Friday, March 09, 2012

Megabits of News: Weekly Roundup

Megabits of Gaming trawls the web for the tastiest morsels of news, so you don't have to...

Molyneux quits Lionhead
The Guardian reports that gaming guru Peter Molyneux has only gone and left Lionhead and Microsoft... According to his Twitter account, he's setting up a brand new company. Intriguing!

Developer confirms Dark Souls sequel
A sequel to the very popular Dark Souls has been confirmed by developer From Software. Both Demon's Souls and Dark Souls have been very successful and From Software has said it wishes to build on their popularity by aiming for a wider audience with the next title.

SEGA: No plans for more Marvel games
Marvel’s vice president of game production, TQ Jefferson, has said there are no future plans by SEGA to publish any more Marvel games. If SEGA’s efforts on Iron Man, Captain America and Incredible Hulk are anything to go by, this might not be such a bad thing.

Next gen Xbox lacking disc drive

Our friends over at has reported - via MCV - that the next Xbox will be launched without a disc drive, instead relying on flash-based storage. It suggests that it will be on the shelves in 2013. Get saving...

Mass Effect 3 almost sells one million sales in first 24 hours
Mass Effect 3 has literally been flying off the shelves. The title sold almost 900,000 copies in its first 24 hours on sale in the US. Following sales in the UK, Europe and Australia, this figure is bound to pass the one million mark.


Literally flying off the shelves? That must be some impressive packaging.