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:
The Talos Principle arrives on PS4 in October and includes Road to Gehenna expansion
A sequel to turn-based strategy game Endless Space is in the works
Capcom asks fans if they want an HD Remaster of Resident Evil 2 or a remake
Yooka-Laylee will be published by Team17 so Playtonic can concentrate on development
Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders “extremely strong”, EA expects another boost after gamescom
Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut will be released in October
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate’s Evie Frye wasn’t a response to Unity controversy
Nintendo readying N-Box subscription service similar to Loot Crate – report
Star Wars Battlefront 10v10 team deathmatch mode revealed as Blast
Nintendo US eShop update: Kirby on Virtual Console, Just Dance 2016 demo
Capcom’s banner Q1 results partially attributed to Resident Evil 6 arcade game sales
ZombiU is coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Gamescom 2016 dates announced, will take place in mid-August
Prison Architect will leave Steam Early Access in October
First gameplay footage of Total War: Warhammer shows The Battle of Black Fire Pass
Destiny: best set-ups for armour amour
Final Fantasy Explorers heads west in January 2016
PS Plus “Vote to Play” incentive pops up and leaks Grow Home for PS4 in the process
Miyamoto’s Project Giant Robot is also skipping 2015
Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide supports drop-in/drop-out co-op, including bots
See how devs made Gears of War remaster new without changing the core
Rare Replay could get even more games
Horizon Zero Dawn confirmed for Gamescom 2015
Street Fighter 5 to launch worldwide simultaneously
Behind the unique characters of Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide
New Star Wars Battlefront game mode to be revealed today
Sony posts favourable results for Q1 of FY2015, 3M PS4 units shipped
League of Legends playable character killed off in latest story event
The Luminark of Hysh is one of Total War: Warhammer’s more unique units
Natural Selection 2: Derelict free to all Steam players
Heroes of the Storms welcomes new players with XP boost
Here’s a horrifying game about clown hugs
LEGO Dimensions has a story? Okay
Windows 10 Solitaire has ads you can pay to dismiss
Mega Man Legends successor now publisher funded, PS4 and Xbox One ports confirmed
Anno 1602 AD, Albion and Archimedean Dynasty make digital debut with GOG
Rocket League hits 5M downloads, new map screenshot released
Five Nights at Freddy’s creator enduring “a lot of hate”
Fallout 4: 3D print your own working Pip-Boy
This Super Mario Bros. melody is nice and all but that piano is awesome
Yager Productions files for insolvency over Dead Island 2 being pulled from studio
Poltergeist director Gil Kenan signs on for Five Nights At Freddy’s movie – report
A special Fallout 4 Loot Crate is in the works
The Witcher tabletop RPG in the works with Cyberpunk 2020’s R.Talsorian Games
Take 50% off motorcycles today and tomorrow in GTA Online [UPDATE]
World of Warcraft expansion to be announced at gamescom next week
A BattleTech reboot is headed to Kickstarter this fall
PS Plus August: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, God of War: Ascension, more
The Legend of Zelda Wii U is not listed as 2016 release
Dying Light: The Following is a feature-heavy expansion with vehicles and a huge map
Splatoon becomes Nintendo’s latest million-seller, Wii U hits 10M lifetime
Players will really “get to know” Rico’s personality in Just Cause 3
Summer discounts applied to Bloodborne, Project CARS and more on EU PS Store
Large Miiverse update rolling out today
Capcom trademarks Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps
Gears of War 4 dev on cancelled IP, “we were hugely invested in what we were working on”
Horizon Zero Dawn’s protagonist is inspired by Ripley and Ygritte
ESL puts TV on the internet – offers 24/7 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Twitch streaming
Battlefield Hardline 2.0 patch removes the need for Chrome plugin
Aqua League is a Rocket League-esque mod for StarCraft 2