Hello to you all – we hope you had a great holiday season and hope that 2015 is the best it can be for you and yours. Now start making preparations for the zombie apocalypse…
Here is some of the gaming news and videos that you may have missed over the holiday period.
The Limited and Collector’s Editions of Halo 5: Guardians have been announced. The two go along with the standard edition ($59.99) but feature additional goodies. The Limited Edition costs $99.99 and adds additional digital content to “enhance Spartan combat and exclusive items wrapped in a uniquely designed steel book.” The Collector’s Edition will sell for $249.99 and contains all the other items as well as “additional content such as a commemorative numbered statue designed by 343 Industries.” [More…]
The steelbook covers for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have been revealed. You can see them here.
A new character for Tekken 7 has been revealed – Shaheen, a Saudi Arabian soldier. Just remember not to get too excited as Tekken 7 is confirmed for Japanese arcades this March but a western launch is still to be confirmed.
Consoles & Hardware
Sony has offered PS Plus members an extra five days free following the DDoS attacks on Christmas day. Also, a 10% discount code will be offered for a one-off use and for a limited time to PSN members. [More…]
Sales & Discounts
A reminder that the January Games with Gold are:
- Dark Dreams Don’t Die on Xbox One
- MX vs. ATV Alive on Xbox 360 until 15 January
- The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings on Xbox 360 until the end of the month
The games heading to your Instant Game Collection (if you’re a PS Plus member) for January have been confirmed. On PS4, there’s inFAMOUS: First Light and The Swapper, while the PS3 gets Prototype 2 and Duck Tales Remastered and the PSVita bags Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition and Whoa Dave!.
The Order 1886 gets (or got) into the festive spirit with this ‘Silent Night’ trailer.
Want to hear from – and see – one of the men who took down both PSN and Xbox Live on Christmas day? Here you go. Meanwhile, UK police have arrested a 22-year-old man from Twickenham believed to be connected to Lizard Squad.