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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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Bloober Team working with “famous gaming publisher” on existing horror franchise

Looks The Medium developer has another horror title in the works, and it’s with an established publisher.According to Bloober Team CEO Piotr Babieno, the studio has been working on the horror title for “more than a year.”“We’re doing this with a very famous gaming publisher,” Babieno told GI.biz. “I can’t tell you who. I can’t tell you what the project is, but I’m pretty sure when people realize we’re working on it, they will be very excited.”He also goes on to state that its future projects will be more action-focused and in a first-person perspective like The Medium. Yet, not to…

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Silent Hill composer hints at new game coming soon

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 5 February 2021 16:10 GMT Something scary might be headed this direction.It sure sounds like something Silent Hill related is on the way.That’s going by a now-removed video interview done with franchise composer Akira Yamaoka with Al Hub on YouTube, in which the musician said that he had been working on a new project that’s set to announced this summer.“You’ll probably hear something this summer to be announced,” Yamaoka said. “I think it’s the one you’re kinda hoping to hear about.”As mentioned before, the video had been pulled from YouTube, with AlHub saying: “We thank you…

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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…

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Those Silent Hill PS5 reboot rumours are reportedly “credible”

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 23 October 2020 17:03 GMT Those rumours about a new Sony-made Silent Hill might be a bit more on the money than previously thought.That’s according to Kinda Funny’s Imran Khan, who recently said on a podcast that those reports were “credible.”“If Sony’s also making a Silent Hill – which we don’t know that they are, those are just rumours – I would assume that Sony’s not part of [Kojima’s project], if they’re making a separate, Silent Hill-like game, but who knows? The industry’s been weirder than that,” he said.That being said, he does say that he…

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Silent Hill 4: The Room arrives on GOG

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 2 October 2020 14:40 GMT Silent Hill 4: The Room is now available on PC through GOG.Silent Hill 4: The Room has been released DRM-free through GOG.The classic survival horror title stars Henry Townshend, who finds himself trapped in his apartment without contact with the outside world, suffering from horrible nightmares.At some point, a hole comes open in his wall and takes him through alternate dimensions such as a subway station where he meets a woman who is eventually killed. He ends up back up at his apartment, which acts as a safe room of sorts…

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Konami hints at impending Silent Hill news

Konami has gone about directing attention towards a new Silent Hill Twitter account in a bit of an unorthodox way.Konami has kicked off what could only be seen as a teaser for something Silent Hill-related. On Friday, the publisher posted the Silent Hill 2 siren on its official Twitter account, sending series fans into a tizzy.Naturally, this fuelled intense speculation about Silent Hill from fans hungry for something new. Close your eyes. Always scary. Silent Hill 2 Siren pic.twitter.com/0FpiTjDScR — Konami (@Konami) July 31, 2020The fun didn’t last long, as Konami quickly replied to that original Tweet claiming the post…