Call me weird, but I always think a game must deserve the honor of being the very first title placed in a brand new console.

For the PlayStation, it was Twisted Metal 2 . I didn't have the system on launch day and some may consider TM2 a weird choice, but those who accurately remember the epic bad-assery that was TM2, they won't even blink an eye.

For the PS2, it was Summoner . Having come off the best RPG generation ever, I was all about the role-playing games at that time. However, I admit I played Tekken Tag Tournament and Unreal Tournament working at EB before I played any games on my own personal PS2. I didn't touch my PS2 until launch day was over, and I could finally go home and relax. I put aside an entire afternoon just to play Summoner and it was a damn good game, I say.

For the PS3, it was Resistance: Fall of Man . And I mean, really, in looking at that launch lineup, should it have been anything else? For the PS4, I'm pretty sure it's going to be Killzone: Shadow Fall , and not because I'm suddenly a gigantic fan of shooters. I like them just fine; it's not that. It's just that I think the first game should be exclusive to that platform, and it should be the IP that best shows off the machine's capability. I want a hint of how far a new console can go, you know? And I think I'll see a glimpse of that with Shadow Fall , although I also have a strong urge to play Knack right out of the gate. It just looks so appealing…

How about you?

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cLoudou
cLoudou
8 years ago

It's going to be Killzone for me since the other game I pre-ordered for the PS4 will come out on the 19th (Watchdogs) and, Resogun and #DriveClub will be downloading via PS Plus while I play.

I've also been kind of wanting to cancel Watchdogs in favor of Knack, tbh.

Solid Fantasy
Solid Fantasy
8 years ago

I think Shadow Fall is going take the first game award. MGS4 won the last gen and Twisted Metal before that.

To Be Decided
To Be Decided
8 years ago

The Playstation Store, but all joking aside between Knack or Killzone. I'll probably go with Knack then Killzone.


Last edited by To Be Decided on 9/26/2013 10:50:05 PM

Highlightreel
Highlightreel
8 years ago

I agree, in a sense, I'll be checking out the indie games since its been such a push for Sony. But I'm looking forward to Battlefield 4 most likely. I do wish there were better options or a huge new ip at launch.

PS1 was all about friends playing any game we could try. PS2 was gran turismo 3 I think and PS3 was rfom, which seemed really cool with all those people playing at once and those spiky grenades.

Stay Classy PSX…

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
8 years ago

Its going to be Killzone for me. Second will either be Ghosts or AC. Cant wait!

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

lol I'm the same way, for PS3 it was Folklore. I wanted a JRPG and that was as close as I was going to get for ages since the genre mysteriously vanished once MS bought all the properties, it turned out to be a sweet game to boot.

For PS4 it kind of depends on when I get one, I would think Killzone but I'm not sure I'm ready to ever spend $60 on a shooter again that isn't Bioshock. So maybe it will actually be inFamous SS or possibly The Evil Within.

Corvo
Corvo
8 years ago

I have no idea. Would love a Final Fantasy to launch along side the ps4. Or any RPG for that matter. The lack of RPGs and the increase in indie games disturbs me. Huh… I feel like i just quoted something…

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
8 years ago

You probably quoting me… The rise of indie gaming recently has just been utterly appalling. With this gen it was First Person Shooters that took the throne, something I was not very happy with but at least they were full scale productions. I'm already tired of all these iOS games being advertised for the Playstation 4, I am not buying a Playstation 4 to play little mobile games.

What is worse is that we're now seeing traits from iOS invade the console industry. Free-to-Play being the successor to DLC in conning the consumer for every penny/cent they have. While these systems can work developers abuse them to no end. And now we're seeing Indie console from everywhere, Ouya, heck even the UK games shop GAME have their own console with redundant games. The industry is just becoming so sour.

I would love a grand scale JRPG at launch, Final Fantasy XV would have been sufficient, I been how much longer do we really have to wait on that now? Level-5's next JRPG looks awful and I have no idea if the next Xenoblade for the Wii-U is a JRPG or an MMO, if it is an MMO my interest will just plummet.

Temjin001
Temjin001
8 years ago

I have no idea. I'm guessing it'll be a fighting game. It's always a fighting game for me.
I'm in no hurry to rush into a drought of new game releases and game prices that hang near full MSRP for a long time. This seems especially so this gen when titles like Bioshock, TLoU, Batman, Splinter Cell, GTA5, Beyond, and GT6 have released or are near release this year alone.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

You're a fighter.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

Wait, when does Witcher 3 release?

