I Never Finished…Payday: The Heist…Because

Payday: The Heist

As I said last week, I was supposed to play this game with a group of friends, because this game was free and we were looking for something other than Mass Effect 3 that we could play. Why not play this one? Turns out I was the first and only one to play this game and thanks to that it ended up on my I never finished list. Keep reading to find out why.

Payday: The Heist, puts you in the role of a bank robber. Donned with a clown mask, I hate clowns, you’ll play as either Dallas, Hoxton, Chains, or Wolf as you attempt your first heist which is supposed to set you up for life. Even though it does, the game encourages you to continue robbing other places because once you start you really can’t stop. You’ll go on robbery after robbery taking hostages, pissing off the cops, killing hostages, getting your teammates killed, and various other things. Sound like a ton or fun doesn’t it?

Sadly it’s not a ton of fun and it’s the main reason why I never finished this game. It wasn’t because I didn’t have anyone to play with, believe me there have been many times when I had to play alone and it doesn’t bother me one bit, it’s because this game really just sucks. The graphics are horrible, the actions and commands are difficult to learn, and the AI is just plain crap. I couldn’t even get past the first level of this game and after trying a few times no longer had any desire to at all. It’s just a really bad game with bad game design.

As you can see from the picture above I was able to get 2 out of the original 35 trophies. There were another 6 trophies added through DLC and you can probably already tell that I didn’t bother with the DLC. I probably got the 2 easiest trophies in the game and sometimes there’s no shame in that since all of the other trophies are either rare, very rare, or ultra rare. This is one of those games that I hate having on my trophy profile more than the games with 0 trophies because I was kind of suckered into playing this game.

Probability of this game getting played again…0 out of 5.

I can honestly say that I will never play this game again. Even if I had a co-op partner, even if I had a group of people that totally rocked at this game, and even if it was the last game on the face of the earth to play. It’s just a really bad game and I have no desire of ever playing it again. That being said, it still sits on my PS3, kind of as a reminder. I like to do that a lot if you haven’t already noticed, but anyway it’s one of those games I keep there and scowl at every time I pass it by on my list.

Now it’s your turn. What did you think about this game? Are you in the same boat that I was in and get suckered into playing this piece of crap? Or did you love this game and tried to get other people to play with you? Let me know in the comments section and next week I’ll let you know why I never finished another game. This one wasn’t a freebie and it was actually a birthday gift. It’s nice when you’re unemployed and family members know that you love games and that you can’t afford them so they go out and buy you games. Anyway, this one I actually wanted because it was from a franchise that I loved. Next week I’ll let you know why I never finished Assassin’s Creed III.

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I Never Finished…NFL Blitz…Because

NFL Blitz

There were two reasons why I played this game. The first one was because of course I got it for free thanks to PS+ and the second was because while I was a fan of NFL games on my PS2, I had never tried one on my PS3. I figured why not since it was free and I used to like NFL games. Of course though, I never finished it so keep reading to find out why.

Unlike a Madden game, this is completely different. Yes it still features your favorite NFL teams, this is an over dramatized version of the Madden games that I had known and loved on my PS2. Think of this game like the NBA Jam just with football. That’s the basic breakdown of the game.

Fun Fact Time! This game is actually part of a long standing series of arcade games and other releases with similar titles, but in 2005 the NFL didn’t want any part of this over dramatized and violent game so they took away all NFL rights to the game. The game then became Blitz: The League. The first Blitz: The League was released on the PS2 with Blitz: The League II releasing on the PS3. If you frequent this blog, you can read about why I never finished Blitz: The League II here. Anyway, moving onto 2012, the NFL decides they want the game back and take it. The changes that were made when the NFL took it back were that the fictional teams of Blitz: The League were gone and back were the NFL teams that everyone knew. Gone was all the other stuff that went along with Blitz: The League.

