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No Online Pass for Crysis 2

Upcoming EA release Crysis 2 will break with the publisher’s recent tradition and not require a user to input an Online Pass code to access key features. GamertagRadio reports that developer Crytek itself, which as a member of the EA Partners program was free to decide for itself, made the …

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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. This applies to both the PS3 and PC versions of the game. "Once the PSN key has been consumed with a disk it cannot be resold/ replayed with …

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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 a code found in new copies of the game. Pre-owned buyers will face a $10 outlay to access the same …

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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 Back to the Future game. The game’s developer Telltale Games told Joystiq, which made the discovery, that upon using the …

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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 out on Xbox 360 and PS3… for free! Well, for free as long as you’ve paid out 49.99 for a …

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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. 2K Games have announced that a code for the PS3-exclusive downloadable mission pack The Betrayal of Jimmy will be included with every new copy of the game. Pre-owned buyers will have …

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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. Games such as Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age: Origins lock pre-owned buyers out of accessing additional content online, whereas upcoming …

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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 who buy brand new copies of its games. Much like the tactics already employed with fellow EA releases such as …

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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 Stimulus Map Pack. Many users are having problems topping up their wallet funding on PSN meaning that if they currently …

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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 on PSN. The download costs 10.99 on the UK service – a full 79p more than it did on Xbox …

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