Gaming News Wrap [12 Dec 2014]

News Wrap 05Let’s throw a party, you’ve made it to the end of the week. But will you survive the weekend, what with the threat of a zombie apocalypse and that?

Games

A new (server-side) update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been released which makes changes to the playlist and brings back SWAT. [More…]

Far Cry 4 on the PC has been updated to version 1.5.0 and “fixes various control” and other issues. Details can be found here.

Borderlands: Remastered Edition has been spotted on the Australian Classification Board, suggesting Pandora will be revisited on Xbox One, PS4 and PC with prettier graphics. [More…]

The first piece of DLC for The Evil Within has been announced. ‘The Assignment’ will launch in early 2015 and will centre on Detective Castellanos’ mysterious partner, Juli Kidman. [More…]

Check out the limited editions and pre-order extras you can score for Bloodborne. The big one of the two limited editions is the ‘Bloodborne Nightmare Edition’ with a RRP of €119.99 RRP, and comes in a “unique Book Tin” with the game, SteelBook case, art book, digital soundtrack, Bloodborne gothic notebook, quill & red ink set, ‘Top Hat’ Messenger skin and a bell trinket. [More…]

The Last Guardian is “making progress under completely new conditions,” according to Team Ico boss and game director Fumito Ueda. As to what exactly that means, your guess is as good as ours. [More…]

Square Enix has officially confirmed Final Fantasy 10 / 10-2 HD for the PS4. The pack will be available as both a physical release and digital download at a cost of £34.99 in spring 2015.

Industry

The Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the US and UK this November. [More…]

On Monday, Ninja Theory will be revealing their new project. [via Twitter]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The EU PlayStation Store has been updated and brings Destiny DLC, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, Yakuza 4, Yakuza: Dead Souls, Rock Boshers DX, new Christmas deals and more.

It appears as if friend notifications may eventually be heading to the PS4, if this video from Sony themselves is anything to go by.

The Havoc early access weapons for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare are now available.

Behind the scenes with the voice cast of Saints Row: Gat out of Hell.

Tropico 5 is going ‘Waterbourne’ with a new expansion on 17 December. The £14.99/€19.99/$19.99 expansion adds a “new campaign and story spanning 6 challenging missions, 9 new off-shore buildings and marine vehicles, 4 new island maps (also available for sandbox games)” and more.

Patch 1.80 for Killzone Shadow Fall has been released and adds a new in-game currency called Valor. The currency can be spent on in-game customisation and gameplay boost DLC. [More…]

2D ‘eSports’ platformer #IDARB (It Draws a Red Box) will be out exclusively on the Xbox One in February and will be the Games with Gold offering for the month. [More…]

Valve has rebuilt the classic Counter Strike map ‘Train’ for CS:GO.

Developer Zoink Games (Stick it to the Man) has announced Zombie Vikings – a 2D brawler set for a July 2015 release on PS4 and PC.

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Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O'Shea when in his human disguise.