Daily Gaming News – 15/05/12

February 15, 2013

  • NEWS: Rumours are abound regarding Sony’s PlayStation 4 controller. Sticking to the “features a small touch panel” idea, the latest rumour even comes with a photo. See what could be the new Dual Shock here.
  • NEWS: In the early hours of this morning Nintendo held a 3DS specific Nintendo Direct, announcing a few new titles and localisations. A new Mario & Luigi RPG title was confirmed for 3DS, featuring many, many Luigis as Mario explores the depths of Luigi’s dreams. And from Camelot we’ll see a new Mario Golf, also for the 3DS. Both titles are aiming to release before the end of the year. Nintendo also confirmed a new Mario Vs. Donkey Kong for the eShop, as well as a sequel to Dillion’s Rolling Western. Lastly, the popular Donkey Kong Country Returns will be making it’s way to 3DS as Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. On the Wii U front, Nintendo announced a major expansion pack for New Super Mario Bros. U. Themed with all things Luigi, this expansion pack will remix the entire NSMBU game world with new levels. And it too is scheduled for the end of the year. As Nintnedo said, this truly is the “Year of Luigi”. These games, and more, can be seen in the full Nintendo Direct coverage below.

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  • NEWS: A press release issued from Sony has confirmed that Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us has been pushed back until June 14th. The delay is to ensure the game lives up to Naughty Dog’s quality standard.
  • NEWS: The rumours circulating that many new (and odd) titles would be coming to Steam (like Halo 3) is looking more and more likely, as Brutal Legend has been confirmed for a release. How confirmed? Pre-order page confirmed.
  • VIDEO: Capcom has released some new footage of their HD port of Resident Evil: Revelations. At the centre of this footage is the newly added Hunk in Raid Mode.

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  • NEWS: Earlier we spoke of Avalanche Studios’ rumoured titles, including Just Cause 3 and an open world Mad Max game. The former is obvious, and the latter could very well be true. On his twitter, Avalanche employee Christofer Sundberg posted a blurry image of one of there games. We see highway warriors, makeshift bikes and gear, and dusty plains. Could it be Mad Max?
  • VIDEO: A new gameplay trailer for GRID 2 is live. The game is due on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC in May.

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