The News Review: Edition 38

Here at The Gaming Review, we know that the modern gamer can be far too busy to dive into the depths of the internet to search for all the latest in gaming news, so that’s why we’ve done the searching for you, and compiled all the biggest stories from over the past week in one simple article.

  • The Steam Summer Sale has been revealed to be June 11th to June 20th after been leaked early by Valve’s official post on Russian social networking site Vkontakte.
  • Developers behind indie-horror sensation Amnesia: The Dark Descent have revealed the release date for it’s latest horror game SOMA will be September 22ns on PlayStation 4 and PC.
  • EA has confirmed via the official Need for Speed Twitter page that the Need for Speed will require an internet connection to play.
  • EA Sports’ FIFA 16 will feature 12 playable women’s’ national teams for the first time ever in the franchises history.
  • CD Projekt Red have announced that a patch to fix an experience glitch in The Witcher 3, where players aren’t being rewared XP for certain quests, will be released next week for PC, and then be released as part of patch 1.04 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
  • Bandai Namco has announced a new Pacman game for mobile devices, based on the level 256 glitch, for Android and iOS for the Summer.
  • A new arena mode for Evolve, which has a stage 2 monster face off against the 4 hunters in a fight to the death, is now live after a free update.
  • DIRT Rally has also received a free update, with the Pikes Peak hill climb course and 3 cars, the Audi Sport Quattro S1, Peugeot 405 T16 and Peugeot 205 T16, all being added.
  • Players are having problems downloading Halo 3: ODST on Xbox One, with reports that the game downloads to 99% before freezing, causing players to restart the download.
  • Tekken 7‘s final boss, Kazumi Mishima, has been revealed to be a playable character when the game releases.
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition now has cross-buy functionality, meaning that players who purchased the Jaws of Hakkon DLC on a last generation console can now download the game on their current get console too, providing the console family stays the same.
  • Developers Nexon and Splash Damage, known for producing Brink, have announced their new free-to-play multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb will go into open beta on June 2nd.
  • Sony have announced that Uncharted 4: A Theif’s End will be released some time before April 2016.
  • Microsoft has revealed their new Xbox One controller, which now features a headphone port, will be available in some time in June this year.
  • Need For Speed will supposedly be released on November 3rd 2015, following a premature post on the Xbox website. The page has since been removed, but Redditor Lipeeeeee managed to grab a screenshot.


Finally, the top games released this week are:

  • Magicka 2 – PlayStation 4, PC
  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 – PlayStation 4
  • Subject 13 – PC, Mac
  • Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Episode 4 – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

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