Today is mostly an update on updates or tweaks, which is basically still an update. Other features include an upcoming free game weekend, another book turned into a game and news that a console generation will be coming to an end very soon. Oh, and Gears turned 10 and Mass Effect had their yearly holiday this week so they probably had some news. Let’s get to it.
Other Gaming News
|Gears Of War will be turning 10 Years old on November 7, The Coalition has planned for Gears of War 4 in honor of the big 10. Players will notice a few updates and some goodies. For more details check it out in our blog.|
|Players who own Dead Island Definitive Edition, a new short update went live on Friday. Check it out right here.|
|EA SPORTS UFC 2 was announced to be joining the EA Access Vault on November 10th.|
|Forza Motorsport 6: Apex had been in an open beta for several months before it became a full release title not long ago. This week, the free game has had some surprise DLC drop making a Premium Edition bundle that you can buy for $16.99. The base game is still free, but this adds two new car packs and the Nürburgring track.|
|The Holiday update has arrived! If you’ve been waiting for Looking for Group and Club features since they were announced at E3 then the wait is over. It has been pushed out to Xbox One systems, Windows 10 and all versions of the Xbox app. For details on all of the new features read this.
Microsoft also celebrated one year of their backward compatibility program this week by adding Skate 3 to the list. This has been one of the most requested titles by fans so it was a fitting way to celebrate. Check out the Deals of the week section at the bottom to see it for half price and a limited time free DLC pack.
|On N7 Day we got a new trailer and pre-order pages for Mass Effect Andromeda have now opened. For more information check it out in the blog.|
|Today, Ubisoft released a trailer for Survival, showcasing how you’ll need to brave harsh weather conditions and hostile environments in order to stay alive, all while supplies are low. Survival will include a new 24-player mode where players begin with low-level gear. Other than that not much information was provided or a release date.|
|With the announcement of the Nintendo Switch in the last few weeks, we have additional news regarding their current system, the Wii U. As of this week all production for the system in North America has ceased and retailers have everything they will be selling through the end of the year. In Japan, production is still continuing, but they say it will stop “soon” for them as well.|
|Players who own Mafia III, a new patch notes is available along with a Free Outfit DLC and it’s available right now. To see what improvements and outfits you’ll be receiving check it out in the blog.|
|The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition will be having it’s first Update 1.1 and it will be short. The update will focus on general performance and optimization fixes, as well as addressing some issues that the community has spotted. To see what improvements check it out right here.|
|Starting on November 18 and ending the 21st, players can play Overwatch for free. As with previous free weekends, participants will have access to Overwatch’s full 22-character roster and all 13 maps. If you missed out on September you have another chance next week.|
|If you’re a fan of Metro: 2033 and Metro: Last Light video games well you’re in for a surprise. For those that don’t know, the games are based on books written by the Author, Dmitry Glukhovsky. After the most recent entry into the book series, 2015’s Metro 2035, a headline has appeared next to the year 2017 with the title “The next Metro video game.” It recently changed to “An untitled Metro Project”. You can see for yourselves.
Deals of the Week
Adam’s Venture: Origins – Gold Price: $25 – 50% off
Baila Latino – Gold Price: $12.50 – 50% off
Cannon Brawl – Gold Price: $6.69 – 33% off
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Demon Hunter Bundle – Gold Price: $18 – 50% off
DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition – Gold Price: $9.90 – 67% off
Lichdom: Battlemage – Gold Price: $16.50 – 67% off
NBA 2K17 35K Virtual Currency – Gold Price: $7.99 – 20% off
NBA 2K17 75K Virtual Currency – Gold Price: $14.99 – 25% off
Resident Evil Revelations 2 Deluxe Edition – Gold Price: $12 – 60% off
Resident Evil Revelations – 2 Season Pass – Gold Price: $8 – 60% off
Reus – Gold Price: $18.74 – 25% off
Rock Band 4: Fueled by Ramen Pack One – Gold Price: $6.99 – 30% off
Iron Maiden Pack 01 – Gold Price: $13.99 – 33% off
The Swindle – Gold Price: $3.75 – 75% off
The Technomancer – Gold Price: $30 – 50% off
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops – Gold Price: $3.30 – 67% off
Counter-Strike: GO – Gold Price: $7.49 – 50% off
Darksiders II – Gold Price: $3.99 – 80% off
Darksiders II: Season Pass – Gold Price: $4.24 – 75% off
Dirt 3 – Gold Price: $6.24 – 75% off
DiRT Showdown – Gold Price: $3.74 – 75% off
MX VS ATV Supercross – Gold Price: $7.49 – 75% off
Zombie Driver HD – Gold Price: $2.49 – 75% off
Neo will be running a Halo game night. Anyone can jump in, just be sure to register in the joining thread. The game night kicks off tonight at 10 PM EST.
New games are all over the place this month and posting one of your clips could be enough to win our video contest. Just check out the thread and see what you have to do.
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