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The Secret History of Call of Duty Zombies

Posted by on Nov 06, 2015

Treyarch’s Zombies is still my all-time favorite co-op shooter. It’s a chilling challenge that pits you and some friends against relentless waves of zombies. Your arsenal: constant communication, careful teamwork, and whatever firearms you can scrounge from the all-important Mystery Box. It’s demanding of its players but, in the end, an immensely rewarding experience that always pays off.

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Watch the Paris Games Week Press Conference Today

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015

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That’s a wrap! Thanks for watching, and keep an eye on the front page of the US PlayStation.Blog for more news and announcements.

The PlayStation Paris Games Week 2015 Press Conference is about to begin! The show will kick off at 10:00 AM Pacific (tune in a little early so you don’t miss anything), and you can watch it all live right here. Make sure to refresh the page!

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PlayStation Experience 2015: Exhibitors List & Playable Games

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015

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My, my! PlayStation Experience Early Bird and Capcom Cup VIP tickets sold out far faster than we expected, especially given how little information we’ve shared thus far about about the event — one of the biggest gaming community events of 2015.

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Rise of the Batman: How DC Comics Conquered Games

Posted by on Sep 26, 2015

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For decades, videogames based on comics licenses have struggled with the perception of being low-quality licensed cash-ins. But over the past six or seven years that perception has begun to shift, helped in large part to the explosive critical and commercial success of the Batman Arkham series developed by Rocksteady and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

What’s the secret to DC and WBIE’s success where so many others have struggled? With Batman Day looming large, I contacted Ames Kirshen, vice president of product development for the Arkham and DC Comics games at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to learn more about the company’s approach.

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Poll: Vote For the Best PlayStation Game of All Time

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015

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This week, we celebrated the 20th anniversary PlayStation’s launch in North America. Now, it’s your turn. Tell us — what’s the best original PlayStation game of all time? Cast your vote(s) below by next Tuesday, September 15th at midnight Pacific Time.

See below for a starter list of games, but note: you can submit two votes, and you can write in an answer if you don’t see it in the list below.

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Quiz: Test Your PlayStation Knowledge

Posted by on Sep 09, 2015

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Today marks 20 years since the launch of the original PlayStation in North America. And what better way to celebrate than by testing your knowledge of the original PlayStation hardware and software?

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Unboxing the Original PlayStation

Posted by on Sep 09, 2015

Woo-hoo! The original PlayStation launched in North America 20 years ago today! To commemorate the big day, I thought it might be fun to crack open a sealed original PlayStation system — something I haven’t done since I was in middle school.

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Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Beta: Your Survival Tips

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015

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It’s been almost three years since we’ve seen Treyarch’s take on Call of Duty, but the Black Ops 3 Beta proves that the veteran studio hasn’t lost its expert touch. The addition of selectable Specialist characters, wall-running shootouts worthy of a Wachowskis movie, and powerful new weapons all add up to a fresh and dynamic experience.

Whether you’re a series veteran or new to Call of Duty, this PlayStation.Blog post is dedicated to getting you ahead in the Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Beta, currently live on PS4 through the end of the weekend. But we need your help!

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