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News: This Is What Happens When Vikings Relax

This Is What Happens When Vikings Relax

Hairy holiday

Vikings don’t head to the seaside and sip on piña coladas when they want to relax. Instead, they do much the same as they would on a normal day – attack each other. The twist is that they embark on this antagonistic pastime in brand new locations, such as on golf courses, cruise ships, and, er, giant chess boards. Of course,...

News: Dead Space 3 Resource Farming Glitch Won't Be Patched

Dead Space 3 Resource Farming Glitch Won't Be Patched

Dry paint

Dead Space 3 allows you to spend real money to upgrade your weapons – but you don’t necessarily need to engage in the shady practice to unlock the ultimate Plasma Cutter. An exploit discovered by the fine folks at GameFront allows you to farm as many resources as you like – and it’s unlikely to get patched, according to publisher...

News: Aliens: Colonial Marines Goes on a Bug Hunt in March

Aliens: Colonial Marines Goes on a Bug Hunt in March

Squelch

Aliens: Colonial Marines will allow you to relive your youth next month. However, this time you won’t be burning ants with a magnifying glass – you’ll be pumping giant insects full of lead. SEGA has revealed that the first of Gearbox’s imminent extraterrestrial eviscerator’s expansion packs, ‘Bug Hunt’, will deploy in March,...

News: Assassin's Creed III Ends King Washington's Reign in April

Assassin's Creed III Ends King Washington's Reign in April

Maniacal monarch

King Washington’s tyrannically reign will come to a climatic conclusion in time for summer, publisher Ubisoft has confirmed. The final episode in the tantalising trilogy of Assassin’s Creed III add-on packs will arrive on 23rd April, with the second entry launching on 19th March. As previously confirmed, the debut pack will...

News: Dead Space 3 Awakens with Post-Release DLC

Dead Space 3 Awakens with Post-Release DLC

One eye open

Dead Space 3 has barely had time to spook the store shelves it's sitting on, but that’s not stopped publisher EA Games from announcing that there’s more content lurking on the horizon. Following on from last week’s tease, the company has confirmed that the ‘Awakened’ DLC pack will haunt the PlayStation Store next month...

News: Konami Augmenting Metal Gear Rising with Exclusive DLC

Konami Augmenting Metal Gear Rising with Exclusive DLC

Virtual reality

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance may be steering Konami’s classic stealth series in a more action oriented direction, but it refuses to overlook the mainstays from the legendary franchise. As such, the publisher has confirmed that, like its predecessors, the title will boast a slew of VR missions – and many of these will be...

News: Zen Pinball 2 Finds the Force, Loses It Again

Zen Pinball 2 Finds the Force, Loses It Again

Into the garbage chute

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, developer Zen Studios revealed that it was working on a new batch of Star Wars themed tables for its free PlayStation 3 and Vita application Zen Pinball 2 – but the announcement was yanked faster than the Millennium Falcon in hyperspace. Still, there’s nothing stopping us from...

News: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Expands from 12th February

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Expands from 12th February

Fashionably late

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s long-overdue DLC will finally stumble onto the PlayStation 3 in North America this month. The first pack, Dragonborn, will arrive on 12th February, and will be followed by Hearthfire on 19th February and Dawnguard on 26th February. There’s no word on a European release just yet, but publisher...

News: Killzone: Mercenary Pre-orders Unlock Blackjack's Briefcase

Killzone: Mercenary Pre-orders Unlock Blackjack's Briefcase

Elite enhancements

If you’re eager to earn an early advantage on the battlefield, then you might want to consider pre-ordering your copy of Killzone: Mercenary. Online retailer Amazon.com has revealed that by registering your interest in the upcoming first-person shooter, you'll unlock Blackjack’s Briefcase, which boasts some beefy bonuses...

News: Additional Content Disturbing Dead Space 3 Soon

Additional Content Disturbing Dead Space 3 Soon

Hold onto your disc

It looks like Dead Space 3’s jump scares will not conclude once you reach the solace of the title’s credits, because developer Visceral Games is currently working on a slice of post-release content for the survival horror shooter. Steve Papoutsis, the game’s producer, revealed the news in an official EA blog post. “The...

News: Assassin's Creed III Crowns King Washington Next Month

Assassin's Creed III Crowns King Washington Next Month

Behold the Lord High Executioner

Assassin’s Creed III’s intriguing alternate history add-on pack The Tyranny of King Washington will receive its first instalment on 19th February in North America and 20th February in Europe, publisher Ubisoft has announced. The debut episode – dubbed ‘The Infamy’ – will depict the events directly after...

Talking Point: What's the Big Deal with Microtransactions?

What's the Big Deal with Microtransactions?

Spend a penny

Dead Space 3 will allow you to enhance your arsenal in a more efficient manner by spending real money. As reported earlier today, if you lack the sufficient salvage for a specific upgrade, the game will direct you to the PlayStation Store where you’ll be able to purchase more for an undisclosed fee. Apparently, there will be a...

News: DmC: Devil May Cry Grows Its Hair Back from 29th January

DmC: Devil May Cry Grows Its Hair Back from 29th January

Keep your wig on

Those of you furious with Dante’s taste in fashion will be able to augment your copy of DmC: Devil May Cry with some classic threads next week. Capcom has announced that the demon slayer’s previously revealed costume pack will terrorise the PlayStation Store from 29th January in North America and 30th January in E

News: Dead Space 3 Will Let You Buy Better Weapons with Real Money

Dead Space 3 Will Let You Buy Better Weapons with Real Money

Nickel and dime

No one can hear you scream in space – unless you’ve got a big enough bank balance, of course. Reporting from a recent hands-on session, Eurogamer.net has revealed that Dead Space 3 will allow you to upgrade your weapons via voluntary microtransactions. You'll be given the option to pay your way out of trouble when you don't have...

News: No Prizes for Guessing What DmC's First Expansion Features

No Prizes for Guessing What DmC's First Expansion Features

In a lather

It was inevitable, wasn’t it? Capcom has revealed DmC: Devil May Cry’s first costume pack on its Japanese website, and it includes a skin that brings back protagonist Dante’s less controversial looks. For the grand sum of ¥400, you’ll be able to reunite the potty-mouthed hero with his signature red jacket and silky silver locks...

News: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC Travels to PS3 in February

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC Travels to PS3 in February

Sound the trumpets

It’s been a long, laborious journey, but The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s DLC will finally arrive on PlayStation 3 in February. Bethesda confirmed the glad tidings in a PlayStation Blog post, noting that Dragonborn, Hearthfire, and Dawnguard will all launch within the window, and will be accompanied by a 50 per cent discount to...

News: Max Payne 3 Swallows Its Final Dose of DLC Next Week

Max Payne 3 Swallows Its Final Dose of DLC Next Week

Deathmatch made in heaven

The final jolt of Max Payne 3 content will be injected into the North American PlayStation Network next week, publisher Rockstar Games has announced. European players will need to go cold turkey until 30th January, when the expansion is due to arrive overseas. It will set you back £7.99/$9.99, or will be free if you own...

News: Your Bikinis Will Be Compatible with Dead or Alive 5 Plus

Your Bikinis Will Be Compatible with Dead or Alive 5 Plus

Fill your boots

If you’ve already acquired a healthy wardrobe of skimpy Dead or Alive 5 costumes, then you may be delighted to learn that they’ll all be compatible with the fighter’s upcoming PlayStation Vita port, Dead or Alive 5 Plus. That brand new first-person mode may have a purpose after all. In addition, according to