During a session at GDC last week, Final Fantasy XIII's director Motomu Toriyama announced that both Final Fantasy XIII offshoots - Final Fantasy Versus XIII and Final Fantasy Agito XIII - will be aiming to deliver story-driven gameplay
His GDC keynote seemed to suggest that both titles will take the linear story-telling approach found in Final Fantasy XIII, something we criticised heavily in our..
Playstation Home's usership has grown to a whopping 12million, according to director Jack Buser
He announced the figure as part of a panel at last week's GDC, emphasising that the population of the virtual world had grown by 2million since December 2009. Sony also stated that these figures on based on "one-off" visits; according to their...
Nintendo of America's Reggie Fils-Aime has spoken to IGN about the Playstation Move, noting that the announcement made him a tad "flushed"
If imitation is the most sincere form of flattery then Im blushing Im so flattered, the Nintendo man told IGN. You know, I didnt see the announcement. I did spend some time at the booth and saw some of what they were demonstrating and I think the..
It's never more than a few months before the Insomniac Games rumours jump to the forefront of the industry
The independently owned company have long maintained a strong partnership with Sony, but once again industry bumblings and anonymity are hinting that Insomniac will go multiplatform. Sony own both the Ratchet & Clank and Resistance franchises, so if you're expecting those on XBOX 360,..
Sony's Michael Denny has condemned views that GDC is not a venue for announcing things
He told Eurogamer that he felt the event was the "right" place to go public with the Playstation Move.Its just a very exciting time to show it off, said the exec. The time felt right to announce something new at GDC. Weve already released a lot of content this year, theres a lot to come,..
Peter Molyneux - head of Microsoft Game Studios Europe - has spoken to Eurogamer regarding the Playstation Move, describing it as "not as advanced" as Natal, but still something he'd "love to work on"
Speaking in an interview as to whether he'd seen Playstation Move, Molyneux responded:"We're not really surprised, are we? I mean at E3 last year we saw they were having a wand, and that's kind..
Naughty Dog's president Evan Wells has told Joystiq that there is a lot of story to tell in the Uncharted universe, and he'd love some of that story to hit the Playstation Portable
Speaking this week at GDC, Wells said:"I think it would be fantastic to see the game (move) onto a handheld system," Wells told Joystiq. "Each one of the episodes is sort of like a standalone thing and I..
Perhaps opening the door for "optional" Playstation Move controls in a range of different content, and certainly suggesting that Playstation Move games can look as good as their DualShock counterparts, Sony has announced that Move takes just 1-2mb of the PS3's memory to run
The tiny amount of processing was announced as part of Sony's tech presentation of the hardware during GDC. Sony also..
Finally - we might be staring at the end of the Unreal Engine
Let it be known - here at PushSquare we hate the Unreal Engine. It's such a bummer when a new game drops in the office and that familiar "U" pops-up the moment we push the disc into our system. The problem is: all Unreal Engine games look the same. Shiny, fuzzy, no personality whatsoever. We dare say the natural progression to..
Didn't take long did it? Warner Bros have confirmed to Kotaku that Lord Of The Rings: Aragorns Quest - previously a Wii title - will be headed to the Playstation 3 too as part of Playstation Move
It must have been part of Sony's philosophy to create a device which pushes Microsoft's controller-less device out of the way, and it appears to be working - the game will not be heading to XBOX 360..
The Shoot is a new rail-guns shooter game being developed for Sony's new Playstation Move controller
The game allows you to aim and shoot with the Playstation Move, aswell as lean and dodge incoming fire. Think Police 24/7. Aswell as being able to lean, players can initiate special moves by shooting off screen. Time can also be slowed by spinning on the spot. It's worth noting that "The..
Despite some pretty "core" focused Playstation Move titles, Sony weren't being coy about bringing the new peripheral to the "extended" gamer
Move Party is a title aimed firmly at that, providing a range of whacky mini-games taking advantage of the accuracy of the Playstation Move controller, and the augmented reality possibilities of the Playstation Eye camera. Here players will be super-imposed..
During their GDC keynote last night, Sony showed off a sports game collection for the Playstation Move with some similarities to Nintendo's own Wii Sports Resort
The game, Sports Champions, features archery, table-tennis and a gladiator-esque game (massive potential for future third-person action adventure titles there). Check the screens after the jump. The Playstation Move has unparalleled,..
One of the most interesting tech demoes during Sony's GDC keynote last night was a gritty looking game called Motion Fighter
The game's essentially a one-on-one street fighting title with a highly stylised look to it. Players use a Playstation Move controller in each hand to mimick their punches. The difference here is that unlike Nintendo Wii titles, punches actually feel responsive to the..
Sony announced their latest PS3 peripheral at a keynote as part of GDC last night
The Playstation Move will launch in the Fall of this year, alongside a host of software titles. Move works alongside the Playstation Eye to offer precise, lag-free motion control gaming steps ahead of Nintendo and Microsoft's offering. The key is in the precise depth and motion tracking, which has little-to-no..
