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Microsoft announces $30 Gears of War 3 “Season Pass”

Monday, 29 August 2011 18:29 GMT By Debabrata Nath

Microsoft’s announced a “Season Pass” for Gears of War 3 which will bundle all upcoming DLC for the game at a highly-discounted rate.

The pass will allow gamers to receive the first four DLC packs “over the course of the next year,” with a planned release of November for the first pack.

According to Microsoft, those who purchase the Season Pass will get a 33 percent discount on the regular price of the four DLC packs against buying them separately.

As an additional bonus, all Season Pass purchasers will receive an “exclusive Liquid Metal Weapon Set” for free.

The Season Pass will be available for purchase from September 20, the same day as the game’s release date. It’ll cost 2400 Microsoft Points.

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37 Comments

  1. AHA-Lambda

    wow, i liekthe idea of a season pass but $30 – $45 is abit much aint it? $15 map packs incoming? =/

    #1 4 years ago
  2. OlderGamer

    Gotta love it, 60usd plus 30usd(season pass) = 90usd games. Nice.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. The_Red

    MS is on a roll with over expensive Season Passes. Still better than £80 one for AoE Online though.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. TheKeyPit

    epicgames states “Adding hours of campaign and multiplayer mayhem, these game add-ons will be must-haves for any “Gears” fan”

    I’m sold!

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Hcw87

    It’s only 600 MS points per map pack, half of what the CoD map packs costs. Why the rage?

    #5 4 years ago
  6. HeavyD-Love

    Too much pre-release DLC being planned (and announced) if you ask me.

    I like id’s comment on dlc. They’re going to wait and see what the gamers like about the game before deciding on what DLC to produce. THAT’S how it should be.

    If you’re planning DLC prior to even retail release, put it on the disc like it should be (aka stop ROBBING us), or shut your fucking mouth and announce it at least a month after retail release.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. minxamo

    There is so fucking much wrong with this…

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Gekidami

    Wait, if $30 is a 33% discount off the four DLC packs, doesnt that mean without it, those packs come up to $90? …Four DLC packs for that much? I’m sure someones math here is wrong.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. ultramega

    @6
    Agreed. And that is why id will continue to get my money.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. DaMan

    #6 These are map packs. What should they wait and see about? They feel that the amount of work put into creating the content justifies selling them separately.

    How do you know they could ship those alongside the game, what if they just can’t meet the deadline?

    #10 4 years ago
  11. HeavyD-Love

    ^
    And the cost is justified as people are happy to pay extra.

    To your second point I reply with……..Valve’s Portal 2 FREE DLC. Key word being FREE.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. DaMan

    Are they forcing you to buy it? They don’t, it’s optional. They develop it, they make the rules. I’m not even getting this game. People pay $60 for plenty of titles I wouldn’t spend half of that on, but i’m not calling them idiots. Or is $60 some kind of unwritten rule? I don’t think so.

    Valve ‘s made enough off L4D2 ;)

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Hcw87

    This is nothing new at all, don’t see why there’s so much negativity. There’s bound to be several map packs anyway, since there’s alot of focus on its multiplayer, so what’s so bad about getting to pay LESS for them? People seem to rage about everything these days, quite sad.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Caleb_LK

    @8 They are saying you get all the DLC for 800msp instead of 1200msp hence a reduction of 33.3%

    #14 4 years ago
  15. HeavyD-Love

    @13. Personally what i think is quite sad is how people such as yourself judge those speaking the truth about how most DLC is overpriced as “raging” or “complaining”. I know the next persons retort, “nobody’s forcing you to buy it”. Well I want it. And it should have been on the original disc (in most cases, granted not all) in the first place. But because of the modern day money making DLC loop hole, suddenly people have accepted that $120 for all game content is the new norm and even defend developers for going this route.

    This is what’s “quite sad” to me sir.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Hcw87

    @15

    It’s 600ms points per pack (if it’s 2400 for all 4 that is)

    How is that expensive? Most DLC’s these days cost 800 to 1200, so you make no sense at all. The only reason you seem mad is because they’ve announced that they’re going to release DLC in the future, and how can that come as a surprise? Every single serious multiplayer game these days release DLC at some point, and announcing it beforehand can’t be a bad thing, now can it?

