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News: Try to Understand Call of Duty's Latest Content Drop

Try to Understand Call of Duty's Latest Content Drop

Quantum conundrum

Soon you’ll be able to earn a diploma in Call of Duty’s unnecessarily complex DLC schedule at your nearest university or college. Activision has decided that its current mesh of timed exclusivity windows and premium subscriptions is simply too complicated for the average gamer to understand. You’ll be able enrol on the course...

News: New DLC Adds the Peking Man to Tokyo Jungle

New DLC Adds the Peking Man to Tokyo Jungle

Er, what?

Just when you thought Sony’s post-apocalyptic animal adventure Tokyo Jungle couldn’t possibly get any crazier, the platform holder has announced that you can now play as the Peking Man. Humanity’s oldest ancestor is available to download for just ¥200. Stump up the cash and the playable character will be added to Tokyo Jungle’s...

News: Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC Brings the Chill on 17th July

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC Brings the Chill on 17th July

Stay frosty

After a short delay, Ubisoft has announced that the first Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC will arrive on 17th July in North America. The pack – entitled Arctic Strike – will augment three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer mode named “Stockade”, and a whole bunch of extra weapons for your near-future needs. The pack will...

News: Latest Mass Effect 3 DLC Takes a Tour of the Earth

Latest Mass Effect 3 DLC Takes a Tour of the Earth

Homecoming

You won’t need to crack open Mass Effect 3’s code in order to extract the details about its latest DLC pack, because BioWare has done all of the hard work for you. The developer has announced that a new Earth-themed multiplayer expansion will launch on 17th July in North America and 18th July in Europe. It'll boast three new m

News: Mass Effect 3 Voice Actor Confirms Leviathan DLC

Mass Effect 3 Voice Actor Confirms Leviathan DLC

Geth a load of that

It turns out that the hackers who extracted hidden information about a character called Leviathan from the Extended Cut of Mass Effect 3 were right on the money. Chatting with Eurogamer.net, voice actor Anthony Skordi has confirmed that the Reaper is set to be introduced in an upcoming DLC pack. According to Skor

News: LittleBigPlanet 2 Limbers Up for the Olympic Games

LittleBigPlanet 2 Limbers Up for the Olympic Games

Going for gold

With Sackboy’s summer holiday now a distant memory, it’s time for the real work to begin. Sony has announced a brand new batch of costumes for LittleBigPlanet 2, dressing the woolly winner in a variety of Olympic outfits. Pick up the pack and you’ll be able to properly prepare the cutesy competitor for a range of events,...

News: On-Disc Street Fighter X Tekken DLC Launches This Month

On-Disc Street Fighter X Tekken DLC Launches This Month

Unlock code

You’ll finally be able to stump up the cash for Street Fighter X Tekken’s controversial 100kb download key this month, unlocking the additional 12 characters already stored on the game’s retail disc. The DLC had originally been scheduled for release after the Vita version, but it looks like Capcom has buckled under the pressure of...

News: Don't Worry, There Will Be More Gran Turismo 5 DLC

Don't Worry, There Will Be More Gran Turismo 5 DLC

Leisurely drive

Gran Turismo 5 is easily the most frequently updated game in the industry. Despite being released way back in 2010, it remains relevant today – if not more so. But just in case you were worried that the latest batch of DLC would be the last, series honcho Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed that there’s plenty more in the pipeline...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Grinds Out $5 DLC

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Grinds Out $5 DLC

Shove it

Activision’s upcoming Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will not be a complete celebration of the classic skateboarding series unless you stump up $5 for additional DLC. The publisher has revealed that around a month after release, an expansion pack will implement selected content from Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3. It’s unclear what will be...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Officially Returns to Nuketown

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Officially Returns to Nuketown

Not the nicest neighbourhood

Activision has confirmed that an updated version of its popular Nuketown map will be doled out to those that pre-order the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 from participating retailers. “Nuketown was a blast to play before," explained Treyarch head Mark Lamia. “We're excited about the re-imagined Nuketown 2025 in...

