President of Sony's Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has once again commented on the long-awaited update to The Last Guardian’s ill-fated development cycle, saying that the company’s ‘’waiting for the right moment to reintroduce’’ the game.
Umm, anytime is the right moment to make that announcement. The sooner the better, unless it's still 3-4 years away.
I think they should do the same thing as littlebigplanet 3. They should announce it 5 - 6 months before its release date. Then hopefully there won't be another delay.
I think they are pretty much doing that - bringing the game close to completion to prevent another embarrassing situation.
I think they completely lost their timing and made the game lose its appeal. But who knows, maybe they show us absolutely stunning gameplay footage captured directly from the console that blow us away but something's for sure, it will be very hard to regain steam and re-enter the hype train.
maybe they are planning a dec 2015 release date. so basically have showing of the game for e3 gamescom and tgs next year and then release the game shortly after. think thats the only way to di it now.
Almost like R* trying to find the right time to reintroduce Agent? Ive lost interest in this game looking forward to something better
I imagine, given how long its been, that the game has had a huge overhaul to match the performance of next-gen platforms. In turn I expect they're waiting a setting where a big announcement like this would fit in, such as next years E3. This is probably also because the games release is most likely a few years away yet. E3 2014 had mostly 2015 games, if this is set for 2016 then E3 2015 is most likely most appropriate. Although they could also be saving it for something like TGS.
yeah, Sony has been good with only announcing games if they are months away now. I think they'll announce it next E3 for a November release date. EDIT: or, rather an E3 with the following November release date. could be next E3, could be E3 2026.
Yea I think the way they are playing this now is announcing a game that is far into development, that it's only a matter of months away for them to release it. It's a good call. They don't want to do early announcements such as the tag announcement again.
at least we know its still alive,thats good enough for me . its crazy though because the 1st 2 didnt sell very well,its kind of a niche game
Wrong. The re reveal has to be mind blowing or people are going to say why the hell did it take so long. Simply being good at this point will not be good enough.
This is the one game which the only news i want to hear is a release date and/or gameplay footage. Everything else is irrelavent at this point.
Ya but what if they announce it and it needs a long delay again. It would be an even bigger joke.
they should release it on most barren month of the year (usually in summer).
this have SERIOUSLY BEEN TAKING TOO LONG. what bout the ROCK STAR PS3 EXCLUSIVE AGENT wtf ever happened to that
I say take your time Sony. We all know The Last Guardian will be an epic masterpiece so there's no need to rush it. Most people don't understand that true art does not just pop into existence. It has to be handcrafted , fermented and fine tuned until it is just ready. I can only imagine the attention to detail that has been given this game in seven years of development. I know we will not be disappointed and I will patiently wait.
Clearly there is no right moment..
"waiting for the right moment to reintroduce" sooo thats why its been delayed like 4 years, they're just for the right moment
Ps7 launch title confirmed!
They're waiting for leap year
Still better than half life 3 and their anouncement...oh wait.
Its obvious Sony will introduce TLG at E3 2015. The TLG will do what TLOU did for the PS3 console. Sony are thriving on repeated successes of the PS3. This time they're doing it much sooner on the PS4 hardware.
thats a lot of assuming when we've barely seen anything about the game. also despite their previous games receiving favorable reviews their games have hardly been selling mainstream shawdow of colossus barely cracked the 1m mark globally despite a massive advert campaign from sony ico didnt even reach that.
Exactly my thought. games have hardly been selling mainstream. That's what I think Sony is pushing for. Sony wants to make a game that sales well in all country. TLOU did very well in sales north America despite that it didn't do so well in other countries. I think TLG will be a different story. I think TLG will be the next TLOU success story in japan/north America(especially in japan). EDIT: shawdow of colossus was a great attempt. I just think the characters in shadow of colossus wasn't that appealing. Personally I like TLG art /characters better.
will it still be on ps3? or is it on ps4? or is it on both?
Previous comments from Yoshida hint that development was moved from PS3 to PS4. It would seem that TLG was to ambitious for PS3 and that the technology was prohibitive.
probably struggled too much to get a steady framerate on the ps3. i mean the feathers and fur on the beast moved around so naturally. so i think its ps4 only and they scrapped it for ps3.
That would have been at PS4 launch, PS4 launch in Japan or TGS (because it is a Japanese game) after launch.
With the way the PS4 was selling previously, it wouldn't have made much difference. They were sold out all the time, anyway.
