PlayStation

Remember the remote-control slot-car racetracks you played with as a kid? Well Tiny Trax, by FuturLab, is about to take you back to your youth and put your track on your TV in glorious VR!

PlayStation’s newest VR game just came out 7/25/17 and its already a top viewed stream! We got our hands on the game at E3 and had so much fun with it. When we got our review copy we pretty much haven’t been able to put it down – except with we get a little VR queasy (which, let’s face it, happens – especially in racing games).

There are 12 tracks to choose form all with different themes. From tropical paradise to space to pirates and an underwater track (our current fav). You choose the track and race against AI or friends.

The tracks run horizontally as well as vertically and have cool loops and jumps. The cars have a fun cartoon-like quality and you can drift, recharge and gain certain boosts as you play. You have 6 cars to choose from and then have the option to load in against AI or race against up to 4 friends. Unfortunately, we only raced against AI as no one we know had the game YET. I say YET as its just now been released. When you play the cars literally seem to be in front of your face/nose – it’s CRAZY. We had a lot of fun.

In future updates, we would love to see more tracks, the ability to join other players in a lobby without having to be friends with them as well as a larger assortment of cars. It would be great if they released a DLC where you could build and create your own wild tracks, too.

Check out the trailer here and keep an eye on our Twitch channel for some new videos (coming soon).

Tiny Trax is available now for $19.99, or $17.99 with a PS Plus membership and is a PlayStation exclusive game.

Ok, I’ll say it… I’m actually kinda excited for Call of Duty WWII. If you missed the trailer, you can view it here.

I know, I know… a lot of players feel like the last few COD games jumped the shark with the addition of jet packs and space combat and the move away from clan based warfare and grouping. Battlefield 1 got a huge influx of new players and boost to the franchise due to the COD issues that most die-hard players couldn’t put up with any longer. I admit, I’m one of them.

COD is going back to its roots… if you were lucky enough to catch the XBOX Twitch worldwide reveal with Sledgehammer Games today you saw a lot about the campaign and about 3 seconds of multiplayer.

The campaign looks great – it’s polished and seems to be historically accurate, things that most COD players are extremely excited about. It features Josh Duhamel, Jeffrey Pierce and Jonathan Tucker as the main characters in the game and it seemed like these guys really enjoyed taking part in the game.

 

The campaign puts you in the role of Pvt. Ronald “Red” Daniels, a green recruit joining the US “Bloody First” infantry division with his friend, Pvt. Zussman. The game takes place between 1944 and 1945, specifically in Europe surrounding the events before and after you storm the beach at Normandy on D-Day. In addition to this major historical event you’ll also take place in other central battles of the war effort including the Battle of the Bulge. To lend to the historical accuracy, Sledgehammer games enlisted the help of historian Marty Morgan. Mr. Morgan is a renowned WWII historian who was said to have “devoted his life” over the least 2 year to capturing the essence of WWII for this game.

While we only got to see a quick snippet of the multiplayer (no lie, it was like 3 seconds) it will be available to play at E3. I’m excited to get my hands on it! They did reveal there will be a new MP mode called Divisions, where players will be able to take part in different parts of the army and war while recreating integral battle from this time period and focuses primarily on team based objectives. They are also adding an HQ feature which will be the social community hub for players. My guess is it will resemble what Ubisoft did in The Division.

There will also be a beta for the MP if you preorder the game – and according to this PlayStation post, users on PS4 will get access first. (happy dance)

Zombie co-op is back, too – this will center around the Third Reich’s failed attempts to experiment on soldiers, no doubt.

Call of Duty WWII will be available on XBOX One, PS4 and PC November 3, 2017.

We are SO excited about the return of Crash Bandicoot! From our first days on PS One, we loves jumping and running and kicking apples and bursting open crates… only to then die while falling down a hole you didn’t see just to start the WHOLE LEVEL OVER AGAIN!!

*sigh*

We loved that game.

So… now with the NEW Crash coming out, we are so excited. The games release date is now scheduled for June 30th, 2017 on PS4. Rumor has it that PlayStation will be showing the game at GDC and E3. We’ll be at both and be sure to add more reviews and videos of the game.

Until then, enjoy the trailer here.

Sony just announced the latest free games for PlayStation Plus users for July:

PS4

  • Furi
  • Saints Row: Gat out of Hell

PS3

  • Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood
  • Fat Princess

PS Vita

  • Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines
  • Prince of Persia: Revelation

There’s also an extra game for PS Plus users – Paragon! All PS Plus users will get early access to the game before it hits open beta on August 16, 2016.

 

Hello fellow gamers! E3 is less than a week away CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?!?!?!

Here’s the list of press conferences we will have the streams embedded here as we get closer to E3, so bookmark this page and come back at the start time to watch everyone’s event. We will also be attending them all so stay tuned for up to date info on every single one! Please note all times listed are PST.

Sunday 6/12

  • 1pm EA
  • 7pm Bethesda

Monday 6/13

  • 9am Microsoft (Xbox)
  • 1pm Ubisoft
  • 6pm Sony (PlayStation)

Tuesday 6/14

  • 9am Nintendo

 

 

For those of you NOT playing Uncharted 4 – SPOILER ALERT!! (and… um… why the hell aren’t you playing this awesome game yet?!)

For those of you PLAYING Uncharted 4… how fucking cool was this Easter egg?? Haven’t seen it yet?? Well, sit back, relax, and let us tell you all about it.

Naughty Dog is known for cool Easter eggs (remember THe Last of Us newspaper Easter egg at the beginning of Uncharted 3??) BUT this is by far the coolest. So, in the Epilogue of Uncharted 4 this Easter egg can be found in Cassie’s room. Cassie – again, SPOILER ALERT – is Nate and Elena’s daughter. After you finish playing Crash Bandicoot the second time you see a poster on Cassie’s wall in the back of the room. The poster clearly shows a pregnant woman in a gas mask (Ellie?? Ellie’s mom??) and the poster bears the title The Last of Us: American Daughters. Here’s a screenshot:

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So of course now that Naughty Dog is done with Uncharted 4 we fully expect the sequel to The Last of Us to be announced at E3. We don’t know if American Daughters will be the title – if you remember late last year Sony trademarked Days Gone which many people believed to be the next game in The Last of Us series.

Of course this is all speculation and rumor… but they didn’t just put that poster in there for the hell of it… Neil Druckmann is a smart guy… and there’s more coming from his team on The Last of Us.

SMITE is ending it’s beta and going live on PS4 as of 5/31/16! Here’s the latest announcement from the PlayStation Blog and newest video.

PlayStation’s latest blog says, “In Smite, you become a God from ancient mythology like the mighty Zeus, Greek God of the Sky or the magical Kukulkan, the Mayan Serpent of the Nine Winds. Then it’s all on you to unleash your deity’s unique fighting style, legendary weapons, and earth-shattering powers to defeat your foes.

Smite pioneered – and perfected – the third-person perspective MOBA. Smite puts you into the heart of the action, not looking down at a tiny character or floating behind a lumbering oaf.

If you’re new to MOBAs, there’s no better game to start with than Smite.”

PlayStation is really dipping into the MOBA area, and SMITE is it’s latest foray. If you played the beta then you know how ridiculously good it is. If you haven’t then be sure to check out the video and see what you’ve been missing.