News Wrap 01Good morning. How about we help you get this week off to a positive start with these tasty treats.

Rockstar is giving you all half a million dollars. That’s for GTA Online and only if you have played the game in October 2013. You will get the money as two deposits so you “don’t spend it all in one place!” There is also a title update (1.04) due sometime this week. [More on Rockstar Newswire]

Konami has “identified key issues and is currently preparing a solution” for the online component of the Xbox 360 version of PES 2014. An update for the game is being planned and will be dated via the various Konami social channels.

Electrocutioner has been revealed as the next assassin in Batman: Arkham Origins. You can watch some unofficial footage here.

Resident Evil 7 has been in development since 2012 if an ex-costume designer for motion capture and animation studio House of Moves is to be believed. Capcom has said that it “hasn’t made any official announcements about Resident Evil 7, so we don’t have a comment to make on this.” [More on CVG]

The Activision buyback of their own shares from Vivendi have been given the go-ahead the Delaware Supreme Court. [More on CVG]

The folks in the UK keen to get their hands on the Xbox One and titles like Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, Ryse, Killer Instinct, Battlefield 4 and FIFA 14 can do so in London from 25 October to 3 November, and in Manchester from 18 to 27 November. You will need to register here to get in.

Assassin’s Creed IV director Ashraf Ismail has expressed his desire to take the series to ancient Egypt. In an interview he said: “Ancient Egypt could be a really cool place. We have a really cool explanation for how we can do this, and it is with this Animus device that allows us to go to anytime in history.” [More on Eurogamer]

Sony Santa Monica has ceased development of DLC for God of War: Ascension and is transitioning to “other projects”. [More on CVG]

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD has boosted the sales of the Wii U in the UK by 685%, boosting Nintendo’s belief that “software sells hardware”. [More on MCV]

A Dark Souls comic book has been announced. Dark Souls: Into the Light will be released free online, but a limited run of printed versions will be available “for certain editions of the game in certain countries.” [More on Polygon]

Dark Horse Comics will be publishing a comic book series based on CD Projekt’s The Witcher property. The first issue will be available 19 March 2014.

Videos

A new trailer for BandFuse: Rock Legends featuring Social Distortion’s Mike Ness. The game is out on 19 November in the US.

http://youtu.be/N9zGM0XYViI

The celebration video for Borderlands 2: Game of the Year edition.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Video Game has been announced via teaser trailer. The game will launch alongside the feature film next spring [Northern Hemisphere] for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS and Windows PC.

15 minutes of Deep Down over two videos.

http://youtu.be/PlB5RB6t3Nc

http://youtu.be/dVAe5LLya0o

Amnesia developer, Frictional Games, has revealed its new project SOMA – a first-person sci-fi horror game set for release in 2015 and due on PS4 and PC.

The iOS and Android version of Batman: Arkham Origins has been announced. The game is a free-to-play brawler.

Gameplay from the PS Vita version of Injustice: Gods Among Us.

A PS4 themed apartment created by Sony France called ‘Appartement 4’.

Check out the Steam Controller in action.

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