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Rumour: Sony Santa Monica's PS4 Sci-Fi Property May Have Been Jettisoned

Sony Santa Monica's PS4 Sci-Fi Property May Have Been Jettisoned

Intergalactic excursion crash lands

Rumours regarding God of War III director Stig Asmussen’s sci-fi property have been rampant since before Kratos’ angry sandals touched the scorching sands of the Desert of Lost Souls. Last summer, Battlestar Galactica writer Michael Angeli teased the title at Comic-Con, noting that he’d been working with...

News: The Knights Suit Up in New The Order: 1886 Trailer

The Knights Suit Up in New The Order: 1886 Trailer

Order of the day

Pull on your boots and grab your best steampunk weaponry, as a new trailer for The Order: 1886 has landed. The video showcases gameplay from the upcoming third-person shooter, and follows protagonists Galahad, Lafayette, and Percival through some dingy Neo Victorian streets. As Galahad ducks, shoots, and runs between a number of...

News: PS Vita Version of Dead Nation Not Decaying Due to PS4 Port

PS Vita Version of Dead Nation Not Decaying Due to PS4 Port

Dead good news

It may not be officially announced yet, but it seems almost certain that Sony is reanimating dual joystick shooter Dead Nation for the PlayStation 4. Overnight, the platform holder listed an enhanced version of the popular undead-‘em-up on the Asian iteration of the PlayStation Blog, leaving many to ponder when we may find out more...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Yakuza Ishin performs better on PS3

With popular publication Famitsu already releasing its own PlayStation 4 sales figures for Japan, this week’s Media Create chart isn’t as interesting as it perhaps could be. Nevertheless, the research firm reports that the next-gen system sold 309,154 units during its first two days on the market – a figure...

News: Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition Lurching onto PS4

Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition Lurching onto PS4

Don't lose your head

It looks like Housemarque's twin-stick zombie shooter Dead Nation really is coming to the PlayStation 4, as the Asian iteration of the PlayStation Blog has marked it down as a PlayStation Plus freebie for subscription holders. The title was rumoured to be part of the European Instant Game Collection recently, too,

News: PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Goes Gold

PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Goes Gold

Time for a break

There's exciting news for PlayStation 4 owners, as inFAMOUS: Second Son has officially gone gold. In case you're not familiar with developer jargon, this means that the game is finally completed and is now ready for mass production. Sucker Punch's co-founder Brian Fleming confirmed the news through Twitter, stating that it's a...

News: God of War Studio Sony Santa Monica Slashed by the Blades of Corporate Chaos

God of War Studio Sony Santa Monica Slashed by the Blades of Corporate Chaos

By Zeus' beard

Sony Santa Monica has been hit by layoffs today, the studio has confirmed. In a statement issued to IGN, the platform holder revealed that the move is a result of “resource re-alignment” and is a decision which it “hasn’t taken lightly”. The firm added that it has offered any affected employees “outplacement services and...

News: At Least Sony Didn't Forget the PlayStation Vita's Birthday

At Least Sony Didn't Forget the PlayStation Vita's Birthday

Phew

We’d love to say that we baked the PlayStation Vita a big slab of cherry and almond cake for its second birthday this weekend, but we’d be lying if we did. The truth is that we forgot, and now we’re not on speaking terms with the handheld system. Fortunately, we’re hoping to rekindle our relationship with the down-in-the-dumps device by...

Talking Point: Should Sony Respond to Microsoft's UK Xbox One Price Cut?

Should Sony Respond to Microsoft's UK Xbox One Price Cut?

Incredible crisis

You’ve got to hand it to Microsoft, it knows how to react quickly. The Redmond-based manufacturer has been flip-flopping between Xbox One strategies faster than Usain Bolt in sandals, starting all the way back at E3 where the company controversially defended its abhorrent digital rights management policies – only to yank them...

News: Hurry, All of Gran Turismo 5's DLC Will Be Removed on 30th April

Hurry, All of Gran Turismo 5's DLC Will Be Removed on 30th April

Better be quick

To herald in what many are declaring to be the all-digital era, Sony has recently announced that it'll be removing all of Gran Turismo 5's DLC from the PlayStation Store on 30th April. This follows the news that the game's online services are planned to be completely shut down. It's not all bad, though, as you'll still be able to...

Weirdness: Sony May Be Making a Movie About the Console Wars

Sony May Be Making a Movie About the Console Wars

Blood bath

Forget about the fight between the Helghast and the ISA, as the so-called console war is undeniably the biggest brawl in gaming. And in a strange twist of fate, Sony Pictures could be producing a movie inspired by the neverending skirmish, charting SEGA’s assault on Nintendo in the early to mid 1990s. We don’t know about you, but...

News: This Fresh Footage of PS4 Title inFAMOUS: Second Son Will Send You Up the Wall

This Fresh Footage of PS4 Title inFAMOUS: Second Son Will Send You Up the Wall

Wet and wild

Sony’s opting to keep inFAMOUS: Second Son very much under wraps, so you’re going to have to make do with videos like the one embedded below for the time being. Fortunately, while this footage features Russian voiceovers and some mostly aimless late night traversal, it’s still absolutely worth watching for the amazing visuals...

News: There's a Chance That You'll Be Killing More Clickers in The Last of Us 2

There's a Chance That You'll Be Killing More Clickers in The Last of Us 2

It can't be for nothing

There’s a chance that critical smash The Last of Us will get a sequel, directors Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley have revealed. Speaking candidly as part of a Reddit question and answer session, the talented twosome hinted that there’s a 50 per cent possibility that we'll be returning to a post-apocalyptic United...