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Level-5’s Akihiro Hino Lists His 5 Favorite PS4 Games

Posted by on May 15, 2018

Hi everyone! My name is Akihiro Hino, president and CEO of LEVEL-5 Inc. Since founding my company in 1998, I have had the honor of sharing my creations with gaming fans around the world. While acting as General Director on my most recent project, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, I was blown away by the power of PS4 and the level of flexibility it gave our team in crafting our vision. In selecting my top picks for my favorite games, I chose titles that similarly built a synergy and balance in their design, story, and gameplay while maintaining an overall feeling of fun and excitement.

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Discover the Creators: 8 Games Cory Barlog Thinks You Should Play

Posted by on May 01, 2018

When I was asked to think of the top games that I enjoyed or held some kind of meaning to me I thought to myself, “Well that will be easy.” It was not. My first draft list of games was huge. I realized I needed to get much more specific with the list in order to keep it in scope, so I chose eight games whose directors and teams brought me insight and joy – and one space dogfight trading sim that I became weirdly obsessed with.

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Discover the Creators: Lance Leahy’s Favorite PlayStation Games

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018

It’s an honor to be able to share some of my favorite games on PlayStation 4 with all of you. The games below are just a few of my favorites, but this list is by no means exhaustive — PlayStation 4 has one of the most robust and diverse games libraries of any console to date. Thanks to the tens of millions of dedicated players and fans, and the tireless work of amazingly talented developers around the world, we’ve entered a golden age in gaming. Please enjoy the list of games below, and I look forward to playing with all of you on PS4!

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Discover the Creators: Ed Boon’s Favorite PS4 Games

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018

One of the most amazing things about games on the PS4 is the variety of experiences available. From intense shooters that challenge the hardcore players to deep rich storytelling titles that give a completely different feeling of immersion, these are some of my favorite titles that have been released so far.

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Discover the Creators: Kodaka Kazutaka

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017

Hello, I’m Kodaka Kazutaka.

I am the game creator and the person in charge of the scenarios for the Danganronpa series.

Lately, I wake up and play games, and play games before I go to bed. My days begin with games and end with games.

On that note, here are my favorite picks for PS4 games.

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Discover the Creators: Adam Badowski’s Favorite PS4 Games

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017

Hey! My name is Adam and I became a dad not that long ago, so this one is dedicated to those of you who love to play games, but suddenly have a lot less time to do so. Here’s my ‘quick fix’ playlist for everyone who’s in the mood for some instant action. Additionally, since good storytelling has always been at the heart of what we do at CD Projekt Red, the list below also contains a selection of games appreciated by many of the devs here at the studio.

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Discover the Creators: Cliff Bleszinski’s Favorite PS4 Games

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017

Discover The Creators is a PlayStation Store curation program in which we’ve asked some of the biggest names in the biz to pick their favorite PS4 games in order to help your find your next game to play.

From VR experiences that literally give you wings (or a cowl to don) to bold franchise renovations that aren’t afraid to get dark and dirty, this list of titles taps into different areas of adventure, intrigue, and familiarity. Movies are great, but games are interactive — and that’s the powerful distinction of the list below. Each of these puts us in fantastic and surreal situation where we must make choices that both tell us who we really are and potentially who we want to be.

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Discover the Creators: Tim Schafer’s Favorite PS4 Games

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017

Discover The Creators is a PlayStation Store curation program in which we’ve asked some of the biggest names in the biz to pick their favorite PS4 games in order to help your find your next game to play.

There is more than one way to skin a cat (don’t ask me how I know that) and there’s also more than one way to tell a great story in games. You can do it with great dialog, or no dialog at all. You can focus on the depth of the characters, or on the richness of the environment. You can bring your hero’s choices to life with game play mechanics that are complex, or extremely simple.
And that’s why this list of great PS4 story-telling games is so diverse–they all tackle the problem in their own style. Each one finds a unique way to bring its world, it’s characters, it’s story to life. And no cats are skinned in any of them. I’m sorry I even brought that up.

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