Thursday, 30 January 2014

2013 Game Of The Year

So a new year begins and we leave a year of gaming behind which leaves the questions;

What was the best game of 2013?

The year was a great time for gaming bringing amazing blockbusters and new series to the PlayStation and Xbox.

My game of the year?

The Last Of Us



The Last Of Us exclusively for PlayStation 3 is a new series for PlayStation and with many expecting a sequel to come to the PlayStation 4, the game was a true success.

A pandemic has radically changed known civilization. Twenty years later, infected humans run wild and survivors are killing each other for food, weapons, or whatever they can get their hands on.
Joel, a ruthless survivor, is hired to smuggle a 14 year-old girl, Ellie, out of an oppressive military quarantine zone, but what starts as a simple job soon transforms into a profound journey across the U.S.
What does it take to survive in the brutal yet beautiful world that is The Last of Us? This is what players will be faced with at every turn as they embark on an epic journey with Joel and Ellie that will explore the depths of humanity and push them to the limits of human perseverance.

The graphics of this game a truly out of this world. The story is a gripping and emotional story that I just fell in love with and left me wanting more.

Will there be a sequel soon?

We can all hope so. If you haven't tried this game then you are missing out!

More scenes from The Last Of Us





What was your game of the year?

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

PlayStation 4 Unboxing Continued ...

Continuing from the PlayStation 4 unboxing, I wanted to share with you the games i brought in the launch window of the PlayStation 4.
There isn't currently that many games available on the PlayStation 4 which will soon change with many new blockbuster games coming in the near future.

My Collection So Far ...



Fifa 14 - Here From £47.86

Need For Speed Rivals - Here From £46.85

Call Of Duty Ghosts - Here From £42.85

Assassins Creed Black Flag - Here From £49.85

Killzone Shadow Fall - Here From £44.86

Amazing launch window titles I got from the get go and i can't wait to get more!

Let me know if you would like to see some in depth reviews on these games shown

Digital games i have downloaded from the PlayStation Store are:

● Battlefield 4
● Resogun
● Don't Starve
● WarFrame
● War Thunder
● Contrast
● Doki Doki Universe

What games have you currently got on your next gen console?





PlayStation 4 Unboxing

I'd like to share with you my unboxing of my new PlayStation 4.
I was looking forward to the next generation console for such a long time and just couldn't wait!
I pre-ordered the PlayStation 4 from Game, Merry Hill and went up for the UK midnight launch on the 29th November 2013.
It was such a great experience as everyone was really exciting and couldn't wait to walk out with their brand new console.

Greatness Awaits

PlayStation 4 raises the bar and sets a new level for gaming. Unbelievable power has been put in to the PS4 and with such a great line up of games currently out and coming in the future.

So, Let's unbox my PlayStation 4 - 4ThePlayers


As you can see here is PS4 packaging box and my copy of Killzone Shadow Fall that i ordered along side the console. The box itself shows I have Assassins Creed inside.
Let's take a look inside at the hardware.


So now opening the box we can see the contents inside. Top right we can the booklets that come with the console such as terms and conditions and information on PS Plus and Health & Safety.
Bottom right we can see the new dualshock 4; a great new addition to the PlayStation controllers
The new controller improves upon the dualshock 3 with amazing new features with one including the new touch pad to be used in games and the playroom.
Centre of the photo we can see my new console; the amazing PlayStation 4.
Let's go closer.


Here we have the PlayStation 4; the new generation, most power gaming console ever made.
It's such a great console with an amazing line up of games. Not only is it amazing inside but look how great it looks on the outside too! A fresh look for PlayStation and it's a welcome addition to the family.


The new dualshock 4; new controller for a new console.
This has so many improvements upon the dualshock 3 and adds a whole heap of new features.
I must admit I always swayed in the direction of the Xbox 360 controller over the dualshock 3 but Sony have done such a great job and this controller is better than ever; it feels so comfortable in your hand and the new triggers fit perfectly in your fingers!
The most obvious of add ons is the new touch pad to be used in games and used with the new playroom
Also, the new share button is a useful addition.as the console captures game play as your playing and you can save and upload your clips whenever you like.

