Trailers were in no short supply during Sony's PlayStation Experience 2016 showcase, but we thought that we'd pick out our five favourites all the same. The videos that we've chosen all have a certain quality to them - we feel that they're all genuinely well made clips, and we didn't want to just include trailers for their hype factor alone. For that reason, the likes of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy didn't make the cut purely because we're not massive fans of the trailer itself - even if we can't wait to play the game.

With the introduction out of the way, let's get down to it. These are the five best trailers of PSX 2016.

5. WipEout: Omega Collection - Announcement Trailer

You've got to love a good electronic beat, and as you'd expect, WipEout: Omega Collection's announcement trailer has just that. It's also got speed, flair, and it doesn't overstay its welcome. As far as trailers for remasters go, this is probably one of the best that we've seen - it sticks to the necessities and shoots ahead with some great gameplay footage.

4. Vane - Announcement Trailer

Atmospheric and interesting, Vane's reveal trailer makes a good first impression - and the music isn't bad either. Admittedly, this looks like a project that could go either way, but we're loving the dusty setting and mysterious undertones.

3. Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom - Gameplay Trailer

The first Ni no Kuni is already picture perfect, but Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom looks downright stunning. Its new gameplay trailer highlights this as well, showcasing a slew of glorious environments and a cast of instantly charming characters. It's not the longest video, but we reckon that it gets the message across extremely well; this is a role-playing adventure that's deserving of your attention.

2. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - Announcement Trailer

Okay, so this one's a bit of a gameplay demo, but it still serves its purpose as an intriguing and tense announcement trailer. Not quite the Uncharted 4 expansion that many thought it would be, the wait was worth it just to see Chloe show her face at the end. We've missed her!

1. The Last of Us: Part II - Announcement Trailer

What else was going to be number one? Capping off Sony's show in tremendous style, the crowd went mad when they saw that Firefly marking. As we've come to expect of Naughty Dog, this is an incredibly looking trailer that sets things up perfectly. The double whammy of seeing both Ellie and Joel makes this an immediately memorable moment in PlayStation history; this is how you announce a sequel.


Now that we've had our say, do you agree with our picks? What was your favourite trailer from PSX 2016? Vote in our poll, and then explain yourself in the comments section below.

What was the best trailer of PSX 2016? (48 votes)

Ace Combat 7

  0%

Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy

6%

Gran Turismo Sport

2%

Horizon: Zero Dawn

4%

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite

4%

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

17%

The Last of Us: Part II

60%

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

  0%

Vane

  0%

WipEout: Omega Collection

2%

Other

4%

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