Sony announced yesterday that there will be a new PS4 Pro bundle for the upcoming God of War game. This is one of the best looking official Sony PS4s I’ve seen, I liked the Star Wars one a lot too.
I’ve been thinking about getting a Pro for a while now to hook up to my PC monitor but was waiting for a good bundle to come out. I think this might be the one to get. If you’re a huge God of War fan or even new to the series and like the design, I’d recommend jumping on this bundle. This is a limited edition bundle so who knows how long they’ll be around for.
The retail price for the God of War PS4 Pro bundle is $399 and could be pre-ordered at the links below.
Sony had their 2017 Paris Games Week showcase today which showed off some great new trailers for upcoming games as well as some surprises. The media showcase was about two hours long and showed us a bunch of new trailers for games that are in development, along with some new games. Below are just a few of titles that were on display. I can wait to play some new VR games, along with Far Cry 5, and the new DLC for Horizon Zero Dawn, which comes out next week.
Gardens Between – New Puzzle Adventure Game (PS4/PC)
Loco Roco 2
Sims 4 – Promises to bring PC features to the PS4
Tennis World Tour
Ultra Wings VR
Resident Evil 7 – Not a Hero DLC (Releases December 12, 2017)
League of War (PSVR)
Final Fantasy XV – Episode Ignis (December 2017)
Ghost of Tsushima (New Sucker Punch Game)
Far Cry 5
Blood and Truth (PSVR)
Destiny 2 DLC – First on PS4 (December 5, 2017)
Monster Hunter World (Can play as Aloy on the PS4)
Call of Duty 2 (DLC Coming First to PS4)
God of War
Horizon Zero Dawn – Frozen Wilds DLC (November 7, 2017)
Detroit: Become Human (Spring 2018)
Star Wars Battlefront 2
The Last of Us 2
There’re a lot of games here so be sure to let me know in the comment section what game you’re most excited for!
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My first impressions of the game weren’t great. I went into it with an open mind since I hadn’t really played a Call of Duty game since Advanced Warfare, which came out nearly 3 years ago. I played Advanced Warfare for a little but couldn’t get into it. The last Call of Duty game that really had my interest was Black Ops 2. Black Ops 3, Ghosts, and Advanced Warfare were just different and not in a good way. The gameplay was weird and the “Call of Duty” gameplay was just gone.
So, since the franchise decided to go back to WWII I decided to pre-order the game from Amazon (which you can do too right here) and receive a beta code to try it out. I quickly entered my code in and it starts to download. I let it sit overnight so it could download overnight. The next morning I grabbed a nice hot cup of coffee and tried it out. I also streamed my experience, which can be found here. (Probably should have played a little first before streaming, but oh well, you get to see what it’s like to start off as a level 1).
My first thoughts were hmmm this kinda reminds me of Battlefield but with worse graphics and gameplay mechanics. After a few games and trying different classes and guns I started to ya know, get kills and understand the flow of the game modes (which there are 5 in the beta). The game modes are all fast paced and need to be polished up. I felt like I could never really sit in one place for more than 2 seconds without an enemy coming around a corner or near me trying to kill me. The maps are small and it’s only really 5 v 5 or 6 v 6 so you’re bound to see an enemy quickly. I’m not a fan of that kind of gameplay or the small maps. That’s why I stopped playing Call of Duty and switched to Battlefield. But anyway, the weapons are decent I suppose, nothing special. The recoil is awful and the amount of headshots is almost as bad as Rainbow Six: Siege. Another thing that kills me about Call of Duty is how many times you get killed from behind. That and random spawning is the most frustrating thing about the Call of Duty franchise. With small maps it’s hard not to deal with that though.
After playing more than an hour, I’m still not a fan of the franchise. I like how they went back to WWII and could see the potential in the game but right now it’s just not there. Granted, it’s a beta and these things can be worked out and fixed so I’m not pushing it away yet. I will still go ahead with the pre-order and continue playing the beta until it closes. Check out my steam below if you want (ya I’m awful haha).
So tonight I ordered the PS VR. I was going back and forth about buying it but finally decided to pull the trigger. I bought it online and it should be here by the end of the week. I still have the original PS4 so I was undecided if I wanted the VR headset or update to the PS4 Pro. Maybe later on I’ll update to the Pro or the Pro slim if Sony releases it. Right now I am content with my original PS4. After I saw the games at E3 this year and the games out right now for VR, it was worth buying and jumping into the VR world.
I will post more about the headset and games when I get it in. I will also do an unboxing video!
Let me know in the comments below what you think about VR!