Wednesday Gaming News – 02/10/2013

October 2, 2013

  • Valve has filed a trademark for Half-Life 3, as unearthed by NeoGAF.
  • Last night’s Nintendo Direct delivered news of a brand new Kirby game for 3DS. The game will be a 2D platformer with Kirby able to switch between front and back planes.
  • Nintendo Direct also announced that Square Enix’s long awaited Bravely Default: Where the Fairy Flies will be released in PAL regions on December 6.
  • Despite the Wii being Nintendo’s best-selling console, the company will halt its manufacture soon, although no firm date has been given.
  • Bungie’s Destiny will launch its beta in early 2014, with people who preordered the game from participating retailers getting early access. For us Aussies, those retailers are EB Games and JB HiFi; you should receive access vouchers around that time.
  • Warcraft movie is indeed going ahead and will be in cinemas on December 18, 2015.
  • Love DoubleFine? Love shelf clutter? The developer is selling figures of characters from Psychonauts on its official store. There are ten  figures to collect including Raz, Lili, Sasha and Dogen. Buy one for USD$7, or the whole set for USD$70.
  • Amnesia developer Frictional Game has teased its latest game, SOMA. Check it out below: