This year’s E3 ended with a bang! Along with a ton of information surrounding the next-gen consoles releasing later this year we also got to see many forthcoming games; including exclusives from both consoles as well as multiplatform games.
Just the way it was supposed to be, this year’s E3 was all about games. Because in the end, the quality of games play a significant role in deciding as to which console a player should buy.
Whether you are on the Xbox One camp or Playstation 4’s – we have compiled a list of game available on both consoles along with exclusives.
Assassin’s Creed IV : Black Flag
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Dragon Age: Inquisition
The Elder Scrolls: Online
The Evil Within
Final Fantasy XV
Just Dance 2014
Kingdom Hearts III
LEGO Marvel Superheroes
Lords of the Fallen
Madden NFL 25
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
NBA Live 14
Need for Speed: Rivals
Rainbow 6: Patriots
Skylanders: Swap Force
Sniper Elite III
Star Wars: Battlefront
Tom Clancy’s The Division
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade
The Witcher III: Wild Hunt
Wolfenstein: The New Order
Playstation 4 ‘Console’ Exclusives
Blacklight: Retribution is F2P first-person shooter developed by Zombie Studios which is mainly multiplayer as the single player mode has nothing more than training against AI bots. The game features a number of popular multiplayer game modes such as Team Deathmatch, Kill Confirmed, Domination, King of the Hill, etc.
Daylight is a forthcoming horror survival game also being developed by Zombie Studios. The highlight of this game is that it is being developed on Unreal Engine IV. There is no concept of firearms or any other weapon in Daylight and players are solely dependent upon their cell phones to survive.
DC Universe Online:
DC Universe Online is an action-RPG MMO developed by Sony Online Entertainment. The game features a number of characters from DC comics like Superman, Batman, Joker, Batman, etc. The game also features leveling up, inventories and raid instances.
Diablo III is an action-RPG developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Diablo III is the third installment in Diablo franchise which takes place 20 years after the events of Diablo II. The gameplay is just like previous Diablo games where players command their character using a mouse or a keyboard on a PC.
Doki Doki Universe:
Doki Doki Universe is being developed by HumaNature Studios exclusively for Playstation III, Playstation IV and PS Vita. The game puts you in the shoes of a robot who just lost its family and begins its venture on the colorful outer-space; visiting new planets and meeting new people.
Don’t Starve is an open-world survival video game developed by Klei Entertainment. Your main aim in this game is to survive for the longest time and by survival I mean surviving starvation along with unwelcoming enemies.
Final Fantasy XIV:
Final Fantasy is the fourteenth installment in Final Fantasy franchise that is developed by Square Enix. Final Fantasy XIV is an MMO RPG. The game plays as any typical RPG allowing players to explore new areas, defeating monsters, doing quests and leveling up.
Hohokum is developed by Honeyslug and SCE Santa Monica Studios which is expected to release in 2014 for Playstation III, Playstation IV and PS Vita. Being a non-linear game makes it most fun as it is all about exploring. There is no worry of competing with others. Just kick back and enjoy this game.
Mercenary Kings is a 2D shooter which features upto 4 players. Crafting and customizing weapons is the main highlight of the game.
Octodad: Deadliest Catch:
Octodad: Deadliest Catch is a third person 3D adventure game developed by DePaul Game Development which is all about devastation, deception and fun!
Outlast is a survival-horror game being developed by Red Barrels Studios. The game is being developed on Unread Engine III and features both single-player and multiplayer modes.
The Pinball Arcade:
The Pinball Arcade is developed by FarSight Studios which also features both single-player and multiplayer modes. It is announced for the upcoming Playstation IV.
PlanetSide II is an action shooter being developed by Sony Online Entertainment. It is a free to play MMO-FPS. Just like in original PlanetSide, this game also surrounds the events taking place in planet Auraxis where three groups are fighting to gain control over others.
Project Heart and Soul:
Project Heart and Soul is a forthcoming open-world role-playing game being developed by Reach Game Studio. The game is being developed on CryENGINE III and promises to change the traditional RPGs.
Tiny Brains is a puzzle video game developed by Spearhead Games. It features co-op mode that will allow you to have 4 players with you to solve the puzzle and obstacles and progress through the game.
Transistor is a forthcoming sci-fi game developed by Supergiant Games. As of now, the game is only scheduled for Playstation IV and PC but more platforms may be added soon.
War Thunder is an action flight simulator developed by Gaijin Entertainment. The game is currently in its beta phase and expected to have a lot of planes, air-crafts and gigantic maps.
Warframe is a F2P, co-op third person shooter game developed by Digital Extremes. Warframe supports upto 4 players and supports both online and offline support.
