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The DLC Of 2014

Browse DLC by base game alphabetically: A-C | D-H | I-R | S-Z

Infamous: Second Son
PS4 

This DLC adds-on to the content of the main game, but you don't need to own Second Son to download and play First Light.

First Light (Watch trailer)

Official Description:
Locked up in a prison for super-powered humans, Fetch is forced to relive tragedies from her past. Unravel her dark secret in Seattle while battling to escape snowy Curdun Cay and seek vengeance against those who wronged her. 

Game Informer's Take:
"Infamous First Light lacks some of the punch of Second Son in its campaign battles and familiar narrative marks, but is still a welcome addition to the series. Fetch is a fantastically written character, and the conclusion to her origin story is worth seeing in its entirety – even if you already know what happens. Sucker Punch did a phenomenal job with the finale." – Daniel Tack

Killer Instinct
Xbox One 

Microsoft's exclusive fighting game is technically all DLC. One can play the game for free with a single rotating character, buy fighters individually, or by Season Packs in which you'll get a cluster of eight characters as they launch. The game launched with six characters in November 2013, with two additional fighters releasing earlier this year. A retail version of season one released September 23. Season Two began October 15 with two fighters, T.J. Combo and Maya. Others will be added each month until another eight are on the roster.

Official Descriptions:

Season One:

  • Spinal (Watch Trailer): The immortal warrior embarks on a quest to break free from his curse.
  • Fulgore (Watch Trailer): The highly anticipated cyborg knight returns to the Killer Instinct franchise to will unleash a bevy of signature moves on his enemies.

Season Two:

  • T.J. Combo (Watch Trailer): The long-awaited heavyweight champion debuts as the first character in Killer Instinct: Season Two to seek revenge against Ultratech. Coming October 15
  • Maya (Watch Trailer): First seen back in the day in Killer Instinct 2, Maya’s fast-paced “blade juggling” combat style lets her power up her daggers the more they’re blocked, leading to increasingly devastating attacks and mixups against her opponents. You’ll need to be careful when playing her though — if she loses a blade, her powers are diminished until she can recover it.. 
  • Kan-Ra (Watch Trailer): Cursed to rot after a failed assassination attempt on his king over 2000 years ago, Kan-Ra endured for centuries by constantly balancing the curses he places on himself with the boons provided by dark magic and artifacts. His solitary goal: to gain knowledge that will grant him absolute power over all of mankind.
  • Riptor: A human-raptor hybrid. (non-official description)
  • Cinder: A dude who's permanently on fire. (non-official description)

Killzone Shadow Fall
PS4 

Guerrilla Games PS4 launch FPS has had a couple DLC packs this year, one for co-op and one for competitive multiplayer.

Official descriptions:

Insurgent Pack (Watch Trailer)
Hit the enemy where it hurts as the Insurgent – a lone operative trained to cause maximum disruption by stealing weapons and hacking hostile combat drones. Download this multiplayer expansion pack to go into battle as this additional character class and you’ll also get an extra ability and weapon for each of the three existing character classes to combat this unpredictable new threat. As an Insurgent you’ll start each game with just a pistol and have to build up your arsenal by stealing enemy weapons and adding them to your loadout, while you hack hostile turrets and other drones to turn them against their masters.

This pack also includes:
• Elite Mode – have you got what it takes to complete the single-player campaign with only three lives and the difficulty ramped up to the max?
• Insurgent-themed Automata skin
• Spotlight Moves pack
• Voice-over pack
• Collectible hunt – a new way to play multiplayer and get rewarded, as you hunt for limited collectibles

Intercept
Join forces with up to three friends and sign up for Intelligence Squad Alpha – a crack team of specialist soldiers working behind enemy lines to intercept Helghast military transmissions. Fight as one of four classes the close-quarters Assault trooper, the mid-to-long range Marksman or the support-focused Medic or Tactician roles. Pit your squad against waves of attackers led by Helghast champions from the Killzone Shadow Fall single player campaign. This co-op action features four arena maps inspired by locations from the single player campaign. 

10th Anniversary Expansion Pack
Celebrating a decade of Killzone, the 10th Anniversary Expansion Pack offers unprecedented personalization options for Killzone Shadow Fall multiplayer. Customize your multiplayer characters and automata with the ‘Honor Guard’ and ‘Special Forces’ skins, change your battle chatter with the hilarious ‘Angry Veteran’ and ‘Dev Team’ voice packs, select new Player Icons from the ‘Weapons Of Shadow Fall’ and ‘Identity’ icon packs, or just get yourself one of seven brand-new crosshairs.