I’m not going to lie, I played this game for maybe, maybe, 10 minutes before shutting it off. I just didn’t like it. I didn’t like the arcade style and it really wasn’t what I was looking for. Seeing that this is basically the same game as Blitz: The League, I have no idea why I didn’t like this game. I was especially surprised because it is like NBA Jam which was my game way back on the Sega Genesis. This wasn’t really my style of a game anymore and I just never finished it or went back to it after my 10 minutes of playing.

Another Fun Fact! Remember how I said I used to play NBA Jam on my Sega Genesis, I was also in a local NBA Jam competition at my local Blockbuster when I was around…10? My dad would take me to Blockbuster every Sunday for a month, I would play my rounds and have my score added up. While I didn’t win the tournament, I did come in 5th place. Not that bad, right?

As you can see from the picture above, I didn’t get any trophies for this game. None at all. Why? Probably because I only played for 10 minutes, but they also range from having one common trophy, which I’m sure if I would have played more than 10 minutes I would have gotten to rare, to very rare, and then finally the majority of trophies are ultra rare. These are some difficult trophies and I think even if I did enjoy the game, I wouldn’t have gotten all of the trophies.

Probability of this game getting played again…0 out of 5.

I’m never going to play this game again. Never. I mean even if it was the last game that I had to play, I still wouldn’t play this game. I have no interest in going back and even though I know that I should probably give this game a chance since I really didn’t I just don’t have the time or want to actually play. Even though it’s still on my PS3, it can just sit there so that it’ll be one of those games I look at occasionally and grumble about.

Now it’s your turn. Did you get this game because of PS+ or did you buy it? Maybe you loved it or hated it. How about my fun little fact? Did you already know about that? Let me know in the comments section and next week I’ll tell you why I never finished another game. This game though, I was supposed to play with a group of friends because it was free and why not since we were all going to get it. Turns out things didn’t work out that way and that’s why Payday: The Heist ended up on this list. Even though my friends didn’t play, I played, so I’ll let you know why I never finished it.

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I Never Finished…Scott Pilgrim vs. The World…Because

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Another free PS+ game as I gave up on my quest to finish my games in alphabetical order. Yeah, you knew that was going to happen right? Anyway, the funny thing about this game was that I downloaded it because it was free, but I also downloaded it because at the time it was my then-friend’s most favorite movie in the entire world and I had never seen the movie. Makes no sense right? Tell me about it. So the plan was that I would play the game and then we would watch the movie together. Thing is I never finished the game.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World let’s you play as multiple different characters, that you know from the movie and graphic novels, as you loosely follow the graphic novels plot and try to defeat Ramona’s seven evil ex’s. This game is one of those action packed 2D side scrollers that doesn’t let you progress into the next screen until all enemies on your current screen have been defeated. Each different character has their own move sets which makes the game easier or harder depending on your play style.

I was really into this game and was having a good time with it until the final boss battle. For the life of me I couldn’t beat the last boss. I have no idea why and to this day I don’t know what the hell was going on when I was playing. Anyway that was the one and only reason why I never finished this game. I just gave up. When you lose over and over and over again, sometimes it’s just best to put down the controller and never pick it up again.

So did you ever watch the movie? Actually, I did watch the movie. That same year for my birthday, I rented the movie, my then-friend already owned the movie, and we watched it together while talking over the phone. It was actually a really great birthday. I hadn’t had one of those in a while, but the real question is did I like the movie? While I told my then-friend that I did. Friends don’t poo-poo their friend’s favorite movie, I actually didn’t. Sorry, just not my type of movie.

As you can see from the picture above I was able to get 4 out of the base 12 trophies. There were another 7 DLC trophies added later on. I never bothered getting the DLC, but the regular trophies that I had left would only require a few more tedious playthroughs which isn’t impossible. Anyway, I probably got the easiest trophies this game had to offer.

Trophy Milestone! This game gave me one of my trophy milestones. If you frequent PSNProfiles.com, then you know that they not only track your trophies, but also these small milestones in trophy hunting. Anyway, the trophy from this game Shopaholic was my 1,000th trophy. That was five years ago and it’s kind of crazy to think about it like that.

