Gaming News Wrap [18 June 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 02Good morning everyone. You know the drill by now. You visit us in the morning, we force-feed you all the gaming news in bite-sized chunks. Enjoy.

Games

Rockstar Games have released the “I’m Not a Hipster” Update for GTA Online. Along with new outfits, there are seven new cars and new weapons. There are also a number of tweaks brought about by the update and 12 new Jobs. [More…]

The FIFA 15 boxart has revealed that Ultimate Team Legends is an Xbox exclusive. This has not been officially confirmed by EA. [More…]

EA Sports UFC is now available for the Xbox One via digital download at $59.99. There is also a demo available if you would like to try before you buy.

According to Dragon Age: Inquisition executive producer Mark Darrah, the “endings [in the game] are major variations based upon your choices in the game. There are only a few completely unique endings”. [via Twitter]

Sales & Discounts

This week’s Deals with Gold have been announced. One Xbox One, you can grab Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition and Strider for 50% off, while Killer Instinct’s Sabrewolf is 80% off. On Xbox 360, there’s a slight Rockstar Games theme running with Bully, LA Noire and more discounted, as well as Saints Row related goodies. [More…]

The US PS Store update has brought about a number of titles for pre-order, as well as titles for sale. Full details can be found here.

Industry

EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has told Polygon that Dead Space will return and that we mustn’t think of Battlefield as an annualised franchise now.

Respawn may be working on a third person action game. CVG cites the recent addition of around nine ex-God of War developers.

Ubisoft is working to diversifying their characters (and worlds) following some criticism of their recent ‘bland’ characters. [More…]

Yves Guillemot – the CEO of Ubisoft – believes that the Wii U will perform better at the “right price”. He went on to say that “Nintendo has to perform this year, otherwise they will have less games”. [More…]

The Unity 4.3 engine is now available for the PS4.  To get access the engine, developers need to register with Sony. “Once registered, developers can download Unity for PlayStation4, get creating and self-publish.” [via Press Release]

eSports

DreamHack‘s Hearthstone winner has been accused of cheating. However, the runner-up Jason ‘Amaz’ Chan seems to believe there was no wrong doing on the part of Radu ‘RDU’ Dima, who walked away with $10,000. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The ‘Expedition’ DLC for Titanfall has launched on the Xbox 360. It weighs in at 639.45 MB and is priced at £7.99. The DLC introduces three new multiplayer maps: Runoff, Swampland and War Games. To coincide, a 78MB patch has also been released. [More…]

Titanfall: Free the Frontier. Live action and gameplay footage at its best. Now pretend you don’t want to play the game.

Get behind-the-scenes in this new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer.

Street racing is the discipline in focus in this trailer for GRiD Autosport.

Eurogamer got some hands-on time with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel at E3. This is their video of it.

Crackdown will use the Xbox One’s cloud computing to render the open-world destruction in real time. This is it in action.

Deadpool is coming to Zen Pinball 2 next week. [More…]

Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack should be available today for the PS3 and Xbox 360. The previously PS Vita exclusive costs $7.99/€6.99/£5.49, but owners of the game on the Vita can buy a $3.99/€2.99/£2.39 upgrade pack.

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