September 2014 Games with Gold announced

Stig Assassin let us know late last week that Major Nelson revealed the games to be released for free in September 2014 as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion. Xbox One gamers will still be able to pick up Crimson Dragon as its promotion time has been extended from August. They will also be able to download Super Time Force for the entire length of September.

Xbox 360 gamers will be able to pick up Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine in the first half of September, and Halo: Reach beginning on the 16th. For more details about these games, hit the jump! Continue reading

Dishonored now available for XBL Gold members


The second half of August is now upon us, meaning that Xbox 360 gamers with active Gold memberships are now able to download and play Dishonored for free as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion. Developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks, Dishonored is a mix of the action-adventure and stealth genres where you play as a supernatural assassin seeking revenge against enemies that previously framed you for murder. Continue reading

SIPWU 8.15.14 – Gamescom Edition

This week’s update is big. If you’re reading this on the forum, you might just have made it past the first challenge of loading. If you’re on the blog, you won’t be having that problem, but you will have to flip pages. This is all thanks to that wonderful gaming conference known as Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. We’re recapping the biggest points from the event in this update that is sure to break your Youtube if you keep refreshing, and I speak from experience.

For easy reference, the first page of the update covers the Microsoft Xbox Conference. The second page covers the Sony PlayStation Conference. The third page covers games covered in neither of the two conferences, the Deals of the Week, and the SIP News.

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