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  • Xbox E3 2017 Briefing - Live Stream at Uptown Games

     

    Xbox E3 2017 Briefing - Live Stream

     

    Uptown Games will be streaming live the XBOX E3 2017 Briefing, live from our website.

    Will XBOX be announcing the much anticipated Project Scorpio at this years' E3?

    Watch the live stream here at 10PM BST to see if the answer is yes and find out what else XBOX will be bringing to the table!

     

     

  • Middle Earth Shadow Of War- (Silver Edition) - Giveaway!!!!

    Middle Earth -Shadow Of War-  (Silver Edition) - Giveaway!!!!

    Another Uptown Games and Warner Bros Video Games amazing Giveaway.

    This time we are giving away Middle Earth Shadow Of War -  Silver Edition

    The Silver Edition Includes the following:

    Silver War Chest

    Two Nemesis Expansion Packs:

    • Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion
    • Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion

    The prize is worth £69.99!!

    All you have to do to be in with a chance  to win this excellent price, is to preorder Injustice 2 on the PS4 or XB1 via our website. Visit the page below, choose your format, place your order and you will be automatically entered into our draw.

    https://www.uptowngames.co.uk/injustice-2-page/

    Good Luck!!

     

     

    (Terms and Conditions)

    Uptown Games Terms & Conditions ’Pre-order Injustice 2  PS4 / Xbox One from Uptowns Games Website and get entered into a competition to win a free copy of Middle-earth: Shadow of War (Silver Edition) PS4 or Xbox One

     

    The Prize 1 x of Middle Earth: Shadow Of War - Silver Edition for Playstation 4 or Xbox One

    Duration

    Start – 27th April 2017

    Finish –  15th May 2017

    Competition winner announced – 72 hrs after end date.

    Uptown Games to be known as ‘The Company’

    1.This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. There is no cash equivalent for this prize.

    1. The competition is open to all citizens UK and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over. Employees of The Company and their families or households are not eligible to enter.
    1. Details of how to enter form part of the Terms and Conditions. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    1. The prize is as listed above.
    1. Entries must be submitted via our website page and entry is restricted to one per person. The acceptance, disqualification or deletion of competition entries, without explanation or prior notification is entirely at the discretion of The Company management.
    1. Any material that breaches copyright is offensive, defamatory or breaches any UK laws will be immediately removed and disqualified from the competition. Disqualification of entrants is at the discretion of The Company management and final.
    1. All entries must be received by the end date as stated above.
    1. The Competition Winner will be announced within 3 days of the closing date of the competition.
    1. The Company management will select at random 1 user who has entered the competition
    1. If the allotted winner does not claim their prize within 21 working days of being advised of winning via email, The Company management reserves the right to redraw the competition and select another winner.
    1. The Competition Winners will be required to participate in publicity.
    1. By entering the competition it will be assumed that you have read, understood and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.
    1. The Company management reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control.

    14 The Company management accepts no responsibility and disclaims any liability for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the competition or accepting the Prize.

    1. The Competition will be governed by English law.

    16. The Company management, save to the extent that disclosure might be required by law, keep confidential all information about the entrants and shall not disclose or share any information which

     

  • Injustice 2 ( Ultimate Edition ) Giveaway!!

     

    Injustice 2 ( Ultimate Edition ) Giveaway!

    Uptown Games in Partnership with Warner Bros Video Games are giving one lucky person a chance to win a copy of Injustice 2 (Ultimate Edition ) for the PS4 or XB1!!

     

    The Ultimate Edition Includes the following!!

    • 9 DLC Fighters
    • 3 premier skins
    • 2 exclusive gear shader packs
    • EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK

     

    All you have to do to be in with a chance  to win this excellent price, is to preorder Outlast Trinity on the PS4 or XB1 via our website using the following links.

    https://www.uptowngames.co.uk/outlast-trinity-ps4.html

    https://www.uptowngames.co.uk/outlast-trinity-xb1.html

     

     

     

     

     

    See here for terms and conditions a Rafflecopter giveaway

  • The X Factor - Deal Of The Month!

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    Have the talent and want to show the world?

