BULLETCAST, July 14 – What you need to know now
Lots has happened in the last 24 hours. Get all the major headlines in one place. Don’t be an idiot.
The first round of beta invites for Call of Duty: Elite
is due to go out later today.
Final Fantasy Versus XIII development
hasn’t even hit full production yet. You might want to stop holding your breath.
Sony assured that HDMI will be only required for HD video on new PS3 models, not for games. Catch up on that
Twisted Pixel’s Ms. Splosion Man and THQ’s Warhammer 40k: Kill Team
went live on XBLA yesterday. Take a look at Kill Team here.
Sony said yesterday it’s to
invest $20 million in its Pub Fund to develop PSN-exclusive games.
Relic’s said that
customisation and army-building will both play big parts in Dawn of War III.
Gears of War 3
will release in Germany uncut.
We grabbed the English-dubbed Catherin demo and narrated it. See it
here. It’s out in the US later this month.
Ace Combat director Kazutoki Kono
has told VG247 that: “The Project Aces team is smaller than many will imagine, we don’t have enough manpower to create two franchises on console.” So don’t expect any CoD-style franchise bombing.
Capcom Vancouver’s got a
new site. And it’s hiring.
Zynga apparently offered PopCap $1 billion, but the Plants Vs Zombies dev picked EA as its buyout partner despite the inflated sum. Can’t buy you love, and all that.
Tickets for Call of Duty XP, September’s giant CoD fan event,
go on sale on July 19.
New studio Flying Wild Hog showed a first glimpse of dark RPG Hard Reset this morning. Take a look
Tim Schaaff, president of network entertainment at Sony, has told GamesBeat that
this year’s PSN hack outage was a “good time”. We suspect he’s kidding.
Hi-Rez Studios is to publicly
debut Tribes: Ascend during QuakeCon 2011 in Texas next month.
Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has said he expects
EA to spend between $45 and $50 million on Battlefield 3 marketing.
LA Noire and PSP won the
Japanese charts this week.
The ESRB has re-rated
Parasite Eve II for PSP and PS3, and has listed Sony Computer Entertainment as the publisher.
NCSoft will show
Guild Wars 2 at EG Expo in September.
video playtest of the upcoming Xbox 360 wireless steering wheel’s been posted. This is due to ship next to Forza 4 later this year.
Xbox 360’s getting a new South Park game, apparently. 345 Games is doing it.
Good news: Hirabayashi has submitted his Resident Evil 2 remake pitch to Capcom
Geralt won’t die after traveling to Velen in The Witcher 3 after update 1.08
PS Plus Vote to Play incentive announced, more information promised “soon”
Don’t Starve players will get Shipwrecked this fall
Kick ass in Batman: Arkham Knight as Alfred with this PC mod
Here’s a short PS4 teaser for Risen 3: Titan Lords Enhanced Edition
In this game you are a spider affected by your real-world weather and time zone
Nvidia Shield tablet recall issued over faulty battery which poses “a fire hazard”
Five Nights at Freddy’s director Gil Kenan teases film contents
GTA 5 mod turns the game into an RPG with loot, dialogue choices and more
Far Cry 4 custom map is totally Mad Max
GTA 5 Iron Man mod is more than a model swap, much better than you think
New-gen Zombi ditches multiplayer, retains claustrophobia and tension
A Need for Speed game in 2016? EA is not sure
New Bloodborne statue is a perfect recreation of game’s Hunter
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for July 31, August 1
ESports tools confirmed for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, full reveal at gamescom 2015
The Swindle makes me super mad and I never want to stop playing
Limited edition Destiny The Taken King PS4 bundle now available for pre-orders
Hooray, here’s Chie’s Persona 4: Dancing All Night gameplay trailer
Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U v1.1.0 buffs Ganondorf and Marth
Arslan: The Warriors of Legend headed to PS4 and Xbox One
“This is not Warriors”: Omega Force teases a new game
Super-creepy indie Tangiers is the best thing I’ve seen all day
Arma 3 Tanoa dev diary shows off huge tropical battleground
Become the voice of Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide
SteamOS weekend sale has plenty of goodies for the rest of us
Everything we know about The Division’s weapons so far
Final Fantasy 7 remake combat overhaul “dramatic”, but still “recognisable”
Destiny: What is the Dreadnaught?
Get 99 Spirits, Vanguard Princess in Humble Weekly Bundle: Games from Japan
Terraria coming to 3DS and Wii U in early 2016
Destiny cheaters given a smacking this week
Rocket League Supersonic Fury DLC brings two new cars next month
Destiny: The Taken King Dreadnaught destination features new Patrols, Public Events, Bounties
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons arrives on PS4, Xbox One in August
The Talos Principle arrives on PS4 in October and includes Road to Gehenna expansion
A sequel to turn-based strategy game Endless Space is in the works
Capcom asks fans if they want an HD Remaster of Resident Evil 2 or a remake
Yooka-Laylee will be published by Team17 so Playtonic can concentrate on development
Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders “extremely strong”, EA expects another boost after gamescom
Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut will be released in October
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate’s Evie Frye wasn’t a response to Unity controversy
Nintendo readying N-Box subscription service similar to Loot Crate – report
Star Wars Battlefront 10v10 team deathmatch mode revealed as Blast
Nintendo US eShop update: Kirby on Virtual Console, Just Dance 2016 demo
Capcom’s banner Q1 results partially attributed to Resident Evil 6 arcade game sales
ZombiU is coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Gamescom 2016 dates announced, will take place in mid-August
Prison Architect will leave Steam Early Access in October
First gameplay footage of Total War: Warhammer shows The Battle of Black Fire Pass
Destiny: best set-ups for armour amour
Final Fantasy Explorers heads west in January 2016
PS Plus “Vote to Play” incentive pops up and leaks Grow Home for PS4 in the process
Miyamoto’s Project Giant Robot is also skipping 2015
Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide supports drop-in/drop-out co-op, including bots
See how devs made Gears of War remaster new without changing the core
Rare Replay could get even more games
Horizon Zero Dawn confirmed for Gamescom 2015
Street Fighter 5 to launch worldwide simultaneously