September PsPlus RoundUp

So with the release of Septembers Playstation Plus Games on the PS4, PS3 and Vita

I have done some videos of each of the games available.

 

Badlands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eo4pCEcQZs

 

Lord Of The Fallen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCYT3iYo_qs

 

Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-RhlAxK-ts

 

My pick of the games are Journey which is as always brilliant.

The other two games are also fun and well worth playing this month if you liked limbo give Badlands a go.

Lords of the fallen is an intresting take on a RPG and is fun and again worthy of playing.

 

 

 

PlayStation Plus September Opinon

The games for Septembers PlayStation Plus are
Journey

Lords of the Fallen

 

Journey

Is a great game and well worth a play however by now I would have though anyone that doesn’t have it just doesn’t want to play it. So as a PS+ game is a bit of a waste.

Lords of the Fallen

I don’t know anything about this game so in that way I’m interested in seeing the video’s I have just seen make it look a little like god of war so it may be interesting at the very least.

 

I’m still holding out that Sony have something planned for PlayStation plus in relation to their Conference on the 7th of September.

 

Time will tell but as of now not a great month for PS+

Is PlayStation Plus A Good Deal? Part Five

This is part 5 of my on-going mission to track my Playstation plus transactions and to see whether or not Playstation plus is a good deal.

This covers February, March and todays [April] Update

All price are from the UK store and are in Pounds and pence (£)

Playstation Plus -39.99
Wipeout HD +13.99
Destruction Derby +3.99
Field runners +3.99
Age of zombie +3.99
Steel & titanium pack +4.79
Sackboy on the run theme +1.59
   
Alien Zombie Death +2.49
Blast Off +2.49
Origami Swan Avatar +0.20
Origami Butterfly Avatar +0.20
   
aero racer +3.99
yetisport +2.49
streetfighter 2 turbo hd remix +11.99
kula world [ps1 classic] +3.99
Sam and max full season +19.99
vectorTD +2.49
Echoes +0.99
   
Critter crunch +4.79
Bloons +3.49
vempire +1.74
  +53.68
cuboid +7.99
bubble trubble +3.99
Dracula: undead awakening +3.99
Oddworld:Abe’s Exodus +3.99
   
Shatter +4.79
Pipe Madness [Brand new mini and 2 weeks before release to public] +3.49
Kahoots +2.49
G-Police[ps1 classic] +3.99
LBP Sack boys prehistoric moves +4.79
Samurai Shodown [neogeo] +7.19
A space shooter for 2 bucks +1.74
sonic dynamic theme +1.59
   
Lead & gold +11.99
sonic the hedgehog +3.99
Astro tripper +3.19
guilty gear +2.39
pix n love rush +1.74
enigmo +2.39
   
sonic the hedgehog 2 NR
prince of persia classic +7.99
red faction battlegrounds +6.29
duael invaders NR
dyno gems +2.49
creatures 3 [ps1 classic] +2.39
   
   
Grand Total +148.56
   

Also received full game trials of Rainbow six vegas 2, Assassin’s creed and prince of Persia I also had access to the socom beta a few weeks early.

At this rate im easily going to break the £200.00 pound mark. And even with this I hear people saying its not worth it. stay tuned hopefully next months update will be done on time like this one actually was for april.

Key

NR = Not released  [This normally means that the game is new and that ps+ have received it before its public date which means no price yet. Or that its an exclusive item]

Is PlayStation Plus A Good Deal? Part Three

This is part three of my ongoing mission to track my Playstation plus transactions and to see whether or not Playstation plus is a good deal.

You can read the previous entries

https://yxxxx.wordpress.com/2010/06/30/is-playstation-plus-a-good-deal-my-view/

and

https://yxxxx.wordpress.com/2010/08/31/is-playstation-plus-a-good-deal-part-two/

I do seem unable to keep to any sort of schedule for posting things on this blog for which i do apologise.

