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  • Destiny Release Date: Free Beta Access with Pre-orders (7/24 Update)!

    Destiny Beta Access 

    Destiny Release Date, Free Beta Access with Pre-orders!

    Today, Activision/Bungie announced a free beta access promotion on select retail pre-orders of the highly anticipated release of Destiny on PS4 and Xbox One!

     Pre-order for Beta Access
    Be one of the first to blaze a trail through the wild frontiers of Destiny. Pre-order from Amazon.com and receive access to the upcoming beta. Beta will be available in early 2014 on the following platforms: PS4 system, PS3 system, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. Limited time only. While beta codes last. Internet connection is required. Amazon will email you a code to sign up to receive beta access within 1 business day after you pre-order, starting on October 3, 2013.

    Pre-order Bonus Offer - Early Access to Vanguard Gear, Weapons, and Player Emblem
    High above the City, in the Hall of Guardians, The Vanguard keep watch over Guardians in the wild, arming the best warriors with the upgraded weapons they need to destroy our most dangerous enemies. Pre-order Destiny to gear up for day one with exclusive, early access to Vanguard weapons, gear, and Vanguard player emblem. Code will be delivered upon shipment. Offer valid when shipped and sold by Amazon.com. Amazon reserves the right to change or terminate this promotion at any time

    This offer is currently available at Amazon!

    Destiny has a scheduled release date of September 9, 2014.

    Source:  Amazon - Destiny

     

    About:

    Everything changed with the arrival of the Traveler. It sparked a Golden Age when our civilization spanned our solar system, but it didn’t last. Something hit us, knocked us down. The survivors built a city beneath the Traveler, and have begun to explore our old worlds, only to find them filled with deadly foes.

    You are a Guardian of the last safe city on Earth, able to wield incredible power. Defend the City. Defeat our enemies. Reclaim all that we have lost.

    Be brave.

    07-24-2014, 7:21 AM by admin to News
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  • The Last of Us Remastered on PS4 Announced: Pre-order Bonus Details!

    Pre-orders for The Last of Us Remastered on the PlayStation 4 kicked off at Amazon today with the following pre-order bonus:

     The Last of Us Remastered Pre-order Bonus
    Pre-order The Last of Us Remastered for the following bonuses: 100 Supply Points (XP) for use in Factions mode; Bonus Joel Skin for use in the Single Player Campaign (must complete the game once to equip); Bonus Ellie Skin for use in the Single Player Campaign (must complete the game once to equip); Increased Crafting Speed for use in the Single Player Campaign; Increased Healing Speed for use in the Single Player Campaign; 9mm Reload Speed Increase Upgrade for use in the Single Player Campaign; Rifle Clip Capacity Increase Upgrade for use in the Single Player Campaign.

    The Last of Us Remastered has a scheduled release date of July 29, 2014.

    Check it out:  Amazon - The Last of Us Remastered

     

    About:

    Winner of over 200 Game of the Year awards, The Last of Us has been rebuilt for the PlayStation 4 system. Now featuring full 1080p, higher resolution character models, improved shadows and lighting, in addition to several other gameplay improvements. 20 years after a pandemic has radically changed known civilization, infected humans run wild and survivors are killing each other for food, weapons; whatever they can get their hands on. Joel, a violent survivor, is hired to smuggle a 14 year-old girl, Ellie, out of an oppressive military quarantine zone, but what starts as a small job soon transforms into a brutal journey across the U.S. The Last of Us Remastered includes the Abandoned Territories Map Pack, Reclaimed Territories Map Pack, and the critically acclaimed The Last of Us: Left Behind Single Player campaign that combines themes of survival, loyalty, and love with tense, survival-action gameplay.

     

    07-24-2014, 7:20 AM by Patrick Wright to News
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  • Halo Master Chief Collection Release Date: Microsoft Store Offers $10 Pre-order Bonus!

    Today, the Microsoft Store added a nice pre-order bonus for the upcoming release of Halo The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One.

    Pre-order today, and get a free $10 Xbox Digital gift card + free shipping!

    Halo The Master Chief Collection iconhas a scheduled release date of 11/11/2014.

    Source:  Microsoft Store - Halo The Master Chief Collection icon

     

    About:

    For the first time ever, The Master Chief’s entire story is on one console. Featuring a re-mastered Halo 2: Anniversary, along with Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4, new digital series, Halo: Nightfall, and access to the Halo 5: Guardians Beta, this is the definitive Halo experience.

