Gaming News Wrap [12 May 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 01Good morning. Did you survive the weekend? Good, because when the zombie apocalypse comes it won’t be so easy.

Games

Updates and DLC for the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall will arrive after the Xbox One and PC versions due to the use of an external developer on the older platform. ‘Expedition’ will be out this month for Xbox One and PC and is expected in June for Xbox 360. [More…]

Sony claims that Watch_Dogs runs at 60fps with 1080p resolution on the PS4. Ubisoft is still to reveal the performance on other platforms.

The Achievements for Wolfenstein: The New Order have been revealed. Collect this, unlock that and complete stages – the standard stuff really. [More…]

Planetside 2 will run at full 1080p on PS4. SOE’s MMO first-person shooter will be showcased at E3. [More…]

The first glimpse of Dragon’s Teeth footage for Battlefield 4 is due this week. The when is not confirmed. You can expect it on the Battlefield Youtube channel. [via Twitter]

EA has launched a Battlefield 4 Community Test Environment on PC and for a limited number of Premium subscribers. [More…]

The Sunset Overdrive boxart has been revealed. It’s colourful, just like the game.

EA will be shutting down the multiplayer servers of around 50 games next month due to the closure of GameSpy. Older versions of Battlefield, FIFA and more – on a variety of platforms – are affected. [More…]

Robotoki’s CryEngine powered debut game, Human Element, will be published by Nexon worldwide. The game from Robert Bowling’s indie studio is an open-world zombie survival game expected late 2015. [More…]

Borderlands 2 for the PS Vita has been dated for European release. You’ll be able to grab the game on 28 May, so get ready to take your looting mobile. [Source]

Final Fantasy III is coming to Steam “soon” with “new 3D visuals and story sequences” optimised for PC gaming.

Industry

Square Enix has upwardly revised its financial results forecast for their business year ended in March 2014. This follows better than expected sales of a number of titles, including “strong” Final Fantasy XIV sales and “favourable” Tomb Raider performance. [More…]

Three Fields Entertainment, formed by ex-Criterion Games co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, is working on two new games. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The multiplayer features trailer for Tropico 5.

Episode 3 of The Walking Dead Season 2 will arrive this week. The game is available on PC/Mac and PS3 (in the US) on Tuesday, while PS3 gamers in Europe and Xbox 360 everywhere get the game on Wednesday. iOS release is on Thursday.

Cel Damage HD is out for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita in Europe on 14 May.

Never Alone has been announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC. The game is expected as a digital download “in the fall of this year” at a price of $14.99. [More…]

When is a first-person shooter not like any FPS you  have played before? When its VizionEck, which has been announced for PS4. [More…]

The launch trailer for Super Time Force, which is out this week for Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Meet two more characters coming to Transformers Universe.

The teaser trailer for Killing Floor 2 coming to PC. [More…]

Harmonix has released free-to-play Record Run – their new rhythm-based game – for iPhone and iPad.

About Zombie Dredd

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