• Sony Looking to Adapt 'PlayStation's Most Popular Franchises for Mobile'

    1 month ago - By VG Chartz

    There was a recent report that Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking to shift its first-party development focus away from smaller releases to only big AAA games. Sony Bend, who released Days Gone in 2019, tried to pitch a sequel to the game, however, it was ultimately rejected as the first game wasn't popular enough despite making a profit.
    A new job listing for a Head of Mobile at PlayStation Studios suggests that Sony wants to adapt their most popular games for a release on mobile platforms.
    "As Head of Mobile, you will own and develop the mobile games strategy for PlayStation...
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  • Former Sony Bend Director Reveals There Were Plans for Days Gone 2 to Feature a Shared Universe and Co-Op

    Former Sony Bend Director Reveals There Were Plans for Days Gone 2 to Feature a Shared Universe and Co-Op

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Former Sony Bend Studio director, Jeff Ross, has confirmed Jason Schreier's report of a Days Gone 2 pitch , revealing that there were plans for the sequel to feature a shared universe and co-op play.
    In a podcast with God of War creator David Jaffe, Ross made reserved remarks about Schreier's report, and understandably so. However, he made it clear that his departure from Bend Studio didn't have anything to do with the pitch's rejection. Ross further confirmed that Bend Studio was, at one point, assigned to help Naughty Dog .
    For games where you have to sell four or five million copies...
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  • Sony Bend director says “never say never” in wake of Days Gone 2 cancellation reports

    1 month ago - By VG 247

    Over the weekend, it was reported that Sony Bend , the developers of Days Gone , pitched a sequel to Sony - but the publisher turned down a potential Days Gone 2 before development began. Instead of Days Gone 2, according to a Bloomberg report , Sony Bend was tasked with producing a new Uncharted title, under supervision from Naughty Dog. Seemingly in response to these claims, though, Days Gone director, Jeff Ross, took part in an interview with fellow Sony veteran David Jaffe. The Twisted Metal and original God of War designer directed the conversation with Ross towards the idea that Sony...
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