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Sony Announcing Return of Classic Franchise for PS4 Tonight

The game is said to be one of Sony's biggest exclusives and is set in space. (PS4, Sony)

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Nyxus  +   290d ago
Might be Zone of the Enders. Or not.
MilkMan  +   290d ago
Hope not.
abzdine  +   290d ago | Well said
for me classic = Legend of Dragoon..
i want a remake or a sequel so bad!
some Syphon Filter would be great as well
Eonjay  +   290d ago
Pa Rapa the Rappa was confirmed a few minutes ago by their own video, so I'm thinking its probably something else like Syphon Filter.
Rockefellow  +   290d ago
Eonjay, where is this video that confirmed a Parappa game? I can't find it anywhere.
shivvy24  +   290d ago
A mission in jak 3 was in space, anyone remember the ending too?
scott182  +   290d ago
Syphon Filter would be coo
Eonjay  +   290d ago
@Rockefellow

@0:22 in behind the car being lifted.
Om3ga370  +   290d ago
If it was a Legend of Dragoon sequel or even a remake, I would squeal unspeakable things. That is my all-time favorite game. :D
Oner  +   290d ago
List of Space Games I could think of ~

Zone of Enders
Omega Boost
Jak
Einhander
Zeitgeist
Raiden Project
RayStorm
Nova Storm
R-Type
Jumping Flash
Space Hulk
Blasto
Wing Commander
Colony Wars
Rogue Galaxy
Galerians
Phantasy Star
Space Station Silicon Valley (oddly enough made by Rockstar North)
Legend of Dragoon
Xenosaga
Something Star Wars/Trek?

Long Shot (not PS1 based) ~ Gears of War being the "epic" announcement
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NikonSteve  +   290d ago
What wrong with ZOE? I thought it was great for its day.
SoapShoes  +   290d ago
Colony Wars?
CRMzova  +   290d ago
I wanna see

Omega boost
Bloody Roar
Ehrgeiz
Onimusha remake
Nick_515  +   290d ago
Maybe that's what those Naughty Dog tweets and things are about. Maybe it's Jak in space. I know it's highly unlikely because of Activision, but if Sony could get Crash back... Wow.
mabreu  +   290d ago
If the setting is in space, it could be either one of these:

TimeSplitters (already in development)

Zone of the Enders (Kojimas tweet that something will 'blow our minds')

Jak & Daxter (Naughty Dog visiting SpaceX)
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boing1  +   290d ago
@scott182

Oh, I concur. Would love to see Syphon Filter in next gen glory.
Yi-Long  +   290d ago
Could be Shenmue.

Would also love a return of Turrican.
JoySticksFTW  +   290d ago
Blasto is a good guess.

I'd want ZoE.

My longshot is Jumping Flash for Sony's VR headset complete with motion sickness.
AgitatedOcelot  +   290d ago
Oh man, if it was proper Phantasy Star jrpgs I would be so excited.

Damn I would be excited if they did a mondern reboot of Phantasy Star 4.
solidjun5  +   290d ago
Final Fantasy 7?

Okay...i'm being too optimistic. Sorry.

Since Kojima will be there, i'm thinking a new ZOE or the proper remake of Metal Gear Solid.
HammadTheBeast  +   290d ago
How is Legend of Dragoon space-like? Other than some of the moon stuff...
One_Eyed_Wizard  +   290d ago
About the Kojima announcement, he said it was MGSV-related so unless you pilot Jehuty in MGSV I don't think it has anything to do with Zone of the Enders.

Plus, Kojima is producer, not director of ZoE so it's not really his baby either.
GuruStarr78  +   290d ago
I doubt it will be a platformer like Crash or Jak, since they're still trying to sell us on Knack... But I could see Syphon Filter.
vigilante_man  +   290d ago
We will all find out soon enough.

Good luck to those getting their hands on next gen greatness in a few hours.

