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10:00 AM on 11.15.2013

Watch ships explode in EVE Online's trailer for Rubicon

CCP released a new cinematic trailer for Rubicon, the upcoming expansion for EVE: Online. This new free expansion will add mobile structures, ghost sites, and a new ships from the Sisters of EVE faction. There will also be c...

Joshua Derocher



FTL is getting a free expansion and an iPad version photo
FTL is getting a free expansion and an iPad version
by Jordan Devore

Something for everyone! For existing players of FTL: Faster Than Light on Windows, Mac, or Linux, there's the new Advanced Edition, shown above. This is a free expansion featuring new content -- mind control, hacking, another sector (written by Tom Jubert and Chris Avellone), more weapons, etc. -- and player-requested features like being able to save and quit mid-battle.

Then there's the new iPad version of FTL, which should translate well. This will support iPad mini and second-generation devices or newer when it arrives alongside Advanced Edition in early 2014. Subset Games wants to support more tablets like Surface and Android but says it won't be doing FTL for phones as there's not enough screen real estate. Understandable.

As someone who can't and probably won't ever beat the game, the part I'm most excited about is new music by Ben Prunty. Eff yes. And I should also point out that if you're deeply invested in the current FTL, know that the expansion's new content can be disabled.

FTL Announcement [FTL]

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10:00 PM on 11.08.2013

What's this? An Age of Empires II expansion?

I had to do a double take when I heard that all these years later, Age of Empires II has a new expansion out. The Forgotten was originally an unofficial mod before its team collaborated with Skybox Labs for a commercial relea...

Jordan Devore

11:00 PM on 11.07.2013

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls new features detailed

BlizzCon is this weekend in Los Angeles, and this brand new Diablo III: Reaper of Souls video leaked out ahead of the Blizzard convention. The new trailer shows off new game modes like Adventure mode, and the Nephalem Rifts ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:30 PM on 11.07.2013

SimCity going futuristic in Cities of Tomorrow expansion

SimCity is due to receive its first major content expansion next week with the release of Cities of Tomorrow, which introduces a host of new building types like drone factories and air scrubbers. Check out the latest tr...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:00 AM on 11.05.2013

'Warlords of Draenor' might be the next WoW expansion

Over on the MMO Champion forums, the Administrator Boubouille made a post showing that Blizzard have trademarked "Warlords of Draenor" in New Zealand, and it seems possible that this could be the name of the next expansion fo...

Joshua Derocher

7:15 AM on 11.05.2013

Take a look at the denizens of Diablo III Reaper of Souls

Blizzard has given us our first look at the enemies of the Reaper of Souls expansion for Diablo III, and surprise -- they're evil looking. As you play through the expansion you may come across Death Maidens, Executioners, Exo...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 10.25.2013

Blizzard details the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Mystic

Details have been scarce for Diablo III's Reaper of Souls expansion, but now Blizzard is starting to spill the beans, starting with the new Mystic character. Myriam Jahzia joins the ranks of the fight against the undead, and ...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 10.18.2013

Lord of the Rings Online is having a 100% XP boost month

Coming off of its fifth expansion, Lord of the Rings Online keeps on truckin', and from now until November 17th, you can enjoy a full month of 100% XP boosts. The campaign itself is presumably to slingshot players into the He...

Chris Carter





4:15 PM on 10.17.2013

Yep, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls is a lock for PS4

While the return of Blizzard All-Stars (now known as Heroes of the Storm) has me most anticipating BlizzCon 2013, there's another announcement today that can be considered good news. Blizzard has confirmed that the Reaper of ...

Jordan Devore

1:00 AM on 10.17.2013

Star Trek Online to add Dyson Spheres, dinosaurs

I must confess: Star Trek: Voyager was my "gateway" Star Trek. So no matter how bad you tell me it was - or how bad I realize it was, the adventures of Captain Janeway and the crew of the Federation starship Voyager ...

Josh Tolentino



Defending earth against new threats in XCOM: Enemy Within photo
Defending earth against new threats in XCOM: Enemy Within
by Steven Hansen

If you haven’t played the eXcellent XCOM: Enemy Unknown, you should. However, now there is a caveat to that. You should play it, but you should probably wait until November 12 to do so because that’s when the Enemy Within eXpansion comes out

Those who own Enemy Unknown on PC or Mac will need to plunk $30 down on the expansion and start a new XCOM campaign to eXperience the content. Console owners can nab a bundle of Enemy Unknown, all its DLC, and Enemy Within for $40, which is a particularly lovely deal if you haven’t picked the game up yet.

While things like new enemy types and cybernetic/biological modifications for your soldiers are cool, I recently got to go hands-on with some meatier content that has me satisfied XCOM fans should enjoy this shadowy expansion.

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7:30 PM on 10.08.2013

12 vs. 12 space battles are coming to The Old Republic

As an absolute sucker for space battles in the Star Wars universe, this new digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic is looking mighty fine. I've resisted the call of BioWare's MMO even with it going free-to-play, b...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 10.07.2013

Xbox One gets Battlefield 4's Second Assault DLC first

The second of five expansions for Battlefield 4, Second Assault, will be available first for Xbox One players. It's another one of those timed exclusives that Microsoft is so into, unfortunately. If you want to play the DLC a...

Jordan Devore

6:00 PM on 09.29.2013

EVE Online releasing 20th expansion in November

CCP has announced that EVE Online will be getting a new expansion on November 19, 2013 called Rubicon. This expansion will be aimed at adding some chaos into the game to rattle the cages of anyone who has been getting overly ...

Joshua Derocher



GOG.com levels up some Bullfrog games for free photo
GOG.com levels up some Bullfrog games for free
by Alasdair Duncan

GOG.com has been celebrating its fifth birthday this week with plenty of giveaways, including free games. Today's announcement is interesting as it's added extra content to some classic Bullfrog titles, including Syndicate and Populous

Syndicate now includes the American Revolt mission pack, Magic Carpet now has the extra Hidden Worlds expansion included, Populous and Populous: The Beginning have their expansions included, and the wonderful Dungeon Keeper has Deeper Dungeons bundled in.

If you've already own the games you can just re-download them to enjoy your extra content. 

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