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Modern Warfare 2 DLC hits Xbox 360 first this spring

Thursday, 11 February 2010 21:51 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Microsoft has reiterated at X10 tonight that, come spring, the first DLC for Modern Warfare 2 will be released on Xbox Live before it goes anywhere else.

This bit of news was revealed back in Januarymod, when a MS spokesperson revealed that the DLC would get a 30-day head start over all systems.

Tonight just confirmed it.

Still no solid date, but it’s coming.

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58 Comments

  1. Moonwalker1982

    Cool i guess, not that i play MW2 much. For some reason it’s simply not doing it for me. It’s just not the ‘magic’ that COD4 was, for me.

    So far not any surprises during the X10…where are the new games?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Psychotext

    Can I get your post out of the way for you RGW?

    MW2 Is For Little Kids, Girls & First Person nOObs Just Like The Rest Of The CoD Series, It’s The Only First Person Shooters Where You Can Shoot 2 To 4 Feet BESIDE Someone Completely Missing Them But Still Kill Them.. Gay.

    There, now you don’t have to bother.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Mr Tom

    I can’t wait for some new maps. I play far too much of this game and it’s getting a bit Groundhog Day.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Psychotext

    So far not any surprises during the X10…where are the new games?

    E3 & GDC

    #4 5 years ago
  5. The Hindle

    Microsoft and new IP wow you rarely hear that in the same sentance :)

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Psychotext

    Umm… no-one wrote that TH. Are the aliens beaming things into your brain again?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. reask

    Nice one PT. ;)

    #7 5 years ago
  8. The Juice707

    I’m gonna be on these maps like fleas on a stray dog… just saying. Glad I bought the 360 version of the game instead of the PS3 version :)

    #8 5 years ago
  9. The Hindle

    Dam Aliens lol nah not aliens just my delusionment with Microsoft and thier constant timed exclusive stuff

    #9 5 years ago
  10. RGW1982

    @ 1

    It’s Because CoD 4 Had Giant Hit Boxes Around Both The Head & The Body, Where As MW2 Only Has Giant Hit Boxes Around The Body, The Magic You Refer To Is Being Able To Shoot 2 Feet Beside Someones Head Missing Them Entirely But Still Killing The Person, Hence The CoD 4 Being Made For 4 Year Olds While MW2 Was Made For 6 Year Olds, You May Not Be Ready For The Slight adjustment In Difficulty.

    @ 2

    Why Use My Oldest Post Bashing This Kids FPS? You Coulda Picked A Newer One.. I’m Very Disappointed In You.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Psychotext

    @TH: How is that relevant to new IP though? (Ignoring the fact that there’s been quite a chunk of new IP published by Microsoft this gen)

    This timed exclusive DLC stuff is bollocks for sure, but it’s also a different story.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. The Hindle

    Part of the same problem man they just release the same franchises from the last generation Fable, Halo, Forza id want to see them do some creatitive stuff, they proved they can do it with Gears and the achievement system thats the point im making.

    For example Microsoft would have spent money for this MW dlc same with the Gta dlc why not spend that money on a studio who makes new ips i mean:

    Sony spend 40m and get Uncharted 1 and 2
    Microsoft spend 50m and get gta 4 dlc.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Psychotext

    Everyone releases the same franchises from last gen. Everyone has new stuff this gen too.

    Well, maybe not Nintendo.

    Edit – Good god at your edit. How many times do you need to be told that they loaned that 50m? It’s irrelevant. Ignoring that, is spending the money on Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, Gears, Mass Effect, Dead Rising, Viva Pinata, Crackdown, Shadow Complex… and more… not enough for you?

    #13 5 years ago
  14. The Hindle

    They have only done Gears dude thier main innovations have been the achievment system which are genius no doubt about that. They could have loaned that money to a game company who then sets his own studio and creates a new IP.

    Yeah they made Mass Effect but the exclusivity status for that is fragile at the moment they also have lost quite a lot of studios this generation as well just annyonaces i have with them

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Psychotext

    Only Gears? You might want to look again.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. The Hindle

    Dead rising is multi platform now im on about first party man forgot about Crackdown.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. The Hindle

    Dead rising is multi platform now im on about first party man forgot about Crackdown.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. The Hindle

    Posted that comment to many times dam it

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Psychotext

    Dead Rising is multiplatform NOW, but the first one isn’t… and they spent money to have it that way. What relevance does 1st, 2nd, 3rd party have to anything? If Microsoft pay to get a game developed for, or onto their system exclusively then that’s just as an effective use of their money as having in house teams doing the work.

