Gaming News Wrap [2 Mar 2015]

Breakfast Wrap 08Tasty goodness for your brain… it’s the Gaming News Wrap.

Games

A new patch has been released for the Xbox One version of Evolve which fixes the lost progress and save game data issues users had reported. A number of other issues were fixed too, details of which can be found here.

A recent developer Q&A for Destiny on the Bungie.net forums revealed that the team were always looking at how to improve Exotics and that they will be looking at ways to improve how Crucible rewards work. [via VG24/7]

Visceral Games has assured PC gamers that Battlefield Hardline will be stable on launch. [More…]

Upcoming Assassin’s Creed games will feature a “more robust modern day” element than was offered in Assassin’s Creed Unity. [More…]

A modder has added support for offline co-op in the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations 2. However, you will need to use a gamepad to play it for now, and it does not yet work in Raid mode. [More…]

Episode two of Life is Strange has not been delayed – contrary to rumours. But while the game was originally scheduled for release on 13 March a tweet from the developers said “development is on track and we’re looking to release it before the end of March.”

Ridge Racer Unbounded has had its online servers taken down by Namco Bandai Europe. Solo mode and the track editor (sans sharing) will continue to be available. [More…]

MMO, Crowfall, has reached its Kickstarter $800,000 target in just three days. [More…]

Industry

The recent passing of Leonard Nimoy (RIP) was quickly acknowledged and mourned by the players of Star Trek Online. Players payed their respects by travelling to planet Vulcan in the game. Meanwhile, the game’s developer, Cryptic, will add an official in-game memorial to the man who played Spock from this Thursday, 5 March.

Dota 2 now has an install base of to 43 million worldwide – making it an estimated 34% of all Steam users. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

A developer diary for Battlefield Hardline which focuses on the game’s story.

A new Bloodborne boss has been revealed and it is called ‘Darkbeast’.

A new gameplay video for Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin.

Mortal Kombat X gets an ‘official’ story trailer.

‘What is Zombie Army Trilogy?’ asks this new gameplay video.

Dying Light and its accolades…

HTC has announced its VR headset, HTC RE Vive, which is “powered by SteamVR” and features “1,200 by 1,080 pixel screen in front of each eye, with refresh rates of a blistering 90 frames per second”. [More…]

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will be arriving for the Xbox One (exclusively) on 18 March, with “five new game modes, four-person multiplayer, a new progression system, and an expanded line-up of characters.” It will cost $14,99 on release. [via Press Release]

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