Submitted by BlakeA 605d ago | opinion piece

Games With Gold Gets Its Best Month Yet

With two excellent titles coming out in January, Microsoft's Games with Gold program is looking at its best month yet. (Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Sleeping Dogs, Xbox 360)

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Snookies12  +   605d ago
Definitely its best month no doubt. The other games they were giving out were just way too dang old.
Kingthrash360  +   605d ago
finally they bring something...gwg has been a laugh riot with the past games they released.
but still wayyy behind ps+ tho..bioshock infinate is a potential goty and is less than a year old. but progrees is better than nothin.
lassenwolf  +   605d ago
Sleeping Dogs cool, but another dud with craft, I did have but it's still just ok. Now if it was Tomb raider then that would be close to psn plus, but infinite and dmcHD alone beats gold hands down. I stopped all gold downloads and doesn't matter what the games are now, I'm done with live anyway. If I didn't have my kids tied to my account I would close it. Wiiu/3ds/ps4 all the way. Ms security has made me give up 100%. Love the system hate the crap you go through to keep a live account
ALLWRONG  +   605d ago
"Ms security has made me give up 100%."

You mean like clicking the A button to sign in?
ALLWRONG  +   605d ago
Sleeping Dogs is a good game

"Solid game. Old game." At least I'll actually own it and not just rent it.
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Biggest  +   605d ago
Solid game. Old game.
fattyuk  +   605d ago
I'm one of those people who have rented sleeping dogs, it's sat on my HDD as we speak, I've played it and enjoyed it, I currently have it rented until may 2016 - I'm sure by then I won't be wanting to go back to play it.

^^^ this also applies to Lara croft

Well done to Microsoft for bringing a good(ish) game to the games for gold collection! Keep it up.
Morgue  +   605d ago
Geez. Didn't Guardian of Light come out on PS+ last year?
fattyuk  +   605d ago
Yes amongst the other 2012 ps plus games (eu collection)

31 Back to the Future: The Game (episodes 1–5)
32 Voodoo Dice
33 Far Cry 2
34 The Simpsons Arcade Game
35 Sly Raccoon
36 Trine 2
37 Shank 2
38 Shift 2: Unleashed
39 Awesomenauts
40 Hamsterbal
41 Magic Orbz
42 Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom
43 Mushroom Wars
44 Ricochet HD
45 Sky Fighter
46 Smash Cars
47 Wakeboarding HD
48 Chime Super Deluxe
49 Darksiders
50 InFamous 2
51 LittleBigPlanet 2
52 MotorStorm: Apocalypse
53 Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD
54 Outland
55 Renegade Ops
56 Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
57 Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
58 Deus Ex: Human Revolution
59 Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
60 Saints Row 2
61 Dead Space 2
62 Rock of Ages
63 Borderlands
64 Just Cause 2
65 Retro/Grade
66 Red Dead Redemption
67 Double Dragon Neon
68 Machinarium
69 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game
70 Starhawk (single player)
71 Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit
72 Bulletstorm
73 Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition
74 Cubixx HD
75 Crysis 2
76 Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
77 Batman: Arkham City
78 Limbo
79 Vanquish
80 Big Sky Infinity (cross-buy)

Sleeping dogs was amongst this years ps plus games

82 Mortal Kombat
83 BioShock 2
84 Guardians of Middle-earth
85 F1 Race Stars
86 Sleeping Dogs
87 Quantum Conundrum
88 Dead or Alive 5
89 Mass Effect 3
90 Joe Danger 2: The Movie
91 The Cave
92 The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
93 Ōkami HD
94 Thomas Was Alone (cross-buy)
95 Hitman: Absolution
96 Catherine
97 Malicious
98 Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
99 Demon's Souls
100 Ico & Shadow of the Colossus
101 LittleBigPlanet Karting
102 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (single player)
103 XCOM: Enemy Unknown
104 Battlefield 3
105 Payday: The heist
106 Saints Row: The Third
107 Need for Speed: Most Wanted
108 When Vikings Attack! (cross-buy)
109 Mafia2
110 Spec Ops: 2
111 Assassin's Creed III
112 The Jak and Daxter Trilogy (cross-buy)
113 Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark (cross-buy)
114 Far Cry 3
115 Dragon's Dogma
116 Giana Sisters: Twisted Dream
117 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
118 MotorStorm RC (cross-buy)
119 Remember Me
120 Grid 2
121 Guacamelee! (cross-buy)
122 Borderlands 2
123 DmC: Devil May Cry
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kreate  +   605d ago
Thanks for the list.
I knew I had sleeping dogs already but I forget what games I got from Sony since they give so many away.
Getting hard to keep up.
LAWSON72  +   605d ago
Sleeping Dogs is fantastic, also I dont think people realize PS+ was made as a premium membership that would give free games while Xbox Live was not. Why the hell would anyone buy PS+ if it was not needed to play online? Free s*** that's why! Why did people buy Live? They had too. Next gen is different but this is related to last gen. No one bought gold to get free games at least I hope not lol. PS+ had to have free games that would impress considering people spent $50 for really hardly any other reason, to get people onboard with the paying idea. Genius idea of Sony IMO, so the whole paying for online does not seem like a huge negative when free crap is flying at you left and right. I remember last gen when the two platforms were compared MS had the payment to do what the PSN did for free. They win again by giving things for free, unless MS steps their game up (I doubt it).

All this is kind of jumbled but its late so oh well.
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Morgue  +   604d ago
Granted I've posted some ridiculous comments this past year so I'll end it with a few more before the day is over but Games with Gold sounds like a garbage deal.

As a previous owner of a 360 since launch up until 5 months ago there really wasn't anything on there I wanted too play anymore. Towards the end I was only playing Alan Wake and Condemned and I could only take so much of Gears, Halo and the random spatterings of a few good arcade titles. Some of the games they are offering you can buy used for no more than $5.00 and you would think after ALL the money they've made on certain franchises they could at least offer you Halo 4, Gears 3 or Judgment?

Why not throw on there the Orange Box or Ninja Gaiden 2? Or for that matter Shadow Complex?? I'm sure they're still charging full price for that.

I know plenty of people who still own a 360 and enjoy it but what they are still playing? Halo, Gears, COD..... PFFFTTT

Who cares how good their servers and online experience is anymore that's old hat for me and quite honestly the lack of games is what ended my experience with the 360.
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