All News tagged with 'Industry News'

Horizon 2074 Netflix show will add Zero Dawn and Forbidden West lore

PlayStation Productions appears to have started work on a new Horizon 2074 TV show that will fill the gaps in Guerrilla Games' Zero Dawn and Forbidden West lore. Talent from The Boys and The Expanse are attached in production role

Posted 6 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 0

Sony pulls PlayStation from Gamescom 2022

PlayStation won't be in attendance at Gamescom 2022, Sony Interactive Entertainment has confirmed. This follows a trend of several publishers pulling out, like Take-Two, Activision Blizzard, and Nintendo.

Posted 12 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 6

Kojima Productions might have 3 games in development

Xbox Game Studios has partnered with Kojima Productions for a cloud-leveraged project, prompting the company to clarify its relationship with Sony and PlayStation. The studio is also making TV, music, and film content.

Posted 21 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 0

Square Enix blows roof off Just Cause 5 development

Just Cause 5 might be set for a Summer Games Fest reveal after Square Enix announced it still has a hold of the IP and is working on a new game. The explosive series has thus far been developed by Avalanche Studios.

Posted 27 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 6

Abandoned's crazy development hijinks unravelled in new report

The mysterious survival game Abandoned, developed by Blue Box Studios and Hasan Kahraman, has become an industry legend already, and a new report has made that more apparent. Those closest to the project have spoken out.

Posted 27 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 7

Sony's PlayStation State of Play: All announcements in one place

Sony held a huge State of Play event last week showcasing some of its upcoming PlayStation titles, as well as a host of PS VR2 games. Here is everything that was at the show with all of the trailers and news needed!

Posted 28 days ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 4

Gran Turismo 7 new car pricing is stupid, makes platinum harder

PlayStation exclusive racing game Gran Turismo 7 has a new 1.15 update that adds three new cars and new locations to Scapes. However, a live-pricing model has also been integrated with help from Hagerty's classic car insurance.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 18

First-party studios stand up to Sony over abortion rights

PlayStation Studio Insomniac Games, the developer of Marvel's Spider-Man and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, has reportedly contested a company-wide email from Jim Ryan — but is unable to talk about it publically.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 30

Craving a Persona PS5 update? Atlus' new survey may help

Atlus has a new survey running this weekend. Use your feedback about its range of games — including Persona 5, Shin Megami Tensei, and Dragon's Crown — across PS3, PS4, and PS Vita well by asking for PS5 updates.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 1

EA has four secret games for early 2023

EA has confirmed that four unrevealed games are set to release in Q4 FY23 as part of its end of the financial year 2022, including a non-FIFA sports game, a "major IP", a partner title, and a secretive remake.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 3

PS5, PS4 exclusive game sales up 84%, but PS Plus subs decrease
PS5, PS4 exclusive game sales up 84%, but PS Plus subs decrease

Sony's financial results for FY21 are in, revealing that PS5 and PS4 exclusive game sales are doing extremely well thanks to Horizon Forbidden West and Gran Turismo 7. However, PS Plus subscriptions are down on last year.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 3

Sony's $3.6 billion Bungie deal subject to in-depth FTC investigation
Summer Game Fest will be your E3 2022 replacement

The Summer Game Fest is set to replace E3 2022 this year as the event date has been confirmed. The day is Thursday, June 9th at 11am PT/2pm ET/6pm BST.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 0

PlayStation job listing suggests more acquisitions might be coming

This year alone, Sony has acquired Bungie as a siloed live-service team and Haven for PlayStation Studios. Now, the company appears to remain intent on further expansion after a job posting for a director of corporate development.

Posted 2 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 3

CDPR's next Gwent game folds on PlayStation

CD Projekt Red has confirmed the news that the single-player Gwent spinoff, codenamed Project Golden Nekker, won't be on consoles.

Posted 3 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 1

Sony invests $1 billion into Epic Games

Epic Games has secured $2 billion in funding from Sony and the company behind The Lego Group (Kirkbi) "to advance the company’s vision to build the metaverse and support its continued growth."

Posted 3 months ago by Sean Carey 1

Sony answers why new PS Plus won't have day one exclusives

PlayStation Plus is getting a revamp, with the middle tier — called 'Extra' — granting access to over 400 PS4 and PS5 games. A small bunch of games have been revealed, and PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has teased what to expect.

Posted 3 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 11

Sony exec speaks PlayStation acquisitions: "we have more planned"

Sony has only just bought another developer, Haven, but PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has already teased that more are on the way. The notoriously business-first CEO wants to feed PlayStation's "virtuous cycle" of top-tier games.

Posted 3 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 7

E3 cancelled for 2022, plans to return in 2023

The Entertainment Software Association has confirmed that there will be no digital or physical event for E3 this year, but that there are plans for a "reinvigorated showcase" in 2023.

Posted 3 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 1

Sony acquires Haven Studios
Sony acquires Haven Studios

Sony has announced it has acquired Haven Studios, the Canadian-based team headed up by industry veteran Jade Raymond.

Posted 4 months ago by Sean Carey 6