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News: Naughty Dog Thought The Last of Us Was Going to Bomb

Naughty Dog Thought The Last of Us Was Going to Bomb

Dubbed it the developer's downfall internally

The Last of Us is one of the best selling PlayStation exclusives of all time, but Naughty Dog didn't think that the game was going to succeed during development. In fact, the studio was so worried about how the release would be received that it described the title as the company's "downfall" internally...

Store Update: 14th July 2015 (North America)

14th July 2015 (North America)

Hole in one

It's a big week on the North American PlayStation Store, with God of War III Remastered, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, and Godzilla all vying for your attention on the PlayStation 4 alone. Other highlights include EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour and new Batman: Arkham Knight DLC. There's even a fresh PSP game for goodness sake. PS4...

Store Update: 14th July 2015 (Europe)

14th July 2015 (Europe)

Take your pick

Oh right, Sony's still doing that weird thing where it posts the European PlayStation Store update on Tuesday, but a ton of the content doesn't actually release until later in the week. We forgot this time SCEE, but we'll be back next week and we'll be on time, so stick that in your pipe and smoke it. PS4 Games: Arcade Archives...

News: Someone Sneezed, So the PlayStation Network Is Down Again

Someone Sneezed, So the PlayStation Network Is Down Again

We're honestly running out of jokes

Sony has confirmed reports that, on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, users are having trouble accessing the PlayStation Network. Namely, the Japanese giant's official PSN Status website lists issues with gaming and social features, PlayStation Video, and the PlayStation Store. A direct quote from the company:...

News: All Hideo Kojima References Have Been Stripped From Metal Gear Solid V's Box

All Hideo Kojima References Have Been Stripped From Metal Gear Solid V's Box

Gone into hiding

In a move that we're sure many of you saw coming, Konami has removed all references to famous developer Hideo Kojima and his team, Kojima Productions, from the box of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As reported last week, it seems that the aforementioned studio was recently disbanded. With Big Boss' latest escapade...

Out This Week: God of War III Remastered, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, Godzilla

God of War III Remastered, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, Godzilla

Godspeed

It's a surprisingly big week for new releases here on Planet PlayStation, as the industry is rocked from its post-E3 hangover with a series of noteworthy new titles. God of War III Remastered is arguably the big one, as it represents Kratos' first foray onto the PlayStation 4 – but both Godzilla and EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour are...

News: UK Sales Charts: F1 2015 Takes Pole Position on PS4

UK Sales Charts: F1 2015 Takes Pole Position on PS4

Vroom

F1 2015 had enough fuel in its tank to overtake Batman: Arkham Knight this week, as the Codemasters developed racer has soared to the summit of the UK sales charts. The first PlayStation 4 adaptation of the iconic motorsport improved upon the sales of its previous gen predecessor by a whopping 367 per cent – though it's worth noting that...

Push Rewind: The Witcher 3 PS4 Patches, Rocket League, And Not a Whole Lot Else

The Witcher 3 PS4 Patches, Rocket League, And Not a Whole Lot Else

Say what you want

If the industry was ever going to take a week off, it picked the right one. Push Square Towers has been too busy perched in front of the tennis to talk about video games – but given the overall winners, this author kinda wished that he hadn't bothered. In all seriousness, it's been a quiet few days on Planet PlayStation. Still,...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 75

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 75

New balls, please

The weekend has finally arrived, which means that it's Wimbledon finals time. Of course, if you're not interested in scoffing strawberries while marvelling at Roger Federer's ability to make tennis balls bow to his every whim, then you'll probably be playing some PlayStation games. As such, let's get this latest edition of WAYP...

News: See Resident Evil 0's Evolution Over the Years

See Resident Evil 0's Evolution Over the Years

Back from the dead

Resident Evil Zero may have originally released on the GameCube, but it was in development for the Nintendo 64 prior to that. Capcom actually showed the game running on the House of Mario's cartridge-based format at the Tokyo Game Show, but space limitations prompted it to ultimately switch production to the GameCube instead...

News: The Campaign for a Better PSN Continues

The Campaign for a Better PSN Continues

Make your voice heard

People exaggerate a lot when it comes to the PlayStation Network, but there's absolutely no doubt that the service could be better. You may recall that earlier in the year we reported on a movement among users regarding the demand for a Better PSN – well, the initiative hasn't fizzled out. Fans have created a new website in...

News: One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall in Transformers: Devastation's New Trailer

One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall in Transformers: Devastation's New Trailer

The end of the road

There's some serious optics ripping in this brand new trailer for Transformers: Devastation, which has been released right in time for the San Diego Comic Con. In the new clip for the Platinum Games developed brawler, we get a good look at Optimus Prime and Megatron going hammer and tongs – fortunately, there's no Hot Rod to...

News: Samurai Warriors 4-II Conquers a Release Date on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Samurai Warriors 4-II Conquers a Release Date on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Lightning strikes twice

Before you start, yes, we're well aware that there seems to be a new Warriors game hitting the market every other month, but given the recent quality of Koei's hack and slash franchises, we're not too worried - at least, not yet. The next instalment to be heading West is Samurai Warriors 4-II. Not quite a sequel to the...

News: Samurai Warriors 4: Empires Mixes Slashing with Strategy in Its First Trailer

Samurai Warriors 4: Empires Mixes Slashing with Strategy in Its First Trailer

Plus, build your own castle

The latest in Koei's Samurai Warriors series is carving its way into Japanese stores this September, and this time, it's bringing a bit of strategy along with it. Samurai Warriors 4: Empires takes the fourth game's large cast of characters and pits them against each other as their warlords try to conquer feudal Japan,...

News: The Teen Who Ruined PS4's Christmas Narrowly Avoids Jail

The Teen Who Ruined PS4's Christmas Narrowly Avoids Jail

Convicted of over 50,000 computer crimes

Do you remember when the PlayStation Network went down? No, we don't mean last night – we're talking about the last major outage, which occurred over Christmas. Sony's servers were down for days, and while the whole sorry affair was good for our traffic ticker, it didn't exactly reflect well on the platform...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita and Persona 4 Dancing All Night Take a Tumble

Japanese Sales Charts: PS Vita and Persona 4 Dancing All Night Take a Tumble

Murder on the dance floor

After a brief stint at the top, the Vita's fallen down the Japanese charts along with heavy hitting exclusive Persona 4 Dancing All Night. Sony's handheld device sold through just 14,067 units last week, while the aforementioned dance-'em-up went from selling 94,036 copies in its first week to 13,028 in its second -...