Whether it’s a good old-fashioned expansion pack or modern DLC, spinning additional content for already-released games has been a standard practice in the industry for decades. But the best expansions do more than simply add a few extra hours of the same game for you to play.
Retro RTS fans, take note: the African Kingdoms expansion for Age of Empires II HD hits at the end of the week. Here’s what that’ll entail.
I’ve been spending the early days of Guild Wars 2’s Heart of Thorns expansion pack trying to remember how to play Guild Wars 2. So far it’s not going well.
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.
I’d love to be able to report this week that I’ve reached the new level cap and experienced some of the high-end content Final Fantasy XIV’s first expansion has to offer, but first I need to figure out which version of my character I want to be.
Like thousands of other Final Fantasy XIV players I was awake at 5 a.m. Eastern on Friday morning to take my first steps into the game’s first major expansion. Then I realized Heavensward wasn’t quite like other MMO expansions.
Whenever I think of BioWare's Baldur's Gate series, one line of dialogue springs immediately to mind: "Go for the eyes, Boo!" We might soon hear those words again, as Minsc and Boo will play a big role in Neverwinter's Elemental Evil expansion when it launches for PC March 17.
The news Guild Wars 2 players have been eagerly awaiting for ages is finally here. ArenaNet has announced Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, and expansion pack that takes players deep into the heart of the Maguum Jungle armed with mastery abilities and a brand new profession — the Revenant.
The more I study the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the more I realize I might never catch up. Hot on the heels of the recent Phantom Forces expansion comes Primal Clash, a new set featuring Pokémon that have undergone Primal Reversion, including Primal Kyogre-EX and Primal Groudon-EX.
Sunset Overdrive, the silly new shooter from the creators of Ratchet & Clank, got its first story-based expansion today, The Mystery Of The Mooil Rig. The DLC adds a lot of great stuff to the game, and also brings some welcome improvements. Because it's so great, however, I wish there was more to it.
You know those early stages of love, when you just can't seem to get enough of the other person, yet it feels as if the entire world is conspiring to keep you apart? That's exactly the first few days of Warlords of Draenor.
As players on European servers prepare to pass through a very different Dark Portal than they did in 2007's Burning Crusade expansion, North American players gather in the Blasted Lands, awaiting late-night entry into World of Warcraft's fifth expansion, Warlords of Draenor.
Last week in Las Vegas, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, the first expansion for the magically reanimated MMO. At this weekend's Fan Festival in London, producer Naoki Yoshida showed off new flying mounts, a pair of new beast tribes and an eagerly awaited addition to the game's class roster.
New classes, a new playable race, a level cap increase and airships? Final Fantasy XIV's first expansion has been announced, and it's pretty massive.
The hero/villain/it's complicated who launched Star Wars' distant past setting in 2003's Knights of the Old Republic gets another shot at the spotlight in Shadow of Revan, a digital expansion for MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, launching in December.
Downloadable content (DLC) is often a sore subject, with some gamers feeling shortchanged by map and weapon packs that cost too much, DLC that was originally meant to be main game content, and things of the like. The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt doesn't think it needs to be that way. They want to show everybody how…
Teased earlier this month, Galactic Strongholds is the next major free expansion pack for Star Wars: The Old Republic, allowing players of the MMORPG to set up swanky digs across the galaxy.
The physical editions of this fall's Warlords of Draenor expansion for World of Warcraft will come with a code that'll allow players to boost a character to level 90. Pre-order a digital edition from Blizzard, and you'll get the boost right away.