Now this is what I call a good bunch of games deserving of the weekly Xbox One Deals With Gold offers from Microsoft. Major Nelson aka Larry Hryb, the Director of Programming for Xbox Live, has revealed this week’s discounts just a couple of hours ago.If you are looking to get some more games piled up in your backlog, you are just in time for this one because the Deals With Gold, Spotlight Sale and [email protected] Game Fest discounts for this week are quite lucrative.While the highlights of the Xbox One Deals with Gold games include names like Rocket League, Fallout 4 and Dirt Rally (alongside a number of others), the Spotlight Sale has some picks as well including World of Tanks and Dead or Alive 5 Las Round add-ons.And all that is apart from a host of indie games that are on discount. Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders (50%) DiRT Rally (25%) EA SPORTS FIFA 16 Deluxe Edition (50%) EA SPORTS FIFA 16 Super Deluxe Edition (35%) F1 2015 (75%) Fallout 4 Digital Deluxe Bundle … [Read more...] about Xbox One Deals With Gold: Rocket League, Fallout 4, Dirt Rally!
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The 2017 British Academy Games Awards by BAFTA, has announced their winners of their game awards on April 6th.Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End was able to snatch the best game award, marking the fifth time the Uncharted series has snatched an award with BAFTA. The previous four awards all came from Uncharted 2, which also snagged the best game award in 2010.The biggest winner of the night though was the indie title INSIDE by developer Playdead. INSIDE would take away four awards during the ceremony: Best Narrative, Game Design, Artistic Achievement and Original Property. Only two other games were able to snag multiple awards, both indie titles. Campo Santo’s Firewatch won Best Debut Game and Best Performance for Voice Actress Cissy Jones. Ghost Town Games Overcooked snagged Best Family Game and Best British Game.Other winners included That Dragon, Cancer, Overwatch, Rocket League and Pokemon Go, to name a few. Game developer Brenda Romero was … [Read more...] about Uncharted 4, Inside Win Big at BAFTA Game Awards
Earlier this month, we sent Rob Zacny to the offices of Boss Key Productions in North Carolina. The studio are working on their first game, Lawbreakers, a multiplayer action game from a team led by Unreal’s Cliff Bleszinski. Approaching with a healthy dose of skepticism, Rob spent some time playing the game and learning its secrets to see if it could win him over, and to find the answer to his initial question.Who, I wondered, is going to give a damn about Lawbreakers?Twelve years ago, hearing about a new arena shooter from Cliff Bleszinski on PC would have had me rushing to the bookstore to buy every PC gaming magazine on the shelf, so I could pore over screenshots and memorize features lists. Now, Bleszinski is a designer whose primary impact on PC gaming was a wave of clumsy, plodding Gears-imitators with inexplicable cover mechanics. News that he was making an arena shooter — named Lawbreakers, no less, which sounded like it belonged on a sticker affixed to the back of … [Read more...] about Hands On: Lawbreakers
Some of the best video games of 2016 were Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Inside and Firewatch, according to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which today announced the nominations for the 2017 British Academy Games Awards.Those three games garnered eight, seven and six nods, respectively, and they’re all up for Best Game. The other three titles vying for the top honor are Overwatch, Stardew Valley and Titanfall 2. Four titles — Overcooked, Overwatch, The Witness and The Last Guardian — each picked up four nominations. BAFTA’s criteria state that in order to be eligible to be nominated for the 2017 awards, a game had to be released in the U.K. during the 2016 calendar year.Since these are the British Academy Games Awards, they contain the unique category of British Game. This year’s nominees are Batman: Arkham VR from London-based Rocksteady Studios; Forza Horizon 3 from Playground Games in Leamington Spa, U.K.; No Man’s Sky … [Read more...] about Uncharted 4, Inside, Firewatch lead 2017 BAFTA Games Awards nominees
Every year, dozens of games show up at E3. It's always exciting, but sometimes it's a little daunting to know which games to look out for during the coverage of the conference. That's why we've put together a list of all of the games confirmed to appear.Of course, every E3 has its surprises, so come back to GameSpot next week to find out all of the big announcements and reveals. Additionally, we will update this list as we learn of new games coming to the conference.Confirmed to be at E3 2015: Title Developer/Publisher Platforms Abzu Giant Squid/505 Games PS4, PC Adr1ft Three One Zero/505 Games PS4, Xbox One, PC Alone With You Benjamin Rivers/Sony PS4, Vita Amplitude Harmonix/Sony PS4, PS3 Assassin's Creed Syndicate Ubisoft Quebec/Ubisoft PS4, Xbox One, PC … [Read more...] about Confirmed Games at E3 2015