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Connect to the world of PlayStation with the official PlayStation.Blog team! Every week we discuss the latest and greatest games on PS4, host in-depth developer interviews from designers around the world, and answer your questions. Join us!

Episode Date
Episode 303: Second Chances

Greetings! On this week’s very premium episode of PlayStation Blogcast, Sid and Kristen discuss games that deserve a second chance. That is, games that didn’t click with us right away, but soon grew to become obsessions. In other words, they talk about Darkest Dungeon for 50 minutes straight. (Kidding!)

Aug 10, 2018
Episode 302: Persistent Vampyrs

Join Kristen and Justin as they struggle valiantly to keep Sid on track! Plus, a country-fresh selection of usable news and next week's new release highlights. Enjoy!

Aug 03, 2018
Episode 301: Hello, Goodbye

Hello, friends. On today's episode, we welcome back the legendary Nick Suttner to celebrate 300 (and one) episodes! We also speak to the team behind Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars, pick our favorite PS4 games of all time, and... say goodbye to Ryan Clements, who is leaving PlayStation on August 3. Goodbye!

Jul 26, 2018
Episode 300: The One Before the Special One

Hello everyone! We know, we know. This would normally be a cause for celebration, but E3 and holiday travel have delayed our plans for a big, special episode. So, in grand PlayStation Blogcast tradition, please join us for Episode 301 for the actual special program!

Jul 13, 2018
Episode 299: Moonlighting in Detroit

Lots of game talk this week, with hearty discussions around Moonlighter, The Persistence, Beat Saber, and Tetris Effect. Ryan chimes in with a quick Spyro Reignited Trilogy Q&A, and we close with a robust Detroit: Become Human spoilercast. Enjoy!

Jun 30, 2018
Episode 298: An E3 Retreat

Hello friends, and welcome! E3 2018 has come to a close. Now that the team is rested and refreshed, we look back at some final highlights. Then, we speak to Dan Smith, principal creator of The Spectrum Retreat on PS4 - a gorgeous, story-driven puzzle game. Enjoy the show!

Jun 23, 2018
Episode 297: Cyberpunk 20E3

Hello friends! It's the last day of E3 2018 and the gang sure is tired. But we huddle together for one more podcasting romp to talk about our favorite moments and favorite games of the show. Enjoy, and thanks for listening!

Jun 15, 2018
Bonus Episode: E3 2018 Showcase Reactions

Oh hello! On this special episode, the gang discusses their reactions to the PlayStation Showcase broadcast earlier this week from Los Angeles. The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, Death Stranding, Marvel's Spider-Man, and more. Enjoy!

Jun 13, 2018
Episode 296: California Dre3min

Welcome back! The team has regrouped in Los Angeles in the days before E3 to prep for the show. We discuss our upcoming E3 plans, sweet movies we've been watching, and Justin speaks to Media Molecule about the forthcoming Dreams on PS4. Enjoy the show!

Jun 08, 2018
Episode 295: Here Today, Days Gone Tomorrow

Hello friends! On today's show we have another great interview with the team behind Days Gone, recorded during our pre-E3 media event earlier this month. Tune in for more, including news highlights and new releases next week. Enjoy!

May 31, 2018
Episode 294: Road to E3 2018

It's almost time! On today's program we invite the one and only Geoff Keighley on to discuss all the games that appeared at our pre-E3 briefing earlier this month, including Days Gone and Dreams.

May 25, 2018
Episode 293: There You Have It

Hello everyone! On today's show, Sid and Justin report from the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 reveal event in LA this week. What's coming to the legendary FPS series?

May 19, 2018
Episode 292: E3 Showcase Preview

Chairman of Worldwide Studios Shawn Layden joins us for a very special episode of PlayStation Blogcast where he shares new details on our E3 2018 showcase. Enjoy the show!

May 11, 2018
Episode 291: God of War Spoilercast

Have y'all finished God of War? If the answer is yes, this spoilercast is for you! Kristen sat down with Director Cory Barlog to geek out over Norse mythology and get his thoughts on the full game (including those juicy end game reveals!).

May 03, 2018
Episode 290: Lara Croft, I Presume?

On today's program Kristen and Zac report from the Shadow of the Tomb Raider event about their hands-on impressions with the upcoming adventure. Additionally, Zac speaks with David Cage about his work on Detroit: Become Human ahead of the game's launch next month.

