New retail releases this week: nada. Welcome to the dead period.
There's actual content on the PSN store, where Minecraft has been released for PS3. I have never played Minecraft and usually I can pick up these things thru context in other discussions but Minecraft appears to so open ended that it's tough to understand what it is (except very popular.) Season 2 of Walking Dead also starts.
PS4 gets the port of flOw, which was supposed to be release day. If you already purchased it thru one deal or another, which pretty much anyone who ever wanted it did, it's free on PS4. There's also a Pinball Arcade game for PS4, free with a billion tables to buy.
personal dumb achievement: I've made level 13!. One of these trophy sites used to keep track of when you reached each level. I can't find it now, but I know I've been on 12 for a very long time. I spend way too much time thinking about something meaningless, but I spend a lot time thinking about it.
I also beat Saints Row IV in two weeks, which is faster than I think I've ever done on a full length game. Part of was playing the Third just a few months ago and the new game not being that much different, part was the game not really being that long, and part of it the game being really fun and easy to go thru. I might end up getting the DLC so I can get closer to the 40 hour trophy, because the main game itself wasn't nearly long enough.
more stuff you don't care about: projected upcoming game playing order? 1) finish Knack, possibly never play Knack again 2) the last Ratchet PS3 game 3) Borderlands 2 (thanks for the recommendation) 4) FIFA 14 (do not currently own, may make it tough to play)
but actually working on various Year End Projects possibly means not many games for a while.
I signed up for it, too, and I've been receiving the 'zine for three months, sans outrageous bill. I know other who've been getting the free magazines without a hitch, too. I have no expertise in this area, but I'm guessing it was a fluke.