Gaming News Wrap [7 Oct 2014]

Breakfast Wrap 02Good day to you all. How about we get your morning going (or end you day) with these tasty morsels below.

Games

Bungie is now considering a Raid matchmaking for Destiny, as well as private matches. [More…]

A new update for Destiny will roll out today at about 3pm GMT. While being rolled out Destiny servers will be offline for “several hours”. Connection issues, quick-scoping and internal tools are the focus of the update. [More…]

It looks like the main character in Halo 5: Guardians may not be Master Chief, but Agent Locke. [More…] However, Microsoft has now insisted that Master Chief remains an “integral” part of Halo 5: Guardians.

The Crew has been delayed until 2 December, Ubisoft has announced. The delay will allow for a second closed console beta to be held from 4 November on Xbox One and PS4. [via Press Release]

DriveClub pre-loads should be available to everyone by today, except the UK, which will be available on Wednesday. However, those getting the PS Plus version of the game will only be able to download the game on the day of release. Expect to use around 17GB of your hard drive for the game.

Bugbear Entertainment has officially named their Next Car Game as Wreckfest. The game will feature four multiplayer modes including Racing, Demolition Derby, and the new Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch. [More…]

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be available for PC on 18 December and will be “4K compatible and will feature an increase in the number of simultaneous light sources, the number of models that can be displayed on-screen and increased shadow resolution”.

Consoles & Hardware

PlayStation Home may live on with Neotopia on the PS4. That’s if Sony agrees obviously and the Kickstarter campaign is successful. [More…]

Industry

The Gearbox office in Texas has been the target of a hoax bomb threat this past Friday. No Claptraps or other robots were hurt in the process. [More…]

Videos

A first look at the ‘Traffic’ mission from Call of Duty Advanced Warfare.

A number of multiplayer videos have also been released for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, giving you plenty to get your teeth into.

The Assassin’s Creed Unity story trailer. It has also been revealed that the game runs at 900p and30fps on both PS4 and Xbox One.

The map ‘Warlock’ has joined Ascension, Coagulation, Zanzibar, Sanctuary, and Lockout as a re-imagined map for Halo 2 in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. [More…]

The Alien Isolation launch trailer. It’s (almost) here.

You will face traps and foes and have to fight for your life in The Evil Within.

Gameplay from the PS4 version of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition.

Project Spark is now available for the Xbox One – both as a free-to-play digital version and a purchasable version at retail (with additional content). [More…]

Around eight minutes of Dragon Age Inquisition gameplay.

This is Photo Mode in DriveClub. Not direct feed footage.

A hidden boss fight in Bloodborne has been uncovered by some alpha players.

Star Wars: The Old Republic will be getting new DLC in the shape of ‘Shadow of Revan’ on 9 December. The DLC wil cost $19.99 (about £13) and include five new stages, an increased level cap of 60, and all new multiplayer Flashpoints and Operations challenges.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance sees an alpha start on 22 October via Steam.

Get Hulk Hogan during the month of October for Crazy Taxi: City Rush.

About Zombie Dredd

Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O'Shea when in his human disguise.