The Witness is a forthcoming puzzle game developed by Number None Inc. The game plays in first-person camera view and the players control an unknown character on a mysterious island full of puzzles.
Some other Playstation IV console exclusive titles include; Oddworld, Primal Carnage, Super Motherload and Rocketbirds II.
Playstation 4 Exclusives
Deep Down is an action/adventure RPG being developed by Capcom exclusively for Playstation IV. A little is known about the game at this moment except that it will be playable both from first-person and third-person perspective.
Drive Club is an upcoming racing game developed by Evolution studios exclusively for Playstation IV. The game has promised to deliver exotic cars and fascinating locations along with team-based racing.
inFAMOUS: Second Son:
inFAMOUS: Second Son is a forthcoming open-world action/adventure game developed by Sucker Punch productions. It is the third installment in inFAMOUS franchise and features a new main character named Delsin Rowe and takes place roughly 7 years after the events of inFAMOUS II.
Killzone: Shadow Fall:
The sixth installment in Killzone series is Killzone: Shadow Fall which is being developed by Guerilla Games exclusively for Playstation IV. It is a first-person shooter and takes place 30 years after the events of Killzone III.
SCE Japan’s new venture known as Knack is releasing exclusively for Playstation IV and expected to release in 2013. Knack features both online and offline modes. The story revolves around a mysterious creature Knack with absolute powers and skills.
The Order: 1886:
The Order: 1886 is an upcoming shooter developed by Ready at DAWN & SCE Santa Monica Studio. The game is exclusive to Playstation IV only. The game is said to incorporate a third-person view and takes place in an adjacent universe.
Secret Ponchos is an online shooter/fighting developed by Switchblade Monkeys that will be exclusive to Playstation 4. The game is played in Western style and features five maps with multiple game modes. Progressing will increase the bounty on your head.
Xbox One Exclusives
Below is an adventure game developed by Capybara Games. The game was announced at Microsoft’s E3 conference and is only exclusive to Xbox One. The game is viewed from a top-down angle. The goal is to survive a strange environment with a tiny looking character.
Crimson Dragon is a rail shooter developed by Grounding Inc. and Land Ho! Co. Ltd. The game revolves around a human inhibited planet which later becomes a nest for dragons. The game is exclusive to Xbox One and will feature both online and offline support.
Also known as ‘Dark Dreams Don’t Die’ D4 is an exclusive Xbox One game developed by Access Games and Published by Microsoft Studios.
Dead Rising 3:
Dead Rising 3 is a forthcoming open-world horror survival game developed by Capcom Vancouver exclusively for Xbox One. The biggest highlight of this game is that it won’t have loading times and features a massive open world. The game features a new protagonist.
Forza Motorsport 5:
Forza Motorsport 5 is an upcoming simulation racing video game developed by Turn 10 studios exclusively for Xbox One. The game will feature single-player mode along with split-screen and multiplayer modes. It is expected to be a launch title for Xbox One.
Killer Instinct is an upcoming fighting game exclusively for Xbox One which is developed by Double Helix Games. Killer Instinct is an addition to the long-running Killer Instinct franchise which will stick to its roots in terms of gameplay with a couple of new features added.
Kinect Sports Rivals:
Kinect Sports Rivals is an addition to Kinect sports series which will include bowling, soccer, tennis, etc. It is being developed by Rare and will be an exclusive to Xbox One.
Quantum Break is an upcoming game by Remedy Entertainment, the studio behind Alan Wake. Along with the game a show is also in the progress which will be correlated with the game. Quantum Break is going to be an Xbox One exclusive title.
Developed on CryENGINE 3 by Crytek, Ryse is an upcoming is a third-person action/adventure video game exclusive to Xbox One. Ryse is expected to be one of the launch titles for Xbox One. Along with the single player the game will also feature online co-op mode.
Sunset Overdrive is a forthcoming open-world shooter developed by Insomniac Games exclusively for Xbox One. The game was announced at Microsoft’s E3 conference and it told to be set in near future. The game features a different combat system including using zip-lines, running along walls and much more.
Xbox One ‘Console’ Exclusives
Fantasia: Music Evolved
Minecraft Xbox One Edition
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Zumba Fitness: World Party
Also note that Diablo 3 is only written for Playstation 4 because it is not yet announced for Xbox One.
Have we missed any game and you would like to tell us anything? Do let us know in the Comment Section below!
Arslan is a competitive Tekken and Call of Duty player and crushes pretty much everyone at the office in these games. He loves reading and writing about games and is deathly allergic to half-boiled potatoes.
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