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News: Uncharted PS4's Director Justin Richmond Departs Naughty Dog

Uncharted PS4's Director Justin Richmond Departs Naughty Dog

Could the last one please turn out the lights?

Whip out your Sony studio boss bingo sheet, as yet another high-profile developer has bit the dust. The latest in the long line of executives to exit the manufacturer is Justin Richmond, who was acting as Uncharted PS4’s game director. His departure follows in the footsteps of Amy Hennig, who worked...

News: Batman: Arkham Knight's New Character Is Stealing the Caped Crusader's Gig

Batman: Arkham Knight's New Character Is Stealing the Caped Crusader's Gig

A dark blight?

It seems that beloved superhero Batman has some competition. Developer Rocksteady has revealed that the 'Arkham Knight' in its upcoming stealth action title Batman: Arkham Knight is in fact not the caped crusader, but a completely original character called – you guessed it – Arkham Knight. The new man about town was created...

News: Do You Remember Devil's Third? It's Going to Be Re-Revealed This Year

Do You Remember Devil's Third? It's Going to Be Re-Revealed This Year

Hell freezes over

It didn’t take long for legendary developer Tomonobu Itagaki to begin work on a new title following his departure from Team Ninja. The creator of the Dead or Alive franchise promptly founded Valhalla Game Studios, and set to work on a fresh franchise named Devil’s Third. That game was to be part of THQ’s lineup, but the...

Weirdness: Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

For better or for worse

While many developers are worshiped by an army of dedicated fans, others are met with humble logo recognition while players hammer at the start button waiting for a main menu to appear. Marvelous AQL, the developer of niche titles such as New Little King's Story and co-developer of the grotesque Soul Sacrifice, may fall into...

News: Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day Is Racing onto the PS3 Next Month

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day Is Racing onto the PS3 Next Month

Assassin a-go-go

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day, a collaboration between the wonderful minds of assassin-obsessed Suda 51 and Crispy's! Inc's Yohei Kataoka of Tokyo Jungle fame, is heading to the PlayStation 3 on 18th April in Europe. The bundle comprises of four animated short movies – including Academy Award nominee Possessions...

News: Delayed PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Making 'Spectacular Progress'

Delayed PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Making 'Spectacular Progress'

Game director has left, though

There have been more bumps in DriveClub’s road to release than a motocross track after a 20 lap race. Having been delayed mere weeks before the launch of the PlayStation 4, the title has been parked up in developer Evolution Studios’ garage for some time now, undergoing serious body work in secret. That hasn’t...

News: Who Wants to Watch Sony's PS4 Virtual Reality Unveiling?

Who Wants to Watch Sony's PS4 Virtual Reality Unveiling?

Raise a hand

Irrespective of the importance of Sony’s virtual reality unveiling last week, the platform holder opted not to provide a livestream of its Project Morpheus developer session. Instead, we were forced to muddle our way through text blogs, which wasn’t quite the same as seeing the ever jovial Shuhei Yoshida on stage for real...

Store Update: 25th March 2014 (North America)

25th March 2014 (North America)

Full of stars

Try not to drop your Fez while you work your way through this week’s colossal North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Polytron’s aforementioned indie smash, there are an absolute slew of new titles due out on Sony’s systems this week. Highlights include Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends, Deception IV: Blood Ties,...

Video: Invizimals Invades Your PS3 and Vita This Week

Invizimals Invades Your PS3 and Vita This Week

Look around you

You may not be aware of it, but the Invizimals franchise is huge in continental Europe. Spanish developer Novarama’s augmented reality collectathon has not only spawned five games to date, but it’s also secured sticker books, trading cards, and even an animated television show. Now platform holder Sony is aiming to give the...

News: What Does Facebook's Oculus Rift Acquisition Mean for PS4's Virtual Reality Headset?

What Does Facebook's Oculus Rift Acquisition Mean for PS4's Virtual Reality Headset?

Ready player one

The best thing about this industry is its ability to surprise every single day – but even we feel like we’ve been sucked into an alternate reality this evening. In case you haven’t heard the show stopping news coming out of the United States today, Facebook has purchased Oculus Rift for an eye-watering $2 billion in cash and...

News: Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut Still Scheduled to Soar onto PS4 This Week

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut Still Scheduled to Soar onto PS4 This Week

What do you mech of that?

The silence of space has surrounded developer Born Ready Games over the past few days, but it seems that Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut is still set to launch this week – well, in Europe at least. While the space shooter wasn’t included in the North American PlayStation Blog’s weekly The Drop post, European scribe...

News: Sony Is Thinking About a Pre-Loading Feature for Digital PS4 Games

Sony Is Thinking About a Pre-Loading Feature for Digital PS4 Games

We live in hope

The prospect of downloading retail games leaves us slightly conflicted. While it's certainly convenient to buy titles in the comfort of your living room, the mandatory marathon download sessions are slightly less appealing. Still, Sony has taken such confident strides in making the firmware update process on the PlayStation 4 so...

News: DriveClub Developer Evolution Studios Struck by Layoffs

DriveClub Developer Evolution Studios Struck by Layoffs

Two other UK teams affected

We’re approaching the end of the fiscal year, which means that Sony’s still going through the process of downsizing some of its teams. Following redundancies at God of War developer Sony Santa Monica earlier in the month, the platform holder has now confirmed that there have been casualties at three of its British...