Follow us on:

Giant DualShock helped make Knack accessible to kids, taught design lessons

Sony made the PS4 launch game Knack more accessible to children by creating a super-sized DualShock to playtest, with the core concept being to make developers feel like an 8-year old holding the controller. In a keynote speech at the UK's Develop conference today, PS4 system architect Mark Cerny t...

Continue Reading

Knack influenced by God of War, says PS4 architect Mark Cerny

PlayStation 4 system architect Mark Cerny discusses the console's upcoming launch title Knack in a recent interview at PlayStation Blog, revealing that the project aims for international appeal among both the casual and hardcore crowds. Continuing a decade-spanning career in which he designed ga...

Continue Reading

Getting the Knack of the PS4's family-friendly launch game

There's been a lot of talk about the unique advantage Knack has because its director is Mark Cerny, the PS4's lead architect. When the launch game was first shown at the console's reveal, the focus was on the many moving parts of Knack himself. At E3, producer Yusuke Watanabe told me Knack can be...

Continue Reading

PS4 media blowout: Driveclub, Knack, Infamous Second Son and more

Sony's lengthy E3 press conference was riddled with lots of game trailers - so many that we have to pile some of them into this little post for your viewing pleasure. While you take a quick break from your freak-out session over the PlayStation 4's $399 price tag, check out this trailer for Infam...

Continue Reading

Mark Cerny really has a Knack for making PS4 game trailers

Mark Cerny, AIAS Hall of Famer and lead on the PlayStation 4's hardware, is directing Knack for Sony's new console, and so far it looks a little something like this. Cerny also showed off Knack running on the Vita via remote play....

Continue Reading

Mark Cerny directing Knack for PS4

Mark Cerny isn't just the lead on PS4 hardware. The Marble Madness creator is also directing the first announced game for the hardware, Knack, about a robot made of an assemblage of junk, fighting goblins. It's cartoony and features some combat, some stealth, and big junkbot punches. Knack shows th...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

Get a closer look at final retail Amiibos

Posted on Nov 22nd 2014 9:00AM

Image

Games we love and hate

Posted on Nov 21st 2014 3:00PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW