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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...

News: New DLC Races into Gran Turismo 5 This Week

New DLC Races into Gran Turismo 5 This Week

On track

If you’re one of those people that absolutely refuses to remove Gran Turismo 5 from your PS3’s disc drive, then you might be excited to learn that the already enormous simulation racer is set to get a little bit bigger this week. Sony has announced two new DLC packs for the popular exclusive, spanning the Twin Ring Motegi Pack and Scion...

News: Sonic the Hedgehog Leaps into Super Monkey Ball Vita

Sonic the Hedgehog Leaps into Super Monkey Ball Vita

Yeah, not bad

SEGA has announced the first DLC pack for PlayStation Vita title Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz in Japan. The free “Sonic Pack” will reward you with a statue of the blue blur which can be incorporated into custom stages using the game’s level editor. The peculiar primate puzzler is set to release overseas later this year.

News: Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut Concludes the Trilogy Next Week

Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut Concludes the Trilogy Next Week

Deleted scenes

Those of you offended by Mass Effect 3’s original conclusion will finally get closure next week, when the hotly anticipated Extended Cut DLC pack lands on the US PlayStation Store on 26th June. European players will have an additional week to prepare for the true ending, as the content will not arrive overseas until 4th July. The...

News: Latest Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection Deployed on PS3

Latest Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection Deployed on PS3

En route

You need a degree to understand the intricacies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s DLC schedule, but we’ll try to keep things as straightforward as possible: the shooter’s latest Content Collection is now available from the PlayStation Store. The latest deployment bundles a bevy of content, including two Face Off maps, one...

News: Enhance Your Tokyo Jungle Experience with Animal DLC

Enhance Your Tokyo Jungle Experience with Animal DLC

Cute and cuddly

If you’re getting tired of the pre-packaged menagerie included with Sony’s quirky Tokyo Jungle, then you might be excited to learn about the title’s robust DLC plans. Starting from today in Japan, you’ll be able to add a Silky Terrier to your eclectic playable animal collection. Then, on 28th June, you’ll be able to pick up...

News: Team Ninja Rules Out Dead or Alive 5 Character DLC

Team Ninja Rules Out Dead or Alive 5 Character DLC

What you see is what you get

Team Ninja has ruled out the possibility of new characters being added to Dead or Alive 5 post-release. Studio head Yosuke Hayashi explained that he believes the practice causes issues with the game’s balance – a feature which is essential to any fighter. Chatting with VideoGamer.com, Hayashi said: Even with over...

News: New WipEout 2048 DLC Races onto PSN This Week

New WipEout 2048 DLC Races onto PSN This Week

Start your engines

As suspected, Sony has announced the first batch of DLC for Vita launch title WipEout 2048. The content – which is set to release later this week on the PlayStation Store – will include new tracks, vehicles and events based on the PlayStation 3’s WipEout HD Fury. In total, two new DLC packs will be made available. The first...

News: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance DLC Plans Teased

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance DLC Plans Teased

War never changes

Raiden might not be the only playable character in Platinum Games’ upcoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In an interview with GameTrailers, producer Yuji Korekado explained that the developer is planning DLC for the slash-heavy spin-off that will “maybe let you play as a different character or experience different types of...

News: WipEout 2048 DLC Lingers on the Horizon

WipEout 2048 DLC Lingers on the Horizon

Hairpin bend

There’s something big around the corner, according to WipEout 2048’s official Twitter account. Developer Studio Liverpool’s keeping schtum about what that new arrival might entail, but an updated trophy list for the Vita launch title suggests we might be about to get showered with DLC. The refreshed list of digital trinkets...

News: Escape Plan's Asylum DLC Costs 25 Cents

Escape Plan's Asylum DLC Costs 25 Cents

Seriously

Update: The price has now been corrected to $0.25. The original story follows. When developer Fun Bits Interactive announced Escape Plan’s first full DLC pack during E3 last week, it promised the content would launch with a novelty promotional price-point. Following up on the PlayStation Blog this afternoon, the devel