News Wrap 06Good morning everyone. Friday. Thank goodness right?

Games

Two new pieces of DLC have been released for Sniper Elite 3. The first is the ‘Outpost Canyon’ multiplayer map, which is free, while the second is the ‘Axis Weapon Pack’ which may be free but we can’t be sure because the press release fails to say.

The PS4 version of Minecraft is now available following its delay due to failing the Sony certification process late last month. The PS4 version costs £17.99 / €18.99 / $19.99, but those that own the PS3 version of the game will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for just £2.99 / €3.99 / $4.99. [More…]

The final bit of DLC for Call of Duty Ghosts, the ‘Nemesis’ pack, is now available for PS3, PS4 and PC. It costs £11.59/$14.99 if purchased as a standalone or is available as part of the season pass.

WayForward Technologies has revealed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze. The game is a 2D non-linear sidescroller set between the second and third seasons of the latest Nickelodeon cartoon and is due this autumn on Xbox 360, PS3 and 3DS. [More…]

Run Sackboy! Run! has been announced for the PS Vita, iOS and Android. The game is a free-to-play endless runner starring the LittleBigPlanet hero. [More…]

The PC version of Ryse: Son of Rome will launch on 10 October for £34.99 according to the game’s Steam page.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War is now available for iOS devices. The game will be sold in four chapters with chapter one costing £2.99 / $4.99 and subsequent ones costing £2.49 / $3.99 each, or £5.99 / $8.99 as a three-chapter bundle.

Consoles & Hardware

The Amazon Fire TV is now available in the UK £79. [More…]

Buying an Xbox One in the US from 7 September until 13 September will net you a free game for yourself. [More…]

Industry

Sega has now blamed Gearbox for the ‘misleading’ Aliens: Colonial Marines marketing. Both should man up now and accept the game did not live up to the expectations of gamers. [More…]

Rovio‘s CEO Mikael Hed will step down at the end of the year and will be replaced by former Nokia executive Pekka Rantala, after the company’s yearly profits dropped by 50%. [More…]

Epic has launched the Unreal Engine Marketplace, which allows subscribers to buy and sell ready-to-use game assets in a central location. Content creators will get 70 percent of the profits from each sale. On top of that, Epic has decided to release Unreal Engine 4 to schools and universities for free. [More…]

The FBI and IGDA (International Game Developers Association) have met to discuss the rise in online harassment. Get ready for swatting raids to become very real for some cyber-bullies… [More…]

The Shadow of the Colossus movie has bagged a new director in the shape of Mama (Spanish horror movie) director, Andrés Muschietti. [More…]

Videos

A new Destiny video which features Dust Palace, a timed PlayStation exclusive Strike mission.

And if that’s not enough Destiny for you, here’s an official live action trailer.

http://youtu.be/9ZyQK6kUdWQ

A new trailer for Styx: Master of Shadows. He’s a green assassin.

NHL 15 new commentary team trailer.

Bayonetta 2 will be available on 24 October in Europe for the Wii U exclusively. Screens can be found here.

The PC version of Dead Rising 3 will be available from today via Steam.

Total War: Rome 2 – Emperor Edition will launch 16 September for PC and Mac, and includes the Augustus Campaign Pack DLC.