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Knack Gets A Gamescom Trailer

Sony’s upcoming action platformer is looking pretty sweet so far. With Mark Cerny, the lead architect on the PS4, working on the game, we’re sure he’s going to try and get something special from the new console. Not to mention he has a rich platforming history including the best of the best: Sonic 2, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Ratchet & Clank and Jak & Daxter. The guy knows his stuff.

Knack features a transforming hero that builds himself up by destroying objects, but he can become smaller to sneak through tighter areas too, which should break up all the goblin smacking. We’ve got high hopes for this one, especiallyseeing as it’s the only platformer in Sony’s launch lineup. Continue reading Knack Gets A Gamescom Trailer

PS4 Creator Wants to Bring Mobile Gamers to Consoles

Lead architect of the PlayStation 4 Mark Cerny, has been chatting about bridging the gap between the billions of people playing games on mobile devices and those playing on consoles. In an interview with MCV he said:

“I look at the world and I see two billion people enjoying games on a smartphone, and then a few hundred thousand on a console. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could bring that larger audience into consoles?” Continue reading PS4 Creator Wants to Bring Mobile Gamers to Consoles

Mark Cerny Talks ‘The Road to PS4’

Lead architect of the PS4, Mark Cerny, has given a presentation about events leading up to him helping to design Sony’s new console. Cerny is a famous industry figure who has a long relationship with Sony and has worked on games including Crash Bandicoot, Ratchet & Clank, Spyro, Jak & Daxter, Resistance and Uncharted.

While designing the PS4 he’s also found time to develop upcoming launch title, Knack. With such a platforming pedigree behind him, we wouldn’t bet against Knack being something as bit special. Enjoy ‘The Road to PS4’ after the break. Continue reading Mark Cerny Talks ‘The Road to PS4’