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News: Final Fantasy Versus XIII To Focus On Story-Driven Gameplay

Final Fantasy Versus XIII To Focus On Story-Driven Gameplay

During a session at GDC last week, Final Fantasy XIII's director Motomu Toriyama announced that both Final Fantasy XIII offshoots - Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Final Fantasy Agito XIII - will be aiming to deliver story-driven gameplay

His GDC keynote seemed to suggest that both titles will take the linear story-telling approach found in Final Fantasy XIII, something we criticised heavily in our..

News: Playstation Home Is Now Twelve Million Users Large

Playstation Home Is Now Twelve Million Users Large

Playstation Home's usership has grown to a whopping 12million, according to director Jack Buser

He announced the figure as part of a panel at last week's GDC, emphasising that the population of the virtual world had grown by 2million since December 2009. Sony also stated that these figures on based on "one-off" visits; according to their data 85 percent of users who create a Playstation..

News: GDC 10: Nintendo's Reggie "Blushing" Over Playstation Move

GDC 10: Nintendo's Reggie "Blushing" Over Playstation Move

Nintendo of America's Reggie Fils-Aime has spoken to IGN about the Playstation Move, noting that the announcement made him a tad "flushed"

“If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery then I’m blushing I’m so flattered,” the Nintendo man told IGN. “You know, I didn’t see the announcement. I did spend some time at the booth and saw some of what they were demonstrating and I think the..

Rumour: Insomniac Games To Go Multiplatform

Insomniac Games To Go Multiplatform

It's never more than a few months before the Insomniac Games rumours jump to the forefront of the industry

The independently owned company have long maintained a strong partnership with Sony, but once again industry bumblings and anonymity are hinting that Insomniac will go multiplatform. Sony own both the Ratchet & Clank and Resistance franchises, so if you're expecting those on XBOX 360,..

News: Denny: Plenty More Playstation Move To Feature At E3, PSN Titles Will Take Advantage Of Move

Denny: Plenty More Playstation Move To Feature At E3, PSN Titles Will Take Advantage Of Move

Sony's Michael Denny has condemned views that GDC is not a venue for announcing things

He told Eurogamer that he felt the event was the "right" place to go public with the Playstation Move.“It’s just a very exciting time to show it off,” said the exec. “The time felt right to announce something new at GDC. We’ve already released a lot of content this year, there’s a lot to come,..

News: GDC 10: Peter Molyneux Would "Love To" Work On Playstation Move

GDC 10: Peter Molyneux Would "Love To" Work On Playstation Move

Peter Molyneux - head of Microsoft Game Studios Europe - has spoken to Eurogamer regarding the Playstation Move, describing it as "not as advanced" as Natal, but still something he'd "love to work on"

Speaking in an interview as to whether he'd seen Playstation Move, Molyneux responded:"We're not really surprised, are we? I mean at E3 last year we saw they were having a wand, and that's kind..

News: GDC 10: Naughty Dog Would Love To See Nathan Drake On The PSP

GDC 10: Naughty Dog Would Love To See Nathan Drake On The PSP

Naughty Dog's president Evan Wells has told Joystiq that there is a lot of story to tell in the Uncharted universe, and he'd love some of that story to hit the Playstation Portable

Speaking this week at GDC, Wells said:"I think it would be fantastic to see the game (move) onto a handheld system," Wells told Joystiq. "Each one of the episodes is sort of like a standalone thing and I..

News: GDC 10: Playstation Move Has A Very Low System Footprint

GDC 10: Playstation Move Has A Very Low System Footprint

Perhaps opening the door for "optional" Playstation Move controls in a range of different content, and certainly suggesting that Playstation Move games can look as good as their DualShock counterparts, Sony has announced that Move takes just 1-2mb of the PS3's memory to run

The tiny amount of processing was announced as part of Sony's tech presentation of the hardware during GDC. Sony also..

News: GDC 10: Crytek Show Off CryEngine 3 For The First Time

GDC 10: Crytek Show Off CryEngine 3 For The First Time

Finally - we might be staring at the end of the Unreal Engine

Let it be known - here at PushSquare we hate the Unreal Engine. It's such a bummer when a new game drops in the office and that familiar "U" pops-up the moment we push the disc into our system. The problem is: all Unreal Engine games look the same. Shiny, fuzzy, no personality whatsoever. We dare say the natural progression to..

News: GDC 10: Playstation Move Gets Its First Wii Title

GDC 10: Playstation Move Gets Its First Wii Title

Didn't take long did it? Warner Bros have confirmed to Kotaku that Lord Of The Rings: Aragorns Quest - previously a Wii title - will be headed to the Playstation 3 too as part of Playstation Move

It must have been part of Sony's philosophy to create a device which pushes Microsoft's controller-less device out of the way, and it appears to be working - the game will not be heading to XBOX 360..