Probability of this game getting played again…2 out of 5.

While the possibility of this game being played again is very low and probably won’t happen, I won’t rule it out either. This game has some nostalgia for me and one day I might pick it up and give it a go even it makes me want to toss my controller out the window. For now though, this game will sit on my currently unused PS3 along with every other PS+ game that I downloaded and never finished.

Now it’s your turn. How did you feel about this game? Was it too difficult for you to beat, there’s no shame in admitting that. Are you a fan of the movie / graphic novels and decide to pick this game up, or were you like me and only picked it up because it was free? Let me know in the comments section and as for next week, another PS+ game that I got for free and never finished. Hell, I think I played one match, didn’t know what the hell was going on and shut the game off. Next week I’ll let you know why I never finished NFL Blitz.

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I Never Finished…Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood…Because

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

I had originally played this game when it came out, before I had my PS3 hooked up to the internet and knew there was such a big multiplayer thing going on, and absolutely loved it. I spent hours playing it until I was finished with it. When I was finished with it I put it to the side and picked it up again once I had my PS3 hooked up to the internet and decided that I was going to start getting my platinum trophies in alphabetical order. I had just gotten the Assassin’s Creed II platinum so Asassin’s Creed: Brotherhood was next. But I never finished it, keep reading to find out why.

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, puts you back into the shoes of Ezio Auditore picking up right where Assassin’s Creed II left off. You’ll also play in the present as Desmond Miles as him and the rogue team from Abstergo have fled to Monteriggioni where they can safely run the Animus and try to find the Apple of Eden. While the stuff with Desmond is short lived and you’ll spend most of your time in the Animus playing as Ezio, this is probably the best part of the game because you get to run around 1499 Rome. The game also offers new mechanics like recruiting other assassin’s as it’s Ezio’s main goal to take down the Borgia family while restoring the Assassin’s Order. This game was also the first Assassin’s Creed to introduce multiplayer. Yay. That was sarcasm.

After playing Assassin’s Creed II, I really enjoyed this game. I thought this paired up with Assassin’s Creed II was the best in the series. I always enjoyed playing as Ezio as well so it was a win-win situation. I can’t stress enough how much I enjoyed this game, I thought at the time the graphics were just amazing and I loved climbing the buildings and activating the eagle eye to get a 360 view of the area I was in, exploring the tombs was fun, recruiting new assassin’s and using them in battle was new and innovative, and then there’s the multiplayer. I hated this aspect of the game and it’s probably the main reason why when I restarted playing this game that I never finished it. Don’t get me wrong, the concept of the multiplayer is interesting. You’re basically in the Templar training program and it’s a pretty well thought out structure for the multiplayer, if everyone played that way. Instead everyone runs around like a chicken without a head trying to kill each other. After playing about 20-30 minutes of this, it gets old really fast.

As you can see from the trophy picture above, I was able to get 37 out of the base 51 trophies for this game, 37 out of 61 if you want to count the DLC which I might or might not have, I’m not really sure. So what am I missing? A few really simple single player trophies and then most of the multiplayer trophies. I have the basic multiplayer trophies, but am missing the really grindy multiplayer trophies that require you to play for hours upon hours upon hours. I have to say that the most grindy multiplayer trophy that I have is Needle in a Haystack. Do you know how long it took to actually kill my target from a haystack? So long that it felt like forever and that was basically it for me as that was the last multiplayer trophy that I got.

Probability of this game getting played again…3 out of 5.

