General Gaming News Bits


Any gamer who owns an Xbox 360 or an Xbox One is probably familiar with Microsoft’s Games With Gold program, which rewards current Xbox Live Membership owners access to select titles for a limited time. Next month, Microsoft will be rewarding Xbox 360 users with four ‘AAA’ titles which should pacify gamers going into the month of April.

Xbox One

- Pool Nation FX – Available throughout April
Child of Light - Available throughout April

Xbox 360

Gears of War Ascension - Available April 1st through April 15th
Terraria - Available April 1st through April 15th
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag - Available April 16th through April 31st
Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel - Available April 16th through April 31st

Make sure to login to your Xbox on April 1st to start taking advantage of these great AAA titles. I would definitely recommend checking out Child of Light and Terraria if you haven’t already done so as both titles present amazing quality and provide several hours of gameplay.


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Recently, the folks over at 343 Industries revealed some new information regarding Halo 5: Guardians. Their new campaign titled #HuntTheTruth took the internet by storm as subtle hints were deployed showcasing some of the story elements for the upcoming title.

If you head on over to the official tumblr page at, you will be able to catch up on all of the Halo 5 related news like the teaser trailer, a voice clip from a ‘journalist and war photographer’ in the series and much more expected to be shown in the coming weeks.

Additionally, it is said that Microsoft will also unveil a Halo 5 live-action trailer on March 29th which will showcase “a first glimpse at the intriguing story of one of the year’s most anticipated games“. The trailer will launch on Microsoft’s official website,

Halo 5: Guardians is expected to release later this year for the Xbox One.



Hop on these popular 2K iOS games this week! 2K launches the Mobile Spring Sale, starting tomorrow and ending on Friday, April 3rd. It’s a great time to check out some iOS games such as XCOM and BioShock.



Get your itchy next-gen vault hunter fingers fired-up! 2K and Gearbox have released Borderlands: The Handsome Collection today for PS4 and Xbox One. It’s a big bounty of Borderlands gaming. The only thing bigger than it is the now elusive Claptrap-in-a-box edition. If you were able to get your pre-order in, for a stash of $400, congrats vault hunter. If not, drool over the IGN unboxing video of the Clap-in-a-box here.

Details from 2K: “Borderlands: The Handsome Collection bundles Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and all downloadable content for both titles including the new add-on pack, which is also available today, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Claptastic Voyage and Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2.”

Watch the launch trailer (and Borderlands cosplayers) for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection here.



Get ready to traverse new grounds in Dragon Age! BioWare has released the Dragon Age: Inquisition expansion Jaws of Hakkon on Xbox LIVE for $14.99Key points from BioWare:

• Uncover a lost chapter in the history of the Inquisition and discover the ultimate fate of the last Inquisitor
• Explore a vast, new area in Thedas with lush forests and mountainous terrain
• Earn the respect of Avvar warriors while destroying an ancient cult
• Strengthen the Inquisition through new operations unlocked by your discoveries

See more details here on and watch for the trailer here on the official Dragon Age YouTube page. PSN release TBA.


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