A new Call of Duty Ghosts multiplayer map has been revealed. The map is called Stonehaven and features a castle, and looks – according to OXM – “bloody enormous”. The map appears to be geared for snipers.
Infinity Ward thinks “it’s pretty cool” that GTA V mocks Call of Duty. Apparently, “it’s kind of like seeing your game in South Park,” says community manager Tina Palacios. The Call of Duty franchise is referred to as ‘Righteous Slaughter’ and can be seen in (Michael de Santa’s son) Jimmy’s room and as an in-game ad on the internet. [More on OXM]
A number of new GTA V Gamerpics and Avatar items are now available on Xbox Live. If you like that sort of thing of course.
Rockstar’s Dan Houser is keen to make a sequel to Bully, but it won’t see protagonist Jimmy Hopkins older and cast in a Grand Theft Auto style role. [More on Polygon]
Microsoft is “working hard” to avoid the “inevitable” Xbox One sell-outs at launch. The console is also expected to be “more than a ten-year journey” for the firm. Eurogamer has more from Microsoft’s Phil Harrison in a recent interview.
Injustice: Gods Among Us has been listed for Xbox One and PS4 according to a Brazilian rating board classification. The game will be released as a ‘Game of the Year’ edition and will contain all the DLC to go along with the main game. This is obviously a rumour until officially confirmed. [More on OXM]
Sony has announced a PlayStation 4 bundle for launch that includes the console, two DualShock 4 controllers, the PlayStation Camera and a copy of Killzone Shadow Fall. The (currently) UK only bundle is expected to cost around £420, and Sony has said to expect more bundles to be revealed with current pre-order customers to get first choice. [More via Eurogamer]
Killzone Shadow Fall runs at 1080p in both singleplayer and multiplayer. However, the framerate is only 30fps in the singleplayer and 60fps in multiplayer. At least for “a lot of the time”. [More on Eurogamer]
Quantic Dream is promising that their unannounced PS4 game is “something different” from Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. Producer David Cage said they have a small team working on the game which is still in pre-production. [via GameInformer]
DICE has very kindly detailed all seven of the Battlefield 4 multiplayer modes before the beta kicks off next week.
Rod Fergusson – former Gears of War and BioShock Infinite developer – has formed a new 2K studio, and is working on “an exciting new project”. [via Twitter]
Concept art and details from the shelved Star Wars 1313 have made their way on to the internet via IGN. Maybe it will still be released one day. Maybe.
Details of the Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass have been released. The Season Pass will contain five of the game’s upcoming DLC packs for a once off payment of £15.99 (an almost 50% saving compared to buying them individually). Included in the Season Pass are the following:
- Arkham Origins Initiation: Play as Bruce Wayne before he became Batman, and face his final test to prove himself worthy to his greatest teacher, Kirigi.
- An all-new story campaign
- Gotham by Gaslight Batman Skin and Brightest Day Batman Skin
- New Millennium Skins Pack
- Infinite Earths Skins Pack
A new Assassin’s Creed IV trailer.
The Forza 5 car list sits at 42 now. To see what you will get your hands on, head to the games’ website. Additional details such as an updated Silverstone, a virtual Stig and more can be found on Eurogamer. Also enjoy the first official direct-feed footage of the game.
F1 2013 Brands Hatch classic hotlap.
The final bit of DLC for Black Ops 2 – ‘Apocalypse’ – is now available on PS3 and PC at a price of $14.99/£11.59/€14.49.
An alternative musical ending for The Last of Us. A warning: If you haven’t finished the game, do not watch this video as there are massive spoilers.