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:
Who needs stealth? MGS5: The Phantom Pain opens up Kojima’s sandbox
Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Mortal Kombat X canceled
Dying Light developers announce FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15 for consoles, PC
All Mighty No. 9 backers to receive a demo in September on PC
Here’s a look at Disney Infinity 3.0’s introduction, Star Wars, and the Toy Box
Metal Gear Solid 5 is more than a stealth title, even if that’s where its roots lie, says Konami
Minecraft: Story Mode will allow users to select their playable character
Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns will release in October
This Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain commercial is an odd one
Multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 attracted “millions” of players on PS4
XCOM 2 release moved to February 2016
Here’s a video for Wii U’s Project Treasure which is now titled Lost Reavers
Stretch Goals revealed for Divinity: Original Sin 2 Kickstarter
Borderlands movie in the works at Lionsgate
Night time is the right time in Cities Skylines: After Dark
Syndicate Wars spiritual successor Satellite Reign is now available
The Simpsons in-game screenshots for LEGO Dimensions show Homer hanging with Slimer
Star Wars content added to Minecraft on PlayStation consoles
Take a look at the first gameplay trailer for LawBreakers and four of its characters
Daedalic’s entire catalogue on sale on Steam for up to 95%
Valve ‘s VR headset Vive to be available widely in 2016
Kerbal Space Program confirmed for Wii U
Until Dawn’s most graphic scenes are censored in Japan
Xbox One’s new UI still expected in September for Preview members
Destiny The Taken King: no more guaranteed Strange Coin drops, but don’t fret
Destiny Xur update: should you buy Plan C?
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for August 28, 29
Battlefield 4 DLC Naval Strike free this week for EA Access members
Backlog: Star Wars KOTOR 2 bridges the gap between old-school and modern RPGS
Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 collector’s edition missing DLC codes – report
How to Survive 2 adds four-player co-op, headed to Early Access in October
Trine 3 team: “Now that everybody hates us, our plans are on hold”
Deadly Premonition headlines latest Humble Weekly Bundle
Donate to charity, get Hitman: Absolution for practically nothing
Until Dawn Twitch archives “unintentionally disabled”
Shovel Knight is the first Nindie to be honoured with an Amiibo
Uncharted 4 motion capture is progressing nicely
Destiny: The Taken King download is 20GB or less
Black Ops 3 brings back Nuketown – rumour
You’ll only have to do the dailies once per account in Destiny: The Taken King
Rocket League tops 1M Steam sales, goes on sale
Destiny: The Taken King delivers a Nigthfall-tier PvP activity
Bungie axing Nightfall XP boost, Weekly Heroic in Destiny: The Taken King
Shenmue 3 announce spikes Dreamcast console sales, retailers say
Far Cry 2 creative director Clint Hocking back with Ubisoft
Pokemon intro recreated in GTA 5 is rather hilarious
Metal Gear Solid 5 is a “worthwhile” purchase on both PS4 and Xbox One – analysis
Here’s your first glimpse of Star Wars Battlefront DLC The Battle of Jakku
Project Morpheus, Star Wars Battlefront, Uncharted Collection playable at Sony’s PAX booth
Yakuza Character Pack now available for PAYDAY 2
How Avalanche made Just Cause 3 even “bigger, better and more explosive” – video
GTA 5 documentary takes us out of the sea and Onto The Land
You are the last human head on earth in Double Fine’s new game Headlander
More gadgets and weapons announced for Battlefield Hardline’s Robbery DLC
Free Steam Weekend – Ark: Survival Evolved, Company of Heroes 2, Mount & Blade: Warband
Forza 6 has gone Gold, demo out September 1, all 460 cars revealed
Survival sim This War of Mine: The Little Ones is coming to PS4 and Xbox One
These new GTA Online Player-Created Jobs were inspired by the Epsilon Program
Here’s Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in the Assassin’s Creed film
Street Fighter Alpha 3’s R. Mika confirmed for Street Fighter 5