Gaming News Wrap [17 Mar 2015]

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Games

The Raid mode for Resident Evil Revelations 2 will get online co-op on 31 March. Capcom confirmed this with Eurogamer.

Overkill’s The Walking Dead game is still to be revealed fully, but a few bit(e)s of information have been dropped by way of a Polygon interview. That’s if information such as it is “Payday-esque… in a bigger world” count for anything.

Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will be available via Steam from today. This is part of a transition of the games from Games for Windows Live, and will not allow for transferring of DLC bought on Games for Windows Live. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

This coming weekend (from Friday 20 March at 12:01am Pacific until Sunday 22 March 22 at 11:59pm Pacific) PS4 multiplayer access will be available for everyone. That means if you’re still unsure if PS Plus is worth subscribing to (even with all the free games every month) then you can try the multiplayer before buying.

Industry

Warner Bros. is reportedly working on Lego toys-to-life game due for release later this year.

It appears that some naughty retailers have started selling Bloodborne early – around a week before the game’s official release. [More…]

Crytek has signed a “major licensing deal with a mystery firm” in an effort to get back on track after last year’s troubles. Details of the agreement will be revealed “soon”. [More…]

Cities: Skylines has continued to sell well and has gone past 500,000 units sold since its release last week.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 lead designer Todd Alderman has returned home to Infinity Ward. Of course those supporting a remake of the game for the latest consoles will start to read into his return, but his job at Infinity Ward as multiplayer project director. [More…]

eSports

Fnatic defeated Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 at ESL One to take their second major CS: GO title. You can get the full details and videos about the final here.

Videos

The character design of Battlefield Hardline is the focus of this new video. The game is out this week.

And if you prefer your action more ‘real-world’ maybe this live-action Battlefield Hardline trailer is more your thing then.

Rory McIlroy has been announced as the new face (and name) of the EA Sports golf franchise. EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour will release in June 2015 for Xbox One and PS4.

Some (apparently the first) gameplay footage from the Xbox One version of Project Cars.

The first trailer for LEGO Jurassic World has been released.

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