I guess living in the USA does have some advantages....
mikeslemonade  +   290d ago
I would think it's something 1st party. My best guess would be a Jak game in space.
Dasteru  +   290d ago
@abzdine:

A prequel during the dragon campaign with Rose, Zieg, Belzac, Shirley, Kanzas, Syuveil & Damia.
Consoldtobots  +   290d ago
hey now, I played and enjoyed Colony Wars on PS1. Those were the days before MS and their $$$ where you could just enjoy the games.
Anarki  +   290d ago
I just watched a video posted by Playstation on youtube, where jack talks about the PS4 and it had Nariko in the Montage for PS4 games. Thus means a Heavenly Sword game is on its way
thorstein  +   290d ago
LittleBigPlanet 3?
bigboirock  +   290d ago
Please be suikoden or legend of the dragoon or a new Final Fantasy tactics sequel to the ps1 game
Freak of Nature  +   290d ago
Crash,Jak or legend of dragoon please....
pyramidshead  +   290d ago
I'm hoping the Kojima announcement is ZoE3.
abzdine  +   290d ago
Kojima has no announcement. he say there will be a PS4 big announcement tonight he didnt say it was coming from him.
pyramidshead  +   290d ago
@above, ah, bummer :(

Will still #believe
warczar  +   290d ago
@abzdine

Kojima is no longer synonymous with Sony, what would he know about games that aren't coming from Konomi? BTW I'm not trying to attack you or anything I just don't understand how Kojima would know anything about another studio's game.
abzdine  +   290d ago
@warczar:
fair enough but Kojima has never been snonymous with Sony. He released his games on Sony consoles first but all his games can be found on other platforms today, even 3DS!!!

He is still very respected personality and has lots of friends at Sony (he visited Naughty Dog many times, no doubt someone shared things with him.
even the Spike TV guy knows about the secrets that will be revealed.
Cuzzo63  +   290d ago
@abzine
I thought Metal Gear first appeared on the NES
Omegabalmung  +   290d ago
@Cuzzo63

Actually it was the MSX that Metal Gear first appeared on.
One_Eyed_Wizard  +   290d ago
Yep. Metal Gear was on MSX first and the many sequels, remakes or ports were on Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft consoles.

It was strongly associated with Sony for good reasons though. MGS1, 2 and 3 came out on PS consoles first. MGS4 is still PS3-exclusive (though I'm sure that'll change soon.) Peace Walker was also a PS exclusive until the HD collection came out.

But then, the MGS4 sales were unimpressive considering development costs so I believe that's when he decided to go multiplatform.
Unreal01  +   290d ago | Well said
Crash Bandicoot. You heard it here first.
CocoWolfie  +   290d ago
OMG WHA T I DIDNT EVEN THINK >_<
HammerKong  +   290d ago
yeah it is having most probablity,may be we can get story mode in it.
CandyFace  +   290d ago
Announcing a new Crash bandicoot game would be the reason why i would buy a ps4.
I_am_Batman  +   290d ago
Isn't Crash Bandicoot owned by Activision?
Aggesan  +   290d ago
@I_am_Batman Yupp, they could've bought the IP though.
astralproxy  +   290d ago
This was my first idea. I would LOVE it.
KwietStorm  +   290d ago
If that's the announcement, then I really hope they have more.
Freak of Nature  +   290d ago
I am your 48th agree with 0 disagrees, hope you are right....... Sure hope this or jak or Legend of dragoon is the game...
Inception  +   290d ago
The rumour so far are:

- Parappa
- Legend of Dragoon
- Shenmue
- ZoE

Let's see what Sony have up on their sleeve
Mystogan  +   290d ago
Shenmue and Parappa are not set in space. And why would Sony be interested in shenmue? It was only on Xbox and Dreamcast.

it's either Zone of the Enders which is most likely because Kojima reacted to this rumor. Or if not its Legend of Dragoon.
Kujii  +   290d ago
They are bringing back Demo Discs!

Exciting times people!
GraveLord  +   290d ago
That wouldn't be a "big" game....its not a classic franchise either.

So I'm guessing Crash Bandicoot in space?
mafiahajeri  +   290d ago
Cortex likes space and time travel doesn't he? Could be crash!
I_am_Batman  +   290d ago
System Shock 3. mind = blown

http://i.minus.com/ib2jG0e6...
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How about Policenauts?.
One_Eyed_Wizard  +   290d ago
Would be awesome but no. It never came out in the US so they're assuming no one here knows about it and so is not a classic in that sense.

I love that game, don't take me wrong.
boneso82  +   290d ago
Resistance 4?

I'd buy that
cpayne93  +   290d ago
When they say classic franchise I would imagine something older than last gen.
slimeybrainboy  +   290d ago
It's definitely ZOE I'm calling it now. Also VR headset, NG DLC, and R* announcement, & Ubisoft

Bet this will be 5/5
Skizelli  +   290d ago
I know it was supposed to be a PS3 game, but could it be The Last Guardian? Space is a vague term and is synonymous with time, and it's technically a classic franchise (Ico, Shadow of the Colossus).
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hazeblaze  +   290d ago
Zone of the Enders would be great but that is not a Sony licensed game is it?

