Gaming News Wrap [8 Sep 2014]

ws_Cup_of_Coffee_2560x1600Good morning everyone. Did you know that reading the Gaming News Wrap saves you time, and therefore, saves you money? Yeah, it’s not scientifically proven… yet.

Games

If you purchase Destiny on either Xbox 360 or PS3 digitally, you will be able to upgrade to the new-gen versions for free. Details on this can be found here.

Mortal Kombat X will be out 14 April 2015 for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. Villain Goro will be a retail pre-order bonus through a still to be named “exclusive” retailer.  

Project Cars has been dated for release in the US. The game will be available on 18 November, while the European release date is the previously announced 21 November.

A number of new details for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 have been revealed by an article in GameMaster magazine. Claire Redfield will be joined by Barry Burton’s daughter Moira Burton in the campaign. The game will run at 1080p and 60fps on new-gen consoles and PC and will feature co-op. The game will be heading “back to its roots” being more survival horror focused. More details, and scanned screens, can be found here.

Sales & Discounts

Need for Speed Rivals has been added to the EA Access ‘Vault’. This means the came is available for subscribers to the Xbox One exclusive subscription service that costs £3.99 / $4.99 a month or £19.99 / $29.99 a year.

Industry

Microsoft got a little cheeky recently with a ‘Destiny Fragrance’ advert to get around pushing the game, as they “didn’t have permission to run adverts for the game.” [More…]

Google will pay out $19 million in refunds to customers whose children made in-app purchases without their permission as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. [More…]

Screenshots & Concept Art

Videos

Watch as the assassin becomes the assassin hunter in this new Assassin’s Creed Rogue trailer.

A new trailer for Destiny showing off the PS Vita and PS4 Remote Play in action.

‘Walk it’ in this new Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes trailer.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will release on 4 November for PS4, PS Vita and PC.

The Ryse: Son of Rome PC pre-order trailer.

About Zombie Dredd

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