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Story-rich weekend - Top savings on immersive narratives
By Sam Jones - 6th Dec 2019News
Don't miss out on these cracking games if you love a good storyline
Mindless violence and party style games are fun, but there's nothing quite like a good story-rich game to tickle your gaming taste buds.
Following the progression of the protagonist's adventure and how their story unfolds as you venture deeper into the unknown is a fantastic way to spend many, many hours with a controller in hand... or keyboard and mouse of course!
This weekend, we're bringing you a roster of deals that feature titles from leading developers and publishers who have mastered the art of storytelling across varying genres. Here, we've highlighted some of the great story-rich games that you can get over the weekend with awesome savings!
SAVE 76% ON BIOSHOCK INFINITE
In Bioshock Infinite, it's time to leave the depths of Rapture and soar among the clouds of Columbia. A technological marvel, the flying city is a beautiful and vibrant world that holds a very dark secret.
Indebted to the wrong people, with his life on the line, veteran of the U.S. Cavalry and now hired gun, Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in Columbia.
Forced to trust one another, Booker and Elizabeth form a powerful bond during their daring escape. Together, they learn to harness an expanding arsenal of weapons and abilities, as they fight on zeppelins in the clouds, along high-speed Sky-Lines.
SAVE 75% ON OBSERVER
Discover a dark cyberpunk world beset by plagues, war and squalor in adventure horror >observer_. You play as the new front line of neural police as you hack into the jagged minds of the insane in this intense thriller from Bloober Team, the creators of Layers of Fear.
Control Dan Lazarski, an elite neural detective known as an Observer, and part of a corporate-funded police unit whose purpose is to hack and invade suspects’ minds. In this future, anything you think, feel, or remember can be used against you in a court of law.
As you hack into the unstable minds of criminals and victims to look for clues, you will relive their darkest fears, forcing you to question your own reality... and your sanity!
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
SAVE 50% ON KINGDOM COME: DELIVERANCE
Explore a huge open-world medieval setting and wage civil war in the action RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance. You control Henry, a young blacksmith from a humble village, who will soon see his life turned upside down as he embarks on a quest to avenge his family and friends who are brutally murdered.
Join the resistance under Lord Radzig Kobyla and seek to bring the evil Sigismund (The Red Fox) and his mercenary soldiers to justice - not only to save the captured King Wenceslas, but also for your fallen loved ones!
Experience sword fights like never before with Warhorse Studio's challenging and advanced combat system. With over 30 target zones, players will need to perfect distance, strikes and counters in order to execute dozens of unique and merciless combos in battle.
Pillars of Eternity Definitive Edition
SAVE 50% ON PILLARS OF ETERNITY DEFINITIVE EDITION
Experience the game that revitalized the classic RPG genre in a complete and definitive package that includes every expansion, bonus, and update, presenting Pillars of Eternity at its best.
Enter the original and incredible world of Eora on an unforgettable adventure where the choices you make and the paths you choose shape your destiny. Build a character as one of eleven classes, and side with various factions using a reputation system, where your actions and choices have far reaching consequences.
The Definitive Edition includes the award-winning Pillars of Eternity alongside its expansions, The White March: Parts I & II, as well as all bonus content from the Royal Edition, and a new bundle of content called the Deadfire Pack, inspired by the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire sequel.
Alan Wake Collector's Edition
SAVE 75% ON ALAN WAKE COLLECTOR'S EDITION
Five years in the making, Alan Wake is a psychological horror action-adventure set in the idyllic small town of Bright Falls. Uncover the town’s dark secrets with the Collector’s Edition, which includes the enhanced PC base game and a host of special extras.
Presented in the style of a thriller TV series, Alan Wake features the trademark Remedy storytelling and pulse-pounding action sequences. As players dive deeper and deeper into the mystery, they’ll face overwhelming odds, plot twists, and cliffhangers.
It’s only by mastering the Fight With Light combat mechanic that they can stay one step ahead of the darkness that spreads across Bright Falls. Master the unique 'Fight With Light' combat system and dispatch the malevolent shadow creatures known as the Taken by first using your flashlight and then finishing them with a firearm.