Sony's announced as part of their GDC press conference tonight that the Playstation Motion Controller will in fact be titled
.. the Playstation Move. Lots of demos were shown, including brawling, ping-pong and an updated LittleBigPlanet. We've got a full recap of tonight's proceedings here. Sony announced the controller will launch this fall, and will get a sub-$100 Starter Kit including a game,..
Sony held a keynote in San Francisco as part of GDC tonight
Lots of things were announced including Sony's new motion control solution, the Playstation Move. Here's a full recap of tonight's events: Playstation Motion Controller unveiled. Will appeal to the hardcore and casual gamers. The controller will be officially named the Playstation...
We'll be providing insightful commentary over on Twitter during Sony's big press conference tonight, but if you wanted things of a more visual flavour -- well here's a live stream for you
Things kick off in 10 minutes, where-ever in the world you are.
We're gearing up for a big night here in the PushSquare office: first we're off to watch Manchester United qualify for the next round of the Champions League, then we're all huddling around the Playstation for some God Of War III
Finally, we'll be Tweeting the latest news and opinion breaking from Sony's GDC conference tonight. We're assuming if...
Update @ 19:26 - VG247 are reporting that the name Playstation Arc - what was commonly thought to be the official name of Sony's device - has been dropped
</em> Sony filed a trademark for the name "Playstation Move" in Europe yesterday. Apparently, the name's for a control device which might hint at yet another name for the Playstation Motion Controller. Other rumoured names include..
Is it wrong that we're stoked for EA Sports Active 2
0</a>? EA Sports' foray into the fitness field was previously a Wii-exclusive, but the company have announced today that the game will hit Playstation 3 with a few neat little peripherals to boot. The game will launch with two motion sensors and a heartbeat monitor (amazing, right?) when it launches in the Fall. "Players" will be..
It's been a while since we've seen Sony's Playstation Motion Controller
In many ways, the hugely impressive tech Sony showed at E3 has been forgotten. Well prepare to remember the serious potential of 1:1 augmented reality control folks, because this first in a series of developer diaries is seriously impressive. More news is expected during this week's GDC. Get the video right here.
It's GDC and Playstation Motion Controller speculation is at an all time low
Namely regarding the Playstation Motion Controller's nunchuk accessory, which we reported on earlier in the year. Already aware of the accessories existence, Develop has practically shut the lid tight on the peripheral, stating that Sony's new Playstation Motion Controller will work in tandem with a nunchuck-esque..
Harmonix's confirmed that they'll release the anticipated sequel to Rock Band 3 this year
Speaking on their Facebook page, the company wrote:Harmonix is developing Rock Band 3 for worldwide release this holiday season! The game, which will be published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts, will innovate and revolutionize the music genre once again, just as Harmonix did with the..
Sony's announced that they have signed deals with 20th Century Fox, Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures, Universal and Warner
Bros. to deliver even more content on the PSN Video Delivery Store.Securing high definition content from these studios is another significant milestone further validating PlayStation Network as a complete entertainment...
Stocks in Tiger Woods may have dropped in recent months, but golf video games with well implemented motion controls have become no less fun
Thus, it's extremely exciting to hear that Tiger Woods 11 will include support for Sony's upcoming Playstation Motion Controller to "give gamers an authentic interactive swing experience". There aren't any concrete details on the implementation yet,..
Sony's today an announced an update concerning their free to use middleware application the PhyreEngine
The application, which was first announced in 2008, was originally designed to help smaller developers bring their games to the PS3, and has since found success with Critter Crunch, flower and Shatter. Today's update brings compatibility to the Playstation Portable aswell as PS3."We're very..
Without being smug: we told you so
Sources coming out of GDC are confirming that, yes, Sony's Playstation Motion Controller will have a wireless nunchuck device. One GAF poster, "ichinisan", claimed to have seen images of the Playstation Motion Controller and its nunchuck. He wrote:"Nunchuck has an analog stick at the front, below that X and O and below that a D pad. Underneath is..
We knew there was more to Sony's Media Molecule purchase than was originally being let on
And VG247 might just have slipped the first hint of a rumour on the matter. They claim that Sony are set to release a product called "LBP2" this year — have a wild stab at what that game might be, folks. Media Molecule categorically stated they wouldn't do a sequel to LittleBigPlanet last year, so..
SCEA's confirmed there will be a community meet-up for God Of War III at next week's GDC event in San Francisco
Those attending will get hands-on time with the game, an "un-named musical performance" and the chance to meet director Stig Asmussen. We're assuming there'll be hot-dogs too. The event's taking place on the Wednesday evening of GDC, at 7-10PM PST. There's more on the..
We've been led to believe that developers of the Playstation Motion Controller have received a wireless nunchuck component in addition to the "wand-like" device Sony has already shown
Our source, who wishes to remain un-named, has backed up claims made by PSUni, that Sony are to include a wireless nunchuck as part of their motion control solution. Apparently the nunchucks feature an analogue stick..
Sony's announced that they'll be bringing their Playstation Motion Controller, commonly referred to as Arc, to GDC next month
As part of an hour-long session, "Introducing The Playstation 3 Motion Controller", it's likely we'll get a better look at Sony's upcoming motion technology. Despite being a convention for game developers, it's probable Sony will show off some further tech demos,..