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Sony Risking a Bad PS4 Launch With Unpopular IPs

In this Lost Episode of the RealGamerNewz Show the RGN crew gets together to discuss a bunch of topics ranging from the Wii U's struggle to regain reasonable sales to the PlayStation 4's lineup and the effect it will have on Sony's next generation launch. (Killzone: Shadow Fall, PS4)

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BLACKBIBLE  +   1070d ago
Good show Gentlemen.
classic200  +   1070d ago | Well said
First adopters are the Playstation gamers, these are pretty popular to us and of course with marketing who knows how much more better they will do.

Infamous to me looks extremely refreshing out of all the others plus new IPs will surely hit at E3.
jujubee88  +   1070d ago
The VITA just launched with Uncharted.
What makes anyone think PS4 will launch without at least one multi million selling IP over the last few years?

Also, there will also be new IP (one of a few being "Knack").
NewMonday  +   1070d ago | Well said
Last of Us, GOW:A, GT6 would have bean a killer lineup if they were set on the PS4, but the PS3 will get them. this could mean Sony has even more surprises
miyamoto  +   1070d ago | Well said
The things at work are the things unseen
You guys might wonder who the hell was that guy talking about the PS4?

He is Mark Cerny : an industry veteran and consultant.
He is known for making new games IP that are ground breaking, award winning and bestvselling all at the same time.

Mark Cerny is the chief architect of the PS4

The Secret Weapon of Choice of Sony.

We have not seen everything yet. It was just a teaser

He is the top authority Game Changer since Sonic the Hedgehog. He helped launch game changer platforms like the Genesis, PlayStation, PS2, and the PS3.
Were these games popular during console launch?
Sonic, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Jak and Daxter, Ratchet and Clank, Uncharted?

Do not under estimate Mark Cerny. His decades of experience in the industry proves he knows what gamers need even before they realize it.

As a game designer he is up there with Miyamoto, Suzuki, Naka, Kojima, Yamauchi, Ueda etc.

This guy understands the industry inside and out. Some one who knows what he is doing.
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Omni-Tool  +   1070d ago
I honestly think the hosts of this podcast are seriously grasping for straws or they are some seriously delusional MS fanboys.
HappyGaming  +   1070d ago
This rumors opinion and speculation pieces are going to far! Wait for E3 13!
morganfell  +   1070d ago
realgamernewz risking downvote with another ill concieved and absurd article.
WalterWJR  +   1070d ago
I believe the saying is grasping at straws
Seraphim  +   1070d ago
how quick we are to forget the lackluster titles we always see at launch. EA Sports, a few random titles, fact of the matter is there's rarely anything that great or popular out the gate. People are buying for the future. Not for day 1.
pandaboy  +   1070d ago
This states the truth, you guys attacking it are the real trolls here. Blinded by your love for sony you can't see that the world doesn't care about killzone or infamous. This is looking to be the worst launch line-up in history for sony. Even ps3 had resistance and motorstorm which were fresh AAA ideas.
Aceman18  +   1070d ago
i love both IPs so PS4 is a no-brainer IMO, and drive club looks to be pretty interesting so i'll be giving that a go too.
theBAWSE  +   1070d ago
one and a half stars....come on people lets get this website down to zero stars
NeverEnding1989   1070d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(9)
BLACKBIBLE  +   1070d ago
Damn I get 9 disagrees for saying good show wow.
Emzx99   1070d ago | Offensive
Reverent  +   1070d ago
@Emzx99, you've never been to a YouTube Console War comment section then, have you? lol
wsoutlaw87  +   1070d ago
they probably disagreed with you
saint_seya  +   1070d ago
The land of stupidity, dont think so, u know why i know this, because u didnt got name king.. so it cant be.
NonApplicable  +   1070d ago
That's because 9 people didn't think it was a good show. It's that simple.
JetP0619  +   1070d ago
@ BLACKBIBLE actually you got 125 disagrees on that and 57 on this one
imdaboss1  +   1070d ago
Im hyped for Killzone and Infamous being a launch title for the PS4..Its popular and sold millions world wide so i dont know what the hell is going through their head when writing this piece of article
andibandit  +   1070d ago
Thats all good but you want some new ips when releasing a new console and i dont think Knack is gonna cut it
iGamerZero24  +   1070d ago
Agreed ! I'm so hyped that Sony is getting back on the PS2 era track m

