Latest videogame news as of 12:50 on 1st August 2014

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New in the last half-hour

Dead Island 2 playable for first time at Gamescom 2014   CVG - 12:26
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Special Edition revealed - 12:20

In the last 2 hours

Rush Horizon is a fast paced mash up of arcade racing and auto-running that's out right now on iPad and iPhone   Pocket Gamer - 11:48
Minecraft PS Vita delayed to September? - 11:37
Xbox Live issues persist for some Xbox 360 owners   CVG - 11:35
21 mods we want for GTA 5 on PC   VG247 - 11:34
PlayStation Now’s pricing is completely ridiculous   VG247 - 11:28

In the last 4 hours

Crimson Dragon, Motocross Madness free through Xbox Games with Gold   CVG - 10:34
Joinz is a mix of Tetris and Threes that's coming soon to iOS and Android   Pocket Gamer - 10:24
GTA 5 sleuths “confirm” single-player zombie DLC and more   VG247 - 10:20
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth ships 250,000 in Japan   Joystiq - 10:00
BioWare releases second Shadow Realms teaser vid, reveal due August 13 - 09:56
Steel Soldiers relaunches on PC today - 09:51
Destiny fan trailer is as epic as it should be   VG247 - 09:44
Warballoon has released some incredible Star Command concept art to tease what's coming next in the epic space exploration sim   Pocket Gamer - 09:39
Gearbox hits back in Aliens Colonial Marines lawsuit   CVG - 09:38
Rayman creator Michel Ancel founds new studio – but will stay at Ubisoft - 09:18

In the last 8 hours

Destiny has a soft level cap of 20, but you can go beyond it - 08:20
FIFA 15 doesn't have Brazilian domestic teams - 08:14
FIFA 15 gameplay trailer focuses on agility and control   CVG - 08:12
Free Trial Period For Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Available From Today   Gamespot - 07:45
See the Destiny beta’s best keep secret – the Seraphim Vault   VG247 - 07:40
Another Ultima game bites the dust - 07:34
Brazil misses out on FIFA 15 inclusion, too   VG247 - 06:37
Advanced Warfare’s reveal trailer smashed X-Men, OitNB on YouTube   VG247 - 06:11

In the last 12 hours

Mario, Zelda, Sonic, Doom, Halo and Uncharted as sung by one guy   VG247 - 03:50
The new Colin McRae PC game is not what you think   VG247 - 03:42
Even nostalgia can’t improve these retro games ads   VG247 - 03:16
How to progress a Destiny character past level 20   VG247 - 02:44
PlayStation Now Rental Prices vs. Buying Full Games   Gamespot - 02:37
Rayman creator Michel Ancel forms new indie studio   CVG - 02:00
Killer Instinct reboot is coming to retail, adds bonus fighter - 01:30
The best game about dating pigeons is now on Steam   VG247 - 01:27
Shadow of Mordor isn’t just an Assassin’s Creed clone   VG247 - 01:08
You mayfly around in musical adventure Ephemerid for $1   Joystiq - 01:00
PlayStation Plus Free Games of August   Gamespot - 00:54

The rest of today's news

Magic the Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2015 Review   Gamespot - 00:40
Rogue Legacy Review   Gamespot - 00:37
Killer Instinct hits retail with bonus Season 2 fighter   Joystiq - 00:30
Killer Instinct Season 1 gets retail release in September   CVG - 00:10
Humble Weekly Bundle shoots for the stars   Joystiq - 00:00


