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Xbox Games with Gold for September

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September is almost upon us, which means we’ve got a new crop of free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Microsoft has been packing these events with some pretty stellar games and this month is no exception. You can look for a brand new game and the classic Mirror’s Edge in this month’s Games with Gold. Here’s the full list with some descriptions from the official Xbox news site. Read More

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Xbox Games with Gold for July

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Microsoft has just revealed which games will be available for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Here’s the scoop:

For Xbox One:

  • The Banner Saga 2 – available from July 1-31
  • Tumblestone – available from July 16-August 15

For Xbox 360:

  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 – available from July 1-15
  • Tron Evolution – available July 16-36

Here are the details of the games from Xbox News:

“The Banner Saga 2 is lan epic, story-based, role-playing game continues its emotional journey across a breaking world. Bold leadership decisions, wise use of resources, and skillful battle tactics are vital to ensure your Viking clans make it through alive. Accompanied by an evocative score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory. Discover why this award-winning adventure took the indie gaming world by storm!”

“Tumblestone is a new competitive indie puzzler from The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild. Inspired by beloved classics like Tetris and Puyo Puyo, and adding a story mode, arcade modes, and exciting multiplayer game modes, Tumblestone will leave you itching for just one… more… game…”

“Sin City is under attack by terrorists in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2. On July 1, create your own special ops identity that persists through single and multiplayer and progresses as you play. Break the siege on Las Vegas through night and day, pitting yourself against some of the best-equipped and tactically challenging foes in the series.”

“Tron Evolution lets you explore the events leading up to the “Tron: Legacy” movie as Anon, a new System Monitor, in the expansive world of Tron.”


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Xbox Announces January Games With Gold

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Four free games will be available as part of Xbox Games with Gold in January. You’ll get these Games with Gold for free if you have an Xbox Live Gold subscription starting January 1. Here are the titles:

  • Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition (Xbox One)
  • DiRT Showdown (Xbox 360)
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution ( Xbox 360)
  • Zheros (Xbox One)

You can read more about the selections over at Xbox news. Xbox Games with Gold is a program that releases free games every month; a year of releases could amount to up to $700 in free games.

Xbox Live Gold subscriptions are a great holiday gift if you’ve run out of ideas (and time), by the way. Check out Pixelkin’s gift guide for more on that!

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December’s Games With Gold Offers Vampires and Thieves, and a Free Game!

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The Games With Gold offering for December 2015 comes with a free gift!

First of all, here’s the whole list of Xbox Live Games With Gold for December:

  • The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing ($14.99 ERP): Available from December 1-31 on Xbox One
  • Thief ($29.99 ERP): Available from December 16-January 15 on Xbox One
  • CastleStorm ($9.99 ERP): Available from December 1-15 on Xbox 360
  • Sacred 3 ($19.99 ERP): Available from December 16-31 on Xbox 360

And then there’s your Christmas present. Read More