That time of the year when all the video game news comes from LA, E3. How did the conferences fair this year? Let’s take a look.
The Playstation show opened with a live orchestra with a performance for a as of yet unknown game.
A live gameplay demo of the new God of War game was shown off, following Kratos and his son going for a hunt before being ambushed by some beasts.
Of all the ways to start a Sony conference, God of War was one of the best I’ve seen in years, can’t wait to see the full game!
Shawn Layden took stage next to issue a thought a moment for the tragedy in Orlando, Florida.
Bend Studios was next with the reveal of their game, Days Gone, a post apocalyptic game following a man living with regret.
The Last Gaurdaian was up next, sporting a new gameplay trailer and an October 25 release date.
A new Horizon Zero Dawn live gameplay demo was shown next, showing off the UI and conversation trees, as well as new enemies and ridable machines.
Detroit Become Human showed off a new trailer with multiple different branching paths for Conner.
A new PS VR-compatible title, Resident Evil VII coming this January was revealed, with a demo available for PS Plus members tonight.
Resident Evil VII comes to PS4 and PS VR on January 24, 2017.
PS VR is coming October 13 for $399.99.
A new PS4 VR exclusive, Farpoint, was revealed with an in-game footage.
Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission was briefly shown.
A new Batman Arkham VR was announced coming October exclusive to
Final Fantasy XV VR Experience allows players to play through bits of the game as Prompto in VR.
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare was shown off in a new trailer that, I’ll be honest, looked really cool!
Crash Bandicoot 1, 2, and 3 are being remastered for Playstation 4, though no gameplay or trailer was shown.
Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens was shown next with a demo available on PSN now.
Andrew House welcomed to the stage Hideo Kojima, presenting a real time trailer for his new game, Death Stranding, starring Norman Reedus.
Insomniac Games revealed their new Spiderman game, Spiderman PS4.
A live gameplay demo of Days Gone ended the show, full of fighting off an endless horde of zombies.
Even though it was only an hour and a half, Sony’s conference was a very long conference, not inturupting with developers or partners (outside of Kojima), just trailer after trailer of new games and details.
I wish it lasted longer than it did, but I’d rather have a tight hour and a half than a loose two hours.