    #16 4 years ago
  17. drewbles82

    hmm maybe wait then for the game of the year edition, save even more money, not in any rush, got plenty of other games 2 finish.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. HeavyD-Love

    @16….I was going off comment #14 and did 1200 ($15) x 4 = $60. If it’s half that, then I feel much better about all this. I’m confused about the factual numbers though. Can somebody please clarify or do we even know yet?

    P.S. I still think DLC is a scam… ;)

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Caleb_LK

    @18 @16 Woops for some reason I thought there were three pieces of DLC when I worked it out, are they charging 900msp each then :/

    #19 4 years ago
  20. frostquake

    OR..WAIT FOR IT…wait about a year and buy the GOTY with ALL the DLC for $19.99 US…LOL..but we all know GEAR HEADS, will cut off their right Nip and hand it over with the keys to their car and house, along with the $90 US..LOL.. Notice I didn’t say they would turn over their first Kid too, because lets face it, Gear Heads don’t have time to make babies, they can’t waste time on such frivolities as baby making!! They got Gears to Grind!!

    ROFL!!! Season Pass..Wait didn’t Apple Sell Season Passes too? Maybe they own the Copyright to that name as well as “Apps”…LOL

    #20 4 years ago
  21. drewbles82

    I try to get on my xbox as much as possible but with having a life and a girlfriend, it takes a while to complete a game. I use to buy games all the time first day release and then i ended up with over 30 games all incomplete.
    Now i do one at a time til i finish it, save so much money waiting for GOTY editions and half price DLC, arcade games.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Gekidami

    Didnt LA Noire have something like this, only it offered all of the DLC for that single price? That seems better than just a discount, i mean this looks like a trap to me (“Its a trap!”): Say you buy this same day the game comes out, then some time later you get the first DLC pack, and decide that you’ve had enough of the game for whatever reason. Well you’re pretty much forced to buy the other 2 packs because you’ve already paid a part of their price in advance. If you dont get them, you wasted your money.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. DaMan

    Doesn’t Gears offer both SP, Co-op, competitive MP and a horde mode for the same price as LA Noire? What kind of dlc was that? Are pointless comparisons pointless?

    Do you even understand what’s wholesale? Try buying some food in huge quantity at the local store then tell them you only feel like getting half of it.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. LOLshock94

    first map pack coming out a month before release? WOW thats waaaaaaayyyyyyy to early i was hoping sometime after xmas

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    ^Exactly.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Gurdil

    @8 Yeah your maths are wrong! oO
    A 33% discount leads to a price of 30$, which means 30$ is 77% of the “normal” price. Therefore, the price without the discount would be 38.96$ (well I guess you could round it to 40$)

    #26 4 years ago
  27. OrbitMonkey

    So you spend 2400 points on a pass, to get a 1200 point map pack for 800… saving you 400 points… 4 maps announced, so thats a total saving of 1600 points…

    How much was that pass again?

    #27 4 years ago
  28. DrDamn

    @26
    It’s very confusingly presented. You can interpret it as you pay $30 to get the discount or by paying the $30 up front you effectively get the discount. It must be the latter as the alternative would be madness. So you pay 2400MSP for 4 map packs which would normally cost 3600MSP – i.e. 900MSP each.

    Better value for the fans, and helps retain your customer base whilst you release regular packs to keep it fresh. Only something I’d ever consider for a couple of games personally.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. Gurdil

    @28 I didn’t understand the first interpretation sorry. Pay 30$ to get the discount? I, for one, understood the info as your second interpretation (even if I don’t know the current MSP/$ rate, so I’ll trust you on this).

    Edit: Shame on me, I read my previous comment again and it’s totally wrong! 30$ (2400MSP) would actually be 67% of the normal price, not 77% oO sorry about that. So the normal price tag would be 45$ (3600MSP)

    #29 4 years ago
  30. freedoms_stain

    I don’t get the issue people are having with this. dlc is expected for this type of game, a guarantee of support for a minimum of 4 map packs is not a bad thing, most of the dlc maps for Gears 2 were good if not great, I found the value worth the cost even though I only play horde.

