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Deus Ex DLC to last around 5 hours, says Eidos

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 11:36 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Deus Ex’s Missing Link DLC is to last in the region of five hours, Eidos Montreal has said on its Tumblr.

“The Missing Link is approximately five hours long, but as always that varies depending on your playstyle and completionist urges,” said the team.

The DLC will fill in holes in the main game’s plot, detailing where Adam Jensen vanishes to for three days.

As per the official description: “After being tortured by Belltower agents and having his augmentations disabled, Adam Jensen must rely solely on his basic capabilities to escape from a freighter, destined for an unknown location. While fighting for his survival on the ship, he uncovers another layer to the conspiracy that he never would have suspected. As Adam, gamers will befriend new, mysterious allies and fight ruthless enemies to discover what was happening in the shadows during the events.”

The Missing Link will be made available in October on PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Steam, and OnLive.

Thanks, GameFront.

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40 Comments

  1. Zonejeu

    5 hours is pretty good for a DLC, but we still have to check the quality of it, and also how much it’ll cost.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Ireland Michael

    @1 It’s a good length because they simply ripped out of the main game and pawned it off as extra content.

    Which is exactly why I’ll pass.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. YoungZer0

    @2: Know this for sure? Why don’t they just release it now?

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Ireland Michael

    @2 Obviously it’s scheduled for release on a certain date.

    The game itself has a gaping hole in its plot. This DLC conveniently covers that entire section of the story, and is coming out only a few weeks after release.

    It’s a bit like the Epilogue of Prince of Persia or the two missions of the AC2 DLC. They were clearly supposed to be part of the main story. This is one type of DLC I find inexcusable.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. YoungZer0

    @4: What plothole do you mean? Please clarify.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. RyanMartin1991

    I don’t understand why people use the time argument with DLC. Devs have weeks, sometimes a few months to create DLC in the run up to release when a game has gone Gold.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Ireland Michael

    @4 There’s only part of the story where you suddenly end up back in Detroit and out that Jensen has been in stasis for a few weeks, blah blah blah.

    This is that part.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. cgalla2000

    I can’t be the only one who wants a DLC mission that involves getting Jensen’s mirror fixed.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. YoungZer0

    @7: Suddenly end up back in detroit? Did it miss that?

    Also: How is it a plothole? Jensen could easily sleep a few weeks in a stasis pod.

    @8: You’re not. There is reason to believe that the hotel is keeping the replacement mirror for themselves.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Ireland Michael

    @9 But he didn’t “sleep in stasis for a few weeks.” Eidos stated in the press release themselves that this part of the story takes place between those two parts of the story.

    Conveniently.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. schnide

    @Ireland Michael

    You don’t end up back in Detroit, that’s quite blatantly obvious.

    I know where you’re coming from on the general idea of publishers releasing levels as DLC that should have been part of the main game and were ripped out of the first release, but honestly, do you really feel like you were short-changed in the amount of content you were given in the main release alone? It’s a massive, and indeed, amazing game in its own right.

    I can quite easily believe that The Missing Link just wasn’t finished in time so they’re releasing it separately as DLC. And it perfectly fits the story, so I’ll enjoy it when it comes.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. viralshag

    “having his augmentations disabled, Adam Jensen must rely solely on his basic capabilities to escape from a freighter”

    Been there, done that, got the achievments and video to prove it. No augs play through means nothing to me. NOTHING. I OWN THIS GAME. I OWN YOU. (ME2 Ref) :P

    #12 4 years ago
  13. YoungZer0

    @10: So let me get this straight. You really think they already finished that part of the game and then said “STOP! Why not include it as a DLC?”

    Granted, it might have been part of the story (If you ask me, it could ruin the pacing), but i actually think they had not enough time to polish and finish it, instead of assuming they just want to rip us off.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Erthazus

    I am with Michael on this one. They said before that they planned much more content to begin with and even more cities.

    but i also think that the content that was in the game is enough. The game is great but it’s very repetitive.
    you are going to do the same thing: Press Q + use hacking a LOT. I finished the game for example without any shooting or killing someone (tried sometimes experiment with guns blazing or killing guys just to see cool animation. Thank god for old school quick load and quick save)

    The story in this game is not impressive at all to experience something that is missing in this game. I found all that conspiracy theory pretty much weak in the end compared even to first Deus Ex with 4 lame endings which are just videos (if i didn’t missed something.)

