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1:30 PM on 07.10.2013

'Reset garrison' option added to Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

After burning through Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, there's only so much left to do in the game before you never touch the thing again despite how ridiculously fun it is to hunt down critters with a neon bow. That was especially t...

Jordan Devore

8:00 AM on 07.05.2013

Dreams come true: FEZ to be patched on Xbox 360

Phil Fish, fancy lad and angry boy, has proclaimed to the world that FEZ will be patched once more on Xbox Live Arcade. As Gabrielle herself sung in the 90s, dreams can come true (look at me, babe, I'm here with you).&nb...

Jim Sterling

7:00 AM on 06.27.2013

Microsoft reportedly no longer charges for patches

Eurogamer is reporting that Microsoft has ended its unfortunate policy of charging developers hand over fist to patch Xbox 360 games. Instead of granting just one free update, developers allegedly can now submit subsequent up...

Chris Carter

4:30 PM on 06.25.2013

Retro City Rampage adds mod support and enhanced graphics

Retro City Rampage was released on almost every system possible last year but the PC version is getting a lot of love today. Not only is it reduced by 75% to just £2.99/$3.74 in Steam's Daily Deal, developer Brian Provi...

Alasdair Duncan



Mac version of SimCity pushed back until August photo
Mac version of SimCity pushed back until August
by Joshua Derocher

Sad news Mac gamers: you'll have to wait another few months before you can get your hands on SimCity. The release has been pushed back until August, since Maxis has decided that it is "not ready for primetime yet." With the terrible launch the game had on PC, they are probably being extra careful this time around.

Along with the delay of the Mac version, Maxis posted the patch notes for update 5, which will focus on bug fixes for multiplayer and multi-city games. Since the whole game is unfortunately online all the time, and the cities are so small you always have to have multiple cities, this patch will impact everyone playing. There are also new achievements and regional quests, which is kinda cool I guess.

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4:30 PM on 06.05.2013

Patch Analysis: Dota 2's 6.78 patch changes everything!

Every so often, a patch hits the original DOTA that changes a million things all at once. Then, about a week later, that patch hits Dota 2. These patches are infrequent enough to get used to them, yet frequent enough to ...

Patrick Hancock

7:30 PM on 06.04.2013

PSA: Halo 4 weapons and playlist updates now live

Yesterday's Halo 4 War Games update has brought more than a few new additions. From weapons, maps, and gametypes, there's a good amount of tweaking here. Chief among them has to be the laundry list of overhauls to the weapon ...

Abel Girmay

6:30 PM on 06.04.2013

Latest Guacamelee! patch has a game-halting issue

A recent patch for the excellent 2D action-adventure title Guacamelee! has regrettably led to a game-breaking problem for players who load up a save file after earning Pollo Power. If you're in a playthrough after that point,...

Jordan Devore

8:00 PM on 05.22.2013

Super Mario Land finally gets a graphics patch

Super Mario Land: 1989 launch title for the Game Boy and the weakest traditional Mario game in retrospect. You aren't going to find many players claiming this to be the best in the series, even though it was influential in th...

Tony Ponce

8:30 AM on 05.08.2013

Optional PlayStation Vita firmware update is coming soon

According to Sony, an "optional update" is coming soon to the PlayStation Vita. It'll update the firmware into V2.12, and will "improve system software stability during the use of some features."You know what? This may be a r...

Chris Carter

7:30 AM on 05.08.2013

Diablo III Patch 1.0.8 is now live, enhances co-op

As Blizzard outlined in the past, the new 1.0.8 update for Diablo III is multiplayer-centric, bringing enhancements like Magic and Gold find bonuses for having more players and notifications for Elite monster encounters. Ther...

Chris Carter





7:00 AM on 05.07.2013

Maxis details SimCity's upcoming 3.0 patch

Maxis has revealed what SimCity players can expect out of the upcoming 3.0 patch. A majority of the update will focus on the road system, such as traffic, transit, vehicles, and so on. Air pollution, trading, and data layer i...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:00 PM on 05.02.2013

Zone of the Enders HD frame rate patch coming to PS3

Not all platform releases are born equal. PlayStation 3 owners got the short end of the stick with the release of Zone of the Enders HD Collection. While the game played favorably on Xbox 360, the game's frame rate took a ser...

Allistair Pinsof

1:00 PM on 05.01.2013

Latest Dragon's Dogma update may destroy your save file

Well, snap, talk about a patch release going horribly wrong; Capcom Unity has put out a warning of sorts aimed at Dragon's Dogma and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen players regarding a recent patch that was pushed out. Failu...

Harry Monogenis



Should we expect games to fully function at launch? photo
Should we expect games to fully function at launch?
by Conrad Zimmerman

It seems we can barely go a month without a game release suffering some manner of issue in its launch week that overshadows the game itself. With the complexity of modern games, the wide range of variables at work and the challenges inherent in releasing interactive products on a global scale, it should be no surprise that such issues are possible, but should consumers be willing to accept them? Check out our responses and add yours as we answer The Question.

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9:00 PM on 04.26.2013

Star Wars: The Old Republic to add the Cathar race

Star Wars The Old Republic update 2.1, dubbed the "Customization" update, now has a new trailer that shows off a significant addition to the fray -- the Cathar race (remember Juhani from Knights of the Old Republic?). This i...

Chris Carter