“The only thing that matters is the games,” Sony’s motto for this year’s E3 seemed fitting after fans were presented with a whole host of new trailers unveiling sequels to many beloved and popular game franchises.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Leaving the best till last, Sony closed their E3 press conference with the first trailer for what could possibly be Nathan Drakes last adventure. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the fourth instalment in Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series, features an older Nathan Drake as he chooses to embark on an adventure ‘one last time’. “His greatest adventure will test his physical limits, his resolve, and ultimately what he’s willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.”
Unfortunately Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will not be coming to the PS3 to fans’ disappointment, but will be released exclusively on the PlayStation 4 in 2015.
Little Big planet 3
Sackboy is back in a new adventure, but this time he is joined by some new friends Oddsock, Toggle, and Swoop. The third game in the Little Big Planet series introduces four player co-operative play, with each of the new characters featuring their own unique abilities: Oddsock is the fastest of the group with the ability to wall jump, Toggle the biggest and strongest of the four can move heavy objects but can also transform into a tiny person capable of fitting through small holes, and Swoop can fly, and is able to pick up other players and lift them to higher areas.
Not forgotten about, Sackboy has also received a new climbing ability along with various new power-ups which include the pumpinator, a gun which moves obstacles by blasting air at them. Players must use each of their unique abilities and work together in order to progress through each level.
Little Big Planet 3 will launch on the PlayStation 4 this November.
Batman: Arkham Knight
The latest trailer for Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Knight, shown during Sony’s E3 press conference, featured the caped crusader gliding through the streets of Gotham, landing in his remote controlled Bat Mobile, and seeking out bad guides to fight in hand to hand combat. The trailer also features a surprise visit from one of the series’ staple villains, Scarecrow, as he hi-jacks the gameplay trailer in order to deliver a message to the Arkham knight personally.
Sony has announced that exclusive content will be available on the PlayStation 4, including Scarecrow nightmare missions.