Free console games for the weekend: 3/1/14

The PC isn’t the only great platform to pick up games for cheap in this post-recession economy. PlayStation and Microsoft’s platform have some amazing deals too, so you can save yourself a little more extra cash for……. MORE GAMES!


Xbox 360

If you didn’t already know, everyone’s favorite Sid Meier had his 60th birthday on Monday. To celebrate such an milestone, Microsoft is offering free digital downloads of “Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution” as part of Microsoft’s “Games with Gold” deal.  As always, the offer will last from March 1st to March 16th. But if you somehow miss that offer, don’t worry, Microsoft’s got you covered. From March 16th to the 31st, pick up the game that was developed in the worst video game developer environment known to the public. Trendy Entertainment’s “Dungeon Defenders”, will be available for free download over Xbox live marketplace. And if you don’t know about Trendy Entertainment’s past work environment that consisted of discrimination, sucky pay for a seven day work-week, and the constant fear of being fired; you can read the original story broken last year on Kotaku.


Everyone knows that life in the PlayStation Nation is better when you are a PlayStation Plus member. But how is life better for Plus subscribers compared to the rest of the PlayStation Peasants? You get a lot of FREE games!


PlayStation 4


Plus members will be given access to Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition , a top-down zombie shooter that was released on the PlayStation 3 in 2010. Now porting to the PS4, Plus members can enjoy all the updated graphics and controls while massacring the zombie horde.


PlayStation 3


The PS3 is still such an vital able console to buy and should at least be kept plugged-in for all these cool free games.

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The new reboot of Tomb Raider will be going free as well two other indie titles: Thomas Was Alone and Lone Survivor: Director’s Cut. And no, not Lone Survivor the movie, I am talking about the side-scrolling indie game. And since Lone Survivor is cross-buy, you’ll receive it for your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. That’s a deal!


PlayStation Vita

Sony could of easily stop there, but they didn’t want to leave out their baby-brother handheld platform of the PlayStation Vita. Vita users will receive third-person shooter of Unit 13 and Japan’s favorite monster-slaying simulator,Monster Hunter: Freedom Unite.


Quick reminder:

All deals are limited and are subject to change soon. So get out and get your free games!


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