PlayStation advanced new projects on the way: Tekken 8, Stellar Blade and Rise of the Ronin

Stellar Blade

about time for PlayStation start your transmission motors State of Play and will tell his fans what awaits the Sony universe in terms of gaming. Although the direct briefly expanded the information of its most coveted titles, such as God of War Ragnarok y Hogwarts Legacythe company made sure there were a few surprises.

Among what most surprised the public was the revelation of the Tekken 8, the new edition of the iconic fighting game directed by Katsuhiro Harada. The trailer showcased the Story Mode experience within the fighting game and definitely made sure players understood that Bandai Namco sought to employ all the tools that the PlayStation 5 generation has to offer.

The new Tekken continues the legacy of the franchise with incredible cinematics that speak of the background of the characters that face each other and even managed to demonstrate that even within a fighting game the limits of the graphic sections can be pushed. Although there is no confirmed release date yet, Sony clarified that it is in active development.

Tekken 8
Tekken 8

But Tekken is not only what Bandai Namco talked about: it also introduced Synduality, a third person sci fi shooter where the protagonist and her Artificial Intelligence guide must survive in a dystopian future where humanity is in extinction. Only a few people managed to survive underground, where they built the city of Amasia in order to stay alive. While developing the technology necessary for their survival, they encountered a free AI with whom they established a cooperative transhuman relationship. Players will become Drifters, adventurers who go to the surface and explore the scenarios to recover necessary resources for the city.

Synduality
Synduality

Team Ninja also introduced the project they were working on: Rise of the Ronin, an action RPG that invites users to explore the reality of 19th century Japan through history, a warrior who does not answer to any faction. The developer, who was in charge of the souls-like Nioh in 2017 and its second iteration in 2020, took advantage of its experience in samurai aesthetics to provide this new adventure with all the necessary details to put yourself in the shoes of a Ronin in the middle of the civil war of the Tokugawa shogunate.

Rise of the Ronin
Rise of the Ronin

By the South Korean developer Shift Up Corp, the mysterious “Project Eve” was finally revealed. under the name Stellar Blade, the proposal invited to follow the story of Eve and her team, who travel to a desolate planet Earth and seek to reconquer it in the name of their race. There they meet Adam, who guides them to the last surviving city and invites them to contribute to development. But it’s not about construction, but defense: The Earth has new monstrous creatures that seek to prey on everything in their path.

Stellar Blade
Stellar Blade

Sega was not far behind in the announcements and spoke of Like A Dragon: Were!, a story that will be released in February 2023 and created by those responsible for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The narrative will have an imprint of a Japanese samurai epic, where the traditional Yakuza team becomes a gang of troublemakers in 1860.

Like a Dragon : They were
Like a Dragon : They were

With a jump to the other end of the earth, Ironwood Studios revealed what the project he had been working on since 2019 was about: Pacific Drive. The first-person survival invites you to explore a mysterious territory on top of a car, which will keep adventurers safe only if it’s working. Set in 1955 America, the space players will travel through is a classified region where dangerous experiments have been carried out that not only caused its environmental collapse, but also invited a series of paranormal horrors in the region. Pacific Drive will be available in 2023.

Pacific Drive
Pacific Drive

The direct also showed a reversal of Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge – Enhanced Edition for PlayStation VR2, introduced a new loyalty program in PlayStation Stars called Digital Collectibles and was encouraged to show parts of Demeoa table-top experience for VR built with 9th generation tools.

Demeo VR para PS VR2
Demeo VR para PS VR2

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