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Batman

Major Batman: Arkham Origins patch coming within the week


Where's WayneTech when you really need it?
Nov 01
I'm in no rush to play Batman: Arkham Origins, especially after hearing about the frustrating technical issues some players are encountering. WB Games has reached out to affected players and set up what's in the immediate pip... read
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PS4's day-one patch is 300 MB, adds several features


Even online play requires patching!
Oct 25
I'll want to go nuts with my shiny, angular new PS4 right out of the box, but it looks like we'll have to get the launch day 300 megabyte patch (ver 1.50) out of the way first as it enables several key features. If you want t... read
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The Stanley Parable dev to remove offensive images


Update incoming
Oct 25
I spent a fair bit of time with The Stanley Parable and didn't find anything offensive, but author Oliver Campbell and others did, and now developer Galactic Cafe plans to release an update to change out two images. Those tha... read
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You are now free to save in Lumiose City
A short while after Pokemon X and Y launched, players uncovered a pretty nasty bug -- if you save outside in Lumiose City, your game may freeze, and you might be unable to load up your save. In a title like Pokemon where hund... read feature

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Dota 6.78 Patch Analysis

Dota 2 6.79: Patch Analysis: Heroes


It's like playing a whole new game
Oct 21
Ok, so I tried to cram all of this information into a single post, but it hit the post character limit. So with the General and Item changes out of the way, here they are, the Hero balance changes from the recent Dota 2 6.79 patch. Did you unlearn what you knew about gold, day/night, the jungle, and lane equilibrium? Good, now prepare to do the same for just about ALL THE HEROES. read
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Dota 2 Patch Analysis

Dota 2 6.79: Patch Analysis: General and Item Changes


Prepare to unlearn EVERYTHING!
Oct 20
So, ummm. The game of Dota 2 has changed in a BIG way. First of all, normally these giant patches hit the original DOTA first, then making their way over to Dota 2 about a week later. That didn't happen. This patch ... read
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Killzone: Mercenary

Killzone: Mercenary gets another 1GB patch


I hope you have a big memory card
Oct 18
I'm really enjoying Killzone: Mercenary -- when I can find the space to fit it on my Vita. I obtained the game digitally, only to find out that there was a massive 1.1 GB launch patch, and even with a 32 GB memory card my cap... read
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Naughty Dog

Naughty Dog rolls out first DLC for The Last of Us


New patch also aims to provide more balanced multiplayer experience
Oct 16
The Last of Us is now supplied with its first ration of downloadable content, Naughty Dog has announced. The Abandoned Territories Map Pack includes four fresh maps and a handful of new unlockable items for those that enjoy ... read
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ATLUS

Dragon's Crown cross-platform multiplayer now live


New patch allows PS3 players to play with Vita owners
Oct 16
Dragon's Crown is now equipped with cross-platform multiplayer in North America, Atlus USA has announced. A new title update allows PlayStation 3 and Vita players to set aside their differences and band together in four-player co-op adventures. Happy hunting! read
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Injustice

Injustice: Gods Among Us Patch 1.06 is live


Tons of characters have been tweaked
Oct 01
Remember that Injustice: Gods Among Us character balance patch? Well it's here, and hopefully it'll save us from the same few characters being used in tournies over and over. Black Adam and Zatanna are probably the biggest tw... read
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Rogue Legacy

Rogue Legacy for Linux and Mac 'very close' to done


Patch also in the works
Sep 23
Right before it released on Steam, I was mostly hopeful -- but still somewhat worried -- about whether or not Rogue Legacy would catch on, which I believed the game fully deserved. It has. And gosh, that makes me happy. ... read
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Total War: Rome II

Total War: Rome II rolls out its second major patch


Over 100 more fixes in tow
Sep 23
After its first big patch fixed a number of major issues with the game, Total War: Rome II now has a second set of changes that rolled out last week. Over 100 fixes are listed, most notably the changes to unit speeds, and gam... read
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GT6 large day one patch

Gran Turismo 6 will have a large patch on day one


12 months of planned support and updates
Sep 18
As with Gran Turismo 5, the upcoming Gran Turismo 6 will have a hefty patch upon its December release, followed by a year's worth of planned support and updates. Gran Turismo 6 creator Kazunori Yamauchi, speaking to Eurogamer... read
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Hawken

Hawken's Ascension update is the biggest yet


The free-to-play mech shooter now has an overhauled leveling and tutorial system
Sep 16
The free-to-play mech shooter Hawken has been in beta since the end of 2012 but the Ascension update that was released over the weekend is the biggest since the game's launch. One of the most significant overhauls was the tu... read
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Rome II patch on the way

First Total War: Rome II patch coming on Friday


It's just a flesh wound
Sep 05
Less than a week after its release, Total War: Rome II is getting its first patch on Friday. This will be aimed at fixing bugs and crashes, as well as some gameplay balancing tweaks. Patch notes aren't currently available, bu... read
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Dynasty Warriors 8 Xbox 360 patch incoming


Slowdown defeated an officer
Jul 22
While I adored the latest iteration of Dynasty Warriors 8, it appears the Xbox 360 version was not quite as superb as the PS3 alternative. Fans have reported some real bad slowdown, severely hampering the game. Fear not, thou... read
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Blood Dragon

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


Oh, it's on!
Jul 10
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... read
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Dreams come true: FEZ to be patched on Xbox 360


Phil Fish delivers miracles like an angry Santa Clause
Jul 05
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... read
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Xbox patch fee is gone

Microsoft reportedly no longer charges for patches


Okay, how about indie self-publishing now?
Jun 27
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... read
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Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage adds mod support and enhanced graphics


The retro gaming-inspired title is reduced on Steam today
Jun 25
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... read
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SimCity Mac

Mac version of SimCity pushed back until August


Update 5 brings more bugfixes
Jun 06
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 t... read
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Dota 6.78 Patch Analysis

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


Buy Aghanim's Scepter OR ELSE
Jun 05
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 ... read
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Halo 4

PSA: Halo 4 weapons and playlist updates now live


Weapon and power-up spawns tweaked as well
Jun 04
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 ... read
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Guacamelee!

Latest Guacamelee! patch has a game-halting issue


Here's the workaround
Jun 04
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,... read
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Super Mario Land

Super Mario Land finally gets a graphics patch


Everybody's been waiting ages for this!
May 22
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... read
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Vita update

Optional PlayStation Vita firmware update is coming soon


V2.12 will improve 'software stability'
May 08
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... read
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Diablo III Patch 1.0.8

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


More Magic and Gold find percentages for playing with others
May 08
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... read
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SimCity

Maxis details SimCity's upcoming 3.0 patch


Looking to fix a majority of the road issues
May 07
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... read
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Kojima

Zone of the Enders HD frame rate patch coming to PS3


Only announced for Japan, at the moment
May 02
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... read
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Dark Arisen

Latest Dragon's Dogma update may destroy your save file


You better back it up
May 01
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... read
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We answer The Question
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 ch... read feature

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Star Wars

Star Wars: The Old Republic to add the Cathar race


It's a start, I guess
Apr 26
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... read






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