This year’s E3 marks the first Expo for the PlayStation 4 system after its release. Gamers are now no longer mesmerized by sexy hardware. It’s all about the games, and Sony came through during this year’s show with a huge assortment of first and third party games for its console and portable. These games are among the five that really excited us.
Entwined – it’s beautiful and it’s hypnotic. It also looks like one addictive dual-stick action game on the PlayStation 4. What’s more, it’s available right now – they released the game right after the press conference on the PlayStation Network, so forgive us if we stop writing just to start downloading and playing the game.
Okay, okay, so not much was revealed on the remake to Tim Schafer’s PC adventure on the PlayStation 4. But it was an out-of-left-field announcement that not only brings back a fantastic game design for a new generation of gamers, it opens up the potential for other Tim Schafer classics created in the Lucasarts days to make a return.
No Man’s Sky makes a huge freakin’ promise that we’ll have to take the developers’ word for it: the universe will be populated with players on their own planets. You get a planet, and you get a planet. The whole freakin’ gaming population gets a planet! What will your planet be like?
From the creators of Halo. That might be enough to sell you on this game, it’s made by Bungie. But it’s also a four player co-op shooter with a fantastic setting. We saw the game last year but it’s really coming together for its 2014 launch. Anyone got an Alpha code?
How can you not love Sackboy. That cute adorable burlap bag of awesome is now getting an assortment of pals in this four-player coop platformer slash level designer. And what really gets our creative juices flowing: every level designed in Little Big Planet and its sequel on PlayStation 3 will be playable on Little Big Planet 3. That’s…that’s like getting a bazillion levels to play on day one. Where will we get the time?
There are far more games revealed during E3 2014 than this Top 5 can hold. What do you think of our choices? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.
Posted by Craig Harris on June 13, 2014