Death Stranding Create the Rope Teaser Trailer Released, More Info Coming Soon

Hideo Kojima, founder of Kojima Productions and director of the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Death Stranding, has released a new teaser trailer for the game. The trailer doesn’t show much but does feature the phrase “Create The Rope”. Kojima Productions also confirmed that more information will be shown on the 30th of May 2019 (JST) and are using the phrase “Create the rope”.

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Coming To PS4 & PC

Grasshopper Manufacture has announced that Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes will be coming to the PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. The announcement was made at MomoCon but no further details were revealed. Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes was originally released on the 18th of January 2019 for the Switch.

Atelier Raiza Announced For PS4

Dengeki PlayStation has revealed the latest game in the Atelier series, the new game, titled Atelier Raiza: The Queen of Eternal Darkness and the Secret Hideout, will release this fall in Japan for the PlayStation 4. The game will be getting two limited edition variants but details on their contents were not provided. Atelier Raiza is a coming of age story and follows Raizalin Staud, a normal girl that feels uneasy in her tranquil everyday life. She decides to seek excitement and discovers alchemy and a “certain someone” along the way. More information on the game will be revealed on the 28th of May 2019. It’s also likely that the game will be coming to other platforms but Dengeki PlayStation wouldn’t cover that.


Star Ocean: First Departure R Announced For PS4 & Switch

Square Enix has announced a remake of the original Star Ocean game for the PlayStation Portable, Star Ocean: First Departure R is set to release worldwide on the PlayStation 4 and Switch. No details on the pricing or release date of the game were revealed but Square Enix are another reveal soon.

DayZ Comes To PS4 Next Week

Bohemia Interactive has announced that they will be bringing DayZ to the PlayStation 4 on the 29th of May 2019, no details on the pricing has been announced as of yet but the game is available for €39.99 on Steam. DayZ is a multiplayer battle royale game, it does not currently support crossplay or cross progression.

Synopsis via PlayStation:

The post-soviet country of Chernarus is struck by an unknown virus, turning the majority population into frenzied infected. Fighting over resources has bred a hostile mentality among survivors, driving what’s left of humanity to collapse. You are one of the few immune to the virus—how far will you go to survive?

Sony BitSummit 7 Spirits Lineup Announced

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan has announced their lineup of games for the upcoming BitSummit 7 Spirits, the event will take place on the 1st of June 2019 at the Kyoto International Exhibition Hall. There will be 14 PS4 games and 4 PSVR games on display. Additionally Keita Takahashi, director of the Katamari series and lead on the upcoming Wattam game, as well as Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, will be on a panel together during the event.

Here’s the lineup of PlayStation 4 games:

  1. ANNO: Mutation (ThinkingStars)
  2. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (505 Games / ArtPlay)
  3. Chrono Sword (21c Ducks)
  4. Evotinction (Spikewave Games)
  5. F.I.S.T. (TiGames)
  6. Hardcore Mecha (Arc System Works / RocketPunch Games)
  7. Indivisible (505 Games / LabZero Games)
  8. In Nightmare (Magicfish Studio)
  9. Knights & Bikes (Double Fine Presents / Foam Sword)
  10. Lethal League Blaze (Ooizumi Amuzio)
  11. No Straight Roads (Metronomik)
  12. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous / Edelweiss)
  13. Wattam (Annapurna Interactive / Funomena)
  14. West of Dead (Raw Fury / ???)

Here’s the lineup of PlayStation VR games:

  1. Budget Cuts (Neat Corp)
  2. Falcon Age (Outerloop Games)
  3. Focus on You (Smilegate Entertainment)
  4. Throw Anything (Visual Light)

Metro Exodus Was The Biggest Launch In THQ Nordic’s History, Partnering With 4A Games Again

THQ Nordic has announced that Metro Exodus had the best launch in their history. The game was published by Deep Silver, who also published Persona 5 in Europe and other PAL territories, and has already turned a profit. According to THQ Nordic the game “performed in line with management’s expectations and has recouped all investments in development and marketing.” This is incredibly impressive given that Metro Exodus has only been out since mid February. THQ Nordic also announced that they are working with 4A Games, the developers of the Metro series, on another “AAA project”, no other details were revealed. THQ Nordic currently have 80 games in development, 48 of which haven’t been announced as of yet. Metro Exodus is currently available on the PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One.