BULLETCAST, September 1 – What you need to know now

Thursday, 1 September 2011 08:46 GMT By Johnny Cullen

How has DICE crafted the single-player of Battlefield 3? How does Uncharted 3’s gamescom demo truly end? And how amazing does Persona 4 Vita look? Find out the answers to these in video and text form below the break.



  • Featured Content 1: Nathan spoke to the infamous David Jaffe at PAX last weekend. Hit this to see why he’s choosing gameplay over narrative from here on out.
  • Featured Content 2: Pat talked to Battlefield 3 writer David Goldfarb on how DICE has worked on the single-player of the shooter. You can go check that out here.
  • Team Bondi’s entered into administration, according to a report this morning. This follows previous suggestions the LA Noire studio was about to be bought by George Miller’s KMM studio.
  • Gears of War 3’s gotten a brilliant new cinematic trailer showing past and upcoming battles with Marcus and Dom.
  • Burnout Crash, Criterion’s first downloadable game and its first entry in the Burnout series since Paradise, launches on September 20 for XBLA and PSN.
  • The contents of the Hardened Edition of Modern Warfare 3 have been supposedly outed, with buyers able to get a free year-long sub to Call of Duty: Elite as included among other things.
  • Nintendo’s to livestream its pre-TGS event on September 13. It’s all going to be about 3DS.
  • Sony’s released a video showing the final two minutes of Uncharted 3’s gamescom demo. This was the portion that was shown behind closed doors after the press conference and it looked utterly stunning.
  • Famitsu’s dropped the first direct-feed screens and art of Persona 4: The Golden for Vita, as well as the Persona-themed fighter from Arc System Works. Looks awesome. Why wouldn’t it be?
  • Batman: Arkham City will have a New Game Plus mode, Rocksteady has said.
  • Square Enix has announced its full TGS line-up, while Capcom’s opened its website for the show. It’s all happening, kids.
  • Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall turned 15 yesterday. Go download it for free while you wait for Skyrim.
  • DOOM and DOOM 2 have been de-indexed in Germany, meaning both games are finally able to release in the country after 17 years.

And that’s that. Pat will be back with you tomorrow.