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Players’ Choice Feb. 2018 Winner: Shadow of the Colossus

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

February is nearly over, which spells the beginning of another Players’ Choice vote! Players’ Choice is a way for PlayStation fans to recognize the very best games on PlayStation platforms.

Last month, Monster Hunter World captivated PlayStation fans and managed 50% of the overall vote. Who will take the crown in February? That’s up to you!

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PlayStation 4: 5 Years Ago Today…

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018

Today marks five years since we stood in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City to share a name that would change our lives and hopefully yours: PlayStation 4.

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Alex Garland’s Favorite Games Are The Last of Us and Bioshock

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018

By the time you’re reading this, PlayStation Plus members in the US should have a special treat awaiting them — a new seven-minute clip from the upcoming sci-fi film Annihilation, based on the Southern Reach trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer. Head to PlayStation Store on your PS4 to watch it!

In honor of this auspicious event, I reached out to director Alex Garland, who last directed 2014’s seminal A.I. tale Ex Machina, to learn more about his journey from novelist to screenwriter to gaming storyteller to film director.

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Players’ Choice Jan. 2018 Winner: Monster Hunter World

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018

Hot off our 2017 PlayStation.Blog Game of the Year Awards, we’ve been looking for new ways to recognize the very best games on PlayStation platforms.

So we decided to ask the real experts: you! Today, we’re launching Players’ Choice, a new game-of-the-month award decided by players.

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Firewall Zero Hour for PS VR Impresses at PlayStation Experience

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017

Announced during PlayStation Experience 2017’s opening presentation, Firewall Zero Hour will deploy 4v4 tactical FPS action to the PS VR battlefield. My hands-on demo pointed to an extremely promising game — in fact, perhaps the most promising and exciting VR game I’ve played.

If you’ve ever loved a Rainbow Six or SWAT game, you’ll immediately understand the appeal of Firewall. The pacing is deliberate and methodical; the action quick and decisive. It’s a tense game of cat-and-mouse between two (human) teams. Player communication is paramount, and quick wits will get you further than a quick trigger finger.

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PlayStation Blogcast 270: PSXcellence

Posted by on Dec 01, 2017

We know, we know, we’ve been bad on the podcast front lately. But today, we attempt to make up for it! One week before PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, CA, we welcome a brand-new member of the PlayStation Blogcast team — Kristen Titus! Then we delve into my experiences with The Evil Within 2, one of my personal favorites of 2017.

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PlayStation Experience 2017: Panels, PlayStation Presents and More

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017

Hello hello! Hard to believe we’re only 9 sleeps away from the kickoff of PlayStation Experience 2017, starting with Friday night’s PlayStation Presents. Gulp!

Speaking of PlayStation Presents! The show will commence at 8:00pm Pacific Time next Friday, December 8. If you’ve got an Early Bird ticket, you’ll be able to join us on-site in Anaheim, California.

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PS4 Pro Enhanced Games and Videos Guide

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017

It’s been a whole year since we launched PS4 Pro – how times flies! If you’ve just picked up a PS4 Pro and a 4K TV, or maybe you’re thinking about taking the plunge over the holidays, you’re probably on the hunt for as much 4KTV-friendly content as possible.

So the PlayStation.Blog team put together this guide to help readers new to the PS4 Pro scene. We’ve collected some of the top picks that show off PS4 Pro’s numerous benefits. And with more than 225 available games that deliver an enhanced experience on PS4 Pro, there’s no shortage of content to choose from.

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