Gaming News Wrap [30 Apr 2015]

News Wrap 05A day-before-the-long-weekend Gaming News Wrap. Do they get any sweeter than that?

Games

Warner Bros. has announced the Game of the Year edition of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor which will include the original game and all DLC released to date. The new edition of the game will release on 8 May for £49.99 on PS4 and Xbox One, and for £34.99 for PC. [More…]

Overkill’s The Walking Dead game will be released for PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2016. Other than the fact that 505 Games will publish it, the only other information available is that the game is a co-op first-person shooter set in the comic universe.

Pre-ordering Call of Duty Black Ops 3 comes with a little pre-order bonus for Advanced Warfare. You will get a Black Ops 3 Personalization Pack and two Advanced Supply Drops, along with the promised access to the Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta.

Battlefield Hardline will be getting a Community Test Environment similar to Battlefield 4, and will initially only be available for PC. [More…]

Rockstar is reportedly banning some GTA Online PC players for using some mods. It seems unclear as to which mods and why are causing this as some players are claiming to have been banned for using cosmetic mods. [More…]

The PC specs for Wolfenstein: The Old Blood have been revealed. Head here to see what PC you need to play the game next week.

WWE 2K15 on PC supports mods. Be prepared to take outrageous to a whole new level… [More…]

Sales & Discounts

The May Games with Gold have been announced, and they’re… pretty underwhelming really. Xbox One players can grab CastleStorm: Definitive Edition and PoolNation FX (for the second month in a row), while Xbox 360 players can download the pretty decent Mafia 2 until 15 May, at which point F1 2013, will be free until the end of the month.

There’s a number of titles for sale on the European PlayStation Store with Alien: Isolation, Daylight, Metro and more available until 13 May for under £16/€20, Destiny discounted until 6 May, and Resident Evil titles, as well as Star Wars titles discounted. Full details can be found here.

Industry

Ouya is looking to find a buyer in an effort to cover mounting debt. A confidential email has been leaked revealing that the company is in dire straits and looking for a buyer expressing interest by the end of the month. Which is April we assume. So today. [More…]

Ubisoft Montreal – the developer of Far Cry 4 – will donate up to $100,000 to aid Nepal following the 7.8 earthquake which struck on Saturday. [More…]

eSports

EGX this September will host the Capcom Pro Tour – part of the current Ultra Street Fighter 4 tournament doing the rounds. [More…]

Videos

The PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection titles for May have been announced, and brings Ether One (PS4), Hohokum (PS4, PS3 and PS Vita), Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (PS4), The Unfinished Swan (PS4, PS3 and PS Vita), Race the Sun (PS4, PS3 and PS Vita) and Murasaki Baby (PS Vita). [More…]

Relive – or live it for the first time – the recent ESL Intel Extreme Masters World Championship 2015 in Katowice.

If you’re keen to see Trials of Osiris for Destiny in action, Arekkz Gaming has you covered.

The official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available via your Steam library.

A camera glitch in Bloodborne has come to light, and when active lets the game play a little more like Diablo or GTA 2. [via VG24/7]
In Bloodborne related news, the full map has been revealed.

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