News Wrap 05Good morning everyone. Yes, yes, we announced the (un)death of Zombiegamer and that but we also said, “business as usual” until we full implement everything. We’re weird like that.

Games

Patch 1.5 for Killzone Shadow Fall has added the second phase of clan support, which allows clans to participate in Warzones and Matches while tracking their progress in leaderboards. [More…]

The release date for The Evil Within has been brought forward in Europe (and South Africa) and will now arrive on 14 October – the same day as it releases in North America.

Project Cars will be out on 21 November for PS4, Xbox One and PC in the UK. [via Twitter]

Forza 5 is available for Xbox One Gold Members to play for free this weekend. The game is available from today until Sunday 7 September. [More…]

NHL 15 is now available for pre-order on the Xbox One. It can be pre-downloaded but will only be playable on 9 September.

Overkill has announced their next piece of DLC for Payday 2 in a way that parodies Battlefield 4 and tips their “hats to a fellow Swedish developer” in DICE. The Gage Assault Pack is now available via September 4 and contains four weapons, 28 mods, four melee weapons, four masks, four materials, four patterns and ten achievements for $4.99.

Consoles & Hardware

In case some countries need reminding, this month 29 countries will be joining the Xbox One family this month. It rolls out across the world with South Africa being one of a number of countries getting their release on 23 September. [More…]

PS4 Remote Play will be heading to the Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet. There is no intention to bring Remote Play to any other devices. [More…]

Samsung has revealed the Gear VR headset. The device uses a Galaxy Note 4 mobile phone as a virtual reality display and augmented head-tracking system, and was co-developed by Oculus. [More…]

Sales & Discounts

The EU PS Store update is live and the usual mixture of new titles and add-on content, along with sale items are now available. Check the PS Blog for more.

Rising Star is celebrating its 10th anniversary with savings on their titles on the PS Store until 16 September. Full details can be found here.

Industry

Zenimax Online Studios, the developer of The Elder Scrolls Online, has suffered a bout of layoffs. They “remain strongly committed to The Elder Scrolls Online, and continue to invest heavily to develop new content for PC players, prepare the game for its console launch”. [More…]

EA has hired Chris Bruzzo – “the architect of the Starbucks digital experience” – as its new marketing chief. [More…]

A member of Google’s anti-abuse (or anti-hacking) research team, Elie Bursztein, has hacked Hearthstone to make it easier for players to beat their opponents. Except he won’t share it. So go and play it properly dammit. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

Seven minutes of multiplayer gameplay from Call of Duty Advanced Warfare. Yes. Please.

A walkthrough of the PlayStation exclusive map for Destiny, Exodus Blue.

The ‘Bad Blood’ DLC for Watch_Dogs – which will feature 10 missions played as T-Bone – will be out on 23 September for season pass holders and 30 September for everyone else. [More…]

A ‘making of’ video for WWE 2K15.

A Sochi hot lap from F1 2014.

Ray’s the Dead has been confirmed for the PS Vita.

YouTuber Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has permanently disabled comments on his videos due to the abuse and spam he receives. He is “sick of it”. Looks like public figures are now fighting back.