What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 16th 2021)

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    After a long week it’s finally weekend again, so that means that it’s time to sit back, relax and play some games! So what is the team playing this weekend?

    EssTee – Guide Writer

    Howdy hoe’s n bro’s! Have we all had a fantastic week now that the UK pubs have re-opened haha?? So if I can peel myself away from socialising with a sweet pint this weekend, I have 2 games on the cards to play. Firstly I’ll be returning to Inertial Drift, I’ve been 1 trophy off the plat for ages… It’s an awesome game but bloody hard! Annnnd what excited me is I noticed a couple days ago a new version update landed v1.04 which says has lowered some of the event difficulties!! Which is real exciting, so I need to try again and see if I can finally beat that dastardly Grand Prix trophy.

    Secondly, I’m pretty excited to play this new retro platformer called Savage Halloween. You get to play as a Werewolf! Yes! Called Lulu… lol. Or you can play as Dominika the dominatrix vampire, or a pumpkin lord, called, well, James, of course! Everything about it just amuses me, so it’s a fun mix of a lil bit of comedy horror, and a lil bit of old skool goodness. Here’s the blurb: “In Savage Halloween, the world is taken over by monsters from the afterlife who were trapped on Earth after a Halloween party. Every year the monsters are invited to the big 24hr Halloween rave, but this time no one came home, as an evil vampire used a spell to block the passage back to the afterlife because, according to him, the party could not stop!” I mean that just sounds great right haha. So expect a guide from me for this one soon!

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    Update from April 9th: I’m pretty close to my #950 platinum milestone, so to speed up getting there this week I did what trophy hunters do and got 10 quick plats, from things like Kingdom of Arcadia, Legends of Talia, The Language of Love, Lost Wing, etc stuff like that.

    Dino_Roar – Guide Writer

    What a silly boy I have been…. I honestly didn’t expect to obtain 35 platinum trophies throughout the last week, but then again it’s what I love doing. I went a bit hard on the quick platinums throughout the week and I have now approached the 1,600 milestone without anything prepped.

    I’ll therefore be playing another weekend of Control: Ultimate Edition to knock out North American stack for my milestone. I don’t mind this to be honest, as I have thoroughly enjoyed playing it twice before.

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    Update from April 9th 2021: The Wreckfect & Yoko & Yuki: Dr Rat’s Revenge trophy guides were completed for you all to enjoy and a fair few platinum trophies were achieved throughout the weekend.

    New-stirum94 – Guide Writer

    After a week of work, I’m finally ready to relax. Thanks to the “Play at Home” initiative, we all received some free games and that’s what I will play this weekend.

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    Subnautica, an underwater adventure open world, is the game that attracts me the most so I will for sure begin with it. Anything better than relaxing while exploring an alien ocean!

    I will also write a guide for “Heal“, the newest Ratalaika Games I loved and I highly recommend. Jesse Makkonen creates little but amazing videogames that are always a pleasure to do.

    Oniwalker – Guide Writer and Reviewer

    In all honesty, this is a weekend, besides Chronos Before The Ashes for a review, Vermintide, and It Takes Two, each with friends, I’m not sure I feel like playing anything else. I’m kind of in a slump it feels. Between having 11 days left on PsNow, and wanting to play something in that time frame, and getting ready for Resident Evil 8, I just have no idea what I truly want to do. So I feel like this is going to be a very unproductive weekend for me….although for all, I know my slump could turn around tomorrow!

    Update from April 9th: I played some Atelier Escha & Logy, and I actually finished it at 3 am today. So that’s over with, and then I also played the hell out of Resistance Burning Skies last weekend. It was such a fun game and I’m glad I finally got the chance to play it.

    Dex Fragg – Founder

    This week I’m for sure going to be doing what my plan is, and that is grinding out Avengers. I’ve been at this game for over a month now and I wanna get it over with. The grind is so boring, but I’m sure I can maybe finally pop the platinum this weekend!

    Update from April 9th: Just like every week, my weekend didn’t go as planned. I did play some Neverwinter….. But I ragequit pretty early on because of how stupid it was, so I rather just wait for the boost sessions for this, because it is a pain to play the PVP in Neverwinter


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