Podcast Beyond - IGN's PlayStation Show (VIdeo Games)

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to talk through all the biggest PlayStation news, including the launch of the PlayStation 5's first big update. We discuss the good and bad of what's here in the PS5 firmware update, along with what's missing that we hope to see sooner than later.

Plus, the cast dives into the latest report about PlayStation's alleged first-party, internal focuses, including the reported shifting of a Last of Us remake, a Days Gone 2, and much more, and what we think this means for Sony as it moves more fully into the PS5 era. After that, we discuss what we're playing, including Disco Elysium, Sekiro, It Takes Two, and more, plus a pair of Memory Card stories!

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Lucy O'Brien to break down all the biggest Sony news of the last week, including the confirmation that E3 2021 is returning as an all-digital event, but as of right now Sony won't be there. The panel discusses why this isn't shocking, and how PlayStation can still have a big 2021 even without needing to be at E3.

Plus, the cast jumps into MLB the Show's availability on Game Pass for Xbox players but it not yet being announced for PlayStation Plus. The cast digs into how we think the two companies' services are comparing, what, if anything, we expect to change about Sony's offering, and more. Then, we dive into some of the games we're playing now, like Oddworld: Soulstorm, Disco Elysium, and Outriders, plus a haunted Memory Card story, and much more!

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Simon Cardy, Zach Ryan, and special guest StreetGrind to talk about all the latest PlayStation news...except for the new PlayStation Plus lineup, of course. (We'll catch your news on time, one day, Sony!)

Instead, the cast jumps into the confirmation that PS3, PS Vita, and PSP PSN stores will be closing down in the coming months, Ratchet and Clank's PS5 patch and Sony's rollout of PS4 to PS5 upgrade patches, and more. But our centerpiece discussion is around all the Cyberpunk 2077 and CD Projekt Red news of the week. From Cyberpunk's new, massive 1.2 patch to CDPR's promise to market games on shorter timelines in the future and much more, we discuss how the company plans to move forward after the troubled launch of 2077 and its continued absence from the PSN store. (Knowing our luck, we expected Cyberpunk to become available again on PS4 in between when we recorded and when this episode posted.)

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss the report that Sony may be shuttering the PS3, PS Vita, and PSP stores in the coming months. We dive into what the loss of those digital storefronts might mean for a large chunk of PlayStation history, why we hope the decision doesn't come to pass, and what Sony could do to preserve such an important era to PlayStation's history.

Then, the cast dives into the surprising announcement that Sony has acquired EVO in a new partnership. We discuss what the acquisition may mean for EVO itself and the fighting community at large, why we think Sony made the deal, and, really, why we hope it means a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2 could actually happen.

Plus, we dive into some of the free games coming PlayStation players' way with the Play at Home lineup, the PSVR 2 controllers, and much more!

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano to dive into some recent PlayStation news and answer your questions. The duo jumps into the recent news that Jade Raymond is starting her own studio that is working in partnership with PlayStation, and how that approach mirrors recent PlayStation third-party exclusive plans. Especially in light of the Bethesda acquisition with Xbox, the show breaks down what we think of Sony's recent strategies on PlayStation exclusives, and where we expect the company to go.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Lucy O'Brien to discuss what implications the Bethesda deal  has on Sony's current plans, how and what we think Sony can do to keep PlayStation Plus competitive and improve it, and our expectations for the future of PSVR and its successor.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Tom Marks to dive into the new PlayStation Plus lineup, including brand-new puzzle game Maquette, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Remnant: From the Ashes, and Farpoint. The cast discusses PS Plus' latest hot streak, and how PlayStation Plus' games lineups have been faring overall in recent months since the PS5 launched.

Plus, we discuss the latest Elden Ring leaks and the hype around the next FromSoft game, and much more!

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to offer our reaction to the latest Sony State of Play. We discuss all the big PS4 and PS5 game reveals, updates, and more, but the news didn't stop there. We also offered our thoughts on the announcement of PSVR 2, Gran Turismo 7's delay, more PS4 games coming to PC and much, much more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Lucy O'Brien to discuss how the PlayStation exclusives lineup is starting to look in 2021 now that we have Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart's release date and more. We take a look at the exclusives with release dates, what still needs a date, and how we expect this year might play out.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to discuss the news that E3 is planning a digital event in 2021, and what that could look like after a year off for the show. The panel discusses E3's place in the wider realm of digital events, and more. Plus, we discuss the latest Silent Hill comeback rumors, and whether we think a new SIlent Hill game is actually on the way.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and guest Laura Kate Dale to talk about all the biggest news in the world of PlayStation...well, except for financial results, since those broke after we recorded.

