Discount Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Discount RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Bullet Soul Comes to PC with Steam Launch https://www.gameskinny.com/pt4bj/bullet-soul-comes-to-pc-with-steam-launch https://www.gameskinny.com/pt4bj/bullet-soul-comes-to-pc-with-steam-launch Fri, 07 Apr 2017 05:34:33 -0400 Paige McGovern

Bullet Soul launches today on the Steam Store. It was first launched in Japan in 2011 before arriving on the Xbox 360 in 2016. Today, in 2017, it has finally arrived to obliterate enemies on PC.

Bullet Soul is a modern Japanese shooter game with a classic arcade feel. Players can see it all with the game's impressive, crisp graphics. There are 4 different game modes, both timed and causal, with several different characters and ships to choose from. Those who are looking to become truly immersed in the game can even rotate their monitor vertically to fill up the entire screen.

The new PC version has been received very positively, judging by reviews on Destructoid, ZTGD, and CGMagazine. Players are recommended to have an Xbox 360/One controller on hand, but that is not required. The game can be fully operated by using the keyboard and mouse.

All DLC available from the Xbox 360 version is included with the Steam purchase. Bullet Soul is currently $13.49, which is 10% off from the regular $14.99 price tag. This discount will end soon on April 13th.

Watch the brand new trailer below:

Stay tuned to GameSkinny for all the latest Bullet Soul news.

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Get Ready to Rumble Your Way to a Total Extreme Wrestling Discount https://www.gameskinny.com/95zqt/get-ready-to-rumble-your-way-to-a-total-extreme-wrestling-discount https://www.gameskinny.com/95zqt/get-ready-to-rumble-your-way-to-a-total-extreme-wrestling-discount Sun, 02 Apr 2017 21:56:34 -0400 Glitchieetv

Grey Dog Software has announced a new promotion just in time for WrestleMania 33. Using code MANIA17, you can purchase Total Extreme Wrestling 2016 for 10% off. The code and promotion will run until April 10th.

Total Extreme Wrestling 2016 is the seventh in the series. The game includes 500 features, including some that fans of the series have asked to be added.

Taking on the role of a wrestling manager, it's the players job to send a wrestling company to the top. Prospect wrestlers, deal with divas, forge alliances with other companies and get a choke hold on that top industry spot. With the ability to change the difficulty of the game, Total Extreme Wrestling 2016 is a good title for new or curious fans to jump into the series with.

Interested in the game but not sure if you will like it? Check out the game trailer above for a bit more information. If you still need convincing, there is a playable trial version as well. 

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New My Nintendo Rewards Celebrate The Legend of Zelda https://www.gameskinny.com/qgglx/new-my-nintendo-rewards-celebrate-the-legend-of-zelda https://www.gameskinny.com/qgglx/new-my-nintendo-rewards-celebrate-the-legend-of-zelda Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:53:38 -0500 Janette Ceballos

My Nintendo is commemorating the 30 year anniversary of its green clad hero by offering special Legend of Zelda themed rewards. Most of these are downloadable content for the 3DS you can spend platinum coins on instead of gold coins – a relief for players who keep gathering them.

The rewards vary, but consist of:

  • "The Legend of Zelda: 30th Anniversary Theme"
    • 300 platinum coins
    • Includes a downloadable theme for the home menu that plays the iconic theme in the background.
  • Downloadable music videos for the 3DS
    • Fully orchestrated performances of music included in the anniversary CD that came with Skyward Sword in 2011.
    • 100 platinum coins each:
      • Great Fairy's Fountain Theme
      • Ballad of the Goddess
      • The Legend of Zelda Main Theme Medley
  • A 30% Discount on The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    • 240 platinum coins
    • Available for both the New Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems
  • A 30% Discount off The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
    • 50 gold coins
    • Available only for the WiiU

The rewards will be available until the end of March next year, so there’s plenty of time to collect coins to buy these awesome features. Tell us which ones you'll be picking up in the comments below!

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Great Games at a Steal: Minecraft, Street Fighter, Grand Kingdom, Star Ocean and Dark Souls III https://www.gameskinny.com/vzbc1/great-games-at-a-steal-minecraft-street-fighter-grand-kingdom-star-ocean-and-dark-souls-iii https://www.gameskinny.com/vzbc1/great-games-at-a-steal-minecraft-street-fighter-grand-kingdom-star-ocean-and-dark-souls-iii Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:00:02 -0400 Kat De Shields

All of us gamers here at GameSkinny love to save money, so it's safe to assume you do, too. Check out these bargains on classics and recent releases.

Minecraft for PS Vita

Build on the go and save 35% off list price with this Amazon voucher. Don't let the creepers get you. 

Street Fighter for PS4

Get the standard edition for 58% off the list price. Or, get the collector's edition for 58% off, too! Either way, you're kicking mucho ass and you haven't even started the game yet. 

Grand Kingdom for PS4

This tactical RPG is a ton of fun. Scoop up your copy at 58% off the regular price. 

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness for PS4

If you haven't played this sci-fi odyssey yet, you're in for a treat. While you're at it, save 54% off the regular list price. 

Dark Souls III

Although this deal is only available for Amazon Prime members, there's no better time to try out a free trial to purchase this hard-ass game for $20 off. It will be money well spent and frustration well earned. 

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Great Games at a Steal: Fallout 4, Dishonored, GTA V, The Division and The Last of Us https://www.gameskinny.com/9w6ux/great-games-at-a-steal-fallout-4-dishonored-gta-v-the-division-and-the-last-of-us https://www.gameskinny.com/9w6ux/great-games-at-a-steal-fallout-4-dishonored-gta-v-the-division-and-the-last-of-us Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:08:40 -0400 Kat De Shields

Games are great. Cheap games are better. Check out these bargains on classics and recent releases, and be sure to look at our article featuring other discounted video games. You're welcome. 

Tom Clancy's The Division 

Keep $30 in your pocket and purchase The Division using the link above. It's up to you to battle against a pandemic causing chaos in the streets of New York. 

The Last of Us Remastered

Save 74% off the sticker price, and get all DLC packs, when you order this game on Amazon. If you haven't had a chance to play this award-winning game yet, you're in for a treat. 

Dishonored

If you haven't gotten into the Dishonored franchise yet, here's your chance to get up to speed before Dishonored 2 comes out in November with 50% off the normal price. 

Grand Theft Auto V

GTA is timeless, and for a limited time you can purchase it for $20 off. Wreak havoc in the streets of Lost Santos and Blaine County and see how long you can avoid the police with a 5-star wanted level. 

Fallout 4

The DLC by itself is amazing (Far Harbor, Nuka World, etc.), so if you haven't tapped into the latest installment of the Fallout franchise, snag it now at 50% off. 

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Great Games at a Steal: Grab these discounts before they disappear! https://www.gameskinny.com/c7m4i/great-games-at-a-steal-grab-these-discounts-before-they-disappear https://www.gameskinny.com/c7m4i/great-games-at-a-steal-grab-these-discounts-before-they-disappear Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:00:01 -0400 Kat De Shields

Buying video games can get pricey, so when a discount comes along it's always worth taking a look. Today, there's a pretty sweet line up for some recent releases and oldies but goodies. Get your collection up to speed or fill in the gaps of your game collection with these discounted titles. 

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided 

Normally priced at $59.99, save 18% when you purchase the latest title in the series. Adam Jensen is a real BAMF. 

DOOM 

Scoop up this title at 50% off normal price. At least the price is kind, the game is guaranteed to kick your ass. 

Rocket League 

Rocket League is a crazy popular game. if you haven't had the chance to play this one yet, buy it now at 40% off normal cost. 

Mafia II 

Even though the game is 6 years old, it's still a ton of fun to play. You can purchase a digital download at an 80% discount! 

Sword Art Online: Lost Song 

Explore the world of ALfheim Online at a 25% discount for PS4. 

Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Let's be honest, we all wanted to try parkour after playing Mirror's Edge. If you're still not comfortable leaping from rooftops, pick up this game at a 25% discount. 

XCOM: Enemy Unknown 

Another 80% discount deal, pick up this award-winning game and save Earth from a horrifying alien invasion. 

Saint's Row IV

For $5 (an 83% discount) you can own the game and all the DLC. Wait are you waiting for?

