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Need a gaming experience for the weekend that won’t break the bank? Check out our list…

Gaming can be an expensive hobby these days, but MenStuff is here to help you find some digital adventures that deliver a bang without being too hefty on your wallet.

Doom

In today’s gaming landscape, where most shooters hold your hand along the way to the finish line, Doom harkens back to a time where health was scarce, bullets were aplenty, and enemies pushed you to the limit. Doom isn’t a revolutionary entry into the franchise, but rather a love-letter to old-school Doom fans to remind them of a video game generation gone by, albeit with a new lick of paint. Instead of relying on set-pieces and genre-bending gameplay mechanics, Bethesda’s reboot places its pride in its fun, frantic gameplay and a badass attitude, which is sometimes just what we really want as gamers.

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The Witcher 3:

There’s one word that’s fitting to round up the The Witcher 3:  colossal. It’s a game rich with story, content, and size. Often bigger isn’t always better, but The Witcher 3 manages to straddle that line between size and substance excellently. The result is an experience that succeeds in all departments and leaves you captivated from the opening moments. Every part of The Witcher 3 comes together like a well-oiled machine, delivering the open-world, monster-hunting extravaganza we have been waiting years for.

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Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)

Coming from the minds behind Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, we knew Sunset Overdrive was going to bring the noise. The explosive and stylised world of Sunset City may be overrun with mutant zombies, but its fun gameplay mechanics and forward-thinking story push it beyond the usual run-‘n-gun scenario. The complex upgrade system and punchy punk soundtrack only upped the ante. The only thing comparable it to is a Tony Hawk Pro Skater game… with guns and monsters.

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Sunset Overdrive

Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4)

Brutal, fast, and unforgivingly tough, Wolfenstein: The New Order is a  faithful reboot of the classic granddaddy of first-person shooters. The franchise takes a leap into an alternate history timeline where the Nazi regime now rules over the whole of Europe, and its up to BJ Blazkowicz to, well… kill them all. The game is jam-packed with powerful assault rifles, shotguns and experimental Nazi laser weapons, so if you’re looking for a vicious FPS fight against robot Nazis, check out Wolfenstein: The New Order.

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The Wolf Among Us (Xbox One / PS4)

The Wolf Among Us is a highly-praised episodic graphic adventure game based on Bill Willingham’s Fables comic book series. Playing out in the same vain of classic point-and-click adventures, The Wolf Among Us throws players into the shoes of Bigby Wolf, who can move about the environment and examine and interact with other characters or objects. Similar to Telltale’s previous game, The Walking DeadThe Wolf Among Us allows players to make choices through conversation trees that will influence future events in the story and the way the game plays out. These include major decisions, such as deciding which of two culprits to chase after while allowing the other to go free.

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The Wolf Among Us

Dishonored – Definitive Edition (Xbox One)

Dishonored: Definitive Edition is a steal, giving PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners a bundle including Arkane’s stealth-action game and all its DLC for a cool price. Dishonored remains one of the best stealth games of the last generation. The main story along with the inclusion of all of the add-ons can offer up to 30 hours of utterly satisfying gameplay. Combined with the improved visuals, the city of Dunwall deserves everyone’s attention.

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Dishonored Definitive Edition

Bioshock Infinite (Xbox 360 / PS3)

Bioshock Infinite is the third (and arguably best) instalment in the Bioshock franchise, creating an awesome blend of gunplay, RPG elements, and breathtaking storytelling. The game turns the underwater world of Bioshock on its head and throws players into a city in the skies, literally. BioShock Infinite received critical acclaim upon release, with reviewers particularly praising the story, setting and visual art design.

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Murdered: Soul Suspect

Murdered: Soul Suspect takes the ‘who’s killed me and why?’ set-up of the B-movie classic DOA one step further, by making its hero, Ronan O’Connor, a ghost out to track down his killer, with the killer in question of the serial variety. Thrown out of a window and then shot for good measure, Ronan’s left in a kind of ghostly limbo, able to wander through walls and furniture or temporarily possess the living, read their minds and sometimes influence (though not control) their behaviour. It’s an interesting game that has some unique gameplay ideas for those looking for something different.

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Singularity

Singularity is definitely one of the most interesting and entertaining shooters of 2010. It may initially appear familiar to those who’ve played Bioshock and Half-Life, but Singularity creates a unique personality for itself with a phenomenal story, intriguing level design and time-manipulating mechanics.

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Singularity

Resident Evil 6

Say what you want, but Resident Evil 6 is one of the best in the franchise – it may be different with its all-out-action approach, but its one of the biggest and best survival horrors you can play. The game features three separate campaigns with different heroes in the franchise, and with split-screen and online co-op – it’s hard not to recommend.

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Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes

Crimes and Punishments takes place over the course of six perplexing, well-written cases that give Holmes ample opportunities to do what Holmes does best: Snoop around crime scenes for clues, interrogate suspects, and talk down to just about everyone he meets.

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Crimes and Punishment

The Darkness II

Inspired by the comic book series, The Darkness II is a first-person shooter that thrusts you into the role of Jackie Estacado, don of a New York crime family and wielder of an ancient chaotic force known as The Darkness. It’s a bloody, fast-paced, and downright brutal shooter that lets you unleash some pretty horrific powers. It’s not the longest game in the world, but for the current price, it’s easily worth the investment.

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