Sony Santa Monica hired the lead writer for Battlestar Galactica last year... But I have no idea what classic franchise they would take to space!
Cuzzo63  +   290d ago
Zone of Enders. Colony Wars. Star Ocean... Could be anything.
If its coming from Kojima. Then ZoE. I want a Colony Wars tho. I dnt think Star Ocean was exclusive and I think Square has right to that game, or was it
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skwidd  +   290d ago
Come on people! It says in space!

COLONY WARS!!!!!!

*prays
jmac53  +   290d ago
It's about time a console got a great space sim. I really am hoping it's colony wars. They could do some amazing things with the PS4. It would be awesome if it was something along the lines of battlestar galactica where you had a base ship.
Angeljuice  +   290d ago
Everyone seems to have forgotten Darklight Conflict, am I the only one who remembers the game?
Dude Dutch  +   290d ago
@angeljuice

Still have a copy somewhere, hardly can remember the gameplay though. Good ol' days
thisismyaccount  +   290d ago
Too many great IP Sony has... not easy to pick one. If i had to :

The Mark of Kri! Two
v6volume  +   290d ago
Long shot might be Metal Gear Solid. Kojima talked about doing a game based on The Boss. She was the first person in space. Like I said, it's a real long shot
One_Eyed_Wizard  +   290d ago
I don't think it's another Metal Gear game. Kojima will want to build more MGSV hype before announcing another one.
Tsar4ever  +   290d ago
COLONY WARS!!!! PLEASE, PLEASE!!!
hellzsupernova  +   290d ago
it wont be Kojima canceled that after poor sales of the hd remakes
3-4-5  +   290d ago
Please be Rogue Galaxy or Dark Cloud or some kind of awesome RPG with an appealing Art Style.
Gardenia  +   290d ago
Vagrant Story
Suikoden
Syphon Filter
Soul Reaver
Jak&Daxter
Timesplitters
solid_snake3656  +   290d ago
Socom socom socom
Tapewurm  +   290d ago
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solid_snake3656  +   290d ago
@Tapeworm yea I heard about it a while ago. And I made my pledge.
showtimefolks  +   290d ago
metal gear solid remake for ps4

syphon filter

getaway 3

but who knows i am just taking some bad guesses lol
swansong  +   290d ago
How about Fear Effect 3. That would be cool.
Goku781  +   289d ago
I wish!
TheEnigma313  +   290d ago
Jak?
Lannister  +   290d ago
If it's Jak I hope an offshoot ND team makes it. Actual ND has outgrown Jak IMO.
_QQ_  +   290d ago
just No.. you never "outgorw" making great games.
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Irishguy95  +   290d ago
Jak and Dax >>> Uncharted
SoapShoes  +   290d ago
Could be Ratchet for PS4
Ilovetheps4  +   290d ago
Oh how much I wish it was another Jak.
shivvy24  +   290d ago
Jak 3 had a space mission
DeletedAcc  +   290d ago
Jak 4 would make sense since there are several space rumors from naughty dog
StargamerX  +   290d ago
The info seems to line up. It's a pretty wild speculation, but Jak 4 rumors have been flying around for 8 years now.
EmptySkyForm  +   290d ago
Legend of Dragoon yooooooo! (Hopefully)
phantomexe  +   290d ago
That would be great.
Fizzgig  +   290d ago
Can't wait for the announcement!
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Jack_Of_All_Blades  +   290d ago
Watch it be Parappa the Rapper, not complaining, just making a prediction

Or Syphon Filter would be sick, or Colony Wars too!!!
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mixelon  +   290d ago
... In space?

In space noone can hear you rap.
Kurisu  +   290d ago
Parappa vs. Space Channel 5 :p
Ilovetheps4  +   290d ago
Please be Jak!
parentoftheyear  +   290d ago
Colony wars?
mixelon  +   290d ago
Wow that would be a blast from the past. Bringing back Colony Wars AND Shadow Of The Beast.. It'd be like Psygnosis are back. :D
Rhaigun  +   290d ago
That would be amazing! I miss Colony Wars. But, I don't think Psygnosis exists anymore.
mixelon  +   290d ago
They got bought by sony ages ago and became Sony Liverpool - some of the staff still work at sony. They carried on working on the Wipeout games, and now i guess they're merged with Evolution working on Driveclub? not sure.
Rhaigun  +   290d ago
Thanks for the info. I could always count on their games being stellar.
Arcanine  +   290d ago
Gex the gecko!
mixelon  +   290d ago
He wasn't a sony exclusive though. :)
OrangePowerz  +   290d ago
Colony Wars? I can dream right?
Arcanine  +   290d ago
Or tomba!
420TOKES420  +   290d ago
The Getaway.
superterabyte  +   290d ago
I would unashamedly pee ma pants if this was true.
The Getaway? oh they finally "got away" by fleeing to outer space xD
opooqo  +   290d ago
Jumping mothereffin Flash.
Monkeycan8  +   290d ago
Crash or Gex I hope.

