Podcast Beyond

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

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation Show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Tom Marks and Janet Garcia to discuss the exciting news of Insomniac Games being bought by Sony, and what that means for Spider-Man, Ratchet & Clank, and more.

Plus, we give impressions about the new Death Stranding and Avengers footage, check in on a Memory Card story, and play a round of Trophy Test.

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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 Lucy O'Brien and Max Scoville to reminisce about P.T.: The Playable Teaser, look ahead to Gamescom, and discuss all the other various news in the world of PlayStation this week.

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

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

Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined this week by Casey DeFritas, Tom Marks, and Jon Ryan to discuss Monster Hunter World: Iceborne and The Outer Worlds impressions, plus much more on this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond.

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

Beyond! On this week's 600th(!) episode, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to discuss Concrete Genie, PS4 sales, and much more.

A huge thank you to our guest contributors (in order of appearance) Jeremy Dunham, Jared Petty, Barrett Courtney, and Greg Miller for sending along their Episode 600 well wishes. And to all the listeners at home — thank you all so much for tuning in. Beyond!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush, Lucy O'Brien, Tom Marks, and Ronny Barrier discuss new Death Stranding details, Spider-Man PS4's sales success, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 3:49pm EDT

BEYOND! With much of the staff out of office for Comic-Con and not too many major releases out, host Jonathon Dornbush and Lucy O'Brien sit down for a Beyond interlude, answering viewer and listener mail, talking about some great Memory Card stories, and much more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:15pm EDT

Jonathon Dornbush, Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and a briefly appearing Lucy O'Brien discuss our favorite games of the year so far, break down some of the latest news, and discuss some amazing Memory Card stories (and your questions!).

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Tom Marks, and Max Scoville for IGN's weekly PlayStation show to discuss the latest reports on Sony's PS5 plans, PlayStation Plus, and much more.

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

BEYOND! This week, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano (Lucy and Max...and much of the office were unfortunately busy or out) for a discussion about Ape Escape's anniversary, a new patent that could make load times a thing of the past, answer your questions, and more!

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

BEYOND! and hello everyone. Welcome to a very special episode of Beyond, recorded on June 13, the final night of E3 2019. Jonathon Dornbush, Tom Marks, Lucy O'Brien, Jon Ryan, Janet Garcia, Miranda Sanchez, and Casey DeFreitas discuss their favorite games from E3 in a very special, very long episode.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien and Tom Marks to discuss the biggest games of E3, whether Sony's absence actually had an impact, and much more!

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

IGN's weekly PlayStation show breaks down all the leaks and announcements ahead of E3, and gives our predictions for the show, even if Sony isn't attending this year. (But we still have hopes for a last-minute PlayStation surprise.)

This week's lineup includes host Jonathon Dornbush, Lucy O'Brien, Ronny Barrier, and IGN UK's Simon Cardy!

Have a question, comment, Memory Card story, or Trophy Test suggestion? Email beyond@ign.com.

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

BEYOND!

On this week's episode, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Tom Marks to discuss Trover Saves the Universe, Blood & Truth, and a lot more.

Plus, Max and Jonathon interrupt the episode to give their reactions to the new Death Stranding trailer and its release date. (You will hear some speculation before we saw the trailer, followed by our post-reaction!)

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

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien and Max Scoville to discuss all of the latest PS5 and PS4 news, PlayStation's voyage into TV and film production, and much more!

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

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

Jonathon Dornbush, Max Scoville, and Brian Altano discuss how Sony can stay in the E3 conversation without attending, plus much more!

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

In a bonus Beyond! this week, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville to discuss the second State of Play showcase - FF7 remake! MediEvil! Monster Hunter World! - and whether it improved upon the first. 

Have a question for the show or a Memory Card story to share? Email us at beyond@ign.com!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

On this episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Ronny Barrier, Brian Altano, and Max Scoville to discuss EA Access, Borderlands 3, Days Gone, and more. Plus, the devs behind Dreams join us to discuss some of Early Access' most exciting creations.

Timecodes:

  • 00:00 - Intro + Welcoming Ronny!
  • 1:59 - Newscrunch intro
  • 2:40 - EA Access coming to PS4
  • 19:55 - PlayStation Plus May free games
  • 24:50 - Days Gone patch updates
  • 41:20 - Dreams dev interview
  • 1:10:45 - Borderlands 3 gameplay discussion
  • 1:15:27 - Ghost Recon speculation + Max talks about Avatar
  • 1:25:46 - John Wick Hex announced!
  • 1:28:25 - State of Play
  • 1:34:33 - Memory Card
  • 1:40:44 - What we’re playing and wrap-up

As always, write in to beyond@ign.com with any questions, comments, or Memory Card ideas.