    $40m for an in-house team to make a game vs a third party like Epic or Bioware making a game for $40m… it’s still $40m. You make it sound like it’s somehow cheating. With the exception of Dead Rising, every single game there is a new IP and published or financed by Microsoft.

    That’s not even an exhaustive list. Those came off the top of my head and I’m sure there’s more… actually, 99 Nights. There you go, another new IP that MS published this gen.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    But you’re right of course, it’s all Fable 2, and Halo 3 and Forza 3, and there’s certainly no Mario Galaxy or Metroid Prime 3 or Zelda Twilight Princess, or GT5 or GoW 3 or Ratchet & Clank…

    #20 5 years ago
  21. The Hindle

    Its the first party studios that define the console maker where would Nintendo be if they didnt have the Mario team or Eiji Aounma, where would Sony be if they didnt have worldwide studios.

    My point is id like to see Microsoft make more new propertys instead of using thier fortune to buy exclusive dlc.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. The Hindle

    Neither is there any Icos or Heavy Rains or or Professor Laytons.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Psychotext

    Everyone would. But your point about them having no new IP this gen is laughable.

    The first party route never worked for them (see their finances last gen, and this gen before they started closing studios) so this time they’re being much smarter about it and contracting to get the games they want made.

    Sony will have similar problems soon (if not already) because their first party studio size is far too big to be supported by any console that isn’t a PS2. (See recent announcements).

    Funny you should mention Heavy Rain and Prof Layton though. Both games developed by third party developers under contract (Quantic Dream & Level 5). Best we stop there though because you’re getting into your personal preferences.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. The Juice707

    It really is true that Microsoft’s efforts on the home front could be put to much better use. Microsoft has the money to produce a number of AAA games, but they have instead reached out and “borrowed” I suppose. Sony has a ton of first party games and 9 times out of 10, the games kick ass because they give their developers freedom and they produce high quality products. Microsoft hasn’t got many studios under their belt and they have let franchises go (Psychonauts comes to mind). The Xbox’s library is good, but it seems like we still aren’t getting all that we could be.

    Thank for Alan Wake at least.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. zoopdeloop

    Off course everyone releases franchises from last gen…but Sony has the edge with new ip’s this gen.

    Once a Sony rep said along the lines that they don’t want to pay 3rd party developers to stop making games for others or take away the experience even for a timed period of these projects from other gamers… instead they invest on their own developers 1st and 2nd making constantly new projects which is only natural that they will be exclusive.

    I think Microsoft should finaly show us what they worth and how capable they are spending their money on their developers making much more new projects instead of spending most of their cash on 3rd party developers just for a timed exclusivity projects,dlc e.t.c

    One who proves his worth is the one who creates not the one who mostly depends on others creations

    #25 5 years ago
  26. The Hindle

    Wouldnt say laughable and have they released any ips since cant remember if they have or not.They need to take more risks as well.

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Psychotext

    Once a Sony rep said along the lines that they don’t want to pay 3rd party developers to stop making games for others or take away the experience even for a timed period of these projects from other gamers…

    Utter bollocks… you’re smarter than swallowing PR like that. Sony simply can’t buy as many exclusives this gen because of the insane amount of money they’ve lost. Due to the loss of marketshare they’ve also lost the de-facto exclusives that they had last gen (such as Final Fantasy, Devil May Cry etc).

    That said, it hasn’t stopped them completely… they actually have a program in place for paying developers to make PSN games for them EXCLUSIVELY (See Sony “pub fund”), not to mention Lair, Heavenly Sword, Motorstorm (who they later bought entirely), Demon’s Souls, Heavy Rain, Valkyria Chronicles, Agent… and so on.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. RGW1982

    I Think PT Thinks SONY Only Makes PS3′s.. LOL

    Obviously SONY Can Afford To Buy Whatever Exclusives They Want, To Think Otherwise Is Ridiculously.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. The Hindle

    Microsofts future big games are Halo Reach and Gears of War 3 whilst Sonys are The last guardian, you will never get studios like Team Ico if you rely on the 3rd party plus how many of Microsofts new ips are now sucessful franchises?

