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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam announced for winter

Monday, 14 June 2010 22:36 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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EA’s just announced a new expansion pack for Battlefield: Bad Company 2, which sees a new location: Vietnam.

Revealed during its E3 press event, BFBC2′s first multiplayer Expansion Pack will allow players to fight as either a U.S. Marine or a North Vietnamese solider.

Be prepared to run through the jungle, we reckon.

Looks like there will loads of air invasions, guerrilla warfare, and of course, loads of trees in a hot humid environment.

No word on the inclusion of Agent Orange or not.

The expansion will be made available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 this winter. Pricing to still be determined.

Check out the announce trailer below.

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67 Comments

  1. muffinmn100

    WTF IS THIS SHIT

    #1 5 years ago
  2. MushroomStamp

    ZERO interest in this. UGH another retread of an old war with outdated guns.. yawn

    #2 5 years ago
  3. LordCancer

    yeah, vietnam is stupid. I just want h n k 416′s and other future weapons. plus I want to do something original like invade Iran lol.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. G1GAHURTZ

    Pathetic.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Gekidami

    Expansion pack as in DLC for BC2? I guess thats more acceptable. The idea sounds pretty lame though, and its hard not to point the copy-cat finger with Black-Ops just round the corner.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. AHA-Lambda

    i liked it =/

    #6 5 years ago
  7. DeSpiritusBellum

    LOL, out of ideas much?

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Erthazus

    @4 Pathetic that you must clean toilets mister.

    Great. Need to check this out.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Whizzo

    Battlefield Vietnam was fantastic, hopefully this will be too.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. G1GAHURTZ

    Wow, someone should really cut off the internet access in the Latvian looney bin…

    BF is a load of crap. Trying to copy CoD just as usual. They have zero originality, whatsoever.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. DUFFKING

    G1GA, I know you love trolling Bad Company stuff, but since when has CoD been a Vietnam game?

    Anyhow, I’ll be over here playing games that don’t have a multiplayer amongst the 5 worst ever made.

    Hopefully some interesting DLC here. Hopefully far better than some copy paste jobs and map design by numbers to go with my-first-FPS version 6.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. G1GAHURTZ

    Black Ops is clearly set in Vietnam (or a significant part of, at least), DUFFKING. This is obviously some sort of desperate attempt to join the party.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. DUFFKING

    You have to be joking mate, Battlefield Vietnam came out on the PC a few years ago 0_o

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Whizzo

    2004 to be precise.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. G1GAHURTZ

    So?

    I don’t see any reason why they’d change their blatant desire to push themselves as a CoD alternative, which is why they’re doing this.

    At the end of the day, millions of people are probably going to be playing Black Ops online when it gets released. So when that happens, BC2 is still going to be a year old game with probably a whole lot less players online, if you go by the patterns on the XBL rankings for example.

    I’m not saying that they didn’t do Vietnam before, but I’m saying that they’re only re-visiting it in order to keep up with the competition.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Whizzo

    Or perhaps DICE thought it would be a good idea to revisit something people have been asking for years!

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Erthazus

    @15 Yeah right Toilet Washer, no one plays Modern Warfare on PC now so go troll somewhere else please.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. G1GAHURTZ

    @16: So you think it’s just a genuine coincidence then?

    They’re not trying to take any potential CoD:BO customers away, and they’re not bothered with CoD:BO at all?

    #18 5 years ago
  19. G1GAHURTZ

    Shut up Erthazus, you idiot.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. LordCancer

    I like Vietnam, brings out the best in us… lol what can I get for five dolla? anyting u want.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Whizzo

    Yes everything DICE does is because of the Call of Duty series.

    Or not.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. G1GAHURTZ

    You didn’t answer my question.

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Erthazus

    @19 Toilet Washer, stop being so mad about the thing that Battlefield games are much deeper, with 32 players on PC (24 on consoles) with destruction, vehicles and much better graphics.

    and it’s not a coincidence, it’s not like they started developing after the announcement. Vietnam was a Battlefield game long ago. So i don’t see how Toilet washer is so pissed about.

    Setting is setting. Who will have better game wins. But after the campaign level of Black Ops at Microsoft Press conference, i have no doubt that even Medal Of Honor (that in my opinion have better graphics, but worse feel then MW2 gameplay) will be better. But Battlefield:BC 2.. He he.. Whine as much as you want Toilet Washer ;) i will play a great game this year.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Whizzo

    No I don’t think DICE have done this because of a game that was announced relatively recently when work was almost certainly in production for this expansion.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. sg1974

    You DARE not answer GIGAHURTZ’S question? Know you’re place people!

    #25 5 years ago
  26. G1GAHURTZ

    You’re extremely naïve then.

