ws_Cup_of_Coffee_2560x1600Woohoo. End of the week at last. But there’s one more Gaming News Wrap first.

Games

Details of MLB 15 The Show – which will release for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita on 1 April – have been revealed. Graphical improvements and gameplay improvements are just some of the things promised.

Warner Bros. has gone LEGO crazy. The publisher has announced a number of new entries to the LEGO game franchise including LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. Both will be available for various platforms this year. Heading to the PS Vita and 3DS is LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin, while The LEGO Movie Videogame and LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham will head to mobile platforms. [More…]

eSports

If you missed it, French CS: GO team LDLC beat Ninjas in Pyjamas in the gold final of the recent MLG X Games in Aspen. Along with the gold medal, LDLC bagged $25,000 for their 2-1 win. Full scores can be found here.

The Korean eSports Association (KeSPA) has successfully accredited competitive gaming as a Tier 2 sport by the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC), in addition to KeSPA affiliating themselves with the KOC. The organisation will also be participating in the 100th National Athletic Event in 2019. This significant announcement bodes well for the ongoing growth of eSports internationally. [More…]

Alongside this announcement, Turkish sports club Besiktas Istanbul has acquired League of Legends team Aces High. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The Battlefield Hardline open beta will hit various platforms from 3 to 8 February. It will feature three different maps and modes, and participating in the beta will bag you an exclusive in-game dog tag. [More…]

This is the solo player experience of Evolve.

http://youtu.be/4p-rnMXeEcM

The February line-up of PS Plus games for the Instant Game Collection have been revealed. On PS4, Apotheon and Transistor are available, while Thief and Yakuza 4 are heading to the PS3 and the PS Vita gets Rogue Legacy and Kick and Fennick. [More…]

A new developer diary and launch trailer for Life is Strange. Episode 1 of the game is available from today on PS4 and PS3. [More…]

http://youtu.be/Po8kH_Bv1XI

The Ducati 1199 Superleggera cruises Imola in this new RIDE video.

OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood has its first full trailer.

Hatred is now available for pre-order via the game’s website.

The first trailer for Dragon’s Dogma Online, heading to PS4, PS3 and PC.

After four years and 125 people, Westeros is around 70% complete in Minecraft… [via Kotaku]