Gaming News Wrap [7 Jan 2015]

News Wrap 03Hello humans. Fill your brains – and make us happy – with these tasty treats of gaming news and videos.

Games

Destiny players can expect a “small, but Legendary token of gratitude” later this week. It will be available via the Postmaster. [via Twitter]

The new Tony Hawk game has been confirmed for a 2015 release and is heading to the PS4. The game is most likely heading to more platforms but only the PS4 was mentioned in Sony’s keynote at the CES 2015 show on Monday. [via CVG]

Survarium – from Vostok Games – has entered open beta. The open beta features Team Deathmatch and Battery Retrieval modes from the free-to-play online shooter. Sign-ups for the beta can be done via the website.

Sales & Discounts

The latest Deals with Gold are now live. On Xbox One, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, Zoo Tycoon, Styx: Master of Shadows and Forza 5 are discounted by up to 67%. On Xbox 360, GTA and Forza 4 are the focus with up to 75% off. Full details here.

Consoles & Hardware

Razer has announced a host of new products at CES 2015. The Razer Forge TV (an Android micro-console), the Razer Turret (gaming mouse and “lapboard” combo) and their entry into the world of the VR headset were revealed. [More…]

Industry

The Assassin’s Creed movie is scheduled for release on 21 December 2016 in the US. It is scheduled for release on the same day as the X-Men spin-off Gambit. [More…]

Concept art for the canned BioShock movie has made its way on to the internet.

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

‘Dead Kings’ – a new free campaign add-on for Assassin’s Creed Unity – includes all-new missions, the powerful Guillotine gun, and a area to explore. The DLC will be available on 13 January for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

 

The ‘G-Shock’ Car Pack is now available for Forza Horizon 2 at a price of $5. The 2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3 is available to all players for free.

Call of Duty Online – still not planned for the west – has a new trailer starring Captain America himself. Gameplay footage also makes an appearance.

Gameplay from the new mobile and tablet bound Need for Speed game has been released. Need for Speed: No Limits is heading to iPhones, iPads and Android devices.

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