    Now being told you can save cash by paying up front, boo fucking hoo?

    #30 4 years ago
  31. DrDamn

    @29
    I think this is confusing …

    “According to Microsoft, those who purchase the Season Pass will get a 33 percent discount on the regular price of the four DLC packs against buying them separately.”

    Those who purchase the Season Pass will save money, saying they will get a discount implies they still have to buy the DLC – but get a discount on it.

    @30
    Partly the confusion above and partly the people who don’t get what DLC is about. They paid their $60 so they deserve and are entitled to the moon on a stick.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Gurdil

    @31 Oh ok I didn’t think about that but you’re right, it is confusing.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. OrbitMonkey

    What I find bizarre is the the fact your SPENDING money to get a DISCOUNT. So after totaling up what you save, then adding the 2400 point asking price, how much have you really saved?

    I bet your breaking even, but hey you get a liquid metal skin… cool :)

    #33 4 years ago
  34. DrDamn

    @33
    It’s the bad wording – you get all the DLC included in the initial 2400MSP spend. You aren’t paying to get a discount on subsequent purchases.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. OrbitMonkey

    Cheers for that DrDamn that makes a lot more sense ;)

    That’s actually a pretty good idea, it’d be nice if MW3/BF3 offered this, cuz you know their both gonna have a shit ton of dlc o_O

    #35 4 years ago
  36. mojo66

    A Season pass if fine. I’d buy all gears content, but its a little sad that the pass wasnt bundled with the epic and limited editions of the game. I’d prefer a pass than a figurine. DLC is great to have for any game… but its no after thought with game companies.. and same day release is a bit of an insult and injury to the stand alone game… as some one has stated in a previous post.. the cost of the game and dlc 2400… Its far from a cheap title and I think pre order sales has brought this idea forward for gross sales figure on the first day. Sad in many ways.
    To really honour fans.. why dont they think about rewarding previous gears owners.. who bought gears and gears 2 limited edtion etc.. and people who put hours into the game completing all achievements etc. The golden lancer should definetly cross over for sure. Just a little something. Remember the first gears giving free multiplayer maps? Was a feather in the cap.

    I Think I’ll cancel my epic pre order and get the basic edition with the DLC

    TC all

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Didact

    @drewbles82 And is it really going to win GOTY? It’s good and all, but there are some far better titles this year.

    #37 3 years ago

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    Destiny developer Bungie has said it will change the way Crucible rewards work. Destiny players are always complaining about the perfidy of RNGesus, but there’s one area where it particularly hurts: the Crucible. PvP players often receive nothing at all for excellent performances, and sometimes Guardians receive the best drops merely for logging in as […]

  • Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 in the works for 3DS

    Azure Striker Gunvolt is getting a sequel. Azure Striker Gunvolt developer Inti Creates has confirmed that the sidescroller has been popular enough to warrant a second instalment. The sequel will also be released on 3DS, the team said on Facebook. Very little information is available at present, unfortunately. “As time goes on we will have […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 not delayed, says developer

    Life is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment has said the second episode is on track for release this month. I guess it would know. Life is Strange Episode 2 has been expected on March 13, but late last week Square Enix told Destructoid it had been delayed. Dontnod has since denied this report, describing it as […]

  • First SteamVR game reveal is Job Simulator

    Job Simulator is the first game to be announced specifically for SteamVR, Valve’s virtual reality tech. Shoot Many Robots and Aaaaa! For the Awesome! developer Owlchemy Labs is the first team to put its hand up and say it’s worked with SteamVR. In a blog post, the studio unveiled Job Simulator, which will be playable […]

  • HTC, Valve partner for Vive VR headset

    The first SteamVR announce is a headset a manufactured by HTC, the Taiwanese mobile company revealed over the weekend. Valve told us last week it planned to unveil virtual reality hardware at GDC, calling it “SteamVR” at the time. Now HTC has pre-empted Valve by revealing Vive, a headset developed thanks to a collaboration between […]

