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  • New Call of Duty: Black Ops II Revolution DLC announced in hilarious trailer
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    New Call of Duty: Black Ops II Revolution DLC announced in hilarious trailer

    By 23 January 2013

    Activision and Treyarch have announced a new DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops II - dubbed "Revolution" - in an hilarious trailer. The Replacer, played by actor Peter Stormare, explains the new update, which features four maps, one weapon, and new mode...

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC hitting Xbox LIVE in January
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC hitting Xbox LIVE in January

    By 22 December 2011

    Soldiers - lock, load and look lively as the first downloadable content for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has been announced. It will be hitting Xbox LIVE on 24 January, with Call of Duty Elite members getting first dibs. "Today we informed the Call...

  • Bioshock 2 DLC detailed
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    Bioshock 2 DLC detailed

    By 22 February 2010

    2K games has announced that the first set of downloadable content for Bioshock 2 - the Sinclair Solutions Test Pack - will be emerging from the briny depths in March. But if you haven't yet finished the single-player for the game then don't panic - it's...

  • Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing DLC detailed
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    Left 4 Dead 2: The Passing DLC detailed

    By 15 December 2009

    Left 4 Dead 2, the co-operative zombie shooter from Valve, which many PC gamers feel to be one of the top games of the year, has announced its first pack of downloadable content - titled "The Passing". There's not loads in the way of details yet - but...

  • Lara's Shadow DLC now available
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    Lara's Shadow DLC now available

    By 10 March 2009

    After the first downloadable episode for Tomb Raider: Underworld was delayed by 2 weeks, we did wonder whether we'd see the second episode, Lara's Shadow, hit Xbox Live Marketplace as scheduled. Well the good news is that it has. Eidos has confirmed that...

  • Rock n roll classics coming to Guitar Hero World Tour
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    Rock n roll classics coming to Guitar Hero World Tour

    By 5 March 2009

    Activision has announced the downloadable tracks for March, and it seems gamers can expect some rock and roll classics from the likes of Queen and Jimi Hendrix, as well as some European favourites as well. This month, rockers will again be able to expand...

  • More GTA promised for PSP
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    More GTA promised for PSP

    By 2 March 2009

    Sony has promised that gamers will see Grand Theft Auto make a return to the PSP in the future. The handheld has previously seen two GTA releases, but has lost out more recently with the upcoming release of GTA: Chinatown Wars on the Nintendo DS. "No...

  • Tomb Raider DLC now available on Xbox Live
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    Tomb Raider DLC now available on Xbox Live

    By 24 February 2009

    After a short delay Beneath the Ashes, the first downloadable episode for Tomb Raider: Underworld, is now available from Xbox Live. The DLC was supposed to be available from 10 February, but was delayed due to an unspecified "technical issue". Beneath...

  • Eidos confirms Tomb Raider DLC delayed
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    Eidos confirms Tomb Raider DLC delayed

    By 11 February 2009

    A spokesperson from Eidos has announced that the first downloadable episode for Tomb Raider: Underworld has been delayed due to a "technical issue". Beneath the Ashes was originally due for an Xbox-exclusive release on 10 February, however it is now not...

  • Xbox multiplayer free for GTA IV DLC launch
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    Xbox multiplayer free for GTA IV DLC launch

    By 11 February 2009

    Microsoft has announced it will temporarily lift the restrictions on the Xbox Live multiplayer service, to allow anyone playing GTA IV or its first expansion pack, to play online for free. The multiplayer service is usually restricted to paying Gold members,...

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    Eidos dates Tomb Raider: Underworld DLC

    By 23 January 2009

    Eidos Interactive has dated the two downloadable episodes for Tomb Raider: Underworld. The first of the two, Beneath the Ashes, will be available on 10 February, while the second level, Lara's Shadow, will follow one month later on 10 March. Both available...

  • Rockstar prices GTA IV DLC
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    Rockstar prices GTA IV DLC

    By 22 January 2009

    Rockstar has confirmed pricing for the first GTA IV DLC episode. The Lost and the Damned will sell for 1600 Microsoft Points, which works out around £13.60. Of course, the downloadable content is an Xbox 360 exclusive and is the first of two announced...

  • GTA IV DLC Achievements leaked?
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    GTA IV DLC Achievements leaked?

