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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Last of Us 2 Release Date and Collector's Edition Announced

Naughty Dog reveals official release date and Collector's Editions for Last of Us Part II on Sony's recent State of Play.

Ever since game director Neil Druckmann posted out about wrapping up shooting for The Last of Us Part II on Twitter, fans have been speculating about an early 2020 release date for upcoming PlayStation 4 action-adventure game.

Ahead of Sony's recent episode of State of Play presentation, developer Naughty Dog confirmed for TLoU2 to be a part of its showcase and it eventually revealed to come out on February 21, 2020 via a newly released trailer.

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The Last of Us II Release Date and Collector's Edition Announced

RELATED: The Last of Us 2 Confirmed For Sony State of Play

Check out the newly released launch date trailer for Last of Us Part II that reveals parts of its story as well.




RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Rumored to Release in February 2020

In a vague manner, the video picks up from an early trailer shown at E3 2018 and pick things up from there to match current status quo. It attempts to slowly unravel why Ellie appeared to be a vengeful spirit, who is hell-bent on revenge.

An older Ellie is asked by her love interest Dina about how she would rate their kiss from last night and she just looks at her. Then the scene cuts to show a community that has raised walls to keep away from rest of the world.

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A group of survivors have made a life inside and appears to live in prosperity until one bad day of going for a supply run or survey of some sorts. Ellie decided to tag along with Dina and her friend Jesse, unaware of what is coming to them.

They came across some Cordyceps infected during their excursion in winter and eventually made it through but then an encounter with a mysterious cult proves to be too much for them when Ellie suffers a great loss at their hands.

RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Gameplay Revealed

She barely made it out and came back alive with a strong resolve for vengeance even though her friends discourage her to go up against such large group called Seraphites but she ran into them like an unstoppable force of reckoning.

Getting into their territory, she ran into some overwhelming odds to handle but kept going, until she found a friendly assistant. Her father figure and an elderly Joel came following to help her who is not willing to let her do this alone.

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Joel Has Returned

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An early post in ResetEra forum from July 2019 claimed that TLoU2 will release Standard, Special, Collector's and Ellie Edition of the game on PS4, which turns out to be quite accurate except for the exclusion of Digital Deluxe Edition.

The Last of Us 2 Collector's Edition comes with a 12" Ellie statue, life-sized replica of her bracelet, lithograph print, mini art book, set of six pins, SteelBook case, stickers and code for bunch of for digital content for just $169.99.

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Last of Us Part II Collector's Edition

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Ellie Edition will be priced $229.99 only for all contents from Collector's Edition on top of an Ellie backpack, embroidery patch and vinyl record. Special Edition comes at $79.99, featuring all digital content from above mentioned versions in a SteelBook.

In terms of buying a Digital Deluxe Edition of TLoU2, players can have all downloadable contents from previously talked about versions of the game for only $69.99 and a digital copy of its Standard Edition, which is priced $59.99 only.

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Last of Us Part II Ellie Edition
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Last of Us Part II Special Edition
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Last of Us Part II Digital Deluxe Edition
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Last of Us Part II Standard Edition

RELATED: The Last of Us: Outbreak Day 2018

For retail pre-order or PlayStation Store purchase, players will receive themed PSN avatar of Ellie's tattoo and two unlocks. At launch, ammo capacity upgrade and a training manual for crafting upgrades will unlock instantly.

The Last of Us Part II marks to be one of the most-anticipated releases on PS4 for next year and possibly one of the biggest titles of 2020. Also, a brand-new gameplay video from press event will premiere on September 26, annual Outbreak Day.

PlayStation State of Play September 2019

September 2019 episode of PlayStation State of Play stream features latest news on upcoming new PS4 releases.

In order to have their own broadcasting format, Sony Interactive Entertainment came up with State of Play livestream back in March and already released two episodes featuring anticipated titles announcement for PlayStation 4 platform.

Back again today, for a third one filled with updates on new content and game reveals, Sony invites excited players to tune in but be sure to leave any expectation at the door of hearing any updates on next-gen console plans.

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PlayStation State of Play September 2019

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Join in for another new episode of State of Play stream that bears major reveal everyone is waiting so long for.




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Humanity | Announced




Scheduled for launching in 2020, Humanity is a mysterious new game from developer studio Enhance Games about how humans act in big crowds that could be best described as a vivid human behavior simulation for PS4 and PS VR.

