PlayStation State of Play September 2022: All the games featured

PlayStation State of Play on September 13, 2022 gave fans plenty of content with just under 30 minutes of broadcast time. Here are all the games featured.

PlayStation State of Play September 2022

Announcing Tekken 8

A trailer featuring a battle between Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima gave fans the first confirmation of Tekken 8.

“This trailer was actually taken directly from a certain part of the Tekken 8 story mode in development, played on PlayStation 5. In other words, all character models, backgrounds and effects are the same as those used in -Game. Although this was captured from the story mode, it is not a pre-rendered movie made for the trailer, but rather real-time rendered footage, running at 60 frames per second, the same way you would experience the game in versus battle mode. said the chief producer of the Tekken project, Katsuhiro Harada.

God of War Ragnarök Story Trailer

The long-awaited God of War Ragnarök gives us a glimpse of the story with another trailer. A God of War Ragnarök-themed DualSense wireless controller has also been announced.

“As the All-Father moves his pieces around the board, Kratos and Atreus must decide whether they will be bound by fate or look beyond what is written and make their own destiny,” remarked Grace Orlady, Lead Community Manager at Santa Monica Studio.

Rise of the Ronin

Team Ninja, the developers who brought us Dead or Alive, Nioh, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 and more, have revealed their new title: Rise of the Ronin.

Team Ninja Director and President Fumihiko Yasuda shared a few words: “Seven years ago, we started this project. And since then, development has progressed slowly and freely, much like the mind of a Ronin. It is with great pleasure that we finally bring this title to light, and we are filled with gratitude to have been able to make this announcement together with PlayStation who have supported us and this project throughout these many years.

Synduality

Set in a dystopian future, explore and reclaim land lost to humanity with your AI partner in Synduality.

“It all started a few years ago when our team got together and had a passionate discussion about how we can forge our way – or even break the whole barrier of the sci-fi genre,” said the producer of Synduality, Yosuke Futami. “With the emergence of technology these days and how artificial intelligence is slowly gaining prominence in our daily lives, we were particularly interested in how humans and AI would interact with each other. others in the future. Will they co-exist? Do they have the same belief about feelings or the meaning of emotion? Can they intertwine? These are the questions that eventually became an exodus from this project, and I hope you will join us to understand together the adventures that await them,” he added.

Stellar Blade

A new trailer for Project Eve, now titled Stellar Blade, has been revealed. It shows Eve and her comrades crossing paths with Adam, as he leads them to Xion, the last surviving city. Together, fight the NA:tives on a mission to save Earth.

Shift Up Corp. Director Kim Hyung Tae provided some more context behind the title change: “This is our second meeting since PlayStation Showcase in September 2021. I’m beyond ecstatic to reveal the name. official version of our game, previously called Project Eve, and share a new trailer revealing new characters and their roles in this story. And I present to you the official title that encompasses the stylish action of Eve and her long and winding adventure… Stellar Blade.

The title is a combination of “Stellar”, which means stars in Latin, and “Blade”, which defines Eve’s existence.

Where the tip of this blade will take you is up to you.

Hogwarts Legacy PlayStation Exclusive Quest

Hogwarts Legacy will feature a PlayStation-exclusive quest: The Haunted Hogsmeade Shop. It includes an additional dungeon, the trader’s cosmetic set, and an in-game Hogsmeade shop, available to all players on PlayStation.

Avalanche Software’s Community Manager, Chandler Wood, set the mood a bit more. “Cassandra Mason has a shop to sell you in Hogsmeade, but all is not as it seems in this ramshackle establishment. What sinister secrets hide under Madame Mason’s shop and why was she so keen to sell it? It’s a mystery that Hogwarts Legacy players will uncover in the Haunted Hogsmeade Shop quest exclusively available on PlayStation platforms.

Pacific Boardwalk

Pacific Drive is a rogue-lite first-person driving survival game. Your car protects you from the dangers of the Olympic Exclusion Zone, as long as you keep it running.

“Since its inception in 2019, Ironwood Studios has worked hard on Pacific Drive, and we are extremely proud to work with PlayStation to bring it to life. Our team loves filling surreal settings with layered systems that allow players to experience their own unexpected and unique experiences. We always dream of urban legends and the forests of the Pacific Northwest, two things the Olympic Exclusion Zone is full of. It also doesn’t hurt that we’re all big fans of a good old-fashioned road trip,” said Blake Dove, communications and marketing specialist at Ironwood Studios.

Like a dragon: Ishin!

The minds behind Yakuza: Like a Dragon have revealed a spin-off title set in 1860s Kyo, the fictional version of Kyoto. The protagonist is Sakamoto Ryoma, a true historical figure credited with the overthrow of the shogunate and the radical reform of Japan.

Sega of America Global Community Manager David Hinds revealed the game’s release date: Today is a very special day. Not just for RGG Studio, the brains behind Yakuza: Like a Dragon, but for all of our fans around the world who have been eagerly awaiting the most legendary lost chapter from the creators of the Like a Dragon series. We’ve read your comments on Twitter, seen your fan content, and are beyond thrilled to announce that the action-packed samurai legend title, Like a Dragon: Ishin!, will launch worldwide in February 2023. . »

Demoo

Demeo, originally released on PC and Oculus Quest, is coming to PlayStation VR2 and PlayStation 5. The award-winning tabletop RPG and dungeon crawler will make full use of the haptics of the PS VR2 Sense controller, headset and DualSense wireless controller to enhance immersion.

“The visual fidelity of PlayStation 5 and PS VR2 has given us plenty of reason to revisit our graphics to take advantage of what is possible on PlayStation hardware. If you thought heroes and monsters looked intimidating before, wait until you see them with our latest shaders! Refresh rate is also a crucial part of creating a comfortable virtual experience, which is why we’re excited to take advantage of 120Hz refresh on PS VR2,” according to Resolution Games Producer Gustav Stenmark.

Star Wars: Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge was first made available on Oculus Quest in late 2020, and is now heading to PlayStation VR2 in 2023. Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB has rebuilt the experience to “take advantage of many improvements that the hardware has to offer”.

“Utilizing all the technology PS VR2 has to offer, the game pushes what is possible with virtual reality to immerse you in the world of Star Wars like never before. The high-fidelity visual experience will include headset-based controller tracking and eye tracking ensuring your movements and the direction you are looking are reflected as you play,” said Scott Mayer, ILMxLAB Advertising Manager.

“Audio and haptics also play a major role in the experience, where you’ll be able to hear the soundscape surround you in rich 3D audio and feel every detail with the haptics built into the PS controller and headset. VR2 Sense. Combining all the sensory features PS VR2 has to offer, the experience will make you feel like you’re living in the Star Wars galaxy,” Mayer added.


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