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 HoloLens development kit will cost $3,000 and ships in Q1 2016
Black Ops 3 beats out Fallout 4 for most anticipated multi-platform game this holiday
Transformers: Devastation is out today and here’s the launch trailer
In-store Steam sections to appear at GameStop, GAME UK, EB Games this fall
Destiny weekly reset for October 6: Nightfall, Court of Oryx – all changes detailed
Skull Kid has been added to the roster in Hyrule Warriors Legends
Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition out later this month on PS4, Xbox One
Cyberpunk 2077 “far, far bigger” than any previous CDP game – even The Witcher 3
PC specs for Star Wars: Battlefront revealed
Destiny: how to find the Cult Ghost secret chest
Wondering what the hold-up is with Quantum Break? Remedy fills us in
Metal Gear Online servers are live on all consoles
Evolve Unlimited Edition listed on Amazon for PS4 and Xbox One
You get two weeks to swap your Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition key for a disc
The surreal power of Star Wars: Battlefront
Metal Gear Solid 5 FOB mode is live along with a paid insurance service, new weapons & gear
Skullgirls dev returns to Indiegogo with Indivisible
Sniper Elite 3, Forza Horizon 2 discounted in this week’s Deals with Gold
Funny hat, serious weapons: meet Vermintide’s Empire Soldier
ReCore developer reveals multiplayer twin stick shooter Dead Star
The Crew: Wild Run gets new trailer, PC beta
A closer look at the Xbox Elite Controller’s button mapping
Fallout 4 voiceovers have been in the works for four years
“Everyone should be in a band,” says great new Rock Band 4 trailer
Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition console release date set
Rocket League gets a spooky free update this month
Halo 5: The Sprint Season 3 kicks off with The Composer
The Elder Scrolls Online Orsinium DLC pack launching in November
Dive deeper into Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s story
Destiny microtransaction store opens next week, sells emotes
Konami registers Big Boss trademark in Japan, probably for a pachinko machine
Today’s Ubisoft announcement likely for Far Cry Primal – rumour
Background music playback on Xbox One not a priority, says Spencer
Here’s the new look of Covenant vehicles in Halo 5: Guardians
Star Wars Battlefront won’t contain any microtransactions
Destiny: what is this secret room in the King’s Fall raid?
Ubisoft is teasing a new announcement [Update]
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trophies reveal new difficulty setting, return of arcade mini-game
Star Wars Battlefront beta – what is the Hero system and how to become one?
Watch the Luke Skywalker killstreak from Star Wars Battlefront
Watch a flawless run of Destiny’s King’s Fall raid in just over an hour
Master Chief isn’t dead, he’s being hunted – says new Halo 5: Guardians trailer
Rock Band 4 reviews round-up – are music games back for good?
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is over 40GB install on Xbox One
Lego: Dimensions first week sales better than latest Skylanders, Disney Infinity
Metal Gear Online 3 update is under 1GB, now live on Japanese PS store
Beta sign up goes live for Runescape card game Chronicle
Xbox One button remapping coming to all controllers “soon”
Should Battlefield 4 maps go free?
Fake GTA 6 trailer just isn’t good enough
PS4 to get $50 price cut, according to retailer
In photos: VG247 at Tokyo Game Show 2015
GTA 5: a semi-truck using the trailer as a plow makes for a fun rush hour
Super Meat Boy will have a different soundtrack on PS4 and Vita
Male characters in this TERA video show off their dangerous underwear
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes online co-op is regional only, new video gives overview
The Kingkiller Chronicle – Lionsgate to develop games, movies based on the franchise
More features have been added to the Xbox Beta App for Windows 10
This Halo 5: Guardians launch commercial will air during Fear the Walking Dead season finale
Here’s clips of No Man’s Sky and PewDiePie from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert