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GTA Online's latest update adds "Transform Races" where players compete on tracks with checkpoints that instantly transform vehicles into something new. For example: one moment you're racing around on a motorcycle, only to hit a checkpoint where you will soar away in a fighter jet. The mode incorporates everything from boats to helicopters, and it's a great fit for GTA Online.


If you haven't played Gone Home yet, or at least haven't played it on your couch, you can have the teenage feels in October's Xbox Live Games with Gold. As always, these games are only "free" if you have an active Xbox Live Games with Gold subscription.


I've been playing through L.A. Noire for the last month and a half on Kotaku's Twitch channel. This weekend we finished the game. The conclusion is bittersweet but there was no other way for a tale of crime and corruption to end. Controversial in its day, L.A Noire's ending is perfect when viewed in retrospect.


This weeks marks the release of the final wave of toys in Lego Dimensions year two, possibly the final wave ever. If the game's going out, adding Teen Titans, Powerpuff Girls and Beetlejuice to the mix in one fell swoop is a heck of a way to go.


Video games aren't what kept José Muñoz in his parents' basement for much of the past seven years, slipping into depression. They aren't why the former honour roll student dropped out of university, and they aren't why he couldn't get a job. Video games aren't what sent him to a therapist's couch, and video games aren't what kept him on one in front of a TV, day after day.


If you like moody teenagers having mysterious adventures, you'll be pretty excited by Oxenfree's inclusion in Games with Gold this month. There's also Forza 5 and Battlefield 3 if you've had enough of thinking about childhood. As always, these games are only "free" if you have an active Xbox Live Games with Gold subscription.


Remember Microsoft's Avatars, those wobbly caricatures that danced around the Xbox 360's dashboard? They have been sidelined ever since the release of the Xbox One, but that doesn't mean the company has given up on them.