    Get some practice in, with The X Factor game on the Playstation 3!

    Grab your copy here for only £3.99!!

    https://www.uptowngames.co.uk/x-factor-solus-ps3.html

    The perfect stocking filler!!

    (until stocks last)

  • Red Dead Redemption Trailer!!!

    The long awaited sequel was announced early this week by Rockstar Games and they have just released a new trailer !!

    Feast your eyes on the trailer below

  • Uptown Games - Overwatch Review

    This is Uptown's review on Overwatch!

    We would like to extend a hearty welcome to the newest member of  Uptown Jordon Li, who has written this great review!

    He is an avid gamer and blogger,who spends hours playing games and as such is able to give you an enthusiastic and impartial point of view.

    We hope you enjoy. Any thoughts, please do not hesitate to let us know via the comments section below.

     

    Overwatch Review.

     

    Overwatch, Blizzard’s first original franchise in nearly two decades but what is it? Overwatch is a team based shooter with a range of 21 heroes to choose from and more are teased to be released such as Sombra.  Each hero is designed for specific situations and counter other heroes while the hero chosen by you can also be counter by your opponent causing you to change both your hero and your strategy. These heroes are split into four categories: offence, defence, tanks and support all excelling in different areas. The offence class is designed to engage the enemy in almost any situation, with their high mobility and damage. Defence excels at locking down an area by creating turrets, blocking the way to an objective, ultimately trying to counter anything and everything that the attackers attempt. Designed to soak up damage, the tank class must protect their team, stopping all incoming attacks while allowing your team to attack the enemy and finally the support. Supports can change the tide of the battle through buffs for your team such as a damage or speed boost or by healing you. No matter what your play style, this versatile game provides a hero for everyone.

     

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    With such a variety of playable characters, Overwatch never ceases to entertain me as a player as every each game is different from the last. The high reliance on teamwork also allows for some spectacular plays and a combination of abilities between different characters and (if you pull this off) you may get chosen as “play of the game” where all the players in your lobby will be shown what you did and as a player. Now, this is one of the most satisfying awards you can get in the game

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    I also like the fact this game requires the player to be flexible in the sense that the player needs to be able to play multiple roles effectively. For example, If there is a bastion, turret or a Widowmaker or any other long range high damage dealing hero stopping your team from reaching the objective, you need to be able to play as a tank such as Reinhardt, shield your allies while someone else plays as someone with a high mobility such a Tracer. Not only does this allow you to protect you team but the Tracer will be able to get behind enemy lines and deal with the sniper and turret.

     

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    Although on the face of this game, it may seem basic but it’s far from it. Unlike other games, it requires the player to think about what they need to do in order to counter their enemy. On the whole, there is nowhere I can fault this game, it’s fun, strategic and something original that is available on PC, PS4 and Xbox 1. I have no doubt it will entertain you and for those who are into competitive gaming, competitive modes are available once you reach level 25. This is so you will develop some skill in the game and you will be going against other skilled players as there won't be anyone new to the game pulling your team down.

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    Overwatch is being sold for £41.99 on PS4 and Xbox 1 and I believe that this a reasonable price for Overwatch, especially since it's in high demand with almost 10 million people taking part in their open beta. This is a huge amount of people when you compare it to Destiny's open beta with 4.6 million and The Division's open beta with 6.4 million.

    Judging by the amount of people who took part in the open beta and my personal experience with the complete game, I would highly recommended this game for anyone, no matter what your gaming background, giving it a 9/10.

     

    Signed:

    Jordon Li

     

  • Pre-order Quantum Break Bonus!!

    All pre-orders of the new Xbox One Exclusive Quantum Break from Uptown Games, will receive a code that allows you to download and play Alan Wake's American Nightmare!!

     

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  • Amazing recreation of a Ryu vs Ken wallpaper using only a ball point pen!

    A DRAWING OF RYU VS KEN USING ONLY A BALL POINT PEN

    To celebrate Street Fighter 2, getting a remastered soundtrack, one of the guys decided to recreate this iconic image of Ryu and Ken fighting, using only a ball point pen!!

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    Tell us what you think below.

