Warning: intolerable back slapping incoming. We don't normally look back on our press conference predictions in too much detail – usually because we're wrong – but we called Paris Games Week 2015 pretty darn impressively. Don't believe us? Go back and re-read our original article – and no, we haven't edited it after the fact.
Here's what we got right:
- Quantic Dream did announce its new game, Detroit: Become Human, and it is an extension of the Kara short story.
- A new Gran Turismo game was announced – although it's called Gran Turismo Sport and not Gran Turismo 7.
- Evolution Studios did reveal a fresh expansion for DriveClub. However, we said that it would be a second Season Pass, when it was actually motorbikes. Half-point there.
- Uncharted 4: A Thief's End's multiplayer mode was debuted – and Naughty Dog did take the opportunity to remind everyone that the beta will be open to everyone with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection.
- Media Molecule did attempt to explain what Dreams is – even if it didn't do a brilliant job during the exclusive's ten or so minute demo.
- We thought that this was a long-shot, but Horizon: Zero Dawn did get an updated demo. And as we predicted, it wasn't anything entirely new – just the behind closed doors stuff from E3.
- Alienation, Shadow of the Beast, and WiLD all appeared during the press conference, and No Man's Sky did get a release window. The only major digital game missing that we thought would be there was RIME.
- Sony did show some new PlayStation VR content, although we thought that a new game from London Studio would be announced – instead, Crytek took to the stage. Half-point.
- The platform holder opened its press conference with Call of Duty: Black Ops III and Star Wars Battlefront – just like we predicted.
- Despite the information leaking, Dhalsim was revealed as the latest challenger in Street Fighter V. We also got a release date for the game.
What we got wrong:
- We thought for sure that Far Cry Primal would put in an appearance during the presser due to its February release date, but it was nowhere to be seen.
- Also absent was NieR Automata, which seemed like a lock for the show. In fact, there was no sign of Square Enix at all, when we were expecting a segment from the Japanese company.
- Sony didn't update us on the PS4's sales – it'll probably wait until its investor report later in the week now.
- There was no mention of any firmware updates, so we got that one wrong, too.
- And finally, we thought that the platform holder may reveal November's PlayStation Plus offering during its media briefing, but the subscription service wasn't even acknowledged.
How do you think that we did with our predictions? Are you impressed by this winning streak? Tell us we got lucky in the comments section below.