It hasn't been sold out in Japan but I agree with launch in western territories. Would just have been great to start with such an exclusive game.
the good thing about tlg or ico games is that translating is a piece of cake. how much actual dialogue would be in the game?
I hope it's announced at E3 2015 and playable that day. That would be awesome.
If they do announce it at E3 they would either have to release it that year or give a firm release date with about 10 minutes of gameplay to reassure people that it would be good. I would've bought this game without seeing one ounce of footage, because Shadows of the Colossus was masterpiece. But 8 years later I would have to see the game running real time and have a firm release date before I get my hype back for it.
im guessing the game should atleast match the trailers we have so far, if not even better due to it being rumored to be a ps4 exclusive already.
TLG is a huge mystery, because it was just 3 or 4 years ago that Sony was showing it off behind a closed curtain running at pre alpha. The only people to ever see the game running were Ryan Clements and a few other journalists. To have a game that far into development and then to scrap 4 years out to make a PS4 version makes little sense. Not to mention Ueda is not even directing the game anymore and a lot of Team Ico have either moved on to different projects at Sony Japan or left the studio completely. This game is probably the biggest mysterious IP ever made.
Ueda is still directing it, just not as an official SCEJ employee, he's doing it as a contractor.
He's consulting the game. He left Team Ico years ago.
"Team Ico have either moved on to different projects at Sony Japan or left the studio completely" Official link please
I'm not going to search for the articles, but a lot of the staff have branched off and are now making an indie game. And the rest of the guys have worked on the puppeteer and recently Knack. I believe you can find the link to the indie game some of the ex employees are making on IGN.
Again, i don't ask your prediction, but i ask an official link. If you can't provide it than just say you can't.
TGS is the right moment, you hear me Sony? Do it.
Please... be... true... E3 2015... Holiday 2015/Early 2016 release... I would be able to die a happy gamer. No game has ever teased fans as much as TLG. I believe there is something of value or worth regarding TLG, why would Sony keep mentioning it? There must be solid gameplay or engine or something already down and running. Sony mentioned when a multi million $ game was cancelled this year (can't remember the dev). They would have mentioned that TLG is cancelled or in dev hell if it really was. I think, more than ever, we're 1.5 years from a release.
Should be ps4, just to put another cap in the xb1. However doing so will alienate the people that have been waiting on ps3. This could really push people who are on the fence still about buying a ps4. Though both ps4 and ps3 would be nice. Im hoping the right moment is tgs 2014 and a release date of Christmas 2014... a guy can dream right?
Maybe the right moment is once all the PS3 owners have upgraded to PS4... So there's no disappointment :)
who cares about dissapointment, sony want to move console so being exclusive to ps4 will move more consoles and give ps3 owners reason to move on
Well they stated this at the end of last year too, same exact phrase "waiting to re-introduce" so they've been waiting since then. My guess is TGS if at all, and it has to be this year as they've already been "waiting" since last year
If I was Sony I'd release this game like Beyonce last cd. Just pop up on the online store and on store sheleves. And watch shit go crazy
It would go crazy! I would buy without looking just to be part of the phenomenon. At this point I have every game I've ever wanted and a backlog of 1000 years except that cute cuddley potentially fearsome Last Guardian who has eluded me. Coooommmmme to me...
This and FFXV are taking so much time that a whole generation of consoles as already past beyond it and it was one of the longest gens ever.
You don't release a nuke unless you have to.
So this game will be released once Sony bankrupt, like 2030 or something?
Lol, sure Sony sure.
the the right time would be "Soon." ?
The right time would be when it is done, and not before.
As master splinter tells raphael in TMNT 3, patience, my son.
"The right moment" was three years ago.
what happened to Fumito Ueda? last time i heard about him was when hes going to continue working on the game as a freelancer
Hey, at least it exists.
Day 1 whenever it comes
So E3 2015 announcement confirmed.
I think ASAP would work for most people.
JUST... SOMETHING! NOW! Don't open the bakery door for the whole town to smell unless you have cakes ready... this is torture!
everyone says talk about it but then everyone will just talk about how long it takes to get the game and say things like "it would have been better years ago had it came out when they announced it"
Please let this game release
Right now would be good.
Ico and SotC are 2 of my favorite games of that era. I have.no reason to believe this game won't be good despite the ridiculous delay. It's not like they haven't made great games before.
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