Shadow Of Mordor: The Bright Lord: The Kotaku Review

The Bright Lord, Shadow of Mordor's new DLC campaign, promises an epic showdown with Lord of the Rings head honcho Sauron. It was designed in part to address a common fan complaint about the original game's anticlimactic ending. But while it does give players a chance to fight Sauron, I'd hardly call it an epic battle. » 2/24/15 9:00am 2/24/15 9:00am

The surprisingly excellent zombie game Dying Light got its first batch of DLC today, Techland said in a surprise announcement. It's called "Cuisine & Cargo," and adds two additional "hardcore zones" (buildings) to explore in the game's world. There are two more bits of DLC coming out in March and May respectively. » 2/10/15 11:10am 2/10/15 11:10am

Far Cry 4's New DLC Forces You to Grind Until You Die For No Good Reason

Far Cry 4's post-release stuff kicked off this week with Escape From Durgesh Prison, a new timed challenge mode that's now available for purchase either individually or as part of the game's season pass. Sadly, it doesn't get things off to a great start. » 1/14/15 3:30pm 1/14/15 3:30pm

You’ll Have To Pay Extra To Fight Sauron In Shadow Of Mordor

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor comes out tomorrow. While Tolkien fans will be delighted to finally play a Lord of the Rings game that's actually really, really good, others might be disappointed that Sauron doesn't make much of an appearance. Turns out: he's in Mordor, you just have to pay more to get to him. » 9/29/14 11:30am 9/29/14 11:30am

LEGO Batman 3 Is Getting A DLC Season Pass. I've Got A Better Idea.

Today Warner Bros. announced the first-ever season pass for a LEGO game, promising players six downloadable content packs and more than 40 new characters for $14.99. What they should really be doing is bundling their DLC with Minifigs and selling it in stores. » 9/09/14 10:40am 9/09/14 10:40am

Now take each of those DLC packs, slip them in a package…

Broken Age Aborts Early Access Launch for Season Pass Approach

Broken Age, the crowdfunded adventure from Double Fine launching today to its backers, won't be offered on Steam Early Access. It will, however, release under a "Season Pass" model that gives buyers both of two planned episodes. » 1/14/14 12:00pm 1/14/14 12:00pm

The good news is there's going to be a lot of extra stuff in WWE 2K14. The bad news is they want you to buy a $20 season pass for it. Three packs contain extra wrestlers—including the NWO—and others will have customization options and loads of extra wrestling moves. Details here and in this video. » 10/21/13 9:20am 10/21/13 9:20am

California GameStops Now Have To Put DLC Warnings On Used Games

GameStop stores in California will now have to warn you when their used games come with one-time-use online passes or additional fees for downloadable content. » 4/10/12 2:30pm 4/10/12 2:30pm