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.
PlayStation E3 Experience returns to North American theaters June 15
Hellraid development put on hold, being sent “back to the drawing board”
Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon hits 3DS in North America this winter
Destiny: how to beat Urrox, The Flame Prince
The Witcher 3 stability patch released for PC, console patch available “very soon”
Rockstar files lawsuit against BBC over GTA TV drama
Nintendo World Championships 2015 locations announced
You can finally watch archived Twitch content on iOS and Android apps
“We don’t agree there is a downgrade… and gamers’ feelings can be different,” say Witcher 3 devs
New Batman: Arkham Knight live-action trailer is not the one we need
Destiny: Prison of Elders loot system explained
Windows 10 is coming to Xbox One “post-summer”
The Witcher 3: devs working on a patch to address stuttering, frame-rate issues
Bloodborne patch 1.04 coming next week
Xbox One standby mode causing save issues for The Witcher 3 – report
Bloodborne will get an expansion
Martial arts fantasy MMO Blade & Soul will release in the west this winter
We’ll finally get a look at Hellblade gameplay “and more” come June 10
Check out this Overwatch gameplay video featuring the gunslinger McCree
Need for Speed teaser image released ahead of tomorrow’s reveal
Battlefield Hardline Premium Members receive early access to Criminal Activity DLC in June
Doug Bowser named as new VP of sales at NoA – no relation to King of the Koopa
Xbox One users in the US and Canada can now purchase an over-the-air TV tuner
Destiny’s Prison of Elders beaten already at level 35 setting
Cirrus White Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection bundle hitting US
Destiny: House of Wolves – The Shadow Thief strike walkthrough
King’s Quest developer diary takes a look at this lovely hand painted adventure game
The Witcher 3 monster contracts guide
Latest update to Borderlands: The Handsome Collection on PS4, Xbox One is “very large” in size
Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster debuts at number one on Media Create charts
The Witcher 3: The Merry Widow Contract walkthrough
Experience The Evil Within through The Keeper’s eyes – video
The Witcher 3: Shrieker Contract walkthrough
Survarium players can sally forth into the treacherous ruins of London
This LEGO Dimensions video stars Back to the Future’s Doc Brown
Trials Fusion is not a first-person parkour game, but with this track it can be
The Witcher 3 stuck on loading screen following intro cutscene for some players
One Rory McIlroy PGA Tour special edition comes with an actual umbrella
Oculus is holding an event before E3
Learn how Battlefield 4′s new suppression mechanic works
Destiny: House of Wolves – the fastest way to level 34
The Witcher 3: frame-rate not ideal on either console, despite technical disparity – report
Heroes of the Storm enters open beta
PSN sale: DLCs and season passes go for up to 60% off
GTA 5 has its first Superman mod
Warcraft movie nearly had a Leeroy Jenkins moment
Watch M. Bison flex his psycho power muscles in new Street Fighter 5 trailer
Latest H1Z1 ban wave strikes down nearly 30,000 cheaters [UPDATE]
Destiny: House of Wolves guide and walkthrough
Destiny: House of Wolves – The Reef’s vendors, dead Ghosts and changes to the Tower
Destiny: House of Wolves – The Reef’s new vendors and their gear
Destiny: House of Wolves – The Ruling House walkthrough
Destiny: House of Wolves – story missions and Shadow Thief strike walkthroughs
Destiny: House of Wolves – Queen’s Ransom walkthrough
Destiny: House of Wolves – Wolves Gambit walkthrough
Destiny: House of Wolves – The Silent Fang walkthrough
Destiny: House of Wolves – A Kell Rising walkthrough
Capcom drops bonus Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC
After 20 years, Frank Gibeau leaves EA
Fire Emblem If rejigs the weapon triangle and introduces new characters