"santa monica studio" Posts

Bound Comes to PS4 Today, Repair a Broken World Through Dance

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016


Everyone at Plastic is incredibly excited today. We’re releasing Bound — a unique platformer in which you play as a contemporary dancer. The game, however, is not just about dance. It also delivers a serious story in a modern, experimental way that’s only possible in games.

Read More

First Look: Santa Monica Studio’s New God of War on PS4

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016

Everything, everywhere changes.

Change is an essential part of life. In creative development change is often the explosive spark that transforms good enough into truly memorable.

Read More

Santa Monica Studio Creatives: Connecting the Craft

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016

When I think about my history at Santa Monica Studio I see it as the past 15 years condensed into a cerebral photo album filled with remarkable moments.

Read More

Santa Monica Studio Creatives: Decoding Imagination

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016

As a young kid I was inspired by both my grandfathers and my father. They showed me the beautiful worlds of mathematics, science, physics, and technology.

Read More

Santa Monica Studio Creatives — Sculpting the Dream

Posted by on Mar 09, 2016

Santa Monica Studio Creatives is a series focusing on four unique individuals of our family whose journey to our studio is as inspiring as their creative talents within. While their stories are candid, raw, and anything but normal, their expert crafts and collaboration within our walls hits the heart of what matters most to our studio culture — the team is everything. To learn more about this video series, please visit sms.playstation.com/creatives

Read More

PlayStation Experience: Storytelling Panel Will Look Into Gaming’s Future

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015


We tell stories over campfires, cocktails, loudspeakers, and controllers. Storytelling is one of the truest expressions of the human experience, and serves a key role in gaming. We at PlayStation want to celebrate this artform at PlayStation Experience on December 5th.

Read More

Conversations with Creators: Santa Monica Studios

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015

Conversations with Creators Santa Monica

The fourth and final episode of Conversations with Creators, hosted by Wil Wheaton, is now out. For some strange reason they asked us to be on it. This action packed verbal free-for-all includes long time Santa Monica Studio greats; Creative Director, Nate Gary, Lead Combat Designer, Jason MacDonald and Studio Head, Shannon Studstill… along with the guy who gets them coffee and asks if he can buy a plane.

Read More

God of War III Remastered Out Today on PS4

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

This year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of God of War, and we at Sony Santa Monica are proud to bring God of War III Remastered to PS4 today. For many God of War fans God of War III was one of the most epic titles on PS3, and the game is still one of our studio’s proudest accomplishments.

Read More

PlayStation Blog