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Try to find the most enticing game in April's Xbox Games with Gold

April is a solid month for Xbox's Games with Gold program, but not in the way it usually is. Typically, of the four free titles, there are one or two standouts that makes the whole month a success. That's not quite what's happening here. I...   read

 
 
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Xbox One users can partake of a free weekend for Xenoverse 2 and Battlefield 1

Are you an owner of an Xbox One who couldn't get a Switch today? Maybe you did, but weren't able to buy Breath of the Wild...although you could just grab it digitally. There is also the third option of you being an Xbox One owner and only w...   read

 
 
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Sony pulls off a pretty solid month of PS Plus games for March

That leak from a few days ago was correct! Tearaway Unfolded and Disc Jam will be headlining the free games on offer for PS Plus members this month. While I've never heard of Disc Jam, I did 100% the Vita version of Tearaway and really enjo...   read

 
 
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2's Vietnam expansion is free on Xbox Live today

Every Xbox player is a fortunate son today as Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam is free on the Live Marketplace. Bad Company 2 is one of the many backward compatible games on Xbox One, so nabbing this will let you experience it on your new...   read

 
 
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Rocket League is free on Xbox this weekend, go destroy some scrubs

Psyonix is holding another free Rocket League weekend on Xbox, giving the unexposed a chance to get hooked on the jumpy flippy car soccer game. It's also 25 percent off for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, a discount that will seem of treme...   read

 
 
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Admire the world killing itself in DEFCON VR

Spectating a multi-player match can be a lot of fun. Sometimes you pick up on new skills and other times you just need to take a break and watch others crack under pressure. It can fulfill multiple needs, but it does lack something. I guess...   read

 
 
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Bottle Caps for Pokemon Sun and Moon are being distributed at game stores worldwide

[Header image by SittingOvationArt on Etsy] No, it's not a Fallout crossover. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Bottle Caps are used in Hyper Training to raise one of your creature's statistics to the maximum potential value. They're esp...   read

 
 
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Dear Esther's Landmark Edition releasing on PC tomorrow, free upgrade for previous owners

Dear Esther may not be that great of a game, but it did launch a fascination with an entire sub-genre. Dubbed the "Walking Simulator," these games weave a dramatic tale all while providing audiovisual feedback in lieu of traditional gamepla...   read

 
 
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Steep's free Alaska add-on is not shredding the gnar this week

Last Friday, we told you that "Steep's free Alaska add-on shreds the gnar next week." That was exciting for a few reasons. First and probably most pertinent: free DLC is almost always good, especially when it's as substantial as the Alaska...   read

 
 
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Steep's free Alaska add-on shreds the gnar next week

The Alps aren't the only place with a hella lot of fresh pow. Alaska's got it too. And you can make first tracks next week. Ubisoft's adding a free new location to Steep. On February 10, players will be able to shred through the Alaskan wi...   read

 
 


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PlayStation Plus' lineup for February is pretty decent

For a couple of months now, Microsoft has been outdoing Sony on the front of free games for subscribers. While the February lineup for Xbox Live Gold is decent, Sony actually managed to pull out the stops and provide a better month for its ...   read

 
 
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Humble is giving out X-COM: UFO Defense

The next time you're in the mood for soul-crushing, despair-ridden turn-based tactics, you'll want X-COM handy, and currently, the Humble Store is giving away X-COM: UFO Defense. Done and done! This 48-hour offer is for a Steam copy, and th...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 0 will be getting some free DLC next month

Yakuza 0 is really great. It may possibly be the best Yakuza game released in the West thus far, but there was one strange omission: unlockable costumes. In some of the previous Yakuza titles, beating the game allowed you to select costumes...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's getting a free DLC chapter shortly after launch

When Resident Evil 7 releases next week, it'll tell the story of Ethan Winters and the terrors in Louisiana. But Ethan's story isn't the only one that'll get told. Capcom has more up its sleeve. As reported by Famitsu (and as tran...   read

 
 
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DiRT Showdown is free over on the Humble Store right now!

The overlooked DiRT Showdown is now free on the Humble Store for the next two days. While the game isn't exactly groundbreaking or packed with loads of content, it does basically replicate the style of Burnout while providing some neat dive...   read

 
 
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Oh hey, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC

For a limited time, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC through Origin, and you should probably get on that. Before we know it, Andromeda will be here in late March. If you've flirted with the idea of getting into this oft-talked-about series, it's...   read

 
 
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Terry Cavanagh releases his next game, Tiny Heist

Terry Cavanagh is the man behind VVVVVV and Super Hexagon. Even if you've never played those games, you've probably heard about their extreme difficulty. While I love VVVVVV and have since surmounted most of its challenges, I'm still perple...   read

 
 
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That Metroid Prime Blast Ball demo will be going offline soon

Metroid Prime: Blast Ball, otherwise known as the only part of Federation Force worth a damn, had a demo that included online support. It was basically the entirety of that extra mode which had amiibo support along with allowing you to tran...   read

 
 
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Get GRID for free from the Humble Store

The folks who run the Humble Bundle have a holiday present for everyone who logs in today. From now until 10 AM Pacific time tomorrow, anyone who logs in to the Humble Store page can claim a free Steam copy of Codemasters' 2008 ra...   read

 
 
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King's Quest received a bonus epilogue episode yesterday

I'm a pretty big fan of old-school point-and-click adventure games. Grim Fandango is one of my favorites and I do have fond memories of Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle. You'd think I'd have been all over the episodic King's Quest game...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is sending some holiday goodies to Animal Crossing players

Animal Crossing: New Leaf recently got a free update after being available for three years (four in Japan). While that is unprecedented in modern gaming, Nintendo isn't content to simply push that out and be done. To celebrate the holidays,...   read

 
 
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BioWare is giving some stuff away for Christmas

The holidays bring out the best in everyone (normally), so obviously EA is trying to win some cheer by giving out free stuff. Which subsidiary would you go with, though? BioWare is a fan favorite, so why not them? According to a Tweet from ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Don't forget to download this month's Pokemon, Meloetta

Just a reminder; the last Pokémon distribution for 2016 is set to end this Saturday, December 24. This month's Pokémon is Meloetta, and if you miss this opportunity you probably won't have another one for quite some time....   read

 
 
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Play The Division for free this weekend on PC

Ubisoft is holding a free-weekend event for The Division. Actually, it starts tomorrow, and you can preload the game files now. The catch? You have to go through Uplay. Bet you saw that coming. Once you're situated and ready to shoot and lo...   read

 
 
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Uncharted 4's free Survival expansion is now available

Uncharted 4 has been updated with a huge, free expansion that came out earlier today. Called the Survival update, the patch adds a new cooperative mode as well as a plethora of options for those who play the competitive multiplayer.&nb...   read

 
 



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