Gaming News Wrap [28 Aug 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 04Good morning everyone. Another day, another bite of the delicious meal known as gaming. Or something like that.

PSA: The scheduled maintenance for PSN that was postponed on Monday due to DDoS attacks will now take place today. The UK and EU region can expect it to start from 4:00pm to 5:00am BST (5:00pm to 6:00am SA), 29 August.

Games

A Forza Horizon 2 demo on the Xbox One will be released on 16 September, giving gamers a chance to try the game for two weeks before it releases. The Achievement list for the game has also been revealed. [More…]

Volition will be revealing its new game this Friday (29 August) at PAX Prime in Seattle. Speculation is Saints Row V, but maybe (just maybe) it’s something like a new IP. Maybe. [More…]

Skate 3 is going back into print following high demand for the game. The game’s sales have risen 32.9 per cent during the first half of 2014 over last year with a fair amount of the popularity being attributed to the YouTuber, Pewdiepie. [More…]

BioShock for the iOS is now available for $15.

Consoles & Hardware

The standalone Kinect for Xbox One will go on sale on 7 October in the US for a price of $149.99 and come bundled with Dance Central Spotlight. [More…]

Industry

Rockstar has hit back at Lindsay Lohan for suing them over her likeness in GTA V, claiming it was a bid for attention. [More…]

GoG.com has launched a movie section that features DRM-free movies to match their game policy. The movies can be streamed or downloaded in 720p or 1080p, but the service only appears to be available in the US currently. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The PS Plus Instant Game Collection for September has been revealed. On PS4 Velocity 2X and Sportsfriends will be available, while PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and Hoard are the PS3 titles. On PS Vita TxK and Joe Danger are your free titles. [More…]

Get a look at the PlayStation exclusive content (a new co-op Strike mission on Mars, an additional competitive multiplayer map, and various exclusive guns, gear, and ships) coming to Destiny.

Find out more about Supply Drops in this new Call of Duty Advanced Warfare trailer.

Here’s the Dragon Age Inquisition multiplayer video.

Escape Dead Island – a third-person spin-off of the Dead Island series – will be released for the PS3 on 21 November. [More…]

Anomaly 2 will be heading to the PS4 on 17 September in Europe and 14 September in North America at a price of €13.99 / $14.99.

Here’s ten minutes of Techland’s Hellraid by way of a Eurogamer preview.

The Gauntlet remake has been delayed to 23 September to allow Arrowhead Game Studios to “fine-tune” the multiplayer experience.

It’s all about the lightsaber. Heck, it’s always about the lightsaber. Watch as Oculus VR and the Razer Hydra motion controller make being a Jedi almost real.

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