While unfortunate, the notable absence of The Last Guardian at E3 2012 is hardly shocking. I'll admit, the development of this game hasn't exactly instilled confidence, but according to Sony, the wait for Team Ico's promising-looking project will be worth it.
"I will not give you a detailed update, but I will say one thing," senior vice president of product development Scott Rohd told GameSpot. "It goes back in my mind to innovation and to gamers and to quality. That title is going to ship when it is absolutely ready."
"And I think that's a really important thing to remember; that it would be very easy to ship a game when it's not quite ready because we need to meet a business plan. Gamers are first. And the experience that we provide is first. And that's why we're going to talk about that game when we're ready to talk about it."
Darn him and his logic! We've been patient so far, but I'm not about to argue in favor of rushed games.
|8:30 AM on 02.22.2013|
Sony sorry for lack of Last Guardian news
Sony Worldwide Studios boss has apologized to those expecting to hear The Last Guardian news during this week's PlayStation Event. The executive explains his company's waiting for the "right time" to bring Last Guardian back ...more
|11:45 AM on 02.13.2013|
Fumito: The Last Guardian still being worked on
Fumito Ueda has assured Team ICO fans that The Last Guardian is still in development under his creative guidance. While the game's been in development for roughly ten thousand years, there is not yet cause for alarm with this...more
|10:00 AM on 08.15.2012|
Don't fret: The Last Guardian is still alive
Debate has raged like a storm recently on Destructoid as to whether or not The Last Guardian is still in development or not, given some recent bad news on the subject.It turns out that Eurogamer did some detective work, and c...more
|2:15 PM on 02.22.2012|
God of War team helping to finish The Last Guardian
Teamwork! That's what we like to see. Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida says that Team Ico has taken in some talent from Sony's other groups to help finish their latest, The Last Guardian. In an interview with Wired, Yoshida confirmed...more
|8:00 AM on 12.23.2011|
GameStop apologizes for Last Guardian 'cancellation'
Yesterday, GameStop started calling anybody who preordered The Last Guardian to tell them that the long-awaited Team ICO game had been cancelled. There was much wailing and gnashing of teeth, but Sony was able to quash the ru...more
|2:16 PM on 12.22.2011|
GameStop is calling to say The Last Guardian is canceled
[Update 3: Sony told us the exact same thing, saying that "the game is still in development."] [Update 2: Sony is saying that The Last Guardian is NOT canceled. Senior director of corporate communications, Patrick Seybold, sh...more
|5:30 PM on 12.07.2011|
Executive producer of The Last Guardian quits
First there were rumors of Team Ico boss Fumito Ueda leaving Sony, and now The Last Guardian's executive producer quits? What is it about this highly anticipated game that is making waves over there in Sony world? Get this:&n...more
|1:30 PM on 09.09.2011|
The Last Guardian will be absent from Tokyo Game Show
Even with the recent and welcome news regarding Team ICO's previous works, it does little to sate the hunger that pretty much everyone has for the respected developer's next game. The long-delayed The Last Guardian will ...more
|1:30 PM on 05.24.2013|
Curious platformer Contrast also hitting PSN and XBLA
Joining the already announced PC version, Compulsion Games has signed on with Focus Home Interactive to bring its hybrid 2D/3D puzzle platformer Contrast to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network later this year. Set in th...more
|3:00 AM on 05.24.2013|
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate gets another Virtua Fighter
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate expands its fighting roster with the addition of Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant. Fan favorite Ein will be also making his first return to the franchise since Dead or Alive 2. Plus there will be two ne...more
|2:00 AM on 05.24.2013|
Live-action Payday series wants to rob you blind
Behold, a teaser trailer for the upcoming Payday live-action web series. The teaser stars Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf, and Chains as they get ready to pull off some heists in Washington D.C. Episode one should be launching in a week or so. Obviously this is all aimed at hyping up Payday 2, which will be out this August in North America for Steam, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.more