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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 331: Despite All My Rage
47:56

Listen in to this week's Blogcast for first thoughts on Rage 2 and A Plague Tale: Innocence, plus a lengthy discussion (we couldn't help ourselves) about Game of Thrones and how we think it'll all shake out. Crossing fingers for a happy ending!

May 17, 2019
Episode 330: Is This Just Fantasy?
54:54

This week, the gang looks back on the new episode of State of Play. Monster Hunter World: Iceborne! Predator: Hunting Grounds! Cute lil' sugar glider survival game Away! And, of course, the long-awaited reappearance of Final Fantasy VII Remake. Enjoy!

May 10, 2019
Episode 329: Puyo Puyoself Together
56:53

Warning: Game of Thrones spoiler talk from 36:30 to 47:55!

We're back! Well, most of us. Tune in to this week's episode for a Days Gone progress report, a peek at next week's new games, and a surprisingly detailed discussion about music games. Also, Kristen, Tim, and Justin were all on separate vacations recently so we talk about Japan and Hawaii a lot. Enjoy the show!

May 03, 2019
Episode 328: Freaker Weird
55:37

Days Gone is almost here! We invite product VP Connie Booth to give us a quick history lesson on PlayStation's Worldwide Studios. Plus: new releases for the week of April 22, 2019 and plenty of nerdy gamer talk.

Apr 20, 2019
Episode 327: Where Everybody Knows Your Online ID
54:20

Tim and Justin are holdin' down the fort this week, so there's nothing to keep them from talking Sekiro, Deltarune, and… Cheers? Come on in, grab a seat, and let us serve you up a frosty glass of gaming news. Plus, Kristen interviews Iain Wright, design director at London Studio, about their upcoming blockbuster PS VR shooter Blood & Truth. Enjoy the show!

Apr 11, 2019
Episode 326: Path of the Shinobi
01:31:15

On this week's episode of the Blogcast we're back from our stint in a fantastical Japan with hands-on survival stories from Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. We also cover a slew of awesome upcoming PS VR titles and ponder what an interactive VR sitcom might be like. Hello Game's Sean Murray also pops in to talk about PS VR support coming to No Man's Sky Beyond. Prepare for takeoff!

Apr 09, 2019
Episode 325: Subject to Change
01:13:00

This week, Tim, Kristen and Justin do their best to keep things interesting while the inimitable Sidney is away. Plus, more Devil May Cry 5 talk, brief impressions of The Division 2, and Justin teaches you how to get good at Beat Saber. Enjoy!

Mar 21, 2019
Episode 324: Shiny and New
33:24

This week, Devil May Cry 5 has taken over Kristen and Tim's lives, while Sid can't stop dropping back into Apex Legends. The gang also celebrates PS Blog's swanky new design and the selection of new songs just added to Beat Saber. Enjoy the show!

Mar 15, 2019
Episode 323: The Proof is in the Play
01:24:28

This week, we welcome Astro Gaming VP of Marketing Aron Drayer for a chat about their upcoming C40 TR PS4 controller. Plus, the gang talks managing their gaming time, burning those calories with Beat Saber… and their happy places. Enjoy!

Mar 08, 2019
Episode 322: Golden Age
01:06:03

Welcome back! This week, Apex Legends continues to capture Sid's, Kristen's, and Tim's hearts, while a listener letter asking about golden eras in gaming sends us on a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Enjoy the show!

Mar 02, 2019
Episode 321: The Rise of Zitani
01:11:22

Kristen's back with a brand-new name! Plus, the gang recounts their earliest "time-sink" games and debates the best prequel of all-time. Listen in!

Feb 22, 2019
Episode 320: Firs Timpressions
01:30:35

We've got a real big shoe for ya today, with a fresh recap of the week's biggest news, our initial impressions of Respawn's surprise battle royale launch Apex Legends, and a warm welcome for our newest host. Enjoy!

Feb 08, 2019
Episode 319: Pins and Needles
01:06:22

2019! It's already been quite the year, but there's more where that came from. Join Kristen, Sid and Justin as they look ahead to some of the biggest games coming to PlayStation in the next few months.

