Podcast Beyond

In light of The Game Awards and Kinda Funny Showcase announcements, the Beyond crew breaks down what 2019 game they just learned about and are excited to play.

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The Beyond crew gets together this week to talk about the best PS4 exclusive games this year, make some quick Game Awards predictions, and take a look at what's coming to the PS4 early next year.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Beyond!, Max Scoville is filling in for the usual host Jonathon Dornbush, and he's joined by Brian Altano, Tina Amini, and Andrew Goldfarb.

The big topics this week are the beta for Red Dead Online, which is off to a considerably smoother start than Grand Theft Auto V had, half a decade ago. There are some rumors of a new Alien game being announced at The Game Awards, and Andrew is very excited about those new Persona dancing games.

We're having a LIVE Beyond! event on December 10th in San Francisco, grab a ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ign-beyond-presented-by-playstation-vr-tickets-52643082878

This episode of Beyond! is sponsored by Borderlands VR, PlayStation VR, and ForHims.

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Jonathon Dornbush gets into the spirit of Thanksgiving and brings several members of IGN onto the show to share what they're thankful for this year.

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Tina Amini is joined by Destin Legarie, Jon Ryan, and Casey DeFreitas to talk about all of the Red Dead 2 spoilers that need to be talked about!

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The Beyond crew gets together to talk about the possible exclusives for next-gen, the upcoming Spidey DLC, and why Tetris Effect is so dang cool.

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The Beyond crew gets together this week to talk about MORE Red Dead, their hype on Tetris Effect, and the possibility of Bloodborne 2!

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The Beyond crew share their impressions of Red Dead Redemption 2, the PlayStation Classic lineup, and Max's trip to Japan!

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Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Beyond! alum, Greg Miller, to talk about upcoming PS4 games, the new Spider-Man DLC, and if GTA V will actually like Red Dead 2.

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IGN's weekly PlayStation show, hosted by Jonathon Dornbush, breaks down the controversy surrounding a quote about Red Dead Redemption 2's development. Then, the crew discusses Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Spider-Man DLC, and more!

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This week the Beyond crew talks about what launch games they want for PS5, Borderlands 2 in VR, and some of the best side quests ever!

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The Beyond crew assembles this week to talk about their thoughts on Assassin's Creed Odyssey, the alleged leaked Harry Potter game, and possibly PSVR's best game this fall!

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On this week's episode of Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, and Max Scoville answer some lingering questions about the PlayStation Classic, and dive into Telltale Games' mass layoffs, Death Stranding's TGS trailer, and, of course, a little Kingdom Hearts 3.

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The Beyond crew assembles this week to discuss life after Spider-Man, the mysterious PS4 6.00 update, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider!

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The Beyond crew is joined by Spider-Man's creative director, Bryan Intihar, as they talk about their favorite things about the game in this special spoilercast!

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BEYOND!

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush, as well as panelists Brian AltanoMax Scoville, and Mark Medina, give you their spoiler-free impressions of Marvel's Spider-Man. The cast also breaks down this month's PS Plus free games list, talks about other new releases, and answers a few of your spoiler-free Spider-Man questions. 

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This week on IGN's PlayStation show Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush and panelists Brian AltanoMax Scoville, and Tom Marks discuss what we loved, and have some reservations about, in the new Cyberpunk demo, discuss the latest on Shovel Knight, and take a look ahead at the busy fall season.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush and panelists Brian AltanoMax Scoville, and Tom Marks show off the latest special PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition, and talk Cyberpunk 2077, Firewall: Zero Hour, Guacamelee! 2, and much more!

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This week on IGN's PlayStation show Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined at first by Brian AltanoMax Scoville,Cassidee Moser, and Brendan Graeber to discuss Brendan's We Happy Few review, Cassidee's review of the first episode in the final season of Telltale's The Walking Dead, Spider-Man's launch trailer, and much more.

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BEYOND!

