Well folks, it’s time for another State of Play! This is the kind of stream that builds unreasonable amounts of hype and often delivers a mixed bag, but who knows? Maybe this time will be different, maybe they’ll finally announce Knack 3, I don’t know.
In either case, we’re thrilled you’ve decided to join us here for the recap. You can check out the full stream below or read all the highlights beneath the video. Let’s dive in and see what was announced!
State of Play March 9th: Full Stream and Highlights
We’re opening with a new sci-fi game from Capcom that has exosuits and lots of dinosaurs. Exoprimal is the name, and it’s coming in 2023.
New trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo has me hyped for the big release in just a few weeks!
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin gets a new demo later today
A new trailer for Forspoken is bitter sweet, given that the game was recently pushed back to October of 2022.
A new 6V6 multiplayer Gundam shooter gets a trailer, and while I’m not super invested in the Gundam universe myself, I can always get behind a good old fashioned mech shooter.Gundam Evolution comes out later this year.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gets a Cowabunga Collection that’s sure to please fans of the classic arcade titles! It’s coming in 2022
Gigabash is a cool new Kaiju brawler coming in 2022 that got a new trailer.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is getting a new fighting game. All Star Battle comes out with 50 playable characters in fall of 2022.
Trek to Yomi gets a new trailer, and the game continues to look like a slick, side-scrolling Ghost of Tsushima, but I’m all for new samurai games. It’s coming Spring 2022.
Returnal is getting a new update later this month that adds co-op and a new survival mode!
The Diofield chronicle is a new RPG tactics game coming in 2022 from Square Enix.
Valkyrie Elysium seems to be a new entry in the classic RPG series that’s coming in 2022.