Download Rise Of The Triad At No Cost For A Limited Time

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GoG and Apogee Software are giving out 30,000 copies of the 2013 game today as part of a classic-FPS promotion.

You can grab your copy from GoG now, until they've hit that 30,000 mark. After they're gone, you can still download it at 80-percent off. Other games in the promotion include Unreal Tournament 2004 (70-percent off), SiN Gold (70-percent off), and Alien versus Predator Classic 2000 (50-percent off).

New Releases This Week: March 15 Through March 21

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New Releases This Week: March 15 Through March 21

Things are heating up this week with notable releases for just about every type of gamer.

The biggest game this week is the tomorrow's release of the long-awaited Battlefield Hardline. Will the new cops-and-robbers take on the series pay off? We'll have some impressions for you tonight, but don't expect our full review until we can give the live servers a thorough testing. Other notable releases include Final Fantasy Type-0, the fourth episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2, and Mario Party 10.

Here's the full rundown:

WWE 2K15's Season Pass Now Free With Purchase

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WWE 2K15's Season Pass Now Free With Purchase

Wrestling fans who haven't yet picked up WWE 2K15 face an enticing deal, courtesy of publisher 2K Games. If you purchase the game from select retailers, you can snag the season pass at no additional charge.

The Showcase Season Pass usually sells for $24.99, and it contains a slew of additional characters, storylines, and arenas. Take a look at the trailer below to see some of the content in action.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 Drops Its Price

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It's not all multimillion pound transfer fees... Konami has announced that at least one thing is for sale that won't break your bank. All versions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 are now selling at attractive new prices.

The PS4 and Xbox One versions will now go for $39.99, and the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC editions are priced at $19.99.

Since launch, the game has updated with new players, teams, player likenesses, stadiums, kits, and more. The fun new myClub online mode is also including players and managers from the teams in the Champions League knockout round via special agents.

PS4 Multiplayer Free For Everyone This Weekend

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PS4 Multiplayer Free For Everyone This Weekend

These past few weeks have been great for people interested in multiplayer games. Grand Theft Auto Online's Heists have finally gone live, and Battlefield Hardline is releasing tomorrow. Of course, you have to have a PlayStation Plus membership to get online. This weekend, however, Sony is making an exception.

Online multiplayer will be free on PlayStation 4 this weekend, from Friday at 12:01 a.m. Pacific through Sunday at 11:59 p.m Pacific. If you've been on the fence for whatever reason (say, to see how it performs on your Internet connection), this is the time to check it out without committing to a subscription.

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Learn About Far Cry 4's Anecdote Factory

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Ubisoft recently released a video with Far Cry 4 animation director Scott Mitchell, that explains why so many interactions in the game turn into water cooler stories the next day.

In the video, Mitchell explains how the team thinks of the game as an anecdote factory during development. It's why random things will happen in the world, such as strange wildlife interactions like an eagle flying off with a goat in its talons. These type of interactions are intentionally random and implemented so they won;t be experienced by every player. You can check out the video with Mictchell below.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Heading To Xbox One

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The bizarre Cephalopod hiding game, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, is making its way to Xbox One.

Part humor simulator, part patience tester, Octodad: Dadliest Catch appeared on PC and PlayStation 4 last year, and it is now making its way to Xbox One.

You can check out a trailer for the Xbox One version below, and expect the game to arrive on Micrsoft's console this summer.

Reader Discussion: What Should Microsoft Do With Banjo-Kazooie?

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This weekend saw two pieces of Banjo-Kazooie-related news, which prompts the discussion: What should Microsoft be doing with the bear and bird?

Playtonic Games, a studio made of folks who worked on Banjo-Kazooie, offered some more details on Project Ukelele – a self-professed spiritual successor to the Nintendo 64 platformer.

During the SXSW Video Game Awards, an audience-driven interactive Banjo-Kazooie experience was shown. It wasn't a Kinect game, but it looked like one, prompting many to assume Microsoft was announcing a Banjo-Kazooie Kinect game for the future.

Azure Striker Gunvolt Passes 100,000 Downloads, Update Adds New Mode And Controls

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Azure Striker Gunvolt received an update recently that will especiialy appeal to New 3DS owners.

Firstly, the update (which is available now) adds a boss tush mode with some associated unlockables. Secondly, if you have a new 3DS you will experience faster load times and you can now use the ZL and ZR buttons to change weapons. You can see a trailer outlining the update below.

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PSA: Today Is The Last Day To Grab Tomb Raider With Games With Gold

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Today marks the last day Xbox Live Gold subscribers can grab Tomb Raider before BioShock Infinite takes its place tomorrow.

Starting tomorrow, BioShock Infinite becomes the the Xbox 360 Games with Gold title, alongside Rayman Legends and #IDARB on Xbox One.

Next month, Microsoft will be celebrating a milestone. Over 100 million free titles have been downloaded by Xbox Live Gold members, so when April rolls around, there will be four Xbox 360 titles and two new Xbox One games.