DLC - News

August2012

  • News 007 Legends Scoops Nostalgic Pre-Order Bonuses

    Live and let buy

    Activision has revealed the handful of pre-order bonuses set to accompany 007 Legends onto store shelves later this year. Register your interest in the throwback shooter at Amazon and you’ll net the Nemesis Pack, which will augment your game’s multiplayer component with playable villains Jaws and Baron Samedi. Meanwhile,...

  • News Who Fancies Some Lumines: Electronic Symphony DLC?

    Raises hand

    Q Entertainment would love to make some DLC for Vita launch title Lumines: Electronic Symphony. Sadly, it doesn’t sound like publisher Ubisoft shares its enthusiasm. As such, the studio's taken to Facebook to drum up some interest in the hypothetical expansion. "Who wants some DLC?" the company asked on its p

  • News Latest Uncharted 3 Patch Adds Tournaments and More

    Impressive stuff

    Naughty Dog’s announced a gigantic patch for Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception’s multiplayer component. The update – memorably dubbed version 1.13 – includes over 137 pieces of DLC, various gameplay fixes, and a new Tournaments mode. That’s all in addition to over 50 PlayStation Network Trophies. It's set to release later...

  • News Rocksmith Drops the Bass on 14th August

    Slapping up a storm

    Budding musicians will get the opportunity to unleash their inner Les Claypool on 14th August, when Ubisoft adds bass to its PS3 training tool, Rocksmith. The $30 expansion promises to help beginner bassists to "improve their skills like 2-finger plucking, slapping, and popping with dedicated bass technique challenges, tutorial...

  • News There's Also a New Weapons Pack Firing into Mass Effect 3

    Posh pieces

    The focus may have been on Mass Effect 3’s new single-player DLC during EA’s Summer Showcase last night, but developer BioWare’s also got some fresh new weapons in the pipeline. The no-nonsense Firefight Pack will augment your intergalactic arsenal with "two powerful new weapons and five bonus weapons" for use in Shepard’s...

  • News Skyrim's Dawnguard DLC "Unsatisfactory" on PS3

    Long wait ahead

    Most developers have come to terms with the PlayStation 3’s unique architecture. Unlike at the start of the generation, it's now rare for a multiplatform title to perform significantly worse on Sony’s black box of tricks – but Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim remains a notable exception. The title launched in a...

  • News New Mass Effect 3 DLC Explores the Reapers' Origins

    Liara you excited?

    As promised, EA has revealed the first details about Mass Effect 3’s first full DLC expansion pack. Dubbed Leviathan, the single-player add-on promises to expand upon the events of the main campaign with “gripping and emotional storytelling, compelling new characters, powerful weapons and unique upgrades”. By playing the...

  • News Next Modern Warfare 3 Content Drop Scheduled

    Elite only

    We’re still struggling to wrap our collective heads around Activision’s baffling Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC schedule, but at least we can confirm that the next batch of content for Elite subscribers is due out on PS3 on 16th August. The content drop includes a handful of new multiplayer goodies, including maps set on a...

July2012

  • News Escape Plan Goes Underground with New DLC Pack

    All aboard

    Escape Plan is getting a cargo-load of new content today. Developer Fun Bits Interactive has announced a new DLC pack for the macabre exclusive, which sees protagonists Lil and Laarg heading underground in search of an escape. The pack includes 21 new challenges, four fresh outfits and a handful of extra Trophies to unlock. It’ll set...

  • News Fourth Battlefield 3 DLC Pack Deals with Earthquake Aftermath

    On shaky ground

    Battlefield 3’s fourth DLC pack, Aftermath, will transport soldiers to the hazardous post-earthquake landscape of Tehran, publisher EA has announced. The add-on will feature four new maps set in the aforementioned location, alongside a bevy of new vehicles and a brand new game mode. There’ll also be a handful of new Trophies and...

  • News Quantum Conundrum Gets Double Dose of DLC

    Brain training

    Kim Swift’s excellent first-person puzzle adventure Quantum Conundrum is set to double down on DLC this summer, publisher Square Enix has announced. Both the Desmond Debacle and IKE-aramba! packs will be made available later this year for $2.99 apiece. The Desmond Debacle will arrive on Sony’s digital storefront on 14th August in...

  • News Be the Belle of Craftverse with LBP2's Disney Princesses Pack

    Prom queen

    Sackboy is back to tear your masculinity into tatters. Starting this week on the PlayStation Store you’ll be able to kit out your burlap buddy in an array of Disney princess costumes. The first pack for LittleBigPlanet 2 will include Aurora, Cinderella, Jasmine and Snow White. You’ll then be able to pick up Belle, Tiana, Rapunzel and...

  • News Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Pre-Order Bonus Goes Eighties

    You've got the touch

    Picture the scene: it’s 1986 and you’re listening to Madonna’s True Blue on a Sony Walkman. Behind your hair sprayed head is an image of Optimus Prime – the very same character you’ll be able to play as if you pre-order a copy of High Moon Studios' upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron from UK retailer GAME. The...

  • News Ubisoft Is Building a New Team for Assassin's Creed DLC

    Big plans, then

    Looks like Ubisoft is not thinking small with its post-release plans for Assassin’s Creed III. A thank you message sent out to GameStop employees notes that the publisher is in the process of setting up a “complementary development” team to create DLC for the historical blockbuster. The message adds that a Season Pass service...

  • News Gearbox Begins Work on Free Borderlands 2 DLC

    Bag some swag

    Borderlands 2 is content complete. The Gearbox developed first-person shooter has been sent off to certification and testing ahead of its September release date. That means, aside from various bug fixes and balance tweaks, it's ready for public consumption. But instead of sitting around twiddling its fingers, Gearbox is now switching...

  • News The Salaryman Is the Latest Wild Animal to Join Tokyo Jungle

    Slave to the wage

    The bleak, post-apocalyptic landscape of Tokyo Jungle is infested with nefarious wildlife such as hyenas, dinosaurs, and now... Salarymen. Following on from last week’s primeval Peking Man DLC, publisher Sony has announced that it will release the playable workaholic back into its natural habitat for the princely sum of ¥200...

  • News Massive Uncharted 3 Patch Arriving Mid-August

    'It’s not a unicorn, it’s Godzilla'

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is one of PS3's must-have, gold-standard titles, but that doesn't mean that developer Naughty Dog isn't still striving to improve it and give us even more to enjoy. The studio's Eric Monacelli has posted a new blog post promising that the update will offer major improvements to...

  • News Swimwear DLC When You Pre-Order Tekken Tag Tournament 2

    Pandas in speedos

    Namco Bandai has announced that those who pre-order Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will receive the the 'Big Bikini Bundle' DLC package, which includes over 100 swimming costumes for your fighters to adorn. Series producer, Katsuhiro Harada, confirmed via his Twitter account that this will include all playable characters on the roster,...

  • News 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...

June2012

  • News 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

    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

    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...

  • News Get a Taste for Local Justice in New Max Payne 3 DLC Trailer

    Banged up

    Local justice might sound like a delicate means of reprimanding miscreants, but it’s actually nothing of the sort. Rockstar Games has released a brand new trailer honing in on the recently announced Max Payne 3 DLC pack, and it focuses much more prominently on gun shots than stern telling offs. You’ll be able to grab the expansion...

  • Rumour 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...

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  • 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...

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