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#1 Posted by Adam914 (30 posts) -

What is everyone planning on getting for their game if they can get one game? I am thinking Killzone but still on the fence of what to do.

#2 Edited by Seppli (10251 posts) -

Killzone. BF4 via PS3 to PS4 upgrade deal. Need for Speed Rivals. Two of my most favorite franchises with an excellent entry each (BF4 is great, NfS Rivals looks great in previews), and Killzone is at the very least some eyecandy, if not even surprisingly awesome, if the most recent batch of previews is to be believed.

#3 Edited by JayEH (518 posts) -

Killzone is not a bad choice since its a shooter. Maybe CoD or BF? I'm throwing out shooters since they will most likely keep you entertained for a while. For SP, I'd go AC4. OR KNACK

#4 Edited by Kidavenger (3511 posts) -

I was all set to get Killzone, then I started playing Killzone 3 and remembered that I hate console shooters so I'm probably going to get Knack, I would get AC4, but I'm getting it on PC, I'm thinking about NFS but I'll probably wait for Drive Club.

To be honest Contrast and Resogun are the two launch games I'm most looking forward to and I would have bought Contrast if it wasn't going to be free.

#6 Edited by SMTDante89 (2545 posts) -

Well I already have Killzone, so really it's that. If I pick up anything extra, I guess it would probably be Assassins Creed IV and maybe something else (or two depending on if Amazon picks up Target's deal of Buy 2 Get One Free on the 10th)

#7 Posted by GERALTITUDE (2941 posts) -

Killzone or AC4 I think...

#8 Edited by Adam914 (30 posts) -

well i was thinking BF4 bur that story looks pretty bad, and never having played one of those games online very much i was thinking i would pick out another time to dive in to it. Killzone looks so pretty and should have a nice campaign to soak in the new power of that machine. But the AC4 story looks much better than i thought it would be, but i am sure i am going to get my hopes up for some larger twist about the time in the present when nothing happens.

#9 Posted by spraynardtatum (2607 posts) -

Killzone, BF4, and AC4 if Target has that 3 for 2 deal. Killzone if not.

#10 Edited by UitDeToekomst (702 posts) -

i'll probably start with Knack or Contrast. Maybe Killzone. i'm going with the Xbox One for 3rd party stuff, so my options are going to be kind of limited.

#11 Edited by Aquablak (187 posts) -

Battlefield 4 for sure, possibly Killzone (pending reviews), possibly CoD.

#12 Edited by StrainedEyes (1321 posts) -

I decided to take advantage of the "Spend $50 get $10" promotion that PSN was having during October and pre-ordered Killzone, COD, and Battlefield. I'm also excited to play DCUO again on launch day.

#13 Posted by Lava (661 posts) -

Killzone is what I am getting. Plus the two PS+ games. I've always liked Killzone quite a lot so I'm looking forward to it!

#14 Edited by jimmyfenix (3829 posts) -

Well Resogun and Contrast aside i will be getting AC IV , NFS Rivals , Knack but the first game i will be putting in my shiny PS4 will be Killzone. It just feels right.

#15 Posted by TheBrainninja (178 posts) -

I got the Knack bundle, but also ordered AC4. Well, I ordered Watch Dogs too, but...

I really Want To Believe about KillZone, but I hated KZ2 so much that I might wait for a demo. If it plays better than that, then I might grab it post-launch.

As a sidenote, I'll be sticking with disks this gen, I think, after a mildly failed attempt at going all-digital this gen. The file sizes are just so huge, and I don't want to do a lot of storage management. I hope the auto-install process is pretty seamless so that I don't have to delete the game caches all the time. I completely filled a 500GB drive on my PS3, and games are only going to get bigger. With luck, the PS4 will handle drives larger than 500GB, which I know was a problem recently on PS3.

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#16 Edited by LoveSpuds (114 posts) -

I really liked the Killzone games, both online and single player so KZ3 is a must for me. Then BF4 to play with the workmates and of course the unmissable FIFA!

Really want Assassins Creed too but will have to wait a little while before spending anymore cash otherwise I will be getting a divorce!

#17 Posted by Grilledcheez (3943 posts) -

I'm buying COD since I haven't played one in years...I know I'm a bad person, BUT WHATEVER...I might get Killzone after the fact

#18 Posted by kadash299 (277 posts) -

@grilledcheez: not the game I'd pick to show off the graphical capability of the Ps4.

I'd pick KZ or BF4

#19 Posted by laserguy (439 posts) -

I'm going to be playing this new game, maybe you've heard of it? "With myself." I've been playing it for year's, it's a hidden gem around my house.

#20 Edited by rangers517 (154 posts) -

I can only afford 1 game at launch. Still deciding between AC4, Killzone, and BF4. I liked the previous AC games but I kinda need whatever game I get to last me a bit, so I might get one of the shooters instead so I could play multiplayer for a while.(don't really care for AC multiplayer)

Battlefield looks good but I've never played a Battlefield game before and it looks kind of intimidating, especially since i'd be playing against people that have played those games a ton. But I guess with so many players in matches me sucking at first wouldn't bring down a whole team.

