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.
Cyberpunk 2077 “far, far bigger” than any previous CDP game – even The Witcher 3
PC specs for Star Wars: Battlefront revealed
Destiny: how to find the Cult Ghost secret chest
Wondering what the hold-up is with Quantum Break? Remedy fills us in
Metal Gear Online servers are live on all consoles
Evolve Unlimited Edition listed on Amazon for PS4 and Xbox One
You get two weeks to swap your Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition key for a disc
The surreal power of Star Wars: Battlefront
Metal Gear Solid 5 FOB mode is live along with a paid insurance service, new weapons & gear
Skullgirls dev returns to Indiegogo with Indivisible
Sniper Elite 3, Forza Horizon 2 discounted in this week’s Deals with Gold
Funny hat, serious weapons: meet Vermintide’s Empire Soldier
ReCore developer reveals multiplayer twin stick shooter Dead Star
The Crew: Wild Run gets new trailer, PC beta
A closer look at the Xbox Elite Controller’s button mapping
Fallout 4 voiceovers have been in the works for four years
“Everyone should be in a band,” says great new Rock Band 4 trailer
Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition console release date set
Rocket League gets a spooky free update this month
Halo 5: The Sprint Season 3 kicks off with The Composer
The Elder Scrolls Online Orsinium DLC pack launching in November
Dive deeper into Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s story
Destiny microtransaction store opens next week, sells emotes
Konami registers Big Boss trademark in Japan, probably for a pachinko machine
Today’s Ubisoft announcement likely for Far Cry Primal – rumour
Background music playback on Xbox One not a priority, says Spencer
Here’s the new look of Covenant vehicles in Halo 5: Guardians
Star Wars Battlefront won’t contain any microtransactions
Destiny: what is this secret room in the King’s Fall raid?
Ubisoft is teasing a new announcement [Update]
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trophies reveal new difficulty setting, return of arcade mini-game
Star Wars Battlefront beta – what is the Hero system and how to become one?
Watch the Luke Skywalker killstreak from Star Wars Battlefront
Watch a flawless run of Destiny’s King’s Fall raid in just over an hour
Master Chief isn’t dead, he’s being hunted – says new Halo 5: Guardians trailer
Rock Band 4 reviews round-up – are music games back for good?
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is over 40GB install on Xbox One
Lego: Dimensions first week sales better than latest Skylanders, Disney Infinity
Metal Gear Online 3 update is under 1GB, now live on Japanese PS store
Beta sign up goes live for Runescape card game Chronicle
Xbox One button remapping coming to all controllers “soon”
Should Battlefield 4 maps go free?
Fake GTA 6 trailer just isn’t good enough
PS4 to get $50 price cut, according to retailer
In photos: VG247 at Tokyo Game Show 2015
GTA 5: a semi-truck using the trailer as a plow makes for a fun rush hour
Super Meat Boy will have a different soundtrack on PS4 and Vita
Male characters in this TERA video show off their dangerous underwear
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes online co-op is regional only, new video gives overview
The Kingkiller Chronicle – Lionsgate to develop games, movies based on the franchise
More features have been added to the Xbox Beta App for Windows 10
This Halo 5: Guardians launch commercial will air during Fear the Walking Dead season finale
Here’s clips of No Man’s Sky and PewDiePie from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
StarCraft 2’s UI is getting an overhaul with Patch 3.0, old replays going bye-bye [Update]
You can start downloading legacy DLC for Rock Band 4 – but only one song at a time
Rare gives you a look at the unreleased Twelve Tales: Conker 64 – video
Jeremy Irons and Brendan Gleeson will also star in the Assassin’s Creed film
GTA 5 meets Friday the 13th in this rather creepy video
Free Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC for October contains 12 new quests and lots more
Microsoft has acquired Havok, will continue to license the tools to creators