The News Review: Edition 31

Here at The Gaming Review, we know that not everyone has the time to search for all the latest news in the world of gaming, so we’ve done the hard graft for you, and put all the biggest stories of the past week in one quick and easy to read segment:

  • Square Enix has officially announced Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which will come to Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC.
  • The WoW Token is now live in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, which will allow players to pay for their subscription through in-game money.
  • Yusuke Amano, the co-director for Nintendo’s quirky shooter Splatoon, has said that the game will never receive voice chat due to the negative attitudes of some online gamers.
  • Killing Floor 2, Tripwire Interactive’s upcoming co-op horror FPS, will be released on Steam Early Access on the 21st April for £20.
  • Warner Bros has lined up a 1.8GB day-one patch for Mortal Kombat X, which is said to update multiplayer and online stability.
  • Meanwhile, the MKX mobile game is out on iOS now for free, with the release to Android coming shortly.
  • The Furious 7 Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 has been released on Xbox One, and features a variety of cars used within the Fast & Furious franchise, most notably Dominic Toretto’s 1970 Dodge Charger R/T.
  • CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwiński has announced there will be two ‘massive’ expansions for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, called ‘Hearts of Stone’ and ‘Blood and Wine’, which boast a combined 30 hours of extra gameplay.
  • Super Meat Boy‘s creators Team Meat want to see their character become the next fighter in Super Smash Bros.
  • Human Head Studios, the developer behind Prey 2, have recently revealed that they stopped working on the game 3 years before it’s cancellation.
  • The Executive Producer of Battlefield Hardline, Steve Papoutsis, has left the General Manager post at Visceral Games, with Scott Probst replacing him.
  • Indie horror sensation Five Nights at Freddy’s will be receiving a film adaptation, after Warner Bros. bought the rights.
  • Electronic Arts have revealed that a free-to-play Minions game, called Minions Paradise, will be released on mobile platforms this summer.
  • The Xbox 360 will soon receive 2TB hard drive support for Preview Program users.
  • Activision have shown off their ‘Back in Black’ teaser, strongly hinting that the next Call of Duty game will be Call of Duty: Black Ops III.


Finally, the top releases this week:

  • Pokémon Rumble World – 3DS
  • Football Manager Classic 2015 – Android, iPad
  • I am Bread – Mac
  • CO-OP: Decrypted – PC

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