Gaming News Wrap [12 Feb 2015]

Breakfast Wrap 04Go on, read this edition of the Gaming News Wrap. You may as well, you’ve got this far already.

Games

There will “probably” be a new Titanfall and it will “probably be a bigger footprint than just a single platform.” Those are the words of EA CFO Blake Jorgensen, who just confirmed what someone else appeared to say before.

Mass Effect 4 looks set to feature a multiplayer component, as EA is actively recruiting for an online producer for the game. [More…]

Warframe has received a new update called the ‘Eyes of Blight’. The update is “one of the biggest yet” and adds relays, a new operation, a new Archwing and weapons, new enemies, a new game mode and customisation features. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

SHAREfactory on the PS4 has been updated and brings “a raft of additions” including themes, a new gallery feature and additional personalization. [More…]

Industry

The studio formerly known as SOE, Daybreak Game Company, has laid of staff members at its San Diego and Austin studios. No numbers were revealed by the company. [More…]

eSports

Spectators can purchase tickets for the Call of Duty Championship for the first time in the event’s three years history. Tickets – priced either $50 or $100 depending on the package bought – will go on sale on 17 February. So if you’re in Los Angeles 27 to 29 March, you now have something to do. [More…]

Videos

The PlayStation Store update went live yesterday and brought Evolve, Don Bradman Cricket, DLC and more. Full details can be found here.

The latest (now available for Xbox platforms) personalization pack for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare celebrates the Call of Duty Championship. Meanwhile, Atlas Gorge, the map previously exclusive to Advanced Warfare season pass holders is now available to all for the price of $5 if you don’t have a season pass.

Mark Lamia of Treyarch took to the stage at DICE Summit 2015 where he spoke about the story of the Zombies co-op mode in Call of Duty: World at War.

Techland will be supporting Dying Light with free content updates alongside the paid-for ones. The first update will brings ‘Hard Mode’ with “deadlier and more vicious foes” and “scarce resources and supplies”. The update will also bring “improvements to the gameplay and a number of new character outfits,” and will be available in the “near future”. If you missed it, the video below features a redeem code for an in-game weapon.

The Gothic environments of Bloodborne are the focus of this new IGN First video.

The new ‘Defenders’ DLC for Resogun hits the PS4 on 18 February. For £3.99 / €4.99 / $4.99 the DLC will feature two new game modes – Protector and Commando. A free update called ‘Challengers’ is now available. [More…]

Go behind the scenes at Roll7 in this new OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood ‘making of’ video.

A story trailer for Homeworld: Remastered Collection.

The SimCity-like Cities: Skylines by Paradox Interactive will be available from 10 March for PC (Windows, Linux) and Mac.

SMITE: Battleground of the Gods season two brings a brand new Conquest map, god and item changes.

Hitman: Agent 47 has a new trailer. The movie is out in August.

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