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PlayStation vs. Supergiant: Pyre Interview & Multiplayer Deathmatch

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017

Please enjoy this interview with Greg Kasavin, recorded on location at Supergiant’s San Francisco headquarters, and the following PlayStation (me) vs. Supergiant (Greg) battle royale in Pyre’s robust local multiplayer mode. I won’t spoil who wins, but I will make the excuse that he spent the last few years making the darn game, c’mon.

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PlayStation Blogcast 255: Kill it With Pyre

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017

Special guest host Greg Kasavin from Supergiant Games joins the team to talk about Pyre, and his experience working in game development. What does it mean to write for a story-based game? How does the team at Supergiant come up with their ideas? And how tall is Greg’s Backlog of Shame right now?

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PlayStation Store: June’s Top Downloads

Posted by on Jul 07, 2017

June was not a great month to be a camp counselor… Friday the 13th: The Game racked up more downloads on PS4 than anything else for the month, followed by the celebrated return of Crash Bandicoot in the N. Sane Trilogy.

Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer and Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood made strong debuts on the PS4 Add-ons chart (but not quite strong enough to take down Call of Duty Zombies Chronicles), and Arizona Sunshine rocketed straight to the top of the PlayStation VR list.

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PlayStation Blogcast 253: Baby Games

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017

Welcome back! Join us on this week’s show as we reveal next week’s new PlayStation Store releases, chat about July’s PS Plus lineup, discuss our earliest gaming memories, and try to figure out the best way to introduce our children (and future children) to the medium of video games.

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Your Winners: PlayStation.Blog E3 2017 Awards

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017

With the chaos of E3 behind us, it’s time to tally the votes and declare the winners of the show, as voted by you! As a reminder, the three categories you voted in were “Best Trailer,” “Most Anticipated PS4 Game,” and “Most Anticipated PS VR Game.” Competition was fierce in all three fields, but each saw a clear winner… and one game in particular won the day in two of the three available categories.

Without further ado… the winners!

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Skyrim for PlayStation VR is a Frighteningly Empowering Experience

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

Announced during the PlayStation Media Showcase at E3 2017, Bethesda’s sprawling milestone RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is coming to PlayStation VR. This isn’t an add-on experience or a demo intended to showcase the potential of the hardware — this is the full Skyrim experience in its entirety, including all of its well-received post-release content.

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Vote Now: PlayStation.Blog E3 Awards

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017

Here’s a new one! We always love letting you all vote on every year’s best games around the end of the year, so we figured we’d extend the action to the new announcements from this year’s E3! Check the polls below to vote for this E3 2017’s best trailer, as well as your most-anticipated PS4 and PS VR titles. Remember — across the board, we’re only considering titles that were shown at E3, or had reveals, announcements, or trailers at the show.

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PlayStation Blogcast 251: The Revenge of E3

Posted by on Jun 09, 2017

Here we go! We’re mere days away from PlayStation Live From E3 2017. The festivities kick off at 5pm Pacific Monday evening, but the Blogcast crew just had to get one last episode in before we go into full E3-prep mode. Enjoy the show, then enjoy the other show!

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