With the PlayStation 4 outperforming its competition, Sony has the momentum going into this year’s E3. How can they best capitalize? The Game Fanatics lists the five games that they want to see.
They need crash bandicoot :D
Playable Final Fantasy XV at Sony Booth.
When did the the Souls franchise become such a major player? I remember when Demon souls first came out, it was a decent hit that kinda came out of nowhere, move foward to now, and we are talking about a Souls game closing out E3 for Sony? I'm not sure I agree with that. Maybe this article is overrating Dark Souls a little bit. Don't get me wrong, Souls is amazing and a PS4 exclusive would be awesome! But to close out the show and win E3 for PS4? I mean Souls isn't Grand Theft Auto, It's not Final Fantasy, It's Not Metal Gear, it's not Call of Duty, I mean it's not in the same level in terms of popularity as those franchises, It's probably not even Uncharted or The Last of Us in terms of popularity. I like the Souls franchise but saying it's the top game that would win E3 for Sony might be going a bit overboard.
@Lightning Mr Bubbles I have to agree with you on the Souls Franchise. Sales-wise it is no where close to being on the levels of the titles you mentioned and it is somewhat of a niche title so the author suggesting Sony close out E3 with Project Beast is pretty farfetched.
All they need is Project Beast which seems to be all but confirmed already
Who cares if the game isn't on GTA level of popularity? A game can only get to be that popular with work and time, and yet here are examples of people content with the status quo. I would love for Project Beast to close out Sony's E3 conference, and it sounds like you're underrating the Souls' series. And on a personal note, Uncharted doesn't need to be there, nor does Order 1886. Give other games their spotlight instead of the typical stuff.
@Lightning Mr Bubbles and @Rogert Souls was one of the quite hits from Sony. Sony seems to have a few each console generation and Souls was one for the PS3. I loved the game, hard as hell but it was a good game.
To the people underestimating the Souls series, you guys have to realise that since demon soul's, the franchise has built a Xbox, Playstation and PC fanbase. Make a Souls exclusive and all of those fans will most like pick up a PS4. It's really smart move by Sony imo. Let the Souls series build up fans on Xbox 360 and PC, then lock down exclusive. Xbox 360 Dark Soul's fans are more likely to upgrade to PS4 whenever they decide to upgrade to next gen, Xbox One Dark Soul's fan are more likely to get a PS4 for the next Souls game and PC Dark Soul's fans will most likely see a reason to buy PS4. They hype for Project Beast is not only coming from the PS fanbase. It's genuine hype by all of soul's fans across three different platforms.
@ArgumentumAdPopulum That would be Demon Souls 2 not Dark Souls 3. I believe the Demon Souls IP is Sony owned,thus forcing the developer to create a slightly different universe with a similar name in order to go multiplatform and at the same time giving them a leg up by capitalizing on Demon's success. So no need to worry about other fans, its PS fan territory here from the start. For me this is reason enough to get a ps4.
How can anyone disagree with this? A new Crash Bandicoot would be so hype.
Imagine today's Naughty Dog making the next Crash... It feels kinda weird doesn't it? Dontget me wrong I'm craving for some Crash but its feels weird coming from the guys who made TLoU...
could you imagine how funny it would be to see sony make commercials like that again? The only difference is sony would tantalize microsoft instead of nintendo.
sony wins by default, any games is a bonus.
Why are people hyping a guerrilla games RPG after the crap job storyline they did with Shadow Fall. The order 1882 would be a win as we have already seen it. The only thing I agree with is the game from the creators of dark souls. I hope Sony shows new stuff instead of things we seen. This list is trying to say that we should be excited to see things that we already know about. I don't want 2014-2016 to be 5 games, I rather see more.
That and I would love to see some deep down news....
Sony just need to do what they do every year and that's games.
Yeah like wonderbook. Okay...I kid...I kid. Less talk about market share and more talk about upcoming games. You can never go wrong with showing off entertainment at an electronic entertainment expo.
Technologically speaking, Wonderbook was a cool concept. Think about that same type of game while wearing a Morpheus unit on your noggin and well, the experience becomes a ton more immersive. EDIT: Why is immersive showing up as a misspelling? Weird. immersive. hmmm...
That's because you're spelling it wrong. It's actually "immergheed". I know, it's always a difficult one to spell.
