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Green Man Gaming’s ’666 sale’ starts today, ends July 6

Monday, 1 July 2013 16:46 GMT By Dave Cook

Green Man Gaming has launched a ’666 sale’, so called because it offers six discounted games, every six hours for six days. The savings are none too shabby either.

You can find the initial savings over on the GMG homepage, but if you check back every six hours they should be updated with new offers.

At the time of writing, you can get the following discounts:

  • Killing Floor – was £14.99, now £3.74
  • Star Trek: The Video Game – was £39.99, now £13.59
  • Guns of Icarus Online – was £9.99, now £1.99
  • Lucius – was £19.99, now £4.99
  • Resident Evil 6 – was £19.99, now £9.99
  • Borderlands 2 + Season Pass – Was £39.98, now £9.99

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23 Comments

  1. TheWulf

    And this is why I love open platforms. You have so many marketplaces that they all tend to fall over each other trying to give you the best price. Yay competition!

    Be it Steam, Good Old Games, Green Man Gaming, ShopTo, Amazon, indie bundles, or what have you… it’s pretty great. This is why I keep wishing that there was an open platform console, because with a console you’re screwed both ways — you don’t get these sales, plus you have to pay royalties on top of a box price.

    One point I made before with closed platforms is that you can trade in a game and still have paid more for it even with the money back from a trade than someone did on an open platform (plus the person on the open platform gets to keep the game).

    There’s just no competition on closed platforms.

    Look at Apple versus Android, it’s the same deal there. On Android you have various marketplaces, all of whom are competing with each other, and Google actually actively encourages this (the same way that Valve encourage competition), but on an Apple device you have just the Apple store and that’s that.

    Is the lure of a store that has everything but sells everything for twice as much as shops just a short walk away really that great?

    I think this is a ‘more money than sense’ thing.

    But yes, people should demand open platforms. It’s really about time that consoles became open. Not only would consumers benefit from sales and not having to pay royalties, but they’d also benefit from being able to use mods and being able to customise their system.

    And it’s not like those closed platforms are any cheaper than a PC any more. It’s turning into a bit of a con.

    So yeah, I look forward to a future when everything is an open platform.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. silkvg247

    I want the season pass but not borderlands 2 – anyone want borderlands 2 for a fiver if I grab the bundle? Assuming they can be split that is (one would hope so otherwise how do I apply the season pass to my existing BL2)

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Arkorvo

    @ #2 Yeah they come as separate codes.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. TheBlackHole

    @1 The competition is fiction. GMG sell steam codes. Amazon sell steam codes. Gamersgate sell steam codes.

    the competition is an illusion. Steam DOMINATES this market, make no mistake.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. spartan1192

    I’ve waited this long to try boarderlands 2. Can’t wait.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. silkvg247

    So yeah.. BL2 for a fiver or trade for something on my wishlsit.

    http://steamcommunity.com/id/Silkeh/wishlist/

    Any takers? :)

    #6 2 years ago
  7. GK

    Borderlands 2+S pass,15E,you make a sin if you dont buy it!

    #7 2 years ago
  8. sh4dow

    @1: It’s not really open as long as many games use Steamworks for DRM.

    @4: Well, he did mention GOG though and they don’t sell Steam codes. And that’s at least something.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. CyberMarco

    Hey silkvg247, currently these are my spare games atm.

    http://www.steamtrades.com/forum/x331D/h-mad-riders-supreme-commander-2-far-cry-2-fe-more-w-offerspaypal

    Plus HiB 7+8, non BTA with bonus games.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. DSB

    Awesome concept.

    @4 How is the competition an “illusion”, exactly? Steam sold Bioshock Infinite for something like 59 Euro. GreenManGaming sold it for 39 or some such.

    That’s a pretty convincing illusion. 10-20 euros convincing.

    I’d say that Steam’s dominating position is the very reason why Amazon and GreenManGaming are willing to sell brand new games at a loss in order to gain some traffic.

