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The Last Guardian: news and videos


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If you want to play The Last Guardian at a reasonably stable framerate, you'll need a PS4 Pro

When rumours first started surfacing about the prospect of a new and more powerful PlayStation 4 console, I couldn't help but be a little concerned. Despite the fact that this is a tactic that's been employed by Nintendo in the past with bo...   read

 
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Review: The Last Guardian

How do you really prepare for a review for The Last Guardian? You can't. I mean, you can try. I replayed ICO and Shadow of the Colossus once Guardian had a firm, really real release date, to try to have a fresh frame of reference,...   read

 
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The Last Guardian's director has a message for fans

The Last Guardian has had one of the most tumultuous development cycles in recent memory. It started development in 2007 before its announcement as a PlayStation 3 title at E3 in 2009. It was delayed repeatedly before shifting to ...   read

 
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Watch the start of The Last Guardian, which is definitely coming out

This isn't spoilers for me, because I've already played through this bit, but this Japanese The Last Guardian promotional trailer condenses (quite a bit!) the intro into about six minutes, then includes some extra cool shit with evil terra...   read

 
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New Last Guardian trailer reminds me of the best moment in Ico

[Mid-game spoiler warning for Ico. If you haven't played it yet I suggest you skip the next three paragraphs, past the first image so as not to ruin a great moment.] Everyone talks about how moving the endings of both Ico and Shadow o...   read

 
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The Last Guardian may have taken a decade, but it will have 4K!

The Last Guardian has been a running joke for the last five or so years. Team ICO announced the title in 2009 and the game vanished more than a few times since. People began to wonder if we would ever see the title, which then resurfaced at...   read

 
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PewDiePie is playing The Last Guardian right now, jealous?

Everyone's favorite YouTuber PewDiePie has what appears to be exclusive access to an early version of The Last Guardian. He has posted the first 20 minutes or so on his channel, though around half of it is gameplay that has already been sh...   read

 
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The Last Guardian has been delayed again

It looks like the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive game, The Last Guardian, has been delayed yet again. While it was announced earlier this year that the game would finally be released on October 25, it appears as if it has hit yet another ...   read

 
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Well, at least I know the boy doesn't die in The Last Guardian

The years-long layup leading up to The Last Guardian's release has been, Oh I just fucking know the cute dog/bird/animal thing is going to die. The death of a beloved animal pal is an easy emotional trigger that can easily backfire if done ...   read

 
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The Last Guardian launches October 25

Sony's long-awaited The Last Guardian is launching on October 25, 2016. When it finally arrives, it will have been nearly a decade since Team Ico began development on the game in 2007. After its reveal at E3 2009, The Last Guardian was the ...   read

 
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Oh great, Last Guardian's boy can swim

It's not just Gravity Rush 2. IGN has (part one of!) another exclusive to end this week, this time the fabled The Last Guardian which is certainly, definitely coming out this year. It's hands-on with the first 45 minutes, mind, and doesn't...   read

 
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The Last Guardian is out in 2016, according to Edge Magazine

Holy hell that Last Guardian footage was something right? We all laughed, cried, and collectively became excited. Then it was delayed into oblivion, and put into development hell despite the fact that we were reassured every six months...   read

 
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It's no mistake that Sony isn't showing us more of The Last Guardian

Sony gave us a look at the long-awaited The Last Guardian at E3 -- just enough to whet our appetite. Confirming that "Yes, it definitely still exists," we were shown seven minutes of boy palling around with bird-dog-thing. It wasn't me...   read

 
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The Last Guardian is making a...unique appearance at TGS 2015

After The Last Gaurdian's modest resurrection at E3 2015, quiet. Understandably, some people are unsure about the veracity of the thing, strung along for so long. Team ICO's new company, Gen Design, tweeted about the PS4 game's presence at...   read

 
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The Last Guardian's making an appearance at TGS

Sony has been worryingly quiet about The Last Guardian since E3. It wasn’t at gamescom, it wasn’t at PAX, and it hasn’t been announced for EGX. But then Fumito Ueda’s studio genDESIGN descended from the sky to rally ...   read

 
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Sony: 'We failed,' technical issues on PS3 'compromised' The Last Guardian

Ah, so here's a thing. Director Fumito Ueda just gave an interview with Game Informer where he put the delay on "a corporate decision by Sony" and not just technical issues. "There are always delays in production, as you know. Technical bei...   read

 
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The Last Guardian went silent because of Sony, not Team ICO

