Microsoft will offer two games, Dead Island and Toy Soldiers: Cold Wars, for free in February to Xbox 360 owners who are signed up to use the paid Xbox Live Gold service.
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Today's gaming news round-up includes word of Minecraft finally "going gold", the release date for the Dead Island Bloodbath Arena DLC pack, rumors of the Wii U's online platform and more.
This past week in gaming news includes the announcement of Shank 2, the relaunch of a popular super hero MMO and the reveal of a movie version of Dead Island.
The slow-motion trailer was awesome, the controversies and bugs not so much; today Neowin looks at the zombie-killing weapon-filled open-ended action/adventure game Dead Island
The mistakenly released developer version of the zombie action game Dead Island included a skill for the female character Purna called Feminist Whore that was found buried in the game's source code.
Steam users who bought Dead Island, the new zombie invasion game, were treated to a bug-filled version that evidence suggests is actually a development build.
There's a boatload of major games due out this week via both retail stores and download, including Resistance 3, Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine, Dead Island, Driver San Francisco and more.
Wednesday gave us the PC release of a promising shooter, the release date for a horror themed action game and, well, lots more. 2K Games announced that The Darkness II, the sequel to the 2006...