As we've previously covered, God of War III -- yes, that very HD PS3 game from just 5 years ago -- is getting a PS4 remaster next month (July 14) and the PlayStation Blog has released some new footage to coincide with its pr... read
Chinese Room's (Dear Esther, Amneisa: A Machine for Pigs) enigmatic Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture has a new trailer accompanying a PlayStation Blog post explaining that it's "a couple of weeks out from Beta."
[Update: Here's the trailer. And a July 14 release date. It features "1080p gameplay targeting 60FPS."]
God of War III Remastered will be 1080p, on PS4, and, uh, that's it. As much as we know, at least. Sony is expected to r... read
At the PlayStation Experience, God of War II director Cory Barlog confirmed a new God of War is in development.
Sony Santa Monica joked coyly, tweeting, "Don't tell anyone what @corybarlog just said," before follow... read
The Unfinished Swan is coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita next week, Sony revealed today.
The first-person puzzler will retail for $15/€13/£10 and supports cross-buy, meaning if you purchased the game before on PS3 y... read
The new Gamescom trailer for The Order: 1886 has a lot of things in it: Fancy PS4 graphics, Nikola Tesla's verbal handwringing, a release date of February 20th, 2015, and lots of shooting up Victorian monsters with big guns,... read
Sony Santa Monica, the studio behind God of War and helping hand on a bunch of other things, has a new logo. I like it. It also has more versatility than the previous Ed Hardy scrawl, as seen with the Hohokum color scheme. I appreciate a logo morphing itself to accommodate whatever it's trying to brand.
Or maybe that's more subtle and insidious.
Looks nice, though. read
The Chinese Room and Sony Santa Monica let out a quick trailer for their PlayStation 4 title Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and, oh, it's over already? Okay. But there's more to go on.
It's June 1984 and, unfortunately, the... read
If you're heading out to PAX East next weekend, you probably have a lot of extra spending money anyway, so why not stop by the PlayStation Worldwide Studios Community Exchange? That's "booth #608" in layman's terms, at the Bo... read
It's like Magicka in space, and everyone's invited
Before GDC, we were joined by some of the fine folks at Sony live on Dtoid.TV. Above is a video of us playing an early build of Helldivers with its Sr. Producer, Mark Rogers.
Helldivers is a game that admittedly went under m... read feature
God of War developer Sony Santa Monica was hit with layoffs recently. PlayStation head of internal software development Scott Rohde spoke with IGN about the layoffs, offering little consolation in the vague explanation.
Following the recent layoffs that hit Sony Santa Monica earlier this week is the confirmation that a new title the developer was working on has been cancelled. The game, a new sci-fi themed open world IP was apparently f... read
I may have been expecting something else out of The Order: 1886, for whatever reason, but I'm settling in to its identity as another cinematic (maybe the most cinematic) cover-based third-person shooter.
I think it's all the fancy dress and mustaches that are convincing me.
It looks like you beat up Hitler in this gameplay trailer, too. You don't, but it looks like. read
God of War developer Sony Santa Monica has undergone layoffs as first rumored earlier today and later confirmed by Sony Computer Entertainment America.
"This is a result of a cycle of resource re-alignment against priority g... read
[Update: "Lots of people asking so I'll clarify. Was nostalgic playing the PS4 versions of the games so I busted out the PS3 to replay some others," Gary said in a follow-up on Twitter, adding he believes Journ... read
God of War: Ascension is supposed to be really good, but boy does it feel forgotten this year (it just came out in March!). Sony Santa Monica hasn't forgotten it, though. The team has been pumping Ascension with a steady stre... read
Did you know that Flower was coming to PlayStation 4? I guess I did, technically, but I've since completely forgotten -- until now. Sony Santa Monica director of technology Tim Moss has been tweeting about the new version and... read
Here's a quick look at a brand new art book titled The Art of God of War: Ascension. It weighs in at 400 gold trimmed pages and is packed with tons of work from Ascension, including concepts, renders, details and more. ... read
What a nice surprise it was to see Everybody's Gone to the Rapture on stage at Sony's gamescom presser. A sign of exclusivity, perhaps? Yep. Rock, Paper, Shotgun followed up with creative director Dan Pinchbeck who confirmed ... read
Cory Barlog has come back to Sony Santa Monica after stints at Just Cause maker Avalanche Studios and Tomb Raider studio Crystal Dynamics. Previously, he served as lead animator on God of War, director on God of War II, and c... read
Some pictures of a seemingly cut Journey cross Gravity Rush stage of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale hit the web courtesy of designer Ky Bui's website. They were quickly taken down, but the internet is all-seeing, without... read
The latest update for God of War: Ascension has brought with it a bunch of new stuff for players to try out. Namely the addition of a one versus one Bout of Honor mode. The best of seven match pits two players against each o... read
Coming via the PlayStation Blog, Ready at Dawn has confirmed a few details about its upcoming PS4 title, The Order: 1886. For starters, the game is in fact a third-person shooter as some have guessed from the E3 trailer. Sti... read
One of the big new features for the latest iteration of the DualShock controller is its Share button. It will allow users to, for instance, broadcast footage of the game they're playing with minimal effort and represents ... read
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale struggles to remain relevant amidst today's extremely competitive fighting game market. Although one can't say the game has been a failure by any means of the word, it isn't the breakout ... read
Trial of Archimedes giving you trouble? God of War: Ascension has been giving a lot of people trouble over the past few days, but if you play your cards right, it doesn't have to be a difficult experience -- or, say, nearly as difficult as Metal Gear Rising.
Like Onimusha and Devil May Cry before it, a lot of the game's edge can be taken off with careful planning of your weapon experience levels, and a few other tips along the way. read feature
Recently, we got word of how Poseidon's crew would roll in God of War: Ascension, and now we have some info on Hades' posse. Evidently, followers of Hades don't particularly excel at offense or defense, but through spells li... read
The "Bros Before Hos" trophy rewarded to players in God of War: Ascension has caused some upset among critics. Players, however, should not have the same issue, according to developer Sony Santa Monica, who told Joystiq that ... read
On dubious morals and dubious presentation In what may be considered a storm in a teacup, not quite gaining the same traction as other controversies, God of War: Ascension has caused a bit of a stir with a "misogynistic" Trophy, an award you get as part of the main ca... read feature
Warning -- do not watch the above video without subjecting yourself to minor spoilers for God of War: Ascension.
As you may have heard, Adam Sessler recently played through God of War: Ascension, and was disgusted by a parti... read
Dis sh*t Kra ... tos How do you top something that was already considered over-the-top? Especially when this particular brand of over-the-top has become pretty familiar since in past eight years?
We all know that God of War's protagonist, Kratos,... read feature
Like it or not, God of War: Ascension will have multiplayer. As you may know from the beta, your character can pledge allegiance to a certain god -- this new video from Sony showcases Poseidon, "a god to be reckoned with."