May 2016


Four New Backwards Compatible Games For Xbox One

Microsoft is going strong with constantly releasing new Backwards compatible games. Another four games were released today. – Final Fight: Double Impact – Faery: Legends of Avalon – Frogger 2 – Puzzlegeddon While these are all arcade games, it still is awesome that Microsoft is trying so hard to give us games as quick as possible.


Nascar Expansion To Forza Motorsport 6

  A screenshot of a NASCAR Expansion for Forza Motorsport 6 for the Xbox One has been spotted. Although right now the image only shows the UK price, it can only be expected to be stateside soon. The rear of the card shows the game will contain: Nascar World Tour Career Mode 24 New cars from the 2016 NASCAR season New Multiplayer events New course – Homestead-Miami Speedway  


Five New Games For Backwards Compatibility

Cinco De Mayo not only welcomes in a party holiday, but five new games coming to the Xbox One Backwards compatibility list. – Phantasy Star II – Sonic & Knuckles – Dig Dug – Samurai Shodown II – Runner 2 While they are five good titles, Microsoft is keeping with the theme of making most of what used to be its XBLA releases into backwards compatibility but not full release games.


XCOM 2 Alien Hunters DLC Releases May 12th For $9.99

Alien Hunters is the second DLC from the Reinforcement pack for XCOM 2. The DLC comes with four new Weapons, new armor, new missions, as well as a new patch that will fix bugs. There will also be performance optimizations which some players have been waiting for since launch. “Alien Hunters, the second DLC pack coming to XCOM 2, adds exciting new gameplay content to your campaign. Available on May 12 for $9.99 or as part of the Reinforcement Pack, Alien Hunters features a narrative-driven mission, new weapons and armor, a new “Hunter’s Lodge” update to the Avenger’s Armory, plus…


How Books Have Helped Plot Development In Games

There once was a time when a good comic book, movie or TV show would spawn a video game based on its desire and notoriety would guarantee sales. These were the days when a hit movie franchise would release a lackluster game to capitalize on the fan base. While that still happens – game developers in the last three generations of games have been working backwards – creating their games and then making comics, graphic novels and movies to give back elements of the plot that a game couldn’t cover. This has provided the most developed game lores we have…


Premium For Hardline And Battlefield 4 Are Now Part Of Ea Access

Today I opened up the EA Access app on Xbox One to find out that both Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline’s Premium was added to the program. One catch to this offer is the Hardline Premium seems to be only for a limited amount of time. No specifics were given on the length of this offer, but my guess is once this weeks Xbox sales are over with the deal might be gone.  For those that might not have Ea Access the Hardline Robbery and Dragon’s Teeth DLC from Battlefield 4 are also free this week (Gold Members Only). Ea Access…


Steam Midweek Madness : Hurtworld – 40% Off

Steam’s Midweek Madness  for May 3rd is Hurtworld at 40% Off. The sale will end in 72 hours,  so you have until 1pm EST or 10am PST Friday to grab this deal. Below is a brief description on the game as well as some important information. Description- WARNING: Hurtworld is still very early in development. It may be worth waiting until we are further through development before getting on board (We’re not going anywhere). Hurtworld is a hardcore multiplayer survival FPS with a focus on deep survival progression that doesn’t become trivial once you establish some basic needs. That feeling when you’re freezing…


Steam Midweek Madness : Octodad : Deadliest Catch 80% Off

Steam’s Midweek Madness  for May 3rd is Octodad: Dadliest Catch at 80% Off. The sale will end in 72 hours,  so you have until 1pm EST or 10am PST Friday to grab this deal. Below is a brief description on the game as well as some important information. Description- Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad’s existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from…

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