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inFAMOUS Second Son: Your Questions Answered

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Mar 11, 2014

With the the March 21st launch of inFAMOUS Second Son on PS4 just a few weeks away, we recently reached out to you all via Twitter, Facebook, and regional forums with a call for any questions you might have about the latest entry in Sucker Punch’s open-world, superhero series.

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The Last of Us DLC: Ashley Johnson on reprising Ellie in Left Behind

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Jan 13, 2014

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As announced in November last year, Naughty Dog is currently hard at work on Left Behind — a new single-player story expansion for its hugely acclaimed PS3 adventure The Last of Us. Acting as a prequel of sorts, the add-on will center around Ellie and her best friend Riley (played by newcomer Yaani King) as they attend a military boarding school in the Boston quarantine zone, prior to meeting Joel and the events in the main campaign of The Last of Us.

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The Year in Review: PlayStation Devs Look Back at 2013

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Dec 30, 2013

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As perhaps you can imagine, it’s been an incredibly busy year here at PlayStation. Duly, just before everyone signed off for a few days of well-earned festive respite, I spoke to a number of key figures from SCEE, Sony Worldwide Studios and our partners in the indie world, to find out what their highlights of the past 12 months were, and what they have planned for 2014.

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Gran Turismo 6 Out Today, Kazunori on Lunar Racing

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Dec 06, 2013

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Today, Gran Turismo 6 takes to the track. In keeping with the series’ MO, Polyphony Digital has once again created an incredibly sophisticated and convincing racing simulation, which proudly wears the developer’s unconditional love for the automobile on its sleeve.

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Check out Gran Turismo 6’s Opening Movie

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Dec 05, 2013

Hey there, race fans. As many of you know, it’s a huge week for GT. Gran Turismo 6 storms onto PS3 tomorrow, and to mark the occasion we held a grand launch event in Ronda, Spain.

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PS4 Designer Tetsu Sumii: Every Angle Matters

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Oct 10, 2013

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There has been a huge amount of discussion across the media about the inner workings of PS4 since its unveiling back in February. You’ve heard about its speed, its power, its storage capacity, and so forth. And in many cases, system architect Mark Cerny has spoken candidly about why it was built that way. However, there are, of course, two sides to hardware design: a system’s interior, and its exterior.

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Puppeteer: Japan Studio on Taming its ‘Unruly Teenager’

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Oct 04, 2013

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All games are the product of individual creators, and while it’s occasionally hard to see it, all are duly imbued with the personalities of the artists that first breathed life into them. As anyone who’s played it will surely know, this is no more true than it is with PS3 platformer Puppeteer. Japan Studio’s sublime adventure drips with charisma, character and, above all, passion.

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PlayStation App Detailed by Shuhei Yoshida

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Oct 03, 2013

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Did any of the early birds among you stay up the week before last to watch the Tokyo Game Show keynote? If you did, you’ll have seen Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida take to the stage to unveil the new PlayStation App, launching alongside PS4 later this year.

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