E3 2014 – Our Look at Sony’s Press Conference

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is now underway!

We started the day with Microsoft. Now, we’re ending the day with Sony, discussing everything PlayStation!

We will be following the announcement live here on GameOnGNT. Expect to see  a Cliff Note’s version of that announcement in this article here today. This article will update as the Microsoft Press Conference continues, so simply click the update button on your web browser to see the latest bits and blurbs about the announcement here on GameOnGNT.

Let’s begin!

The Microsoft Press Conference begins at 6 PM Pacific Time. Check out our updates below or you can watch the announcement live at http://www.twitch.tv/twitch!

Side note – don’t try to watch all of the two hour Sony press conference on your mobile phone. I pretty much used up all of my two gig data limit for a month watching this presser, which is just nuts!

6 PM – Press Conference starts
6:04 PM – Destiny trailer starts.Shows off some of the game’s storyline and visuals. My interest with this game keeps growing every time I see a new video. Awesome.
6:08 PM – Andrew House hits the stage.
6:10 PM – July 17th, Destiny Beta comes to PlayStation first.
6:11 PM – This Thurday, Destiny alpha comes to PlayStation 4!
6:11 PM – White PS4 bundled with Destiny will be available on September 9th. Comes with 500 GB hard drive, PS4 Dualshock controller and a 30 day voucher for PS Plus.
6:12 PM – No game hits the stage. No idea what it is, but its freaky looking.
6:14 PM – Cinematic trailer of demons underground, transitions right between cinematic visuals to gameplay, looks almost identical.
6:15 PM – Game being shown is The Order 1886. Wow. Now I have a better idea of what this game actually is.
6:16 PM – Another trailer begins for Entwined, a game designed by two academic gaming programs. Its about two souls in love that can’t be together.
6:17 PM – Dual stick controller controls two unique characters.
6:19 PM – PS4 version of Entwined is available for $9.99 right now on PS4.
6:20 PM – PS3 and PS Vita versions of Entwined will follow soon. That means I can still get my hands on it at some point!
6:20 PM – Standalone DLC for Infamous Second Son is coming August 2014. Infamous: First Light.
6:21 PM – Time to talk about Little Big Planet 3! Sackboy is back!
6:22 PM – Sackboy isn’t alone… Meet Oddsack! A character who can wall jump.
6:23 PM – Another new character… Meet Toggle. Toggle allows you to push and move heavy objects.
6:24 PM – Yet another new character… Swoop, who can fly!
6:25 PM – Gameplay for Little Big Planet 3 kind of reminds me of The Lost Vikings.
6:28 PM – Shuhei Yoshida hits the stage, announces you play all the old levels made in Little Big Planet on the new game. It will carry over!
6:30 PM – Next game is from From Software… could it be Beast Souls?
6:33 PM – New From Software project has a name… Bloodborne. And its coming 2015. This game looks like it will be awesome.
6:33 PM – Far Cry 4 is back on stage, this time with a gameplay video.
6:35 PM – Far Cry 4 looks absolutely amazing. The hud is clutter free, combat is fast paced and transitions in gameplay style is seemless. Amazing, simply amazing.
6:36 PM – You can jump from one vehicle to another, kill the driver and throw them out, then crash that vehicle off a cliff before jumping out in a wing suit and continuing on. It all seems too good to be true.
6:37 PM – No shit! A second player can join in with another character mid-game. Hopefully, you can approve it beforehand and it doesn’t happen simultaneously.
6:39 PM – Adam Boyes hits the stage. When Far Cry 4 comes out in November, PS3 and PS4 gamers can invite their friends to join them in gameplay through PS Plus… and they don’t even have to own Far Cry 4 to join in. That’s freaking sick!
6:40 PM – Deep Silver presents a cinematic trailer of a new zombie game.
6:42 PM – Jogger turns into a zombie mid jog. Hilarious!
6:42 PM – Why is the turtle van in this game?
6:42 PM – Turns out the game is Dead Island 2. Looks pretty fun, even though it was clearly a cinematic trailer.
6:43 PM – The Last of Us is coming to PS4, as is Diablo 3. When Diablo 3 comes to PS3, enemies from the Last of Us will be in the game!
6:44 PM- They talked about the Battlefield Hardline beta for PS4 again. Now on PS4.
6:45 PM – Gameplay trailer shown for Battlefield Hardline.
6:45 PM – Oh god, Disney Infinity 2 collector’s edition coming to PS3 and PS4. Someone get an Ax.
6:46 PM – Destiny Exclusive content will be coming to PS4 at launch first. Why does anybody care about this shit!
6:47 PM – Paradox Interactive brought a pretty funny trailer to E3. Magicka 2… Learn to Spell Again!
6:49 PM – Tim Schaefer and Double Fine will be remastering Grim Fandango for the PS4, Ps3 and PS Vita.