But the cast still jumps into the new PS Plus lineup for the month, offering some early impressions of PS5 exclusive Destruction AllStars and whether or not it can replicate the success of other PS Plus hits like Fall Guys and Rocket League, plus thoughts on Control: Ultime Edition and Concrete Genie.

The cast also discusses the tall vampire lady's real height in Resident Evil Village, the God of War PS5 patch, Mass Effect: Legendary Edition's release date, and much more, plus, we talk a bit about Laura's new book, Things I Learned from Mario's Butt, which Brian and Max contributed to.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to discuss the Resident Evil Village Maiden demo, exclusively available on PS5, as well as why we're loving Hitman 3, Cyber Shadow, and more.

Plus, we miss the PlayStation Plus games announcements but make our guess for the lineup, answers some listener questions, and more!

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss why Hitman 3 is one of 2021's first great games, as well as what PlayStation franchises we hope make a return on PS5. With more word that a new Sony studio is working on bringing back existing Sony series, we discuss the likelihood of various franchises, from Uncharted to Infamous to Ape Escape, making a debut on PS5.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss all the big Lucasfilm Games news for the week.

The cast discusses Ubisoft's newly announced Star Wars games, what we expect to see from EA's continued work on Star Wars franchises, like whether there will be a Jedi: Fallen Order 2 and Battlefront 3, and more about how this deal could mean a bright future for Star Wars games. Plus, we tackle the Indiana Jones game coming from MachineGames, and more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and guest Ray Apollo to discuss some of the news we missed over break and the state of the PS5 going into the new year.

The cast offers updated thoughts on the Cyberpunk 2077 delisting news, the PlayStation Plus games for January (and moray eels!), before jumping into how Sony can continue the momentum of the PS5 in 2021. From supply constraint issues, more transparency with fans, and more, the cast offers hopes, excitement, and concerns about PlayStation going into 2021.

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There's no new episode of Podcast Beyond! this week, but host Jonathon Dornbush had to get sappy and sentimental for a couple of minutes to remind you of our Bloodborne let's play, and to thank everyone for supporting the show in 2020.

 

We'll be back with regularly planned episodes in 2021...which is next week!

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On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to look back on the year that was for PlayStation. The cast reminisces about the PS5 news cycle this year, how the launch year coped with the lack of in-person events, and the many PS5 and PS4 games we were lucky to have this year.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Podcast Beyond! host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Zach Ryan, and special guest Mick Abrahamson to discuss all the big Game Awards announcements, and how PS5 has an exciting 2021 lineup in store for players. Plus, we look at Cyberpunk's launch and CDPR's post-launch response to PS4 issues, and much more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Tom Marks to discuss Tom's Cyberpunk 2077 review (and it's all spoiler free!). We dive into his thoughts on the world design, freedom of choice, gameplay, and more.

Plus, we talk a bit about Persona 5 Strikers coming to the west, the future of BioWare, and more!

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On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and special guest Asa GreenRiver of Borderline Entertainment to discuss the latest PS5 news and games.

The cast jumps into the report that PS5's Activity Cards were born from Sony's hopes to let people play single-player games as much as possible on the next-gen console, as well as this month's PS Plus games, the reports of third-party games performing better on PS5, and the many scalping and re-selling scandals that have occurred with the PS5 since launch.

For more of Asa's work, and to watch the Living Indigenous episode in honor of Native American Heritage Month Asa spoke about, check it out here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/821394054?filter=archives&sort=time

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This week on IGN's PlayStation show, join Max Scoville, Brian Altano and Lucy O'Brien as they grill Tom Marks about his 16 hours spent exploring Night City in Cyberpunk 2077. Avoiding spoilers, Tom answers some of our questions about combat, driving, fast-travel, sexy adults-only stuff, and how much of a sense of humor the game has. Meanwhile, in the cyberpunk dystopia that is real life, scalpers managed to scoop up thousands of PlayStation 5 consoles, which is why so many humans have had trouble buying them. Plus, what we're playing, and some tidbits about Hitman and the PS5 supporting variable refresh rates down the road.

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On a special bonus episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation episode, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien to speak with Brian Horton, the creative director of PS4 and PS5 launch game Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

The trio discusses some of the game's biggest story beats, the decision to make a more focused, shorter story compared to the first, the combat advancements and side stories, and New York City at Christmastime.

Note: Apologies for some audio hiccups, which occurred during recording and could not be fixed.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian ALtano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss the wider PS5 launch lineup, including Demon's Souls, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and more, and whether it's the best PlayStation launch in history.

