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Payday 2 heats up with The Butcher's BBQ Pack

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Wow, I knew Payday 2 had a lot of DLC, but the latest pack pushes the total number of add-ons up to 20. That's heading into Crusader Kings 2 territory.

Said DLC, > The Butcher's BBQ Pack, adds the Piglet Grenade Launcher, 12G Steakout Shotgun and Mk1 Flamethrower to your arsenal. I question the logic of taking a flamethrower on a bank heist, unless it is a bank being run by The Thing.

GameStop Italy may have accidentally revealed the release date for Rainbow Six: Siege

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Italian site Tell Me About Games reports that GameStop Italy has accidentally listed a release date of October 16 for Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft's tactical team-based shooter.

Could that be right? It does fall on a Friday, which is the traditional date that games drop in the UK and most of Europe, though the date has now been changed to “To be determined”.

Kickstater for ambitious MMORPG Crowfall ends with funding goal doubled

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After having its Kickstarter announced at the tail end of last month, developer ArtCraft Entertainment have today announced that not only has their ambitious MMORPG Crowfall reached its funding goal; it has surpassed it by more than double the required amount.

The final total stood at $1,766,205 which makes it the 15th most funded videogame ever on Kickstarter. That total does not include the PayPal contributions that will continue to roll in, either.

Codemasters announces F1 2015 to arrive on PC this June

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The latest installment in their Formula One racing franchise, F1 2015, will arrive this June on PC, Codemasters have confirmed.

Developed using a brand new engine, F1 2015 boasts revamped handling and physics from the engine and transmission to the suspension, tires and everything in between.

Long-time Kombatant Liu Kang returns to Mortal Kombat X

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Netherrealm Studios have just released a brand new trailer for Mortal Kombat X which crucially reintroduces the series' longstanding hero Liu Kang back into the mix.

The trailer, which is only in Russian at the minute, showcases Shaolin bros Liu Kang and Kung Lao working for big bad dude Shinnok after their souls fell into the Netherrealm at the end of the previous Mortal Kombat title.

Impressively ambitious Command & Conquer: Generals mod, Rise of the Reds, set for a big update

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12 year old RTS Command & Conquer: Generals is set to get an injection of new content courtesy of an upcoming update to an impressive-looking mod.

The mod in question is Rise of the Reds and it brings two new factions to the table, the Russian Federation and the European Continental Alliance, in addition to a 100 new units and a number of other changes and tweaks.

New Valve-approved Half-Life 2: Update mod set for Steam release tomorrow

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The Half-Life 2: Update mod, a labour of love from passionate fans of Valve's seminal FPS, will go live on Steam tomorrow.

Even better, not only is the mod completely free but Half-Life 2 developer Valve has also given it their stamp of approval, too.

MotoGP 15 speeds to PC in June

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MotoGP developer Milestone Studios have just announced that the third entry in their motorcycle racing series, MotoGP 15, will arrive on PC this June.

In addition to the announcement, the developer has also released a trailer that we've got for you at the bottom of the article.

WildStar's next update adds various customisation options, including carrot pets and mobile wardrobes

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I'm not sure if it's the secret to reviving a flagging game's fortunes, but I'll be damned if I can find a bad side to adding anthropomorphic carrots, necrotic goats, or desperado cats to a game.

Which is exactly what Carbine Studios is doing with WildStar. The upcoming INVASION: Nexus update will contain various customisation options, including 54 purely cosmetic pets.

Hi-Rez offers Smite discounts to celebrate MOBA's first anniversary

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Hi-Rez Studios is celebrating the one year anniversary of its third-person god-brawling MOBA Smite with a big sale on gems and hero skins.

You can also net a discount on the the Ultimate God Pack, which gives you access to every single god in the game so you can see which one you like best. You faithless HERETIC.

Arkham Knight's pre-order Harley Quinn DLC takes place before the main game

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One of Batman: Arkham Knight's pre-order DLC packs allows players to jump into the leather boots of the ever so slightly unhinged Harley Quinn, and information on the game's Amazon store page reveals the playable mission takes place before the events of the main game.

I'm going to stick up a *Spoiler Warning* here, because while the plot info revealed isn't too secretive. It does fill us in on exactly what Harley's up to.

World of Tanks eSports league Grand Finals kick off on April 25 in Warsaw

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Wargaming has revealed all the key details about the upcoming World of Tanks Grand Finals of the Wargaming.net League. Between April 25–26 in Warsaw, twelve of the very best virtual tanker teams will go head to head.

They'll be battling over a $300K prize pool, competing in a slightly revamped tournament format that Wargaming has designed with the help of pro gamers. It's intended to make battles more streamlined and thrilling.

Total War: Attila gets gory with the new Blood & Burning DLC

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If you fancy spicing up your Total War: Attila experience by having your soldiers puke themselves before a battle, or watching heads and limbs fly about like big lumps of meat confetti, it's your lucky day.

The Creative Assembly has released the bluntly named Blood & Burning DLC for its historical strategy game, along with the previously revealed > Celtic Culture Pack.

Double Fine's Broken Age Act 2 set to release at the end of April

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Double Fine have just announced that the second and concluding act of Kickstarter-funded adventure title Broken Age will release on April 29th in Europe.

From the day of its release onwards, Broken Age will only be available for purchase as a whole package, rather than in individual acts.

Microsoft announces free-to-play Halo Online, set for Russian release only

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Well, the good news is that Microsoft has brought a new, first-person shooter Halo title to PC.

The not-so-good news however, is that it is presently set for a Russian release only.

Bundle Stars launches All-Star Bundle containing eight highly rated Steam titles for $1.99

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Digital download compilation specialist Bundle Stars has just announced the All Stars Bundle, a nifty collection of eight highly ranked Steam games.

Including such notable luminaries as Tropico 4: Steam Special Edition, Magicka and System Shock 2, the only thing that makes the bundle more enticing is the price; the whole lot can be yours for just $1.99 (£1.59) for the next 24 hours.

Star Citizen hits another funding milestone, reaches $76 million

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Star Citizen, the forthcoming space title from Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts and his studio Cloud Imperium Games, has just smashed $76 million in crowdfunding.

$76 million. That's nuts.

Latest patch for Evolve brings monstrous balance tweaks

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Patch 1.3 for Evolve has been released by developer Turtle Rock Studios.

This latest update is all about the balancing and focuses on the Wraith and Kraken monsters, which also ties in rather nicely with the upcoming free maps that are due to arrive next month.

Dungeons 2 has now gone gold, PC requirements revealed

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Nefarious dungeon keepers can rejoice as Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios have today announced that Dungeons 2 has in fact gone a very nice gold colour.

As a result, the hero-crushing, dungeon-managing sequel looks to be on track to meet its previously touted release date of April 24th.

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