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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare adds free Zomboss Down DLC

I'm not sure which alternate dimension Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare came from or how it got here but PopCap's wacky third-person shooter has been a pleasant surprise. Against all odds, the game keeps on giving: another...   more

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare adds free Zomboss Down DLC photo

Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained

Ahead of PAX East, Robot Entertainment has announced Orcs Must Die! Unchained and it sounds like the next logical step for the series. Players will control the forces on both sides, meaning you'll have to attack the other te...   more

Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo


Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo
Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo
Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo
Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo
Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo
Robot Entertainment is switching things up in Orcs Must Die! Unchained photo



PvZ: Garden Warfare is getting substantial new DLC and it's free

I've been pleasantly surprised by the way Electronic Arts and PopCap have handled Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. First, the game itself is loads of fun -- the foundation is solid. But more than that, they don't have paid...   more

PvZ: Garden Warfare is getting substantial new DLC and it's free photo

Our Titanfall review is coming soon

[Update: Here it is!] As you may have seen, the official Titanfall review embargo has just lifted. Where's our review? It's on the way, and here's why we're waiting to publish. In short, with how big of an online focus T...   more

Our Titanfall review is coming soon photo

Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more

We're one week out from the launch of Titanfall, and there's been so many leaks on the game over the last few days. All the leaks come from reddit, where a user has released several photos of the maps, including top down imag...   more

Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo


Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo



GTA Online is getting new dress pants

The next content batch for Grand Theft Auto Online is called The Business. New vehicles include the Albany Alpha, Dinka Jester, and Grotti Turismo R to fill out the sports car department, while the new Vestra private jet will...   more

GTA Online is getting new dress pants photo

Infinite Crisis goes into open beta March 14

Interested in the DC Moba game Infinite Crisis? Well it's going into open beta starting on March 14. The beta will feature the new tri-lane map called Gotham Divided, which sees Gotham City collided with the Gotham by Gaslig...   more

Infinite Crisis goes into open beta March 14 photo

Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession

It was the beginning of 2013 when I finally just got tired of the competitive aspect of first-person shooters. It's been my favorite genre ever since the GoldenEye 64 days, but over the last few years I've just been losing mo...   more

Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo


Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo



Go and sign-up for the Titanfall beta RIGHT NOW (Update)

[Update: The Titanfall beta kicks off on February 14 for the Xbox One and PC as revealed by this new trailer. There will be two maps available, and three modes which are Attrition (team deathmatch), Hardpoint Domination, and...   more

Go and sign-up for the Titanfall beta RIGHT NOW (Update) photo

Casting magic spells in Magicka: Wizard War's new mode

Magicka: Wizard Wars has been available through Steam's Early Access program since October and it's been seeing updates at least once a week. Updates ranging from small bug fixes, to big new additions. A lot of these updates...   more

Casting magic spells in Magicka: Wizard War's new mode photo

Here are two of Killzone: Shadow Fall's free maps

Guerrilla Games has given a first look at two upcoming multiplayer maps in Killzone: Shadow Fall. The pair of maps, The Cruiser and The Hangar, are based on environments from the game's single-player campaign -- that often se...   more

Here are two of Killzone: Shadow Fall's free maps photo

Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014

The nine-man team behind Strike Vector have announced that their awesome looking dog fighting game will be entering open beta in January 2014. The developers designed the game in "the pure tradition of the sacred monsters of...   more

Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo


Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo
Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo
Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo
Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo
Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo
Strike Vector entering open beta January 2014 photo



Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO

The developers behind Battlestar Galactica Online are working on a new space game, called Entropy. Entropy is out now on Steam Early Access, so you can check it out for $19.99 if you want to. It looks a lot like EVE Online t...   more

Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo


Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo
Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo
Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo
Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo
Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo
Battlestar Galactica Online devs working on new space MMO photo



Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow

Ubisoft's adding a bit of clout to the Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer roster tomorrow. Blackbeard, arguably the most influential and notorious of pirates, will be made available for download as a playable multiplayer fi...   more

Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo


Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo



Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February

Tecmo Koei and Omega Force's Toukiden: The Age of Demons was one of those titles I had hoped would make it outside of Japan -- where it's done extremely well for itself, I might add -- and that's indeed happening on February ...   more

Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo


Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo
Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo
Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo
Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo
Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo
Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February photo



First look at multiplayer PS4 title Basement Crawl

The teaser trailer for Basement Crawl was unsettling, to put it mildly. And I'm none too pleased that I had to watch it a second time to refresh my memory. It was unclear how this story-centric video would apply to the gamepl...   more

First look at multiplayer PS4 title Basement Crawl photo

Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Currently only available on devices running Windows 8, the dual-stick shooter set in the Halo universe Halo: Spartan Assault will be coming to Xbox consoles, reuniting with the brand most closely associated with the shooter f...   more

Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One photo

Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4

The last we had heard from the cooperative Mars excavation game Super Motherload was a failed Kickstarter campaign and word that it would eschew WiiWare in favor of "other major consoles." That was just one year ago, bu...   more

Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo


Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo
Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo
Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo
Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo
Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo
Super Motherload looks sharp on the PlayStation 4 photo



Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014

You have my attention, Strike Vector. This multiplayer-centric air combat game jumps between first- and third-person flying, all while offering some high intensity action. It looks absolutely insane, and after a successful s...   more

Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo


Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo
Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo
Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo
Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo
Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo
Flight combat game Strike Vector coming in 2014 photo



Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones

Killzone: Shadow Fall will introduce custom Warzones when it launches on PS4 this year. You'll be able to tweak your own rules, conditions, and match types, before sharing your created game modes online.  We got shown a brief trailer for the multiplayer, and you can view that above. As little as some folk care about Killzone, I'm all about it. Looks good!   more

Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo


Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo
Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo
Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo
Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo
Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo
Killzone: Shadow Fall getting customizable Warzones photo



Chivalry: Medieval Warfare clears 1.2 million copies sold

All good multiplayer games need a bustling community, and from the sound of it, the PC combat title Chivalry: Medieval Warfare has its fair share of players. Upwards of 1.2 million copies have been sold in its first nine mont...   more

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare clears 1.2 million copies sold photo

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter

While fans of the Disney Afternoon have been anxiously awaiting the release of DuckTales Remastered, Disney had tossed a separate DuckTales-branded game onto iOS devices. It is called DuckTales: Scrooge's Loot, and it is a th...   more

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter photo

Call of Duty: Black Ops II's final DLC is 'Apocalypse'

It's been a decent run for Call of Duty: Black Ops II's DLC, but all things must come to and end and the end is nigh. It's only fitting that Treyarch's fourth and final pack for the game is called Apocalypse. Releasing first ...   more

Call of Duty: Black Ops II's final DLC is 'Apocalypse' photo

DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4

DICE continues to upgrade its social service Battlelog in preparation for Battlefield 4's release later this year, and here's our look at what exactly is in the pipeline. For folks who literally can't get enough Battlefield ...   more

DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4 photo

Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW

WayForward is coming with a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, but it's not quite a sequel. Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW is a multiplayer dungeon crawler and, in...   more

Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW photo

Review: Company of Heroes 2

Company of Heroes 2 comes off strong with its new campaign, and it packs an impressive amount of extra features. Standing on its own, it is an impressive real-time strategy game, but there are people who want to know what mak...   more

Review: Company of Heroes 2 photo

First screens for Magicka: Wizard Wars revealed

It seems as if we haven't heard from the folks at Paradox North about Magicka: Wizard Wars for ages, but here we are with fresh screenshots, showing off the game in action. Set to combine the humor of the Magicka franchise wi...   more

First screens for Magicka: Wizard Wars revealed photo

Gears of War: Judgment gets another free map next week

While it would have been nice for Gears of War: Judgment to come out of the gate with more content, the fact that some of the post-release DLC is free helps reduce the sting. Following the Haven map and Execution mode, anothe...   more

Gears of War: Judgment gets another free map next week photo

More maps and another mode for Gears of War: Judgment

On Tuesday, owners of the VIP Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will get more mileage out of their purchase with the arrival of a second map pack named Call to Arms. Everyone else can get this multiplayer content on Apri...   more

More maps and another mode for Gears of War: Judgment photo

Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution

What is Hardware: Shipbreakers? It was a question that I asked myself several times after watching the trailer that Blackbird Interactive, founded by ex-Homeworld developers, released last month. The admittedly gorgeous video...   more

Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo


Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo
Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo
Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo
Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo
Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo
Hardware: Shipbreakers will begin an RTS revolution photo



Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm

Coming from an eclectic team made up of developers from Tripwire Interactive and community modders, Rising Storm is looking to take Red Orchestra's style of World War II combat into the Pacific theater with more guns, explos...   more

Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo


Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo
Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo
Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo
Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo
Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo
Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm photo



Yes, please: Awesomenauts is getting another map

As much as I genuinely like playing as the post-release characters in Awesomenauts, what I've been waiting for more than anything is another map. That day isn't here quite yet, but it is happening. Ronimo Games is adding a ma...   more

Yes, please: Awesomenauts is getting another map photo

Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat

The next set of maps for Halo 4 is less than a month away. The Castle Map Pack will be dropping on April 8, which should be plenty of time to continue playing the recent Majestic Map Pack. This third add-on emphasizes vehicl...   more

Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo


Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo
Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo
Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo
Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo
Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo
Halo 4's 'Castle Map Pack' is all about vehicular combat photo



Purgatory is looking bright: God Mode cover art

There's still no exact release date for Atlus and Old School Games' wacky cooperative third-person shooter God Mode, though the publisher does have the final cover art, viewable below. A game's box art doesn't seem quite as s...   more

Purgatory is looking bright: God Mode cover art photo

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op?