    I don’t recall seeing anything like that in traditional retail.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. TheBlackHole

    @10

    It’s not competition because GMG are having to sell at a significant loss to reach that price point, just to get traffic, whereas Steam will get a fixed cut of the RRP, not sale price (likely 20-30%) regardless of what GMG charge.

    Steam are more than willing to let other people make money for them by trying to undercut them, because they know those companies will never make the profit Steam is making, and will be giving Valve a new customer with almost every copy they sell.

    It’s like a Mafia boss sending ten street thugs out to sell drugs on the same street. They all try and undercut eachother to get the most sales, but in their race to the bottom they’ve not left themselves with any profit. Doesn’t matter to the boss – he gets paid whatever happens.

    It’s an immensely strong monopoly.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. CyberMarco

    @11

    “It’s an immensely strong monopoly.”

    Which favors the consumer in the end. You still have an option to chose from what market you are going to buy your game.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. DSB

    @11 I think that’s a fair analysis, but whether there’s a “mafia boss” or not, the end result is still a competitive market, which – as long as it remains sustainable – will benefit the consumer.

    I’d be very interested to see a rundown as to how that economy actually works though. I think there’s very little probability of a game sold on GreenManGaming profiting Valve as much as a game sold on their own platform.

    They get something, obviously, but I think it’s less. I think they assume the role as a sub-contracting distributor, taking a smaller cut for simply distributing keys and providing the infrastructure, but of course that’s still a piece of the pie that the eventual retailer won’t be getting.

    50% of sales is neither a figurative or a literal monopoly by any stretch of the imagination, and as long as Steams primary influence on the market is that competition is fierce, I see little reason to complain.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. TheWulf

    @12

    That’s exactly what the apologist glosses over, isn’t it?

    Won’t somebody please think of the poor companies?

    No, no I won’t. It’s up to each company to provide a service that I want, and if they can do that sensibly then they’ll stay in business. There are many marketplaces on the PC which are financially well off, and this is because they provide a good deal without putting themselves out of business. It’s all about undercutting the competition, which can be done whilst still making a profit.

    Many consumers however don’t actually realise the benefit of this. They’ll pay $60-80 for a game that costs $40 on the PC, or $20 (or less) in a sale, not so far down the road. With each game you buy, along with all of the DLC, this mounts up. And as I’ve mentioned, even if you trade-in, you don’t get to keep your games. The true monopoly is when there can only be one marketplace, as is the case with closed platforms.

    A closed platform doesn’t need to offer you a better deal. They see to it that you pay $60-80 for a new game because there’s no one to provide competition to stop them from doing that. This is what the second-hand market was a workaround for, and you’ve seen how desperate Microsoft almost was to shut that down, in order to keep a stranglehold on expensive first sales.

    None of that is a problem with an open platform, as there are no royalties, and there’s no one company (Microsoft, Apple, or Sony) pulling the strings. You don’t have to pay anyone for royalties, and games can be sold at whatever price they’re sold at.

    As a responsible consumer, I favour the open platforms, because they allow me to be smarter with my money. When you choose a closed platform, you pay through it through the nose in the long run.

    Closed platforms just aren’t responsible consumerism.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. TheWulf

    @11

    Okay, let me break this down.

    It’s not competition because GMG are having to sell at a significant loss to reach that price point [...]

    Proof?

    You’re also being intellectually dishonest as you’re ignoring the fact that GMG don’t solely sell Steam codes, they very often sell games served from their own servers, too.

    [...] just to get traffic [...]

    Proof?

    And frankly, Steam has the same problem. When GMG and other marketplaces are advertised as selling things more cheaply, it raises awareness of them which takes sales away from Steam.

    This is why Steam has so many sales.

    [...] whereas Steam will get a fixed cut of the RRP, not sale price (likely 20-30%) regardless of what GMG charge.

    1.) Your arse is not a valid form of citation. If you don’t have factual figures, don’t invent them. You don’t actually know how much of a cut Steam takes.

