Sony Games Boss' Bonus Bloodborne Strategy: E-mailing The Devs For Help

Power can give you an advantage in life. Let’s say, for example, you’re Shuhei Yoshida, avid gamer who happens to also be the head of Sony’s PlayStation game development studios worldwide. And say you’re stuck in a particularly difficult game. Maybe the PS4-exclusive Bloodborne. What to do? » 6/26/15 12:15pm 6/26/15 12:15pm

Virtual Reality's Movement Problem: It Isn't Nausea

Warren Spector says virtual reality will be a fad, “at best a minor part of gaming’s future.” Far be it from me to question the director of Deus Ex on, well, anything. But I’m not sure it matters whether VR is a fad. Motion controls were a fad, yet that fad drove the sales of 100 million Wii consoles. » 6/25/15 10:15am 6/25/15 10:15am

Thanks To 73,000 Supporters, They're Making A Successor To Banjo-Kazooie

For about the last seven years, Grant Kirkhope has been trying to convince people in the gaming industry that it’s time to make a game similar to 1998’s Banjo-Kazooie, one of the great 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 era. Says Kirkhope: “I was told: ‘Grant, you’re talking nonsense. No one wants this game.… » 6/23/15 6:00pm 6/23/15 6:00pm

The Next Big Assassin’s Creed Adds A Dash Of Batman And A Helping Of GTA

I judge an Assassin’s Creed, crazy me, by the overall quality of its world design and the quality of the high quantity of things these games give us to do. I therefore cannot judge the not-yet-released Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, of which I’ve only played for five minutes in the South Hall of the Los Angeles… » 6/22/15 5:40pm 6/22/15 5:40pm

Sony's VR Headset Feels Great. Now It Needs More Games.

I sit down in the dilapidated wooden chair, and put on the headset. It’s the twelfth time this week. I’ve gotten really used to Sony’s Project Morpheus, and I love the way it feels. I pretty much just press a button to pull the display closer to my face, and boom—I’m in another world. I just wish there were more… » 6/22/15 1:17pm 6/22/15 1:17pm