    • The Complete Master Chief Story – Honoring the iconic hero and his epic journey, The Master Chief’s entire story is brought together as The Master Chief Collection. Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4 are all included with Xbox One visual fidelity, 60fps, a total of 45 campaign missions plus more than 100 multiplayer (including the original Halo Combat Evolved maps) and Spartan Ops maps. Along with new prologue and epilogue cut scenes foreshadowing Halo 5: Guardians, this is the collection Halo fans have been waiting for, all on Xbox One.*
    • Halo 2: Anniversary – Celebrating the 10 year Anniversary, the iconic fan favorite returns. Featuring a fully re-mastered campaign with “Classic Mode” allowing you to instantly switch between the re-mastered game and the original game from 2004. Uncover new Halo 5: Guardians story elements in hidden terminal videos and utilize all new skulls to experience the campaign in a whole new way. Including 23 original multiplayer maps just as fans remember them, plus 6 completely re-imagined maps. Play the game that defined online multiplayer on consoles and get ready for the next Halo chapter.
    • Master Menu – Seamlessly navigate The Master Chief’s story using the all-new Master Menu. Play all four completely unlocked campaigns, beginning to end, or jump around as you choose. Enjoy cross title themed campaign playlists created by the games’ designers for new fun and challenging experiences. Easily find and play your favorite multiplayer game types from over 100 multiplayer and Spartan Ops maps. It’s everything Halo, on your terms, simplified.
    • New Halo: Nightfall Live Action Digital Series – A strange and treacherous world exposes elite UNSC operatives to a much deeper danger in this live action series from 343 Industries and Scott Free Productions. Executive-produced by Ridley Scott and Scott Free TV President, David Zucker and directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan ("Battlestar Galactica" "Pillars of the Earth," "Heroes"), Halo: Nightfall is an exciting new story for Halo fans and fresh audiences alike.
    • Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta – Be among the first to experience a new generation of Halo multiplayer in the Halo 5: Guardians Beta. Gear up for the Guardians beta by unlocking exclusive content in The Master Chief Collection and Halo: Nightfall. These exclusive items will carry over into Halo 5: Guardians.
    07-23-2014, 8:20 AM by Patrick Wright to News
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  • Skylanders Trap Team Release Date: Dark Edition Pre-orders Kick Off!

    Skylanders Trap Team Release Date: Dark Edition Pre-orders Kick Off!

    Pre-orders for the release of the limited Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U have kicked off at Amazon!

    This edition includes 1 Game, 1 Traptanium Portal, 3 Dark Skylanders Characters, 3 Traps, 1 Two-sided Collector Poster, 3 Sticker Sheets with Secret Codes, and 3 Trading Cards.

    • Traptanium Portal – Place the Skylanders on the NEW Traptanium Portal to bring the Skylanders to life and capture villains in Traps
    • Trap Master Skylanders – Trap Master Skylanders are the ultimate trappers with powerful Traptanium weapons
    • All New Skylanders – Each Skylander has their own unique abilities and powers
    • Traps – Defeat and capture villains in the Traps. Then use the villains to fight for you on the side of good.
    • Character Collector Poster – Build the ultimate Trap Team with over 60 Skylanders to collect and over 40 villains to capture
    • Sticker Sheets with Secret Codes – Enjoy stickers of your favorite Skylanders. Place the names and codes on the Character Collector Poster to track your collection. The secret codes can be used in the Skylanders Lost Islands game and in the Skylanders Collection Vault App.
    • Trading Cards – Learn more about each Skylander’s powers and abilities

    Skylanders Trap Team has a scheduled release date of October 5, 2014.

    Source:  Amazon - Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition

     

    About:

    Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison, freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium, a magic material that can harness the power of the Elements , you have the amazing ability to trap the villains and return them to Skylands to fight for you! Begin the ultimate adventure as you explore Skylands in search of the escaped villains! Who are the Dark Skylanders? While on a special mission, a team of Skylanders discovered a secret lair where Kaos was experimenting with a new discovery - Petrified Darkness - which he intended to use to take over all of Skylands!  In the fight to stop Kaos, the lair exploded, releasing a cloud of pure Darkness!  The Skylanders knew they could not let it escape, so they absorbed the dark energy, transforming them into dark versions of themselves.  Fortunately, Spyro had learned to tame the darkness within him long ago.  So with his help, these Skylanders now have also learned to control it – combining its power with their own to fight Kaos and the forces of evil. 

