Gaming News Wrap [11 Sep 2013]

Breakfast Wrap 03Good morning. Rather than make small talk, let’s get to it shall we?

You can try both FIFA 14 and PES 2014 before you buy right now. The demos of both games are now available to download – if not right now, most likely later today on consoles.

Microsoft has confirmed their line-up for the Tokyo Game Show. The line-up will feature eight Xbox One games, 21 Xbox 360 titles, and Halo: Spartan Assault for Windows. The full line-up is available here.

The map of the world for GTA V has leaked, and the place looks enormous. You can view it here, but be warned knowing the map may constitute the game being spoiled, so it’s your choice to look. Or not.

Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser says a GTA movie has “never appealed” even though they’ve “been offered, many times”. He went on to say that “our small dabblings with Hollywood have always left us running back to games”. So don’t hold your breath gamers. [More on CVG]

Guerrilla has released the second part of details for Killzone: Shadow Fall‘s multiplayer component. The first part is available here.

Ubisoft’s Uplay has been confirmed for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. [More on Eurogamer]

Vin Diesel is reassembling the ex-Starbreeze staff who worked on the Riddick game Escape From Butcher Bay to work on a third instalment of the series. [More on CVG]

Activision Blizzard have hired lobbyists to represent them on a Senate bill which aims to study the links between exposure to violent video games and aggressive behaviour in children. [More on CVG]

A new BioWare boss has been appointed by EA. Former BioWare Austin general manager and ex-CEO of MLG Matthew Bromberg will continue to lead BioWare Austin, but his duties have expanded to include BioWare Canada (Edmonton and Montreal), LA-based Command & Conquer studio Victory Games and Waystone Games in California. [More on VentureBeat]

Videos

Gameplay footage from Beyond: Two Souls has made it onto the internet following the release of a number of previews of the game by international sites.


Beyond: Two Souls by All-Games-Beta

The fifth episode in the developer’s series for The Last of Us.

The launch trailer for Killzone: Mercenary.

Puppeteer launch trailer.

Child of Light has been announced by Ubisoft for release next year on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a 2D platformer set during WWI from the Rayman Legends studio.

A patch for World of Tanks is imminent and will bring new tanks and a new map.

EndWar has been resurrected by Ubisoft as browser-based free-to-play EndWar Online for PC and Mac.

RedLynx has released the trailer the freemium Trials Frontier for mobile platforms.

A standalone tablet and mobile Assassin’s Creed has been announced. Assassin’s Creed: Pirates releases in ‘autumn’. Or spring if you live south of the equator.

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