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PlayStation is starting to shut down Japan Studio – report

Japan Studio – known for its work on first-party PlayStation classics like Gravity Rush, The Last Guardian, and Ape Escape – is reportedly winding down development.According to an in-depth new report from VGC, the Knack, LocoRoco and Patapon developer has seen the “vast majority” of its staff let go ahead of their contract renewal date of April 1, following reports that Sony ‘sidelined’ the studio late last year.It looks like most of the talent in the long-running studio has been let go, with Sony keeping on just the localization and business teams. It also appears ASOBI Team, the folks behind the…

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Silent Hill and Siren creator Keiichiro Toyama is working on a new horror action-adventure

Keiichiro Toyama and the team at his new outfit have begun working on the creator’s next project.Keiichiro Toyama, the Japanese creator known for Silent Hill, Siren, and the Gravity Rush series, has revealed a few tidbits about what he’s going to be spending the next few years working on.Toyama, who – together with a few other Sony Japan developers – left PlayStation recently to establish Bokeh Game Studio, revealed his new project in an interview with IGN.The new project, which does not yet have a name, will be a horror action-adventure game with “battles and story elements” that will “appeal…