With so much information, it would be easy to dismiss the latest Nintendo Direct presentation as an elaborate April Fool’s Day prank. But the latest Nintendo Direct is definitely no joke. The next evolution of amiibo? It’s happening! Lucas from Mother 3 in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS? He’s joining the battle! The debut of a 200cc speed class in Mario Kart 8? Yup! A new line of Yoshi amiibo figures made of actual yarn? Oh yeah. A home-designing Animal Crossing game? Launching this year! Splatoon launching on May 29 and more details about Mario Maker, Yoshi’s Woolly World and the new game in the Fire Emblem series? It’s all accurate! Read more...
Ascendance is the second DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Ascendance includes four Multiplayer maps, the OHM Multiplayer hybrid weapon and weapon variant, a new Exo Grapple playlist, as well as Exo Zombies Infection, part two of the Exo Zombies co-op experience.
Ascendance releases March 31st on Xbox LIVE, with other platforms to follow.
2K and Turtle Rock Studios announced today that the Evolve experience is expanding on March 31, 2015 with the launch of a host of downloadable content* including the fourth playable Monster, Behemoth, four new playable Hunters, two free maps, a free Observer Mode, and more. Those who own Evolve but do not purchase Behemoth or the four new Hunters can still play against or alongside these new characters online and against them offline, adding depth and replayability for the entire Evolve community without dividing players based on what additional content they own. And, two free maps and a free Observer Mode means more new content for all Evolve players to enjoy, whether they choose to play with one of the new characters, or stay with their existing favourites. Read more...
Xbox teamed up with Universal to release a new video on Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious today, giving fans an inside look at a handful of Furious 7 cars included in the standalone expansion.
In addition to highlighting how various vehicles are selected for inclusion in Fast & Furious films, the video also features commentary from Fast & Furious veteran Car Coordinator Dennis McCarthy, who discusses how each car in the movie is built and designed to reflect the excitement of the characters in the series. In Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, the car is the star, and the Furious 7 vehicles featured in the game will look and drive just like the cars from the film. Read more...
In celebration of Friday 13th, today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment confirmed details for the Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack, the ultimate pass providing fans with Mortal Kombat X downloadable content (DLC), some of which will be available beginning at launch. The Kombat Pack will include access to four playable characters still in development, including horror icon from the Friday the 13th films, Jason Voorhees, as well as two Klassic Mortal Kombat Kombatants and another special guest character. In the Americas, the Kombat Pack is included in the Mortal Kombat X Kollector’s Edition by Coarse, Limited Edition and Premium Edition, and will be available for purchase separately for $29.99.**
Starting April 14, 2015, when Mortal Kombat X launches worldwide, fans who purchase the Kombat Pack will receive the Samurai Pack containing three new character skins: Ronin Kenshi, Samurai Shinnok and Jingu Kitana, as well as an accompanying skin pack with each playable character. Kombat Pack owners will gain early access to the following future DLC content before it is available for sale individually.
Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun on the fly. Also included is the OHM-Werewolf custom variant.
Introducing Sir Hammerlock’s sister, Lady Aurelia the Baroness! Nobody’s as cold as she is, literally, as her “Cold-As-Ice” action skill inflicts tons of cryo damage on the baddies of Elpis. She can also turn any co-op partner into a servant using her Contractual Aristocracy skill tree. Nothing stands a chance against this frozen-hearted aristocrat!
Both Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Season Pass are available now!
Watch gameplay from the new Exo Zombies mode, starring John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal. Exo Zombies is included with Havoc, the first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Unity – Dead Kings is now available* for free for all Assassin’s Creed Unity players on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.
After the events of Assassin’s Creed Unity, Arno’s quest for redemption leads him to the town of Saint Denis, then known as Franciade. There he is sent on a mission that will take him to the depths of the city, an intricate network of catacombs and deep caves that hold the remains and best-kept secrets of past French kings. To uncover the dark mysteries that lie beneath the Basilica, Arno is equipped with a lantern to guide his way and will gain access to the Guillotine Gun, a powerful weapon made for both long-range destruction and deadly close-quarter combat. Read more...
The first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Havoc, is on the way. The epic DLC pack from Activision and Sledgehammer Games will be available first, exclusively on Xbox LIVE for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 beginning on January 27, with other platforms to follow.
“We’re looking forward to playing the new DLC content with fans. The response to Advanced Warfare has been amazing, and the creativity and gameplay variety of the content coming in Havoc is more exciting than ever,” said Michael Condrey, Co-Founder and Studio Head, Sledgehammer Games. “The entire team at Sledgehammer Games is really excited about the release of the Havoc and we are ready to kick-off a long DLC season filled with new maps, the new Exo Zombies mode and more,” said Glen Schofield, Co-Founder and Studio Head, Sledgehammer Games. Read more...
Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed® Unity – Dead Kings, the downloadable campaign that continues Arno’s story after the events of Assassin’s Creed Unity, will be available for free to all purchasers of Assassin’s Creed Unity on next-gen consoles and Windows PC on January 13, 2015.
After the events of Assassin’s Creed Unity, Arno leaves Paris for Saint Denis, a mysterious city that holds the crypts of deceased French kings. Sent on a mission to the extensive underground of the Basilica, Arno will face a faction of new foes, the Raiders, populating its catacombs. Equipped with a lantern and a new powerful weapon, the Guillotine gun, Arno will have to navigate the dangerous passageways to uncover the darkest secrets of the city. Read more...
Untrained and unprepared, four Atlas employees must survive a horror unlike any other. John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal star in Exo Zombies, coming to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC in 2015.
The first chapter of Exo Zombies is included with the Havoc DLC pack or as part of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass. Get the Season Pass for access to four exciting DLC packs at one great price, each delivering a collection of new, thrilling multiplayer content, bonus weapons, and more
Check out the diverse selection of new customization items in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare available now in the in-game store.
-4 Premium Personalization Packs: Includes themed weapon camo, three reticles, player card and emblem item PLUS matching exoskeleton and helmet camo.
-4 Personalization Packs: Includes themed weapon camo, three reticles, player card and emblem item.
-4 Exoskeleton Packs: Unique themed exoskeleton and matching helmet.
-10 Flag Exoskeleton Packs: Your country needs you! Show your patriotism with a flag exoskeleton skin and matching helmet. Available for: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Australia, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, and Japan.
The creator of Binding of Isaac Edmund McMillen announced an expansion for the recently released remake BoI: Rebirth. If you’re the player that commits and gets every single item, secret, and character unlocked, this is perfect for you.
“Once the holidays end, the Nicalis gang will be jumping back into the abyss and digging into the very large design doc I have ready for ‘em,” writes McMillen. “I have big plans for this expansion, I hope to add a very huge chunk of gameplay in the form of a new game mode that will almost double the amount of things you can do, I’m very proud of this new design.” Read more...
Explore what waits in The Dark Below. Expand your Destiny adventure with a wealth new weapons, armor, and gear earned in new story quests and missions. Throw down in three new competitive multiplayer arenas. Form a Fireteam and take on new cooperative challenges, including a brand new six-player Raid.
Microsoft Studios and the development team at Iron Galaxy are excited to share a new trailer showing off the distinct playstyle and moves of the Babylonian Sorcerer, Kan-Ra, who will be joining Killer Instinct: Season 2’s roster of characters starting on Monday!
Cursed to rot after a failed assassination attempt on his king over 2000 years ago, Kan-Ra endured for centuries by constantly balancing the curses he places on himself with the boons provided by dark magic and artifacts. His solitary goal: to gain knowledge that will grant him absolute power over all of mankind. After getting imprisoned by Maya’s order hundreds of years earlier, an Ultratech attack on Maya’s city accidentally frees Kan-Ra—releasing him back onto an unsuspecting world that’s full of new mysteries and ripe for his… dissection. Read more...
Digital Extremes continues to set the example for AAA quality in Free-to-Play with the release of an extensive new update for its hit sci-fi action game, Warframe. The new console update titled ‘Archwing’ gives players a whole new way to play Warframe and will be released Thursday, Nov. 20th at 1 PM EST. Players will also notice a distinct new look to Warframe upon download.
Putting the ‘space’ in ‘space ninja’, new Archwing technology allows players to fly freely through space without the use of a ship. The update also includes colossal new weapons to accompany Archwing, new player Quests to deepen the lore of the game, challenging new enemies, Syndicates – a new reputation system, the release of a new Warframe – Limbo, and much more. Read more...
Guardians who purchase and redeem Destiny Expansion Pass or Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below by January 15, 2015 will receive the EV-30 Tumbler Sparrow, enabling its riders to drive fast, take flight, and perform a set of mid-air tricks.
Guardians who have already purchased or will purchase and redeem Destiny Expansion Pass will receive the EV-30 Tumbler Sparrow from the in-game Postmaster at the time of redemption.
Guardians who have already purchased or will purchase and redeem Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below will receive the EV-30 Tumbler Sparrow from the in-game Postmaster starting on December 9, 2014.
Ever since we announced Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, some of you have been asking if there will be anything extra for those PS3 and Xbox 360 players who are planning on picking up the new versions. To reward loyal GTAV fans for coming back to the newer, more detailed version of Los Santos and Blaine County, we’ve created an array of exclusive items specifically for these players – with each of them connected to activities designed for you to experience the game’s massive world in new and exciting ways. Here are some of the new items and activities that will be available for returning players: Read more...