During the State of Play that aired last night, Sony focused attention on the current generation console without forgetting some news that will arrive on PlayStation 5, including Hood: Outlaws & Legends, an interesting multiplayer heist game that reinvents the legend of Robin Hood.
We also report the announcement of Hitman VR, the presentation of Bugsnax and the reveal of the console version of Auto Chess. Below we leave you to the video that summarizes the event and the list of games shown:
- Goodfall – PS5
- Hood: Outlaws & Legends – PS5
- Temtem – PS5
- Braid – PS4, PS5
- Hitman 3 – PS4, PS5
- Bugsnax – PS4, PS5
- Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time
- Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series
- The Pedestrian
- Auto Chess
- Control Expansion
- Genshin Impact
- Year: Mutationem
- Aeon Must Die
- Spelunky 2
New trailer for Godfall, which releases on PlayStation 5 will take advantage of the new mechanics of the DualSense controller to offer a rewarding kinesthetic and tactile combat experience for both the hands and the screen.
Godfall will therefore propose a fluid, dynamic and interactive third-person hand-to-hand combat, placing attack before defense and ensuring greater replayability through clashes and challenges against enemies and bosses. In addition to the single player, there is also a cooperative mode, in which the enemies will respond dynamically by modifying their behavior and attack patterns based on the size of the group.
Hood: Outlaws & Legends, scheduled for release on PlayStation 5, reinvents the legend of Robin Hood by offering a 4v4 multiplayer heist game where teams must outwit AI-controlled guards to steal the treasure.
Hood is a game that combines fighting, stealth and strategy. You must form a team of outlaws to steal the treasures of an oppressive government known as The State, in a raw and dark retelling of the legend of Robin Hood.
It is a PvPvE game that pits two teams of 4 players against each other intent on carrying out the same daring heist, in a setting full of AI-controlled guards. By avoiding unwanted spoilers (this is a simple announcement, not an insight, you will soon know more), you will be able to use different game mechanics and features to help teammates and hinder rival players.
Temtem is scheduled for release in 2021 on PlayStation 5: it is a product inspired by the classics but with a strong multiplayer twist characterized by colorful creatures and strategic combat.
Temtem is a massively multiplayer creature hunting experience, where you seek adventure with your Temtem team in the beautiful Airborne archipelago. Players can capture Temtems, challenge other tamers, customize their home, or join a friend's adventure in a total cooperative experience.
Braid – the puzzle platformer that debuted in 2008 – will arrive on PS4 and PlayStation 5 in 2021 with the Anniversary Edition. In addition to a graphic section "repainted" by hand by artist David Hellman, the new version of Braid will offer new animations for the protagonist, more articulated areas and a richer and more detailed sound.
Hitman 3 is the chapter that marks the end of the trilogy, and will include support for PS VR offering the opportunity to tackle the entire trilogy in Virtual Reality.
You will face your targets face to face by looking them in the eye, blend into the crowd by listening to the conversations around you and interact with objects using your hands directly. For example, you can stun a guard with a well-placed pan … and also use it to protect you from bullets that will shoot at you to prevent you from escaping!
Bugsnax is a first person adventure in which the mysteries of Snaktooth Island will have to be solved by observing, hunting and capturing the Bugsnax with the countless and advanced Snake-catching traps. Players will interact with bizarre and furry Grumpus, each in possession of useful clues to the mysterious disappearance of Elizabert Megafig.
Each of these eclectic characters has a story to tell. They need to be persuaded with their favorite Bugsnax, which you can catch and offer them. Only then will they be fully available, will they agree to be questioned to introduce you to new details about the curious creatures called Bugsnax and to make you discover why the Grumpus have decided to participate in Lizbert's expedition.
The game is set for release later this year on PS4 and PS5.
New video for Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, the fourth installment of the franchise which, developed by Toys for Bob (Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy and Spyro Reignited Trilogy), will give fans a worthy sequel to the original trilogy.
