GSY REVIEW | PS4 Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 7:45 PM

We reviewed Dead Nation Apocalypse

We reviewed Dead Nation Apocalypse

This month, the free PS4 game won't be as fresh and new as the previous ones (Contrast, Don't Starve and Outlast had never been released on consoles when they hit Playstation Plus), but it should nonetheless keep you busy. Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition includes DLC Road of Devastation and new game modes in which you'll either challenge your friends or boradcast your own game and experience the consequences of the votes of your viewers. Housemarque's title is now running at 1080p, and although it does not make a huge difference gameplay-wise in the end, it's still nice to enjoy better graphics with enhanced details. Check out our videos and don't hesitate to compare them to those DJmizuhara had made back in the days.


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Commented on 2014-03-04 19:32:59
"Housemarque's title is now running at 1080p and 60 fps"

60fps? Are you sure?

https://twitter.com/Housemarque/status/43905185416...
https://twitter.com/Housemarque/status/43906725078...
Commented on 2014-03-04 19:46:07 In reply to Simplex
I'm not but I felt there was a difference between our 30 fps encoded vids and our 60 fps encoded vids. For once, I'm mistaken and I'm sorry, but I have so many things to take care of these days that I don't have time to check every single detail. Now next time, instead of asking me if I'm sure, simply tell me I made a mistake, it'll save us some time and it will not look as harsh as it does now. ;)
Commented on 2014-03-04 20:53:55 In reply to Driftwood
But maybe it does run over 30 like Killzone and Knack did which is why your eyes are playing tricks on you?
Commented on 2014-03-04 21:11:59 In reply to andrewsqual
Maybe, I'm just too tired to really care now. ^^
Commented on 2014-03-04 22:51:05
Fun game and all but really?? If it wasnt for Outlast i'd be pissed at my Plus sub right now. I enjoyed Outlast enough for it to justify the subscription so far but come on, throw in a new "ish" game already Sony and i arent talking indie!
Commented on 2014-03-04 23:22:34 In reply to Executioner_UK
Posted by Executioner_UK
Fun game and all but really?? If it wasnt for Outlast i'd be pissed at my Plus sub right now. I enjoyed Outlast enough for it to justify the subscription so far but come on, throw in a new "ish" game already Sony and i arent talking indie!
Lol, as if. PS+ has never given a game away outside of indie releases that wasn't at least 9 months old. Now, if you have all 3 systems like moi. You can't really scoff at their monthly offerings. Hell, even PS4's offerings, indie or not, are more then anyone else is giving out with their subscription fee. 3 and a half months and we've had resogun, contrast, outlast, don't starve and dead nation...how can you complain about that.
Commented on 2014-03-05 03:01:58
just beat the training stage. I think this was Sony's weak answer to Left 4 Dead on Xbox 360. Seems to be an ok game. I kinda enjoyed the first stage. The co-op stuff might be really fun when playing with a pal

btw the game is 30 FPS, the dev said it was due to animation issues
Commented on 2014-03-05 12:48:19 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
Lol, as if. PS+ has never given a game away outside of indie releases that wasn't at least 9 months old. Now, if you have all 3 systems like moi. You can't really scoff at their monthly offerings. Hell, even PS4's offerings, indie or not, are more then anyone else is giving out with their subscription fee. 3 and a half months and we've had resogun, contrast, outlast, don't starve and dead nation...how can you complain about that.
Dont have Vita and packed away ps3 after Last of Us DLC. Resogun is another redeeming title for Plus, forgot about that to be honest but Contrast was crap, couldnt be arsed with Dont Starve and now Dead Nation. I wouldnt mind if Sony hurried along with a dash update that added themes that you might get for free etc but seriously, one game a month and they give us this.
I only added Plus last year because of Drive Club supposedly being free, but now that looks to be pretty awesome im gonna buy full retail.
Leaves me wanting more from Plus. Just my opinion ;)
Commented on 2014-03-05 17:50:16
What the heck are you complaining about? Console has been out 4 months, there are barely any games.

I'm surprised they are finding games to give away. What you want them to put 4 month old AAA games on there???
Commented on 2014-03-05 20:14:23
Read my posts in their entirety without skipping lines! I said throw in a NEW"ISH" game already! Whats Dead Nation now? 3 years old? Wasnt it given away to every ps3 owner as part of the "Welcome Back sorry for allowing your personal data to be compromised" package?
I also mentioned non-game incentives, such as dash themes if they can actually ever be arsed to update the dashboard and yeah, why not give out a 4 month old AAA title, Killzone is already in the bargain bin at CEX! I bought the console, i paid for a sub so if i want to air an opinion i will.

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