The News Review: Edition 26

Watch Dogs will allow up to 8 players to roam freely across the world in multiplayer…

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Here at The Gaming Review, we know that not everyone has the time to go searching for all the latest in gaming news, so that’s why we’ve put what we think are the biggest stories from over the past 7 days in one convenient place:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight has been revealed as the next Batman game, and will feature a map 5 times the size of Arkham City, a driveable Batmobile, Harley Quinn as a playable character for those who pre-order, and Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne.
  • It’s also been revealed that Batman: Arkham Knight will not feature any multiplayer.
  • Shipments for JRPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch have exceeded 1.1 million units worldwide.
  • Ubisoft have confirmed that Watch Dogs will be released on May 27th globally, after a trailer for the game releasing the information was leaked.
  • Watch Dogs will allow up to 8 players to roam freely across the world in multiplayer, according to Ubisoft creative director Jonathan Morin.
  • Next Games have announced that they’re making a mobile game of AMC’s The Walking Dead, which will coincide with the 5th season of the show.
  • Devastation, the second piece of DLC in a four part series of expansions for Call of Duty: Ghosts will be available from April 3rd on Xbox One and 360. The DLC will a new weapon, four new maps, and a boss fight against a 100-foot tall Cryptid alien, called the Kraken.
  • Namco Bandai have announced that Dark Souls II will be available on PC from April 25th in North America, Europe and Australia.
  • A new digital version of Guacamelee, named Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition, will be making its way to PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U, though a release date is yet to be announced.
  • Driveclub may be released on April 9th after Evolution Studios reportedly tweeted the release date, before promptly deleting it.
  • The latest DLC for Forza 5 is available now, named the Alpinestars Car Pack, which adds 10 new cars.
  • Nintendo have announced the Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition, which bundles the game along with a blue shell collector’s item. Currently this edition has only been confirmed for Europe, and those who’ve pre-ordered the game can upgrade while stocks last.
  • Respawn Entertainment have revealed that Titanfall will not require an online pass.

 

This weeks Humble Weekly Sale features games from PopCap Games. Pay what you want and support charity to unlock:

  • Peggle Deluxe
  • Bejeweled 3
  • Bookworm Deluxe
  • Escape Rosecliff Island
  • Feeding Frenzy 2 Deluxe

And pay over $6 to receive:

  • Plants vs Zombies GOTY Edition
  • Peggle Nights
  • Zuma’s Revenge!

 

Finally, the top games released this week were:

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
  • The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Episode 2 ‘A House Divided’ (PC, PSN, XBLA, iOS)
 
 

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