Firesprite Studio Working On ‘Really Great’ Technology, Will Show How Versatile Their Tech Is

"Back in 2012 Sony shut down it's Liverpool studio and later on formed Firesprite. The team was responsible for helping the Japan team in the development of PlayRoom, a app that shows off the PS4's camera capabilities."

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DA_SHREDDER3798d ago

fire sprite? I wonder if anyone from the Evo team works there too since they merged like 4 years agol

WeAreLegion3798d ago

I would imagine...though at least one of them left to work on Sony's VR headset.

yewles13798d ago

"Sony's Firesprite"

They're indie now...

1nsomniac3798d ago (Edited 3798d ago )

If it's from the Liverpool studio & they're impressed with it themselves it's got to be good!

The dynamic resolution tech they brought in with Wipeout was revolutionary!

torchic3798d ago

their new logo is reminiscent of the Piranha team colours and logo from Wipeout imho

IRetrouk3798d ago

Kinda reminds me of the old playstation symbol

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Sony studio Firesprite has been shedding talent amidst accusations of toxic culture, staff say

Eurogamer writes: "Sony-acquired studio Firesprite has recently suffered high profile exits amid accusations of a toxic workplace culture, Eurogamer has been told, as part of an investigation into the studio begun ahead of the layoffs announced by Sony this week."

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Neonridr86d ago

I hope whatever unannounced project they have going for them is still moving forward. Would hate to see this studio go down the drain as that would be a huge blow to the PSVR2 headset.

Abnor_Mal86d ago

PSVR2 already suffered a huge blow already with the closing of London Studio, anymore closures and the headset will just be good for PC users.

Kane2286d ago

neither studios were making PSVR2 games. so it didn't hurt PSVR2 at all

Abnor_Mal86d ago

@Kane22 While correct neither studio was currently making a PSVR2 game, it still hurts the PSVR2 because now Sony has one less in-house VR developer.

Now we will never get a PSVR2 update to Blood and Truth, which some people were looking forward to hearing some kind of news.

Cacabunga85d ago

Sony has reached an all time low this gen with their management and lack of 1st party games

ModsDoBetter85d ago

PSVR2 is a failure.

No matter what the fanboys in denial say, the proof is there.

anast85d ago

It wasn't a huge blow for VR games.

Babadook785d ago (Edited 85d ago )

“PSVR2 is a failure.

No matter what the fanboys in denial say,”

No it’s not but your beloved Xbox sure is. PSVR2 is how I play almost all my content and it’s been a phenomenal first year. It’s not a failure yet and if Sony keeps it up it never will be.