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If you love video game stories, then don’t miss this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the artistry of creating one of last year’s most acclaimed games. In order to create some of the most amazing games, you need a good mixture of skills and backgrounds in order to have these games come alive—talented acting, sharp writing and compelling music are all essential elements that go into the creation of these breathtaking titles.

On Monday, July 28 at 7 PM PT, in celebration of the launch of the PS4™ version of The Last of Us, Naughty Dog brings last year’s Game of the Year to the theatrical stage in Los Angeles for a special one-night-only performance. Hosted by Spike TV’s Geoff Keighley, One Night Live showcases the artistry behind this acclaimed game with a performance of the game’s score as well as a live reading of select scenes from some of the main actors. Actors attending the event include Troy Baker, Ashley Johnson, Merle Dandridge, Hana Hayes and more. The Academy Award-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla will perform selections from his score.

Although tickets to attend the show in-person are sold out, you can still catch all the action in the comfort of your own home by tuning in to Twitch, the PlayStation™ YouTube channel, or PlayStation Network™ Live Event Viewer.

To get ready for The Last of Us: One Night Live event on Live Events Viewer app, download for free here:

  1. Log on to the PlayStation™ Store on your PlayStation®3 system.
  2. Scroll down to the Apps section and find Live Events Viewer for download.
  3. Once the Live Events Viewer is downloaded, find it on the XMB under TV/Video Services.
  4. Log on with your PlayStation Network™ or Sony Entertainment Network username and password. Then, enjoy watching The Last of Us: One Night Live on Monday, July 28 at 7 PM PT. The viewing will be available for US residents and Canada only.

Join us with our PlayStation™ friends to get a closer look into The Last of Us: One Night Live, and all of the creativity behind the making of this incredible video game.

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The PlayStation Store update is packed with pre-orders available on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita–and many of them are offered at a huge discount! Experience the 1960s spy culture in CounterSpy (PS4, PS3 and PS Vita), travel through a colorful world in Hohokum (PS4, PS3) and much more. See the full PlayStation Store update below.

Borrowing elements from the 1950s and 1960s Cold War and spy culture themes, CounterSpy is a side-scroller that will definitely keep you on your toes. You’ll join a rogue spy agency, assisting them in their efforts to keep the world’s superpowers at bay, all while maintaining world peace. Plus, you’ll receive a 20-percent discount up until the launch date if you’re a PlayStation Plus member.

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If you own Sound Shapes, get full access to the Hohokum Sound and Art Pack when you pre-order Hohokum (PS4, PS3). Travel to a colorful world and uncover the surprises of new characters and exciting environments in this delightful playground. Get ready to wander and get lost as you roam at your own pace.

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PlayStation Plus members get a 20-percent discount on Rogue Legacy (PS4, PS3) if they order before it launches. While roaming through this procedurally generated castle you’ll discover that each run is different. You’ll die–a lot–but your children will avenge you and with each passing, your lineage grows and becomes stronger.

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The Swapper (PS4, PS3) is an award-winning puzzle game that takes place in an isolated sci-fi world set in the furthest reaches of space. An experimental device allows you to clone yourself, which will aid you in your quest to overcome the challenges of this new environment.

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Also available on the PlayStation Store are Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4), Tour De France – Season 2014 (PS4) and Might & Magic: Duel of Champions Forgotten Wars (PS3).

Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland (PS3) focuses on the adventures of Rorolina Frixell, the star character of the Arland trilogy, who is assigned to complete a series of alchemy tasks over a three year period in order to avoid banishment and to keep her alchemy workshop afloat.

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See the full list on the PlayStation store here.

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The PlayStation Store PLAY Sale is on now, featuring a lineup of PlayStation games, special offers and exclusives. Don’t miss out on discounts on titles for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, with special offers on PLAY Games purchased from July 22 through August 26:

  • Buy any 2 games and get $3.
  • Buy any 3 games and get $6.
  • Buy all 4 games and get $10.

