Latest videogame news as of 20:38 on 22nd August 2014

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Looks like a director for the Dead Rising film has been found – report   VG247 - 20:20

In the last hour

Fortnite video shows base building, defense   CVG - 20:04
Quick Look: Azure Striker Gunvolt   Gamespot - 20:00
Reality Check - Why is Collecting Loot So Much Fun?   Gamespot - 20:00
Online games such as RuneScape and Eve Online hit with DDoS attack   VG247 - 19:50

In the last 2 hours

Sony: PS4 Glitch That Made Some Games Unplayable Should Be Fixed   Gamespot - 19:31
PlayStation Home turns off the lights in Japan this March   Joystiq - 19:30
Assassin's Creed: Unity devs answer the question, 'why co-op?'   Joystiq - 19:00
The Long Dark release date set for Steam Early Access - 18:54
Logitech Is Making A Game And It Needs Your Ideas   Gamespot - 18:53

In the last 4 hours

Report: Dead Rising movie digs up a director   Joystiq - 18:30
Pokemon Art Academy, The Game That Teaches You To Draw Pikachu, Launching October 24   Gamespot - 18:26
You Don't Know Jack makers release Fibbage on Xbox One   CVG - 18:12
Play Titanfall Free On PC for Two Days, Then Buy It For 50% Off   Gamespot - 18:01
Pokemon Art Academy hits North America in October   Joystiq - 18:00
FIFA Ultimate Team cheaters to be shown the door with new ban policy   VG247 - 17:38
Madden NFL 15 kicks off Xbox One digital pre-loading feature   Joystiq - 17:30
Practice drawing Marowak and others when Pokemon Art Academy lands in the US   VG247 - 17:20
You can't join 11-vs-11 Pro Clubs in last-gen FIFA 15   Joystiq - 17:00
Assassin's Creed Unity video talks renewed mechanics, world   CVG - 16:56
Destiny Dev: Gameplay Is What Matters, Not Necessarily 1080p   Gamespot - 16:52
Calculords is out on Android now so you better do the maths or suffer   Pocket Gamer - 16:46

In the last 8 hours

Final Muramasa Rebirth DLC drags players to hell Sept. 2   Joystiq - 16:30
This video shows off co-op multiplayer in Assassin’s Creed Unity   VG247 - 16:23
Pokemon Art Academy for 3DS is coming to the US on October 24th   Pocket Gamer - 16:14
Following Xbox and PlayStation, Ouya Also Coming to China   Gamespot - 16:14
Ascend: Hand of Kul removed from Xbox 360 marketplace   CVG - 16:06
EA declares war on FIFA Ultimate Team cheaters - 16:00
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - Gamescom Demo   Gamespot - 15:55
These Tearaway Unfolded screenshots are super cute   VG247 - 15:50
Microsoft Shuttling PAX Attendees to Its Campus to Play Unreleased Xbox Games   Gamespot - 15:50
FIFA 15 gameplay video shows Liverpool vs. Manchester City   CVG - 15:33
Ascend: Hand of Kul to remain playable on 360 until November   Joystiq - 15:30
Dozens of Swing Copters clones have been removed from Google Play   Pocket Gamer - 15:19
Super Smash Bros. Could Ignite Wii U Sales, Ubisoft Says   Gamespot - 15:19
Super Joystiq Podcast 109: Madden 15, Akiba's Trip, PS Vita   Joystiq - 15:00
Pokemon Art Academy dated for October in North America   CVG - 14:57
Last of Us PS3/PS4 Getting Free Maps, As Long Multiplayer Wait Issue Persists   Gamespot - 14:53
Harvest Crossing is trying hard to be a mash-up of Harvest Moon and Animal Crossing   Pocket Gamer - 14:37
Netflix Created A User Interface for Oculus Rift   Gamespot - 14:32
148Apps round-up: TourStar, BoxPop, Cubic Castles, and more   Pocket Gamer - 14:31
Age of Wonders 3 expansion 'Golden Realms' announced   Joystiq - 14:30
FIFA 15 Pro Clubs mode cut on Xbox 360 and PS3   CVG - 14:15
GTA Online players fire up your jets: the double RP and GTA$ has started!   VG247 - 14:06
Get a free mech-over, Titanfall back on Origin Game Time   Joystiq - 14:00
Civilization Dev Opening Its Doors for First-Ever Firaxicon, Tickets On Sale Now   Gamespot - 13:43
The best Android games this week - Max Gentlemen, Pac-Man Friends, They Need To Be Fed 3   Pocket Gamer - 13:28
EA CEO Takes Ice Bucket Challenge, Donates $1000, and Announces Employee Matching Program   Gamespot - 13:09
Watch Dogs update finally lets you hack your friends - 13:06
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter due next month, new gameplay video   Joystiq - 13:00
Call of Duty Ghosts Nemesis DLC dated for PC and PlayStation   CVG - 12:52
Stronghold Crusader 2 release date pushed back - 12:43
The best iPhone and iPad games this week - Motorsport Manager, Spooklands, Ace Ferrara   Pocket Gamer - 12:41

