The News Review: Edition 45

Here at The Gaming Review, we know that the modern gamer can often be far too busy to constantly search for all the latest in gaming news, so that’s why we’ve done all the searching for you, and put the biggest stories from the past week all in one place.

  • EA has confirmed that Star Wars: Battlefront will not support split-screen on PC.
  • Gearbox has revealed that they have begun to start work on a new Brothers in Arms – Stay tuned for more!
  • Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has also hinted that a new Borderlands title is under development.
  • The Kickstarter campaign for Shenmue 3 has closed, with $6,333,296 being earned in support for the title.
  • Warner Bros. has announced an interim patch for the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight, but a full fix could still be a long way off.
  • Both Hideo Kojima’s name and Kojima Productions will be removed from the box art of Metal Gear Solid 5, following the fallout between Kojima and publisher Konami.
  • Konami has also announced that they will not be deleting T off of peoples’ PlayStation 4 consoles after they’ve downloaded it, following rumours.
  • The Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection, which features the Uncharted series re-mastered, will be getting a demo later this summer.
  • Forza Horizon 2 players on Xbox One will receive two free DLC cars, the 2012 Porsche Cayenne Turbo and 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS are currently available.
  • Driveclub players will be able to download the Horsepower Expansion, which includes 5 new cars such as the Mclaren P1 GTR and LaFerrari FXX K, on July 28th for £5.
  • 343 has announced that buyers of the Halo 5: Collectors Edition bundle will be able to trade in their downloadable game codes for a disc copy of the game if they so wish.
  • Capcom has revealed that the first downloadable content purchased for Street Fighter 5 will be the last DLC players have to pay for, as all subsequent DLC packs will be free.
  • NeoCore Games has announced Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr. The action-RPG will be coming to PC and consoles sometime next year.
  • Developer Vogelsap has stated that in their upcoming horror game, The Flock, once the population count reaches 0 (which is calculated through player deaths) the game will no longer be playable.
  • Grand Ages: Medieval will be coming to PlayStation 4 on September 25th.
  • Fallout 4 director Todd Howard has revealed that the voice actors for Fallout 4’s main protagonist, Courtenay Taylor and Brian T. Delaney, have spend 2 years recording over 13,000 lines.
  • EA has announced that players Origin accounts will soon be renamed to an EA account, to better fit in with the company.


Finally, the top games released this week:

  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – PlayStation 4
  • Luckslinger – PC, Mac
  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess – PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

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