New Far Cry 4 DLC Escape from Durgesh Prison Coming January 13

Far Cry 4

If you've been enjoying Ubisoft's latest Far Cry expeditions in the Himalayas, you'll be pleased to know a new batch of Far Cry 4 DLC Escape from Durgesh Prison is coming to the game in less than one month. The Far Cry 4 DLC, a unique sort of "time trial" for the first-person shooter, will release January 13 on PS4 and Xbox One. In Escape from Durgesh Prison, Far Cry 4 characters Ajay and Hurk wake up after being captured, tortured and stripped of their weapons in Yuma's prison. Thrown in the dangerous world of Kyrat … [Read more...]

New Skylanders Light and Dark Elements Coming via Expansion Packs

Skylanders Knight Light

The Skylanders franchise has long been popular among kids and families, with a few new gameplay elements being added with each new entry in the series. Now Activision is actually adding new Elements -- note the capital "e" -- via new Skylanders Light and Dark elements that are coming through some new retail expansion packs. Our editor first saw hints of the new Skylanders Light and Dark elements during his hands-on preview time at Toys for Bob earlier this year. But while he could his fellow staffers about it, we … [Read more...]

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC Early Weapon Access Trailer

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Activision has done some nice things with the latest entry in the Call of Duty franchise. Some people have wondered where the franchise can possibly go next now that they've added superhuman-like abilities to the mix. For those of us enjoying the game, though, the biggest question is where the DLC will take us. Luckily for us, Activision has released a new Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC early weapon access trailer to give us a peek. The COD Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC is available now for Xbox One and Xbox … [Read more...]

Killing Floor 2 Confirmed for PS4 at PlayStation Experience


Normally a next-gen console owner wouldn't look to the year 2009 for gaming inspiration. Unless the inspiration came in the form of the PC game Killing Floor, that is. At this weekend's PlayStation Experience, Tripwire Interactive announced Killing Floor 2 is in development for PS4. Tripewire Interactive is taking the core elements that made the original PC game Killing Floor so popular and building on them for the PS4 sequel's release. A co-operative horror FPS, Killing Floor 2 is a sci-fi shooter in which players … [Read more...]

Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS Now Available


With all the attention given to next-gen consoles, there's nothing quite like the magical nostalgia of the early 8-bit console games. In some cases your memories are better than the game itself, but the new Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS will give you a great opportunity to test that theory for yourself. Ultimate NES Remix for Nintendo 3DS isn't a straight port of Nintendo's best games. Rather, it's a mix-and-match compilation that lets you do crazy things like use Princess Peach to rescue Princess Peach, … [Read more...]

Jamie N Commons Single “Karma” to be Battlefield Hardline Theme Song

Battlefield Hardline

Activision in 2013 looked to an Eminem single to be used in Call of Duty: Ghosts and throughout the game's marketing promotions. This year, the company's competitor, EA, has looked to an exclusive new Jamie N Commons single "Karma" to be the Battlefield Hardline theme song. Microsoft will neither confirm nor deny that the Halo 5 theme song will actually be the next single from Pharrell Williams. You do realize the Microsoft reference was a joke, yes? The other two are dead serious. EA's Visceral Games studio has … [Read more...]

Dying Light Opening Cinematic Surfaces Online

Dying Light

Dying Light is one of those high-profile games that's circled around PS4 and Xbox One owners' conscience for more than two years now. The open-world zombie game by most accounts looks like it'll offer hours of undead-slashing fun. Today we got our first peek at the Dying Light opening cinematic, giving us a chance to see what the game has in store when it releases in January. Dying Light is officially billed as an "open-world action survival game," though the brunt of the action revolves around zombies. And really, … [Read more...]

Three Reasons the Holidays are Happy for Gamers

Destiny vehicle

When you hear “happy holidays” greetings shared with friends and strangers alike, it’s easy to lose sight of why the holidays really are happy for gamers. We’re blessed in the fourth quarter with a flood of video games, though at times it’s a bit overwhelming. The deluge makes sense, as people are buying games for holiday gifts, but it underscores three reasons the holidays really are happy for gamers. For starters, the fourth quarter represents an end to the doldrums between March and September. Not many console … [Read more...]

24 Hours of Le Mans Anchors New Project CARS Tracks

Project Cars PS4 Xbox One

The 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the racing world's most famous circuits, has been announced as one of several new tracks coming to the next-gen racing game Project CARS. Though Le Mans is perhaps better known outside of the United States, another of the new tracks unveiled, Laguna Seca, may be more familiar to U.S. fans. And yes, it's included. Bandai Namco has already stated that Project CARS will cover quite a few regions. For instance, the PS4 and Xbox One racing game will include scenic drives along the French … [Read more...]

Godzilla PS4 Game will Stomp into North America in 2015

Godzilla Blu-ray

Get your cameras ready and your stomping feet warmed up: a new Godzilla PS4 game is in development for North America and will stomp onto both the PlayStation 4 and PS3 in the summer of 2015. The new Godzilla PS4 game is being developed by Natsume Atari and will be published by Bandai Namco. A specific release date hasn't been announced, though the "summer" timeframe is perfect for filling the gaming void that traditionally exists between March and September. Namco's Godzilla PS4 game will give players sole control … [Read more...]