Sony brought a lot of attention to indie developers during its E3 press conference, which shouldn't have come as a surprise to anyone following the plans for the PlayStation 4 set in motion way back in February. However, Sony did announce another big exclusive debut, giving them another leg up on the competition.
If there's one thing Hideo Kojima knows how to do, it's wow gamers with the incredible visuals in his Metal Gear Solid franchise. With a new 9-minute extended trailer, Kojima will leave you stunned at the beauty of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Be warned, the footage above is somewhat graphic in its nature in a few spots.
Quantic Dream, the team responsible for Indigo Prophecy, Heavy Rain, and the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls, unveiled a tech demo for the PlayStation 4 at E3 2013. Given Quantic Dream's history of dialogue-based, cinematic games that focus on exquisite facial features, The Dark Sorcerer's teaser does not disappoint.
Ready At Dawn Studios (primarily known for working on PSP ports of pre-existing titles) debuted its new IP, The Order: 1886, with its first trailer during Sony's press event. The footage hints that this PlayStation 4 exclusive will have 19th-century monster hunters taking down the creepy crawlies of the night with advanced, steampunk-like weaponry.
Some new specs for the PlayStation 4 were revealed after Sony's E3 press conference. In addition to more specific info about what's included, we also found out what's not included with the PS4 out of the box.
While Need for Speed: Rivals might be the first racing game that's going to be released on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (along with current-gen consoles), Ubisoft's The Crew holds two superior distinctions from its racer rival: it will be exclusive to next-gen consoles, and will focus on a seamless massively multiplayer online experience, with tons of player-controlled drivers interacting with you.