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Free DLC Should be the Norm says Witcher 3 Developer

The-Witcher-3-Wild-Hunt-Cover-Universelle_129x129 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt really shocked the video game world when it announced 16 free DLC packs, ranging from cosmetic upgrades to extra missions, weapons, and items. But it was all free. Free if you purchased the game digitally. Free if you purchased the standard edition, and free if you purchased the deluxe edition. It was free even if you didn't preorder the game, and it was free if you bought the game used.

 

New Batman Arkham Knight DLC Incoming

Batman_Arkham_Knight_screenshots011_690x389 If you read our Batman Arkham Knight review, you know that we absolutely loved it. The combat, vehicle game play, and story all worked really well together to create a Batman game like no other in the series. The experience is now getting an extension with a ton of new DLC coming to console soon.

 

Final Free Witcher 3 DLC Available

The-Witcher-3-Wild-Hunt-Cover-Universelle_129x129 If you haven't played the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, check out our review and go grab a copy. It is an excellent game, and the post launch support has been even better. The last of CD Projekt Red's free DLC packs are landing now, and one includes the ability to start the game over with all your levels and items carrying over with you.

 
 

Microsoft at GamesCom

gamescom-2015-850x560_589x388 Microsoft announced a number of new peripherals and features that will be coming to Xbox One within the next year. These announcements were made during their press conference at GamesCom.

 

Will Assassin’s Creed Fatigue Happen?

assassins-creed-3-image3_596x388 Assassin's Creed is undoubtedly one of the larger franchises in current video games, and can boast being one of the best AND one of the worst franchises to date. Most people were on board for Assassin's Creed when it first launched, and many praised it for the unique gameplay. Collecting flags - at least at that point - was a minor annoyance at best. Assassin's Creed was heralded by many as the next big thing.

 

Hue Gaming is Around the Corner

Chariot_120x129 The Developers of the popular, albeit frustrating game Chariot have taken things to a whole new, and frankly unnecessary, level. If you have lots of money to spend and too much time on your hands, you can now set up your gaming room for a heightened Chariot playing experience.

 
 

Chip’s Challenge a Nice Release on Steam

chips2header_690x388 Many months back we reviewed a game called Chuck's Challenge, which was created and designed by the Chip's Challenge creator Chuck Sommerville. Playing Chuck's Challenge was great fun, and it brought back memories of playing Chip's Challenge in the early 90s. The problem, however, was that it was not Chip's Challenge.

 

Hello Games Shows a Glimpse of the No Man’s Sky Universe at E3 2015

DerekBrown_NoMansSky_Poster-13_120x160 I think many of you have been waiting for this day for a long time - the 2015 edition of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - to see what new additions to the gaming world we can spot. One of the games I was expecting the most was No Man's Sky - a virtually infinite universe filled with billions of worlds waiting to be explored.

 

Can consumers continue to pay the high price?

Gamestop The rising price of AAA video games at Canadian retail locations is making me wonder something: how long can consumers continue to pay the high price of games? Best Buy Canada and Amazon Canada have been offering a bunch of pre-order incentives for games announced at E3 2015. With a 5-10$ discount, these retailers are charging 64.99 - 69.99; that means the regular price on these titles is 74.99 - 79.99. With a 13% sales tax in Ontario, that means a brand new AAA tilte at full cost could set ...

 
 

Gwent from Witcher 3 Now Available Online

mCwAjol_200x200 If you have played the Witcher 3 you no doubt have spent numerous hours battling various NPC's in games of Gwent. You've probably also said, "Man, I wish I could play against my friends on PSN or Xbox Live." While that feature could be coming in the future - at least we hope so - you can now play Gwent OUTSIDE of the Wticher 3.