Worst Podcast ever a bunch of doom and gloom guys who live with parents ! Welcome to N4G were every blogger thinks there creditable in the gaming world.........this is why I go to IGN for most of news , there not the best but at least they don't pull articles out of there ass
DOMination-  +   1070d ago
I think its because as a franchise, most people outside of N4G think Killzone is just an above average shooter. Guerrilla Games are the most overrated devs out there. Shellshock was terrible. KZ was decent but not as good as Sony had hoped. KZ2 delivered a great game after a troubled development but KZ3 was souless.

I like the Infamous games though.
Kurt Russell  +   1070d ago
I know it's not popular opinion (which is fine) but I genuinely don't enjoy Killzone (it looks fantastic but the gameplay honestly feels generic next to others), and Infamous just isn't the type of game I really like playing (it's aimed at a younger audience than me)... so in the smallest sense I agree with the article, although I think for the most part they're chatting turd as there are plenty of people who do love these franchises.

No doubt they'll be down bubble votes for trolling, but that's my honest opinion. I so far do intend to get a PS4, but I am also awaiting other annoucements before any pre-ordering happens.
Derekvinyard13  +   1070d ago
This article is a good guess as of now, but more games will be announced without a doubt there's going to be more maybe a new crash game u never know
fr0sty  +   1070d ago | Well said
Article should be titled... "Journalists are risking making themselves look dumb by judging a console launch based on a handful of games announced, even though the company that announced those games made it loud and clear that they were holding many more games and console features off for E3 and other industry events that happen between now and the launch of the PS4."
T2  +   1070d ago
Agreed - The console is 8 months away by best guesses ... Judging a console by its launch lineup 8 months in advance is stupid beyond comparison.. Trolls just count on everyone forgetting how stupid they were ... Show me the articles on launch lineup AT launch ...
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fei-hung  +   1070d ago
replace "show" with "trolling" and you would have a more accurate comment.

Are these guys even gamers with comments like that? Where have they been the last 6-7 years?

Sony showed the best Sony FPS Exclusive, the best Sony sandbox Exclusive and a new IP along with 3rd party support and all this just to act as a teaser of things to come.

Judgmental articles like these, whether about the PS4 or next Xbox are like judging a fetus's entire life on the planet after birth before it has even been given birth to.

Question now on my mind is, who the hell will sort out these ridiculous so called journalists?!
SilentNegotiator  +   1070d ago
Of course you like it. This nobody site is a lot like yours, Gamerfitnation, employing ridiculous sensationalism to get hits.
solar  +   1070d ago
ill buy the PCS4 day 1 if The Last Guardian is a launch title. i really really hope it is.
ILive  +   1070d ago
Can you please stop with the pcs4 rubbish.
sak500  +   1070d ago | Well said
@solar sorry to disappoint you but TLG will be launch title for PCXboxS5
JaredH  +   1070d ago
I feel like this is just a flamebait title just to get people to listen to the podcast. I'm not falling for it.
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Spookshow  +   1070d ago
Knack! ROFLMAO... so weak!
scott182  +   1070d ago
1 bubble, ROFLMAORMETTYL .... so weak!
SHORYUKEN  +   1070d ago

Ha I just burst one more bubble!

Hope you enjoy that.
kenshiro100  +   1070d ago
Welcome to N4G! On this site, you will find terrible articles and poor journalism!

