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Outbreak Day: TLOU On Sale, Exclusive Poster Available

Celebreate the anniversary of The Last of Us' fictional Cordyceps outbreak with a limited edition poster from Mondo, a huge sale on the game at PS Store, and more. Read More

Sep 26

Sep 26

Outbreak Day 2016: The Last of Us Limited Edition Poster, PS Store Sale

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

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In the lore of The Last of Us, September 26 represents the day the Cordyceps virus reached critical mass. A grim day for the inhabitants of that world, perhaps, but for Naughty Dog and The Last of Us community, it’s Outbreak Day—an annual fan celebration featuring deals on the game, DLC, and merch, as well as the debut of new collectibles, and more.

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PS Plus: Free Games for September

Slash your way through demon hordes or journey across forgotten ruins with Lords of the Fallen, Journey & more.

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The Playroom VR: How Japan Studio Made the First VR “Sofa Multiplayer” Experience

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

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Hello everyone. I’m Nicolas Doucet, creative director and producer of The Playroom VR, the first virtual reality title coming out from Japan Studio Asobi! Team.

As you may know, The Playroom VR will be available at launch on October 13 as a free download for all PS VR users. It’s our way to say a huge thank you for your purchase as we embark on a new era of video game history!

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Introducing Sundered, a Hand-Drawn Epic from the Makers of Jotun

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

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I love games. For as long as I remember, I’ve played. I’ve played with my brothers, my parents, my friends, and classmates. I’ve played outside, inside, with a ball, with a stick, on a team, alone, in summer and in winter. I love games.

In 2008, I was lucky enough to be accepted into Concordia University’s Bachelor of Computer Science and Computer Arts Double Major. I made my first board game with some great people. I learned that creating something is hard. I learned that taking critique is much harder than giving it. I learned the value of teamwork. I felt the amazing satisfaction of going from idea to execution.

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3on3 Freestyle Brings Street Basketball to PS4 in Q4 2016

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016

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Joycity is proud to announce that we are inviting gamers to try a closed beta version of our multiplayer street basketball game, 3on3 Freestyle for PS4. We could not be more excited to have passionate gamers test our game and give us feedback, but before you go and sign up for the closed beta, we would like to tell you the story of how we put the game together.

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 9/27/2016

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016

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Hello, Commander. Earth has fallen to a devious alien threat. A small resistance is scattered, hurting, and desperate for a leader. Gather your forces and save humanity in XCOM 2, out this week on PS4.

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Minecraft Chinese Mythology Pack Mash-up Launches on 10/5

Posted by on Sep 24, 2016

Explore ancient temples hidden among the cherry blossoms and survive the night at the Great Wall in the new Minecraft: Console Edition Chinese Mythology Mash-Up. In this new mash-up, you will be able to visit an exquisitely created pre-made world. Wander through the streets of an ancient great city, marvel at the dragons that dwell around the high mountains, contemplate your crafting within a mythical monastery and just enjoy the view as you walk through fields and discover how mobs would look in ancient China.

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Paragon Access

Paragon is now free for all to play. GLHF!

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The PS VR Sessions: Robinson: The Journey

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016

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The PlayStation.Blog team can’t wait for October 13. With the launch of PlayStation VR in North America, we’re entering a new era of gaming — one that places players directly into the worlds that developers so lovingly create. To prepare for this amazing next chapter in PlayStation history, we all donned that PlayStation VR headset and sampled a bevy of upcoming PlayStation VR titles.

The world of Robinson: The Journey is equal parts enormous and beautiful. The power of virtual reality is especially significant in Crytek’s latest given the extraordinary vistas players will climb on their journey across an alien world. Here’s what we thought when we hiked through the lush jungles and up the dizzying peaks of Robinson: The Journey.

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Flash Sale Now: Animation Deals Up to 80%

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016

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This weekend’s flash sale celebrates the artistry of gaming with steep discounts on titles from a wide range of styles. Starting right now, save up to 80 percent on games that run the gamut from hand-drawn to 16-bit, classic comic book to Japanese anime and beyond.

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