Saturday Gaming News – 9/11/13

November 9, 2013

  • A rather vocal Twitter user going by the name of  Moonlight Swami got his hands on his Xbox One console, well before the official release. He then proceeded to record an unboxing video, and reveal various information, including the install sizes for some of the launch titles, and the fact that the initial patch is 500MB. Not long after, his console was banned by Microsoft.
  • In case you’ve been wondering whether World of Warcraft will ever go free-to-play, Blizzard have made it clear that this won’t be happening.
  • EA have released a gameplay trailer for Need for Speed Rivals on Xbox One. They also confirmed that the game will run at 30 FPS on both next-gen consoles, at 1080p.

  • Valve have created an In-Home Streaming group on Steam, with a beta due to begin later this year. Considering that Steam Boxes will only be able to run Linus games, the ability to stream Windows games will be essential.
  • Disney have released their first Star Wars game since buying LucasArts. It’s…Tiny Death Star, which was made in collaboration NimbleBit, the developers of Tiny Tower. Tiny Death Star is essentially a Star Wars themed version of NimbleBit’s game, and is now available as a free download on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows 8.
  • Sony have released a new trailer for Resogun, which shows off the game’s five different worlds.