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:
This ARK: Survival Evolved mod adds a 65 square kilometer map of islands
Watch the Horizon Zero Dawn E3 trailer again, this time with developer commentary
The Division – here’s everything we know about Dark Zones, so far
Western release of Project X Zone 2 delayed into 2016
Nintendo US eShop update: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, more
The global open beta for World of Warships has commenced
Elex revealed as a new sci-fi fantasy RPG from Piranha Bytes
Nintendo NX to release by July 2016, claims report
The story of Black Ops 3 is so big, that it has an in-game wiki
Star Wars Battlefront leak reveals weapons, vehicles, emotes, more
Star Wars Battlefront alpha gameplay leaks show multiplayer and Missions mode
Destiny: 16 essential weapons for PvE
Full Formula E season to debut in Forza 6
The Last Guardian: If not for the fans, Sony “probably would have” cancelled it
Deal: get a PS4 with Batman: Arkham Knight for $369
Uncharted 4 is 1080p/30fps in single-player, multiplayer shooting for 60fps
Here’s Yuji Naka’s new game in action
Team Fortress 2 Gun Mettle update delivers rare guns, weekly challenges from tomorrow
Cities: Skylines dev to continue content support “as long as we possibly can”
Check out this adorable Splatoon mod for Team Fortress 2
Amazon now offering pretty sweet game discounts to Prime members
Elite: Dangerous dev comments on graphics downgrade complaints
What is Elex?
Goodbye, Club Nintendo
Dark Souls Arena Mod lets players control the game’s bosses
Xbox One needs “to do better” in Europe, says Microsoft’s Phil Spencer
Four week sale returns to EU PS Store: Grim Fandango Remastered, Child of Light, more
Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool hits $15 million
Fallout 4 – pre-orders live on Xbox One, get Fallout 3 on Xbox 360 within 10 days
Warner knew Batman: Arkham Knight was in a “horrible state” on PC for months – report
Uncharted 4: here’s the full 14 minute extended E3 2015 demo in all its glory
Watch Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida play Bloodborne
Corey Marshall returns as Ryo for Shenmue 3
Watch the Uncharted 4 E3 demo live stream right here
Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition stock available for pre-order at GAME UK this Friday
PS Plus July: Entwined, Rain, Styx: Master of Shadows, more
Enhanced drug features added to We Happy Few along with Mac, Linux support
Here’s a lovely trailer for Silence – The Whispered World 2
Nintendo games line-up and tournament schedule announced for SDCC 2015
Guerrilla games: Rise of the Tomb Raider’s back to basics approach feels right
Humble Borderlands Bundle adds Pre-Sequel discount, other niceties
Oddworld developer handling PS4 and Vita versions of Mike Bithell’s Volume
Nintendo is redesigning the Miiverse
GTA Online: Fireworks, double RP & double cash for Independence Day
The Awakening expansion for Path of Exile launches July 10 with a new act
Oddworld: New n Tasty developer teasing a new reveal
Tomb Raider movie reboot looking for female director – rumour
Check out these Street Fighter t-shirts with alternate character illustrations
PS4 update 2.55 available to download now
WWE’s John Cena is this month’s PlayStation Hero
Just Cause 3 mods may make their way to PS4 and Xbox One
Battlefield 4′s CTE comes to Xbox One next week
Mortal Kombat X does the Predator tribute perfectly
Fallout super fan makes his own real-life Pip-Boy replica
The best games on Xbox One
Indie horror Allison Road ready to take over from Silent Hills
Thomas Was Alone “Deluxe” action figure set now available
Reggie: “No sugar coating” negative reactions to Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Skullgirls heads to PS4 next week
Shovel Knight sales top 700K, physical release inbound