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Midlife Gamer Prediction League – October 2014

October 8th, 2014 by

Prediction League 200-200Sorry for the late update this month. Si had again deferred the responsibility to me, which I promptly forgot about until he casually asked where the bejesus the post was.

Microsoft have handed out 3 titles across their platforms this month. Xbox One owners get the brand new indie platformer Chariot. The Xbox 360 gets Battlefield Bad Company 2, which switches to Darksiders 2 on the 16th.

Xbox One – Chariot

Xbox 360 – Battlefield Bad Company 2 and Darksiders 2

Sony mixes things up a little this month with their inclusion of Driveclub PS+ Edition. For those who’ve forgotten what Driveclub was, it was originally announced as a launch title for the PS4, was then delayed, was then delayed again, and is now finally ready to show it’s ridiculously gorgeous self to the world. The PS+ edition is a slice of the full title, featuring 11 tracks in India and a reduced selection of cars. There’s also a cheap upgrade to the full version if you particularly fall in love with it!

Aside from that, PS4 owners can get their hands on Dust: An Elysian Tail and Spelunky (which has crossbuy for PS3 and Vita), PS3 owners will be able to play Arkham Asylum and Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicales Of Mystara, and the Vita gets Pix The Cat (crossbuy with PS4) and Rainbow Moon (crossbuy with PS3).

All of the above hit PS+ on the 8th October with the exception of Driveclub, which is released on the 10th in the UK.

PlayStation 4 - Dust: An Elysian Tail & Spelunky
PlayStation 3 –  Batman Arkham Asylum & Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara
PlayStation Vita – Pix The Cat & Rainbow Moon

Also included this month (but not part of the scoring for the prediction league) is the value you gain through subscribing to EA Access, the Xbox One exclusive subscription based service from EA. Dave will be bringing you a more in depth analysis of everything Access entails for the subscriber in a forthcoming article shortly.

Head over to the Midlife Gamer Forum and place your predictions for the next games to be announced and maybe you will feature in the Midlife Gamer Prediction League. With a prize for the winner (a 12 months Gold Subscription donated by Microsoft) and two months to get to the top, you would be mad not to take part. Alternatively why not leave your predictions in the comments of this article. To aid you in your predictions, Community Manager Adamski has created a graph detailing the time frames that  have been utilised thus far.

PredictGraph

To make sure you give yourself as many chances for points as possible, make sure you included all the below formats in your guesses:

2 x PlayStation 4 game

2 x PlayStation 3 games

2 x PlayStation Vita games

2 x Xbox One game

2 x Xbox 360 games

To clarify – The deadline for predictions is that they must be submitted BEFORE either Sony or Major Nelson announces the November titles

 

Prediction League Games with Gold

Title Format Release Month Price
Prediction League guardian of light Lara Croft & The Guardian of Light  Xbox 360 January 2014 £9.99
Prediction League Sleeping Dogs Sleeping Dogs Xbox 360 January 2014 £14.99
Prediction League Dead Island Box Art Dead Island Xbox 360 February 2014 £14.99
Prediction League toy soldiers Toy Soldiers Cold War Xbox 360 February 2014 £9.99
Prediction League civ rev Civilization Revolution Xbox 360 March 2014 £19.99
Prediction League Dun Def Dungeon Defenders Xbox 360 March 2014 £11.99
hitman Hitman: Absolution Xbox 360 April 2014 £14.99
Deadlight Deadlight Xbox 360 April 2014 £11.99
Dust 001 Dust: An Elysian Tale Xbox 360 May 2014 £9.99
Saints 001 Saints Row The Third Xbox 360 May 2014 £14.99
 Halo SA 001 Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One June 2014 £7.99
 Max 001 Max: Curse of the Brotherhood Xbox One June 2014 £11.99
 Dark SOuls 001 Dark Souls Xbox 360 June 2014 £14.99
 Charlie 001 Charlie Murder Xbox 360 June 2014 £6.75
 SSF IV 001  Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition Xbox 360 June 2014 £19.99
GuacameleeSTCE Guacamelee: STC Edition Xbox One July 2014 £9.99
gothamcity Gotham City Imposters Xbox 360 July 2014 £9.99
Battleblock Battleblock Theater Xbox 360 July 2014 £9.99
 crimson Crimson Dragon Xbox One August 2014 £15.99
 Strikesuit  Strike Suit Zero  Xbox One August 2014 £15.99
 motocross  Motorcross Madness  Xbox 360 August 2014 £6.75
 dishonored  Dishonored  Xbox 360 August 2014 £14.99
 crimson Crimson Dragon Xbox One September 2014 £15.99
 stf  Super Time Force Xbox One September 2014  £11.99
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 Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine Xbox 360 September 2014 £9.99
 boxartlg  Halo Reach Xbox 360 September 2014 £19.99
chariot Chariot  Xbox One October 2014 £11.99
BFbadcompany2 001  Battlefield Bad Company 2 Xbox 360 October 2014 £14.99
darksiders2 001  Darksiders 2 Xbox 360 October 2014 £44.99
Current Savings £409.23

