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Podcast Beyond - IGN's PlayStation Show

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Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and other IGN editors each week to break down the latest in PlayStation releases, news, and more.

Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and other IGN editors each week to break down the latest in PlayStation releases, news, and more.

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San Francisco, CA

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Host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Max Scoville, Brian Altano, and other IGN editors each week to break down the latest in PlayStation releases, news, and more.

Language:

English

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625 2nd Street 4th Floor San Francisco, CA 94107 415-696-5453


Episodes

PS5's Sales Success Is Just the Start - Beyond Episode 711

7/28/2021
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 biggest news in the world of PlayStation. We begin the show addressing the recent accusations against Activision Blizzard before jumping into word of PS5's huge sales success as it crosses the 10 million consoles sold number. We analyze that success in the face of supply shortages, as well as look at some of the PS5's biggest hits so far, like...

Duration:01:28:55

Dead Space Remake Is a Next-Gen Revival of a Classic - Beyond Episode 710

7/22/2021
On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to discuss the return of Dead Space. The trio discusses why they're excited for the Dead Space Remake, while diving into Jonathon's interview with two of the remake's leads where we got first details on its gameplay, its use of next-gen PS5 tech, and much more about reviving and honoring the horror classic. Plus, we round up some of the latest PlayStation news, like the Ghost of...

Duration:00:57:34

Discussing the Director's Cut Debate - Beyond Episode 709

7/14/2021
On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to discuss all the latest in the world of PlayStation. The cast breaks down the current debate over the use of "Director's Cut" to describe the new Ghost of Tsushima and Death Stranding releases, Kojima's dislike of the phrase's use, and what it means for the wider PlayStation library. Plus, we jump into Ghostwire Tokyo's delay, FF 14's digital sales success, and more, while also...

Duration:03:14:51

How Was PlayStation's July State of Play? - Beyond Episode 708

7/9/2021
BEYOND! On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Matt Kim to react to July's State of Play showcase. We dive into all the reveals, like Moss: Book II, the deep dive into Deathloop's gameplay, some of the announcements like Sifu's delay and Death Stranding: Director's Cut's release date, and much more. (This episode was recorded and aired live immediately following the State of Play.)

Duration:00:49:05

Why PlayStation's Latest Acquisition Makes So Much Sense - Beyond Episode 707

6/30/2021
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 latest in the world of PS4 and PS5. We break down the news about PlayStation's latest acquisition, the Returnal PS5 developers Housemarque, and why their long-standing relationship with Sony is why the deal makes so much sense. We discuss PlayStation's current approach to acquisitions, and also discuss the reports about...

Duration:01:14:10

Our Hopes for PlayStation's Next (Unannounced) State of Play - Beyond Episode 706

6/25/2021
On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Lucy O'Brien, and Zach Ryan to discuss the latest PS5 and PS4 news. And with E3 behind us and no new major Sony showcased yet announced, we discuss our hopes and expectations for what Sony has to show off about the future of PlayStation. What games, services, and more do we expect PlayStation to focus on, and is the time right for Sony to show off its Game Pass...

Duration:01:21:31

PlayStation Skipped E3 2021: Was That the Right Move? - Beyond Episode 705

6/16/2021
On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien, Max Scoville, and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss all the latest in the world of PlayStation. Even though PlayStation may have skipped E3 2021, there's still plenty of games coming to PS4 and PS5 showcased during the event to discuss, like Final Fantasy Origin, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and more. Plus, we dive deep into all the news around...

Duration:01:48:30

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart PS5 Review Impressions - Podcast Beyond Episode 704

6/8/2021
On this week's special episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Simon Cardy, Mark Medina, and Steve Saylor to discuss Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, the latest PS5 exclusive. The cast discusses their spoiler-free review impressions of the first PS5 Ratchet and Clank, including Jonathon's Rift Apart review, as well as our broader thoughts on the game. We discuss how Rift Apart takes advantage of the PS5's power, the wacky weapons and...

