Gaming News Wrap [22 Sep 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 06Good day everyone. Let’s kick Monday in the head with the Gaming News Wrap.

Games

The final DLC map for Titanfall has been detailed by Respawn. ‘Sand Trap’ is the third map in the IMC Rising DLC pack.

It seems that GTA V on new-gen and PC will be getting a first-person mode. That’s according to a cached version of rockstargames.com spotted by AllGamesBeta. Along with previously revealed graphics enhancements, the page mentions: “A brand new first person mode for vehicles that shows the interior of the vehicle, including working speedometers, tachometers, dash lights, and more” as well as a “brand new first person mode while on foot”.

A full reveal of United Front’s Sleeping Dogs successor is promised today. The game – Triad Wars – has been confirmed as an online PC game. [More…]

The second round of beta for Elite Dangerous will kick off on 30 September. The update promises a number of tweaks and additions to the beta. [More…]

Atlus and Sega have announced that Persona 4 Arena Ultimax will release in Europe in November, and will add new characters and styles.

Sonic Boom on the Wii U will be released a week earlier than originally scheduled in the US. It will now be available on 11 November.

Consoles & Hardware

Sony has revealed a news DriveClub PS4 bundle. The two new bundles are exclusively available in selected European countries (for now) and come in Glacier White PS4, with a white Dualshock 4 and the game for €439.99, and a black PS4, with two DualShock 4s, the PlayStation Camera and the game for €499.99.

Oculus Rift has revealed its new Oculus Rift ‘Crescent Bay’ prototype, which features integrated audio and 360° tracking.

Industry

The Rock Band Network is no more. After four years and 2121 user-created songs, Harmonix has called it a day.

The Assassin’s Creed film has been delayed beyond its original 7 August 2015 release date, and is now expected in 2016. [More…]

The UK sales of the PS4 jumped 300% in the launch week of Destiny, reportedly selling two consoles for every Xbox One sold. [More…]

Videos

A weapons focused trailer for The Order: 1886. Pew-pew. You can read more here.

This Alien Isolation trailer wants to hear you scream.

Eden Hazard shows off the new skills moves in FIFA 15.

Forza Horizon 2 goes live action. The  VIP Membership and Car Pass offerings have also been detailed.

RIDE is the new racing IP from Milestone, and will feature “over 100 bikes, in 4 classes – Superbike, Supersport, Naked and Historic bikes on City, Country and Historic circuits.”

A co-op gameplay trailer for Battleborn.

Patch 1.04 and Omega Mode for Ultra Street Fighter IV will arrive in October.

The launch trailer for Wasteland 2 has launched. It has of course taken 25 years for the sequel to arrive, but for fans, the wait is over. The game is now available via Steam for £29.99/€39.99 for the Classic Edition and £44.99/€54.99 for the Digital Deluxe Edition.

Direct feed gameplay footage of Final Fantasy XV.

A trailer and PS4 gameplay footage from Kingdom Under Fire II.

First gameplay footage from Dragon Quest Heroes.

Watch as the Boardwalk Empire intro is made using GTA V.

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