Klei continues to expand Don’t Starve, and it’s partnering with Super Time Force developer Capybara Games for the water-based Don’t Starve: Shipwrecked expansion. The PC, Mac, and Linux versions get new “playable characters, biomes, creatures and seasonal effects” this fall, but no word on the other platforms. »
Rocket League’s getting its first DLC and update next month, with paid and free content. You don’t have to pay for spectator mode, the Utopia Coliseum map, or the new new flags, music, and fireworks. New cars, boosts, wheels, paint types, and trophies will cost $3.99. There’s no specific release date yet. »
Smash Bros. is getting two familiar-looking Mii Fighter costumes—the left one’s based on Chrom from Fire Emblem: Awakening, and the one on the right is based on Donkey Kong big bad King K. Rool. They (and the Smash Hoodie in the middle) will be available as Premium DLC for both the 3DS and Wii U versions this Friday.
The Talos Principle, Croteam’s philosophical puzzler about artificial intelligence, the existence of God, and moving laser beams around in ancient-seeming spaces to open force fields, was one of my top three games of last year. OK, it was exactly No. 3, if you must know, followed in ascending order by South Park: The… »
Having appeared in two previous Mortal Kombat games in non or barely playable form, the artist formerly known as The Tan Ninja makes his fully playable debut this week in Mortal Kombat X.
The days of Super/Ultra/Hyper editions may be over. During the Street Fighter V panel at EVO 2015, Capcom detailed its plan to release a single disc with 16 fighters supported by regular digital updates—many of which can be earned simply by playing the game. »
The Elder Scrolls Online gets its first DLC pack, Imperial City, soon. It hits August 31 on PC, September 15 on Xbox One, and September 16 on PS4. It’s bundled for ESO Plus members—$20 for everyone else. If you’re playing ESO, let us know! How are you enjoying it? »
Good news: there’s new DLC on the way for BioWare’s giant-sized fantasy RPG. Bad news: it will only be playable on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Seems like the adventure’s over for last-gen console owners. »
Harley Quinn’s one of the most popular new Batman characters to appear in the last few years. She’s finally playable in Arkham Knight, starring in what serves as a prequel to the story in the main game. But, despite being a free add-on, the story pack starring the Joker’s sometime girlfriend isn’t worth the time it… »
This past year has been something for Nintendo. Not only did we get the greatest iteration of their biggest franchises, we also got fresh takes and unlikely second chances for existing characters. Nintendo even graced us with a few fresh IPs. Their latest, Splatoon, has become a classic overnight, with fans drooling… »
Today at 7pm PST, Splatoon receives a free new multiplayer map: Kelp Dome. Here’s a picture of it! »
Why settle for watching the new Dragon Ball Z stuff in a movie, when you can play it all in a game? »
Kombat Pass owners can start making their way through the competition as the evil Edenian when the Tanya Bundle goes live tomorrow. »
Halo: ODST is now dropping in for owners of the Master Chief Collection. Players who purchased and played the Xbox One collection before December 19 of last year are starting to get their codes for the remastered ODST campaign. Folks falling outside of that window will be able to purchase the campaign separately for… »
Yesterday, Dying Light added a bow to the arsenal of weapons players can use to kill the undead. You might be wondering: “How does a months-old game justify dropping in a random new gizmo for killing, all of a sudden?” By making it really, really hard for players to get their hands on it. »
It’s a psycho killer try-before-you-buy this weekend in Mortal Kombat X. If you bought the game but not the DLC, head over to MKX’s Living Towers this weekend to play as Jason Vorhees in what should have been a 13 round battle but ended up only being 6 because that’s no fun at all. »