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The Sounds and Music of The Last Guardian

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016

As ardent fans of Fumito Ueda’s past games can attest, the audio component of his projects – both sound and music – play a vital role in immersing the player in a rich fantasy world. Many gamers who hear the theme from the 13th boss in Shadow of the Colossus, for example, will immediately recall standing atop a sprinting Agro in pursuit of a gigantic snake like creature soaring over a barren desert.

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The Road to The Last Guardian: A Retrospective

Posted by on Oct 06, 2016

As the actual, highly anticipated release of The Last Guardian finally nears (Yes, it’s a real game and you’re a mere few weeks away from playing it!), we’re hearing more and more from the community about how designer Fumito Ueda’s work has touched them.

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus seem to hold a special place in the hearts of their fans, though the reasons why vary depending on who you talk to. We thought it a fitting nod to a decade-long wait near its end to celebrate the legacy that precedes The Last Guardian, as shared in thoughts and memories from people in the industry (AKA gamers, like you). It’s also a nifty excuse for us to formally release this tribute video that Tokyo Game Show goers saw last month.

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Freedom Wars: The World of Panopticon

Posted by on May 14, 2014

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It’s been a few weeks since we made the announcement for the North American release of Freedom Wars, and we’re overwhelmed with all the positive comments we’ve been seeing! Today, we’d like to dive deeper into the world of Freedom Wars on PS Vita.

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Malicious Rebirth Hits PS Vita Today

Posted by on Oct 08, 2013

Heads up PS Vita owners: Malicious Rebirth will be available for download later today on PlayStation Store for $14.99!

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rain Arrives on PS3 Today

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013

rain will be available for purchase tomorrow on PS3 for $14.99! Also, starting tomorrow, the full soundtrack for rain will also be available for $9.99, featuring the enchanting music created by composer Yugo Kanno and the gifted singer Connie Talbot. Don’t forget today is the LAST day to pre-order! The pre-order includes five hand drawn avatars, a musical montage, a static theme, and a dynamic theme — all for $14.99.

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rain Release Date, Pre-order Bonuses Revealed

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013

Today, we’re very excited to announce that rain will launch on October 1st on PlayStation Store for $14.99 in North America! To celebrate the news, we’re sharing the second developer diary from the team at Japan Studio and PlayStation C.A.M.P., so watch and enjoy.

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Unlock the Mysteries of Open Me on PS Vita Today

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013

We hope you’re ready to think outside the box, ‘cause Open Me for PS Vita is available today on PlayStation Store! We received an amazing response from everyone when we announced Open Me back in March, and we’ve been listening ever since. First off, we created a trial version that you can download for free so you can get a feel for the game. Secondly, the trial version includes the multiplayer box mode, so grab your friends and take on the challenge together!

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Rain Developer Diary Vol 1

Posted by on Aug 01, 2013

Why turn invisible? Today, we’d like to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Rain with the release of the first video in our new developer diary series.

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