Gaming News Wrap [11 Sep 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 04Good morning everyone. When a friend asks you why you know about almost everything happening in gaming, we know it’s because you read it here. At least, we like to think so.

Games

The full line-up of cars for Forza Horizon 2 has been revealed, and it totals 210 vehicles.

DriveClub will be getting plenty of DLC support post launch, including free content such as new cars and tracks, which will be released monthly until June 2015. A Season Pass will be available for paid-for DLC will cost €24.99 which represents a saving of more than 60% on the cost of purchasing these packs individually. [More…]

The FIFA 15 demo is now available for all platforms. The demo allows players to play as Liverpool, Barcelona, Chelsea, PSG, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Man City and Boca Juniors, as well as try out FIFA Ultimate Team.

You can pre-order and pre-download FIFA 15 on Xbox One. EA Access members will get 10% off the price when buying the game. [More…]

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be released in four weekly episodes in early 2015. Each episode will cost $5.99 individually or as a four episode digital purchase for $24.99 featuring the four episodes and “additional game content – details released shortly”. A retail version of the game will be available for $39.99. The game will be available for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. [More…]

Ubisoft has announced that Watch_Dogs will be released for the Wii U on 21 November in the UK.

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones will be out on 23 October exclusively on the Wii U eShop, developer Curve Studios has announced.

A new Total War game is set to be revealed later this month, and The Creative Assembly promised that it will feature “the odd surprise”. The reveal will be at EGX at 4pm on Thursday 25 September.

One for our older readers now, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on 15 October for PC and Mac, with iOS and Android versions to follow. [More…]

SimCity BuildIt has been announced for iOS and Android devices. The game is “coming soon” but no costing has been announced.

Consoles & Hardware

A FIFA 15 PS Vita bundle has been announced for Europe (including South Africa). The bundle will cost €199.99 and be available from 26 September.

The Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan. Actually, with only around 23,000 units sold in two days it’s pretty much a disaster compared to the 60,000 units the Xbox 360 sold on release. [More…]

The PSP PlayStation Store will be shut down on 15 September in Europe and Asia. Digital content for the handheld can still be purchased via the Sony Entertainment Network Online Store via a PC. [More…]

Industry

EA is looking into developing games for the Apple Watch. In fact, they’re “pretty excited about it”. [More…]

Videos

The EU PS Store update is live and it features Destiny… and some other stuff. A retro classics sale has also kicked off and runs until 24 September.

Get a first look at a co-op heist mission from Assassin’s Creed Unity with this commentated video.

SA gaming sites wax lyrically about Destiny in this promo launch video. The game has already made back Activision’s investment in it by selling $500 million worth of units to retail in day one.

This is how you celebrate in FIFA 15.

Behind the scenes with Troy Baker and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Find out how some of the sound effects from The Evil Within came about. It’s not for the squeamish. Kinda.

Find out more about the new League of Legends game mode ‘Ascension’.

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