Fighting games hit a brick wall, a dead end towards the end of what marked the golden era preceding the Street Fighter III series back in 2000. Even Capcom wouldn’t produce a sequel until way later, in 2008 which marked their comeback with Street Fighter IV. However, if we are to analyze how this genre has performed in the past couple of years then it’s safe to say, the fighting game scene is hotter than ever. We have back to back smash hits in this short duration, with Tekken 7, Street Fighter V Arcade Edition, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Soulcalibur 6 and as of late, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, all of which seem to breathe new life into the genre. Even looking at the other end of the stick from Street Fighter III, games like Tekken 3, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior and Virtua Fighter 2 initiated the journey of fighting games as they gained more attraction for critical acclaim, awards and e-sports competitions. One potential franchise that was left in an awkward position … [Read more...] about Where Has the Split From Street Fighter EX Series Left Fighting EX Layer?
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AUGUST has passed the halfway point, which means Xbox Live Gold subscribers almost have a new set of games to download for absolutely free! Prison Architect: Xbox One Edition will be available for free to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers all month, while LiveLock will be available for a month starting on September 16. What games do we get this month, and when? Prison Architect: Xbox One Edition, from British indie developer Introversion, is free all month long. If you haven't checked out the latest offering from the minds behind the incomparable Defcon, Uplink and Darwinia, now's your chance. Meanwhile, you'll have a month to download the Xbox One top-down shooter Livelock starting on September 16. As ever there are two backwards-compatible Xbox 360 games in the package too. Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars is available to download and play from September 1 to September 15, while the Sega Vintage: Monster World collection is available from September 16 to September 30. The latter is a … [Read more...] about Xbox Games With Gold September 2018 – Xbox One and 360 titles for download
AUGUST has passed the halfway point, which means Xbox Live Gold subscribers almost have a new set of games to download for absolutely free! The exact line-up for Xbox Games With Gold has not yet been revealed but there are still games from last month to play. Here's all you need to know... What are this month's free Games With Gold games? The September 2018 Xbox Live Games With Gold line-up has not yet been announced. However, players have a last chance to download games free for August. On Xbox One the games available for free download are Forza Horizon 2 and For Honour. While on the Xbox 360 Dead Space 3 and Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two are available. What were July's Games With Gold? The July 2018 Xbox Live Games With Gold line-up featured Xbox One Assault Android Cactus (July 1-31) Death Squared (July 16-August 15) Xbox 360 (playable on Xbox One) Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown (July 1-15) Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction (July 16-31) SPACE SHOOTER Xbox Game … [Read more...] about Xbox Games With Gold September 2018 Xbox One and 360 titles – which new games are available for download?
With June coming to a close, the consoles are revealing their next month’s offerings for their subscription services. While PlayStation’s offerings included David Cage’s Heavy Rain and Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma, Microsoft has opted to stay out of the narrative field instead with their four July Games with Gold titles focusing on things that games are well known for: shooting, puzzles, fighting, and sneaking about mixing in all of the above in different ways. Xbox One owners will open up with indie title Assault Android Cactus available July 1 to July 31 to get their twin-stick action going. Jumping into this game you’ll find a highly stylized and cool action shooter with a sense of humor and neat characters with plenty of unlockables as you play through the fast-paced action. This one even offers you the opportunity to have a friend join in for some local multiplayer fun, just like the good old 16-bit days where a lot of Assault Android … [Read more...] about Games With Gold for July Brings Summer Fun with Shooting, Puzzles and More
The list of free Xbox Games With Gold titles for July 2018, which Microsoft announced today, is led by Assault Android Cactus and Splinter Cell: Conviction. Xbox One customers will be able to download Assault Android Cactus free all month long. A twin-stick shooter from Witch Beam, the game debuted on PC in September 2015 and was ported to PlayStation 4 in early 2016. But it’s fairly new to the Xbox platform, having been released on Xbox One in November 2017. The other Xbox One game for July is SMG Studios’ Death Squared, a puzzle game. It will be available free from July 16 through Aug. 15. On the Xbox 360, Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown will be free from July 1-15. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction is the free game for the second half of the month. As always, both games will also be playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility. In the meantime, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can still pick up some of the June games, including Lego Indiana Jones 2: The … [Read more...] about Xbox Games With Gold features Splinter Cell: Conviction in July