After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...
If there's one thing we learn from this week's list of downloadable video games, its that you shouldn't get involved in drugs... At least not bad ones. OK, some, but not all. What would you do if your life spiraled out of control? If you lost your house and your car and your dog? I mean... all you'd be left with is downloads... and we heard you earlier this week.
Our Tell GRon Tuesday asked you "Can gamers get behind digital downloads for the right price?" I think your response was "it'd better be a low price." If you missed it, be sure to click the link and let us know what you think about digital downloads. There's also the comments of this post if you happen to be spinning your hard drive for something you see below.
Rush, from Toki Tori developer Two Tribes, is your best bet on Wii U this week. Miiverse heads to 3DS and are joined by two more Sega 3D Classics!
Rush - Wii U
Double Dragon - Wii U VC
3D Galaxy Force II - 3DS
3D Ecco the Dolphin - 3DS
Miiverse 3DS Update Now Live!
Nano Assault EX Demo - 3DS
AeternoBlade Demo - 3DS
Double Dragon - 3DS VC
Jump Trials Supreme - 3DS
Life with Horses 3D - 3DS
My Style Studio: Hair Salon - 3DS
Orion's Odyssey - DSiWare
Xbox Live Arcade
DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUH DUHHHHH DUHH DUHHHH. Peggle 2 is here on Xbox One.
Peggle 2 - Xbox One
I don't want erroneous lists and fanboys to get in my way. That's why I use PSLS's weekly PSN update. It's my source for The Download and it smells good too.
Doki-Doki Universe - Cross-Buy PS3, PS4, PSVita
Strength of the Sword 3 - PS3
Mahjong Royal Towers - PSVita
Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God - PSVita
Borderlands 2 (PS3) - Free for PS+ Subscribers
Humble Jumbo continues with a few additions. The full list is below. Atlus gets in the Humble Weekly mix.
Humble Jumbo Bundle Feat. Natural Selection 2, Sanctum 2, Magicka, Sanctum: Collection, Orcs Must Die! GOTY, Cities in Motion 2, Orcs Must Die! 2: Complete Pack, Garry's Mod, Serious Sam 3: BFE
Humble Weekly Sale Feat. Zeno Clash, Zeno Clash 2, Killing Floor, Dwarfs!?, Rock of Ages, Rising Storm
Look, if you're a samurai, you don't need a gun. You're already a f***ing badass samurai, OK?
Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge - PC
Ohm Studio - PC, Mac
Race The Sun - PC, Mac
The Novelist - PC, Mac
King's Bounty: Legions - PC, Mac
MODO Steam Edition - PC
Samurai Gunn - PC
Small World 2 - PC
OMSI 2: Steam Edition - PC
Tiny Brains - PC
Rescue - Everyday Heroes (US Edition) - PC
Velocity Ultra - PC
FATE - PC
Not The Robots - PC, Mac, Linux
Tales of Maj'Eyal - PC, Linux
Mobile Game of the Week for iOS and Android devices
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas features a vast open-world covering the state of San Andreas and its three major cities – Los Santos, San Fierro and Las Venturas. In addition to enhanced visual fidelity and over 70 hours of gameplay, the game has received several technical upgrades for the iOS version and has been specially modified for use with mobile devices.
Android: Game Title [Google Play Link]
A handcrafted game about fishing with guns, chainsaws & toasters. Follow Billy as he tries to find redemption from his uncertain past. Chase your destiny on the high seas and embark on a heroic quest for glory and gills.