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PlayStation Developers Pick Their Favorite Games of 2017

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017

You and I aren’t the only ones looking forward to settling in over the next several days and sinking some serious time into just some of the spectacular games that have released over the past 12 months. So to are the developers behind those hits. Which brings us to this list. We asked a selection of creators who have released games over 2017 to reveal what games have hooked them during downtime between work commitments this year.

And also, fair warning: spoilers ahead.

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Farpoint for PS VR: Versus Expansion Pack Releases Today

Posted by on Dec 05, 2017

The team at Impulse Gear is excited to bring you the Farpoint Versus Expansion Pack. The Versus Expansion Pack is free for all Farpoint owners and features two new PvP modes that pit two players with active PS Plus memberships against each other. In a unique twist, players can spawn enemy creatures from the planet and use them strategically to gain an advantage. In addition to the new modes, the Versus Expansion Pack also includes three new player skins and 15 new weapons which are unlocked by gaining Player and Weapon XP.

Starting off with the two new PvP modes – Deathmatch and Uplink. In Uplink, communication relays are dropped into the play area and players must capture and hold them to gain points. Killing the other player and their enemy AI will also award points.

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Farpoint “Cryo Pack” DLC Out June 27

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017

Hello PlayStation Blog readers!

Today we are excited to announce new DLC for Farpoint, the Cryo Pack. The Cryo Pack takes players to two new regions of the planet which are covered in snow and ice, with enemies reskinned to adapt to the cold. Players will also receive a new skin representative of an explorer who has trekked through the snowy wastelands.

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PlayStation Store: May’s Top Downloads

Posted by on Jun 08, 2017

Welcome back! This month, NetherRealm’s acclaimed superhero brawler Injustice 2 leads the charge on the PS4 top downloads list, with a bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees lurking behind it in Friday the 13th: The Game. Farpoint launched at number 1 on the PlayStation VR chart, but Star Trek Bridge Crew made an impressive debut considering its late-in-the-month […]

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 5/16/2017

Posted by on May 12, 2017

While on a mission near Jupiter, you and your colleagues are ripped from the familiar and plunged into the ravenous wastes of a strange planet. Stranded, alone, and desperately outnumbered, it will take more than a steady aim to survive the dangers of Farpoint.

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The Story Behind the PS VR Aim Controller

Posted by on May 11, 2017

May 16 marks the launch of our big-budget PlayStation VR shooter Farpoint, and from what I’ve played it’s set to be one of the medium’s defining games.

But the date will also see the release of the PlayStation VR Aim Controller, a sleek device that seeks to become the standard-bearer for VR first-person controllers. It’ll be available in launch bundles for Farpoint, and separately in limited supply.

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First Look at Farpoint TV Spot

Posted by on May 02, 2017

The May 16 launch of Farpoint is quickly approaching, and we wanted to give you a preview of a new TV spot set to air nationwide this week. This is the latest spot in our “Two Worlds” campaign for PlayStation VR. As the name implies, this campaign brings together the real world and incredible gaming worlds — putting the player directly into the experience.

If you’ve tried PlayStation VR, then you know how it can quickly transport you to another world. In the case of Farpoint, that means sending you to a distant planet filled with nasty space bugs (including giant spiders).

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Farpoint Goes Gold, Watch the New Story Trailer

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017

This is a very exciting moment for everyone at Impulse Gear. Farpoint has gone gold and is on track for release on May 16, 2017!

In our past few PS.Blog posts we’ve talked about the PS VR Aim controller and how it brings a whole new level of control and immersion to Farpoint. We’ve also discussed the co-op mode and how you and a friend can play online together in VR. Now we want to take a moment to share a little about the single-player narrative experience that Farpoint offers.

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