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The Last Guardian still under Ueda's 'creative supervision,' still no release window

The Last Guardian is now the modern interpretation of the classic Monty Python sketch, popping up every so often to scream, "I'm not dead yet!" The latest moment comes from former Sony employee and The Last Guardian designer Fumito Ueda, who stated in a post today that the project is still alive....

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Ico and Shadow of the Colossus producer Kenji Kaido leaves Sony

The man who led production of both Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, Kenji Kaido, is no longer working with Sony Computer Entertainment (the company's Japan-based gaming arm). "This August, I left Sony Computer Entertainment," Kaido wrote on Twitter (via Game|Life). He said he has no plans for now...

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Sony's Rohde explains The Last Guardian's E3 absence: 'It just wasn't appropriate for us to give an update'

Sony's E3 2012 press conference was full of surprises. For one, Quantic Dream's new game was unveiled – Beyond – Two Souls. Just like that! More surprising, however, was a game that didn't make an appearance: The Last Guardian. Since being teased in a January 2008 Sony Japan job listing...

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Sony Santa Monica (and more) helping with The Last Guardian

Sony Senior VP Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed to Wired that Sony Santa Monica team members are contributing to The Last Guardian -- along with a few more. "Well, you know, it's not just Santa Monica," he says. "We have great tech people in Worldwide Studios. We have a central tech group in the U.S....

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Yoshida: The Last Guardian still happening, but progress 'slow'

We've had assurances of The Last Guardian's continued existence, but in the absence of empirical proof we could always use one more. 1UP received a rather authoritative one from Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida at DICE, who said he's "been seeing it." Yoshida reports that, after leaving...

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Platinum's Kamiya hoping to announce his own game in 2012, Fumito Ueda loves Portal 2, and more

Since Bayonetta's late 2009/early 2010 debut, director Hideki Kamiya has gone relatively quiet. And while he remains that way for now, it seems we may see some movement from him this year, as he told 4Gamer in its big "looking back on 2011" Japanese developer feature (via Andriasang) that he...

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Last Guardian removed from GameStop's release schedule, but not canceled [update]

According to several GameStop customers and employees, The Last Guardian has been removed from GameStop's computer system and possibly canceled. Clerks at several stores confirmed that the game was no longer listed among titles that were coming soon and several customers of the store have...

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Sony confirms Ueda's departure; The Last Guardian to be completed on contract

The real news, of course, is that Sony is publicly promising The Last Guardian will be finished ... at some point. The respected creative force behind the project, Fumito Ueda, is "committed to completing" his third major game with Sony on a contract basis. Sony confirmed his departure with...

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Rumor: The Last Guardian lead Fumito Ueda quits Sony, working as freelancer to complete game

Apparently, The Last Guardian creative lead and Team Ico head Fumito Ueda has quit Sony and is working on Team Ico's latest project as a freelancer. Eurogamer is reporting as much, saying that Ueda's departure from the team has accentuated the ever-growing delay of the project's launch. The...

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Team ICO moving to main Sony offices in Japan

Studio head Fumito Ueda of Team ICO (the folks behind the much-awaited PS3 title The Last Guardian) tweeted that the developer is moving offices in Japan this week, into Sony Computer Entertainment's main building in the Shinagawa ward of Tokyo. Ueda said that the move was part of a "major...

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