Sony closing down Japan Studio is the beginning of the end for PlayStation

A reader is upset at the news that Sony is downsizing Japan Studio and worries that they’ve thrown away one of their key advantages against Xbox. I generally view myself as a Nintendo fan first and foremost. Not in an angry, internet fanboy kind of way but I tend to like the majority of their […]

Sony Appears To Be Shutting Down The Studio Behind Ape Escape And Knack

According to VGC, Sony is reportedly shutting down original game development at Japan Studio, the company’s oldest first-party developer. The studio, which has produced Ape Escape, Gravity Rush and Knack, has laid off most of its developers after their annual contracts lapsed. Japan Studio will maintain its localization and business staff, while the ASOBI Team, […]

PlayStation gutting Sony Japan Studio following mass exodus of staff

Sony’s famous Japan Studio will soon cease to exist in anything like its current state, as the company’s focus away from its home territory continues. What was once Sony’s most important internal studio has been all but shut down, with the company admitting that it is ‘re-organising’ the 27-year-old Japan Studio. There had already been […]

Sony Offers New Look At Solar Ash For PS5

Solar Ash is a game about movement through a dangerous world filled to the brim with exploration opportunities. Players will be tasked with trying to save the planet and during the most recent State of Play, Sony showed off more about the game, including enemy encounters, traversal movements, and so much more.  From massive sentinels with […]

Watch Today’s Sony State Of Play Here

Sony is hosting a State of Play later today. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the stream, including its start time. Sony revealed earlier this week that it will be holding a State of Play. The presentation will focus exclusively on games and not hardware. That means nothing more will be revealed […]

PS CEO Jim Ryan Says Sony Will Continue To Support Japanese PS5 Game Development

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan says the platform will continue to support Japanese developers following suggestions that the company was more focused on western game releases. In an interview with Famitsu, Ryan said that all of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) studios are important to the company. “We’re really happy and proud of the PlayStation Studios titles […]

Sony Quietly Removes Release Dates From CES 2021 Trailer

Sony was a standout at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. It showed off its “Future of Entertainment”, which included new audio, visual, and gaming technologies. Of course, one of the focus points was the recently-released PlayStation 5. In discussing the system, Sony released a new trailer that highlighted some already released games and previewed games to come. […]

Sony Shows Off Its "Future Of Entertainment" At CES

The 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place this week and for the first time in the show’s history was done completely online. Though the venue may have changed, it didn’t stop some of the biggest names in tech from offering a preview of what this year will hold for electronics. One of the more exciting […]

Erica PS4 Review: A technical marvel with a few narrative missteps

But with the film-like aesthetics, comes the expectation of film-like substance. And while Erica is the sort of thriller you would expect to fill the bestselling book section in every British airport of the summer, with all the intrigue, twists it comes with, some strange plot holes and issues with storytelling do emerge the more […]

Sony Has Three Movies And Seven TV Shows Based On Video Games In The Works

It may be far too early to call, but Sony Pictures looks like it’s going to break the video-game-to-live-action curse. With the Uncharted movie wrapped, the company is now setting its sights on not one, not two, but three other movie adaptations and seven TV shows. Color us interested. Speaking to CNBC, chairman and chief […]