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First to Greatness: 64 PS4 Challenges to Test Your Mettle

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 21, 2013

PS4’s North American launch heralds the dawn of a new gaming generation, and today we’re upping the ante with an interactive event called First to Greatness. Using DualShock 4’s Share button, you’ll capture and upload videos of your conquests across 64 challenges detailed on the First to Greatness site (see the full list here). The challenges are spread across a who’s who of PS4 launch titles.

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PlayStation Blogcast 099: Best of a Generation

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 21, 2013

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Today’s show is momentous! With PS4 in the wild in North America, we take a look back at the best of a generation. Two PlayStation legends, Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida and Worldwide Studios America Senior Vice President Scott Rhohde, name their 10 favorite games of the PS3 generation!

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Hideo Kojima Talks Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes on PS4

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 19, 2013

MGS Ground Zeroes

Set after the events of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker but before those of the upcoming MGS5: The Phantom Pain, MGS5: Ground Zeroes gives the player total control over how, where, and when to execute espionage-focused operations. Playing as Snake, aka Big Boss, players will sneak into enemy encampments, stalk targets, interrogate enemy agents, and recover secret intel while piecing together the game’s story mission by mission. The result is an open, fluid adventure that will play out a little differently each time.

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First Look: PS4’s New UI Revealed

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 14, 2013

With just hours to go until PS4’s debut in North America, it’s time to take a closer look at PS4’s new UI — it’s a slick little piece of work dubbed the Connected User Experience. Sony Network Entertainment Vice President Eric Lempel gave me a full tour, showing off PlayStation Store’s speedy response time (even mid-game), live game broadcasting via Twitch and UStream, and social feeds that show what your friends are buying and watching.

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PS4 Launch: It Begins

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 14, 2013

It won’t be long now! PS4 is is just hours from making its grand debut and lines are filling up at retailers nationwide. Meanwhile, the PlayStation team is holed up at The Standard, High Line, a luxury hotel in downtown New York City in preparation for one of the most dynamic launch events in gaming history (and psst: You’re invited!).

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PlayStation Blogcast 098: Greatness Awaits

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 14, 2013

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Live from New York City, it’s the PlayStation Blogcast PS4 launch special! We dish up tons of hands-on impressions of PS4′s launch lineup including Resogun and Killzone Shadow Fall, Justin chats with the Young Horses behind PS4 indie darling Octodad: Dadliest Catch, and we conduct an insightful interview with renowned YouTuber boogie2988.

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Battlefield 4: DICE Talks Commanders, PS4

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 12, 2013

With PS4’s North American launch just days away, we wanted to provide a quick update on our experiences with Battlefield 4 and show off our new interview with DICE creative director Lars Gustavsson — watch it below.

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PlayStation Blogcast 097: Sweeper Hit

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 07, 2013

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Our final in-studio show before PS4 launches next Friday, November 15th! We run through all the new releases for November 12th (PS4 release list coming on next week’s show!), Justin and Ryan chat with the producer of upcoming sweep-’em-up Dustforce, and Nick gives us his Top 10 of the PS3 generation.

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