Or Tomba yes.
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Misaka_x_Touma  +   290d ago
Gex wasn't by Sony
Monkeycan8  +   290d ago
Ya I know but I can Hope right?
Killjoy3000  +   290d ago
Anybody remember Naughty Dog going to that space place?
DevilishSix  +   290d ago
Return of classic franchise I would guess Shenmue or ZOE. When they say return I think of something gone for awhile and both those franchises have not had new games in a long time.
L0Lcano  +   290d ago
Haze sequel!!
isa_scout  +   290d ago
You just made me throw up in my mouth...lol
I_am_Batman  +   290d ago
That would definately blow my mind. But not in a good way.
Majin-vegeta  +   290d ago
I actually liked Haze :(.
MazzingerZ  +   290d ago
That "remeber your promise to Merido" line drove me crazy after the 100ed time I heard it! LOL
It started ok and had great shooting mechanics, weapons felt great and aimig was so accurrate, MP had some great ideas in it

I felt FR got the budget cutted due they were on the way out as a studio, the game turned in a mixed quality product and far from all expectations...their shooting Engine was nice, though like said
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bonafide732  +   290d ago
has to do with space? Zone of the enders probably
cant think of any other ones
Vanakka  +   290d ago
Please be Rogue Galaxy!
wenaldy  +   290d ago
This is the closest one, good job.
hokis4ever  +   290d ago
Syphon Filter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jack_Of_All_Blades  +   290d ago
That would be the most wonderful thing ever!!!! I <3 Syphon Filter! Those games were absolutely amazing
ANIALATOR136  +   290d ago
it'll be ZOE3 Kojima has put it off for too long now
pyramidshead  +   290d ago
He kinda cancelled it though too, sorta...like 99% cancelled it.

Last I heard in his latest interview(May I think) that he disbanded the group working on it but then gave an open question to fans to tell him if they really wanted a next gen ZoE game...

Nothing else has been said so I hope he changes his mind :(.
Jack_Of_All_Blades  +   290d ago
Whatever the announcement may be I cannot wait till tonight to find out! And to get my PS4!! Greatness Awaits!!!
Majin-vegeta  +   290d ago
But from what era PS1 or PS2??
Ps5 era. Sony is using the power of the Playstation 6 to bring us a Jak HD collection ll from the future. Featuring Jak 4 - 6.

just wishful thinking from a hardcore Jak & Daxter fan :,(
Guelly0209  +   290d ago
It has to be zone of Enders 3, it's in space and it adds up with Kojima being there
StifflerK  +   290d ago
Returning franchise..... set in space.....

Starhawk?
Rogue Galaxy?
Omega Boost?
Colony wars?

Can't think of any more....

Or maybe it is Z.O.E - Kojima said he'd be making an announcement then as well.
dark_matter  +   290d ago
Ahh... Rogue Galaxy, now there's a jrpg i remember playing, wish I wouldn't have sold it now
LightofDarkness  +   290d ago
If Kojima is in on it, it's probably ZOE.
crosstrigger  +   290d ago
Medievil or Syphon Filter
EvilDragonX  +   290d ago
Medievil would be great we still have our PS One copies at home. Syhpon Filter would awesome as well.
young7yang  +   290d ago
xenosaga
Misaka_x_Touma  +   290d ago
not possible
Monolith Soft is owned by Nintendo
young7yang  +   290d ago
monolith soft does not own the rights

bandai namco does.. get your facts straight!

and before you argue with me. the game is in my hand. I own all three games on ps2
AceBlazer13  +   290d ago
set in space? might be a jak 4.might be something that was on ps1 & 2.
secretcode  +   290d ago
I GOTTA BELIEVE.
darren_poolies  +   290d ago
Onimusha? I can dream :P
Fishermenofwar  +   290d ago
That would be sick!!!
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