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Sony Ahead Of Paris Games Week: ‘E3 Was Only Half The Story’

| October 27, 2017

Sony Ahead Of Paris Games Week: 'E3 Was Only Half The Story' News  Sony PlayStation VR PlayStation 4 Paris Games Week

“E3 was only half the story.”

This is the latest message left by Sony in the US PlayStation Blog, suggesting, once again, that this year’s Paris Games Week will be one for the ages.

Of course, its part of a company’s job to increase the hype ahead of any major event or reveal, but this might not be simple braggadocio on Sony’s part this time around. Sony didn’t have a “bad” showing at E3 2017, but it was by no means amazing either. It did just enough to get fans hyped up for the future in 2018, but the only titles which were showcased had been ones that the public had already known about.

However, going off of what Sony is saying here, it appears that its lackluster showing at E3 may have been intentional and it intentionally held back on announcements so that it could spread things out over two pressers instead of one.

And if that’s the case, then one has to wonder exactly what Sony has in the bag for next week. For now, all we know is that Sony has 21 game updates, including seven all-new game announcements for PS4 and PS VR, planned during its introductory livestream at 8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST, followed by an exclusive new look at the “next wave of huge PlayStation titles” during its Media Showcase at 9 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST

A declaration like this is certainly exciting, but Sony does run the risk of over-hyping the reveals only for them to fall flat.

Here’s to hoping it can deliver.

The PlayStation Media Showcase and introductory live stream at Paris Games Week 2017 will be live streamed on live.playstation.comTwitchYouTube, and Facebook.

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  • Brian

    Sounds sort of desperate to me. But, whatever. Announcing 7 new games that won’t ship until 2019 doesn’t really leave one breathless … especially when all the press is highlighting how sad the PS4 Pro is in comparison to the Xbox One X. Maybe we’ll get a sneak peak at the PS5 for 2021 :)

    • ProAssassin84

      Desperate. Only people with something to lose is desperate. Sony has destroyed Microsoft and there not worried about Microsoft when they have Mega Exclusives coming with Microsoft at ZERO.

      • Brian

        Rrrrright. “There” not worried? How about release dates for all those amazing exclusives? Hell, how about something more than a trailer? You’re idiotic statements about Sony destroying Microsoft just shows how ignorant you are. There is no taking away Sony’s success with the PS4, but that in no way indicates that the Xbox is a failure. Grow up.

  • Michael

    ^ At least we know these new games will actually ship. How many years have MS been touting Crackdown 3, State of Decay 2 and Sea of Thieves? You might even get them by the time PS5 launches.

    • Fweds

      Not as long as Sony were touting Horizon etc, check your facts fanboy.

  • Fweds

    E3 was “Half the story” ! That’s odd as Sony announced absolutely Nothing new at E3 so I take it the other half will just be Shovelware for the VR and Indie games.

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