    Anyway, what details do you have on exactly when work was started on this DLC, bearing in mind that we’ve known about BO being in Vietnam for a good while now? In fact, when is this DLC due for release?

    #26 5 years ago
  27. G1GAHURTZ

    Hey Erthazus, I would ask you if you were involved in this, but there’s probably no way a sad retard like you could ever get a wife.

    #27 5 years ago
  28. sg1974

    ^^ Troll falls back on xenaphobia and cultural steroetypes.

    #28 5 years ago
  29. Anders

    Going a tad bit out of line here, aren’t we?

    #29 5 years ago
  30. Erthazus

    @25 He is just a toilet washer and creator of DRIV3R. He likes to make shitty games also.

    @26 “You’re extremely naïve then.”

    and you are a toilet washer ;)

    “if you were involved in this”

    sure and i’m a winner. Next question?

    #30 5 years ago
  31. G1GAHURTZ

    @28: And calling me a “Toilet Washer” is perfectly fine is it?

    @ Whizzo: Oh dear!

    Yet ANOTHER coincidence!

    Winter 2010. Around about the same time as CoD:BO is due out…

    What a big surprise!

    Or not.

    #31 5 years ago
  32. G1GAHURTZ

    Like I said. I seriously doubt that any woman is going to marry a sad retard like you.

    #32 5 years ago
  33. sg1974

    why do 9 out of 10 comment wars on this site involve GIGAHERTZ?

    Answers on a post card to…………..

    #33 5 years ago
  34. Erthazus

    @32 Ok, you done trolling Mr, Toilet washer? Ok, we all got it, you don’t like Battlefield:Bad company 2 series. OK.

    EA is ripping off everybody. We got that.

    Now go troll and praise Black Ops somewhere else, i’m here for the full information about Battlefield Vietnam game because it’s going to be a blast.

    #34 5 years ago
  35. Whizzo

    Yes you’re right about everything, it’s all a big plot to take customers away from the next Call of Duty, how could I have been so stupid. I apologise for not being a member of the Cult of Duty and not realising this.

    #35 5 years ago
  36. Uncontested

    Gigadweeb go troll someplace else you stupid little faggot bitch.

    #36 5 years ago
  37. LordCancer

    I have always found it interesting how trends in games seemingly hit “independent” of each other.

    #37 5 years ago
  38. G1GAHURTZ

    @33: Find me 3 people I’ve had a “comment war” in the last 6 months or shut up.

    Fool

    Erthazus, you’re a complete retard and a you have no life. Interesting how you get so upset when people act exactly like you. Seems you can’t stand your own style of behaviour!

    LOL!!!

    #38 5 years ago
  39. sg1974

    “Seems you can’t stand your own style of behaviour!”

    The saying of pot calling kettle black has never been defined better,

    LOL!!!

    #39 5 years ago
  40. G1GAHURTZ

    @35: It’s the lowest form of wit, and I’ll take that as an admission of being wrong.

    Thanks.
    ___________________________

    Come on sg1974, you want to rage about ‘xenophobia’ don’t you? Lets see you have a go at Uncontested for his ‘homophobia’, then…

    #40 5 years ago
  41. G1GAHURTZ

    @39:

    Wow, you really are thick. Don’t make a comment on a sentence that you don’t understand, because you’ll only end up making yourself look stupid.

    LOL!!!

    #41 5 years ago
  42. DeSpiritusBellum

    It’s hardly a conspiracy to challenge a competing company on a section of turf. The basic reason for Bad Company has always been to provide an EA alternative to CoD. It’s not as if EA haven’t blatantly admitted it. Basically 70% of their press releases feature the word Activision or “competitors”.

    That being said, I don’t see why they’re surprised their games aren’t selling better. When all you do is follow the leader, what you end up with is never going to be any better.

    #42 5 years ago
  43. Whizzo

    I’ll take your comments as an admission that you’re an idiot.

    #43 5 years ago
  44. fearmonkey

    cmon people, cant we just get along :)
    After all, we all know that both COD and Battlefield series suck equaly.

    Halo Sucks
    Xbox 360 Sucks
    PS3 sucks
    Blu-ray sucks
    HDDVD sucks

    everyone and everything sucks, at least according to all the damn fanboys.

    I’ll say this though, I watched that trailer for BF, and it looks EXACTLY like COD MW2. Sorry Erthazus, but it does.
    Of course, that’s to be expected as the COD is essentially king of the modern combat games, at least in sales.
    I don’t care for either game that much, though i feel infinity ward made the better COD games by far.

    #44 5 years ago
  45. G1GAHURTZ

    @43:

    Why not just admit you’re wrong instead of being such an utter retard?

