Sony Tokyo Game Show 2015 Round Up

 

Tokyo Game Show 2015 has been pretty amazing for PlayStation 4 owners. Here’s a wrap up of all the news that occurred during their show.

First up was DLC for Bloodborne set to release on November 24th 2015 called “The Old Hunters”.

Gravity Rush 2 was confirmed for PS4 for 2015 and fan favourite Gravity Rush 1 was announced as a remake for PS4.

SNK Revealed King of Fighters XIV. No details given but this trailer:

Ubisoft were there to show Assassins Creed: Unity and the new title from E3 For Honor.

Sega Logo appeared onto the screen next. Yakuza is being re-made for PS3 and PS4.

Following that up Yakuza 6 for PS4 is coming in Autumn 2016.

Koei Temco next up and they show off Romance of the 3 Kingdoms and Toukiden 2. They then reveal a 10 year old game in NIOH. It’s coming to PS4 in 2016.

Onto the next Japanese developer, Square-Enix.

They brought to the show World of Final Fantasy that was announced at E3 2015. Star Ocean was also shown with a release date of 25th Feb 2016.

And Kingdom Hearts 2.8 (yes 2.8) was revealed. Now I’ll be honest I’m not entirely sure just what this contains as I type this up, So I’ve taken the official press snippet to give a summary better explained than I could possibly begin to try.

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Coming To The PlayStation®4 System

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 15, 2015) – SQUARE ENIX® and Disney Interactive today revealed that development has begun on KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, a compilation that brings the popular KINGDOM HEARTS [Dream Drop Distance] to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system platform remastered in high definition.

Originally released in 2012, KINGDOM HEARTS [Dream Drop Distance] HD is a full-HD remastered version of KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance]. Series protagonists Sora and Riku take on the Mark of Mastery exam in preparation for coming threats. The signature action of the KINGDOM HEARTS series has evolved, allowing players to experience faster-paced battles and exploration at a blistering pace.

This newly remastered title also features:
· KINGDOM HEARTS 0.2 Birth by Sleep – A Fragmentary Passage –
o A completely new playable episode that links to the story of KINGDOM HEARTS III, taking place after the storyline of KINGDOM HEARTS Birth by Sleep played from the perspective of Aqua.

· KINGDOM HEARTS χ [chi] Back Cover (movie)
o A new HD movie that tells the mysterious story of the Foretellers, connecting the earliest parts of the series’ history, showcased in the upcoming mobile title KINGDOM HEARTS Unchained χ[chi].

The new announcement trailer will debut on the official KINGDOM HEARTS YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/KingdomHearts ) on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Does that help? Good.

Next up was Capcom. They announced Biohazard Umbrella Corps.

The show finished off with some small game called Call of Duty: Black Ops 3? Apparently it’ll kinda a big deal?

Project Morpheus was renamed officially to PlayStation VR. A number of demos will be available to TGS attendees. A few of which were previously shown at E3 and GDC events such as Rigs: Mechanized Combat League and Summer Lesson.

Finally there was a confirmation of a price drop of PS4 in Japan to 34,980 Yen.

And that was that. So some nice new Japanese games. Some catch ups on older games too. An all round impressive display for Sony at TGS 2015.

To list it:

Announcements:
– Bloodborne: The Old Hunters – Release Date: November 24, 2015
– Bloodborne LTD Sales: 2 Million
– Minna no Golf, 2016
– Uncharted 4, Global Worldwide Launch
– Gravity Daze (rush) for PS4, 12/10
– Gravity Daze 2 (rush) for PS4 in 2016
– AC: Syndicate & For Honor (Ubisoft)
– Yakuza Remake, 1/21/2016 for PS3/PS4 (includes demo of Yakuza 6)
– Yakuza 6 for PS4, Fall 2016
– King of Fighters XIV
– One Piece: Burning Blood for PS4/Vita
– Gundam Extreme Vs-Force for Vita
– Toukiden Kiwami 2, 2016
– Nioh for PS4, 2016
– Star Ocean 5, 2/25/2016
– SaGa Scarlet Grace for Vita, 2016
– Kingdom Hearts HD II.8 Final Chapter Prologue, PS4 (Yes, that’s the real name)
– Setsuna, PS4/Vita in 2016
– Biohazard Umbrella Corps, 2016
– Exist Archive, 12/17/2015
– 13 Sentinels for PS4/Vita
– Danganronpa 3 for PS4/Vita
– Dragon Quest Builders release date: 1/28/2016
– Call of Duty Black Ops 3
– HDD Plates and new colors for the DS4
– PS NOW!!
– Morpheus’s official name is Playstation VR. Killer app is Summer Lessons
– FFXIV has VR support
– Price drop to 34,980 yen

– Murr

Source: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1112351&page=98

 

 

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5 thoughts on “Sony Tokyo Game Show 2015 Round Up

  1. Not a very impressive list. Nothing really blew me away, but I am interested in Nioh, and Romance of The Three Kingdoms. Everything else was kind of meh to me. I still haven’t seen anything that’ll make me want to own a PS4.

    • Different strokes for different folks I guess. Had it since launch and been incredibly satisfied with it. Quite excited about Horizon and Uncharted 4 myself.

      • I’m the same. I’m not against getting a PS4 at all. Just waiting for something to convince me to buy it. There are some games I like the look of, but not enough to warrant the purchase yet.
        No Man’s Sky almost had me swayed but then the PC version was announced, so I will get it on that.

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