Gaming News Wrap [18 Sep 2014]

News Wrap 02Good morning everyone. A video-laden Gaming News Wrap for you today, but who needs words when moving images are much more entertaining?

Games

Details (and a trailer) for the co-op mode coming to Call of Duty Advanced Warfare is expected “this month” and it’s “hot” apparently. [via Twitter]

Destiny clan Primeguard are the first to complete Vault of Glass – the game’s toughest encounter so far – with a time of 10 hours, 42 minutes and 3 seconds. [via Twitter]

A new Gran Turismo 6 update has been released and adds new cars, a new track and a new mode. And it’s all for free. Bonus. [More…]

A new patch has been released for the PS3 version of Minecraft which now allows for world transfers to the PS4 version of the game. [via Twitter]

Goat Simulator is now available for Android and iOS devices. It costs you just £2.99 / $4.99 for endless hours of goating about.

NHL 2K will be released on iOS and Android devices this autumn at a price of $7.99, marking the return of the dormant ice hockey series.

Consoles & Hardware

The Xbox One controller for PC has been announced. The controller comes with a USB cord and will work on a PC straight out of the box. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

A Capcom sale has kicked off on the PlayStation Network.You can get up to 75% off until 22 September on a number of titles including: Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Monster Hunter, Street Fighter, and Mega Man. Details here.

Industry

While retailers bought $500 million worth of Destiny, Activision has revealed that consumers bought $375 million in the game’s first five days of release. [More…] The game also drove the “biggest hardware sales week” of 2014 in North America last week.

Sony has forecast a net loss of 230 billion yen (£1.3b/$2.1b) for their current business year which ends in March 2015, largely due to their struggling smartphone division. [More…]

The Unity Pro engine is now available for free to all licensed PlayStation developers. [More…]

Videos

The EU PS Store has been updated and features the usual array of new titles, add-ons and discounted goods. Full details can be found here.

Find out more about the new features (concept squad, loan players and more) coming to the FIFA 15 Ultimate Team.

Alien: Isolation will feature around six months of content post launch as extensions to the just announced ‘Survivor’ mode. The first of these DLC packs will be available on 28 October with the final one arriving in March 2015. There will of course be the ubiquitous season pass available. [More…]

A TGS trailer for The Evil Within.

D4 (or Dark Dreams Don’t Die) will launch 19 September at a price of $14.99 via digital download for Xbox One.

Bloodborne has been dated for release. You can get the PS4 exclusive game on 6 February 2015. [More…]

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain gets a TGS trailer. Of course.

Some Halo 3 and Zanzibar gameplay from the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection. There’s also a selection of new screenshots here.

‘Driving social’ in this new trailer for The Crew.

A video claiming to detail the features available in the PS Plus Edition of DriveClub.

The PES 2015 demo release date in Europe “will be announced shortly”. To fill the wait (which will be longer than ten minutes admittedly) you can watch this gameplay footage from the PS4 version of the game.

Final Fantasy 15 will get a playable demo. The demo will be called Final Fantasy 15 Episode Duscae, and will launch alongside Final Fantasy Type 0 HD in Europe on 20 March 2015.

A new gameplay trailer for Samurai Warriors 4.

New cosplay outfits for Bayonetta 2.

Check out this gameplay footage from Gearbox’s Battleborn.

This. Is. Awesome. It’s LEGO Titanfall. Unofficial. Of course.

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