    By 21 January 2009

    Rockstar has apparently released the list of Achievements for the first GTA IV DLC episode. The company has reportedly emailed the full list out to GTA IV fansites for The Lost and Damned. The list has not been confirmed, nor commented on by Rockstar...

  • Dog killed in Wii remote accident
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    Dog killed in Wii remote accident

    By 15 January 2009

    When Nintendo's Wii console was first released, the Internet was awash with pictures of Wii-related injuries and accidents. We've seen black eyes and broken TVs galore, but killing the family dog is a new one on us. A woman in Michigan was playing Wii...

  • Bruce Springsteen makes Guitar Hero debut
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    Bruce Springsteen makes Guitar Hero debut

    By 15 January 2009

    Bruce Springsteen will be making his video game debut at the end of the month, with two downloadable songs for Guitar Hero World Tour. The tracks will be available on 27 January, and will coincide with the release of his new album. The two-song Track...

  • Mirror's Edge DLC dated
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    Mirror's Edge DLC dated

    By 14 January 2009

    EA has announced that the premium downloadable content for Mirror's Edge is set for release on 29 January for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. The DLC was announced before Christmas, and consists of seven new Time Trial maps offering up nine new races. We posted...

  • Fable II "Knothole Island" DLC coming 13 January
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    Fable II "Knothole Island" DLC coming 13 January

    By 9 January 2009

    Lionhead Studios has announced it will be releasing new DLC for Fable II on 13 January. Senior programmer Jonathan Shaw and fellow members of the team hint at what we can expect from the new episode in the latest instalment of Lionhead Studios' video...

  • EA announces sixth Littlest Pet Shop title
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    EA announces sixth Littlest Pet Shop title

    By 6 January 2009

    EA has announced it is to launch the sixth addition to the Littlest Pet Shop gaming line-up in March 2009. Aimed at girls between 6-10 years old, Littlest Pet Shop Spring will be the fourth DS release in the series. The game features a spring environment...

  • GTA: Chinatown Wars "much bigger" than PSP GTAs
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    GTA: Chinatown Wars "much bigger" than PSP GTAs

    By 30 December 2008

    Rockstar has said that the forthcoming Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be the biggest portable game the company has ever made. The president of Rockstar Leeds, Gordon Hall said: "Chinatown Wars is much bigger than anything we have ever done before...

  • New range of DS educational titles set for release in 2009
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    New range of DS educational titles set for release in 2009

    By 30 December 2008

    PlayV has announced a range of educational titles set to be released for Nintendo DS in February 2009. The series, called Mind Your Language, will teach users a variety of foreign languages including Spanish, French, German and Japanese, and is fully...

  • Waterstone's introduces Wii range
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    Waterstone's introduces Wii range

    By 29 December 2008

    Waterstone's has introduced a new line of Wii titles to one of its stores, following a successful trial of DS games. The book retailer began selling DS Touch Generation titles in a few of its stores last year, with over 100 branches now stocking a number...

  • Nintendo helps Amazon towards best Christmas on record
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    Nintendo helps Amazon towards best Christmas on record

    By 29 December 2008

    Nintendo has helped Amazon have its best Christmas on record this year, topping all of its video game "Best of 2008" lists and selling big numbers of both its games and consoles during the festive period. The Amazon "Best of 2008" lists were released...

  • Couple arrested in Christmas Day fight over Wii
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    Couple arrested in Christmas Day fight over Wii

    By 29 December 2008

    A Nintendo Wii console may have been top of many people's wish lists this Christmas, but one man in the States certainly wasn't happy when he unwrapped his on Christmas day. Police had to be called to a residence in Boston on Christmas Day, after Heath...

  • Rock Band 2 Wii DLC delayed until 2009
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    Rock Band 2 Wii DLC delayed until 2009

    By 29 December 2008

    Wii-gamers in the States are getting pretty fed up with delays from Harmonix, first with delays of Rock Band 2, and now with delays on its DLC. The game was eventually released on Nintendo's platform on 18 December. Three months after the other versions...

  • Rock Band gets a trio of festive tracks
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    Rock Band gets a trio of festive tracks

    By 22 December 2008

    Rock Band is chipping in to help your festive mood with a special Rock Band 2 Christmas song pack, as well as a couple of Foo Fighter tracks as well. The Christmas song pack is made up of "Hanukkah Blessings" by Barenaked Ladies (also seen in the Lips...