Seriously, this article screams flamebait and should be voted down.
delboy  +   1070d ago
The new Killzone will push hardware, only Sony boys belives that LoL
Killzone 2&3 failed, each sold 2mil
There are more people that are interested in new Borderlands or any other multiplat game then there are in new Killzone.
Same goes for Infamous.
DeadlyFire  +   1070d ago
2 million each is hardly a failure. Its not a COD landslide type of success, but its profit.

Rumors of Killzone 2 costing up to $45-$60 million to develop.

2 Million x $60 a game = $120 Million. Not bad if true.
JeffGUNZ  +   1070d ago
@ Deadlyfire.

For what Sony hyped and hoped for Killzone, that series flopped. It looked beautiful, but that's really it. The game was average and didn't really bring anything exciting to the table. Killzone 4 will be the same. Everyone will get excited because it visually looks stunning, but then will play like the rest, which were good at best.
DeadlyFire  +   1070d ago

Sony has only shown off 5 of possibly 15 exclusive PS4 titles. They wont launch without showcasing at least one of their gems at E3.
delboy  +   1070d ago
So what, you can combine all the Sony's first party exclusives and you might come close to sales of just ONE CoD game.
Sony has only one exclusive game that can somewhat push hardware, and that's Gran Turismo.
But Pholiphony D. releases one GT game every 5-6 years.

Think about me as a Sony hater or troll, but wait and see how many ps4 units Sony will manage to sell in first year, considering all the great first party games.
My very optimistic prediction... 8-10 millions in firts year.
DeadlyFire  +   1069d ago
Sony offers diversity.

Others do not.

There are tons of niches and different types of games out there. Sony offers more than MS and Nintendo.

If a game sells enough to profit then next time it rolls around it grows. If it does not and it fails to create a profit it is either canned or thrown on the backburner for awhile. Sony can sell a game just as much as CoD and Halo if they spent the same amount of money on that one project, but in Microsoft's instance it leaves little room for anything else. Sony on the other hand has room for many different titles.

PS4 will sell no less than 12 Million in one full year.

Xbox 360 sold 10.2 Million and PS3 sold 10.8 Million in their first years. The population grows every year so I expect 11-14 Million to be reasonably possible for both sides for a full calender year.
LOGICWINS  +   1070d ago
Def giving this a listen.

EDIT: WOW, you guys managed to fit a lot of topics into a 25 minute podcast. Nice job!
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Hitman0769  +   1070d ago
thank you guys all for the comments. we have more episodes coming soon. we are trying to improve so all feedback is taken seriously.

@ScubaSteve if you actually listen to the podcast then you're gonna notice that no one here is attacking PS4. I am a fan of Killzone but the last time I checked its multiplayer got abandoned twice.
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classic200  +   1070d ago
You got HITS
Emzx99  +   1070d ago
Your bubble count should really be an indication of weather or not to continue.
sourav93  +   1070d ago
"I am a fan of Killzone but the last time I checked its multiplayer got abandoned twice." - Care to explain this statement? I still go on KZ3's multiplayer; there are still loads playing the game, they's decent amount of DLC for it. The servers are still running. So I don't see how the multiplayer was "abandoned".
HammadTheBeast  +   1070d ago
Killzone 2 multiplayer is still being played although it's 4 years old, KZ3 is always full lol.
KwietStorm  +   1070d ago
Why are so many of you journalists and site owners acting as if the meeting was the end all be all of all things PS4? What did they show, 5 maybe 6 games? Are you to tell me you believe these to be the full launch lineup? lol All they did was let us know the thing exists, what their vision is for it, And what it is initially capable of, And I think they did a fine job of that. But for some odd reason, it became convenient to forget that E3 is a real thing. Its convenient to ignore that E3 is where the big reveals take place. I feel more and more dumb the more articles I see about how the PS4 launch is in dire straits. Give me a break. Givvve me a break. Break me off a piece of that sensationalist bar.
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ILive  +   1070d ago
I think most people dont know how to look for games in killzon 3. I can get a full game without a problem. You have to look because it is still going strong after 2 years.
iGamerZero24  +   1070d ago
1 Bubble ! That says it all...........
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   1070d ago
***"I am a fan of Killzone but the last time I checked its multiplayer got abandoned twice."***

