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  • News Far Cry 3 Engages in a Little Monkey Business

    Avoid the trailer

    US mega-retailer GameStop has released an alarmingly unfunny trailer to promote its exclusive pre-order bonuses for Far Cry 3. Register your interest in the title and you’ll unlock access to four additional single-player missions and a couple of extra multiplayer taunts. We’ve embedded the full trailer below, but beware:...

  • News Borderlands 2's Golden Key Will Test Your Determination

    Itchy fingers

    As far as pre-order bonuses go, Borderlands 2’s mysterious Golden Key is absolutely genius. The super-secret unlocking device – doled out to Premiere Club members – will be capable of opening a single treasure chest in Sanctuary. That chest will house a selection of rare loot, scaled to the level of your character. And that’s...

  • News The Mechromancer Targets Borderlands 2 in October

    En-Gaige

    Borderlands 2’s downloadable Mechromancer character class will fire into the first-person shooter on 16th October, publisher 2K Games has announced. The character – officially named Gaige – will be available as a free download to anyone that pre-orders the title. Everyone else will have to pay £7.99/$9.99. Gaige’s robotic arm will...

  • News Medal of Honor: Warfighter DLC Promotes Controversial Movie

    On the hunt

    Medal of Honor: Warfighter may be struggling to secure headlines on its own terms – but its collaboration with controversial Sony Pictures flick Zero Dark Thirty was always going to be a sure fire hit. For the uninitiated, the aforementioned movie attempts to recreate the real-life search for Osama Bin Laden. In the game, it will be...

  • News Sony Working with Bethesda to Solve Skyrim DLC Woes

    No guarantees

    While Xbox 360 owners enjoy the second The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC pack, developer Bethesda has yet to release the first expansion on PlayStation 3. In fact, the company has revealed that it's struggling to get the content running on Sony’s platform at all – an unsurprising admission considering the game’s troubled launch...

  • News Modern Warfare 3 Chaos Pack DLC Confirmed for 13th September

    It'll kill for some perks

    As has become normal for PS3 owners, the wait for the latest Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC has lasted around a month; it's almost over. It's confirmed that the third set, 'Chaos Pack', arrives on 13th September and will cost $15 or its equivalent, while Elite members will get it for free. Developer Infinity Ward...

  • News Zen Pinball 2's Plants vs. Zombies Table Rises Next Week

    Try to resist

    Zen Studios’ mysterious PopCap-themed pinball table is based on Plants vs. Zombies, the developer has finally announced. The evergreen arena – playable at PAX Prime 2012 this weekend – will focus on the same botanical battle you’ve come to love, with the added impact of giant silver balls. The table will launch alongside Zen...

  • News Bethesda Still Struggling with Dawnguard DLC on PS3

    No solution in sight

    Bethesda has warned that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s Dawnguard DLC pack may never release on PlayStation 3. The content launched on Xbox 360 earlier this year, prompting the developer to release a statement noting that it was having difficulties with the PS3. Those issues are ongoing according to the company’s community...

  • News Borderlands 2 Season Pass Offers Four DLC Packs for $30

    Good deal

    Borderlands 2 will receive at least four DLC packs between release and next summer, publisher 2K Games has announced. Each expansion will cost you $9.99, or you’ll be able to purchase all four up front as part of the title’s season pass. That will set you back a discounted $29.99. Season pass holders will be able to download the new...

  • News DICE Issues Battlefield 3: Armored Kill DLC Release Date

    Ready for deployment

    PlayStation 3 owners will get the first opportunity to cut through Battlefield 3’s upcoming Armored Kill expansion pack. The content – which includes several new vehicles and a handful of maps – will hit the PlayStation Store on 4th September for Premium members. Vanilla players will be able to join the action on 18th...

  • News Mass Effect 3: Leviathan Trailer Takes a Dip

    Under the sea

    BioWare sure knows how to put together a good Mass Effect 3 trailer. We didn’t have a whole lot of interest in the title’s upcoming Leviathan expansion pack, until we saw this short video which shows protagonist Commander Shepard taking a trip beneath the ocean. The content’s due out on 28th August. Let us know if you're going...

  • News Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC Swoops PSN Next Month

    Birds of prey

    Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s second DLC pack Raven Strike will fly onto the PlayStation Store next month, publisher Ubisoft has announced. The expansion pack will be available on 11th September in North America and 12th September in Europe. Raven Strike is pitched as "a throwback to traditional Ghost Recon gameplay”. It will...

  • News Spec Ops: The Line Refreshed with Co-Op Multiplayer Mode

    Phone a friend

    If the harsh realities of war are proving too much for you to face alone, you’ll soon be able to tackle them with a friend. Publisher 2K Games has announced that it’ll be launching a free update for Spec Ops: The Line later today, which adds a brand new two-player co-operative mode to the game. The complimentary mode will consist...

  • News Injustice: Gods Among Us Will Solve DLC Compatibility Issues

    A real Boon

    NetherRealm Studios gaffer Ed Boon has promised to solve Mortal Kombat’s frustrating compatibility issues with upcoming brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us. The company’s previous effort did a poor job of ensuring all players had the appropriate data to make the online component work, but Boon has promised that its super hero mash-up...

  • News DmC: Devil May Cry Box Art Unveiled

    Misery guts

    Get ready demon-slashing fans, Capcom has revealed DmC: Devil May Cry's official box art and Amazon pre-order bonus goodies. Senior Capcom Community Manager, Chris Antista, also hinted that an Official Capcom Store exclusive item will be announced soon. Amazon will be offering the "Bone Pack" DLC which will "transform Dante's Shotgun,...

  • News LBP Karting Will Support Sackboy's Existing Wardrobe

    Dressed to impress

    We already know that LittleBigPlanet Vita will support Sackboy’s extensive backlog of outfits and accessories – but upcoming kart racer LittleBigPlanet Karting has remained an overlooked exception. Well, until now that is. Sony has officially confirmed that the majority of LittleBigPlanet and LittleBigPlanet 2 costumes will be...

  • News Mass Effect 3's Leviathan Emerges on 28th August

    Reaper the rewards

    Mass Effect 3’s first proper single-player DLC will jet off on 28th August in North America, developer BioWare has announced. European players will be forced to wait until 29th August to get their hands on the content. The expansion pack promises to extend the space opera’s single-player campaign, setting protagonist Shepard...

  • News Sleeping Dogs Staying Awake for at Least Six Months

    Counting sheep

    Square Enix has announced that it won’t let Sleeping Dogs lie, confirming at least six months of post-release content for the upcoming open-world adventure. A host of downloads will be available alongside the game’s North American launch later today, including the brilliant Retro Triad Pack, which includes "a killer old school...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...