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:
Star Wars: Battlefront AT-AT units “unique”, have “their own laws”
Fallout 4 Collector’s Edition Pip-Boy won’t work with iPhone 6+, other large devices
Batman: Arkham Knight mod makes everyone playable
Battlefield needs to return to skill-based gameplay
This GTA Online video tells the story of Ill-Gotten Gains and the price you pay
Baldur’s Gate website counting down to Adventure Y reveal
Star Fox Zero won’t contain content locked behind amiibo figures
This E3 2015 trailer for Bombshell shows 100% in-game footage
Star Wars: Battlefront franchise “multiplayer at its core,” DICE won’t “f*** it up”
Current VR tech doesn’t fit with Nintendo’s living room philosophy, says Miyamoto
Had The Last Guardian remained on PS3 some features would have been compromised
Release dates announced for steampunk, cybercrime caper The Swindle
Free Incinerate ‘N Detonate content pack coming soon to Killing Floor 2
US PS Store is hosting a fantasy-themed Flash Sale this weekend
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time heading to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe
Vote for the contents of the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Collector’s Edition
First-person horror game Perception a Kickstarter success, two modes introduced
Nintendo’s interested in exploring early access on Wii U, 3DS
Battleborn E3 2015 demo shows 20 minutes of gameplay
Star Wars: Battlefront sign-ups open for closed Alpha, kicks off July 2 on Origin
Square teases new Final Fantasy Adventure game in a trailer
GTA Online Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 DLC out in July
Steam Summer Sale analysis: Total War: Attila and ARK: Survival Evolved earned the most
Shenmue 3 creator Yu Suzuki will host a Twitch session this evening
Fallout 4 studio uninterested in “spitting out a Skyrim 2″ like many publishers are wont to do
Square Enix sale: Hitman, Deus Ex, Sleeping Dogs, more
Apple removes Civil War games from App Store over Confederate flag [UPDATE]
All Total War games free to play this weekend, on sale for up to 75% off
Batman: Arkham Knight – Rocksteady and Nvidia are working on PC performance issues
Uncharted movie loses director, again
Battlefield Hardline – Ultimate Edition owners on PS4 unable to play Criminal Activity DLC
GTA Online: how to set default weapons in the weapons wheel
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for June 26, 27
Batman: Arkham Knight – leaderboards not working on PS4
Destiny: Is Matador 64 the ultimate shotgun?
SEGA welcomes you to the world of Yakuza 5 in this developer video
Ariane Labed signs on for Assassin’s Creed film
Latest Overwatch video introduces you to the Particle Canon-toting Zarya
XCOM 2 video features 10 minutes gameplay, highlights new stealth system
Nomura shocked to learn he was directing Final Fantasy 7 Remake instead of Kitase
Techland ups the ante on its Dying Light DrinkForLife DLC campaign
Never Alone arrives on the EU eShop next month for Wii U
Nintendo US eShop update: Never Alone, Star Fox Command, more
Take a look behind the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 curtain with this video
DriveClub PS+ Edition is ready for download
PlayStation users in EU report slower than usual download speeds
Some less common amiibo back in stock through Nintendo’s UK Store
Fan successfully pre-orders Fallout 4 using bottle caps
July Xbox Games with Gold: Assassin’s Creed 4, Gears of War 3, PvZ
Xbox One users warned of known issues with MotoGP 15
Fallout Shelter is number one game on App Store with 70M play sessions a day
EA has no qualms about delaying Star Wars: Battlefront if it’s not ready
Fallout 4 date revealed mere months away because development is “basically done”
Patch 1.05 arrives today for The Witcher 3 on consoles
PlayStation Vita systems have sold over 4 million units in Japan
Pillars of Eternity: The White March adds new companions, higher level cap
The best games on PS4
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 has Totally Rad 80′s DLC
No Man’s Sky video shows uninterrupted, raw gameplay
Mortal Kombat X: Predator skins, new secret Brutalities revealed