DLC - News

June2012

  • News 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

    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

    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

    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

    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 Now You Can Dress Your SoulCalibur V Characters in Bridal Outfits

    Fanfiction fodder

    SoulCalibur V has been supported by a steady stream of downloadable content since release, but this new wedding pack is the most noteworthy expansion yet. Available now from the PlayStation Store for £1.99 / $2.99, the content allows you to live out your wildest fantasies – such as walking down the aisle with Seung Mina, and...

  • News 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

    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

    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

    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

  • News Marvel Pinball Avengers DLC Nudges PSN Next Week

    Saving the world one ball at a time

    The Avengers will once again assemble in digital pinball format on the PlayStation Network next week. Steel ball wizards Zen Studios has announced that the eagerly awaited Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles expansion will launch on Sony’s digital storefront on 19th June in North America. We’re guessing...

  • Rumour Mass Effect 3 DLC Takes the Fight to Earth

    Backyard battle

    It looks like BioWare has a traitor amongst its ranks. A super secretive Reddit tipster, who’s already accurately leaked every Mass Effect 3 DLC pack, has returned with another glimpse at the future. The poster has revealed that the space opera’s next expansion pack will add Earth-based levels to the divisive multiplayer...

  • News Zen Studios' First PopCap Pinball Table Launching Soon

    Plants vs. Pinball

    Hungarian developer Zen Studios may be working on a cavalcade of other properties – including the exciting looking KickBeat for Vita – but it has not forgotten about its most important title: Zen Pinball. With the sequel to the well-supported simulation on the horizon, the developer has announced that its first collaboration...

  • News New Escape Plan DLC Visits the Asylum

    Gruesome twosome

    One of the PlayStation Vita’s most enjoyable launch titles Escape Plan is set to expand a little further in the coming weeks. On the back of its most recent patch and expansion, developer Fun Bits Interactive has announced a new DLC pack named The Asylum. The premium content promises to add 18 brand new stages to the puzzler, in...

  • News Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Scores Snoop Dogg Arena

    Doggy dogg world

    In perhaps the most baffling announcement of E3, Namco Bandai has announced that famous rapper Snoop Dogg will make a cameo appearance in Tekken Tag Tournament 2. The Doggfather of Hip-Hop will be found perched on a golden throne in the background of an arena based on the musician. The stage will be available early to anyone that...

  • News Assassin's Creed III Snags Exclusive Missions on PS3

    Ignite the revolution

    Sony dedicated a huge chunk of its press conference to the Assassin’s Creed franchise last night. As such, it's not especially surprising to learn that the PlayStation 3 version of Assassin’s Creed III will launch with exclusive single-player content, unavailable on any other platform. It’s unclear what the content will...

  • News LittleBigPlanet 2 DLC Transforms Vita into a DualShock 3

    Wii who?

    You didn't think Sony was going to let Microsoft and Nintendo enjoy all the secondary screen excitement did you? During the PlayStation press conference, Jack Tretton announced that a new DLC pack for LittleBigPlanet 2 will take advantage of the PlayStation Vita as an “enhanced” controller for PS3. The expansion pack will include a new...

  • News Battlefield 3: Armored Kill Attacks in September

    Suited and booted

    Another little snippet from EA this evening: the second Battlefield 3 expansion is set to release in September. Entitled Armored Kill, the DLC promises “all-out vehicle warfare on huge maps”. The first Battlefield 3 expansion, Close Quarters, is set to be released at some point this month, with a date likely to be announced...

May2012

  • News Skyrim's Dawnguard Expansion Goes Dark

    Trailer inside

    We’re pretty sure the flow of epic announcements isn’t going to stop until next week now. Bethesda’s the latest publisher to join the pre-E3 party, releasing the first trailer for Skyrim’s upcoming Dawnguard expansion pack. There’s all manner of goodness in the trailer, including a monologue that’s certain to get your...

  • News Daytona USA and Ridge Racer Smash Together

    We have no words

    Legendary SEGA arcade racer Daytona USA and Namco's Ridge Racer finally collide after years of taking separate racing lines, with Ridge Racer on Vita set to get the legendary Daytona Hornet as DLC. The car hits Japan on 6th June, alongside a song called Ridge Racer: Ridge Racer USA Mix, which we can only assume mashes up the famous...