If I go back to play this game then it’s going to be for the actual game itself and not the multiplayer. This is one of those games that I’ll never get the platinum trophy for because the multiplayer is way to grindy and I just don’t have the time or patience for it. I think it would be fun to revisit the game again even just to see how the graphics hold up and start the story all over again.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

Now it’s your turn. What did you think about Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood? Did you love it? Hate it? Were you able to get all of the multiplayer trophies or are those stopping you from getting the platinum trophy? Let me know in the comments section below and for next week, a game that was free because this was the time when I was basically playing anything that was free. It’s a game based off a movie that I didn’t even see, but at the time it was my former friends favorite movie. Moving on though, next week I’ll let you know why I never finished Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World.

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I Never Finished…Outland…Because

Outland

Another free PS+ game this week because I was still horribly unemployed. There was a catch though because I had decided that I was going to go back to school and get another degree because one wasn’t enough and it wasn’t helping me on my quest for a job. Anyway, this was going to be my summer of fun because I had all these free games before I got really serious and went back to school where I would have no time for gaming. Anyway, Outland was one of those games and I never did finish it.

I played this game for such a short period of time that I have no idea what this game is about. I hate leaving this section blank though, so here’s what I learned about the game. Outland is about a man, played by the player, who has been experiencing visions of the past. No modern medical can cure him so he goes to a shaman who tells him about the Sisters of Chaos and the hero that banished them. Long story short, the Sisters of Chaos are on the lose again and you are the reincarnation of the hero who banished them. It’s your job to stop the Sisters of Chaos again.

On paper this game sounds great, amazing even. Like it could be this epic journey and maybe a little bit like God of War in a way. Anyway, it’s not. I spent the first fifteen minutes trying to figure out what the hell I had to do in this game. Another fifteen minutes, because I wasn’t going to give up that easy, and then I got an invitation for Mass Effect 3 multiplayer and said “screw it.” After that I never went back to the game because I figured that if I couldn’t get the game in half an hour, no amount of time that I spent after that was going to allow me to get the game and enjoy it.

As you can see from the picture above this game is a stain on my PSN profile as I have 0 out of the 12 trophies there are for this game. I hate these games with the 0 trophies and I know I can delete them, but I feel like that’s sort of cheating so I don’t. I just cringe every time I pass one by.

Probability of this game getting played again…0 out of 5.

Suprisingly, this game is still on my PS3 which is even more surprising is that I actually turned on my PS3 in the past few weeks. I didn’t play anything, I just watched Netflix, but it still worked! Anyway, even though this game is still on my system, I have no intention of ever playing this game again. Ever. I just wanted to forget about this game and act like I never even tried to play it in the first place.

Now it’s your turn. Do you even know about this game? Get it because it was free on PS+? Love it? Hate it? Let me know in the comments section below. Now for next week a game that I genuinely enjoyed but still never finished it. I have to tell you that at this time I was on a kick to get the games that I had on disc finished with the platinum trophy in alphabetical order. Crazy idea right? Totally didn’t work out but I thought it would. I had already gotten the Assassin’s Creed 2 platinum trophy so I started playing Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood. Of course I never did finish it and I’ll let you know why next week.

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I Never Finished…BloodRayne: Betrayal…Because

BloodRayne: Betrayal

BloodRayne was one of those games that I absolutely loved on my PS2. I played both of them and even though the second wasn’t as good as the first, I still enjoyed both of them. Don’t get me started about the movie though. Seriously, WTF was going on in that movie? Video game movies, am I right? Anyway, when this was free for PS+, I figured that even though it was different that I would give it a try because I was still in need of some new games and it was BloodRayne.

Instead of making a proper third game in the franchise, fans of the game were stuck with this 2D side scrolling game as the last adventure for Rayne. This hack and slash game has fifteen different levels to offer, if you can even get through the first level, and is supposed to be about Rayne, who is basically shunned from the Vampire community for being half human half vampire, stopping some kind of evil after she is recruited by the Brimstone Society one last time.

What a piece of crap this game is. I try not to say that a lot because it’s just not my style, but seriously what a piece of absolute crap. The game not only felt half-assed, but it also felt like the developers couldn’t design a game for the PS3 after having their franchise on the PS2. How to do you go from having a full fledged normal game to a 2D hack and slash game? Not to mention that the difficultly level on this game is just insane. It’s so hard, even on the easiest setting that I couldn’t get through the first level. There are an insane amount of enemies and the whole game is just crazy.

