Sure, you can grab a game the minute it’s on Steam for a big discount. Or, maybe, just maybe said game will be discounted even further and save you tens of cents. It’s a signature part of the Steam Sale experience, one that has both pros and cons. And now, Steam is ditching that side of their semi-regular sales.
Destiny, a video game where you can perform Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance before a gigantic space-Satan in another dimension outside of time, appears to be off to a good start now that microtransactions have been introduced to the latest iteration of the game.
What’s better? Movies, or gaming? On the one hand, you’ve got at least a two-hour escape from your humdrum life on the big screen as you watch impossibly beautiful people soak up damage and save the day from a gigantic portal in the sky. On the other hand, gaming is a more expensive diversion, but one with much more staying power depending on your attention span.
LEGO Dimensions, the plucky new upstart which combines the Danish brick property with various other movie, TV and gaming licenses. Turns out, that was a smart move. Because just about everybody wanted to get their hands on the hot new property.
One of the best Xbox One (COUGH! And PC and Xbox 360 COUGH!) exclusives, Titanfall had something which the console was sorely lacking in the early days. And now, that game has crossed the ten million mark.