The Drop: New PlayStation Games for August 20, 2019

Blur the line between life and death in Oninaki. Tokyo RPG Factory’s newest game casts you as a Watcher, tasked with helping usher the souls of the departed into their next life. The Square Enix-published JRPG launches Thursday on PS4. If you’re looking for something a bit stranger, Double Fine’s Rad lands on Tuesday. The new roguelike adventure encourages players to harness the mutagenic powers of the post-apocalypse … [Read more...]

Gallery: Four Hand-Crafted, Artisanal Borderlands 3 Wallpapers

Borderlands 3 launches on September 13 — yowza! That’s soon! The third mainline entry in the rootin’ tootin’ lootin’ shootin’ saga introduces a party of four new Vault Hunters, each with their own very particular set of skills. But you know who’s back in Borderlands 3? Bandits. Yep — a whole gaggle of wild, unpredictable maniacs who would love nothing more than to give you lots of violent hugs. To … [Read more...]

The Drop: New PlayStation Games for August 13, 2019

Relax in the soothing isolation of outer space or embark on a new journey with friends and strangers, all made more entrancing than ever thanks to the power of virtual reality. An endless universe awaits in No Man’s Sky Beyond, newly enhanced with robust multiplayer functionality, a freshly constructed shared social space called the Nexus, and — of course — full PlayStation VR support. Hello Games’ journey into the unknown has … [Read more...]

PlayStation Blogcast 340: Evolution

Email us at blogcast@sony.com! Subscribe via iTunes, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Welcome back, Dear Listener! This week, the gang recounts the past week’s big EVO tournament in Las Vegas, looks forward to the impending release of No Man’s Sky Beyond, and reads your listener letters about history’s most influential game mechanics. Enjoy! Stuff We Talked About EVO 2019 Game-changing mechanics Vasara … [Read more...]

PlayStation Store: July’s Top Downloads

Beasts, blocks ‘n beats were last month’s big winners at PlayStation Store. Asymmetric PvP survival game Don’t Even Think debuted at #1 for free-to-play, while Minecraft and Beat Saber sat comfortably atop the PS4 and PS VR charts. Read on for the full rundown, and let us know in the comments how you think August’s charts will shake out! PS4 Games 1 Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition 2 Grand Theft Auto … [Read more...]

Oninaki Out August 22, New Concept Art Gallery

Oninaki, the third game by the team at Square Enix’s Tokyo RPG Factory, releases on PS4 August 22. Following up JRPG tributes I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear, Oninaki features a bold, anime-influenced art style with expressive characters and gorgeous lands to explore. We reached out to Square Enix to get a closer look at the concept art behind some of Oninaki’s vibrant locales, objects, and enemies. The captions below are written by … [Read more...]