As you can see from the picture above I was only able to get 1 trophy out of 12. This was super surprising. I’m sure it was purely luck based that I even got the 1 trophy that I did which was for killing one enemy with one gun shot. I will say that at least I’m not the only one who is lacking when it comes to trophies for this game because all of the trophies are rare, very rare, and ultra rare. At least it’s not just me.

Probability of this game getting played again…0 out of 5.

This game is horrible and just about everyone who has played this game knows it. Everything about the game from the difficultly to the wonky controls make this game one of those controller breaking games. I’m not even going to say that I would give this game another chance and possibly play if there was nothing left to play. If there was a time where there was nothing left to play but this game, I would give up being a gamer.

Now it’s your turn. Did you hate the game? Please tell me that you also hated the game and thought it was such a disservice to the franchise as a whole. If you loved the game, tell me why and what you thought made this game so great. Now for next week, you probably already guessed it because it’s another free PS+ game. This one though, I probably played for 10 minutes before shutting it off and thinking what the hell did I just play. I don’t even remember anything about the game other than I didn’t like it. I’ll let you know why I never finished Outland next week.

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I Never Finished…Gotham City Impostors…Because

Gotham City Imposters

I know, another free PS+ game, but as I said these things were once like gold to me. I am a little more picky now a days when it comes to these types of games so later on there won’t be so many. I’m not saying that there will be none, just not so many. Anyway, onto why I never finished this game.

Gotham City Impostors is basically one big multiplayer game where you play your own Gotham villain / super hero. That’s where the impostors part comes in because you aren’t Batman and you aren’t the Joker, you’re just some impostor. You’ll play your way through match after match of different types of multiplayer as you grind out your trophies or just play for the fun of it. There’s also a challenge mode which you can complete by yourself, but where’s the fun in that?

I was on my happy way playing this game with a bunch of random people until I actually made some friends on PSN. I know right, it’s been this whole time and I didn’t actually have any friends on PSN? What the hell? Anyway, my new friends didn’t want to play and I gave up on this game totally. To tell the truth I actually liked this game. I thought it was cool and I got to play as both a super hero and a villain. The games themselves were short and it was really a bunch of people running around and doing a bunch of crazy shit, but that’s what I liked about it. I usually don’t like this type of multiplayer as there is no strategy to it, but that was the point of this game. It was supposed to be silly in that stupid kind of way and it was.

As you can see from the picture above, I was able to get 4 out of the 12 trophies this game had to offer. I knew going in that I wasn’t going to be able to get all of the trophies because they required some crazy things like slapping people to death, earning gold medals in challenge mode, and completing feats. This stuff never goes well for me, but I was hopeful at the time of playing that maybe if I tried hard enough I would actually get it.

Probability of this game getting played again…0 out of 5.

The servers for this game have been closed for about three years now. It seems like ages ago that I actually played this game which is just weird thinking about time and all that. Anyway, there’s no chance I could even play this if I wanted to so why even bother. I am sad that I’ll never be able to go back and try to get these trophies now that my so-called friends who didn’t want to play this game are no longer around, but that’s what happens.

Now it’s your turn. Did you get this game for free because of PS+? Did you get all the trophies before the servers closed or are you like me and this game will remain unfinished because of the servers being closed? Let me know in the comments section below. Now for next week, a game that I absolutely loved on the PS2. Hated the movie, but seriously what video game movie is actually good? Anyway, like I said loved the game and was surprised that a new spin had been taken on the franchise and was on the PS3. Not only was it on the PS3, but it was free so I’ll let you know why I never finished BloodRayne: Betrayal.