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

Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Jon Ryan, and Janet Garcia to discuss their Days Gone impressions and more!

Timecodes:

00:00 - Show Intro
2:30 - News Crunch
12:50 - Days Gone review discussion and spoiler-free impressions
47:30 - Days Gone impressions from Beyond Facebook group
57:18 - Memory Card
1:08:10 - Wrap-up

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

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

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and (temporarily by) Seth Macy to discuss more PS5 news, Kingdom Hearts 3's Critical Mode update, March NPD results, and more.

Jonathon is also joined mid-episode by Camouflaj's Ryan Payton to discuss the making of Marvel's Iron Man VR.

 

Timecodes:

  • 2:20 - News Crunch
  • 47:50 - Marvel's Iron Man VR Interview with Ryan Payton
  • 1:08:15 - NPD March Results!
  • 1:14:51 - Memory Card
  • 1:18:20 - What We're Playing/Outro
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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Jonathon Dornbush, Lucy O'Brien, and Tom Marks discuss all the new, official details we've learned about the PS5, potential Horizon Zero Dawn sequel news, a God of War card game, and more.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 10:24am EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Jon Ryan to discuss Jon's trip to Bend Studio to learn more about Days Gone.

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 00:06 - Intro/Jonathon wants to talk about Grease (Max says a curse)
  • 01:30 - Video announcement!
  • 05:12 - News Crunch (PS5 controller rumor, Jedi Fallen Order speculation, Judgment’s removed actor)
  • 38:16 - JR’s visit to Bend Studio to discuss Days Gone
  • 58:40 - Tom Marks discusses his first BioShock experience
  • 1:11:24 - Memory Card
  • 1:25:10 - Housekeeping/What We’re Playing
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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville discuss all the biggest PlayStation news of the last week, offer impressions on some awesome-looking PSVR games to come, share a fun Tony Hawk's Pro Skater memory, and more!

  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 1:45 - News Crunch (Borderlands 3, Driveclub, PS Plus and more!)
  • 34:40 - PSVR Impressions
  • 57:12 - Memory Card
  • 1:07:07 - Trophy Test
  • 1:11:30 - What We’re Playing

As always, if you have questions or memories you'd like to share, write in at beyond@ign.com!

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

On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Zach Ryan discuss the first State of Play presentation, our Sekiro impressions, and more!

 

Timecodes:

  • 1:10 - State of Play Discussion
  • 22:22:30 - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice impressions
  • 48:30 - Zach and Brian leave to rank Switch games
  • 50:01 - Memory Card stories from Tyler and Max!
  • 1:00:41 - Housekeeping

Have questions or Memory Card stories for the show? Write in at beyond@ign.com!

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

On this episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation podcast, Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Eka from Outerloop Games to discuss Falcon Age on PS4/PSVR. Plus, Jonathon, Brian, and Max discuss No Man's Sky, Days Gone, Google's Stadia announcement, and more!

 

Timecodes:

  • 00:00 - intro
  • 02:38 - News Crunch/No Man's Sky Beyond
  • 18:26 - Days Gone's Photo Mode
  • 23:31 - Apex Legends and MK11 news
  • 24:45 - Google's Stadia announcement
  • 40:39 - Interview with Falcon Age's Eka
  • 1:01:32 - Memory Card
  • 1:07:37 - Brapid Fire
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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

On this week's episode, Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Max Scoville discuss Days Gone going gold, Remote Play on iOS, and more. Plus, the cast dives into our recent re-exploration of Bloodborne and why we love difficult games, and whether a difficult game is automatically a good one.

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Anthem is now in the wild, but does it have a strong enough foundation to survive while receiving the updates it needs? IGN's PlayStation Show discusses this, Massive's Avatar Project,Dreams announcement, and say goodbye to Andrew Goldfarb.

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

Is Far Cry too weird, or not weird enough? IGN's PlayStation Show discusses this, as well as Anthem's place in gaming, Andrew's Kingdom Hearts 3 thoughts, and a special Persona 5 trophy test!

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

IGN's PlayStation show discusses Shawn Layden's comments regarding E3, as well as Apex Legends, and whether or not too many games are coming out this week. Beyond!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 6:28pm EDT

IGN's Playstation show breaks down the big PS5 rumors of the week, including first-party studios allegedly focusing on next-gen, and rumblings about rumored backward compatibility. Plus, PlayStation Plus, Apex Legends, and more!

