Tag archive for "Sony Santa Monica"

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Coming to PS4 in August 2015; New Trailer Released and Website Now Live

As one of the more quiet and elusive PS4 exclusive title currently in development by The Chinese Room (Dear Esther, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs), the long-awaited Everybody’s ...Read More

on June 11, 2015 11:05 AM

God of War III Remastered Pre-Orders Now Available; Includes a Slick PS4 Dynamic Theme and PS Now Rentals of First Two GOW Titles

As some of the PS4’s biggest titles for this year are now out on store shelves, such as The Order: 1886 and Bloodborne, there is still plenty to ...Read More

on May 19, 2015 3:00 PM

God of War III Remastered for PS4 Gets New Screenshots in Shiny 1080p

Today Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia sent a press release announcing the Japanese release of God of War III Remastered (which will hit the local shelves two ...Read More

on April 28, 2015 3:57 AM

Sony Santa Monica Strengthening Animation Team to “Set the Bar for Creativity and Complexity” on PS4

Sony Santa Monica has been hard at work on a secret project for a while, even if thanks to Cory Barlog, it isn’t so much of a secret anymore. ...Read More

on April 23, 2015 5:25 AM

PS4’s Everybody’s Gone to The Rapture: Devs Working on Performance and More; Score Making “Huge” Difference

The good folks at The Chinese Room are hammering away at the PS4 exclusive Everybody’s Gone to The Rapture in collaboration with Sony Santa Monica, and today they provided a new status update on the project: ...Read More

on April 9, 2015 1:57 PM

Sony Santa Monica Aims to “Create Jaw Dropping Visuals that Set the Bar for the PS4,” “Epic Experiences”

While Sony Santa Monica has done pretty much everything in its power to hide the notion that the studio is working on a new God of War game, the internet doesn’t forget. ...Read More

on April 3, 2015 4:28 PM

Sony Santa Monica Has No Plans for More God of War PS4 Remasters; Explains Why Remasters Are Made

If you think that the PS4 remaster of God of War III might open the door from more ports of the old adventures of Kratos to the PS4, ...Read More

on March 21, 2015 5:23 PM

Sony Santa Monica Developer Raffling a PS4 20th Anniversary to Help a Kid with Leukemia

If you want to contribute to a good cause and have a chance at a sweet limited edition PS4 20th Anniversary edition, here’s your chance to get two ...Read More

on February 22, 2015 6:30 PM

Sony Santa Monica Quietly Deletes New PlayStation Experience Tease and “Significant Role” Mention

Lately Sony Santa Monica seems to be sharing quite a lot of interesting information, only to realize that they revealed either too much or too early and try ...Read More

on January 2, 2015 4:18 PM

God of War 4 for PS4 Might be Announced at the Next PlayStation Experience

Many expected the God of War 4 (or the next God of War, however you want to call it) to be announced at the beginning of December at ...Read More

on December 30, 2014 4:57 PM

Sony Santa Monica Hosting God of War Event in March; Expects to Play “Significant Role” in Next PlayStation Experience

Sony Santa Monica’s Studio Head Shannon Studstill posted today a message on the developer’s official website looking back to 2014 and forward to 2015, and it included some interesting details. ...Read More

on December 30, 2014 4:09 PM

Sony Santa Monica Goes on a Hiring Spree After Half-Revealing New God of War Game

After being hit by a round of layoffs back in February causing the cancellation of a project, Sony Santa Monica has gradually restarted hiring. ...Read More

on December 18, 2014 3:51 PM

Sony Santa Monica Making a “Bad Ass AAA Game;” Promises Info on External Development Team in 2015 and More

Sony Santa Monica has been more open about its projects created in collaboration with external developers than about its own internal projects lately. Three new games (Wattam, What ...Read More

on December 17, 2014 4:31 PM

Sony Santa Monica’s Lead Concept Artist Joins Respawn; Titanfall’s Studio Now Has 18 Devs from SSM

It’s been known for a while that God of War III Director Stig Asmussen joined Respawn Entertainment a while ago, after leaving Sony Santa Monica due to the ...Read More

on December 16, 2014 4:31 PM

Can God of War’s Kratos Be Beaten? “Maybe Not in This Mythological Pantheon” According to Cory Barlog

