Good day, PlayStation LifeStyle. I’m your new editor-in-chief, Paul Tamburro, and I couldn’t be extra excited to be right here.
After I first approached PSLS founder Anthony Severino to debate the potential of me taking up the reins of the positioning, the plan grew to become extra in depth — and extra thrilling — by the day. I’ve labored in media for practically 15 years now, and all through that point solely a small variety of alternatives have arisen which have felt “good.” Alternatives the place I knew precisely how I wished to strategy them, with a direct imaginative and prescient earlier than I’d even stepped by way of the door to begin working. PSLS is one such alternative.
PlayStation LifeStyle has an enviable place as a long-running web site with a devoted base of readers who’ve stood by its facet because the very starting. There are a large number of you who’re extremely loyal to PSLS, nonetheless concerning it as your go-to for PlayStation information, evaluations, and options. After I considered what ought to be finished for the positioning, I considered what you would need.
In its finest occasions, PSLS has been a household of writers and readers who love every part PlayStation; there’s no means this may very well be the singular artistic imaginative and prescient of 1 individual. The adjustments made right here must replicate greater than that. We are able to’t simply be one other gaming web site firing content material out into the ether, ready to see what’s going to stick. We have to replicate who we’re: an fanatic web site written by individuals who love PlayStation, for individuals who love PlayStation.
So what does this imply for PSLS? Within the coming weeks, you’ll see PlayStation LifeStyle’s output shift to focus extra on dialog starters than by-the-numbers regurgitation of reports. If you wish to discover PlayStation information, yow will discover any variety of websites that may present simply that — at PSLS, you’ll discover a passionate crew of writers solely specializing in tales we predict you’ll be keen on. My aim is for our readers to routinely ask the query: “I’m wondering what PlayStation LifeStyle is speaking about at the moment?”
This may all be complemented by thrilling adjustments to the web site’s design. We’re at the moment engaged on massive enhancements that may make the positioning run smoother, dramatically improve the person expertise (together with advertisements!), and can typically tidy every part up. PSLS will even obtain a design overhaul that won’t solely assist us higher current our every day content material, however will even enable us to supply a web site that’s a real celebration of every part PlayStation. You’ll hear extra about that within the close to future, however for sure no matter which era of PlayStation is your favourite, you’ll be happy with what we give you.
Finally, we’re not going to be boring. We’re not going to fart out tales we don’t care about to a disillusioned viewers who doesn’t care both. We’re going to domesticate a neighborhood of passionate writers participating enthusiastic readers, the place each can focus on, enthuse, complain, and opine collectively. We need to make this a particular nook of the web for each fan of PlayStation video games and consoles, from the child sitting in entrance of their TV in ’98 having their thoughts blown by Steel Gear Strong, to the twenty-something-year-old marveling at Ratchet and Clank: Rift Aside. I sit up for you becoming a member of us for this thrilling new chapter in PlayStation LifeStyle’s historical past.
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