Destiny, a video game where you can perform Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance before a gigantic space-Satan in another dimension outside of time, appears to be off to a good start now that microtransactions have been introduced to the latest iteration of the game.
Naughty Dog’s platforming adventure will once again be a game with a multiplayer component, although Naughty Dog is looking to create a balance of sorts between the use of an in-game currency and actual real world coin.
Hang on a minute there buddy! The gaming industry isn’t quite done with you, just yet. Or at least one of the big players of the scene, that is. Right now, Paris is getting ready to host a Sony Conference, where Uncharted 4, PlayStation VR and a two-wheeled version of Drive Club will be shown off. And probably a few exclusives as well. Want to watch it? Of course you do!
It’s not too hard to imagine that a successor Sony console will be on the way soon, a PlayStation 5 which will feature games with graphics crisper than a PlayStation 3 era CGI scene. But if the last console cycle taught us anything, it’s that developers are more than happy to spend several years on one platform.
Now known, as PlayStation VR, Sony is clearly dead-set on making a push into the virtual reality market. It’s going to be interesting to see how PlayStation VR performs, and if it’ll be a game-changer or a fad reminiscent of Nintendo’s ill-fated VirtualBoy. But at least one person at Sony considers the technology to be “the ultimate weapon” in gaming.