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I Never Finished…Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine…Because

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

Are you surprised that this is another PS+ game? Well you really shouldn’t be because I did say that there were going to be a lot of them. I’m telling you that if you’re unemployed free games are like your best friend because you don’t have to pay for them. You pay that one time subscription for the year, which isn’t that bad and then you get a bunch of games that you can download every month and play. Granted they aren’t all great, but sometimes that’s all you have. Anyway, onto why I never finished this game.

In this third person shooter, one of my favorite genre of games, you’ll play as Titus. Titus is the 2nd Company Commander is the Ultramarines who is tasked with freeing Graia from the Orks who have invaded. Once you get there though you’ll find out that more than just the Orks threaten Graia and that the Forces of Chaos, who are deadlier than the Orks because they can open portals and summon daemons, also threaten the area. It’s up to you and you’re two squad mates Sidonus and Leandros to put a stop to the threat once and for all.

I was actually having a good time playing this game. The story line is bland and over used, but it was something new to play and I was going along just fine playing about a chapter a day until I decided to go into the multiplayer. This was when I put this game away and never went back to it. The multiplayer was seriously just horrible as I had no idea what I was doing or what the hell was going on that it made me give up on the game completely. I never even seen how the game ended, which at the time was kind of rare for me because with the big games, I always finished at least the main story even though I might not have finished the game’s trophies. I was just a few chapters away from finishing the game too which kind of makes me upset, but sometimes it happens.

As you can see from the picture above, I was able to get only 14 out of the 60 trophies this game has to offer. There are 51 for the main game, including the platinum, and then another 9 for some DLC. Anyway, I was able to get some of the random trophies that these type of games tend to offer as well as the story trophies. Other than that everything is still kind of a blank slate and there are still a lot of trophies to get.

Probability of this game getting played again…2 out of 5.

While I’m not that interested in this game at the moment, it still sits on my PS3. When I turn my PS3 on, which I know is a rare things these days, I still take a look at it every once in a while to just think about pressing the X and playing again. I’m pretty sure that I’m going to have to start fresh on this one because I lost all my data when my previous PS3 crashed, but that’s fine. Maybe one of these days I’ll pick up this game again.

Now it’s your turn. Did you also get this game because of PS+ or did you run out and buy this game because you were a fan? Love it, hate it, or trying to still finish it? Let me know in the comments section. I’m not sure if the servers are still up, but if you were looking for a multiplayer partner who really wasn’t that good to help out, let me know. It might just get me to turn on my PS3 and pick this game up again. Now for next week, a game that I really really enjoyed even though none of my friends at the time did which is probably why I stopped playing it in the first place. Anyway, it’s Gotham City Impostors and I’ll let you know why I never finished it next week.

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I Never Finished…Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light…Because

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

This was yet another game that I only downloaded because of PS+. The catch though was that I really liked this game. I had first taken notice of this game when it came out and then was excited when it was free because I didn’t want to actually pay for it even though I did want to play it. Anyway, I played the game but you know if it ended up on this list I never finished it so keep reading to find out why.

Unlike other Tomb Raider games, this one is completely different. Instead of the usual game that Tomb Raider offers, this game is more of an arcade like game where you team up in co-op mode, either locally or online, and play through the various different areas using a birds eye view throughout the game. The plot of the game though, is similar to other Tomb Raider games where Lara is on the search for some mystery and usually finds trouble. This time she’s looking for a mirror that has the power to unleash creatures to fight for whoever possess it. Surprise though because she’s not alone and someone of course followed her so now it’s a race to the mirror before it gets into the wrong hands. If you play by yourself you get a different adventure than if you play in co-op mode. If you play in co-op mode you’ll have Totec along to help you out.