    2.) You’re again assuming that all games GMG sells are Steam codes, which simply isn’t the case. It shows your ignorance of the market environment.

    The rest of the post is just rambling based upon the above fallacies, so I don’t really need to go any further than that.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. TheWulf

    This comment thread really does smack of apologism and strongly of ‘a fool and his money are soon parted.’ That people aren’t responsible consumers is why we tend to get taken for a ride, and that’s why Microsoft thought they could get away with the XBox One stuff. Often we’ll roll over and take it if it’s convenient enough.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. absolutezero

    GMG also sell full boxed PC and console games alongside the codes normally thought of when they are brought up.

    Alot like Amazon and Shopto and a tonne of other stores operating within in the PC space.

    Its all fucking fake though.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. DSB

    It should be pretty obvious to anyone with even the slightest familiarity with business that a company selling at 25% below RRP is either selling at a loss, or close enough that it makes no difference.

    And the only motivation for doing that is to increase traffic, which would be a huge benefit to a smaller retailer like GreenManGaming.

    It’s long been assumed that Steam offers the same revenue split as Apple, which is 30/70, and which is pretty great compared to the 50-60% loss (covering manufacture, delivery and revenue split) that a publisher takes on physical distribution.

    GreenManGaming is unlikely to recieve much more than 25% considering that Steam (in the case of games like Bioshock Infinite or Tomb Raider) also takes a cut for distribution.

    I think it’s NDA’d in the case of digital distributors, but Phil Fish recently confirmed it for Steam and GOG:

    http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/05/02/steam-and-gog-take-30-revenue-cut-suggests-fez-creator-phil-fish/

    Valve themselves say that their revenue split isn’t fixed

    http://www.develop-online.net/news/37633/Steam-dev-revenue-split-flexible-but-fair

    But in the case of large publishers, it’s very unlikely that you would see any major deviations.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. TheBlackHole

    @15

    Wow. You are a very angry person.

    And you’re also making a very uninformed assumption that I have no knowledge of videogame retail.

    But since arguing pointlessly on the internet is rather amusing…

    I don’t need to prove anything to an anonymous voice on the internet, but I’ll feel free to share my informed opinion with whoever might want to listen. Thanks for the vitriolic feedback though – Made guessing your age a little easier.

    Here’s some facts for you, whether you care to believe them or not.

    GMG sells far more Steam codes than Capsule ones. Why? Because a HUGE portion of GMG’s audience are Steam users looking for ‘cheaper than Steam’ prices.

    GMG use the lure of a cheap deal to bring traffic in, under the assumption that a buying user will more likely spend with them again, thus justifying the initial loss (protip: they don’t)

    Steam’s cut depends on the retailer, but it sits around the 20-25% mark (as they’ve publicly stated, it varies), while their own store split (with publishers) is a standard 70/30 deal. So yes, they get 5-10% less through third party sales, but every one of those sales is to either an existing, or soon to be new Steam user.

    “Your arse is not a valid form of citation”
    I don’t believe you’ve been close enough to my arse to know how valid it is.

    “If you don’t have factual figures, don’t invent them”
    You do know that just because I’m not showing you a link with someone else saying the same thing, that doesn’t automatically make it untrue, right?

    “You don’t actually know how much of a cut Steam takes.”
    Actually, I do. Perhaps you shouldn’t assume everyone who writes something on the internet is uninformed, or not from this industry.

    “It shows your ignorance of the market environment.”
    Or more likely, your lack of knowledge about it.

    “I don’t really need to go any further than that.”
    With that, I agree.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. spartan1192

    @6 hey silk ill buy it for a 5. I missed the sale because of work.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. silkvg247

    @20 Sure thing, add me on steam and we’ll chat tonight (I am rageysteam).

    #21 2 years ago
  22. CyberMarco

    So what’s the problem with other marketplaces that sale Steam games cheaper than Steam?

    Bitching on the Internet just for the sake of it? In the end I don’t care how much revenue GMG/Amazon and co. make as long as I can get the better deal, that’s the notion of the “open market”.

