Exclusive Mountain Dew and Doritos content has been announced for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare. Gamers in “select markets around the world will have the opportunity to customize their Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer gaming experience by accessing exclusive (until Feb. 15, 2015) in-game gear through the title’s exciting, brand new ‘Supply Drops’ reward system,” as part of the ‘Fuel Up for Battle’ promotion. [More…]
Square Enix has said that its decision to make Rise of the Tomb Raider a timed Xbox exclusive was not made lightly and that “didn’t intend to cause any confusion” with the initial announcement.
Destiny will not feature player-to-player trading of weapons and gear in-game. You can however, trade weapons and gear between your own characters. [More…]
An ESRB rating has outed Rocksmith 2014 for the Xbox One and PS4. UK retailer Zavvi has also listed the game for those platforms, although Ubisoft themselves have so far only confirmed Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. [More…]
The cover athlete of NBA Live 15 has been revealed via Twitter as Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard. The game will launch on 7 October for Xbox One and PS4.
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition will release for PS Vita on 2 September in North America and 3 September in Europe. The game is priced at $14.99/€13.99 and is a cross-buy title.
WWE SuperCard – 2K’s free mobile trading card game – has been downloaded over 1.5 million times since its launch.
Consoles & Hardware
The PlayStation Network is now back online after a DDoS attack that also disrupted Xbox Live and Battle.net. [More…]
Amazon has bought Twitch for around $1 billion after the discussions between Google and Twitch came to nothing. [More…]
This past weekend saw the UMG Dallas event which saw Denial eSports clinch first place over Team EnVyUs in the Call of Duty Ghosts finals. For the full placings, head to eSports Nation.
Almost two minutes of gameplay from NBA 2K15.
Eurogamer have ten minutes of Dead Island 2 in this interview.
Age of Empires: Castle Siege has been announced for Windows Phones and Windows 8.1. [More…]
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge… by Destiny.