NA Playstation Plus December Preview

#1 Edited by Demoskinos (14561 posts) -
  • Borderlands 2
  • Grid 2
  • Dyad
  • Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed (PS Vita)
  • Urban Trial Freestyle (PS Vita)

All in all it seems like a lack luster month. Not really interested in anything myself. Also a notable lack of anything PS4 this month. I'm sure some of you will be excited by Borderlands 2 and I find that gross. Anyways, here is the lineup for the month.

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#2 Edited by Fredchuckdave (5327 posts) -

Yay Borderlands 2, good thing I never bought it.

#3 Posted by iAmJohn (6108 posts) -

No one should ever look a gift copy of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed in the mouth.

#4 Posted by Rejizzle (256 posts) -

I will play at least two of those games.

#5 Edited by Tom_omb (331 posts) -

I've heard good things about Sonic Racing, but I don't own a Vita. I might have played it if it was the ps3 version. Borderlands 2, I own on PC, but maybe I'd play it more on a console. The lack of ps4 games is not surprising, not much out yet.

#6 Posted by slyspider (1148 posts) -

I got psplus mainly for my vita cause soul sacrifice was free, those two vita games suck. Ps3 games are pretty awesome though! I own all 3 of them on pc, except for dyad.

#7 Edited by MooseyMcMan (10464 posts) -

I already bought Borderlands 2 earlier this year, so I shan't be playing it. But despite what someone thinks, Borderlands 2 is super rad, and a good get for PS+.

The rest of that? Probably won't touch it.

#8 Posted by Fredchuckdave (5327 posts) -

@mooseymcman: None can doubt the incredible skill of Gearbox, creators of such masterpieces as Duke Nukem Forever and Aliens: Colonial Marines.

#9 Posted by BisonHero (6154 posts) -

Is it weird that I thought the developer of Dyad was so obnoxious in the Quick Look EX that, to this day, I'm not interested in Dyad at all?

Seriously, he seemed like a real prick.

#10 Posted by SuperWristBands (2266 posts) -

I would have preferred the Sonic racing game for the PS3 since I don't have a Vita.

Not feeling the others. That's a bummer.

#11 Posted by Fredchuckdave (5327 posts) -

@bisonhero: He made a hard game that he was good at, seemed like an average "dude who is good at video games."

#12 Posted by Demoskinos (14561 posts) -

@bisonhero: Went an watched a slice of that quick-look just now. Yep. I don't know if its just because he might not have been media trained but yikes that was pretty uninformative and he didn't come across as the nicest guy.

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#13 Edited by MooseyMcMan (10464 posts) -

@fredchuckdave: As bad as those games are, Borderlands 1 and 2 are really great.

#14 Posted by Fredchuckdave (5327 posts) -
#15 Posted by Evilsbane (4529 posts) -

Boderlands 2 for free and your complaining? I guess if you really hate shooters and RPGs and funnies...

#16 Edited by Fredchuckdave (5327 posts) -

Theodore Roosevelt is in Borderlands 2, therefore it is amazing.

#17 Posted by BisonHero (6154 posts) -

@demoskinos said:

@bisonhero: Went an watched a slice of that quick-look just now. Yep. I don't know if its just because he might not have been media trained but yikes that was pretty uninformative and he didn't come across as the nicest guy.

He kept saying like "Naw man, just do whatever you want" when Vinny would try to be a good host and ask about the actual mechanics and goals in each level.

Look, buddy, your game isn't fucking Noby Noby Boy. It's not just a fuck-around-and-do-nothing simulator. Your game very clearly has mechanics and goals, even if they are obfuscated by the trippy graphics. So don't fuck with me, just answer the goddamn questions.

#18 Edited by Demoskinos (14561 posts) -

Boderlands 2 for free and your complaining? I guess if you really hate shooters and RPGs and funnies...

Borderlands is bad all all three. Especially the comedy bit.

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#19 Edited by DonChipotle (2693 posts) -

Borderlands 2 is free? And I just bought the GOTY edition. Fucking timing.