  • Watch the Evolve Chappie Challenge tomorrow on Twitch

    Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2K and Turtle Rock Studios have announced a tournament being hosted by ESL, which will see Evolve players take on newest movie robot, Chappie. The ESL has teamed up with Twitch for the live 4 on 1 competitive event, and you can watch as it all unfolds tomorrow, March 1 at 3pm […]

  • If you’re attending PAX East, stop and have a look at Necropolis

    We haven’t heard much on Harebrained Schemes’ latest since it was announced in November, but today, the team has seen fit to release some interesting gifs of its a new project, Necropolis. Necropolis is a third-person action rogue-like with procedurally generated which can be “re-rolled mid-playthrough” and is headed to Linux, Mac and PC sometime […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online really is lovely, as these screenshots prove

    More Dragon’s Dogma Online screenshots have been released, and this batch is just as lovely as the last gallery we posted. Since this game will likely never leave Japan, the images are a bit of a salt rub for fans of the IP, but hopefully another entry in the series will be released at some […]

  • Action-RPG Death’s Gambit has a classic-Castlevania feel to it

    How would you like to become an agent of Death and rid the world of immortals? Then Death’s Gambit may just be the game for you. Announced by LA-based studio White Rabbit, the action-RPG with platforming elements tasks players with fighting gigantic enemies on an alien, medieval planet. Players will also encounter formidable beasts, knights, […]

  • Modder adds offline co-op into Resident Evil: Revelations 2

    PC users lamenting the lack of local, offline co-op in Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be pleased to know a modder has remedied the omission. The mod, created by FluffyQuack, adds offline co-op mode to Episode 1 but the only caveat is players will need to use gamepads instead of mouse and keyboard (via Gamespot). […]

  • Number of Steam accounts with Dota 2 installed hits over 42 million

    Dota 2 has seen its installation rate jump 85% year-over-year, resulting in the MOBA now having close to 43 million installations worldwide. The figures were published via a report from video game research and consulting firm EEDAR, which studied Steam accounts daily to better understand the service’s player behavior and title performance. According to statistics […]

  • Nintendo issuing Eon Ticket codes for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

    Nintendo is handing out an Eon Ticket to Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire owners which will allow them to visit the Southern Island. Once a player arrives, depending on which version of the game they own, Pokemon Latios and Latias are able to be caught. The Eon Ticket was originally issued via StreetPass, but […]

  • Here’s a couple The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots to brighten your day

    Two images for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced on the game’s Facebook page. Grabbed by Gamekyo, the images show Gerlat and Vesemir chatting with a fellow, and the other shows Geralt riding up to some ruins where some people have been hanged. CD Projekt Red will make an appearance at PAX East next […]

  • Hyrule Warriors Boss Pack DLC contains unlockable character – potential spoilers

    While you already know the next DLC for Hyrule Warriors will allow you to play as the gigantic beast Ganon, there’s a rather humorous unlockable character contained in it as well. Potential spoilers follow below. When the DLC arrived in Japan February 26, YouTuber moccos-tan IsedelicaAs posted a video of the unlockable character, which is […]

  • Star Trek Online players gather on Vulcan to pay respects to Leonard Nimoy

    Star Trek Online players paid tribute to Leonard Nimoy yesterday by gathering around a fountain on Vulcan, the home planet of Spock in the Star Trek series. According to a post by barnacle999 on reddit, when he logged into the MMO “there were around 20 full instances and several partial,” culminating in around 1000 players […]

  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video shows invasion of The Forlorn

    A new Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin gameplay video has been released, and provides the viewer with a look at the NPC invader system. Watch below as The Forlorn hunts down the player through the game with “with deadly skill and tenacity.” He even teams up with other enemies, making your fight […]

  • Visual upgrade for Wasteland 2, improved modding tools in the works

    A visual upgrade and improved mod tools are in the works for Wasteland 2, according to a blog post from inXile Entertainment. The upgrades will come about as the game’s codebase is migrated from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5. “A major benefit of moving to Unity 5 is that 5 will include many of the […]

  • Battlefield Hardline brings “Hollywood crime drama” to single-player campaign

    In the fifth developer diary for Battlefield Hardline, the team discusses how it’s bringing “Hollywood crime drama” to the shooter’s single-player campaign. The video was released a couple of days ago, so apologies are in order if this has been posted already, but I promise I searched the site and never found it. Visceral Games […]

