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.
Harley Quinn slugs it out with cops in latest Batman: Arkham Knight trailer
Steam users can get a refund “for any reason” if game is owned for less than 14 days
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Supremacy is ready for download on Xbox consoles
Large Metro 2033 Redux and Metro: Last Light Redux demos arrive on PS4
Destiny’s Iron Banner event, update 126.96.36.199 live; patch breakdown video inside
Aisha Tyler returns to host Ubisoft E3 conference, “big surprises” teased
Infinite Crisis servers will be taken offline in August
LEGO Dimensions allows the player to build every gadget and vehicle three times
Fallout 4 reveal teased for June 3; source code notes PC, last and current-gen consoles
Xbox One Independent Developers Pack for Australia contains new wireless controller
Sword Coast Legends to feature cross-play between Linux, Mac and PC
Nine things you missed about GTA Online’s new DLC
Source: Miyazaki’s Dark Souls 3 ready for E3 announcement
Nintendo’s NX hardware is not Android-based, says company spokeperson
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be released on PC through Steam
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons rated for PS4 & Xbox One
Batman: Arkham Knight – first look at Red Hood gameplay
Xbox deals: Metro Redux, Dark Souls 2, FIFA 15, more
Dying Light passes 4.5M players, Hellraid is “definitely not dead,” says Techland
More story content in the works for Dragon Age: Inquisition
Battlefield Hardline’s Bounty Hunter mode sounds very familiar
GTA 5: take a trip inside the dark heart of Trevor Philips
Destiny weekly reset for June 2, new strikes and Prison of Elders arenas detailed
How Heists transformed GTA Online for better or worse
This week’s free DLC for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt revealed
Two new PS4 models outed by FCC certifications
The Witcher 3: Black Pearl
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay shows new Exo Zombies level, Carrier
Bloodborne player beats every boss without levelling up, healing, or using guns
Advanced Warfare Supremacy – new mini-game gets you easy credits in Exo Zombies
Back The Bard’s Tale 4 in the first 24 hours, get a free game
Batman: Arkham Knight’s new game plus detailed, game has no loading screens
LEGO Worlds officially announced, is Minecraft with LEGO
XCOM 2 announced, coming 2015 as a PC exclusive
GTA Online: high-end vehicles and weapons DLC coming next week
Kill-zone: should you buy Hatred?
Yep, PSN is down once again
Rise of the Tomb Raider: watch the new cinematic trailer right here
Splatoon beats Zombi U’s sales record in the UK
Windows 10 release date set for end of July
Gears of War dev reveals guns and more from new shooter Project Bluestreak
New Nintendo hardware could be Android based
New update brings Driveclub PS Plus Edition closer to release
Let’s break down the Monster Hunter X trailer
The Witcher 3′s ending drops the ball, but the epilogue slam dunks
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight out in US this fall, EU in February 2016
Nero’s moves are on display in this Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition video
BioShock franchise “really important” to Take-Two, has sold over 25M units
Corpse Party: Blood Drive heading to North America this fall
This teaser video for The Banner Saga 2 shows a fleet of ships heading “Into the Abyss”
Debut footage of Katamari Damacy creator’s PS4 title Wattam surfaces
Ultra Street Fighter 4 patch will arrive on PS4 next week
Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders From Planet Space arrives in North America this fall
FIFA 16: EA rep says “there isn’t a Vita or 3DS version” in the works
Up to 5,000 members of the public will be invited to E3 2015
Double XP weekend kicks off for Battlefield Hardline Premium, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Ubisoft’s professional gaming team Frag Dolls calling it quits
Halo 3: ODST and Remnant added to Halo: The Master Chief Collection today [UPDATE]
Lords of the Fallen 2 will be released sometime during 2017
The Witcher Patch 1.03 out today for Xbox One, XP fix coming next week
Rise of the Tomb Raider news teased for June 1
A Heroes of the Storm livestream takes place next week to celebrate June 2 launch
Destiny’s Trials of Osiris has kicked off, enter the Crucible at your own risk
The D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die PC demo is ready for download
Overwatch’s Symmetra bends reality in this gameplay video
Upcoming Nintendo Direct presentation for Japan will focus on summer titles
Battlefield Hardline: should PC and console balance be treated differently?
Horror title SOMA has a release date and a 12 minute gameplay trailer
LEGO Jurassic World trailer invites you to take a VIP tour of the park
Hold on to your wallets: the Steam Summer Sale will be kicking off on June 11
Retailer posts first images of new Xbox One controller with 3.5mm headphone jack
Civilization Revolution 2 has been rated for PlayStation Vita in Europe
Humble Bundle weekly offering is full of strategy games from Relic Entertainment
Konami isn’t giving up on console games
The Witcher 3: Collect ‘Em All – How to get every Gwent card
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: new Legendary loot in, Retired items out
Destiny: should you buy Patience and Time?
Need for Speed will require an internet connection
PS4′s first-party line-up for 2015 is a “little sparse,” Sony admits
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 29, 30
Destiny: Iron Banner returns June 2 with new gear, less grind
Destiny: Trials of Osiris cheaters getting banned
No early access for Hatred players who pre-ordered: “shit happens”
Titanfall dev: “we aren’t showing anything at E3 this year”
The Batmobile is the new star of Batman: Arkham Knight
The lovely world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is on display in this new video
Killer Instinct Season Two coming to a close with final character Aria
BBC iPlayer can now be downloaded for Wii U through UK eShop
FIFA Ultimate Team: week of May 27 players available along with Team of the Season update
Dragon Quest Heroes release date confirmed for October [UPDATE]