The Future - News

May2012

  • News Snap Up a Beyond Good & Evil 2 Screenshot

    Dust looking

    After Michel Ancel's assurances that Beyond Good & Evil 2 is in "active creation", All Games Beta has outed what looks like an in-game screenshot. The distant protagonist looks distinctly like Jade, and the dusty market street fits with what we've seen of the title so far. That's about it, though. No HUD, no other...

March2012

  • Rumour PS4 Codenamed "Orbis", Due Christmas 2013

    Salt

    Here we go ladies and gentlemen: Kotaku claims to have the skinny on the next PlayStation. The site claims the upcoming machine is currently codenamed Orbis — Latin for "circle", naturally — and will launch in time for holiday 2013. Supposedly it won't play PS3 games, will lock all new games to a single PSN account to limit the...

  • News Team Meat Considering Binding of Isaac for Sony Platforms

    All rogue, like

    Following the news that Nintendo had rejected The Binding of Isaac for 3DS, Team Meat has announced that it's considering bringing the title to Sony platforms. In an interview with Joystiq, co-founder Edward McMillen said that the studio was actively considering porting the title to “1-2 Sony platforms”. PlayStation 3 and...

February2012

  • Talking Point Do We Need PlayStation 4 Yet?

    The future is... when?

    Recently we looked at The Future of PlayStation, and if there's one topic constantly hammering itself to the top of news sites it's which new home consoles might appear at the 2012 E3 Expo. We know that a new console from Microsoft is a possibility and Nintendo’s Wii U is a definite, but Sony has previously stated many...

  • Feature The Future of PlayStation

    What's next?

    “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” joked Sony Worldwide Studios’ jovial executive, Shuhei Yoshida, when quizzed about the PlayStation 4 earlier in the year. Yoshida was, of course, lying: we’d be both amazed and worried if the likeable executive – who’s responsible for the entirety of Sony’s first-party...

  • News Early Warning: Don't Delete Your Mass Effect 3 Save

    You know, when it's out

    In an act of extraordinary foresight, BioWare has advised Mass Effect 3 players not to delete their save game — over a month before the game's release. Speaking to GamerZines, BioWare associate producer Mike Gamble said: It wouldn't be a bad idea [to keep your ME3 saves]. Obviously I can't say anything, but it wouldn't be...

  • News Hirai: "Sony Can't Go On Like This"

    Must change from the top

    Current Sony Computer Entertainment and future Sony CEO Kaz Hirai has spoken candidly about the company's future prospects to The Wall Street Journal. Speaking ahead of Sony's $2 billion loss in the last financial quarter, Hirai touched on the challenge facing him as the next CEO of Sony: We can't just

January2012

  • News Sony: "Our Studios Know They Have to Do Better with Move"

    UK boss lays it out

    Sony Computer Entertainment UK boss Fergal Gara has told MCV that its internal studios have to create better Move titles. Gara revealed that Sports Champions has been the biggest seller but that other titles have put in vastly differing sales performances. Gara went on to say that it's a priority for internal studios to do...

  • Feature Five Move Games to Watch in 2012

    Get out your calendars

    Last year was a pretty full year of PlayStation Move games — we make it 80 Move-compatible games were released in 2011 — but we're sure 2012 is going to be even bigger. Here we've picked just five upcoming PlayStation Move games we think you'll want to watch out for in 2012. Sorcery:

October2011

  • Feature Four Must-Have Move Games for the Future

    Gaze into our crystal ball

    While many will argue that the PlayStation Move launched with a weak line-up, the number and quality of games available has risen sharply since its launch. An increasing number of game developers have decided to implement Move controls into their games, immersing players like never before. We've taken a look into the...