This Week in PlayStation: GotY May Cry

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This Week in PlayStation: GotY May Cry

Go vote for the best games of 2014! Feel free to share your picks in the comments — I’ll do the same.

A few highlights that didn’t quite make the top ten this week: Sid went hands-on with Evolve’s terrifyingly graceful new monster, the Wraith, Square Enix revealed a lust-worthy Collector’s Edition for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Supergiant and Roll7 (two of my favorite studios!) stopped by to wish everyone a happy holiday, and Road Not Taken got a new update that a) you can download for free and b) adds a bunch of new stuff.

I’m back on the Destiny grind since The Dark Below came out — see you in the Iron Banner? I also finally got around to checking out the first episode of Tales From the Borderlands. I already regret one of the decisions I made, but I will not go back and replay it. I will stand by my choices! I’m this close to logging back into Final Fantasy XIV after all the Heavensward announcements they just made at Tokyo Fan Fest (three new jobs, Alexander raid dungeon, new playable race), but once I do I fear I may not be able to log out. Maybe I’ll try the new Destiny raid one more time…

What are you playing?

  • I’m playing: Destiny, Tales from the Borderlands
  • I’m watching: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Cowboy Bebop
  • I’m listening to: Cowboy Bebop soundtrack(s)

This Week’s Top 10 Posts

This Month’s Free PS Plus Games

Injustice: Gods Among Us – Ultimate EditionSecret PonchosHitman HD TrilogyDeadly Premonition: The Director’s CutFinal HorizonTitan Attacks!

Most-Watched Video of the Week

This Week in PlayStation: GotY May Cry

PlayStation Blogcast 147

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  • Im Playing Titan Attacks and About to plat() Transistor

    Im Watching Gotham on dvr and rewatching Whitechapel

    Im listening to the GiTS Arise 2nd ending song and “The Spine” from the Transistor ost.

    • It could be argued that Transistor has the best gaming soundtrack of all time. Top five, for sure. Loved getting the Platinum on it, too. What a game. <3

  • True to my word, here’s how I voted in the GotY polls:

    Best PS4 Game – Destiny
    Best PS3 Game – Dark Souls II
    Best PS Vita Game – Hohokum
    Best Digital Release – Transistor
    Studio of the Year – Square Enix (shout-outs to MachineGames and Sucker Punch)
    Best PS Plus Game – Binding of Isaac
    Most Anticipated 2015 – Batman: Arkham Knight (reallllly hard to choose between this and Bloodborne)

  • I’m playing: Borderlands 2, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD Edition
    I’m watching: Game of Thrones, Naruto Shipuuden
    I’m listening to: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V, 65daysofstatic

    • My interested in 65dos has been rekindled after the transcendent “Night Under No Man’s Sky” at PS Experience. I’ll never forget being there for that.

  • I’m playing: Dynasty Warriors 8
    I’m watching: Game of Thrones, The Profit
    I’m listening to: Christmas Music

  • @Justin It truly is one the best. I use a few tracks as bgm when I have friends over ( via PS3 I might add). And not a day has gone by where I havent listened to at least 1 song from the soundtrack. Absolutely brilliant!

    P.S. White Ranger Tiger Power!

  • I’m playing Assassins creed Unity, Destiny
    I’m watching National Lampoons Christmas Vacation, Football
    I’m listening to Anberlin – Lowborn

  • I WAS Playing GTAV PS4
    I’m watching my friend play GTAV PS4
    I’m listening to Radio Los Santos

  • I’m playing Suikoden 2. Thanks Chieh Chen! Just beat Dragon Quest 4 on my phone. Loved it. GOTY!
    I’m watching Hannibal and Broadchurch.

  • i am playing Killzone:SF MP (gotta get those daily’s) and AC: black flag atm.
    i am watching Amazon Prime/Netflix
    i am listening to a variation of OST’s.

  • I’m playing: Destiny, Guilty Gear Xrd
    I’m watching: The Excellent Adventures of Gootecks and Mike Ross
    I’m listening to: Guilty Gear X2 and Xrd OST and Childish Gambino

    The soundtrack to Cowboy Bebop is G.O.D.L.I.K.E., nice taste Justin

  • I’m playing: Assassins Creed Unity, Loadout, The Crew
    I’m watching: the new season of Family Guy that’s on Netflix.
    Im listening to: Killer be Killed

  • I’m playing Diablo Reaper of Souls- Ultimate Evil Edition, Sleeping Dogs, and Valiant Hearts.
    I’m watching Gotham, Marco Polo (Netflix), Key & Peele
    I’m listening to the Playstation Podcast 147 and Daft Punk’s Alive 2007 album.

    • Alive 2007 is such a treat. I make it a point to go back and listen to that cover-to-cover once in a while. How is Marco Polo?

  • I’m playing: Catherine, Minecraft ps4, Evil Within and Dark Souls
    I’m watching: Naruto Shippuden and Psycho Pass
    I’m listening to: A bunch of osts

  • I’m playing: Freedom Wars (FOR THE GREATER GOOD!), NFS:MW, Titan Attacks (One world to conquer!)
    I’m watching: Naruto Shippuden (Kinda behind on it), Senran Kagura (just found out there was an anime for this game.)
    I’m listening to: Shock by Beast, Fire by 2NE1, Blow by Future Funk Squad, 65DoS.

