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Decima Engine: New Horizons

The art of Horizon Zero Dawn is a departure from Guerrilla Games’ previous games. Jem Alexander finds out how the creation of the Decima engine and expansion of the art team fed into that

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Matt Gilman joins Ndemic Creations

Ndemic opens new Bristol studio, Kiss appoints new head of finance and Ephraim departs SIE. Gilman joins Ndemic Creations Former editor of Future Publishing’s GamesMaster and Official Xbox Magazine Matt Gilman has joined Plague Inc. developer Ndemic Creations as the studio’s new project and community manager.  The role will see him tackle …

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Sony unveils several new PSVR titles

PSVR owners eagerly awaiting some new titles are in for a treat after Sony announced a fresh batch of new games for its virtual reality system. UploadVR reports that the titles have all come from Sony’s China Heroes Project, which supports the country’s rapidly booming VR industry. Nine PS4 games …

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The PS3 is nearing its end as Japanese production stops

Sony is on the verge of halting PS3 production in Japan. Gematsu reports that the Japanese product page for the 500GB charcoal black PS3 reveals that manufacturing of the device will come to an end soon”. As the only PS3 currently in production for the region, that ultimately means the …

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Sony division is making an HTC Vive VR game

Here’s a surprise – an upcoming VR game from one of Sony’s experimental divisions is in development for HTC Vive. UploadVR reports that Sony’s Wow Factory, which is a set of projects from the company’s innovation labs, unveiled a title called Gold Rush VR at the SXSW festival. Innovation lab …

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PS4 games being added to PlayStation Now streaming

PC owners will soon get the chance to play PS4 exclusives without purchasing a console. Sony’s PlayStation Now service allows gamers to access they titles they don’t own via Sony’s streaming platform. Until now it has predominantly been used as a way for PS4 to offer backwards compatibility with PS3. …

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PS4 tops US hardware charts in February

As of next month, things might get more interesting, but for the time being Sony’s US console hardware run continues. NPD data shows that PS4 was once again the best-selling console in the US in February, VentureBeat reports. The Xbox One experienced a resurgence in 2016, for a while overturning …

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Sony Australia MD Ephraim confirms departure

Michael Ephraim, the VP and MD Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, has left the platform holder. Rumours of his departure began to circulate last week, but MCV Pacific has now confirmed that he left the company last Friday. "Over the last 18 months the PlayStation business has been …

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Horizon Zero Dawn beats Zelda to No.1

Critical smash hit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hasn’t made it to No.1 in its first week in the UK charts. Instead, it’s Sony’s PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn that grabs the crown, beating Nintendo’s adventure title by a comfortable margin and becoming PS4’s biggest ever new …

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PlayStation VR sales have passed 900,000

Sony has at last revealed how many of its virtual reality systems have been sold since October’s launch. Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Andrew House told The New York Times that as of February 19th sales of the headset had reached 915,000 worldwide. This puts PSVR on track to beat the …

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