Thu, Aug 11, 2011 | 10:27 BST
BULLETCAST, August 11 – What you need to know now
Pay attention. Loads going on, and it’s going to get much heavier in the next week. Get all the major news from the last 24 hours below.
- Featured content: What’s MOBA? Richard Cobbett explains ahead of Valve’s DOTA 2 reveal in Germany next week.
- PSN will be down today from 4:05pm until 2:00am tomorrow morning. This is for work related to PS3 Firmware 3.70.
- OnLive will launch in the UK on September 22 with over 100 games.
- SCEE wants to replace the PSP of the Malaysian student filmed being mugged in London’s riots this week.
- The Resistance 3 beta, Driver and Madden demos all released in Europe yesterday.
- It’s 3DS price-cut a-go-go. Target dropped the console a day early, and Morrisons and Tesco have pushed down as low as £115 in the UK. GameStop UK is doing the handheld for an outrageously expensive £135.
- Ridley Scott’s making CoD XP content. We have no idea what this is.
- Metro: Last Light got its final E3 vid yesterday afternoon: it’s looking awesome. The full demo will be released on August 23.
- Amazon’s said that BF3 pre-orders up more than 2,000 percent against BF2.
- The Assassin’s Creed: Revelations multiplayer beta’s a timed PS3 exclusive. It’s out September 3.
- The PC version of Driver’s been delayed. In other news, I enjoy pancakes and coffee.
- EA has filed two applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office for Alpha Centauri.
- Starbreeze Studio’s Project Redlime, long suspected to be a revamp of Syndicate, looks very likely to appear at gamescom if a hastily deleted tweet from a Starbreeze employee is any indication.
- GTA V could sell 24 million units, according to analyst Michael Pachter.
- New ICO and SotC reboot videos caused much wetting of knickers yesterday.