BioShock 2

Now, you can be a Big Daddy for real as you travel through the city of Rapture. You don't have to have Big Daddy bucks though, as the game is available for purchase at an 80% discount. 

BioShock Infinite

More BioShock! More discounts! Pick up the latest game in the series for $6 smackaroos. 80% discounts are amazing. 

Sid Meier's Civilization V

If you don't have this game, you're a disgrace to mankind. Atone for your failings and purchase today for $10. You owe it to humanity.

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September will be 'Nindie' month for Nintento eShop https://www.gameskinny.com/2bcu1/september-will-be-nindie-month-for-nintento-eshop https://www.gameskinny.com/2bcu1/september-will-be-nindie-month-for-nintento-eshop Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:18:11 -0400 Janiece Sebris

Nintendo plans to digitally release one indie game each Thursday in September on its eShop for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platforms in a promotion called #Nindies Summer Jam.

With PAX West right around the corner at the beginning of September, Nintendo wants to make sure that every one has the opportunity to see games that indie developers worked to make. 

Nintendo had this to say about the #Nindie Summer Jam:

"The #Nindies Summer Jam promotion not only makes it easy for fans to check out all the latest and greatest indie games on Nintendo eShop, but to also learn more about the developers that have worked so hard to create them.”

The games will be discounted at 10 percent during the week of their release.

The schedule of release will be as follows: Sept. 1, Axiom Verge; Sept. 8, Jotun: Valhalla Edition; Sept. 15, Noitu Love: Devolution; Sept. 22, Severed; and Sept. 30, Azure Striker GUNVOLT 2 

In addition to the discount, featured indie developers responsible for the games will release videos sharing their experiences developing in the Nintendo eShop. Find a full list of indie released game on Nintendo's website.

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Indie puzzle game Cubway released on Steam https://www.gameskinny.com/z2kdd/indie-puzzle-game-cubway-released-on-steam https://www.gameskinny.com/z2kdd/indie-puzzle-game-cubway-released-on-steam Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:01:38 -0400 Janiece Sebris

Indie developer ArmNomads Games has released their puzzle game Cubway on Steam. The premise of the game is for players to guide a cube through a complex geometric environment that interacts with the cube's movements. Players move the cube across the screen, left to right, in an effort to complete tasks and avoid obstacles.

The game is supposedly based on the complex cycle of rebirth called Samsāra, a Sanskrit word meaning wandering. It usually refers to the recurring cycle of all life or reincarnation. Some think the term neatly sums up the ideology of the major Indian religions. Developers of Cubway say that this abstract term is what the game is about. Players of the game can visit many "interesting and mysterious places" in their journey through Cubway, according to the game's Steam page.

Cubway is now available for purchase from Steam and is for Windows, Mac, and Linux system. Until August 18th, the game is discounted by 10%.

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Microsoft Reduces the Price of the Xbox One Yet Again https://www.gameskinny.com/d9lkg/microsoft-reduces-the-price-of-the-xbox-one-yet-again https://www.gameskinny.com/d9lkg/microsoft-reduces-the-price-of-the-xbox-one-yet-again Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:05:23 -0400 Kevin Malkiewicz

The Xbox One S is slated to debut August 2nd, and Microsoft keeps slashing the price of the Xbox One. The current console, which has sold more than 24 million units, is in no way obsolete with the release of the Xbox One S. The new model will feature a smaller form factor, HDR support, and 4K streaming. But other than the aforementioned features, the innards are equal.

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The current Xbox One debuted at a price point of $499, and has been reduced in price as it ages. The current price reduction brings the price to $249, a steal compared to the original price point. The new Xbox One S will debut with a range of prices starting at $299 and peaking at $449.

This current price cut makes the console even more appealing for those looking to buy. Not to mention, with the announcement of Project Scorpio slated to release next year, saving that extra bit of money to put towards the upcoming console might just tip the scales for potential buyers.

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Nintendo Download features DLC, sales and games this week https://www.gameskinny.com/x2v5h/nintendo-download-features-dlc-sales-and-games-this-week https://www.gameskinny.com/x2v5h/nintendo-download-features-dlc-sales-and-games-this-week Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:43:56 -0400 Janiece Sebris

If you were wondering what new digital content Nintendo was featuring this week, then look no further. Nintendo Download’s featured content this week includes games, sales, and downloadable content.

