Gaming News Wrap [6 May 2015]

Breakfast Wrap 03Another day, another Gaming News Wrap. It’s the circle of life.

Games

Ubisoft has announced a ‘Complete Edition’ for Far Cry 4 which will be available on 19 June. The bundle – which contains the game and five pieces of DLC – seems to only be heading to the PS4 and PC according to the press release.

All players of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare will receive a new weapon for the game. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that looks like it belongs in the wild west and is now available for Xbox One and Xbox 360, with PC, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 following later.

Forza Horizon 2 has a new car pack. The ‘Alpinestars Car Pack’ features five cars for $5, as well as a free (for all) 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. [More…]

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced by Activision. The game will be released this year on PS4 and Xbox One with PS3 and Xbox 360 versions to follow. The latest addition to the Tony Hawk stable will feature solo, co-op and competitive modes with online play, the ability to level up your character and more.

The Silent Hills demo – P.T. – has been completely removed. It’s so gone in fact that you can’t even re-download the game if you delete it from your hard drive. [More…]

Metal Gear Solid is getting ‘The 1984 Collection’ “very soon”. Hate to disappoint you, but apparently, it’s a clothing line…

Valve and Zen Studios have announced a Portal-themed pinball table which will be released for Zen Pinball, Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 on 25 May. [More…]

The Mortal Kombat X patch for PC which has just been released as now been pulled after it erased save files. [More…]

H1Z1 is planning to diversify its characters with new female characters, with new skin tones to be added in the future. [More…]

Hearthstone has 30 million players across all platforms. How many cards that translates to should be interesting. [via Twitter]

Consoles & Hardware

The PlayStation 4 has sold over two million units in the UK in less than 18 months. The milestone was reached faster than the target was reached by the PS2. [More…]

EA expects sales of the PS4 and Xbox One to hit 50 million within the year. [More…]

Industry

EA‘s latest earnings call has revealed that a new Need for Speed is scheduled for the third quarter of this year, while Mirror’s Edge (2) and a new Plants vs. Zombies will arrive in Q1 of 2016. Titanfall 2 appears to only be due in the next fiscal year. [More…]
The EA financial also revealed many of you (well, us too) spent plenty of hours playing Dragon Age Inquisition and Battlefield Hardline. In fact, there were “more than 30 million game sessions” for Hardline and “nearly 200 million hours” played of Inquisition. Might be time to go outside then… [More…]

Sega will not be at E3 this year. For the first time ever, the publisher will not feature its own booth, but their games will feature at their partner’s booths. [More…]

Twitch has updated its appeals process, making it a little easier for streamers to appeal flagged content. [More…]

The Killzone: Shadow Fall‘s 1080p $5 million class action lawsuit has been dismissed. [More…]

Kill the F***** – a game that is blatantly homophobic and transphobic – has been (quite rightly) removed from Steam Greenlight. The developer appears to be unapologetic about the controversial game, claiming the game was a troll designed to “piss off those people that are way too overly sensitive.” [More…]

Videos

Ooohhh. A new developer diary for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. But let’s be honest all you really want is the game. Of course, when the game arrives, there’s a day one patch but it only adds “minor tweaks”.

The ‘Game of the Year’ edition of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor launches this week and comes with the game and all the DLC released to date.

Dragon Age: Inquisition has dragon slaying DLC called ‘Dragonslayer’. It also has a trailer.

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is available this week for PS4, PC and Xbox One.

Find out more about the Prison of Elders, which comes to Destiny as part of House of Wolves, in a live stream today at 8pm.

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition has been confirmed and will feature Star Wars, alongside the series stalwarts Disney, Disney-Pixar and Marvel. The Starter Pack will be available this fall at a suggested retail price of $64.99. [More…]

Zombies. And goats. Someone thought that might actually be a great idea, so Goat Simulator will be getting DLC on 7 May called… GoatZ. It will be available via Steam only (for now) at $4.99.

GTA V has even more mods, including dangerous pedestrians and a gun which fires cars. Yes, the cars are the actual bullets. [via VG24/7]

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