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News: Uncharted Collection a 'Good Candidate' for PS4, but Sony Won't 'Flood the Market' with Remakes

Uncharted Collection a 'Good Candidate' for PS4, but Sony Won't 'Flood the Market' with Remakes

Firm won't Sully reputation

While the PlayStation 4 may be garnering a bit of a reputation for re-releases, The Last of Us Remastered is the only real port currently in Sony's portfolio. Granted, the likes of Escape Plan and Sound Shapes did accompany the console at launch, but these seemed more like late additions to the platform holder’s...

News: Sony: PS4's Christmas Lineup Compares 'Very, Very Well' to Xbox One

Sony: PS4's Christmas Lineup Compares 'Very, Very Well' to Xbox One

Greatness awaits

As with the PlayStation 3 before it, there’s an accelerating sentiment around the web that the PlayStation 4 lacks games. Despite new releases deploying on a weekly basis, many armchair analysts have opted to criticise the console’s first year – primarily its lack of first-party content. Many argue that Microsoft – with...

News: Shuhei Yoshida Doesn't Understand People Who Don't Like Indie Games

Shuhei Yoshida Doesn't Understand People Who Don't Like Indie Games

Neither do we

If the last two E3s are anything to go by, Sony's continued efforts to court indie developers are paying off. What's more, the Japanese giant seems pretty chuffed with this outcome, as Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida stated in a recent interview. "Almost every week you see an indie game coming out digitally on PS4. Some of...

News: PlayStation Maker Ken Kutaragi Complimented Shuhei Yoshida Twice

PlayStation Maker Ken Kutaragi Complimented Shuhei Yoshida Twice

And that was more than most

Ex-PlayStation president Ken Kutaragi may be the ‘Father of PlayStation’, but he had a tenuous relationship with his employees at best. Speaking as part of a question and answer session conducted by PlayStation 4 architect Mark Cerny, Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida recalled the discussion that preceded his...

News: Sony's Shuhei Yoshida Has Been Banned from Nintendo MiiVerse Twice

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida Has Been Banned from Nintendo MiiVerse Twice

U do not deserve this

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida may maintain one of the busiest Twitter profiles in the industry, but the affable executive occasionally finds time to play games. Despite his lifelong ties to the PlayStation brand, however, the straight talking suit is a big fan of all of the current consoles – including the...

News: How Did Sony's Shuhei Yoshida React to Facebook's Acquisition of Oculus VR?

How Did Sony's Shuhei Yoshida React to Facebook's Acquisition of Oculus VR?

The big question

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida was in bed when news broke regarding Facebook’s surprise acquisition of Oculus VR – the company behind the popular PC-based virtual reality headset Oculus Rift. However, his day didn’t get off to bad a start when he switched on his computer and saw the furore. “I woke up...

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...