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I really don't understand. That makes no sense to me.

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I couldn't find the original post but just a reminder that the Guardians of The Galaxy table was released for Zen Pinball 2 today for $2.99


Good table, enjoying it so far, especially in 3D.


Whoever it was that gave us the original head's up, thanks!
It's posts like this that make me wish I had a 3Dtv. I want to check that game out in 3D.
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Apparently at the time I only "Added to cart."

If the game shows up in your dl list on the website, that means you purchased it? Because resogun & contrast both are in my dl list when I use my computer.
Should show purchased if you go to the main store and have banked them.
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Should show purchased if you go to the main store and have banked them.
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PS Plus: Preview August’s Free Game Lineup

"This month our PlayStation Plus members will receive two games free the day they release on PlayStation Store — Road Not Taken on PS4 and Metrico on PS Vita. In addition to these titles, members will receive other popular games like Fez on PS4, Crysis 3 and Proteus on PS3 and Dragon’s Crown on PS Vita.

PS4 owners can enjoy two puzzle games with very different mechanics. First up, there’s Road Not Taken, where you’ll aim to strategically maneuver through a forest as efficiently as possible with only a limited amount of stamina, all while saving lost children. Then you can don a fancy hat in Fez, as you jump around pixelated 2D levels housed in a 3D world. Shift your view of the landscape with the hit of a button and journey to find the pieces of a Hexahedron.

On PlayStation 3, Crysis 3 offers the sandbox first-person shooter world that made the franchise famous and there’s a new toy to play with – the Predator Bow. If you enjoy multiplayer, there’s a new mode here called Hunter where two players are pitted against a team of CELL agents with the goal of slowly turning all of them into fellow Hunters.

Then, there’s the soothing experience of Proteus, where you’ll explore procedurally generated islands with a dynamic soundtrack.

Finally, PlayStation Vita owners will get their hands on the highly-anticipated puzzle-platformer Metrico and critically-acclaimed action RPG Dragon’s Crown. Traverse a world filled with infographics in Metrico, but don’t be fooled by the clean presentation – proceeding through these charts isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. Invite up to three friends to join you in the dungeons of Dragon’s Crown, and thanks to Cross-Play you can even go adventuring with your buddies who have PS3s."


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anyone played Another World on PS4?


I have fond memories of this game, and want to keep it that way if the re release is no good.


Too many times I re-play old games that were great back in the day, and now they're just meh..

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The Last of Us. As exhausting as it was to play last time (I only made it a quarter way through before the PS4 version was rumored), I've never looked forward to a game as much as this one. I was pretty stoked when I saw it arrive today.

Sound and picture settings optimized, ready to go. I'll post my thoughts later. If anyone has questions, let me know!
I can't say I'm very impressed so far, but perhaps I need to give it more time.
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I can't say I'm very impressed so far, but perhaps I need to give it more time.
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I'm curious about something; we recently heard PS+ subs are up 200%, but has there been any numbers for xbox live users? I haven't found any from 2014.

I would guess they added few subs in 2014 because they probably lost as many users as they gained this year.

This was probably already discussed on NeoGAF... anyone got numbers?

 
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I'm curious about something; we recently heard PS+ subs are up 200%, but has there been any numbers for xbox live users? I haven't found any from 2014.

I would guess they added few subs in 2014 because they probably lost as many users as they gained this year.

This was probably already discussed on NeoGAF... anyone got numbers?
Actually...yes and from GAF. Numbers are stale from 2013 but look like most current.


Google Play Games: 100 million - in 6 months (June 2014)

Steam: 75 million - 30 day active users (Jan 2014) /186 million total (Arstechnica Crawler estimate April 2014) [65 million 30 day active Oct 2013]

PSN: 110 million accounts (undefined - July 2013)

Xbox Live: 48 million accounts (undefined - may 2013)



Edit: the list is accounts not subs so $'s we know not.
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I'm curious about something; we recently heard PS+ subs are up 200%, but has there been any numbers for xbox live users? I haven't found any from 2014.

