Gaming News Wrap [19 Jan 2015]

News Wrap 01And we’re off… with yet another week.

Games

Ubisoft says that Watch Dogs 2 must “appeal to fans in a new way” and that there is “a lot of room for improvement.” The sequel has not however been officially announced yet. [More…]

Rockstar is offering to make up for the delay of GTA V on PC by giving those that pre-order the game from Rockstar Warehouse $500K in-game cash for the story mode, and another $500K for GTA Online. On top of that, pre-ordering before 1 February also entitles you to an additional $300K for online and a game from the firm’s back-catalog.

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada will be heading to PC as a real time strategy adaptation of the Games Workshop’s famous tabletop game. [More…]

Industry

Destiny was the PS Store’s top download on PS4 for 2014. Minecraft held the honour on PS3, and Sword Art Online took top spot for the PS Vita. [More…]

Harmonix is doing a survey for a new Rock Band title. Looks like a series revival might be on the cards.

Starbreeze has sold its Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games for $500,000 in cash. [More…]

Microsoft has issued a statement to clarify its rules for streamers using Xbox game content on services such as YouTube and Twitch.

Hatred has received an Adults Only rating in the US – only the second game to receive the rating based only on violence. [More…]

A second UK man has been arrested in connection with the Christmas 2014 DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN. [More…]

Videos

The Order 1886 has gone gold and is on schedule for its 20 February release. The pre-order bonuses for the game have also been revealed.

Saints Row: Gat out of Hell has an official launch trailer – the game launches this week.

A third track for the Japanese DLC heading to DriveClub has been revealed.

And the fourth track too.

 

And how about the fifth track? The Japanese DLC for DriveClub will be available from today.

New gameplay footage from Bloodborne.

This Mortal Kombat X trailer features Kitana and Kung Lao.

H1Z1 is now available on Steam Early Access for the price of $19.99.

Yakuza Zero has a story trailer.

WWE Immortals from NetherRealm Studios puts wrestlers in a fantasy setting and is now available for to iOS and Android devices.

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