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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to get Free DLC; Paid as Well

The-Witcher-3-Wild-Hunt-Cover-Universelle_129x129 Who remembers Oblivions outrageously priced horse armor? Who remembers paying way too much money for cosmetic DLC, which at the end of the say, didn't do a whole lot besides makes your character look cool. Well, we are getting more of that in the upcoming Witcher 3: Wild Hunt game from CD Projekt Red. We wll not the prices, but rather the cosmetic DLC. Why should you care? Well, it is free.

 

New-Gen GTA V Blow Out on its Way

Grand Theft Auto V Michael If you're interested in the new-gen re-release of GTA V, you'll want to keep your eyes peeled over the next week or so. The next issue of the Official PlayStation Magazine in the UK will have a 10 page feature dedicated to showcasing some of the brand new features of the uprezzed crime spree outing.

 

Nintendo as a Brand is in Decline

nintendo_cover_129x129 It's not an opinion. It is a fact. Nintendo's brand has taken series blows over the years, and the company now sits in spot 100 out of 100 when it comes to the worlds most valuable brands. Many analysts predict that Nintendo won't even make the list in 2015.

 
 

The Problems with DLC Evident in Forza Horizon 2; Nintendo does it Right

ForzaHorizon2 DLC is definitely a hot topic since it began being a thing. Nntendo was always on record saying DLC was not something they would be interested in doing. Their philosophy was that they were giving consumers what they paid for: the game, the COMPLETE game, that was developed. That philosophy has gone straight into the garbage can, however, as Nintendo realizes the benefits of having DLC: Mario Golf: World Tour, Pikmin 3, Mario Kart, Hyrule Warriors, and more are going to nickle and dime you ...

 

GTA is the Biggest PS4 Game to Date

gtaVlandscape GTA V is made up of a massive explorable world and larger than life characters, but even then you probably wouldn't expect it to weigh in at over 50GB. The EU PlayStation Store has revealed that that'll be the size of the download, however, so digital purchasers will want to take a few hours ahead of time to download, and not expect to just play.

 

The Success of Forza Horizon 2 is Good for Racing Genre

Forza Horizon Forza Horizon 2 is one of the best games on the Xbox One to date, and it is getting universal praise from almost every major gaming website on the web, aside from Polygon. The success of Horizon 2 is really great news for ALL racing genre fans, regardless of platform preferences.

 
 

Buying Games on Launch Day: Do you do it?

KidsPlayingVideoGames_full_690x384 When I was younger and lacked any real responsibilities, I was fairly free with my money. When the Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker came out on GameCube, I bought it on day one. When Halo and Halo 2 launched, I bought both those games on launch day. Things have changed, at least for myself, but I'm not sure if it's because I'm getting older, or if in general, people are not buying games on launch day like they use to.

 

Ex-Dice Employee: “Don’t Buy Battlefield Hardline at Launch!”

battle-13_690x343 It's not uncommon for ex-employees to voice opinions about their previous employer and the projects they are working on. Via an As Me Anything (AMA) on Reddit this week, we were able to hear what ex-Dice designer Tim Kjell had to say about the Battlefield franchise. His opinion: don't buy Battlefield Hardline at launch.

 

Sony Wants To Show the Value of Paying for Online

Sony-Japan_690x508 Microsoft was way ahead of the game when it came to charging people to play games online. Many argued that it wasn't a smart move, saying it would push players away from the Xbox towards other, free online platforms such as the Wii and PS3. However, Microsoft always believed in the online product they were giving fans, and in general, many will argue that Microsoft held the online interaction advantage over a usable, albeit not always user friendly, model used by Sony. For those still ...

 
 

Buying a PS4 or Xbox One Now is better than at Christmas

xbox-one-thumbnail With Christmas fast approaching, you'd be forgiven for saving your money. Before you lock up your wallet for the next three months though, just take a look at some of the deals on consoles available right now - you might save cash by buying earlier.