Gaming News Wrap [25 Apr 2013]

News Wrap 04We have pretty simple needs around these parts.  Some brains and we’re happy.  Humans on the other hand demand so much more.  News, information and other visual stimuli.  Fine, here’s your needs covered then.  You may thank us by sending brains to…

In case you missed it, the new Xbox will be revealed on 21 May.

The XCOM shooter is still alive, and will be unveiled by 2K Marin as a “refined” “evolution” in a “matter of days”.

Sony has detailed a “Lost Treasures” sale which will feature – you guessed it – lost treasures… on sale.  You can grab Back to the Future, From Dust and Tetris (to name a few) at discounted prices from now until 8 May.  For a full list of games, head over here.

The PlayStation Store in Europe has been updated with its new content, and includes new games on demand (Dead Island Riptide and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen) along with DLC.  You want the full list?  Head here.

Still with Sony.  The company has trademarked The Order: 1886.  Speculation is pointing to a new IP by Killzone developers Guerilla Games. [via CVG]

A new trailer for Lost Planet 3 has been released, and offers the first look at the game’s multiplayer.

Ubisoft has released a walkthrough gameplay trailer for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.  80’s outfits appear not to be optional.

Do you want to know what Rome 2: Total War from Creative Assembly looks like?  Wonder no more.

Check out the pre-order extras in this new Soul Sacrifice trailer.

THQ will net $6.55 million from the final IP auction.  Gearbox Software grabbed the Homeworld franchise for $1.35 million, Nordic Games paid approximately $4.9 million for Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV and Destroy All Humans franchises (with others) and 505 Games paid around $3 million Drawn to Life and Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter.

Apple has announced a decline in profits for the first time in ten years.  Maybe people have got wind to the fact that you have released the same iPhone every few months with a new number and an ‘S’ suffix? [via CVG]

Let’s end with some SA news.  If you missed the 2upGamers event in April, a video has been released to show off what went down.  So we thought we’d put it below for you.

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