Plus, we dive into some of the bugs and errors PS5 players (including us) have run into, and much more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Janet Garcia, and Simon Cardy to offer all of our impressions (so far) of the PS5 launch lineup. With many more PS5 reviews on IGN, the cast talks about Bugsnax, The Pathless, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Overcooked: All You Can Eat, some backward compatible games, and a bit more about both Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Astro's Playroom.

Plus, we answer some of your questions about the PS5 launch games and hardware, and much more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Janet Garcia, and Mitchell Salztman to discuss our PS5 review embargo impressions. We talk about the hardware, playing with it and the DualSense over the last few days, and our impressions of Astro's Playroom and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales PS5.

We don't spoil any of the game talk, but expect to hear our thoughts on why the DualSense has wowed us, how Spider-Man continues the franchise in fantastic form, and why Astro's Playroom is a joyful free launch pack-in you shouldn't miss.

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss our first hands-on experience with the PS5.

We have the PS5, so we offer a look and description of the hardware, and our thoughts on the Cooling Springs level of Astro's Playroom and the DualSense controller's new haptic feedback.

Plus, we dive into the Destruction AllStars and Cyberpunk 2077 delays, and more!

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Janet Garcia to discuss the PS5 launch lineup, compare it to the PS4's launch, and break down why we're so excited for the launch. Plus, we dive into the UI reveal for the PS5, some of the latest news on PS4 chat and the PS5's fan, plus much more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Tom Marks, and DualShockers' Mario Rivera to discuss the biggest PS5 news.

As the PS5 launch approaches, Sony is answering more and more questions, including our concerns about PS4 to PS5 save transfers, Trophy changes, and much more, including the latest Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales developments. (Sadly, we recorded before the reveal of Spider-Cat!)

Plus, we bring back the Memory Card segment, talk about what we're playing, and speculate about what Sony will reveal now that this week's episode is out. (It's gotta be UI, right?)

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Janet Garcia, and guest Zombaekillz to discuss the latest PS5 and PS4 news.

The cast talks about Sony's ambitious PS5 launch sales hopes and whther it can surpass the PS4's launch, the issues around next-gen storage space solutions, Spider-Man's new face, and more.

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On this week's episode if IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Janet Garcia to discuss the latest PS5 news, including a bunch of info about PS5 game preorder bonuses for Demon's Souls, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and more, plus the confusing state of transferring saves from PS4 to PS5.

Plus, we take a deeper look at the PlayStation Plus collection games list, and answer some questions from you, the listeners and viewers.

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On this week's episode if IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss Microsoft's purchase of Bethesda, all its studios, and its franchises. Will the PS5 get Starfield and The Elder Scrolls 6? Or after Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo, is Bethesda no longer going to appear on the PS5?

Plus, we dive into the many lingering questions about the PS5 we still have before launch, the situation around Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered, and more! 

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On this week's packed episode of IGN's PlayStation Show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Lucy O'Brien, and Janet Garcia to discuss all the big reveals from the PS5 showcase, including PS5's price, the PS5 release date, the PS5 launch date, and the many lingering questions, and exciting possibilities about the PlayStation 5.

We dive into Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Demon's Souls, God of War's sequel, and... Hitch on UMD? Trust me, it makes sense in context.

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On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano for an episode even Pepe Silvia would marvel at.

The duo discusses what Sony's next movies should and could be for the PS5 following Xbox's Series X and Series S announcements, including when and what Sony might do when it comes to PS5 price, preorders, launch lineup, and games in 2020.

Plus, the duo looks ahead at the big games still to come for the PS4, and the PS5's launch window, in 2020 and beyond (BEYOND!), and Jonathon talks himself into three different arguments for and against PS5 launch dates.

Have questions, comments, Memory Card stories, or something else to share? Write in to beyond@ign.com!

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BEYOND! On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville and Janet Garcia to catch up on all the big gaming news of the last couple weeks, including Sony's plans to acquire more studios and have more frequent exclusives going into the PS5. Plus, Astro Bot and Crash stop by to derail the show.

 

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There's no official episode this week, but Jonathon still got sappy and wanted to record a quick message to you all while we wait to get back to our regularly scheduled programming in two weeks.

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BEYOND!

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss the unexpected news of an upcoming Ghost of Tsushima co-op mode, and the current state of Sony's single and multiplayer approach.

Plus, more discussion about the upcoming WB Games reveals, talk of why we're loving Mortal Shell, Fall Guys, and hot new game Dark Souls III, and a look at Max Scoville's personal 10 favorite PS4 games.