Players will be tasked to navigate large groups of people to overcome an obstacle or go through different situations based on "Boids" theory, which dictates how flock of birds are compelled to move to a single direction altogether following instinct.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare | Story Trailer




A reboot to popular Call of Duty sub-series from developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision, upcoming first-person shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare amps up the already raised tension to top with its story setting.

Fan-favorite Captain Price has returned and original story is re-imagined once again with certain aspects crossing some grey area to match with the reality of today's world since storytelling in video games have changed drastically.

RELATED: The Last of Us 2 Confirmed For Sony State of Play

Wattam | Gameplay Trailer




Long after making an official reveal back in 2015 and being delayed from 2018, Wattam from developer Funomena and publisher Annapurna Interactive is finally looking at a December 2019 release window for arriving on PS4 consoles.

In a narrative-based journey, players assume the role of a cube-shaped Mayor to a number of colorful objects who explores a whimsical world interacting with others and have a dance to have a joyful experience of their life.

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Arise: A Simple Story | Announced
Prepare for a surreal adventure in Arise: A Simple Story, where players discovers themselves guided by a light for taking a journey through a bizarre world chasing happiness and tragedies of life only to discover your time bending ability.

A first-ever look into the vibrant world of Arise from developer Piccolo Studio and publisher Techland feels truly amazing. Entire gameplay is of a 2.5D puzzle platformer title with similar objectives for a man on an emotional trip of his life.

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Arise: A Simple Story Announced

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L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files | Out Now




Time to get back to Los Angeles of 1940's in seven new cases of neo-noir detective action-adventure L.A. Noire that are build for virtual reality by developer Team Bondi and publisher Rockstar Games, available now on PlayStation VR.

Play as Detective Cole Phelps and experience solving cases on all five desks from original game. You can also go boxing, racing cars or spend time at shooting galleries in new mini-games, specifically designed for its VR mechanics.

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PlayStation VR | What's Next




A bunch of brand-new VR games are heading forth PS VR platform this year including titles like After The Fall, Espire 1: VR Operative, Gorn, Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! and Stardust Odyssey, starting from this month.

With different genre of games coming to the mix from violent shooter to gladiator simulator and even science fiction fantasy adventure by major studios, players are in for some virtual reality adventure treat till next year.

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MediEvil | Demo




Sony has let out a MediEvil short-lived demo today for 2019 upcoming remake of their classic action-adventure hack and slash game from 1998. You take on the role of undead knight Sir Daniel Fortesque to overthrow evil wizard Zarok.

This long-awaited PlayStation era game is being built up from ground in native 4K for modern PS4 consoles. Available until October 7, don't miss out picking Dan's Helmet item from demo to access an extra challenge in full game upon release.

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Civilization VI | Announced




Marking as latest installment of Civilization series, turn-based strategy game Civilization VI is finally announced for PS4 with all expansions. A release window is currently set for fall 2019 when you can start build your own empire.

It is nearly a decade that Sid Meier's legendary franchise has stepped into a PlayStation console but props to developer Firaxis Games and publisher 2K Games for bringing this critically-acclaimed title to Sony platform at long last.

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Death Stranding | Limited Edition PS4 Pro Bundle




When upcoming Hideo Kojima social strand game Death Stranding showed up during State of Play stream, it was to announce a limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro console and it sure was presented in a weird way much like its in-game world.

This custom 1TB PS4 Pro system comes in themed design of the game, a physical copy of the game on Blu-ray discs and packs a translucent orange DualShock 4 controller, which resembled a lot like BB pod for a retail price of $399.99 only.

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Afterparty | Launch Trailer




Mixing up elements from renowned pop-culture movies, developer/publisher Night School Studio came up with an idea of an adventure of two best friends and their adventure in Hell after death for upcoming indie adventure title Afterparty.

Instead of burning there for eternity, Milo and Lola decides to get out on and go back to Earth once again, which is near impossible unless of course they can defeat Satan in a drinking game somehow and earn re-entry into the world of living.

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PlayStation Plus | October 2019




In anticipation of some groundbreaking revelation of its sequel, The Last of Us Remastered is heading to PlayStation Plus next month, so that players can jump into a post-apocalyptic survival horror adventure with Ellie and Joel.

