Morning News Wrap (7 Feb 2013)

Breakfast Wrap 04You can do it.  Tomorrow’s Friday.  Stay strong.  Read the news, be informed and be on a high for the rest of the day.

The PlayStation Store has had its weekly update.  And it is jam packed with goodies and discounts and stuff.  Too much to list here, so rather go here for the full list.

Beyond Good & Evil 2 may be out on 22 March 2014 according to a listing on Zavvi.  This may be nothing more than a placeholder, but there has been confirmation that the game is in development and is headed to next-gen consoles – at least, that was the word from Beyond Good & Evil designer Michel Ancel last year.

A CV for Christofer Sundberg – Avalanche Studios’ boss – has hinted that Just Cause 3 (or “a new installment in a very well-known game series”) is in development for Xbox 720/PS4 and coming only in June 2015.  The CV also lists an “open-world action game” based on “a well-known movie license”, and will be out in April 2014.

THQ has let their top executives go.  Erm, that took long enough, considering they didn’t even have money to buy their staff coffee anymore.  Surely they should’ve been the first people culled when the firm went into its financial slide?

More coming-to-next-gen news.  Or rumour.  A studio formed by ex-Bizarre staff – Lucid Games – might be working on Project Gotham 5 if STFU’s insider source is to believed.  We really need to get ourselves one of them…

Yesterday’s next-gen blocks pre-owned rumour, has had an immediate impact on GameStop‘s shares.  They dropped.  This is why rumour and speculation do no good for anyone.

On the other hand, rumour and speculation are positive when they do in fact come true.  Yesterday’s slip by a retailer has now been confirmed by Koei Tecmo.   The previously Wii U-exclusive Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge is coming to Xbox 360 and PS3.  The game will ship with new costumes and all four playable characters and will arrive via “digital channels” on 2 April in the US and 5 April in Europe.

Fuse has been delayed (again, if we recall) to do some last minute tweaks and changes.  The game will be out in the second quarter of this year.

Square Enix has released a new Tomb Raider video for your enjoyment…

Lego.  The toy all kids want and only rich ones can really afford these days.  If you’re still a kid at heart and have the other toy which matches the previous description – the Wii U – then enjoy this trailer for Lego City Undercover.  The rest of us will continue to buy Lotto tickets then.

J.J. Abrams has said that Half-Life and Portal movies are “as real as anything in Hollywood ever gets.”  Erm.  So that’s still a maybe then?

Former Batman actor Michael Keaton will be joining Breaking Bad co-star Aaron Paul in the upcoming Need for Speed movie.  He will play the “reclusive and eccentric host of an underground supercar race” who recruits the best drivers from around the world.  Sounds really riveting doesn’t it?

And finally, Bungie is promising a Destiny reveal “within a matter of weeks.”  So we’ll leave you with that then.  Make of it what you will.

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