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Team Asobi Developing 'Most Ambitious Game Yet'

Team Asobi Developing 'Most Ambitious Game Yet' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 August 2021 / 11,425 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment first-party studio, Team Asobi, has launched its new brand-new official website. It teases the developer is developing its "most ambitious game yet."

"We are a new and dynamic PlayStation Studio based in vibrant Tokyo, Japan," reads the 'About Us' page. "We create top-quality games for players of all ages on PlayStation.

"Our latest work are the critically acclaimed Astro Bot: Rescue Mission for PlayStation VR and Astro's Playroom for PlayStation 5. We're currently hard at work on our most ambitious game yet!"

Team Asobi Developing 'Most Ambitious Game Yet'

Team Asobi is based in Tokyo, Japan and has 13 job openings. The open positions include gameplay programming, game design, engine, art, and audio.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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twintail (on 02 August 2021)

I wonder if they'll starting branching into new IP or keep sticking with the Astro IP. Either way, look forward to whatever they do next!

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AFattyGamer twintail (on 02 August 2021)

I agree friend :). Team Asobi's future looks promising. They're carrying on Japan Studio's legacy just fine I'd say.

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Trunkin AFattyGamer (on 03 August 2021)

It's too soon to say that, I think. Japan Studio was one of the most creative and varied devs out there. Definitely by far Sony's most creative.

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DonFerrari AFattyGamer (on 05 August 2021)

And doing a good job on turning good profit with faster turn around time for new titles. Japan Studios for all the greatness it had, wasn`t achieiving good sales and took to long to release games.

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JuliusHackebeil (on 02 August 2021)

I read a comment on this site with such a cool suggestion to progress the astro bot IP forward:
They should do whole levels themed after famous PlayStation-IP. Most of it could still be platforming, but with some differing forms of combat would be nice. Imagine an uncharted-level, or a bloodborne-level, or a god of wa-level in astrobot.
It could even be somewhat similar to the lego games in how they are a bit of a parody and an hommage to the source material they retell.
Little Big Planet did something similar with their DLC and a whole game around that concept would be really exciting for me. Also, it is quite an advantage to have built in marketing for other IP in your game.

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No_Name_Needed (on 02 August 2021)

Astro Bot Rescue Mission and Astro's Playroom are both excellent games, so I can't wait to play their next release.

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DonFerrari (on 05 August 2021)

I like what they do, hope this ambitious project also turns out good.

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