The most tantalizing thing about this year's E3 is Sony's Silence. MS has been drumming up a storm with teases and pre E3 announcements and that's been great, but Sony has been eerily quiet. Past e3s they've announced games Pre E3 and had the show focus on the announced stuff. I'm anticipating some incredible stuff this year in light of them shifting things to 2015.
They've announce games and pre e3 announcements...ppl just aren't paying attention....they have project beast leaked, they've talked about playstation now and the beta for ps4, they've talked about uncharted and the last of us remastered and they have showed ample amount of footage from driveclub all these things have occurred this month Also I forgot the e3 movie theaters all those things get ppl hyped for e3
I'm talking Game Announcements a big reveals just a month before. Driveclub got News End of April. PS Now was announced in Jan this year and the beta has been going on for a few weeks. It won't be a big presence. The Pre E3 Teases and announcements have largely be absent. MS just announced Forza Horizon 2 among all the other teases and pre show trailers with Quantum Break, Halo 5 and Sunset Overdrive. Just saying Leaks are leaks. But Sony have been quiet. Really quiet.
I agree, Sevir. Would you want to fill American cinemas only to have people leaving disappointed? Would you let your 20th anniversary slip by without ceremony? We're in for a huge treat. I expect big announcements and revelations.
By this month...I apologize I meant the month of may...also driveclub was a day before may hit and the bulk of the coverage was during the month of may the release date was April 29th.... Also I didn't say that sony e3 would not be big...I am driving 2 hours to see it in the movies after all I'm just saying if you look at the news that has been announced in may there was pre e3 news
All them things you mention we already knew about a long time ago except project beast.
@ asmith Same thing with Microsoft announcements everyone already knew about all there announcements since last year the only new thing is forza horizon but ppl already knew that was coming I also forgot the order 1886 trailer
Between the incredible line up of games they will announce, Project Morpheus (hopefully, more concrete details on when we will see it at retail!), Vita, and Playstation Now...they are going to OWN this E3!
Project Morpheus will be interesting to see and don't expect a retail version until Fall 2015. The price point will determine if it is a success or failure. From what I tried of Playstation Now, the beta on the PS3 and PS4, it works fairly well and could be a game changer once again depending on how the pricing structure is positioned.
Those five games are great and all, but I would love for a lot of unannounced games. And I don't mean the likes of guerrilla game's unknown title, I mean stuff we never saw coming! But mostly I want last guardian on ps4 ^_^
You can thank "insiders" for that, we see most games coming now because of them.
I know, I'm getting sick of all this insider crap. There's no surprises anymore :( And then when they're wrong we've gotten all hyped for nothing and end up being dissappointed!
Games I am most excited for and most likely will end up buying or right away would be. Assassin's creed unity ! Uncharted Home front Far cry 4 Star wars Maybe call of duty !!
Honestly I don't think neither side is going to "win" e3. They're are hints and rumors pertaining to both sides showing that they'll have plenty of awesome games for they're fanbases. this is set up to be an awesome e3, no matter what side of the fence you stand on.
Hey is SPIKE TV giving out a trophy or something to winner of E3 ? E3 is not a wrestling match! E3 is a event to advertise video games !
My 5 games Sony needs to win E3: 1. MAG 2 2. Agent 3. Project Beast 4. The Last Guardian 5. Uncharted 4
MAG would be a great idea with PS4 technology. it qouldnt surprise me if we see a MAG type title in the future
I never played MAG (unfortunately), but PlanetSide 2 seems to share some of its core properties. Maybe we'll see a ftp incarnation of MAG at some point.
All they need is God of War, and Uncharted.
Sorry, Playstation gamers aren't so easily pigeonholed. We like a large variety of titles; unlike fans of other gaming consoles, we won't be satisfied with just the same old franchises.
This is a good list, and if they came out and said Agent was coming to ps4 that would be nail in coffin
Gran Turismo 7!
I find it funny that 2 developers claim both of their games coming out this year, shutting down rumors of 2015 release, but but but.... The rumors are right though. http://www.spawnfirst.com/n... http://www.onlysp.com/techl... Rumors have been telling the truth this year, making developers who try to debunk the rumors liars. How ironic is that? In the mist of game delays, I'm not sure what PS4 have in store for exclusives other than DriveClub for this year? Games are getting delayed left to right. But anyway, the 5 games that Sony needs to win E3 are: Uncharted 4 Syphon Filter PS4 Demon Souls 2 Jak and Daxter PS4 Agent!
They need more than 5 games i can tell you that.
