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:
Familiarize yourself with the Centaur tank in Company of Heroes 2: The British Forces
Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is your free Xbox One game for August
Take 50% off the meth suit in GTA Online today only
Dragon Quest Builders looks like it will be rather fun
You can finally use your amiibo on 2DS and 3DS systems this fall
Final Fantasy Type-0 Steam pre-order comes with Master Chocobo, specs announced
StarCraft 2 is five years old today, celebrate the anniversary with Blizzard
Dragon Quest 11 announced for PS4, 3DS, and Nintendo NX
Square Enix reveals two Nintendo NX titles [Update]
Mafia 3 confirmed, full reveal at gamescom 2015
Watch Nintendo try to sell you on Super Mario Maker
Xbox Live deals: Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, Warframe, more
Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets Action Sack playlist today
The best games on PlayStation 3
Tomb Raider Xbox exclusivity: Square “knew it would disappoint fans” – decision “wasn’t easy”
Destiny weekly reset for July 28, new strikes and Prison of Elders arenas detailed
First Crackdown gameplay to be shown at gamescom 2015
Bethesda knew Fallout 4 would be set in Boston before even Skyrim had launched
Ouya acquisition stiffs devs out of promised Free the Games funds – rumour
Take a look at Rocket League’s first free map
Fallout 4 base building sounds more like Minecraft than Skyrim
Xbox boss on PlayStation success: “We’re both doing really well”
Halo 5 has largest environments and toughest enemies than ever before
Oilli Olli 2 headed to PC next month
Fallout 4 official guide runs to 400 pages
The Swindle could well be one of this season’s top games
Halo 5 campaign played in a fireteam of four, revives possible
Ouya users to be migrated to Cortex following Razer acquisition
Fallout 4: Bethesda literally cannot make any more Pip-Boy units
Street Fighter 5 beta down for good
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Reckoning DLC – every map in detail
Pre-ordering WWE 2K16 lets you play as The Terminator
PS4 is getting a mouse and keyboard combo
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Reckoning DLC officially detailed, dated
Rocket League patch 1.03 fixes PC crashes, PS4 fan issue, more
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting New Game Plus
DOOM is aiming for 1080p and 60fps
Nintendo NX could be a VR/AR console – report
DOOM has no campaign co-op
Blizzard hosting gamescom 2015 briefing, trademarks “Council of Glades” [Update]
Skyforge: we have 1,000 gift packs to give away
Splatoon gets new level cap, weapons and modes August 6
New experimental game mode and more weapons coming to Survarium
New adventure game Submerged arrives on PS4, Xbox One and PC next week
GTA Online: Series A Funding heist offering double RP and cash
Is Until Dawn a spooky horror flick or a walking simulator?
GTA 5: Trevor looks even more psychopathic dressed as The Joker
DOOM making a bid to join Battlefield, Call of Duty, Halo shooter “pantheon”
Zavod 311: Graveyard Shift night map coming in Battlefield 4 summer patch – video
This “Things Only Year One Guardians Will Remember” Destiny list is kind of depressing
The Witcher 3: this sexy dance is a feature, not a bug
WWE 2K15 DLC featuring Hulk Hogan has been pulled – report
Watch the whole Metal Gear Solid saga before The Phantom Pain hits
You can play Half-Life on a smartwatch if you really, really want to
Valve has squashed the Steam bug that let you steal any account
Dragon Age: Inquisition has a new horse armour DLC pack
Incredible speed runs streaming thanks to Summer Games Done Quick 2015 – watch now
What on earth is Monochrome Tower?
Metro developer’s cancelled undersea shooter footage unearthed – rumour
Only human companions can be romanced in Fallout 4 so no robot lovin’ for you