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.
Halo 5 trailer gets the GTA 5 treatment in this video
Tales from the Borderlands season finale dated, first episode free on consoles and mobile
Fallout 4: here’s your PC system requirements and unlock timing
Rico is on a mission in this new Just Cause 3 gameplay trailer
Star Wars Battlefront: 9 beginners tips for playing the beta
Massive The Witcher 3 patch contains over 600 fixes, 150 stability improvements
Star Wars: Battlefront beta files reveal Han Solo, Princess Leia, Hero Hunt mode
Destiny: Sleeper Simulant review – is it worth the effort?
FIFA 16 tops September physical sales in the UK despite overall market drop
League of Legends World Championships to be livestreamed on BBC Three
Star Wars Battlefront reimagined in 16 bit looks like fun
Treyarch is revealing new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details every Friday
You can play the Star Wars Battlefront beta right now with this trick
Destiny: Sleeper Simulant available now – here’s how to get the new exotic weapon
Video game voice actors vote in favour of strike
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 digital pulled from Xbox Store and Amazon and nobody knows why
Take a look at some Xbox One footage of Star Wars Battlefront beta
80% of PS4 owners never played an Uncharted game before, says Naughty Dog
PS4 gets a price cut in the US and Canada
Bungie didn’t really get Destiny at first, says Taken King creative director
Star Wars Battlefront beta: which blaster is best?
Guitar Hero Live devs nominate most difficult songs
Star Wars Battlefront beta opens to everyone later today
Bethesda “evaluating” Battlecry, has “concerns”
Street Fighter 5 Laura trailer back online – watch here
Massive Chalice project lead exits Double Fine for Valve
How Torment: Tides of Numenera brings the reactivity of dialogue to combat
Destiny: new mystery uncovered on Venus
Don’t give up on the Star Wars: Battlefront beta
App Store fiasco: Capcom, EA, SEGA, Telltale games removed from purchase history
Cryptark is the latest from Apotheon devs and it’s coming to Steam Early Access, PS4
Nvidia users playing the Star Wars: Battlefront beta on PC should download this driver
Twitch top games for Sept. sees debut of Super Mario Maker, MGS5, Destiny uptick
Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below – here’s some early scores
Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack bundle hits Europe later this month
Star Wars: Battlefront – play on PS4 before anyone else with these beta codes
Fallout 4 guide: everything you need to know
Fallout 4 video shows how Intelligence helps you adapt to the Wasteland
Details on Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Season Pass emerge
Halo 5: Guardians has gone gold, digital pre-downloading starts next week
Here’s a ton of WWE 2K16 Season Pass, DLC and Digital Deluxe Edition information for you
Destiny Armsday reset for October 7, Foundry Orders and Test Weapons detailed
StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void prologue campaign now free for all
Riot bans key reseller G2A from sponsoring League of Legends teams
Seven reasons why Metal Gear Online sucks
Destiny: the Sleeper Simulant quest – how to decode the Curious Transceiver and repair Ikelos Fusion Core
Tales from the Borderlands Episode 1 is free on Xbox, PSN in the US
Minecraft gets a flying cape in Adventure Mode
Transformers: Devastation reviews round-up – get the first scores here
“Stay tuned” for Resident Evil 7 news, says Capcom
Don’t own Destiny? It might appear on your PS4 anyway
Resident: Evil Umbrella Corps is more than a half-arsed attempt to jump on the FPS bandwagon
Team Fortress 2 community-led Invasion update now live
This War of Mine update adds Steam Workshop support
The latest internal Overwatch build doesn’t have scoring
Shardlight revealed as latest point-and-click from Blackwell developer
Check out Wasteland 2’s new squad creation and tactical options
It’s not too late to get on the Prison Architect bandwagon
Forza Motorsport 6 Logitech G pack adds seven new cars
$100K up for grabs in Elite: Dangerous tournament
Party with BioWare to celebrate Dragon Age: Inquisition GoTY
Project X brings “wearable holograms” to HoloLens
Tekken 7 coming to consoles in the west next year – report
Get to know Metal Gear Online – introduction, first match gameplay
New League of Legends champion delayed to next patch
Two ways to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Deus Ex
ARK: Survival Evolved is 33% off and now has a quetzalcoatlus
So, what’s the deal with Metal Gear Online?
Halo 5 has an all-new Forge built from the ground up
Home Free – game where you play a stray dog has been funded on Kickstarter
Fan project remakes original Meal Gear with Unreal Engine 4
Star Wars: Battlefront – “good news” for lower-end PC users, says Digital Foundry
Sonic Lost World heads to PC next month
Minecraft: Story Mode disc version available for pre-order
This War of Mine Update 1.4 adds player-created scenarios through Steam Workshop
Far Cry Primal releasing February 23, 2016
Thankfully, Lenny Kravitz’ pants stay intact in this Guitar Hero Live trailer
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain pricing revealed for horse armour
The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone launch trailer graces your screen a week early
Star Wars: Battlefront beta being streamed by Twitch users
The HoloLens development kit will cost $3,000 and ships in Q1 2016
Black Ops 3 beats out Fallout 4 for most anticipated multi-platform game this holiday
Transformers: Devastation is out today and here’s the launch trailer
In-store Steam sections to appear at GameStop, GAME UK, EB Games this fall
Destiny weekly reset for October 6: Nightfall, Court of Oryx – all changes detailed
Skull Kid has been added to the roster in Hyrule Warriors Legends
Fallout 4: how to craft, customise weapons and build bases
Fallout 4: How SPECIAL attributes and Perks work
Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition out later this month on PS4, Xbox One
Cyberpunk 2077 “far, far bigger” than any previous CDP game – even The Witcher 3