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EA admit Hardline’s “cops and robbers fiction maybe wasn’t shining through properly”

The news that’s dominating the headlines – Battlefield Hardline has been pushed back to 2015. EA has revealed that player feedback from the recent Beta contributed to the delay. SeekingAlpha report that EA Studios EVP Patrick Soderlund told investors last night that over 1.7 million players took part in the beta, and that EA was pleased with the fact that…

Warner Bros. buys film rights for Space Invaders

Warner Bros. has purchased the film rights to arcade classic Space Invaders. Taito’s classic arcade hit is not the only vintage game property who’s film rights has been acquired – Asteroids and Missile Command were also acquired in the past but never actually materialized into any sort of film. GamesIndustry report that Oscar-winning writer Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) will…

The Last of Us will only get multiplayer DLC this year

We learnt last week that The Last of Us will receive DLC this year. Now it’s reported that all the upcoming DLC this year will be multiplayer content. Naughty Dog hasn’t been forthcoming with details, but Digital Spy report [via Eurogamer] that the studios’s community strategist Arne Meyer has now confirmed that the DLC is “definitely not” new campaign chapters.…

Ubisoft hires ‘Freerunner’ to develop parkour in Assassin’s Creed Unity

Ubisoft could be taking the parkour in the Assassin’s Creed series to the next level. The developer/publisher has hired freerunner Michael “Frosti” Zernow as the world’s first ‘Chief Parkour Officer’ to assist with development. MCV report that Zernow will be tasked in advising during the development process, making sure the parkour in upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Unity is accurate and authentic.…

The Last of Us Remastered leaked info suggests additional ‘Cross-Buy’ DLC coming this year

Leaked information suggests The Last of Us Remastered is to receive additional add-on content later this year. Videogamer are citing a Tweet by MeriStation journalist Javi Andres containing a presentation of slides, one of which says Naughty Dog has “additional Add-on releases planned for 2014.” The slide also says “all Add-on content is ‘cross-buy’ between PS3 and PS4,” and that…