Apr 27, 2018
Episode 289: A Night to Remember

Hello! After sharing our unending excitement for God of War, Sid and Kristen dove into why she can’t get enough of Night in the Woods and its hilarious and relatable storytelling. Other topics include Monster Hunter: World, Overcooked, and a spiraling tangent on the resurgence of nostalgia (strap in, folks).

Apr 20, 2018
Episode 288: War Gods

It's almost here! The hotly anticipated God of War is right around the corner, so the PlayStation Blogcast team talks about the exquisite work done by Santa Monica Studio in this new chapter of the iconic series. No spoilers, so it's perfectly safe to listen to! Enjoy the show.

Apr 12, 2018
Episode 287: Gone in 60 Seconds

Welcome back! On today's episode we discuss games with unusual mechanics, like the recently released Minit that you play one minute at a time. What are your favorite, atypical games? Enjoy the show!

Apr 05, 2018
Episode 286: Triple Preview

Welcome back! On today's program our very own Sid Shuman (you know the one) details three recent hits from his gaming queue. From the recently released co-op adventure A Way Out to the nostalgia-inducing Crossing Souls, we cover... all three games! Enjoy the show.

Mar 30, 2018
PlayStation Blogcast Episode 285: Like Father, Like Son
Mar 24, 2018
Episode 284: Wayfaring Stranger

Welcome back! On today's show we speak to Far Cry 5 Associate Executive Producer Darryl Long on his favorite new additions to the long-running open world. Make sure to stay to the end of the program for a special musical performance by Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson, recorded at PlayStation Experience last year!

Mar 08, 2018
Episode 283: Fast-Forward

On today's show: part two of Justin's conversations with Moss developer Polyarc in beautiful Seattle, Washington. Plus: we think about what games have taught us something about ourselves. Join us!

Mar 01, 2018
Episode 282: Blogcast and Quill

On today's program we welcome the team at Polyarc in our first of two interviews on Moss for PS VR. Enjoy the show!

Feb 23, 2018
Episode 281: To Bee, or Not to Bee

Hello everyone! On today's show we discuss Sid's recent interview with storytelling mastermind Alex Garland. Plus: the incredible work of Ed Boon, further thoughts on Moss for PS VR, The Evil Within 2, and more. Enjoy the program, and we'll see you next time!

Feb 16, 2018
Episode 280: The Return of Nick Suttner

Co-founder and long-time friend of the show Mr. Nick Suttner returns to the studio to discuss the Shadow of the Colossus remake! Yes, the man that wrote the book on Shadow shares his thoughts, as well as his recent experience working on new indie darling Celeste. Enjoy the show!

Feb 08, 2018
Episode 279: But What Does the NT Stand For?

Hello! We're back and continuing our conversations on both Monster Hunter: World and favorite fighting games, including Ryan's early impressions of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT.

Feb 02, 2018
Episode 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.

Jan 26, 2018
Episode 277: Sneak Attack!

We're all about stealth in this week's episode of PlayStation Blogcast! We name some of our favorite stealth games in recent memory, whether they were intended as stealth games or not!

Jan 18, 2018
Episode 276: You're a Wizard, Harry

On today's show, we speak to the two-man team behind the upcoming Wizard of Legend, a gorgeous spell-slinging adventure coming to PS4. Enjoy the show!

Jan 12, 2018
Episode 275: Live From Arcadia Bay

Happy New Year! We start 2018 with incredible conversations on Life is Strange: Before the Storm and Blood & Truth. Enjoy the show!

Jan 04, 2018
Episode 274: The Best of 2017

Justin, Sid, and Kristen join hands to celebrate 2017's greatest games. Listen all the way to the end and join us for a spoilercast focused on The Last Jedi!

Dec 21, 2017
Bonus Episode: The Lost Pages - The Forging of Leviathan

In another special episode of PlayStation Blogcast, guest host Jason Weiser returns to tell more stories from the Lost Pages, and interview the team behind the upcoming God of War.

Dec 15, 2017
Episode 273: Donuts and Jedi

We had a great time at PSX 2017, but there's no time to rest! We're back this week with interviews on Firewall: Zero Hour and Donut County, as well as an extensive discussion on why you never show the monster in a horror movie.

Dec 14, 2017
Episode 272: Sweet Dreams Are Made of PSX

Our special episode recorded at PSX 2017, featuring the one-and-only Greg Miller from Kinda Funny!

