Since game design is a business, I decided to see what's really selling well for the PS4.
I did this search a week ago, and at the time, out of the top 20 bestsellers on Amazon 10 had not even been released yet. By now some have been released. But others still have not. And yet others...
The shield move doesn't win you any more points, so don't go out of your way to use it.
While multipliers are important, don't ignore too many orange items to get to them - they're what get you the points, after all.