I'm leaning towards Killzone atm because it looks a lot better than the previous ones and has a long campaign. Also looks really good graphically. I don't know man, tough decisions. This is serious stuff here.

#21 Posted by BlackLagoon (1383 posts) -

Killzone. Also planing to try out Warframe.

#22 Edited by Wraxend (551 posts) -

Buying Killzone, BF4 and AC4. Plus I'll have Resogun, Contrast, Flower, Flow and Soundshapes. So 8 games at launch ain't too bad. Easily beats my PS3 launch games that consisted of Resistance and Motorstorm.

#23 Edited by Seppli (10251 posts) -

I can only afford 1 game at launch. Still deciding between AC4, Killzone, and BF4. I liked the previous AC games but I kinda need whatever game I get to last me a bit, so I might get one of the shooters instead so I could play multiplayer for a while.(don't really care for AC multiplayer)

Battlefield looks good but I've never played a Battlefield game before and it looks kind of intimidating, especially since i'd be playing against people that have played those games a ton. But I guess with so many players in matches me sucking at first wouldn't bring down a whole team.

I'm leaning towards Killzone atm because it looks a lot better than the previous ones and has a long campaign. Also looks really good graphically. I don't know man, tough decisions. This is serious stuff here.

Don't forget, you'll get plenty of Free 2 Play games, many of which are proven quantities. You shouldn't be hurting for great games to play, even if you can only afford one out of the gate.

First person shooter-wise, there's Blacklight Retribution that's available from day 1. Planetside 2 is coming in early 2014. Other than that, there's Warframe (coop 3rd person action) and War Thunder (Planes and Tanks MMO) and DC Universe Online (DC Superheroes MMO). The F2P offerings will keep coming for sure.

Don't worry. Even if you don't have a cent to spend for months, you'll still get too many games to ever play just the same.

#24 Posted by SomeDeliCook (2224 posts) -

I'm getting Killzone and Assassin's Creed 4, since it has gotten nothing but good reviews. If the buy 2 get 1 free at Target is true, then I'll buy them there and get Battlefield 4 also.

#25 Posted by djou (858 posts) -

I'm most anticipating the freebies Sony is offering, Resogun, Contrast, etc. I'm buying the disc version of BF4, maybe picking up KZ and NFS depending on reviews.

#26 Edited by jgf (382 posts) -

I got the killzone + ds4 + eye 499 euro bundle preordered. So it'll be KZ naturally.

#27 Edited by Bane122 (783 posts) -

Believe it or no Lego Marvel. It was going to be Watch Dogs, but...

Now, If I can take advantage of that Target deal, and it is for all games as people claim, I plan to get Lego and Wonderful 101, with ACIV being my free choice.

#29 Posted by StefanTheMongol (51 posts) -

I am a shooter fool:

Already paid for:
Battlefield 4, COD:Ghosts, and Killzone

Considering:

Need for Speed Rivals

#30 Posted by natetodamax (19171 posts) -

Definitely Battlefield 4 for me. Cannot wait to play that.

#31 Edited by SSully (4125 posts) -

Killzone 2. I am pretty excited for resogun and contrast too.

#32 Posted by RenegadeSaint (1523 posts) -

I'm not particularly impressed with Sony's lineup so I think I'll just grab Killzone so I have something to play.

#33 Posted by CynicalBuzzard (240 posts) -

I will probably pick up Killzone for my PS4.

#34 Posted by RadixNegative2 (511 posts) -

Killzone and AC4 for me. If Target deal then I will add either Battlefield 4, Call of Duty Ghosts, or Knack.

#35 Posted by rangers517 (154 posts) -

@seppli said:

@rangers517 said:

I can only afford 1 game at launch. Still deciding between AC4, Killzone, and BF4. I liked the previous AC games but I kinda need whatever game I get to last me a bit, so I might get one of the shooters instead so I could play multiplayer for a while.(don't really care for AC multiplayer)

Battlefield looks good but I've never played a Battlefield game before and it looks kind of intimidating, especially since i'd be playing against people that have played those games a ton. But I guess with so many players in matches me sucking at first wouldn't bring down a whole team.

I'm leaning towards Killzone atm because it looks a lot better than the previous ones and has a long campaign. Also looks really good graphically. I don't know man, tough decisions. This is serious stuff here.

Don't forget, you'll get plenty of Free 2 Play games, many of which are proven quantities. You shouldn't be hurting for great games to play, even if you can only afford one out of the gate.

First person shooter-wise, there's Blacklight Retribution that's available from day 1. Planetside 2 is coming in early 2014. Other than that, there's Warframe (coop 3rd person action) and War Thunder (Planes and Tanks MMO) and DC Universe Online (DC Superheroes MMO). The F2P offerings will keep coming for sure.

