You, Me, & DLC. Part two: Entitled developers

You, Me, & DLC. Part two: Entitled developers

Apr 13, 2012

Shigeru Miyamoto has been known as a cuddly developing genius worldwide since the only way we got our gaming news and reviews was via shop shelf magazines. Due to the explosion in indie games journalism and social media over the last ten years or so however, we are now all able – for better or for worse – to take a close look at many, many more of the...

You, Me, & DLC. Part one: “Artistic Integrity”

You, Me, & DLC. Part one: “Artistic Integrity”

Apr 11, 2012

DLC and corporate-consumer relations have been making waves a lot again recently, particularly due to (repeat offender) Capcom with Street Fighter X Tekken and, of course, (repeat offender) EA with special guest stars BioWare and Mass Effect 3. The idealised DLC defence most often used by developers and publishers often involves phrases such as “enhancing and...

Mass Effect 3 Resurgence pack deploying

Mass Effect 3 Resurgence pack deploying

Apr 10, 2012

A free multiplayer expansion for Mass Effect 3 is now live on Xbox 360 and expected for PC and PS3 users either today or tomorrow. Titled Resurgence, the new pack contains a fairly hefty chunk of add-on content that includes two maps, six characters and three weapons. Players will now be able to squash enemies with the Asari Justicar Adept, Krogan Battlemaster...

EA sends Mass Effect 3 into space for scavenger hunt

EA sends Mass Effect 3 into space for scavenger hunt

Feb 17, 2012

Have you been holding out for a game related competition that challenges you to hunt down prizes that have fallen from space? You have? Well, you’re in luck! EA are sending copies of Mass Effect 3 into space which will then descend to Earth for you to find, over a week before the game’s official release on March 9. Next week, EA will launch copies of Mass...

Mass Effect 3 demo live on Xbox

Mass Effect 3 demo live on Xbox

Feb 14, 2012

Strap on your boots and get ready for a taster of galactic war as the Mass Effect 3 demo is now available to download on Xbox Live. The demo weighs in at 1.76 GB and features two missions from the game’s single player mode. People with an active Battlefield 3 online pass also have access to the game’s co-op multiplayer demo, whereas those without a pass...