Friday, August 17, 2012

Megabits of News: Weekly Roundup (w/e 17 Aug)

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Vergil returns in new Devil May Cry 
Capcom’s newest hack and slash beat 'em up title DmC: Devil May Cry will see Dante’s brother Vergil return as a main character. VG24/7 says Vergil and Dante this time will be teaming up to save the world from a demon takeover. I just hope mankind knows how lucky it is.

Olympic gold medallists to feature in NBA 2K13 
Joystiq says basketball game NBA 2K13 will include the US team that won gold at the London 2012 Olympics and the “Dream Team” that achieved the same feat in Barcelona in 1992, which featured legends Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Charles Barkley. The game’s executive producer Jay-Z said it would give fans the chance to play as two of the best teams ever assembled in sporting history.

Castle Crashers to be released on PC 
Castle Crashers will be released on PC via Steam. Developed by The Behemoth, it will feature local and online multiplayer and Steam Cloud support. See CVG for more.

Minecraft’s sandbox-building see sales building
Sales of Minecraft on the PC have surpassed the seven-million mark, says CVG. The business developer of Mogang, which was behind the independent sandbox-building video game, announced the milestone in a tweet. Expect the number of sales to continue to climb.

EA putting itself on the market - reports
According to MCV, gaming giant EA is in the early stage of preparing to put itself up for sale. The New York Post has reported that discussions with private equity firms have begun.