Programming note: Beyond! will be off the air for the next two weeks while Gamescom is underway, but we'll be back the week of September 7.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to discuss the impact Halo Infinite's delay may have on both the PS5 and Xbox Series X's launches, and the entire generation going forward. Plus, Suicide Squad game speculation, love for Fall Guys, and...horror movie talk? Spoooooky!

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On a special second episode this week of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville and Brian Altano to discuss Sony's latest State of Play presentations.

The cast goes into the PS4, PS5, and PSVR game reveals, what worked, what didn't, and what the future of State of Play can look like.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss the biggest PS4 and PS5 news around, even as we question whether we'll finally learn about the PS5 price and release date this month.

Plus, the cast dives into what they're playing, the big PlayStation updates for Marvel's Avengers, and Jonathon interviews some of the team behind Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, which is now available for PlayStation Plus subscribers!

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This week on IGN's PlayStation show, Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and Tom Marks discuss August's PlayStation Plus games, which include the brand new Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, a slapstick take on battle royale that's already cleaning up on Twitch. The last totally unconventional multiplayer game to launch on PS+ was Rocket League. Meanwhile, a Doritos bag seemingly leaked the new Call of Duty logo, Hideo Kojima is NOT working on a horror game with Junji Ito (yet), Ghost of Tsushima gets a patch that makes the game more accessible but also more difficult, and Ubisoft was briefly working on a King Arthur-inspired game called "Avalon." If you have any complaints about this week's episode, please direct them to Jonathon when he's back from vacation.

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BEYOND!

On a special bonus episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano to speak with Sucker Punch's Jason Connell, the art and creative director of Ghost of Tsushima.

Full spoilers ahead! But Jason speaks with the two about the design of the world, combat, and our newest obsession, Ghost's photo mode. 

Learn about how GoT changed through development, how its black and white mode came to be called Kurosawa Mode, and much more.

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On this week's episode if IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien and Tom R. Marks to discuss the recent PS5 preorder rumors and news from Sony (don't worry, you don't have to run to Amazon just yet), Spider-Man PS5 news, and much more. Plus, the debate over #DiscsIn or #DiscsOut rages on as Lucy and Tom weigh in on the topic.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined (again!) by Brian Altano, Mitchell Saltzmann, and Janet Garcia, to discuss their hands-on time with some of Ubisoft's big, upcoming games. Janet and Brian discuss why they had so much fun in the world of Watch Dogs: Legion, and Mitchell discusses what did and didn't grab him about Assassin's Creed: Valhalla's hands-on.

Plus, it's maybe the 30th episode where we predict PS5 price and release dates, because rumors don't stop coming.

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IGN's weekly PlayStation show sits down to discuss what is possibly the last PS4 first-party exclusive, Ghost of Tsushima, Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, and Janet Garcia speak with reviewer Mitchell Saltzmann about his take on what makes Ghost of Tsushima so amazing in his review. And the rest of the cast gives their takes on what works, what doesn't, and what players can expect when they jump into the game.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Tom R. Marks and DualShockers' Cam Hawkins to discuss the potential price increase PS5 games might bring, the state of FF7 Remake Part 2's Development, Tom's Marvel's Iron Man VR review, and some Kingdom Hearts. Because Jonathon is finally joined by a fellow Kingdom Hearts fan, so just let them have their fun, please.

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On a special episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, Jonathon Dornbush and Lucy O'Brien are joined by director Neil Druckmann and narrative lead Halley Gross for a SPOILER-FILLED talk about The Last of Us Part 2.

Druckmann and Gross dive into the plot, characters, and themes of the Naughty Dog sequel, indulging Jonathon and Lucy in their many questions about character motivations, scrapped ideas for the sequel, and how Ellie, Joel, and Abby's journeys developed throughout production.

Seriously, this conversation is full of spoilers, only watch if you've played through The Last of Us 2, or don't mind having the story spoiled for you. (Also, warning, this episode does contain some cursing.)

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Steve Saylor, along with Lucy O'Brien and Janet Garcia, to discuss The Last of Us Part 2!

We break down some of the accessibility features and strides TLoU 2 takes in pushing gaming accessibility forward, as well as thoughts on PlayStation Plus' 10th anniversary and more.

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On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and special guest Kahlief Adams from Spawn on Me, to dive deeper into The Last of Us Part 2. The trio gets into some spoiler territory around the 22-minute mark, so be warned if you haven't finished playing the game.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond! Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville and Tom R. Marks to discuss all the biggest news about PS5 that's come out since the PS5 games reveal event.