This week on IGN's PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian AltanoBarrett Courtney, and Casey DeFritas to discuss their impressions of the first couple of hours of Guacamelee 2 and how it may be shaping up to surpass the original. Plus, they discuss Madden NFL 19, Flipping Death, lingering Spider-Man PS4 questions, this month's PS Plus games, and are later joined by IGN's John Borba to discuss the Horizon and Resident Evil 2 board games.

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BEYOND!

Host Jonathon Dornbush and a panel including Casey DeFritas, Tom Marks, and Mark Medina (Too Many Marks!), discuss the discovery of God of War's final Easter egg, Spider-Man for PS4 going gold, Overcooked 2 impressions, and more!

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BEYOND!

With talk of a closed beta for the PlayStation 4's upcoming 6.00 firmware update, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian AltanoTina Amini, and Max Scoville to discuss what features and updates they'd love to see made to the PS4, plus Spider-Man news, No Man's Sky's NEXT update, and more!

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The Beyond crew is joined by Jared Petty to talk about Nathan Fillion's Uncharted Fan Film, more secrets in God of War, and all of the new features we want in Red Dead Online!

Timecodes:

  • Intros - 00:00
  • Nathan Fillion's Uncharted Fan Film - 2:02
  • PS4 Controller Mod - 7:12
  • God of War Fans Are Still Finding Secrets! - 15:36
  • The Last of Us Part II Vinyl - 22:00
  • Top Downloads of June - 23:37
  • Features We Want in Red Dead Online - 28:16
  • Things To Watch/Read Before Red Dead 2 - 44:28
  • Viewer Questions! - 52:45
  • The End - 1:00:56

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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Join Jonathon Dornbush, Barrett Courtney, Tom Marks, and Tina Amini as they go down memory lane, picking a personal favorite game from each PlayStation hardware generation.

Plus, since nobody in the IGN comments is sick of hearing about it: Fortnite!

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This episode of Beyond was recorded in front of a live audience! If you couldn't be in that audience, please join Max Scoville, Alanah Pearce, Jonathon Dornbush, Zach Ryan, Barrett Courtney, Casey DeFreitas, and Miranda Sanchez as they share their favorite memories that have involved a PlayStation in some way.

Timecodes:

  • Growing Up With Crash Bandicoot - 2:30
  • Not Being Allowed To Play Final Fantasy VIII - 12:00
  • We Miss Demo Discs Very Much - 23:00
  • Skipping School To Play Metal Gear Solid - 32:54
  • Staying Up All Night Playing Licensed PS2 Games - 39:46
  • Getting Good Grades To Justify Late Night Monster Hunter - 53:30
  • Buying A PS2 Solely For Kingdom Hearts - 1:06:24
  • Goodbyes and Friendship - 1:20:53
  • The End - 1:22:10

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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Join Max, Alanah, Zach, and Jonathon as they discuss this week's slow trickle of PlayStation news, unpack our nuttiest Death Stranding theories, talk about how faithfully the Spyro: Reignited Trilogy recreates the classic games, and fret over how far off the Final Fantasy VII remake probably is.

Also, we're holding a live Beyond event at IGN's offices on June 29th! Get tickets here! Make it quick, though -- here are only ten (10) tickets left as of writing this!

TIMECODES:

  • Intros - 00:00
  • The Sony Cross-Play Drama - 1:07
  • No, Seriously....What Is Death Stranding About? - 17:52
  • Jonathon Dornbush Paid Us To Be On To Talk About Spyro - 36:24
  • The Games That Are Out This Week - 42:39
  • Some Announcements! - 48:48
  • The End - 52:10

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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Max, Alanah, Andrew, and Zach are all back from E3, and in spite of being a little goofy, we're also really excited about the games we saw there. Including (but not limited to) Cyberpunk 2077, Ghost of Tsushima, Control, The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, and Kingdom Hearts 3. Obviously, there are a ton we didn't even get to touch on, but luckily, we have a weekly PlayStation show (this one) -- Also, what we're playing: Vampyr, Persona Dancing All Over The Dang Place, Assassin's Creed Origins, and The Witcher 3.

Oh! And PS4 finally got a greatest hits collection!

Also, we're holding a live Beyond event at IGN's offices on June 29th! Get tickets here!

