Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus offer their subscribers free games each month just for being members. Sometimes those free games are awesome and other times they are lack luster at best. However we are here to help. Each month we will let you know what those games are and even provide the trailers and links so you can decide if you want to download them in the first place. Happy Gaming!

Games with Gold

Defense Grid 2 (XBOX One May 1st-May 30th).

Description: "Defense Grid 2 is the next evolution in tower defense. In Defense Grid 2 players will discover new additions that will require the player to change their tower strategy. Defense Grid 2 offers dynamic content where gameplay is constantly changing. There are a million different ways you can beat a level so your solution is truly your solution. The addition of cooperative and competitive multiplayer brings a whole new experience to Defense Grid. The mix of strategy and puzzle gameplay promises to be fun and engaging." -xbox.com

Costume Quest 2 (XBOX One May 16th-June 15th).

Description: "Trick, treat and pick a fight with villianous dental soldiers in Costume Quest 2, the sweet sequel to Double Fine’s hit original, Costume Quest, that turned fans of all ages into candy obsessed crusaders. This inspired RPG adventure includes a range of new features and gameplay improvements to double the amount of mischievous fun. Explore spooky time-traversing landscapes, don adorable new costumes that transform into powerful Hallo-warriors, and collect even Creepier Treat Cards to wield in combat against a legion of hygiene obsessed baddies. Only heroic siblings Wren and Reynold can save Halloween forever" -xbox.com

Grid 2 (XBOX One/360 May 1st-May 15th).

Description: "Experience aggressive wheel-to-wheel competition, advanced AI, stunning visuals, jaw-dropping damage and feel the thrill of racing iconic cars in a new word of evolving motorsport." -xbox.com

Peggle (XBOX One/360 May 16th- May 30th).

Description: "Experience the ball-bouncing, peg-busting phenomenon! Do you have what it takes to become a Peggle™ Master? Take your best shot! Conquer 55 levels with 10 mystical Magic Powers and rack up bonus points. Face off against friends in 4-player Xbox LIVE® multiplayer play, and test your skills in 75 Grand Master Challenges." -xbox.com

Playstation Plus

Tropico 5 (PS4)

Description: "You, as El Presidente, will first take control of the infamous island of Tropico during early colonial times and then guide it through the centuries as the world changes and moves ever forward. You must tackle the changing needs of your people, as well as opposing governments and factions, and thus lay the foundations for your own dynasty. As you move through your years in office you can promote members of your extended family on the island to positions of power, such as ambassador, commanding general or even Supreme Ruler, to ensure your legacy thrives through the eras. As your influence and wealth grows, so do the threats to your burgeoning island superpower." -playstation.com

 Table Top Racing: World Tour (PS4)

Description: "Table Top Racing: World Tour is a high octane miniaturised combat racer from Nick Burcombe, the co-creator of Sony Playstation's all-time classic, 'wipEout’. Table Top Racing: World Tour brings Playrise Digital's  pint-sized, powered-up combat-racer to a truly next gen audience for the first time." -playstation.com

Switch Galaxy Ultra (PS4/PS Vita).

Description: "Welcome to the fastest gaming experience on PlayStation® that’s loaded with content and features that will have you blazing across the galaxy at breakneck speeds. Weave your way past obstacles and enemies as you travel across the galaxy collecting the highly prized Tantalum for Dakur Technology." -playstation.com

Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 (PS3)

Description: "Capcom presents the next evolution in retro side-scrolling action with Bionic Commando Rearmed 2. Equipped with his famous bionic arm, Nathan "Rad" Spencer swings back into action in order to stop General Sabio from launching a deadly missile strike. Swing, leap, and shoot your way through lush new environments as you encounter countless enemies and huge bosses throughout the island of Papagaya.Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 takes platforming action back to its 2D roots, but with a slew of modern day upgrades like vibrant, cutting edge visuals and a brand new retro-remixed soundtrack. New features such as the bio-vision scanner, customizable arm components, and character upgrades will take "Rad" Spencer's abilities to the next level!" -playstation.com

LocoRoco Cocoreccho! (PS3)

Description: "All new LocoRoco™ game exclusively for PS3™! Play as a butterfly and guide the cute little LocoRoco to safety. The LocoRocos respond to the environment, interact with each other, and sing along to the music. Running at 1080p, LocoRoco™ Cocoreccho! brings all new gameplay, use of the SIXAXIS™ wireless controller technology, mini-games, and online rankings." -playstation.com

God of War: Ghost of Sparta (PS Vita)

Description: "Set in the realm of Greek mythology, God of War®: Ghost of Sparta is a single-player game that allows players to take on the powerful role of Spartan warrior Kratos. This new adventure picks up after God of War® concludes, telling the story of Kratos’ ascension to power as the God of War®. In his quest to rid himself of the nightmares that haunt him, Kratos must embark on a journey that will reveal the origins of lost worlds, and finally answer long-awaited questions about his dark past. Armed with the deadly chained Blades of Athena, he will have to overcome armies of mythological monsters, legions of undead soldiers, and amazingly dangerous and brutal landscapes throughout his merciless quest." -playstation.com

That's it for this month, what do you think of the free games for Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus? Sound off in the comments and check back next month for a new list!

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