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News: Shuhei Yoshida Wants Western Indie Games to Be More Readily Available in Japan

Shuhei Yoshida Wants Western Indie Games to Be More Readily Available in Japan

Going global

Indie games have become an enormous part of the PlayStation brand. Whether it’s relatively big titles like Outlast or smaller timewasters like OlliOlli, there’s rarely a week that passes where Sony’s suite of systems don’t receive an independently developed release or two. However, a lot of this content stems from Western...

News: PlayStation Executive Shuhei Yoshida Is Doing His Part to Help Wii U

PlayStation Executive Shuhei Yoshida Is Doing His Part to Help Wii U

Suit loves Super Mario 3D World

Much like the PlayStation Vita, the Wii U hasn’t enjoyed a particularly fruitful first year on the market. It took just 24 hours for the PlayStation 4 to surpass Nintendo’s next generation machine in the UK, and while things aren’t quite as bleak elsewhere, there’s no denying that the device has failed to...

News: Yoshida: Sony Bend's PS4 Game Will Make You Panic

Yoshida: Sony Bend's PS4 Game Will Make You Panic

Yoshida too scared to say anything about Sony Santa Monica

Uncharted PS4 aside, there weren’t many outrageous announcements during Sony’s big PS4 All Access launch livestream this week. However, one interesting snippet focused on Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida, in which he was asked to give a one-word summary of some of the...

News: Sorry, You Won't Be Able to Change Your PS4's Background

Sorry, You Won't Be Able to Change Your PS4's Background

Not yet, anyway

Toss aside your favourite corn-on-the-cob dynamic theme, as the PlayStation 4 will not allow you to customise console’s hub screen out of the box. Sony Worldwide Studios president – and pillar of online knowledge – Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the tidbit on Twitter, responding to a couple of fan requests in his famously direct...

News: PlayStation Vita Connecting to PS4 with Imminent Application

PlayStation Vita Connecting to PS4 with Imminent Application

A link to the future

The upcoming PlayStation App sure sounds useful, but it’s pointless if you don’t happen to own an iOS or Android powered device. Fortunately, platform holder Sony has not forgotten about the PlayStation Vita, as it’s hinted that some of the features and functionality from its smartphone software will be added to its...

News: Yoshida: Microsoft Has Very Smart People, We Don't Take Them Lightly

Yoshida: Microsoft Has Very Smart People, We Don't Take Them Lightly

Executive recognises Xbox One threat

By all accounts, the PlayStation 4 may be the system to beat this Christmas – but that’s not stopped Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida from recognising the lingering threat of Microsoft and the Xbox One. Speaking with our friends over at Games Industry.biz, the humble executive complimented

Weirdness: Now Shuhei Yoshida's Sent David Cage to Sleep

Now Shuhei Yoshida's Sent David Cage to Sleep

Jet lag

If you’re suffering from a mild case of insomnia, you may find that spending time with a prominent PlayStation executive cures your illness. In response to Shuhei Yoshida’s hilarious nap during one of David Cage’s customary monologues at GamesCom last month, the likeable public figures have turned the tables at the Tokyo Game Show –...

News: Yoshida: Stay Tuned for PS Vita TV Plans in Western Regions

Yoshida: Stay Tuned for PS Vita TV Plans in Western Regions

Don't turn that dial

It had to happen, didn’t it? You take a week out of the office, and the entire complexion of the PlayStation ecosystem changes in the early hours of the very first day. This particular author first learned about the newly announced PS Vita TV during a scratchy telephone call back to head office amid the cavernous nothingness...

News: You'll Be Able to Purchase and Download PS4 Games Wherever You Are

You'll Be Able to Purchase and Download PS4 Games Wherever You Are

Every little helps

While the act of actually booting up the PlayStation 3's store to purchase software has become increasingly convoluted over the past couple of years, the PlayStation 4 is going to make things really simple. Responding to a request on Twitter, likeable Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida explained that you won’t even need...

News: Yoshida: It's a Luxury for Us to Not Have to Reveal Everything in Production for PS4

Yoshida: It's a Luxury for Us to Not Have to Reveal Everything in Production for PS4

Hold your horses

Despite announcing an unprecedented number of titles at GamesCom this week, Sony’s suffered a bit of a backlash for focusing on grassroots development rather than its internal studios. For some, the PlayStation 4 is lacking in the first-party blockbuster department, with only Killzone: Shadow Fall, inFAMOUS: Second Son,

Weirdness: Even the President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Needs Some Sleep

Even the President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Needs Some Sleep

Zzzzz

Moments after stealing the show at GamesCom 2013, Sony livestreamed a roundtable session with a slew of notable PlayStation developers, including Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. Sadly, it seems that the impact of the show – and travelling halfway around the world – took its toll on the popular executive, as he was caught...