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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...

News: What Does the PS4 Controller's Light Bar Do in Killzone: Shadow Fall?

What Does the PS4 Controller's Light Bar Do in Killzone: Shadow Fall?

Red means dead

The controller for the PlayStation 4 is rich with new features, but one of its more noticeable additions is the light bar plastered on the top. Similarly to the PlayStation Move, the illuminated streak can be used in conjunction with the new PlayStation Eye for enhanced motion tracking. But it can also provide realtime gameplay...

News: Shuhei Yoshida Doesn't Want All PS4 Games to be First-Person Shooters

Shuhei Yoshida Doesn't Want All PS4 Games to be First-Person Shooters

Sony executive gunning for variety on manufacturer's next system

While fans and parts of the media criticised Sony’s decision to lead with Knack when it announced the PlayStation 4 earlier in the year, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has told EDGE magazine that the emphasis on the somewhat cutesy platformer was entirely intentional –...

News: Just What Has Happened to The Last Guardian?

Just What Has Happened to The Last Guardian?

Different day, same old questions

The Last Guardian, The Last Guardian, wherefore art thou, The Last Guardian? We fully expected Team ICO’s hotly anticipated – but oft delayed – adventure to re-emerge during Sony’s big PlayStation 4 blowout this week, but once again, Fumito Ueda’s giant catbird was nowhere to be seen. We didn’t e

News: Sony Executive Shuhei Yoshida Owns a Wii U

Sony Executive Shuhei Yoshida Owns a Wii U

Testing it out

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida is one of the most brazen executives in the gaming industry, so it’s no surprise to see the likable suit openly admit that he’s purchased a competitor’s system on Twitter. Here's the message: [tweet https://twitter.com/yosp/status/275760694912237572] While we’ve no doubt that...

News: Sony Had to "Re-do" Work on The Last Guardian

Sony Had to "Re-do" Work on The Last Guardian

Debilitating headaches

The Last Guardian is definitely still in development, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed. "The team is still working on it very hard," he told Eurogamer earlier today. "There are certain technical issues they've been working on. That's the period of time when the game, looking from the outside,...

News: Shuhei Yoshida: SOCOM Franchise Is Not Done

Shuhei Yoshida: SOCOM Franchise Is Not Done

Just on hiatus

Given the tepid critical response to SOCOM 4 and the closure of developer Zipper Interactive, many assumed that it was game over for Sony's tactical shooter series – but Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has adopted a “never say never” mentality to the future of the franchise. “It's not done. We never definitely...