The video game world has gathered in Paris, France for the ever-popular Paris Games Week 2017. PGW is trade fair for video games held annually at the Paris expo Porte de Versailles, and has become a popular outlet for Sony conferences and big game news.
Sony kicked PGW 2017 off with a stellar media briefing showing off a variety of gameplay and announcement trailers from games we knew were coming while also introducing a few surprises. We finally got a look at the story of Insomniac’s Spiderman game, a brief gameplay trailer of the upcoming God of War title, the remake of PlayStation 2’s Shadow of the Colossus, and extremely tense look at Last of Us Part II that dropped a few jaws. You can rewatch their conference here.
As the week of video game announcements continues, we will keep you up to date with all of the best trailers coming from PGW 2017. Take a look at our favorites below.
Ghost of Tsushima – Announcement Trailer
“The year is 1274. Samurai warriors are the legendary defenders of Japan–until the fearsome Mongol Empire invades the island of Tsushima, wreaking havoc and conquering the local population. As one of the last surviving samurai, you rise from the ashes to fight back. But, honorable tactics won’t lead you to victory. You must move beyond your samurai traditions to forge a new way of fighting–the way of the Ghost–as you wage an unconventional war for the freedom of Japan.”
Concrete Genie – Announcement Trailer
“Concrete Genie is a game about a bullied teenager named Ash, who escapes his troubles by painting spectacular living landscapes and mischievous creatures throughout his abandoned hometown of Denska. As he masters this magical paint, he discovers it can purify Denska’s polluted walls. Can Ash overcome the bullies and paint his hometown back to life?”
Horizon Zero Dawn – The Frozen Wilds DLC Trailer
“Beyond the northern mountains, the borderlands of the Banuk tribe challenge all who dare enter to survive the extremes. But now this frozen wilderness harbors a new threat, and for Aloy, a new mystery – one she’s determined to solve.”
Erica – Announcement Trailer
“Erica is a brand new interactive experience coming to PS4 and PlayLink. We sat down with creative director Jack Attridge to learn more about how his team is pushing the boundaries of storytelling.”
Minecraft – ‘Stranger Things’ Skin Pack Announcement
“Something is coming, something hungry for blood. A shadow grows on the wall behind you, swallowing you in darkness. It is almost here… Boom! Stranger Things comes to Minecraft! Join Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, Eleven, Joyce, Hopper and many more as they survive monsters, adolescence and 80’s fashion choices.”
Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Launch Trailer
“Heroes are born on the battlefront, and in Star Wars Battlefront 2, you’re able to experience it for yourself. Play as heroes from all three eras of Star Wars in massive battles across iconic locations, and take part in a thrilling single-player story as Iden Versio fights to avenge the Emperor.”
Far Cry 5 – Expanded Co-op Trailer
“Far Cry comes to America in the latest installment of the award-winning franchise. Welcome to Hope County, Montana. When your arrival incites the cult to violently seize control of the region, you must rise up and spark the fires of resistance to liberate a besieged community. Freely explore Hope County’s rivers, lands, and skies with the largest customizable weapon and vehicle roster ever in a Far Cry game. You are the hero of the story in a thrilling world that hits back with every punch, and where the places you discover and the locals you ally with will shape your story in ways you’ll never see coming.”
Destiny 2 – Curse of Osiris DLC trailer
“Destiny 2 Expansion I: Curse of Osiris continues your Guardian’s journey with all-new story missions and adventures set in a new destination, Mercury. Journey through time and space to learn the secrets of Osiris, avert a dark future, and rebuild the ties between the legendary Warlock and his greatest student – Ikora Rey.”
Spiderman – Teaser Trailer
“Sony Interactive Entertainment, Insomniac Games, and Marvel team up to create a brand-new, authentic Spider-Man adventure exclusively for PlayStation 4. Take control of an experienced Peter Parker who is more masterful at fighting crime.”
God of War – Gameplay Trailer
“Intensity, strategy, and an emotional combat connection between Kratos and his son Atreus, is what Santa Monica Studio wants you to feel in the new combat system for God of War. This combat moment with the deadly Draugr’s in the Huldra Mine, in the middle of mayhem, is a perfect example of how Kratos and Atreus can take down their enemies, together, in the brutal Norse wilds as they fight to fulfill a deeply personal quest.”
Detroit: Become Human Trailer
“Since we introduced Detroit with a teaser focused on Kara, we released demos of Connor and Markus. We had to close the loop by showing a demo of Kara, which we are proud to do at Paris Games Week, the place where we revealed the game to the world for the first time. The scene we are presenting is a very important moment in Kara’s story: we discover that Kara is owned by a human, Todd Williams, the single father of a little girl called Alice. Confronted with Todd’s violence toward his little girl, Kara feels compelled to disobey and risk her life to save Alice.”
Shadow of the Colossus Trailer
“Experience the timeless classic, rebuilt from the ground up for the PlayStation 4 system by JAPAN Studio and Bluepoint Games.”
The Last of Us: Part II Trailer
“The Last of Us Part II debuted a brand new trailer at Paris Games Week, and to our surprise it provided more questions than answers. We sat down with Creative Director Neil Druckmann to see if we could pry any more details about exactly who these new characters are and to check in on how development is progressing.”
Playstation also sat down with the creative director of Last of Us Part II Neil Druckmann to share what we can expect from the highly anticipated sequel.
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