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June2017

  • E3 2017 What the Hell Is Going on with Sucker Punch?

    Yoshida updates us on inFAMOUS dev

    We would have bet our life savings on Sucker Punch announcing its new game at E3 2017 – and we would have lost the lot. Despite being out of action for almost three years, the Seattle-based studio still has nothing to say about its new game, widely believed to be a brand new intellectual property for the...

February2017

January2017

  • Rumour Sucker Punch's Next Game Is a Brand New Property

    Fresh ideas

    Sucker Punch's next game will not be an inFAMOUS sequel, but an all-new intellectual property. That's according to industry know-it-all Shinobi602, who alluded as much in a NeoGAF post overnight. While we try to steer clear of the "insider" bubble, the poster's track record speaks for itself; he teased the likes of Horizon: Zero Dawn...

May2016

April2016

  • News Sucker Punch Recruiting for Spectacular Sandbox PS4 Game

    Spectacular, eh?

    It's been quiet for over a year now, so plenty of attention is starting to be placed on Sucker Punch – the studio behind PlayStation hits such as inFAMOUS and Sly Cooper. Nobody really knows what the developer's up to, but its recruitment page does contain a few hints. According to a Senior Graphics Programmer listing its next...

May2015

  • News Sucker Punch Powers Up with Motion Capture Studio

    Watching your every move

    Sony first-party Sucker Punch has taken another step towards PlayStation production powerhouse status, as it's just added the finishing touches to its own internal motion capture studio. Billy Harper, who's the Character and Cinematic Supervisor at the company, revealed the tidbit on Twitter, after taking photographs of...

April2015

  • News Sucker Punch Wants Its Next PS4 Exclusive to Drop Jaws

    "We're not satisfied," says studio

    Considering that it was an early title and open world, inFAMOUS: Second Son really proved what the PlayStation 4 is capable of. Sure, it may have been a little lacking in the replay value department, but it was a very enjoyable title – and rightly deserved its Gold Trophy award in our Game of the Year rundown...

March2015

  • News Sucker Punch's Next PS4 Project Will Pack a Punch

    Shoryuken take it?

    Sucker Punch, the studio behind Sly Cooper, has been pumping out consistently high-quality first-party titles for years now, with the excellent inFAMOUS: Second Son and standalone expansion inFAMOUS: First Light being among its most recent success stories. A recent job listing suggested that it was working on a new sandbox title...

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  • News inFAMOUS: First Light Firm Sucker Punch Zapped by Layoffs

    Studio struck by round of redundancies

    Sucker Punch’s sizeable superhero spin-off inFAMOUS: First Light may be mere days away from its debut on the PlayStation 4, but the Seattle-based studio has been struck by a fresh round of layoffs behind the scenes. There’s no word on how many have departed the firm, but Sony has confirmed that there’s...

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  • News inFAMOUS: Second Son Was Planned for PS4 Way Back in 2010

    Smoke and mirrors

    Sucker Punch is a forward thinking studio. Just a year after releasing the original inFAMOUS, the team entered into negotiations with platform holder Sony about bringing its superhero series to the PlayStation 4. At the time, the outfit had just started work on the second game in the franchise, and it knew that it wanted to...

March2012

  • News Sucker Punch Reflects on Flawed User Generated Content

    Not the best fit

    Sucker Punch’s attempts to introduce user generated content into inFamous 2 were certainly well realised, but in a post mortem at GDC, co-founder Chris Zimmerman has revealed that the title may not have been the best fit for the features. As part of his presentation, Zimmerman stated that just 15% of inFamous 2 players actually...

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