News items tagged with santa monica studio

The Order: 1886 Trophies & DLC

The Order: 1886 Trophies & DLC

The Order: 1886 stole the show at last December’s PlayStation Experience. While most booths at The Order: 1886‘s twenty minute demo. Other games (especially No Man’s Sky) might have gotten a bigger...

By Christopher Gates on 13 December 2017
God of War Playtime Revealed at PlayStation Experience

God of War Playtime Revealed at PlayStation Experience

Ever since God of War was announced at E3 2016 and shown to be a more narrative-focused game than previous entries, many fans have been worried about its game length. However, God of War game direc...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2017
God of War Fans Have Only Seen a 'Sliver' of the Game

God of War Fans Have Only Seen a 'Sliver' of the Game

PS4 players were given a lot to enjoy during Sony’s Paris Games Week 2017 showcase. The company presented a new trailer for God of War, highlighting the game’s combat and how Kratos and his son Atr...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 November 2017
God of War Trailer Reveals Release Window and Combat

God of War Trailer Reveals Release Window and Combat

Sony came out swinging at the Paris Games Week 2017, showing off new trailers for a ton of its upcoming games including Spider-Man, The Last of Us 2, and more. The company also threw in some surpri...

By Derek Nichols on 02 November 2017
God of War Director Defends Linear Games

God of War Director Defends Linear Games

Following the recent controversy surrounding the closure of Visceral Studios by Electronic Arts, and the changes made to the upcoming Star Wars title, a new tweet from God of War director Cory Barl...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 October 2017
God of War Trailer Shows Draugr Concept Art

God of War Trailer Shows Draugr Concept Art

About a month ago, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Santa Monica Studio released concept art for the PlayStation 4 exclusive God of War that depicted some preliminary drawings, sketches, and full...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 September 2017
New God of War Art Shows Off Realm of Mysteries

New God of War Art Shows Off Realm of Mysteries

Ahead of its 2018 release, Sony continues to reveal more and more tidbits about God of War. In addition to revealing that the upcoming PS4 exclusive is the ‘most brutal’ game in the series yet, the...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 September 2017
God of War is 'Most Brutal' Game in Series, Says Sony

God of War is 'Most Brutal' Game in Series, Says Sony

Considering the action on display in Santa Monica Studio’s God of War E3 2017 trailer, it definitely appears as if the forthcoming title will have plenty of intense combat moments and gory beat dow...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 September 2017
Hohokum

Hohokum

The PLAY 2014 event on PlayStation Network is winding down, and as the dust settles on this year’s festivities, Hohokum stands in a category all its own. Indeed, Honeyslug Games and artist Richar...

By Aaron Leach on 28 August 2017
God of War PS4 Digital Edition Leaks

God of War PS4 Digital Edition Leaks

Following the unveiling of its E3 2017 gameplay trailer, fans discovered that God of War for PlayStation 4 will not be coming out this year, but is in fact slated to release sometime in early 2018....

By Kyle Sledge on 24 August 2017
God of War Gets Kratos Action Figure from NECA

God of War Gets Kratos Action Figure from NECA

During San Diego Comic-Con 2017, the American collectible manufacturer NECA (AKA the National Entertainment Collectibles Association)...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 July 2017
God of War Has Dynamic Combat Between Kratos and Son

God of War Has Dynamic Combat Between Kratos and Son

Without a doubt, Santa Monica Studio’s forthcoming God of War title is easily one of the PS4’s most anticipated exclusives, and the d...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 July 2017
God of War: Why Blades of Olympus Were Replaced by Axe

God of War: Why Blades of Olympus Were Replaced by Axe

When Kratos returned to Sony’s E3 2017 press conference, he looked noticeably different. Weatherworn, and with a son, Kratos spent th...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 June 2017
God of War Departs from Classic Camera Cuts, QTEs

God of War Departs from Classic Camera Cuts, QTEs

Sony’s upcoming God of War exclusive for the PlayStation 4 is making some dramatic changes, including cutting the cinematic camera cu...

By Rory Young on 20 June 2017
God of War Gameplay Was Captured on a Standard PS4

God of War Gameplay Was Captured on a Standard PS4

One of the biggest reveals during the Sony E3 2017 press conference was the new God of War gameplay trailer. Fans were incredibly imp...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 June 2017
Enormous Ad Confirms Major God of War Presence at E3

Enormous Ad Confirms Major God of War Presence at E3

At E3 2016, Sony unveiled the debut trailer for a brand new God of War game, in development at SIE Santa Monica Studio. While there’s...

