Tag Archive: Studios


Arkane Studios’ work on immersive sims shouldn’t be lost next generation

The studio celebrates its 20th anniversary as we look forward to its bright future.

Arkane Studios celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, but the path hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Its tumultuous past is fraught with game cancellations and near-bankruptcy, documented by Noclip in “The Untold History of Arkane,” before the studio found success in 2012’s Dishonored. This kicked off a sort of renaissance period for Arkane, which went on to make a sequel and a re-imagining  [Read More…]

NVIDIA GeForce Now is losing Xbox Game Studios titles later in April

More publishers are pulling out of NVIDIA’s streaming service while others double down.

What you need to know NVIDIA has published a new blog post with multiple updates regarding GeForce Now. Titles from Xbox Game Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Klei Entertainment will be removed on April 24. Ubisoft, Epic Games and Bungie remain committed to the service. NVIDIA is working to bring over 1,500 more games to GeForce Now.

NVIDIA has published a lengthy blog  [Read More…]

Lies Beneath from Oculus Studios looks to scare the pants off players

An exclusive game inspired by Japanese macabre horror comics.

What you need to know Lies Beneath is a horror game inspired by Japanese horror comics and graphic novels. This Oculus-exclusive game is coming to Quest on March 31 and Rift on April 14. Players can expect a frightening landscape inspired by Silent Hill and Resident Evil.

From the developers of Robo Recall: Unplugged comes a brand new horror game slated exclusively for Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift  [Read More…]

PlayStation is seeking a new Head of Strategy for Worldwide Studios

Job listing indicates new hire would oversee growth.

What you need to know Sony Interactive Entertainment has seen major leadership shifts over the past few months. A new job listing indicates that Sony is seeking a new Head of Strategy for WorldWide Studios. This job oversees growth and planning from a business perspective.

According to a new job listing, Sony is seeking a new Head of Strategy for Sony Worldwide Studios. This new hiree would be responsible  [Read More…]

Human Head Studios, now Roundhouse Studios, is being sued by Ragnarok

A messy situation where a studio that no longer exists is being sued.

What you need to know Human Head Studios, developer of games such as Prey (2007) and Rune II, shut down a while ago. The entire team was acquired by Bethesda Softworks and reorganized into Roundhouse Studios. Human Head Studios is being sued by Ragnarok, publisher of Rune II. Ragnarok alleges that Human Head Studios caused multiple delays for the game and has refused to  [Read More…]

Check out the story trailer for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control

Suit up and aid Earth’s heroes in Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control.

What you need to know Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control is a new virtual reality experience. This experience sees four new recruits aid the Avengers by testing experimental technology. Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control was developed by ILMxLAB and is available at certain locations for THE VOID. The experience is set to open on October 18.

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Damage Control is a virtual reality  [Read More…]

Shawn Layden leaves SIE, no longer chairman of Worldwide Studios

Shawn Layden is departing Sony Interactive Entertainment and will no longer be the Chairman of Sony Worldwide Studios.

What you need to know Shawn Layden was the Chairman for Sony Worldwide Studios As Chairman, he helped manage and focus on the content and games that Worldwide Studios produced Today, the official PlayStation Twitter account announced that Shawn Layden was leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The official PlayStation Twitter account has announced that Shawn Layden is leaving Sony Interactive  [Read More…]

Shawn Layden leaves SIE, no longer chairman of Worldwide Studios

Shawn Layden is departing Sony Interactive Entertainment and will no longer be the Chairman of Sony Worldwide Studios.

What you need to know Shawn Layden was the Chairman for Sony Worldwide Studios As Chairman, he helped manage and focus on the content and games that Worldwide Studios produced Today, the official PlayStation Twitter account announced that Shawn Layden was leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The official PlayStation Twitter account has announced that Shawn Layden is leaving Sony Interactive  [Read More…]

Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac Games is a boon to its worldwide studios

With the success of Spider-Man and the shared history between the two companies, buying Insomniac was a no-brainer.

When Sony announced that it had acquired Insomniac Games shortly before Gamescom 2019 began, it was both the most surprising and least surprising announcement in the world. There were rumors that Sony was gearing up to purchase more game studios in an effort to compete with Microsoft ahead of the PlayStation 5’s eventual launch, but there was no solid  [Read More…]

Sony has acquired Insomniac Games, now a part of Sony Worldwide Studios

From Ratchet and Clank to Marvel’s Spider-Man, Insomniac has been with PlayStation. Now they’ve joined its family

What you need to know Sony has acquired Insomniac Games, who will now join Sony Worldwide Studios. Sony and Insomniac have a long history together, working on the Ratchet and Clank and Resistance franchises. Recently, Insomniac’s game Marvel’s Spider-Man was well-received critically and sold extremely well. This brings Sony Worldwide Studios to 14 game development studios.

Sony has announced a  [Read More…]