We discuss PS5's possible size, info about Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and more PS5 games, plus Star Wars: Squadrons and plenty of other updates!

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IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond! breaks down the packed, impressive PS5 games showcase. We discuss Horizon: Forbidden West, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Resident Evil 8: Village, and SO much more. Plus, we finally get to see the PS5.

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On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by resident elderly Irish woman Lucy O'Brien, Blessing Adeoye, Jr. from Kinda Funny, and freelance journalist Funké Joseph.

The group discusses PlayStation's decision to delay the PS5 reveal event, discusses what we hope and wildly predict we might finally see at that event, and discuss what we're playing.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien to break down everything we learned in the The Last of Us Part 2 State of Play presentation. We also discuss a bit of our hopes for the PS5 reveal event, which, naturally, was only a rumor when we recorded and then was officially announced 12 hours later.

Note: Unfortunately, we had a version of this episode that, due to technical issues, we lost the recording of, which featured the full cast. We'll return next week with coverage of the PS5 reveal event and more!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:33pm EDT

BEYOND!

On this week's episode if IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to discuss the news that Sony will "soon" announce PS5 games. What do we expect to see? What do we (and you) hope might be announced for the next-gen launch? We talk about that, plus dive deep into Jonathon's interview with Sucker Punch's Jason Connell about the Ghost of Tsushima State of Play.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On a special episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to break down everything in the Ghost of Tsushima PS4 State of Play. We discuss what excited us about the combat, open world, customization, and more from Sucker Punch's upcoming action-adventure open-world game.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:23pm EDT

BEYOND!

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to talk about the biggest PlayStation news of the week, including the return of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Unreal's impressive Unreal Engine 5 PS5 tech demo, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

BEYOND!

Traveled to Midgar and back? Loved, hated, or confused by the Final Fantasy 7 Remake story? Well, Jonathon Dornbush, Tom Marks, Max Scoville, and Zach Ryan break down FF7 Remake in FULL SPOILERS. Seriously, we talk about the end of the game first so, like, go beat it if you don't want to have anything spoiled.

But then come listen as we discuss what did and didn't work about the story, the reimagining of Midgar, the awesome combat, and whether FF7 Remake felt like a full game — and where we hope the multi-part remake goes next.

We had so much to discuss, in fact, that we're considering a part two to the spoilercast! So, have your own FF7R thoughts? Email beyond@ign.com, and we may read some in the next round!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

BEYOND!

On this week's episode if IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Tom R. Marks to break down the latest PS4 and PS5 news, including the recent reveals of Assassin's Creed Valhalla and The Lord of the Rings Gollum game, both of which are set for next-gen, PS5 releases.

We give our thoughts on these initial reveals, how they set the stage for more next-gen debuts, and more. (If you want to learn more about Valhalla, be sure to read Jonathon's interview with Assassin's Creed Valhalla director Ashraf Ismail.)

Plus, we discuss the latest updates in The Last of Us Part 2's leak situation, Tom's week of playing Uncharted and the original The Last of Us, a hopeful update to PSVR tech in the future, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 9:54pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Lucy O'Brien, and Tom R. Marks to discuss the release date changes for The Last of Us 2 and Ghost of Tsushima, the unfortunate leaks for TLoU2 (don't worry, we keep it spoiler free), and much more. Plus, this episode may be haunted! We're very sorry the podcasts ghosts came in to haunt our show.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 9:13pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss the biggest news in the world of PlayStation. And with a recent report suggesting PS5's price point, and a limited supply of PS5 at its holiday launch date, the cast dives into what it might look like if it's tough to get a PS5 this holiday season, as well as how PS5 launch games could factor into sales, and much more. We also address more of the latest PS5 news and rumors, including a strange new PlayStation patent, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

On this week's packed episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Max Scoville, and Brian Altano to discuss all the latest news and rumors, and shoot down some speculation in the world of PlayStation.

First, the cast tackles why that recent Ghost of Tsushima gameplay news may not be accurate, as well as why the rumors of all of PS4's exclusives possibly coming to PC soon is also inaccurate. Then, we dive into the reports, including IGN's own, about GTA 6 and the future of Rockstar, as well as what we hope to see from a GTA sequel and its gameplay, plus how it can learn from GTA 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2.