The Last of Us
PS3 

The Last of Us has all kinds of smaller DLC options, but we narrowed it down to the major multiplayer and single-player updates. Abandoned Territories released last year, while Left Behind and Reclaimed Territories came out in February and May. All three packs are included in The Last of Us Remastered, which released in July on PS4.

Official Descriptions:

Abandoned Territories Map Pack:
Weather the opposing Faction and the random, dynamic dust storm on the Suburbs map. Explore a layered map of urban overgrown with wild giraffes in the background in the Bus Depot map. A dark, eerie environment, moonlit and the perfect setting for some serious stealth, the Hometown map will keep you on your toes. Bookstore is the only multiplayer map featuring two levels atop one another adding a highly unique dose of vertical gameplay.

Reclaimed Territories Map Pack:
See how the area in Boston where Joel encountered Robert has changed into rusted-out slums in the close-quarters, perfect-for-flanking Wharf map. Also set in Boston, the Capitol map has indoor and outdoor gameplay that encourages intelligent use of flanking. Weather the dynamic snowstorm on the Coal Mine map and take advantage of spacious lines of sight and a bridge that’s perfect for snipers. The Water Tower map has two primary chokepoints and unique lighting that makes outdoor melee seem in stark contrast to the beautiful surroundings.

Left Behind:
New light is shed on Ellie’s relationship with Riley, her best friend and sometime mentor from a military boarding school they grew up in together. After disappearing for weeks, Riley returns with a surprising revelation on her whereabouts. Ellie and Riley sneak out of school for the last time, leading to a series of events that will forever change both of their lives.

Game Informer's Take:
"At around two and a half hours long, [Left Behind is] not an epic experience, but another window into Ellie's life. Instead of blunting the impact as I feared, Riley and Ellie's story adds resonance to the original game's ending. For The Last of Us fans, this is a ride well worth taking." – Matt Helgeson

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, 360

Official Descriptions: (More info)

The Season Pass will include six DLC packs each with a unique themed mission level with story and free play modes (packs also available separately). Players will be able to unlock a total of over 40 characters, vehicles, achievements and more. The Season Pass includes:

The Dark Knight Pack
Experience the heart-pounding chase scene from the iconic film complete with cool vehicles and explosive action. Play as the legendary Dark Knight and Commissioner Gordon, as well as the Joker and his goons as they chase down Harvey Dent’s police escort. Bane and Catwoman from the third film are also playable.

Man of Steel Pack
Help Jor-El, his wife Lara and their robot Kelex send the infant Superman “Kal-el” into space towards the safety of Earth as Krypton falls into chaos. Find a way inside Jor-El’s home, fight General Zod’s invading forces and battle against Zod himself to save Superman.

Batman 75th Anniversary Pack
Play as Joker and Harley Quinn, setting up a variety of celebration set pieces. Be the Dark Knight and play as some of the most iconic faces of Batman through the years, including his first appearance in Detective Comics #27.

Access to 3 additional DLC Packs

LittleBigPlanet 3
PS4, PS3

Wisely, Sony has enabled all DLC for LittleBigPlanet 1 and 2 to carry forward to the third game. There is a staggering amount of content that would be ridiculous to list in this post, but here are a few sample offerings. (More details)

Official Descriptions:

Move Pack: Rise of the Cakeling
Combines the PlayStation Move controller with the world of LittleBigPlanet, and with five giant story levels and seven side levels, this is LittleBigPlanet's biggest Downloadable Content pack to date. A new suite of creative tools give you the power to create your own Move games, record fluid motions, and paint your own stickers, whilst a boatload of new stickers, materials, decorations, costumes, music, sound and sequencer objects will vastly broaden your creative palette, and make your Popit heave at the seams. Best of all, the Move Pack brings backwards compatibility with LittleBigPlanet 3, meaning you can play through all the original story levels and all seven million community levels using the Move Controller.

DC Comics Premium Level Kit
Join The Justice League And Save The Universe The Justice League has been captured. Lex Luthor and his band of super-villains plan to drain the superheroes of all their powers and take over. It’s down to Sackboy, the Justice League’s newest recruit, to free Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, if there’s any hope of saving the day. Download this Premium Level Pack to get this original superhero story, plus tons of goodies from the DC Comics universe to create your own super-powered masterpieces.

Costume Packs

  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
  • 2000AD
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Beyond: Two Souls
  • BioShock Infinite
  • Disney Princesses
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Ghostbusters
  • Heavy Rain
  • Ico/Shadow of the Colossus
  • Invizimals
  • Marvel Comics

Mario Golf: World Tour
3DS 

Nintendo's portable golf game offers several new courses and characters for purchase individually or in a season pass.

