Gaming News Wrap [18 Apr 2014]

Easter News Wrap 02Good morning. Going to make this a low key Gaming News Wrap today. Happy Easter all you humans that celebrate it.


Two titles have been discounted for the PS4 on the PS Store. Until 22 April, you can pick up Battlefield 4 and Need for Speed Rivals for €49.99 / $69.95 / £39.99 each. [via PlayStation Blog]

More PS3 and PS Vita titles have also been added to the Easter Sale on the PS Store. You can see the full list here.

Naughty Dog and Sony are “looking into” the possibility of discounting the PS4 version of The Last of Us for owners of the game on PS3. The suggestion was made in the comments section of the PlayStation Blog.

It would appear that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 may not make an appearance on Xbox One at all. Activision has announced that it has indefinitely delayed the Xbox One version of the game, telling MCV that “when and whether ASM2 is released on Xbox One is TBD.” No reason has been given, but is this a sign of issues with the Microsoft console, one feels the need to ask.

Ten new Rockstar verified jobs have been released for GTA Online, and features the usual mix of racing and deathmatch action. [More on Rockstar Newswire]

Disney Infinity 2.0 will be out this August and will include characters from the Marvel universe, according to a now pulled Disney statement spotted by Infinity Inquirer.

A new Prince of Persia is in the works and uses the Rayman Legends engine, according to a new report. Ubisoft has not confirmed (or denied) the rumour. [More on]

The Walking Dead Season 2 will hit the PS Vita on 22 April in the US and 23 April in Europe at a price of £3.99/€4.99/$4.99 per episode.

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Silent Hill Origins will be coming to the PlayStation Network at a price of £7.99 each. Both titles will be playable on PSP and PS Vita. No release date has been announced yet.


A 32GB Wii U Mario Kart 8 hardware bundle is reportedly being planned with an  expected retail price of €299. [More on CVG]


ZeniMax has filed three trademarks for ‘Nuka Cola’ – the soft drink featured in Fallout. [via NeoGAF]

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Microsoft working on Xbox One and DStv integration. [More on MyGaming]

Registrations open for the MWEB GameZone Masters Series eSniper 1v1 Tournament. [More on MWEB GameZone]

Screenshots & Concept Art


MLB 14 on the PS4.

Codemasters is teasing a new GRID game. Expect more information on 22 April.

Risen 3 teaser trailer.

Ubisoft has announced an eBook sequel to Watch_Dogs called ‘Dark Clouds’.

Tropico 5 will get a limited special edition when the game launches for PC on 23 May. Details here.

Do you like chess? Then you’ll probably like Pure Chess for the PS4.

Mercenary Kings developer, Tribute Games, have revealed their new game called Curses ‘n Chaos coming to PC and PS Vita.