Beyond Good & Evil 2 is finally happening   VG247 - 23:45
God game Maia pulls in $1 million while in Early Access   Joystiq - 23:30
Second BioWare teaser trailer 'Spark' points to August 13 reveal   CVG - 23:26
The Dota 2 International pulls in 2 million concurrent views   Joystiq - 23:00
Watch BioWare's Second Creepy Teaser Video for Its New Project   Gamespot - 22:33
New $30 Halo-Themed PC Mouse Is Oddly Not a Gaming Mouse   Gamespot - 22:15
FIFA 15: Gameplay Features - Agility and Control   Gamespot - 22:01
Hyrule Warriors - Darunia and a Hammer Gameplay Trailer   Gamespot - 22:01
Final Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack hits Xbox Live August 5   Joystiq - 22:00
Xbox One's Digital-Only Killer Instinct Finally Comes to Retail, Includes TJ Combo   Gamespot - 21:41
Guardians of the Galaxy skins to appear in Minecraft   Joystiq - 21:30
Some of these Minecraft builds for the Floating Island contest are amazing   VG247 - 21:20
EA Founder on VR: I Don't Want to Put on Goggles and Then Spill My Beer   Gamespot - 21:00
PSA: Titanfall Frontier's Edge DLC out now   Joystiq - 20:30
Hyrule Warriors gameplay video stars Goron chief Darunia   CVG - 20:30
You’ve Been Chosen to watch the latest Bioware teaser   VG247 - 20:11
US Nintendo eShop update: Mega Man Battle Network, Lego Ninjago   CVG - 20:09
For two weeks Final Fantasy 14 will be free in the UK and US   VG247 - 20:05
Can't wait for Smash Bros? Try Super Smash Flash 2   GamesRadar - 20:05
Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed: Unity pre-orders live on Steam   Joystiq - 20:00
Reality Check - More PC GFX Explained! SSAO, Texture Filtering, Depth Of Field, and More!   Gamespot - 20:00
Michel Ancel starts new studio, but remains at Ubisoft - 19:52
Bronze Award-winning Marvel Pinball free on iOS this week   Pocket Gamer - 19:39
Catch the Metal Gear Solid 5 preview at the Gamescom gala   Joystiq - 19:30
Today Is Your Last Chance To Register Mario Kart 8 for a Free Wii U Game   Gamespot - 19:09
Galaga star makes Super Smash Bros. cameo   Joystiq - 19:00
Chaos Heroes Online - Announcement Trailer   Gamespot - 18:59
Snap Attack, a free competitive word-building game, now available on Android   Pocket Gamer - 18:59
GameStop credit card to be launched soon, claims report   CVG - 18:47
Call of Duty: Ghosts Nemesis DLC Pack Preview   Gamespot - 18:39
Dead Rising sales still good, can't save Capcom's Q1   Joystiq - 18:30
Ghosts' final DLC pack, Nemesis, launches next week - 18:23
Diablo 3 PS3/360 Saves Can Transfer to PS4 or Xbox One -- Your Choice   Gamespot - 18:15
You Can Play Evolve This Weekend, Provided You Received an Alpha Code   Gamespot - 18:03
Joystiq Streams: Taking a hike through 1001 Spikes   Joystiq - 18:00
Far Cry 4 devs trek dangerous paths in latest video   VG247 - 17:56
FIFA 15 Has Shirt Pulling, Player-Specific Movement, More Finesse Moves   Gamespot - 17:52
Titanfall: Frontier's Edge - Gameplay Trailer   Gamespot - 17:30
Crazy Taxi's touchscreen-oriented offspring is out on iOS   Joystiq - 17:30
Gearbox explains why it should be dropped from Aliens lawsuit - 17:21
Killer Instinct is getting a retail release - 17:18
Superhero Workout will train you to save the world in August   Pocket Gamer - 17:04
New Nintendo eShop releases: Mega Man Battle Network, Steel Empire   Joystiq - 17:00
New Mortal Kombat X Details Coming in Two Weeks -- What Do You Want to Find Out About?   Gamespot - 16:57
Logitech Reveals "World's Fastest Gaming Mouse"   Gamespot - 16:55
FIFA 15 video is all about ball control   VG247 - 16:50
Titanfall Frontier's Edge DLC available to download now on Xbox One - 16:49
Epic Skater is a F2P endless skater for iOS and Android from ex-Tony Hawk's Pro Skater devs   Pocket Gamer - 16:48
GTA Online gets double RP this weekend!   VG247 - 16:48
On my iPad: Ephemerid   Joystiq - 16:30
Assassin's Creed Unity's Hero Is Not An Action Movie "Grizzled Badass"   Gamespot - 16:21
MUJO has you stacking swords to slay monsters of Greek myth, it's a compelling match-3 puzzler   Pocket Gamer - 16:18
Kojima will talk about MGS 5: The Phantom Pain for an hour at gamescom   VG247 - 16:16
Shadow of Mordor trailer shows off Wraith powers   CVG - 16:05
Call of Duty Ghosts Nemesis DLC teased for August 5   CVG - 15:55
Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor - The Wraith Gameplay Trailer   Gamespot - 15:51
This Falling Skies game sure looks a lot like XCOM - 15:49
PC Accessories Company Logitech Building a Video Game And It Needs Your Help   Gamespot - 15:43