GAMES ON THE CHEAP: MAY 2018

Games with Gold, PlayStation Plus, Humble Bundle and more

As an Aussie and someone who owns both a PS4 and Xbox One, this month’s Games on the Cheap offerings is a little bit down on previous months. The reason I feel this way is because us Aussies miss out on the Capcom X Sega Humble Bundle and because Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain (Xbox One) and Rayman Legends (PS4) have been offered for free in the past on competitors “freebie” service. That said, for anyone out there who only owns only one of the two platforms, these two games are up amongst the best games of their genres and definitely worth a play (I still play Rayman Legends every few weeks, years after its release).

Like I just mentioned, for those lucky enough to be able to access the Capcom X Sega Humble Bundle, it’s a no brainer. It has a whole bunch of games worth playing.

The game I’m looking forward to trying out the most is Vanquish, which is one of the Xbox Games with Gold backward compatibility offerings this month. Vanquish is a fast paced action game made from Platinum Games, the makers of the superb Bayonetta games.

I’m also keen to try out Beyond Two Souls over on the PS4. I loved Heavy Rain, although have heard very mixed things about Beyond Two Souls.

Here are the GAMES ON THE CHEAP for May 2018

Xbox Games With Gold

  • Out from the 1st
    • Super Mega Baseball 2 – Xbox One
    • Streets of Rage– Xbox 360
  • Out from the 16th
    • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain– Xbox One
    • Vanquish – Xbox 360
  • Beyond Two Souls – PS4
  • Rayman Legends – PS4
  • King Oddball – PS4, PS3 & Vita
  • Eat Them – PS3
  • Risen 3: Titan Lords – PS3
  • Furmins – Vita
  • HUMBLE CAPCOM X SEGA PLAYSTATION BUNDLE (Only available in specific countries)
    • PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
      • DEAD RISING
      • Dustforce
      • Crazy Taxi
      • Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz
    • PAY MORE THAN THE AVERAGE ($11.92 at the time of writing)
      • Resident Evil HD REMASTER
      • Mega Man Legacy Collection
      • Resident Evil Code Veronica X
      • Sonic Generations
      • Binary Domain
      • Alien: Isolation
    • PAY $15 OR MORE TO ALSO UNLOCK!
      • Dead Rising 2
      • Valkyria Chronicles Remastered

  • HUMBLE CRYENGINE BUNDLE 2018
    • PAY $1 OR MORE!
      • Rolling Sun
      • Aporia: Beyond The Valley
      • The Land of Pain
      • CRYENGINE V Samples
      • CRYENGINE Webinar Training Videos
      • Crysis Animation Pack
      • CRYENGINE Asset Files
    • PAY MORE THAN THE AVERAGE ($9.78 at the time of writing)
      • Miscreated (Early Access)
      • SNOW – Pro Pack DLC
      • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
      • UAYEB
      • Ryse: Son of Rome
      • Underwater Demo Level
      • CRYENGINE Asset Files
      • Robinson: The Journey Asset Pack
      • CRYENGINE Asset Files
      • Ryse Egypt Asset Pack
      • CRYENGINE Asset Files
    • PAY $15 OR MORE TO ALSO UNLOCK!
      • Sniper Ghost Warrior 3
      • Homefront: The Revolution
      • Deceit Asset Pack
      • CRYENGINE Asset Files
      • The Climb Asset Pack
      • CRYENGINE Asset Files

GAMES ON THE CHEAP: May 2018 and more

On our VERSUS PLAYER podcast we occasionally chat about the freebies, sales and deals for the month. This includes the games that are part of Xbox Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus. We also chat about any good Humble Bundle, Good Old Games or other deals and freebies around the net. Give us a listen here or on a whole bunch of podcast services, including iTunes.

What are your picks for the month? Are there any other good deals floating around on the net that are worthy of a mention? Let us know in the comments below or by emailing me at joe@versusplayer.com.

Happy gaming (and bargain hunting)!

Joe

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When not playing with the kids or pottering in the garden, Joe is jumping between console and PC gaming, watching anime or sci-fi, reading comics or seeking out a new addition for his R2 collection.

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