Pulling the brakes

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An­other month, an­other ideo game dela or two. And co­in­ci­den­tall , both games in ques­tion hap­pen to be PS4 ex­clusi es: Gran Tur­ismo Sport and The Last Guardian.

Gran Tur­ismo Sport was ini­tiall sched­uled to launch next month in No em­ber, but was pushed back to an un­speci ed date in 2017 as Kazunori Ya­mauchi, the cre­ator of the Gran Tur­ismo se­ries, re­al­ized that he and his team needed more time to per­fect the game. He an­nounced the dela on the of cial Pla Sta­tion Blog. De­spite not be­ing able to pro ide a new re­lease date, he stressed that “we are com­mit­ted than e er to mak­ing GT Sport the best

Gran Tur­ismo game to date.” The dela of The Last

Guardian was like­wise an­nounced on the Pla Sta­tion Blog as well, but b the Pres­i­dent of Son s orld­wide Stu­dios, Shuhei Yoshida. If it s an con­so­la­tion, the launch of the game (which has been trapped in de el­op­ment hell for at least a decade has onl been pushed back b a few weeks from Oc­to­ber 25, 2016 to De­cem­ber 6, 2016.

Yoshida at­tributes the dela to the abun­dance of bugs that were disco ered dur­ing the game s nal stages of de el­op­ment. “To en­sure that The Last

Guardian deli ers on the ex­pe­ri­ence that the game s cre­ators ha e en isioned, we need to take the ex­tra time to work on those is­sues,” he said.

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