We also dive into those rumors about Resident Evil 4 remake, the free PS4 games Sony is giving away, and more on what we're playing this week.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville and Tom Marks to discuss Tom's Final Fantasy 7 Remake review. But before that happens, they discuss the surprise reveal of the PS5 controller, the DualSense, and all the details we learned about the PS5's new controller. Then, we dive into Tom's FF7 Remake review, discuss why we love the FF7 Remake gameplay, and a whole lot more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

IGN's weekly PlayStation show gathers for a special episode to react to the major news that The Last of Us Part 2 and Marvel's Iron Man VR have been delayed indefinitely. Jonathon Dornbush and Brian Altano discuss what this means for both games, how it could impact Ghost of Tsushima, and whether we'll continue to see further game delays, including the release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 9:01pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville discuss Resident Evil 3 Remake, which Beyond!'s own Lucy O'Brien reviewed for IGN.

We discuss what we loved and didn't about Resident Evil 3's gameplay, offer our spoiler-free impressions overall, and discuss what RE3 makes us hope for Resident Evil's future and what the series could look like on PS5.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to celebrate Bloodborne's 5th anniversary, reminiscing on why the game is still so beloved for PS4 players, what it's like to jump into the game now, and more.

Plus, we discuss the latest updates to Sony's PS5 backward compatibility stance, PS5's messaging overall, PS Plus games leaking for April, and much more.

Have a That One Thing or Memory Card story to share? Write in to beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Between Podcast Beyond's, Jonathon Dornbush, Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and Lucy O'Brien sit down to answer your questions about rumors around Konami games possibly being revived, what we're playing during our time at home, whether we might see a delay in the next-gen consoles, and more!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, all the way from our remote studios, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to talk about all the latest PS5 news we've learned from Mark Cerny's tech deep dive. We discuss what the next-gen tech reveals might mean for the PS5, how it stacks up to the Xbox Series X, and what this reveal means for Sony's next-gen plans.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

PS5 is still a while off, but between now and July, we have MLB The Show, Nioh 2, Predator Hunting Grounds, Persona 5 Royal, FF7 Remake, Iron Man VR, The Last of Us 2, and Ghost of Tsushima to hold us over. Not a bad sendoff for this console generation!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to offer our thoughts on the Final Fantasy VII Remake demo, along with some of your impressions of the remake's opening.

Plus, we dive into the postponement of GDC, celebrate the PS2's 20th anniversary, and more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On a special episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to look back at Horizon on its third anniversary, breaking down what we still love, what we wish worked a bit better, and why we're so excited for a would-be sequel.

Plus, we include some of YOUR thoughts on the game and what you'd want in a sequel.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:32pm EDT

BEYOND!

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano....and just Brian as the rest of the cast was away to break down all the latest PS5 info and rumors. Brian and Jonathon discuss the PS5 price speculation that its production could be causing Sony trouble in keeping its price down, while also jumping into recent Sony AI patent news, and much more.

Plus, Jonathon is joined by Damoun "Shabs" from the Firewall Zero Hour developer team at First Contact to discuss Firewall's availability on PlayStation Plus, its new season of content, and the community around the game.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Ryan McCaffrey, and Tom Marks to take a look at PS4's exciting 2020 lineup of exclusives.

Kicking off with Dreams, Jonathon and Lucy are joined by Abbie Heppe and Siobhan Reddy of Media Molecule to discuss Dreams' imminent launch, its early access beta period, and its encouraging community.

Then, the rest of the cast dives into Ryan's MLB The Show 20 preview, thoughts on FF7 Remake, The Last of Us Part 2, Ghost of Tsushima, Predator: Hunting Grounds, and much more!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss the latest rumors of PS5's reveal event, as well as when we could potentially hear more about PS5's price, launch games, and release date.

Plus, we also take a look at new Rockstar Games news about Dan Houser leaving, PlayStation Plus games for February, and much more. And, of course, Bloodborne.

Have a Memory Card, That One Thing, or other submission? Write in to beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:25pm EDT

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Tom R. Marks to discuss Resident Evil 8 rumors. With news that RE8 might feature werewolves and first-person, we speculate about what the Resident Evil sequel could include.

Additionally, the cast speculations about a PS5 reveal event, wondering what PS5 details we might learn whenever an event, whether in February or later, actually happens. Plus, we delve into Dreams on PS4, introduce a new segment, and talk about much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to lament all of the big video game delays, and whether these big dates might mean anything for the PS5 and its launch lineup.

The cast discusses the delays of Cyberpunk 2077, Marvel's Avengers, Dying Light 2, Marvel's Iron Man VR, and more that have all suddenly changed the 2020 release landscape. We discuss what these delays could mean, if anything, for PS5's launch and launch window games, as well as whether this gives us any better of an idea of next-gen's launch.