I would guess they added few subs in 2014 because they probably lost as many users as they gained this year.

This was probably already discussed on NeoGAF... anyone got numbers?
I would think XBL subscriptions are down. Since Gold is not required for alot of services that it used to be.

And PS+ is probably up because it's now required for multi-player.
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I would think XBL subscritptions are down. Since Gold is not required for alot of services that it used to be.

And PS+ is up because it's required for multi-player.
Yuuuuuup. Kind of an even playing field now though. Both services have about all the same bullet points.
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Had a netflix issue earlier that I was able to resolve with re-installing but now that won't work.

I'm not able to receive DD+ with movies from Netflix with ps4. It works fine on my standalone blu ray and used to work on ps4. My receiver does DD+ and netflix said it was ps4's issue not theirs. Sony says it's netflix. ???? Any insight?
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Just use pcm output and the PS4 will decode the DD+. I have my PS4 setup to output PCM instead of bitstreaming.

The Netflix app works properly on the PS4. The audio output works properly and will dynamically change to match the number of source channels from Netflix. Unlike the other apps on the PS4 and unlike all apps on the XBOne.

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Just use pcm output and the PS4 will decode the DD+. I have my PS4 setup to output PCM instead of bitstreaming.

The Netflix app works properly on the PS4. The audio output works properly and will dynamically change to match the number of source channels from Netflix. Unlike the other apps on the PS4 and unlike all apps on the XBOne.
it used to work with bit streaming it though. There's clearly something wrong with it because it works when I delete and re-install but then after a few movies it won't Bitstream.
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Curious what peoples thoughts are on EA's Access service? Seems like a "too little, too late" effort? Most of the catalog titles likely have been on sale at other times or people passed them up for a valid reason. The "early" access to new titles sounds good in theory but just seems like a waste for a game you either REALLY want or are just waiting for a sale to buy.

I do think it is a bit stupid on Sony's part to not allow it on their platform, but I understand where they might have concerns with it. For $30/yr I'm not fully seeing benefits.

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Curious what peoples thoughts are on EA's Access service? Seems like a "too little, too late" effort? Most of the catalog titles likely have been on sale at other times or people passed them up for a valid reason. The "early" access to new titles sounds good in theory but just seems like a waste for a game you either REALLY want or are just waiting for a sale to buy.

I do think it is a bit stupid on Sony's part to not allow it on their platform, but I understand where they might have concerns with it. For $30/yr I'm not fully seeing benefits.
Early access from what GAF says is like two hours of play which if your just checking a game out is reasonable. Their also concerned, and with EA it may be valid, that they may use this as a sub for MP in the future. With EAs spotless record I'm a bit skeptical that this isnt just a paid beta program. As with everything EA these days, its a wait and see how it turns out. I'd imagine they just rotate games out quickly or leave the ssame old crap out there forever.
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Curious what peoples thoughts are on EA's Access service? Seems like a "too little, too late" effort? Most of the catalog titles likely have been on sale at other times or people passed them up for a valid reason. The "early" access to new titles sounds good in theory but just seems like a waste for a game you either REALLY want or are just waiting for a sale to buy.

I do think it is a bit stupid on Sony's part to not allow it on their platform, but I understand where they might have concerns with it. For $30/yr I'm not fully seeing benefits.

I took the bait for $30. I want to see where this goes. I don't mind playing sports games 6 months after release since I only want them for short time anyway unless it's a game I really want, at least I can save 10% on the title. For that price playing 4+ games is just fine with me.

I wish sony allowed the consumer to dictate what's a good value for them but this might of hurt PS Now and that's why I think they turned it down.

If this pans out to be a good thing maybe others will follow. It's one way to slow down the used market.

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Interesting to see the collaboration of the 2 companies that lost all of my business for the foreseeable future. Only Microsoft would think it's a good idea to align itself with a company voted "worst company in American" multiple years.

