Sony’s PlayStation made a power move by releasing some of the most iconic games in 2018, exclusives made the biggest splash in the gaming industry with God of War, Detroit: Become Human and the most anticipated Spiderman, but that’s not the end of it as 2019 already looks like it might up the ante.
Upcoming PlayStation 4 Exclusives of 2019
The Last of Us II
Sequel to one of the biggest titles to have released of the PlayStation platform, Last of us changed the industry for its competitors in 2013. The game showed how a game can be created with a beautiful environment being ravaged amongst the chaos and to have a story that was appreciated universally for its heart, character designs, and narration.
However, Naughty Dog has already announced that Ellie will be the main protagonist of this title instead of Joel and it will be great to see Ellie’s progression in the 5 years and how her relationship with Joel has evolved.
Ghost of Tsushima
This game takes us back to Japan in 1274 when Japan was under the attack of the Mongol army and it is up to Jin, a resident samurai of ‘Tsushima’ to rescue his small island from Kubail Khan and his militia who have taken over. Jin will have to defy the odds and go through immense difficulty to save his tribe.
Developer Sucker Punch Productions, released in E3 Gameplay demo which shows us more about the game, the setting, the environment and gives us a glimpse of how life was in 1274 Japan. Samurai’s have always been a fantasy figure and being able to live the life as one in this title is thrilling, to say the least.
This debut project from Kojima Productions is the talk of the town, for anyone who has ever experienced a Hideo Kojima game they know for a certain fact that it most certainly always leaves the player in a state of awe. After splitting from Konami, Death Standing is the first game to be released under Hideo Kojima’s own production. The game stars Norman Reedus of ‘The Walking Dead’ fame and that has generated more interest for this game.
About this game, Kojima has given few details but the one that stood out most was this quote in an interview with IGN where he said, “I want people to realize that when they die in the game, that isn’t the end.” The visuals and aural experience of this game have been exhilarating as shown in the E3 Demo, and we cannot wait for this game to come out.
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Open world post-apocalyptic games have mostly been fun to mess around with and the genre seems to be growing as more and more people are taking interest at the end of the world catastrophe fantasy. The genre has opened up new developers to share their vision for the end of the world scenario and SIE Bend Studio have taken their vision and mould it into Days Gone.
A post apocalyptic game where the key mission is survival with any means necessary sounds a good premise, bounty hunter Deacon St. John must fight hordes of zombies and outlive other humans to live in this epic adventure.
Final Fantasy VII Remake
The Final Fantasy franchise repeatedly churns out a classic after the another with the most iconic being the Final Fantasy VII which came out in 1997 and in 2015 it was announced that a remake of the 1997 classic was to be made. The trailer shows a game which is so much more than just a remastered copy of the original with a new physics engine and a new graphical interface which is infamous with slasher titles but with an amazing storyline.
Square Enix looks it might resurrect a classic from its library and publish it to newer audiences with a broader reach in mind. It is without a doubt that this game will make headlines whenever it gets its release.
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