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is an incredible book. So incredible, in fact, that at least one unscrupulous person tried to capitalize on demand by scalping numerous copies of the book's Limited Edition -- that guy wis...   more

Link's Awakening was supposed to have co-op? photo

A closer look at the maps in Battlefield 3: End Game

Building on what we recently saw of the End Game expansion for Battlefield 3, DICE has another batch of screenshots, this time focusing on the four new maps. "Size-wise, they are comparable to Caspian Border and Operation Fi...   more

A closer look at the maps in Battlefield 3: End Game photo

Three whole Battlefield 3: End Game screenshots

With the latest Battlefield 3 expansion pack dropping next month, DICE has a few screenshots to tide us over in the meantime. End Game, as you'll probably remember, is the one that introduces the Capture the Flag and Air Supe...   more

Three whole Battlefield 3: End Game screenshots  photo

Awesomenauts gets an official Creeper skin

As part of patch 1.13 for Awesomenauts, the 2D MOBA has a new skin for Clunk that models him after The Creeper from Minecraft. It's a great fit for the explosive character, and better yet, it won't cost you any money to acces...   more

Awesomenauts gets an official Creeper skin photo

Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox

On December 18, the Xbox 360 version of Resident Evil 6 will receive three additional multiplayer modes, available for 320 Microsoft Points each or bundled together for 720 MS Points. The first mode, Predator (2-6 players), h...   more

Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo


Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo
Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo
Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo
Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo
Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo
Resident Evil 6 gets more multiplayer modes first on Xbox photo



New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission

A new batch of screenshots for Dead Space 3 have been shipped out by Electronic Arts. The images show bits of a cooperative mission, Marker Containment, where Isaac is helping Carver to deal with visions of his dead family. I...   more

New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo


New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo
New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo
New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo
New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo
New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo
New Dead Space 3 screenshots of cooperative mission photo



Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita

In my my post last week about new Bandai figurines, I very casually mentioned that booby ninja schoolgirl series Senran Kagura was receiving a new installment on PS Vita. It immediately occurred to me that Dtoid never formal...   more

Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo


Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo
Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo
Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo
Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo
Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo
Info dump for Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus on PS Vita photo



Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass

Season passes can be a gamble, even with higher-profile games. That's why I've yet to pay up front for content that might not turn out to be great despite the savings associated with doing so. Halo 4 will get in on that actio...   more

Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo


Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo
Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo
Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo
Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo
Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo
Concept art shows off Halo 4's War Games Map Pass  photo



Flightless looks quacktastic, shooting for Steam release

Indie developer Nitrome, known for its disgustingly massive selection of free web games, is prepping its first major commercial release, Flightless. It's a fairly basic puzzle-platformer starring a thieving duck who has had ...   more

Flightless looks quacktastic, shooting for Steam release photo

Fatshark details upcoming DLC for War of the Roses

Paradox Interactive and Fatshark are already talking up their post-release plans for War of the Roses which will first come to fruition in November with a free content update. This includes a Milanese Knights Hospitaller-craf...   more

Fatshark details upcoming DLC for War of the Roses photo

PS All-Stars Battle Royale beta begins this week

PlayStation Plus members will get the opportunity to try the PS3 multiplayer beta for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale tomorrow, while everyone else will gain access on October 23, 2012. Those with a PlayStation Vita, howe...   more

PS All-Stars Battle Royale beta begins this week photo

An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's multiplayer has been briefly explained in the past, but you have yet to hear it described by a pair of animated Shakalaka! The above video features Cha-Cha from the original MH3 and newcomer Kayam...   more

An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo


An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo
An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo
An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo
An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo
An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo
An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate photo



Mass Effect 3: Retaliation is largest multiplayer DLC yet

Mass Effect 3: Retaliation looks like another tempting bit of downloadable content intended to keep us playing the multiplayer mode. In addition to bringing the Collectors into battle, this will include a new persistent chal...   more

Mass Effect 3: Retaliation is largest multiplayer DLC yet photo

Medal of Honor: Warfighter beta opens this Friday

There's no doubt in my mind that somewhere out there, people are pumped for Medal of Honor: Warfighter, but they sure aren't a vocal bunch, at least not around these parts. There's always the chance that the upcoming beta, w...   more

Medal of Honor: Warfighter beta opens this Friday photo

Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate

Earlier this week, I got to take a stroll through Gotham and Metropolis with DC Universe Online's creative director, Jens Andersen. Being shown off was the latest DLC, Hand of Fate, which introduces a whole bunch of new PvE a...   more

Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo


Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo



New trailer reminds us that Crysis 3 is still happening

Blink, and you might miss this new trailer for Crysis 3. It's the kind of thing that'll pique your interest but isn't long enough to do much more than that. The video did, however, get me to go look up the game's Hunter mode...   more

New trailer reminds us that Crysis 3 is still happening photo