Prediction League PlayStation Plus

Title Format Release Month Price
Prediction League Dont Stare Don’t Starve PS4 January 2014 £11.99
Prediction League Soul Sacrifice Soul Sacrifice Vita January 2014 £29.99
Prediction League Blazblue Blazblue Continuum Shift Vita January 2014 £19.99
Prediction League Bordelands2 Borderlands 2 PS3 January 2014 £29.99
Prediction League DMC DmC PS3 January 2014 £9.99
Prediction League Outlast 1 Outlast PS4 February 2014 £15.99
Prediction League Modnation 1 Modnation Racers: Road Trip Vita February 2014 £11.99
Prediction League Dynasty 1 Dynasty Warriors Next Vita February 2014 £29.99
Prediction League Bioshock Infinte Bioshock Infinite PS3 February 2014 £49.99
Prediction League Metro1 Metro Last Night PS3 February 2014 £29.99
Prediction League Dead Nation Dead Nation Apocalypse Edition PS4 March 2014 £11.99
Prediction League PS2CoverSheet108 Tomb Raider PS3 March 2014 £49.99
Prediction League brothers Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons PS3 March 2014 £11.99
Prediction League Pixeljunk Pixeljunk Monsters Ultimate HD Vita March 2014 £7.99
Prediction League Smart Smart As… Vita March 2014 £6.99
Prediction League kings Mercenary Kings PS4 April 2014 £11.99
Prediction League PES Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 PS3 April 2014 £39.99
Prediction League sly Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time PS3 / Vita April 2014 £19.99
Prediction League hotline Hotline Miami PS3 / Vita April 2014 £6.49
Prediction League moto gp Moto GP 13 Vita April 2014 £29.99
Stick 001 Stick It To The Man Vita April 2014 £6.79
Puppeteer 001 Puppeteer Vita April 2014 £24.99
Payday 002 PayDay 2 Vita April 2014 £29.99
Muramasa 001 Muramasa Rebirth Vita April 2014 £19.99
everybodys golf 001 Everybody’s Golf Vita April 2014 £6.99
 pixeljunk 001 Pixeljunk Shooter Ultimate   PS4 June 2014 £11.99
 trine 001  Trine 2  PS4 June 2014 £14.49
 nba 001 NBA 2K14  PS3   June 2014  £24.99
 lone surivor 001 Lone Survivor  PS3   June 2014  £9.99
 dragons 001 Dragons Crown  Vita   June 2014 £34.99
 surge 001 Surge Deluxe  Vita   June 2014 £3.99
dragons 001 Dragons Crown Vita June 2014 £34.99
 Towerfall Towerfall Ascension PS4 July 2014 £11.49
 Strider  Strider PS4 July 2014 £11.99
 DeadSpace3 Dead Space 3 PS3 July 2014 £19.99
 Vessel Vessel PS3 July 2014 £7.99
 LegoBatman2  Lego Batman 2: DC Heroes Vita July 2014 £19.99
DokiDoki Doki Doki Universe All July 2014 £5.99
 road  Road Not Taken PS4 August 2014 £7.99
 fez  Fez  PS4 August 2014 £7.99
 crysis 3  Crysis 3  PS3 August 2014 £19.99
 proteus  Proteus  PS3 / Vita August 2014 £9.99
 lego hp  Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7  Vita August 2014 £7.99
 Metrico  Metrico  Vita August 2014 £6.49
 image (5) Velocity 2KX PS4 September 2014 £12.99
 image (4) Sportsfriends PS4 / PS3 September 2014 £11.49
 image (3) PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale PS3 / Vita September 2014  £15.99
 image (2) Hoard PS3 September 2014  £7.99
 image (1) TxK Vita September 2014  £5.79
 
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Joe Danger Vita September 2014 £6.49
 driveclub DriveClub Plus Edition PS4 October 2014 £15.00
 dust  Dust: An Elysian Tale PS4 October 2014 £11.99
 pixthecat1  Pix The Cat PS4 / Vita October 2014 £7.99
 spelunky Spelunky  PS4 / PS3 / Vita October 2014 £11.99
 arkhamasylum Batman: Arkham Asylum PS3 October 2014 £15.99
 DungeonsandDragons  Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara  PS3 October 2014 £11.99
 rainbowmoon Rainbow Moon PS3 / Vita October 2014 £15.99
Current Savings £916.05

ea access

Title Format Release Month Price
BF4 Battlefield 4  Xbox One August 2014 £54.99
 madden Madden NFL 25  Xbox One August 2014 £39.99
 fifa14 FIFA 14  Xbox One August 2014 £39.99
 Peggle 2 Peggle 2  Xbox One August 2014 £9.99
 nfsrivals  Need for Speed:Rivals Xbox One September 2014 £54.99
 tbc To Be Announced  Xbox One October 2014 ?
Current Savings £199.95

With the league updated this is an opportunity to announce that if someone predicts a title for a particular format in PlayStation Plus they will get the points for that title on other formats IF, and only IF, the title is cross buy. For example if someone predicted Playstation All Stars Battle Royale for the Vita, although it was announced as a PS3 game, it is cross buy so that person would get the full 5 points.

Let’s use this as a chance to catch up with Si, who’s currently running away with the league. I don’t think his drug-addled mind is quite working right, instead of sending me a list of game predictions I instead received a list of dates where he believes the world will end. Current standings are below!

Position Predictor Correct Game Guesses Correct Franchise Guesses Points
1st SiStevens 5 0 25
2nd Craigie H 3 0 15
Joint 3rd Digital Pariah 2 0 10
Joint 3rd Adamski 2 0 10
Joint 3rd Silent Otto 2 0 10
Joint 4th Sith Misfit 1 0 5
Joint 4th Alfa 1983 1 0 5
Joint 4th Solm 1 0 5
Joint 4th G Squirrel 1 0 5
Joint 5th Neilmat 0 0 0
Joint 5th  Baron Von Pleb 0 0 0
Joint 5th Ady Carter 0 0 0
Joint 5th Egg Daddy 0 0 0
Joint 5th Uncle Fista 0 0 0
Joint 5th Sarah F 0 0 0
Joint 5th Ady HD 0 0 0
Joint 5th Cheesey Pete 0 0 0
Joint 5th Godd Todd 0 0 0
Joint 5th Burtha 0 0 0

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