Gaming News Wrap [13 Mar 2014]

News Wrap 04Good morning. Excuse the rush, but let’s get going with the news wrap.

Games

A Call of Duty sale has kicked off on the European PlayStation Store. Games and DLC are discounted on both the PS3 and PS4. Full details are available here.

The European PS3 version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes comes with a digital copy of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD if pre-ordered from the PS Store. [More on PlayStation Blog]

The recent announcement of the delay of The Witcher 3 will not have an impact on Cyberpunk 2077. The two games are being developed by two separate teams at CD Projekt Red. [More on GameSpot]

A 503 connection error on the PC version of Titanfall should no longer be a problem according to Respawn.

However, if you’re still encountering issues in Titanfall, EA and Respawn have launched a ‘known issues’ webpage, in which they also offer workarounds where available. Updates to sort the issues out are being worked on.

Concept art by a regular production house responsible for concept art for previous Forza games has hit the internet, and suggests a Forza Horizon sequel called Forza: Deep South. Images are available on AllGamesBeta.

A new promotional website for Dark Souls II has revealed that over 4 million deaths have already occurred in the game over the two platforms in just a few days. Yes, you will die.

According to PlayStation software product development head Scott Rohde, The Last Guardian is “absolutely in the mix” at Sony’s Worldwide Studios. [More on IGN]

The minimum PC requirements for Watch Dogs has been revealed. “IntelCore 2 Quad Q8400 2.66Ghz or AMDPhenom II X4 940 3.0Ghz, 6GB RAM, 1024 VRAM DirectX 11 Shader 5.0 SCard: DirectX9 25 GB”. [via Twitter]

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has left beta and the free-to-play game is now officially available for PC and Mac. The game is available for download here.

Hardware

Yet another report is suggesting that Sony will reveal their VR headset at GDC. According to Edge, the current prototype in third party developer’s hands is “far superior to Oculus Rift’s first incarnation”.

Industry

Take-Two has trademarked ‘Hangar 13. The trademark is for a “computer and video game”. [via AllGamesBeta]

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai is impressed by the PS4. As are a lot of people actually… [More on Gematsu]

Videos

The EU PlayStation Store has had its weekly update, and adds games (Dark Souls II, The Walking Dead and more), DLC, demos and more. The full line-up is available here.

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The EU launch trailer for Dark Souls II.

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Meet the Crusader from Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls, which arrives for PC on 25 March.

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Angry Birds Epic has been revealed, and it’s an RPG entry into the series. [More on Kotaku]

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A work-in-progress video of Keiji Inafunes Mighty No. 9.

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Kinect Sports Rivals ‘Become a Champion’ trailer.

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Sci-fi MMO WildStar will launch worldwide on PC on 3 June, with pre-orders opening on 19 March.

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Unreal Engine 4 can run in a web browser without needing a plugin.

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Razer has revealed their new ultra-thin Razer Blade gaming laptops. You can find out more about them here.

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A new Mario Golf World Tour trailer.

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