    Even endings in the first game felt more important and felt connected to the character. With HR i don’t feel that alone except for one ending in which you destroy the Panachea.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Ireland Michael

    @13 “So let me get this straight. You really think they already finished that part of the game and then said “STOP! Why not include it as a DLC?”

    Yes, this is exactly what I think. The way the story just “cuts off” and goes ahead a few weeks with a throwaway explanation is enough proof for me. It’s really fucking lazy.

    I don’t believe for a second that this ended up on the cutting-room floor. It’s amazing how often many games “conveniently” end up with parts of their story missing nowadays.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. YoungZer0

    @14: I fucking knew it! I knew the developer should never mention the other city hubs! Now people are going to think they getting some canceled stuff.

    To be honest, i actually think it’s not enough. Not enough at all. I was really missing another city hub. When i heard i was heading to Montreal i was really happy, only to find out that there is only one level. I want more sidequests, way more sidequests.

    The game is as repetitive as you are. Nobody’s forcing you to play it stealthy.

    @15: Judging by their past interviews, you better believe they left alot of material lying on the floor. The story of DX:HR was complete without the DLC, so i don’t understand why you’re so upset about it.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Erthazus

    “I fucking knew it! I knew the developer should never mention the other city hubs! Now people are going to think they getting some canceled stuff.”

    you never know to begin with. New cities means that there are a lot of cut content.

    “The game is as repetitive as you are. Nobody’s forcing you to play it stealthy.”

    i played it steathy because it’s the only mechanic game had more variety than just shooting people in the face and you also get more reward (Ghost (500) + more experience which i think is a mistake for this kind of game.)

    #17 4 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @17: Since stealth is more difficult and takes more time, it should be rewarded with more xp. Though i think the game should’ve a more dynamic xp system. Like if you kill more people in less time and such.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    You want to know why the Bosses were so out of place and random? Edios had outsourced the boss battles to another studio.

    Just another piece of evidence that this studio doesn’t know what they are doing if Deus Ex: HR is evidence enough. No evolution and they outsource their work. I can understand art because who wants to model the same thing 20x but Bosses? That should be something done in house.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Ireland Michael

    @16 It wouldn’t be so bad if the game and the story that is there were any good. As it stands, neither is.

    This is just one more nail in the head.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Erthazus

    Stealth is not more difficult. With that stupid AI it’s very easy and it’s not long especially with few right augmentations.

    First Deus Ex had much better reward system. There was no experience for killing people at all. You get experience for doing stuff. NPC’s were just a precious loot and i liked that much more.

    Now, it’s much better to do a pacifist road (more exp) + GHOST and it hurts the gaming experience. Although finding hiding places and rewards for them is a cool idea. Still there is not enough balance. When i finish everyone in the level with being a pacifist i’m exploring everything for additional experience. 100 or sometimes even 300 is too much for this game considering what augmentations you get and how less of a level exp you need for the next level. In my opinion these rewards should be when enemy is still alive and when it’s dead you should not recieve exp at all.
    Because you are exploring on your own for the loot or information and i think thats enough for the reward.

    Not much of a challenge. IMO

    #21 4 years ago
  22. viralshag

    I never ever ever thought I would say this… but I pretty much completely agree with Erth.

    #22 4 years ago
  23. YoungZer0

    @21: Sure it’s not difficult, but it’s still more difficult then randomly shooting people.

    @20: Agreed. But think about it. If the main game had such a lackluster story, how is a dlc going to change that? It will always leave a bad taste in your mouth.

    Kind of like playing Fallout 3.

