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Hands On with Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is showing a lot of promise. My recent hands-on time with an early build of the game pointed to a more confident, more polished follow-up to 2014’s subversive hit Wolfenstein: The New Order… which still stands as one of the best story-driven shooters on PS4, by the way.

With Wolfenstein: The New Colossus, developer MachineGames is shifting the fight overseas to a Nazi-occupied “United States of Amerika.”

The themes are heavy, and MachineGames doesn’t pull any punches in its depiction of this dark alternate history — though the studio wisely punctuates the tension with moments of shocking humor, such as the infamous milkshake scene shown at E3.

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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy New Gameplay Video, Hands-on Details

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy plots a bold new course for the time-tested Uncharted formula. Last week I went hands-on with a sequence set in India’s Western Ghats region. The freewheeling, open-ended structure may represent the series’ biggest gameplay evolution since the introduction of multiplayer way back in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

Zac and I played the game last week; listen in below to hear our full hands-on impressions.

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Destiny 2 Open Beta Starts Early on PS4: Start Playing July 18

Posted by on Jul 06, 2017

Bungie isn’t messing around — today they’ve revealed first details on Destiny 2’s Open Beta, kicking off on PS4 this July 18 through July 23.

The Destiny 2 Open Beta will provide a sampling of Destiny’s different play modes. Here’s what’s scheduled for July 18 on PS4 , straight from Bungie HQ.

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Q&A: Director Jon Watts Talks Spider-Man Homecoming, New Footage

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017

With Spider-Man Homecoming swinging into theaters next month, I got a few minutes to chat with director Jon Watts about his take on Spidey, integrating with the larger Marvel cinematic universe, and what the success of films like Logan and Deadpool mean for comic adaptations.

Also, visit PlayStation Store on your PS4 today to watch four new minutes of Spider-Man Homecoming ahead of the film’s launch on July 7 in North America.

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Game of Thrones: Season 7 is Coming

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017

In a world where nothing is sacred and no one is safe, the outcome of The Great War for the Iron Throne is anyone’s guess. Game of Thrones Season 7 is poised to debut on July 16, and we wanted to arm PlayStation Vue subscribers with a skimmable guide to the biggest developments last season so you’re ready for the big day.

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E3 2017: The Best Trailers and Game Videos

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017

With so many game updates and announcements at E3, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. So we at PlayStation.Blog like to do our part to simplifying some of the best trailers and game videos to come out of the show.

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E3 2017: Highlights From the Media Showcase and Beyond

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017

Whew! We’re still recovering from last night’s densely packed Media Showcase, featuring our closest look yet at Marvel’s Spider-Man, God of War, Days Gone and more, plus a few surprise announcements (Shadow of the Colossus!!) and some rather excellent music to open the event.

Of course, E3 isn’t just about what happens on stage. We’ve worked with dozens of creators to assemble this mega-list of updates on games on deck for release on PlayStation platforms — with a few new announcements sprinkled in for good measure.

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Programming Schedule: PlayStation Live From E3 2017

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017

We made it! With the big PlayStation E3 Showcase in the rear-view mirror, we can turn our attention to the rest of our E3 live programming. And it’s shaping up to be a big week — we’ve got more than 15 hours of live programming on deck through Thursday.

We’ve got some serious games on deck. We’re going to learn a lot more about Days Gone, Detroit, Far Cry 5, Fortnite, Marvel vs Capcom Infinite, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Monster Hunter World, Ni No Kuni II, and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. And that’s just on Tuesday!

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