Cheap Game Deals – June 2014
So the Steam Summer Sale is going on strong and threatens to rend our wallets in twain and drain the lifeblood from our bank accounts. But for those of us who don’t primarily game on our PCs, there are still a few great options available for console goodness.
The highlight would be a very affordable pre-order for the upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive, The Last of Us Remastered. If you’ve never played this game before and own a PlayStation 4, you owe it to yourself to suffer through the heart-breaking madness of Joel and Ellie’s trek across a post-apocalyptic future overrun with the worst humanity has to offer and spore-infected monsters. Hooray for the Cordyceps apocalypse! Check out the deals below and game on!
The Last of Us Remastered (PS4)
Join survivors Joel and Ellie as they take on scavengers, looters, a militia and cannibalistic monsters in a bleak future which could spell out the end of mankind. If the first 10 minutes don’t grip you, then you’re probably dead inside.
Infamous: Second Son (PS4)
Delsin Rowe is in for the fight of his life as he infiltrates Seattle in order to find the woman responsible for dooming his community. Use his extraordinary powers as a Conduit to become a hero or a villain as you take down the DUP and minimize (or maximize) collateral damage.
Bound By Flame (PS3/Xbox 360)
Decide whether or not to embrace the fiery demon residing inside your body and unleash its power for the good of your cause. Just be careful how much of it you let take over your body, because your companions will surely react differently towards you depending on your actions. How will you choose to wield this terrible power?
Battlefield 4 (PS3/Xbox 360)
Take the fight to a whole new level in Battlefield 4, now with even more destruction and a wider array of weapons and equipment. Try your hand at the single-player campaign to get used to the mechanics and then take on the hordes of players online to see how your skills matches up with theirs.
Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS)
Create contracts with demons and use them to fight your enemies as a samurai from the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado. The classic role-playing game series returns, this time in 3D, on the 3DS. Be prepared for a darker tale with lots of great battles and memorable characters.
The Elder Scrolls Online (PC)
Explore the world of Tamriel and beyond as you craft your own heroic journey in the Elder Scrolls universe. You’ll fight iconic monsters, cast spells, create equipment and meet hundreds of colorful characters in this new MMORPG. Now that the price of admission is cheaper, you can use the rest of the money you saved to get subscription time!
Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
The best way to ruin friendships is back in Mario Kart 8. It’s not currently on sale from Amazon, so jump at the chance to race on new tracks with new vehicles, new racers and even new power-ups. And get ready to hate the hell out of Rainbow Road all over again.
Dark Souls 2 (PS3/Xbox 360)
Who’s ready for some more death? Jump into Dark Souls 2 to face off against fearsome foes and to befriend death. Why do we say “befriend?” Well, you’re going to die a lot, so you might as well get on friendly terms with death.
LEGO: The Hobbit (PS4/Xbox One)
Get your brick-smashing fill with LEGO: The Hobbit, which follows the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey and the Company of dwarves to retake their homeland and defeat the terrible dragon, Smaug
Titanfall (Xbox One)
Have you ever wanted to roll around in a gigantic, bipedal tank? In Titanfall, you’ll get to do just that. Run on walls, jump inside Titans and destroy your enemies as flesh and steel go head-to-head. So go on and find out how satisfying it is to drop a Titan.
Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)
Become a soldier of Rome and drive back the Barbarian hordes. Even better, head into their territory and get revenge for the murder of your family, all while utilizing the Kinect to bash, slash and stab your way through Ancient Rome and lands beyond.
Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls (PC)
Both Diablo 3 and its stellar Reaper of Souls expansion are bundled together for $59.99. You’re saving a great deal while getting a whole of awesome dungeon-crawling action in return. Play through all five Acts and take on the devlish Diablo as the Crusader, armed with the Light!
StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty Heart of the Swarm (PC)
Are you looking for great real-time strategy action? Because this is where you’ll find it. If you pick up this bundle for only $39.99, you’re going to get a bunch of awesome content that will last you hours in the single-player campaign alone. Once you jump online, it’s a whole different beast.
World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria (PC)
Relinquish your soul to Blizzard and jump into the World of Warcraft, the legendary MMORPG that has collectively sucked out years of time from its players. With the Mists of Pandaria expansion, you can become a Monk and beat things with your fists while exploring a new continent called Pandaria.