Despite the current The Taken King controversy Bungie is undergoing, Activision and Red Bull have decided to announce their partnership, offering special content for Destiny. All players have to do is spend even more money.
Gamers looking to get their fix of Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault on their Vita’s will have to wait until next year, but Sony saves face by offering a deal that’s difficult to refuse.
Starting July 29th, you can influence the fate of a Gears of War 3 character and donate to the Child's Play Charity in one fell swoop. Microsoft and Epic Games will be offering two Avatar shirts (age gate required to view link) on the Xbox Live Marketplace: one declares "Carmine Must Die" and the other pleads "Save Carmine".
Epic has announced that Unreal Tournament 3 Black will be available for free this weekend on Steam. Unreal Tournament 3 Black is the full version of UT3 along with the free Titan pack. In total you have enhancements which include new maps and environments, the Titan mutator, the Greed and Betrayal gametypes, the Stealthbender vehicle, weapons, deployables, and characters. The game also provides 50 Steamworks Achievements.
If you're looking to get Lost and Damned in the new Xbox 360 exclusive GTA IV DLC from Rockstar, you have another bonus coming your way. From February 17th to February 22nd all Xbox Live members will be able to play GTA IV and Lost and the Damn free on Xbox Live.
Microsoft has launched the Friendship is Free program this month, allowing Xbox Live Silver members to play multiplayer with Goooooooold Member (pictured above) friends on certain games. Unfortunately this only applies to arcade game, not retail discs. The other missed opportunity is despite a huge list of co-op arcade games, there's only two (Keflings and Aegis Wing) available to play in this program. Playing WITH your friend is more likely to get them to join than against them, no?