Beamboom
Beamboom
8 years ago

Too late 🙁 I'd love to do the virgin boot into a RPG too.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
8 years ago

Woulda been nice.

txgamer
txgamer
8 years ago

I think it will be Watchdogs for me. Maybe something else may catch my eye between now and launch.

Vitron
Vitron
8 years ago

Most likely for me would be a JRPG since I'm gonna
wait it out. If nothing good comes around then It'll Uncharted 4 by default haha. I know Killzone will be good but FPS are not for me.

firesoul453
firesoul453
8 years ago

ps2 for me was Battlefront!

kraygen
kraygen
8 years ago

Waiting for Infamous.

Beamboom
Beamboom
8 years ago

If it wasn't for Watch Dogs I'd do the same.

Jawknee
Jawknee
8 years ago

It will likely be Killzone. Could be inFamous depending on when I can pick a PS4 up.

My first game on PS3 was the oh so terrible Rainbow Six. I returned it almost immediately.

SaiyanSenpai
SaiyanSenpai
8 years ago

For me it will be Killzone. Then some indie titles that I haven't decided on just yet.

Snaaaake
Snaaaake
8 years ago

Either KHIII or FFXV, only if the one of them comes out in 2014 or early 2015 because I'm planning to get it together with a PS4.

If not, then I'll go with my plan B, that is getting it in early 2015 and first game would be Killzone.

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
8 years ago

I would not get your hopes up for a 2014 release… just saying that now…

greg238
greg238
8 years ago

Ac4 killzone nd watchdog in that order lol

Beamboom
Beamboom
8 years ago

For the PS3 it was GTA4. Oh how I'd love it to be GTA5 for the PS4 but instead it will be Watch Dogs.


Last edited by Beamboom on 9/27/2013 3:24:21 AM

Jed
Jed
8 years ago

PS1: Crash Bandicoot
PS2: Smuggler's Run
PS3: R:FOM

My first PS4 game will most likely be Killzone: Shadow Fall, then Watch Dogs. After that I can't tell you. But it will be awesome. I can't wait.

Clamedeus
Clamedeus
8 years ago

You know. That's a tough decision for me to make, i have no idea what game i am going to be playing once i get my PS4. Could be an indie game first i play, or maybe Killzone, or Battlefield 4. I am honestly not sure. lol

Vivi_Gamer
Vivi_Gamer
8 years ago

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

None of the launch titles have caught my interest, so I wont be joining the pre-order rush. However, I will be buying a next-gen console for MGS5 day one of the games release.

Some may find that odd, as MGS5 is set to be on current gen too, but when it coems to Metal Gear I want nothing but the best experience possible for my first playthrough. So, I shall give in to a Playstation 4 then.

PlatformGamerNZ
PlatformGamerNZ
8 years ago

yeah for me was much as the other exclusive launch games look gud i'm gunna have to go with one that possibly not every one else is gunna go for and thats Knack i'm really dying to play this game and it looks like alot of fun yeah i love my Platformers/Character-action games loved them since the first rachet game. as for the first 3rd party it'll be either watch dogs or AC4

happy gaming =)

bldudas1
bldudas1
8 years ago

I don't know, since I won't be getting a PS4 for a year or two.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 was the first game I played on the PS3. Yeah, I know, but I liked it.

mick
mick
8 years ago

for me it will be AC4…while I'm downloading the "demo" for KZ!

greg238 – who is the artist for your gif? even with my glasses I can't make out the signature on it…

Condemnedsoul23
Condemnedsoul23
8 years ago

Infamous followed by Killzone. I'm going to wait until Infamous comes out to get a PS4 that way it's not just sitting there unplayed between Killzone and February.

Evil Incarnate
Evil Incarnate
8 years ago

That's a hard decision because I have DriveClub, Knack, and Killzone:SF pre-ordered with my system. Call me lame, but I think the first of the three I will play is Knack. It just reminds me of the action found in Ratchet & Clank. I love that stuff, man.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
8 years ago

It looks to be the most original too. Those games always excite me more when I have a few to choose from.

When my PS3 broke I was given a goft card to replace it from the retailer for the original amount I paid. The price of the PS3 dropped so I purchased a few games too. PoP, LBP, Fallout 3, and Socom. Of the 4 I put in LBP as soon as I got home. Rightfully so it turned out to be amazing! Sometimes curiousity wins out. Regardless of knowing youll enjoy the others.

