News Snatch: Just Cause 3, PES 16, Jak 4, Rock Band 4 And Final Fantasy XII



Greetings, time for another round up of news that slipped through the metaphorical net and we start with the latest Just Cause 3 dev dairy which asks the question, “Who is Rico?” Well he’s the chap from Killzone, isn’t he?


Nvidia have announced a “voluntary recall” of its 8-inch Shield Android tablet as the batteries may overheat and pose a fire hazard. You will need to update to the latest firmware and use the built in app to determine if your console is about to explode, for more details, click here.



Don’t Starve is getting some new DLC on the PC in the shape of Shipwrecked. “With new playable characters, biomes, creatures and seasonal effects; Wilson and the whole Don’t Starve cast of characters embark on a sea-bound journey of exploration, adaptation and of course, starvation,” say Klei games.

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Before Uncharted became Uncharted it was Jak 4 and some concept art for the rather grown up reboot has recently surfaced. To look at the rest of the art, click here.



Act of Aggression releases on Steam on September 2nd, check out some of the super weapons you will be able to chuck at your enemies.


The Rockband 4 track list has increased and the latest additions are as follows:

4 Non Blondes – “What’s Up?”
The Black Keys – “Fever”
Disturbed – “Prayer”
Duck & Cover – “Knock Em Down”
Eddie Japan – “Albert”
Fall Out Boy – “Centuries”
Halestorm – “I Miss The Misery”
Heart – “Kick It Out”
Heaven’s Basement – “I Am Electric”
Lightning Bolt – “Dream Genie”
Rick Derringer – “Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo”
Rush – “A Passage To Bangkok”
Scorpions – “No One Like You”
Slydigs – “Light The Fuse”
Soul Remnants – “Dead Black (Heart of Ice)”
System of a Down – “Spiders”
White Denim – “At Night In Dreams”


Rumour has it that Final Fantasy XII will be getting a HD remake for the newer consoles.



Some mighty fine beardage going on in this “Making of” video for For Honor.


Retro News! PES 16 is getting… a demo! Remember them? The demo will feature both club and national sides and will offer “a perfect snapshot of the many on-field advances the new game offers.” It will be on the digital stores around August 13th.



Nom Nom Galaxy, which launched on PS4 earlier this month, is now out on PC via Steam.


The PlayStation 4 has been the UK’s top selling console for the first six months of 2015. Meanwhile, Nintendo have flogged 4.2 million Amiibo figurines in the last quarter, a total of 14.7 million units since their introduction.



And Finally, expect more of this a little later today.

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5 Comments

  1. I played the Jak games for the first time when the HD trilogy came out on the PS3 and I was surprised how much I didn’t like them. I know they hold a special place in many people’s hearts but I wouldn’t be too upset if we never saw Jak 4. I’d rather ND keep doing what they’re doing with games like Uncharted/The Last of Us.

  2. Still no love for J-Rock on either Rock Band 4 or even Guitar Hero Live.

    • I’m sure that there’s a good reason for that… & from what I have just heard from examples of ‘popular’ bands of that scene, I think I know why.

      It’s bloody awful! ;)

    • Yes, J-Rock had no place in popular entertainment….

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