Tag: PS4

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Impressions

I briefly touched on the fact that Shadow is a fun, compelling game. There are bugs and flaws, but he total experience rises so far above them that they seem inconsequential. The game realizes its goal of making you feel part of an epic adventure and tied in to the saga of the rings. So …

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Rocket League Announced for PS4

I’ve mentioned before that Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars for the PS3 was one of the surprise PSN hits for my family.  It’s certainly one of the games that got the most hours last generation.  In essence, it was soccer played with RC cars that could jump, boost and blow each other up. Well, I’m ecstatic …

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Instant Update: Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor (PC)

In short, I can’t stop playing.  Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a fun, compelling game.  It thrusts you behind enemy lines with a wicked skill set that just keeps growing.  You constantly get more deadly.  While few of the parts are shiny and new, they’re put together masterfully.  I grabbed the PC version because …

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Instant Update: Injustice Gods Among Us

I picked up Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS4) on a PSN sale recently.  I’m definitely more in the Capcom/Street Fighter camp than the Mortal Kombat camp, but I’ve enjoyed them as a diversion.  I also enjoy superhero games.  There are far too few good ones. I haven’t had much time to play, but I did …

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30 Hours

I think I’ve discovered something about my gaming habits.  I seem to have  a limit of about 30 hours for a game to hold my attention.  I say about since it’s clearly affected by the quality of the game.  So a great game can hold me the full thirty, but an average effort will be …

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Playstation Top Sellers for June 14

Playstation Blog just announced the top sellers for June.  I’ll list the ones that catch my eye: PS4 Watch Dogs — Playing this now, very fun, always something interesting to do. Valiant Hearts: The Great War — World War I is underrepresented, so I bought it. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes — I have …

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E3 2014

It’s hard to believe that we’re already through another E3. That might make more sense for me since I’m also finding it hard to believe that my little baby is about to start walking. It’s amazing how much time flies when you’re always busy. I have gotten a bit more gaming time in. I’ve been …

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Xbox One and the PS4

Now that Microsoft and Sony have had their big next generation console press conferences, we should have a level field to compare them.  Unfortunately, neither side wanted to play ball.  Sony made their pitch at developers while showing lots of games and no hardware beyond the controller.  Microsoft made a pitch for the unified living …

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Sony Defense Force

Sony had their Playstation 4 press conference on the 20th of February. Some have wondered why the seemingly sudden announcement. Personally, I think it’s a good sign. Sony actually recognizes that they’re in trouble. They used to dismiss signs of trouble with the wave of an imperious hand. Now they’re reacting to a problem like …

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