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:
Xbox Live Black Friday sale updated with new deals including The Witcher 3, Batman, Destiny
PES 2016 free-to-play confirmed, coming December
Here’s the first Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories trailer
Official PS4 Remote Play app coming to Mac, PC
3DS XL price cut on Nintendo UK store
Free Hitman 2: Silent Assassin sweetens Square Enix Black Friday offers
Capcom’s five top tips for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
Free Escapists DLC accompanies latest Team 17 Humble Bundle
Christmas Shopper Simulator 2: Black Friday is here
Xbox game prices slashed up to 50% in Microsoft Store Black Friday sale
PlayStation Store Black Friday Sale offers flash deals through November 30
Rainbow Six: Siege beta is finally live
PES 2016 gets Torres, international kits, Maracana stadium next week
System Shock remake screens show faithful aesthetics
Sensi Soccer successor Sociable Soccer Kickstarter cancelled
Steam Controller gets new feature to make strategy games play better
Just Cause 3 day one patch notes and size revealed
PlayStation UK boss leaves for Amazon UK
Downloading the free King’s Quest episode with PS+ locks you out of a bonus episode – report
Fallout 4: It turns out [REDACTED] really was [VERB-ING] on you all along
Amazon Black Friday deals schedule for video games
You can now have a Fallout 4 Mysterious Stranger ringtone
Rocket League’s December event has ice hockey playlist, Santa hats
Team Fortress 2 – you can play a Heavy with Gabe Newell’s face
“What son?”: even Fallout 4 doesn’t give a shit about Shaun
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
Voting now open on this weekend’s Halo 5 multiplayer playlist
Skullgirls dev’s 2D RPG Indivisible inches ever closer to funding goal
Destiny Armsday reset for November 25, Foundry Orders and Test Weapons detailed
Just Cause 3 street date broken over a week ahead of launch
Here’s when you can play the Rainbow Six Siege open beta