    @19: Boss Battles don’t belong in a DX Game anyway.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Phoenixblight

    @23

    Well they can, just add more variety to how to defeat the bosses instead of shooting them down. Most of those bosses were stupid and forced you to play a certain style. Half of them practically make it impossible without having a certain augment. When I found it it made sense on how random and forced those battles were and not exactly needed either. I didn’t even know their names until I read the wiki about them.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. YoungZer0

    @24: Dunno man, i was just throwing mines like a baws.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Phoenixblight

    @25

    Well my first playthrough I was going for ghost so I didn’t pick up lethal weapons. That tactic really borked me on the playthrough until I got my ass kicked so many times I finally looked up the tactics for them and realized how they were then I started picking up mines and one lethal weapon. But for that lightning chick it was just jumping up and down and taking health shots(?) to survive that onslaught. Thankfully I had lots of those not sure how else you would do that battle without the augment or having lots of health boosts.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Erthazus

    What i also find is that NPC’s are lacking with communication with each other especially when AI in this game is so horrible.

    Once you finish one guy, everyone gives rats ass about him. What i liked in Metal Gear Solid 2 is that when you finish someone, NPC’s starting to search that guy by using various communication devices and in the end they send a squad to find that guy.
    If squad fails to find the target you get an alarm and everyone starts to search you.

    I seriously felt that they lacked that feature. Stealth or not. It was really easy to knock everyone out.

    #27 4 years ago
  28. YoungZer0

    @27: Yeah, i was actually missing that too. I mean, sure DX1 had that, but it’s 2011 now. A lot of the art-direction also seem to have been inspired by MGS2, especially the FEMA Building. They could’ve made stealth way more difficult that way and the hiding of bodies much more rewarding.

    @26: Fail. Seriously. If you’re anything like me you take every weapon you can get. If you have the chance, you’ll sell it. But since you won’t have any chance to sell anything when you’re in the FEMA Building, you have enough time you collect some nice weapons.

    I only used non-lethal weapons, but always had invested a lot into sidearms, in case shit got real.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. Fin

    It’s not a stealth game though, it’s an action/stealth/talky rpg. I would’ve enjoyed it a lot less had the AI been better and be able to activate an alarm whenever one of their friends goes missing.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. YoungZer0

    @29:

    Guard named Jeff: “ALARM, INTRUDER!”
    Guard named Joe steps out of the toilette: “What’s the problem?”
    Jeff: Joe is miss- oh here you are.

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Phoenixblight

    @28

    No because you can’t have a lot of items That tranq rifle and stun gun takes up a lot of space with the ammo and health boosts. Plus I Thought it would be like the original where it didn’t force you to play a certain style. I know now it was the wrong idea but it helped me realize that the game is really nothing like the original.

    #31 4 years ago
  32. DSB

    I like the fact that they wait for you to finish your needlessly long takedown animation, before pouncing on you. As long as I have energy and I keep tapping “Q”, they’ll be too amazed by my sweet moves to do anything about it.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. YoungZer0

    @31: That’s why you invest in strength, so you can have a bigger inventory.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Phoenixblight

    @33

    I know this by endgame, I had all of the inventory but like I said the first two battles I was playing as stealth character not realizing that the game forces you to play a specific style, that is what I am complaining about. That is nothing like the original.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Erthazus

    @DSB, because it’s easier for the game to calculate your movement and exprience. If guys started to do something in front of this animation something can go apeshit with the game code or AI.
    It’s much easier to do and show things while world sleeps at that moment.

    #35 4 years ago
  36. YoungZer0

    @34: Yeah, it isn’t. But i can see past that. Can you?

    #36 4 years ago
  37. Phoenixblight

    @36

    That not just one of my gripes with the game I am with Michael and DSB. The game was not that good, whole bunch of flaws not just with the story but the actual design of the game. It didn’t deserve a 9 hell at best I would say a 7. Somewhat solid gameplay but everything around it was just tacked on crap.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. YoungZer0

    @37: I liked the gameplay. Thought the characters were very shallow, thought most mechanics weren’t flashed out and the story and writing are just bad.

    #38 4 years ago
  39. Phoenixblight

    @38

    The game play was pretty solid it was just the heavily scripted AI that were really stupid then not sure if you saw this but if you silent take down no one heard it even if a guy was right next ot but if you do a lethal take down everyone and their mother knew it. Some of the non lethal take downs were really loud and not one responded to those but if you stuck a blade through a guys throat somehow everyone knows about it?

    #39 4 years ago
  40. YoungZer0

    @39: Agreed, that was a stupid decision. I also thought that the number of take downs was really, really short.

    #40 4 years ago

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  • 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 […]