Gamescom 2014: Sony conference highlights

Sony was in no mood to be overshadowed by Microsoft at Gamescom 2014, and made sure they stepped up to the plate come press conference time.

Here are the highlights from Sony’s presser.

Bloodborne gets first gameplay trailer

From Software are determined to make games that you are afraid to play with the lights off, with Bloodborne serving up terrifying creatures and lots of blood. This third-person RPG is looking good.

New games debuted

Sony used its press briefing, as one would expect, to annonuce a few new games. Here are some of the the titles that were shown off for the first time.

  • WiLD – the new title from Michel Ancel, the creator of Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil
  • The Tomorrow Children – PixelJunk studio Q-Games returns with an eccentric new title for PS4
  • Alienation – Dead Nation/Resogun studio Housemarque return with a frenetic sci-fi shooter
  • Tearaway Unfolded – Media Molecule’s acclaimed PS Vita adventure comes to PS4 in a special expanded edition
  • Hellblade – new title from Heavenly Sword/DmC studio Ninja Theory

Far Cry 4 exclusive content and Day Z for PS4

The PlayStation versions Far Cry 4 will have the exclusive Keys to Kyrat feature which allows you to invite a friend to play co-op via the PlayStation Network, even if they do not have the game.

When purchasing the Ubisoft shooter for PS3 or PS4, you will get 10 Keys to Kyrat – each key lets your mate play with you for up to 2 hours.

Sony also announced that survival-horror title DayZ is coming to the PS4 in the near future.

Sony has sold 10 million PlayStation 4s

That’s right, Sony confirmed its has sold, not shipped, actually sold 10 million PS4s to consumers. Not too shabby for a console that is less than a year old.

10 Million PS4s

10 Million PS4s

New game footage

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Driveclub

Until Dawn

LittleBigPlanet 3

inFAMOUS First Light

The Order 1886

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