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Games

Footage from Gears of War for Xbox One has leaked online (and generally pulled by controlling folk). pretty much confirming the existence of something heading to the new console before the new entry into the series.
In fact, Microsoft has moved to severely punish those responsible for the leak and have suspended their Xbox Live accounts while a legal investigation into a breach of NDA is done.

It looks like The Division may feature an alpha and a beta. Or one and not the other. Maybe. [More…]

The third season of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead will not arrive this year, but something related to the series will be arriving, with news “soon”. [More…]

Sony will be treating No Man’s Sky like a first-party release according to PlayStation UK’s Fergal Gara. [More…]

Sledgehammer have announced five new non-akimbo variants of the SAC3 and ten Royalty Elite variants coming to Call of Duty Advanced Warfare on 19 May.

Ten new Rockstar verified jobs are now available for GTA Online on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Details can be found here.

It seems H1Z1 players are afraid of the dark. According to data, a large number of players log out of the game when nighttime arrives. [More…]

Blizzard has banned over 100,000 World of Warcraft accounts for using bots. Cheaters eh? [More…]

Minecraft is the most popular game on YouTube, with more hours of the game being uploaded than any other game ever.

Sales & Discounts

A new sale has started on the EU PlayStation Store and it features plenty of top titles including Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Dragon Age: Inquisition and more discounted by up to 70%. Details are available here.

Industry

Microsoft has confirmed that its E3 media briefing will take place at 9:30am (so around 6:30pm in SA) on Monday 15 June. [More…]

Ubisoft will hold their press conference at E3 on Monday 15 June from 3 PM PDT – or 12:00am on 16 June in South Africa.

Konami looks set to make mobile their main platform, as new CEO Hideki Hayakawa seems to see it as the future of gaming. [More…]

Twitch will be reducing the stream delay for some partners by 33% from, well, now already. [More…]

eSports

Blizzard has pumped over $1 million into their global tournament for Heroes of the Storm that will take place at BlizzCon 2015. Oh, and South Africa, it looks like you’re excluded with this one. [More…]

Videos

Rainbow Six Siege will be released on 13 October. Yay.

Meanwhile, changes are being made to the hit markers, pacing, firearms and more of Rainbow Six Siege following the recent closed alpha. [More…]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt promises a night to remember. Or just a new cinematic launch trailer at least.

The ‘House of Wolves’ expansion for Destiny arrives on 19 May, so of course there’s a launch trailer.

SMITE: Battleground of the Gods is currently in closed beta for Xbox One. So how about some footage then?

This appears to have snuck by unnoticed. FIFA 15 is now available via EA Access.

‘The Bozak Horde’ DLC for Dying Light arrives on 26 May. [More…]

Driveclub ‘Lamborghini Icons’ expansion pack has a trailer. The DLC will be available on 26 May. A new game update (1.15) arrives next week introduces the DS Survolt. [More…]

https://youtu.be/YV8ts2_hWko

Warframe has the ‘Den of Kubrow’ Bonus Weeks running from 14 to 26 May and featuring a number of activities. We’d suggest watching the video for more information, but expect double of things and bonus things.

Jack-7 has been revealed for Tekken 7.

https://youtu.be/JdqTjOmLmtU

Mercy is in action in Overwatch.

A second LEGO Jurassic World trailer. The game lands on 12 June for PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and PC.