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Apple Music launches on PS5 today

Reading Time: 2 minutes For those of you who love listening to music in addition to playing games, we are pleased to announce that Apple Music is launching on PS5 – the first gaming console to introduce an integrated Apple Music experience, bringing their expansive music catalog to PS5 players globally. Starting today, PS5 users with an Apple Music […]

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Creating the anthropomorphic world of Backbone, coming to PS4 and PS5

Reading Time: 4 minutes Back in 2017, the game that would eventually become Backbone was entirely different: a stealth game in a science fiction setting. During a conference call brainstorming session, the team was interrupted by a crash that came from outside co-founder Nikita Danshin’s home in Vancouver. Raccoons had attacked his composting bin, so to scare them off, […]

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Arkane on creating Deathloop’s unique PvP

Reading Time: 4 minutes We had planned for Deathloop to have a PvP element from the very beginning. Colt and Julianna’s dynamic is the heart of Deathloop’s story, and we wanted to reflect that in the gameplay as well. And how often do you get the chance to play as both the hero and the villain in games? Obviously, […]

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Returnal 2.0 update brings Suspend Cycle and Photo Mode

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello everyone! Over the last few months, we have been having a great time seeing you play Returnal and learning about your experiences, and hearing all the great stories of how players are overcoming the myriad challenges of Atropos. It’s had a fantastic reception, and we are truly pleased and grateful to see people having […]

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Meet four Operators featured in Call of Duty: Vanguard Multiplayer

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi everyone! I’m Stephen Rhodes, narrative lead on Call of Duty: Vanguard. With me is Robert Lo, senior narrative designer at Sledgehammer Games.  We’re excited to be able to give PlayStation players an even deeper look at the human element that makes up the heart of Call of Duty: Vanguard, especially as the game’s release […]

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The tactile experience of playing Call of Duty: Vanguard on PS5

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Call of Duty franchise has always been about great gunplay, underlined by the diversity of weapon classes and multiples of attachments creating a vast breadth of options to choose from before heading into battle.  But experienced players know it’s more than how much damage a particular weapon does, or how quickly the downsight speed […]

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Horizon Forbidden West: Master Aloy’s new abilities

Reading Time: 9 minutes The open world of Horizon Zero Dawn is a true playground for players. Gallop through the wilds on your trusty Charger to take in the lush environments and vibrant settlements. Embrace your inner hunter and sneak through bandit camps, taking down enemies silently and disable any means for them to call for back-up. Or climb […]

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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition coming November 11

Reading Time: 3 minutes Three iconic cities, three epic stories, one definitive collection. Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition includes the genre-defining Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas together — each one enhanced for a new generation and available together for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Grand […]

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State of Play returns next Wednesday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello again! Just a quick note to tell you that State of Play returns next Wednesday, October 27 at 2:00pm PT / 10:00pm BST. As usual, you can watch our broadcast live on Twitch and YouTube. Hooray! This time out, we’ll be focusing on announcements and updates for upcoming third-party releases headed to PS5 and […]

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House of Ashes – Bringing the sound of horror to life

Reading Time: 4 minutes Welcome to this new blog about our forthcoming game—House of Ashes! I’m Barney Pratt, audio director here at Supermassive Games. Today I am going to explain our cinematic approach to the music for this game and the series more widely – the scares, the shocks, and how we developed a signature motif that can span […]

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Among Us Launches on PS4 and PS5 December 14

Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome to the crew, PlayStation! At long last, we have a release date. On December 14, Among Us will be launching on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Traverse through space and attempt to hold your spaceship together alongside your other crewmates, but beware – there could be Impostors on board. Or maybe… you’re the Impostor?! […]

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Inside Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water’s haunting new Photo Mode

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi everyone, this is Keisuke Kikuchi, the producer of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. Alongside the series director, Mr. Shibata, I have been involved in every title in the Fatal Frame series, and thanks to all of our fans and their support, we are now celebrating the 20th anniversary of the franchise.  While the […]

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Sensing your surroundings in Heavenly Bodies, coming in 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello! Alex here, I’m a designer and the technical lead at 2pt Interactive. As many of you may know, we’re the little indie studio making the challenging, physics-based game Heavenly Bodies. Ahead of our fast-approaching 2021 release (put it in your diaries, folks), I wanted to take some time to share why we’re so excited […]

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The birth of Deathloop’s powerful kick

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our team at Arkane has always loved a good kick. In fact, we’ve been looking for ways to get it back into our games for a while. We liked the Dark Messiah kick very much, but there was no real need for it in Dishonored as other systems were serving the same purpose. Finally, in […]