There was a lot of action and terror for Sony consoles!
This Thursday (25) took place the first State of Play of 2021 – an event where Sony announces the big news for PlayStation consoles.
Bringing modest revelations, the company showed gameplay details for expected titles like Returnal, free PlayStation 5 optimizations of games like Crash 4, and previously unreleased projects like the frenzied Sifu. Find out everything that happened during the event.
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s Time (PS5)
The latest adventure of the craziest marsupial on consoles will arrive for good on PlayStation 5. Neo Cortex and Dr. Entropy have escaped their interdimensional prison and it’s up to our beloved Crash to put an end to his evil plans. Sony has detailed everything we can expect from free in-game optimization: native 4K resolution running at 60fps, along with adaptive triggers, 3D audio and more. That’s all that was already amazing about the PlayStation 4 enhanced with the premium features of the PlayStation 5.
Released: March 12
Returnal is a terrifying and super realistic sort of rogue exclusive to PlayStation 5. You control Celine, a space explorer who has found herself trapped on a dark planet responding to a cry for help. Now she will have to decipher the mysteries of this place in an attempt to survive, but every time she dies everything is different. The event has released gameplay details which you can see below.
Release: April 30
Knockout City (PS4)
Knockout City is EA’s upcoming online multiplayer game. It offers you several ways to have fun with your friends in an even more exciting version of burnt. Try to hit your enemies with special skills, unlock new skins and test all the different modes. You can sign up for a free beta version of the game on PlayStation.
Released: May 21
Sifu (PS4, PS5)
Do you know this amazing scene from Netflix’s Daredevil series? The one from a sequential shot that Matt Murdock threw punches at a dozen thugs in a narrow hallway? Well, Sifu is basically that. A beat-em-up game where you are a furious martial arts student, hitting whatever you see ahead in your quest for revenge.
Solar ash (PS4, PS5)
To finish! For the first time, we were able to enjoy the gameplay of Solar Ash. From the same studio as Hyper Light Drifter, the game is eagerly awaited by indie game enthusiasts. Expect something like your predecessor, more in a beautiful three-dimensional space. This time you will be Rey, a dry runner who must face an anomaly to save his world. The key is to keep skating and attacking opponents at the right time.
Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach (PS5)
Something strange is happening in this space restaurant. Security Breach revolutionizes the FNAF formula by allowing you to freely explore the terrifying halls of Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizza Plex. New mechatronics join old acquaintances to put an end to the rookie security guard. Can you survive?
Oddworld: Soulstorm (PS4, PS5)
You might not be familiar with this game, but Oddworld cultivates a horde of fans who idolize it as a cult classic. In the franchise’s next game, Oddworld: Soulstorm, Abe will lead a revolution to save his fellow Mudokons from running an unscrupulous business. The gameplay mixes the chaos of Zombie Tsunami with the precise challenges of Donkey Kong Country. Play just to understand. The game will be available free to PlayStation Plus subscribers at launch.
Release: April 6
Death Loop (PS5)
This PlayStation 5 exclusive has a curious history: it is produced by a studio bought by Xbox. The new trailer showed off another part of the addicting gameplay of Deathloop, a game about two killers trapped in a time loop. You die, you go back in time and try again.
Released: May 21
Kena: Bridge of Spirits (PS4, PS5)
Kena is a game with the soul of Studio Ghibli and the face of Pixar’s best animation. The new trailer for Kena: Bridge of Spirits shows the little Rot in more detail and a little gameplay preview. To reach the sacred mountain, the player will have to heal the pains of the spirits and help them let go.
Released: August 24
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (PS5)
Final Fantasy VII Remake will arrive on PlayStation 5 taking advantage of all the console improvements: even better graphics, dynamic lighting and improved effects. But that’s not all, the story finally continues with a new chapter starring Yuffie – the Intergrade DLC. Until Cloud returns, the Materia hunter joins Sonon on his adventures for Midgard.
Released: June 10
So which game have you been most excited about?