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Getaway 3, Eight Days not canceled, just 'put to one side'

We're not so swift on the uptake sometimes, so maybe you can help us make this distinction. Nicolas Doucet of Sony Computer Entertainment's London Studio told Gamespot that action titles Eight Days and The Getaway 3 aren't "abandoned" per se, just "put to one side." To clarify: No one is working on...

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London Studio boss to leave Sony

Sony will say goodbye to Jamie MacDonald, London Studio chief and VP of the company's World Wide Studios on May 29, according to Develop. Neither the company nor MacDonald was willing to provide any further comment. You probably don't recognize the name, but MacDonald was leading London Studio when ...

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An uncharted early look at Eight Days' animation

Eight Days is a canceled London Studios project (that's now replaced by EyePet). Videos of the game's early development are starting to leak onto the internet, revealing the game's reliance on the now-standard cover mechanic employed by most every third person shooter on the market. This video rem...

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Sony's Choice: EyePet beat out Eight Days

It's harder to single out Nintendo for overlooking its "core audience" when you find out things like this. Speaking with GamesIndustry.biz, Shuhei Yoshida, Sony's head of worldwide studios, revealed that the company chose to fund development of a desktop toy virtual pet – EyePet – over...

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EyePet benefited from Eight Days and Getaway cancellations

The adorable debut of EyePet at Leipzig Games Convention was quite possibly the biggest surprise of the show. The innovative use of the PlayStation Eye, coupled with one of fthe most adorable creature designs in recent memory, made it one of the most high-profile titles we showcased on our site du...

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Lack of online contributed to Eight Days cancellation

To be honest, when we first heard about Shuhei Yoshida – Phil Harrison's replacement as president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios – we didn't like him. Sure, he's probably outrageously qualified for the gig, but we feel like we went through hell with Harrison, deep in ...

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Shuhei Yoshida explains Eight Days, Getaway cancellations

Remember when Phil Harrison left Sony Worldwide Studios to join Atari? He was replaced by Shuhei Yoshida, a man who finally steps forth for an interview and, among other things, tells us why games like Eight Days and The Getaway got the axe. He first describes the state of the consoles pretty well: ...

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Sony stops production on Eight Days and The Getaway

Sony Europe announced today that production at the Sony London Studios for PS3 titles Eight Days and The Getaway has ceased. The company says the decision was made after an internal review found that resources would be better allocated to enhance the "incredibly strong list of exclusive first part...

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The Getaway and Eight Days have been cancelled

In another Sony announcement made today, it appears that two games being developed by the internal London studios have now been potentially canned. The Getaway and Eight Days are now out of production, thanks to budgetary redistribution. Gamesindustry.biz have the full statement from Sony, in which...

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Rumor: Eight Days resurfacing in March with new title?

As far as rumors go, we generally don't trust them any further than we can throw them. Since throwing something that is intangible is an impossible feat, you can see our conundrum when presented with one gigantic bombshell. Some dude on MySpace (GamesBlow, which we assume is a pseudonym of some sort...

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