It's that time again. STEAM has spent the last hour inundating my feeds with the latest deals, freebies, pre-orders and releases coming up the next few days. And some of them are interesting enough to get me to have a look at them myself. From them to me to you, here are the latest items for you to have a look at, all in one place.
Warning: Some content may have mature content
Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two
Now that Jesse and the gang have vanquished the Wither Storm, saved the world, and become totally super famous heroes, life has gotten a bit more...complicated. With more responsibilities and less time for adventure, old friendships have started to fade -- at least until Jesse’s hand gets stuck in a creepy gauntlet that belongs to an ancient underwater temple. Together with old pals and new comrades alike, Jesse embarks on a brand new journey filled with tough choices, good times, and at least one temperamental llama.
Includes access to all 5 episodes (Episode 1 at launch, Episodes 2-5 as they release) in this brand new season from the award-winning studio, Telltale Games.
Pre-order bonus: 10% off - Valid until 11 July 2017. Available here.. Will be released 11 July 2017.
London, 1918. You are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal.
Will you embrace the monster within? Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions… your actions will save or doom London
Pre-Order Bonus: 10% off, and three extra bonuses (Dragonsbane weapon, Barker pistol and Dark Physician suit) if you order before 18:00 BST tomorrow. Available here.. Will be released November 2017.
Call of DutyÂ®: Black Ops III - Zombies Chronicles
Requires Black Ops III to play. Includes 8 remastered classic Zombies maps from Call of Duty®: World at War, Call of Duty®: Black Ops and Call of Duty®: Black Ops II. Complete maps from the original saga in fully remastered HD playable in Call of Duty®: Black Ops III.
Bonus Content: Purchase Zombies Chronicles and get: • 20 Vials of Liquid Divinium • 2 All-New Whimsical GobbleGums • 5 Zombies Pack-A-Punch Weapon Camos
Zombies Chronicles includes: • 3 Call of Duty®: World at War Maps: Nacht der Untoten, Verruckt, and Shi No Numa • 4 Call of Duty®: Black Ops Maps: Kino Der Toten, Ascension, Shangri-la, and Moon • Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Map: Origins
Available here. Will be released 15 June 2017.
Project Cars, 66% Off
Project CARS is the ultimate driver journey!
Guided, tested, and approved by a passionate community of racing fans and real-life drivers, Project CARS represents the next-generation of racing simulation as the ultimate combination of fan desire and developer expertise.
Discover an unrivaled immersion fuelled by world-class graphics and handling that allows you to truly feel the road. Create a driver, pick from a huge variety of motorsports in a dynamic career mode and write your own tale in an intense online multiplayer.
Featuring the largest track roster of any recent racing game with a ground-breaking dynamic time of day & weather system, deep tuning & pit stop functionality, and support for Oculus Rift and 12K ultra HD resolution, Project CARS leaves the competition behind in the dust.
Daily Deal: 66% off the main game, 74% off Game of the Year Edition, and 55% of each DLC. Available here until Saturday 10 June 2017 18:00 BST.
The Escapists, 50-75% Off
The Escapists provides the opportunity of experiencing a light-hearted insight into everyday prison life and, as is the case with all inmates, the main objective is escape! While under the careful watch of the guards, players will need to go about their daily duties clandestinely secreting useful objects from under their captors’ noses. Potential escapees will learn how to craft seemingly innocuous items into useful tools and even weapons as well as using them to execute cunning diversionary tactics.
Players will need to learn when to keep in line, utilising their time sensibly as they develop their own personal plans of escape. Learning the prison’s daily routines and spotting opportunities are all part of life behind bars. Working out potential routes and even misdirecting guards soon become second nature.
Whilst remembering to attend roll-call, holding down their job and keeping their fellow inmates on side, players are can also benefit from advancing their character's statistics through various means including boosting their intellect and exercising regularly. Balance mundane routine with careful planning to attain your ultimate goal - escape and freedom!
Weekend Deals: 75% off main game, between 50 -75% off game bundles, extra content and DLCs. Available here until Monday 12 June 2017 18:00 BST.
INSIDE/LIMBO, 40-80% Off
INSIDE: Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project.
LIMBO: Uncertain of his sister's fate, a boy enters LIMBO
From the award-winning independent developer Ready at Dawn Studios, Deformers is a brand new, third-person smash ‘em arena combat game featuring fast and frantic gameplay. With a focus on multiplayer and online connectivity, players control “Forms” as they battle each other in fast-paced melee combat for supremacy.
Free Weekend: Play free until Sunday 11 June 2017. 21:00 BST.
Weekend Deal: 50% off on purchase until 12 June 2017. Available here.
Battle Dome is a 5 v 5 competitive SciFi VR shooter (There is a mouse and keyboard mode, but VR is recommended). You must work with your teammates to get to your opponent's base and destroy their core before they destroy yours. You must also spread your team's color (if playing a color map), since you can only teleport onto your teams colored tiles. Battle Dome also features trackpad locomotion, which can be used to any non-color map.
Battle Dome features 23 different weapons and 15 different maps. Some maps also have special rules, including anti-gravity, jet packs, and bot opponents.
Battle Dome has 5 different PvP game modes:
* Destroy the Core * Team Deathmatch * Capture the Flag * King of the Kill * You Only Live Once (1 life per round)
There are also 3 different co-op modes (including a horror mode).
Free Weekend: Play for Free until Sunday 11 June 2017 21:00 BST
Weekend Deal: 40% off. Available here until 12 June 2017.
Mirage: Arcane Warfare
In Mirage: Arcane Warfare, the calm of a strange fantasy world is shattered by ruthless civil war. Warriors armed with steel and magic bring violence and death as they do battle across a fantastical Arabian and Persian-inspired setting of desert sands, market bazaars and grand palaces.
Mirage is a skill-based multiplayer FPS that lets you tear your enemies limb from limb with destructive magic and melee combat. Experiment and find your perfect playstyle between six diverse classes including stealthy assassins, hulking brutes, powerful mages and more. With an unparalleled focus on truly feeling in control of your magic and sword, Mirage demands combat creativity and will challenge you like never before.
From the creators of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare comes a new competitive multiplayer FPS about steel and spells. Exchange-based combat expands from close quarters melee to ranged magic attacks, providing an endless variety of tactical choices, yet instant fun and familiarity for FPS fans.
Free Weekend: Play for Free until Sunday 11 June 2017 21:00 BST.
Monthly deal: 10% off. Available here until 21 June 2017.