Login | Signup

Action Games

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is £3.95 delivered on 3DS

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Deals
Tags:
3DS Games, Action Games, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is £3.95 delivered on 3DS

This is a great price for Batman's 3DS tie-in, which is no great shakes in the performance department, but might make a decent gift for a BatFan. To be honest, though, it's probably just worth getting anyway for £3.95 delivered! It's so cheap that you could buy a set of them as coasters if you wanted to.

Thanks to the mysterious Turkeyman at HUKD! Just what is his secret identity?

Sleeping Dogs on Xbox One only £9.72

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, Xbox One Games

Sleeping Dogs on Xbox One only £9.72

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is incredibly tempting at £9.72 delivered for a 'like new' copy on Xbox One.

Wei-Shen’s undercover exploits in Hong Kong was an absolute blast first time around and ensured the new IP was a genuine contender in a genre dominated by GTA and Saints Row. The graphical upgrade isn’t huge, but at least there’s the bundled DLC to look forwards to, which includes the expansion packs. If the idea of running round Hong Kong as an undercover cop infiltrating gangs sound like fun, that's because it really is. Wei Shen kicks some serious ass and isn't afraid to bend the rules to get what he wants. We say bend the rules, we actually mean hack them into kibble with a meat cleaver.

Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII.

Grand Theft Auto V on PS4/XO only £35.86 via voucher

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Grand Theft Auto V, PS4 games, Rakuten voucher codes, Voucher codes, Xbox One Games

Grand Theft Auto V on PS4/XO only £35.86 via voucher

Fancy cutting the price of GTA V on PS4 and Xbox One down to £35.86 for the cheapest price on the web? Be sure to take advantage of the discount code below then as it expires at midnight tonight. A small saving on Xbox One, but PS4 gamers are saving about £5.

This new-gen version of GTA features improved graphics, a new first-person view and tonnes more extra features that make it one of the better remasters out there. It's been selling incredibly well, keeping the price painfully high compared to many other re-releases. It's good to hear that online heists have finally made their way to the game too!

Don't miss Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4 for £35.05

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Batman: Arkham Knight, PS4 games

Don't miss Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4 for £35.05

If you've been waiting for the reviews for Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4, you're probably in the market for a hot deal right now. Thanks to today's voucher code you can take on the Arkham Knight for just £35.05.

Is it any good? Well, here's a short version of my review: "Rocksteady and Batman is a combination we'll sorely miss. Their trilogy ends on a high though, with a refinement of their excellent Freeflow combat and Predator modes. The Batmobile is a somewhat mixed experience, but its heart is in the right place. Our much-awaited tour of the city of Gotham was a gorgeous sight to behold and an unforgettable goodbye." Be sure to check out these articles too: Batman: Arkham Knight's Batmobile - Brilliant fun or a legacy betrayed? and Why Rocksteady quitting Batman after Arkham Knight is the right choice.

Thanks to dazzyp.

Batman: Arkham Knight Review | A Knight to Remember

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Reviews
Tags:
Action Games, Batman: Arkham Knight, PC games, PS4 games, Rocksteady Studios, Xbox One Games

Batman: Arkham Knight Review | A Knight to Remember

This is the end folks. Rocksteady's last Batman game. As we saw with Warner Montréal's Arkham Origins, you can't just ask another studio to copy the formula and come up with the goods. Wipe away those tears though and step into the world of Batman: Arkham Knight.

This final adventure sees Batman finally playing on home turf in the expansive Gotham City. A dream come true for gamers, but the Scarecrow wants to make it everyone's worst nightmare. He's been cooking up a small ocean of his trademark fear toxin to make a whole city lose its mind and tear itself apart.

Rather politely, because he only really wants to break Batman, he gave the citizens time to evacuate. All that remains on the streets of Gotham is Batman, a few allies, the cops and any surviving members of the Rogues Gallery and their legions of goons. Oh, and some chap called the Arkham Knight who has an army of mercs, hundreds of tanks and a personal burning desire to hunt down the Bat.

Batman: Arkham Knight Review | A Knight to Remember

While we're sure Batman would be arrogant enough to think he could punch a hole through them all (and to be fair, he might), he's lucky enough for Lucius Fox to have finally entrusted him with the keys to the Batmobile. I've already gone into extensive detail about my opening impressions of the Batmobile in this feature article, but I'll give you a quick updated rundown.

Click here to read more...

Remember Me is worth remembering for just £2.95 on PC

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, PC games, Remember Me

Remember Me is worth remembering for just £2.95 on PC

Remember Me has fallen to an astonishing £2.95 on PC without even needing a voucher code!