#20 Edited by mlarrabee (2885 posts) -

I just bought PS+ over the weekend, and since I was planning on buying Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen in the next few weeks I was really happy to see that it was included. It looks like Grid 2 is the only part of December's lineup that I'm at all interested in, but I'll have all of the current catalog to go through, anyway.

Borderlands 2 is a really great game. I played every bit of it on 360, so I'm having trouble getting into any of the DLC (Borderlands overload), but anyone who hasn't played it yet definitely should.

#21 Posted by Yummylee (21242 posts) -

Bloody loved Borderlands 2, though it was much trickier to solo in NG+, which definitely left me a little sour on it by the end. When I tried to get back into with the Torque DLC, the framerate made it really tough to stay stuck in... I don't know if it was the DLC specifically, or if I've recently gotten to be something of a fps snob, but Borderlands 2 on PS3 is now one of many games I've found hard to go back to because of framerates >_>

I haven't been playing games on PC since about... 2006 either, so I don't know why my framerate standards have gotten to be so weirdly high lately. And by 'high', I merely mean a mostly consistent 30fps, which the Torque DLC most certainly wasn't reaching. Damn shame, since what little I heard of Torque the character was hilarious.

#22 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5214 posts) -

Well, every month can't be an all around winner. There's borderlands 2 for those that like that. I do, but I already own it on 360 and Pc. I also still need to play Dragon's Dogma from last month.

#23 Posted by ArtisanBreads (3733 posts) -

BL 2 and Dyad for free is pretty good.

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#24 Posted by RonGalaxy (2868 posts) -

Sucks cause I already have BL2, but I might check out dyad. Still glad that I picked up a year of plus for 30 bucks during black friday. Excited to see what I get each month for another year

#25 Posted by csl316 (8086 posts) -

Sonic Racing is really great, one of the best cart racers since Crash Team Racing. Dyad is cool, and Borderlands 2 seems like a solid addition.

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#26 Posted by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

I'll probably get Sonic for the Vita I got on black friday. Not much else for me personally but I have a metric shit ton to play already so that's fine with me.

#27 Posted by mrfluke (5089 posts) -

sonic is apparently real good.

dyad is rad

borderlands give or take the comedy and the attitude, is still a quality product.

#28 Posted by Flappy (2126 posts) -

I get to play Sonic again! Thanks Ps+!

#29 Posted by Solh0und (1756 posts) -

Um.... I'm excited for Grid 2?

#30 Edited by Coafi (1481 posts) -

Hmm, it's an alright month. I got tired of Borderlands 2 really fast.

Duders, maybe we can do some Grid 2 matches or something...? I've never played that so I have no clue if the multiplayer is good or not.

#31 Posted by AltonBrown (948 posts) -

Grid! Always heard really good things, so I'm excited to get my hands on it.

#32 Posted by Optix12 (610 posts) -

@coafi said:

Hmm, it's an alright month. I got tired of Borderlands 2 really fast.

Duders, maybe we can do some Grid 2 matches or something...? I've never played that so I have no clue if the multiplayer is good or not.

grid 2 also is currently on ps+ for the europeans so thats not a bad idea and a few people (like me) would possibly be interested in that idea.

Regarding the lack of ps4 stuff, honestly im not surprised at all, I assume they will probably change contrast for a new game maybe January/February, probably driveclub.

#33 Posted by NapTimeSleeper (329 posts) -

Borderlands 2 is fantastic but I've already got that. Dyad seems cool though so I might give that a shot.

#34 Edited by mosespippy (4031 posts) -

Borderlands 2 is a bad game in every aspect. I will probably play more Borderlands 2 because of PS+. I'm most excited about Sonic and Grid, because those are both apparently really good.

#35 Edited by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

I think I might actually prefer to pay money for Borderlands on PC than play the PS3 version for free. Am I a PC elitist now?

Also, Urban Trial; what the fuck? They couldn't do any better than that?

#36 Posted by Krataur (340 posts) -

GRID 2 is cool, I guess, though I didn't care for the first much. Hopefully Codemasters has learned to make competent handling by now. F1 2012 was fine, so I have some hope.

Dyad always looked interesting. I already have Borderlands 2 and Sonic & All Stars for PC, though it might be nice having Sonic for my Vita on the go. Urban Freestyle? Nope, don't care.

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