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

IGN’s weekly PlayStation show offers their spoiler-free Kingdom Hearts 3 impressions and discuss whether the long wait was worth it for this RPG sequel! Plus, Quantic Dream, Resident Evil 2, and more topics!

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

Host of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Beyond!, Jonathon Dornbush, is joined by Lucy O'Brien and Brian Altano to discuss Resident Evil 2 impressions. Then, Andrew Goldfarb joins the show to talk Dreams closed beta creations, Brian's visit to PAX South for Days Gone, and take a Sly Cooper Trophy Test!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 7:02pm EDT

IGN's weekly PlayStation show breaks down when we think we'll see The last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, and Death Stranding, plus the confirmed 2019 games we're excited to see.

 

Then, Jonathon gives an exclusive Kingdom Hearts 3 preview, drinks a Mountain Dew, and hosts a Resident Evil Trophy Test.

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 11:34am EDT

IGN's weekly PlayStation show discusses when we'll see the PS5, and if we even feel like we need it yet, as well as preview Resident Evil 2, Kingdom Hearts 3, and take a new Trophy Test!

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

The Beyond crew is joined by God of War's director, Cory Barlog, to reflect back on the year and artistic process of making games.

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

The Beyond crew got together this week to look back at how PlayStation did in 2018, share what characters they want in Mortal Kombat 11, and to talk about the recent Kingdom Hearts trailer!

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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 1:46pm EDT

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

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

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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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

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

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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Category:VIdeo Games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 6:20pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 5:38pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

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

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_546.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

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

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_545.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:09pm EDT

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!

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_544.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 1:24pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_542.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

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

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_541.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:52pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

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

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_539.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_God_Of_War_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_538.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

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. 

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_537.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 6:56pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:02pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_533.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

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

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_532.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

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! 

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_531.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_530.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_529.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_528.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EDT

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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Category:general -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

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.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_525.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:44pm EDT

Happy Holidays everyone! We're winding down the year by taking a look back at the last year in games. Was it a good year for PlayStation owners? You're damn right it was.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_524.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm EDT

This week, the crew chats about their time with Kojima, how impressive Dreams is shaping up to be, and Detroit’s controversial demo.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:32pm EDT

This week, join Max, Marty, Brian, and Jonathon as they discuss their expectations for this year's Game Awards, IGN's PSX plans, DOOM on PSVR, the brand new Mega Man game, and a buncha other stuff. Also, we take a look at PlayStation Anthology, a gorgeous book on the history of Sony's first console.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_522.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

Join Max Scoville, Marty Sliva, Jonathon Dornbush, and Miranda Sanchez as they discuss what they've been playing (CAUTION: one of these games... is not a PlayStation game) as well as a few of this week's quirky pieces of industry news, including a fan-made Wolfenstein game where you fight Hitler's mustache, and Epic Games suing a teenager for cheating at Fortnite.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_521.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:55pm EDT

Everyone's sick or away for Thanksgiving, so this week join Max and Brian as they run down Star Wars Battlefront 2's incredibly problematic launch, as well as trying to have an objective and measured discussion about what the game does wrong and what it does right. Meanwhile, Skyrim VR is Skyrim in VR, so if you like Skyrim, and you like VR, you'll probably enjoy it.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_520.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT

Join Marty Sliva, Alanah Pearce, Andrew Goldfarb and Cassidee Moser as they discuss this week's great big pile of Playstation news, including Battlefront 2's reviews and reception, Wolfenstein's DLC, and lots more.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_519.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

This week, join Max Scoville, Brian Altano, Zach Ryan, and a special guest from IGN's UK office, Alysia Judge! Horizon: Zero Dawn's first expansion The Frozen Wilds is out, uh, in the wild. Meanwhile, Call of Duty WWII is out, so we talk about the historical accuracy of loot boxes, as well as a bunch of other games, including one about fish that shoot lasers.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_518.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

Join Max, Marty, Andrew, and Alanah as they unpack as much of the news from Sony's Paris Games Week press conferences as possible, including The Last of Us Part 2's new trailer, Suckerpunch's new project, Ghost of Tsushima, and Spider-Man. Plus, Max played Bethesda's new PSVR offerings, Skyrim VR and DOOM VFR.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_517.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

This week join Max Scoville, Marty Sliva, Brian Altano, and Alanah Pearce to discuss Assassin's Creed Origins, our worries about the future of Star Wars video games, the future of AAA single-player experiences, and our favorite spooky Halloween games of 2017.

Direct download: Podcast_Beyond_Episode_516.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT

This week, the crew chats about laughing through South Park, cowering in fear during The Evil Within 2, more tales of Shadow of War, and a very, very expensive PS4 bundle.

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Category:Podcast Beyond -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT