Gaming News Wrap [15 Oct 2014]

News Wrap 08Welcome to another edition of the Gaming News Wrap. Everything you need to know in less time than it takes to make breakfast.

Gaming

A Destiny hotfix (1.0.2.2) has been released and focuses on “a number of changes to weapon balance across archetypes (e.g., lowering Auto Rifle effectiveness and increasing Scout Rifle damage output), specific weapons (Vex Mythoclast and Pocket Infinity) and includes a number of fixes to issues with the Templar encounter in the Vault of Glass.” Full details can be found here.

A FIFA 15 update has been released for the Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game. The update corrects a number of items, but EA is still investigating the stuttering issues affecting some PS4 players.

The complete season one of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead is now available for Xbox One.

Ten new Rockstar verified GTA Online Jobs are now available, and they all take to the air. [More…]

The DLC for WWE 2K15 will offer three new Showcase scenarios, classic wrestlers from WCW and up-and-comers from NXT and an accelerated way to unlock all of the base game’s content. The DLC – except the WCW Pack and NXT Arrival Pack – will be available via a $24.99 season pass. [More…]

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare will be available for Xbox 360 and PS3 on 29 October.

Sales & Discounts

This week’s Deals with Gold prepare for Dragon Age. On the Xbox 360, Dragon Age 1 and 2, along with some expansions are discounted. Also discounted is EA’s other RPG, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The Xbox One sees Rayman, Worms and Outlast among the discounted items. Details can be found here.

The US PS Store update has gone live, bringing Sleeping Dogs, Minecraft on Vita, The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. There are a number of new sale and discounted ‘bundled’ items including Batman, Dead Island, Borderlands and more. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

Sony has confirmed that the standalone ‘Glacier White’ PS4 listed by Amazon will be released in the UK this Friday (17 October).

Two Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity bundles have been spotted by VGLeaks. Both contain Assassin’s Creed Unity and Assassin’s Creed IV and come either with the Xbox One and Kinect for €509.99, or without the Kinect at a price of €409.99.

Vine is now available as an app for the Xbox One. [More…]

Industry

The NBA Live 15 soundtrack is now available.

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

This is how you survive Kyrat in Far Cry 4.

Alongside the trailer, a number of gameplay videos from Far Cry 4 have hit the internet.

A story trailer for Dragon Age Inquisition.

The Evil Within launch trailer… get your motor running.

The first 15 minutes of The Evil Within have also made there way onto the internet – if you need more convincing about the game.

The launch trailer for the second season of Killer Instinct. The game will be bumped up from its 720p resolution to 900p for the second season. [More…]

Rebel Galaxy – a new game from ex-Torchlight and Diablo developers – has been announced. The game is due out next year on Steam, PS4 and “maybe XBox One”. [More…]

The first trailer for the PlayStation original series Powers has been released.

PlayStation TV has launched in the US at a starting price of $99.99 for the standalone system or $139.99 as a bundle. [More…]

Behind the scenes with Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal.

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