God of War‘s Kratos alwaysd had an aura of invincibility, and during the God of War Retrospective panel at PlayStation Experience one of the attendees asked if Kratos can be defeated. ...Read More

on December 9, 2014 3:45 AM

This is What God of War’s Kratos (and His Dog) Used to Look Like Before He Was Kratos

We’re all pretty familiar with God of War‘s burly protagonist Kratos, but he didn’t always look like he does now. ...Read More

on December 8, 2014 9:28 PM

Here’s Why Sony Santa Monica Keeps Making God of War Games

During the World Wide Studios Town Hall panel at PlayStation Experience Sony Santa Monica Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman was asked why the studio keeps working on God of War games. ...Read More

on December 7, 2014 4:53 PM

The Charming Journey Was Born As a Top-Down Game For Four Players in Which the Only Sound Was the Wind

When you think about Journey, you probably let your mind travel to endless landscapes, a lovely art style, and living exploration with a friend, but the game wasn’t always like that. ...Read More

on December 7, 2014 4:10 PM

New God of War in Development Confirmed by Cory Barlog at PlayStation Experience (UPDATED)

During the God of War Retrospective panel at PlayStation Experience Game Director Cory Barlog confirmed that he’s working on a new God of War game. ...Read More

on December 6, 2014 5:44 PM

Sony Santa Monica Doesn’t Show New PS4 God of War, but Promises “More News” In the Coming Months

Sony Santa Monica did not showcase a new God of War (or whatever their new main project is) at PlayStation Experience, showing instead four titles from its development partners. ...Read More

on December 6, 2014 2:25 PM

More Developers and Panel Coming at PlayStation Experience; Sony Santa Monica: “Should Be a Blast”

PlayStation Experience is only one week away, and new info keep surfacing about the developers in attendance and the panels that attendees will be able to enjoy. ...Read More

on November 29, 2014 4:17 PM

Sony Santa Monica Sponsors Demo Event To Increase Girls’ Interest in Technology

Sony Santa Monica will be the primary sponsor of the DIY Girls Social event in Santa Monica from 7 to 10 PM on December 4th. ...Read More

on November 22, 2014 4:06 PM

Sony Santa Monica Teases “Special Guest” at PlayStation Experience Panel; Seeks Feedback for God of War Retrospective

PlayStation Experience will include a panel titled “The Art of Creating Surprise & Discovery in Games,” and Sony has kept tight-lipped on its contents and panelists, as mentioned in the official description: ...Read More

on November 22, 2014 6:00 AM

Sony Santa Monica’s Canceled PS4 Game: More Information Surfaces

Back in February, Sony Santa Monica canceled a a new IP in development for PS4, causing the layoff of quite a few developers. Very little is known about ...Read More

on November 20, 2014 5:10 PM

Here’s How Naughty Dog and Sony Santa Monica Celebrate PS4’s Triumphant First Birthday

Here at DualShockers we celebrate the first anniversary of PlayStation 4 by writing articles, but how do the developers of two of Sony’s most celebrated first ...Read More

on November 15, 2014 6:18 AM

PlayStation Experience: Here are The Studios Most Likely to Announce Brand New PS4 Exclusives

Yesterday Sony Computer Entertainment announced the first batch of studios and games which will be showcased at PlayStation Experience between December 6th and 7th, but the ...Read More

on October 31, 2014 6:48 PM

Sony Santa Monica Developer Praises Studio History: it’s “What Gives Our Games an Unique Flavor”

Sony Santa Monica has been through a bit of turmoil lately. The year begun with a round of layoffs and a cancellation of a game, followed by the ...Read More

on October 19, 2014 4:17 PM

Sony Santa Monica Hires Former Ubisoft Montréal and CD Projekt Graphics Wizard Bartłomiej Wroński

Sony Santa Monica has been on the prowl for new talent lately, and recently managed to nab the definitely talented Graphics and Engine Programmer Bartłomiej Wroński. ...Read More

on October 19, 2014 11:08 AM

Sony Santa Monica Ramps Up Hiring After Recovering from Layoffs and Settling in New Studio

After laying off a significant part of its personnel and canceling a PS4 game back in February, Sony Santa Monica has shown signs of recovery, starting to timidly hire a few developers again. ...Read More

on October 13, 2014 4:34 PM

Sony Santa Monica Shows Off its New Studio in Emotional Video

Sony Santa Monica recently moved from its old studio in… well… Santa Monica, to a new one in Playa Vista, within The Reserve business compound. ...Read More

on August 29, 2014 4:17 PM