BULLETCAST, July 27 – What you need to know now
All the major headlines from the last 24 hours. You need to know. And now you easily can. It’s like games news magic.
EA’s Q1 results came in last night, showing a big year-on-year profit boost. Pre-orders for Battlefield 3 and The Old Republic are setting company records, although the BioWare MMO is still without a date.
Vita’s going to be playable at gamescom next month, Sony told us yesterday. It was previously though that TGS would be the first public hands-on.
Eric Chahi’s From Dust hits XBLA today. Reviews range from
“meh” to “mental”.
League of Legends: Season One has achieved
15 million registration and is currently being played by 1.4 million daily users.
It looks as though the
new default FemShep will be the blonde one. Could never have guessed.
Rockband now has
Microsoft’s announced a
new Bluetooth headset and media remote for 360. They’re both out in November.
Dragon Age II’s been pulled from Steam, ostensibly over the release of the RPG’s Legacy DLC.
DICE reckons the issue of Battlefield 3 running at 720p30 on consoles are
being blown “out of proportion”.
Garry’s Mod’s been
downloaded over 1 million times.
GAME now has
in-store digital games in 1,200 of its worldwide stores, after a successful trial at its UK locations.
A new comic, Assassin’s Creed: The Chain, will pick up where the previous series, The Fall, left off.
It’s out in November.
This year’s Eurogamer Expo’s been moved to the main part of Earl’s Court. It’s going to be twice as large as it was last year.
The NFL lockout is over, meaning Madden NFL 12 can launch in August.
And here are the three complete shift wraps from the last 24 hours:
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
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
Watch Ganondorf kick ass in Hyrule Warriors Legends
Overwatch beta players totted up 129 years this weekend
The next Valkyria game introduces permadeath
Batman: Arkham Knight DLC drop brings Bats vs Supes gear, Catwoman and Robin episodes
Legit or not, these Star Wars Battlefront mod screenies are gorgeous
The PS4 build of République features a new cover system and more
Black Friday tech and gadget deals: SSD, HDD, video cards, peripherals, more
Noby Noby Boy’s Girl reaches Pluto
Kentucky Route Zero Act 4 “is almost done”
Dell Cyber Monday and Black Friday: two really nice Xbox One bundles for Fallout 4 and Halo 5
Amazon Black Friday gaming deals: there’s something for everyone
34 new tracks are being added to Guitar Hero Live
Here’s the first hour of Just Cause 3 gameplay – your experience may vary
Star Wars: Battlefront’s Battle of Jakku DLC contains the 40-player mode Turning Point
Walmart Cyber Monday: get the white Xbox One Gears of War: Ultimate Edition bundle for $299.99
Epic Games reveals latest Paragon hero and her name is Dekker
Fallout 4: how to get a weapon with guaranteed unlimited ammo capacity
Here’s your Xbox December Games with Gold offerings
Fans can invest in Fig’s next crowdfunding campaign which kicks off in early December
Fallout 4 invades Rock Band 4 in December
Amazon UK best Black Friday deals: PS4 , Wii U, and Xbox One all rounded up
Fallout 4: what exactly do all those Legendary Weapon effects do?
The Witcher 3 is 50% off through November 29 on GOG
GTA Online gets new American Football-themed Adversary mode
PlayStation TV for $20 at Best Buy
Just Cause 3 video shows how the game facilitates all the action
Watch nine minutes of gameplay from charming platformer Unravel
The builds that broke Fallout 4: The Infiltrator
Fallout 4 mod makes in-game map a lot more readable
Killing Floor 2 gets Team Fortress 2-style marketplace with crates and keys
Win! 5,000 beta keys for new MOBA Supernova
Xbox Live Deals: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, more
The best Star Wars Battlefront Easter egg yet
Destiny weekly reset for November 24 – Court of Oryx, Nightfall, Prison of Elders changes detailed
Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5 & Assassin’s Creed Syndicate fall short of GameStop sales forecast
The best Fallout 4 mods – so far
How to get Destiny’s exclusive Refer-a-Friend gear
Rainbow Six Siege Nvidia Gameworks trailer shows off master race graphics
Destiny Refer-a-Friend scheme live – watch this delightful trailer
Lightning wielding bros enter the fray in the Broforce post release update
GTA 5 video shows how a gritty modern Crash Bandicoot reboot might look
Rock Band 4 weekly DLC drop adds six Van Halen tracks
Base building is coming to Planetside 2