Sony’s E3 2014 Conference Recap

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Sony's E3 2014 Conference Recap

So the last of Monday’s E3 conferences has finally come to a close. How did Sony do this year? Here’s our recap of everything they announced.

Destiny got a new story trailer, and will have a PS4 exclusive beta on July 17th. PS4 users will be able to play the alpha demo this week.

-A  Destiny bundle will come out on Destiny‘s launch date. The PS4 will be white and have 500GBs as well as thirty days of PS+

-A new gameplay demo of The Order 1886 was shown and finally gave players a glimpse into the supernatural side of the game. The player was chased through hallways by a werewolf like creature.

inFamous is getting a standalone story titled First Light. It tells the story of Amanda, the neon powered conduit. It comes out this August.

-A live demo of a new ip called Entwined was shown. Players will use both sticks to control two souls in love but who can’t be together.

LittleBigPlanet 3 was shown in a live demo. This time players can play as three new characters; Oddsock can wall jump, Toggle can weigh down platforms and can turn into a tiny ball, and Swoop can fly. Also revealed was the ability to play every user created content level from every other LittleBigPlanet game at launch. The game will launch this holiday season on PlayStation 4.

-From Software’s Project Beast has an official title: Bloodborne, coming in 2015.

FarCry 4 had another gameplay demo that showed off new takedowns from vehicles, and the on the fly co-op. It was also announced that on PlayStation4 you don’t need a copy of the game to play co-op with a friend. There were also elephants wrecking things and that’s just awesome.

-Deep Silver released the first trailer for Dead Island 2, which apparently takes place in California.

-The PlayStation 4 version of Diablo 3 will feature enemies from The Last of Us.

Disney Infinity 2 will launch first on PlayStation and will have a collector’s edition.

Magika 2 had a live action and gameplay trailer will be released on PlayStation4.

-In an unexpected announcement, the legendary adventure game Grim Fandango will be remastered and released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.

-Devolver Digital is literally bringing everything ever to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita including Broforce, Titan Souls, Not a hero, and Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number.

-A new Suda51 game was announced called Let It Die and will be a PlayStation 4 exclusive. It looks just as insane as his older stuff.

-Former Journey devs are making a new game called Abzu which takes place deep underwater.

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-A new gameplay trailer for No Man’s Sky was shown. It features more planet exploration and dogfights in space. Players will be able to seamlessly fly between planets and space in real time. It will have online multiplayer where everyone starts off an a different planet.

-Youtube will finally be coming to PlayStation 4 and will allow users to upload from their console directly to their accounts.

-Twitch streamers can have their watchers interact with them more during streams.

-25 Free-to-Play games coming to PlayStation consoles such as Planetside 2.

-PlayStation TV will finally be coming to North America. It allows PlayStation 4 users to play their games on another tv in their house, and will be PlayStation Now compatible. It will retail for $99, but will have a $139 bundle that includes a DualShock 3 controller, a HDMI cable, and an 8GB memory card.

-The first Mortal Kombat X gameplay was shown. It features intractable environments from Injustice: Gods Among Us. it also showed two new characters; a woman who is part wasp, and a big burly guy who has a smaller person on his shoulders. It alsogave a few glimpses of some of the new fatalities.

-A tv adaptation of the comic series Powers will be coming to PlayStation. Written by Brian Michael Bendis, Powers follows a cop who was once a superhero but lost his powers. He investigates superhero related crimes.

Ratchet and Clank: the Movie is a thing that is happening in 2015. On the same day, a remastered version of the original Ratchet and Clank will be available on PlayStation 4.

The Last of Us on PlayStation 4 will launch on July 29th. The trailer features some pretty big spoilers from the game, so watch at your own risk.

-The already leaked Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain trailer was shown.

Grand Theft Auto 5 will be coming to next generation consoles and the PC this fall. Owners of save files from last gen consoles can transfer their save data to the newer version.

-The first gameplay for Batman:Arkham Knight was shown. Batman glided throughout Gotham before jumping into the Batmobile, and then seamlessly jumping out and into stealth gameplay. Just before questioning the Penguin, the presentation was “hacked” by Scarecrow, the main villain for the game. He addressed Batman and the audience, questioned them and their sense of justice.

-The press conference ended with a trailer for the new Uncharted game, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. The trailer and the title heavily hint towards the death of Sully or Nathan Drake himself.