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No trade-ins for DC Universe Online

No trade-ins for DC Universe Online

It has been confirmed that consumers who buy DC Universe Online will be unable to trade in their copies of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 10:33AM in News
Dragon Age 2 gets its own Cerberus

Dragon Age 2 gets its own Cerberus

EA’s Dragon Age 2 will follow in the footsteps of fellow BioWare release Mass Effect 2 by offering an online content hub that can only be accessible by use of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 9:33AM in News
Back to the Future game giveaway

Back to the Future game giveaway

Buyers of the upcoming Back to the Future trilogy on Blu-ray will discover a pleasant surprise in the box – a free copy of the first episode of the upcoming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 2:29PM in News
NBA Jam goes free on PS3 and 360

NBA Jam goes free on PS3 and 360

Having previously announced that its upcoming reinvention of the NBA Jam series would be exclusive to the Wii, EA has now revealed that the game will be also be coming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 4:09PM in News

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PS3 Mafia II joins DLC code movement

PS3 Mafia II joins DLC code movement

Mafia II is the latest title to deter pre-owned sales with DLC incentives – this time exclusively on PS3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 19th 2010 at 11:57AM in News
Pre-owned DLC penalty ‘entirely fair’

Pre-owned DLC penalty ‘entirely fair’

It seems as if every day a new publisher jumps aboard the in-box DLC code bandwagon, and industry analysts have given their full backing to the new payment model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2010 at 4:36PM in News
EA Sports reveals Online Pass

EA Sports reveals Online Pass

EA Sports boss Peter Moore has lifted the lid on what the company is calling the Online Pass – it’s own take on the DLC code system that rewards those ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2010 at 10:35AM in News
PSN problems plague Stimulus launch

PSN problems plague Stimulus launch

A technical problem on the European arm of Sony’s PlayStation Network has prevented thousands of gamers from getting their hands on the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 1:21PM in News

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Win MW2 Stimulus for PS3

Win MW2 Stimulus for PS3

After what has felt like an eternity to many MCV readers judging by the comments on yesterday’s story, the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack has finally arrived ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2010 at 6:19PM in News
Missing features for pre-owned Sims 3

Missing features for pre-owned Sims 3

The Sims 3 will be the latest title to penalise those who buy the pre-owned version of the game when it arrives on Xbox 360 and PS3 later this year ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 5:46PM in News
GAME adds DLC alert to pre-owned

GAME adds DLC alert to pre-owned

Leading UK video games retailer GAME has introduced warning stickers on pre-owned copies of games that do not include the DLC those who bought the new version would have found ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 2:45PM in News
GameStop sued over EA DLC

GameStop sued over EA DLC

GameStop has been accused of “deceptively misleading” a customer into believing that a pre-owned copy of Dragon Age: Origins came with all the DLC extras advertised on the box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2010 at 12:20PM in News

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2K suffers BioShock DLC backlash

2K suffers BioShock DLC backlash

Members of the 2K Games forum are up in arms this afternoon following accusations that recently released DLC for popular FPS BioShock 2 is in fact already sitting on the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2010 at 5:31PM in News
Surprise bonus for FFXIII on PS3

Surprise bonus for FFXIII on PS3

Thousands of punters are expected to flood to retail today to get their hands on the feverously anticipated Final Fantasy XIII – and those who buy the PS3 version are ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
Nintendo studio Cing ‘bankrupt’

Nintendo studio Cing ‘bankrupt’

Multiple reports circulating the internet are suggesting that Cing – developer of renowned titles such as Hotel Dusk, Another Code and Little King's Story – has filed for bankruptcy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2010 at 12:25PM in News
EA Sports eyes DLC codes

EA Sports eyes DLC codes

EA, the current front-runner in the new drive to reward those who buy their games brand new with in-the-box codes for free DLC, is looking to expand its plans by ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 11:37AM in News

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Now Codies joins the DLC code movement

Now Codies joins the DLC code movement

Codemasters is to become the latest publisher to reward those who buy their games brand new with digital content not available to pre-owned buyers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2010 at 12:38PM in News
Nintendo won’t rule out pre-owned move

Nintendo won’t rule out pre-owned move

With Sony and EA recently unveiling bold new moves to counter what publishers see as the threat posed by the pre-owned market, Nintendo has refused to rule out taking similar ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2010 at 9:36PM in News
Now Sony joins pre-owned offensive

Now Sony joins pre-owned offensive

Echoing the controversial measures announced by Ubisoft last month, Sony has revealed that users of SOCOM: US Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 will need to register their game online before ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2010 at 9:49AM in News
EA continues pre-owned assault

EA continues pre-owned assault

Following the model laid down by Mass Effect 2’s Cerberus Network, EA has confirmed that the upcoming Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will also penalise those who buy it second ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2010 at 9:31AM in News
THQ giving away Red Faction Guerilla

THQ giving away Red Faction Guerilla

In an unusual promotion in North America, publisher THQ has finally revealed the mystery freebie up for grabs to anyone who bought the console version of Darksiders – a courtesy ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
Pre-owned penalty for Mass Effect 2

Pre-owned penalty for Mass Effect 2

An interesting experiment with Mass Effect 2 will see EA looking to discourage pre-owned sales of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 7:00AM in News
Sony outlines its UMD ‘solution’

Sony outlines its UMD ‘solution’

Ahead of next week’s global PSPgo launch, Sony has revealed that all those who buy the machine will be entitled to three free full-game downloads from the PSP PlayStation Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 2:41PM in News
GTA IV DLC heading to High Street?

GTA IV DLC heading to High Street?

A new listing on the website of US games retailer GameStop suggests that Rockstar is to release a boxed retail version of the upcoming Xbox 360 downloadable content pack entitled ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2008 at 10:42AM in News
Development issues hindering DSi?

Development issues hindering DSi?

Development for the DS might have just become more complicated thanks to the introduction of the DSi, with claims that an anonymous developer has said that its game has been ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2008 at 11:03AM in News