  • Intros - 00:00
  • PS4 Greatest Hits - 2:00
  • Cyberpunk 2077 - 4:06
  • Ghost of Tsushima - 22:56
  • Control - 32:07
  • The Last of Us Part II - 38:44
  • Marvel's Spider-Man - 48:35
  • Games We're Playing Now! - 1:00:24
  • The End - 1:13:36

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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Join Max Scoville, Alanah Pearce, Jonathon Dornbush, and Tina Amini as they make their best guesses what Sony will show off during their E3 press conference. Beyond (!) that, Sony's trickling out pre-E3 announcements, Red Dead Redemption 2's collectors editions give some insight to how the game plays, and Capcom appears to have registered domain names for Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5!

Also, we're holding a live Beyond event at IGN's offices on June 29th! Get tickets here!

TIMECODES:

  • Intros - 00:00
  • Sony's Countdown to E3 - 2:30
  • Red Dead Redemption's Special Editions - 7:16
  • Capcom Registers Some Domain Names - 13:19
  • Super Quick Fallout 76 Impressions - 14:54
  • OUR PLAYSTATION E3 PREDICTIONS - 18:24
  • Playstation Plus Games for June 2018 - 49:14
  • The End - 51:48

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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This week, join Max Scoville, Brian AltanoBarrett Courtney, and Mark Medina  as they chat about Bethesda's mysterious Fallout-themed tease -- which has since been revealed as Fallout 76 -- Dark Souls RemasteredMega Man 11, and Detroit: Become Human, which sounds like Quantic Dream's best "playable movie" yet.

TIMECODES:

  • Intros - 00:00
  • Bethesda Teasing....Something? - 00:52
  • Mega Man 11 - 3:57
  • Lego DC Super Villains - 8:07
  • Dark Souls Remastered - 14:23
  • Did We Like Detroit: Become Human? - 26:01
  • Games Out This Week! - 49:11
  • The End - 56:24

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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The Beyond crew (Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, and Casey DeFrietas) assembles this week to discuss Black Ops 4, the Vita's inevitable end, and Kingdom Hearts 3 impressions!

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This week, the Beyond crew gets together to talk about all of the E3 leaks, Rage 2, and if the new Days Gone footage has won them over.

Beyond!

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Join Max, Alanah, Zach, and Cassidee as they discuss the vague but enticing details on Red Dead Redemption II's new frontier, how Jurassic World Evolution looks like a great use of a movie license, and the accidental comedy of Beyond: Two Souls, which is free for PlayStation Plus subscribers this month.

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This week, Max, Brian, and Alanah chat about Shadow of the Tomb Raider (read Alanah's preview right here,) what they expect in the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer, the odds of Cyberpunk 2077 being a 2018 game, and our favorite in-game wastes of time.

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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This week, Marty, Jonathon, Alanah, and Brian get together to chat about Alanah's hands-on time with Detroit: Become Human, the rumors of a new BioShock game in development, and just what the hell Valve is up to.


Beyond!

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This week, join Max Scoville, Marty Sliva, Cassidee Moser, and Jonathon Dornbush as they discuss some EXTREMELY premature buzz about the PlayStation 5, an underwhelming Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer, (spoiler-free) God of War FAQs, Shenmue 1 and 2 being remastered, and Yakuza 6: Song of Life, which is finally officially out this week and which Max really desperately wants to talk about with more people.

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by Hims

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God of War is almost upon us. Join Max ScovilleBrian Altano, and Jonathon Dornbush as they have an impassioned but spoiler-free conversation about their time the latest adventure of PlayStation's angriest mascot.

Obviously, we didn't cover everything, so be sure to check out Jonathon's full God of War review... but it's pretty safe to say that we're all quite fond of the game.

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Join Max, Brian and Jonathon to catch up on a week's worth of PlayStation news! A ton of new info about Insomniac's Spider-Man has popped up, Spyro The Dragon's first three games are getting "reignited," and a bunch of new PSVR games dropped this week. 

Hungry for more? Check back on April 12th at 12:01 AM Pacific Time for a special God of War bonus episode, totally spoiler free.

