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Yakuza: Dead Souls hits store shelves, brings a few undead friends

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Sega has set out to prove that not even the underworld is safe when the undead roam the lands in the newly released Yakuza: Dead Souls. The PlayStation 3 exclusive puts players in the sweet duds of Kazuma Kiryu, who makes his return to the series in a quest to find his kidnapped stepdaughter in the Kamurocho district during the outset of a zombie outbreak. He isn’t alone, though, as three friends join him in his search, playable characters Shun Akiyama, Ryuji Goda, and Goro Majima.

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PlayStation 3 News

Dead Island to expand story with Ryder White DLC

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Dead Island will be receiving a new DLC pack next month, Ryder White. The expansion offers a single-player campaign that follows Dead Island’s protagonist, showing the events on the island from his point of view, as well as two blueprints and weapons.

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All Zombies Must Die! heading to Live Arcade later this month

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doublesix’s undead-centric action-RPG shooter All Zombies Must Die! will be launching on Live Arcade later this month, courtesy of Square Enix. The publisher announced that the Burn Zombie Burn spiritual successor will see protagonist Jack trying to make do in a town now home to hordes of zombies. Up to four players can make their way through the shambling corpses, leveling up their characters and crafting new weapons as they tackle various side quests.

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Xbox 360 News

Dead Rising 2 Off The Record gets new skills pack, cheat pack DLC

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Two new DLC packs have been released for Dead Rising 2 Off The Record, the mustachioed Firefighter Skills Pack and the Gamebreaker (cheat) pack.

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Dead Rising 2 Off The Record gets delicious with BBQ Chef DLC

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Dead Rising 2 Off The Record received its second DLC pack today, the BBQ Chef Skills Pack. Following the Cyborg Skills Pack, the $1.99/160 MS Point culinary-themed release includes a full outfit, attack bonuses, and health modifiers.

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Dead Rising 2 Off The Record to get new DLC, Cyborg Skills Pack

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Dead Rising 2 Off The Record will be mixing man with machine (and the elements) on October 25 with the Cyborg Skills Pack. The DLC release will add electricity damage to all regular attacks, increase melee attack damage, and increase damage output and magnify electric effects with appliances.

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Dead Rising Mobile gets an update, new playable character

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Frank West is a busy man these days. His latest brush with the undead, Dead Rising 2: Off The Record, was released earlier this week, and now gaming’s most intrepid photojournalist will find himself with a new ally in his portable adventures.

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Dead Rising 2: Off The Record continues the zombie bashing

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Frank West returns to the land of the undead today in Dead Rising 2: Off The Record for the 360, PC, and PS3. Off The Record is a reinterpretation of the events that occurred during Dead Rising 2. The Fortune City Outbreak has been expanded with the addition of new areas and missions as the perspective shifts to that of photojournalist Frank West, protagonist of the original Dead Rising.

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Yakuza: Dead Souls gets release date, plus new name and screens

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Sega is taking their Yakuza series from the back alleyways to the graveyard with Yakuza: Dead Souls. Originally titled Yakuza Of The End, Dead Souls will be available next March for the PS3. Not only will all of the Japanese DLC be included with the North American version, but also a new mini-game called Pachislot. As four of the series’ most prominent characters battle it out with the living and dead, I’m pretty sure this is the only game (ever) that pits you against both the Japanese mafia and shuffling, undead hordes.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Call of Duty: Black Ops – Rezurrection DLC shambles onto PC, PS3

Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PC, PS3) Rezurrection DLC PC and PS3 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

To space! Rezurrection, the fourth DLC pack for Black Ops, is now available on PSN, Steam, and other digital outlets for the PC and PS3. Rezurrection includes the new Moon level, new weapons and gear, four remastered fan-favorite maps (Nacht der Üntoten, Verrückt, Shi No Numa, and Der Riese), an enhanced Zombies soundtrack, and a Moon theme.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News