This part actually covers two months September and October hopefully Novembers will be done on time and within a week of the main playstation plus update.

anyway with out any further to do  this is how I’m shaping up so far

So this is how it stacks so far at the current time [19/10/10]

All price are from the UK store and are in Pounds and pence (£)

Playstation plus -39.99
Wipeout HD +13.99
Destruction Derby +3.99
Field runners +3.99
Age of zombie +3.99
Steel & titanium pack +4.79
Sackboy on the run theme +1.59
   
Alien Zombie Death +2.49
Blast Off +2.49
Origami Swan Avatar +0.20
Origami Butterfly Avatar +0.20
   
aero racer +3.99
yetisport +2.49
streetfighter 2 turbo hd remix +11.99
kula world [ps1 classic] +3.99
Sam and max full season +19.99
vectorTD +2.49
Echoes +0.99
   
Grand Total +43.66

So as you can see I’m now well into profit actually the amount I’m now up is rather surprising even to me.

Now lets see how much more I can make.

Is PlayStation Plus A Good Deal? Part Two

This is part two of my ongoing mission to track my Playstation plus transactions and to see whether or not Playstation plus is a good deal.

I have bought the year subscription for £39.99 English pounds and just like This Article from the guys at IGN.com im tracking my savings.

I’m following the same rules that have been set out by IGN which are as follows

For the next year, IGN PlayStation Executive Editor Greg Miller and IGN Guides Guru Colin Moriarty will track their PlayStation Plus PlayStation Network purchases every Wednesday. If they buy a full price game, it won’t be logged here. On the chalkboard below, we’ll track what the “free” content would have cost them as well as the discounts they’re receiving. Now, these figures will only include new stuff that the boys have downloaded. If they already own a piece of content, it won’t be included just because it has been discounted or marked as free. This is strictly what they’ve downloaded under the PlayStation Plus umbrella to date.

I will trace how much i actually save assuming that i actually save anything. I will try to do this as quickly as i can after the uk store has been updated and intend to do it quicker than i did this time around this has been delayed due to a dead ps3 you can read about my thoughts on my new slim Here.

So this is how it stacks so far at the current time [31/07/10]

All price are from the UK store and in Pounds and pence (£)

Playstation plus -39.99
Wipeout HD +13.99
Destruction Derby +3.99
Field runners +3.99
Age of zombie +3.99
Steel & titanium pack +4.79
Sackboy on the run theme +1.59
Alien Zombie Death +2.49
Blast Off +2.49
Origami Swan Avatar +0.20
Origami Butterfly Avatar +0.20
Grand Total -2.27

It was a bit of a quiet update for me i already owned a lot of the stuff that was available still got a couple of good games to play for 5 mins also had an hour full game trial of mushroom wars. That games a lot of fun might well purchase it at some point in the future. Also a couple of demos were made available early to us plus subscribers so although store content for me was poor there has been one or two nice surprises.

I expect that the new Playstation plus content will be on tomorrows [Wednesday  1st September] And with me having the weekend off of work the next update should be up by the end of the week.

Playstation Plus Update and Playstation Slim

I have an update to my post https://yxxxx.wordpress.com/2010/06/30/is-Playstation-plus-a-good-deal-my-view/ in the works I had planned to have it done much quicker but sadly my playstation died  just after the last content push and i havent had the time to collate the data.

Now after buying a new slim im back in the saddle and ready to write-up what I have got out of it to date hopefully sometime before august ends.

Thought id share my thoughts on the Playstation slim first.

I bought the 250gb PS slim i have to say that I love the hard drive space my fat was one of the 60gig models and had gotten to the point where it just wasnt enough space anymore for all the content and games that’s available and i was finding i kept hitting the limit more and more often this is prehaps the only thing i do like about the new slim model.

The 60gig just looks and feels better. The system itself is still great no problems there and it is quieter  but the finish just isn’t the same. There are real buttons where as before they were touch which was really nice. The disc feed also seems more violent and is certainly noisier the matt finish just feels cheaper and of course you have half the usb ports down from 4 to 2 and no card reader. To be honest didn’t really use the card slot so im not so bothered by that but it was nice to have the option.

I’m still more than happy that i chose PlayStation over Xbox I cant wait for whats instore over the next couple of months Gamers have a real treat what ever platform your on its gonna be a good christmas.