SIPWU 10.7.16

This week we have a couple of Oculus games announced along with a Remastered game that will be coming to the Xbox One. Also, a Gears of War movie is officially in the works. Mod Support will come for Fallout 4 (PlayStation 4). Best of all Destiny’s Wrath of the Machine Heroic Mode Raid has a date, so read along to find out what else is going on in the gaming industry.

Gaming News and Info


Destiny If you’ve already taken on the Wrath of the Machine raid and are just waiting for higher level activities, then this is for you. The Heroic version of the raid drops on October 18th. No word on the starting light level, but assume it’s over 380. Grab your best gear and get to it.

Other Gaming News

Rise of The Tomb Raider Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration comes out on October 11 on PS4, and anyone who plays the game on any platform which are Xbox One, 360, and PC get 100,000 in-game credits for free to celebrate the event. But you’ll have to play Rise of the Tomb Raider from October 11 through October 18 and you’ll get the credits you can use for Expedition Card Packs. These are modifiers for the game’s modes, from Co-op Endurance mode and Lara’s Nightmare.
The Escapists 2 For those that played The Escapists before well, you’ll be surprised to know that a sequel The Escapist 2 has been announced. The next installment in the prison-escape series will contain the same features as the first games and a few new features such as online and splitscreen multiplayer. For more details on the game check it out in our blog.
Gears of War 4 if you’re a Gear veteran and played any previous Gears of War title and currently subscribe to Gold (or are a Silver Member that has logged into your Gamertag within the last 12 months), you’ll be happy to know that you’ll get some goodies. To see what you’ll get check it out in our blog.

In other news, During Microsoft’s Gears Of War 4 livestream, The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson confirmed that a Gears of War movie is officially in the works. Fergusson revealed during the livestream that Microsoft and Universal are teaming up to make the movie, which is currently in pre-production. Fergusson says that in order to make the best movie possible, the script won’t follow any specific storyline from the games. “I want it to be this thing where it feels authentic to Gears of War,” Fergusson says, “but I want it to, like, blow people’s minds because it’s actually a great movie first, and then it pays homage to the source material second.” We’ll probably have to wait a few years to see the movie but that’s Ok we have Gears of War 4 coming out this Tuesday, which is October 11.

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens The first DLC pack for Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is available now for download. We’ll see some things in the game that wasn’t really explained in the film. For more details check it out in our blog.
Fallout 4 Today, Bethesda announced that mods are coming to the PS4 after all, but there are some major caveats with when and how they’ll function. The publisher revealed that user mods featured in the PS4 version of Fallout 4 and Skyrim will not be allowed to contain any external assets, and instead must rely on assets contained in the original game. Bethesda says Fallout 4 mods won’t be available until after work on Skyrim Special Edition is complete, so PS4 owners still have a significant wait ahead of them. This is only for PS4 Players.
Voodoo Vince: Remastered In 2003 an Xbox exclusive titled Voodoo Vince came out and it will be getting remastered for the current generation by his creator Clayton Kauzlaric. Kauzlaric says that the game was never eligible for backwards compatibility on Xbox 360 due to its engine, which forced the game into obscurity. The ID@Xbox program, however, has allowed him to resurrect the game for the current generation. The game will have updated visuals and, 60 FPS framerate, and will add Achievments and some Xbox Live compatibility. The game is expected to be out in Early 2017 with no exact date and will be available for PC and Xbox One.
Oculus Rift Two Oculus games have been announced:

Epic Games has revealed its newest VR game, Robo Recall, which will come to the Oculus Rift for free and support Oculus Touch in early 2017. For further details on the game, check it out in our blog.

From the creators that brought you Metro 2033, 4A Games announced its next project, a post-apocalyptic first-person shooter designed for Oculus Touch, called Arktika.1. The game is expected to launch in Q2 2017. For more details check it out in our blog.

Deals of the Week

Xbox One

10 Second Ninja X – Gold Price: $5 – 50% off
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Gold Edition – 50% – 60% off
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – Gold Price: $30 – 50% off
Bard’s Gold – Gold Price: $3.34 – 33% off
FAR CRY 4 GOLD EDITION – Gold Price: $24 – 60% off
Far Cry 4 – Gold Price: $20 – 50% off
Far Cry Primal – Apex Edition – Gold Price: $38.99 – 40% off
Far Cry Primal – Gold Price: $35.99 – 40% off
MagNets: Fully Charged – Gold Price: $8.99 – 40% off
Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart – Gold Price: $6.99 – 30% off
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Gold Edition – Gold Price: $55.99 – 30% off
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Gold Price: $29.99 – 40% off
Tom Clancy’s The Division Gold Edition – Gold Price: $54.99 – 45% off
Tom Clancy’s The Division – Gold Price: $35.99 – 40% off
Trackmania Turbo – Gold Price: $20 – 50% off
WATCH_DOGS COMPLETE EDITION – Gold Price: $20 – 60% off
WATCH_DOGS – Gold Price: $15 – 50% off

Xbox 360

Crash Mind Over Mutant – Gold Price: $9.99 – 75% off
Crash Of The Titans – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Far Cry 3 – Gold Price: $7.99 – 60% off
Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon – Gold Price: $5.99 – 60% off
MONOPOLY PLUS – Gold Price: $4.99 – 50% off
Outland – Gold Price: $3.99 – 60% off
Rayman Legends – Gold Price: $9.99 – 50% off
Splinter Cell Conviction – Gold Price: $4.99 – 75% off
Splinter Cell Double Agent – Gold Price: $7.99 – 60% off
The Splatters – Gold Price: $4.99 – 50% off
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfare 2 – Gold Price: $4.99 – 75% off
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier – Gold Price: $4.99 – 75% off
Valiant Hearts – Gold Price: $5.99 – 60% off

SIP News


Another Community Game Night will happen this Friday – October 7, For those that plan on joining you’ll be playing Destiny. All you have to do is Sign Up.


The video contest for September has come to a close with one winner. And that person was…. SlashingArbiter! You can read the announcement here and see the winning clip.

Also opening this week was the start of the October Screenshot Contest. Grab some pics from your favorite games and we’ll see which one the community likes the most.


Mr. Kaseijin – 1st
Corpse Pirate – 1st
RMHignite – 1st
Embre0 – 1st
MasterKos25 – 1st
TXI Dirty Ol JB – 2nd
MJ Monroe – 2nd
CGO Devil – 3rd
JAS1005 – 5th
DeathTitanX – 6th
Un4given Raider – 6th

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