Sony Developer Reveals Canceled Games on LinkedIn

While Sony’s first party studios have provided an unprecedented amount of games for the PlayStation 3 – and to a lesser extent the PSP – it’s a sad fact that some games are canceled and never released. Sometimes the cancellation is openly announced, such as with The Getaway and Eight Days, but generally the cancellation is done behind closed doors, with the general public never knowing that the title ever existed. Luckily, if you’re interested in having a look at some of the games that never had a chance to shine, then you’ll love what PSLS have found.

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doctorstrange2495d ago

That games have to be cancelled.

Hand of God sounds like it coulda been awesome

-MD-2495d ago

A game titled "Hand of God" sounds like it could have been awesome?

Oh jeez.

stormeagle62495d ago

Well, God Hand was awesome.

metsgaming2495d ago

the one called hand of god seem like an RTS or RPG, i wonder what the high rise one was all about? Maybe a mirrors edge clone?

Wenis2495d ago

You'd be surprised how many games get cancelled. Most games never even make it past the 'prototype' stage, whether its because the game is no longer feasible to make or they just can't get enough funding for it which is sad :(. but thats the world of business i guess.

theonlylolking2495d ago

Just the title name would cause a controversy so that might be why it has been canceled.

SilentNegotiator2495d ago (Edited 2495d ago )


yeah, it makes you wonder how far along these games were. Were they still in the pre-production phases, were some gameplay and/or video made for it, did they write a script, etc?

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subtenko2495d ago

*looks at list*

wtf, UNCHARTED 3!?! whoever believed that, man you must have jumped out a window by now, sorry.. :(

anyway...*phew*....could have been A LOT WORSE!

Agree or Disagree if you Agree

EeJLP-2495d ago

"Agree or Disagree if you Agree"

I disagree whenever I see you put that in your comments.

subtenko2495d ago

@ EeJLP- Thanks for Agreeing ;) I agree with you too B-)

Agree of Disagree if you Agree

MAJ0R2494d ago

well luckily people with a brain in their head know that disagree means disagree :)

Bonobo123452494d ago (Edited 2494d ago )

he's totally got N4G figured out..


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nopunctuation2495d ago

All of those games are unimportant, unknown, and would have probably sucked. I was baited into that title like a fish...

HardCover2495d ago (Edited 2495d ago )

Cancelled games being bad?

Who could have guessed?

Sevir042495d ago

if these 2 PS3 games are unannounced and currently in development then thats awesome!

golsilva2495d ago (Edited 2495d ago )

Is it two separate ps3 projects or just two separate jobs for the same project in the last paragraph?

"On top of the canceled games, Johnson’s profile reveals – rather unsurprisingly – that Santa Monica are working on unannounced PS3 projects:

(unannounced title) – PS3 – Sound Designer
(unannounced title) – PS3 – additional sound design"

I think the rumor is already going on that gow4 is in the works and i definitely saw a job listing for a person with online gameplay experience for santa monica. So either gow4 will have mp or its an entirely different game altogether.

blumatt2495d ago (Edited 2495d ago )

A God of War horde type mode with co-op where you and a couple buddies fight endless waves of enemies would be pretty cool.

theunleashed642495d ago

santa monica has been posting up job applications for people with experience in "FPS/TPS's, open world, vehicle combat," on gamasutra. other than that there's nothing to go off but speculate one of their new projects is a new game altogether.

rbluetank2495d ago

I want a new poker game... please sony make a new one.

stormeagle62495d ago

I wonder what the ratio is of completed games to cancelled games.

dbjj120882495d ago

As someone above already said, some of these mightn't have been canceled yet, just unannounced!

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