Get more details at PlayStation.Blog.

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* Terms & Conditions: www.Sony.com/PLAY2014

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Get your dose of co-operative shooting in Crimsonland (PS4) and experience the immersive world of Kyrat in Far Cry 4 Gold Edition (PS4, PS3). See the full PlayStation Store update below.

Pre-order Far Cry 4 Gold Edition (PS4, PS3) and experience an expansive and immersive open world of Kyrat through integrated drop-in/drop-out co-op play. Kyrat lies hidden in the towering Himalayas, a country with a violent past and steeped in tradition. The Gold Edition includes bonus content such as additional missions, a season pass and enhanced weaponry.

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In Crimsonland (PS4) you’ll be fully immersed in an intense top-down dual stick shooter as all sorts of creepy, crawly critters come flying at you – everything from giant spiders to mutant lizards. Once you complete sixty unique quests, you’ll have the ability to unlock your arsenal of five survival modes. Gather your friends and get ready to blast some aliens.

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You’ll enjoy the ambiance of Abyss Odyssey (PS3), an Art Nouveau-esque, side-scrolling action adventure game where three warriors – the bold Katrien, the tortured specter Ghost Monk and the ethereal Pincoya – are all battling for an eternity. As you follow a path to the unknown, you’ll perform chain attacks and learn to possess your enemies. Abyss_Odyssey™_Sony_Entertainment_Network_US_-_2014-07-17_09.48.36
See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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What’s better than getting one game at an amazing low price? How about two?

That’s what we’re offering in the PlayStation Store’s 2-for-1 Sale, with 11 two-game bundles that let you stock up at prices you won’t want to miss.

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The sale runs through Monday, July 21, 2014. Check out PlayStation.Blog for more details.

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There’s not a moment to spare if you want to save big. That’s right, it’s time for another Flash Sale on the PlayStation Store. With a price that’s too low to ignore – just $0.99 each – there are more than 20 exciting games just waiting for you to download them today.

Find out more, including what titles will be on sale, at PlayStation.Blog.

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Traverse an alien world in Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition, sink your teeth into The Wolf Among Us – Episode 5: Cry Wolf and much more. See the full PlayStation Store update below.

Pre-order Destiny Digital Guardian Edition (PS3, PS4) and receive a digital download copy of Destiny as well as the Vanguard Armory and Emblem pre-order bonus. This new installment in the series packs new storylines, enhanced weaponry and competitive activities.

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In this special advance pre-order of Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4), you’ll get access to this 2.5D platform puzzler starring the charming Alf in his adventures as he tries to escape the deadly RuptureFarms – and prevent the rest of his race from becoming fast-food takeaways! The original game took its inspiration from the 16-bit classic Flashback and was the first game set in the Oddworld universe.

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Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition (Cross-Buy) is a pioneer action/platformer originally released in 1991 – ancient in the gaming world. Over the years, Another World has built up a cult following, gathering both criticism and acclaim from the gaming community. You’ll enjoy the clean, minimalist design as you navigate through extremely demanding gameplay, requiring almost pixel-precise control of the protagonist Lester. Figure out the puzzles – as well as the complicated controls – as you traverse the alien world in search of a way home.

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Also available on the PlayStation Store are Mousecraft (Cross-Buy), Le Tour de France – Season 2014 (PS3), and Sacra Terra: Kiss of Death (PS3).

Sink your teeth into The Wolf Among Us – Episode 5: Cry Wolf (PS3), the final episode in the five-part game based on the Fables comic book series from Vertigo Comics. You’ll join the protagonist Bigby Wolf, also known as The Big Bad Wolf, as he faces a series of adventures and pitfalls after being exiled to New York City.

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Experience a pirate adventure with Luffy and his Straw Hat Crew in One Piece Unlimited World Red (PS3). Join the crew for fun-filled escapes, never-before-seen scenes and action-packed battles as they build powerful allies and make dangerous enemies. You’ll learn to keep your friends close and your enemies closer.