  • News Mass Effect 3 Rebels with Free DLC

    Out next week

    After the controversy surrounding Mass Effect 3’s conclusion, BioWare sure is making all the right moves with its fanbase. It has announced a brand new multiplayer expansion pack, set for release later this month on PS3. Brilliantly, assuming you’ve got an online pass for the title, the DLC will be totally free. Entitled the...

  • News Sackboy Takes to the Stars in New LittleBigPlanet 2 DLC

    One giant leap for burlap

    Sackboy’s cross promotional potential continues to lavish us with awesome new downloadable outfits. The latest costume to hit the mascot’s ever expanding LittleBigPlanet 2 wardrobe comes courtesy of the recently released PS3 exclusive Starhawk. You’ll nab three new outfits as part of the minipack, each of which will...

  • News New Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Combatants Enter the Ring

    Free DLC

    Namco Bandai has revealed the first (and presumably last) batch of downloadable characters for the upcoming Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Challengers include the lovely Michelle, Angel, Ancient Ogre and Kunimitsu. The characters will be free for anyone that pre-orders the game, which is due to release in September. After a short window of...

  • News Free Max Payne 3 DLC Lets You Dress as a Gorilla

    Guerrilla warfare

    If you’re finding the sombre tone of Max Payne’s latest adventure a little bit overwhelming, know that Rockstar’s added something a little more playful to the PlayStation Store. Available for free right now is the Gorilla Warfare DLC pack, an addition which allows you to kit yourself out as a primate in multiplayer. Wearing...

  • News Lightning Strikes in Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

    Electric

    You’ll finally get the opportunity to experience the story of Final Fantasy XIII-2’s cover girl this week, when “Lightning’s Story: Requiem of the Goddess” arrives on the PlayStation Store. The downloadable episode sees the pink haired protagonist face off against Caius in a battle to the death. Win the fight and you’ll unlock...

  • News Gotham City Impostors Takes a Trip to Arkham Asylum

    Dress up

    For the record, this free new map for Gotham City Impostors doesn’t appear to have much to do with Rocksteady’s brilliant Batman: Arkham Asylum. Instead, it is simply a new location for people who think they’re Batman to shoot at people dressed as the Joker. Honestly, if you’re dressing like superheroes and it’s not fancy dress...

  • News Favourite Faces Return to Max Payne 3

    Nostalgic names

    Amongst the new faces (and haircuts) set to debut in the upcoming Max Payne 3, you might be craving the stability of something similar. That’s not a problem, as Rockstar has revealed the first details regarding the title’s Classic Character Pack. Available as part of the game’s Special Edition, the DLC adds eight beloved...

  • News Men in Black Costumes Invade LittleBigPlanet 2 This Week

    Looking good

    It seems corporate synergy within Sony is at an all time high under Kaz Hirai. Not content with the surprisingly nifty Men in Black location in PlayStation Home, developer Media Molecule has teamed up with Colombia Pictures to bring a brand new set of themed costumes into LittleBigPlanet 2. As part of this week’s PlayStation Store...

  • News Cool Down with Ghost Recon: Future Soldier's Arctic Strike DLC

    Chill pill

    Nowadays, developers don’t even bother to wait until their game has shipped before announcing DLC — take Ghost Recon: Future Soldier for example. The title may still be a couple of weeks away from release, but that’s not stopped Ubisoft from unveiling the tactical shooter’s first DLC pack. Due out on 3rd July, the $10 expansion...

  • News Harley Quinn Struts into Batman: Arkham City

    Payback's a... well, you know

    Batman: Arkham City developer Rocksteady aims to follow up that ending later this month, when it unleashes Harley Quinn’s Revenge on the PlayStation Store. The single-player DLC – due out on 29th May – promises over two hours of gameplay featuring both the caped crusader and his inquisitive sidekick. Are you ready...

  • News Reality Fighters Knows Exactly Who to Call

    Ghostbusters!

