PlayStation’s Paris Games Week Recap

PlayStation’s Paris Games Week Recap
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Last week, Sony had announced their plans to reveal 21 games, including all-new announcements for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR at their Paris Games Week press conference. During both their pre-show and media showcase, several of these games have been showcased some new and some we’ve already seen before. Without further ado, here is the list of some highlights that was shown off:

Guacamelee 2 Revealed:

To kick off PlayStation’s Paris Game show, Drinkbox Studios is back again with a sequel to the indie gem of 2013. With a fair bit of gameplay shown, including a new four-player co-op mode, Drinkbox Studios says the game will be coming “soon-ish.”

The Hong Kong Massacre Announced:

A top-down shooter named Hong Kong Massacre was introduced. The Hong Kong Massacre is a top-down shooter about Hong Kong triad wars with plenty of slow-motion shooting and table-diving.

The Gardens Between Announced:

The Gardens Between is an artsy puzzle game where two best friends wander through a surreal world of islands and manipulate time in order to solve puzzles.

LocoRoco 2 Remastered Revealed:

During the Paris Games Week Sony pre-show, we received a December 9 release date for the remastered sequel.

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis Gets New Trailer:

From Gladio to Prompto, Noctis’ road trip crew have received DLC to get to know them better and play from their perspective. Ignis’ turn is just around the corner. Along with a new trailer, a release date for Episode Ignis was also announced; December 13th.

Spelunky 2 Revealed:

The sequel to one of the most beloved indie titles of the last decade has been announced at Paris Games Week.

Oure Announced and Released Today:

A very curious adventure game had been revealed and released. Oure gives off a strong Journey-like vibe, with characters moving through colorful worlds.

Sucker Punch Announces Ghost of Tsushima:

The developers behind Infamous and Sly Cooper have moved on to a new IP. We didn’t learn much from Sucker Punch’s latest, but it looks stunning and is set in feudal Japan.

Erica Is A New PS4-Exclusive Adventure:

Fans of choice-focused storytelling have a new PS4 game to be excited about. Erica appears to be a thriller focused on a woman piecing together a mystery, featuring live-action elements.

First Look at Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris, Release Date Revealed:

The Bungie shooter is getting an expansion, and Sony’s Paris Games Week presentation has provided an early glimpse of what to expect. Curse of Osiris is coming sooner than many have thought, releasing December 5th.

Play as Horizon: Zero Dawn’s Aloy in Monster Hunter: World on PlayStation:

Monster Hunter: World is coming in January, and at Paris Games Week, an exclusive has been announced for the PlayStation version of the game. PlayStation owners will get the chance to play as Aloy. Not only will PlayStation owners get to play as Aloy, all Plus members will get a chance to try the game themselves in an open beta on December 9th.

Codemasters announce OnRush:

An arcade-like racing game looks full of extreme fast action, recapturing the magic of old-school arcade racers.

New Spider-Man Trailer Gives Us A Look At Peter’s Life:

Spider-Man’s new trailer shows off a few of the game’s environments as well as a look supporting cast including Mary Jane and Miles Morales. Insomniac’s upcoming Spider-Man game already looks great, but seeing the game in motion is phenomenal.

Brutal New Trailer for The Last of Us Part II:

Sony saved the best for last. To close their Paris Games Week, Sony revealed a new trailer for The Last of Us Part II.

Danny Santos is a journalist at Mammoth Gamers. He enjoys games, comics, and tons of coffee. Last seen: Entering the underground Smash Ultimate Fight Club with a Gamecube controller.