The latest trailer for Lego Jurassic World ties in neatly with the new movie as it gives you a tour of the newly opened Jurassic World theme park. We're sure the opening will run smoothly. No wait, little Lego people are running for their lives and I'm pretty sure I saw a Raptor doing a wheelie on a bike. Clear your backlog people, this game is going to have you glued to your seats until that Platinum Trophy pings. Enjoy the trailer and take a look at our roundup of the best preorder deals for every format below.Click here to read more...
We’re now at the end of what is effectively the second act of Telltale’s Game of Thrones series, with only two episodes of its 6-part run left to come. As such, you can get up to speed by reading our reviews for Episode 1: Iron From Ice, Episode Two: The Lost Lords and Episode 3: The Sword In The Darkness. As always with our episodic reviews, our score will be published once the season is finished, reflecting the game as a whole.
Throughout the previous three episodes, it’s been clear that Telltale have done a fine job of making their version of Westeros feel authentic, but there has been one particular issue. While players have been able to make some key decisions, they have been subtle shifts towards the larger goal or, perhaps more to the point, ensuring the survival of House Forrester. There’s been a lot of “one step forward, two steps back” in that regard, but that finally changes in Sons of Winter. The Forrester’s finally fight back, climbing the ladder of chaos in a bid to take back what was lost, all of which makes this latest episode the most action packed one so far.
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I love Destiny, but I have to laugh at how it relies on pompous nonsense to artificially create a sense of wonder and history. Or in simpler terms: Bungie gives things silly names to make them sound important.
House Of Wolves goes one step further by using flowery wordplay to create the illusion of meaningful content. The Prison Of Elders, Trials Of Osiris, Vestian Outpost and Skolas The Kell Of Wolves may all sound like incredible value for just £19.99, but in reality you're getting an arena horde mode, a weekend-only multiplayer event, tiny new social hub and a villain you'll only pursue for a few short recycled missions.
Indeed, most of the real 'content' comes courtesy of a few multiplayer maps, the aforementioned arena, a single new strike and the recent patch v1.20 (which is free for all, of course). So it's a good thing that House Of Wolves is so much fun, then.
The Queen is betrayed. Her pet Wolves have turned against their mistress and she is not happy. Throwing open The Reef to Guardians, she puts out an open call to arms for all those willing to pursue and break the Fallen traitors.Click here to read more...
Another week, another small selection of mediocre Xbox Live deals. Still, at least you can make your money go further with some cheap Xbox Live account credit.
Personally I'd suggest that ScreamRide represents the best value here . At £20.09 on Xbox One, it's cheaper than practically any new physical copy on the market, but the game itself was a bit disappointing. Read our ScreamRide review and decide for yourself!
Stuck for something to play this weekend? How about the copy of Destiny that you're currently using as a coaster. Go on, dust it off. Put it in the drive and reinstall it.
Destiny's second expansion, House Of Wolves, released this week. You can read our first impressions here , which praises the new additions including the fantastic Prison Of Elders mode while complaining about the story questline and other features. All-told it brings a lot to the Bungie's controversial shooter, but believe it or not, it's also worth playing Destiny again even if you don't buy the new content.
Like many early adopters, I was crushingly disappointed by Destiny when it first launched and even uninstalled it before the year was out. Back in January, however, I realised that there must be a reason why so many people still enjoy it and I soon discovered what it was. Destiny is a superb social experience that can be enjoyed on your terms, dipped into daily alone or with friends, cooperatively or competitively, which completely changes the way you engage with it. Played little and often, it's an satisfying blast and I've been hooked ever since.
I'm glad I did, because much has changed for the better and even more improvements are now free to enjoy regardless of whether you own the expansion.Click here to read more...
If you own an Xbox One or Xbox 360, you're going to need Xbox Live Gold sooner or later, and there's currently no better way to get it than in this essential starter pack. For less than £27 all-in, you can get a year's subscription, £5 to spend on the store and even a free game -- Max And The Curse Of Brotherhood -- which you can redeem on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One!
