Cheap Game Deals – April 2014
The Xbox One gets all of the love this week as many of its titles are discounted greatly. You’ll save all kinds of money when you pick up some of these next-gen games for your shiny, new Xbox One, so take advantage of the sales and amass a collection now.
The highlight is Ryse: Son of Rome, which has just received some more downloadable content. With the money that you save on the game proper, you can put the rest towards DLC and expand your first-person adventure as a gladiator and a soldier. Check out the rest of the sales below and keep an eye out for a copy of Borderlands 2 for Xbox 360 to get ready for the pre-sequel.
Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)
Fight for vengeance as you take on the barbarian hordes as Marius Titus. Master your sword and shield and destroy your enemies on the battlefield and in the arena. There's plenty of DLC to help extend your adventures, so jump in now.
Kinect Sports Rivals (Xbox One)
Use the power of the Kinect to play with or against your friends in a variety of sports. You'll be scanned and your likeness will be thrown into the game to partake in a bunch of different sports, as if you were in the game.
Forza Motorsport 5 (Xbox One)
The latest racing game from Turn 10 Studios makes great use of the Xbox One and even includes commentary from the guys from 'Top Gear.' What more could you really want? There are so many cars in the game that you'll have exhausted weeks of your time before you get them all. If that's not a great carrot on the stick, then we don't know what is.
Dead Rising 3 (Xbox One)
Become Nick Ramos as he roams around Los Perdidos taking on the hordes of undead walking around. Who knew that making badass weapons out of found items could be so fun and rewarding?
Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360)
Take a vacation on the magical planet of Pandora, a frontier planet full of strange environments, gun-toting psychos and a journey to destroy a murderous megalomaniac. Enjoy the shooting and looting for a cheap price and then use your savings to grab all of the awesome DLC. You won't regret it.
This Xbox One shooter combines the fast, frenetic gameplay of being a Pilot that can double-jump and run on walls with the power of controlling a large, bipedal tank called a Titan. Take on other players as you jump online to show them that you've got what it takes to bring down even the mightiest of metal behemoths.
Far Cry 3 (PS3/Xbox 360)
Survive against madness as Jason Brody on a tropical island. Tap into the will to survive to become the ultimate badass as you try to save your buddies from pirates and something far more sinister on the island. What choices will you make?
Diablo 3 (PS3/Xbox 360)
Defeat the Lords of Hell in Diablo 3 and prepare for the Archangel of Death, Malthael, in the expansion. Fight across four different acts as the Wizard, Monk, Barbarian, Demon Hunter or Witch Doctor, teaming up with others to destroy the minions of Hell. And, of course, grab all of that shiny loot together.
The Guided Fate Paradox (PS3)
Renya Kagurazaka was just passing by the mall when he comes across a strange chick who gives him a shot at the lottery. He ends up winning and becomes... a god? Grant the wishes of people across space and time in The Guided Fate Paradox, all while trying to figure out how to live as a high school student and a supreme being.
Batman: Arkham Origins (Multi)
Step into the boots of the Caped Crusader and experience how he got his start. You'll see how he first met some of the more infamous members of his Rogues Gallery on one snowy night in Gotham, years ago.
Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Multi)
Sam Fisher's newest adventure has him partnering up with a rookie to find out who's behind the Blacklist and why they're taking out military personnel around the world. You can approach missions using whatever kind of playstyle you want, giving you the freedom to go loud or lethally silent.
Tales of Xillia (PS3)
Take part in a world-spanning adventure with Milla Maxwell and Jude as they search the globe to find out why the spirits have been out of balance. This entry in the Tales series is one of the best that the JRPG world has to offer, full of fun battles, great characters and side quests galore.
Remember Me (PS3)
Travel to Neo-Paris 2084 and help Nilin, the memory hunter, dive into the minds of others to steal their memories and even remix them. She's on a journey to recover her own memories, so the proceedings should be pretty interesting as you help the memory hunter on her quest.