Tuesday20th Jun 2023
Dreaming of Jin again
PlayStation Productions is spinning up all kinds of yarns right now, and we're pretty excited to see Jin Sakai make the jump to the big screen. We knew that the Ghost of Tsushima flick was intended to be a visual treat, and veteran stuntman and John Wick director Chad Stahelski has confirmed the film is currently in "heavy...
Friday19th May 2023
Ghost with the most
Open world epic Ghost of Tsushima sold over 1 million copies in Japan, PlayStation has confirmed. The story of surviving samurai Jin Sakai first launched on PS4 in 2020, and around a year later it was re-released on PS5 as Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut. This sales total takes both versions into account. It's an impressive...
Tuesday16th May 2023
Shinji Mikami had fun
Ghost of Tsushima was a bit of a hit with Japanese developers back when it released in 2020. Most notably, former Yakuza / Like a Dragon director Toshihiro Nagoshi was blown away by Sucker Punch's open world epic, while Final Fantasy XVI producer Naoki Yoshida said it was
Wednesday2nd Nov 2022
In terms of gameplay, the methodical survival horror of the Resident Evil franchise couldn't be more dissimilar to the open-world samurai action of Ghost of Tsushima. But they have at least one thing in common: both are set in countries and cultures that are not their creator's own. Speaking to IGN, former Capcom producer Hiroyuki...
Thursday15th Sep 2022
The Ghost with the most
It's been noted numerous times up until this point, but Ghost of Tsushima really did strike a chord with Japanese gamers and developers. Sony's excellent open world title — first released in 2020 — enjoyed a lot of success in the nation that it was portraying, and you may remember that former RGG Studio boss Toshihiro...
Saturday16th Jul 2022
Jin and juice
Sucker Punch’s samurai smash hit Ghost of Tsushima has surpassed 9.73 million copies sold in the two years since it launched, making it one of Sony’s strongest selling first-party releases. The impressive sales number – accurate as of 3rd July, 2022 – means that the title will almost certainly cross 10 million units when all is...
Friday24th Jun 2022
An open world with stealth and combat, you say?
Sucker Punch Productions knocked it out of the park with Ghost of Tsushima. The brand new IP really resonated with fans thanks to a gorgeous open world and some slick gameplay, selling in big numbers worldwide. A sequel is surely next on the cards for the Washington-based studio, and a batch of job...
Tuesday26th Apr 2022
As we've reported on numerous times, Ghost of Tsushima has proven to be very popular with the Japanese — to the point where key employees at developer Sucker Punch were made official ambassadors of the actual Tsushima island. This was after the open world title received all kinds of awards fro
Thursday14th Apr 2022
Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch seems to be moving on from its open world epic following close to two years of post-launch support. The game's latest update, patch 2.18, released early this week, adjusting various aspects of the title's dedicated co-op multiplayer mode, Legends. It also included a couple of minor tweaks to the...
Wednesday13th Apr 2022
The crew grows on upcoming adaptation
PlayStation Productions is in full swing following the success of the Uncharted movie, with work on The Last of Us' HBO series well underway. However, it doesn't just stop with these two franchises — the next Sony game being adapted for the screen is Ghost of Tsushima. Announced last year, it appears the team...
Thursday10th Mar 2022
There’s a lot to like about the PS Store and the improvements Sony’s made to its infrastructure, but age-old issues continue to rear their ugly head. While this month’s addition of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends was supposed to be a sweetener for subscribers, it’s proving to be anything but for a handful of fans looking to upgrade their...
Friday4th Mar 2022
The race is on
We've come to expect PlayStation Studios congratulating one another on social media whenever a new game hits store shelves, but we honestly didn't see this particular artwork coming. Posted on Twitter by Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch, this crossover drawing features Jin racing against a slick looking sports car from the...
Saturday26th Feb 2022
Ghost with the most
PS Plus' lineup for March 2022 has been officially announced, and if you can believe it, the leaks are back! That's right, we had one whole month without PS Plus leaks, but now we're back to the regular schedule, it seems. And yes, the leaked game selection was correct. Your PS Plus games for March 2022 are as follows: GTA...
Tuesday8th Feb 2022
Available in a new patch dropping today
Sucker Punch Productions has issued a new patch for Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut on PlayStation 5 and PS4 that allows you to unlock a new outfit inspired by Horizon Forbidden West protagonist Aloy. Situated in the northern region of Iki Island, you'll need to solve the puzzle at a newly restored Wind...
