Game Preorders

We find and list the best video game preorder bonuses and deals.

Destiny

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Destiny is an online multiplayer FPS with a flavor of RPG developed by Bungie and published by Activision. While the game does have some MMO elements – such as its massive, persistent world – it is referred to as a “shared-world shooter” instead.

Destiny offers the player a choice between three playable races and three classes, the latter of which gives access to different subclasses, abilities, gear, and so on. Multiple game modes are available, such as Campaign (a story mode) or Raid (endgame 6-player coop mission of high difficulty). PvP fans will enjoy the Crucible, which includes multiple competitive game types (Skirmish, Control, etc.) and rewards the players with reputation and special currency.

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August 21, 2014 | platform: , , , | genre: ,

The Crew

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The Crew is an MMO racing game developed by European video game studios Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections. It requires no monthly fee to play.

The game takes place in the United States and offers a massive open-world environment to drive across, a multitude of cars that can be tuned and customized, and various challenges and activities to keep the players occupied. There are missions ranging from delivery to race and takedown, different mini-games for testing your skills as a driver, and PvP races.

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August 20, 2014 | platform: , , , | genre:

Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster

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    , PS Vita
  • Release date:
    Mar 18, 2014

The HD remastered versions of the critically acclaimed Final Fantasy X and X-2 role-playing games are developed by a Chinese studio Virtuos and published by Square Enix. Both games will be released on a single BD for the PS3, and as a set for PS Vita (first game on a cartridge, and second one available as a download) in North America. Besides greatly improved graphics, FFX/X-2 HD also feature rearranged music and some additional content.

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February 11, 2014 | platform: | genre:

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is an upcoming third-person hack & slash game developed by Team Ninja, Spark Unlimited, and Comcept. The titular character, Yaiba Kamikaze, is a cyborg ninja who had his arm and eye replaced with mechanical implants after losing them in a fight with Ryu Hayabusa. Now he seeks revenge against Ryu while fighting a zombie outbreak at the same time. Unlike Ryu, Yaiba is crazy, sadistic, and unpredictable – he doesn’t give a damn about honor, drinks alcohol constantly, and is basically a complete asshole. You can see some of his cocky attitude in the trailer below.

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February 10, 2014 | platform: , , | genre:

South Park: The Stick of Truth

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South Park: The Stick of Truth is a RPG based on the very crude, very popular TV show, South Park. The players take on the role of a new kid in town, picking one of the five classes (Fighter, Mage, Thief, Cleric, and Jew), and setting out on an epic adventure along with Stan, Kyle, Cartman, Kenny, and others. The game is developed by Obsidian Entertainment known for RPGs like Neverwinter Nights 2 and Fallout: New Vegas, and uses the trademark cutout animation visual style from the television series.

The Stick of Truth is similar to Paper Mario or Final Fantasy in that the players can explore South Park freely as a party, while the battle system is turn-based where each member of the group can attack, use an item, or perform a special move when it’s their time to act. Some elements like blocking or dealing additional damage require a well-timed input.

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February 9, 2014 | platform: , , | genre:

Thief

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Thief is an action-adventure game which, as expected from the title, is highly focused on stealth rather than combat. The player takes control of a master thief named Garrett, who sets out to steal from the rich in the sprawling industrial metropolis known simply as “The City”. The fourth title in the series, Thief is a complete reboot with a reinvented main character and a slightly different visual style – less wood and gold, and more “rusty stuff where you see the welding”, according to the devs.

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February 8, 2014 | , , , , | genre: ,

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is an upcoming action game developed by MercurySteam and published by Konami. It is a sequel to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and also features Dracula as the main character, offering intense, fast-paced combat. However, in contrast to the previous installment, LoS2 has an open world, a movable camera, and a significantly longer storyline. Lords of Shadow 2 also runs on a new proprietary graphics engine.

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February 7, 2014 | platform: , , | genre: ,