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Psychotext

    Yet you mentioned Heavy Rain in the same sentence as Ico…

    #30 5 years ago
  31. zoopdeloop

    If they wanted to they could stop funding their 1st and 2nd party developers and go with the safer route spending these money for 3rd party exclusives.Why don’t they do that just like Microsoft?It’s less risky

    Which PSN games are you reffering to Psycho?
    didn’t Qd became a 2nd party developer of Sony?if not as far as we know it could be a possibility some 3rd party developers may actualy have a single console preference for a specific project even if this is for 360,ps3,or Wii

    #31 5 years ago
  32. The Hindle

    Im probally coming across as a fanboy here but just frustration i have with them

    #32 5 years ago
  33. Psychotext

    Quantic Dream are contracted to develop Heavy Rain zoop, they’re not second party. As for console preference, I’m yet to meet a CEO that ran his business as a fanboy (and unfortunately in my line of work I deal with them a lot). :)

    Today, Heavy Rain remains mysterious, but Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios’ announced a deal to produce an exclusive PlayStation 3 release with Quantic Dream.

    Anyway, I’m not going to argue any more. I strongly disagree with the comment that MS have no new IPs this gen (I already disproved it), and that Sony are somehow different (in not using 3rd party developers to develop for them)… whilst I do agree with the assessment that Microsoft could do more.

    As for the PSN thing: http://www.joystiq.com/2009/03/26/gdc09-sony-encourages-psn-exclusivity-with-pub-fund/

    #33 5 years ago
  34. The Hindle

    Yea one offs fair enough, id hardly call them successful franchises though as Microsoft put thier marketing behind Halo or Geow. I read somewhere that Microsoft take less risks then Sony or Nintendo… i think that summarises the point.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Psychotext

    You could probably add Mass Effect, Left 4 Dead and Crackdown to that list.

    Assuming a 1m+ sold and a sequel constitutes as a successful franchise.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. The Hindle

    Well according to some people 1m is bad for a first party exclusive as when ever Sonys games do 1m etc. Id say its pretty good.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. Psychotext

    You sound ludicrously paranoid there (and yeah, coming off as a bit of a fanboy)… but ok then, 2m+ which gives us Left 4 Dead and Mass Effect.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. zoopdeloop

    I know some developers who have specific preferences over one “brand” than the other.
    MS does have new Ip’s this gen but as i said Sony has the edge over this.
    Still i wonder why Sony doesn’t go with the safer route paying major 3rd party developers for exclusivity?Maybe because they know that no one can spend so much and take the risk to pay for an all exclusive title and there’s no point for them funding for timed exclusivity…which makes it less safe
    The thing that happens with most 3rd party exclusives on 360

    BTW what is your Job Psycho?

    #38 5 years ago
  39. The Hindle

    How that is a fanboy statement ive no idea lol im just quoting what ive read on here man 1m or 2m is pretty low for a first party exclusive.

    Ive no idea how that is bad but anyway id like to see Microsoft continue to release more ip maybe even create something thats as big as Halo again.

    #39 5 years ago
  40. Psychotext

    It’s because it sounded specifically defensive of Sony’s titles (and their success, or perceived lack of) TH, and it’s not the first time you’ve mentioned it (not even the second time actually).

    BTW what is your Job Psycho?

    I run a business / IT consultancy firm.

    #40 5 years ago
  41. zoopdeloop

    Care to tell us in which department? :)

    #41 5 years ago
  42. The Hindle

    I have frustrations with Microsoft as ive explained, Sony use 3rd party exclusives as i reliased but at least they are risks like HR.

    Again like i mentioned Microsofts lineup this year is mainly proven brands where is thier HR or Modnation Racers.
    Sony launch a new ip every year since the Ps3 came out Microsoft have also done the same but not as much as Sony. Thats not a fanboyish statement thats a fact.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. Psychotext

    I didn’t say you were being fanboyish about your opinion about the 1st party stuff TH, as much as I disagree with the fervency with which you pursue it. That was merely in reference to your sales comment.

    Care to tell us in which department?

    I’m not sure I follow.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. RGW1982

    Crackdown Successful?.. Ha.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. Psychotext

    1.7m+ sales and obviously it did well enough to get a sequel.

    #45 5 years ago
  46. RGW1982

    You Do Realise They Barely Broke Even With The 1st Game, Hope They Like Making Games That Don’t Profit.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. Psychotext

    Let me just parse that sentence…

    “Barely broke even”

    So they broke even then, and in doing so, likely made at least some profit. So “Games That Don’t Profit” is crap, right? That’s of course ignoring the fact that at the time of the interview they’d sold 1.5m, and the latest figure we have for the game is 1.7m (maybe more, that’s an old number).