Kiryu
Kiryu
8 years ago

edge-online. com /features / an-audience-with-toshihiro-nagoshi

Read this Article People,the Future of the Japanese Gaming Industry


Last edited by Kiryu on 9/27/2013 9:29:13 AM

CrusaderForever
CrusaderForever
8 years ago

Unfortunately I never owned a PS1 or PS2. I know, where's that time machine when you need it. I was a Nintendo guy and only owned one console. For the PS3 it was Uncharted Drake's Fortune! For the Vita it was Uncharted Golden Abyss. To bad Uncharted 4 isn't releasing because I would like to keep this pattern of Uncharted being my first PS system game! However, that was it for me, been Playstation ever since. For the PS4 I keep going back and forth between KZSF and BF4. I am also getting Marvel Super Heroes for my son and I. KZSF is going to be the only true next gen FPS. But BF4 looks insane as well. I am concerned about the medium PC settings for the PS4 version of BF4. So it may come down to a last minute decision. I may surprise myself and put AC4 in my PS4 first since that is also on the list.
My D1 list is this:
PS4
Extra Controller
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
AC4
KZSF or BF4
It's going to be a tough wait!

DjEezzy
DjEezzy
8 years ago

Probably going to be bf4 since i'm getting that bundle. Possibly driveclub as well since it's free. Oh and i'm definitely getting resogun the second i get the ps4!!!!


Last edited by DjEezzy on 9/27/2013 10:16:31 AM

MRSUCCESS
MRSUCCESS
8 years ago

The first game? Metal Gear Solid 5 or Persona 5. Whichever comes out first.

By the way, SEGA purchased Atlus. I have yet to see that news on here.

Source: http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/09/19/atlus-comments-on-sega-purchase


Last edited by MRSUCCESS on 9/27/2013 10:28:07 AM

CrusaderForever
CrusaderForever
8 years ago

Also, there is a huge Persona announcement coming in November!!!! Hopefully it's Persona 5 for the PS4!

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/09/26/atlus-teaser-site-hints-at-persona-announcement-in-november

PC_Max
PC_Max
8 years ago

As I have said I am waiting. The Order caught my interest but Infamous Second Son does as well.

Others factors include ND and Quantic Dreams and whether they will be releasing games in 2014 or 15.

Will be waiting watching from the sidelines.

Keep playing!

Sogi_Otsa
Sogi_Otsa
8 years ago

probably FF15.
maybe Yakuza: Ishin if i can order it, but i'm not getting a PS4 at launch anyway.

xenris
xenris
8 years ago

KNACK. Something about that game just looks awesome to me. Second game will be KZ Shadowfall.

Of course if something happens and I dont get it at launch then I will probably get Imfamous second son first.

Nerull
Nerull
8 years ago

AC Black Flag, although I would have liked to start with an exclusive, oh well.

ethird1
ethird1
8 years ago

BF4!!! WOOOO! Killzone is going to be 30fps crap. 30 fps crap on a super system. Yeah.

wambo
wambo
8 years ago

Pre-ordered my ps4 at Hmv today an the guy who served me told me that I can't guarantee that you will get one on launch day, my first game will probably be killzone shadow fall or watchdogs

Ninja_WafflesXD
Ninja_WafflesXD
8 years ago

All the games I really want for the PS4 are either coming out later or have no release date in sight…

I pretty excited for Infamous: Second Son, but we have to wait till February.
Then the other games on my list (read: the ones I'm REALLY excited for) are MGS V, FF XV and Kingdom Hearts III *sigh*

Watch Dogs is another title I'm interested in, but I'm probably gonna wait it out, and get the PS4 a little later.

Brighat
Brighat
8 years ago

If it's available on November 15, Watch Dogs. If not, probably Knack or DriveClub. I'll wait for the reviews.

Jumpinbeans
Jumpinbeans
8 years ago

Would love to say KZ4 or AC4 but in reality it will be the playroom. Odds are the little one will be around and my other 1/2 wont be imrpessed with me playing an 18 game so it will be the playroom……or maybe knack.

JDC80
JDC80
8 years ago

InFamous Second Son.

BlinkBoy
BlinkBoy
8 years ago

Abe's New n Tasty game will be my the reason i getting a PS4 early.

Balian Axel
Balian Axel
8 years ago

Probably will wait until after Christmas to get my ps4 but bf4 and lego marvel heroes will be my first games. As to which game goes in first, well that all depends on my son's location at the time of unboxing. (he's 5 so I usually let him get his way 🙂 )