Hello everyone, time for another Snatch packed with the best off-cuts of gaming news, mechanically recovered, processed and then cooked with added water and vegetable proteins to create a delicious, nutritious bite-sized nuggets of video game delight.
We start with huge news – where are all the trailers? Normally I’m swamped with the blasted things but today – nothing. My opening gambit for today’s Snatch is Japanese cinema advert for Pokémon X & Y, for which I can only apologise.
Soundtrack fans can now purchase the tunes from Resident Evil 6 – who can forget the hits “Bioterrorism in Lanshiang” and “Ustanak Immolated / No More Holding Back”? For more information and to buy the album follow this link
Resident Evil 6 also forms part of a new compilation spotted on EB games. The Capcom Essentials pack also includes Devil May Cry 4, Dead Rising 2, Super Street Fighter IV and Mega Man 10 and is listed at a wallet-busting $59.99 for both PS3 and Xbox 360.
The collection has yet to be officially announced but will be very tempting to those on a budget. It reminds me of the massive game collections that were released for the ZX Spectrum like The Magnificent Seven, what a bargain that was!
YouTube is awash with fake videos explaining “How To Install GTA V”, obviously they do not give you the game, instead they fill your PC full of spyware and nasty gubbins. It appears someone has got a bit annoyed by all these fake videos and created their own version.
Zynga has sued the makers of Bang With Friends, an app that allows smut fiends to hook up for casual sex. Zynga claim it infringes their trademark for its “with friends” family of games. May I suggest a name change to ‘Bang With Friends With Benefits’?
The ESRB has rated Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions for the PlayStation 3, PSP and PlayStation Vita. Perhaps the original PS One game is coming to the PSN but it’s more likely this is for the Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection which includes a code for the VR missions.
An interactive map for The Elder Scrolls Online has been created, click here to have a look and make sure you scroll over to the right hand side of the page, that’s where the buttons are.
BioWare artist Matt Rhodes has posted a blog containing Mass Effect concept art which never made it to the series. You can view a selection above including a rather tubby Cerberus trooper, for the full gallery head on over to his site.
Take-Two have registered the trademark for PS2 hit Bully. The trademark application was filed with the United States Patent & Trademark Office on July 25th and follows the recent re-registration of the trademark for M.I.A. PS3 exclusive, Agent.
Toot toot! Train Simulator 2014 will launch on 26th September 2013. PC gamers can experience the “exhilaration of speed, stunning graphics, and a variety of trains, real-world routes and challenging assignments.”
To pre-order your copy, head on over to the official site.
And Finally, Warner Music has joined one of the unsung heroes of PlayStation, Vidzone.