Editors' Choice Games to Buy Ahead of E3: Score DRM-Free Copies of Steam Games


The much-anticipated E3 2016 kicks off next Tuesday, but that doesn't mean you can't score some great games before then! Read on to see how to nab DRM-free copies of your Steam games, highly rated sports titles, and more in the week's best video game deals.

NBA 2K16NBA 2K16 for PlayStation 3
Store: Walmart
Price: $19.88
Shipping: In-store pickup, or $4.97 s&h
Lowest By: $10

NBA 2K16 is purported to be the most true-to-life NBA experience yet, with the ability to draft your team and play in daily challenges, control an NBA franchise, or play against other basketball gamers around the world. This Editors' Choice sports game is at the lowest price we've seen on any platform. The game earned a rating of 9 from IGN.

GOG logoGOG: DRM-free copies of your Steam games
Store: GOG
Price: Free

GOG Connect allows you to snag DRM-free versions of the games you own, plus other things like digital extras for free. At GOG, connect your Steam account and add your eligible games to your GOG.com library. This Editors' Choice pick is a great way to ensure you'll always be able to play your games without being forced to buy another copy. Please note that the available games will come and go, so be sure to jump on them when you see them. Currently, the list includes FTL: Kona, Defender's Quest, and Door Kickers.

Madden 15Madden NFL 15 for Xbox One
Store: Best Buy via eBay
Price: $7.99
Shipping: In-store pickup, or $3.99 s&h
Lowest By: $9

Score Madden NFL 15 and play as your favorite football stars! This Editors' Choice game now costs less than $10, which is the best price we've seen. This highly rated sports game is a couple of years old, but it's still a solid choice, having pulled in a score of 80% at Metacritic and an 8.7 at IGN.

Assassin's Creed UnityAssassin's Creed: Unity for Xbox One
Store: CDKeys
Price: $3.02
Lowest By: $4

Experience the French Revolution at the point of a blade in Assassin's Creed: Unity. This Editors' Choice adventure game is the eighth major installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise, and is at the lowest price we've seen. Although it wasn't an overwhelming winner when it was released in November 2014, but this game still earned respectable ratings of 72% from Metacritic, and 7.8 from IGN.

DriveclubDriveclub for PlayStation 4
Store: PlayStation Store
Price: $7.49
Lowest By: $12

You'll save $12 on this download of Driveclub. This Editors' Choice racing pick lets you race your friends online or team up to play challenges together. Plus, you can play offline, or create your own races with complete control over variables like the weather and time of day.

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