Oculus Rift With Touch Controllers Black Friday 2017 Deal Makes VR Even Cheaper

Within the sea of sales this Black Friday shopping season emerges the Oculus Rift virtual reality platform packaged with the Oculus Touch controllers and two sensors for $350 USD. This is the cheapest the bundle has ever been, slashing $50 off the standard price. You can snag the bundle on the official Oculus store now until November 27 while supplies last. Several retailers are also offering the same price for the Rift and Touch bundle, like Newegg, Amazon, the Microsoft Store, and Best Buy.

The offers from Best Buy, Amazon, and Microsoft include six free games: Lucky’s Tale, Robo Recall, Quill, Toy Box, Dead and Buried, and Medium. The deals from Newegg and Oculus itself packs in the aforementioned titles and a seventh game on top called Dragon Front.

While you get two sensors with the purchase of a Rift, you’ll need a third one to get a room-scale experience; an additional sensor will run you another $60. Room-scale gives users full 360-degree head tracking and motion detection for a complete VR experience.

The Oculus Rift originally launched at $600 without VR-specific controllers, but that changed when the Touch came out last year in December. Thus, a Rift and Touch package was $800, but in less than a year, the VR platform is now available for less than half its original price. Those hoping to jump into VR should be aware of the minimum and recommended PC specs to run VR games:

Minimum Specs:

  • CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 / AMD FX-4350
  • GPU (Nvidia): GTX 1050 Ti / GTX 960
  • GPU (AMD): RX 470 / R9 290
  • Memory: 8GB RAM

Recommended Specs:

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X (or better)
  • GPU (Nvidia): GTX 1060 / GTX 970 (or better)
  • GPU (AMD): RX 480 / R9 290 (or better)
  • Memory: 8GB RAM (or more)

This is just one of the many Black Friday deals we’re covering this year. For all of our extensive coverage, be sure to check out any and all of the stories here on GameSpot:

from GameSpot https://www.gamespot.com/articles/oculus-rift-with-touch-controllers-black-friday-20/1100-6455168/

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Rick And Morty “The Poop In My Pants” Breakdown And Easter eggs!

Rick and Morty released short about what Mr. Poopybutthole did leading up to the post credit scene at the end of season 3. It literally leads right up to the second he walks into the room and sits at the table with his poopy family. Buddy Hutton breaks it down.

from GameSpot https://www.gamespot.com/videos/rick-and-morty-the-poop-in-my-pants-breakdown-and-/2300-6441977/

These Games Do Post-Release Content Right

In the wake of Star Wars Battlefront II’s loot crate controversy, The Lobby crew sat down to talk about the games that do post-release content well.

These encompass everything from first-person shooters, to isometric dungeon-crawlers, to Japanese RPGs. As more games move toward the “games-as-service category,” we want to point to the standout examples that prioritize player experience and value over simple money grabs.

For more discussions like the one in the video above, stay tuned to GameSpot every Wednesday at 11 a.m. PT for The Lobby, our weekly video game hangout. You can catch up on past episodes here on our site or on the show’s YouTube channel.

from GameSpot https://www.gamespot.com/articles/these-games-do-post-release-content-right/1100-6455164/

The Witcher 3 Black Friday 2017 Ad Early Deals: All PS4, Xbox One, PC Sales And Discounts

Black Friday 2017 is right around the corner, and that means tons of sale prices to be had on video game consoles, accessories, and software. Even very recent releases that just came out–things like Need for Speed Payback, Assassin’s Creed Origins, and Call of Duty: WWII–will be on sale. One of the best action RPGs in recent years is The Witcher III: Wild Hunt will also enjoy some substantial discounts at a number of retailers.

Next to Grand Theft Auto V, The Witcher III: Wild Hunt has been one of the more enduring and critically acclaimed games this decade, where a single playthrough on the base game alone can take over 100 hours. It’s never too late to start and the current sales make jumping into the lands of Skellige Islands and Novigrad all the more inviting.

Based on the ads that have been released so far, GameStop and Best Buy have the best deals, depending whether you want to start off with the base game at $20 through Best Buy or go for the full experience with the Complete Edition, featuring all the DLC and Expansion Packs at $25 at GameStop.

On the digital side, the Xbox Store’s Black Friday sale has begun and you can get the base game for $24. The PlayStation Store Black Friday sale has a better deal with $20 for the Complete Edition. The PC version of the base game is also available for that price on GOG while you can get the Game of the Year Edition on Steam for $20 as well.

If you’re wondering whether The Witcher III: Wild Hunt is worth picking up, you can read our full review. Kevin VanOrd awarded it a 10/10 and said, “The Witcher 3 depicts the immediate brutality of battle in great detail is not a surprise; many games fill the screen with decapitated heads and gory entrails. It’s the way this incredible adventure portrays the personal tragedies and underhanded opportunities that such battles provide that makes it so extraordinary.”

You can check out a complete list of The Witcher III: Wild Hunt deals for PS4, Xbox One, and PC below. We’ll continue to update this as more Black Friday ads are revealed. You can also check out all of our other Black Friday coverage through the links at the bottom of this post.

The Witcher III PS4/Xbox One/PC Black Friday Deals

  • Best Buy — $20 / $22 (PC)
  • GameStop — $25 (Complete Edition; all DLCs and Expansion Packs)
  • GOG.com — $20 (PC)
  • PlayStation Store — $20 (Complete Edition; all DLCs and Expansion Packs)
  • Steam — $20 (Game of the Year Edition; all Expansion Packs)
  • Xbox Store — $24

Black Friday 2017 Deals

from GameSpot https://www.gamespot.com/articles/the-witcher-3-black-friday-2017-ad-early-deals-all/1100-6455171/

Star Wars Battlefront Incites US Legislation, Play Wolfenstein 2 For Free – GS News Roundup

Welcome back to GS News Roundup, with your hosts Dan Crowd and surprise, it’s me, Edmond Tran. What are we talking about today? LET’S FIND OUT.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Hits Big Milestone

It’s been called one of the most important games of the year, so it’s nice to see that Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, a game that features strong portrayals of mental health issues, recently hit a big milestone in terms of sales. It’s even nicer to see that developer Ninja Theory are putting that money back into the game! Get the feel good story in today’s episode.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Gets Free Demo

Want to kill some Nazis for free? You’re in luck! A free trial for Bethesda’s recently-released Wolfenstein 2 has been made available on PC, Xbox One, and PS4, with the option to continue your progress if you choose to buy the full game. What are you waiting for? Go download it, if you haven’t already, and keep watching today’s video to find out where you can buy the full game at a discount!

US State Representative Says Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Loot Boxes Are “Predatory”

First it was Belgium, then France, and now it’s the US of A making a public stance against the Star Wars Battlefront 2 furore. Democratic representative Chris Lee made a public statement during a press conference denouncing the game and announcing that they would be making moves to regulate loot box mechanics and the games that contain them. He even says “It’s a trap” at one point. This great quote and many more are explored in today’s episode, so tune in and get the scoop!

What did you think about today’s news? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, and we’ll see you tomorrow. For more on today’s stories, you can also visit the links below:

from GameSpot https://www.gamespot.com/articles/star-wars-battlefront-incites-us-legislation-play-/1100-6455165/