Hiya, PlayStation LifeStyle. I’m your new editor-in-chief, Paul Tamburro, and I couldn’t be extra excited to be right here.
Once I first approached PSLS founder Anthony Severino to debate the potential of me taking up the reins of the location, the plan turned extra in depth — and extra thrilling — by the day. I’ve labored in media for almost 15 years now, and all through that point solely a small variety of alternatives have arisen which have felt “excellent.” Alternatives the place I knew precisely how I needed to method them, with an instantaneous imaginative and prescient earlier than I’d even stepped by means 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, critiques, and options. Once I considered what ought to be achieved for the location, I considered what you would need.
In its greatest instances, PSLS has been a household of writers and readers who love the whole lot PlayStation; there’s no approach this may very well be the singular inventive 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, you’ll find 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 excited by. My aim is for our readers to routinely ask the query: “I ponder what PlayStation LifeStyle is speaking about as we speak?”
It will 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 location run smoother, dramatically improve the consumer expertise (together with advertisements!), and can usually tidy the whole lot up. PSLS can even obtain a design overhaul that won’t solely assist us higher current our each day content material, however can even enable us to offer a web site that’s a real celebration of the whole lot PlayStation. You’ll hear extra about that within the close to future, however evidently no matter which technology of PlayStation is your favourite, you’ll be happy with what we give you.
In the end, 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 group of passionate writers participating enthusiastic readers, the place each can focus on, enthuse, complain, and opine collectively. We wish 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 Metallic Gear Stable, to the twenty-something-year-old marveling at Ratchet and Clank: Rift Aside. I look ahead to you becoming a member of us for this thrilling new chapter in PlayStation LifeStyle’s historical past.
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