High Scores, High Stakes Podcast

A few of you may already be aware of this; but for those that aren’t, i have recently begun a Podcast!

We didnt just want to make a Podcast about news or reviews – theres plenty of podcasts about those subjects. We wanted to make a Podcast like no other and i believe we have succeeded in this brief!

High Scores High Stakes is a competitive Podcast in which MrJohnSherry, Tomahawk, Cardinal_Smith_ and I play a different PlayStation game every week (new and retro) and compete in challenges to win the High Scores High Stakes League.

Season 1 has just concluded and can be found everywhere podcasts can including:

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/44w4aVO

Apple: https://apple.co/3NC6Efn

Youtube: https://bit.ly/3NPmMKm

And now; the ENTIRE first Season can be watched right here. Do check it out and if you like it please leave a review and share it with your Social Media followers and IRL friends and family!! Enjoy HSHS!

From speedruns in Crash Bandicoot
Heart surgery in Surgeon Sim
Total War in Call of Duty Modern Warfare remastered
Slaying Zombies in Back4Blood
Permadeath Rules in the hotly anticipated videogame adaptation of the Hit HBO Series The Last Of Us
3v1 in The Evil Dead
The HSHS Tournament Edition with Capcom’s Street Fighter 5
2v2 in Psyonix’s Rocket League
To high octane weapons based future racing in GRiP
… To the grand daddy of the FPS Genre; Quake

Backlog Blitz Vers. March

BacklogWith this version of Backlog Blitz, I am determined now to fall below the standard that I set for myself last year – I have hit the stage where my baseline is now the number of games I completed last year. I do not (and will not) fail to better that number. The good news is that streaming has really boosted the number of games that I am playing to completion – even though I feel like I’ve done a lot already, I still have a heck of a way to go.

Welcome to backlog blitz 2018. Continue reading

7/10 Game-a-thon: The Evil Within

The-Evil-Within.jpgMikami is a name that holds a lot of meaning and weight to me, as a Resident Evil fan it was Shinji Mikami that brought the genre from the obscure into the mainstream – he created a game that was as terrifying as it was well designed and sublimely programmed. A genre-defining game that was one of the best games of the era. Continue reading

What do the changes to PS Plus mean for Sony?

PS-PlusSony dropped two bombshells last week; firstly, Bloodborne will be on PlayStation Plus in March and secondly that PlayStation 3 & VITA games will be dropped from the program in March 2019.

That news has split the community right down the middle and it has created several conspiracy theories as to why Sony would announce it a YEAR in advance. That’s not what games companies do – they are meant to announced something as a reaction to some outside stimulus and announce it as late as humanly possible.

The fact that they have broken the mold suggests that they have something else in the pipeline; presumably to be announced at E3 or possibly closer to March ’19.

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