    Also GMG is just another middle man, like retail stores are between publishers and consumers. If they gain 10-20% from every Steam game sold and still be in the business I don’t see what’s wrong, win-win situation.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. TheBlackHole

    @22

    I don’t think anyone has a problem with the retailers, the issue being discussed was Steam’s monopoly on the market.

    #23 2 years ago

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    Sony has just auctioned one of its limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 consoles for over $128,000. The model had the serial number 00001, according to the Wall Street Journal. “We appreciate all who participated in the auction and are surprised at the highest bid price, which was higher than our expectations,” said a rep for […]

  • Here’s Killer Instinct’s new Omen and Golem fighters in action

    Microsoft has revealed Killer Instinct Season 2′s fighter Omen in a new trailer. Stick around for the end of the video and you’ll also get a peek at another new fighter, Golem. Omen is a bonus character and as such isn’t available as part of the main season roster. He’s available for free to Ultra […]

  • Digital copies of Far Cry 4 are being deleted from Uplay

    Ubisoft appears to be deleting copies of Far Cry 4 bought through digital third-party retailers. According to the Ubisoft support forums, copies of the game acquired via G2Play and G2A are being removed from Uplay. Users had not been given any warning by publisher Ubisoft that the game will be removed, although it is now […]

  • Gearbox wants “badass” talent for the next Borderlands

    Borderlands 3 may not have been announced at PAX this weekend, but studio boss Randy Pitchford is currently recruiting for the next game in the series. We are recruiting for next Borderlands. This is the big one. Industry badass? E-mail me: heyrandy@gearboxsoftware.com pic.twitter.com/ZG9dLytX1B — Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) January 26, 2015 A recruitment push would suggest […]

  • Destiny: less grind, fairer economy in House of Wolves DLC

    Destiny developer Bungie has said it aims to lessen the grind in House of Wolves, and it won’t repeat mistakes it made with rewards in The Dark Below. Gear rewards will be fairer, according to lead designer Luke Smith in a Neogaf thread. For example, buying from a vendor should not invalidate gear rewarded for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Disaster

    Over two months since release and Xbox One’s big Christmas game is still a turkey, says Rich Stanton. “The game has now been available for two-and-a-half months, including the blockbuster Christmas season, and by any reasonable standard it doesn’t work.” Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched worldwide on November 11, 2014. Intended as something of […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection dated, first gameplay footage released

    Homeworld Remastered Collection has a release date, and as promised, the gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake has been released along with the news that Homeworld Shipbreaker development continues. The video was shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel earlier this morning at PAX South. Last year, Gearbox had said hoped to release the title […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry has landed on Kickstarter

    The Kickstarter for Clock Tower spiritual successor, Project Scissors, recently announced as Night Cry, has launched. A teaser directed by The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu was released for the game earlier this month, and the full short film can be viewed below. Shimizu is also creative director on the project and Silent Hill creative and environment […]

  • Toukiden Kiwami mission trailer released, pre-order bonuses detailed

    Pre-order bonuses for Toukiden Kiwami have been announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita. Here’s the pre-order bonus list for each participating retailer: North America GameStop – Armor inspired by new slayers Reki and Soma’s costumes and classic armor from Toukiden‘s six original NPC slayers. Amazon – 2 exclusive pieces of armor: a set of Tenko […]

  • More Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Final Fantasy 15 info doled out by Tabata

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD director Hajime Tabata took part in a Reddit AMA yesterday, and answered a variety of questions pertaining to the game and Final Fantasy 15. According to Tabata, the first playthrough of the game will last around 40 hours, but “the real fun” starts from the second playthrough which contains new events. […]

  • This video gives you an idea of what Borderlands Online is like

    A video for Borderlands Online, the China-exclusive title from 2K, Shanda Games and Gearbox, has been released. Posted on MMO Culture, the video was released to announce the “technical test” which started today. Borderlands Online is an instance-based online shooter, and will probably never reach western shores. Still, you can have a look anyway.

  • Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the MMO’s first expansion

    The first expansion for Guild Wars 2, Heart of Thorns, was announced today during PAX South, and ArenNet has posted a few content details for it on the official webiste. Heart of Thorns contains a reimagined progression with the new Mastery system, which provides new training opportunities for characters beyond level 80. Players will be […]

  • Turn-based action platformer Ronin has been polished up, nets a publisher

    Tomasz Waclawek has polished up his freeware title Ronin and will be releasing it through publisher Devolver Digital later this year. The turn-based action platformer stars a vengeful ninja who is determined to kill important memebers of a powerful corporation. Weapons at your disposal include razor wire and a katana, or you avoid combat by […]

  • Footage of cancelled Justice League brawler surfaces

    Footage of the cancelled Double Helix-developed Justice League brawler has surfaced online. The game was supposed to be a tie-in title for the also cancelled Justice League film directed by George Miller, according to leaked images and information from 2012. Jon Gwyn, the game’s artist and now Rockstar San Diego staffer, said at the time […]

  • Free Icona Vulcano DLC for DriveClub releases next week

    Sony has posted a video of the Icona Vulcano, which will be released as DLC next week for DriveClub. The video was posted on Facebook and we’ve embedded the video below courtesy of GamesHQMeida. It was announced earlier this week the Icona Vulcano would be released on the PS Store as a free download.

  • The Bard’s Tale 4 announced by inXile Entertainment at PAX South

    The Bard’s Tale 4 was announced today by inXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo during a panel at PAX South. inXile hinted around back in December that a sequel was in the works. Granted, The Bard’s Tale wasn’t mentioned. Still, everyone figured this was the game when Wasteland 2 project lead Chris Keenan stated the team […]

  • Here’s another Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video

    Last week, YouTube user Master0fHyrule uploaded a Majora’s Mask 3DS vs N64 comparison video, and we’ve embedded it for you below. The video shows 4.5 minutes of footage which appears before hitting the start button and the first meeting between Link and the Skull Kid. Another comparison video was released by another user back in […]

  • The Game Awards 2015 already in the planning stages

    The Game Awards 2015 are already in the planning stages, according to Geoff Keighley. The inaugural show took place on December 6, 2014. Keighley announced the 2015 show during his Storytime with Geoff Keighley panel at PAX South this weekend and through Twitter. He said more details will be announced in the spring. You can […]

  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered listed for January release

    It looks like Quantic Dream’s Indigo Prophecy is returning in remastered form next week, if an Amazon listing is any indication. According to the listing posted on NeoGAF, the uncut version of the game contains Steam DRM and will release January 29 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Linux, Mac and PC download. Titled Fahrenheit: […]

  • Indie Flash Sale kicks off on North American PS Store

    The North American end of the PlayStation Store is hosting a Flash Sale a beefy list of indie games and some films. The sales includes titles such as Resogun, Shadow Warrior, The Unfinished Swan, FEZ, Costume Quest 2, Joe Danger, Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, and more for up to 80% off. The full […]

  • The Witcher 3 Twitch stream to show 15 minutes of new gameplay footage

    New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay footage will be shown Monday, January 26 on GOG.com’s Twitch channel. Along with the footage, the developers will be answering questions from the community as well as providing commentary on the gameplay being shown. Live questions posted via Twitter chat will be answered by senior gameplay designer Damien […]

  • Borderlands 3 information teased for tomorrow’s Gearbox PAX South panel

    During PAX South this weekend, Gearbox Software is hosting a panel titled Inside Gearbox Software which will provide “the latest news and updates on Borderlands and upcoming Gearbox titles.” Yesterday during Gearbox’s panel called Question and Answer Time, CEO Rady Pitchford was asked “when or if” fans can expect Borderlands 3. “I’ll tell you what,” […]

  • Best Buy cancels multiple pre-order units of Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL

    Multiple sources reported overnight Best Buy has cancelled some pre-orders for the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL. As of press time, it appears to only affect those who pre-ordered more than one system. Only one system was allotted per order, so the cancellation notices were sent out to comply with the restriction. Those […]