October 2019 monthly PS Plus lineup also includes baseball game MLB The Show 19 from developer SIE San Diego Studio. This latest edition in MLB series lets you relive and recreate all biggest moments from its sports history.

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The Last of Us Part II | Release Date




After production is almost wrapped up, developer Naughty Dog and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed for upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive action-adventure game The Last of Us Part II to come out in February 21, 2020.

A brief look at the life of an older Ellie is shown where she had gone through a personal tragedy and it changes her into a vengeful person. As she goes to take on a group on her own, her guardian angel Joel came following to back her up.

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As expected, a handful of updates on new games heading to PS4 were really great to excite fans in anticipation for a guaranteed good time. It's nice to see Sony focused on many promising IP from indie developers aside from high profile AAA-titles.

The Last of Us Part II was the only title that confirmed by developer Naughty Dog about showing up at State of Play showcase and they revealed an early 2020 dates just as suggested earlier in a ResetEra forum post earlier this year.

Friday, September 20, 2019

The Last of Us 2 Confirmed For Sony State of Play

Ahead of Sony's next State of Play livestream, Naughty Dog confirmed for The Last of Us Part II to show up.

Upon announcement of a new episode of State of Play presentation from Sony Interactive Entertainment set for September 24, many were hoping to see more of upcoming PlayStation 4 action-adventure game The Last of Us Part II.

For long, there has been no presence of the game or whatsoever in any of major video game media events of 2019 so far and then developer Naughty Dog made a Twitter announcement today that finally confirms TLoU2 to be part of it.

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The Last of Us 2 Confirmed For Sony State of Play

RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Rumored to Release in February 2020

Earlier this year on March, Sony started rolling out Nintendo Direct-like video presentations featuring news of their upcoming high-profile exclusive releases and their next show will air on this Tuesday, 1:00 PM PDT/4:00 PM EDT.

The very same day on September 24, Naughty Dog is scheduled to host a press event in Los Angeles that will be focused on The Last of Us Part II among many other anticipated PS4 titles but what they are going to reveal is not clear yet.

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Developers made a Tweet of a switchblade knife with a caption from protagonist Ellie to confirm TLoU2 for State of Play.


RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Only Playable Character is Ellie

Back in April 2019, game director Neil Druckmann revealed on social media that motion capture shooting for The Last of Us sequel was finally wrapped and then a post at ResetEra forum claimed that the game will release in February 2020.

Holiday season for 2019 will see launch of PS4-exclusive Death Stranding from Hideo Kojima on November 8 and Final Fantasy VII Remake is scheduled for March 3, 2020, making February release window a perfect fit for TLoU2 to come out.

RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Wraps Shooting

Sony will broadcast third episode livestream of their State of Play show over Facebook, Twitch, Twitter and YouTube channels. Some news regarding another action-adventure title Ghost of Tsushima from Sucker Punch can also be on its way.

Naughty Dog is most likely to reveal an official release date for The Last of Us Part II with some new footage of gameplay or its story, which will keep players on PlayStation 4 busy until they wait for Death Stranding to come out in months.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

PlayStation State of Play May 2019

May 2019 episode of PlayStation State of Play stream features update on anticipated new PS4 releases.

After having their first-ever State of Play broadcast stream back in March, Sony Interactive Entertainment has returned once again with its second episode to showcase announcements for some of the anticipated upcoming PlayStation titles.

Some of these upcoming PS4 games are what keeping everyone on edge of their seats. Compared to their last show, May 2019 is relatively short and straight to the point while also faring a lot better than its first episode in terms of fan-reaction.

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PlayStation State of Play May 2019

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Indulge yourself into the newest State of Play stream that comes bearing some of 2019's biggest announcements.




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Predator: Hunting Grounds | Announced




One of the deadliest creatures from sci-fi action horror genre we came across on movies was undoubtedly big-game hunting Predator that Arnold Schwarzenegger's character Dutch Schaefer has tussled with in 1987 live-action movie.

Now, developer IllFonic is teaming up with 20th Century Fox to bring back that suspense feel of the hunter, who would stalk and kill its prey in upcoming asymmetrical shooter game Predator: Hunting Grounds that will arrive on 2020 for PS4.

