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Free Xbox Live Gold weekend and double XP for Halo 4, Gears of War: Judgement and more

If you haven’t got an Xbox Live Gold membership, you’ll be glad to hear you can join in the fun for the weeekend as Microsoft is hosting a free Xbox Live Gold weekend. The weekend will also feature double XP through to Sunday on two Microsoft favourites, Gears of War Judgment and Halo 4. And lastly some Ubisoft games will also feature double XP,…

Gaming News Wrap [1 May 2013]

Good morning.  First thing… go watch the latest GTA V trailers.  Then have an awesome public holiday in SA.  After reading the news below of course. If you missed it, Black Ops 2 got an update, which brought a new mode to the table called ‘Arms Race’.  A few people have been complaining about lag after the update however. The…

Motorcross Madness XBLA | Zombiegamer Review

In short Motocross Madness is surprisingly not a completely ‘top down whacky’ arcade race. It actually does a pretty good job of not alienating us more sim racing fans. Solid mechanics, exuberant gameplay and an extensive package make Motocross Madness an absolute bargain at 800 MS points. Developer: Bongfish Publisher: Microsoft Distributor: Microsoft SA For fans of: MX, arcade racing Reviewed on: Xbox Live Arcade…

Injustice: Gods Among Us to use free content to solve ‘compatibility issues’

NetherRealm will be giving away Injustice: Gods Among Us character costumes by way of DLC to insure that online fights will be compatible between players Studio head Ed Boon explained to GameInformer that the free costume DLC gives the studio an avenue to push other content. “For instance, if you download Lobo, we want it so you can play Lobo against…

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance ‘Jetstream DLC’ now available

The Metal Gear Rising Revengeance ‘Jetstream DLC’ is now available on Xbox Live and the Playstation Network. The DLC has you play as Sam and learn how he came to join the ‘Desparado clan’. “Blizzard warnings were in effect Tuesday in Colorado, where the temperature plunged more than 50 degrees in less than 24 hours and the wind chill approached…

Microsoft considering micro-transactions for Halo 4

Microsoft executive producer says Microsoft is considering micro-transactions for Halo 4. “I think Halo certainly has the potential for those kinds of things,” Dan Ayoub told Digital Spy [via MCV] “We don’t have too much to talk about in terms of our plans down that line, but it’s certainly something… we’ve seen the fans of Gears are enjoying, and if it’s something…

Deep Silver announces Ride to Hell: Retribution and Ride to Hell: Route 666

“They say there’s no freedom like the open road, and no bigger badasses than bikers.” – Deep Silver. The new Ride to Hell: Retribution is set to take gamers deep into a world of “bare-knuckle violence, seedy strip clubs, and rip-roaring motorcycles with the Ride to Hell universe,” announces Deep Silver. The game is  set to arrive this coming June 2013.…