The Games with Gold for April features two co-op titles for your gaming pleasure. On the Xbox One, you'll be able to pick up Sunset Overdrive while on the Xbox 360 you can snag Saint's Row IV. Both titles will be free for a limited period of time!
Summer is a great time to stay in doors and play video games, especially if you live in an area where it's in the 80s and it's humid all day every day. If you own an Xbox One, your chance to pick up a lot of co-op games for cheap starts tomorrow with Microsoft's "Ultimate Game Sale," with a fair number of titles being discounted up to 50% off.
In lieu of something heavy and hard hitting I thought I would take the chance to drop some lighter science with my co-op editorial. I’m not going to sling some gaming journalism schtick and talk about how females aren’t being represented fairly in the industry, or how microtransactions are ruining games. I’m not here to kick a dea...
Being a Gold member of XBL is more than just having to pay for online stuff and getting some free old games. It also gives you access to weekly sales that more often than not include money off co-op games. This week is no different with the likes of Saints Row IV, Smurfs 2, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Rayman Legends, Invincible Tiger and many others having money off.
Every weekend there's usually one game on Steam that drops its price to free for a short period of time. You can demo the game and play it in its entirety for the weekend, but once the weekend is up you'll need to pay full price for the title. Of course the catch is the game is also on a mega sale so you can snag it on the cheap too. This weekend Steam has two great co-op games on following this model - Saints Row IV and Company of Heroes 2.
Happy 3rd of July, America! I hope everyone is prepared for the four day weekend. Are you all ready for beer, BBQ and sky explosions? I know I am. I'm also ready for Saints Row IV, but unfortunately that little piece of unbridled escapism doesn't drop for another month and a half. I want to be president and I want super powers NOW, dammit!
Doomsday has arrived. The terrorists have their hands on a nuclear device. As America’s only hope, you are thrust into a secret compound tasked with stopping the nuke from destroying the land you love. As you weave your way through the compound, eliminating terrorists in your cybernetic suit, you have a showdown with the boss of the operation. As you throw him into a pit of lava, you realize that it’s too late. The nuke has been launched. In your most noble sacrifice, you jump on the flying nuke, disabling it as you scale to the top. Your companions tell you how much you mean to them in your final moments. Oh yea, and Aerosmith’s I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing is playing in the background. Tell me, how much more Murican does this get?
Saints Row IV is looking, well, it's looking a lot like Saints Row: The Third: -- purple-clad nonsense wrapped in explosive profanity and jubilant violence. So it's looking pretty good. DJ is hard at work on our extensive hands-on preview which will post tomorrow. I thought I'd share a video of the E3 demo to get you all in the mood. Brace yourself. There's swearing and murder and boobs, oh my.
Saints Row IV opens five years after the events of Saints Row: The Third. The leader of the Saints (that's you) is now the President of the United States of America, your Vice President is Keith David, you've just cured cancer (or fed the hungry), punched an annoying congressman in the face, and you're on your way to the daily press conference. Suddenly, aliens attack, and our 30 minutes of hands-on time with the game begins.
Saints Row IV has a new trailer out, and while it's still looks ri-goddamn-diculous, it's kind of tame when compared to previous videos. This one is going for a more dramatic feel. Well, not really. They just played some dramatic music over insane gameplay footage while re-introducing some new and familiar faces.
Everyone knows by now that Saints Row: The Third totally changed the atmosphere of the franchise on so many levels, and it’s continuing this trend into the next game of Saints Row 4. For those of you that pre-order the game and grab the special “Commander in Chief Edition”, you will be getting some extra outrageous, but totally patriotic DLC items to continue the ridiculousness.
Co-Optimus didn't get to check out PAX East this year in full, so we missed the unveiling of Saints Row IV. The game was on display on the show floor with a hands off demo which showcased all of the game's new features. Lucky for us, Deep Silver have released the entirety of the demo in video form and put it on the interwebs - isn't technology grand?