Got FOMO over the Destiny beta? Well prepare to get un-FOMO’d, as it is now open to (almost) everybody.
There is one catch – you’ll need Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus. Oh, and a console.
It looks like the beta is being opened up to stress test the servers.
“Our work is not done. There is more we can learn. To make this happen, we need more Guardians to play. This is, above all else, a test,” said Bungie.
“Look for offers to download the beta directly from your console."
League of Legends will soon feature a wider selection of female champion body types, claims Riot Games.
Speaking at Comic-Con (as reported by Polygon), League of Legends producer Omar Kendall answered a fan question about female diversity in the game, stating that Riot was investigating "new strategies for what our champions look like".
"It's something that we're paying a lot more attention to now and you'll see that soon," he said.
Top-down space strategy title Gratuitous Space Battles is getting a sequel, developer Positech Games announced today.
The Democracy studio said that Gratuitous Space Battles 2 features an entirely re-written custom engine, vastly better visual effects, a much-improved GUI, Steam achievements, mod support, and “some very sexy undisclosed new features”.
“The game is especially targeting gamers with multiple monitor setups who enjoy ridiculously over the top space battles, but the engine should comfortable scale down to much older PC’s too,” said Positech.
Nintendo has given some details on how Bayonetta 2's multiplayer mode will function.
As reported by Siliconera, the game’s co-op mode, called “Tag Climax”, can be played with a friend, a stranger, or an AI partner, and is a wave survival mode that also features boss battles.
At the start of each round, players will be able to bet Halos (the game’s currency) on who will end the round with the most points.
Sony has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit that stems from the weeks-long outage of PlayStation Network in 2011, but it continues to deny that the data of its users was vulnerable.
"A proposed settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuits arising from the April 2011 criminal cyber-attacks on the PlayStation Network, Qriocity, and Sony Online Entertainment services," a Sony representative told Polygon.
"Information regarding the proposed settlement, which is subject to final approval by the Court, is available in the settlement agreement and other documents filed with the Court.
Ubisoft is looking to improve on Far Cry 3’s oft-criticised script, says one of its writers.
Writer C.J. Kershner told Polygon, "We were aware of the discussions happening about Far Cry 3. People identified some problems.
"Our protagonist is not the white saviour, not the dudebro," added Kershner, who previously worked on the script for Homefront.
It looks like Valve has added an analogue stick to its Steam Controller.
As spotted by Facepunch user DevinWatson, the latest update for digital distribution client Steam includes a new picture of the controller at the following location:
The Uncharted film will release on June 10, Sony has announced.
The Hollywood Reporter states that Uncharted: Drake's Fortune will fill the space left by the delay of Amazing Spider-Man 3, which is now slated for a 2018 release.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune’s screenplay is being written by David Guggenheim (Safe House, Stolen), and will be directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief).
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris will be available to download from December 9 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC, publisher Square Enix has announced.
The isometric action-adventure title is a sequel to the excellent Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
It sees Lara travel to Egypt to defeat the evil god Set. To do so, she must join forces with rival archaeologist Carter Bell, along with imprisoned gods Horus and Isis.
Areal, the game pitched as "the definitive spiritual successor to the cult hit S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series" has been suspended from Kickstarter.
The crowdfunding effort was halted by Kickstarter with just two days remaining, and just after clearing its funding goal. No money will be taken from backers.
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