Author: Nicole Kline

Nicole Kline is Warp Zoned's Senior Editor. She first began preparing for the job by climbing a milk crate to play Centipede in an arcade. You can find her on PSN under the name toitle or you can email her at nicole AT warpzoned DOT com.

Daily Scoop: January 28, 2015 – Last chance for Story Bundle

Video Game V is running out of time over at Story Bundle, so pick it up while you can! I’m personally getting it for Boss Fight Books: Super Mario Bros. 2, but I want to read them all.

Speaking of all the things, you might want every deal in the Humble sale. TRI is $7.47, Skilltree Saga is $3.99, and early access to Armello is $19.99.

The Midweek Madness at Steam is Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season 2 for $6.24. Not caught up yet? Pick up season 1 for $6.24 while you’re at it. The Daily Deal is early access to Starbound. One copy will cost you $11.24, but four copies will be just $33.74. Scoop ‘em up!

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Daily Scoop: January 27, 2015 – Blizzard dud

No, I’m not talking about the company, I’m talking about this epic snowstorm we were supposed to get. It turned out to be a major disappointment! I was hoping for a lovely day of hot chocolate and video games, with occasional glances out the window at the winter beauty. Instead, the snow is nearly gone already. Boo!

Over at Steam, their Midweek Madness deal is the wonderful Portal 2! Get one copy of the game for $4.99, or two copies for $8.74 (so you can play co-op!). Get it bundled with the first game for $6.24. The Daily Deal is Minimum, which is on sale for just $2.49. You can also get the Team Pack for $8.74, which gives you five copies of the game.

Don’t forget about that Humble Sale! There are lots of games on this list, like Tristoy for $14.99, Infinity Runner for $2.99, and Point Perfect for $2.49.

And, of course, there are always t-shirts… (more…)

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Daily Scoop: January 26, 2015 – Where is the snow?

My city is in a panic, as are all the cities around me, about the upcoming snowstorm. So far, this blizzard has been nothing but a dud. Supposedly it got pushed back to 6pm, but we’ll see. I could go for a snow day! I haven’t had any time to play video games lately, and it’s bumming me out.

Just in case we do have a snow day, we should probably know what’s on sale at Steam. There are 103 new Weeklong Deals, including Shadowgate (2014) for $4.99, Descent for $3.49, and Teleglitch: Die More Edition for $4.41. The Daily Deal is Painkiller Hell & Damnation. Get a single copy for $3.99, or pick up a four pack for $$11.99.

The Humble Store has lots of sales this week as well. Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing Transformed is $4.99, The Cave is $3.74, Particle Mace is $6.74, and Master Reboot is $7.49, just to name a few.

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Daily Scoop: January 23, 2015 – We missed our birthday

Somehow, John Scalzo and I have been so busy that we missed Warp Zoned’s birthday. WZ turned 4 years old on 1/1/15. We launched her on 1/11/11. I want to send out a huge thank you to everyone who has stuck with us, believed in us, and read all of our articles. It’s been an amazing four years, and I’m happier than ever!

To celebrate, let’s check out some great digital game deals! There’s a new Humble Mobile Bundle you might want to check out. Pay what you want for Buddy & Me, Lyne, and Doodle Kingdom. Beat the average to unlock the second game in a great series, Sorcery! 2, as well as King of Dragon Pass and OTTTD.

There are some great sales at Steam, too. Their Weekend Deal is The Crew for $40.19. And their Daily Deal is Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine, which is on sale for the ridiculously low price of $1.94. Scoop it up!

Let’s end this week with some t-shirts! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: January 22, 2015 – Cute Final Fantasy shirts

I’m a sucker for Final Fantasy shirts, especially those with Moogles on them. But I’ll get to those in a moment. Let’s talk about deals first!

There’s a new Humble Weekly Bundle called Je Suis Charlie, and it’s full of games from French developers. Pay what you want for Type:Rider, Finding Teddy, and Little Big Adventure. Pay $6 or more to unlock FarSky, Strike Vector, and the audiobook of Homeland by Cory Doctorow. All proceeds will go to charity.

The Weekend Deal at Steam is The Evil Within. Until January 26, you can pick up the game for just $20.40. Today’s Daily Deal is Spec Ops: The Line, which is 80% off at $5.99.

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Daily Scoop: January 21, 2015 – Last day to get Brawlers

The Humble Weekly Bundle Brawlers is about to end, so you should hop on it! Act now to get Fist of Awesome, Ascendant, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, and more.

Over at Steam, the Midweek Madness is Insurgency – you can get one copy for $4.49, or four copies for $13.49. The Daily Deal is Ziggurat, which is $7.49.

There are some brand new games at Indie Royale in the Mixer 14 Bundle. Beat the average and get Tiny & Big: Grandpa’s Leftovers, Metal Dead, Words for Evil, Rhiannon: Curse of the Four, Slinki, Heroes and Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar, Battleplan: American Civil War, Robowars, Doorways: The Underworld, and The Last Door: The Collectors.

Let’s wrap this up with a few t-shirts. (more…)

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Daily Scoop: January 20, 2015 – New Humble Bundle offers tons of digital card games

The latest Humble Bundle has me super excited – it’s the Humble Card Game Bundle! Pay what you want for the full version of Scrolls, the Dinosaur Starter for SolForge, the full version of Star Realms, and Talisman: Digital Edition and Talisman: Prologue with two cahracter packs. Pay more than the average to unlock Magic 2015 – Duels of the Planeswalkers Special Edition with Garruk’s Revenge Expansion, Dominion Online Seaside Expansion, and two starters plus bonus gold with SolForge. Pay $12 or more to unlock Dominion Online plus the Intrigue and Prosperity Expansions, the Humble Bundle Deluxe Pack of Scrolls, and the basic edition of Card Hunter. Still not satisfied? Get the Humble Card Game Bundle Cards ‘n’ Tee, which includes a physical copy of Star Realms with a special added card, as well as a t-shirt.

That is freaking awesome and I’m probably going to go all in and get that t-shirt because it is sweet.

The Midweek Madness at Steam is Grid Autosport, which is on sale for $9.99. The Daily Deal is Warmachine: Tactics, which is on sale for $23.99. I don’t mean to sound unexcited about this – I’m just overly excited about those card games!

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection brings Borderlands 2, Pre-Sequel to PS4, Xbox One

I’m having some serious feelings right now, Internet.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection will bring the Borderlands series to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time on March 24. As expected, it compiles Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel – and all of the DLC for both games – into a single package for $59.99. You can transfer save files and characters between the last-gen and the new-gen and, of course, it’s also got updated graphics.

All of that is sort of ho-hum, until you get to the part where the games now have four-player couch co-op. Oh, and there’s an absurd $399.99 special edition of the game that comes with “a remote controlled Claptrap steward robot, a collectible steel case, and 12 exclusive lithographs.” There are only 5,000 of these being made available worldwide, and pre-orders open today, so you better get on it fast if you want one.

Having played a zillion hours of Borderlands, I shouldn’t even consider buying this. But honestly, if it had the original Borderlands in it as well, I would have already pre-ordered it, as it’s the only one I haven’t played with Anthony Amato. And I don’t have $400 just laying around to buy that Claptrap Edition. But… But… I really want to!

Hit the jump to see what comes in the “very limited” Claptrap-In-A-Box Edition. (more…)

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