Being the Tomb Raider fan that I am, at first I was a little skeptical about this game because it wasn’t the Tomb Raider that I was used to. I owned all of the original Tomb Raider’s on PC, a long time ago, and even had some for my PS2. Turns out I really enjoyed this game and the different puzzles that it had to offer. It was different than any other Tomb Raider game that I played, but it was still Tomb Raider and it was a really cool little game. While it doesn’t offer the same gameplay length that a usual Tomb Raider game has to offer, it still has a well-developed story. I actually completed the game twice, once in single player mode and once in co-op mode. Being the trophy hunter that I am, even though I finished the game, twice, that doesn’t mean that I actually finished it.

As you can see from the picture above, I’m only missing three trophies. THREE! I hadn’t looked at this trophy log in a while and seeing that I’m only missing three made me have an “ugh” moment. Especially because they’re really simple trophies. One is a co-op trophy, one is a simple puzzle trophy, and one is a find everything trophy. See? Simple trophies.

Probability of this game getting played again…5 out of 5.

This game is still on my system and seeing that I’m only missing three trophies I really want to go back and get them. I don’t know if I’ll have to start fresh since I did lose all of my PS3 data a long time ago when my second PS3 crashed, but at this point it really doesn’t matter because the game isn’t that long to begin with. I’m really thinking that I could spend at least one day finishing up this game, I might be wrong but it’s worth a try.

Now it’s your turn, love this game, hate this game? Looking for a co-op partner, if the online servers are still up? I still need that one more co-op trophy and would be willing to help someone out for a little help myself. Let me know in the comments section below and for next week, guess what kind of game it is? Another free PS+ game. This one impressed me though because it wasn’t one of those cheap little games that I’ve been playing, it was actually a full length game and I was like “whoa really?” Even though I didn’t know the premise of the game and anything it was an actually full fledged game so I downloaded it and played it only to never finish it. Next week I’ll let you know why I never finished Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.

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I Never Finished…Sideway: New York…Because

Sideway: New York

We’re still on that free PS+ game kick because like I said, still unemployed at that time. I kind of felt like I limit that now to where if I don’t think a game is good I won’t download it even if it’s free because I can most of the time afford the games that I want or at least wait for them to be on sale. When you’re unemployed though? Free games are like gold and there are a lot of them on here that I wouldn’t have even taken a look at if they weren’t for free. Sideway: New York was different though because I heard about it when it was released and then was actually pretty excited about it when it was free. Like every game that’s on this blog, I never finished it. Keep reading to find out why.

Sideway: New York is a puzzle platformer game where you use the power of graffiti to make your way through each puzzle. You’ll play as Nox as he makes his way through each puzzle, battling different monsters (?) as he goes before taking on the main boss of each level in order to rescue his friends. The world is 3D, but he actual gameplay is 2D making his a pretty cool looking game.

I loved playing this game. Loved it. I thought it was one of the most innovating games that I had seen in a long time. It had a cool little story to go with it and I love puzzle based games where you have to figure stuff out for yourself. Everything about this game was super cool including the soundtrack. I actually beat this game through and through, but I never finished it because I kept running into a glitched trophy and then everything else kind of seemed pointless at the time if this one trophy was going to be glitched.

As you can see from the picture above I was able to get 7 out of the 10 trophies this game had to offer. Not bad and I’m just about done except for the trophy that’s glitched for me which is Pacifist. I’ve completed more than one level without killing anything and I can never get this trophy to pop. I also need to do another run through to fully upgrade all of Nox’s abilities and find all of the tags in the game. 3 more trophies and I would be done!

Probability of this game getting played again…5 out of 5.

For some reason I’m feeling really nostalgic lately and If I’m going to turn on my PS3, it’s going to be to play this game. It’s still downloaded onto my system so I’m hoping that another full playthrough and I can get the trophies for it. I’m also hoping that the glitched trophy one be glitched anymore and I can finally finish this game.

Now it’s your turn. Did you buy this game when it first came out or wait for it to be free on PS+? Did you enjoy it or was it not your type of game? Let me know in the comments section below and as for next week, you already guessed it. Another free PS+ game. Which one was it this time? Another game that I actually enjoyed playing, but for some reason never finished it. It’s Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.

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