It might not have been what we expected, but Sony is coming into E3 2014 as the console maker to beat. With more exclusives, better specs and a less imposing price tag, the PS4 won the first battle of the new generation. Now, Sony might have taken an early lead, but with all the recent changes over at the Xbox camp, the most popular video game console of the generation needs to keep getting better to stay on top.

Save but for one very sketchy leak, Sony has managed to keep any surprises that will make their way to the E3 press conference under wraps, but we would be shocked not to see some more footage from console exclusives Uncharted 4 and The Order: 1886, plenty of indie love and a closer look at Project Morpheus. Sony currently holds the largest segment of the gaming audience its had since the heyday of the PS2 — I suspect this might be one of Sony’s biggest press conferences yet.

Follow along with the livestream and our liveblog below — the show is scheduled to get underway at 9:00 p.m. EDT / 6:00 p.m. PDT.

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Day 1 of E3 is over! We’ll hit the show floor tomorrow for some hands-on coverage. Goodnight everyone!

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Uncharted 4.

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One last title. Phew.

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The Batmobile is ridiculous in all the best ways.

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The hits just keep coming. Now we’ve got Batman: Arkham Knight.

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Coming this fall. Lots of enhancements. PS3 and Xbox 360 players will be able to transfer their save games.

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Grand Theft Auto V. What.

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Epic. Indecipherable. Metal Gear.

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Now some good ol’ Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. I’m going to see a lot more of this on Thursday. Come back to BGR for the report.

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The Last of Us already looked pretty spectacular on PS3. Interested to see how the PS4 remaster turns out. Coming July 29th.

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The first Ratchet & Clank game is coming to the PS4 too.

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I want to believe…that Ratchet & Clank the movie could be pretty good. Coming to theaters next year.

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All PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to watch the show for free (along with other upcoming original shows).

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Powers will be available in the US in December. The first episode will be free.

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Brian Michael Bendis is here to talk about Powers, a TV adaptation of the popular comic.

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Lost my appetite, but I do want to play Mortal Kombat X.

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Gameplay footage from Mortal Kombat X incoming.

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PlayStation TV is coming out west! It’ll cost $99, but you can get a $139 bundle with a DS3 controller and 8GB memory card.

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PS Now on PS Vita is a pretty huge value proposition for the portable device.

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PlayStation Now is going to be available as an open beta starting July 31st.

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Temporarily lost connection, but YouTube is coming to PS4. So are a bunch of free to play games.

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Shawn Layden, President of SCEA, is up on stage now.

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A quick mention for Project Morpheus, the VR headset for PS4.

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An infinite procedural universe. Minecraft 2, basically. (I mean, not really, but look at this thing!)

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It’s No Man’s Sky from Hello Games! Good lord this game looks good.

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One last game making its console debut on PS4.

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The art director from Journey’s new studio (Giant Squid) is now unveiling its first title: Abzu. A bit cryptic, but super pretty.

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Suda 51’s next game is a PS4 exclusive called Let It Die.

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Devolver Digital and Sony are teaming up for a bunch of exclusive debuts: Broforce, Titan Souls, Not A Hero, Hotline Miami 2 and The Talos Principle.

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Tim Schafer and Double Fine have some news: Grim Fandango is being remastered for PS4 and PS Vita.

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Woah, partnership with Paradox. And it looks like Magicka 2 is the first game from the partnership.

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Destiny is technically a multiplatform game, but PlayStation players are getting a load of exclusives in Bungie’s new game.

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New trailer for Battlefield Hardline is reminiscent of the other trailer for Battlefield Hardline. Still, want to get my hands on it sometime this week.

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No, of course not. It’s Dead Island 2.

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Night of the Living Sunset Overdrive?

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PS3 and PS4 Far Cry 4 players can invite friends to play even if they don’t own the game.

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Adam Boyes is coming to the stage now.

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Also elephants may or may not help you clean up baddies.

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You can call in a second player as a gun for hire to help take down outposts.

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Our first look at live gameplay.

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More Far Cry 4! Ubisoft is all over the place.

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It’s called Bloodborne. And it’s coming next year.

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A new game from…From Software. Is this the leaked footage we saw earlier in the month?

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He’s introducing another new IP. That’s three already. Not bad.

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And Shu Yoshida has taken the stage.

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LittleBigPlanet 3 coming this November.

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Sackboy, Oddsock, Toggle and Swoop — each have different abilities for cooperative puzzle solving.

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New friends for Sackboy…awwwwww.

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LittleBigPlanet 3! That’s a surprise!

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First Light. Looks like it’ll focus on the side character Fetch. Coming in August.

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New standalone DLC for Second Son. You don’t need to own the full game to play.

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Scott Rohde announces that the PS4 version of Entwined is available on the PS Store right now. Go check!

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You’ll guide two characters at once using both joysticks on the controller.

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Entwined. Looks colorful.

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Oh, it’s The Order: 1886. Recently delayed to 2015, but still looks intriguing.

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Time for another new property. Looks spooky.

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The white PS4 is real after all.

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This Thursday through the weekend, PS4 owners will be able to play the alpha. Head to http://www.greatnessawaits.com/destiny to sign up.

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You’ll be able to play the Destiny beta first on PS4 starting July 17th.

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President of Sony Computer Entertainment Andrew House has taken the stage.

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Looks like we’re starting with Destiny.

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It begins. Last conference of the day.

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Our first late start of the day! Pretty impressive we made it this far without one.

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The stream has started as well, so check that out right above this liveblog.

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Slightly less blue than it was green at Microsoft’s event.

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Seated and waiting for the press conference to begin. It’s been a long day, but we made it.

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