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News B33ts: Uncharted 3 is done, FIFA 12 patch incoming, Battlefield 3 and more

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We had a collection of leftover videogame news bits that we didn’t know what to do with, so instead of throwing them away and casting them into the great unknown of the internet, we carved out a home and carefully placed them here.

What’s the latest word on games like Uncharted 3, Warhammer 40K: Space Marine and Duke Nukem Forever? What’s up with the latest 3DS colour and Double Fine’s ‘Pack of Br??tality?’

Let’s find out:


Duke Nukem Forever ‘Hail to the Icons’ DLC arrives on October 11th

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As promised, the first set of downloadable content for Duke Nukem Forever is due for arrival on October 11th and October 12th across Xbox 360 (via Xbox LIVE), PlayStation 3 (via PlayStation Network) and PC (via Steam).

Called the ‘Hail to the Icons Parody Pack,’ the content will add new maps, modes and weapons, while a Duke Nukem Forever patch will release alongside the DLC to fix some bugs and optimise performance. Find out more about the Hail to the Icons Parody Pack at the official microsite over here.


FIFA 12 console patch arrives in roughly two weeks

EA has confirmed that the publisher’s recently-released FIFA 12 football sim will receive a console patch in the next two to three weeks which will aim to fix a host issues players have been having with the game, including the inability to access FIFA Ultimate Team,

A PC patch will also be released shortly to address issues such as frequent disconnects from Origin, unnecessarily large downloads, online exploits, and more.


Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Exterminatus multiplayer DLC dated

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The previously announced multiplayer downloadable content for Warhammer 40K: Space Marine has been dated for October 25th across PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.

The DLC is called ‘Exterminatus’ and will add four-player online co-operative functionality, with multiplayer rankings being affected by your performance in co-op. Unlocked multiplayer perks can be used in the co-op mode, too.


Battlefield 3 Xbox 360 gets hi-res texture pack, beta gets Caspian Border

In exciting news for Battlefield 3 players, it’s been revealed that the Xbox 360 version of the game will enjoy the addition of a so-called ‘high resolution texture pack,’ where you’ll have the option of installing textures of a higher quality to your hard-drive for use in the game, from the second disc.

Also, PC players currently entrenched in Battlefield 3’s open beta will be able to dive into the Caspian Border map this weekend in order to experience the full might of 64-player action, with jets and vehicles available to intensify the game.


White 3DS announced for Japan

Ice White 3DS Image

Nintendo recently announced that an ‘Ice White’ version of its 3DS handheld will become available on November 1st in Japan for ¥15,000 (roughly $195).

The white 3DS will follow in the footsteps of other 3DS colour variants, Aqua Blue, Cosmo Black, Flar Red and Misty Pink (arriving on October 20th in the country).


Uncharted 3 is finished, says Naughty Dog

While it hasn’t yet officially entered ‘gold’ status, Naught Dog’s Arnie Meyer has revealed that the studio’s Uncharted 3 is done.

Uncharted 3 still needs to make its way through Sony’s rigorous certification process (where the game will be subjected to all manner of torturous testing to make sure it works as promised), but with a developer as professional as Naughty Dog, this period is merely a formality ‒ expect gold status for Uncharted 3 to be announced in the coming week.


Double Fine outs massive $65 Brutality Pack

Double Fine (Psychonauts, Costume Quest, Stacking) has revealed plans to sell a bundle of Brutal Legend goodies, including a copy of the game, a mini-poster signed by Tim Schafer, a zippo lighter, stickers and more, all for only $65 (worth over $130).

Get full details at the Double Fine shop, over here, and watch the trailer for the offering below:

Brutal Legend Bundle Pack of Br??tality ‒ Trailer

News B33ts is El33tonline’s way of rounding up smaller morsels of videogame news into one large meal, while ensuring that each bite is just as filling and nutritious as the last. We advise taking breaks between spoonfuls.


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