Games featured this week on the Nintendo eShop include a return of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the game based off the blockbuster film, for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Also featured in the game will be exclusive playable content to bridge that gap between Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Other games featured this week for only Nintendo 3DS are BOXBOXBOY!, a special demo of Monster Hunter Generations, The Battle Cats POP! and Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma.

For the Virtual Console on Wii U, Nintendo Download has featured Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, where Mario and Bowser are unlikely allies forced to fight mutual enemies.

Discounts on Nintendo Download range from 20% to more than 70% off of regular prices. For Nintendo 3DS, there's Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH! available until 8:59 a.m. PT July 21, and Epic Word Search Collection 2 available until 8:59 a.m. PT July 7. Both 25 percent off.

Until July 29 at 8:59 a.m., ZaciSa’s Last Stand for Wii U is discounted more than 70%. Other discounts can be found on the Nintendo eShop.

New DLC for the Wii U includes Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode. Players can continue the story with episodes 2-5, which are available for purchase. Players can also purchase a Season Pass to access all remaining episodes to the game series set in the world of Minecraft.

DLC for Nintendo 3DS include the “Link’s Awakening Pack” for Hyrule Warriors Legends, where players can fight as legendary heroes. New content from the DLC includes playable character Marin from The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, new weapons and maps, plus much more.

Check out Nintendo's Wii U and 3DS pages for more information about discounts, DLC and new games.

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WildStar is Live on Steam Today https://www.gameskinny.com/95lve/wildstar-is-live-on-steam-today https://www.gameskinny.com/95lve/wildstar-is-live-on-steam-today Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:29:31 -0400 Lee Filmer

WildStar launched on Steam today, and is available to download now via steam. The game is a free-to-play fantasy sci-fi MMO, which originally launched in 2014.

On the Steam store page, WildStar is offering several discounted bundles for those who would like to level up their game play. The bundles available for purchase include; the Adventure Pack, Hero Pack, and Legend Pack.

Within the bundles are extra items like additional character slots, bank slots, coins, bag slots, pets, dyes, and even mounts in the higher priced bundles. Also the Hero and Legend pack include Signature game time, which is the optional subscription to the game. WildStar is allowing you to purchase these bundles on the store page, or within the game for those that are not using Steam.

The WildStar team states that they are going to be active with the Steam community. They are looking forward to feedback and reviews, and planning to provide news and updates to the game regularly.

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Nintendo Discounts for 5th Anniversary of eShop https://www.gameskinny.com/ssxsz/nintendo-discounts-for-5th-anniversary-of-eshop https://www.gameskinny.com/ssxsz/nintendo-discounts-for-5th-anniversary-of-eshop Wed, 08 Jun 2016 05:45:15 -0400 John Robson

The Nintendo eShop is celebrating its 5th anniversary with a massive discount on some of the most popular eShop download-exclusive games for both the Wii U and 3DS. This sale will run from June 9th through June 23rd

Various extremely popular franchises are available for the Nintendo 3DS at a 50% discount, such as The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX, The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages, and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons. Pokemon fans are also covered with the same discount available for Pokédex 3D Pro and Virtual Console title Pokémon Trading Card Game. Furthermore, there will be indie titles available, such as Image & Form’s SteamWorld Dig and Hörberg Productions’ Gunman Clive, again at 50% off.

For fans of classic Wii titles, Metroid Prime Trilogy and Super Mario Galaxy 2 are available for the Wii U at 50% off. Other titles include Shin’en Multimedia’s FAST Racing NEO and F-Zero, both with 25% and 50% off, respectively. There are further discounts available on NES Remix and NES Remix 2, both again at 50% off, along with SNES Classic EarthBound.

A full list of discounted titles is available on Nintendo's official website. Remember, the sale runs from June 9-23rd. 

