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Below are the news stories that may not have made the headlines today but are worth reading!
Gamers never die…..
Just like the Games of Our Lives…
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/// LESSON LEARNED: IGN Turkey’s Twitter Account Suspended After Far Cry Primal Leak!
— AGB (@AllGamesBeta) October 6, 2015
/// ‘Traitor’ Sprayed Over Halo 5 Mural in London!
/// Minecraft: Story Mode Season Disc listed on Amazon!
/// The Story Behind Fortress, the Final Fantasy Game That Never Was!
On August 12, 2009, Swedish game developer Grin filed for bankruptcy and closed its doors. After a little more than six months of work on its latest project, founders Bo and Ulf Andersson announced that, due to an “unbearable cashflow situation,” the company was ending its 12-year run.
In a final farewell posted to Grin’s website, the Anderssons mentioned “an unreleased masterpiece” they could not finish. One week later, a former employee outed the project, referencing an “unreleased Final Fantasy project” on his LinkedIn profile.
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/// WildStar May Eventually Come to PS4 and Xbox One!
WildStar could become the latest PC MMO to make the jump to consoles. In an interview with GameSpot, Carbine Studios product director Mike Donatelli said bringing the game to consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One “seems to make a lot of sense,” though he didn’t outright confirm that it’s happening.
/// Fresh Sony Patents Hint at New Gaming Pad, Wrist Bands for PlayStation VR!
VRFocus reports on the news that Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has filed 2 new patents that could serve as new input solutions for PlayStation VR.
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/// The HoloLens Development Kit Will Cost $3,000 and Ships in Q1 2016!
According to a stage presentation during Microsoft’s Windows 10 device event today, the dev kit will contain hardware similar to what was shown earlier this year, according to Ars Technica.
The device current sports 2GB RAM, 802.11aca, and x86 processor and boasts a 60Hz refresh rate. The device contains a set of APIs enabling a developer to create holographic experiences in the real world.
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/// Cyberpunk 2077 to Be Bigger Than The Witcher 3!
Cyberpunk 2077, the next game from The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red, is the biggest title the studio has ever made.
The sci-fi-flavoured RPG was originally announced back in 2012, but the Polish outlet has remained quiet on specificities of the project since.
Now it has been revealed that the title will be even grander in scale than the third and final entry in the developer’s sprawling fantasy series, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. [Source]