Dec 11, 2017
Episode 271: The Original AC

PSX is only hours away! Before the festivities begin in Anaheim this weekend, Kristen and Ryan meet up to chat about Okami HD, news on Mega Man, and more.

Dec 08, 2017
Episode 270: PSXcellence

We know, we know, we've been bad on the podcast front. But on today's show, we attempt to make up for it! One week before PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, CA, we welcome a brand-new member of the PlayStation Blogcast team, Kristen Titus, and delve into

Dec 02, 2017
Episode 269: Skeleton Crew

Sid and Ryan set up for another late-night recording at PlayStation HQ and give final thoughts on Paris Games Week. Also, Ryan boots up Overwatch for the first time since launch and feels like a kid in a candy store. Enjoy the show!

Nov 18, 2017
Episode 268: A Show of Hands

We're finally back! On today's show, Ryan and Justin return to the studio after a busy month leading into Paris Games Week. With the hustle and bustle behind them, Justin shares his final thoughts on the showcase, from the delightful surprise of Spelunky 2 to the gorgeous new story told in Concrete Genie.

Nov 10, 2017
Episode 267: C'est La Vie

Bonjour! An exhausted Sid, Zac, and Justin recorded this episode immediately after our Paris Games Week showcase. Yes, the audio quality is lacking. Yes, we are not publishing this on time. We tried our best!

Nov 02, 2017
Episode 266: On the Outside, Looking In

It's another meditative, quiet program this week! Zac shares his love for Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, and Ryan finally plays Destiny 2 and defends games that take things slow. Join us, and enjoy the show!

Oct 05, 2017
Episode 265: Spoiler Room

Spoiler warning! Near the end of this episode, we openly talk about the ending of the classic anime Cowboy Bebop! We call it out pretty clearly before we spoil anything, but please be aware of this if you haven't seen the show yet (in which case, you should watch it).

In this week's PlayStation Blogcast, our intrepid heroes venture once more into the heated waters of Spoiler Territory. It leads to perhaps our most heated discussion yet on the show, but fret not -- Sid and Justin did not quite attack each other off-set.

Sep 29, 2017
Episode 264: The End is Nier

Ladies and gentlemen, this has gotta be a quick episode! Sid and Ryan discuss Darkest Dungeon (of course), Nier: Automata, FIFA 18, and as much as they can squeeze into 27 minutes. Enjoy the show!

Sep 22, 2017
Episode 263: ...And I'll See You at Evo

Ladies and gentlemen, we've prepared a superb sampling of video game greatness for you this week. Interviews on Far Cry 5 and The Sims 4, chatter about Destiny 2, yet another update on Darkest Dungeon (really), and even a few throwbacks to our favorite fighting games.

Sep 15, 2017
Bonus Episode: The Lost Pages - Odin and the Knowledge Keeper

In a special bonus episode of PlayStation Blogcast, guest host Jason Weisner explores the Lost Pages of Norse myth, and the mysteries within God of War. More details:

Sep 07, 2017
Episode 262: Knack Attack

The big sequels are hitting hard next week with Knack 2 and Destiny 2! Let's dig into it. Enjoy the show!

Sep 01, 2017
Episode 261: A Long Time Ago in a Gamescom Far, Far Away

Our own Gillen McAllister from PlayStation.Blog EU speaks to one of the minds behind Star Wars Battlefront II and the recently detailed Starfighter Assault mode.

Aug 25, 2017
Episode 260: Spit-take

We're only days away from Uncharted: The Lost Legacy! In all the excitement, we have our first, honest-to-goodness spit-take from our own Justin Massongill. Ryan couldn't be more proud.

Aug 18, 2017

Hello everyone! On today's episode, our own Sid Shuman rants and raves about Superhot on PS4 -- a puzzle game in the guise of a first-person shooter.

Aug 11, 2017
Episode 258: The One That Got Away

It's a quiet, reserved day of programming at the PlayStation Blogcast studio today. We discuss the upcoming Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, LawBreakers, Justin's continued love of Pyre, and the one game we haven't gotten to this year.

Aug 03, 2017
Episode 257: Hungry Like the Wolfenstein

Hello friends and welcome back to another episode! On today's show, Sid interviews Machine Games on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus -- a game that is equal parts blistering action and heart-pounding narrative.

Jul 27, 2017