Hear that? That’s the sound of multiple Trophies being unlocked worldwide, as we try and clear our backlog in anticipation for what’s ahead in 2018 and beyond. Some of the gamers causing that iconic sound to ring out? Developers of your favourite games this year, who are also rushing to clear their gaming calendars.
We asked them what titles have got them personally excited. Here’s their selection.
Hi there! Justin here, just checking in on the ol’ PlayStation.Blog to make sure everyone is having an excellent time while the team is away on holiday break. Everyone good? I hope you had a great Christmas, if you celebrate it.
Ah! While I’m here, I’ve got something for you: we’ve gathered the ten top-performing trailers published to our YouTube channel in 2017, and collected them here for you to peruse. Perhaps you could queue a few of these up after an especially filling meal, or before you decide to call it a night and bundle up in bed.
First came Connor, then Markus. Finally, with Quantic Dream revealing the third of its Detroit leads, Kara, we thought it the best time to look back on the tech demo that sparked the android revolution. Five years after its creation, we asked David Cage to revisit Kara, offering his commentary to the demo, and in this exclusive story, offer his insight into the evolving technology that has defined Quantic Dream’s games
What a week! This past Monday saw PlayStation’s Media Showcase divulge a mountain of new game reveals, updates, and other announcements.
Because there was so much to take in, I wanted to offer a “cheat sheet” of the very biggest trailers from the show. If you want an even more comprehensive list of all announcements, see our roundup post here.
What was your favorite trailer?
When we released a short video called “Kara” in 2011, we never imagined where it would take us. Initially just a tech demo, the story of this female android wanting to be free moved millions of people online and won an award at the LA Short Festival — a first for a short based on a game engine.
Since then, I tried to imagine what happened to Kara after she left the factory. I had to imagine a world, our world in 20 years – the city of Detroit reborn thanks to the android industry.
With the chaos of E3 behind us, it’s time to tally the votes and declare the winners of the show, as voted by you! As a reminder, the three categories you voted in were “Best Trailer,” “Most Anticipated PS4 Game,” and “Most Anticipated PS VR Game.” Competition was fierce in all three fields, but each saw a clear winner… and one game in particular won the day in two of the three available categories.
Without further ado… the winners!
The story of Detroit: Become Human, Quantic Dream’s upcoming PS4 neo-noir thriller, centres around three androids, built with the sole purpose to serve out their programmed function in the titular city in the near-future of 2038.
Similar to the studio’s previous works, Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls, Detroit: Become Human will focus on a trio of playable characters, with the player dictating their every move and choice in an ever-expanding, ever- branching narrative.
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