Gaming News Wrap [20 Feb 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 04Good morning everyone. We got your gaming news and gaming videos here for you in one neat little bundle – saving you time, and therfore, saving you money. Zombies are awesome right?

Games

Day 3 of the Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale is go. The titles discounted for today only are: FIFA 14 (50% off), Dead Island Riptide (50% off), Skyrim (67% off), Left 4 Dead (75% off), Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (67% off), Darksiders (75% off) and Bejeweled 3 (93% off). [via Major Nelson]

Sony has launched a sale on its PS3 inFamous games until 26 February. You can get InFamous for £7.36 / €10.04, InFamous 2 for £10.39 / €12.99, InFamous: Festival Of Blood for £5.59 / €6.99, and InFamous Collection (all three titles) for £15.38 / €18.89. PS Plus subscribers are entitled to an additional 10% off. [More on EU PlayStation Blog]

inFamous: Second Son will need 24GB of storage space on your PS4 for its mandatory installation.

The known ‘Burn Cards’ for Titanfall have been revealed via CVG. The 44 (of 50) known ‘Burn Cards’ are essentially perks which are collected after each match and can be used for the duration of one life in the game.

The Xbox 360 version of Titanfall is “coming along really well”. That’s according to the game’s producer Drew McCoy on NeoGAF.

Free weapon shortcut kits will be given to Battlefield 4 players in the coming weeks as part of the Battlefield 4 Player Appreciation Month. [More on the Battlefield Blog]

The latest personalisation packs for Call of Duty Ghosts on Xbox will be out today according to Infinity Ward. There are ten packs available and each pack will cost $1.99 each, except for the Captain Price Legendary pack, which will cost $3.99.

Capcom has revealed that Deep Down will only feature one playable character, who will be male. This announcement follows “misleading information” which claimed the game has 12 playable characters, all of which are male characters. [More on Eurogamer]

The retail version of The Pinball Arcade on PS4 will be be available from 21 February, and comes with of all 22 tables released on the PS4 version to date.

TowerFall Ascension will be out on PS4 in the US on 11 March. A European release is still to be dated.

Shenmue looks to be cancelled according to a listing on the US patent website. [More on CVG]

Two new maps are available for Killzone: Mercenary on PS Vita. The good news is that the maps are free. The maps will be available via a mandatory 167MB update. [More on the Killzone Forum]

2K has “no update” on the status of the PS Vita version of BioShock following the plans to shut Irrational Games. [More on CVG]

Square Enix have said that they would “definitely be interested” in bringing future Final Fantasy titles to PC. [More on Eurogamer]

Industry

Eutechnyx (the studio behind the NASCAR series of games and Auto Club Revolution) has suffered another round of layoffs. Along with the layoffs, a number of staff have been loaned to Ubisoft Reflections to help work on The Division. [More on Eurogamer]

Videos

Valve will be releasing an internally developed documentary about three pro gamers competing in Dota 2. Free to Play will be available via Steam on 19 March.

Titanfall TV spot. Wub-wub.

Find out all about blacksmithing in this Elder Scrolls Online developer video.

A new Dark Souls 2 trailer. The game is out in March.

Sacred 3 will be coming to the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 this “summer”.

Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Edition has been announced for Xbox One and PS4. The game will be available in March. [More on Official Website]

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster trailer.

A trailer for the ‘Beasts of War’ DLC pack for Rome 2: Total War.

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