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If you're expecting to see lots of Sony PlayStation 3 hardware at E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo, starting May 10), don't hold your breath. Sony has reportedly held back prototypes from third-party developers to show in their booths, leaving lots of game makers hanging. One source said the PS3 will be on display in what was called "a tightly-restricted environment." Sources predicted a situation similar to Sony's PSP rollout, where there were 5-hour waits just to catch a glimpse of the new devices.

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