Well, let's analyze third party stuff: We more or less know which third party game will be at conferences, and look at which games will be at which conference: - Call of Duty: Advance Warfare - Microsoft (They have exclusive DLC) - Homefront: Revolution - Could be Sony since it was mentioned at the PS Blog - Batman: Arkham Knight - Sony (my guess) - Assassin's Creed: Unity - Sony (exclusive content of some sort) - Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain - Microsoft (same as last year) - Final Fantasy XV - Microsoft ( I think this will be one of their "megaton" games at E3 - Mortal Kombat X - Microsoft (most likely) - EA game - Sony (depends on which game, but most likely). So after getting rid of all third party games (assuming those are all), and probably most of them will be gameplay demos. How many time will it take to show them all? Also, there is PS Now, Morpehus (if they decide to show it), Indies and PS Vita. All of the above, makes me nervous about Sony conference. I have been saying it many times, that maybe this year Sony will play it very safe. My theory is that they will show what they have already announced/mentioned like Uncharted, The Order, Third party games, and will just only announce a couple of games. So I think that there won't be many megaton announcements from them. There might be one, and that one could win E3 alone, but I don't think so. Now, it is not a lost cause, because if you have noticed, most of the games are for 2015, so they will keep announcing games at Gamescom, and TGS. But still, I don't expect an amazing, jaw-dropping, out-of-this-world E3 from Sony. Those are my theories, and well, I do hope I'm wrong.
Your theory holds a lot of a water. I'm anticipating a primer for Sony's "REAL" e3 next year.
I disagree you dont rent out movie theaters and play it safe...Sony has something huge 2 show
I think Microsoft and Sony will have excellent conferences. It's us gamers who will really win!
Release date for The Last Guardian and they'll win the show for me. Been waiting for a Team Ico game for a long time.
im one of those people who went from the 360 to the ps4 due to the xbox one and their initial fiasco. so far i am really looking forward to what they bring to e3 i am enjoying my ps4, i am not console bias though i will pick up an xbox one for halo 5, and i appreciate that microsoft realized there mistakes, but i think playstation has the upper hand in terms of quality games and most importantly what the consumer wants
The Last Guardian Project Beast Guerrilla Games new RPG IP Uncharted 4 That's all I need to see for Sony to win it for me.
My expected essential ps4 E3 list: Uncharted, God of war 4, Gran Turismo, quantum dreams new ps4 title, the getaway (sony london is doing a AAA thirdperson game...), project beast, wipeout, guerilla games rpg, the last guardian, kill strain, the order 1886, driveclub and gta5. Plus I expect a ton of surprises. Sony apperantly have 100 booths at this years E3, and that is a lot...
Project Beast Uncharted 4 So long as those 2 show up everything else is icing for me.
To win E3 they need to show everything we expect to see... Bias Video game journalism at it's finest ladies and gentlemen. What Sony needs to win E3, is blow people away with Last Guardian playable demos and new AAA IPs.
Contrary to what seems as "popular" belief, Project Beast would be definitely a MEGATON. I think some of you doubt the massive implications that has for an exclusive title for PS4.
PROJECT BEAST PROJECT BEAST PROJECT BEAST OH YEA OH YEA OH YEAH, YOU CAN FORGET ABOUT XBOX ONE WITH THIS BIG EXCLUSIVE TITLE. IF SONY REVEALS THIS BAD BOY, I DON'T CARE WHAT ANYBODY SAYS, THIS IS AS BIG AS IT GETS. THE SOULS FRANCHISE HAS ONLY ENLARGED SINCE DARK SOULS, EXPECT HUGE THINGS FOR PROJECT BEAST!11!!!!1
Sony London's The Getaway Oh man that will be HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yeah bring back Team Soho hopefully they are still sitting at Sony London going hey look at that Getaway material maybe we should finish it for ps4
New games ftw
Wasn't EPIC Games supposedly creating a new PS4 exclusive? What the hell ever happened to that?
When will the industry understand, no company has to do anything. There both incredibly successful. It doesn't matter who wins E3. There is enough exclusive games on each to make both worth a purchase. In the coming years that only greatly widens.
You cant say that Sony didn't win last year bro...clearly theres a winner and a loser every single year. #dealwithit
Sad truth is Sony didn't win last gen. And the 360 held most of last gen ahead of Sony. It was the better console all round. only lately the PS3 over took the 360 and by then the next gen consoles are the main focus.
Wipeout, Warhawk, Zone of Enders 2, Destruction Derby, The Mark of Kri 2 and many more.
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