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MediEvil | Release Date




Back in October 2018, a PS4 remake for action-adventure hack and slash game MediEvil was announced by developer SIE Worldwide Studios and Sony has revealed its official release date to be this Halloween on October 25, 2019!

Not everyone is lucky enough to get a chance at redemption but Sir Daniel Fortesque gets his chance after death. So, he is returning in an all-new glory this year wielding his enchanted sword at his enemies to liberate Gallowmere from an undead invasion.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake | Teaser Trailer




A high-definition remake of action role-playing game Final Fantasy VII Remake is long overdue now that it was announced back in E3 2015 and developer/publisher Square Enix confirmed that it would arrive sometime before 2023.

Newest spectacular look at FFVII brings back a lot of memory and seeing Aerith and Cloud together is priceless. While teasing us with a glimpse for now, producer Yoshinori Kitase promised to reveal more in June, probably in E3 2019.

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Away: The Survival Series | Announced




Ever wondered about seeing wildlife through perspective of one of its inhabitant and experience how it is out there? Because developer/publisher Breaking Walls is offering you a chance to journey into the wild in Away: The Survival Series.

Coming soon on PlayStation 4, you will be stepping into a world full of danger and opportunity as a Sugar Glider. In your quest for survival, many dangerous creatures of animal kingdom will come cross within wilderness and would make things interesting.

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Riverbond | Gameplay Trailer




Played in dungeon-crawling style, players explore through worlds to slay monsters and collecting treasures by assuming role of a hero character. The game perfectly encapsulates 16-bit era nostalgia and nicely wraps it up with fluid graphics.

Awaiting release for this summer, shoot and slash game Riverbond is designed to experience in four player local co-op adventure and rendered in amazing voxel art style, featuring crossover skins for players from popular indie games.

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Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne | Release Date




On December 2018, developer/publisher Capcom announced a brand-new expansion Iceborne for action RPG Monster Hunter: World. This massive content update takes you into a snow-filled territory and of course explores a new story.

Gameplay reveal trailer for Iceborne offers a quick look at some of its new monsters players would be tussling with once it arrives on September 6, 2019. Fan-favorite monster Nargacuga is returning to give many hunters a tough time when they meet.

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Also, people were apparently less mad at Sony this time since last time their dislike ratio on the presentation on YouTube was double than likes for no reason that mattered and this time, that ratio has been only half of its overall like count.

What we gathered from second State of Play stream is that many are relatively happy upon receiving update on MediEvil and Final Fantasy VII Remake. Plus, many who were waiting for latest news on MHW expansion Iceborne got some more info as well.

Monday, March 25, 2019

PlayStation State of Play March 2019

PlayStation has broadcasted their first-ever State of Play 2019 stream with announcement for every major upcoming PS4 releases.

While working on their next PlayStation console, Sony was steadily preparing for something similar to Nintendo Direct online presentation and perhaps that is one of the reasons for them announcing not to attend the E3 2019 convention earlier.

They stated that they are exploring new ways to engage to their community and only a few days ago, Sony made a surprise announcement for State of Play live-stream to showcase new reveal, gameplay and trailers for upcoming titles.

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PlayStation State of Play March 2019

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Covering some of their biggest releases coming to 2019, PlayStation has wrapped up their first State of Play stream and we have it right here for you.




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Marvel's Iron Man VR | Announced




Following their immense success of Marvel's Spider-Man from last year, Sony recently focused their efforts to bring another classic comic-book hero Tony Stark to their consoles for an ultimate Iron Man VR fantasy through PS VR headset.

Players are in to experience some iconic Golden Avenger action through flying and shooting down enemies using repulsor beams in upcoming Marvel's Iron Man VR by developer Camouflaj, in collaboration with Marvel Games and Worldwide Studios.

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Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled | PS4-Exclusive Content




2019 marks the 20th anniversary for 1999 kart racing game Crash Team Racing and though it is already getting remastered, developer Beenox came up with a plan to provide more nostalgia factor for veteran players to re-live their old memories.

CTR: Nitro Fueled will receive retro-styled treatment with karts and skins designed to give a 90's era look. Fans would definitely love these PS4-exclusive contents that are going back to old school days with low polygonal designs yet maintaining authenticity.