     

    07-22-2014, 9:57 AM by Patrick Wright to News

  • Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Release Date Update: The Wild Cards Premium Edition Available!

    Pre-orders for the upcoming release of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth: The Wild Cards Premium Edition (3DS) have kicked off at Amazon!

    Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth: The Wild Cards Premium Edition is a North American exclusive set and the ultimate collector's edition for Persona fans! This special set contains the Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth game, a colorful groovy Persona Q-themed protective case for your Nintendo 3DS system previously only available in Japan, the "Sounds of the Labyrinth" music CD from Japan, an exclusive art book, and eleven Persona Tarot Cards (Part 2 of the card collection)! All of the items are contained inside a collectible outer box. This exclusive set will be produced in a limited quantity, with pre-orders wrapping up by the middle of July 2014, so don't miss out on yours!

    • Classic Characters, New Story!: Persona Q has an all-new adventure that pulls in the classic characters from Persona 3 and Persona 4.
    • First Persona title ever to be on a Nintendo platform: Users will roam through a 3D labyrinth and use the system's touchscreen to chart their course, marking dangers, treasures, and more along the way.
    • More of what Persona Fans Want...: One of the most popular aspects of the Persona games are the stories behind the characters, and Persona Q provides new depth and insight on two games' worth of beloved characters!

    Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth: The Wild Cards Premium Edition (3DS) has a scheduled release date of November 25, 2014. 

    Pre-orders are limited, so grab one if still available...

    Source:  Amazon - Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth: The Wild Cards Premium Edition (3DS)

     

    07-18-2014, 8:57 AM by Patrick Wright to News
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  • Alien Isolation Release Date, PS4 Xbox One Pre-orders Kick Off with Bonus!

    Pre-orders for the upcoming release of Alien: Isolation on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC have kicked off at Amazon.  The following pre-order bonus is included:

     Pre-order and get the Nostromo Edition
    Pre-order at Amazon and get a free upgrade to the Nostromo Edition, which includes the bonus content “Crew Expendable”. Players can choose to play as one of three surviving crew members, only moments after Brett’s death at the jaws of the creature. As Ellen Ripley, Dallas or Parker, players can explore the Nostromo from habitation deck down through engineering, coordinating their efforts with Lambert and Ash to lure the Alien into the ship’s airlock. Amazon reserves the right to change or terminate this promotion at any time.

    Alien: Isolation has a scheduled release date of October 7, 2014.

    Source:  Amazon - Alien: Isolation

     

    About:

    • Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger.
    • Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley's daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance.
    • As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien.
    • Overcome an ever-present deadly threat - Experience persistent fear as a truly dynamic and reactive Alien uses its senses to hunt you down and respond to your every move.
    • Improvise to survive - Hack systems, scavenge for vital resources and craft items to deal with each situation. Will you evade your enemies, distract them or face them head on?
    07-09-2014, 10:28 PM by Patrick Wright to News

  • Destiny Release Date: Ghost and Limited Edition Pre-orders LIVE on PS4, Xbox One!

    Destiny Release Date: Ghost and Limited Edition Pre-orders LIVE!

    Pre-orders for the upcoming release of the Destiny Ghost Edition and Destiny Limited Edition on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360 of have kicked off at Amazon!

     This is your Ghost. It sought you out for centuries. It found you, dead and forgotten in the ruins of our civilization’s violent Collapse, and it brought you back to life to protect us all. Defend our home, drive back the forces of Darkness, find a way to awaken the Traveler, and Become Legend.

    The Ghost Edition contents include Limited Edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc, Ghost Replica, Letter of Introduction, Golden Age Relics, Guardian Folio, Arms and Armament Field Guide, Postcards from the Golden Age, Antique Star Chart, Expansion Pass and Digital Content.  The Limited Edition includes Limited Edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc, Guardian Folio, Arms and Armament Field Guide, Postcards from the Golden Age, Antique Star Chart, Expansion Pass and Digital Content.

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    07-09-2014, 7:18 AM by Patrick Wright to News
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  • Kinect for Windows V2 Sensor Release Date, Pre-orders Kick Off!

    Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor

    Pre-orders for the upcoming Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor iconhave kicked off at the Microsoft Store!