Have a Memory Card story or favorite game element to tell us about? Write in to beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

Beloved host Jonathon Dornbush is on a rodent-themed vacation in the lush, verdant hamlet of Anaheim, CA while fan-favorite elderly Irish woman Lucy O'Brien has taken a trip to News Island. In their stead, join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, Matt Kim, and Janet Garcia as they discuss the thrilling delays of Square Enix's most anticipated games, our 2019 PlayStation Wrap-Up stats, and what color the PlayStation 5 should be.

Toss a coin to your Witcher and toss an email to your podcasters at Beyond@IGN.com

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Podcast Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to discuss everything we know, and don't, about the PS5 so far. The cast breaks down news, rumors, and offers up some predictions about what we hope to see from the PS5 this year.

Have a question, comment, or Memory Card story? Write in to beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien for the last episode they recorded in 2019 to discuss their hopes for 2020, a lookback at 2019, and much more. 

Have a question, comment, Memory Card story, or something else you'd like to share with the cast? Email us at beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to answer YOUR viewer and listener questions, kicking things off with a debate about which 2020 game we can't wait to play.

The cast debates whether we're more excited for Cyberpunk 2077, The Last of Us Part 2, Ghost of Tsushima, or Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Plus, we answer more questions from listeners and viewers about games of the generation we didn't see but wish we did, cast emotes, and holiday traditions.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss the recent Xbox Series X next-gen announcements and what they might mean for the PS5 and Sony's future planned announcements for its upcoming system.

Plus, the cast also dives into the rest of The Game Awards news, Ghost of Tsushima's pretty new trailer, and much more ahead of the holiday.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Ryan McCaffrey to discuss the final PlayStation State of Play of 2019.

The crew tackles the big announcements like Resident Evil 3, Predator: Hunting Grounds' release date, Ghost of Tsushima's teaser for a Game Awards trailer, and more. Plus the cast also discusses MLB: The Show's multiplatform future, Max's hands-on time with Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss our favorite games from each home console generation of PlayStation in honor of PlayStation's 25th anniversary.

The group runs down their favorites from the PS1, PS2, PS3, and PS4, including Bloodborne, Uncharted 2, God of War, Metal Gear Solid, SIlent Hill, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Tom Marks to discuss their predictions for The Game Awards 2019.

Since the whole cast is out of office this week for the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., the cast lays out their early predictions for The Game Awards winners and announcements, including guesses about those RE3 rumors, hopes of a Batman game finally being shown, and more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to discuss new PS5 controller patents and what they may tell us about the PS5's new controller. We speculate about, should these patents be true, what the removal of the light bar might mean for PSVR games, and why the touchpad returns, as well as much more analysis.

Plus, the gang discusses some other big news around the world of gaming, and offers their impressions for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, for which Lucy O'Brien also joins the show to discuss her time with Respawn's new Star Wars game.

Have a question, comment, or Memory Card story? Write in to beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

There is a TON to unpack from Hideo Kojima's latest post-apocalyptic epic. So join IGN's Max Scoville, Mark Medina, Tina Amini, and Sam Claiborn as they sit down to discuss what did or didn't work with Death Stranding. From its intricate story to its interesting take on online play, thoughts were had.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:50pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation podcast, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to talk a bit more about Death Stranding now that it is launched and available worldwide. We discuss some of our extended thoughts on Hideo Kojima's latest, as well as read many Beyond viewers and listeners' impressions of Death Stranding so far.

Plus, the cast also dives into Kojima's recent comments about Death Stranding reviews, break down our thoughts on the Sony exec shakeup ahead of the PS5, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien and Brian Altano to discuss what we would like to see from a Horizon Zero Dawn 2. With job listings that suggest Guerrilla Games is working on a Horizon sequel, the cast hypothesizes on what we might see, what we hope changes and stays the same, and factors in some of your suggestions.

Plus, the cast also discusses some of the latest PlayStation news, like Nioh 2's beta, the PlayStation Plus games for November, and much more before taking a look back at the launch of the PS4 in a new recurring segment.

Have questions, comments, or something else you'd like to say about the show? Email us at beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On a special episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Mark Medina about the opening three chapters of Death Stranding and our impressions of Hideo Kojima's latest adventure. 

Avoiding any major spoilers, the cast discusses their disparate feelings about the opening chapters, IGN's Death Stranding review, and more on the game.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Podcast Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville to discuss Death Stranding's PC port confirmation and its lack of PS4 exclusivity, Sony's trademarks of the PS6, PS7, PS8, PS9, and PS10 and whether that means we'll be seeing a lot more PlayStation exclusives.

