A new four-player co-op mode is coming to Titanfall, Respawn Entertainment has announced.
Frontier Defense is a wave survival-style affair, and will be playable on all 24 of the game's maps.
Players will battle new enemies, and current enemies will be given new behaviours.
“You and your team will face down familiar foes as well as the IMC's newest combat units: hordes of Grunts and Spectres, stealthy Sniper Spectres and Cloak Drones, explosive Suicide Spectres and Nuclear Titans, ranged Mortar Titans, and even melee-resistant Arc Titans!” said Respawn.
Stationary turrets can be deployed around the battlefield, and new Loadout Crates will allow players to switch loadouts at will, while refilling ammo and ordnance.
Unity CEO David Helgason has stepped down to allow former Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello to take over.
Unity makes game creation tools for developers. Its software development kits have been popular with independent and mobile development teams, while software development kits such as Epic's Unreal engine cornered the high-end PC and console market.
The number of developers who have used Unity has more than doubled in two years from approximately 300,000 in 2012 to approximately 630,000 this year, reports VentureBeat.
Some of the team behind space shooter Strike Suit Zero have formed a new studio to develop a space-based free-to-play PvP title.
Fractured Space is a five-on-five space combat game that according to Edge Case Games is more about tactics than dogfighting.
Players control massive, deeply-customised capital ships, and battles will be akin to Battlestar Galactica’s Battlestar tackling a Cylon Basestar, or Star Wars’ Star Destroyers fighting Rebel Alliance ships, said creative director Jim Mummery.
A class action lawsuit accusing EA of misleading investors over Battlefield 4 has been dismissed by a federal judge in the US.
Last December, San Francisco law firm Robbins, Geller, Rudman, and Dowd filed a complaint against EA on behalf of anyone who bought EA stock between July 24 and December 4.
The suit claimed EA executives withheld information about pre-launch issues with Battlefield 4 from shareholders.
The first downloadable add-on for Alien: Isolation will add a three new maps to Survival Mode and a new playable character.
Called Corporate Lockdown, the DLC pack will be available on October 28.
The new character is Seegson executive Ransome. He has been abandoned by his paymasters and must escape by navigating three new maps: Severance, Scorched Earth and Loose Ends.
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft will be available for Android tablets before the end of the year, Blizzard has announced.
"We're taking things one step at a time and we've got our sights set on a release for Android tablets, our next new platform, before the end of the year," wrote Blizzard. "We've just got a few more mana crystals to polish and some Angry Chickens to chase down."
In the same update, Blizzard announced that the long-awaited iPhone and Android phone editions were still some way from completion.
The developer who yesterday threatened to kill Valve CEO Gabe Newell has resigned from Code Avarice, the studio he cofounded.
Paranautical Activity developer Mike Maulbeck yesterday aimed a volley of vitriolic tweets at Valve after the company's Steam digital distribution platform failed to correctly announce that his game had been released.
Valve responded to Maulbeck's tirade, which culminated in the death threat, by removing Paranautical Activity from Steam and closing the studio's administrator account.
Evolution Studios is not sure when the PlayStation Plus version of Driveclub will launch.
“PS Plus Edition news will come as soon as we have concrete info – sorry to keep you all waiting,” wrote the developer on the game’s official Facebook page.
Driveclub PS Plus Edition was supposed to launch with the full retail version on October 9, but was delayed when game struck server problems at launch.
Rock legends Metallica will play BlizzCon's closing ceremony on Sunday, November 10 NZDT.
BlizzCon is a two-day convention held in Anaheim, California. At the event, members of Blizzard’s gaming community meet, play, and celebrate their shared passion for all things Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm.
Virtual tickets to BlizzCon, which will include Metallica's performance, are still available.
“It’s as if Evolution Studios spent so much time hand-crafting dazzling road tarmac textures, it forgot to give the game a soul – something to distinguish it beyond some great audio and visuals.”
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