Gaming News Wrap [10 Apr 2015]

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Games

The next Destiny update has a few more features than the ones already known. In the tower, you will be able to wear your helmet, while the second feature is the ability to lock items of gear to prevent accidental dismantling. [More…]

It looks like everyone wants a bit of zombies for their game. A recent Bethesda tweet teased at the possible inclusion of undead Nazis for Wolfenstein: The Old Blood.

A new Evolve community challenge is underway. Land 1,000,000 successful rock throws on Hunters while playing as Goliath and a new Goliath Voodoo Skin will be given to everyone that has played in the time period. [More…]

It looks like Tony Hawk 5 has been confirmed by the caterer for the event… Of course, nothing is official until a developer or publisher says it is.

Owners of The Elder Scrolls Online for PC and Mac and who are ‘eligible’, can transfer their account and buy the game for console for only £12.99. How you become eligible isn’t clear exactly, but we can only assume it’s as long as you have an active account and a legitimate copy of the game. You also have only 30 days to take advantage of special offer.

What PC hardware do you need to run GTA V – especially at 4K resolution? This…

Sales & Discounts

NHL 15 has been added to the EA Access Vault. [via IGN]

Consoles & Hardware

The next update for the Xbox 360 will bring support for 2TB hard drives. The functionality will arrive “later this year”. [More…]

Industry

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has suggested that both Mass Effect 4 and Mirror’s Edge 2 will be released before the end of March 2016.

YouTube is reportedly working on an ad-free, monthly-based subscription model. It’s expected to launch this year at around $10 a month, and will allow users to instigate a paywall. [More…]

eSports

The League of Legends World Championships in 2015 will visit four cities over the course of the tournament’s various stages. The Group Stages (1-4 and 8-11 October) will be held in Paris, while the Quarterfinals (15-18 October) will be hosted at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London. Brussels will be home to the Semifinals on 24 and 25 October, and the Finals on 31 October will be at the Mercedes-Benz Area in Berlin. [More…]

MLG.TV has announced its first quarter results, which has seen viewership increase by 253% year over year and ad revenue jump by 482%. [via Press Release]

Videos

So it seems (at least 99%) that the next Call of Duty will be Black Ops 3 and will get its official reveal on 26 April. OK, Treyarch and Activision themselves have said it’s Black Ops 3.

Project CARS takes a Renault for a spin. The game is scheduled for release in mid-May.

Trine 3: The Artifact of Power gas a gameplay video.

Warner Bros. has officially announced Lego Dimensions. The Skylanders competitor will release on 29 September for PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Characters that will be available include Batman, Gandalf and more. [More…]

Dragon Age Inquisition voice actor Steve Valentine chats about his role as Alistair.

The mobile entry into the Driver series – Driver Speedboat Paradise – is no available for (free) iOS and Android devices.

Eurogamer’s correspondents that attended the recent Call of Duty Championship ask ‘When will eSports grow up?’

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