The Last Guardian dropped off the face of the earth for a few years, didn’t it? Well, turns out that may have been less Team ICO’s Fumito Ueda’s decision and more due to behind the scenes decisions at Sony. In a lengthy in...   read

 
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Fumito Ueda's new studio and another look at The Last Guardian

I had a chance to get another, slightly extended look The Last Guardian demoed by creative director Fumito Ueda himself. Ueda left Sony in 2011, though it was said he remained on in a contract capacity. Ueda explained the game was in develo...   read

 
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PlayStation 4's lost The Last Guardian dated for 2016

The Last Guardian, originally a PlayStation 3 exclusive announced at E3 2009, has made an appearance at Sony's conference tonight. The third game from Team ICO (Shadow of the Colossus) has been in a developmental limbo for ages. Director F...   read

 
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Report: The Last Guardian will be at E3

Apparently The Last Guardian will be at E3 next week. I wouldn't hold your breath, though. "We have it on very good authority that this will be the year that Team Ico finally presents its follow-up to much loved classics Ico ...   read

 
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The Last Guardian is probably still being made

The sly detectives over on NeoGAF have discovered that Sony has renewed the trademark for The Last Guardian after an administrative error let it expire previously. So keep holding your breath, fans -- you may very well get the game aft...   read

 
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Last Guardian 'still in development' despite trademark abandonment

Folks were worried last night when Sony failed to extend the trademark for The Last Guardian. Sony confirmed to GameSpot that it, "can confirm that the Last Guardian is still in development." Failing to renew the trademark was mer...   read

 
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Sony appears to have 'abandoned' its trademark for The Last Guardian

Waiting to finally see more of Sony’s elusive The Last Guardian? You may be in for some disappointing news in the near future, as one eagle-eyed NeoGAF user discovered Sony has opted not to extend its trademark for The Last Guard...   read

 
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The Last Guardian making progress, won't be at TGS

The Last Guardian wasn't at Gamescom and isn't likely to appear at Tokyo Game Show either. Asked by Eurogamer whether the truant PlayStation exclusive would surface next month in Chiba, Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida replie...   read

 
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Shuhei Yoshida wants to release The Last Guardian information when it's no longer 'piecemeal'

The Last Guardian remains everyone's favorite bit of apparent vaporware; the game that's always teased as every E3 rolls around, but never fully realized. In fact, it just wouldn't be E3 without some mention of the veritable unicorn of the ...   read

 
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Sony: The Last Guardian is not cancelled

[Update: IGN has issued a retraction and apology.] Sony once again is fending off rumors regarding the status of The Last Guardian. Yesterday evening, IGN reported the long-awaited project from Team Ico had been cancelled, citing an unnamed...   read

 
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Sony: 'I love that people are still interested in' The Last Guardian

Rub that salt in those wounds. PlayStation head of internal software development Scott Rohde spoke with IGN, vaguely, about how The Last Guardian from Team ICO is "absolutely in the mix." "You’re going to be very frustrated by this an...   read

 
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Ueda feels 'terribly sorry' about Last Guardian delays

The Last Guardian director Fumito Ueda issued an apology to fans over the long wait for Team Ico's eternally forthcoming effort. “Putting aside the short-term output, more than anything I feel terribly sorry that for various reas...   read

 
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Team ICO is re-engineering The Last Guardian

The longer we go without hearing anything of substance about Team ICO's The Last Guardian, the more convinced I become that it's ultimately destined for PlayStation 4. Last we heard, Puppeteer and Knack were "taking priority" over the title...   read

 
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The Last Guardian still in the works, but not top priorty

Sony's perpetually in progress The Last Guardian is still in "earnest" development according to Team ICO head Fumito Ueda.  In an interview with Famitsu (translated by Polygon) Ueda didn't say much regarding the highly anticipated...   read

 
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Sony says The Last Guardian is 'on hiatus' [Update]

[Update: Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida tells Kotaku Tretton's statements were misleading and The Last Guardian is still in active development.] The Last Guardian is "on hiatus," Sony Computer Entertainment boss J...   read

 
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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 to the spotligh...   read

 
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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 PS3 exclusive....   read

 
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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 caught up with S...   read

 
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E3: Sony: The Last Guardian will ship when it's ready

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 projec...   read

 
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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 that Santa Mon...   read

 
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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 rumor pretty swif...   read

 
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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, shuts this down o...   read

 
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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: Yoshifusa H...   read

 
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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 unfortunately n...   read

 

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