    Develop interactive applications that recognize peoples' natural movements, gestures, and voice commands. The Kinect for Windows v2 sensor gives developers more of the precision, responsiveness, and intuitive capabilities they need to develop interactive voice- and gesture-based applications for the Windows desktop and Windows Store. The v2 sensor is intended for use with the Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) 2.0. The Kinect for Windows v2 sensor does not ship with any software. It is intended for use with the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 (licensed separately) and will operate only with applications developed for Kinect for Windows v2. Developers can use the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 to build applications with C++, C#, VB.Net, Cx, or JavaScript.

    Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor iconhas a scheduled release date of July 15, 2014.

    Source:  Microsoft Store - Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor icon

     

    07-03-2014, 10:04 AM by Patrick Wright to News
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  • FIFA 15 Release Date, Ultimate Team Edition Pre-orders LIVE on PS4 Xbox One!

    Pre-orders for the upcoming release of FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Edition have kicked off on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 at Amazon!

     Amazon Pre-order Bonus Offer:
    The Ultimate Edition includes up to $40 of bonus content. Build your dream team with 40 gold packs! Code available in product packaging.

    FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Edition has a scheduled release date of September 23, 2014.

    Source:  Amazon - FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Edition

     

    About: 

    • FIFA 15 brings soccer to life in stunning detail so fans can experience the emotion of the sport like never before.
    • Witness the intensity of crowds and listen to commentators guide fans through the story of the game with Dynamic Match Presentation. New Emotional Intelligence allows players to react to opponents and teammates within context, and relative to the narrative of the match.
    • Next Generation Visuals put fans on Living Pitches with grass that wears as the match progresses. Authentic Player Visuals give players true to life appearance. Player Control heightens the responsiveness of player movement and makes Man-to-Man Battles more rewarding than ever before.
    • Pre-order FIFA 15 and receive up to 40 gold packs over 40 weeks to build your dream club in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team.

    KEY FEATURES
    • Emotional Intelligence - For the first time ever, FIFA 15 models the emotions of all 22 players on the pitch, giving fans a chance to experience first-hand the attitudes and personalities of the world’s best soccer players during a match.
    • Dynamic Match Presentation - Match Day will feel more dynamic and alive than ever before – immersing you in the match action and never taking you out of the moment. With region specific behaviors, crowds will now be distinguished by cheers and chants designated to their club, league, country, or continent.
    • Correct Contacts -   Physically Correct Contacts revolutionizes the way the soccer interacts with the players and their environment. Every dribble, touch, pass, shot, and deflection moves corresponding to the spin of the ball in relation to the position of the body part or object that it connects with – this gives the soccer accurate spin, curl, and movement, as well as varied trajectories.
    • Man-to-Man Battles - Dispossessing your opponent in FIFA 15 is more rewarding and physical than ever before. Players use Full-Body Defending to win possession and keep it.

     

    07-02-2014, 7:24 AM by Patrick Wright to News

  • Sniper Elite III PS4 Xbox One Release Date, Pre-order Bonus Details!

    While the summer game drought continues, an interesting release is hitting next week, that might be worth a second look.  This morning, Amazon added a pre-order bonus on Sniper Elite III which releases on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PS3. 

    Bonus Offer

     Pre-order and Get the Allied Re-Enforcement Outfits Pack
    Pre-order Sniper Elite III and receive the Allied Re-Enforcement Outfits Pack. Includes three characters for use in Sniper Elite's competitive multi-player modes - Allied Urban Sniper, US Army Rifleman, and Indian Division Soldier. NORTH AFRICA 1942, Germany is building a wonder weapon with the power to crush any Allied forces. The infamous Afrika Korps stand in your way. Sabotage their plans or the resistance is over. Offer valid when shipped and sold by Amazon.com. Amazon reserves the right to change or terminate this promotion at any time.

     

    Sniper Elite III has a scheduled release date of July 1, 2014.

    Source: Amazon - Sniper Elite III

     

    About:

    Observe. Plan. Execute. ADAPT. The latest chapter in the award-winning series, SNIPER ELITE 3 takes players to the unforgiving yet exotic terrain of North Africa in a savage conflict against Germany's infamous Afrika Korps. Stalk your targets through the twisting canyons, lush oases and ancient cities of the Western Desert in the deadly rush to sabotage a Nazi super-weapons programme that could end Allied resistance for good. Use stealth, planning and execution to hunt your targets - whether human or machine. From signature long distance kills, to melee takedowns, distractions and explosive traps, you are as deadly up close as you are from afar. It must end here. You are the turning point. Because one bullet can change history...

     

    06-27-2014, 9:40 AM by Patrick Wright to News
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