The Recap - 10/17/12
Welcome to the Recap where we go over the top headlines of the day. From Black Ops II to Star Wars the Old Republic, we make sure that you get your dose of gaming news that you care about.
Breaking news – this just in – you may want to take a seat for this one, folks: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is widely popular and highly anticipated by the gaming community. In fact, it’s so popular that GameStop has officially ordained the game with the title, “highest pre-orders in history.”
Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Assassin's Creed 3, giving us a deeper looking to the unique locales, different characters, multiple abilities and perks, and various modes of the robust multiplayer mode.
2K Games and Gearbox have released a new trailer to go alongside the arrival of Captain Scarlett and her Pirates's Boot, the first add-on content campaign for Borderlands 2. The DLC is now available for download on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
When BioWare first announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic would offer a free-to-play option — just eight months after the game released — it was originally thought that it would provide players with "flexibility and choice". Sure, it would come with some limitations, but that's to be expected. The new, free-to-play option was designed to entice many players into joining The Old Republic universe.