Gaming News Wrap [8 May 2014]

News Wrap 04Good morning. Is everything now back to normal in SA with all the public holidays done and dusted for a while?

Games

The ‘High Life’ Update for GTA Online will arrive on Tuesday 13 May. [More…]

Title update 1.07 for The Last of Us is now out and weighs in at 151MB. Details of the patch can be found here, and it releases alongside the new campaign and multiplayer DLC on PS3.

NBA 2K15 will be released on 7 October in the US and 10 October in Europe. The cover star for this iteration of the game is Kevin Durant. [More…]

Don’t Starve will be getting a multiplayer update called ‘Don’t Starve Together’ which will allow “friends or complete strangers to survive together, in either public or private games.” The update is expected in “late summer”.

The Outcast HD Reboot has fallen short of its Kickstarter target leaving the project in limbo, although developer Fresh3D says “this project deserves to be done”. Try a smaller target elsewhere then maybe? [More…]

Industry

Reports suggest that the Halo TV show will air on Showtime before airing on the Xbox TV. [More…]

Microsoft is hiring a lead software engineer for a new triple-A game in a “well-loved strategy game franchise.” [More…]

The Xbox parity clause means that Curve Digital games (Titan Attacks, The Swapper and MouseCraft) will not be coming to the Xbox One. [More…]

Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets may show off his new project soon as soon has his non-compete clause with Ubisoft ends at the end of the month. [More…]

Nintendo has posted an annual net loss for the financial year ended 31 March 2014 on the back of slowing sales of their Wii U. Only 310,000 units were sold in the fourth quarter of their financial year. [More…]

Disney Infinity has helped boost Disney Interactive‘s revenue and income in the company’s second financial quarter ended 29 March 2014. [More…]

Rovio has setup LVL11, which will publish experimental games outside of its Angry Birds property. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

The EU PS Store update is live and brings with it new titles, pre-orders, add-ons and sale items, including a heavily discounted PS3 version of NBA 2K14. Full details on the PlayStation Blog.

What’s the difference between the PS Plus Edition of DriveClub to the full game? This video tries to explain. Players will be able to upgrade to the full version of the game for $50 if they have an active PS Plus subscription. [More…]

http://youtu.be/Ss–cO6ZnZA

Risen 3: Titan Lords has been dated for release for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. You will be able to grab the RPG on 12 August. [More…]

A Sniper Elite 3 gameplay trailer.

Valiant Hearts: The Great War by Ubisoft Montpelier will release on 25 June. It will be available on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One for £11.99/$14.99.

R-Type Dimensions will be available for the PS3 on 20 May in US and 21 May in the EU at a price of $9.99. [More…]

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