Gaming News Wrap [24 Mar 2015]

Breakfast Wrap 07And it’s another day, and another Gaming News Wrap.

Games

Bloodborne has a 2.69GB day one patch, and if you’ve pre-loaded the game, you can access the patch now. The update (version 1.01) brings online play, fixes a number of bugs, improves performance and adds the Chalice Dungeons feature. To play the game, you will need to download the first 5.04GB of the game and the day one patch. The full game pre-load weighs in at 29.89GB, and the full game requires 41GB of space on your PS4.

EA has announced the first DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition, called ‘Jaws of Hakkon’. The trailer for the DLC will be released today and it appears as if the DLC will be available first for Xbox One and PC, also today. Meanwhile, the four Achievements for the singleplayer add-on are already available. Checking them out does of course mean the potential of spoilers.

Sledgehammer is teasing a new weapon for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare. It looks a little like an antique pistol actually.

Raven Software looks set to be planning a resurrection of the Singularity franchise. It might just be a remaster or it may even be a sequel or similar. Or it might just be Raven celebrating their 25th anniversary with Singularity this week. [via Twitter]

There’s a rumour doing the rounds that a remastered release of the earlier Batman: Arkham titles is heading to Xbox One and PS4.

A new live action trailer for Halo 5: Guardians will premiere on 29 March right here.

Atari has decided to switch to the Unity 5 Engine for RollerCoaster Tycoon World. The decision was made following negative comments over the recent gameplay trailer. [More…]

Games making use of DirectX 12 will most likely start to make an appearance by the end of the year, according to Phil Spencer.

Industry

Some Twitch user accounts have been compromised. According to a post on their blog: “There may have been unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information. For your protection, we have expired passwords and stream keys and have disconnected accounts from Twitter and YouTube. As a result, you will be prompted to create a new password the next time you attempt to log into your Twitch account.”

Evolution Studios – the developer of DriveClub – is set to lose 55 staff members (roughly half of its personnel) according to a Eurogamer source.

H1Z1 has sold over one million units Early Access copies on Steam in around two months of release. [More…]

Videos

Batman Arkham Knight has been delayed and will now release (worldwide) on 23 June. Boo. [via Twitter] There’s a new video though. Hooray.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection has a launch trailer. Because it launches this week.

‘Tracks. Lots of tracks’ in Project CARS.

Gameplay footage of the Lamborghini Huracan in DriveClub.

Episode three – ‘The Sword in the Darkness’ – of Telltale Games’ Game of Thrones will be available from today for PC worldwide and PS4 and PS3 in North America. PS4 and PS3 users in Europe, as well as Xbox gamers worldwide will need to wait another day.

Devil May Cry 4 has a trailer for its ‘Special Edition’. The 1080p 60fps remaster will be available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC this summer (or winter if you’re in the southern hemisphere). [More…]

Razer has kicked off a new series of mini-documentaries with ‘The Handless Gamer’ – a “remarkably talented and charismatic League of Legends player born without arms and with only one leg and foot.”

Leaked footage from Rainbow Six Siege has hit the internet. While Ubisoft are clearly not happy to see such early footage doing the rounds, they have told Eurogamer that players who pre-order the game now will get access to a closed beta in the coming months.


Rainbow Six Siege : gameplay leaké de l'Alpha by BatonDeJoie

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