This Week in PlayStation: Prelude to TLOU

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This Week in PlayStation: Prelude to TLOU

Just a couple more days until 2013’s Game of the Year makes its rebuilt, 1080p debut: The Last of Us Remastered hits PS4 Tuesday, and we’ve got plenty of stories from the past week to prove it. Sid went hands-on, the photographically inclined will want to give Photo Mode a spin, we got a rundown on the game’s multiplayer enhancements, and the cast is taking to the stage Monday evening for a special, one-night event.

The Destiny Beta is drawing to a close this weekend — if you were on Saturday afternoon, you just may have gotten to take a crack at a Moon-set story mission! Is it September 9th yet?

My week has been split between the Destiny Beta and Final Fantasy XIV (of course). Still trying to nab those elusive BLM drops from Syrcus Tower. What are you playing?

  • I’m playing: Destiny Beta, FF14
  • I’m watching: Workaholics
  • I’m listening to: PS Blogcast 128, RX Bandits

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This Month’s Free PS Plus Games

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  • Will it be available at Midnight on Tuesday ?

  • Nice.

    Im playing: Destiny Beta, Pokemon Y, and am completely neglecting my ff14 sub (which is honestly not a good idea but I cant stop playing destiny)

    Im watching: Fairy Tail, and Sword Art Online 2

    Im listening to: ps blogcast 128


  • I’m playing: Final Fantasy XIV ( iLV106 Warrior baby! ) Injustice: Gods Among Us & LEGO Marvel Superheroes.
    I’m watching: Brooklyn Nine Nine
    I’m listening to: Anberlin – “Lowborn” & Rise Against – “The Black Market”

  • The GameStop trade in deal for TLOU has made me decide to get it again for ps4. Can’t wait.

  • Remember Sony, we’re still waiting for a ratchet and clank vita retail release………..

  • Hey Justin, I’m curious how the sales for cross-buy games are counted. I buy all of my Vita games on my PS3 and then transfer them over later in order to better manage my memory card. So I was curious if that would skew sales towards PS3 when I’m really only playing the Vita version. Or is it determined by downloads? Thanks.

  • I can’t wait for Tuesday:
    Last of Us (My first time playing)
    Ratchet and Clank Collection for Vita
    Rogue Legacy

    All after finishing up my summer class.

  • Comic-Khan!!!

    I’m Playing: Watch_Dogs, The Last of Us.

    I’m Watching: Batman V Superman Comic-Con SDCC trailer! (EPIC doesn’t begin to describe it.)

    I’m Listening to: PS Blogcast 128.

  • Playing resogun blazblue hearthstone
    Watching baseball
    Listening Chuck berry
    Reading kafka on the shore

  • Can we predownload TLOU ?

  • When will we be able to download The Last Of Us? You guys never fixed the store page. It shows Tuesday’s date on the main page for it but on the preorder page it still shows 12/31/14 as the date for download. It’s pretty obvious the second date is wrong so we’d appreciate a specific day and time. Do we download Monday night after midnight? Is it Eastern time? Pacific? Or do we have to wait til the store updates around 2-5PM Eastern time for it to be ready to download. There’s some pretty big differences in those times and since it’s so large we’d appreciate knowing for sure so the download could be started as early as possible. This way we won’t be forced to keep checking until it finally shows for download

  • I’m playing: That Destiny Beta and MGS V: Ground Zeroes
    I’m watching: Goosebumps on Netflix lol
    I’m listening to: Blue Oyster Cult

  • Playing: Destiny Beta, and Killer is Dead
    Watching: Anime reruns and bladedance of elementalers
    Listening to: the sound of my game backlog grow and grow as i put over 20 hours into a beta…

  • I’m playing: Duck,Duck,GOOSE
    I’m watching: More NFL players get arrested
    I’m listening to: My Wife yell at me.

