After more than seven years in development, Team Ico is finally ready to unleash The Last Guardian on the PS4. Now available to download through the PlayStation Store, players should prepare their hankies, as Fumito Ueda and his team are definitely going to tug on some heartstrings with their story of a scrappy young boy and the massive creature known as Trico.
Another game featuring an array of fantastic beasts will be available to download this week from Studio Wildcard as their dino survival game, Ark: Survival Evolved, has also launched for the PS4.
Finally this week, THQ Nordic is bringing back one of the earliest FPS hits for the PS2 with Red Faction, the latest addition to Sony’s growing stable of PS2-On-PS4 titles.
More information on all of these games can be found after the break. And a full look at this week’s new add-ons and discounts is available at the PlayStation Blog.
PS4 + PS Vita Cross-Buy Games
Space Overlords ($7.99)
Four brothers known as the Overlords have been incarcerated by the evil Kesedihan for many years while he has slowly destroyed the cosmos. You and your brothers must rise up and purge the evil contaminating the planets you have nurtured over the centuries.
3-On-3 Freestyle (Free)
Welcome to one of the most vibrant, diverse, exciting, and competitive sports in the world: street basketball. Pick your player from a pool of custom-designed, one-of-a-kind characters based on real-life street basketball players, team up with your friends online or in-person, and hit the court to play authentic, fast-paced gameplay.
Samurai Shodown is a fighting game that was originally released by SNK in 1993. The game features 12 swordmasters, each with their own unique personality. They will battle among each other before taking on Shiro Tokisada Amakusa in the game’s climax. (Available December 8)
Ark: Survival Evolved ($54.99)
Stranded on the shores of a mysterious island, you must learn to survive. Use your cunning to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter other players to survive, dominate, and escape!
Gravity-bound shooting runner! Cute anime characters with cool abilities! Over 25 bosses with powerful attacks! Never-ending stages! (Available December 8)
The Last Guardian ($59.99)
In a strange and mystical land, a young boy discovers a mysterious creature with which he forms a deep, unbreakable bond. The unlikely pair must rely on each other to escape towering, treacherous ruins filled with unknown dangers. Experience the journey of a lifetime.
Discover the wonderful world of Nubla, full of puzzles and forgotten places. Who has not dreamed of plunging into one of the paintings hanging on the wall of a museum and venture into an unknown world?
PS2-On-PS4… Red Faction ($14.99)
Lured to Mars by the Ultor Corporation’s promise of a better life, thousands have come to seek their fortune and work for the massive mining company. But all is not as it seems. A deadly plague is sweeping through the barracks, and miners suffer daily abuse at the hands of the Ultor guards. Is a revolution on the horizon?
Tethered: Divine Edition ($37.99)
A magical strategy game like nothing you have experienced before. Immerse yourself in the gentle but challenging Virtual Reality world of Tethered wield your godly powers to nurture your peeps, defeat dastardly critters and command elemental forces!
Werewolves Within ($29.99)
After several attacks on townsfolk, the medieval village of Gallowston has had enough! With a special guidebook in hand, players congregate to vote and eliminate any and all possible werewolves hiding disguised in the village. Werewolves Within is a fast-paced game of hidden roles and social deduction for five to eight players.
PS Vita Games
KillAllZombies is thrusting civilians into a fight of survival against the unleashed population of ravenous zombies. And you’re the only one who destined to repulse them.
Demetrios: The Big Cynical Adventure ($9.99)
Demetrios is a quirky adventure game packed with tons of humor! Bjorn Thonen, a slob of an antique dealer living in Paris, is robbed one night after coming home drunk. Forced to conduct his own investigation with the help of his neighbor Sandra, he ends up involved in a murky, mysterious affair. Will these unlikely heroes be able to rise up and discover ancient secrets?
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization ($39.99)
The ultimate single-player MMO simulation. Dive into the world of SAO and immerse yourself in an MMO-like experience like no other. Old friends, new mysteries. Explore this new world of Ainground with Asuna, Leafa, Silica, Klein, and other old friends as well as 300 NPC players you can get to know and recruit into your party.