    Mr. Miyagi’s status as Reality Fighters’ primary 80s icon is in jeopardy, as Sony has announced plans to release new Ghostbusters themed content for the augmented reality brawler. The Ghostbusters Pack is set to release on 22nd May, and will include two brand new costumes based on the cult classic. Outfits include the traditional...

  • News LightBox Interactive Confirms Free Map Packs for Starhawk

    All of 'em

    In an age where DLC is hidden on discs and you need to enter lengthy codes in order to access online multiplayer, the idea of complimentary map packs is an utterly baffling one. But that’s exactly what developer LightBox Interactive intends to offer with its brand new PS3 exclusive shooter Starhawk. We’ll let gaffer Dylan Jobe deliver...

  • News New Modern Warfare 3 Maps Deployed on PS3 This Week

    Combat evolved

    Those of you still actively engaged in the art of shooting soldiers in the face will be pleased to learn that Activision is readying another Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 content drop for Elite subscribers on PS3 this week. The update will see the Sanctuary and Foundation maps added to the game. The former takes place in a monastery...

  • News Dawnguard Storms Skyrim Later This Year

    Content expansion on the way

    In an unexpected statement that would rival even the stealthiest of Rockstar reveals, Bethesda has announced that the first expansion pack for the brilliant The Elder Scrolls V: Skryim will be called Dawnguard. More details are expected to be shared at this year’s E3, with a summer release date hinted. Bethesda's...

  • News Rockstar Reveals DLC Roadmap for Max Payne 3

    Big plans

    As part of a statement released this afternoon, Rockstar’s revealed a robust schedule of post-release content for its upcoming Max Payne 3. New “multiplayer maps, modes, bursts, items, playable characters, challenges and more” are all set to release on PS3 throughout the coming months. The first DLC pack will arrive in June, and will...

April2012

  • Rumour Snow Elves to Feature in New Skyrim DLC

    The lion, the witch and the wardrobe

    Gamers are an intelligent bunch. When they’re not hunting for domain name registrations or poring over employee CVs, they’re picking apart game code to find references to future content. That’s exactly what one devoted Bethesda forum poster did with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s most recent patch — and...

  • News Become the Ultimate Ninja with Free Ninja Gaiden III DLC

    Masochist

    Ninja Gaiden III is so easy that our own blade-wielding beast Christopher Ingram managed to play through the game with his eyes closed. Or so we’re told. That’s not exactly a glowing endorsement for a franchise that prides itself on its difficulty, and so publisher Tecmo Koei has taken steps to rectify that issue. Now available for...

  • News StarDrone Extreme Scraps Premium Level Skip DLC

    Extremely generous

    Cast your mind back to our StarDrone Extreme review and you may recall us being a bit miffed at the game’s implementation of DLC. The Vita puzzle title essentially allowed you to skip difficult stages for £0.79 — an additional cost that felt a bit forced. Thankfully, developer Beatshapers has responded to the criticism and...

  • News Sackboy Plans an Escape on PSN This Week

    On the road to freedom

    Sackboy’s cross-marketing potential continues to lavish us with outstandingly adorable costumes this week, as new Escape Plan and Journey outfits are added to the animated hero’s LittleBigPlanet 2 wardrobe. If you pick up the Journey costume you’ll also score a themed sticker pack to go with it, allowing you to create...

  • News Kat Dresses Up for Gravity Rush Pre-Order DLC

    A lady in uniform

    Those that pre-order Sony’s upcoming topsy-turvy Vita exclusive Gravity Rush from “participating retailers” will get their hands on an extra ration of DLC for the main game. The Military Mission pack – which launched separately in Japan earlier in the year – includes a slick sergeant major costume for protagonist Kat, in...

  • News Test Your Might with Klassic Mortal Kombat Vita Kostumes

    Killer threads

    Mortal Kombat Vita will not only ship with the full original game and DLC shrunken down to pocket size – it’ll also add some, ahem, exclusive kontent of its own. Extras include Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 outfits for Ermac, Noob Saibot, Rain, Reptile, Smoke, Scorpion and Sub-Zero. There’ll also be some Mortal Kombat 2 themed...