I don't know about KZ3 as I wouldn't play that multiplayer even if I was paid to do it, but KZ2 still has a good amount people playing. If you really are "fan of killzone" you'd know that. KZ3 might have gotten abandoned though since it didn't match KZ2's quality.
Rhythmattic  +   1070d ago

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I don't know about KZ3 as I wouldn't play that multiplayer even if I was paid to do it."
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Guess you couldn't abandon K3, as you never really immersed yourself into it.. ... As you said... You dont know.
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b777conehead  +   1069d ago
you show your hate for ps4 and it isn't even out you really think that thats all there is for launch. they were showing what the ps4 will do when released . until the official launch list is released you have no case to say that.
SilentNegotiator  +   1070d ago
"Oooooh! A podcast with negative things to say about Playstation! I can't wait to listen! It will help validate my feelings!"
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ScubaSteve1  +   1070d ago
so sony announces couple of games for launch
this website attacks and uses it for hits
last time i check e 3 is less then 4 months
BXbomber  +   1070d ago
I know right? I'm personally excited for killzone shadow fall, thats might highlight as with any sony exclusive.
FlameHawk  +   1070d ago
And what is wrong with new IPs?
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JasonKCK  +   1070d ago
New IPs? Sony mostly showed games from series not new IPs. Killzone and Ifamous aren't new IPs.
DragonKnight  +   1070d ago
Knack, Drive Club, Watch Dogs, Deep Down and Destiny say hello.
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T2  +   1070d ago
How are they not new ? You expect Sony to abandon a series and success? New killzone is new ip... New Mario is new, new halo is new ... Why would a company abandon succesful brands ? Also they did show unique ips too
OmniSlashPT  +   1070d ago
Sony announced their launch line-up and launch date? When? I want to know too!
sjaakiejj  +   1070d ago
"Unpopular IPs"?

Infamous, Killzone, Watch Dogs and Destiny are not unpopular IPs by any stretch of imagination. They may not be Halo, but to say they're unpopular is simply a lie.
MrDead  +   1070d ago
Yes it’s B.S. but it gets hits and that is more important to sites like this then facts or credibility.
JeffGUNZ  +   1070d ago
I assumed he was just talking about their exclusive line up as watch dogs and destiny are multiplatform.
MariaHelFutura  +   1070d ago
In all reality, it's a better launch lineup than most systems. Look at PS3/360 launches and tell me this is a weak line up. It's got some big names, new ips, some popular genres and some diversity.
TheSnakemanCometh  +   1070d ago
Uh, is anyone other than myself going to buy a console just for "Deep Down?"

The gameplay looked beyond amazing.
IcicleTrepan  +   1070d ago
That does look like an interesting one. I'm not really interested in infamous or killzone. I've played enough FPS. I might be interested in destiny I don't know. Watch Dogs I'm not sure on. Could be interesting but it also could be completely repetitive gameplay. Not a lot of games to draw me into buying the PS4 at launch unless they announce something better. That's not to say I won't buy a PS4, but it might be a few price cuts down the road if you know what I mean.
I_am_Batman  +   1070d ago
I haven't seen any gameplay yet. I know that trailer was in engine so the gameplay may look just as good but I need more information on this game before I consider buying it. The graphics were really good though. Am I hyped? Yes. Am I buying a console just for deep down? No.
Tei777  +   1070d ago
The gameplay will likely mimic Dragons Dogma which had some of the most cinematic combat ever seen in an open world RPG. Hopefully they just improve upon the story and generic world.
Ult iMate  +   1070d ago
I'm mostly for Knack. But also for inFamous and Deep Down.
consolez_FTW  +   1070d ago
seems legit. /ssss

Those new IPs look like they're gonna be stunning from what we've seen.

