Gaming News Wrap [13 Aug 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 03Good morning all. It’s all Gamescom this, Gamescom that. Well, we’re not there (might be due to stating “eating brains” as the purpose of visit on visa application) but that doesn’t stop us from, well, eating brains. And covering Gamescom.

If you’re looking for more things you may have missed from the Gamescom circus, head here:

Today, there’s EA at 10am (CET) and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain at 8pm (CET)

Games

Season Two of Killer Instinct will be available from 15 October. The Season Two Combo Breaker Pack will cost $19.99 and feature eight fighters starting with TJ Combo and Maya, plus a new fighter each month. Individual fighters will cost $4.99 each, while fans can pick up TJ Combo early by purchasing the Ultra Edition between 23 September and 14 October.

Madden NFL 15 will not be getting a free demo prior to release, marking the first time in ten years that this is the case. Instead gamers will get early access on the Xbox One if they are EA Access subscribers.

Industry

It appears Sega is ready to settle in the Aliens: Colonial Marines lawsuit to the tune of $1.25 million. Gearbox on the other hand continue to stand fast and fight the lawsuit. [More…]

The Unity Pro engine has been offered for free to all participants of the ID@Xbox developer program. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

Major Nelson has outlined a number of new features heading to the Xbox One, including “more social features, new ways to watch TV, and USB and DLNA Support”. It’s all coming soon, but not dated just yet.

Videos

A new Silent Hill game is coming. Silent Hills is a collaboration between Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and horror movie director Guillermo del Toro, with the Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus (or Daryl Dixon in the show) taking the lead role. That’s what the trailer for P.T. at Sony’s Gamescom press conference was all  about. Ah… [More…] The video below is from the ‘interactive teaser’ made available after P.T. was revealed. Someone is clearly a little excited by the game…

A developer diary  from Gamescom of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Get behind the scenes with Diablo 3. It’s evil. [More…]

Get a glimpse into Kyrat with this new Far Cry 4 trailer.

Fernando Alonso hits a hot lap on the Bahrain International Circuit in F1 2014.

Risen 3: Titan Lords is out this week. Check out the three factions in the game.

This is Nero, a new game coming to the Xbox One as part of Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program.

Journey and The Unfinished Swan will be heading to the PS4 with both supporting 1080p.

RollerCoaster Tycoon World has been announced and will arrive for PCs in early 2015. It will feature co-operative multiplayer and rollercoasters. Obviously. [More…]

Want to see what you missed at Gfinity‘s G3? This…

http://youtu.be/6I96ELnjza8

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