  • News Harley Quinn Gets Her Revenge Next Month in Arkham City

    "Time to die, B-man"

    Harley Quinn isn’t particularly happy about... Wait, that’s probably a spoiler isn’t it? If you’ve already played Batman: Arkham City, then we probably don’t need to tell you what Harley Quinn’s upset about. What we do need to tell you is that she’ll get her revenge on 29th May, when Batman: Arkham City is updated...

  • News Activision Deploys "Content Collection #1" for MW3

    Patience is a virtue

    PlayStation 3 players without Call of Duty: Elite subscriptions can finally indulge in the first DLC drop for Modern Warfare 3. The drearily dubbed “Content Collection #1” is available now from the PlayStation Store for an eye-watering $14.99. To its credit the content does collate six new multiplayer maps and a pair of Spec...

  • News Rocksteady Teases New Batman: Arkham City DLC

    These boots are made for walkin'

    Rocksteady’s teased the imminent announcement of new Batman: Arkham City DLC with an image of Harley Quinn’s boots. Content starring the sultry jester has been rumoured for weeks after trophies for the expansion leaked online. We’re always ready for more Harley Quinn. Always.

  • News First SSX DLC Gets Tricky on 1st May

    Run DLC

    EA is pushing the deadly descents of its PS3 SSX reboot to the background, as it prepares a new batch of DLC based on 2001’s SSX Tricky. Due for release on 1st May, the "Mt. Eddie & Classic Characters Bundle Pack" will feature a new ultra-long course inspired by the “huge kickers” and “ridiculous grinds” of classic...

  • News Resident Evil 6 to Reload Mercenaries Mode

    Popping heads

    As if there was any doubt about its inclusion, Capcom has revealed a bunch of Resident Evil 6 pre-order bonuses which confirm the return of the brilliant score-attack mode, Mercenaries. There’ll be three additional maps available for those that pre-order, including the Rail Yard, Catacombs and High Seas Fortress. Unfortunately, each...

  • News Sleeping Dogs Awaken on 14th August

    Woof woof

    There may be numerous rumours swirling about the release date of Grand Theft Auto V, but nothing is set in stone just yet. We imagine Square Enix is hoping it stays that way, as it readies Sleeping Dogs for release on 14th August in North America. Don’t worry Europe – you’ll get your hands on the game a few days later on 17th August...

  • News Mass Effect 3 Resurges with Free DLC on 10th April

    Reaper the rewards

    Conversation may be fixated on Mass Effect 3’s controversial conclusion, but that’s not stopped BioWare from unveiling the title’s first multiplayer DLC. The Resurgence Pack – set for release on 10th April in North America and 11th April overseas – will inject a handful of new online content into the critically acclaimed...

  • News Don't Break the Bank with Free Payday: The Heist Update

    Handouts

    Payday: The Heist developer Overkill Software doesn’t want you to engage in illegal activity in order to afford the latest content for its co-operative PlayStation Network shooter. Instead it’s announced a free update, bundling presidential masks, an Overkill difficulty, and various other enhancements. The Clinton mask alone looks like...

  • News Fight for Your Life in New Uncharted 3 DLC

    Brand new battlefields

    If you’re a fan of Uncharted 3’s multiplayer offering, then this is probably the DLC you’ve been waiting for. While decent value, the Fortune Hunters’ Club has been padded out with some pretty uninspired content – but Naughty Dog’s ensuring that the season pass ends with a bang. The developer’s taken to the...

  • News Sink Your Teeth into New Amalur DLC This Month

    Tasty

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is to get its second full expansion pack this month. Entitled the “Teeth of Naros” (really!), the additional content will see players exploring the titular realm where they will "encounter the Kollossae, a devout race of giants, and uncover the mysteries of their faith”. The DLC will feature a brand new...

  • News Travel Down the Rabbit Hole with Wonderland DLC for LBP

    Curiouser and curiouser

    Sackboy’s wardrobe is soon to extend to quaint Victorian attire, as costumes based on Tim Burton’s 2010 Alice in Wonderland reboot make a very important date with LittleBigPlanet 2. The new DLC pack will include outfits for Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Red Queen, allowing you to create a perfectly mad...