Official Descriptions: (Watch Trailer)

Mushroom Pack:
Toadette takes up the clubs in the first DLC pack for the game. You'll also get two brand-new courses to play: Toad Highlands and Koopa Park. This pack will definitely grow on you.

Flower Pack:
Delicious! The Layer-Cake Desert and Sparkling Waters courses are perfect complements to each other in this pack. You'll also snag the character Nabbit.

Star Pack:
The two stellar courses in this pack will have you driving deep into Mario's Star and playing through the Rock-Candy Mines. Need even more star power? How about Rosalina as a playable character?

Mario Kart 8
Wii U

In late August, Mario Kart players received a free update including three Mercedes-Benz karts. More significant paid DLC is on the way this year and next including characters and courses from The Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing.

Official Description:

Pack 1: The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8 - $7.99

  • 3 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link
  • 4 Vehicles
  • 8 Courses

Pack 2: Animal Crossing X Mario Kart 8 (Release Date: May 2015) - $7.99

  • 3 Characters: Villager, Isabelle, Dry Bowser
  • 4 Vehicles
  • 8 Courses

Pack 1 + Pack 2 Bundle - $11.99

  • 6 Characters: Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, Link, Villager, Isabelle and Dry Bowser
  • 8 Vehicles
  • 16 Courses
  • As a bonus for purchasing both packs bundled or individually, buyers receive eight new colors for Yoshi and Shy Guy. Those who advance purchase both packs can begin using the Yoshi and Shy Guy characters immediately. 

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
PS4, Xbox One, PS3, 360, PC

Official Description:

Season Pass (More details)

  • Guardians of the Flaming Eye Exclusive Warband Mission: Face Sauron’s elite Defenders before the Black Gate and earn the Wolf's Head rune 
  • Trials of War Challenge Series: Play the full series of 4 challenge modes: Test of Power, Test of Speed, Test of Wisdom and the Endless challenge. Earn points for power, skill, speed and efficiency and build your Legend on the Leaderboards. 
  • Lord of the Hunt Story Mission: Dive deeper into Mordor’s living world and hunt the wild beasts of Mordor to earn unique runes. 
  • The Bright Lord Story Mission: Battle against Sauron as Celebrimbor, the great Elven Lord of the Second Age, to unlock powerful runes and the ability to wield the One Ring. 
  • Future content including additional Warband Missions, Runes, & Skins: Enhance your weapons with powerful Runes and customize Talion’s appearance with unique skins.

Muramasa Rebirth
Vita 

This Vita port of 2009 Wii game, Muramasa: The Demon Blade, released last summer. Starting this year, the game kicked off a 4-part DLC series called Genroku Legends.

Official Descriptions:

Genroku Legends are spin-off tales from the highly acclaimed Muramasa Rebirth game that bring four new stories to the Muramasa Rebirth universe. After completing all four DLC, a special gift from Vanillaware, developers of Muramasa Rebirth, awaits players in the Genroku Legends main menu.

Fishy Tales of the Nekomata
As Okoi, you are a demon-cat with powerful claws that can rip your enemies down. If you choose, use your demon powers within to call upon a flurry of cats or even turn into a demon cat that can unleash a hurricane of destruction. Journey to reclaim the tea set and along the way seek your revenge, but beware, new bosses and enemies await, ready to tear you down.

A Cause to Daikon For
In this chapter, you'll play as the downtrodden farmer Gonbe, who has taken it upon himself to ask the powers that be to re-think the taxes that are driving his village to the brink of ruin. With the spirit of his deceased wife Otae and some of his fellow farmers by his side, Gonbe sets off to fight for nothing less than the very survival of everyone he knows and cares about. Wielding only a hoe, sickle, and a simple bamboo spear, Gonbe will do everything in his power to defeat his foes and make his voice heard.

A Spirited Seven Nights' Haunting
In this chapter, you'll play as Arashimaru, a world-weary ninja who was assigned to assassinate a high-ranking samurai and steal the sacred treasure he was guarding. During his mission, the truth of his past came out into the light, unraveling the fabric of his existence and causing him to turn against his ninja clan. While trying to take out a band of ninjas sent to kill him, Arashimaru inadvertently destroys the shrine of the water goddess Inaraki, who immediately curses him to die in seven days for his act of desecration. With the clock counting down to his inescapable death, will Arashimaru be able to find vengeance and redemption before time runs out?

