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The Last Guardian: Fan Art Showcase

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016

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Leading up to the release of The Last Guardian on December 6(!), we’ve been moved by some of the beautiful art fans have created to honor Team Ico and Japan Studio’s story of adventure and companionship. We’ve collected a few of our favorite pieces here with the permission of their artists, and asked them to share some insight about their craft.

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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 Playroom VR: How Japan Studio Made the First VR “Sofa Multiplayer” Experience

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

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Hello everyone. I’m Nicolas Doucet, creative director and producer of The Playroom VR, the first virtual reality title coming out from Japan Studio Asobi! Team.

As you may know, The Playroom VR will be available at launch on October 13 as a free download for all PS VR users. It’s our way to say a huge thank you for your purchase as we embark on a new era of video game history!

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The New Characters and Places in Gravity Rush 2

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

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Hello once again Gravity Rush fans! We’re back to give you another taste of what’s in store for Gravity Rush 2, so read on to find out about some of the interesting people and places Kat will encounter in her new adventure!

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Bloodborne: The Old Hunters out Tuesday, Patch 1.07 Detailed

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015

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Hello, Bloodborne fans! The Old Hunters expansion will soon be bringing a brand new nightmare world of dangers and horrors for you to conquer, not to mention a host of new weapons and armor for your arsenal. If you haven’t yet, pre-order on PlayStation Store by Monday to get a special bonus PS4 theme. That way you can have it equipped when The Old Hunters launches on Tuesday for $19.99. Keep reading for more information about the expansion and how to access it within the game, as well as details about the new content and updated online features in the 1.07 title update hitting today (title update available to all Bloodborne players).

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Bloodborne: New SHAREfactory Theme, Patch 1.04 Notes

Posted by on May 27, 2015

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We’d like to thank everyone in the Bloodborne community for their continued feedback and support. We’re humbled by your dedication.

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Bloodborne Out Now Only on PS4, Let the Hunt Begin

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015

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The wait is over: Bloodborne is now available in North America. Please find below a special message from game director Hidetaka Miyazaki:

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A Conversation with Bloodborne Creator Hidetaka Miyazaki

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015

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Okay, let’s make this 100% clear. When it comes to the Souls series – and the work of creator Hidetaka Miyazaki in general – I’m a proud, unabashed fanboy and I’ll happily assault anyone who comes within shouting distance with irrefutable testament. Duly, with From Software’s latest effort – the deliciously dark action epic Bloodborne – just a few days out from launch, I’ve got one last chance to jump on my sandbox and bang the drum ;)

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