Duration:01:10:51

Horizon Forbidden West: Free Climbing, New Combat Details - Beyond Bonus Episode

6/3/2021
On a special bonus episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Mark Medina and Mitchell Saltzman to learn new details about Horizon Forbidden West. Jonathon spoke to both the game director and narrative director following the State of Play showcase, and the trio discusses what he learned about the upcoming PlayStation exclusive. Tune in to learn more about how free exploration actually is, and how free climbing has evolved from the first...

Duration:00:22:12

God of War Delayed, More PS5 Exclusives Updates - Podcast Beyond Episode 703

6/2/2021
On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Mark Medina and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss all the big updates in the world of PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 games. The trio breaks down the news from Hermen Hulst's latest interview, including God of War's delay to 2022, as well as confirmation it's coming to PS4 and PS5, which will also be the case for Gran Turismo 7. We discuss our reactions to the delay, what we hope this...

Duration:00:53:50

Horizon Forbidden West's PS5 Gameplay Wowed Us - Beyond Episode 702

5/28/2021
On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Lucy O'Brien and Mark Medina to react to the Horizon Forbidden West State of Play presentation, featuring the first PS5 gameplay. The trio digs into the traversal additions, like Aloy's new glider, the changes to combat against both human and robotic enemies, the design of this San Francisco location, and so much more. This episode was filmed as part of a livestream right after the State of Play, so apologies...

Duration:00:49:26

Our GTA 5 PS5 Hopes, New DualSense Colors - Beyond Episode 701

5/19/2021
On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Max Scoville to dive into the latest PS4 and PS5 news. The cast discusses GTA 5's PS5 release date confirmation and our hopes for what the third version of GTA 5 on consoles can offer for both newcomers and returning players. Along with that, we discuss the enduring success of GTA Online, and what we hope to see of Rockstar's emphasis on GTA 3's 20th anniversary...

Duration:00:58:04

25 PS5 Games on the Way From PlayStation - Podcast Beyond! Episode 700

5/12/2021
BEYOND! To celebrate the 700th episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O'Brien for an episode filmed live breaking down all the latest PlayStation news and impressions. The cast jumps into the recent report in which Sony claimed it has 25 first-party published games in the works for PS5. We discuss what that number includes, the confirmed and rumored games in the lineup, and more. Plus, we offer some spoiler-free...

Duration:01:02:14

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Looks Like a PS5 Showcase - Beyond Episode 699

5/5/2021
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 Colin Stevens to jump into the latest PS5 and PS4 news and games. The cast first takes a deep dive into the latest Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart PS5 State of Play, including what we thought of the PS5 game's visuals, how it looks to advance the franchise forward, and why it all comes together to look like an absolute PS5 showcase. Plus, we dive into...

Duration:01:08:24

Returnal Is a Great PS5 Exclusive - Beyond Episode 698

4/29/2021
On this week's episode of Podcast Beyond!, IGN's weekly PlayStation show covering the biggest PS5 and PS4 games and news, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Mark Medina and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss Housemarque's PS5 exclusive Returnal. We discuss why Returnal is such a great PS5 exclusive and shows off what the console can do, from the included haptics and 3D audio functionality to fast loading and impressive gameplay. The conversation stays spoiler-free, as we answer viewer and...

Duration:00:55:33

PlayStations Big Store Reversal, Returnal PS5 Impressions - Beyond Episode 697

4/22/2021
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 all the latest PlayStation news. The crew jumps into PlayStation's surprising, big store reversal and the decision to keep the PS3 and PS Vita PlayStation Stores alive for now. We discuss the implications of the decision, why we're still apprehensive, and what we hope to see from Sony later on. Then, Jonathon offers his preview impressions of...

Duration:01:11:20

PS5's First Big Update: What's Here and What's Missing - Beyond Episode 696

4/14/2021
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...

Duration:01:15:54

PlayStation Doesn’t Need E3 to Have a Great 2021 - Beyond Episode 695

4/7/2021
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...

Duration:01:12:24

How CDPR Hopes to Come Back After Cyberpunk 2077's Launch - Beyond Episode 694

3/31/2021
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...

Duration:00:55:19

Why PS3, PSP, and Vita Stores Closing Would Be Such a Big Deal - Beyond Episode 693

3/24/2021
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...

Duration:01:17:06