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Steam Is Having a Metal Gear Solid Franchise Sale https://www.gameskinny.com/foev0/steam-is-having-a-metal-gear-solid-franchise-sale https://www.gameskinny.com/foev0/steam-is-having-a-metal-gear-solid-franchise-sale Thu, 26 May 2016 11:52:36 -0400 Cody Drain

While Hideo Kojima's recent departure from Konami almost certainly signals the end of the legendary Metal Gear Solid series, Steam is making it easier for new players to jump into the franchise. From now until May 30th, Steam is holding a Metal Gear Solid Franchise Sale, offering several fantastic games at reduced prices.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, an open-world stealth epic that doubles as one of last year's best games, is 30% off at $27.99. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the short prequel to The Phantom Pain, is only $4.99, 75% off the normal price. Meanwhile, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, the high-octane, hack-and-slash action game featuring cyborg-ninja Raiden, is $7.49, also 75% off the original price.

Those looking for a new multiplayer experience will be glad to hear that the Metal Gear Online expansion pack, "Cloaked In Silence" (which gives players the chance to control Quiet, the mysterious and incredibly skilled sniper from The Phantom Pain's single-player story) is $3.99. Steam is also offering the cosmetic DLC packs "ALL APPEAL PACK" (which includes four smaller emote packs for Metal Gear Online) for $6.99, and the "Costume and Tack Pack" for the main campaign in The Phantom Pain for $4.99.

If you haven't already experienced The Phantom Pain, Ground Zeroes, or Revengeance for yourself, this is a fantastic opportunity to pick up and play some great games. Whether it's the tense, stealth-focused drama of Big Boss and company, or the over-the-top swordplay of Raiden, Kojima's games always have something memorable to offer.

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Price drop on best of PS3 collections https://www.gameskinny.com/qlwmx/price-drop-on-best-of-ps3-collections https://www.gameskinny.com/qlwmx/price-drop-on-best-of-ps3-collections Wed, 25 May 2016 16:40:10 -0400 Janiece Sebris

PlayStation 3 will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in November by dropping the prices of the PlayStation Store’s Best of PS3 game collections.

The first lineup of available discounted collections are The Best of Naughty Dog, The Best of Epic Adventures and The Best of PlayStation Exclusives, according to the PlayStation Store Blog.

Another collection is Timeless Heroes, which includes games like God of War: Origins Collection and Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault, both of which are discounted by 50 percent.

Other collections include Best of Call of Duty and Best of Capcom. Some game collections are grouped by price from $9.99, $19.99 and $29.99.

The collection themes are varied by publisher, developer, franchise, and genre – as well as different game price points, according to the blog. The titles were specially chosen by the PlayStation Store team.

These games can be purchased by visiting PS Store’s Best of PS3 destination.

Even though many have moved on to the PS4, it seems that PlayStation hopes to rekindle the love affair between gamer and game with these discounted collections.

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Payday 2 at 75% off on Steam, with a free week to try the game https://www.gameskinny.com/2ho1u/payday-2-at-75-off-on-steam-with-a-free-week-to-try-the-game https://www.gameskinny.com/2ho1u/payday-2-at-75-off-on-steam-with-a-free-week-to-try-the-game Tue, 22 Mar 2016 03:38:44 -0400 Chrisator

Steam is offering yet another good game at a steep discount, and this time it's also adding a 10-day free pass to play it beforehand. Payday 2 is a four-person co-op shooter with a twist; you play as a professional strong-arm robber, ranging from small convenient store heists to multi-million Dollar bank jobs. The game is the follow up to the critically claimed Payday: The Heist

 

Payday 2 is on offer at 75% off for just $4.99 (£3.74), with the Game of the Year edition, which includes most of the major DLCs, sitting at $12.49 (£7.49). All other DLCs are also on offer, sitting $1 to $3 each, with quite a few of them going completely free.

With really cool and unique heists, like the Hotxon Breakout Heist or the Goat Simulator Heist (yes, you read that correctly!), the game always has something new to offer. Each heist is different, with dynamic placement of important items such as security cameras, vaults and civilians. You also get the ability to "case the joint" before a heist in civilian gear, making for a very realistic experience overall. Finally, Crimenet, the game's internal match-making system, pairs you up with other potential robbers when you aren't able to bring your off-screen friends into the Payday world.

