Gaming News Wrap [10 Oct 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 06Happy rAge weekend South Africa. But there’s some other news first.

PSA: There is scheduled maintenance for the PlayStation Network on 13 October that will last seven hours. The maintenance starts at 6pm (7pm SA time) BST next Monday until 1am (2am SA time) BST on Tuesday 14 October. [More…]

Games

It appears as if Call of Duty Advanced Warfare on the Xbox One will require 48.84GB of your HDD space. That’s according to the game’s Store page which has popped up. [More…]

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare is now available to pre-order via the Xbox Game Store. It is available as either the Day Zero Edition ($59.99) or the Digital Pro Edition ($99.99).

An update on Uncharted 4: The Thief’s End will be coming soon. Naughty Dog have said they will “be having some stuff to show you very soon.”

According to Ubisoft’s Nicolas Guérin, 30fps “feels more cinematic,” and that is why Assassin’s Creed Unity is being locked at that frame-rate. Also, the industry is apparently dropping 60fps as a standard… [More…]

In response to all the drama around resolution and frame rates, Ubisoft have issued a reply of sorts by way of the Ubiblog.

Evolution Studios are “working “around the clock” to improve DriveClub‘s online component. [via Facebook]

A new FIFA 15 patch has been released for the PC version of the game which fixes the odd bug that caused AI controlled players to congregate in the centre of the pitch. Other fixes and tweaks form part of the patch, which EA plans to release for Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game in “the near future”. Details of the patch can be found here.

A season pass for WWE 2K15 has been confirmed and will expand the game’s Showcase mode. [More…]

The PC version of The Evil Within has its frame rate locked at 30fps – the same as the console versions of the game. Bethesda has said you can “alter the frame rate, but changes are not recommended”. [More…]

Hotline Miami 2 has been delayed to “late 2014 or early 2015”. [via Twitter]

Consoles & Hardware

Custom backgrounds and themes, as well as screenshot support is coming to the Xbox One. Sometime. [More…]

A variety of Amazon sites in Europe are listing PS4 bundles with GTA V, scheduled to launch alongside the game on 18 November.

Industry

Street Fighter series producer Yoshinori Ono has said that for Capcom to approve a sequel of a game, they have to sell over two million copies.

Videos

2K Games has revealed the Evolve Big Alpha Test which starts on 30 October for Xbox One players and on 31 October for PC and PS4 players. The alpha will run until 2 November.

Halo 2 competitive multiplayer map Warlock has been remade for upcoming Xbox One exclusive first-person shooter Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and renamed Warlord.

Sunset Overdrive has gone gold.

Brazilian commentary and Brazilian leagues are heading to PES 2015.

Two – yes, just two – players have beaten Destiny‘s Vault of Glass raid. Watch in awe.

Another DLC area in Destiny has been uncovered.

The retail version of Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us will be released on 4 November in the US and 7 November elsewhere for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3 and PS Vita.

If you’re wondering about what Falling Skies: The Game is about, maybe these trailers will help you out.

A second developer diary for Killing Floor 2 has been released. And it’s all about the gore.

A demo for Bayonetta 2 is now available for the Wii U in Europe.

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