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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...

News: Soul Sacrifice Delta's Candy Probably Doesn't Taste Very Nice

Soul Sacrifice Delta's Candy Probably Doesn't Taste Very Nice

Out of date

We’re partial to the odd office Jelly Baby from time to time, but remind us not to chew on any tasty treats while we’re playing PlayStation Vita re-release Soul Sacrifice Delta. As already announced, the updated title – which is due out imminently in Japan – will feature a handful of horrifying boss battles based on characters...

Live: Watch the Japanese PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

Watch the Japanese PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

One night in Tokyo

Japan may be the last major territory to net the PlayStation 4, but that doesn’t make the console’s release any less important. To celebrate the system’s imminent arrival in its home nation, the platform holder is putting on a launch livestream today direct from the Sony Building in Ginza, Tokyo. The show will play host to a...

News: PS4 Exclusive RIME Almost Ended Up on the Xbox One

PS4 Exclusive RIME Almost Ended Up on the Xbox One

Microsoft rejected the release

It may be one of the most anticipated PlayStation 4 titles in production, but things could have been very different for Tequila Works’ stunning ICO-esque excursion RIME. A document uncovered by underground publication VG Leaks indicates that the Spanish developer actually pitched the title to Microsoft first, as an...