I recently played through Remember Me and found a lot to enjoy. Dontnod's take on a futuristic Paris is jaw-droppingly gorgeous and is what would happen if the worlds of Mirror's Edge and Blade Runner collided. The combat is meaty and the combo editor provides different power ups to suit your needs. You'll have fun remixing memory sequences too in order to influence people into believing a different series of events occurred.  Overall, a very clever game that I feel shouldn't be passed by.

Take a look at my recent feature, Remember Me - A memory worth saving.

The Last of Us: Remastered only £8.54 / $13.40

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, game keys, PS4 games, The Last OF Us: Remastered

The Last of Us: Remastered only £8.54 / .40

It's worth setting up a US PSN account to get this stunning discount. The Last of Us: Remastered is only £8.54 or around $13.40 for US buyers today and you're looking at around £30 for a physical copy. Here's our simple guide to setting up a US PSN account from the UK. To get a 5% discount, go to the retailer's Facebook page and click the link. You don't have to enter an email address, just enter any text and press enter for a code.

With Remastered, you're getting the slickest visuals and a higher framerate than on PS3 and the Left Behind DLC. In fact, if you bought the original PS3 game and the DLC today, you'd be paying a hell of a lot more than £8.54, so this price is even sweeter.

J-Stars Victory VS+ Review | The Ultimate Anime Crossover

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Reviews
Tags:
Action Games, Bandai Namco, Editor's Choice, J-Stars Victory VS+, PS Vita games, PS3 games, PS4 games, Spike Chunsoft

J-Stars Victory VS+ is the ultimate anime and manga crossover.

Where else can Shonen Jump royalty fight with or against each other in pitched combat? Where else can Monkey D. Luffy gomu gomu no bazooka Ichigo Kurosaki through a brick wall while Gintoki Sataka drives his moped straight into Vegeta? Where else can Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo and Koro-sensei gang up against Boa Hancock as Kenshiro winds up his Hundred Crack Fist?

Nowhere. J-Stars Victory VS+ is a real treat for Shonen Jump fans featuring dozens of characters both famous and obscure, but just as importantly, it's a fun and technically accomplished brawler too.

J-Stars Victory VS+ Review | The Ultimate Anime Crossover

No matter what mode you play, and we'll get to that later, J-Stars Victory VS+ is based around madcap 2-on-2 battles in deliciously destructible 3D arenas.

You'll assemble a 2-man team from a giddying roster of manga greats, including fighters from One Piece (my personal favourite), Naruto Shippuden, Bleach, Hunter X Hunter, Assassination Classroom, Fist Of The North Star, Dragon Ball, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, Chinyūki -Tarō to Yukai na Nakama-tachi, Dr. Slump, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Saint Seiya, Medaka Box, Toriko and loads more besides. Each team also gets to pick a support character that acts as a powerful special attack with a lengthy cooldown.

Click here to read more...

Last-minute Batman: Arkham Knight PC preorder prices are obscenely low

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Batman: Arkham Knight, game keys, PC games

Last-minute Batman: Arkham Knight PC preorder prices are obscenely low

We're so close Batman fans! Tomorrow finally sees the launch of Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. PC gamers, we've got some great news for you as these PC prices are mind-blowingly cheap. If you're after the standard edition of Batman: Arkham Knight (also includes Harley Quinn DLC), it's only £15.20 / $24 on PC today. Hell, you can even get the Deluxe version with the Season Pass for just £23.75 / $37.60. Permission granted to feel smug PC gamers. To get a 5% discount, go to the retailer's Facebook page and click the link. You don't have to enter an email address, just enter any text and press enter for a code.

If you've already preordered the game, you can order the Season Pass for just £10.99 here.

Be sure to take a look at our hands-on preview and our article, Why Rocksteady quitting Batman after Arkham Knight is the right choice. Stay tuned for our full review too.

Heavenly Sword is a must-buy at £3.98

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Heavenly Sword, Ninja Theory, PS3 games

Heavenly Sword is a must-buy at £3.98

Check out a unsung PS3 classic from just £3.98 for a preowned copy including delivery.

If you think Hellblade looks interesting, maybe it's time you checked out Ninja Theory's very similar Heavenly Sword. Heavenly Sword is still an incredibly slick hack n' slash title from the developers of DMC: Devil May Cry and Enslaved. I played through the game again recently and the graphics and performances from Andy Serkis and Anna Torv frequently left my jaw on the floor. Nariko was also rocking a neat counter system way before Rocksteady got their hands on the Batman license too. Go on, you can thank  me later.

Thanks to Kenmarinaris.

