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.
The most annoying thing in Fallout 4
Beyond: Two Souls remaster fixes original’s frame rate issues
Take another look at Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade’s alpha
Latest Elite Dangerous Horizons preview shows landfall on Europa
Footage of shelved first-person The Avengers game surfaces
Weekend Playlist: what are you playing?
The best PS4 Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015 deals – mega-round-up of the cheapest prices
Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015: The best Xbox One deals – retailers with cheapest prices
PlayStation Network struggles on Black Friday holiday
Rainbow Six: Siege launch trailer gets a little Shakespeare
Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 gets Ninja Turtles campaign, Wild West level with 7.8GB patch
GAME UK Black Friday highlights: PS4 & Xbox One console bundles with 3 games, as low as £230
Final Fantasy 15 could get another demo
Latest Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch does little to improve VRAM issues – report
PSN Black Friday deals include FIFA 16, Ass Creed, Rocket League
ShopTo Black Friday sale – Halo for £18, Rare Replay for £12 plus PS4 deals
Destiny Xur update: should you buy The 4th Horseman?
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for November 27, 28
Xbox Live Black Friday sale updated with new deals including The Witcher 3, Batman, Destiny
PES 2016 free-to-play confirmed, coming December
Here’s the first Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories trailer
Official PS4 Remote Play app coming to Mac, PC
3DS XL price cut on Nintendo UK store
Free Hitman 2: Silent Assassin sweetens Square Enix Black Friday offers
Capcom’s five top tips for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
Free Escapists DLC accompanies latest Team 17 Humble Bundle
Christmas Shopper Simulator 2: Black Friday is here
Xbox game prices slashed up to 50% in Microsoft Store Black Friday sale
PlayStation Store Black Friday Sale offers flash deals through November 30
Rainbow Six: Siege beta is finally live
PlayStation UK boss leaves for Amazon UK
Downloading the free King’s Quest episode with PS+ locks you out of a bonus episode – report
Fallout 4: It turns out [REDACTED] really was [VERB-ING] on you all along
Amazon Black Friday deals schedule for video games
You can now have a Fallout 4 Mysterious Stranger ringtone
Rocket League’s December event has ice hockey playlist, Santa hats
Team Fortress 2 – you can play a Heavy with Gabe Newell’s face
“What son?”: even Fallout 4 doesn’t give a shit about Shaun
There’s a new Heroes of the Storm map, and it’s a bit odd
Dreamfall Chapters looks amazing after converting to Unity 5
More XCOM 2 screens take a tour of the suburbs
Fallout: New Vegas mod recreates original Fallout
Anno 2205’s first free DLC detailed, Tundra expansion due February
Far Cry Primal gameplay to debut at The Game Awards 2015
Take a look at the European-inspired Windenburg in The Sims 4: Get Together
Breaking Benjamin frontman derides “piece of shit” Star Wars: Battlefront
The Division – here’s more on leveling, skills, perks and some gameplay
Destiny: King’s Fall Challenge Mode coming early December
Codemasters says it will focus on racing games going forward
The Exploration Sale is live on Steam – save money through December 1
Nintendo’s Black Friday eShop sale kicks off today with prices as low as $5
Latest console patch for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is ready for download
GTA Online: earn Double GTA$ & RP in all Adversary Modes this weekend
December PS Plus: King’s Quest, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and more
Open beta for Rainbow Six Siege has been delayed
This Total War: Warhammer video provides a cinematic look at the campaign map
Square Enix’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale kicks off tomorrow – get up to 70% off
Kinderguardian: adventures with a Destiny newb part 2
Techland increases price for Dying Light: The Following expansion and season pass
Unsurprisingly, the Humble Codemasters Bundle is full of racing games
Nvidia Shield on sale for 35% this week, plus free remote
Microsoft won’t bring Halo to PC, so fans are making their own
All the rewards you get from Destiny’s Refer-a-Friend scheme
Batman: Arkham Knight gets new PC patch to improve VRAM issues
Divekick gets Nidhogg’s Fencer as new guest character
Spanking, D&D and Todd Howard on a horse: there’s some pretty weird shit in Fallout 4
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets double weapon XP weekend
Ten world premieres at The Game Awards 2015, confirms Keighley
Voting now open on this weekend’s Halo 5 multiplayer playlist
Skullgirls dev’s 2D RPG Indivisible inches ever closer to funding goal
Destiny Armsday reset for November 25, Foundry Orders and Test Weapons detailed
Just Cause 3 street date broken over a week ahead of launch
Here’s when you can play the Rainbow Six Siege open beta
Original Xbox games on Xbox One? “nothing’s impossible,” says engineering lead
US PSN sale includes Rocket League, Borderlands, Far Cry 4, plus a 10% off code
The best PS4 Black Friday 2015 deals – mega-round-up of the cheapest prices
Star Wars Battlefront to get free maps and Star Cards
Black Friday 2015: The best Xbox One deals – retailers with cheapest prices
PlayStation 4 console sales pass 30 million
Blizzard Black Friday sale discounts Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft 2, World of Warcraft
Ghost in the Shell: SAC shooter on its way to Steam
Swords, lasers, giant transforming mechs: Xenoblade Chronicles X has it all
Dead or Alive community manager cites “issues” for lack of western release
New League of Legends loot system will be closed to toxic players
Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories formally unveiled for PS4
A polite reminder that The Witcher 3 is terrific
Europa Universalis 4: Cossacks dev diary catches us up on the past six months
Sorry, GameStop: digital games market up 7% year-on-year in October
Total War: Attila expansion enters the Age of Charlemagne
The Division: customization and progression gameplay footage unpacked