Sony is revealing "a huge PlayStation 3" exclusive this Thursday night, in development at startup studio SuperBot Entertainment, and signs are pointing in the direction of Sony's long-rumored take on Nintendo's mascot-packed Super Smash Bros. series. Could it be PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale?
Sony is revealing "a huge PlayStation 3" exclusive this Thursday night, in development at startup studio SuperBot Entertainment, according to the tease for this week's GameTrailers TV episode. It's not clear what property SuperBot is working on, but signs are pointing in the direction of Sony's long-rumored take on Nintendo's mascot-packed Super Smash Bros. series.
Originally rumored as "Title Fight," the fighting game project purportedly features an all-star cast of first-party Sony characters, from God of War's Kratos to LittleBigPlanet's Sackboy to Twisted Metal's Sweet Tooth. So it shouldn't be surprising that Sony isn't keeping the vague Title Fight moniker and is instead opting for something a little more descriptive.
As PlayStationLifeStyle pointed out over the weekend, Sony went ahead and registered playstationallstars.com (whois) and playstationallstarsbattleroyale.com (whois). Both records were created on January 17th of this year and registered to "Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC" in Foster City, CA.
While the promo video doesn't reveal anything about the game, it does feature a clip of one of the interviewees, one Mr. Omar Kendall, a Director at SuperBot; host Geoff Keighley confirmed on Twitter that it was indeed Mr. Kendall (pictured above). Notably, Kendall's pre-SuperBot experience had him working as a designer on THQ's UFC series and, before that, the Backyard Wrestling series, and X-Men: Next Dimension. The common thread: Those are all fighting games.
We'll have more information on PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale – or just PlayStation All-Stars ... or is that Title Fight? – as soon as the show is up. The new episode of GT.TV will air late Thursday night at 1:05AM ET/PT.