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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sony Santa Monica Shows Off its New Studio in Emotional Video

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

Sony Santa Monica’s New PS4 Game to Use “Industry Leading Animation,” Both MoCap and Keyframe

Sony Santa Monica’s New PS4 Game to Use “Industry Leading Animation,” Both MoCap and Keyframe

After the layoffs back in February Sony Santa Monica finally seems to be getting back into a hiring trend, with six developer positions offered at the moment of ...Read More

After Layoffs and Studio Move Sony Santa Monica Is Strengthening its Teams Again

After Layoffs and Studio Move Sony Santa Monica Is Strengthening its Teams Again

Sony Santa Monica definitely had a hectic first half of the year. After a heavy round of layoffs that left the studio with a canceled game and

Sony Santa Monica Counts 154 Developers Now; New PS4 Game to Be Announced “When We’re Ready”

Sony Santa Monica Counts 154 Developers Now; New PS4 Game to Be Announced “When We’re Ready”

Today Sony Santa Monica revealed its brand new logo just after moving to its new offices in Playa Vista, but how was it revealed? ...Read More

Sony Santa Monica Shares Pictures of its New Studio and of the Developers of its Unannounced PS4 Game

Sony Santa Monica Shares Pictures of its New Studio and of the Developers of its Unannounced PS4 Game

The good folks at Sony Santa Monica have been keeping their upcoming PS4 game under tight wraps, but on the other hands they aren’t that secretive about their ...Read More

Sony Santa Monica Leaves Old Studio; Shares Fond Memories

Sony Santa Monica Leaves Old Studio; Shares Fond Memories

The good folks at Sony Santa Monica left the old Penn Station studio in the city that has become part of their name today, ready for the move ...Read More

Here Are the Goddesses of War of Sony Santa Monica Studio

Here Are the Goddesses of War of Sony Santa Monica Studio

A few days ago we saw a picture of the ladies working at Naughty Dog, and learned that there are about 30 of them at the house of Uncharted. ...Read More

Sony Santa Monica Unannounced Game’s New Character Artist is Amazingly Talented: Check His Art Out

Sony Santa Monica Unannounced Game’s New Character Artist is Amazingly Talented: Check His Art Out

Today we continue our exploration of the work of the artists behind the most anticipated upcoming games, and more precisely we’re going to get an extensive look on ...Read More

Sony Santa Monica Moving to the New Studio Next Week; New Studio Tour Video Coming

Sony Santa Monica Moving to the New Studio Next Week; New Studio Tour Video Coming

Sony Santa Monica announced the move to a completely new studio back in January. The new location in Playa Vista is bigger and includes ...Read More

Sony Santa Monica Unannounced Game’s Lead Concept Designer Talks About His Work at God of War’s Studio

Sony Santa Monica Unannounced Game’s Lead Concept Designer Talks About His Work at God of War’s Studio

A few days ago we featured the artwork of Jung Park, Lead concept designer of God of War Ascension currently working on the same role on ...Read More

Meet Sony Santa Monica’s Unannounced Game’s Lead Concept Designer Through His Fantastic Art

Meet Sony Santa Monica’s Unannounced Game’s Lead Concept Designer Through His Fantastic Art

Sony Santa Monica has an unannounced game in the works, and we know basically nothing about it, especially after the cancellation of the PS4 game in ...Read More

Sony Santa Monica Finally Restarts Hiring After February’s Layoffs

Sony Santa Monica Finally Restarts Hiring After February’s Layoffs

We all know by now that Sony Santa Monica went through a round of layoffs back in February, at the same time cancelling an unannounced project led by God of War III Creative Director Stig Asmussen. ...Read More

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