Gaming News Wrap [6 Mar 2015]

Breakfast Wrap 06Yes. Friday. Still doesn’t change the fact that it’s another edition of the Gaming News Wrap.

Games

The number of upcoming cross-play games heading to Xbox One and Windows 10 appears to be on the increase, and one can expect more to appear in the coming months. For now, the confirmed cross-play titles are: #IDARB, Fable Legends, Game 4, Siegecraft Commander and Super Dungeon Bros, with Pinball FX2 being a cross-buy title.

Frontier has said that the Xbox One version of Elite: Dangerous will not be “dumbed down” and will be the same as the PC version of the game. [More…]

While Elite: Dangerous has now been confirmed for the Xbox One and PC, PS4 players can most likely expect the game too once the Xbox One console timed exclusivity has expired. [via Twitter]

Another Destiny patch will arrive before the launch of the next expansion pack, ‘House of Wolves’. No details have been given on what the patch might contain yet. [More…]

It’s rumoured (we didn’t start them) that The Division will contain PvP ‘Dark Zones’ which can support between 50 to 100 players with a ranking system. [More…]

This weekend, Turtle Rock Studios is hosting a ‘Evolve Hunt for Gold Weekend’. From now until 8 March at 9pm PST, if you participate you will receive a special gold skin for Goliath, Kraken, and Wraith. [More…]

Jagex’s Block N Load will be released on Steam on 30 April.

Consoles & Hardware

The core hardware for Project Morpheus is finalised by Sony, but there are still “lots of tweaks and improvements” being made. There is also no plans currently to release a wireless version of the VR headset. [More…]

Industry

Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have all been talking to each other to combat DDoS attacks. Phil Spencer (Xbox) told Game Informer: “I don’t think it’s great when PSN goes down. It doesn’t help me,” and that “conversations happen, which I think is great.”

Activision Blizzard has been named in Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 2015. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

Rock Band is back. Harmonix and Mad Catz have announced Rock Band 4 which will release for Xbox One and PS4 later this year. A guitar bundle and a ‘band-in-the-box’ bundle have been announced, but pricing and the exact release date are still to be confirmed. The really good news however is that it will support 2,168 previously released tracks and the last-gen instruments on PS4 and Xbox One. [More…]

GTA Online looks set to offer players plenty of content with the Heists DLC. According to a Games Radar hands-on, there are five ‘major’ heists, which will each take between two and three hours complete, as well as the daily challenges, new Versus modes, and new vehicles and equipment, including a VTOL Hydra jet fighter and night vision goggles.

A trailer for episode three of Resident Evil Revelations 2.

Super Dungeon Bros is heading to the PS4 “soon”. [More…]

A new video for Cities: Skylines which shows the new features coming for city builders around the world.

RollerCoaster Tycoon World gets a gameplay trailer.

Unreal Tournament for the new age has a new gameplay trailer. It’s almost exactly how you remember it.

This past weekend saw the EU Call of Duty Championship hosted in London, and if you missed it, here’s a recap presented by Justine Ezarik and Graeme Boyd.

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