Unboxing: Sony Playstation 4 500GB Uncharted Bundle

Jon Rivera purchases a brand new Sony Playstation 4 system for coverage on the website. The particular SKU bought is the 500GB Nathan Drake collection bundle. This SKU sells at a MSRP of $349.99 ($299.99 during Black Friday/Cyber Monday). This unboxing shows all the contents in this specific console bundle.

Bundle/SKU contents:

  • x1 Playstation 4 500GB system with a black matte finish
  • x1 6″ power cord
  • x1 6″ HDMI cord
  • x1 Dual Shock 4 controller
  • x1 earbud and microphone communicator set
  • x1 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection game

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Weekly Mailbag: 11-24-15 Edition

In this edition of the weekly mailbag series, Jon has acquired a new console on top of a few games. He also addresses some of the technical hiccups and slow time with the website. Here’s a breakdown of what he found on the cheap:

– Playstation 2 console [slim version]
– Time Splitters [PS2]
– Shockwave [3DO]
– Shockwave: Operation Jumpgate [3DO]

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Quick Look JPN: Deep Fear [SAT]

Jon dives into the dark depths of the unknown as he explores the Sega Saturn exclusive survival horror game called Deep Fear. This was essentially Sega’s answer to Resident Evil 2, it has many improvements made to the formula. It features many similarities with the RE franchise, campy dialogue included.

 

 

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Quick Look JPN: Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story III [SAT]

Jon finishes of his quick look coverage of the Blue Destiny trilogy with the Japan-only Sega Saturn exclusive Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story III. Like the first two installments, this title is an in-the-cockpit mecha combat simulation that is very fast-paced and frenetic. Hope you enjoy!

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Quick Look JPN: Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story II [SAT]

Jon joins the battle once again and pilots the Blue GM in the Japan-only Sega Saturn exclusive Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story II. This mecha combat simulation title marks the midway point in the Blue Destiny saga. This title supports the Sega Saturn Twin Stick controller.

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Hands-On: Drift Stage Early Alpha Demo [PC]

 

Solid State Gamer’s Jon Rivera gives a guided tour of Super Systems Softworks’ upcoming retro 90s arcade style racing game Drift Stage. This is a delightfully antiquated title that has a feel that is in the mechanical spirit of the 90s and the artistic spirit of the 80s. This hands-on preview is of the Early Alpha Demo of Drift Stage for PC.

 

 

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Quick Look JPN: Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story I [SAT]

Jon suits up for battle and takes on the Zeon forces in the Japan-only Sega Saturn exclusive called Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story I. This entry in the Gundam game franchise is a full fledged in-the-cockpit mechanized combat simulation that is faster paced than the MechWarrior titles.

 

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Quick Look: Alien Resurrection (PS1)

Jon discovers a diamond in the rough with the survival horror first-person shooter Alien Resurrection. This is a solid game made by Argonaut Games. Atmosphere oozes from every corner of this title and Jon comments on why this game might be woefully underrated. He’s playing this using a Dual Shock controller in combination with a Playstation mouse.

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Quick Look JPN: Galaxy Force II (SAT)

Jon relives his childhood by playing through the Sega Ages release of Galaxy Force II for the Sega Saturn. This is a Japan exclusive port of the original arcade title that came out in 1988. It is a solid pseudo 3D shooter with a lot of character and fantastic soundtrack to match.

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Quick Look JPN: Stellar Assault SS (SAT)

Jon finally gets the opportunity to test drive the interesting Japan only Sega Saturn exclusive known as Stellar Assault SS. As a 3D space flight combat sim, this title gets everything right and has a lot of character as well. A true load of fun. Enjoy!

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