  • News Conquer the Carnival with New MotorStorm RC DLC

    Roll up, roll up

    Have your remote controlled cars at the ready, because the carnival is coming to town. Evolution Studios has lifted the lid on MotorStorm RC’s latest expansion pack, which brings with it a slew of new festival themed tracks and a whopping 24 events for you to test your skills against. The pack bundles six new tracks in total, each...

  • News New Arkham City DLC Focuses on Robin and Harley Quinn

    Our favourite clown cosplay

    We’d pay good money to spend an extra couple of hours, er, investigating Batman: Arkham City’s interpretation of Harley Quinn. As such, we’re pretty excited to learn that developer Rocksteady has more DLC on the cards. While the content has yet to be confirmed by publisher Warner Bros, trophies for the pack have...

  • News Extend the Adventure of Escape Plan with Free DLC

    Vita's top title expands

    The escapades of Lil and Laarg are far from over. Sony has announced on the PlayStation Blog that Escape Plan will get its first content expansion on 10th April – and the content will be free. The downloadable pack, entitled Bakuki’s Lair, will add 19 new prequel levels to the touch intensive head scratcher that will...

March2012

  • News EA to Release Euro 2012 Expansion for FIFA 12

    International glory

    EA Sports has announced a paid expansion pack for FIFA 12 that will tie into this summer’s UEFA Euro 2012 international tournament. The DLC – due out on 24th April in Europe and North America – will cost £15.99 from the PlayStation Network. It will feature all 53 UEFA recognised international teams, in addition to all...

  • News Capcom Outlines DLC Schedule for Asura's Wrath

    Lots of content

    After yesterday’s brilliantly bonkers DLC trailer, we can't blame you for anticipating Capcom’s upcoming content expansions for Asura’s Wrath. Thankfully you won’t have to wait long, as the title's first downloadable episode has already released on the PlayStation Store for $1.99. But developer Cyber Connect 2’s not...

  • News Journey Content Confirmed for LittleBigPlanet 2

    Sackboy's on the move too

    If thatgamecompany’s epic Journey inspired you, then why not channel your creativity in LittleBigPlanet 2? Media Molecule’s announced a new Journey-inspired costume and sticker pack is headed to the Play Create Share platformer next month, allowing you to build your own emotional adventures. You can find out more about...

  • News Naughty Dog Teases New Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Maps

    Rusting corpses

    Fortune Hunters’ Club subscribers are still due one final piece of Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception DLC. It looks like that content will come in the form of two new maps, as evidenced by a couple of screenshots uploaded to developer Naughty Dog’s Flickr account. The new maps include the exotic Old Quarter and industrial...

  • News Pop Pills with Max Payne 3 Pre-order Bonus

    Payne killers

    Rockstar Games would like to reward your early interest in Max Payne 3 with a packet of pills. Not really of course, the “Pill Bottle” is simply an additional bonus offered to gamers who pre-order the upcoming third-person shooter before 15th April. The in-game item unlocks the ability to “carry extra painkillers”. As a result,...

  • News Kat Suits Up for New Gravity Rush DLC

    Yes, Miss

    It seems like Sony’s running through all of our fancy dress fantasies for Gravity Rush’s post-release content. If the topsy-turvy platformer’s recent cat suit content wasn’t enough to get you in a lather, then this week’s army outfit should do the trick. The DLC includes a new Special Forces get-up for protagonist Kat, two...

  • News Pre-order LittleBigPlanet Karting for Kevin Butler DLC

    VP of bonus content

    LittleBigPlanet Karting was only announced yesterday, but retailers are already vying for your pre-orders. Amazon.com is the first to make a convincing case, confirming that any pre-orders placed at the online retailer will be rewarded with an ex

  • Rumour Trademark Teases Dawnguard DLC for Skyrim

    Awaken, Dovahkiin

    The last we heard about Bethesda’s post-release plans for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the publisher indicated that we wouldn’t be seeing any additional content for a while. But a trademark filing posted by parent company Zenimax Media has indicated that the RPG’s first expansion might be closer than we expected. The...