Hell's Where the Heart Is
You'll play as Rajyaki, the youngest daughter of Lord Enma, the ruler of Hell, as she is ordered by her father to retrieve the treasures belonging to the Gods of Fortune that she somehow managed to scatter throughout the human world. While searching for the treasures that would allow her to return to her abyssal home, Rajyaki receives an 'honest and sincere' marriage proposal from Seikichi, a lapsed monk and self-styled ladies' man. Now tasked with keeping her newly-obtained husband from straying, in addition to her quest to track down the divine trinkets she managed to 'misplace', Rajyaki is going to have a hell of a time (literally) pulling everything together so that she can return home with her beloved hubby in tow.

Outlast
PS4, PC

Official Description: (Watch Trailer)

Whistleblower:
Whistleblower will let you play as Waylon Park, a software engineer under contract with Murkoff and the man who emailed journalists around the world - including Miles - at the beginning of Outlast. Spending a couple of weeks at Mount Massive, during which he was unable to even talk to his wife and son thanks to strict security protocols, Waylon developed a deep-seated distrust of the profit-motivated scientists and doctors leading dangerous and irresponsible experiments on their patients. Identifying with those poor souls fueled Waylon's anger, and set the stage for his unmasking of Mount Massive's rotten core. Although Whistleblower tells the story that led to Outlast, it will actually stretch past the events of the first game to show the final chapter in Mount Massive Asylum's story. 

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
PS3, 360

Official Descriptions:

Tohru Adachi
Adds Tohru Adachi to the roster of playable fighters and makes Episode "Adachi" available in Story Mode. This DLC also includes Glasses and 6 colors + 2 offline-only colors for Adachi. The icons "Tohru Adachi C," "Tohru Adachi D" and "Magatsu-Izanagi" will also be available under P-Card Edit.

Marie
Adds Marie to the roster of playable fighters. This DLC also includes Glasses and 6 colors + 2 offline-only colors for Marie. The icons "Marie D," "Marie E" and "Kaguya" will also be available under P-Card Edit.

Margaret (Watch trailer)
Adds Margaret to the roster of playable fighters. This DLC also includes Glasses and 6 colors + 2 offline-only colors for Margaret. The icons "Margaret B," "Margaret C," "Cu Chulainn," "Ardha" and "Yoshitsune" will also be available under P-Card Edit.

P4A Story
Enables you to play through the story of the original Persona 4 Arena.

Additional DLC includes character items, voices, music, progression boosts, and network avatars. 

Pinball FX2/ Zen Pinball 2
PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, 360, PC, Vita, iOS, Android 

The pinball wizards at Zen Studios keep cranking out tables like there's no tomorrow. Some form of Zen's pinball series is available on all of the platforms above, but these particular tables may or may not be on all of them.

Official Descriptions:

The Walking Dead (Watch Trailer): 
With recognizable locations from Clementine’s treehouse and Everett’s pharmacy in Macon down to the walker-infested streets of Savannah, players will find a breathtaking retelling of Season One that keeps the peril and drama of Lee and Clementine’s story intact. Coming August 26.

Guardians of the Galaxy (Watch trailer):
Guardians of the Galaxy pinball brings all five members of the galaxy’s greatest crew of warriors to the pinball universe as they combat Ronan the Accuser.

Deadpool (Watch us play): 
Featuring the supreme voice talents of the one and only Nolan North as Deadpool, this table will capture the acerbic, fourth wall-crushing attitude of the character as well as feature supporting characters from the Deadpool universe.

Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within (Hands-On Impressions): 
Tables include Han Solo, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, Star Wars Pinball: Droids, and Star Wars Pinball: Masters of the Force.

Super League Football (Hands-On Impressions):
You’ll side with your favorite clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool FC, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid C.F., A.C. Milan, Juventus, and A.S. Roma as they square off to dominate league play in a new pinball experience.

South Park (Watch trailer)
Join Stan, Kyle, Cartman, Kenny, and Butters in two pinball tables inspired by everyone’s favorite mountain town. Meet characters from the TV show, like Wendy, Timmy, Jimmy, Mr. Hankey, and even ManBearPig (super cereal, you guys) and relive great moments from episodes of the show, including the Sarcastaball and Imaginationland.

Venom (Screens and more info):
The Venom pinball table features Eddie Brock as the Symbiote-empowered villain as he faces not just his mortal enemy, Spider-Man, but also the threat of his twisted offspring, Carnage. Can Venom and Spider-Man team up to defeat a greater threat?

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