Gaming News Wrap [26 Sep 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 07Howdy humans. Another week survived. Now go recharge your batteries. If you’re in Cape Town, may we suggest you stop by and see T-Fest?

Games

Update six for the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall has been released and brings Pilot Skirmish mode and a host of other additions and updates. Full patch notes available here.

The Call of Duty Advanced Warfare campaign is “longer than the last few.” [via Twitter] Meanwhile the list of Achievements and Trophies have appeared online via IGN.

Bungie has released a hotfix for Destiny which nerfed the loot farming Treasure Cave,  a well as lengtheninng the respawn timers for monster caves across the game world, making enemies appear less frequently. [More…]

Ubisoft has launched an online Assassin’s Creed Unity tie-in called Project Widow. It is an interactive guided tour through Paris – both present day and from the days of the French Revolution – with actor Andy Serkis as your guide and narrator.

The Evil Within has gone gold. The game is set for release on 14 October in North America and Europe on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The PS requirements have also been revealed and 50GB is required of your HDD.

There will be no ‘Bad Blood’ DLC for Watch_Dogs on the Wii U. [via Twitter]

Consoles & Hardware

Razer has announced the Razer Atrox, an arcade fighting stick for the Xbox One. It is available (apparently) worldwide for $199.99. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

The October Games with Gold have been revealed. On Xbox One the ID@Xbox game Chariot is yours for free if you’re a Gold subscriber. On the Xbox 360 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is free until 15 October, at which point Darksiders 2 becomes available until the end of the month. [More…]

Valve is offering the Complete Pack – all 24 of their titles – for 75% off (now £18.99 / $24.99) until 1 October.

Industry

Sony is hoping to raise the PlayStation profit forecast for the current fiscal year due to strong PS4 sales and reduced hardware manufacturing costs. [More…]

Starbreeze has bought LA-based studio Geminose for $7 million. Geminose is working on a new toys-to-life game similar to Skylanders and Disney Infinity.

id Software and Bethesda Softworks will host QuakeCon 2015 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas from 23 to 26 July 23.

Videos

It’s the travelling monster hunter known as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition 101 trailer.

Alien Isolation gets misdirected in this newtrailer.

A series of ‘making-of’ videos for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor have been released.

And if that wasn’t enough, here’s an overview of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

The Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain TGS trailers, now in English.

This is your ‘MyCareer’ mentors in action in NBA 2K15.

And then there’s this NBA 2K15 ‘Momentous’ trailer.

A live action trailer for DriveClub.

OlliOlli 2 has been announced for the PS4 and PS Vita. The game is due in 2015.

A new trailer for Yakuza 0.

Total War: Attila has been announced for PC and Mac and is due in 2015.

Rovio has released its first gameplay footage of Angry Birds Transformers, which is due for release on 15 October on iOS and 30 October on Android.

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