Sony Gamescom press conference to be live streamed

"Packed with news on both announced and unannounced titles."

Sony will live stream its Gamescom 2013 press conference next Tuesday, August 20 on the PlayStation Blog,, and PlayStation Home, the company announced.

The PlayStation manufacturer is promising a show “you won’t want to miss” that’s “packed with news on both announced and unannounced titles.”

The press conference will kick off at 7 p.m. CET / 6 p.m. BST / 1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT (find your local time here).

A live panel discussion about the role of narrative and storytelling in games will be held shortly after. It will be hosted by journalist and broadcaster Dan Maher and feature Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida, Beyond: Two Souls director David Cage, and Assassin’s Creed writer Darby McDevitt. Sony is asking fans to help kick off the discussion by voting in a poll on the PlayStation Blog.

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