    So an extra 200k sales, at roughly $5 profit a copy (After retailer cut etc, it would be more, but lets go with it) would mean a tidy $1m extra… and that’s after their costs had already been covered. Nice.

    #47 5 years ago
  48. RGW1982

    To Slightly Profit Isn’t Really To Profit, Sorry But When We Talk Profit Were Talking A Substantial Amount, Not Pennies.

    Who’s To Say Crackdown 2 Will Even Break Even This Time?

    #48 5 years ago
  49. Psychotext

    So $1m profit minimum isn’t substantial then? Can you loan me an insubstantial amount of money please?

    #49 5 years ago
  50. RGW1982

    Where’s This 1 Million Profit?.. They Got Back What They Put In, That’s Not Profit, That’s Called Breaking Even.

    #50 5 years ago
  51. Psychotext

    Reading is fundamental. When they said they had broken even, they had sold 1.5m (it’s in the very same interview). In a later interview they gave an updated total of 1.7m.

    1.7m minus 1.5m equals 0.2m. 0.2m multiplied by $5 equals $1m. It’s really not that complicated.

    #51 5 years ago
  52. RGW1982

    They Never Made 1 Million, Period.. They Broke Even, Get Over It.

    #52 5 years ago
  53. Psychotext

    You’re really not that bright are you? Initially I thought it was mostly an act but it’s clear now that you’re no better than the likes of BDH.

    I’d try to explain it in a more simple manner, but I really think I’d be wasting my time. Maybe someone else will try, but if you can’t grasp the concept that they’d be making pure profit on the 200k sales they made after they broke even… then there’s probably no helping you.

    #53 5 years ago
  54. RGW1982

    Final Sales Still Show 1.5 Million, Like Said They Didn’t Make Shit.

    #54 5 years ago
  55. Psychotext

    * yawn *

    http://www.mcvuk.com/news/34856/Pre-owned-proves-potential-sales-power-of-Crackdown-2

    Just in case you have difficulty reading:

    We sold 1.7m

    Here, I’ll even make it bold for you.

    We sold 1.7m

    Buh Buh Buh, They Didn’t Make Shit.

    #55 5 years ago
  56. RGW1982

    Crackdown 1.5 Million, Final Sales

    http://www.next-gen.biz/magazine/crackdown-2

    Oh Look I Can Post Links Too.

    Your Link = 26/06/2009
    My Link = 16/12/2009

    Yours Must Have A Typo. :)

    Exactly, They Didn’t Make Shit.

    #56 5 years ago
  57. Psychotext

    You should really make an effort to find the original sources of your numbers… because that number wasn’t from an interview done in December (nor does that article even state a source).

    Not to mention one of those two sets of numbers comes from the actual publisher, vs the developer. Hmm, who might know better?

    #57 5 years ago
  58. RGW1982

    Sure, We’ll Just Believe You & Your Site With A Typo.. Umm No.

    Every Site Says 1.5 Million, So STFU & Get Over It.

    #58 5 years ago

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    Sony is offering a 10% discount coupon to anyone looking to buy games on PlayStation Store this weekend. Sony’s latest discount coupon code is here. You’ll receive 10% off your cart total when buying from the PSN Store. The offer is not valid on purchases made on PS Vita, PlayStation TV, PSP, or in-game stores. […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin upgrade path announced, system specs revealed

    Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin will offer returning customers a chance to upgrade at a discounted price. Those who already own Dark Souls 2 on Steam and are interested in picking up the Scholar of the First Sin edition will be happy to know that publisher Bandai Namco is offering them an […]

  • Bloodborne: this is what happens when you have 40 Insight

    Insight is one of the currencies in Bloodborne, but it’s also a mechanic that affects the gameplay. There are MASSIVE SPOILERS below, so turn back now or one of Bloodborne’s gameplay mechanics will be SPOILED for you. Just like Blood Echoes in Bloodborne, Insight is used to purchase certain items from vendors in the game. […]

  • Phase two of Xbox One April update brings voice messages, dedicated servers for party chat, more

    The second phase of the April update for Xbox One is now open to members of the Preview programme and and it looks like there are even more features in store. Phase one of Xbox One’s April firmware update started a few days ago with improvements to party chat and achievements notifications. Today, phase two […]

