Gaming News Wrap [24 Sep 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 02Happy Heritage Day to you all. Or if you prefer, happy Braai Day. Go play same games then.

Games

A new Destiny patch has been released and reduces the difficulty of a number of activities and addresses issues with the game’s first six-player raid, Vault of Glass. Full patch notes for update 1.0.1.4. can be found here.

After 107 hours, the first Destiny player has hit level 30. To achieve this, the player – BGTV N3AC3Y – has played 347 games and killed 18,898 enemies. [More…]

The FIFA 15 demo became the most played EA Sports demo when 5.5 million downloaded it. The full game is out this week.

FIFA 15 Ultimate Team is now available as a free download on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and the Windows 8 Marketplace.

NHL 15 has a new update for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game which adds some missing features. The updatebrings the Playoff mode and Coach Feedback in the Be a Pro mode. A number of other tweaks have been made too.

Update 14.5 for Warframe has been released and overhauls the mod cards, adds a  new Freeze Ray gun and game modes. [More…]

Rocksmith 2014 has been dated for release for the Xbox One and PS4. The game will be available from 7 November and is only available via Amazon in the UK.

Bladestorm: Nightmare (current;y a working title) will be coming to PS3, PS4 and Xbox One in Europe and North America in the first quarter of 2015. The game will mark a return to the Hundred Years’ War in a Bladestorm sequel. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

This week’s Deals with Gold include Spiderman, The Orange Box, Mass Effect, GRiD Autosport and more. Details can be found here.

The update for the US PS Store is now live and brings FIFA 15, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition for pre-order and discounts on a variety of items including Assassin’s Creed, Borderlands and more. Full details can be found here.

Industry

It appears as if the UK has received a £20 price cut for the Xbox One, with the console – sans Kinect – now priced at £329.99. Will South Africa’s second-wave follow suit? [More…]

Blizzard has cancelled its seven year MMO project codenamed Titan, because they “didn’t find the fun,” and “didn’t find the passion.” [More…]

Nintendo is now 125 years old. We’ll let CVG walk you through a concise history of the firm.

The Xbox One will now release in China on 29 September after a short delay. [More…]

eSports

MLG has announced the MLG.tv Arena in Columbus, Ohio which is a “state of the art venue designed to showcase and broadcast competitive gaming year round.” [More…]

Videos

Gameplay from the ‘IMC Rising’ DLC heading to Titanfall.

Watch bodies get slammed in this new WWE 2K15 trailer.

Gameplay footage from Lords of the Fallen.

United Front Games has officially lifted the lid on their new online open-world PC adventure game called Triad Wars. The game sees players start out as low-level enforcers in the Triad and “rise to power as a criminal kingpin of the Triad underworld”. The game will be heading to the PC in early 2015. [More…]

Slender: The Arrival arrives on console.

A gameplay video from Final Fantasy Type-0 HD.

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