You find the strangest things at bankruptcy auctions. Like, say, PlayStation 4 development kits full of stuff from the now-closed developers of Sleeping Dogs.
Ryan Lee, or Belbeeno on Twitter, had been working at United Front Games for five years and he loved it, but needed a change. So he quit his job to make indie games. But before leaving he created an poignant open letter to AAA development in the form of a video game. Anyone who has ever felt tired of the 9 to 5 grind is going to empathise.
“You have to make games for someone you love,” says William, “because that way you can imagine who you're making it for.
“You can imagine the smiles the game will bring to their face; you can imagine the good times that people you care about can have with your game.”
William Ho, Design Director at United Front Games, is making LittleBigPlanet Karting for someone he loves.
Earlier today, Sony welcomed a new batch of value priced Greatest Hits games for the PlayStation 3. Turns out MAG, Demon's Souls and MotorStorm: Pacific Rift aren't the only PS3 exclusives having their prices slashed.
In late May, ModNations Racers producer Dan Sochan told Kotaku a patch was in the works that would shorten the game's lengthy load times. Today, IGN reports that such a patch will be out next week.