  • GTA 5′s graphical “downgrade” is a bug, will be fixed in upcoming patch

    As of patch 1.8 for GTA 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a few graphical issues have cropped up leading some to believe there has been a stealth downgrade to the game’s overall graphics. Over the past couple of days, Reddit went nuts over a video showing what appears to be a downgrade to […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for March 27, 28 – MIDA Multi-Tool edition

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at The Tower in Destiny to rid you of your Strange Coins. Xur: Agent of the Nine has once again made it to Destiny’s Tower to sell you Exotic weapons and gear in exchange for Strange Coins and Motes of Light. For this weekend, Xur can be found […]

  • Destiny vault space upgrade will have enough room for every Exotic

    Destiny is finally getting the vault space upgrade players have been begging for almost since launch week. Destiny players can currently use vault space to store 20 pieces of amour, 20 weapons and 20 general item stacks. In the latest Bungle Weekly Update, the developer revealed that as of patch 1.1.2, due before House of […]

  • Half-Life 2: Update mod applies some sparkle to the original title

    Half-Life 2: Update will be available tomorrow, and thanks to the modding community, those who own the vanilla version of the game can apply a visual update to the 2004 title. The comparison video shows you the differences between the original version, and the version with Half-Life 2: Update applied. Here’s what the mod includes: […]

  • Neverwinter MMO can now be pre-downloaded on Xbox One

    You can now pre-download the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO on Xbox One. The game launches on March 31, but you will still need an Xbox Live Gold account to play it. Based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise, the game can be downloaded from the Xbox Store.

  • Destiny of Spirits will go offline starting next month

    Sony will be ending service for Destiny of Spirits starting next month, Sony has announced. The free-to-play Destiny of Spirits was released in late March 2014 on Vita, and tasked players with collecting supernatural forces appropriate to their geographical location, and then trading them with others online. Gravity Rush spirits were added to the game […]

  • MotoGP 15 is out this spring on PC, last and current-gen consoles

    MotoGP 15 will be released in June on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Milestone has announced. Bike, rider and team customization are part of the latest release in the franchise, along with time-trials and enhanced career options. The game features over 20 bike models divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto 2 […]

  • Cities: Skylines players should check out Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises

    Nakatomi Plaza and Wayne Enterprises can now be yours in Cities: Skylines. Die Hard fans will be familiar with Nakatomi Plaza. Those who have never watched the first film and live in Los Angeles know it by its real-life name, FOX Plaza. It was created by Enos Shenk and is available through Steamworks. Those who […]

  • Call of Duty franchise has sold 175M copies, players have thrown 300B grenades

    With the Call of Duty Championship kicking off tomorrow, Activision has sent over a series infographic full of interesting figures such as the number of copies sold over 10 years and how many grenades players have tossed. According to the stats below, the Call of Duty franchise has sold 175 million copies across all platforms […]

  • Save up to 75% on select SEGA games on Steam this weekend

    SEGA has put many of its games on sale through Steam this weekend and the firm has also announced Eastside Hockey Manager is now available through Early Access. The sale runs through March 30. The entire Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75% and all associated DLC is […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight PC confirmed as digital download-only in UK

    Batman: Arkham Knight will indeed be a download-only title on PC in the UK, Warner Bros. has confirmed to VG247. Batman: Arkham Knight will be available as both a physical and digital release for PS4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe. Again, in the UK, the PC version will be “available as […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege release date set for October per GameStop Italy – report

    GameStop Italy may have let the release date for Rainbow Six Siege slip if a recent listing is accurate. According to the listing, the game will release on October 16. While this could be a placeholder date, October 16 is a Friday in the UK, the usual day new releases land at retail. The release […]

  • Watch the $1 million Call of Duty Championship right here

    The The Call of Duty Championship takes place this weekend, and you can watch all the action as it unfolds right here. The event takes place in Los Angeles tomorrow March 27 and runs through March 29, and the livestreams are below. 32 teams from five continents and 11 countries will be competing in Call […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: Battlefest kicks off this weekend with Double XP

    A new season of Battlefest kicks off this weekend, and starting today, you will earn Double XP in Battlefield Hardline. Battlefest for Hardline is similar to the event held for Battlefield 4 last year. For the entire month of April and into May, in-game events and competitions will be held by the developers and player […]

  • Don’t forget: the GTA 5 PC pre-order bonus cutoff is March 31

    Just a friendly reminder to those planning on purchasing GTA 5 for PC: you have until March 31 to pre-order if you want all the bonuses on offer. Those who pre-order will be handed $1 million in-game cash plus a bonus $300,000. It is split between GTA 5 and GTA Online: $500,000 for Grand Theft […]

