You know that special feeling when you buy a new console? Well, I experienced that this week!
Xbox One S 1 TB + Forza Horizon 3 + Quantum Break + Halo Wars 2 + Gears of War Ultimate Edition + Halo The Master Chief Collection
I wanted a Xbox One for a long time but I never really found one for a decent price. But that changed when I found a Xbox One S 1TB + Forza Horizon 3 + Quantum Break pack for €288. That pack was especially good because I’m only going to use my Xbox One to play exclusive games (console exclusives also count). I then went out and bought Halo Wars 2 (€19,99 new), Gears of War Ultimate Edition (€9, new) and the Halo Master Chief Collection (€24,99 used). A lot of gaming for a relatively small price. And yes, I know that the Xbox One X is coming out in the very near future but I just couldn’t pass up this deal.
What’s your favorite ‘this gen’ console? Let me know in the comments!
I love collector’s editions but the big problem is that I don’t always have the money to buy all of the collector’s editions that I want. Thank God that some of them aren’t popular (mostly because the game is rubbish) and that they get put in the budget bin.
Homefront: The Revolution – Goliath Edition (PS4)
The game itself is pretty mediocre but I liked this collector’s edition for one reason; the RC Goliath that came with it. The original retail price was €129 but I only paid a fraction of that. The Goliath edition also comes with the obligatory art book, a steelcase and some DLC. I don’t really care about the other things because the RC is a lot of fun to screw around with. The built quality isn’t top notch (the remote feels like it could break any second) but for the price that I paid for it I can’t complain.
Xbox One Controller
I needed a controller to game on PC and I decided to go with the wired Xbox One controller. I could have waited for the S controller to come back in stock but this one does the job just fine.
What’s your favorite controller of all time? Let me know in the comments!
Bonus: Here’s a short video of me messing around with the Goliath RC. I crashed it so hard that the battery came loose; that’s why it stops working at the end of the video (it still works).
The release trailer of Battlefield 1 is the most liked trailer of all time and that is a good indication of how excited people are for this game. And like every major game release these days, Battlefield 1 will have a collectors edition. Let’s see what’s inside!
This edition will include:
- Cloth Propaganda Poster
- Messenger Pigeon Tube With “DLC” Code Inside
- Steel Case For Game
- 14″ Statue Of Cover Character
- Deck of BF1 Playing Cards
The price for all of this will be around 220 US dollars which I feel is a bit much. The figurine looks good but I don’t feel like it totally justifies the price. The rest of the items are pretty OK (if they are high quality) but I still feel like this is priced just too high. A price around 150 US dollars would have been much better in my opinion. I’m not going to buy this one at its release but when I find one for a decent price (new or used) I might consider buying it.
What do you guys think about this collectors edition? Let me know in the comments!
The game currently has a Kickstarter campaign that has been backed 724 times for a total amount of 48,419 dollars (as of writing this blogpost). That’s a lot of money considering that the campaign launched today. The developers are hoping to collect 700 000 dollars; which seems reasonable. Are you interested in this game and are you willing to put some money towards it ? Or are you just going to wait until the full game releases and try it then ? Let me know in the comments!
Link to the Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/613356213/friday-the-13th-the-game?
There aren’t many game releases in the Summer but that isn’t too bad. It gives you a lot of time to consider which games you’re going to buy and which you’re going to ignore. I’m going to give you my top 5 of games that I really want to play and that I’ll probably buy on release.
5) For Honor
It looks like a better version of Chivalry and I really liked that game so I can’t see how they could mess this up. But it is Ubisoft so I’m hoping its more ‘Call of Juarez Gunslinger’ than Assassins Creed Unity.
4) FIFA 16
- Developer: EA Canada
- Genre: Sports
- Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Android, iOS, PC
- Release: September 22, 2015
- Official website: https://www.easports.com/fifa
I’ve played a ton of FIFA 15 and I both love it and hate it. I can’t stop playing it but there are so many things wrong with the game. I hope that EA fixes all of those things in FIFA 16 but I doubt they will. I’ll still buy it because I need a football game to play when I’m bored. And I know that PES 2016 looks good but it feels weird (probably because I play a lot of FIFA) so I’m not going to switch immediately. But if FIFA 16 turns out to be a disappointment then I might buy PES later in the year.
3) Rainbow Six Siege
Rainbow Six has always been a good series for me. I love the tactical aspect of it; it’s so rewarding when you plan something out and it works perfectly. I haven’t played this game but that’s going to change because I’ve got a beta key! The beta will tell me a lot and will probably be the decider if I buy it or not.
2) Mafia 3
- Developer: 2K Games
- Genre: Open world, action
- Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
- Release: 2016
- Official website: https://mafiagame.com
You can’t believe how excited I was when I saw the trailer for this game. Everything was perfect: the atmosphere, the characters, the music, … . If the full game is half as good as the first trailer then I’m sold.
1) Uncharted 4 : A thieves end
I’ve only played Uncharted 3 (yeah, shame on me) but that game was epic! It really gave you the feeling of a Hollywood blockbuster that you could play for yourself. From what I’ve seen so far this game looks even more epic. This game needs to be superb because Sony needs a strong PS4 exclusive.
What games are you really excited about ? Let me know in the comments!