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.
Here’s how Warner Bros. plans to fix the PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight
Star Wars: Battlefront AT-AT units “unique”, have “their own laws”
Fallout 4 Collector’s Edition Pip-Boy won’t work with iPhone 6+, other large devices
Batman: Arkham Knight mod makes everyone playable
Battlefield needs to return to skill-based gameplay
This GTA Online video tells the story of Ill-Gotten Gains and the price you pay
Baldur’s Gate website counting down to Adventure Y reveal
Star Fox Zero won’t contain content locked behind amiibo figures
This E3 2015 trailer for Bombshell shows 100% in-game footage
Star Wars: Battlefront franchise “multiplayer at its core,” DICE won’t “f*** it up”
Current VR tech doesn’t fit with Nintendo’s living room philosophy, says Miyamoto
Had The Last Guardian remained on PS3 some features would have been compromised
Release dates announced for steampunk, cybercrime caper The Swindle
Free Incinerate ‘N Detonate content pack coming soon to Killing Floor 2
US PS Store is hosting a fantasy-themed Flash Sale this weekend
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time heading to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe
Vote for the contents of the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Collector’s Edition
First-person horror game Perception a Kickstarter success, two modes introduced
Nintendo’s interested in exploring early access on Wii U, 3DS
Battleborn E3 2015 demo shows 20 minutes of gameplay
Star Wars: Battlefront sign-ups open for closed Alpha, kicks off July 2 on Origin
Square teases new Final Fantasy Adventure game in a trailer
GTA Online Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 DLC out in July
Steam Summer Sale analysis: Total War: Attila and ARK: Survival Evolved earned the most
Shenmue 3 creator Yu Suzuki will host a Twitch session this evening
Fallout 4 studio uninterested in “spitting out a Skyrim 2″ like many publishers are wont to do
Square Enix sale: Hitman, Deus Ex, Sleeping Dogs, more
Apple removes Civil War games from App Store over Confederate flag [UPDATE]
All Total War games free to play this weekend, on sale for up to 75% off
Batman: Arkham Knight – Rocksteady and Nvidia are working on PC performance issues
Uncharted movie loses director, again
Battlefield Hardline – Ultimate Edition owners on PS4 unable to play Criminal Activity DLC
GTA Online: how to set default weapons in the weapons wheel
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for June 26, 27
Batman: Arkham Knight – leaderboards not working on PS4
Destiny: Is Matador 64 the ultimate shotgun?
SEGA welcomes you to the world of Yakuza 5 in this developer video
Ariane Labed signs on for Assassin’s Creed film
Latest Overwatch video introduces you to the Particle Canon-toting Zarya
XCOM 2 video features 10 minutes gameplay, highlights new stealth system
Nomura shocked to learn he was directing Final Fantasy 7 Remake instead of Kitase
Techland ups the ante on its Dying Light DrinkForLife DLC campaign
Never Alone arrives on the EU eShop next month for Wii U
Nintendo US eShop update: Never Alone, Star Fox Command, more
Take a look behind the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 curtain with this video
DriveClub PS+ Edition is ready for download
PlayStation users in EU report slower than usual download speeds
Some less common amiibo back in stock through Nintendo’s UK Store
Fan successfully pre-orders Fallout 4 using bottle caps
July Xbox Games with Gold: Assassin’s Creed 4, Gears of War 3, PvZ
Xbox One users warned of known issues with MotoGP 15
Fallout Shelter is number one game on App Store with 70M play sessions a day
EA has no qualms about delaying Star Wars: Battlefront if it’s not ready
Fallout 4 date revealed mere months away because development is “basically done”
Patch 1.05 arrives today for The Witcher 3 on consoles
PlayStation Vita systems have sold over 4 million units in Japan
Pillars of Eternity: The White March adds new companions, higher level cap
The best games on PS4
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 has Totally Rad 80′s DLC
No Man’s Sky video shows uninterrupted, raw gameplay