The 25 Greatest Things About To Happen To Your PS4

Behold the future of your Sony PlayStation

It was a big year for the Sony PlayStation at E3 2017. Here are all the best games and most awaited coming to the system in the near and not-so-near future.

The sequel to the popular intergalactic first-person shooter will *finally* include a single-player campaign mode. Star Wars Battlefront II focuses on Iden Versio (Janina Gavankar), an Inferno Squad Commander for the Galactic Empire. The story is said to bridge the gap between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

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Star Wars Battlefront II: With even more heroes!

The addition of a single-player campaign isn’t the only feature that has fans excited. The game also includes heroes from all three Star Wars eras, such as Darth Maul, Han Solo and Rey.

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Insomniac Games, makers of the popular Ratchet & Clank series, will be releasing the PS4 exclusive Spider-Man in 2018.

During E3 2017, the studio released a nearly nine-minute trailer that shows the web-slinging teenager chase down a helicopter.

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Hey! That’s Miles Morales.

The new trailer also hints that fan favorite Miles Morales will appear in the game.

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Announced at E3, Anthem is Bioware’s new IP that follows exosuit-clad freelancers who explore an open world filled with hostile threats. From the gameplay footage, the newly-announced game–expected to launch in 2018–looks to compete with Bungie’s Destiny.

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Assassin’s Creed is going ancient

Available in October, Assassin’s Creed Origins will take players back thousands of years to ancient Egypt. This time, you’ll be playing as Bayek, a Medjay who must protect his people from the Templars.

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Assassin’s Creed Collector’s Edition

For superfans of the franchise, Ubisoft plans to sell a $799.99 Dawn of the Creed Legendary Collector’s Edition that includes a “highly detailed 28.7 inch resin statue of Bayek, a protector of Egypt … and his eagle, Senu,” along with other fine amenities.

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Far Cry 5

Set in fictional Hope County, Montana, Far Cry 5 puts players in the role of a sheriff’s deputy who must take down Joseph Seed, a preacher who established a cult to lead people to salvation.

The first-person shooter is scheduled for release on February 27, 2018.

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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

The Lost Legacy–a spinoff of the Uncharted series–will feature Uncharted 2’s Chloe Frazer and Uncharted 4’s Nadine Ross in this standalone adventure.

Releasing in August, The Lost Legacy is the first game in the series to not star Nathan Drake, who retired from treasure hunting in the fourth entry.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ

Get ready for some epic anime battles in 2018. Dragon Ball FighterZ will feature massive attacks and 3-on-3 tag-team battles that made the Marvel vs. Capcom series so damn addicting.

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Shadow of the Colossus remake

Unveiled during Sony’s E3 conference, Shadow of the Colossus will be remade and released on the PS4. This marks the second time that the 2005 classic will be re-released.

It has yet to be announced whether it will be a remastered version of the game, though.

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God of War

First announced at Sony’s 2016 E3 press conference, God of War marks the return of Kratos as he adapts to fatherhood in this PS4 exclusive. Fear not: Kratos still possesses his brutal hack-and-slash fighting style that made the previous installments so addicting.

Set for release in 2018, God of War will feature a new voice actor for Kratos.

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Detroit: Become Human

Originally announced in 2013, Detroit: Become Human is an interactive thriller about an android uprising against humans.

Similar to Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls, this narrative-driven game–starring Grey’s Anatomy’s Jesse Williams–will alter storylines depending on choices the player makes.

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Call of Duty: WWII

Following 2016’s sci-fi entry, Infinite War, the Call of Duty franchise is going back in time to World War II–the setting for the first three games in the series.

The game will be released on November 3.

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Madden 18: Longshot

In this year’s entry, the Madden NFL franchise will introduce a story mode called Longshot. Following in the footsteps of FIFA’s The Journey, Longshot will star Devin Wade, a former college football star who is trying to make an NFL roster.

The story will star Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) as Wade’s father, Cutter.

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Destiny 2 (PS4 exclusive content)

Destiny 2 will feature similar gameplay to the 2014 original. PS4 owners will be able to get exclusive content, including Lake of Shadows (strike), City Apex (ship), Weapon Borealis (exotic weapon) and Retribution (PVP map).

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Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

Set to be released in October, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus will focus on B.J. Blazkowicz–who apparently survived the events of the first game–as he tries to overthrow a Nazi regime in an alternate history version of 1961.

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Beyond Good and Evil 2

Nearly 15 years after the original was released, Beyond Good and Evil 2 was finally announced at E3 2017.

Set in the 24th century, the second entry in the saga is a prequel that takes place in a distant solar system prior to Jade’s birth. There’s no release date set for the prequel.

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

If Crash’s cameo in Uncharted 4 wasn’t enough for you, then you’ll want to see this. The retro-gaming hero will return in a remastered PS4 exclusive compilation of the first three titles in the franchise: Crash Bandicoot, Cortex Strikes Back and Warped.

The game is set for release in 2017.

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Monster Hunter: World

One of the more surprising announcements during Sony’s E3 keynote was the Monster Hunter World reveal. The action-RPG series started on the PlayStation 2, but this release looks to be a seismic shift in gameplay. According to the trailer, this Monster Hunter will introduce stealth action.

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Days Gone

This PS4 exclusive takes place two years after a pandemic turned millions of people into "freakers," an evolving zombie-like creature. In it, you play Deacon St. John, a former bounty hunter who prefers a dangerous life on his motorcycle.

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Developed by Playful, StarChild is a newly-announced PSVR game with very few details. The debut trailer shows that it’s a sci-fi sidescrolling game that’s very easy on the eyes.

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Final Fantasy VX: Monsters of the Deep

Set to launch in September, Monsters of the Deep will be a new VR component for Final Fantasy XV. The new addition will focus primarily on fishing. We’re still holding out hope for virtual Chocobo races, though!

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Set 60 years before Until Dawn, this standalone prequel and PSVR exclusive is a psychological thriller. Based in the Blackwood Sanatorium, you’ll play a patient suffering from amnesia.

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NBA Live 18 exists!

After the NBA 2K franchise has secured a stranglehold on the basketball sim market, EA Sports is set to release NBA Live for the first time since 2015.

The early impressions were positive, but we’ll have to wait until the end of the year for our final impressions.

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Gran Turismo Sport

First announced in May 2016, Gran Turismo Sport–set for release this Fall–features 137 vehicles from 27 different manufacturers. The racing sim was delayed a year because Polyphony Digital CEO Kazunori Yamauchi said they didn’t want to compromise the quality of the game.

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A Way Out

Developed by the team behind Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, A Way Out is an action-adventure prison break game with a twist. The co-op title can only be played in either local or online split screen co-op between two players.

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Skyrim on PSVR

Fans of the Skyrim franchise rejoiced when Sony announced, at their E3 conference, that the popular game will be a PSVR exclusive.

Although no release date was announced, Skyrim does appear to support PlayStation Move.

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Source: GameSpot


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