Just because they're are unpopular! E3 hasn't even happened yet jeez give em a chance. I know Ill be enjoying them day one!
oh yeah agreed with above lol most the games were IPs that have already been established and are popular.
why does this article exist?
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Jek_Porkins  +   1070d ago
While I don't think Killzone or Infamous are huge sellers, they might have something new and interesting that could push consoles. The PS3 launched with Resistence and that game was pretty groundbreaking at the time.

Console launches are really a catch 22, you don't want to put out something huge early on, when the tech isn't as well known and when the install base isn't going to be huge. Nintendo is going through that right now.
Hicken  +   1070d ago
How many units have each of the Killzone and inFamous titles sold this generation?

Excluding numbers on digital copies, the ever-bemoaned VGChartz says 2.6 and 1.5 million copies for inFamous 1 and 2, respectively. Likewise, Killzone 2 and 3 are respectively at 2.9 and 2.4 million sold. I'm certain you realize- but are unwilling to admit- that most multiplatform games don't see those sales.

Launch titles don't need to be HUGE. Existing IPs should be well-known, and should be titles early adopters would be likely to want. Since the majority of said adopters will be fans of Sony, the likes of Killzone and inFamous should do quite well.

Edit: Your opinion is invalid, as you've no intention of getting a PS4 near launch, anyway. If at all. Yes, I KNOW VGChartz isn't that reliable; why do you think I said "much bemoaned?" inFamous 2 had a much larger digital push than 1, and the difference between KZ2 and KZ3 is about a half million, which isn't much.

Halo, Gears, Call of Duty, Wii Sports, Kinect Adventures. All and more have been bundled. Your point? And inFamous 1 being given away was DIGITALLY, which VGChartz doesn't track. Stop trying to downplay games that have sold well on the PS3 just to fit your argument.

None of us knows whether or not GT will be on both systems, or just the PS3, or whether we're all being trolled and it'll be a launch title for PS4 only.

And to top all your silliness off, you contradict yourself: you say Killzone and inFamous aren't killer apps that would move systems, then turn around and say it's smart for Sony to keep the next iteration of their biggest franchise off their newest system at launch.

I guess you don't want them putting ANY games on the PS4, huh?
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Jek_Porkins  +   1070d ago
Infamous and Killzone aren't killer apps in my opinion, both recent sequels sold much less than the previous installments, you are also going by VG Chartz, which isn't the most accurate source.

We also have to remember that Infamous 2 was bundled, and Infamous 1 was given away as part of their "Were sorry" PSN hack package.

The smartest thing Sony will do this year is release GT6 on the PS3 instead of the PS4, it pretty much means the game will sell 7-9 million instead of 1-2 on a new console.
trouble_bubble  +   1070d ago

And Halo 4 sold millions less than Halo 3. Point? Gears 3 sold less than Gears 2, Forza sells millions less every time out, Crackdown 2 sold less than Crackdown. Even multiplats sell less over time, just look at the Dead Space 4 getting canned headline. KZ3 selling 400,000 less than KZ2 is peanuts when both passed 2 million. People act like this is a Playstation phenomenon.

inFamous 2 was bundled? Er, so are -many- AAA games. Gears , Halo, COD, AC, GOW even get custom consoles and custom controllers. Major Nelson just announced a newXBox spring bundle with Darksiders 2 & Arkham City . Should we piss on 2011's highest rated game for a while, in the interest of bundle fairness? Gimme a break. Doritosgate ftw, lol
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JeffGUNZ  +   1070d ago
@ Hicken

Take a breath. You get so defensive. We all understand that Sony most likely will announce more launch games, and I really hope Uncharted 4 will be one, but off of what we know by FACTS right this instance, Jek has a valid argument. Killzone was not "halo killer" it was hyped to be. Infamous was good, but nothing ground breaking. I am looking for some first party exclusives, brand new games we haven't seen. Do I think we will see them during E3, yes, I do. But as of right now, we can only debate over what is fact.

