PlayStation Experience 2017 panels for Ghost of Tsushima, The Last of Us: Part 2, Dreams announced

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 20:52 GMT

Sony has announced the panel schedule for PlayStation Experience which takes place next weekend.

PlayStation Experience 2017 kicks off on Friday, December 8 with a small keynote and various panels have been announced for December 9.

As Sony previously stated, the PSX  2017 keynote will be pared down compared to prior years and will start at 8pm pacific, 11pm eastern on December 8. This is December 9 at 4am in the UK, and 5am in Europe.

During the presentation, PlayStation Worldwide Studios boss Shawn Layden will provide game updates, a “few surprises,” and special guests will take the stage.

 

Panels for Saturday, December 9, will start at 11am pacific, 2pm eastern, and 7pm UK. The first out of the gate will be devoted to PlayStation VR, followed by panels on Ghost of Tsushima, Media Molecule’s Dreams, and one featuring the cast of The Last of Us: Part 2.

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The full PlayStation Experience 2017 panel lineup is below. All times listed are pacific. You can find times in your region through World Clock.

  • PlayStation VR Game Panel – 11:00am Saturday, December 9

Experience a candid conversation between two legends as they discuss developing their new PS VR title and lessons from VR development.

  • Media Molecule Presents Dreams – 12:30pm Saturday, December 9

Join Media Molecule studio directors Siobhan Reddy, Mark Healey, and Alex Evans alongside a very special guest to take an in-depth look at the development of Dreams during their exclusive Saturday panel at 12:30pm.

  • IGN Ranks the Top 10 PlayStation Games of all Time – 2:00pm Saturday, December 9

IGN’s Podcast Beyond crew is here to figure out the 10 best PlayStation games ever, and they need your help.Uncharted 2 or The Last of Us? Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy VII, or Castlevania: Symphony of the Night? Journey or Shadow of the Colossus? Is it too soon for Horizon Zero Dawn to make the list? Help us build the best of the best that PlayStation has to offer.

  • Ghost of Tsushima: From Concept to Reveal – 3:30pm Saturday, December 9

It’s been a month since we announced our newest title, Ghost of Tsushima. Here at Sucker Punch, we’ve watched so many reaction videos and read many of your comments with smiles on our faces, so we thought PSX was a great opportunity to share a little more with you all.

Join us on Saturday at 3:30pm as Nate Fox (Creative Director), Jason Connell (Creative/Art Director), Billy Harper (Animation Director), Ryuhei Katami (Associate Producer, Sony Interactive Entertainment) and moderator Brian Altano (IGN) discuss how we approached making the debut trailer and what inspired us to make this game. We’ll share epic concept art that’s driving the tone and visuals for the game, and share a little about our reference trips to Japan and working with new team members that are helping make Ghost of Tsushima even better. Also be sure to stop by our signing session after the panel and come say hi. Stay tuned for more info on time and location.

  • Uncharted 10th Anniversary Celebration – 5:00pm Saturday, December 9

Join us as we celebrate the Uncharted 10th Anniversary at PSX 2017 with an unprecedented gathering of the cast from throughout the series. Nolan North, Emily Rose, Richard McGonagle, Claudia Black, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Graham McTavish, and Robin-Atkin Downes reflect on the series and share their memories with guest moderator Greg Miller (Kinda Funny). We’ll also be hosting a special signing session with the cast prior to the panel.

  • The Last of Us Part 2: Meet the Cast – 6:30pm Saturday, December 9

Join Naughty Dog and the cast of The Last of Us Part II as they discuss the making of the cutscene teaser trailer that was revealed just a few short weeks ago at Paris Games Week. Director and writer, Neil Druckmann, co-writer Halley Gross, and key members of the game’s cast discuss the writing process, casting, performance capture, and more. For those attending the event, there will also be a signing session following the panel.

All panels will be streamed live on live.playstation.com, Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook.

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