Friday, June 01, 2012

Megabits of News: Weekly Roundup (w/e 1 Jun)

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

Dead exciting news...
Be ready scare your pants off again as EA has officially confirmed that a third instalment of the Dead Space series will hit our shelves. The dark, silent and deadly vacuum of space has never been so entertaining. See VG247 for more.

In a galaxy far far away… Star Wars returns
Joystiq says that Lucasarts has officially announced it will develop Star Wars 1313, a new addition to the intergalactic franchise. From its first images and developer’s description, Star Wars1313, a third-person action game, looks very promising. Players will get to play a bounty hunter seeking members of the criminal underground on the planet of Coruscant. Interestingly, LucasArts says the game will be more dark and mature. Blasters at the ready.

Ratchet & Clank back again
Galaxy heroes Ratchet & Clank will soon be gracing us with their gadgets in new title, Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault. Insomniac said Full Frontal Assault will feature on the PlayStation Network and will be a shorter, more compact game, similar to Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty.

Tomb Raider given official release date
The new Tomb Raider title has been given an official release date of 5 March 2013, says CVG. It was originally scheduled for launch in 2012 but it seems Lara Croft fans will have to keep it in their pants for a little longer – of course I am talking about players’ wallets.

The Gears of War keep turning
People in the UK on Monday will be cheering, waving flags and setting up street parties in celebration on Monday – not to celebrate the British Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, oh no. MCV suggests that's when the new Gears of War title will be officially unveiled. It truly will be a brilliant day.