  • Rob Huebel is your KillCameraman in this CoD: Advanced Warfare video

    A live-action video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc has been released by Activision. Subtitled: Randall Higgins: KillCameraman gives you a look at the action from a different perspective. In the video, Higgins is played by comedic actor and writer Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital, Parks and Rec, The Mindy Project). The first DLC […]

  • Xbox App features included with Windows 10 January build outlined

    The January build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview includes a basic version of the Xbox App announced earlier this week. With the initial preview release, the team at Microsoft wanted to only include the basics such as high resolution monitor support along with keyboard and mouse input. Additional functionality will be released with each […]

  • Standalone version of DayZ has sold 3 million units

    The standalone version of DayZ sold 3 million units, Bohemia Interactive has announced. Release Just over a year ago on Steam Early Access, the milestone was hit yesterday. The standalone version was created by Dean Hall as a Arma 2 modification which has been updated 24 times since its initial release. In 2014, the development […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt video shows gameplay clips, global hands-on events

    CD Projekt has released a video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, giving a glimpse of gameplay and noting that hands-on impressions of the game will be bombarding the Internet next week. We’ll have extensive coverage of The Witcher 3 on Monday Jan 26 at 3pm GMT. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to […]

  • Microsoft looking into possible HoloLens support for PC, Xbox One

    Microsoft’s HoloLens may be a dedicated device, but the company is obviously looking into how it could be used with PC and Xbox One. Speaking with Polygon, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said should the stand-alone product become a success, “specific scenarios” on how it could be used with Xbox One are already being brainstormed. “We […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4, Xbox One

    A video for Final Fantasy Type-0 comparing the upcoming console version of the game to the original PSP version has been released by Square Enix. While comparing PSP graphics to those of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One seems rather unfair, it’s worth a watch anyway. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releases March 17 in North America […]

  • Payday 2′s The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character Pack released

    In case you forgot, The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character content packs for Payday 2 were released yesterday. The new heist pack is available for $6.99/€6.99/£4.99 and the Dragan character will run you $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 through Steam and other digital distribution sites. Here’s the details: The Bomb Heists A new contact, called the Butcher, brought to […]

  • Rockstar offers tips on scaling GTA Online creations to support 30 players

    Rockstar has posted a tutorial of sorts on how to edit your GTA Online’s creations to support up to 30 players. According to the developer, when selecting Load Creation, users will be able to access any previously published Jobs and edit them in any way they wish. Users can also increase the Maximum Players races […]

  • Video for Life is Strange shows you how to rewind time

    If you could rewind time, would you change the events of your day or leave things be? In Life is Strange, you will make this choice. In the developer diary below, Dontnot Entertainment touches upon the main character’s ability to rewind time. How Max’s ability works and originated is also discussed. The first episode of […]

  • Take a look at one of the historical battles in Total War: Attila

    The Creative Assembly has revealed historical battles for Total War: Attila and shown off one of them. In the latest episode of Rally Point, developer Creative Assembly takes a look at one of the nine historical battles that will be included in Total War: Attila when it launches next month. But before you see the […]

  • ARMA 3 video lists 33 of its features, teases upcoming expansion

    ARMA 3 is an impressive military simulator, but that’s not the only thing impressive about it. In fact, this video lists 33 of the game’s most notable features. ARMA 3′s latest video gives you a tour of many of its strengths. It goes over the number of vehicles, weapons and playable area. But that’s not […]

  • No Man’s Sky dev explains what you actually do in the game

    No Man’s Sky is simultaneously the most intriguing mystery and the most scary. Developer Hello Games is asked some questions and gives some solid answers. Eurogamer asked Hello Games’ Sean Murray a number of questions that are on everyone’s mind when they think about No Man’s Sky. The biggest one being, what do you actually […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 27, Be The Zombie mode goes free