  • I’m playing: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd(PS Vita) and Disgaea 4 A Promise Revisited(PS Vita)
    I’m watching: Terraformars, World Trigger, and Prasyte -The Maxim-
    I’m listening to: A bunch of anime OST’s

  • I’m playing: Tenchu Wrath of Heaven
    I’m watching: The Interview O_O
    I’m Listening to: old school video game ost’s (nes, snes)

  • My GOTY is Driveclub PS Plus Edition.

  • lol @ 17

    playing XRD the grind is real and warframe mesa / Alad V update
    watching various seasons of show and anime
    listening to homeboy sandman, hail mary mallon ( aesop rock & rob sonic )

  • I’m playing Grand theft auto 5 (digital copy) ps3 I’M watching supernatural I’m listening to Deadmau5

  • Playing: Child of light… Actually just finished it, got it on sale this week… A short adventure but truly magical.

    Watching: Supernatural and Hunter x Hunter

    Listening: Maron 5 new album “V”…

    Looking forward to this week’s sale, I have $15 left so hope to see a nice game for that price or bellow. Please Sony let’s see a nice Christmas Sale for the Vita… So far I got Castle Storm complete edition on week one, nothing during week two and child of light during week three…

    BTW all Minecraft Vita fans, check out the awesome Skyrim theme… Brought back some dragon slaying days

  • I’m playing Phantom Brave on my PS2
    I’m watching nothing :/
    I’m Listening to Tenpei Sato

  • GOTY for the Vita deserves to be ( in my opinion): Velocity 2x…
    It was an amazing game and best of all it was free to PS+ owners, I got Velocity Ultra for $1 on sale and got 2x for free ain’t that awesome. Velocity 2x has an amazing concept that never has been done before, combing a shooter and a platformed into one fast paced crazy adventure. The story is captivating and as you progress you get new equipment and new ways to play and pass each stage. The final stages where especially captivating. It was worth buying the dlc to enjoy the game a bit more after the awesome main campaign. To conclude I can say that the game has amaizing replay value as you try to beat your best time and the time set by your friends.

    Merry Christmas Sony and to all PS gamers out there.

  • I’m playing Diablo Reaper of Souls- Ultimate Evil Edition, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition.
    I’m watching …. almost nothing…..!
    I’m listening to David Helpling & Jon Jenkins ( found album)

  • why is my dlc code for oneechanbara z2 chaos not working?? i got it today!

  • I’m playing: Middle-Earth: Shadows of Mordor, Freedom Wars and Prision Architect!
    I’m watching: Vikings & random Netflix stuff
    I’m always listening: Gramatik < which i recommend!

  • I’m playing:
    -The Last of Us: Remasterd
    -Dragon Age: Inquisition (PS4)
    -Deus Ex: Human Revolution (PS3)

    I’m watching:
    -Arrow [They’ve done Ra’s Al Ghul justice!]
    -The Vampire Diaries
    -The Originals

    I’m listening to:
    -PlayStation Blogcast Episode 147: Let’s Talk GOTY
    -Les Friction – World on Fire

  • I’m playing: Diablo 3 PS4 and Beyond two souls PS3
    I’m watching: Saint Seiya and Sword Art Online
    I’m listening: Awesome Mix Vol 1 while playing Diablo, lol

  • I’m playing: Destiny – PS4, Ni No Kuni – PS3, and Sword Art Online – Vita and PS TV
    I’m Watching: Valkyria Chronicles
    I’m listening: Equilibrium – Himmelsrand

  • Cowboy Bebop is in my top two of favorite animes and its soundtrack is truly amazing.

  • I’m playing: GTA IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony, Far Cry 4

    I’m watching: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., How I Met Your Mother, Band of Brothers

    I’m listening to: The Strokes, Slipknot: The Gray Album, lots of podcasts

  • I’m playing: NBA 2K15, PvZ Garden Warfare, Titan Attacks!, Last of Us Remastered, DriveClub (got tired of waiting for + edition)
    I’m watching: Walking Dead S5, SNL, Black-ish, Modern Family, Christela
    I’m listening to: Linkin Park, Disturbed, Pharell, ILoveMakonnen, Fifth Harmony

  • I’m Playing DriveClub(So Much DriveClub), Destiny, and Far Cry 4

    I’m Watching Marco Polo on Netflix and The Blacklist on TV

    I’m listening to RL Grime – Void at work.

  • I’m playing: Max Payne 3, Red Dead Redemption
    I’m watching: No Game No Life, Adventure Time
    I’m listening to: Foo Fighters’s Sonic Highways

  • I’m playing: Far Cry 4 (PS4), Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Metro 2033 Redux (PS4), CoD: AW
    I’m watching: Arrow, Flash, Walking Dead
    Listening: nothing

  • I’m Playing >>> Dragon age Inquisition / PES 2015

    I’m Watching >>> Nothing really, not fan of the TV series on air now.

    I’m Listening >>> 2NE1

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