Sony E3 2014 Announcements and Press Conference Summary

Posted on Jun 10 2014 - 3:21pm by Shak

If you can’t be bothered going through each and every story about what was announced at Sony’s E3 2014 press conference, here is a summary of everything that was announced or shown at the conference. You can’t really ‘win’ E3, but did Sony do as well as you’d hoped?

  • Open the show with Destiny trailer, out September 9, 2014.
  • Destiny alpha announced for PS4, launching this Thursday.
  • White PS4 Destiny Bundle announced!
  • Entwined announced, from Pixel Opus Sony’s new indie studio, available right now.
  • inFamous: Second Son DLC announced, called inFamous: First Light (standalone DLC), August 4, 2014.
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 announced, made by Sumo Digital, out November 2014.
  • The Order: 1886 gameplay demo! Releasing February 20, 2015.
  • The Last of Us Remastered trailer shown, to be honest, it already looked great. Out July 29, 2014.
  • Bloodborne announced. PS4-exclusive, From Software title (aka Project Beast). Out 2015.
  • Ratchet & Clank remastered games coming to PS4 in 2015.
  • Ratchet & Clank movie trailer shown, looks really good, seems to follow story of first game (kind of).
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End teaser trailer shown, in-engine, looks amazing. November 2015.
  • Far Cry 4 feature announced, anyone who owns the game can invite their friend to play with them, even if they don’t own the game.
  • Magicka 2 announced PS4.
  • Diablo III getting an exclusive Last of Us dungeon for PS4. Out Winter 2014.
  • Grim Fandango remastered exclusively for PS4 and Vita.
  • Disney Infinity will have exclusive PS4 collector’s edition, and exclusive content, Hulk and four other heroes.
  • Let It Die announced PS4 exclusive from Suda51, looks like a serial killer fighting game?
  • Indie Games from Devolver Digital announced; Broforce, Shadow Warrior, Titan Souls, Not a Hero, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number and The Talos Principle and more.
  • Free-to-Play games announced, varying platforms; Fat Princess, PAIN, Guns Up!, PlanetSide 2, Neverwinter, Loadout and more.
  • ABZÛ announced from former Journey art director’s studio Giant Squid.
  • PlayStation TV announced for US (Vita TV) for $99. A bundle with controller, memory card and game for $139.
  • Youtube uploading coming to PS4 in 2014.
  • Powers TV show announced, 2 seasons, free for PS Plus subscribers in the US.
  • PlayStation Now coming to US this summer.
  • No Man’s Sky, Hello Game’s procedurally generated title is timed exclusive for PS4.
  • Dead Island 2 announced, PS4 exclusive 30 day beta. Out Spring 2015.
  • GTA V announced for PS4, out Autumn 2014, can transfer save data from PS3 or Xbox 360 over.
  • Batman: Arkham Knight gameplay demo, tank gameplay shown.
  • Mortal Kombat X gameplay demo, looks brutal. Out 2015.
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain new trailer shown.
  • Battlefield: Hardline trailer shown, PS4 console exclusive beta announced, available now. Out October 21, 2014.

So from the looks of it, 2015 will be a great year for exclusive games on the PlayStation 4, but we’ll have to make do with the fantastic array of multiplatform titles this year. I’m extremely disappointed that we didn’t see Bethesda on stage at Sony’s or Microsoft’s press conferences.