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Daily Scoop: December 10, 2014 – Sort of almost snowing

It’s sort of almost kind of snowing here, or at least, it thinks it really wants to! I would love to see Philadelphia covered in some snow today. It’s that crisp, beautiful cold outside right now that makes you think of snow anyway, so why not?

Over at the Humble Store, there are some great deals! Valkyria Chronicles is $14.99, Walking Dead: Season 2 is $8.49, Super Time Force Ultra is $9.74, and you can get four copies of Screen Cheat for $9.99. That’s an amazing deal!

The Midweek Madness at Steam is Stronghold Crusader 2 for $33.49, and the Daily Deal is a big Double Fine Publisher Sale! Broken Age is $8.49, Brutal Legend is $2.99, and Costume Quest is $1.99, among others. Scoop them up!

The latest at Indie Royale is the Mixer 13 Bundle. Beat the average to get Breach & Clear, Stick RPG 2, The Maker’s Eden, Influx, Crow, Woodle Tree, Farm Machines Championships, Paradigm Shift, and Jet Gunner.

Over at Story Bundle, they’re bringing back their very first bundle of video game books. Pick up The Making of Karateka, Kill Screen Issue 2: Back to School, Confeesions of the Game Doctor, Constellation Games, and Killing is Harmless for under $12. Pay $12 or more and get Kill Screen Issue 6: The Change Issue, Generation Xbox: How Videogames Invaded Hollywood, Videogames: In the Beginning, The Making of Prince of Persia, and Phoenix: The Rise and Fall of Videogames.

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Watch the music video for Paul McCartney’s Destiny song right here

Paul McCartney’s involvement was one of the first things we officially learned about Bungie’s Destiny. Since then, those that have played the game have discovered that the ex-Beatle is responsible for the game’s main theme, “Hope For the Future.”

Yesterday, Sir Paul released a music video of the song for everyone to enjoy and it’s… well… let’s just say Obi-Wan Kenobi would be proud.

The video drops McCartney onto the surface of Mars and Venus while characters from the game sit back and listen to his performance. There’s no lighters, but then, there’s no McCartney either. He appears in the video as a hologram that looks an awful lot like Alec Guinness in Star Wars.

The timing couldn’t have been better as Destiny’s first expansion, The Dark Below, is available to download today.

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Daily Scoop: December 5, 2014 – Disney game sale at Steam

I’m off from work today, which means I’m just sitting around doing nothing, playing video games and surfing the Internet! HA! Just kidding. I’m cleaning the apartment, culling clothes that don’t fit anymore, and dealing with maintenance, who came to fix our ceiling, replace a light bulb, and fix the door in the hallway that keeps slamming into our door and scaring a year off our lives. GOOD TIMES, MAN. GOOD. TIMES.

Anyway, let’s talk deals! Steam’s Weekend Deal is all about Disney! Get up to 50% off select games, including Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes, DuckTales: Remastered, and TRON 2.0. The Daily Deal is Xenonauts, which is on sale for $16.74.

Over at the Humble Store, you can snag Old City Leviathan for $11.24, TRI for $7.47, and Letter Quest: Grim’s Journey for $4.79.

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Daily Scoop: December 4, 2014 – New Game Music Bundle!

The Game Music Bundle 8 is now available, and you should definitely pick it up! Pay $1 for the original soundtracks to The Sailor’s Dream, Zombies/Corporate Lifestyle Simulator, God Will Be Watching, Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake, and Super Time Force. Want more? Get 19 more albums for $10, including the alternative soundtrack to Gods Will Be Watching, the Advanced Edition soundtrack for FTL, and the original soundtracks for The Novelist. This is an amazing bundle, and it’s well worth your money.

Humble’s new weekly bundle is Simulators 3! Pay what you want for Lunar Flight, Rescue – Everyday Heroes, Farming World, Post Master, and Zoo Park. Pay $6 or more to unlock Cities in Motion 2 and Car Mechanic Simulator 2014. Pay $10 or more to unlock Spacebase DF-9.

The Mixer 12 Bundle is the latest at Indie Royale. Beat the average to get Spate, Retro/Grade, Cubetractor, Ethan: Meteor Hunter, Clock Tales: of Glass and Ink, And Yet It Moves, Oniken, Abalone, and Murder Miners.

Finally, Steam’s Weekend Deal is a Publisher Weekend Sale, and it’s all about Daedalic. Their Armageddon Bundle is $31.99, but you can also get the pieces individually, like Deponia: The Complete Journey for $15.99, or Gomo for $0.79. Their Daily Deal is TransOcean – The Shipping Company for $17.99.

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Daily Scoop: December 3, 2014 – Rain, rain, rain

I know it’s only been a couple of days, but it feels like it’s been raining in Philadelphia for forever. I almost forget what it’s like for it to not be raining. I want to be snuggled up under a blanket playing video games! That is the only cure for these rainy-day blues.

There aren’t too many game deals today, which I consider to be a good thing, because the last few days have seen a spike in my video game ownership. Over at the Humble Store, you can pick up MouseCraft for $7.49, Quest for Infamy for $9.99, and Jet Set Radio for $2.49. At Steam, the Midweek Madness deal is The Legend of Korra for $10.04, and the Daily Deal is Space Run for $5.99.

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Daily Scoop: December 2, 2014 – Still can’t believe it’s December already

This year has flown by way too fast, and I’m kind of in denial that it’s December already. Christmas is in 23 days? It’s almost 2015? Seriously what is happening here??? I need like another month. Slow down, time!

There are a couple of sales happening at the Humble Store right now. You can get Albedo: Tales from Outer Space for $5.99, Blades of Time – Limited Edition for $19.49, and Aliens: Colonial Marines for $2.99.

The Midweek Madness over at Steam is the Red Faction Collection, which is $8.99. You can also buy the individual pieces on sale if you want, but why would you do that? Of course you want the whole thing! Just gift out the pieces you already have. The Daily Deal is Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack, which is on sale for $6.80.

I found four video game shirts today – hit the jump to check them out! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: December 1, 2014 – Return from break

The break is over, and I survived both Thanksgiving and Black Friday. I only bought a handful of games on sale, which I’ll probably get to some time in 2015. How about you, readers? What did you pick up this weekend?

There are plenty of deals today, especially at Humble! The Flash Bundle is Paradox Interactive Giving Tuesday with charity: water. Pay what you want for two copies of War of the Roses: Kingmaker, March of the Eagles, Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game, and Sword of the Stars II: Enhanced Edition. Beat the average to get Cities in Motion 2 and Warlock: Master of the Arcane. Pay $16 or more to unlock Crusader Kings II, plus the Russian and Norse Unit Packs.

There’s also a new Humble Weekly Bundle, which is Zen Studios 2. Pay what you want for Pinball FX2 – Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force Pack, Pinball FX2 – Excalibur Table, Pinball FX2 – Mars Table, Pinball FX2 – Doctor Strange Table, Pinball FX2 – Captain America Table, and Pinball FX2 – Civil War Table. Pay $6 or more to unlock Pinball FX2 – Deadpool Table, Pinball FX2 – Marvel Pinball Vengeance and Virtue Pack, and Pinball FX2 – Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within Pack. That is a buttload of Pinball!

There are loads of deals at Steam right now, including Child of Light for $5.99, Alien: Isolation for $24.99, Tomb Raider for $3.99, and many, many more. In addition, there’s a brand new Indie Royale bundle – this one is called the Mystery 2 Bundle. Beat the average to get Dreaming Sarah, Vanguard Princess, Steel & Steam, C-Rush, Grimind, and Rhythm Destruction. More games will be added soon.

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Daily Scoop: November 25, 2014 – And so it begins

The Black Friday deals are pouring in from everywhere, and things are getting out of control. Steam’s launching their big sale on Wednesday, and many more outlets are beginning Thursday night. Where will you be when the madness begins?

Speaking of madness, the latest Humble Bundle is a crazy good Sega sale! Pay what you want for Dreamcast Collection, Nights Into Dreams, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, Total War: Rome II – Caesar in Gaul DLC, and Miles’ Tactic DLC for Football Manager 2015. Beat the average to unlock Empire: Total War and Company of Heroes 2 – The Western Front Armies: Oberkommando West. Pay $12 or more to unlock Total War: Shogun 2 – Fall of the Samurai, and pay a whopping $50 to get all that and an exclusive Dreamcast t-shirt. Whew! That’s a lot!

Steam is offering 10% off Tales from the Borderlands, which launched today, bringing the price down to $22.49. The Daily Deal is Pro Cycling Manager 2014, which is on sale for $9.99.

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