The duo talks about some more news, like the Fallout 76 Fallout 1st blunders, while Max offers his thoughts on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds and Jonathon discusses his Afterparty review.

Have questions, comments, or Memory Card stories? Send them to beyond@ign.com.

Timecodes:
00:00 - Intro
1:05 - News Crunch (Death Stranding)
9:04 - PS Vue is ending
11:57 - PS6-10 trademarks
15:07 - Max's DBZ: Kakarot impressions
22:10 - Fallout 1st debacle
27:50 - Dreams news
33:22 - Max's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare impressions
42:46 - Max's The Outer Worlds impressions
50:40 - Jonathon's Afterparty review discussion
58:15 - Questions
1:11:05 - Memory Card and Outro

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Surprise! A bonus Podcast Beyond! arrives this week, as host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, Lucy O'Brien, and Peppers Scoville for an emergency meeting to discuss The Last of Us Part 2's delay to May 2020 from its original February 2020 release date.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:07pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to discuss Brian's hands-on impressions of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Ahead of Fallen Order's close release, the cast discusses why Brian loved the gameplay and exploration, the lack of Fallen Order's microtransactions and pay-to-win elements, and how it's shaping up to be a Game of the Year contender.

The cast also breaks down what we've seen regarding alleged PS5 dev kit leaks, and what those alleged designs might actually mean for the PS5's actual hardware. Could it really have a whacky V shape? Probably not, but the cast breaks down what they'd like to see from the new hardware and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode if IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!,host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Lucy O'Brien, and Tom R. Marks to discuss the PS5 launch games we hope to see and think we might actually get. We also include some of your suggestions about games we could and should see as we speculate about the PS5 launch and its exclusives.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 8:19pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Max Scoville is joined by Brian Altano and Tom Marks to discuss all the big new PS5 news, like its official name and new controller details, and much more.

Plus, Jonathon Dornbush is joined by members of developer Pixelopus to discuss the studio's new first-party PS4 exclusive, Concrete Genie

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 1:45 - News Crunch - PS5 name, controller details, and more news
  • 39:57 - Concrete Genie Interview with Dominic Robilliard and Jeff Sangalli of Pixelopus
  • 1:26:35 - What We’re Playing and wrap-up
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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:21pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and Tom R. Marks to discuss Shawn Layden's departure from Sony as SIE Worldwide Studios Chairman and how, if at all, it will affect the PS5.

Plus, they talk about PlayStation Now's big price drop, if Sony can compete with Xbox GamePass, Last of Us Part 2's lack of multiplayer, and much more!

And yes, Jonathon knows he said the wrong episode number.

Have a question, Memory Card story, or other comment? Email beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:07pm EDT

Host of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Podcast Beyond Jonathon Dornbush played over two hours of The Last of Us Part II, so Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville ask him all of their questions about his hands-on experience. Plus, the cast breaks down the latest State of Play!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

On IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to answer your questions in a special listener and viewer mailbag episode ahead of this week's State of Play.

We'll have a second episode later this week to cover all the biggest State of Play news, so stay tuned!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien to discuss more Death Stranding news and gameplay impressions, as well as what we think the review discussion around Death Stranding will look like.

00:00 - Intro
2:15 - News Crunch - Death Stranding
21:50 - GameStop redesign news
33:20 - Final Fantasy 7 remake's Classic mode
36:50 - COD and Nioh 2 news (or Nier, if you're Lucy)
43:05 - Questions from listeners and viewers
46:50 - Memory Card
48:45 - Trophy Test

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:19pm EDT

On IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville discuss all the latest Death Stranding gameplay, the hint of more Last of Us Part 2 news to come, and much more.

Timecodes:
00:00 - Intro and Jonathon’s ramblings
2:58 - Max’s Yakuza 7 reaction
12:20 - The Last of Us Part 2 event is happening!
19:56 - Death Stranding Gameplay
41:05 - Project Resistance
46:17 - Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot release date
48:45 - Final Fantasy VII Remake
52:27 - What we’re playing
1:00:17 - Memory Card

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 8:08pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Tom R. Marks, and Brian Altano to discuss Tom's Monster Hunter World: Iceborne review, Jonathon and Lucy's time playing Avengers, and much more!

 

Have a question, Memory Card story, or general comment about the show? Email beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Taking a break from regularly scheduled Beyond programming (a full, normal episode will return next week), Jonathon Dornbush and Janet Garcia break down why they love Remedy's Control so much.

Send in your questions, Memory Card stories, and Trophy Test ideas to beyond@ign.com.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT