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The Gamers’ Valentine’s Day Guide

As gamers we are never alone, with universe after universe of endless quests and adventures to embark on.

I understand that some people do still get a bit lonely on this commercial day of love, so I have prepared a guide for you to help keep you entertained, not just for Valentines Day but all weekend long.


– Free Xbox Gold

– Titanfall Beta

– Games and DLC

– BioWare V Day Cards

– Movie Trailers and Updates

– Build a Robert Lutece model from Bio Shock

– Retail Therapy

Free Xbox Live Gold Pass:


If your spending this V Day alone then never fear, Xbox has you covered. Jump online with your friends and enjoy the vast range of games and aps available. You can even watch non-stop movies for free. (Not this if only for residents of North America and Canada).

The Free Gold Weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. PT  time this Friday 14, February and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT  on Sunday 16, February.

Titanfall Beta:


If you registered to be a part of the Beta and are lucky enough to get a code then there’s your whole weekend right there.

If not, the internet will be a buzz with game footage and information updates. The perfect way to spend the day.

Games and DLC:

Far Cry

fcCelebrate Far Cry’s 10th Anniversary by downloading the HD Arcade version.

Updated visuals, mechanics and controls.
Take the role of charter boat Captain Jack Carver, who finds himself hunted by an unrelenting team of highly trained mercenaries in this nature-gone-wrong FPS adventure.

Available on the Xbox 360 now. ( Free trail available, or full game for $14.50 )

New Assassin’s Creed IV DLC: Guild of Rogues

gAvailable as of Feb 13th is new DLC for Black Flag, Guild of Rogues.
I have included the trailer for you below.

The DLC brings you 3 new characters:
– The Siren
– Stowaway
– Shaman

The Siren wields a navy saber and distracts her enemies using her appearance.
The Stowaway is very agile, a good fighter and can wield a gun.
The Shaman carries a hatchet, is a great fighter and uses supernatural abilities to take down enemies.

There are also 2 new maps on their way and will be available to download on February 17th.
– Kingston. A town surrounded with high tree tops and covered alleyways.
– Charlestown. A fan-favorite map returning from AC III.

BATTLEFIELD 4’s Second Community Mission:

fDestroy 50 million vehicles in 6 days
Collectively all BF4 players need to rally together and destroy every vehicle in sight.
This mission will be active across all platforms and starts February 13th 0700 PST and runs through to February 19th 0700 PST.

GTA Online Valentine’s Day Massacre Special

eGTA Online is holding a special Valentine’s Day event:
The Massacre Special.
This update will include V Day themed extras for both story and online mode.
These will include:
– New weapon: Gusenberg Sweeper
– New vehicle: Albany Roosevelt
– New attire
– 10 new jobs

These items will all be available for a limited time only starting from this Friday, however once you acquire these items you will be able to hold onto them permanently.
Other updates on their way include:
– Dangerous business pack
– Online heists
– Expansion to the creator pack
– ……and many more

The Last of Us DLC

hIf you are a PlayStation player then you can take advantage of the Valentines DLC for The Last of US: Left Behind.

Send a little gaming love:


Got someone special that you want to send a Valentine’s Day card to but it needs to be something special? Well check out this rang of Mass effect V Day cards, perfect for that special gamer in your life:

Perhaps movie trailers and upcoming releases might be what you are after?

Tarzan 3D

aWarner Bros. has announced that the 3D version of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan wis going to be released on July 1st, 2016.

Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood) will play the leading role and Margot Robbie is set to play Jane. The movie will co-star Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz.

The last full length movie made by Paul Walker – Brick Mansions

cSet to be released later this year, and the trailer looks AMAZING !!

The Lego Move Bloopers Reel

lThe LEGO Movie has been a hit from the moment it was released, and now the fun can now continue with this great blooper reel released by the studio. Featuring several fake outtakes that are just hilarious.

Still bored?

Then why not print and build your own Robert Lutece

model from Bio Shock.


This will keep you quite entertained. The link below will give you access to everything you need, and be sure to come back with some pictures of your creation for us once you are done.

Maybe what you are after is some retail therapy??


Bio Shock – 20% Off Select Items. This offer is valid on only.

If you’ve been thinking ‘Gee I really need to get me some Bio Shock apparel or the season pass’ then here is the deal you need.

Offer valid through Monday, February 17, 2014, 11:59pm EST. ET is local time in New York City.

Well I hope you have all been able to find something in here to keep yourself occupied this V Day. Fell free to stop by PlayBack Gaming and let us know what you did this V Day.


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