This site has such a double standard. Every Sony diehard is ripping the next xbox's "launch lineup" apart when no games have been announced yet, nor has a console been announced. Yet, when Sony reveals some games for their launch and some people are not too excited about them, they get ripped apart and say "You have to wait for E3, they will reveal more". Come on, this sh*t is just plain annoying now.
nevin1  +   1070d ago
The people who are praising the PS4 will be the 1st to complain after weeks of having it.

I seen this movie before.

When will people learn?
DigitalSmoke  +   1070d ago
Killzone 4 as a launch titles ends the story.
ps3_pwns  +   1070d ago
when will you learn lol? the ps4 games are all good and is better then what wii u launched with lol and will have way better online with way more people online.
JeffGUNZ  +   1070d ago
I don't think anyone compares next gen sony and microsoft with the Wii U. I am just hoping E3 will show us some NEW exclusives for the PS4.
Number-Nine  +   1070d ago
I want new IPs. Too many sequels.

edit: I'm not saying sequels are bad, but for a new generation, I was some fresh IP's and new franchises as well.
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Ritsujun  +   1070d ago
Too many number 9's.
Sevir  +   1070d ago
From what's already announced as launch titles so far
only 3 games out of a total of maybe 19-22 titles (the genaral amount of games that launch with a system on Disc) are sequels, Assassin's Creed 4. a new infamous and a new Killzone...

Watchdogs, Knack, Driveclub and the watchers are all new IPs how much is too much sequels?

we dont even know the full launch line up either
Number-Nine  +   1070d ago
the title says sony is taking a risk with launching the ps4 with new IP's...and I disagree.
i want new IP's, and i'm sure many do too.

i think launching with a new KZ, AC, and Infamous are enough to drive system sales.

i am looking forward to fresh ideas, new gameplay and new IPs.
garos82  +   1070d ago
Witness also, everyone forgetting that plus tons of unannounced stuff down the line.
Number-Nine  +   1070d ago
lol. why the disagrees? some of you don't want new IP's?
kenshiro100  +   1070d ago
You're either blind or you're blatantly trolling. New IPS WERE announced during the conference.
NateCole  +   1070d ago
Infamous and Killzone unpopular?. Since when?.
REALgamer  +   1070d ago
Actually, comapred to Sony's other IPs they haven't had the same sales success that Uncharted, Gears of War or even LittleBigPlanet have.

Just had a look on vgchartz (yeah, not totally accurate but the best estimate you can access quickly) and their numbers are:

Killzone 2 - 2.88 million
Killzone 3 - 2.42
Infamous 1 - 2.57
Infamous 2 - 1.54

That's compared to:
Uncharted 2 - 6.11 million
Uncharted 3 - 5.7
Uncharted 1 - 4.54
LittleBigPlanet - 5.14
Resistance 1 - 4.12
God of War 3 - 4.52

So while they're some of my favourite games this gen (Infamous 2 in particular), they don't seem to be selling as well as Sony's other IPs yet. For every 4 people who buy Uncharted 2, one buys Infamous 2.

Maybe a marketing issue? Being launch games should give them some higher profile at least.
Relientk77  +   1070d ago
I like your first sentence, Sony's other IPs Uncharted, Gears of War, LBP

Gears lol :-)
REALgamer  +   1070d ago
Relientk77 - Whoops, should be God of War!

That's what you get when only 4 letters separates two of the biggest franchises. :P
NateCole  +   1070d ago
More than 2 million sales means its not unpopular. Unpopular in terms of sales is like Battle royal and Warhawk type of sales.