Feb 01, 2019
Episode 318: Kingdom Kombat
01:08:09

Listen in for our first impressions of Kingdom Hearts III (out Tuesday!), Mortal Kombat 11 (out April 23!), and Resident Evil 2 (out now!) — enjoy!

Jan 26, 2019
Episode 317: Game of the God of the War of the Year
01:31:10

It's Game of the Year time, baby! Join Sid, Kristen and Justin as they run down the winners of 2018's PS Blog GotY awards. Spoiler: Y'all really liked God of War.

Jan 19, 2019
Episode 316: Back in the Rhythm
01:00:09

Welcome back! How was your holiday? This week, we talk the top downloads of 2018, games we played over the break, the excellent Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and more. Enjoy!

Jan 12, 2019
Episode 315: Festive Favorites
59:55

This week, the gang takes an early stab at some Game of the Year nominations, Sid reveals his first impressions after going hands-on with Resident Evil, and more. Enjoy!

Dec 13, 2018
Episode 314: Holiday Hours
42:56

In this week's episode, Justin and Kristen reveal next week's new release highlights, talk a whole bunch about Beat Saber and Tetris, and deliberate their "Holiday Games" for 2018. Enjoy!

Nov 30, 2018
Episode 313: Cheers to Five Years
44:25

Can you believe PS4 turned 5 this past week? Sid and Kristen share some of their favorite PS4 memories, along with which games the new PS Classic makes them nostalgic for. Enjoy!

Nov 21, 2018
Episode 312: What a Trip!
01:26:03

The Tetris Effect demo is now live! To celebrate, we sat down with Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Mark MacDonald of Enhance to learn more about how this dream project came to be. Enjoy!

Nov 02, 2018
Episode 311: No Bones About It
50:40

It's a very special episode of the PlayStation Blogcast, wherein one Shawn Layden(!) stops by to reveal new details on the upcoming Medievil remake. Plus, Sid is bad at Call of Duty. Enjoy!

Oct 26, 2018
Episode 310: Spooktacular
58:40

This week, the gang runs down their favorite #spoopy games (Yay Halloween!), interviews Archiact about Evasion for PS VR, and finally gets to use the *BLEEP* button. Enjoy!

Oct 19, 2018
Episode 309: An Audio Odyssey
38:30

This week, Kristen and Zac sing the praises of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and Kristen sits down with Game Director Scott Phillips to discuss Ubisoft's epic new open-world adventure. Enjoy!

Oct 05, 2018
Episode 308: Wooooo!
49:57

This week we're joined by Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden, who stops by to give us an update on the future of PlayStation Experience and discuss this week's big Fortnite cross-platform play announcement.

Sep 28, 2018
Episode 307: Classically Fascinating
01:09:21

Listen in to this week's Blogcast for our first thoughts on PlayStation Classic, as well as a #SpiderManPS4 post-launch interview with creative director Bryan Intihar. Enjoy!

Sep 21, 2018
Episode 306: Vantage Point
01:04:31

Join Sid and Justin for a look at next week's new PlayStation games, first impressions of Destiny 2: Forsaken, and a special interview with SCUF Gaming CEO, Co-founder, and Coolest Name of All-Time Award Recipient (as voted by Sid and Justin) Duncan Ironmonger. Enjoy the show!

Sep 07, 2018
Episode 305: Hungry With Power
57:52

Kristen is hosting again, and she's hungry (?) with power! Join us as we look forward to next week's new releases, share our favorite "single-sitting" games, and talk about anime. Have a garbage day!

Aug 30, 2018
Episode 304: Cellular Decay
01:16:00

Dead Cells fever has gripped the office, and the only cure is a phone interview with Motion Twin lead designer Sébastien Bénard! We've also got plenty of new releases and news you can use… but only if you so choose.

Aug 24, 2018
Episode 303: Second Chances
40:38

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
51:28

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
01:48:50

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
43:54

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
01:06:26

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
53:35

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
47:21

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
18:29

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
01:02:42

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
40:30

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
01:27:37

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
52:15

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
31:41

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
47:52

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?
48:14

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
47:52

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
38:50

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
35:56

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
44:52

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
01:12:32
Mar 24, 2018
Episode 284: Wayfaring Stranger
43:26

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
47:55

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