Why PlayStation’s Defense of Mature Games is So Good for the Industry

Why PlayStation’s Defense of Mature Games is So Good for the Industry

Paris Games Week had a very packed Sony conference. Many titles shown had been revealed to the public already, but one thing sticks out to me is the vast majority of mature exclusive titles. God of War, Days Gone, Death Stranding, Detroit: Become Human, The Last of Us: Part II, Yakuza 6, and possibly Ghost of Tsushima all present themselves as gritty, not family-friendly games. Is this a bad thing? Absolutely not! The majority of gamers are on average 35 years old. It would make financial sense for Sony to embrace the biggest demographic. They also focus on mainly single-player, story-driven experiences, unlike their competitors. Yes, Nintendo delivers strong single-player games quite often, but they also explore the multiplayer world (again, nothing against them, but … Continue reading Why PlayStation’s Defense of Mature Games is So Good for the Industry

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