News: GDC 10: The Shoot Is Playstation Move's First Attempt At A Rails-Shooter

GDC 10: The Shoot Is Playstation Move's First Attempt At A Rails-Shooter

The Shoot is a new rail-guns shooter game being developed for Sony's new Playstation Move controller

The game allows you to aim and shoot with the Playstation Move, aswell as lean and dodge incoming fire. Think Police 24/7. Aswell as being able to lean, players can initiate special moves by shooting off screen. Time can also be slowed by spinning on the spot. It's worth noting that "The..

News: GDC 10: Move Party Brings Augmented Reality Mini-Gaming To Playstation Move

GDC 10: Move Party Brings Augmented Reality Mini-Gaming To Playstation Move

Despite some pretty "core" focused Playstation Move titles, Sony weren't being coy about bringing the new peripheral to the "extended" gamer

Move Party is a title aimed firmly at that, providing a range of whacky mini-games taking advantage of the accuracy of the Playstation Move controller, and the augmented reality possibilities of the Playstation Eye camera. Here players will be super-imposed..

News: GDC 10: Sports Champions Is Playstation Move's Answer To Wii Sports Resort

GDC 10: Sports Champions Is Playstation Move's Answer To Wii Sports Resort

During their GDC keynote last night, Sony showed off a sports game collection for the Playstation Move with some similarities to Nintendo's own Wii Sports Resort

The game, Sports Champions, features archery, table-tennis and a gladiator-esque game (massive potential for future third-person action adventure titles there). Check the screens after the jump. The Playstation Move has unparalleled,..

News: GDC 10: Introducing Playstation Move's Motion Fighter

GDC 10: Introducing Playstation Move's Motion Fighter

One of the most interesting tech demoes during Sony's GDC keynote last night was a gritty looking game called Motion Fighter

The game's essentially a one-on-one street fighting title with a highly stylised look to it. Players use a Playstation Move controller in each hand to mimick their punches. The difference here is that unlike Nintendo Wii titles, punches actually feel responsive to the..

News: GDC 10: Here's Your First High-Res Look At The Playstation Move

GDC 10: Here's Your First High-Res Look At The Playstation Move

Sony announced their latest PS3 peripheral at a keynote as part of GDC last night

The Playstation Move will launch in the Fall of this year, alongside a host of software titles. Move works alongside the Playstation Eye to offer precise, lag-free motion control gaming steps ahead of Nintendo and Microsoft's offering. The key is in the precise depth and motion tracking, which has little-to-no..

News: GDC 10: Sony Announce Playstation Motion Controller Is... Playstation Move

GDC 10: Sony Announce Playstation Motion Controller Is... Playstation Move

Sony's announced as part of their GDC press conference tonight that the Playstation Motion Controller will in fact be titled

.. the Playstation Move. Lots of demos were shown, including brawling, ping-pong and an updated LittleBigPlanet. We've got a full recap of tonight's proceedings here. Sony announced the controller will launch this fall, and will get a sub-$100 Starter Kit including a game,..

News: GDC 10: Sony Keynote Full Recap & Impressions; Everything You Need To Know

GDC 10: Sony Keynote Full Recap & Impressions; Everything You Need To Know

Sony held a keynote in San Francisco as part of GDC tonight

Lots of things were announced including Sony's new motion control solution, the Playstation Move. Here's a full recap of tonight's events: Playstation Motion Controller unveiled. Will appeal to the hardcore and casual gamers. The controller will be officially named the Playstation Move. Modnation Racers reconfirmed for the Spring. Gran..

News: GDC 10: Follow Us On Twitter For All The News & Up-To-The-Second Info

GDC 10: Follow Us On Twitter For All The News & Up-To-The-Second Info

We're gearing up for a big night here in the PushSquare office: first we're off to watch Manchester United qualify for the next round of the Champions League, then we're all huddling around the Playstation for some God Of War III

Finally, we'll be Tweeting the latest news and opinion breaking from Sony's GDC conference tonight. We're assuming if you're reading this, you're most interested in the..

News: Sony Trademark "Playstation Move" In Europe, What Could It Mean?

Sony Trademark "Playstation Move" In Europe, What Could It Mean?

Update @ 19:26 - VG247 are reporting that the name Playstation Arc - what was commonly thought to be the official name of Sony's device - has been dropped

</em> Sony filed a trademark for the name "Playstation Move" in Europe yesterday. Apparently, the name's for a control device which might hint at yet another name for the Playstation Motion Controller. Other rumoured names include..