Welcome to Friday and welcome to another Weekly News Roundup! This week in gaming news…
In game news:
- On July 14th, the beta start date for Gears of War 4 was… kind of announced on the teeny small print on the base of the game’s promotional Xbox One page. The beta is due to start around March 1st, 2016 and only if you play Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox Live before this date. Full story here.
- Also on July 14th, another beta start date was announced, this time in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. The beta is for Playstation 4 users only at this point and will run from August 19th to August 23rd. Get the whole scoop here.
- Another story on July 14th, Rock Band 4 expanded their setlist by 11 songs before their October 6th release date. See them here.
- On July 15th, Guitar Hero Live seemed jealous of Rock Band’s attention and decided to release 10 more songs of their own! Have a look here.
- Also on July 15th, Radical Entertainment decided to surprise everyone with the release of the Prototype Biohazard Bundle, which included Prototype and Prototype 2 for $69.95 AUS on the Xbox Store. Full story here.
In Industry News:
- On July 13th, we awoke with some very sad news of Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata’s passing at the age of 55. Full story here. RIP Mr. Iwata.
- On July 14th, it was seen that any mention of Hideo Kojima or Kojima Productions has been stripped from anything to do with the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5. Read it all here
- And very late on July 15th, AlphaNerd managed to sneak some footage from the upcoming Warcraft movie from San Diego Comic-Con. Read more here.
That’s it for this week, guys! Have a super weekend!