Perhaps less than popular than the games you mentioned but they are definitely not unpopular as they are claiming.
garos82  +   1070d ago
Also there are unaccounted digital sales.I really wish they would release those figures.
cjflora  +   1070d ago
"Just had a look on vgchartz..." - I stopped there.
trouble_bubble  +   1070d ago
Resistance had its best sales as a launch title, and now so will Killzone & inFamous. Great marketing. It'll expose the games to people who may not have tried them before as well as peeps just looking for something AAA at launch to compliment and justify their new $XXX.xx console purchase. KZ4 online will be the go-to title at launch to try out the new PS4 online social infrastructure. A lil' eye candy never hurt either.
REALgamer  +   1070d ago
NateCole - You might need to read it again - I never claimed they were unpopular; just comparatively not as high-selling as Sony's other franchises.

However, as I noted hopefully being launch titles will push them up there with the others in terms of sales.

Infamous is actually my favourite franchise from Sony so I personally hope to see it rewarded with the same sales and marketing push as Uncharted and God of War.
Sevir  +   1070d ago
exclusives are established IPs, Killzone and InFamous have a pretty substantial following and fanbase. KZ more than inFamous.

we have ASSASIN's CREED 4 and WatchDog, One popular and stands at 55 million sold for franchise and the other blew away crowds and at e3 last year and equally impressed when it was shown off for the PS4 as the highlight of the conference more so than the already impressive showing of KZ:Shadow Fall

Knack and Drive club, both New Ips launching cant not be popular becaus eit has no following. so I'm confused as to where the launching with not popular franchises are
we dont even know the full launch line up for the console or the launch date for that matter.

I mean the show made some good points but launching with unpopular franchises is a bit of a stretch.
IcicleTrepan  +   1070d ago
You make a good point that we don't know the actual launch lineup yet.

We don't know when any of these games are coming to PS4, just that they are coming to PS4. Could be months or years after launch (gran turismo for PS3).
DasBunker  +   1070d ago
lol wut? KZ and infamous are well liked (and those are just the ones we know about), established franchises, not to mention 3rd party games. PS3 launch was way rougher with new IPs, PS4 will likely be cheaper.
Trago1337  +   1070d ago
All they need is a system seller. Not to say that the games they've shown arent going to be good, but games like killzone and Infamous arent going to sell millions of PS4's. it's like with Bayonetta 2, it's gonna be a good game, but it wont send Wii U's flying off the shelf.

To be fair, however, E3's just a few months away, so Sony has a lot of time to announce a killer app for launch.
TKCMuzzer  +   1070d ago
Surely articles like this are redundant as Sony hasn't released a full list of launch titles? How can anyone judge what they don't know.
Riderz1337  +   1070d ago
It's a good thing we still have E3 to look forward to for game reveals. Too bad you guys are too incompetent to actually understand that they can't reveal everything about the PS4 in one event. How unfortunate.
dboyman  +   1070d ago
I agree with what you said. Part of the reason Sony did this is they want to see how Microsoft will "blink". I'm not a game journalist, but I know that Sony plans give more info around E3.
clintagious650  +   1070d ago
Last time I checked new IP's were a good thing for the gaming industry, if it wasnt we would be stuck with the SAME games all the time & the gaming industry wouldnt be what it is today.
GABRIEL1030  +   1070d ago
No no they are wrong... the PS4 lineup includes: INFAMOUS no UNPOPULAR...the words are similar. PC's irradiation produces envy and some people live in another frecuency....

Killzone, Infamous, Thief, Destinity, Assasins creed 4, Watch Dogs, The witcher 3, Diabl and new Ip's like Drive Club and Deep Down and other surprises will acompany at Ps4 at its launch.

For E3 maybe we'll see: Battlefield 4, Uncharted 4, MGS 5, FF, Mass Effect, all the Sony's studios are working in PS4... oh no, I cant follow my mind will explode and my wallet will be empty...
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theDECAY  +   1070d ago
Only three games have been mentioned, with only one confirmed to launch with the PS4. That was Killzone, a pretty popular IP. I don't understand how you an base a podcast off of this.


I was counting only first party. If you factor in the third party it's even more ridiculous. More will be announced. Duh.
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-Gespenst-  +   1070d ago
The Witness looks supreme, but it'll also be available on PC so...

As for the other games, the word generic springs to mind.
sprinterboy  +   1070d ago
We dont know the full launch line up yet, but me personally am struggling so far with the games I want, def want deep down, kz4 for fps fix/mp and drive club looks great already have 2 clubs planned with fellow ps3 buddies and E3 has not been yet lol, certainly get knack further down the road plus watchdogs at somepoint, so hard to pick which games too get, i normally get 3 games at launch
Picnic  +   1070d ago
Announce Jet Set Radio Future 2 - a true sequel to the Xbox game available in episodes. Easy going like the Xbox game, not hard like the Dreamcast original.

No-one would say that it's amongst the best selling series but Sega die hards will love you forever. It'd be an iconic decision, more useful than resurrecting the idea of Shenmue 3 when Yakuza has that genre covered. Who can tell the balance of power that it might have in determining which console Sega fans buy? That's possibly more people buying Sonic on your console too. A timely way for Sega to show that the hurt of the PS2 selling so much more than the Dreamcast is over, that the Dreamcast was an unassailable legend in its own right.

Yes, Sega have more history with Microsoft because the DC had WindowsCE. But Microsoft passed up the chance to buy Sega. It's not a big deal to go with Playstation for a bit.

And the reason that it might profitably work in its won right is that the Dreamcast only had 10 million buyers, the Xbox has not generally become known for its artsier esoteric games, a bit too American-centric for that (no offence though- Alan Wake looks great). But the PS2 and the indie games on PS3 show that Sony buyers might lap it up.
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Joe_Jack  +   1070d ago
I like the PS4 line up so far.
Oschino1907  +   1070d ago
I agree with you on that one honey.
Npugz7  +   1070d ago
All I need is killzone,Battlefield 4 and AC4 that will keep me busy for months!
DEATHSTROKE-cro-  +   1070d ago
LOL unpopular

Killzone and inFamous have a fanbase and Evolution studios
has fans because of Motorstorm.
when Killzone 3 and inFamous 2 were announced, n4g front page was full of news articles.

people will buy PS4 because of Naughty Dog, God Of War, Gran Turismo...
people are buying playstation because they know Sony will make great games and a lot of new IP's.
not only because of launch games.
a lot of Sony studios are making new IP's.

what new IP's have Nintendo and Microsoft made in last 7 years ?
JeffGUNZ  +   1070d ago
Why are you bringing up Microsoft or Nintendo? This is simply about the games announced as of now for the PS4.
smashcrashbash  +   1070d ago
Wait wait wait.Since when are Killzone and Infamous unpopular IPs? I know they didn't sell as much as COD or anything but since when are they unpopular? What was wrong with Infamous and KZ? They were solid games.It's not to say they were glitchy or badly made or crappy or made a whole group of gamers so mad that they rejected it. People played Killzone's multiplayer and enjoyed it, the campaign was no worse then any other shooter and people loved the way Infamous made you feel like a real hero. Where did you get unpopular from? And since when is things like Thief and Assassin's Creed unpopular? With who? And to add to it the haven't even finished revealing every game. Okay you know what I am starting to sound like a parrot repeating the same thing over and over again.I will stop responding t these stupid articles until Sony reveals every game for the PS4 and stop listening to these so called 'journalists' that seem to have gotten their degrees out of a cereal box. I am tired of coming on N4G and trying to inject some common sense into the chaos. It gets stressful and I really don't know why I even bother.
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josephayal  +   1070d ago
There will always be war
there'll be much more to be announced between now and E3
OhReginald  +   1070d ago
I dont get it. Is this article trying to state that killzone and infamous games are unpopular? lol?

Ps4 has the best line up. Killzone: Shadow fall, driveclub, knack, assassin's creed, watch dogs, infamous second son. Amazing line up.
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