BULLETCAST, July 21 – What you need to know now
A lot going on this morning. Get all the major headlines below the drop in both video and text form.
Eat, Sleep, Play head David Jaffe has
explained exclusively to VG247 why he believes it “was irresponsible and damaging” for so many people to claim Battlefield 3 was E3’s game of the show based on graphics alone.
Indie developers led the charge at last night’s
Develop Awards in Brighton, with Mojang winning best new downloadable IP, best new studio, and best micro studio.
Namco Bandai is looking at
new ways to explore Enslaved, the publisher’s Lee Kirton has told VG247.
Eidos has dropped an amazing live action short for Deus Ex. See it
PS3 and PC versions of Limbo has extra additional “secret” content over its 360 brethren at release, VG247 can confirm.
Respawn concept artist Iain McCaig
has said at Develop that the studio’s first game won’t release until at least 2015. In the wake of his comments, he’s told Gamespot this was just a “ wild guess“.
Microsoft’s will hold its
second Play Day event at gamescom on August 16.
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 is a
real thing. “The kids” aren’t especially happy about it.
announced Goldeneye 007: Reloaded for PS3 and Xbox 360.
Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has
said he expects to see the publisher’s top brands on tablets within the next few years. Ubi sales for the first quarter were down over 30 percent.
Prototype 2 will
launch next April in the US.
Quakecon kicks off on August 4. Bethesda’s announced the show’s
Grasshopper’s next game is
Rare’s Scott Henson
said at Develop yesterday that Kinect is one step on the path to holodeck-like gaming experiences.
Angry Birds creator Rovio has said it plans to be
the biggest entertainment brand in the world in two years.
Warner Bros. Games general manager and vice president Laura Fryer has criticised the practice of
hiring, burning out, and then firing development staff.
The BBC’s commercial arm is set to begin
publishing independent games as early as next month.
Gaikai’s netted another
$30 million in funding.
Kuju Entertainment co-founder Ian Baverstock told Develop yesterday that Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata’s GDC keynote decrying mobile and social games was
a “shocking indictment” of how “obsessed” the firm is with retail.
The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection for PS3 will come with a voucher for two XMB Dynamic Themes, one for ICO and one for Shadow of the Colossus.
Extra video content will also be included.
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
Ubisoft looks back over the history of Assassin’s Creed
Get on board Gears of War: Ultimate Edition’s Cole Train, I guess
How Infusion and the Gunsmith’s Arms Day work in Destiny: The Taken King
Cake, Soundgarden and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones confirmed for Rock Band 4
Watch Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens gad about in Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
Five Nights at Freddy’s Halloween update adds new challenges, but won’t open the box
Final Fantasy 7 remake battle system forged via “trial and error”
You can play collected tunes through MGS5: The Phantom Pain’s companion app
GTA 5 meets Skyrim in this video for upcoming PC mod
GOG Galaxy beta client updated with a nifty “rollback” feature
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Forza Motorsport 6, Nintendo confirmed for Insomnia55
Yakuza 5 to include all released DLC, get 15% off when you pre-order from today
Here’s how Sony is making VR a reality with Project Morpheus
Madden NFL 16’s out today and getting positive reviews – here’s all the scores
Win a Fallout 4, Mirror’s Edge, Halo 5 Xbox One controller from Microsoft
Multiplayer rallycross mode added to DiRT Rally early access on Steam