Monday, 11 December, 2017

E3 2017 - Sony Unveils Social Game "That's You" Under PlayLink Platform

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Rosalie Gross | 14 June, 2017, 04:49

This batch of titles is made to be played with friends or enemies, and for Hidden Agenda (which can be played solo), each player will have a secret goal unknown to other players. Although the game is certainly more enjoyable played in group, it can also be completed in single player mode. The concept of PlayLink is similar to Jackbox Party games that allow many players connect over their smartphones and play addictive and short games with each other.

Sony has introduced an exciting new way to play games with friends and family. No details were given other than names and PlayLink affiliation. Basically, what PlayLink does is that it combines your smartphone or tablet, TV, and PS4 console with a new collection of games that are created to take advantage of the screen real estate offered by the smartphone or tablet and its camera capabilities. After downloading the companion app, a user's iOS device will provide the ability to "swipe, pinch, drag, tilt, rotate or even snap selfies and draw crafty doodles, depending on the game". Hidden Agenda is a murder mystery game which uses a new PS4 feature called Play Link. Inspired by watching players take on Until Dawn as a group and argue about what path should be taken, this new release is created to be played solo or invite some pals in on the phone. Sony has also revealed SingStar Celebration, a version of the classic karaoke party experience for up to eight players, Buzz!-like quiz game Knowledge is Power, mini-game collection Frantics, and nosey friend-prober That's You.

We don't yet know much about the first four, but the latter is developed by the team behind Until Dawn, a teen slasher movie-style title which places a strong focus on the narrative and decision making.

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