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Rate the rumour: Naughty Dog teasing PS4 release date


Let's start a new feature. How many times do we see rumours on the internet which seem to make no sense at all? Quite often I'd say, so it's time to post up the most outlandish and ask you, our reader to rate how likely they are to become reality.

This game is quite simple, all you need to do is rate rumour in the comments section below based on how likely you feel it is to become reality.

Here's the scale we'll use:

1 - No Chance
2 - Unlikely
3 - Hard to Tell
4 - Possibly
5 - Definitely

So let's kick things off.

Naughty Dog Hint at PS4 release date

Today's rumour comes from The Last of Us and Naughty Dog, with one site claiming that a date which appears within the latest gameplay trailer could in fact relate to the release date of the PlayStation 4.

The date in question is October 17, 2013, although it doesn't really explain why it says 8.00pm on the board - do consoles usually launch at 8pm? If anything we'd probably say it would point to some sort of announcement, if there is something to be read into this at all.

We have posted an image of this alleged PS4 date below.

So how likely do you think it is that this rumour will come true?

Edited On 18 Apr, 2013

Comments
( 23 )
Hymeleon's avatar
Hymeleon 2 years ago
2 - Unlikely Do consoles usually launch at Thursdays?
troublemaker's avatar
troublemaker 2 years ago
1 - No chance. That's a pretty big leap from image in a current gen game to next gen release. Yeah, complete BS
Pyroloveridge's avatar
Pyroloveridge 2 years ago
5. as it clearly states underneath if you read it "this is the PS4 release date"
0000000000's avatar
0000000000 2 years ago
1 - no chance. as stated wouldnt be a thursday i dont think and its a very poor time to bring out a new console in my own honest opinion! i would say late november!
Dead's avatar
Dead 2 years ago
Unlikely, I won't say no chance as stranger things have happened.
Spear 25's avatar
Spear 25 2 years ago
1- No chance. I can't see a console being released on a Thursday and PS4 is more likely to be released closer to Christmas. Late November or beginning of December.
Robichoico's avatar
Robichoico 2 years ago
1- No chance. Just looks like a random date and a rumour made from it.
DynamiteWhyte's avatar
DynamiteWhyte 2 years ago
2 - It may be as a prep as to be prepared for the console release date on the Friday, hence the '8pm' to get to bed early to get up and buy one. But I doubt it, really.
Johno Muller's avatar
Johno Muller 2 years ago
1 - This is clearly the Xbox 360 Two release date
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Marty 2 years ago
2 - its not likely that this will be the release date BUT Naughty Dog do have previous for teasing upcoming releases in different games - remember they teased The Last of Us in Uncharted 3!!
Bindiana's avatar
Bindiana 2 years ago
2 - more likely to be the release date of the new Jak and Daxter game they are secretly working on!
H84's avatar
H84 2 years ago
4. Looks legit.
opt1mus76's avatar
opt1mus76 2 years ago
Amherst is anagram of Hamster and Daxter does resemble an overgrown Hamster. J&D PS4 game I'd guess
Solidus 5nake's avatar
Solidus 5nake 2 years ago
3. Either way I cant wait for the PS4, which reminds me, I'll better get selling on eBay to raise those funds!
GentleTech's avatar
GentleTech 2 years ago
2 , its a probably a random date
UKVampire's avatar
UKVampire 2 years ago
2 - Although Unlikely to be the date, it does give a ball park as to when it will be perhaps the launch of the console will be a few days after i.e 22nd October and there will be a build up to it.
UKVampire's avatar
UKVampire 2 years ago
2 - Although Unlikely to be the date, it does give a ball park as to when it will be perhaps the launch of the console will be a few days after i.e 22nd October and there will be a build up to it.
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winstano 2 years ago
Well, they did tease TLOU in a well hidden newspaper in Uncharted 3, maybe it's their PS4 launch project? :P
winstano's avatar
winstano 2 years ago
Well, they did tease TLOU in a well hidden newspaper in Uncharted 3, maybe it's their PS4 launch project? :P
Hymeleon's avatar
Hymeleon 2 years ago
That's an interesting idea, opt1mus76. Either way it'll probably be some kind of next-gen reveal from ND. Uncharted 4 anyone?
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Ulquiorra_1 2 years ago
3 Hard to tell. It's a bit far-fetched but on the other hand they have used messages as such before. But for something as monumental as the PS4 launch, I daresay this is the case. October will be a perfect time to launch, however. Get awareness up ahead of Thanksgiving etc. No use releasing in late November; too close to that particular holiday. Plus, an October release will certainly catch Microsoft by surprise. The problem is the fact that they have Beyond and possible Gran Turismo arriving within that window. If I were Sony, I would push for that October launch, providing it doesn't cause any launch problems. And the SuperBowl is nowhere near the Champions League.
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Robichoico 2 years ago
Oh it'll be something new from Naughty Dog. Maybe Uncharted: Drake's Lost Pants for the Vita. Or maybe Uncharted 6: It's Time To D-D-D-DUEL! I do like the idea of it being a new Jak and Daxter.
Hymeleon's avatar
Hymeleon 2 years ago
By the ND game series logic it's time for Uncharted racing game with shooting...

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