EA reveals Mirror's Edge 2 coming “early 2016”, new Need for Speed and Plants Vs Zombies titles also on the way
Good news, fans of first-person parkour games that make you feel slightly sick, there's a newgame on the way early next year. It's set to drop at around the same time as a new Plants vs Zombies title, while the company has also revealed that a new Need for Speed game will ship late 2015.
EA announced the news in the most boring way possible – as part of the, heading into early 2016. Mirror's Edge 2 will be handled by DICE who at that point will be fresh from duties on
Fatality. Warner Bros has pulled the latest Mortal Kombat X patch,a lot of issues with the bloody brawler, but also deleted a lot of player data in the process.
That data included unlocked characters, costumes and so on from the in-game Krypt store, as well as general storyline progress. Not good, in other words.
It's just two witchin' weeks until The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt releases and beguiles us with its dark adult fantasy world. Until then a fresh developer diary has been released looking at the monsters inhabiting the game world.
There's also scheduled for a little later a developer Q and A that will live stream @ 7.00pm GMT+1.Łukasz Wnęk will be playing the game, with level designer Miles Tost narrating it all. Then there's the Q and A bit.
, made of former Black Mesa Development Team members, has just brought their Half-Life remake - Black Mesa - to . It's very close to the original with a few creative differences.
It's a community "re-envisioning" oficonic Half-Life, which introduced us to Gordon Freeman. Now we get the classical journey infused with new life powered by Source. They're '85% done'.
The return of the Hearts of Iron series will have to wait a bit longer asreveal that Hearts of Iron IV won't be out in Q2 2015. They've got a "a large milestone" to clear before announcing a new schedule.
According to studio manager Johan Andersson they 'don't have an approved alpha' yet for the grand strategy, but when they do they'll "start with weekly" developer diaries.
DRM-free champions GOG are now throwing their GOG Galaxy Client to the open beta masses to poke and prod. It's a DRM-free platform that's launching as an alternative to Steam andOrigin.
Until now only a select number were involved during its alpha testing. It features its own built-in store and game library, which supports one-click installs, backup downloads, optional updates with rollback too.
Starfighter Inc. launches on Kickstarter, a "hardcore PvP multiplayer" space fighter "in the vein of X-Wing vs. Tie-Fighter"
Hold on to your joysticks! A "hardcore team-based PvP multiplayer space shooter" has just appeared onand it's from the minds of X-Wing and MechWarrior designers. It's called Starfighter Inc.
Mercenary pilots will dogfight their hearts out from "single-seat interceptors, multi-seat gunships, and massive capital ships." Everything is customisable from looks to yaw. Their goal is $250k.
Leaving behind the Union and Confederate tiffs, studio NorbSoft is now looking to Europe and the Battle of Waterloo. It will feature the "chain of command mechanics" fans of the series are used too.
We not only play at the top of the command chain, but also fill in the boots of subordinate officers. Scourge of War: Waterloo promises to simulate how difficult it was for armies to manoeuvre on the battlefield.
We can start to visit the Black Emporium once again from today ashas just released a new update for Dragon Age: Inquisition, adding the mysterious and macabre shop of weird wonders back into the series.
New schematics, crafting materials, great weapons and even the ability to change our Inquisitors await us. The studio has also patched the game, and it seems the dreaded 'SLI fog' has been vanquished?
Those of you concerned thatspiritual successor Yooka-Laylee might not make its Kickstarter goal, there's absolutely no need to worry. At all. Seriously. Funding has just sailed past £1,300,000, from a planned goal of just £175,000.
In fact according, the game has become the fastest video game project to hit $1 million on the crowd-funding platform. It reached that target in a mind-bogglingly fast six hours.
Right, so I'm all set up to grumble about the $40/£33 Batman: Arkham Knight, which Warner Bros. Gleefully announced last week without remembering to detail anything that it contained.
My problem is though, WB has just revealed that the Pass containsas a brand new, playable character in “an all new prequel story expansion”. And as one of those awful comic geeks, I can't help but feel pretty exited about that. That's me being part of the problem.
The PC version of Project Cars has been slightly delayed in Australia, after large quantities of publisher Namco Bandai's warehouse stock was destroyed in the recent
"During the recent heavy weather event in Sydney, our vendor partner’s warehouse and stock of Project Cars for PC were severely damaged, retailer EB Games informed customers late last week.
In case all those jet-packs, bionic arms and directed-energy weapons were all a bit too modern for you, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare fans, developerhas something a bit old-fashioned to make up for it.
Free for all players, theis a no-nonsense gunslinger's revolver that also comes in ten variant flavours, all of which can be found hidden in Advanced Warfare's supply crate drops.
If you spent any time on the internet at all yesterday, you might have noticed that it was. Which meant that a host of companies were doing their very best to ride the global wave of sweet, sweet nostalgia.
Companies like I Am Bread creator, which has released a new update entitled 'Starch Wars: A New Loaf' for its premier toast simulator.
Star Wars Battlefront will contain 12 multiplayer maps, and the creation of one, the volcanic planet of Sullust, has been covered in afrom developer DICE.
Sullust, for those of you who aren't Star Wars obsessives, is the homeworld of the Sullustans, represented in the original trilogy
Spark Unlimited, the team responsible for(better than most people think), Legendary (great, ridiculous concept but a pretty crap final product) and Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (no idea, but people generally seemed to hate it) has ceased game development and laid-off most of its team, according to a former employee of the company that
The news first emerged, where it was revealed that assets from the studio's offices were being auctioned off. Spark's chief technical officer John Butrovich subsequently confirmed the reports.
Chris Capel pulls one of our patented Watcher Think? mini-reviews on a top-down roguelike where death is just as helpful as living.
has announced they're starting up the 'PLEX for GOOD' drive system again from tonight so that EVE Online players can spend in-game PLEX on helping to secure real world relief funds for Nepal's displaced and injured.
Over 6,000 are now believed to have lost their lives in the recent earthquakes in Nepal, with over 130k homes destroyed. The United Nations calculate 3 million are in need of aid. The studio will match pledges by $15.
Dylan Browne's now episodic puzzle horror game Caffeine has just gotten a new trailer entitled 'Necessity'. It shows a little more of the creepily deserted space station we'll be exploring as a scared young boy seemingly all alone.
It will be split across three episodes as the story itself has "three distinct sections" to transition between, so it was a natural fit. Who knew caffeine mining in space could be so terrifying?
Publishing juggernautwill begin their E3 2015 press conference on June 15th, and it will run for an hour and a half. It begins 1.00pm PDT / 9.00pm GMT+1 in Shrine Auditorium. What's expected up on stage?
So far they haven't revealed what's in their E3 line-up but almost certainly it will have Star Wars: Battlefront, MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, DLC offerings for Battlefield: Hardline and hopefully the next Mass Effect.