Gaming News Wrap [23 Oct 2014]

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Games

Titanfall will be getting a new four player co-op mode with update 8, as well as a number of new game modes, including Deadly Ground and Marked for Death Pro. There will also be a ranked play beta and plenty of tweaks and additions to the existing game. Details can be found here and the update is scheduled to release at an unknown date for Xbox One and PC.

A six-hour trial for NBA Live 15 will be available for the Xbox One for EA Access members from today. Stats and progress will carry over to the full game, and a PS4 demo is promised.

NHL 15 has received its third content update and it’s a hefty one. The update brings online team play, bug fixes, and more. Details can be found here.

Season one and two of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead will now only be released for retail in Europe on 31 October.

A new set of Achievements have been released, suggesting that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas may soon be re-released for Xbox 360. [More…]

The ‘Donington Park British Grand Prix’ DLC for MotoGP 14  is now available for free for those with the Season Pass, otherwise it will cost you €3,99/ £3,19 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PS4.

Silence: The Whispered World 2 will be released for Xbox One, PC and Mac in early 2015, it has been announced.

F.E.A.R. Online, the free-to-play horror shooter, is now available on Steam.

Consoles & Hardware

Microsoft has announced an Xbox One Kinect adapter for Windows 8 which costs $49 (£31).

Industry

A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit against EA brought by investors after the disastrous Battlefield 4 launch in November 2013. [More…]

Former EA CEO John Riccitiello has become the new CEO of Unity Technologies after co-founder David Helgason’s resigned. Helgason will stay on as executive vice president in charge of strategy and communications.

A new live action series for Mortal Kombat is coming. The series will be helmed by Blue Ribbon Content who is “charged with developing and producing live-action series for digital platforms” based on both existing and new IP, according to Warner Bros. No release date has been confirmed yet.

eSports

“32 of the best Halo players” will battle it out from 8 to 9 November in The Master Chief Collection Launch Invitational hosted by ESL in their new studios in Burbank, California. Up for grabs is a prize pool of $50,000 and will feature commentary by Andy ‘Bravo’ Dudynsky and Alex ‘Goldenboy’ Mendez, and will be streamed live over Twitch. [More…]

Videos

Samurai Warriors 4, Just Dance 2015, Fluster Cluck and more are available as part of this week’s EU PS Store update. Full details can be found here.

Far Cry 4 wants to know what you are made of.

A number of community members got their hands on Call of Duty Advanced Warfare. This is what they thought of it…

These are the weapons of Sunset Overdrive. Nuts we tell you.

A teaser trailer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt trailer scheduled for full reveal at the Golden Joystick Awards.

Check out the Wyatts as they enter the ring in WWE 2K15.

Tomasz Gop, executive producer of Lords of the Fallen has taken to YouTube to address early concerns with the game.

Lords of the Fallen Developer Diary number 1 focuses on ‘Design & Implementation’.

A new trailer for live action series Halo: Nightfall. The series is set to debut on 10 November.

PlayStation Experience will be in Vegas from 6 to 7 December, and tickets go on sale this Friday, 24 October. [More…]

LittleBigPlanet 3 PS3 vs. PS4 graphics comparison video.

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