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:
League of Legends has a new system to ban harassers faster
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the biggest UK launch of 2015 to date
Destiny weekly reset for May 26: new strikes and Prison of Elders arenas
Project Cars struggling to hit 720p/30fps on Wii U
Destiny: House of Wolves – Prison of Elders: Hive arena tips and strategies
Xbox deals: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Alien: Isolation, more
Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster announced for new and old-gen consoles
10 reasons why you should buy Destiny’s House of Wolves expansion
The Witcher 3 PC 1.04 patch improves texture quality, adds more Gwent cards to prologue area
2K games is teasing Advent, a possible sci-fi dystopian game
Lords of the Fallen: Game of the Year Edition announced, coming in June
Batman: Arkham Knight – learn more about the creation of the game’s iconic characters
Street Fighter 5 to be playable at CEO next month
Battlefield 4′s spring patch goes live tomorrow
Need for Speed reboot to use the same engine as Star Wars: Battlefront
Bloodborne 1.04 patch is live, makes co-op much easier, more
GTA 5 gets Just Cause’s grappling hook, thanks to modders
Destiny’s third social space and how you can access it
Destiny: House of Wolves – Prison of Elders: Cabal arena tips and strategies
Destiny: House of Wolves – Prison of Elders: Vex arena tips and strategies
The Witcher 3: Defender of the Faith walkthrough
Destiny: this video outlines pros and cons of the exotic Celestial Nighthawk helmet
The Witcher 3: bug corrupting saves on Xbox One to be addressed “as soon as possible”
Developer frustration mounts as Desura admits to payment backlog
Fractured Space celebrates 6 month anniversary with new ships and crew members
Minecraft updated to version 1.8.5, fixes bugs and additional security issues
Destiny’s first Trials of Osiris event has gone live
Tropico 5 expansion Espionage launches next week on Mac, PC and SteamOS
Humble Bundle: Adventures 2 bundle comes with nine games
Fire Emblem Awakening has sold close to 1.8 million copies worldwide
Latest Overwatch video features an unedited match with bowman Hanzo
The Witcher 3 guide: how to kick ass at Gwent
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer shows free new content
This is our first look at Shadowrun: Hong Kong in action
Witcher 3 modders are trying to bring graphics to their E3 2013 levels
YouTube gaming livestreams now support 60fps
Blizzard removed Tychus’s cigar in Heroes of the Storm and fans are not having it
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 22, 23 – the Reef edition
Destiny: House of Wolves – Prison of Elders: Fallen arena tips and strategies
Xbox E3 show to run 90 minutes
Destiny: Trials of Osiris starting times
Release date for Octodad: Dadliest Catch on Vita set for next week
Theme song for Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward revealed, new trailers and screens
Newest Xbox One June preview features rolling out: Avatars, console to PC streaming test info
This Torment: Tides of Numenera video introduces you to the Ninth World
TERA becomes “the most-played” MMORPG on Steam since launching on May 5
Game of Thrones – Episode 4: Sons of Winter will be released next week
Nintendo US eShop update: Swords & Soldiers 2, Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition arrive
New Need for Speed is a “full reboot” coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Main visual for TGS 2015 unveiled, show runs September 17-20
Nintendo to cease production of Wii U basic edition in Japan
PlayStation E3 Experience returns to North American theaters June 15
Hellraid development put on hold, being sent “back to the drawing board”
Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon hits 3DS in North America this winter
Destiny: how to beat Urrox, The Flame Prince
The Witcher 3 stability patch released for PC, console patch available “very soon”
Rockstar files lawsuit against BBC over GTA TV drama
Nintendo World Championships 2015 locations announced
You can finally watch archived Twitch content on iOS and Android apps
“We don’t agree there is a downgrade… and gamers’ feelings can be different,” say Witcher 3 devs
New Batman: Arkham Knight live-action trailer is not the one we need
Destiny: Prison of Elders loot system explained
Windows 10 is coming to Xbox One “post-summer”
The Witcher 3: devs working on a patch to address stuttering, frame-rate issues
Bloodborne patch 1.04 coming next week
Xbox One standby mode causing save issues for The Witcher 3 – report
Bloodborne will get an expansion
Martial arts fantasy MMO Blade & Soul will release in the west this winter
We’ll finally get a look at Hellblade gameplay “and more” come June 10
Check out this Overwatch gameplay video featuring the gunslinger McCree
Need for Speed teaser image released ahead of tomorrow’s reveal
Battlefield Hardline Premium Members receive early access to Criminal Activity DLC in June
Doug Bowser named as new VP of sales at NoA – no relation to King of the Koopa
Xbox One users in the US and Canada can now purchase an over-the-air TV tuner
Destiny’s Prison of Elders beaten already at level 35 setting
Cirrus White Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection bundle hitting US
Destiny: House of Wolves – The Shadow Thief strike walkthrough
King’s Quest developer diary takes a look at this lovely hand painted adventure game
The Witcher 3 monster contracts guide
Latest update to Borderlands: The Handsome Collection on PS4, Xbox One is “very large” in size
Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster debuts at number one on Media Create charts
The Witcher 3: The Merry Widow Contract walkthrough
Experience The Evil Within through The Keeper’s eyes – video
The Witcher 3: Shrieker Contract walkthrough
Survarium players can sally forth into the treacherous ruins of London
This LEGO Dimensions video stars Back to the Future’s Doc Brown
Trials Fusion is not a first-person parkour game, but with this track it can be
The Witcher 3 stuck on loading screen following intro cutscene for some players
One Rory McIlroy PGA Tour special edition comes with an actual umbrella
Oculus is holding an event before E3