2015’s Game of the Year, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt took the world by storm, garnering praise for its beautiful aesthetics, engrossing story, and brilliant gameplay. Its predecessor, CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings is now available for Xbox One through the Backward Compatibility feature. Additionally, it’s free until February 5th; you can grab a copy here (It was announced that Xbox owners in France, Germany, Canada, the US and the UK receive the free download).
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Timed console exclusive Rise of the Tomb Raider, has been given a PC release date for January 29th. The release date spotted via a listing for the game on the French Amazon website; the website clearly shows a PC case with the game’s box art.
The game released for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on November 10th, with Square Enix deciding to release the title against Fallout 4. Releasing the game so close to Fallout 4 had an adverse impact on the game’s sales, with the title selling far below it’s expected targets. The PC version will likely include a higher frame rate and a more consistent resolution, improving the already beautiful visuals. The PC iteration [...]
Backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 titles will now be possible the Xbox One.
Microsoft has made this declaration earlier today at their E3 press conference. This will be part of an upcoming update to the Xbox One’s system that will be free of charge. The update will allow for retail discs for the Xbox 360 to be played on the Xbox One with no loss of quality and even possibly a slight improvement in quality given the Xbox One’s improved power over the Xbox 360.
In addition, Microsoft has announced that it will be releasing 100 titles from the Xbox 360’s lineup on Xbox Live with more being planned. These releases will be coming in the latter half of 2015 in time for the [...]
To mark their one-year anniversary of their wildly successful title, Titanfall, the people at Respawn are giving fans all of their map packs for free! According to a post on Twitter, “This content is free starting now and will remain free for all users who purchase Titanfall for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC”. You can get the free maps right now on the Origin Store or the Xbox store by logging in and selecting the “Season Pass” for Titanfall.
A little heart-filled side note, this is a big anniversary for us at APGNation, too! If you dig back into our logs, our first official article was on Titanfall, so this marks a loose 1 year anniversary for us as well!
If you have any old Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, or PS4 games lying around, then now’s the time to stop on by your local Microsoft Store — Microsoft is having a special limited-time offer before January 4th to trade those titles in for a minimum of $10 good for a future purchase. According to the store’s official Twitter account, customers will be able to trade in up to five games in total — each being worth at least $10 toward a chosen system or game. While you are able to throw in any old game you may have lying around, there are caveats. According to the terms of the Microsoft Store promotion, the game must also be in working order, so that copy of Halo 4 with a crack that [...]
Since the release of Grand Theft Auto 5‘s online component over a year ago, it is only natural to wonder just how many things players have stolen, blown up, destroyed and otherwise committed crimes against over that period of time. Well, thanks to the folks at Rockstar Games, we will not have to wonder much longer, as this nifty chart breaks down the most popular items, clothing, and cars in the game by the number of times they have been used by players online.
As you can see from the statistics, the world has spent a total of 5 million or so hours playing Grand Theft Auto Online over the course of an entire year. That is amazing by any stretch of the imagination and [...]
Assassin’s Creed Rogue releases November 11th. It might seem overshadowed considering Unity is also coming out in the same month. Rogue, which launches on the PS3 and Xbox 360, lets players for the very first time play as an Assassin who rebelled against the Order. This is the first time were given a glimpse of the other side of the reality we normally see in Assassin’s Creed games. You will battle across the North American continent on a quest for revenge during the events of the French and Indian War, a conflict in which the then young American colonies fought against the forces of the nation of France who had allied themselves with the local Native American [...]
The first DLC pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is adding a fifth playable character. Rejoice as the Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack introduces Jack the Doppelganger as another playable character to chose from. My nephew, who is playing the game now as we speak, is very excited and cannot wait to play as Jack the Doppelganger.
The first add-on content pack is set to release on November 11th for Xbox 360, PS3, and Steam for just $9.99, however, if you are one of the many who purchased the season pass ($29.99) the Doppelganger Pack is included.
Handsome Jack’s clone is The Doppelganger class which has the ability to summon two Digi-Jacks to fight alongside [...]
For those seeking more content from their Destiny adventure, well your in luck! As the game’s first expansion pack, The Dark Below, arrives this December 9th. It is jam-packed full of new content and challenging missions. This marks the first expansion for the record-setting game since it launched back in September and marks the addition of new story content, weapons and other gear to Bungie’s MMO Shooter.
“Destiny was created as a living universe, which has allowed us to improve the experience post launch in real-time,” says Harold Ryan, President of Bungie. “It also gives us insight into the things players are looking for in new content. We’ve seen from [...]
Though never the biggest fighting game franchise, Dead or Alive had nevertheless managed to carve out a dedicated following that had allowed the long running series to arrive at its fifth installment just recently. An updated version of Dead or Alive 5, subtitled “Last Round”, comes homes on February 17th, and will sport a plethora of new stages, costumes, characters, and customization items to outfit your favorite fighters in.
Among the host of things added to Last Round is the return of the classic Dead or Alive 2 stage The Crimson to the mix. This fan favorite fighting ground boasts the dynamic, destructive environments that fans of the series have come [...]