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See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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Stalk through the shadows in Sniper Elite III or immerse yourself in a luchador-themed world in Guacamelee! Super Turbo Champion Edition. Enjoy the holiday weekend with some of these exciting new game releases.

 Sniper Elite III (PS4, PS3) continues the story of elite OSS sniper Karl Fairburne as he stalks through the shadows in the deadly terrain of Northern Africa during World War II. Germany is building a deadly weapon with the ability to destroy all Allied forces that get in their way. As you weave through the shadows, do you have what it takes to change the tides of war?

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Play carefully as you take friction, gravity and temperature into account as you dive into Puddle (Cross-Buy). You’ll manipulate the unique properties of each fluid as you navigate a variety of obstacles such as electric currents and burning passageways.

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Guacamelee! Super Turbo Champion Edition (PS4) may be one of the best Metroidvania-style titles in years. This luchador-themed action-platformer is delightful, challenging and comical. You’ll immerse yourself in a magical world inspired by Mexican folklore as you follow the story of Juan, an agave farmer faced with a series of heartaches and adventures.

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Also available on the PlayStation Store are ConstantC (PS3) and El Chavo Kart (PS3).

In Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn (PS3) you’ll experience Gundam come to life like never before. Relive your favorite epic battles from the Gundam Universe and go head-to-head with hundreds of opponents. Choose from over 100 playable Mobile Suits and navigate through more than 20 different original story arcs.

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See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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It’s an exciting week for new releases on PlayStation Store! Experience the emotional rollercoaster of Valiant Hearts: The Great War or effortlessly switch between robot and vehicle in TRANSFORMERS: Rise of the Dark Spark (PS4, PS3). See the full update below.

Experience an assassination attempt like no other when you pre-order Sniper Elite 3 (PS4). As an added bonus, you’ll receive the Hunt the Grey Wolf mission in your download list. This tactical third-person shooter combines an open and exotic environment with randomized target identities, making each mission unique. The real question is, can you tell the real target from the double?

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Pre-order Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn (PS3) and receive an exclusive theme for your PS3 plus the Beargguy Mobile Suit and “Who is the Strongest Shade of Red” mission as a bonus. If you’re having one of those days where you need to blast through a thousand robots, then get your hands on this game and start pitting bipedal war machines against each other.

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Acting as a follow-up to the upcoming Transformers film and Transformer: War for Cybertron and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron titles comes TRANSFORMERS: Rise of the Dark Spark (PS4, PS3). Effortlessly switch between robot and vehicle and weave between Earth and Cybertron universes as you hunt for an ancient relic.

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Also available on PS4 are R.B.I. Baseball 14 and Blue Estate.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a story of friendship, love and sacrifice. This gorgeously styled game balances the horrors of war with the story of human dignity. As the characters trudge through the trenches, they become inextricably drawn together in an attempt to survive.

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In the professional world of motorsport, it’s all about your teammates, the rivalry and the intensity of the race. In GRID Autosport (PS3), you’ll take part in ferocious races as you balance camaraderie and rivalry all while staying in control.  Do you have what it takes to conquer them all?

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Also available on the PlayStation Store are Atelier Rorona Plus with Bonus (PS3), XBlaze Code: Embryo (PS3) and BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (PS Vita).

See the full list of new releases on the PlayStation Store here.

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Are you itching for some excitement this summer? Look no further because the Summer Blast Sale is here! Starting today through July 8, get up to 30 percent off and up to 50 percent off if you’re a PlayStation Plus member, for an amazing lineup of PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games. Earn 5X Sony Rewards points on all Summer Game Blast games! Go to us.playstation.com/rewards for more details.

This week, get your hands on epic titles like Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD, Escape Plan, NBA2K14 and more. We’re not stopping there. Next week we’ll be taking it to the next level with even more games.

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Learn more about this promotion and see the full lineup of sale items on the PlayStation.Blog.

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