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Nice! Games with Gold has The Banner Saga 2 in July

I don't like being down on Games with Gold, but looking over the list for July, I have to largely focus on a single title -- Stoic's story-centric tactical RPG The Banner Saga 2 -- if I want to stay truly upbeat. Considering how recent and ...   read

 
 
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The Crew hits five million players

Ubisoft’s The Crew, released in December 2014, has hit five million players. Though the developer didn’t specify how this translates into sales, it’s celebrating the milestone with a 50,000 Crew Credit giveaway for all who...   read

 
 
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I'm feeling June's Games with Gold lineup

While I wasn't all that thrilled with this month's Games with Gold lineup (Defense Grid 2, Costume Quest 2, GRID 2, and Peggle), the next batch of free-with-Xbox-Live-Gold titles speaks to me. Gold members will be able to download Goat Simu...   read

 
 
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PSA: Microsoft just flipped the switch on new Games with Gold choices

Out with the old, in with the new. Grid 2 was available as of yesterday, but Microsoft has since moved on to the new May hotness. Today, Gold members can pick up Costume Quest 2, and, if for some god forsaken reason you don't own Peggle&nbs...   read

 
 



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Temper your expectations for May's Games with Gold

If April's Games with Gold lineup was the best yet, and I'm inclined to agree with Brett that it was, then whatever Microsoft has in store for May can't possibly stack up. I had that sentiment in mind when reading over the list of what's co...   read

 
 
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April's Games with Gold on Xbox may be the best yet

A common complaint of the Xbox Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus programs is that the monthly freebies are never both high profile and recent releases. Usually, they're either relatively new indie games or big titles that have been ...   read

 
 
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Xbox Spain accidentally outs Xbox's Games with Gold for March

[Update: Find the US confirmation video below.] Something felt ever-so-slightly off this morning when Twitter-folk started passing around next month's Games with Gold on Xbox. February's a short month, but not that short -- especially...   read

 
 
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A Gears of War classic is the most high-profile Games with Gold title for February

Take a bow, friends. We're cheating February out of an extra day this year. This is truly the Ocean's Eleven of our lives, except it happens once every four years and we just get a little more February instead of ridiculously wealthy. ...   read

 
 
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January's Games with Gold are for fighters and other fighters

Xbox has no delusions of ushering in a peaceful new year. Many a punch will thrown by those who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold, it's just inevitable. Well, unless you suit up as Adam Jensen and play the pacifist. January's Games with Gold have...   read

 
 
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Last call to claim your free Xbox games

We, the fine people at Destructoid, are here to help. If you call, we will answer. If you fall, we'll pick you up. If you're going to forget to download some Games with Gold, we'll post an article that acts as a pleasant reminder. So, hey. ...   read

 
 
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December's Xbox Games with Gold will leave you wanting to spend time with family

Xbox closes out the calendar year not with a bang, but with a whimper. December's free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers have been revealed a bit early this month. Despite the inclusion of an extra title, the whole lot is nothing to get ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Games with Gold cycles in the second half of November's lineup

As a reminder, Microsoft has cycled in the next bit of November's Games with Gold promotion as of today. You can pick up Knight Squad and Dungeon Siege III with your Gold membership, and Pneuma: Breath of Life is still free t...   read

 
 
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PSA: Grab your free November Games With Gold titles now

The new round of Xbox Games With Gold offerings are upon us, and you can now pick up Dirt 3 for Xbox 360 and Pneuma: Breath of Life on Xbox One. In case you're curious, Dirt 3 was fairly well received by racing fans everywhere, bu...   read

 
 
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November's Games with Gold lineup disappoints

I'm not sure what I was expecting from this lineup. Too much? Microsoft has come out with the list of games that Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download for free next month: Xbox One Pneuma: Breath of Life (November 1 - 30) Knight Squad (N...   read

 
 
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Telltale's The Walking Dead free on Xbox via Games with Gold

I was one of those people who resisted playing Telltale's The Walking Dead adventure series for the longest time. Maybe you still are. If so, here's a nudge: the complete first season is free to download on Xbox 360 and Xbox One with an Xbo...   read

 
 
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Don't forget to nab your free Xbox Live games

You might not think of us as civil servants, but we do. We're here to inform and to remind and to prevent you from forgetting to download free video games. It's a tough gig, but we're always up for a challenge. As such, we'd like to dutiful...   read

 
 
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The best game of 2014 is free in October's Games with Gold

This is a drum that I will not quit beating. Valiant Hearts was the best game in 2014. It'll probably be the best game in 2015 too, and for the foreseeable future. The Democrats should run it against Donald Trump in the next Presidenti...   read

 
 
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Tomb Raider and Crysis 3 are in Games with Gold

We're in the second half of September and that means fresh Games with Gold. With an Xbox Live Gold membership, you can nab Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (Xbox One) and Crysis 3 (Xbox 360) at no extra cost. I doubt I ever would've paid for...   read

 
 
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PSA: Metro: Last Light and How to Survive are now on Xbox Games with Gold

This week sees the changing of the Xbox Games with Gold guard, with new games in tow. Now, you'll be able to snag Metro: Last Light, and How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition, in addition to Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, which is free ...   read

 
 
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Xbox One Backward Compatibility comes to everyone in November

Microsoft is obviously looking forward to the future, but it hasn't completely turned its attention from the past. At E3, it dropped the bombshell that it had a backward compatibility program so that Xbox 360 titles could be played on Xbox ...   read

 
 
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Ground Zeroes, Metro series free with Xbox Live Gold soon

The Games with Gold lineup for August looks good. It's probably not enough to convince me to renew my lapsed Xbox Live Gold membership, but I seriously considered it for a minute there. On Xbox One, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be...   read

 
 
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Last call to pick up the first free Xbox 360 game of July

This is like that song "Closing Time," except it's less about a bar shutting down and more about Plants vs. Zombies not being free after today. Maybe that's what the original song was about. I've always been super bad at deciphering ly...   read

 
 
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Games with Gold just got twice as good on Xbox One

We're winding down the month, which means it's again that time where Microsoft lets its Xbox Live Gold subscribers know the new titles they'll get for free as part of Games with Gold. But, this announcement comes with a nice little surprise...   read

 
 


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Hey, you: Go download Massive Chalice for free on Xbox One

Yeah, this is a public service announcement, because I am a public servant and it's my duty to inform you, the public. This isn't important on the scale of "We're going to war with Mongolia" or "Kylie Jenner's shorts are so short they might...   read

 
 
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Massive Chalice and Just Cause 2 highlight June's Games with Gold

June is almost upon us, and as is tradition, it'll be quite a busy month in the video game world. E3's set to take place in just a few weeks, at which point we'll get a ton of news about upcoming titles. It's like your birthday, but without...   read

 
 
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