Right then, news ‘n’ stuff for the gingers and vampires who can’t go out in this glorious sunshine starting with new footage of Splinter Cell: Blacklist which is set in an exploding gas plant.
As in the plant is exploding, not that it’s a plant that makes exploding gas.
Patrice Desilets has said that 1666, a project that is currently in Ubisoft legal limbo, “was to be the new Assassin’s Creed.”
Anyone want yet another Assassin’s Creed? No? Probably for the best then.
Lots of trailers to get through today, who knew there was a tie in game for Pacific Rim?
The fast approaching next gen machines have been built so it’s easy to port code from PC games, right? Not according to Bethesda.
“It’s really not easy, but it’s certainly much easier. I’m not trying to insult Sony or Microsoft, but they’re high-end PCs, the way they’re architectured.”
It appears they are also having problems getting the three systems to talk to each for cross-platform game play.
“They don’t all play with each other. PC and Mac play together, but Xbox One is its own thing and PS4 is its own thing. The whole cross-platform thing is just a nightmare.”
A new trailer for Snatch favourite, Farming Simulator! Woohoo!
PlayStation Lifestyle have spotted a listing for Injustice: Gods Among Us for PlayStation Vita, specifically a “Game Of The Year” edition (really?) with lots of DLC.
Top story of the day: Sprinty fast chap, Usain Bolt, was asked if he would be buying a PlayStation 4 or a Xbox One. “PS4. I’m a PS fan, definitely,” he said.
A story trailer for Alien Rage which is coming to consoles as a downloadable title this September.
Patch Snatch: Hotline Miami will be getting tweaked on PlayStation and will fix some bugs and trophy problems.
Gamestop have sold out of their “unlimited” pre-order supplies for PlayStation 4. They are still taking orders for the Xbox One, of which they had very limited quantities.
Nolan North is a busy man, not content with voicing pretty much every male video game he can ever he is now providing the voice for a female in Saints Row IV.
Meanwhile Saint Row IV design director, Scott Phillips, has said the forthcoming game will end the current story arc.
“We’re definitely considering Saints Row 4 sort of the end of that saga of this character and the Saints as they are,” he explained.
“So if there’s any more future Saints Rows – which you know we always hope there will be, we hope there’s fans for future games like that – they will probably continue in a different direction.”
And Finally, PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One the musical. Yes, really.