Daily Gaming News – 31/10/2012

October 31, 2012

The night is eternal, and the dead walk the earth. But not even the shambling hordes will stop Rocket Chainsaw delivering your daily gaming news. Here’s an update for the 31st October 2012. And Happy Halloween!


  • NEWS: Famitsu magazine in Japan has reported that Dragon Quest VII, released for the original PlayStation back in 2000, will be remade for the Nintendo 3DS. The remake will launch in Japan on 7 February next year.
  • MAJOR NEWS: Disney has announced today (reported by Deadline) that they’ve made a full acquisition of LucasArts and all subsidiaries for a total of US$4.05 billion. The company has announced interest in pursuing three new Star Wars movies, and will gain control of all Star Wars related games, including the upcoming Star Wars: 1313.
  • VIDEO: Exciting PlayStation 3 platformer Puppeteer is celebrating Halloween with a special spooky themed trailer. Check it!

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  • NEWS: Sleeping Dogs horror themed DLC Nightmare at North Point, poking fun at Chinese horror films, is available for download for about ~$5. We’ll have a review on Rocket Chainsaw soon.
  • NEWS: Deep Silver has today dated upcoming Dead Island spin-off Dead Island: Riptide for 26 April 2013 for Australia. The game will offer a new story and explorable world set within the Dead Island universe, while retaining the same sandbox/RPG hybrid gameplay. All Games Beta have the press release and images of the box art.
  • VIDEO: The PlayStation 3 exclusive and PlayStation Move enhanced Okami HD is ready to go! Enjoy Capcom’s launch trailer.

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  • NEWS: Shock, surprise, there’s going to be a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4. The report comes from thisisXBOX, where a quote from voice actor Bill Murray, best known for Captain Price, stated he was meeting with Infinity Ward to discuss the fourth entry in the long running series.
  • NEWS: Keen for Crysis 3 on PC, and interested in trying it out early? The nVidia GeForce Facebook page is running a promotion for alpha keys. Click here to try your luck.