  • New Mad Max Television Trailer!!

    New trailer for Mad Max!

    Mad Max is an open world, third-person action game where players become Mad Max, a lone warrior in a savage post-apocalyptic world where cars are the key to survival. In The Wasteland, it’s every man for himself. Playing as the reluctant warrior, players must embark on a treacherous journey to build the ultimate war vehicle and leave the madness behind.

  • Gears of War: Ultimate Edition comes with entire “Gears” collection for free!

     

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    Uptown Games are delighted to confirm that all customers that purchase Gears of War: Ultimate Edition,will be able to unlock the entire Gears collection via Xbox One Backward Compatibility for no additional charge!

     

    “Gears of War” Backward Compatibility Q&A

     

    Q:           Which “Gears of War” games are coming via backward compatibility?

    A:            Fans who play “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” while connected to Xbox Live anytime between Aug. 25 through Dec. 31, 2015 will receive free Xbox 360 tokens for all of the previous “Gears of War” games (“Gears of War,” “Gears of War 2,” “Gears of War 3” and “Gears of War: Judgement”) once backward compatibility launches in the fall. In addition, they’ll be able to play all of the games on Xbox One for free when backward compatibility launches this Autumn.

     

    Q:           Do the tokens expire? Do I need to use the tokens by Dec. 31, 2015?

    A:            No, the tokens will last indefinitely.

     

    Q:           Do I need to have Xbox Live Gold?

    A:            No. Even if you have a free Xbox Live account, you can play “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” while connected to Xbox Live Aug. 25 through by Dec. 31 2015 to unlock all “Gears of War” titles via backward compatibility when the program launches this Autumn.

     

    Q:           How do I get the tokens? Do I get them right when I purchase the game?

    A:            Fans will receive tokens through Xbox Live messages once backward compatibility launches this fall.

     

    Q:           What happens if I already own one of the “Gears of War” games for Xbox 360?

    A:            You’ll get access on Xbox One to the “Gears of War” games you already own when backward compatibility launches this fall.

     

    Q:           How does backward compatibility work if I only own physical copies of my Xbox 360 games?

    A:            When you insert the Xbox 360 disc into the Xbox One optical disc drive, the Xbox 360 game will be downloaded and installed to your Xbox One hard drive. An initial download is required that will require an Internet Connection. You will need to insert the Xbox 360 disc in the Xbox One Console whenever you want to play this game.

     

    Q:           With backward compatibility, will I be able to play multiplayer on “Gears of War,” including co-op?

    A:            All gameplay modes for all “Gears of War” titles including co-op multiplayer, will work on Xbox One via backward compatibility just as they do on Xbox 360. Additionally, fans who play any of the “Gears of War” titles on Xbox One via backward compatibility can play with those who play the same game on Xbox 360.

     

    Q:           Why would I want to play “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” on Xbox Live for tokens when I can just get the titles via backward compatibly when it launches this fall?

    A:            By playing “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” on Xbox Live Aug. 25 through Dec. 31, 2015, fans will receive all “Gears of War” titles via backward compatibility, even if they do not own any of the games on Xbox 360.

     

    Q:           Doesn’t releasing the original Gears via backward compatibility dilute the value of “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition?”

    A:            “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” is a complete remastering of the original game –  painstakingly reimagined from the ground up with recaptured and rebuilt cinematics, new achievements and modernized gameplay for an even better “Gears” experience. “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” also offers new features and content including modernized controls that have been re-tuned for Xbox One, new maps, modes and missions, access to the “Gears of War 4” multiplayer beta, new Achievements, improved haptic feedback and an additional difficulty level – it’s a must-have for every “Gears” fan.

     

    Q:          When you unlock the “Gears of War” series on Xbox One Backward Compatibility, will it include DLC from any of the Xbox 360 titles?

    A:          If you previously purchased the DLC, it will be supported in Xbox One Backward Compatibility. However, we are not gifting DLC as part of this package.

     

    Q:         What if I went back and bought DLC on the Xbox 360 version of the game?

    A:          Yes, if you purchase DLC for the “Gears of War” series, it will be supported in Xbox One Backward Compatibility.

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