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STORY TIME

So, I finally got around to taking my PS3 again to Gamestop again, this time with the missing cords. The store is dead, so the pleasant person working there had plenty of time to hook it up and plug it in. It had to check the drive, which was annoying, but everything's eventually working fine.

Until they got to check the hard drive size. Which is my replacement drive, because the old one stopped working. And it's a bigger size than in a normal PS3. And so they don't have a SKU for a PS3 with that size drive. And so - they can't take it at all! It's a better product they're offering to take, they're actually getting a deal from me and whoever buys it from them would only be better off for having more space, but Gamestop can't handle actually taking it. I could find a 60GB hard drive and stick it in there, but that'd cost pretty much all the money it take to return it.

This was sad. Might give it away or ebay it or something. Gamestop was the choice because the goal was really just to get it away from taking up space near my TV as easy as possible, now I have exert actual effort.

This is a new PS+ week. Can I get the links to work in a post?
- Nom Nom Galaxy
- Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back (PS4, PS3, PS Vita)
- Nova-111 (PS Vita, PS3, PS4)
- GRID Autosport (PS3)
- Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PS3)
- Lemmings Touch (PS Vita)

PS4 Games
AIPD $9.99
Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space $14.99
Amazing Discoveries In Outer Space $11.99
Crypt Of The Necrodancer $14.99
Gravity Rush Remastered $29.99
Gravity Rush Remastered Original Soundtrack $11.99
Megadimension Neptunia VII $59.99
Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel $39.99
Not A Hero $12.99

PS3 Games
Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel $29.99

PS Vita Games
Crypt Of The Necrodancer $14.99
Letter Quest Remastered $8.99
Royal Defense $5.99

Pre-Orders
Dirt Rally – PS4 $59.99
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – PS4 $59.99
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – PS3 $49.99
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deluxe Edition – PS4 $69.99
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deluxe Edition – PS3 $59.99
Hitman Intro Pack – PS4 $14.99
Hitman Intro Pack: Hitman The Full Experience – PS4 $59.99

Bundles
Console Bundle Price
PS4 Assassin’s Creed Syndicate + Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Siege Gold $134.99
PS4 Assassin’s Creed Syndicate + Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege $89.99
PS4 Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth $59.99
PS4 EA Sports Madden NFL 16 and FIFA 16 Standard Edition Bundle $119.99
PS4 Hitman Upgrade Pack $49.99
PS4 Madden NFL 16 – Super Bowl Edition $59.99*
PS3 Madden NFL 16 – Super Bowl Edition $59.99*
PS Vita Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth $39.99

On the Madden ones: it's worth noting that if you have an XBOX 1 and subscribe to EA Access (which may also require you subscribing to XBox Gold?), Madden is now in the EA Vault and free. Free is better than $60, even if the PS games are probably throwing in extra content.



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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.52
Is this a 60gb with backwards compat? If so what was GameStop offering, I may want to match it or better it.




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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.43
Two people have called dibs already. If it all falls thru, I'll get back to you.



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They're doing another bit where you can vote for which indie game will be released for free on PS+.

- Action Henk! (platformer)
- Assault Android Cactus (arcade shoot up)
- Broforce (eight bit third person Contra type shooter)

If you thought the name "Broforce" was trying to hard, you should see the video. I would lean towards voting for Assault Android Cactus, but would give a couple hours to Action Henk.

PSN Store Update

New Releases

PS4 Games
Arslan: The Warriors Of Legend $59.99
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia $9.99
Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition $59.99
Firewatch $19.99
Level 22 (Out 2/11) $6.99
Lovers In A Dangerous Spacetime $14.99
Mop: Operation Cleanup $7.49
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 $59.99
Rugby Challenge 3 (Out 2/10) $59.99
Siralim $9.99
Unravel $19.99

PS3 Games
Arslan: The Warriors Of Legend $49.99
Level 22 (Out 2/11) $6.99

PS Vita Games
Breath Of Fire III $9.99
Level 22 (Out 2/11) $6.99
Siralim $9.99
We Are Doomed $9.99

Bundles
Console Bundle Price
PS4 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 – Deluxe Edition $79.99

Firewatch has gotten some hype at the last few Playstation presentations. The previews - and now the reviews! - seem to be gently avoiding some big twist that's going on with a plot. (It seems more 'mystery' twist than 'aliens & zombies' twist, but it's vague.)

