Gaming News Wrap [8 Dec 2014]

News Wrap 01Hello and welcome to a jam-packed, video-overkill edition of the Gaming News Wrap.

Games

This past weekend’s PlayStation Experience revealed a number of new announcements by Sony, including the PS4 console exclusive Street Fighter V. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End got it’s first gameplay trailer, Yakuza 5 was announced for the west and Batman Arkham Knight, Destiny: The Dark Below, Tearaway Unfolded and more got new trailers. All the new videos can be seen below, but if you want more on the announcements, head to the PlayStation Blog.

DriveClub‘s challenge system has been brought back online according to a test by VideoGamer. Evolution Studios has not yet made an official announcement.

“Massive progress” is being made with the new Black Tusk developed Gears of War, according to Phil Spencer. Details though man, we want details. [via Twitter]

A new update recently released for Destiny has altered the PvP modes to break up teams who are too good. Iron Banner is also set to return on 16 December. [More…]

The beta for Halo 5: Guardians requires 10.27GB of your Xbox One hard drive space, according to a leaked listing spotted by Reddit. The beta – available to anyone who bought the Halo: Master Chief Collection – will go live on 29 December and last until 18 January 2015.

343 Industries has delayed the release of Halo: Spartan Strike as it continues to focus on fixing Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which they say is a “top priority”. [More…]

The Elder Scrolls Online for consoles has been officially delayed until 2015. Expect more news in ‘early 2015’. [More…]

Resogun will get its next major expansion pack in ‘early 2015’. Dubbed ‘Defenders’, the pack will cost $4.99 (or free with the Season Pass) and add two new modes – Protector and Commando – along with new ships and planets.

Free-to-play Kill Strain has been announced for PS4, with sign-ups for the beta now open. [More…]

Sign-ups for the PS4 Planetside 2 closed beta are now open.

Consoles & Hardware

Sony has announced Project SkyLight, which is Limited Edition faceplates for your PS4 selling for $24.99 each. The Order: 1886 and LittleBigPlanet 3 are now available. [More…]

Industry

Capcom has registered a trademark in Europe for Dragon’s Dogma Online. [More…]

Amazon is cancelling Smash Bros Wii U and Amiibo pre-orders due to shortages at their suppliers. In fact, some of the products are “no longer available”. [More…]

Videos

A first look at gameplay from Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

The third (and final) part of the Ace Chemicals Infiltration series for Batman Arkham Knight.

Get your first glimpse of the ‘The Undying Mind’ from the upcoming ‘The Dark Below’ expansion for Destiny.

Human Element from Robotoki got its first real showing at The Game Awards, as well as being confirmed for a November 2015 release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Bloodborne has a new trailer.

Street Fighter V has been revealed and is a PS4 and PC exclusive. No release date has been announced yet. [More…]

A story trailer for Dying Light. If you want to know the PC requirements for the game, you can check them out here.

A new story trailer for Battlefield Hardline.

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris launches on 9 December, so here’s a launch trailer.

The first ever footage of Metal Gear Online has been released.

A new playable character for The Witcher 3 was unveiled at The Game Awards.

The Order: 1886 has a new trailer.

Two new videos for No Man’s Sky.

PS4 exclusive horror thriller Until Dawn got a new airing at The Game Awards.

The Forest – an open-world survival horror -has been confirmed for PS4. [More…]

The free-to-play shooter Loadout has been dated for release. The PS4 console exclusive will be available from 17 December.

David Jaffe (developer of God of War) has revealed his next project, a PS4-exclusive third-person arena shooter called Drawn to Death.

Killing Floor 2 is heading to the PS4. [More…]

Orcs Must Die! is heading to PS4 in 2015. [More…]

Grim Fandango Remastered will be launching on 27 January 2015 for PS4, PS Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux. Broken Age has also been announced for PS4 and PS Vita, and Double Fine also announced the return of Day of the Tentacle. [More…]

Adr1ft has been announced, and will be heading to PS4, Xbox One and PC in summer 2015. [More…]

Yakuza 5 has been confirmed for release in the west via the PlayStation Network in 2015. [More…]

Godzilla has been revealed for PS4 and PS3.

Ultra Street Fighter 4 will launch on PlayStation 4 in spring 2015, with all DLC costumes included.

Final Fantasy 7 will be released for PlayStation 4 in 2015. It will be a straight port of the PC version of the game.

A new Tearaway Unfolded trailer.

Gameplay footage of the new Legend of Zelda game heading to Wii U next year.

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