In the last 12 hours

Dev says The Witcher 3 1080p resolution on console is not “set in stone.”   VG247 - 12:13
Tactical RPG The Banner Saga is due for release on tablets this September   Pocket Gamer - 12:04
Titanfall free for 48 hours on Origin Game Time   CVG - 12:04
White PS4 Destiny bundle cut to £350 at GAME   Joystiq - 12:00
You can get a PS4 with Destiny for £329 at Amazon - 11:57
FIFA 15 PS3 & Xbox 360 lacks next-gen Pro Clubs mode - 11:55
Halo 2 Anniversary video shows 1 hour of multiplayer gameplay   CVG - 11:21
Corvo blimey, Dishonored also playable for free this weekened   Joystiq - 11:00
FIFA 15 on old-gen will not have Pro Clubs mode   VG247 - 10:57
BoxPop is a free, soothing puzzle game based on the chess concept 'knight's tour'   Pocket Gamer - 10:41
Hack your friends with the new Watch Dogs patch   VG247 - 10:41
F2P Star Wars: Commander is not pay-to-win, promises developer   VG247 - 10:19
Watch Dogs patch lets you hack your friends   CVG - 10:14
Vita looking for someone to share in Europe's Adventure bundles   Joystiq - 10:00
The Last of Us getting two new multiplayer maps for free - 09:56
Two free multiplayer maps coming for The Last of Us PS3 & PS4 - 09:55
The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 5 is out next week - 09:54
The King of Fighters 20th anniversary sale also includes Metal Slug, Blazing Star   Pocket Gamer - 09:42
FIFA 15 on PS3 and Xbox 360 doesn't have Pro Clubs - 09:32
Here's the first screenshot of Beyoncé: Two Souls - 09:15
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter PC release date set for September 25 - 09:14
Destiny’s raids aren’t for everyone – they’re for me   VG247 - 09:09
Dishonored currently free on Steam and Xbox Live Gold   CVG - 09:07
The White PS4 is now a lot cheaper - 09:00
Age of Wonder 3 expansion Golden Realms adds the Halfling race - 08:57

The rest of today's news

PSN maintenance scheduled for August 25   CVG - 08:27
Someone is making a version of Minecraft in Trials Fusion - 08:17
Paradox unveils single-player space RTS Ancient Space - 08:14
Mobile cloning is completely, insanely out of hand   VG247 - 05:29
Every Civilization tragic has their day at Firaxicon   VG247 - 05:16
What does the “7780s” in P.T. mean? Kojima explains   VG247 - 03:35
Organ Trail dev's latest Max Gentlemen is out now on Steam, mobile - 03:22
Dishonored is free on Steam, too   VG247 - 03:08
This incredible modder built Minecraft inside Trials: Fusion   VG247 - 02:57
Ice Bucket Challenge: Halo, Destiny and Borderlands tagged by Warframe   VG247 - 02:36
Expect a lengthy PSN downtime next week   VG247 - 02:19
Everything's coming up Gamestop in Q2 2014   Joystiq - 02:00
ReddX REMIXED - Reddit on Xbox One Trailer   Gamespot - 01:54
Let's Get High! - GTA Online: Flight School Update   Gamespot - 01:00
Witcher 3 Dev Responds to Report That Game May Not Run In 1080p on PS4, Xbox One   Gamespot - 01:00
Paradox reveals out of this world RTS 'Ancient Space'   Joystiq - 01:00
The Last of Us picks up two new, free maps   Joystiq - 00:30
Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS, Hyrule Warriors playable at PAX   CVG - 00:08
Mobile MOBA Witcher Battle Arena seeks beta testers   Joystiq - 00:00
GS News - Witcher 3 May Not Be 1080p On Consoles; Oculus Rift Gets Bug Bounty Program   Gamespot - 00:00


Xbox One pre-download feature arrives a month early with Madden NFL 15   CVG - 23:46
Don't Bet Against Nintendo, GameStop Says   Gamespot - 23:41
Azure Striker Gunvolt includes free Mighty No. 9 crossover minigame   Joystiq - 23:30