But the Days Gone developer asked to be taken off the project
We’ve been anticipating the announcement of a new Uncharted for quite some time. Many had assumed that Sony’s secret San Diego studio – which was never officially announced – was working on a continuation of the buccaneering Naughty Dog series; according to a report on Bloombe
Developer was worried it would be absorbed by Naughty Dog
Days Gone 2 was not given the greenlight when pitched to Sony, according to a Bloomberg report. Despite the original game being successful and ultimately profitable, the Japanese giant pointed to the lukewarm critical reception and lengthy development cycle as a reason to skip on the sequel...
It can't be for nothing
A remake of 2013’s PlayStation 3 mega-hit The Last of Us is apparently in development, according to an eye-opening Bloomberg report. According to respected journalist Jason Schreier, the project started life at Sony’s unannounced San Diego studio, which for the longest time was connected with the
Optional add-on will enhance PS5 GPU power
There's a new weapon in the next-gen console war, and it's called the teraflop. Enthusiasts have taken one glance at the technical specifications for both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and have decided that the latter's 12 t
Starting with PS4 games in September
Following on from last week’s rumour, it sounds like full-game downloads really are coming to PlayStation Now later this year. Kotaku reports that starting from September of this year, Sony plans to add an option that will allow subscribers to play various PlayStation 4 titles without needing to stream them;...
Set in Ancient Greece
Assassin’s Creed Origins transformed Ubisoft’s famous franchise into a Witcher-esque role-playing game, and it seems leaked sequel Odyssey will go one step further, adding dialogue trees to the series for the first time. News comes courtesy of Kotaku, who spoke to several people familiar with the project. As expected, the...
Online survival experience inspired by DayZ
Fallout 76 was announced with a cracking trailer this week, prompting many to believe that a traditional post-apocalyptic campaign is on the way. That’s not true according to Kotaku, who spoke with a trio of unnamed Bethesda employees: it’s an online survival game inspired by the likes of DayZ and
Detroit: Become Human launches next month, but developer Quantic Dream is in the eye of a storm. Reports from French media earlier in the year documented the purported “toxic” culture at the company, which the studio has since denied. Bosses David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière had threatened to sue the likes of Le Monde
But it's unlikely to arrive soon
Mark Cerny’s role as the PlayStation 4’s lead architect is one of the key reasons behind the console’s success, as he sought to right the wrongs of the PlayStation 3 and collaborated with developers – both first-party and third-party – on a system that was much easier to work with. According to a Digital...
Would you kindly be excited?
Uncovered as part of an excellent Kotaku report on Mafia III’s missteps, a new BioShock game is in development at a top-secret 2K Games studio next door to Hangar 13. According to the article – penned by the ever-reliable Jason Schreier – the Mafia maker was working on an espionage adventure, before it slipped into...
The publisher's not happy
Hell hath no fury like Konami scorned, apparently. A report in Japanese newspaper Nikkei has revealed that the ongoing feud between the Japanese publisher and Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima is ongoing – despite him having left the company years ago following the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Back then...
Metal Gear maker setting up new studio
Update (11:00AM GMT): The rumours were true: Hideo Kojima has partnered with PlayStation to build a brand new PS4 exclusive. You can find all of the information through here. Update (19:30PM GMT): PlayStation Nation claims that Hideo Kojima's new studio is independent, b
Sony's not planning on launching a new home console until 2014, according to a source close to Kotaku
Insiders told the website that successors to the PlayStation 3 and XBOX 360 could still be a long way off, despite rumours suggesting Nintendo is about to pounce with a new system at E3. "Both MS and Sony are telegraphing to each other that...