Weekends are for going to see another play with a friend because you’re being very cultured lately. Good job, you. Also, video games.
May’s Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup features a couple Star Wars games and some Lara Croft. Remember, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription.
Cities: Skylines is now available on Xbox One. The Xbox One edition includes the “After Dark” expansion, which is very pretty.
There are several bosses in Flinthook, a 2D platforming roguelike (roguelike-like? A game with roguelike elements? ANYWAY) by Tribute Games that is out today for computers and consoles. Seven hours in I haven’t beaten the first boss, but I’m having a great time anyway.
The weekend is for having a friend stay with you and debating between actually cleaning the house/buying food or just kicking your dirty laundry under the bed/ordering pizza. Also, video games.
Cities: Skylines’ Mass Transit DLC releases May 18th. So much fun stuff! Here’s a trailer.
Elite: Dangerous’ latest update brings multi-crew, commander creation, and a whole lot more. Also, “new mysterious things added.” The best type of things are the mysterious type.
Weekends are for agreeing to go see A Doll’s House with your friend so spending tomorrow morning brushing up on your Ibsen because you don’t remember that play at all. Also, video games.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s second DLC map pack, Continuum, launches April 18 for PS4, with other platforms to follow. There are four new multiplayer maps, as well as new zombie content, Shaolin Shuffle, starring Pam Grier.
Weekends are for reminding yourself that even though the workout routine you just started isn’t super impressive, you gotta start somewhere, and getting some exercise will make you happier than lounging around. Also, video games.
Gwent gets a PS4 beta this weekend, from Friday afternoon to Monday morning. Your progress will be deleted once the beta’s over, but that’s still a whole weekend for me to lose at Gwent to actual people. Oh boy!
I like stealth games. I like mobile games I can play with one hand so I don’t have to decide between playing and holding the subway pole. I like Card Thief.
April’s PlayStation Plus lineup features a launch game, Drawn to Death, as well some older games you might have missed. Co-op Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is a lot of fun if you enjoy yelling at your friends under the guise of teamwork.
Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy gets its first episode, “Tangled Up In Blue,” April 18. It’s coming to consoles, computers, and mobile.
The beautifully-written survival exploration game Sunless Sea came to iPad last week. It feels right at home on mobile.
Weekends are for your roommate being away so you have no shame about sitting on the couch and shouting at the TV while eating nothing but pizza for two days. Also, video games.
If you haven’t caught up on Season Two of Telltale’s The Walking Dead or missed Assassin’s Creed Revelations, Xbox Live’s Games with Gold has you covered for April. Paying subscribers to Xbox Live can grab these four games for “free”if they have an Xbox Live Gold subscription.