BULLETCAST, June 16 – What you need to know now
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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has
confirmed that Wii U won’t have support for Blu-ray or DVD playback. Hit this for a complete look at Wii U, its tech, its game and what we learnt from its E3 reveal.
Nintendo is “
not interested in offering software free of charge,” according to Iwata.
Game Republic, the independent studio behind Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom and Genji: Days of the Blade,
appears to be closing doors amid financial woes.
L.A. Noire sold around 900,000 units in the US during May, and is comparatively behind Red Dead Redemption by 40 percent.
confirmed that up to 18,000 accounts have been compromised on its forums through an old Neverwinter Nights forums.
In further hackZ0r news,
LulzSec his EVE Online again last night, taking down both the MMO’s log-in server and the main play server, Tranquility.
The decision to pull Crysis 2 from Steam was not made by EA,
the publisher’s claiming. Apparently this is down to an agreement Crytek has with another download service which meant the game violated a new “a set of business terms for developers” on Steam.
rumoured that Half-Life 3 is in the works, and that Episodes 3 and 4 have been canned.
Rumour has it that Microsoft will release the Kinect SDK for Windows this week.
Forza producer Dan Greenawalt has
said we’ll see the results of Kinect’s effect on games development in about two years. Two years from now. Not now.
Sony virtual E3 booth in Home
attracted over 500,000 visitors last week.
The Australian Classification Board is rethinking its rating of “naughty” Ubisoft game We Dare after home affairs minister Brendan O’Connor
lodged a request for review.
2K Games has
stopped using PR firm The Redner Group after its founder Jim Redner threatened to blacklist journalists and outlets that gave Duke Nukem Forever a “venom-filled” review.
said plans for “the delivery of future content – retail or otherwise – has yet to be 100 percent determined,” despite an earlier report stating the firm was planning to skip out on releasing expansions at retail.
The Old Hunters provides an origin for one of Bloodborne’s best items
Is Bethesda hiding something in Fallout 4’s oceans?
Ace Combat 7 announce spoiled by Infinity update – rumour
Free Portal DLC coming to Rocket League
Help unlock Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain’s secret nuclear disarmament event
The most annoying thing in Fallout 4
Beyond: Two Souls remaster fixes original’s frame rate issues
Take another look at Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade’s alpha
Latest Elite Dangerous Horizons preview shows landfall on Europa
Footage of shelved first-person The Avengers game surfaces
Weekend Playlist: what are you playing?
The best PS4 Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015 deals – mega-round-up of the cheapest prices
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PlayStation Network struggles on Black Friday holiday
Rainbow Six: Siege launch trailer gets a little Shakespeare
Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 gets Ninja Turtles campaign, Wild West level with 7.8GB patch
GAME UK Black Friday highlights: PS4 & Xbox One console bundles with 3 games, as low as £230
Final Fantasy 15 could get another demo
Latest Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch does little to improve VRAM issues – report
PSN Black Friday deals include FIFA 16, Ass Creed, Rocket League
ShopTo Black Friday sale – Halo for £18, Rare Replay for £12 plus PS4 deals
Destiny Xur update: should you buy The 4th Horseman?
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for November 27, 28
Xbox Live Black Friday sale updated with new deals including The Witcher 3, Batman, Destiny
PES 2016 free-to-play confirmed, coming December
Here’s the first Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories trailer
Official PS4 Remote Play app coming to Mac, PC
3DS XL price cut on Nintendo UK store
Free Hitman 2: Silent Assassin sweetens Square Enix Black Friday offers
Capcom’s five top tips for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
PES 2016 gets Torres, international kits, Maracana stadium next week
System Shock remake screens show faithful aesthetics
Sensi Soccer successor Sociable Soccer Kickstarter cancelled
Steam Controller gets new feature to make strategy games play better
Just Cause 3 day one patch notes and size revealed
PlayStation UK boss leaves for Amazon UK
Downloading the free King’s Quest episode with PS+ locks you out of a bonus episode – report
Fallout 4: It turns out [REDACTED] really was [VERB-ING] on you all along
Amazon Black Friday deals schedule for video games
You can now have a Fallout 4 Mysterious Stranger ringtone
Rocket League’s December event has ice hockey playlist, Santa hats
Team Fortress 2 – you can play a Heavy with Gabe Newell’s face
“What son?”: even Fallout 4 doesn’t give a shit about Shaun
There’s a new Heroes of the Storm map, and it’s a bit odd
Dreamfall Chapters looks amazing after converting to Unity 5
More XCOM 2 screens take a tour of the suburbs
Fallout: New Vegas mod recreates original Fallout
Anno 2205’s first free DLC detailed, Tundra expansion due February
Far Cry Primal gameplay to debut at The Game Awards 2015
Take a look at the European-inspired Windenburg in The Sims 4: Get Together
Breaking Benjamin frontman derides “piece of shit” Star Wars: Battlefront
The Division – here’s more on leveling, skills, perks and some gameplay
Destiny: King’s Fall Challenge Mode coming early December
Codemasters says it will focus on racing games going forward
The Exploration Sale is live on Steam – save money through December 1
Nintendo’s Black Friday eShop sale kicks off today with prices as low as $5
Latest console patch for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is ready for download
GTA Online: earn Double GTA$ & RP in all Adversary Modes this weekend
December PS Plus: King’s Quest, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and more
Open beta for Rainbow Six Siege has been delayed
This Total War: Warhammer video provides a cinematic look at the campaign map
Square Enix’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale kicks off tomorrow – get up to 70% off
Kinderguardian: adventures with a Destiny newb part 2
Techland increases price for Dying Light: The Following expansion and season pass
Unsurprisingly, the Humble Codemasters Bundle is full of racing games
Nvidia Shield on sale for 35% this week, plus free remote
Microsoft won’t bring Halo to PC, so fans are making their own
All the rewards you get from Destiny’s Refer-a-Friend scheme
Batman: Arkham Knight gets new PC patch to improve VRAM issues
Divekick gets Nidhogg’s Fencer as new guest character
Spanking, D&D and Todd Howard on a horse: there’s some pretty weird shit in Fallout 4
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets double weapon XP weekend
Ten world premieres at The Game Awards 2015, confirms Keighley
Voting now open on this weekend’s Halo 5 multiplayer playlist
Skullgirls dev’s 2D RPG Indivisible inches ever closer to funding goal
Destiny Armsday reset for November 25, Foundry Orders and Test Weapons detailed
Just Cause 3 street date broken over a week ahead of launch
Here’s when you can play the Rainbow Six Siege open beta
Original Xbox games on Xbox One? “nothing’s impossible,” says engineering lead
US PSN sale includes Rocket League, Borderlands, Far Cry 4, plus a 10% off code
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Star Wars Battlefront to get free maps and Star Cards
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PlayStation 4 console sales pass 30 million
Blizzard Black Friday sale discounts Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft 2, World of Warcraft
Ghost in the Shell: SAC shooter on its way to Steam
Swords, lasers, giant transforming mechs: Xenoblade Chronicles X has it all
Dead or Alive community manager cites “issues” for lack of western release
New League of Legends loot system will be closed to toxic players
Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories formally unveiled for PS4