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Shane Willoughby

Co-Founder of TheGamingLiberty & TGL's PlayStation Editor.

Hideo Kojima teasing “important announcement” for tomorrow

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Mr. Metal Gear Hideo Kojima has some kind of “important announcement” in the pipeline tomorrow. Kojima tweeted that he had come up with new ideas for a trailer, presumably for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain while at the gym of all places.  He then added, “On Tomorrow’s Kojima Station there will be an important...

Puppeteer, Stick it to the Man and Muramasa among PS Plus May offerings

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Sony will serve up yet another impressive offering of free titles for PlayStation Plus subscribers next month. The following titles will be added to the service as of April 30th. Stick it to the Man – PS4 Payday 2 – PS3 Puppeteer – PS3 Muramasa Rebirth – PS Vita Everybody’s Golf – PS Vita If you have not downloaded anything...

First Call of Duty 2014 image released by Sledgehammer

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

Surprise…… During their Game Developers Conference 2014 panel, Quest for Quality: Maximizing the Relationship Between Creative and Production, the folks over at Sledgehammer Games revealed an image showing in-game character models for the next Call of Duty expect this autumn 2014. You can see the image of what actual...

The Walking Dead GOTY PS4 listing suggests June release

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

GameStop in the US is listing a Game of The Year Edition of The Walking Dead on PS4 for a June 17th release. While developer Telltale Games has made no secret of the fact that the game will at some stage appear on PS4, this is the first time a date has appeared alongside an actual retail box. While no additional product information is...

Dragon Age: Inquisition dated for October. New gameplay trailer inside

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

EA and BioWare will launch Dragon Age: Inquisition in European territories on October 10th. The date come via a new gameplay trailer released earlier today. You can watch said trailer below. The third entry in the series will be released on October 7th for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in North America and in Europe on October 10th....

Review: inFAMOUS: Second Son

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments

The inFAMOUS series is one that has always worn its tangible dualities on its sleeve. InFAMOUS has always been motivated by the pursuit and acceptance of good and/or bad, with little room for ambiguity or indistinctiveness in your would-be ethical or unethical decision making. The first two games in the series presented you as the most...

Final Fantasy III PC port incoming according to German ratings board

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

The German ratings board understands that Final Fantasy III is coming to PC. Final Fantasy III has previously been released on iOS, Android, Ouya and PSP. A PC port, given the success of FFVII and FFVIII on Steam, is unsurprising. FF III was originally released way back in 1990 for Nintendo’s Famicom. We’ll keep you posted. Thanks...

The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episodes 1 and 2 arrive on Vita this week

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Episodes 1 and 2 of The Walking Dead’s second season will finally land on PlayStation Vita this week. Available from April 23rd, Episode 1 and 2 will set you back €4.99. If you opt to buy a Season Pass, you’ll make a saving of up to 20%. Episode 3 ‘In Harm’s Way’ is due soon on Vita and every other platform. Head...

Report: Ubisoft making new 2D Prince of Persia. Uses Rayman Origins engine

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

It is being reported that Ubisoft are developing a new 2D Prince of Persia title. French website Portail du Jeu Video has it that the new game will use the UbiArt engine, the very same one that powers Rayman: Origins and the forthcoming Child of Light. It is said that the engine allows for the Prince’s body to move and function as a...

DualShock 4 input code graphic possibly outs Beyond: Two Souls for PlayStation 4

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

A PS4 version of Beyond: Two Souls has possibly been outted ahead of time, thanks to a bit of digging by NeoGAF user Dragonbane. Mr. Dragonbane has discovered a DualShock 4 input graphic for Beyond in one of the game’s programmers portfolios. The graphic has since been removed. However, it is now doing the rounds online and appears...

Octodad: Dadliest Catch will release this week on PS4

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Octodad: Dadliest Catch will release this week on PlayStation 4, developer Young Horses has confirmed. The quirky little title will release in Ireland and Europe on April 23rd for no more than €13.99. The PS4 port will also benefit from a wealth of fixes and changes, some described as “radical” based off of player feedback...

Nate Wells leaves Naughty Dog. Joins Giant Sparrow

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Naughty Dog’s lead artist Nate Wells has confirmed that he has left The Last of Us studio and has joined Giant Sparrow, developers of The Unfinished Swan. Wells’ departure is the third notable exit from Naughty Dog of late, with Justin Richmond and Amy Hennig leaving the studio in the last couple of months. Before his contributions...

Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories coming to PS Vita

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Konami has surprisingly announced plans to release both Silent Hill Origins and Silent Hill Shattered Memories for PlayStation Vita. A release date will be announced “shortly” and both games will retail at €9.95 each. This duo will represent the Vita’s second and third respective flirtation with the Silent Hill series....

Xbox One version of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 put on hold. Won’t release any time soon

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Activision will not release The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Xbox One, putting the release of the game on hiatus indefinitely for no apparent reason. According to a statement from Activision via MCV, the Xbox One version of the game has been put on hold and if you read between the lines, it might not come out at all “We want to inform...

Latest Alien Isolation dev diary talks “low-fi” sci-fi

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Alien Isolation development team Creative Assembly has released a new developer diary, rather interestingly discussing the nature of the “low-fi” sci-fi aesthetic that defines the look of their new Alien game. The video courtesy of the chaps at Gamespot can be found below and makes for a good watch, not least because the team...