Don't worry. Even if you don't have a cent to spend for months, you'll still get too many games to ever play just the same.

That's actually a really good point that for some reason I didn't consider, even though I knew there'd be f2p games. That could definitely change my decision, so thanks for that.

#36 Edited by thebunnyhunter (1354 posts) -

Right now if it was only one game it would be Killzone: Shadow Fall, the 3 videos of the same way to tackle an objective they showed sold me on it.

My plan though is to wake up early and go to target before i go to work on the 15th(the closest one is 20 miles away though D:, really hope amazon.us matches the deal) and hoping to grab Killzone, Assassins Creed 4, and Knack (might switch it out based on some reviews....still dont know alot about it). If one of the games doesnt pan out then perhaps that NFS game.

#37 Edited by Fearbeard (824 posts) -

Still deciding between Killzone and Knack. Knack would be more tempting if there wasn't a Ratchet and Clank game coming to PS3 very soon.

I'm avoiding all multiplatform games until I have my hands on both systems to see which I like more and to see performance differences

#38 Posted by TheHT (10890 posts) -

Killzone actually looks really solid. Knack looks neat but I'd expect a lot more charm than complexity from that.

#39 Posted by sonicrift (293 posts) -

I became a big Killzone fan after spending my $20 and getting both 2 and 3 used after February's PS4 announcement event. I've played a ton of Killzone 3 multiplayer, and was annoyed to have to switch discs to load it up after I found out the multiplayer portion was available on PSN. I intended to buy it digitally on day one, but it went up for preorder on PSN while they were running their $10 back on every $50 spent promo, so... I already own it. I am DREADING the download time. I'll download Resogun first, and hope this console, unlike its predecessor, supports background downloading at launch. Could you imagine?

My fiancee is a big fan of the Lego games (or at least she was before Lego City Undercover), so we're waiting to pick up Lego Marvel on the 15th, partially to make the fact that I'll have spent $580ish on a new video game machine in November two years in a row a little more digestible.

And I also want Battlefield 4. And Knack. And Call of Duty to play with friends when I have them over to show the thing off. And a surround sound system. And a monkey. But I don't think any of that will happen any time soon.

#40 Edited by Strife777 (1503 posts) -

When PS4 comes out, I'll have AC 4, COD Ghost, Knack and Killzone to choose from.

I'll probably play Assassin's Creed first.

Edit: Oh and I guess Contrast and Resogun.

#41 Posted by Rafaelfc (1314 posts) -

AC4, Ghosts, Knack

And the obligatory Contrast and Resogun.

#42 Posted by billyhoush (1192 posts) -

Killzone and COD is what I'm going with thus far.

#43 Posted by tourgen (4427 posts) -

Killzone looked pretty fun, so getting that. Also AC4. Resogun looks like my kind of game too. I won't be surprised if I end up playing that more than anything when I first turn the PS4 on.

#44 Edited by MonetaryDread (1992 posts) -

None. Buying consoles at launch is always a bad idea. Just wait a year, the consoles are going to be released feeling like they are still in beta. There is the potential that one of the two will have issues with breaking (there is always a console that happens to), you will be hurting for games on your new console (there is a reason why games like Chromehounds sold millions), plus one of the two consoles (my guess is the xbox) is going to drop in price by Christmas next year.

Edit: If I was buying a console I would probably pick up ACIII (even though I could play it on my PC), Forza 5, and maybe Killzone (depending on the reviews). Really though, just wait for the reviews on games. I am sure there are going to be issues and crap games.

#45 Posted by Zaccheus (1788 posts) -

Killzone: SF and probably AC4. I'm in Europe so I'll see all the reviews well before I get my hands on anything.

#46 Posted by Maxx2029 (30 posts) -

From retail games it's Knack for me. Pure shooters (Battlefield and Killzone) don't really interest me anymore, AC IV might be good, but I also have II and III on my backlog and almost everything else is sports (Fifa, Madden, NBA so forth). I think I'm more interested on the PSN offerings within the first year than retail games.

#47 Edited by KittyVonDoom (445 posts) -

I have a BF4 pre-order, but the quick look reminded me why the non BC games aren't really for me. Why do all the launch games have to be catered exclusively for competitive bros who want to kill stuff :(

#48 Edited by selfconfessedcynic (2495 posts) -

AC4, KZ, Contrast and Resogun.

Paid off the first two yesterday, so all should be locked down and ready to go for the 29th (damn delayed worldwide launch).

#49 Posted by Vanick (318 posts) -

I'm buying Killzone and Knack, renting AC4 and Lego Marvel, and picking up Resogun and Contrast with PS+. Still trying to decide if I want to buy Need For Speed or rent it.

#50 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5236 posts) -

Killzone, Battlefield 4 and Assassin's Creed 4 are my launch day games. I was going to get Watch Dogs, but since that got delayed I switched in Killzone.

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