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 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
Behind the unique characters of Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide
New Star Wars Battlefront game mode to be revealed today
Sony posts favourable results for Q1 of FY2015, 3M PS4 units shipped
League of Legends playable character killed off in latest story event
The Luminark of Hysh is one of Total War: Warhammer’s more unique units
Natural Selection 2: Derelict free to all Steam players
Heroes of the Storms welcomes new players with XP boost
Here’s a horrifying game about clown hugs
LEGO Dimensions has a story? Okay
Windows 10 Solitaire has ads you can pay to dismiss
Mega Man Legends successor now publisher funded, PS4 and Xbox One ports confirmed
Anno 1602 AD, Albion and Archimedean Dynasty make digital debut with GOG
Rocket League hits 5M downloads, new map screenshot released
Five Nights at Freddy’s creator enduring “a lot of hate”
Fallout 4: 3D print your own working Pip-Boy
This Super Mario Bros. melody is nice and all but that piano is awesome
Yager Productions files for insolvency over Dead Island 2 being pulled from studio
Poltergeist director Gil Kenan signs on for Five Nights At Freddy’s movie – report
A special Fallout 4 Loot Crate is in the works
The Witcher tabletop RPG in the works with Cyberpunk 2020’s R.Talsorian Games
Take 50% off motorcycles today and tomorrow in GTA Online [UPDATE]
World of Warcraft expansion to be announced at gamescom next week