PlayStation Classic is a Classic…for me to poop on!

Well it’s after Christmas and the $99 PlayStation Classic that was released less than a month ago is now seeking for $69 or lower. Even before Christmas, GameStop was offering a $25 gift card with purchase.

Folks, this thing is so bad it makes some of the AtGames compilations look fantastic.

It’s like Sony had a meeting , wanted to capitalize on the retro craze and asked for every possible way to bork it up:

* The collection of 20 games, for the most part , is garbage. Who is going around asking to play Battle Arena Toshinden?

* Hey just to make the games feel worse, use the PAL version instead of the NTSC version. That will look fantastic over HDMI!

Spend your money buying Atari Classics Volume 3 on Xbox or PS4, or the entire Atari Collection on Switch. Lots of interesting games there from the arcade to the Atari 5200 (yay 5200 getting some love, but playing those games with a self-centering d-pad when the original controller wasn’t self-centering is hard).

And you can play online. Although there is no one in the lobbies except for me. LOL

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Mobile test

Now I am testing from my phone.

All looks to be well. Hopefully we will be hearing from Dan very soon.

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Just testing

I haven’t written anything in ages and Dan was running into some issues and we’re just making sure everything is working.

We’ll see if all is good when this is up (for the two of us that read this, Dan and myself.)

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Madden Update

I had to download the ‘HOF’ edition update and now I’m all good. Everything is working fine.

Upped the graphics, enabled v-sync and it looks awesome.

 

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Madden PC

Well, I thought the game wasn’t coming out for a while, but it said it unlocked on 8/1 at 11AM….so I played it tonight.

It was a lot of fun. The game apparently installs like an Xbox game – it has been at 23% for a while, even after I played the “Play now” game (Jax Vs PHI).

But the game was fun. It was challenging. It made me think, I won the game 13-10 in 2OT.

Uhh…notice anything weird? Yeah, I said double overtime. The 1st OT didn’t have a 2 minute warning and I was like huh? Then I tried a FG as time ran out…of course it got blocked…and then play continued. Weird.

I can’t play with any of the settings yet but I will be soon. I noticed immediate graphical tearing but I don’t think the resolution is optimized on my 4K monitor with GeForce 1080Ti yet.

And who isn’t excited about mods…..

 

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Pre-Load Madden NFL 19 PC Demo NOW

EA has launched Origin Access Premier for PC. The $99.99/annual service includes pretty much every PC game EA is releasing in the past and future, including the soon to be released Madden NFL 19.

If you have Access basic and upgrade, you’ll get a refund on the old one to be applied to the new program.

I signed up because it’s a no brainer. I already made by subscription back by downloading all the Battlefield games and Need for Speed games.

It’s a great deal, and unlike MoviePass, this actually works.

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NHL Beta

Anyone try it yet on XBOne or PS4? Would love to hear your thoughts….

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