Gaming News Wrap [29 Aug 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 06Good morning to each and every one of you. Only a few more hours and it’s the weekend. If you’re looking for something to do on Saturday in Cape Town, you can always pop into the T-Fest, or if you’re looking for something else to do, maybe our calendar can assist you there.

Games

Assassin’s Creed Unity has been delayed by two weeks to “help ensure that the quality of the game meets fans’ – and the team’s – lofty expectations.” The game will now release the same day as Assassin’s Creed Rogue – 11 November in the US and 13 November in Europe. [More…]

Game update six for Titanfall has been detailed, and will introduce a new pilot’s only skirmish mode which will be 8v8 with no grunts and Titans. Marked for Death will also become a permanent game mode, and there will also be the usual updates, fixes and more. Details of the update can be found here.

The PlayStation exclusive for Destiny revealed in the video in yesterday’s Wrap is only a timed exclusive and will be heading to the Xbox 360 and Xbox One sometime in the future. Meanwhile, for Xbox One owner’s Destiny is now available for pre-order on the console.

Bandai Namco has told Eurogamer that gamers who have a Dark Souls 2 season pass must not buy the Crown of the Old Iron King DLC on PSN as the DLC is currently being charge for due to a failure to enable a link.

According to the Rockstar Support Page, gamers playing GTA V on a 12GB PS3 will need to upgrade their storage capacity or play offline only – in other words, not GTA Online. This is due to the size of the game’s updates which will require more space after the most recent (1.16) update.

Dust: An Elysian Tail has been announced for the PS4. It will run at 1080p and 60fps and will be out “REALLY REALLY SOON!” [More…]

Metal Slug 3 has been announced as heading to the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita “this winter” (northern hemisphere). [More…]

Star Wars has been teased for Disney Infinity 2.0 in 2015. And why the heck not we suppose. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

September’s Games with Gold for Xbox Live have been announced. Coming to Xbox One is Super Time Force, replacing Strike Suit Zero, while Crimson Dragon will remain available for Xbox Live Gold members as a free download for Xbox One. The Xbox 360 will get Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine (normally US $14.99) from 1 September to 15 September, after which Halo: Reach becomes available until the end of the month. [More…]

Industry

According to UK game industry association TIGA, more UK developers are keen to work on games for the Xbox One and PC, with their interest inn developing for PC and mobile declining. [More…]

A number of high profile departures have happened at EVE Online developer CCP Games, as well as the company announcing the closure of their San Francisco office. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The September update for the Xbox One has begun rolling out, and brings a new Media Player App, SmartGlass features, and more. [More…]

This is Project CARS on the PS4.

Discover the world of Lords of the Fallen.

Stick It To The Man is now available for Xbox One at a cost of £6.39 / €7.99 / $9.99.

Ska Studios – the developer behind The Dishwasher series – has announced their new game called Salt and Sanctuary. The game will be available for the PS4 and PS Vita exclusively next year. [More…]

Harmonix has  revealed its new game called A City Sleeps. The game will be heading to the PC (via Steam) and is a “music-driven shoot-em-up”. Currently, you can pre-order the game for £11.

Watch the latest victim of ‘swatting’ get ‘swatted’. Come now kids, don’t try this at home.

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