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UK retailer has revealed two limited editions for Halo: The Master Chief Collection that feature a steel case that is exclusive to them. The regular limited edition costs £52.99 and features the steel case, map book and a DLC skull. The MJOLNIR edition features the same extras as the regular limited edition, as well as a 12″ Master Chief statuette for £169.99. The game releases on 11 November for Xbox One.
The Assassin’s Creed Rogue Collector’s Edition is now available to pre-order. For £54.99, the Xbox 360 and PS3 release includes an artbook, the official game soundtrack, 3 lithographs in a stylized envelope and two additional DLC missions. Pre-ordering it brings a pre-order bonus packs: Siege of Fort de Sable Mission, the Commander Pack, the Officer Pack and the Templar pack.
Codemasters is offering refunds for Colin McRae Rally on Steam following negative reviews of the game. [More…]
Sales & Discounts
A number of new titles and DLC have been added to the PS4 sale on the PS Store, including MGS: Ground Zeroes (£15.99/€19.99/AU$24.95), Thief (£29.99/€44.99/AU$62.95), Tomb Raider (£24.99/€29.99/AU$39.95), Rayman Legends (£19.99/€24.99/AU$30.95) and more.
Twitch has implemented new technology which detects copyrighted music (commercial and in-game) in stored videos (VODs), and mutes all audio in sections of videos deemed to be in violation. Live broadcasts will not be affected. [More…]
Sony has announced that it has dropped ‘new’ Android support in PlayStation Mobile. PS Mobile will continue for Android devices running version 4.4.2 and older, but Android OS versions 4.4.3 and newer will cease to be officially supported.
Sony is being sued by a Californian man for allegedly ‘falsely advertising’ the multiplayer mode in Killzone Shadow Fall as running at a native 1080p resolution. He only wants over $5 million for his suffering… [More…]
Activision has noticed an industry-wide reduction in pre-orders which they appear to believe will not affect Destiny which is “on track to be the largest ever for new IP in the industry”. They also feel confident that Call of Duty Advanced Warfare will “be the most pre-ordered game of the year”. [More…]
Ubisoft have revealed their Gamescom line-up, and it’s a good one. Assassin’s Creed Unity, Assassin’s Creed Rogue, Far Cry 4, The Crew, Just Dance 2015, Just Dance Now, Tom Clancy’s The Division, The Settlers Kingdom of Anteria and Shape Up will all feature at the event in Cologne, Germany from 13 to 17 August.
Konami has seen their net profit up by 45 per cent year on year in the first quarter of the 2015 financial year. [More…]
Borderlands 2 has sold around ten million units since its release in 2012 leaving Take-Two with “a lot of faith in the Borderlands franchise.” [More…]
The EU PS Store update has gone live and brings Killzone Shadow Fall Intercept, The Swapper, Ultra Street Fighter IV, as well as adding the PS Plus August games. [More…]
A third BioWare teaser has been released, and this time it invites you all to a live-streamed ‘special fan event’ in Germany on 13 August. You can watch the event on Twitch, between 4PM and 5pm CEST (7-8am PDT, 2-3pm GMT).
EA has announced that its licensing agreement for FIFA with the Barclays Premier League will continue until at least the end of the 2018/19 season and will now include the sponsorship of the League’s Goal Decision System. The agreement means all 20 Premier League stadiums will feature, as will “authentic player headscans”, broadcast quality graphics and more. [via Press Release]
‘The Halls of Power Part 1’ DLC os now available for DC Universe Online, and brings a new storyline, as well as bringing six new Skill Points to earn, new Collections, Feats, gear and Base items.
Ubisoft has announced the Hasbro Game Channel for PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360. The channel will feature Monopoly Plus, Risk and Pursuit Live! and will be available in autumn [Northern Hemisphere] 2014. [More…]
It’s the Mercedes Benz as featured in the Mario Kart 8 DLC.