  • News Saints Row: The Third Explains the Trouble with Clones

    Gat's back

    It’s probably telling that Saints Row: The Third’s latest DLC pack – which sees former series protagonist Johnny Gat brought back to life as a thirty-foot clone – seems a bit tame. Don’t get us wrong, we like the idea of gaining superpowers from drinking the Saints’ own brand of energy drink (Saints Flow for those curious),...

  • News Bayonetta Struts into Anarchy Reigns

    Hair she is

    Platinum Games’ pert protagonist Bayonetta is set to make a cameo in the upcoming arena brawler Anarchy Reigns. The sassy star will be made available for all those that pre-order the game (known as Max Anarchy overseas) ahead of its Japanese release. Publisher SEGA’s yet to share any gameplay details, but more information is expected...

  • News Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets Mass Effect 3 DLC

    Sure, why not?

    Good job Final Fantasy XIII-2 is all about time travel. The title’s already taken a trip into the past in order to steal Ezio’s robes, and now it’s preparing for a trip into the future too. Square Enix has announced that an upcoming DLC pack will see Mass Effect costumes integrated into the JRPG sequel. Protagonists Serah and...

  • News Tecmo Koei Sneaks Free DLC into Ninja Gaiden 3

    Palate cleanser

    If you’re still furious about Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken DLC plans, then here’s something to lighten your mood: publisher Tecmo Koei has announced that it is to release a batch of free DLC for the upcoming Ninja Gaiden III. Revealed in Famitsu magazine [via Andriasang], the post-release goodies will include two new...

  • News Capcom Spells Out Street Fighter X Tekken's DLC Plans

    Not all cheap

    Street Fighter X Tekken fans aren’t happy. Shortly after the game’s release, hackers uncovered that much of the title’s DLC content was already included on the disc. That led to outrage, causing fans to ponder why they must pay extra to gain access to content that’s already finished. There are legitimate reasons of course. Bad...

  • News Feast Your Eyes on Gravity Rush's DLC

    Kat suit

    While we wait desperately to play Gravity Rush – or Gravity Daze as it’s known overseas – Sony has revealed details about the game’s first DLC pack due for release in Japan next week. Dubbed the “Spy Volume”, the ¥400 set will include a cat suit costume for protagonist Kat, two side missions and two challenge missions. In order...

  • News Activision Dates New Modern Warfare 3 Content for PS3

    Paving the path to prestige

    There are physics degrees that are easier to understand than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s DLC release schedule. Activision’s somehow managed to lock the DLC behind so many exclusivity windows that we’ve given up trying to understand it all. First there’s the XBOX 360 window, then there’s the Call of Duty...

  • News SEGA Shifts Exclusive Yakuza: Dead Souls DLC from GAME

    No prizes for guessing why

    There’s a good chance you might have pre-ordered SEGA’s upcoming Yakuza: Dead Souls from GAME, seeing as the UK retailer had the exclusive on the game’s Densetsu DLC pack. The problem is, the troubled retailer has opted not to stock the spin-off title this week, meaning SEGA has had to transfer the bonus to other...

  • News MotorStorm RC Pro-AM DLC Launches Tomorrow

    Shove it

    If you’ve (somehow) already managed to clear MotorStorm RC’s lengthy campaign, then you might be excited to learn that the game’s set to get its first DLC pack tomorrow. The Pro-AM festival includes 16 new events set across four circuits, each designed around a skate-park theme. The PR reads: Get ready for huge ramps, banked corners...

  • News Touch My Katamari Scores Bizarre Pac-Man DLC

    Wacca wacca

    Touch My Katamari is not a conventional game, so the fact that Namco Bandai’s announced a bunch of Pac-Man DLC for the PS Vita launch title does not surprise us in the slightest. The additional mission features characters dressed as Pac-Man and the Ghosts, and sees you collecting power pellets and fruits from a maze like stage. As...