  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a pause for tactics isometric RPG coming in 2016

    Masquerada: Songs and Shadows is a 2.5D isometric RPG, built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age in the works at Withing Hour Studios. The game allows the player to pause combat to plan party tactics. “Set in the Venetian-inspired fantasy city of Ombre where rare masks are the key to casting magic, […]

  • Underworld Ascendant surpasses Kickstarter goal

    Underworld Ascendant which was launched on Kickstarter earlier this month, has met its  $600,000 funding goal. With six days left 10,786 backers pledged $610,541 In light of being funded, the team has also switched up the stretch goals as bit, as you can see in the image below. The studio, OtherSide Entertainment, is fronted by Paul Neurath, […]

  • Latest Evolve patch fixes progress and save game data loss on Xbox One

    A patch for Evolve has been released on Xbox One which fixes lost progress and save game data users had reported. The patch also fixes an issue with shadows and flashlight, makes incremental improvements to matchmaking, invites, and rejoining, and there were progressions balance changes. “The issue with lost progress and saved games was mostly […]

  • Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded shut down in Europe

    Online functionality for Ridge Racer Unbounded is no longer available, Namco Bandai Europe has announced. Solo mode and the track editor are still playable, minus the sharing options. Ridge Racer Unbounded was released on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2013. Thanks, MCV.

  • OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title on 3DS and Wii U

    Curve Digital has announced OlliOlli will be a cross-buy title when it releases on 3DS and Wii U. The Roll7 title will be the first third-party title to offer the functionality on the systems. OllliOlli will be released on the eShop March 5 The game launches on Nintendo’s eShop on March 5th, followed by Xbox […]

  • Darkbeast electrifies latest Bloodborne video

    The latest Bloodborne video shows off another monster in the game. This one is Darkbeast and he’s full of electricity. The video is the last of IGN’s month-long coverage of the title.

  • Future Assassin’s Creed games will have greater focus on modern timeline

    Ubisoft plans to focus more on modern timelines in future Assassin’s Creed games, the company suggested during its latest community livestream. During the Twitch stream, one of the lead writers for the Assassin’s Creed series, Darby McDevitt, said the modern timeline for Brotherhood’s town of Monteriggioni could inspire future development. “That only came about because […]

  • Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 is coming to Xbox One next month

    Halfbrick has announced Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 for Xbox One will release next month. The mobile title made its way onto Xbox 360 garnering 1 million downloads as of March 2012. It has a new multiplayer mode for up to four players with Battle and Party modes along with a new progression system. An announcement […]

  • New GTA 5 PC screens – shit the bed!

    Rockstar has pumped out 15 new screens for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5. Don’t touch them, because they’re electric. And if you touch them, you’ll get shocked. The PC version of GTA 5 has been delayed until April 14, which both sucks and blows. BUT! There’s a new trailer coming between now […]

  • Sony Japan accidentally erases 20th Anniversary PS4 contest entries

    Sony Japan has accidentally erased all information obtained from PlayStation owners who entered to win a 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4. Those who purchased PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita or Vita TV between December 4 – January 15 were handed a calendar with a code which entered them into the contest. Somehow, all data collected from the […]

  • Hearthstone datamine suggests Blackrock Mountain expansion on the way

    Hearthstone’s next update may be based on World of Warcraft’s Molten Core raid, if datamined information posted on Hearthpwn is spot-on. According to files mined from the latest patch, three new cosmetic card backs are on the way, one of which is called Molten Core. The data suggests that pre-ordering the Blackrock Mountain expansion will […]

  • Using Battlefield Hardline single-player gadgets increases your metagame rewards

    Gadgets contained in Battlefield Hardline’s campaign mode have been detailed, and each provides the player with various ways in which to solve crimes. According to design director Scott Warner, one way to “diffuse” a conflict when confronted with criminal activity is to flash your badge and ordering the criminal to freeze. Putting your gun on […]

