Monthly Archives January 2018

PlayStation Essentials Sale: Save Big on Must-Have Titles

Greetings everyone! PlayStation Store has gathered together a selection of must-haves titles for every PlayStation library. Whether you’re new to the family and starting your collection from scratch or an old pro building out that backlog, save up to 50 percent during our PS Essentials Sale. PlayStation Plus members save up to 60 percent.

Pop into PlayStation Store over the weekend and scoop up games like Grand Theft Auto V and Criminal Enterprise Starter …read more

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PlayStation Blogcast 278: It’s the Thrill of the Fight

Hello ladies and gentlemen! On today’s episode the team talks fighting games, from the recently released Dragon Ball FighterZ to Injustice 2. Kristen also updates her ongoing report on Monster Hunter: World, which we have heard includes some adorable feline fighting companions. Enjoy the show!

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 1/30/2018

Storied heroes and devious villians from across the Final Fantasy universe converge once more in a gorgeous, team-based brawler. Welcome to Dissidia Final Fantasy NT on PS4.

Following in the footsteps of the original PSP fighter-RPG hybrids, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT celebrates the iconic characters of the franchise with spectacular battles. Wield blades, magic, and the summons themselves as you work to build your characters bravery and trounce the enemy. Tailored to the PS4, Dissidia Final …read more

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Soulcalibur VI: New and Returning Fighters Detailed

The stage of history is set, does your soul still burn? Soulcalibur is back with its unique weapon-based combat as new and returning characters battle it out against gorgeous 16th century fantasy settings.

Today we are detailing the return of Kilik, Xianghua, and Nightmare, as well as a brand-new fighter, Grøh, entering the fray.


After being abandoned as a child, Kilik was raised by the monks of the Ling-Sheng Su temple where he was …read more

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Shadow of the Colossus: Remaking a Masterpiece

When remastering an experience as legendary as Shadow of the Colossus, you have to make a decision. Do you keep everything as close to the original version of the game as possible, or smooth out some of the source material’s rough edges? During our recent trip to Bluepoint Games in Austin, TX, we asked where exactly the team drew that line:

“The changes that come across in the game are very …read more

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Call of Duty: WWII – The Resistance: New Multiplayer Maps Detailed

On January 30, players can experience The Resistance, Call of Duty: WWII’s premiere DLC Pack, first on the PlayStation 4. This pack includes three new maps, a new War Mode experience, and a new chapter for Call of Duty: WWII’s Nazi Zombies, The Darkest Shore.

We’re all very excited for The Resistance to come out, especially as we recently kicked off The Resistance community event. One of the things we are particularly excited about …read more

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Rogue-Lite Action Platformer Dead Cells Coming to PS4 This Year

Hello friends and foes,

I’m Seb, lead dev at Motion Twin, a french indie studio currently developing Dead Cells, which we are very proud to be bringing to PS4 players later this year!

At first glance, Dead Cells looks a lot like Castlevania: Symphony of the Night wrapped in a rogue-lite, stuffed in a souls-lite and cooked in sweet pixelart sauce with permadeath, randomness and challenging combat at the core of the experience. However, I feel like …read more

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Gran Turismo Sport Patch 1.11 Goes Live Jan. 26, Featuring New Cars, Tracks, GT League Updates

Happy New Year, drivers! We’re thrilled to announce that 2018’s first major update for Gran Turismo Sport – Patch 1.11 will be live tomorrow, bringing with it 10 new cars, new tracks with eight different layouts and four exciting new GT League events.

You can read the full list of updates right here, and with plenty more free content still to come, be sure to stay tuned to PlayStation.Blog for the latest news straight from the …read more

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Shadow of the Colossus Composer Interview, iam8bit 2-LP Vinyl Revealed

A big part of what makes Shadow of the Colossus such a memorable experience is its soundtrack, composed by Kow Otani.

We recently had a chance to sit down with Otani-san and ask him about the game’s beloved score, gaining insight into the subtle ways the new remake enhances the musical presentation:

“When it came time to update the music, while we were unable to redo every track, we wanted to add more depth to the opening …read more

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Blasters of the Universe Unleashes Bullet Hell in PlayStation VR February 27

Hold on to your butts! Blasters of the Universe is smashing into PlayStation VR on February 27! Are you ready for an intense VR battle against nerd-turned-evil-genius-turned total cry baby, Grand Master Alwyn? While his dated insults may not exactly sting, his hordes of weaving minions and spiraling waves of projectiles will have you fighting for your virtual life. Blasters of the Universe is going to be unapologetically difficult in PlayStation VR — here’s what …read more

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