Metal Gear Solid PS4/XO £34.85 offer expires today

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, PS4 games, Xbox One Games

Metal Gear Solid PS4/XO £34.85 offer expires today

Preorders are a tricky business to gauge the best deal. But with huge triple-A releases, here at Dealspwn, we like to think we know a belting deal when we see one. We'd be very shocked to see any PS4 and Xbox One preorders for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain go as low as this £34.85 offer. This is £4 cheaper than the next best deal and £6 less than the one after that.

This offer expires today, so this could be your last chance for this price, which I believe is the best we'll see without a voucher code promotion. Our senior editor managed to get his hands on the game recently for a lengthy preview session. Find out what he thought about the game with his two reports below:

Watch Dogs survives the hype at £7.99 on PS4 or £9.99 on XO

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, PS4 games, Watch Dogs, Xbox One Games

Watch Dogs survives the hype at £7.99 on PS4 or £9.99 on XO

For all our mixed feelings about Watch Dogs, we can't deny it's worth a look. And at £7.99 for a pre-owned PS4 copy or even at £9.99 for an Xbox One copy, you'll have a lot of fun.

For the length of Watch Dogs' story, the unique hacking opportunities will keep you hooked, as there’s nothing else quite like it out there. But outside of the hacking, police chases go on too long, side-missions feel repetitive, the audio diaries or home hacks aren’t that interesting and never try to form a bigger picture of the story a la Assassin’s Creed’s extras. It’s a shame, as the game undoubtedly breaks new ground with the hacking opportunities both behind the wheel or when sneaking around on foot. Much like the first Assassin’s Creed, the game has struggled with its own hype, but as history shows, Ubisoft are more than capable of turning this into an essential series if they can make the world and the gameplay around the hacking more interesting too.

Thanks to oUkTuRkEyIII.

Metal Gear Solid V gets its cheapest preorder price yet

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, PS4 games, Xbox One Games

Metal Gear Solid V gets its cheapest preorder price yet

Preorders are a tricky business to gauge the best deal. But with huge triple-A releases, here at Dealspwn, we like to think we know a belting deal when we see one. We'd be very shocked to see any PS4 and Xbox One preorders for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain go as low as this £34.85 offer. This is £4 cheaper than the next best deal and £6 less than the one after that.

This offer runs until June 19th, but I wouldn't be surprised if the site has a limited allocation. Our senior editor managed to get his hands on the game recently for a lengthy preview session. Find out what he thought about the game with his two reports below:

Lego Jurassic World Review - Closed for maintenance

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Reviews
Tags:
Action Games, Family games, LEGO Jurassic World, Platform games, Traveller's Tales, TT Games

Lego Jurassic World Review - Closed for maintenance

Frankly, it's a surprise it's taken this long for the team at Traveller's Tales to get their hands on the Jurassic Park license. But on the plus side, it's meant they have managed to squeeze the brand new Jurassic World entry into the game alongside the original trilogy.

In fact, if you want to dive into the new movie straight away, you can after the prologue level. But if, like us, you love the original movies, you'll want to play through from the very start. By now, TT are seasoned pros at reproducing iconic moments from films into family-friendly games. They've had their work cut out for them though as the original movie is surprisingly violent, so the game has been heavily reimagined or cut. So nobody really dies, goat spines don't land on sunroofs and you certainly won't be seeing Samuel L. Jackson's severed arm flopping onto Laura Dern's shoulder. Hell, even Dennis Nedry has even been slimmed down (because Lego doesn't do fat). I'm surprised (disproportionately outraged) the electric fence scene has been completely cut though.

Lego Jurassic World Review - Closed for maintenance

There's no beating around the bush. It's another Lego game, so don't expect any genuine innovations. Aside from enjoying the Lego games' established gameplay, your main reason for buying this should be a love for the source material. Expect the usual mix of platforming and smashing everything made of Lego in sight. Unlike real life, any problem in Lego games can be solved with wanton destruction and that's the status quo once again.

Click here to read more...

Sod, it. Give Assassin's Creed: Unity a shot for £5.99 on Xbox One

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Assassin's Creed: Unity, game keys, Xbox One Games

Sod, it. Give Assassin's Creed: Unity a shot for £5.99 on Xbox One

This cool £5.99 download deal saves you a tidy £15 over the retail version. Worried  about hard-drive space? Come on now, we know the disc has a massive install anyway. To get a 5% discount, go to the retailer's Facebook page and click the link. You don't have to enter an email address, just enter any text and press enter for a code.