Whatever your particular interests are, you should probably check the free pass of the game, which only costs you the 12.5 GB of space it takes to store it, before it ends on March 31st. Check out the Payday 2 sale page here.

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Deals and discounts to celebrate Final Fantasy XI's latest (and last) update https://www.gameskinny.com/6wva5/deals-and-discounts-to-celebrate-final-fantasy-xis-latest-and-last-update https://www.gameskinny.com/6wva5/deals-and-discounts-to-celebrate-final-fantasy-xis-latest-and-last-update Thu, 12 Nov 2015 20:21:15 -0500 Thewritevictor

Final Fantasy XI, the massive online multiplayer game that has been running strong for more than 14 years, is finally receiving its last large-scale update. The major update, Rhapsodies of Vana’diel, is the last chapter of the main storyline and shifts the stage to a new area of Reisenjima.

As part of the large-scale update where players ultimately decide the fate of Vana'diel, Square Enix is offering players who have inactive accounts the opportunity to play this final chapter for free. That's right, free! Players who have an inactive PlayOnline or Square Enix account as of October 23 will be able to join in the final saga with everyone else during the event, which lasts from November 13 - 24.

But that's not all Square Enix is up to with Final Fantasy XI. On top of offering the ending story line for free to inactive accounts, Square Enix is offering massive discounts on all previous expansions for the game. All promotions will begin November 11 and last till November 30. Check out some of the deals!

  • “Seekers of Adoulin” Expansion Pack (digital download)
    • Now $4.99 (originally $9.99)
  • Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition (digital download)
    • Now $9.99 (originally $39.99)
  • World Transfer Service
    • Now $9.00 (originally $18.00)

Check out Final Fantasy XI's official webpage for more updates, and don't miss out on your chance to experience this one-of-a-kind JRPG!

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GuildPortal shutting down, Gamer Launch offers to take in refugee guilds https://www.gameskinny.com/mlt56/guildportal-shutting-down-gamer-launch-offers-to-take-in-refugee-guilds https://www.gameskinny.com/mlt56/guildportal-shutting-down-gamer-launch-offers-to-take-in-refugee-guilds Wed, 04 Nov 2015 05:39:53 -0500 Auverin Morrow

Gamers who logged into GuildPortal this morning got a nasty surprise. A short notice on the site's homepage informed them that GuildPortal would be going offline permanently by the end of the month. (You can see the notice in the image above.)

This is a pretty devastating blow to the gamers and guilds who spent time building their communities through the site since 2001. They'd already lived through one scare after GuildPortal forgot to renew its domain last month. It looks like things are for real this time around. In the forums, users of the site offered to help in whatever way they could to keep GuildPortal up and running. But there has been next to no response from staff on the site or on social media. 

Gamer Launch Promo Code

If your guild has been affected by the Guild Portal shutdown, Gamer Launch wants to help you out. 

Our sister site, Gamer Launch, is a modern guild hosting platform and gaming community CMS that features advanced styling, drag & drop editing, WYSIWYG text management, EQ2 Census support, an industry defining support team, and more.

We hate to see so many guilds displaced, so we're offering a discount to guilds who switch to Gamer Launch.

Use the code GUILDPORTALPROMO at checkout for 3 free months of service.

Head on over to the Gamer Launch site to see all the great features it has to offer and claim your discount code now! We hope that soon you'll be calling Gamer Launch home.

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PlayStation 4 price drop has reached Europe https://www.gameskinny.com/gwshj/playstation-4-price-drop-has-reached-europe https://www.gameskinny.com/gwshj/playstation-4-price-drop-has-reached-europe Wed, 21 Oct 2015 05:07:17 -0400 Daniel Williams_2179

The PlayStation 4 has been getting a price drop in the regions of Japan and North America. And now Europe has finally been included on this discount. Starting now, the 500 GB PS4 will be sold at $349.99 euros/ £299.99 across the SCEE region. 

This is the latest price drop for the PS4 across the regions. This started at TGS 2015, where Sony announced the PS4 would be getting a price drop in the region of Japan that will be going into effect on October 31st. This was followed with a price cut in North America and Canada. If you still haven't picked up a PlayStation 4 yet, this is the best time to do so. 