Polygon called it a good game (about five hours long) that may fall apart a bit in the last few minutes - both in the plot and one puzzle that's much harder than everything that's happened to that point. Kotaku says the game looks beautiful but is critical of the length.



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I've played about 10 minutes of Firewatch so far. I'll probably regret the purchase because who knows if/when I'll get to play more. The controls still feel a bit clunky. But so far...


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That opening felt like a Choose Your Own Adventure version of the opening of Up. I kept wondering when it would end, and well, everyone may be alive (except the dog), but that was still a nice gut-punch to start the game.




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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.43
Flash sale on multiplayer games for Valentine's Day.



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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.43
This weekend is a multiplayer free for all.

You can sign up for a PS4 software beta, which will begin in March. No hint at what they're testing, but there was a quick turnaround from when the beta started and the updated software was released last time around.

PSN Store Update

PS4 Games
Layers Of Fear $19.99
Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae $11.99
Pixel Piracy $14.99
Rainbow Moon $14.99
Randal’s Monday $13.99
Street Fighter V $59.99
The Escapists: The Walking Dead $19.99
Tron Run/r $19.99

PS Vita Games
Super Blast Deluxe $8.99

Pre-Orders
Dark Souls III Deluxe Edition – PS4 $84.99
Dark Souls III – PS4 $59.99

Trials
Rainbow Moon – PS4

Demos
The Witch And The Hundred Knight Revival Edition – PS4

Bundles
Console Bundle Price
PS4 The Escapists + The Escapists: The Walking Dead Collection $29.99
PS4 The Escapists DLC Bundle $9.99
PS3 F1 ‘Best Sellers’ Bundle $114.99
PS3 Grid Autosport Complete Bundle $69.99
PS3 The Codemasters ‘Full Tilt’ Racing Bundle $149.99
PS3 The Ultimate Dirt Showdown Collection $54.99
PS4 Tron Run/r Deluxe Bundle $29.99



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PS+ March Lineup
Broforce, PS4
Flame Over, PS Vita
Galak-Z, PS4
The Last Guy, PS3
Reality Fighters, PS Vita
Super Stardust HD, PS3

There's a new trailer for Uncharted 4. Release date is April 26, until it gets postponed again.

The big sale of the week is on well reviewed games. There's also the "get $15 in credit if you spend $100" deal again.

PSN Store Update
PS4
Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders $39.99
Far Cry Primal $59.99
Hitman Go: Definitive Edition $7.99
Foul Play $9.99
Ninja Senki DX $4.99
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2: Standard Edition $59.99
Replay: VHS Is Not Dead $9.99
The Walking Dead: Michonne ($14.99) - Ep. 1 out now, 2&3 coming soon
Toki Tori 2+ $14.99
Wondershot $12.99
Arcade Archives Double Dragon II (Out 2/26) $7.99
Bit.Trip Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien (Out 2/26) $9.99

PS3 Games
The Walking Dead: Michonne ($14.99)- Ep. 1 out now, 2&3 coming soon

PS Vita Games
Foul Play $9.99
Hitman Go: Definitive Edition $7.99
Knock-Knock $9.99
Ninja Senki DX $4.99
SwapQuest $6.99

Bundles
Console Bundle Price
PS4 Chariot Bundle $15.99
PS4 Evolve Ultimate Edition $59.99
PS4 Far Cry Primal – Digital Apex Edition $64.99
PS4 NBA 2K16 Starter Pack Bundle $79.99
PS4 Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2: Deluxe Edition $69.99



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#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 9.43
This is not Playstation, but I'm not making a new thread for one day. A whole bunch of first party WiiU, Wii and 3DS games are getting marked down to $20 on March 11th. This is really good news if you're a person who got a WiiU over the holidays but haven't gotten around to buying a second game. Super Mario 3D World sounds good.



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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.63
    Originally posted by thecubsfan
    This is not Playstation, but I'm not making a new thread for one day. A whole bunch of first party WiiU, Wii and 3DS games are getting marked down to $20 on March 11th. This is really good news if you're a person who got a WiiU over the holidays but haven't gotten around to buying a second game. Super Mario 3D World sounds good.
There's a Ubisoft publisher sale for Wii U and 3DS games too.



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