PlayStation 3 trophies have revealed the title of Borderlands 2’s next DLC package. Will it be as good as the hilarious “Captain Scarlett’s Pirate Booty?” Given Torgue’s identity as the main weapons manufacturer in Borderlands, we can expect to see plenty of new weapons added to the game’s already enormous armory. Start stocking up on those ammo clips! Via Joystiq.
SCE Santa Monica Studio has just released the first trailer for God of War: Ascension’s multiplayer, showcasing electrical powers granted to the player by Zeus, ruler of Olympus. Stay tuned for other trailers featuring the godlike abilities of Poseidon, Ares, and Hades. Via PlayStation.Blog.
People playing Minecraft on the Xbox 360 will get access to 55 new Halloween-themed skins on October 26th, for the low, low cost of 160 MicroSoft Points! Check out that sick cape and the zombie lumberjack, designed by thirteen companies from Rare to Twisted Pixel. All proceeds from the skin sale will go to Macmillan Cancer Support, Child’s Play, SANDS Lothians and Block by Block. Via Official Xbox Magazine.Check Out The Game Now!
Matt Liebl discusses the latest Halloween-themed patch for ArenaNet’s hit MMO, Guild Wars 2. This first in a trio of Halloween updates to the game adds plenty of balance changes to the game’s various classes, as well as spooky weapon skins and Halloween-themed PvP finishers! Via Gamezone.Check Out The Game Now!
EA reveals the first details about the Wii U’s online interface at a press conference on its new digital distribution system, Origin. No more friend codes! Players looking to use EA Games’ online features on the Wii U will have to register an Origin account, but this won’t mean you have to expose your credit card. Clearly, EA has learned something from the numerous debacles surrounding Xbox Live and the PlayStation...
Sid Shuman interviews Assassin’s Creed III scriptwriter Matt Turner to find out more about the game’s PS3-exclusive DLC featuring America's most famous traitor, Benedict Arnold. While the DLC features actual dialogue taken from historical records, it takes a lot of narrative liberties too—and that’s why this game is going to kick serious ass. Via PlayStation.Blog.Check Out The Game Now!
Founder and creative director Joe Madureira tweets about his amicable departure from Vigil Games. Does this mean no Darksiders III? Madureira intends to focus on his career in the comics industry, where he is known for work on titles like Marvel Comics’ Uncanny X-Men and his own comic book series, Battle Chasers. Stay tuned for Joe Mad’s announcement about “the Next Big Thing.” Via Joystiq.