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December 2015 Games With Gold Unveiled – Extra Games For The Holidays

Posted on November 25, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Microsoft has taken the wraps off of the games that Xbox Live gold subscribers will be receiving for free over the holidays (heh heh .. it’s a pun!). Sneaking into the shadows is Thief for Xbox One, exploring ancient dungeons are The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing for Xbox One and Sacred 3 for Xbox 360. Bringing up the rear is Flashpoint: Dragon Rising for Xbox 360.

Here’s the full line-up with dates and MSRPs

December 1 – 31st

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing – Xbox One – $14.99
Dirt 3

December 1 – 15th

Castlestorm – Xbox 360 – $9.99

December 16 – 31st

Sacred 3 – Xbox 360 – $19.99
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising – Xbox 360 – $9.99
Thief – Xbox One – $29.99 (free until Jan 15th)

Remember that all Xbox Games with gold are guaranteed backwards compatible on Xbox One! What do you think of Microsoft’s free holiday offerings? Let us know in the comments.



February 2015 PS Plus Games Include Thief and Transistor

Posted on January 29, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sony has finally revealed the February PlayStation Plus line up for North America. Get ready to sink your teeth into an action-RPG with Transistor, sneak around in the Shadows with Thief and join the Japanese mafia with Yakuza 4. All of these games and more will be gratis for the entire second month of 2015.Read More


Thief Gets out in February

Posted on August 18, 2013 by Jason Nason

Square Enix and Eidos-Montréal have announced that Thief will be released for Windows PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on February 25th, 2014 in North America and February 28, 2014 in Europe and PAL territories.

The game centres around Garrett the Master Thief who is entangled in the growing layers of conflict between Baron Northcrest and the oppressed masses led by Orion, the voice of the people. In a City on the brink of revolution, Garrett’s skills are all he can trust as he walks the fine line between politics and the people.

In addition to the date announcment Square Enix also revealed the box art for the game as well as a trailer for the game. The company will also be showing the game off at Gamescon in Europe this week.

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Square Enix Confirms Next Gen Tomb Raider

Posted on August 1, 2013 by Jason Nason

Square Enix confirmed that the company is working on a sequel to the recently released Tomb Raider reboot with the game slated to hit next-gen consoles.

Phil Rogers, CEO of Square Enix for the Americas and Europe, made the confirmation in a blog post earlier today. In addition to the development of already confirmed next gen titles Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts III and Thief, Lara Croft will be back.

Darrell Gallagher, Head of Product Development and Studios, expanded on the blog in a statement.

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Good Old Games Adds Two Classic Stealth Titles

Posted on May 4, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

We’re no strangers to Good Old Games here at BrokenJoysticks. Not only do we use them for some of our PC centric reviews but also some of the codes given away work on their service. It is safe to say that GOG gets our seal of approval.

The DRM free digital distribution platform recently added two classic stealth games with Thief Deadly Shadows and the original Splintercell to their library. On the modern front GOG added the indie RTS Anomaly: Warzone Earth which originally appeared on Ipad, Android and IOS back in 2010.

You can get your grabby little hands on any three of these games over at the official GOG site for $9.99 USD/CDN.


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