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Study: 49% of console gamers don't buy DLC

Study: 49% of console gamers don't buy DLC

A new study released by Electronic Entertainment Design and Research (EEDAR) has partially answered why nearly half of all console owners don't purchase downloadable content (PDF). The percentage of gamers buying DLC has increased from 34% in 2009 and 40% in…
Would you pay $500 for an in-game item?

Would you pay $500 for an in-game item?

The free to play business model can be extremely successful for game developers, especially if you are able to convince players to pay upwards of $500 for a single in-game item. Mobile phone game maker Glu offers a title called…
Valve to release Portal 2 DLC this summer

Valve to release Portal 2 DLC this summer

Many gamers may have already beaten Portal 2, but they shouldn't just give up and wait for Portal 3. That's because Valve plans on releasing downloadable content (DLC) for Portal 2 this summer, according to a Fast Company interview with…
2K Games axes BioShock 2 DLC for PC

2K Games axes BioShock 2 DLC for PC

PC gamers hoping to experience BioShock 2's downloadable content might just be out of luck. In a post on its message boards, 2K Games announced that it has scrapped development for two expansions, The Protector Trails and Minerva's Den --…