    You’re just a typical backwards BF fanboy with nothing intelligent to say.

    #45 5 years ago
  46. daytripper

    Toilet washer…k’nhell what a shit stigma to throw at someone. no pun intended.

    #46 5 years ago
  47. Erthazus

    I like toilet washer, he is so awesome. Interesting if he was excited about that gameplay footage of Black Ops at Microsoft E3 Press Conference. He he… :D

    #47 5 years ago
  48. G1GAHURTZ

    The guy is mental.

    He lives in a world of make believe and just makes stuff up as he goes along.

    EDIT: Point proven above.

    #48 5 years ago
  49. Erthazus

    So you are excited? XD Ahahaha.

    #49 5 years ago
  50. daytripper

    to be fair erthazus i’ve noticed you be a cowardly twat at times to people who dont deserve it, the recent killzone thread, mass effect you come across as a patronising little upstart to anyone who likes it and correct me if i’m wrong halo (apologises if i’m wrong) so i think the whole outburst from you and others at GIGA is a bit hypocritical. sorry but i feel it needs to be said to you.

    saying all that i think the DLC looks super and will be buying.

    #50 5 years ago
  51. sg1974

    Lets rise to the challenge and all make intelligent comments only please people.

    Like highly intellectual comment #4.

    #51 5 years ago
  52. theevilaires

    The comments here are classic LMAO!

    #52 5 years ago
  53. G1GAHURTZ

    @51:

    Wow. The mind of a troll is such a revealing place.

    1. You’re a hypocrite, who wants to talk about ‘xenophobia’, but remains quiet on ‘homophobia’.
    2. You LIE about 9/10 “comment wars”, and so obviously can’t even bring me a single link to back up your lie.
    3. You’re obviously just another BF fanboy who gets upset when people talk about the game, because you’re that weak minded and shallow.
    4. You pretend to have a genuine point, but in fact, all you want to do is get me to stop commenting on BF, which at the end of the day is nothing less than…

    Pathetic.

    #53 5 years ago
  54. daytripper

    @53 could you stop commenting please as i fear i might get furious in the next 1.37 minutes? cheers

    ;-)

    #54 5 years ago
  55. sg1974

    I’m going to say bullied at school, strict stepfather, weak mother, and probably interfered with by a male family friend while on camp. Textbook.

    #55 5 years ago
  56. G1GAHURTZ

    Really?

    All that stuff happened to you?

    Shame…

    No wonder you’re such a retard.

    #56 5 years ago
  57. sg1974

    Bingo! Confirmation in response received from subject.

    #57 5 years ago
  58. G1GAHURTZ

    So that’s why you get so upset when all I said was that DICE were copying CoD:BO!

    You should get counselling then, instead of relying on BF to make you feel better.

    Fool.

    #58 5 years ago
  59. theevilaires

    Damn I love E3 week! :D I’m like a kid in a candy shop!

    #59 5 years ago
  60. sg1974

    I’ve never played BF nor did I argue with or get upset at the copying point. You must have me confused with someone else.

    #60 5 years ago
  61. DrDamn

    Couple of comments about the story. Yes it is a little bit off given this is where CoD is going this year, however it isn’t a shock to those who follow the battlefield series. Fans have been screaming for this for some time. Personally as a fan of BFBC2 I don’t think this is such a great idea. The engine doesn’t do jungle very well, it gets too messy.

    We are also up to 60 odd comments and no one has mentioned the whole “we won’t charge for map packs” thing? Ok it’s not just a map pack, but surely the same reasons for not charging for a map pack still apply here? Unless it is a very extensive amount of DLC.

    #61 5 years ago
  62. G1GAHURTZ

    @60:

    Oh, so you were just trolling then?

    Who cares. You’re still a hypocriye (point 1) a liar (point 2) and have no genuine comment to make (point 4).

    I see you didn’t deny any of those! LOL!!!

    #62 5 years ago
  63. sg1974

    I refer you to comment #4.

    #63 5 years ago
  64. G1GAHURTZ

    @DD: I don’t think that there are any details for this are there? All there is is a title, a teaser and a rough date for release.

    Have they mentioned that they intend to charge?

    #64 5 years ago
  65. G1GAHURTZ

    @63:

    I refer you to comment #53.

    #65 5 years ago
  66. DrDamn

    @64
    No pricing info, but I can’t see it being free. The free stuff has been reuse of existing maps in different modes so far. This gets around the free promise by being an ‘expansion pack’.

    #66 5 years ago
  67. OlderGamer

    Sad.

    Well it is. And I am not talking about the game.

    #67 5 years ago

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    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 […]