Gaming News Wrap [12 Aug 2014]

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Games

The first information on the third piece of DLC for Titanfall will be revealed at Gamescom on Wednesday 13 August at 10am CET. The livestream will be available here. [via Twitter]

Bungie has confirmed that your Destiny beta characters will not transfer into the final game, because “the sum of the tweaks leaves characters from the beta build in strange shape that would be confusing at best, broken at worst.” [More…]

Diablo 3 on the PS4 weighs in at a whopping 62.7GB download for the digital copy. Generally, the PS4 version of the game appears to require more hard disk space than the Xbox One version. [More…]

Far Cry 4 will feature side missions not based in the game’s main region of Kyrat. Ubisoft Montreal is working on missions for the main game, while “Ubisoft Toronto is working on a series of missions set in an all new environment outside of the game world, and so is Ubisoft Shanghai. We’ll be showing their work off shortly, so stay tuned.” [More…]

A special edition of DriveClub has been detailed and comes with unique artwork,instant access to five high performance cars, 2 exclusive in-game livery packs to customise your car and club logo and 2 vinyl stickers. The special edition costs €69.99 and will be available on 8 October. [More…]

WWE 2K15 will feature a new mode reliving the Shawn Michaels vs Triple H and John Cena vs CM Punk feuds. CM Punk features even though he (while still under contract) doesn’t fight anymore since failing to participate since the 2014 Royal Rumble. [More…]

FIFA 15 beta invites have been sent out to some Xbox 360 and Xbox One players, and a demo of the game is expected to be available “soon”. That’s according to a number of Reddit users.

Remember Me developer Dontnod has revealed its new game, and it’s an episodic one called Life is Strange. It features time rewinding, so Remember Me is obviously an influence of sorts. [More…]

Tropico 5 will be making its way to the Xbox 360 in November and will come with the first DLC, ‘The Big Cheese’ for free. [via Press Release]

Hotline Miami will be available for the PS4 on 19 August in North America and 20 August in Europe, Sony has confirmed.

Consoles & Hardware

The EA Access beta has started to roll out on the Xbox One. The beta starts with Battlefield 4FIFA 14Madden NFL 25, and Peggle 2 in The Vault. The program costs £3.99 / $5 a month or a lot less if you sign up for a year. [More…]

The BBC iPlayer will arrive on the Xbox One before the end of 2014, according to the broadcaster themselves. The PS4 version has been available since November last year.

Industry

Want to be in the loop with the dates and times of the major press conferences and streams coming out of Gamescom? Then head here.

Sony has trademarkedA Million Ways To Die‘. No details yet, other than it’s a game of some sort. [via AllGamesBeta]

John Romero – co-creator of Doom – is “working on several games at once” including his first new FPS since 2000. [More…]

Sir Paul McCartney is reportedly working on a single for the game Destiny, which will be released as a single in September.

There’s an Assassin’s Creed Monopoly game coming and is expected in November. That makes it the millionth or so game series to head over to the board game. Maybe. [More…]

Videos

It’s all sunshine and slaughter in this Dead Island 2 trailer.

The limited edition of Project CARS has been revealed and features a steel case. a behind-the-scenes book and “5 legendary cars drivable in any game mode and with special one-make series career invitations to showcase them in!”

Sony‘s third Gamescom teaser trailer suggests that ‘horror [is about to be] reinvented on #PS4’.

The Kano reveal trailer for Mortal Kombat X.

A free update for Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare will be available from today. The ‘Suburbination’ updatebrings a new map, mode, character variant and customization kit.

Pool and snooker game Hustle Kings is coming to PS4 “soon”. A free ‘core package’ – which includes practice mode, career mode and League mode for online competition – will be released alongside a paid-for version. [More…]

Ubisoft has announced Toy Soldiers: War Chest – a new entry into the Toy Soldiers series and set to arrive on PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2015.

The Hungry Horde has been announced for the PS Vita. It’s all about growing your zombie horde and destroying all humans, making it the greatest game ever made. Possibly.

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