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Video preview: Strategic use of a flare gun in The Order: 1886

After delivering a set of solid God of War PSP titles, developer Ready At Dawn is poised to unleash its first new intellectual property on the world. Set in an alt-history Victorian London filled with half-breed humans and monsters, naturally, The Order: 1886 spins a new yarn featuring King...

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More Sony departures: Justin Richmond now at Riot, Seth Killian left in December

Former Naughty Dog game director Justin Richmond announced he's decided to leave the company to join League of Legends studio Riot Games, while former Capcom marketing director Seth Killian revealed this week he left Sony Santa Monica back in December 2013. Richmond's departure from Naughty Dog...

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PSA: God of War: Ascension multiplayer DLC now free on PSN

Sony's Santa Monica Studio commemorates the one-year anniversary of God of War: Ascension's release by giving away its multiplayer DLC for free through next week. From now through next Tuesday, players can pick up God of War: Ascension's armor and weapon DLC packs free of charge via the...

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God of War 3 director, Infamous: Second Son lead designer leave Sony [Update]

God of War 3 creative director Stig Asmussen is no longer at Sony Santa Monica, following the recent round of layoffs at the studio and the purported cancellation of his new project. IGN confirmed Asmussen's departure with Sony this week, although it's not known if the 11-year veteran of the studio...

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The Order: 1886 dev video shows knights of the revolving chamber

The Order: 1886 may take place in Victorian-era London, but as developer Ready at Dawn reveals in this behind-the-scenes video, its in-game history traces back to the age of King Arthur. The characters in The Order wield lightning-rifles instead of broadswords, but hey, times change. [Image:...

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Joystiq Weekly: Titanfall, Thief review, Twitch Plays Pokemon and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. This week's news of a new Tony Hawk game isn't exactly...

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Sony Santa Monica's unannounced IP canceled, says laid off dev

An unannounced new property at God of War studio Sony Santa Monica is canceled, according to ex-employee Jonathan Hawkins. The former lead level designer, who lost his job in yesterday's round of layoffs, took to Twitter to reveal the IP had been in development "since God of War 3," and indicated...

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God of War studio Sony Santa Monica hit with layoffs

Sony Santa Monica, the studio best known for its work on the God of War series, has suffered layoffs today. Sony representatives confirmed the dismissals with IGN, citing "resource re-alignment against priority growth areas" within Sony Worldwide Studios as the cause. The statement reads: "SCEA...

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Beat and shoot-em-up in former Titanfall, God of War devs' To The Death

Indie developers Scary Mostro and Section Studios launched their Kickstarter campaign for To The Death today. The game combines beat-em-up and arcade shooter elements together, as players control one of two warriors that are dashing towards one another, hacking away at everything in their path....

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Thatgamecompany's flOw swimming to PS4 next week

Thatgamecompany's flOw will launch next Tuesday, December 17 on PS4, Sony Santa Monica announced in a PlayStation Blog post today. The port of the artsy aquatic indie game will cost $5.99, with its lone DLC priced at $1.99. Developed by Jenova Chen and Nicholas Clark as a Flash game in 2006, the...

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