Not only is the PS4 cheaper, but it just got an upgrade as well. Earlier this week, the new firmware 3.10 update went live on PS4. This update introduced the ability to follow verified accounts of games, as well as people and companies who are associated with those games. It also added a new sticker to the messages. 

 

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Celebrate Batman Day with DC and your local stores https://www.gameskinny.com/tkl9a/celebrate-batman-day-with-dc-and-your-local-stores https://www.gameskinny.com/tkl9a/celebrate-batman-day-with-dc-and-your-local-stores Thu, 24 Sep 2015 05:34:41 -0400 Andrea Koenig

Batman fans can head on over to their local stores or online this Saturday, September 26, dubbed "Batman Day," to get a variety of discounted and exclusive Batman games and products.

Below will be how to celebrate Batman Day in a few major stores, but if you'd like to find out what else is available in your area, like exclusive talent signings, you can find your local Batman Day Celebration right here.

The DC Website

DC is offering a huge deal on comics: Get over 1000 different Batman comics for .99 cents each from stores like Amazon, Google Play, the NOOK Store, and the iTunes store from now until September 28.

Fans can also enter one or all of the Batman Day Sweepstakes for a chance at winning special baby items, children's items, or adult figures and memorabilia in three different giveaways. For September 26 only.

The Batman Day Giveaway for Grown-Ups includes Batman: Arkham Knight figures and comics as well as the Batman: Arkham City, Batman: Arkham Knight, and Injustice: Gods Among Us video games.

GameStop

Here are some highlights of what you can get your hands on at GameStop:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight for XBox One and PS4 - $59.99
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Cowl Replica - $399.99
  • POP! Vinyl figures of Batman: Arkham Knight characters - $10.99
  • Character statues from the Batman: Arkham series - $124.99
  • Jim Lee Batman BlueLine Edition Action Figure: SDCC Edition - $39.99
  • Batman: Arkham City 4 Pack figure set - $59.99

There are also special GameStop Exclusive items:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight Prop Replica of the Batarang - $29.99
  • Batman: Arkham Knight Tshirts - $9.99
  • Batman Arkham Knight Collector's Edition Strategy Guide - $36.99
  • Batman Arkham Knight Normal Strategy Guide - $24.99
  • Xbox One Lunar White Controller - $64.99

Batman fans will also get access to other apparel, toys, figures, and memorabilia. All of this is only available for these prices September 26.

PlayStation Store

The PlayStation Store plans on offering up to 60% discounts on its Batman games, such as the Batman: Arkham series and the LEGO Batman series.

Get yourself Batman: Arkham Knight for $74.99 and the Season Pass for $29.99 as part of the PlayStation "Deals of the Week" until September 30.

For the complete list of discounted Batman games, check out the Batman Day participating games list here.

Remember to check here to see DC's list of businesses participating in Batman Day. You can also check in at your local game shop, bookstore, or comic books store to see if they will be participating in any way.

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A PS4 Price Drop for Japan, a precursor to the West? https://www.gameskinny.com/7ajcr/a-ps4-price-drop-for-japan-a-precursor-to-the-west https://www.gameskinny.com/7ajcr/a-ps4-price-drop-for-japan-a-precursor-to-the-west Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:50:26 -0400 Dalton White I

During Sony’s Tokyo Game Show conference yesterday there were plenty of game reveals. Sony also revealed that the price of the PlayStation 4 would be dropping, but only in Japan.

The system will apparently be sold for ¥34,980 (around $290/£190) starting in October. It isn’t a huge change as the original price is ¥39,980 (about $330 or £217). Additionally there isn’t a guarantee that this reduced price will be implemented worldwide, which may seem as inconsequential to many gaming fans outside of Japan.

However this is the first time Sony has changed from its initial price for the PS4. The reason could be that the Xbox One outsold the PS4 in North America last year during the holiday season (once they got ride of the standard Kinect accessory). It could be that Sony is trying to match Microsoft’s price for the Xbox One in time for the holidays, hopefully around the world.

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So if there are people who have been debating on whether to invest the money into a PS4, this holiday season could be a good time. The PS4 has some amazing games, like Bloodborne, in its arsenal and more are on the way this Winter, but with no official word on global price drops we will just have to wait and see.

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