These are some great prices for Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and 360.
If you've been enjoying Bloodborne lately, there's every chance you'll enjoy Dark Souls even though you may originally have skipped the series last-gen. This new edition includes lots of DLC, superior visuals, faster frame-rate and remxied item/enemy placements to throw off the veterans too. Be sure to take a look at Jon's review.
Need a new Gold subscription for you Xbox Live account? Well, head on over to the link below and you can grab 12 months for just £22.70. 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.
A Gold subscription allows you to play Xbox 360 and Xbox one games online, gives exclusive discounts and even some freebies with the Games with Gold promotion. be sure to bookmark this too: Xbox Live account deals guide: cheap Xbox Live Gold & Xbox Live Gift Cards. PlayStation fans are covered too with: PlayStation + and PSN Gift Cards cheap deals guide.
Apparently £2.99 earlier this week wasn't cheap enough! That's right, this excellent slice and dice title you forgot to buy a few years ago is now only £2.79 on Xbox 360. Enjoy!
Platinum Games really rescued this one when they took over development. While stealth is sometimes an option, Rising is much more fun when played with the pedal to the metal. One minute you slicing up troops with meticulous precision, then you're running up the sides of missiles in mid air, or you're taking on three Metal Gears at once. This is not a subtle game. Put it in your face now.
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Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood is a fun puzzly platformer that originally debuted on Xbox One Games With Gold. However, for less than a Quid (or one Dollar fifty for our transatlantic mates), the Xbox 360 version has to be worth
Max: The Curse Of Brotherhood is actually a fun little puzzle platformer, as I explained in my 7/10 review. The magical drawing mechanics would seem better suited to a touchscreen, but crisp graphics and some clever solutions make this a surprisingly satisfying adventure.
I've come to love Destiny over these last few months. Despite being crushingly disappointed at launch, I gradually realised that it's a great social experience that fits around your real life and gaming commitments, perfect for a strike here and a daily story mission there followed by a quick blast in the Crucible. Sure, the so-called "Raids" are hilariously repetitive, but Destiny's fun is evergreen and mechanically exceptional.
However, there's no denying that it's crying out for extra content. Which is where House Of Wolves comes in.
A far cry from The Dark Below, which used its Raid as an excuse to flog a pathetic amount of stuff at a breathtaking price point, House Of Wolves is much meatier and rides the crest of a major update. A new social space, new questline, new horde mode, new gear, level cap increase and three/four new Crucible maps certainly seems to be a generous offering, so I double-jumped right in as soon as it launched.
I've had a blast as always, but unfortunately what seems to be a huge wodge of content is far less substantial than it first appears. As is so often the case with Destiny, the emperor has no clothes. Or the Kell has no combat regalia to be more precise.Click here to read more...
We're super psyched for the new Lego Dimensions toys-to-life series, but boy is Lego expensive! Fortunately, we've dug out the hottest preorder deals yet. You'll find links below for all the Starter Packs with prices up to £28 cheaper than other sites. This might be as cheap as they get ahead of their release later this year.
Find out why we're so excited with this article: Lego Dimensions: how the magic of Lego could dethrone Skylanders.Naturally, make sure you check out the new Christopher Lloyd trailer too.
Destiny: House Of Wolves releases today, and not before time. The second expansion promises to deliver a massively replayable PvE horde mode, a new questline, new social space, gear and more. Alongside three new Crucible maps that I'm looking forward to especially, even if much of the content appears to have been ready months in advance if not before launch.
It's all set to kick off at 10 AM PDT/ 1 PM EDT/ 6 PM UK.
Note that there are likely to be a few connection issues throughout the day as new updates are rolled out and deployed, but there's still time to scoop up some of the Queen's Bounties if you need to. They're a lot of fun.Click here to read more...
This week's Deals with Gold is certainly better than previous efforts. You can make your money go further with our Xbox Live account deals guide.