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.
Donate to charity, get Hitman: Absolution for practically nothing
Until Dawn Twitch archives “unintentionally disabled”
Shovel Knight is the first Nindie to be honoured with an Amiibo
Uncharted 4 motion capture is progressing nicely
Destiny: The Taken King download is 20GB or less
Black Ops 3 brings back Nuketown – rumour
You’ll only have to the dailies once per account in Destiny: The Taken King
Rocket League tops 1M Steam sales, goes on sale
Destiny: The Taken King delivers a Nigthfall-tier PvP activity
Bungie axing Nightfall XP boost, Weekly Heroic in Destiny: The Taken King
Shenmue 3 announce spikes Dreamcast console sales, retailers say
Far Cry 2 creative director Clint Hocking back with Ubisoft
Pokemon intro recreated in GTA 5 is rather hilarious
Metal Gear Solid 5 is a “worthwhile” purchase on both PS4 and Xbox One – analysis
Here’s your first glimpse of Star Wars Battlefront DLC The Battle of Jakku
Project Morpheus, Star Wars Battlefront, Uncharted Collection playable at Sony’s PAX booth
Yakuza Character Pack now available for PAYDAY 2
How Avalanche made Just Cause 3 even “bigger, better and more explosive” – video
GTA 5 documentary takes us out of the sea and Onto The Land
You are the last human head on earth in Double Fine’s new game Headlander
More gadgets and weapons announced for Battlefield Hardline’s Robbery DLC
Free Steam Weekend – Ark: Survival Evolved, Company of Heroes 2, Mount & Blade: Warband
Forza 6 has gone Gold, demo out September 1, all 460 cars revealed
Survival sim This War of Mine: The Little Ones is coming to PS4 and Xbox One
These new GTA Online Player-Created Jobs were inspired by the Epsilon Program
Here’s Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in the Assassin’s Creed film
Street Fighter Alpha 3’s R. Mika confirmed for Street Fighter 5
New trailer for Dragon Quest Heroes takes a deeper look at the game’s cast
Some Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain CE pre-orders being canceled by GAME UK
Nintendo US eShop highlights include Sin & Punishment, Disney Infinity 3.0
Windows 10 has been installed on over 75 million devices
Square Enix reveals early TGS 2015 line-up
Take a look at the distinct styles of each Autobot in Transformers: Devastation
Super Mario Maker Wii U bundle now available for pre-order
The Humble Store now supports 35,000 charities
Battlefield 4 summer patch in testing, release date close
Watch a full playthrough of the Shield Brothers strike from Destiny The Taken King
Until Dawn stream archives not allowed on Twitch
Divinity Original Sin 2 funded in 12 hours
Here’s the first official trailer for The Behemoth’s Pit People
Proteus developer’s new project inspired by Russian fairytales
Popular flash game Fantastic Contraption is coming to VR
Warhammer 40,000: Regicide now just two weeks away
Madden NFL 16 Connected Franchise patch coming “ASAP”
Glorious new Fallout 4 concepts tease full art book
The future of Pokemon has something to do with flowers
What a level 40 Destiny: The Taken King character looks like
Ark: Survival Evolved update adds a dino that can roll like Sonic
And your new Pokemon World Champion is…
Minecraft: Story Mode brings Mojang’s world to Nintendo for the first time
Devil’s Third reviews – all the scores in one place
Everything we learned from today’s Destiny: The Taken King livestream – all the news here
Street Fighter 5 worldwide beta test resumes this weekend
Destiny: The Taken King gameplay video shows first story mission The Coming War
Strikes in Destiny: The Taken King will be less monotonous due to varying set-ups
Here’s a closer look at Destiny: The Taken King’s Artifacts
Destiny: The Taken King Subclass skills, Artifacts outlined for Hunter, Warlock, Titan
Fable Legends will be a Windows 10 Store exclusive on PC
Turok and Turok 2 being remastered with enhanced graphics for PC
Destiny: The Taken King livestream – watch here
The Witcher 3 has sold 6M copies, development budget was £53 million
Dying Light demo launches today with co-op on PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate will be released on PC four weeks after consoles
Cliff Bleszinski’s new game is called LawBreakers and it’s a multiplayer FPS
Divinity: Original Sin 2 Kickstarter is already halfway to its funding goal
Here’s what’s included with the FIFA 16 demo on September 8
Infernal Shrines Battleground for Heroes of the Storm releases today
Angry Birds developer announces 270 job cuts
Go behind-the-scenes with skateboarding pros in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5
Hitman panel at PAX will feature world premiere of Showstopper mission
The Park is a horror game coming to PC set within The Secret World universe
GTA 5 mod replaces the blimp with Mass Effect 3’s Reaper Ship
Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One Collector’s Edition will run you $150
Select Fallout , DOOM and The Elder Scrolls titles go DRM-free on GOG
Ezio’s voice-acting in Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China sucked, so one fan fixed it
Gears of War designer reveals very interesting, lesser-known details about development
GALAK-Z coming to mobile devices in 2016
Diablo 3 gets new zone, items, season features, and much more today
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive just had its most watched tourney ever
Microsoft limiting access to Xbox One Preview Program
You may already have access to Black Ops 3 beta on PC without pre-ordering
If you pre-purchased Until Dawn on PSN and can’t play, Sony is working on it
8 ways the Black Ops 3 beta got us hyped for launch
Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows is so close now that it has a trailer
Nidhogg developer’s sci-fi action game out now
YouTube Gaming launches tomorrow
What is The Division social team teasing for tomorrow?
Five hours in, Black Ops 3 Xbox One beta codes still won’t redeem
Let’s take a look at today’s new Destiny: The Taken King Exotics
Pillars of Eternity: The White March Part One available now