Latest videogame news as of 18:10 on 27th August 2014

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Monday’s PSN maintenance rescheduled for tomorrow   VG247 - 17:55

In the last hour

Doctor Who skin packs for Minecraft Xbox 360 start dripping next month   VG247 - 17:34
Diablo 3 2.10 patch has landed with a week long double treasure event   VG247 - 17:25
TxK, Velocity 2X, Joe Danger among free Vita games for PS Plus members in September   Pocket Gamer - 17:21
PlayStation All Stars, Velocity 2X free on PS Plus in September   CVG - 17:16

In the last 2 hours

Do your best to Escape Dead Island this November   VG247 - 17:07
Hands-on with SineWave - a rhythm-based tunnel shooter with big bass drops   Pocket Gamer - 17:00 adds movies to its lineup   Joystiq - 17:00
Standalone Xbox One Kinect launches Oct. 7 for $149 - 16:59
You can pre-load Destiny on Xbox One right now - 16:41
Lohan's GTA V suit 'filed for publicity', Rockstar, Take-Two say   CVG - 16:31
Here’s your PlayStation Plus offerings for September   VG247 - 16:27
Escape Dead Island launches November 21 in the UK - 16:21
September PS Plus includes Velocity 2X on PS4 & Joe Danger on Vita - 16:18

In the last 4 hours

Joystiq Giveaway: As Above, So Below gear to kick off horror season   Joystiq - 16:09
Get an Xbox One Kinect sensor for $150 in October   Joystiq - 16:05
If you like to play dress up this Witcher cosplay contest is for you   VG247 - 16:00
The Witcher Dev's Adding DRM-Free Movies to Its Lineup   Gamespot - 16:00
Miyamoto explains Nintendo's renewed passion for the core   CVG - 15:47
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer   Gamespot - 15:32
Dragon Age: Inquisition   Gamespot - 15:32
BioShock for iPad and iPhone costs just $19   VG247 - 15:31
PlayStation Plus gets Velocity 2X, Sportsfriends and TxK in September - 15:30
Forza Horizon 2 Xbox One demo, more cars, achievements, announced   VG247 - 15:14
Rumour: GTA 5 next-gen delayed to 2015   VG247 - 15:11
BioShock is out now on iOS (in New Zealand) - 15:11
Escape Dead Island release date announced - 15:11 adds movies section with documentaries aimed at gamers - 15:00
Accurate geological map of Great Britain for Minecraft is a free download   VG247 - 14:54
Gauntlet remake release date pushed to September 23   CVG - 14:41
Xbox One's Forza Horizon 2 Demo Dated, Achievements Revealed   Gamespot - 14:38
Gauntlet PC Reboot Delayed for Fine-Tuning   Gamespot - 14:24
Forza Horizon 2 demo hits Xbox One on September 16 - 14:23
Hit PC horror game Five Nights At Freddy's is now terrifying Android players   Pocket Gamer - 14:21
Gauntlet released pushed back to September 23 - 14:17

In the last 8 hours

Volition project reveal at PAX suggests either a new game or Saints Row 5   VG247 - 14:08
Buy This Epic-Looking George Washington Xbox 360 Theme to Support Call of Duty Veterans' Charity   Gamespot - 14:05
Take Forza Horizon 2 out for a test drive next month   Joystiq - 14:00
Gold Award-winning Ridge Racer Slipstream update adds new cars, MFI controller support   Pocket Gamer - 13:55
Out at midnight: Optika will teach you all about manipulating light to complete its puzzles   Pocket Gamer - 13:41
Gauntlet reboot gets a new release date - 13:32
Modders make SimCity cities bigger - 13:13
A DriveClub beta is apparently happening on PS4 right now - 13:05
A DriveClub beta is apparently happening right now - 13:05
Lindsay Lohan's GTA 5 Lawsuit Is a Bid for Attention, Take-Two Says   Gamespot - 12:57
Out at midnight: Back to Bed is a puzzler with a surreal twist for iPad and iPhone   Pocket Gamer - 12:54
Saints Row Dev Will Reveal New Game On Friday -- Is It Saints Row 5?   Gamespot - 12:36
GTA Online will soon be unplayable on 12GB PS3s – unless you upgrade your HDD - 12:30
Leading creators back latest Tropes vs Women video - 12:14
Out at midnight: Almightree is a Zelda-inspired puzzler for iPad and iPhone   Pocket Gamer - 12:10
Mega Man X4, X5 zero in on PlayStations next month   Joystiq - 12:00
Hearthstone on the original Game Boy looks tasty   VG247 - 11:59
Metro: Redux gallery – the apocalypse never looked this beautiful   VG247 - 11:31
Dragon Age Inquisition to feature four-player co-op mode separate to the single-player story - 11:28
Out at midnight: The Nightmare Cooperative is a dungeon crawler with a clever puzzle-like twist   Pocket Gamer - 11:28
Out at midnight: Bioshock brings the classic underwater shooter to iPhone and iPad   Pocket Gamer - 11:18
Van Helsing developer reveals tower defense game Deathtrap - 11:03
Mikey Boots, the tappy new entry in the Mikey series, is set to hit iOS and iPad on September 4th   Pocket Gamer - 10:58
Saints Row studio to reveal new game on Friday   CVG - 10:51
Call of Duty sale assaults PS3 with 10% savings   VG247 - 10:44
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has been accused of copying another dev in order to create Swing Copters   Pocket Gamer - 10:21
Thank PewDiePie for EA reprinting Skate 3 years after release   VG247 - 10:20
British Geological Survey recreates Great Britain in Minecraft - 10:19