  • Games with Gold offers doubled for April – six games instead of three

    Microsoft’s April Games with Gold collection is being doubled. For the month Xbox Live Gold members will receive six instead of three games free. Here’s what’s on offer: Pool Nation FX: Available all month on Xbox One Child of Light: Available all month on Xbox One Gears of War: Judgment: Available from April 1-15 on […]

  • Pokemon players can grab a code for Shiny Charizard at GAME in April

    Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players along with Pokemon X and Y owners can grab a free, rare Shiny Charizard from April 3 at one of GAME’s 320 stores in the UK. The redeemable codes for the character will be made available upon request and no purchase is necessary. Those who pop into one […]

  • F1 2015 will arrive on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in June, includes Mexico circuit

    Codemasters has announced its F1 franchise will make its series debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this June with the release of F1 2015. The game was developed using a new engine and contains improved handling and physics for all vehicles and parts attached. This includes: engine, transmission, aerodynamics, fuel tank, force feedback, suspension […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video confirms Liu Kang as playable character

    Liu Kang has been confirmed as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X in the latest video. You’ll also notice Bo’ Rai Cho in there as well. In the Shaolin trailer above you also get a look at Kung Lao and Kung Jin who is new to the series. Apparently, Raiden’s past champions of the […]

  • Short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront shows the Battle of Hoth

    A short teaser for Star Wars: Battlefront has been posted by EA on Twitter. Well, that speeder isn't going anywhere. Can someone give us a lift to @SW_Celebration http://t.co/srEVrAA0zl #SWCA https://t.co/4W4LG8myke — EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) March 25, 2015 The teaser shows vehicles which we could be using in the game, but it mainly shows the snowy landscape […]

  • Pillars of Eternity releases today – get all the review scores here

    Pillars of Eternity, which still stands as the second most-funded video game on Kickstarter, finally releases today. It’s also getting some rather positive reviews scores, which we’ve rounded up for you. The isometric, party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment was one of the first video game projects to take to Kickstarter, and hit its $1.1 million […]

  • Take an in-depth look at Evolve’s Behemoth monster and four new hunters

    Evolve’s fourth monster, the Behemoth, as well as the four new hunters are shown off in new gameplay video. Evolve’s latest gameplay trailer gives everyone a good look at each of the four new hunters and the massive Behemoth monster. The hunters can be bought either separately or though the hunting pass, while the monster […]

  • PS4 firmware update 2.50 causing issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall

    The suspend/resume feature in PlayStation 4′s 2.50 firmware update is causing some issues with Killzone: Shadow Fall. Killzone: Shadow Fall developer Guerrilla has said that the game is experiencing some issues in some instance where the suspend/resume feature is used. The timing of when players put the game in suspend mode does have an effect, […]

  • Bungie on Destiny matchmaking: “We believe there’s no substitute for a pre-made team”

    Crazy though this may seem, it’s possible that Destiny shipped according to plan. History points to community as a crucial component, far from the contingency that many now suspect. Paul Davies spoke to Bungie for clarity. “The community always engineers the best solutions for bringing players together. While Matchmaking is a great resource for introducing […]

  • Bloodborne works with suspend/resume, but only offline

    PlayStation 4′s newly-added suspend/resume feature works with Bloodborne as you’d expect, but only while offline. PlayStation 4 received the long-awaited suspend/resume feature today as part of firmware 2.50, and people are starting to test it out with various games. Bloodborne does work with the feature, but only if you play offline. Playing online is arguably […]

  • This is what Crossy Road looks like in first-person

    Crossy Road is fun and addictive. But in first-person, it’s mostly frightening. YouTube user Andy Front Films likes Crossy Road so much he decided to show off what it would look like in first-person. If crossing roads quickly and watching around for cars and trains, all of this as the camera chases you felt intense […]

  • Take a small behind-the-scenes peek at Mass Effect 4

    BioWare cinematic director Ken Thain has given us a very slim look behind the scenes at some motion capture work from the upcoming Mass Effect game. The upcoming Mass Effect game, whether it ends up being called Mass Effect 4 or not, will most definitely incorporate some form of motion capture work. How do we […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – 8GB day one patch on PS4, 16GB on Xbox One