  • Mortal Kombat X video is all about story mode, new characters

    After promising a new Mortal Kombat X reveal “soon”, NetherRealm Studios has made good on said promise by releasing the story trailer. The video shows parts of the story mode featuring Mileena, which takes place 25 years after the events of 2011′s Mortal Kombat. Outworld has become a larger threat and new fighters joining the […]

  • Destiny’s shotgun and pulse rifle buffs mean it’s time to rethink your load-out

    Destiny’s most-ignored weapons got major boosts this week. It’s time to start thinking about how to work them into your set-up. Even if you’re used to using scout rifles and sniper rifles as a general loud-out (neither class was touched by 1.1.1), the buffs to pulse rifles and shotguns should make you rethink your contextual […]

  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: five years later, what did it do so right?

    It’s been five years since the release of Battlefield Bad Company 2. What did the much-loved entry in the franchise do for the Battlefield series? Westie’s played Battlefield Bad Company 2 for over 1,260 hours on PS3 and PC. That’s dedication. In his latest video he discusses the stand out moments from a FPS classic, […]

  • War is hell in this Zombie Army Trilogy gameplay trailer

    Here’s five minutes of headshots, shambling zombies and an undead Hitler from Rebellion’s upcoming Zombie Army Trilogy. The Sniper Elite spin-off arrives on PS4, PC and Xbox One March 6 and includes three games (obviously) and a new Horde mode.

  • Titan Souls releases on PS4, Vita, PC on April 14

    Ace indie giant-slayer Titan Souls will be released on PS4, Vita and PC on April 14. Publisher Devolver confirmed the date to Eurogamer. Those of us in Europe will have to wait until a day later for release. Titan Souls is a tough-as-nails indie game where you have one life to slay a giant enemy. […]

  • Destiny weekly update: lowdown on Inferno Crucible, Vault Transfer improvements

    Destiny’s weekly update has made some pretty significant changes – let Arekkz Gaming take you through them. Bungie has revealed the first release date for the new Inferno Crucible mode, and made it a lot easier to access your vault. You should subscribe to Arekkz Gaming. It will improve your life.

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory Feb 27, 28

    It’s Xursday again – what treats does he have for you this week? He’s in the North Tower, to the right of the Stranger’s room. Let’s take a look at the latest weapons and gear from your favourite Destiny trader. No Backup Plans [Titan Gauntlets] – 13SC ATS/8 Arachnid [Hunter Helmet] – 13SC Heart of […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will be stable on PC at launch, Visceral assures

    PC format is “by far the best gaming platform around,” says Hardline producer. “We’re doing what we can to take advantage of people’s different system with the graphics, framerate, controls, etc. We’re not just porting it over.” Battlefield Hardline developer Visceral is reassuring players that there will not be a repeat of the disastrous Battlefield […]

  • Win Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One

    We have 10 download codes for new indie puzzler Pneuma: Breath of Life for Xbox One to give away. The be in with a chance of winning a code, just enter your details below and we’ll pull the winners from the hat on Monday March 2nd, after 2pm GMT. Pneuma: Breath of Life is a […]

  • Life is Strange Episode 2 delayed

    Life is Strange Episode 2 won’t make its expected release date. The first Life is Strange episode released on January 30, and we had expected the second to follow on March 13. Square Enix has since confirmed to Destructoid that the next chapter won’t make its release date. There’s been no word of the new […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: which character will be revealed tomorrow?

    Mortal Kombat X director Ed Boon is teasing a new character reveal. During today’s Mortal Kombat X livestream, NetherRealm said that a new character would be revealed “very soon”. Boon followed up with this teasing tweet suggesting the reveal will occur tomorrow: Very soon? As in tomorrow? :/ — Ed Boon (@noobde) February 26, 2015 […]

  • Halo played by Twitch is an exercise in great patience

    TwitchPlaysHalo is ridiculous. Halo: Combat Evolved is the latest game to be sucked into the “TwitchPlays” phenomenon, and the results are somewhat painful to spectate. If you’re not familiar with the setup, which debuted with TwitchPlaysPokemon, the game accepts commands from the channels’ chat stream. Although it doesn’t have the strategic RPG elements of Pokemon, […]