Wednesday5th Jan 2022
If a company is ever looking to launch a new gaming IP, Ghost of Tsushima seems like the new template to follow. Last night during its CES 2022 conference, Sony announced that the latest game out of Sucker Punch Productions has now sold more than eight million copies worldwide. The impressive sales update represents another three million...
Thursday4th Nov 2021
Balanced like the blade
Sucker Punch has announced a new patch for Ghost of Tsushima, taking the game to version 2.12, or 2.012.00 on PlayStation 5. This incoming update is focused on Legends, the excellent co-op multiplayer expansion added to the game not long after launch. There's a laundry list of patch notes to go through, but almost everything...
Friday24th Sep 2021
The oni horde marches on
Sucker Punch has added a new survival mode map to Ghost of Tsushima Legends — Ghost of Tsushima's expansive co-op multiplayer mode. Legends has been updated quite significantly since the launch of Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut last month, and it's only getting bigger. The new map, titled Twilight and Ashes, takes place...
Friday17th Sep 2021
Standalone purchases counted
Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut was the best-selling game on the PlayStation Store across Europe last month, and was only beaten to first place in the US by Madden NFL 22. Sony shared the news on the PlayStation Blog, and what makes the stats even more impressive is that the
Thursday2nd Sep 2021
Out now on PS5, PS4
A new Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut patch is out now on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Sucker Punch has released a number of minor updates over the last couple of weeks, but this one — patch 2.008 — features some welcome adjustments. It's around 2GB in size. For starters, it improves load times when you're switching...
Wednesday25th Aug 2021
Two-way Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani is one of the best players in the MLB right now, starring as both a pitcher and a batter for the Los Angeles Angels. And now he has a new Topps trading card, inspired by Ghost of Tsushima. The one-of-a-kind baseball card, designed by artist Chuck Styles, reimagines the former Hokkaidō Nippon-Ham...
Friday20th Aug 2021
Not when other companies are doing it for free
If you've read our Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut review, you'll already know that we're big fans of the new Iki Island expansion. We'd go as far to say that Jin's new offshore adventure is worth the price of admission alone — but the reality of the situation isn't so simple. Having played the...
Wednesday18th Aug 2021
Out on Friday
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut is just two days away from its launch on PlayStation 5 and PS4, so it's now time for a flashy launch trailer to remind you what this expanded re-release is all about. Of course, the new Iki island expansion is the centrepiece of the Director's Cut, adding a brand new location to explore just off the...
Wednesday4th Aug 2021
Ghost with the most
Ghost of Tsushima's co-op multiplayer is being heavily updated alongside the release of Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut later this month. It sounds like Sucker Punch has been hard at work adding to and improving the experience. But before we get into the updates, the bigger news here is that Legends is being released as a...
Thursday29th Jul 2021
It's all about the SSD
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut has lip sync for Japanese voices — but only on PlayStation 5. And, unsurprisingly, a lot of fans have been wondering why that is — including ourselves. Fortunately, we were able to get an answer from Sucker Punch creative director Nate Fox, who was kind enough to explain how the new...
Basically another Act
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut includes a whole new adventure, which takes place on the island of Iki. But just how big is the Iki Island Expansion? Well, we asked creative director Nate Fox that very question in our big Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut interview, and we got a very promising answer. "If you're familiar...
Tuesday27th Jul 2021
But it's nothing crazy
The file size for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut has been spotted ahead of the game's release next month. The ever-reliable PlayStation Game Size picked it out on Sony's servers, and unsurprisingly, it looks like Director's Cut is going to be a bit bigger than the original release. It does include the Iki Island expansion,...
Thursday22nd Jul 2021
Sony has uploaded a second story trailer for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut — but don't expect any new footage. This is the same trailer that was released earlier, except it's got Japanese voices with English subtitles. The primary goal here is to highlight the new Japanese lip sync, which is exclusive to the Director's Cut. Given...
Wednesday21st Jul 2021
Good for the soul
As if we needed more reasons to get hyped for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, developer Sucker Punch has confirmed that the new Iki Island expansion will be home to a number of animal sanctuaries. Jin will be able to visit these peaceful locations and interact with the wildlife, which includes wild cats, deer, and even monkeys...
Plus plot details
Sony has released a new trailer for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, which gives us a much better idea of what the re-release's new content is all about. Iki Island is an expansion that sees Jin travel to... well, the island of Iki, where a different Mongol threat is taking root. The above trailer gives us a look at the...
Sunday4th Jul 2021
In a week that saw Sony confirm its acquisition of Housemarque and announce an enhanced edition of Ghost of Tsushima, it’s truly impressive that its fans are primarily talking about free PS4 to PS5 upgrades. In the case of