    Day one patches for Borderlands: The Handsome Collection are pretty hefty. Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection require players to download lots of gigabytes to make the experience as smooth as possible. The PlayStation 4 version has an 8.31GB day one patch. The Xbox One version however has […]

  • Get a PlayStation 4 with Bloodborne and The Last of Us for $435

    If you’ve been waiting for the perfect game to get to buy a PlayStation 4, there’s no better time than the present. Amazon is offering a good PlayStation 4 bundle at the moment. For $434.99, you get a PlayStation 4 console, The Last of Us, and Bloodborne. The Last of Us is of course the […]

  • Upcoming Battlefield Hardline patch to nerf the K10, buff battle rifles

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch will focus on weapon balance and a few changes have been proposed. Battlefield Hardline lead multiplayer designer Thaddeus Sasser posted a few of the balance changes that the team is considering for the next patch. K10: reduce bullet damage to 33 Saiga and PTR: reduce recoil to bring more in line […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and a new Resident Evil game coming this year, according to research firm

    According to digital games analyst SuperData, a new Resident Evil game is due this fall and that this year’s Call of Duty is Black Ops 3. In its latest report on digital console games, research and analytics firm SuperData revealed that a new Resident Evil is coming this fall. “We anticipate this month’s downturn to […]

  • Bloodborne: you can add gestures to your messages

    As players get deeper into Bloodborne, they keep uncovering so many of its little new additions, including this one. Bloodborne, like all of the Souls games before it, allows players to leave messages for other players. These messages could be used to point players towards impending doom, treasure, or just be sarcastic and witty. What […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 is now live

    PlayStation 4 firmware update version 2.50 has started rolling out. Reports are coming in saying that Yukimura, PlayStation 4′s firmware 2.50 has been made available to download. The update is clocking in at just 245mb, so get downloading. 2.50 brings with it many new additions, including the suspend/resume feature, backup and restore, accessibility options and […]

  • Harley Quinn DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight is a prequel

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s Harley Quinn pre-order DLC is set before the events of the main game, according to Amazon’s description. Today we learned a few details about the pre-order DLC for Batman: Arkham Knight, namely the Harley Quinn one. According to the description on Amazon, the DLC takes place in the lead-up to the events […]

  • Bloodborne Vicar Amelia summon mystery solved

    Bloodborne players unable to summon near Vicar Amelia: here’s your solution. Bloodborne’s secrets are unfolding by the hour as clever players piece together From Software’s cunning design. Yesterday we reported problems summoning in the Cathedral Ward, before the Vicar Amelia boss fight. It turns out this isn’t a bug – or if it is, it’s […]

  • Steven Spielberg will direct film adaption of Ready Player One

    Steven Spielberg will direct the film adaption of the sci-fi, virtual world, video game themed novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Warner Bros. bought the rights to the film in June 2010 and hired screenwriter Zak Penn to rewrite the previous draft written by Eric Eason, according to Deadline. The book takes place in […]

  • Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets shouldn’t forget about the custom audio

    Here’s a friendly reminder for Bloodborne players with PS4 headsets: be sure to download the Headset Companion App from the PlayStation store if you haven’t already. As previously reported, the game supports a custom Bloodborne audio mode which can be uploaded. It contains custom audio created by developers specifically tuned to enhance the audio. This […]

  • EA explains why FIFA Ultimate Team transfer prices are now platform specific

    EA has posted a blog entry explaining its FIFA Ultimate Team transfer market price ranges which now include platform-specific pricing in order to best the coin sellers. EA said it has implemented the changes to FUT over the last several weeks because it should be “fair and fun for every player,” ultimately coming to the […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness now available

    In case you forgot, Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness was released today. It is available on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The third episode releases on iOS devices and Android tomorrow, March 26. The Sword in the Darkness finds Asher Forrester heading to Mereen […]

  • Bloodborne players are already documenting their crazy antics

    Bloodborne has been available for almost two days now in North America, and already players are posting interesting clips and character customization choices for the game. Below are interesting takes on creating a character and videos of a frustrating death and another full of blood coming from a very painful place – monster or not. […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team celebrates sixth year in existence with giveaways

    FIFA Ultimate Team is celebrating its sixth year in existence with special events running from today until March 29. According to EA, every FUT fan will be handed one free pack every day, and those who play at least one match in the FUT Birthday Cup will have a chance to win rare “tradable In-Forms” […]

