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PlayStation Officially Acquires Bluepoint Games, Next Game Planned to Be an Original, Not a Remake

From IGN: "Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced yet another studio acquisition - Bluepoint Games, the developers of the Shadow of the Colossus remake on PS4, and, most recently, the PS5 remake of Demon's Souls.

Bluepoint and PlayStation have worked closely together for years, but the news comes after the studio's latest successful release, as Sony confirmed Demon's Souls has sold more than 1.4 million copies since release. IGN spoke with PlayStation Studios Head Hermen Hulst and Bluepoint President Marco Thrush to learn more about the acquisition, PlayStation's overall studio strategy, and about how, thoughBluepoint is steeped in PlayStation remaster and remake expertise, it wants to explore original ideas."

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anast119d ago

I bet it gets released before ES6...

Darkborn119d ago

I bet elder scrolls 5 releases again after this current re-release that's about to happen before elder scrolls 6 releases.

TheDoomedGuy119d ago

I'm think 1-3 more releases of elders 5 before 6 comes out.

Darkborn119d ago

Insomniac is gonna release 10 more games before they have a release date for TES6 lmao.

The7Reaper119d ago

I might finally finish the main quest in Skyrim before ES6 releases

anast119d ago

Same here. I didn't care for getting my thume on.

NeoGamer232119d ago (Edited 119d ago )

That is not surprising with Bethesda shipping Starfield in 2022.

I know Bethesda has multiple teams, but to top ES5 Skyrim they have to do something massive. I don't expect ES6 until at least 2024.

We are seeing some trends emerging. AAA games that are big and built from the ground up new are taking 4-6 years to develop. Sequels taking advantage of existing engines are taking 2-3 years to develop.

anast119d ago

It wouldn't take much to top ES5, the modders are the ones that put in the work. They could remaster Marrowind and it would be infinitely better than the RIM.

neutralgamer1992119d ago

A great acquisition welcome to the family it took long enough

alb1899119d ago

I think it is an interesting move.

CaptainHenry916119d ago

Time will tell. But I applaud Sony for taking risks. One of the reasons why I like them

CaptainHenry916119d ago (Edited 119d ago )

That's going to depend on the game they make and how it reviews. It's always a risk with a new IP. Guerilla Game's took risks with Horizon Zero Dawn and they didn't know it was going to be successful

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