Author page: Zombie Dredd

Left 4 Dead: DLC Confirmed

As previously reported here Valve has announced that the new DLC for the original Left 4 Dead will be available in September.  For 560MS points, Crash Course will add a new campaign and some Survival maps. As per Valve: “Crash Course” bridges the gap between the end of the “No Mercy” campaign and the beginning of “Death Toll” in the…

Call of Juarez: BiB – DLC

Ubisoft has announced Call of Juarez:  Bound in Blood DLC that allows cowboy action across historical maps.

Titled the ‘Wild West’ map pack, this latest DLC for the six-shootin’ FPS will see players given the opportunity to take part in dramatisations of American history with events such as Custer’s last stand and the confederate tunnel escape from Elmira Prison among the four included in this pack.

Batman Demo This Friday

Yes, excuse me while I go find my Batman pyjamas, ‘cos I’m rather excited by this title.  And to make the wait just a little more bearable, the demo hits Xbox Live this Friday. You will, apparently, start with Batman and the Commissioner taking the Joker into custody at the beginning of the game.  You get to beat people up,…

Consumer Be Damned…

In the wake of the price increase of CoD:MW2 by Activision, Chris Deering, former boss of Sony Europe, says blockbuster games should be £70. His argument is that games aren’t being produced efficiently, as “to write the game, publishers are having to spend more than ever before. That’s the key problem.” Deering suggests the £70 pricetag would enable publishers to…

Guitar Hero 5: Full Tracklist Announced

In a surge of goodwill, Activision has released the full tracklist for Guitar Hero 5. The first 15 are newly-announced, apparently: 3 Doors Down – “Kryptonite” Arctic Monkeys – “Brianstorm” Blink-182 – “The Rock Show” Dire Straits – “Sultans Of Swing” Jimmy Eat World – “Bleed American” Johnny Cash – “Ring Of Fire” Megadeth – “Sweating Bullets” Mötley Crüe –…

Mass Effect 2: No Abilities to be Carried Over

You are weak.  At least as Commander Shepard.  You will start MassEffect 2 as a weakling.  No abilities will be carried over from the original.  As I said, you are weak. By way of explanation, Producer Casey Hudson says “There’s something that’s happening with the story that explains what happens with your abilities. It’s something we can’t go into detail…

F.E.A.R. 2 – DLC Inbound

In a surprise (!) announcement, DLC for F.E.A.R. 2 has been confirmed.  No date or price, but it is confirmed.  And what MP goodness will it bring?  Nothing.  The surprise is that the new DLC , F.E.A.R. 2: Reborn, is single player.  It will deliver 4 new missions to play through. Read an interview with the Associate Producer here: http://xboxlive.ign.com/articles/100/1008718p1.html

Halo Wars: Historic Battle DLC

The ‘Historic Battle’ DLC for Halo Wars has been revealed. Available next week on July 21st for 800 Microsoft Points, it will flesh out the multiplayer side with four new maps, as well as containing new achievements. Here’s the official description from Microsoft: “Historic Battle” expands the universe for “Halo Wars” fans with four new multiplayer maps with varied terrains…