This is a discussion on The Last Guardian making progress within the Last Guardian, The forum, part of the L; I don't see this game coming out in 2012. But at least it sounds like progress is being made. I ...
I don't see this game coming out in 2012. But at least it sounds like progress is being made. I hope this game won't be a failure like Lair was. All the hype that went into the game (Lair) and on launch all the poor reviews that the game received just broke the PS3's stride and at this moment SONY has to rise up through the last years loss of momentum and become the tech giant we used to know.Sony: The Last Guardian Is 'Making Progress' - PlayStation 3 News at IGN
The DICE conference at Las Vegas is a great place to meet developers, speak with them about games and the industry in general and get the inside scoop on what's going on at various companies. And just yesterday, our sister site
In his conversation with 1Up, Yoshida brought more clarity when asked about The Last Guardian. Yoshida confirmed that he's "been seeing" the game, and that Fumito Ueda, the mind behind the game, is still working on it on a contractual basis.
"[Ueda] comes in [to the office] every day, and he's probably one of the people who works the longest hours. The project has been making progress, but slow progress. So that's tough, but we haven't changed any focus. It's still a really important project and a vision we want to see realized, and Fumito's vision is really causing a very difficult challenge for the developers, so there's some scrapping and rebuilding – iteration in the process. That's why [it's taking so long]."
But why did Ueda become a contractor in a first place, after being a full-time employee of Sony? "It's a personal matter," Yoshida noted, "so I can't really say."
Likewise, a DICE-centric interview with Shuhei Yoshida also appeared on