PS3 line in NYC: A video view

GameSpot News reporter Tim Surette provides a video perspective of the PlayStation 3 line in Manhattan.

Hundreds of gamers in Manhattan are, at this very moment, braving the chill of a November afternoon, waiting for the doors of SonyStyle Plaza to open. When they do, the first 400 people will have the opportunity to party with celebs and then purchase a PlayStation 3 console. GameSpot News' Tim Surette is on the scene, and in this video walk-through, conveys a feel for conditions on the streets of New York City.

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34 comments
_Sam_
_Sam_

too bad we can't download it

Gmacrusher
Gmacrusher

That would be messed up if a celeb. just when there and got a PS3 and it was the last one...now that would make me mad.

blackterrorgt
blackterrorgt

Wow, i would think a place like NYC would get more of the total number available at launch then just 400. Props to all the gamers out there making the sacrifice in line.

Elyoshi
Elyoshi

Sucks to be a sony fanboy... Looks like your christmas is ruined. Umm, and notice how PS3 scores for multiplatform games are a good amount lower than there 360 counterparts? Thats probably not a good sign.

maverick_76
maverick_76

two minutes and we will have utter mayhem on our hands, and a flood of ebay auctions

d-suhiti
d-suhiti

Guys this is it. ITS PS3, the 360 and the WII - WE ARE IN THE NEXT GEN. Party at my house, all are invited (although cows are not welcomed)

el3fitness
el3fitness

some of these people are going to have broken hearts and chest full of colds out here in nj,nyc standing for two days in the rain !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

snakes2solid
snakes2solid

I'll be in my pajamas when i get my ps3 delivered...haha..nice and warm all ovaaaaa...muuhaaahaaa!!

darklurker1
darklurker1

Since when does SoCal have a winter? You have no idea what winter is. The ocean must be messing with your mind.

metdevthegamer
metdevthegamer

Gonna suck for the people that go home empty-handed. But hey, at least it's nice weather there.

novicegamplagrl
novicegamplagrl

they are lining up for console only a handful, and I do me only like five to ten are going to get. Serves them right. If any missing work or school for a major test or whatever, should flunk and get fired.

aus_pride
aus_pride

Yeh gears of war owns all of you

FstBrk342
FstBrk342

wow its not even cold yet here in SoCal, global warming if F#$%ed up, its chilly AT MOST early in the morning but its hot by afternoon, mid 80's low 90's (for non-US im talking farenhiet not sure how much in celcius ya we're a bit backwards but we're special lol) before u know it there wont even be a winter here...

mc2k4
mc2k4

Uhm, yeah, the PS3 owns, and, it's not even Day 1.

soldier1993
soldier1993

meu deus, como vocês são estúpidos!! americanos fudidos!! só ficam menosprezando os outros!! raça ruim....

Maquis_UK
Maquis_UK

Q: how do you get 400 idiots in one place?

rbunnell
rbunnell

Um.................Gears Of War

Lungz5
Lungz5

It's not even that cold for this time of year, suck it up losers.

JoPeMo
JoPeMo

I just stopped by Toys R Us times Square... Those people look like they were going to eat me alive.. and the workers there.. DREADING the release.

radiocreed
radiocreed

They should make a survivor show out of this waiting crowd, it should be called Survivors: Hobbos in NY

The_Kills
The_Kills

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RandyAU93
RandyAU93

yukine: If they've looked at it today, I'd say that percentage would go much higher. I saw auctions ending at over $3500 for *JUST* the console. That's nearly 6x over list!

S1ckle
S1ckle

I dropped by at Best Buy and jesus.

Zaxex
Zaxex

Great video on-the-scene gaming coverage!

yukine
yukine

slayerver1 -- I doubt most of them care, as I'm sure at least 50% of those 400 PS3s are going straight on eBay.

Thorpe89
Thorpe89

I'd be happy enough just to have the PlayStation 3 in my hands. :)

slayerver1
slayerver1

I have a feeling that at least 25% of these PS3s will have problems like the 360's problems during its first couple of the months. Otherwise, hope all those 400 people enjoy their expensive console.