6:51 PM – Devolver Digital is working on a slate of titles for PS Platforms, including Broforce (awesome), Titan Souls (Meh), Not a Hero (looks kind of neat), Hotline Miami 2 (never got the first one, so meh) and The Talos Principle (which could be pretty interesting!)
6:53 PM – PS4 Exclusive – Let It Die – First Person RPG coming 2015 and it looks like freaking Fallout. I want to know more!
6:55 PM – Giant Squid’s brand new game, Abzu announced. From the people who brought you Journey, now in a new studio.
6:57 PM – Abzu looks incredibly artistic. Yup, definitely from the guys who brought you Journey!
6:58 PM – trailer starts for an unnamed game, a first person space style shooter.
6:59 PM – Starts with land exploration and heads to space… SEEMLESSLY.
7 PM – Then travels down to another planet… AGAIN SEEMLESSLY.
7 PM – The game is called No Man’s Sky. Sean Murray, the founder of Hello Games and creator of No Man’s Sky, hits the stage.
7:01 PM – No Man’s Sky focuses on an infinite universe that everyone can share. every player will start on a different planet, so no one has the same experience.
7:03 PM – More video of No Man’s Sky is shown and this game is officially insane. Its like Minecraft if there were thousands of worlds to explore and the graphics looked actually good!
7:04 PM – Here comes the hardware announcements…
7:04 PM – Project Morpheus on site at E3. People can test it out.
7:06 PM – PSN has 95 percent of PS4s worldwide connected.
7:07 PM – 1 Billion multiplayer sessions played since the PS4s launch. That’s crazy hours put into gaming.
7:08 PM – YouTube will be coming to PS4 late this year. This will allow gamers to upload videos with a push of the Share Button. Someone get me a PS4 now!!
7:09 PM – Twitch and UStream on PS4 will now have interactivity as you watch people game. Get ready to hear people shout Dickbutt at you a thousand times while playing.
7:10 PM – Playroom will be getting new content boost. Allowing people to customize their broadcast experience and look more amateur-professional. Or just make more porn, whichever comes first.
7:11 PM – 25 Free to Play games coming to PlayStation 4, including Planetside 2 and Guns Up.
7:13 PM – PlayStation Now service will start with PS3 titles and be available for PS4 starting July 31st. PS3 and PS Vita to follow soon after.
7:15 PM – PS Now experience will come to Sony television as well. All you need is a PS4 controller to play.
7:16 PM – PS Now on PS Vita will give the handheld the best mobile library in existence, especially when you add in Remote Play. And no one will buy it.
7:18 PM – More news on PlayStation TV. Coming in the future, bringing 1000 games at launch and selling for 99 dollars!!
7:19 PM – A bundle will be available for $139, including a dualshock, an 8 GB memory card, HDMI cable and a voucher for the Lego Movie Game. Great if you don’t already have a PS3 or PS4. Oh wait…
7:21 PM – Worldwide premiere of gameplay footage for Mortal Kombat 10.
7:22 PM – Looks like new characters are being introduced… A big guy being ridden by a little girl and some sort of Ladybug woman.
7:25 PM – Powers TV show being talked about. Nobody cares.
7:30 PM – Powers will be available in the US in December. PS Plus users get the whole series free. 10 people now care about Powers.
7:31 PM – Ratchet and Clank movie coming in 2015. Again, no one cares.
7:32 PM – Ratchet and Clank PS4 game coming first quarter 2015. Now you got our attention!
7:33 PM – Last of Us Remastered, coming July 29th, 2014. Thanks for spoiling stuff from the game in the trailer guys!
7:35 Pm – New Trailer for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.
7:39 PM – Nuclear, the song for the Phantom Pain Trailer sounds absolutely amazing and I want to steal it now!
7:40 PM – Grand Theft Auto 5, coming to PlayStation 4 in Fall 2014. Hooray for relaunching games we already have!7:41 PM – PS3 characters can be transferred to PS4 Grand Theft Auto V

7:42 PM – Batman: Arkham Knights gameplay trailer shown. It looks leaps and bounds above PS3 and XBox 360 Arkham games.
7:43 PM – Batmobile looks sick.
7:44 PM – … And the Batmobile can turn into a tank! Awesome… just awesome!
7:45 PM – Its amazing to see that all of these gameplay mechanics are seamless… I haven’t seen a loading screen yet!
7:46 PM – Scarecrow appears at the end of the trailer and looks freaking amazing.
7:47 PM – Stream seems to have broken
7:48 PM – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Confirmed. Closes the show!

Well, that was the Sony Press Conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, guys! What did you think? Did Microsoft release anything groundbreaking? What game has got you the most excited?


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