Gaming News Wrap [6 June 2014]

News Wrap 05Good morning. Just as the week hits its end, we’re getting into stride. Oh well, E3 next week, so rest well everyone.

Games

The first post-launch DLC for Watch_Dogs has been released. ‘Conspiracy!’ is now available for $4.99 or as part of the season pass.

Forza Horizon 2 on the Xbox One will run at 1080p and at 30fps. The main reason for a slower framerate than Forza 5 is due to the open world nature of the game. [More…]

EA has released a FIFA 15 teaser trailer. The full version will be out on 9 June.

Here’s 51 details you didn’t know about DriveClub.

A patch has been released for Final Fantasy XIV, and the “next big patch 2.3 ‘Defenders of Eorzea'” revealed. Details of both can be found here.

Hitman GO is now available for Android devices at a price of £2.99. You can download it here.

Square Enix has also announced a free-to-play entry in the Hitman series. Hitman: Sniper will be available for mobiles and tablets later this year. [More…]

Consoles & Hardware

The PC drivers for the Xbox One controller are now available for download. You can get the x86 driver here, and the x64 driver here.

Industry

According to GameTrailers E3 Schedule, Criterion will be revealing their new game and DICE will offer an update on Mirror’s Edge. Also according to the schedule, Crystal Dynamics will be revealing their new title.

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata will not attend E3 this year due to unspecified health reasons. [More…]

A leak suggests that Nintendo plans to reveal Mario Maker at E3. Well, there’s only a few days to go before you can separate rumour from fact.

Eurogamer has a very handy guide for E3 2014. Check it out here.

EVE Online developer CCP has laid off 49 staff members as part of the “restructuring” of their “publishing organization.” [More…]

Videos

Battlefield Hardline will be out on 21 October. And an official trailer has been released to celebrate. Some screens can be found here.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been dated for release on 24 February 2015. Of course, an E3 trailer has also been released. Screens and details of the Collector’s Edition are available here.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released on 14 October in the US and 17 October in the rest of the world for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. If you pre-order the game, you will receive access to the ‘Shock Drop Slaughter Pit’ bonus content.

An E3 teaser trailer for The Division. It will make a stage appearance during the Ubisoft press conference at E3 on 9 June. We’ll take it now thank you.

A new CG trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Yes, it’s because E3 is just around the corner. The game is available from 7 October.

A multiplayer trailer for Sniper Elite 3.

Capcom has confirmed that Dead Rising 3 will be heading to the PC. The announcement comes as part of the reveal of what they will show at E3. Dead Rising 3, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite,Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy and Ultra Street Fighter IV will all be available at the Capcom booth.

The first trailer for The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. It also happens to be the E3 trailer for the game. Funny how that goes. [More…]

Some new gameplay from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has made an appearance. You can watch it below, courtesy of CVG.

The TV commercial for NBA 2K15.

The champions trailer for MotoGP 14.

Free-to-play shooter Loadout is heading to the PS4. [More…]

An E3 trailer for Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty.

EarthNight has been announced for the PS4 and PS Vita. [More…]

GOG.com has revealed their Steam competitor.

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