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.
This ARK: Survival Evolved mod adds a 65 square kilometer map of islands
Watch the Horizon Zero Dawn E3 trailer again, this time with developer commentary
The Division – here’s everything we know about Dark Zones, so far
Western release of Project X Zone 2 delayed into 2016
Nintendo US eShop update: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, more
The global open beta for World of Warships has commenced
Elex revealed as a new sci-fi fantasy RPG from Piranha Bytes
Nintendo NX to release by July 2016, claims report
The story of Black Ops 3 is so big, that it has an in-game wiki
Star Wars Battlefront leak reveals weapons, vehicles, emotes, more
Star Wars Battlefront alpha gameplay leaks show multiplayer and Missions mode
Destiny: 16 essential weapons for PvE
Full Formula E season to debut in Forza 6
The Last Guardian: If not for the fans, Sony “probably would have” cancelled it
Deal: get a PS4 with Batman: Arkham Knight for $369
Uncharted 4 is 1080p/30fps in single-player, multiplayer shooting for 60fps
Here’s Yuji Naka’s new game in action
Team Fortress 2 Gun Mettle update delivers rare guns, weekly challenges from tomorrow
Cities: Skylines dev to continue content support “as long as we possibly can”
Check out this adorable Splatoon mod for Team Fortress 2
Amazon now offering pretty sweet game discounts to Prime members
Elite: Dangerous dev comments on graphics downgrade complaints
What is Elex?
Goodbye, Club Nintendo
Dark Souls Arena Mod lets players control the game’s bosses
Xbox One needs “to do better” in Europe, says Microsoft’s Phil Spencer
Four week sale returns to EU PS Store: Grim Fandango Remastered, Child of Light, more
Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool hits $15 million
Fallout 4 – pre-orders live on Xbox One, get Fallout 3 on Xbox 360 within 10 days
Warner knew Batman: Arkham Knight was in a “horrible state” on PC for months – report
Uncharted 4: here’s the full 14 minute extended E3 2015 demo in all its glory
Watch Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida play Bloodborne
Corey Marshall returns as Ryo for Shenmue 3
Watch the Uncharted 4 E3 demo live stream right here
Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition stock available for pre-order at GAME UK this Friday
PS Plus July: Entwined, Rain, Styx: Master of Shadows, more
Enhanced drug features added to We Happy Few along with Mac, Linux support
Here’s a lovely trailer for Silence – The Whispered World 2
Nintendo games line-up and tournament schedule announced for SDCC 2015
Guerrilla games: Rise of the Tomb Raider’s back to basics approach feels right
Humble Borderlands Bundle adds Pre-Sequel discount, other niceties
Oddworld developer handling PS4 and Vita versions of Mike Bithell’s Volume
Nintendo is redesigning the Miiverse
GTA Online: Fireworks, double RP & double cash for Independence Day
The Awakening expansion for Path of Exile launches July 10 with a new act
Oddworld: New n Tasty developer teasing a new reveal
Tomb Raider movie reboot looking for female director – rumour
Check out these Street Fighter t-shirts with alternate character illustrations
PS4 update 2.55 available to download now
WWE’s John Cena is this month’s PlayStation Hero
Just Cause 3 mods may make their way to PS4 and Xbox One
Battlefield 4′s CTE comes to Xbox One next week
Mortal Kombat X does the Predator tribute perfectly
Fallout super fan makes his own real-life Pip-Boy replica
The best games on Xbox One
Indie horror Allison Road ready to take over from Silent Hills
Thomas Was Alone “Deluxe” action figure set now available
Reggie: “No sugar coating” negative reactions to Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Skullgirls heads to PS4 next week
Shovel Knight sales top 700K, physical release inbound