Sony held the State of Play yesterday (9) where it announced new games and new content for previously released games. But don’t get your hopes up: there was no Final Fantasy, Metal Gear Solid, or Kingdom Hearts.
Check out all the Sony State Of Play announcements
When Sony announced Wednesday that its State of Play would spotlight Japanese games, expectations were set on big news like Final Fantasy, Metal Gear Solid, or Kingdom Hearts. Sadly, no such big game has been announced or even shown.
With regard to these events, that State of Play was missable. Still, there are important announcements. A new DLC for Returnal is coming, called Ascension. O trailer the ending shown was for Valkyrie Elysium, a new chapter of series Square Enix Valkyrie.
Check out the announcements and trailer below:
Exoprimal is a new IP from Capcom that pits mecha-wielding warriors against waves of – trust me – dinosaurs. In this fast-paced action game, you and your team of “exopilots” have the chance to choose one of five exosuits – each equipped with different abilities – and work together to protect the city from massive raptor floods. vicious and terrifying tyrannosaurs. While it might not be Dino Crisis, it seems like the perfect game for anyone looking to have some fun with friends. Exoprimal will be released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in 2023.
Ghostwire: Tokyo is almost here and this new trailer gives us the most comprehensive look at the upcoming title yet. Developed by Tango Gameworks with a team led by Shinji Mikami – the creator of Resident Evil and The Evil Within – Ghostwire: Tokyo is a decidedly more action-oriented game for the Japanese studio. However, the game is still firmly rooted in horror and supernatural elements as you take on the role of a possessed young man who must defend himself against various yokai and other demonic spirits. Ghostwire: Tokyo will be released on March 25 on PlayStation 5 and PC.
Every Forspoken trailer we’ve received shows just how ambitious Luminous Productions’ next game is, and the one shared in the latest State of Play is no exception. In it, we see Frey face off against a variety of enemies, including a fiery skeleton monster, a giant lion, and last but not least, a fire-breathing dragon. We also got a glimpse of how fast and smooth traversing the world of Forspoken looks is – especially on Frey’s enchanted “surfboard”. Forspoken is set to release on PS5 and PC on October 11, after being postponed from may only a few days ago.
While Returnal might not be a new game, its latest update might feel like one. Returnal: Ascension is the name of the 2021 roguelike’s latest expansion, and with it comes a whole new element of challenge and co-op. The new update adds a cooperative campaign mode and a new survival mode called “The Tower of Sisyphus”. Ascension is set to release on March 23 and will be free for all players.
JoJo’s Bizarre All Star Battle R
If you can’t find anime and/or enough fighting games, we have good news for you. The colorful cast of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is coming to consoles and PC later this year with JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R. A remaster of the 2013 PS3 game of the same name, All Star Battle R features 50 characters from the series. -durable and features large arenas for large-scale action. The game should be released in the second half of 2022 on PS5, PS4Xbox Series X|S, Switch and Steam.
The Diofield Chronicle
Square Enix is back, bringing us yet another tactics game with new IP The Diofield Chronicle. Featuring warring nations and a mix of 3D style models anime and more realistic environments, the upcoming game looks a lot like a spiritual successor to Final Fantasy Tactics. Diofield Chronicle will launch on PS4 and PS5 in 2022, as well as Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch and PC.
The next entry in the Valkyrie series is finally here with Valkyrie Elysium. Developed by Square Enix, Valkyrie Elysium offers an unusual take on Norse mythology in which your character, Valkyrie, must stave off the end of the world with fast-paced melee combat and devastating magic. From the trailer, it looks like we can expect a Devil May Cry-like combat system from the upcoming title – combos and all. However, it looks like you’ll still be able to recruit warriors, or Einherjar, to aid you in battle. Valkyrie Elysium is set to release for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC in 2022.
Stranger from Heaven: Final Fantasy Origin
Square Enix showed off a quick trailer for the next game in the franchise to let you know that a new playable demo is available to gamers for free. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is made in partnership with Team Ninja and promises to deliver more challenging and strategic combat. O Game will be released on March 15 on PS4, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC.
A new mech game trailer was released during State of Play, showing more gameplay of the online shooter. Gundam Evolution is coming in 2022 to consoles and PC.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will receive a collection of 13 Games classics, released for consoles like Nintendo (NES), Super Nintendo (SNES), Mega Drive and Nintendo Gameboy. All titles will feature high definition textures and local and online cooperative multiplayer. The game will arrive this year – there is no specific release date yet.
This PS4 and PS5 game pits monsters and heroes against each other in an arena where four players can battle it out. GigaBash is expected to arrive in 2022 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Hike to Yomi
New game published by Devolver Digital, Trek to Yomi will take place in feudal Japan, and will put the player in control of the young swordsman Hiroki. Your goal will be to “protect your city and the people you love from all threats”. The game’s graphics are all grainy and black and white, and the animations have a very cinematic style – something reminiscent of the movies by Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. The game arrives between March and June, for PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC.