Gaming News Wrap [23 Jan 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 04Good morning all. Some days, the Gaming News Wrap feels empty. Others, not so. Today is a little bit of an “other”.

Games

Check out the latest roster reveals for EA Sports UFC.

Grand Theft Auto V has been listed by both Amazon Germany and Amazon France. Of course, that should not be taken as any form of confirmation of the game’s existence, so wait for Rockstar to confirm or deny soon. [More on CVG]

FIFA 14 on the Xbox One has been patched. The update is the same as the one the PS4 received in December. Details of the patch can be found here.

A new special edition of Grid 2 has been released on Steam by Codemasters. Grid 2: Reloaded Edition includes the full Grid 2 game and nine extra DLC packs for the total price of £29.99 / €44.99 / $49.99.

Deus Ex: The Fall has been released for Android devices. The game weighs in at 862MB in size and requires Android version 3.2 or higher. It is priced at £4.99/€5.99/$6.99 and can be purchased now from the Google Play store.

The original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney trilogy is coming to the 3DS. In Japan at least. Ace Attorney 123: Wright Selection will be available on 14 April and features Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Ace Attorney: Justice For All and Ace Attorney: Trials And Tribulations. [More on Gematsu]

Hardware

Rumours are doing the rounds that Nintendo are working on a new “next-gen” system called ‘Fusion’. A list of “possible” specifications is already doing the rounds, and can be viewed on The Escapist.

Industry

Microsoft has now asked Machinima to mark videos which are part of its paid-for Xbox One content deal as advertising. [More on Eurogamer]

Dead Rising 3 has shipped more than one million copies between 22 November and 20 December. The game is therefore likely to surpass Capcom’s initial anticipated sales of 1.2 million by the end of March 2014. [More on Capcom’s Website]

Double Fine’s Tim Schafer has said that he would love to create another game based on the Brutal Legend universe. It may not be a sequel but just DLC for the original game released in 2009. [More on GameSpot]

Star Citizen, the MMO from Chris Roberts, has now raised $37 million via Kickstarter and then independent crowdfunding. [More on CVG]

Videos

What’s coming to the EU PlayStation Store following the update? Some OlliOlli, Grid 2, Dragon Ball Z and more. Full details on the EU PlayStation Blog.

New open-world RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance has started its Kickstarter campaign. The promises to mix “the freedom and mechanics of Skyrim, the setting of Mount and Blade, the storytelling styles of The Witcher and Red Dead Redemption, and the tough combat dynamics of Dark Souls,” and aims to secure £300,000 by 21 February. The remaining funding required will come from as private investor.

A new Elder Scrolls Online video has been released and features almost eight minutes of gameplay.

A full cinematic trailer for ‘Left Behind’, coming to The Last of Us on 14 February.

A video interview about The Last of Us DLC ‘Left Behind’.

A new Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare trailer.

‘War of the Light Part 1’ – an expansion for DC Universe Online – will be released a week early to Legendary members. Legendary members can access the content from 22 January, while everyone else will need to wait until 28 January.

Superman will be joining the cast of MOBA Infinite Crisis (beta) on 5 February.

The Golf Club is a new golf game in development at HB Studios coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC in Spring (or Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere).

The documentary on Gran Turismo and its creator Kazunori Yamauchi – ‘KAZ: Pushing The Virtual Divide‘ – is now out on Hulu in the US and will be available on Sony Movie Channel, Sony Entertainment Network, Amazon Instant Video and Crackle on 5 February.

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