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Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves out now on Live, PSN

Destiny Expansion II House of Wolves  (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bungie has released Destiny’s second expansion pack, House of Wolves. The download adds quite a bit, including the three-player co-op arena Prison of Elders, the weekly three-versus-three multiplayer event Trials of Osiris, the Strike mission The Shadow Thief, and new story missions and quests. Additionally, the level cap has been raised to 34, with gear ascension to increase the level of Legendary and Exotic kit. Other additions include a new social space within The Reef, which offers new bounties and rewards. There are also new weapons and armor, and three new versus multiplayer maps (Black Shield, Thieves’ Den, and Widow’s Court), with PlayStation versions receiving a time-exclusive fourth map, Timekeeper, set to head to Xbox this fall. And as a bonus for the entire community, all competitive maps from the first expansion, The Dark Below, are available to everyone.

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Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves gets behind-the-scenes video

Bungie has followed up its Twitch streams with a new behind-the-scenes video for Destiny’s upcoming add-on Expansion II: House of Wolves. The expansion launches May 19, and for the past few weeks, the studio has been hosting livestreams of the new content with members of the development team and community. They announced some stats from the campaign today, and it seems that the three-week series has done well, as it has become this year’s biggest game reveal on Twitch, with 1.5 million views and a peak of 180,000-plus concurrent viewers. To catch up on the streams, head on over to Bungie’s Twitch channel.

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition turns 3, free skins released for 360, One

Minecraft (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) Birthday Skins Announcement - Screenshot 1

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has turned three years old, and to celebrate, Mojang is giving away three free skin packs. The downloads will be available from today until May 17 for all 20 million players on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Two of the packs were already available for the Xbox 360 but are making their Xbox One debut, the 1st Skin Pack and 2nd Birthday Skin Pack, while the Mojangstas pack is new to both versions.

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Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves co-op event to debut on Twitch

Destiny (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) DLC Episode 2 Twitch Prison of Elders Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bungie is set to stream more of Destiny’s second expansion, House of Wolves, tomorrow. Kicking off at 1 p.m. (CST) community manager Deej will once again be hosting a livestream playthrough, this time of a new Horde-style co-op arena activity set in the Prison of Elders, where three players must defend against waves of enemies. Other guests will include lead designer Matt Sammons and player ProfessorBroman. To check out the event, head to their Twitch channel.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition gets free DLC with dragons, characters, kit

Dragon Age Inquisition (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Two DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition received two new free downloads, the Dragonslayer Multiplayer Expansion and The Black Emporium. Dragonslayer adds new maps, three new characters (an Avvar Skywatcher, a Virtuoso, and the Raider Queen of the Eastern Seas, Isabela), and dragon battles to multiplayer. Black Emplorium adds four high-level stores to access strong weapons, accessories, crafting materials, and schematics. The latter also adds the Mirror of Transformation to the war table, offering players the chance to alter their character’s facial appearance.

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Deep Silver to publish physical, digital versions of Mighty No. 9

Mighty No 9 (PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Deep Silver Announcement - Screenshot 1

Comcept is teaming up with Deep Silver to bring the side-scrolling, Keiji Inafune-helmed action platformer Mighty No. to stores and online on September 15. Physical versions will be available for PS4, Wii U, and Xbox One, while Linux, Mac, Windows PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 will be digital only. Digital versions for 3DS and PS Vita will launch at a later date. Deep Silver is also providing several localized versions with subtitles, in addition to English, French, and Japanese voice-over support. To learn more about the partnership, head over to the PS Blog, where Deep Silver reps are currently taking questions.

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New Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves event to debut on Twitch

Destiny (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) DLC Episode 2 Twitch Trials of Osiris Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bungie is continuing their livestream run of Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves tomorrow. Starting at 1:00 p.m. (CST), Bungie community manager Deej, design leads Lars Bakken and Derek Carroll, and player tripleWreck will play Trials of Osiris, a new three-versus-three Crucible event, on the studio’s Twitch channel. The victors will be rewarded with endgame kit sporting an Osiris theme.

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Mojang releases new skins, music for Minecraft

Minecraft (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) Skins Announcement - Screenshot 1

Minecraft has received a handful of new additions, from skins to music. One of the new skins, free for all versions, is Alex, who sports red hair and a ponytail. Xbox 360 owners received some extras today, including 30 new Achievements and new music tracks. PlayStation gamers aren’t being left out and will be getting The Simpsons later this week, a set which will come with Homer and company, along with Principal Seymour Skinner, Groundskeeper Willie, and others.

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Resident Evil HD Remaster sells over a million units worldwide

Resident Evil (PC, PS4, Xbox One) One Million Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has announced that the latest Resident Evil re-release, a download-only title in North America, has sold over a million units worldwide. The HD Remaster had previously set a day-one record for the fastest-selling digital release on PSN across Europe and North America. This latest version features updated graphics, sound, and controls, along with a new Very Easy Mode.

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The Evil Within: The Consequence wraps up Det. Kidman’s tale

Juli Kidman’s story comes to its end today with the release of The Evil Within’s second download pack, The Consequence. Set immediately after The Assignment, players will see detective Kidman through her two-part downloadable side story. As before, players will get to see what she was doing during the original game while separated from Sebastian, which will involve her encountering new enemies and uncovering more about the Mobius group.

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