Friday, July 20, 2012

Megabits of News: Weekly Roundup (w/e 20 Jul)

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Fans given PES 2013 demo release date
MCV says the first playable demo of PES 2013 will be available on 25 July. Konami said the demo will showcase new key features of the next title in its massive footballing franchise. The real thing will hit our shelves later this year.

Gears of War prequel on our screens in March 2013

Gears of War: Judgment, the prequel to the original Gears of War trilogy will go on sale in March 2013. Although it’s a long way off, it’s good to know we will have it one day.

Blizzard confirms reasons to be cheerful
Work is underway to produce max-level content for Diablo 3, says CVG. Blizzard confirmed it wants to give gamers with high-powered characters a reason to stay engaged in the title. The people have spoken... and have been heard.

A new novel way to enjoy Assassin's Creed
Joystiq reports that a new novel will be released for Assassin’s Creed fans to become engrossed in. Ubisoft said Assassin's Creed: Forsaken will be released in December, a month after hotly anticipated Assassin’s Creed 3.

Splinter Cell gives gamers a moral choice
Time to decide, you have what you want from the suspect – now - are you going to shoot the guy or let him go, the choice is yours. The new Splinter Cell: Blacklist will force players to make moral decisions and choose between right and wrong, a Ubisoft chief has said. It’s not now what you think Sam Fisher will do, its what you think he should do. Expect to make your decision in the spring. See VG24/7 for more.