    Kidding I’m kidding

    I’m playing: Soul Sacrifice (getting close to the plat)
    I’m watching: World War Z
    I’m listening to: Passion Pit

  • Any possibility of shining force for the ps3/vita? It’s available for just about every other platform, even iOS. Maybe even a playstation mobile release.

  • Can’t wait for “TLOU”!!
    Playing: injustice (ps4) , mvc origins (ps3)
    Watching : Lucy, and guardians of galaxy when it comes out!
    Listening : Mac miller!

  • Oh and playing destiny beta of course ?

  • I’m playing: Injustice Ultimate Edition, Killzone: Shadow Fall and Lego Marver Super Heroes.
    I’m watching; The Rooster Teeth Podcast
    I’m listening to: Combichrist

  • Figured I’d throw it out there to fall on deaf ears but it sure would have been nice to have a digital upgrade for those who already own it on PSN for PS3. Especially given that Gamestop is offering it for half off when you trade the physical copy.

    You guys would have sold more copies and made more money from people like me looking for something to hold us over till D3 Reaper of Souls, Halo collection, Destiny, etc. At fifty bucks for one game I already own? Meh. Maybe I’ll wait till it’s on heavy discount… probably not though because by then the MP community will have moved on.

    Missed opportunity guys.

  • I’m Playing: Atelier Rorona Plus
    I’m Watching: Fairy Tail, Gatchaman (DUB), Dragon Ball Z Blu-Rays, What’s With Andy, Stoked, School Rumble, HxH
    I Quit Watching: Sword Art Online II
    Can’t Wait for Phantom Breaker Battlegrounds and Ratchet on Tuesday, still annoyed by the delay and not having Physical. Is it true you can add amounts smaller then $5 using Pay Pal if you need a specific amount? I have $40 and change on my account and I really don’t wanna add more than $2 for Phantom Breaker. My friend said he was able to add smaller amounts than $5 if the game want’s the specific amount.

  • Playing: Persona 4G – Im in september of my platinum run just need a few more S-Links and boom!
    Listening: anything that will get this P4G soundtrack out of my head
    Watching: My beloved boston baseball team fall through the cracks

  • I’m playing: Harvest Moon, Watchdog (Finale), Injustice, Conception II, Soul Sacrifice Delta
    I’m watching: Kamen Rider Gaim

    Can’t wait to play The Last of Us because I skipped PS3 in the past.

  • I’m playing: Destiny Beta
    I’m watching: The Grand Budapest Hotel
    I’m listening to: The GameOverGreggy Show

  • I’m Playing: Nothing at the moment – That, however, will change come Tuesday!
    I’m Watching: Star Trek: ToS, Magnum P.I.
    I’m Listening To: Various Led Zeppelin Bootleg Recordings
    I’m Reading: The Hobbit

  • I’m playing: Destiny Beta (PS4), Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, and Grand Theft Auto V

    I’m watching: Man of Steel, Heaven Is For Real, and San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Panels

    I’m listening to: Mike Oldfield – Nuclear, Mitchell Brunings – Redemption Song (Official Audio of TVOH 4 The Blind Auditions), and Dead Sara – Weatherman “At: Guitar Center”

  • I was playing Prototype 1 (PS3), until my PS3’s laser lens died on me, and I won’t have the replacement until August 09.

    I could dig out my PS2 and play some older games, but I’m honestly not in the mood to play SD games.

    (I currently only have a PS1, PS2, PSP, and PS3. Our PC is incapable of playing games, and I don’t own any mobile devices)

  • I’m Playing: The Last of us Remastered (since Friday ;) )
    I’m Watching: Dexter
    I’m Listening to: A Day to Remember

  • I WAS playing : Destiny Beta
    Now : Injustice PS4 and Resogun
    Watching : The Killing Season 1
    Listening : Shinedown

  • You can buy up to 80 pieces of DLC Sony isn’t putting on the disc right now on PSN.

  • So this is my first preorder from the PSN and if I can’t download it before I could’ve bought it, it will be my last preorder.

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