So,What do you think of the PlayStation 4? Got yours yet?

January Wishlist!

I'll be posting a wishlist each month with a few things that I would love to own.
From games, DVDs to everything technology.
Maybe you would love to have some of them too?
or maybe even already have them!

So, 
  • What's on my Wishlist this month?



Tomb Raider Definitive Edition - PS4

Must have game of Lara Croft's latest adventure.









LG 42 Inch 1080p 3D HD Smart TV 

Amazing TV perfect for gaming and Films.









Xbox One Console

Next Gen Console perfect for any gamer.






So, What do you think of my wishlist this month?

All three perfect for Gamers and enhance the experience of the next generation!



Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Pick Of The Apps!

From iOS to Android there are many amazing apps that has to be tried.
Every now and then ill place an app on my blog that i think is a must download for all you guys!
These days we can literally do everything and anything from our phones and tablets so we can always keep in touch with everyone through social apps, do work on some business apps and entertain ourselves on gaming apps and much much more.

On this Pick Of The Apps I would like to talk about the new and improved:

PlayStation App

The PlayStation app is your home on smart phones and tablets so keep in touch with everything PlayStation.
Want to message your friends and keep up to date with your latest trophies?
It's all here on your PlayStation App.

It's great for so many things; keep on top of the latest PlayStation news and updates on each game so your never left in the dark. Search the PlayStation Store and take your pick of the latest titles waiting for you to try.

More features?

  • ● Manage your game downloads so they're ready when you are
  • ● Stay up to date with your friends' activities
  • ● Control your PS4 remotely and use the on-screen keyboard
  • ● Add a second-screen experience to hit titles
  • PlayStation App In Action



  • What do you think of this app?
  • If you haven't tried it yet, it is a must download for PlayStation owners!

Monday, 27 January 2014

Most Anticipated Indie Game of 2014?



Moving on from my last post, I would like to talk more about indie games as sometimes they don't really get enough credit. Many indie games are of high quality with rich gameplay.

With such a small price and in some cases free of charge, they are definitely worth a try with a lot of enjoyable and heart stopping moments.

We have already seen many indie games come out for next gen in their launch windows such as:

● Resogun
● Contrast
● War Thunder
● Don't Starve

So, what is my most anticipated indie game for 2014?

Outlast


Outlast is a survival horror video game developed and published by Red Barrels Games, a company founded by people previously involved with video games such as Prince of PersiaAssassin's CreedSplinter Cell and Uncharted. It was released on September 4, 2013 for Microsoft Windows and scheduled for a PlayStation 4 release on February 5, 2014 (we're so close now)
Outlast is a first-person survival horror game set in an asylum. The main character, Miles Upshur, is incapable of combat, except for certain scripted sequences in which he pushes enemies away. To navigate the environment, the character is able to climb to ledges, vault over low obstacles, crawl, and slide in narrow gaps. Except for vaulting, enemies are incapable of any of these manoeuvres, which gives the player a certain edge. In addition, the player can survive encounters with the inmates by hiding inside of lockers or under beds, although certain enemies may search the room and attempt to locate the player for a short time before moving on.
Since much of the asylum is dark, the player must use Miles' video camera to see, thanks to its night vision function. Using night vision consumes batteries, replacements of which are scattered throughout the environment.

I first became known of this game when watching my most favourite youtuber "TheRadBrad"  and thought that this game was one of a kind. I love playing and watching horror survival games and movies and this got me hooked straight away! I can't wait to play it for myself on my PlayStation 4 and it's just around the corner now!


More Scenes From Outlast



Look Scary? Wait until you try it!

What's your favourite indie game out now? & Which are you looking forward to most?

Most Anticipated Game Of 2014?

So, 
What better way to kick off my blog than with some excitement for the coming year of gaming!

What's your most anticipated game of 2014?
There has been so many announcements of new and upcoming games coming to current and next gen consoles.
Looking forward to some indie games or blockbuster sale record breakers!