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by ForHims.

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This week, it's Max, Brian, and Zach discussing (without spoilers) where Far Cry 5 ranks for them compared to the previous games, as well as this month's PlayStation Plus lineup. Then, Caleb Lawson joins us to talk about Wipeout Omega Collection's PSVR update, and another unceremoniously launched Planet of the Apes game.

This episode of Beyond is sponsored by ForHims. 

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In this week's extra-long episode, Max, Brian, and Marty talk about their time with Far Cry 5 and A Way Out, and then kick to an amazing interview with Cory Barlog, the director of God of War. There, Marty, Alanah, and Andrew ask Cory all of your pressing questions about the upcoming game.

Beyond!

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Marty and Andrew got to play through the opening of God of War, and are joined by Lucy O'Brien to talk about their hands-on impressions. Spoilers: they loved it.

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This week, the Beyond crew gets together this week to talk about Ni no Kuni 2, Valve shipping games again, and what game Bluepoint could be working on!

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The Beyond Crew is joined by IGN's new Editorial Manager of Games, Tina Amini, to talk about Detroit: Become Human's release date, Bethesda's E3 conference for 2018, and Battlefield V rumors!

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This week, join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, Chloi Rad, and special guest Luis Hernandez, half of Necrophone Games, the two-man studio behind indie first-person cyberpunk comedy adventure game Jazz Punk. Luis gives some insight into the arduous process of making a game, getting it on consoles, and then... What next? Retirement? DLC? Next-gen ports?

Meanwhile, Chloi reviewed Metal Gear Survive, which on closer inspection, has some Silent Hill DNA. Max, Brian, and Luis all weigh in on Moss, the long-awaited PSVR game about the adventures of a little mouse. The mouse is a girl mouse, regardless what Brian thinks. Anyway, the mouse game is a wonderful use of virtual reality.

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Join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and special guest/IGN alum Jared Petty as they discuss Metal Gear Survive's anticlimactic release, a look back at the PS4's 2013 reveal, and a bizarre journey into the seedy underbelly of Rec Room VR. Oh, and please go check out Jared's new show, Hop Blip and a Jump

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The Beyond crew (Max Scoville, Marty Sliva, Brian Altano, Miranda Sanchez) talks about the new world in Kingdom Hearts, the charm of Ni No Kuni 2, and the best couples games to play on Valentine's Day! 

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This week, everyone's got Super Bowl's Disease, so join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and Chloi Rad as they discuss Yakuza 6's upcoming demo, the settings of Far Cry 5's DLC, and what Red Dead Redemption 2's delay means for the rest of this fall's games.

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This week, join Max Scoville, Marty Sliva, Brian Altano, Casey DeFreitas, Andrew Goldfarb, and Jonathon Dornbush as they discuss Shadow of the Colossus, Monster Hunter World, Dragon Ball FighterZ, PlayStation and Nike's PG2 sneakers, and more.

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Join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, Andrew Goldfarb, and Casey DeFreitas for another heaping pile of PlayStation goodness for your ears and eyes. For starters, a bunch of iconic PlayStation characters are getting their own Amiibo-like Totaku figurines. Nike and Sony have joined forces to make a pair of PlayStation-themed sneakers, and there are some rumors about Kindgom Hearts 3 and some buzz about Resident Evil 2's remake. 

Casey's been hard at work on IGN's Monster Hunter World guide, and she shared some tips on how to get started on this behemoth of a game. We'll have more on that next week, hopefully after we all get some hands on time.

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This week, Marty, Alanah, and Andrew talk about the return to Lordran, digging through their backlog, and trouble in France.

Beyond!

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Join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, Andrew Goldfarb, and Alanah Pearce as they discuss all the PlayStation news they could dig up, such as new details on God of War, a Metal Gear Survive single-player trailer, the promise of tons of new PSVR games this year. Plus, some fun discussion about the games we've been playing.

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Join Max, Marty, Alanah, and Zach as they reflect on how they want to approach video games differently in 2018, run down the next three months of confirmed PlayStation releases, and generally have a nice time together in spite of a pretty slow news week.

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