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Games with Gold March 2015

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This is the best Games with Gold lineup I have seen in a long time, at least for Xbox 360 gamers. If you are a Xbox 360 or Xbox One gamer than you may or may not know that every month you get 1 -2 free games with your Live membership. These are the games for March 2015.

Xbox 360 gamers from March 1 – 15 get “Tomb Raider” for free. Then from the 16th through the end of the month you get “BioShock Infinite.” Those are some truly great deals.

“#IDARB” is returning for the second month in a row for Xbox One. The second game is “Rayman Legends.” It is an updated version where Rayman and pals on a quest through beautiful scenery and enjoyable platforming.

Keep an eye out for the Games with Gold April 2015 announcements because that month is a Microsoft Milestone. On that date, over 100 million free titles have been downloaded by Xbox Live Gold members. To celebrate, in April there will be four Xbox 360 titles on offer and two new Xbox One games.

BioShock Infinite Complete Edition Coming Later This Year

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2K Gaming has confirmed that later this year, “BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition” will be released. Not much has been revealed but a company spokesperson told IGN,

“We can confirm that the BioShock Infinite Complete Edition is coming to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC later this year, and we will be sharing more information about it very soon.”

According to a listing at GameStop, the complete edition will include all the DLC that has been released for the game including Burial at Sea Episodes 1 and 2, the Clash in the Clouds, and a variety of weapon and upgrade packs. It is reportedly slated for a November 4 release with a $40 price tag.

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea — Episode 2’s 1998 Mode Revealed

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1998 Mode is coming for “BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 2.” Irrational Games announced the new difficulty mode which calls back to the original game, “Thief” by finishing the story without killing anyone.

1998 Mode is similar to Infinite’s 1999 Mode. Irrational Games director Ken Levine said,

“In Burial at Sea – Episode Two we put a focus on balance and stealth mechanics. As we were developing this new style of gameplay, we started to see people self-impose non-lethal playthrough’s. Given the fan reception of 1999 Mode, we thought it would be cool to give them another way to play Burial at Sea that challenged their mastery of stealth tools.”

Burial at Sea — Episode 2 will be available on March 25, and will conclude Irrational’s time telling BioShock stories.

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode Two Available March 25th

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Good news, everyone!

“BioShock Infinite: Burial At Sea – Episode Two” will be released on March 25th! Episode 2 will continue the story of Rapture before its fall featuring our favorite gambler Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth. However, this time we get to see it through her eyes.

“In Burial at Sea – Episode Two, we are delivering a story that involves nearly every major character from the original BioShock and BioShock Infinite,” said Ken Levine, creative director of Irrational Games. “It is a story that will give gamers a new perspective on the BioShock universe and conclude the story of BioShock Infinite and Burial at Sea.”

“BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode Two” can be purchased as part of the BioShock Infinite Season Pass, which is priced at $19.99. The Season Passwhich is available for purchase via online marketplaces on all available platforms, contains over $35 of playable content in three add-on packs for $19.99, including both Burial at Sea episodes, the previously released Clash in the Clouds add-on pack, as well as the Early Bird Special Pack that has powerful weapon upgrades, exclusive gold weapon skins and infusion bottles to upgrade player abilities. 

“BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea” Episode 2 Trailer

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The first trailer for “BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea” Episode 2 DLC has officially been released. Unfortunately there is no release date for the second episode. “Coming soon” is all we get. The DLC follows on from the sea-bound episode released back in October.

In the trailer we get to see one of our favorite video game jerks, Atlas!

The second episode is expected to be priced $15 like the first, which owners of the $20 season pass don’t have to pay.

You can watch the trailer below:

BioShock: Burial At Sea To Be Released November 12

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The highly anticipated BioShock Infinite DLC, “Burial At Sea: Episode 1” will be finally releasing on November 12th. (Currently episode 2 is still in development with no release date yet to be announced.) The DLC will be available to download on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC for $14.99 (or as part of the season pass).

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 was developed by Irrational Games, the studio behind the original BioShock and BioShock Infinite. Players get to return to Rapture as you’ve never seen it before: a shining jewel at the bottom of the ocean, built almost entirely from scratch in the BioShock Infinite game engine. Join Booker and Elizabeth in a film noir-style story that places them in a shining, pristine Rapture on the eve of its fall from grace. Explore the underwater city, try your hand at a grift or two, and even encounter some old “friends” from the original BioShock.

According to the press release, the combat experience has been rebalanced and reworked with a greater emphasis on stealth and resource management that merges the best parts of BioShock and BioShock Infinite. It includes a new weapon, an old favorite weapon from the original BioShock, the return of the weapon wheel, a new Plasmid, new Gear, and Tears.

The Season Pass, which is currently available for purchase,contains $35 of playable content for $19.99, including both Burial at Sea episodes, the previously released Clash in the Clouds add-on pack, as well as the Early Bird Special Pack that has powerful weapon upgrades, exclusive gold weapon skins, and infusion bottles to upgrade player abilities.

“This is a love letter to the fans, but it’s also the beginning of a story that will give gamers a new perspective on the BioShock universe,” said Ken Levine, creative director of Irrational Games. “With Burial at Sea, we built a Rapture not from BioShock and BioShock Infinite scraps and pieces, but with environments almost entirely crafted from scratch.”

The First 5 Minutes of BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode One

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The first five minutes of “BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode One” has come online. The DLC release will return you to Rapture in a story that finds Booker and Elizabeth on the eve of the underwater city’s fall from grace. Get a taste of Rapture in its full glory, almost entirely built from scratch in the “BioShock Infinite” engine.

“Burial at Sea” will be available for $15.00 on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC and is also included as part of the “BioShock Infinite Season Pass.” Game creator, Ken Levine, has stated the DLC will be released before the holiday season this year.

Watch the video below!

BioShock’s “Burial At Sea” DLC To Release This Holiday Season

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Bioshock Infinite” players will be able to leave Columbia behind and return to Rapture this holiday season with the release of the “Burial at Sea: Episode 1” DLC. Studio head of Irrational Games, Ken Levine confirmed that episode 1 will be available before the holiday. Continue reading BioShock’s “Burial At Sea” DLC To Release This Holiday Season

3 Reasons “The Last of Us” Could Be Game of the Year – Review

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The Last of Us is the first game I have ever actively sought out to play despite not owning the system it was released on. As someone who typically sticks to the Xbox 360, seeing this as a PS3 exclusive meant there was a very real possibility I wouldn’t play it till it was way spoiled for me. I couldn’t let that happen, so I borrowed my friend’s PS3 with their copy of the game and did nothing else during my free time for a week. And honestly? It was incredibly worth it. Naughty Dog, the game’s developer, is doing something right with this game from the storyline, the game mechanics, and the depth of detail that makes it a fucking masterpiece of gaming.  Continue reading 3 Reasons “The Last of Us” Could Be Game of the Year – Review

Happy Hour Tales Launched Featuring BioShock Infinite

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Machinima has launched their fan fiction series, “Happy Hour Tales” on their Happy Hour Channel. The series is a fan fiction series were Machinima engages the community to submit story ideas. The first episode kicks off today with a BioShock fan-fiction storywritten by Matt from “Two Best Friends Play“. Now, it’s up to the community to submit original, or totally insane story ideas… and control the outcome of what happens in the next episode. Continue reading Happy Hour Tales Launched Featuring BioShock Infinite