In the last 12 hours

Metro developer's next game will be "a more sand-box style experience" - 10:05
Diablo 3 Patch 2.1.0 begins rolling out ahead of Seasons launch on Friday - 10:03
Under Defeat HD hits Xbox 360 stateside after two years AWOL   Joystiq - 10:00
More GTA Online code “leaks”: military DLC, face-paints, VTOL jets   VG247 - 09:50
Doritos and Mountain Dew giving away free Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer gear   VG247 - 09:44
Standalone Xbox One Kinect reportedly launching in October   CVG - 09:40
Is Saints Row 5 being revealed this week? - 09:36
GTA 5 doesn't feature a character based on Lindsay Lohan, argues Rockstar - 09:35
Mario Kart 8 getting Zelda, Animal Crossing & F-Zero DLC - 09:16
Update: Dragon Age Inquisition will feature 4-player cooperative multiplayer   CVG - 08:53
Dragon Age Inquisition will feature 4-player cooperative multiplayer   CVG - 08:53
Is PSN ready for Destiny?   VG247 - 08:03
Lindsay Lohan sued Rockstar for attention, Grand Theft Auto 5 dev says - 08:01
Lindsay Lohan sued us for attention, says Rockstar   VG247 - 07:38

The rest of today's news

Mario Kart DLC packs priced $8 each, $12 2-in-1 bundle   Joystiq - 05:30
EA expects to make $1 billion from DLC this year   VG247 - 02:22
Someone has made SimCity inside Minecraft   VG247 - 02:01
10 new Rockstar Verified Jobs in GTA5 (That's What She Said)   Joystiq - 02:00
Here’s a little something for Mega Man fans, at least   VG247 - 01:47
Steam update enables quicker multi-game installs   CVG - 01:21
Titan Souls trailer showcases terrifying bosses, lovely scenery - 01:12
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call trailer features Type-0 music   CVG - 01:11
GS News Update: New Mario Kart 8 DLC Starting in November   Gamespot - 01:02
US PS Store update: inFamous First Light, Madden NFL 15, Metro Redux   CVG - 00:54
Inquisition reveals four-player co-op mode - 00:37
Play all of the 'Connected World' Ludum Dare 30 games   Joystiq - 00:30
Turns out you can have bigger maps in SimCity after all   VG247 - 00:23
GS News - New Pokémon Game; PS4 Poaching Microsoft And Nintendo Fans!   Gamespot - 00:00
EA Sports UFC taunts three new fighters   Joystiq - 00:00
GS News - New Pokémon Game; PS4 Poaching Microsoft And Nintendo Fans!   Gamespot - 00:00


Liked Mass Effect 3′s co-op? You’ll probably like Dragon Age: Inquisition’s multiplayer   VG247 - 23:58
Only one player can win in Dead Cells, an upcoming co-op survival game with a twist   Pocket Gamer - 23:43
Rebirth - 23:33
The Crew races at 30FPS, 1080p on Xbox One, PS4, PC   Joystiq - 23:30
Olli Olli onto PS3 and PS4 today   VG247 - 23:13
Quick Look: Taxi   Gamespot - 23:00