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No Man's Sky | PlayStation VR




Adding multiplayer support to action-adventure survival game No Man's Sky was a next step towards an evolutionary phase by developer/publisher Hello Games and now they are taking another leap towards virtual reality with upcoming Beyond update.

Entire NMS will get full VR support when their next free update launches this summer to kick-start the next big chapter of the sci-fi game. Scaling around unknown planetary territory would never be such dramatic when you play it with friends.

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ReadySet Heroes | Announced




From the creators of Orcs Must Die! comes a PS4 timed exclusive dungeon crawler titled ReadySet Heroes offers a classic fast-paced multiplayer adventure where another team is making progress at the same time to compete against you.

As you ventured through a magical realm full of trails for skilled warriors, keep an eye for any deadly traps or to look for puzzles and always be prepared to fight. Search for stronger armor and powerful weapons before butting heads with rival team.

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Blood & Truth | Story Trailer




Another VR quest is right ahead of us in first-person shooter game Blood & Truth from developer SIE London Studios, where players would appear as elite Special Forces soldier Ryan Marks to become a true action hero by plowing through bad guys.

Take on missions to decimate the criminal underworld of London and explore iconic locations at the same time. Immerse into your wildest dreams of being an action hero and engage in gunplay against group of enemies that comes after you.

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Observation | Story Trailer




A sci-fi adventure quest of 2026 set in space, Observation follows a narrative thriller where players act as an artificial intelligence system on titular low orbit space station, working alongside a surviving crew member to uncover a mystery.

Contrary to what you immediately thought of, the woman shown in the trailer above named Dr. Emma Fisher is who you are supposed to work with to bring back your systems online and finding out what actually happened to other crews on board.

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Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted | PS VR




Fans of horror game genre need no introduction of point-and-click survival title Five Nights at Freddy's and those dark hallways of pizzeria may seem like a real-life threat when its total atmosphere is shifted in to virtual reality.

For years, FNAF has managed to give you tense moments of gameplay even within the comfort of consoles or handheld devices but how would you deal with an entire series ported to VR? There is no way out when Chica, Bonnie or Freddy comes to get you!

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Concrete Genie | Story Trailer




New story trailer for upcoming action-adventure game Concrete Genie takes us into the fictional dark and small town of Denska, where a young boy named Ash lives with a hobby of making doodles but was being bullied on a regular basis.

One day, they snatch his notebook away and throw the pages away upon ripping them apart. In an attempt to get them back, he found a magic paint brush with power to breathe life into his arts and in a place without friends, creates some new.

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Days Gone | New Story Trailer




By now, upcoming action-adventure survival horror title Days Gone has been delayed twice and while we are about to step into the shoes of outlaw protagonist Deacon St. John on April 26, it is quite hard to even wait till another month.

Developer SIE Bend Studio gave us an extended peak at the personal tragedies of Deek involving his love interest and wife Sarah Whitaker while he goes up against hostile humans and zombie-like "Freakers" on a post-apocalyptic open world premise.

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Mortal Kombat 11 | Character Reveal Showcase




Fans of Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise already knows that upcoming Mortal Kombat 11 will revolve around a plot that involves time-travelling and that means, past generation of fighters will meet their present day counterparts.

Three classic fighters Jax, Kung Lao and Lui Kang returns to witness a world that has changed where they faces their twisted future selves and even experience an encounter with a mysterious figure named Geras who was introduced earlier.

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Upcoming PlayStation VR Games for 2019




By March 2019, over 4.2 million PS VR gadgets have been sold worldwide and a roadmap to deliver steady supply of games for those devices is a priority now. So, a slew of titles heading to those systems this spring and summer were highlighted on the broadcast.

We are looking at a list full of games like Everybody's Golf VR, Falcon Age, Ghost Giant, Golem, Jupiter & Mars, Luna, Mini-Mech Mayhem, Skyworld, Table of Tales, Trover Saves the Universe and Vacation Simulator from different genres to fit unique tastes of players out there.

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Throughout the entire presentation, fans have surely felt the absence of any updates on The Last of Us Part II from developer Naughty Dog. Perhaps, they would do this often and we may get some fresh scoop on this upcoming anticipated PS4 title.

State of Play 2019 announcements brought a lot of great news for PlayStation fans that they can look up to and considering their first-ever broadcast; Sony did pretty well by staying right on point with each game and keeping up.