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Paradox on piracy: service over security

Every game developer and publisher knows that at least a portion of their player base is going to be composed of people that didn’t pay. In the past, they’ve tried to stop this with CD keys, code wheels and invincible scorpions that chase you around the map, but Paradox does …

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PM David Cameron visits Train sim developer

Dovetail Games, the developer behind the true DLC monster that is the Train Simulator series of games, had a special visitor yesterday: British Prime Minister David Cameron. While there, he praised the company’s efforts in developing new business for the UK and used the trip as a platform to announce his …

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Evolve dev addresses some DLC concerns

The Evolve Big Alpha last year and the Beta this weekend just gone, both went down pretty well with fans. While there are some concerns about longevity thanks to Titanfall’s drop off, for the most part people really enjoy jet-packing and stomping around jungles and deserts, hunting one another down …

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Turtle Rock Studios defends Evolve DLC strategy

Turtle Rock Studios revealed its pre-order and future DLC strategy for Evolve earlier this week and there are a fair few gamers that aren’t too pleased about it. However, studio co-founder, Phil Robb, wrote a few words on the Evolve forum to clear things up a bit. The studio co-founder …

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Destiny’s potential DLC roadmap has leaked

A newly leaked image from what looks to be a Bungie meeting is doing the rounds on the Internet today, showing off what could be Destiny’s DLC roadmap for 2015. According to the leak, we can expect to see one major on-disc expansion titled ‘Comet: Plague of Darkness’. Comet will …

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Final Stand won’t be the last Battlefield 4 DLC

Battlefield developer, DICE, has promised that the Final Stand expansion won’t be the last update or bit of new content we will see for Battlefield 4. Writing in a Battlelog blog post, the developer said that it will continue to support the game, which launched back in November 2013. “With …

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Destiny 2 is already in the works

Bungie and Activision have seen great success with the launch of Destiny. While reviews were fairly mixed, criticizing  the title’s lack of story but praising the gameplay mechanics, it hasn’t stopped the game from garnering 9.5 million registered users to date and due to this commercial success, Destiny 2 is …

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Destiny’s first DLC is pretty expensive

Destiny’s first expansion pack, The Dark Below, is due to launch on the 9th of December, exactly three months after the base game launched. However, Bungie’s pricing model is raising some concerns amongst fans, the first expansion pack will set US customers back $19.99 and despite the exchange rate, it …

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Bungie responds to Destiny expansion info leak

Yesterday, a Destiny bug managed to reveal Bungie’s plans for upcoming DLC and expansion packs. Since the information was already live on Destiny’s servers many gamers jumped to the conclusion that the DLC was already finished and possibly even locked on the disc but Bungie has defended itself, stating that …

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Destiny bug reveals future expansion content

A Destiny player has come across a bug that reveals Bungie’s plans for future expansion packs and DLC content. Irish player, Ben Kinsella encountered the bug, which prevented him from accessing ‘the tower’, Destiny’s social hub. While it prevented him from hanging out at the tower, it did reveal new …

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Nintendo teases new Mario Kart 8 vehicle

If like many fans of Nintendo’s recently(ish) released kart racer, Mario Kart 8, you’re excited for the upcoming DLC offerings that are bringing extra characters, tracks and vehicles to the game, then get your bib ready as Nintendo has decided to whet your appetite with a screengrab of one of …

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Divinity: Original Sin gets free DLC

The development team behind Divinity: Original Sin has released a free DLC update, adding two new companions to the game. The first of the companions is known as Bairdotr, a loyal ranger while the second is called Wolgraff, a silent rogue. Both characters come free as part of the Bear and the …

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EA expects to make $1 billion from DLC this year

EA’s huge catalogue of DLC is expected to rake in $1 billion for the publisher this financial year, company spokesperson, John Reseburg has said. It was also revealed that a large portion of that revenue will supposedly be generated by EA’s sports franchises, such as NFL and Fifa. Speaking with …

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Mario Kart 8 getting much more thematic DLC

There were some that weren’t particularly pleased with Nintendo’s recent announcement of the Mercedes Benz DLC for Mario Kart 8, adding several classic cars from the company’s history to the roster of available “karts” in the game. However it seems likely that fans will much prefer the next batch of …

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Shadow of Mordor Season Pass announced

Even though pre-orders across the industry are declining, publishing giants like Ubisoft, Activision and indeed, Warner Bros, are still trying to tempt us into putting down money for games that aren’t even released yet in an effort to better gauge how many copies they will sell – and to get …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity will have micro-transactions

Following on from last night’s report that Ubisoft wants to take PC gaming ‘more seriously’, it has been revealed that Assassin’s Creed Unity will contain Micro-Transactions for those who would rather pay for progress than play the game. Assassin’s Creed IV had a similar option, users could buy ‘DLC’ resource …

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GTA V looks likely to get single player zombie DLC

Whether we like or not, zombies are a mainstream thing now, sitting right alongside vampires, werewolves, Frankenstein’s creation, the mummy and many other iconic monsters of stage and screen – which is why they feel a bit overdone at the moment. However, that doesn’t look likely to stop Rockstar from …

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Ubisoft teases new city for Watch Dogs

It looks like Watch Dogs is set to get a new playable city as Ubisoft is teasing some upcoming DLC on Twitter. The Watch Dogs Twitter account sent out a picture saying “The City of Camden had the highest crime rate in the US in 2012. A 24/7 surveillance program …

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Titanfall Frontier’s Edge DLC announced

Titanfall’s second map pack is on the way, it’s called Frontier’s Edge and will take the battle to new settings including a mining outpost, a beach, and a dig site. If you brought the game’s season pass then you will get access to these new maps straight away once they …

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Hearthstone Curse of Naxxramas DLC priced

Blizzard has finally confirmed the pricing model for Hearthstone’s upcoming single player expansion, Curse of Naxxramas. Players will be able to buy the whole adventure upfront or you can pay with in-game gold. The expansion is split in to five wings, each week a new wing will unlock, allowing players …

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