Month: June 2018

Xbox Games with Gold – July

For the low price of $79.95 per year, Xbox Live Gold membership gives you $1000 in free games, including backward compatible Xbox 360 games for the Xbox One. That is amazing value considering the calibre of some of the games that become available. This month we have an arcade twin-stick shooter, a co-op puzzle game, a brawler and a classic stealth game that kicked off Splinter Cell on the 360. Once you add them to your collection, these games are yours to keep for the entire length of your Xbox Live Gold Subscription. Assault Android Cactus – Normally $19.95...

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A HALO TV Show Is Coming!

XBox fans your time has come.. and so has a new HALO TV SHOW! Showtime, along with Amblin Television (founded by Steven Spielberg) and 343 Industries (Halo). SHOWTIME president and CEO David Nevins announced the network has ordered a 10-episode season based on the legendary video game franchise! In its adaptation for SHOWTIME, Halo (working title) will take place in the universe that first came to be in 2001 on XBox, dramatising an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and that alien threat we all know too well – the Covenant! Kyle Killen (Awake) will serve as executive producer, writer and showrunner. Rupert...

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PS+ Loot box July 2018

July’s free content for PlayStation Plus users has been announced overnight with another 6 titles available for download soon, plus a great deal on PlayStation Plus subscription!     PlayStation 4 users will feel a little bit of déjà vu with Heavy Rain being made available. It was only two months ago, that Quantic Dream’s other interactive drama action adventure Beyond: Two Souls was available and with Detroit: Become Human being a massive hit now, here’s an opportunity to try David Cage’s critically acclaimed title, that places you right in the action trying to track down the Origami Killer,...

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Retro Rocks Review: Super Cars II

It may not look like much now, but Super Cars II on the Amiga 500 was a bloody brilliant racing game back in the day, that mixed top-down car racing with some Mario Kart type battles and a bit of a choose your own adventure for good measure. Just check this out for a bit of retro 16 bit action. (skip through the Youtube video for the best bits) So, in Super cars II you’re a race car driver, who’s trying to make your way up the proverbial ladder and top the league with your souped-up race car that...

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Totally Accurate Battlegrounds: Taking the Battle Royale piss!

Score: 6/10        ONLINE               |            VIOLENT             |            BATTLE ROYALE   Totally Accurate Battlegrounds (or TABG for short), is marketed by small Swedish developer, Landfall, as a parody of the widely popular Battle Royale genre. Just like all Battle Royale games, you drop on to an island, or in the case of TABG you literally fire headfirst out of an invisible cannon from a floating convoy of trucks… Yeah, you definitely read that correctly. “Instead of shooting each other, the match turned into a game of high jump with guns.” Once you’ve completed your flying head-butt in to the ground you...

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