By Brad Jones on 05 June 2017
God of War's Norse Setting Won't Feature Vikings

God of War's Norse Setting Won't Feature Vikings

Without a doubt, Sony and Santa Monica Studio’s forthcoming God of War is easily one of the PS4’s most anticipated exclusives for 201...

By Kyle Sledge on 02 June 2017
God of War Development is an 'Emotional Meat Grinder'

God of War Development is an 'Emotional Meat Grinder'

God of War game director Cory Barlog reveals the difficult daily development of the game. The director’s comments come amidst rumors...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 May 2017
God of War: Kratos Voice Actor Says Release is in 2018

God of War: Kratos Voice Actor Says Release is in 2018

While God of War is one of the most anticipated games coming to the PS4 at present, we’ve heard very little about when the game is fi...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 31 May 2017
God of War to Feature Multiplayer?

God of War to Feature Multiplayer?

According to a job listing on the Sony Santa Monica Studio’s website, it looks as if the forthcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive title, G...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
God of War Dev Was Working on Sci-Fi Game

God of War Dev Was Working on Sci-Fi Game

Art from an unannounced Santa Monica Studio project surfaces, confirming the God of War developer’s previous work on a sci-fi game before layoffs hit the studio. Without a doubt, one of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 February 2017
God of War: Kratos' Son's Name Revealed

God of War: Kratos' Son's Name Revealed

God of War‘s director officially confirms the name of protagonist Kratos’ son after a fan’s discovery of what the character is to be called in the forthcoming game. As many fans will likel...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 January 2017
God of War: 'Whole Game' is Playable Internally

God of War: 'Whole Game' is Playable Internally

God of War game director Cory Barlog answers fan questions on Twitter, revealing that the entire game is playable from start to finish at Sony Santa Monica. Ever since the game was reveale...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 December 2016
God of War to Feature Alternate Paths?

God of War to Feature Alternate Paths?

God of War‘s director discusses the forthcoming action-adventure game’s development, with some details suggesting the title as possibly having alternate gameplay paths. As evidenced by God...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 December 2016
The Order: 1886 IP Has 'A Future'

The Order: 1886 IP Has 'A Future'

Creative director for The Order: 1886 claims developer Ready at Dawn has plans for the future of the IP, and wants to continue the game’s larger story.

By Boston Blake on 12 December 2016
God of War Influenced by The Last of Us

God of War Influenced by The Last of Us

Cory Barlog, director of the new God of War game on PlayStation 4, takes to Twitter to answer fan questions, revealing its inspirations, New Game Plus, and more. We haven’t seen much of t...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2016
New God of War's Father and Son Combat System Detailed

New God of War's Father and Son Combat System Detailed

Lead gameplay engineer for the upcoming God of War, sheds some light on the games revamped combat system and the role that Kratos’ son will play in the game. There have been a lot of rumors and specu...

By Fred Harvey on 23 June 2016
God of War Influenced by Canceled Star Wars TV Show

God of War Influenced by Canceled Star Wars TV Show

Sony Santa Monica Studio’s new God of War game contains conceptual influences from the scripts for Lucasfilm’s canceled television show for Star Wars. During an interview with the fine folks over at...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 June 2016
God of War Has No Multiplayer, Not Kratos' Last Game

God of War Has No Multiplayer, Not Kratos' Last Game

Santa Monica Studio’s forthcoming action title, God of War, will not have multiplayer, nor will it be the protagonist Kratos’ last game in the franchise. According to God of War‘s director Cory Barlo...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 June 2016
God of War Dev Explains Why Game Uses Norse Mythology

God of War Dev Explains Why Game Uses Norse Mythology

God of War‘s director explains the reasoning behind moving Kratos from Greek to Norse Mythology in Santa Monica Studio’s forthcoming game starring the Ghost of Sparta. As many gaming fans will agree...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 June 2016
God of War Demo Hides Secret Easter Eggs

God of War Demo Hides Secret Easter Eggs

God of War developer Santa Monica Studio reveal that the recently debuted gameplay demo from E3 2016 hides many Easter Eggs that fans have yet to find. If Sony wanted to make a statement during its...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 June 2016
New God of War Was Almost Set in Egypt

New God of War Was Almost Set in Egypt

The new God of War has Kratos going up against Thor and Odin from Norse mythology, but a recent interview with the developer reveals that wasn’t always the plan. Sony has given PS4 owners a lot to be...

By Fred Harvey on 15 June 2016