The News Review: Edition 49

Here at The Gaming Review we know that the modern gamer can be far too busy to search through myriad web pages and magazines for all the latest in gaming news, so that’s why we’ve put together a list of the biggest news stories from over the past 7 days.

  • Ubisoft have revealed that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will not feature a single player story campaign, opting only for battling the AI in the multiplayer maps.
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5‘s first update will be larger than the actual game itself, with the update coming in at a whopping 7.7GB, whilst the game is only 4.6GB.
  • A new 1TB Xbox One Fallout 4 bundle has been revealed in time for Christmas, which will be available from November 10th, costing £369.
  • It’s also been revealed that Fallout 4 will take up 28GB, leaving plenty of hard-drive space left over.
  • Bethesda’s Pete Hines has confirmed on Twitter that DLC for Fallout 4 will not be “exclusive with anyone.”
  • Avalanche Studio’s have unveiled that their map for Just Cause 3 is a colossal 400 square miles, making it one of the largest maps in gaming.
  • Warner Bros. has announced that the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight will be returning to shelves in sometime in late October.
  • Microsoft has purchased Havok from Intel, however Havok will still be available to the broad games industry for the time being.
  • Microsoft have also announced a Gears of War Xbox One Bundle, which features a 500GB white console and controller, full Gears of War: Ultimate Edition download as well as beta access for Gears of War 4.
  • Telltale Games has announced that they will release Back to the Future: The Game – 30th Anniversary Edition. Back to the Future: The Game will be available digitally worldwide, and at retail in the U.S on October 13th, and at retail in Europe on the 16th.
  • Telltale has also released details on Minecraft: Story Mode. Episode 1, titled The Order of the Stone, will be available in stores on October 30th.
  • SEGA has announced Sonic Dash: Sonic Boom will be available for free on iOS and Android devices soon, however no release date was confirmed.
  • The co founders of Criterion, Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, have announced that they are looking to start work on a spiritual successor to the Burnout franchise, sometime next year.
  • Codemasters have announced that the Finnish Rally has been added as a free update to Dirt Rally for all Early Access players.
  • A new Street Fighter V character has been leaked, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu styled Laura.


Finally, the top games released this week:

  • Might & Magic Heroes VII – PC
  • NBA 2K16 – Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PC
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 – Xbox One, PS4
  • The Escapists The Walking Dead – Xbox One, PC

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