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Sony snatches up Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

Sony snatches up Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games is a company that has long been associated with Sony, releasing a number of PlayStation-exclusive titles like Ratchet and Clank, Spyro the Dragon, Resistance, and Marvel's Spider-Man throughout the years. In fact, Insomniac has worked with Sony so often that you'd be forgiven if you thought that it was one of Sony's studios. Up until today, that wasn't the case, but now Sony has announced that it plans to make things official and purchase Insomniac.

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Spider-Man PS4 is getting the Sam Raimi suit after all

Spider-Man PS4 is getting the Sam Raimi suit after all

Silver Lining, the final DLC pack for Spider-Man's post-game arc The City that Never Sleeps, arrives tomorrow, but it appears Insomniac still has some surprises up its sleeve. The developer announced today that the suit from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy will be coming to the game after all. Thus ends a face-off between fans and Insomniac that could sometimes turn alarmingly vitriolic.

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Spider-Man: Silver Lining DLC release date and new suits revealed

Spider-Man: Silver Lining DLC release date and new suits revealed

Sony and Insomniac have detailed the third episode of Spider-Man DLC The City that Never Sleeps, a series that got started shortly after the game launched. We're learning today that the new episode, titled Silver Lining, will be out in time for Christmas. Like the other DLCs that came before it, Silver Lining will add three new suits to the game, and those who are looking forward to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will want to check it out.

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Spider-Man DLC spoilers are out there, Insomniac warns

Spider-Man DLC spoilers are out there, Insomniac warns

Tomorrow is a big day for fans of Spider-Man on PS4, as the game's first post-launch DLC arrived. Dubbed The City that Never Sleeps, this DLC will officially introduce Black Cat, whose return to Manhattan is teased throughout the main game. If you're looking forward to the DLC, you might want to do yourself a favor and stay off of the internet for the rest of the night, as you run the risk of encountering spoilers.

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See all 8 new major Oculus games shown at OC5 2018

See all 8 new major Oculus games shown at OC5 2018

Seven major games were shown at OC5 today by Oculus, by in Oculus Studios and in Oculus Publishing, too. In the Oculus Studio Titles category were Stormland by Insomniac Games, Lone Echo II by Ready At Dawn, Echo Combat (also by Ready at Dawn), and Defector by Twisted Pixel. Under the Oculus Publishing Titles umbrella were three titles: VOX Machinae by Space Bullet, Space Junkies by Ubisoft, and Final Assault by Phaser Lock.

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Spider-Man unseats God of War as fastest-selling PS4 exclusive

Spider-Man unseats God of War as fastest-selling PS4 exclusive

Earlier this year, Sony and its Santa Monica Studio delivered a massive hit in God of War. The game proved to be so popular upon release that it became the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive ever, selling an impressive 3.1 million copies in its first three days of availability. It seemed like God of War would hold the record of fastest-selling PS4 exclusive for quite some time - selling 3.1 million copies in three days is no small achievement, after all - but then Insomniac came along with Spider-Man to snatch the record away.

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Spider-Man’s New Game Plus mode has us excited

Spider-Man’s New Game Plus mode has us excited

Spider-Man, by most accounts, seems to be one of the best games released this year. It isn't a particularly long game, however, as some players have already managed to complete it even though we're not even a week out from release. Those players will soon have reason to return to the game, as Insomniac has confirmed that it's working on a New Game Plus mode for Spider-Man.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4 has gone gold

Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4 has gone gold

Aside from maybe God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man is probably the most exciting PlayStation 4 exclusive of this year. Crafted by the folks over at Insomniac - which is the studio responsible for the Spyro and Ratchet and Clank series - Marvel's Spider-Man is a game that Sony has been showing off for quite some time. After what feels like a very long wait, the game is nearly here, and today Insomniac announced that it has gone gold.

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Insomniac’s Spider-Man PS4 release date confirmed

Insomniac’s Spider-Man PS4 release date confirmed

We've been waiting for Insomniac's Spider-Man title for a long time, and today we're finally finding out when it will arrive. Today, Sony and Insomniac announced a release date for the PS4-exclusive game, nearly two years after it was first announced. Not only that, but the two companies also revealed the various special editions that will be available at release.

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Ratchet & Clank PS4 release joins the reboot party

Ratchet & Clank PS4 release joins the reboot party

Though E3 2015 has yet to begin, games like Ratchet & Clank can't wait to start the party off right. This game, they suggest, has you "play the game, based on the movie, based on the game!" In this case, that means the game is based on the original Ratchet & Clank, the PlayStation 2 game. This game will be coming to PlayStation 4 exclusively. Have a peek at the first trailer and you'll see why this is no previous-gen piece of work. It's all three dimensional and crazy and whatnot.

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Sunset Overdrive Review: The Awesome-pocalypse is opon us

Sunset Overdrive Review: The Awesome-pocalypse is opon us

Over the past week and a half we’ve been playing Sunset Overdrive, a game exclusive to Xbox One and entirely unique in its look, gameplay, and next-level splattering of pop culture references. Sunset Overdrive places you in the customizable body of an apocalypse survivor. But this isn’t any normal apocalypse. As one NPCs suggests, this is the Awesome-pocalypse. This game isn’t about getting harangued for shooting your opponent incorrectly or for falling off a building too many times in a row. It's about having FUN.

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Sunset Overdrive launch done with real, actual explosions

Sunset Overdrive launch done with real, actual explosions

If you’re one of the lucky few (like us) to be playing Sunset Overdrive in advance of the game’s launch, you’ll know that there are lots and lots of explosions. So very many explosions. You literally cannot play the game without making explosions happen extremely frequently. In celebration of this, Xbox and Insomniac Games are bringing on a week of explosions in the real world, and you get to see them right this minute - below, that is to say. You'll need to press play, too.

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