Daily Bits for 5/13/10

Daily Bits is a collection of all the gaming news that has happened for the current day that we deem as interesting and relevant to our readers. Check back daily for more news round-ups and feel free to send your suggestions to dailybits@everydaygamers.com

Mafia II Shows Some Good Ol’ Mobster Mayhem

What would a gangster game be without tommy gunns, molotovs, and complete destruction? In the recent dev diary we get a glimpse of all of the above.  Take a look as 2k discusses there upcoming open-world wise guy third person shooter.  Just dont tell anyone what you saw, or you could end up getting whacked.

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Battlefield 2 Adding Cooperative Play

EA has announced co op play for there award winning multiplayer with a new game mode called ‘Onslaught’.  It will support for up to 4 players across 4 maps.  Valparaiso, Atacama Desert, Isla Inocentes, and Nelson Bay with new touches to lighting, time of day, and also adding vehicles.

We’re thrilled to bring something new and fresh to Battlefield: Bad Company 2 while still keeping Battlefield’s signature gameplay intact

says Patrick Bach, Senior Producer at Dice.

We want to consistently support the over 4 million fans playing the game with new ways to get into multiplayer and also challenge the elite players with new experiences to improve their performance online. Effective squad play is the key to success in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 multiplayer and this new mode will provide players with a dedicated environment to test their team skills and rank against the competition

Yet there has been no confirmation whether or not this new mode will come to PC.

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Bulletstorm Trailer Inflicts Pain

The debut trailer for Bulletstorm has made its way online today. It shows what brutality you can expect to create from People Can Fly/Epic Games FPS.

Bulletstorm is slated for a Q1 2011 release on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3.

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Modern Warfare 2 “Resurgence Pack” DLC Announced

The 2nd Modern Warfare 2 map pack is set to hit XBL on June 3rd.  It will once again be a Xbox Live timed exclusive, while the PC and PS3 will see a later unannounced date.  The pack will include 5 maps yet no pricing has been mentioned.

I’m sure we can expect another $15 price tag considering the “Stimulus Package” sold over 1 million downloads in its first 24 hours. At this point Activision can only make a profit.

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Alan Wake Gets A Signal

While Alan Wake wont even hit stores until this Tuesday, Remedy has already announced the first downloadable episode for the long awaited survival horror. I guess there trying to make up for lost time.

‘The Signal’ will hit July 27th.  People who purchase the game new will receive a token to download the future episode for free.

No details on pricing if you decide to get a used copy or wish to go the gamefly route.

How do you feel about these little incentives developers are giving you for purchasing new copies of there games?

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