    The release date for the physical version of Dying Light has been confirmed for Europe, along with the release dates for all regions. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the PC version of the game will release digitally, worldwide, on January 27. The physical version and the digital PS4 and Xbox One versions will […]

  • Guild Wars 2 is $10 this weekend

    ArenaNet is offering Guild Wars 2 for $10 this weekend only, and hosting a double XP event during the same period. The regular and Digital Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 are both offered at 75% off this weekend. The regular edition can be yours for just $10 while the Deluxe is $15. The offer […]

  • Cyberpunk 2077 development still going, but the focus is on The Witcher 3, says dev

    If you’re dying to hear anything about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be waiting a while still. The focus is on The Witcher 3 right now. Ever since Cyberpunk 2077′s announcement all the way back in 2012 developer CD Projekt Red has been really quiet about the sci-fi RPG. We’ve not seen any gameplay […]

  • Digital pet Animin gamecards get May release

    With AR being all the go, it might be worth checking out virtual pet Animin for iOS and Android. Game-cards for Animin, the virtual pet for iOS and Android, are set to appear at UK retail this May, the developers have announced. Animin sits on your touch device and does cute stuff. The little dude […]

  • You won’t need a new GPU for DirectX 12, except for some features

    Microsoft has clarified that while you’ll need a new GPU to get the full potential of DirectX 12, existing hardware will support it just fine. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra said in a press meeting following the Windows 10 event that you will need a new graphics card to get “the full benefits” of DirectX 12. “There […]

  • Assassin’s Creed Victory: fans speculate over characters and locations

    Ubisoft has not yet started talking about Assassin’s Creed: Victory, so some eager fans are speculating about everything they can just from those leaked screens. A very popular thread right now on the Ubisoft forums attempts to gather fans’ specualtion about characters, events and story of Assassin’s Creed: Victory. What followed was quite a lot […]

  • This is what co-op looks like in Dying Light

    Dying Light’s cop-op mode has been given a short demo by developer Techland. Dying Light supports drop-in/ drop-out co-op for up to four players. The entire campaign is playable in co-op, and there are special co-op challenges. Watch as four members of developer Techland take on the game’s zombie apocalypse. Dying Light is out January […]

  • Get Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third and all DLC for $5

    Bundle Stars’ latest bundle packs Saints Row 2 and the complete Saints Row: The Third for $5. The Saints Row bundle is priced $5. It is live now and for another 14 days. It comes with Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package, which is basically the game plus all the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for January 23, 24

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has made the trek to Destiny’s Tower for another week of business. Destiny’s Exotics vendor, Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at the Tower as per the weekly schedule. Xur will sell you Exotic weapons and armour pieces if you have the Strange Coins to afford it. He also […]

  • Bloodborne is getting two special edition PS4s in Japan

    Sony will launch two limited-edition, Bloodborne-themed PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan. Two bundles are available, one in black and another in white, complete with a controller and a headset. The hard disk cover is engraved with the title and the cover shot. Both bundles come with the collector’s edition release of the game, which was […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – Xur vs Cryptarch rap battle

    Destiny has once more produced a slew of entertaining, educational and occasionally baffling videos. Destiny players have repeatedly sparked crazes by exploiting the game’s little foibles – Sparrow surfing is one example. This latest one is kind of mysterious; I don’t know how it’s done, or why you would want to, but Hidden Reach has […]

  • The Sims 4 free for 48 hours with Origin Game Time

    The Sims 4 is the latest game to be offered free through Origin’s Game Time promotion. The Sims 4 is now free to download from Origin, granting you a 48 hour window to try it out and see if you want to pay for the full game. The free time starts counting as soon as […]

  • Check out Destiny’s new PvP mode, Doubles

    Destiny Crucible players can enjoy a new kind of PvP action with Doubles. Destiny may not be as PvP focused as some Halo fans were hoping, but Bungie is slowly ramping up Crucible support, starting with better Iron Banner events. Some time ago the developer promised to introduce experimental game modes, and the latest Bungie […]

  • Halo: New Blood novel launching digitally in March

    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]