 
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Early access from what GAF says is like two hours of play which if your just checking a game out is reasonable. Their also concerned, and with EA it may be valid, that they may use this as a sub for MP in the future. With EAs spotless record I'm a bit skeptical that this isnt just a paid beta program. As with everything EA these days, its a wait and see how it turns out. I'd imagine they just rotate games out quickly or leave the ssame old crap out there forever.

I think we should be free to make that determination for ourselves. It's laughable that Sony is acting like they're being protective of our interests. Not that I think EA is some innocent little angel, but clearly some part of their plan didn't mesh with Sony's strategic interest. My take is that EA has long term cross platform ambitions, and Sony has much more to lose in that scenario than MS.

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Early access from what GAF says is like two hours of play which if your just checking a game out is reasonable. Their also concerned, and with EA it may be valid, that they may use this as a sub for MP in the future. With EAs spotless record I'm a bit skeptical that this isnt just a paid beta program. As with everything EA these days, its a wait and see how it turns out. I'd imagine they just rotate games out quickly or leave the ssame old crap out there forever.

EA tried the whole charging for MP on the used market and that didn't fly. I don't see them doing that. I know they like to nickel and dime you but I just don't see them doing it again unless another big publisher does it.

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Should show purchased if you go to the main store and have banked them.
I just bought a ps+ subscription. And now its showing up for download.
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I think we should be free to make that determination for ourselves. It's laughable that Sony is acting like they're being protective of our interests. Not that I think EA is some innocent little angel, but clearly some part of their plan didn't mesh with Sony's strategic interest. My take is that EA has long term cross platform ambitions, and Sony has much more to lose in that scenario than MS.
I think another part of it is that Sony does not want a direct competitor on it's own platform as they are launching PS Now. Grant it, it's really early on and it needs to be seen what EA does with it's service, but strictly from a pricing standpoint, I know where my money would go for a service of this nature and it's certainly not Now. See what I did there? Yep, it's been a long week.

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I know where my money would go for a service of this nature and it's certainly not Now. See what I did there? Yep, it's been a long week.

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Not saying Sony didn't see a conflict by any means...I just don't like EA anymore so good riddens
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I think another part of it is that Sony does not want a direct competitor on it's own platform as they are launching PS Now. Grant it, it's really early on and it needs to be seen what EA does with it's service, but strictly from a pricing standpoint, I know where my money would go for a service of this nature and it's certainly not Now. See what I did there? Yep, it's been a long week.

Yep, and since they're leading the next gen so far, they don't feel like they need to make concessions to anyone. It's crazy how quickly they're flipping back to their old ways now that they're back on top.

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I think we should be free to make that determination for ourselves. It's laughable that Sony is acting like they're being protective of our interests. Not that I think EA is some innocent little angel, but clearly some part of their plan didn't mesh with Sony's strategic interest.
Yeah, I don't like the fact that Sony is making the decision for me.

Honestly, I'd rather sign up for the EA deal on the PS4, as that is where I would prefer to play Fifa 14. I'd also want to see an early look at the PS4 version of Madden 15, as I'm more likely to buy that version anyways. (more powerful system = slightly smoother gameplay ?) Same thing with NHL 15 and Fifa 15, etc, etc.

However, I also am considering the fact that Sony knows more about the particulars of this deal than we do. They might know what EA plans to do over the course of this deal, and there could be something about it they don't like. For example, on the Xbox One, I think you HAVE to use a Credit Card. If you already have Xbox bucks on your gamertag, it doesn't matter. You need to enter a Credit Card #. Which is kinda shady. I think if you pay for a single month for 5 bucks, they might automatically bill you for more months, until you go through some long, drawn out process of cancelling your subscription all the way. Maybe Sony didn't like that aspect of it.

Anyways, it's possible Sony knows something about the deal that we don't know, and maybe they are really protecting us from some bullcrap, but the odds are more in the camp that they just didn't want this confusing their Playstation Now message. It could just be bad timing.
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