In the new adventure, Crash will face a conflict of cosmic proportions, discovering expanding worlds, allying with unexpected characters, battling epic boss battles, all with powerful Quantum masks that must be brought together to restore order to the multiverse.
The presence of the N. Verted mode has been confirmed, which brings the concept of mirrored mode to a new dimension.
It's not just the perspective that changes. Playing in another dimension in N. Verted mode, you may be faced with paths marked with paint splatters, or accelerated gameplay to keep up with an old cinematic film. Once this mode is unlocked, you can replay all levels of the game with a new art style, new playful sensations and new challenges. True completists will be able to challenge themselves further in the hunt for new rewards, while the simple curious can discover how their favorite levels transform in N. Verted mode.
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series is a three-part adventure that will be available on August 25 for PlayStation VR.
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series is set on Mustafar, the lava-covered planet on which Darth Vader's fortress stands. During your time on Mustafar, you will explore Vader's fortress, unearth ancient secrets hidden beneath the planet's surface, and learn to master the Force.
The Pedestrian will debut on PS4 in January 2021, it is a 2.5D puzzle platformer based on the road signs system. You will play as a two-dimensional character who will have to cross a series of signs within a dynamic 3D world. To advance through the levels that make up the game world you will therefore have to rearrange and connect the signs to each other.
Auto Chess is the competitive strategy game that has attracted tens of millions of players around the world, and is coming to PlayStation 4. Set for release in October, Auto Chess is a game where you have to develop strategies to deploy the army. ideal of chess pieces with which to defeat other players.
Use the chess pieces from the shared supply to create your formation and have them fight automatically during the battle phase. In each game you will face seven other chess players, trying to defend your chessboard.
The second and final expansion of Control will debut on August 27 and you will have to explore the sealed area of the Investigation Sector, uncover the mystery of Bright Falls and face a nightmare never seen before with a new form of the service weapon, Surge, a device capable of throwing sticky grenades.
Genshin Impact is coming this fall on PlayStation 4, will be set in the world of Teyvat and will involve users in a fascinating action rpg in which characters can use unique abilities to face powerful enemies and interact with the game world.
With a roster of over 20 characters, a team of up to 4 "heroes" can be customized in complete freedom, combining their different elements as desired. Confirmed the possibility of changing team members in the middle of the battle to combine different elemental effects and thus cause powerful reactions.
In addition to the single player mode, Genshin Impact will also offer co-op with up to 3 friends and support for cross-play with PC, iOS and Android.
Anno: Mutationem will be released later this year and is an action-adventure game that combines 2D and 3D modes, includes RPG elements and is set in a crowded cyberpunk world.
Controlling Ann, a lethal and lonely girl supported by her hacker friend Ayane, will therefore explore the game world by moving in 3D, talk to NPCs and interact with the environment before engaging in engaging battles in 2D Battle mode. The clashes will have a frenzied pace and will be a riot of double jumps, dodges and precise ground attacks.
Aeon Must Die will arrive on PlayStation 4 in 2021, it is a sci-fi fighting game that will offer dynamic battles around the galaxy.
Taking on the role of Aeon, you will therefore face a journey among the stars to save the last exponents of the species by taking part in engaging fights in which you will have to combine normal and special moves to get rid of the enemies.
After each defeat, you will have to make an important choice: will you get up to go back to battle? Or will you die with honor? By choosing to fight you will erode your mental barrier, allowing Aeon to get closer to your heart. He will begin to control your choices, influencing decisions and making everything go according to his will. By choosing to die, you will restart the adventure, while retaining all the upgrades and progress already unlocked. It looks difficult? Well, there is a third option … but it's not time to talk about it yet.
Spelunky 2 will arrive on September 15 on PlayStation 4. The sequel to the platform created by Derek Yu promises a richer, interconnected gaming experience and will guarantee users to find the most suitable game style for them.
Spelunky 2 will continue the franchise's multiplayer legacy with cooperative and competitive modes that include Adventure mode, Deathmatch, Arena and the all-new Hold the Idol, a promising competitive mode.