By Tracey Lien on May 20, 2013 05.20.13
Two new games will join the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection next week, according to the PlayStation Blog: Germinator (PS Vita) and Pinball Arcade (PS3 and PS Vita, Cross-Buy enabled). On May 21, PlayStation Plus members will be able to pick up both Germinator and Pinball Arcade for free, while non-members can buy them individually for $9.99 on the PlayStation Network. As of tomorrow, the Metro: Last Light Season Pass (PS3), which is a discounted pre-payment for future Metro DLC that includes The Faction Pack, The Tower Pack, The Developer Pack and The Chronicles Pack, will also receive a 25 percent discount for PS Plus members, bringing it down to $11.24 from the regular PSN price of $14.99. The following games are also being discounted for PS Plus members: Darkstalkers...
By Megan Farokhmanesh on May 20, 2013 05.20.13
Ten titles, including Assassin's Creed 3 and Far Cry 3, will be available with all their corresponding downloadable content through the PlayStation Store beginning tomorrow, digital distribution senior manager Pierre Gravereau announced via the PlayStation Blog. Bundles with be available at a limited-time discount for regular and PlayStation Plus members. Check out the full list below: Assassin's Creed 3 — PSN: $69.99, PS Plus: $62.99 Batman Arkham City — PSN: $28.99, PS Plus: $23.19 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 — PSN: $69.99, PS Plus: $62.99 DmC Devil May Cry — PSN: $52.49, PS Plus: $47.24 Far Cry 3 — PSN: $55.99, PS Plus: $50.39 Max Payne 3 — PSN: $29.99, PS Plus: $20.99 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance — PSN: $63.99, PS Plus: $44.79 Persona 4 Arena — PSN:...
By Griffin McElroy on Apr 26, 2013 04.26.13
Rockstar's whole Steam catalog has been marked down from 50 to 75 percent off this weekend, offering downloadable versions of L.A. Noire, the Grand Theft Auto series and more at a discount. The highlight and largest discount is a 75 percent markdown on L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition, a bundle which includes the core game and all its DLC, which has been discounted from $29.99 to $7.50. So-inclined shoppers can also pick up the game and DLC piecemeal for $5.00 and $2.99, respectively. Also on offer is the Rockstar Hits Collection, which includes L.A. Noire, Max Payne 3, Grand Theft Auto 4 and Episodes from Liberty City for $29.99, two-thirds off the regular price of $89.97. For the rest of the games that are on sale, check out the publisher's promotional page on the Steam store.
By Dave Tach on Feb 22, 2013 02.22.13
Microsoft will kick off its Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale next Tuesday, Feb. 26, offering discounts of up to 80 percent on over 60 Xbox 360 Games on Demand, according to a post on Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's blog. The sale will last through Monday, March 4. Major Nelson will reveal each day's deals, which are available to both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members, through his Twitter account. Games set to be discounted include: Assassin's Creed Assassin's Creed 2 Batman: Arkham Asylum Batman: Arkham City BioShock Borderlands Borderlands 2 Call of Juarez Call of Duty 2 Call of Duty 3 Call of Duty: Black Ops Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 C...
By Tracey Lien on Feb 21, 2013 02.21.13
Amazon is "farewelling" the month of February with a game sale that slashes up to 75 percent off more than 850 games, bundles and downloadable content. The sale sees games like Max Payne 3 reduced from $39.99 to $14.99, Sleeping Dogs reduced from $39.99 to $17.49 and Deus Ex: Human Revolution cut from $19.99 to $7.49. Buyers who use the code "CAGROCKS" at checkout will receive an additional 25 percent off their purchase. The Amazon deal is available now.
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Jan 16, 2013 01.16.13
Max Payne 3's final downloadable content pack, Deathmatch Made in Heaven, will release for all available platforms on Jan. 22, Rockstar Games announced via press release. Deathmatch Made in Heaven will feature both co-op and competitive modes, along with new weapons, items, bursts, achievements and tropies. The DLC will cost $9.99, or for Xbox 360 owners, 800 Microsoft points. PlayStation 3 owners in Europe, however, should expect the content on Jan. 30. Rockstar Season Pass owners will get Deathmatch Made in Heaven for free. Max Payne 3 released on May 15, 2012.
By Dave Tach on Jan 02, 2013 01.02.13
The editors at Amazon Games have assembled their "Best of 2012 in Gaming" list, which includes 20 games (many of which are discounted), according to the recently published list. Amazon Games' editors used their judgment as well as user reviews "to ensure our choices were in line with the opinions of our customers." The games and their current prices on Amazon include: Journey Collector's Edition. $46.99 PlayStation 3. Borderlands 2. $49.99 Xbox 360, $45 PlayStation 3, and $29.99 PC download. XCOM: Enemy Unknown. $50.41 Xbox 360, $45 PlayStation 3, $24.99 PC download. Dishonored. $39.99 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Mass Effect 3. $20.99 Xbox 360, $21.19 PlayStation 3, $14.99 PC download. The Walking Dead. $47.45 Xbox 360, $29.99 PlayStation 3, $24.99 PC download....
Amazon offers $5 coupon to those who buy digitally distributed PC games from 2K, Ubisoft or THQ, for a very limited time only
By Tracey Lien on Dec 25, 2012 12.25.12
Amazon is offering a $5 coupon to those who purchase certain digitally distributed PC games and game packs from 2K, Ubisoft or THQ, which can be used on any game listed on its 2012 Editor's Choice Games list. Joystiq has compiled a list of the bundles and game packs that offer the coupon (offer ends Dec. 31, 2012), which includes: The 2K Mega Pack The Desert to Sea Bundle The WTF Pack The 2K Strategy Pack The 2K Shooter Pack The Storming, Burning, Reflecting, Flaming, Sabotaging Pack The Darksiders Franchise Pack The Tantalizing THQ Medley The Mass Effect Trilogy Assassin's Creed Revelations Assassin's Creed Revelations Gold Edition Assassin's Creed Botherhood Deluxe Edition Some of the games can be accessed on Steam, others on Origin and some on neither. The coupon can be redeemed...
By Samit Sarkar on Dec 21, 2012 12.21.12
Xbox Live's "Countdown to 2013" sale continues with its fourth day of discounts today: 33 percent off Rockstar Games' Midnight Club: Los Angeles, Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noire and Max Payne 3. That drops the price of Midnight Club: Los Angeles from $14.99 to $9.99; of Red Dead Redemption and L.A. Noire from $29.99 to $19.99; and of Max Payne 3 from $59.99 to $39.99. The sale offers new deals every day until 2013 begins.
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Dec 09, 2012 12.09.12
The 4th annual Machinima Inside Gaming Awards took place yesterday in Hollywood, Calif., with Halo 4, Fez and Mass Effect 3 sweeping the largest number of the 17 available awards, according to a recent press release. The award show streamed live through MachinimaLive.com. 343 Industries's Halo 4 won Game of the Year, Best Competitive Multiplayer and Best Sound Design, while Polytron's puzzle platformer, Fez, landed two awards with Best Original Score and Best Indie Game. Mass Effect 3, BioWare's title, won two awards as well for Best Co-Operative Multiplayer and Best Game Cinematography. Spike Video Game Awards favorites such as Journey and The Walking Dead both scored awards as well. Check out the full list of winners below. Game of the Year: Halo 4 (343 Industries)Best Competitive...