While Naughty Dog hasn’t said the Uncharted series will conclude with Uncharted 4, they have firmly stated that it will be Nathan Drake’s last hoorah, which sets things up nicely for Horizon’s Aloy.
Could Horizon ZD be set in the way future of the Killzone Universe? I only pose this theory because Guerilla tweeted this picture before the E3 they Unveiled HorizonZD. http://nerdist.com/guerilla... joins-twitter/ A long shot I know, but what a twist that would be, Helghast DinoBots, the Red eyes are there. http://d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/f... As for Aloy, becoming a "mascot" ; that is impossible. PS has never had a mascot because of it's vast diversity of games. Sure she will be welcomed to the PS Mt Rushmore, as long as HZD is a hit...Which it looks to be a stellar hit!!
"Never"? No, Crash Bandicoot was DEFINITELY Sony's mascot back in the PS1 era. About your first remark: I had the exact same thought when it was first unveiled. So far in the future it looked like the buildings in Killzone Shadowfall had been overrun by plant-life, I Am Legend style.
And Sackboy was "it" last gen. Sure they come...but eventually they go. It's a good thing IMO, as much as I love LBP I can't wait for Dreams!
Agreed, that is the closest Sony has ever had to even promoting one. They haven't really seeked such a thing as I feel it hurts business. They don't want 1 IP, brand etc to represent PS as folks feel if they don't' like that game, then they won't like all PS systems. They where right to stop that and right to continue the equal support of many IPs vs the focus on 1 IP. That can hurt them more then help if you really think about it. We all know Halo 5, Mario, Zelda are MS and Nintendo's heavy hitters, how does it look when you get a bad title from either of those games? It gives this look as if the BEST on that system is a bad game. So them not having a mascot has allowed them to NOT be identifed by a certain IP as to not have any bias going into a gen. You might have not liked Crash or Spyro, you might have not liked Ratchet or Jak, or Sly you might have not liked Resistance, Uncharted or Infamous.....you may have liked The Last Of Us. In that regard, they are able to make anyone a PS fan no matter how long it takes, how many Halos or Marios or Zeldas would it take to change your mind on those IPs? The reality is, if you didn't like God Of War in 2005, you may not change your mind 10 years later on the series lol, but with Sony making many new ips, it allows them to get new gamers every single gen. ie just why they have sold the most out of all the gens.
I like your theory. That could be great
I was thinking the same thing Like what if the VSA/IsA and Helghast destroyed vekta with their battles, and the Helghast machines were somehow built with an A.I. to protect Helghast, but it became corrupted. It knew helghan was destroyed by ISA with helghast tech, and it see that the Vektans are dangerous, but the helghans that survived and live on vekta are now vektans because Helghan no longer exist and they have to protect helghans from vektans, and the only helghans that exist, are the robots/tech. And now the machines are preserving their life style. Watchers-look out for potential threats, and when needed they call out for reinforcements. Long necks-pass this information onto other mechanical gatherings, seeing that their purpose is for communications. Grazers- look like mobile quadruped renewable fuel source factories. Based on the video it look like they converted grass into some type of liquid, possibly fuel for their kind. Thunder Jaws-look like their meant to protect a mechanical gathering, from outside threats. And apparently hiding behind a large boulder isnt going to prevent these bad boys from getting to you. oh and then there was a "Storm", not sure if Aloy meant an actual storm-storm, or if she was talking about that particular type of mechanical flying beast. So, "Storms"- are flight capable machines that looks to be capable of firing off electrical discharges. Well those are my speculations.
http://images2.wikia.nocook... Here's that thing that would scan you in the stealth mission of Killzone 3. Kazan Jungle. Very similar because it was probably the same concept artist. But still, it could be the very first HorizonZD dinobot.
And at the very beginning of Shadow fall there was a upgraded version of that bot as a hologram, in the kids room.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media... You're right, another possible precursor. Wouldn't surprise me if there was an even bigger Horizon easter egg found in the future.
red-haired mascot? no freckles no buy!
Gingers don't have souls
neither does Kurapika
least they always good with bow and arrow. hope they didnt kill her for some stupid reason like love
Not trying to be a jerk, but what makes her iconic?
All console exclusive characters are iconic in my opinion, they all stand out and are memorable when they're in games that do well at least.
Oh!, it's the boots with the fur.
Gonna go with this.
I would rather have the robot dinosaurs be thr mascots honestly lol
Let's see how she looks in a Crash Bandicoot suit first
You forgot to add this -> ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
I had no idea how to draw that :)
There can only be on Sony mascot, and that's Crash Bandicoot.
Lets wait and see..
I agree, the game looks very promising. If it delivers, I will buy a PS4 finally! Been putting it off too long lol
Drake passing torch to Aloy??? I think she'll makes an excellent addition to the PS library. To gaming!
Uncharted 4 is the last Uncharted game though and it comes out before this.
ah ok...that sucks! i always thought him to be playstations big mascot! anyway..nahh, i don't see aloy to be the next mascot.
It looks like a great game but, I'll wait until I see more of it/play it before passing the torch or referencing it in the same sentence as uncharted.
I hope so, I hope this game becomes a solid staple in the Playstation library.
No, mascots are pretty much dead and I cant see how Alloy would be something special that would grant her a mascot status. I mean, if Nathan hasnt received the mascot status, whats special enough to make Alloy qualify? Besides the game hasnt even released yet. Too early to make calls like this. Edit. It appears that some people actually think Nathan Drake is a mascot. He's not, and its okay if you do think he is but then if we put the old mascots on the same scale, they must be console gods or what? Console mascots used to be a much bigger thing back then. Though it doesnt matter, he is recognizable.
PS brand made a name for itself with its diversity, so i'm not sure why a mascot is ever needed. That said, Aloy is a charming char from a new IP that deserves our attention. Waiting forward for it myself.
Hmmm not sure. As of right now she looks like a great character but haven't really thought of her as mascot material. That very well may change when I play the game though and if there are going to be a equals. Not much point in having mascot that has only one game.
Ellie from The Last of Us is my favorite character in all of gaming...I know she's not a "mascot", but she's awesome.
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