  • News Ridge Racer Vita Gets Idolmaster Cars

    Sexy wheels

    We know what you’re thinking: why can’t I drive a car with a hot anime girl emblazoned on the side? Well, in real-life you might get a few funny looks – but in Ridge Racer Vita it’s totally fine. In fact, it’s more than fine, because Namco Bandai has announced plans to release 13 Idolmaster themed car liveries for the game...

  • News Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Announced for June

    Practice your CQC

    The second major Battlefield 3 DLC pack is due in June, DICE has announced. Entitled Close Quarters, the expansion will bundle four maps, 10 weapons and, sadly, no vehicles – we suppose the title was chosen for a reason. DICE also announced that the game will get two more packs beyond its June expansion: Armour Kill and End Game...

  • News Final Fantasy XIII-2 to Grab Lightning DLC in May

    Oh and it lights up the night

    Final Fantasy XIII-2 will get a new DLC episode in May, publisher Square Enix has announced. As previously rumoured, the content will focus on the story of Lightning and her ongoing battle with antagonist Caius. According to Famitsu magazine [via Siliconera], the DLC will sport a slightly different battle system to the...

  • News Ridge Racer Hits North America on 13th March

    Free DLC too!

    While Japanese and European gamers are already enjoying Ridge Racer on their Vita systems, North American gamers have been patiently waiting for the game to make its appearance. Well the wait is almost over. Namco Bandai has just announced that Ridge Racer will now be released on 13th March in North America and the company is even...

  • News Domino's Pizza Speeds into MotorStorm RC

    Pepperoni please

    We've already established in our MotorStorm RC review that the downloadable racer is a tasty little ride, but it’s about to get a whole lot more scrumptious. Developer Evolution Studios has teamed up with Domino’s Pizza to bring a branded Supermini livery into the game. Domino’s Pizza's Nick Dutch said of the team-up: We...

February2012

  • News Mass Effect 3 Console Armour Comes with DLC

    Stretching EA's strategy

    Do you ever fear for your precious PlayStation 3? Are you worried it might get caught in the crossfire when the Reapers eventually arrive next month? Well worry not – EA’s got your console covered with this trendy set of armour based on Commander Shepard’s outfit from Mass Effect 3. Not only does the hub promise to...

  • News First Kingdoms of Amalur DLC Announced

    Kenan & Kel

    EA’s announced the first set of DLC for the recently released action RPG, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The expansion – named The Legend of Dead Kel – will launch on 20th March on the PlayStation Network. The pack will include a new area equivalent to approximately 15% of the main game world. Elsewhere, the DLC promises new items,...

  • News Gravity Rush to Score DLC in Japan

    Kataclysmic

    Japanese gamers have had a couple of weeks to mess around with Gravity Rush, but the fun doesn’t end there. Sony’s announced that it is planning to release three downloadable packs for the hotly anticipated title, each bundling a costume, two side missions and three challenge missions. They’ll cost ¥400 each. The first pack’s...

  • News Pre-order Sniper Elite V2 for Hitler Content

    Reich for the stars

    Rebellion’s hoping the draw of rewriting history will be enough to get you to register your interest Sniper Elite V2 before release. Anyone that pre-orders a copy of the 505 Games published title will get to put a bullet in the noggin of one of the world’s greatest dictators: Adolf Hitler. The bonus level – named...

  • News Saints Row: The Third Goes Twilight in New DLC

    Edward you believe it?

    When we were at high-school, the kid with ginger hair and pale skin was always the one that got laughed at. But since the emergence of the Twilight series – and more importantly, Edward Cullen – that same stereotype’s turned into the ultimate lady magnet. Nah, we don’t get it either, but apparently vampires are the new...

  • News Expect More Free Content to Come to Wipeout 2048

    Tools, tracks and more

    Wipeout 2048 is easily one of the best Vita launch games, but Sony Studios Liverpool intends to tighten it up further with future updates and downloadable content on the way. Lead designer Karl Jones spoke to Official PlayStation Magazine and cleared up his earlier comment that the game isn't a "one shot approach",...

