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News: Ask Shuhei Yoshida Anything in Special PlayStation Experience Panel

Ask Shuhei Yoshida Anything in Special PlayStation Experience Panel

Where are all the exclusives?

“How do you cope with being badgered on Twitter by irritated fans 24/7?” That’s probably what we’d ask Sony Worldwide Studios suit Shuhei Yoshida given half the chance – and you’ll have an opportunity to pit your own queries to the popular president as part of the upcoming PlayStation Experience event in...

News: Shuhei Yoshida Congratulated Phil Spencer Over Minecraft Acquisition

Shuhei Yoshida Congratulated Phil Spencer Over Minecraft Acquisition

Building bridges

The console war may be painted as a fierce battleground on the web, but in reality, that’s not the case at all. We already know that Xbox chief Phil Spencer has a good relationship with many of PlayStation’s more popular executives – and that mutual respect runs both ways. In fact, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei...

News: Sony: PS Move Was Ahead of Its Time, But There's No Appetite for Motion Right Now

Sony: PS Move Was Ahead of Its Time, But There's No Appetite for Motion Right Now

Project Morpheus will change that, reckons Shuhei Yoshida

Pop those PlayStation Move controllers in the cupboard: you’ll need them, but not right now. In a candid interview with Pocket-Lint, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has admitted that motion gaming is in a bit of a rut right now, and will stay that way until Sony’s virtual...

Gamescom 2014: PS4 Titles to Take Centre Stage at the Tokyo Game Show

PS4 Titles to Take Centre Stage at the Tokyo Game Show

Japanese centric software a very important point

Sony’s shifting PlayStation 4 consoles at a record breaking rate, but in Japan, the format is a bit of a flop right now. That’s because, unlike in Europe and North America, the market doesn’t feel that there’s enough content to justify its existence, which means that it’s getting heavily...

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...