My most anticipated game of 2014 has got to be:

The Division


Tom Clancy's The Division is an upcoming online multiplayer third person tactical shooter action role playing game developed by UbisoftMassive under the Tom Clancy brand for the PlayStation 4Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.
Gameplay revolves around a post-apocalyptic New York City, with players exploring the devastated city while under fire from opposing groups.
Many of 2014's games coming to next gen seem to be open world massive multiplayer games and this one for me takes the crown and i can't to dive in to this new world.
The Division is inspired by Operation Dark Winter and Directive 51, real-world events which "revealed how vulnerable we've become"; society has become "fragile" and "complex". In the game, a disease that spreads on Black Friday causes the United States to collapse in five days. The player is part of a group called "Strategic Homeland Division (SHD)", called "The Division" for short. This group was established to combat the threat and do whatever it takes to "save what remains" in a massive multiplayer online situation, putting them against friends, AI, and other players.

More Scenes From The Division





Close contenders for me involve:

The Elder Scrolls Online
● Uncharted 4
● Infamous Second Son
● The Crew
● Outlast
● Watchdogs
● The Order 1886
● Destiny

Let me know what you think will be an amazing game for 2014!



Sunday, 26 January 2014

Welcome To Lazy Boy Gaming!

Welcome fellow Lazy Boy's

I'd like to have a little introduction to me and my blog before we kick things off.
First things first, my names Ash, 22 and I'm from the West Midlands, England.

I'm a newcomer to blogging and would like to start off by saying what my blog will be covering :

• Gaming News, Updates & Events
• Gaming Reviews & Previews
• Gaming Chit Chat

But my blog won't only cover gaming it will also comprise of my day to day life
and everything in between.

So more about me?

Eat, Sleep, Game, Repeat

I'm currently living with my parents but hopefully moving out in the very near future with
my girlfriend whom I've been with for over 4 years. 16th Sept 2009 ♥

I'm working full time after recently joining Virgin Media and enjoying
being a part of their team.
Working as an Access Field Technician involves installing and servicing
TV, Broadband and Home Phone lines.

When I'm not at work or with my girlfriend, I'll be found eating the day away and gaming until the next morning!

Constantly gaming from retro consoles to the latest generation. Consoles ranging from :

● PlayStation 1, 2, 3 & 4
● Original Xbox & 360
● Nintendo GameCube & Wii
● Portables such as PSP, PS Vita and 3DS





Little Questionnaire to learn more: 

Appearance:
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Height: 5'10
Tattoos: In the future
Righty or Lefty: Righty

Your 'Firsts':
First best friend: Stuart Jones
First Sport You Joined: Football
First Real Vacation: Shell Island, Wales
First Concert: Chris Brown
First Love: Laura Jade Morrall
Console: PlayStation 1
Games: Crash Bandicoot, Abe's Oddysey, Spyro, Ridge Racer

Favourites:
Movie: Die Hard
TV Show: The Walking Dead
Colours: Purple and Orange
Console: PlayStation 4
Game: The Last Of Us
Candy: Daim
Drink: Dr Pepper
Restaurant: Nandos
Store: Jack & Jones
School: High Arcal
Book: Harry Potter Set & American Psycho
Magazine: Official PlayStation/ Xbox Magazine

Currently:
Feeling: Tired
Single or Taken: Taken
Eating: Just Eat Takeaways
Online: Always
Wanting: Next episodes of The Walking Dead
Watching: Family guy
Wearing: Pyjamas

Future:
Want Children?: Yes
Want to be Married: Yes
Careers in Mind: Happy where i am currently
Where do you want to live? : Midlands at First

Have you ever:
Kissed a Stranger: Nope
Had Alcohol: Always
Broken a bone: Not yet
Completed a game: Plenty

Do You Believe In:
God: Nope
Miracles: No but would like one
Love At First sight: Sure
Ghosts: Maybe
Hell: Hell Yeah
Kissing on The First Date: Sure
Yourself: A little bit

Best Games of all time:
Crash Bandicoot
Abes Oddysey
Championship Manager
Spyro
Fifa
Grand Theft Auto
Uncharted
Gears of War
Halo

Any more questions .... Contact ...
potter-ash@hotmail.com

Thanks for listening!