  • News Assassin's Creed DLC Delves into the Mind of Subject 16

    Clinically insane

    Hands-up if you remember Subject 16 from Assassin’s Creed: Revelations? Hmm, not many of you. Let us give you another clue: he was the nut-job that kept pestering modern day protagonist Desmond. Yeah, that’s the one. Why is he important? Because he’s back. And no, not in Pog form, but as DLC accidentally outed by UK retailer...

  • News FIFA 12 Scores Free January Transfer Update

    Scholesy's back

    EA’s updated FIFA 12’s squad and player roster in order to reflect the changes made during this year’s January transfer window. The update – enabled by loading up a Head-to-Head seasons match – includes Gary Cahill’s switch to Chelsea, Louis Saha’s transfer to Everton and Bobby Zamora’s arrival at QPR. The update also...

  • News Co-Op Shade Survival Mode Sloping into Uncharted 3

    Emerging from the shadows

    Naughty Dog’s announced a new co-operative mode for its PS3 exclusive blockbuster, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Unfortunately, beyond the name – Shade Survival – and an infuriatingly cryptic screenshot, the developer’s failed to share any specific details about the addition. Joystiq hypothesises that the mode...

  • News Saints Row: The Third Sends Gangstas into Space

    Keeping it classy

    If you can’t get enough of Saints Row: The Third’s general wackiness and potty humour, then THQ’s got a treat for you; the open-world title’s latest DLC pack, Gangstas in Space, is set to take off next week on the PlayStation Store for $6.99. The content revolves around the Boss and new character Jenny Jaros who attempt to...

  • News Skyrim DLC Model to be Different to Fallout 3

    Less quantity, greater quality

    Bethesda’s aiming to rein in the amount of DLC it produces for PlayStation 3 mega RPG, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, with the hope of increasing each pack’s overall quality. Speaking to Kotaku, studio gaffer Todd Howard warned that fans should not expect the same rapid-fire DLC approach employed by the team's...

  • News Ryu Dragon Punches His Way into Asura's Wrath

    Shoryuken

    Capcom’s going crossover crazy at the moment. Not content with combining the universes of Street Fighter and Tekken, it’s also announced a nifty little DLC pack for Asura’s Wrath that adds karate king, Ryu, to the fold. While the Japanese publisher’s being coy about specific details, a single screenshot shows Asura facing off...

  • News Assassin's Creed: Revelations to Get Desmond DLC

    More Nolan North

    Looks like Ubisoft has a fresh batch of single-player DLC in development for Assassin’s Creed: Revelations. A new set of achievements – uncovered by, erm, XBOX360A – references block-based platforming, suggesting there’s more modern day Desmond content on the cards. Naturally, no release date or pricing for the downloadable...

  • News New Uncharted 3 DLC Puts You in the Shoes of the Villains

    Unleash your dark side

    Following the release of Uncharted 3’s latest title update yesterday, Naughty Dog’s revealed the game’s next batch of DLC. In addition to a bunch of new skins, the developer’s also announced the Fort co-op adventure pack, which marks the first time in the series that you’ll be able to play as the game’s villains. Favourites Zoran Lazarević, Eddy Raja and Harry..

  • News Epic Quest Adds Loot to Zen Pinball

    +6 HP

    You have to admire developer Zen Studios for its commitment to expansion. Zen Pinball has been available on the PlayStation Store for almost three years now, and it’s still playing host to some great DLC. What’s even more incredible is that with each new download, the developer’s ambitions get that little bit greater. Take the latest...

  • News First Modern Warfare 3 Maps Hit PS3 This Month

    Bang for your buck

    Microsoft’s irritating exclusivity period is over, and Activision’s taken to the PlayStation Blog to confirm that Call Of Duty: Elite subscribers will get their first taste of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC before the month is out. As previously announced, the DLC will bundle two multiplayer maps named Liberation and...

  • News Square Enix Teases Additional Final Fantasy XIII-2 Episodes

    Snow joke

    Lightning strikes twice: that much we already know. But it sounds like publisher Square Enix has much bigger plans for Final Fantasy XIII-2’s post release content in mind – with the return of several other familiar faces teased by the Japanese publisher. According to director Motomu Toriyama and producer Yoshinori Kitase, chatting in...

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