News: Ghost Recon: Future Soldier's Arctic Strike DLC Gets Cold Feet

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier's Arctic Strike DLC Gets Cold Feet

On the back burner

Much like the oft-delayed tactical shooter itself, Ubisoft has pushed back Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s first DLC pack Arctic Strike. The expansion was originally scheduled to release on 3rd July, but publisher Ubisoft cited “polish” as the reason for the setback. The pack will now deploy in late July, with an exact...

News: Battlefield 3 Premium Exceeds 800,000 Subscriptions

Battlefield 3 Premium Exceeds 800,000 Subscriptions

Splash damage

More than 800,000 players signed up to Battlefield 3’s Premium subscription tier within two weeks of the package being available, EA has announced. Chatting with USA Today, EA Games chief Patrick Soderlund explained that the service had already exceeded the publisher’s expectations. “We are very pleased with the performance so...

News: MercurySteam Rues Rushed Castlevania: Lords of Shadow DLC

MercurySteam Rues Rushed Castlevania: Lords of Shadow DLC

Surprise success

If you haven’t played Castlevania: Lords of Shadow’s poorly received downloadable content, then developer MercurySteam would rather you didn’t. Chatting candidly with Gameranx, producer David Cox explained that the content was rushed after the game’s encouraging retail performance. He said: The problem was that the game's...

Rumour: Mass Effect 3 DLC Details Extracted from Extended Cut

Mass Effect 3 DLC Details Extracted from Extended Cut

Between the lines

It was only yesterday that Mass Effect 3 producer Mike Gamble teased the impending arrival of additional single-player DLC for the popular space opera. But rather than patiently wait for the developer to officially share additional information, hackers have taken it upon themselves to crack open the recently released Extended Cut...

News: Nuketown Explodes into Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Nuketown Explodes into Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Explosive territory

Chances are if you only know the name of one Call of Duty multiplayer map, it’ll be Nuketown. The popular Call of Duty: Black Ops layout has an immense following, and looks set to make a return appearance in the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. According to information obtained from a variety of retail sources, the map will...

News: Max Payne 3 Serves Up Local Justice on 3rd July

Max Payne 3 Serves Up Local Justice on 3rd July

Behind bars

Rockstar’s popular sequel Max Payne 3 will get its first dose of DLC on 3rd July, the company has announced. The Local Justice pack will add a host of fresh content to the multiplayer component of the third-person shooter, including three new maps and a handful of new weapons and character customisation options. In response to missing...

News: Mass Effect 3 Producer Teases Plenty More DLC

Mass Effect 3 Producer Teases Plenty More DLC

Play beyond

If you felt that Mass Effect 3’s recently released Extended Cut DLC wrapped things up nicely, then you might be keen to know what’s next the for the mammoth space adventure. Thankfully, producer Mike Gamble has taken to Twitter to confirm that there’s plenty more content on the horizon. Chatting on the micro-blogging website,...

News: Buddy Up with Spec Ops: The Line's Free Co-Op DLC

Buddy Up with Spec Ops: The Line's Free Co-Op DLC

Two's company

2K Games is eschewing costly industry trends with the upcoming Spec Ops: The Line, announcing a free co-op update set to release in August. The download will implement objective based multiplayer scenarios into the tropical shooter that will help to expand upon some of the events from the single-player campaign. Four missions will be...

News: Warm Up with the LittleBigPlanet 2 Summer Creator's Kit

Warm Up with the LittleBigPlanet 2 Summer Creator's Kit

We're all going on a summer holiday

While the weather is never guaranteed here in the UK, at least you can depend on the sun shining in LittleBigPlanet 2. Media Molecule has announced a brand new limited edition DLC pack designed to celebrate the summer, which features a batch of new stickers, objects, decorations and materials. The pack will cost...