Thu, Sep 08, 2011 | 16:14 BST
BULLETCAST, September 8 – What you need to know now
Diablo III’s beta is on the horizon, the ACR beta opens up on PSN and Battlefield 3′s hit howmanypreorders? Get the details in video and text form below.
- Featured Content 1: Pat takes a look at why he’s finally accepted that those who’ve complained about always-on DRM have a point. How so? His internet’s still down. Hilarious.
- Featured Content 2: Steph spoke to one of the co-founders of Pros vs GI Joes at Call of Duty XP. It’s a very good read about what seems like a great charity.
- Blizzard’s told VG247 that the public Diablo III beta is “very close” to beginning. Its now begun its Family and Friends portion of the taster.
- EA said last night that Battlefield 3 pre-orders have passed 1.25 million. It also said to expect a date for Star Wars: The Old Republic either later this month or “sometime in October.”
- Development on Wii U is not looking too rosy at Nintendo at the moment: 01net’s claiming its architecture has been “rushed out the door” and that engineers are struggling with the tablet controller.
- Dragon Quest X’s been in development for six years, according to an ex-Square employee.
- Nintendo’s confirmed the circle pad add-on for 3DS.
- SCEA’s claimed that it has better software sales for PS3 against 360, although admitted that Microsoft had the edge in terms of hardware sales.
- Assassin’s Creed: Revelations’ beta is opening up on PSN as of today. Go stab some shit, yo.
- Zelda’s on the next Game Informer cover. The mag’s taking a look back at its past 25 years and also previewing six hours from Skyward Sword.
- 500 people are working on Call of Duty across “four or five studios.” Baffling.
- Sledgehammer’s Call of Duty effort was like Dead Space in atmosphere, according to GM Glen Schofield.
- ESRB’s rated Devil May Cry 1, 2 and 3 for PS3 and 360. Collection, ahoy.
- Here’s some new Persona 4 goodness.