“But because we are similar, when there are things that we want changed, we clash all the time. We always clash. We have to discuss.”—Yuji Korekado talking about Kojima Productions’ relationship with Platinum Games (via EDGE)
If you’re not a PlayStation Plus member, you may have thought your chances of getting into the PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale public beta were nil. However, you can sign up using your PSN name via the link. The beta will run from September 11th to September 18th. Last sign-up date is September 4th. Seeing as we’re talking about the game, Raiden has been announced to feature. Surprised?
“It’s very important to us that throughout the game there’s these iconic moments that you’ll remember for the rest of the franchise.”—Karl Stewart of Crystal Dynamics talking about Tomb Raider (via GamingLives)
“Many publishers, after the success of Heavy Rain, would have said, ‘Well, you need to do Heavy Rain 2. And do what you want, but it’s going to be called Heavy Rain 2.’ And we never had this conversation with Sony. They just asked me, ‘What’s next? What do you want to do?’ ‘Well, I have this idea, what do you think?’ ‘Yeah. It looks great!’”—David Cage talking about Quantic Dream’s relationship with Sony. (via Gamasutra)
If you’re one of the 2.2 million PlayStation Vita owners out there, you may know that today comes the 1.8 update. This allows you to play PSOne classics on your handheld. Inside is the list of compatible games and other 1.8 news.