BULLETCAST, June 16 – What you need to know now
Reading is such a difficult thing. Watch me read the news to you instead. Do the written words afterwards. Break it up a bit.
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.
This ARK: Survival Evolved mod adds a 65 square kilometer map of islands
Watch the Horizon Zero Dawn E3 trailer again, this time with developer commentary
The Division – here’s everything we know about Dark Zones, so far
Western release of Project X Zone 2 delayed into 2016
Nintendo US eShop update: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, more
The global open beta for World of Warships has commenced
Elex revealed as a new sci-fi fantasy RPG from Piranha Bytes
Nintendo NX to release by July 2016, claims report
The story of Black Ops 3 is so big, that it has an in-game wiki
Star Wars Battlefront leak reveals weapons, vehicles, emotes, more
Star Wars Battlefront alpha gameplay leaks show multiplayer and Missions mode
Destiny: 16 essential weapons for PvE
Full Formula E season to debut in Forza 6
The Last Guardian: If not for the fans, Sony “probably would have” cancelled it
Deal: get a PS4 with Batman: Arkham Knight for $369
Uncharted 4 is 1080p/30fps in single-player, multiplayer shooting for 60fps
Here’s Yuji Naka’s new game in action
Team Fortress 2 Gun Mettle update delivers rare guns, weekly challenges from tomorrow
Cities: Skylines dev to continue content support “as long as we possibly can”
Check out this adorable Splatoon mod for Team Fortress 2
Amazon now offering pretty sweet game discounts to Prime members
Elite: Dangerous dev comments on graphics downgrade complaints
What is Elex?
Goodbye, Club Nintendo
Dark Souls Arena Mod lets players control the game’s bosses
Xbox One needs “to do better” in Europe, says Microsoft’s Phil Spencer
Four week sale returns to EU PS Store: Grim Fandango Remastered, Child of Light, more
Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool hits $15 million
Fallout 4 – pre-orders live on Xbox One, get Fallout 3 on Xbox 360 within 10 days
Warner knew Batman: Arkham Knight was in a “horrible state” on PC for months – report
Uncharted 4: here’s the full 14 minute extended E3 2015 demo in all its glory
Watch Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida play Bloodborne
Corey Marshall returns as Ryo for Shenmue 3
Watch the Uncharted 4 E3 demo live stream right here
Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition stock available for pre-order at GAME UK this Friday
PS Plus July: Entwined, Rain, Styx: Master of Shadows, more
Enhanced drug features added to We Happy Few along with Mac, Linux support
Here’s a lovely trailer for Silence – The Whispered World 2
Nintendo games line-up and tournament schedule announced for SDCC 2015
Guerrilla games: Rise of the Tomb Raider’s back to basics approach feels right
Humble Borderlands Bundle adds Pre-Sequel discount, other niceties
Oddworld developer handling PS4 and Vita versions of Mike Bithell’s Volume
Nintendo is redesigning the Miiverse
GTA Online: Fireworks, double RP & double cash for Independence Day
The Awakening expansion for Path of Exile launches July 10 with a new act
Oddworld: New n Tasty developer teasing a new reveal
Tomb Raider movie reboot looking for female director – rumour
Check out these Street Fighter t-shirts with alternate character illustrations
PS4 update 2.55 available to download now
WWE’s John Cena is this month’s PlayStation Hero
Just Cause 3 mods may make their way to PS4 and Xbox One
Battlefield 4′s CTE comes to Xbox One next week
Mortal Kombat X does the Predator tribute perfectly
Fallout super fan makes his own real-life Pip-Boy replica
The best games on Xbox One
Indie horror Allison Road ready to take over from Silent Hills
Thomas Was Alone “Deluxe” action figure set now available
Reggie: “No sugar coating” negative reactions to Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Skullgirls heads to PS4 next week
Shovel Knight sales top 700K, physical release inbound