • Why can’t they just throw out some beta keys…

  • sent me code killzone 3 beta

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