The Xbox One version of the game has been less buggy than the PS4 release and many issues have been patched. If you've come this far with the series, we know you'll want to try this at some point. There's no patching the stale ideas and arsehole AI though. To be honest, I'd recommend Rogue over Unity any day of the week. This is a great price though.

Thanks to DEELZ.

DmC: Definitive Edition is a must for action fans at £15 on XO

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, DMC: Definitive Edition, Xbox One Games

DmC: Definitive Edition is a must for action fans at £15 on XO

If you've read our review, you'll know that DmC: Definitive Edition comes highly recommended and this £15 deal is the best price to be found on the net. With DmC and Resident Evil, Capcom has proved that their HD remasters are amongst the best in the business.

The frame-rate is slicker than ever and the optional turbo mode makes the game 20% faster. It's a challenge for those fingers, and this release is aiming to please the hardcore fans with a huge amount of extra difficulty settings. The last-gen DLC is included too including the Virgil's Downfall expansion and a new Bloody Palace mode for him. Capcom has recently said they're planning on doing even more HD remasters, fingers crossed they include some of these games.

Thanks to asadi7.

Played the 3-hour Sunset Overdrive trial? Buy a copy for £17

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, Sunset Overdrive, Xbox One Games

Played the 3-hour Sunset Overdrive trial? Buy a copy for £17

Until June 15th, Xbox Live Gold members can download a three hour trial for Sunset Overdrive. If it floats your boat, don't pay £40 to unlock the full game, head on over to the link below where you can pick up a 'like new' copy for £17.02.

Jon highly rated Insomnia's Xbox One debut in his Sunset Overdrive reviewSunset Overdrive brings the fun. Though Insomniac's inexperience with open-world games leads to inconsistent mission design and a few oversights, its infectious energy, breathtaking traversal, silly weapons and violently colourful playground make for a brilliant way to blow off steam.

Read Dead Redemption + Undead Nightmare DLC only £6.49 on PS3

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Action Games, PS3 games, Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare

Read Dead Redemption + Undead Nightmare DLC only £6.49 on PS3

If you've never stepped into the shoes of John Marston, don't be a fool, pick up this insane bundle with the main Red Dead Redemption game and the Undead Nightmare expansion DLC for just £6.49 on PS3.

Red Dead is one of the games we're hoping to see a sequel announced at this year's E3. Rockstar's sandbox cowboy adventures seminal piece of game design that deserves many more plaudits than the often generic GTA series. A close comparison of a more recent title  would actually be The Witcher III. Seriously, get involved if you missed out last-gen.

Thanks to FantasyDeals.

Hatred Review | Hate Is Far Too Strong A Word

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Reviews
Tags:
Action Games, Destructive Creations, Games reviews, Hatred, PC games

Hatred Review | Hate Is Far Too Strong A Word

Hatred commits a truly heinous videogame sin.

No, I'm not talking about its controversial premise. I find the idea of playing as an innocent-murdering psychopath distasteful, but by the same token I vigorously defended its right to exist. Games should be free to cover any subject or source material, so I vowed to return and review the finished product based on its worth as a game with as few preconceptions as possible.

I try to keep my promises, so here we are and we have to face up to one surprising fact. After all the controversy, all the cynical provocation and all the knee-jerk histrionic backlash, Hatred is... boring.

Hatred Review | Hate Is Far Too Strong A Word

As mentioned, the premise is exceptionally grim. Playing as a trench coat-clad killer, we stalk through the New York suburbs armed to the teeth and aiming to kill every living human you find -- innocent civilian or not. That might sound edgy, but it gets tedious fast.

Click here to read more...

Uncharted PS4 Collection - Treading water or essential purchase?

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Features
Tags:
Action Games, PS4 games, Remasters, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

Uncharted PS4 Collection - Treading water or essential purchase?

So, Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is finally official. Sony finally confirmed the PS4 remaster of the trilogy this morning with an announcement trailer, but we've been running cheap preorders since yesterday. It would have been nice to have seen some actual gameplay in the reveal trailer but it's a safe bet that's being saved for their E3 show. New-gen remasters are a source of controversy amongst many gamers, and we've certainly seen a few dubious ones ourselves. But rather than judge them as a whole. we like to think we examine each one on it's own merits. So let's take a look at Uncharted and try to establish if this is a quick cash-grab while Sony treads water or an essential purchase.

There are arguments on both sides, but for many gamers, this could be well worth adding to their Christmas wish lists. First up, how about Xbox 360 owners that jumped over to PS4 this-gen? If you never owned a PS3, this is the perfect opportunity to play one of the best series to ever grace the PlayStation brand. When a cheap PS3 presents itself to you, you should take a look at some of the other exclusives too though.

Click here to read more...