  • Halo Online is a F2P PC game in development exclusively for Russia – video

    Halo Online is a free-to-play game which will launch this spring in Russia, and is in development with Saber Interactive. According the reveal event attended by IGN Russia, the game was designed to run well on lower-end PCs and runs on a modified Halo 3 engine. The game is set on a secret UNSC space […]

  • SteamWorld Dig Xbox One release expected in late May

    SteamWorld Dig is coming to Xbox One, developer Image & Form has announced. A firm release date hasn’t been announced, but the studio expects the title to arrive on the system in late May. “We’re preparing quite an elaborate Easter egg for the Xbox One version – a gaming thing that we really wanted to […]

  • SMITE celebrating first anniversary with a sale on skins, Ultimate God Pack

    Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the first anniversary of SMITE with a sale. From today through Friday, March 27, the Ultimate God Pack, which includes all current and future Gods, will run you $19.99. Alll individual pre-launch skins are 50% off, and all Gem Packs will award bonus gems. In addition, from March 27-29, all SMITE […]

  • Borderlands 2 has sold around 12 million copies, says Gearbox

    Speaking with Microsoft’s Major Nelson in his podcast, Gearbox Software boss Randy Pitchford stated Borderlands 2 has sold somewhere around the 12 million mark. As of August 2014, it was announced by Take-Two in its financial report the 2012 game had sold-in 10 million units. Pitchford noted in the podcast he learned of the figures […]

  • Broken Age releasing on PS4 and Vita same day as Act 2 on PC

    Double Fine Productions has announced it will release Broken Age on the PlayStation Store next month. Act 2 will also be released on PC. The full Broken Age adventure will release on PlayStation 4 and Vita on April 28 in North America and April 29 in Europe. It features cross-buy and cross-save. Broken Age Act […]

  • Star Citizen earned another $1 million within two weeks – total hits $76 million

    Star Citizen continues its funding streak with backers pumping another $1 million into the game’s development in the last two weeks. The total earned for the space sim has now reached $76 million ($76,015,532 to be exact) with 851,395 backers contributing to the staggering figure. Star Citizen’s latest update was version 1.1 which included two […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline top Media Create charts

    Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Resident Evil Revelations 2 and Battlefield: Hardline were the big ticket debuts during the March 16-2 period in Japan, with each game claiming the top three slots on the Media Create charts, respectively. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD moved 92,094 on PlayStation 4, while Resident Evil Revelations 2 moved 73,373 units on […]

  • You can now learn English or Spanish on Xbox One with the Rosetta App

    Want to learn English or Spanish? Rosetta Stone has an App for that on Xbox One. According to the language teaching firm, Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages, the new application teaches English and Spanish by way of immersive simulation. Users will virtually travel to learn vocabulary and grammar “necessary for real-world interactions.” Here’s how it works: […]

  • PayDay 2 and PayDay: The Heist have sold over 9 million units combined

    The PayDay franchise is a lucrative IP for Starbreeze and Overkill, as both games combined have sold over 9 million copies as of November 2014. The company has also sold over 8 million paid DLC packages since PayDay 2 was released in 2013 (via NeoGAF). In its Q2 half year report issued in February, net […]

  • Nintendo wants to “surprise” customers with NX, not expand upon existing hardware

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has firm wants to “surprise” players with its new NX system. Speaking in an interview with Nikkei, translated by Kotaku, Iwata wouldn’t go into details on the new system, but stated expanding on a current gaming system would be “dull.” “In the past few years, the idea of what [encompasses] a […]

  • Kojima Station show suspended

    In another episode in the the ongoing kerfuffle between Hideo Kojima and Konami, the publisher has suspended the Kojima Station web show. Recent tweets from the newly created Japanese Metal Gear Solid account confirm that Kojima Station will not be broadcast tomorrow, but would not provide a date for the next episode. The Tweets were […]

  • Watch Battle Royale for free this weekend on Xbox Live

    Square Enix is celebrating the launch of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD by offering Xbox Live members in the UK a free rental of Battle Royale. Starting Saturday, March 28 and through Sunday, March 29, Xbox Live members in the UK will be able to rent Battle Royale through the Xbox Video Store, for free. The […]

  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

    Bloodborne is both like and unlike the Souls games. Brenna descends into Yharnam with reluctance and trepidation. Need help succeeding in Bloodborne? You need our Bloodborne walkthrough and boss guide. Bloodborne isn’t Demon’s Souls or Dark Souls. Let’s get that out of the way right off. I enjoyed both Dark Souls games, but it was […]