Latest videogame news as of 20:28 on 12th February 2016

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Destiny player goes from level 1 to 40 without leaving the tutorial   GamesRadar - 19:50
The Witness 100 per cent speedrun world record includes 56 minute wait   Eurogamer.net - 19:46

In the last 2 hours

PC Gamer Weekender adds Battleborn and more pre-release playables   GamesRadar - 18:40
Battlefield Hardline: Betrayal expansion brings swords to a SWAT fight   GamesRadar - 18:30

In the last 4 hours

Hitman beta – final mission gameplay shows assassination options   VG247 - 18:26
Minimalist puzzle shooter Inversus heading to PS4 this year   Eurogamer.net - 18:03
Check out Guardians of the Galaxy's new logo - plus full cast list coming soon   GamesRadar - 17:25
Be GTA Online’s Valentine and grab Double $GTA and RP in the process   VG247 - 17:18
Firewatch players snap amazing in-game photos   Eurogamer.net - 17:10
Firewatch is a freak of nature in third-person   GamesRadar - 17:05
Co-op game The WildEight and its mutated wolves is The Grey on steroids   VG247 - 16:52
Deadpool is "the best picture of the year" according to… Betty White   GamesRadar - 16:50
Video Guide: How to get Silent Assassin/Suit Only in Hitman's PS4 beta   Videogamer.com - 16:36

In the last 8 hours

Get Double Rep in Need for Speed this weekend   VG247 - 16:20
Fallout 4: Geordie Apocalypse - Episode Four   Videogamer.com - 16:13
The Pocket Gamer Awards 2016 are live!   Pocket Gamer - 16:04
January PS Store charts: Call of Duty, Minecraft, Rocket League   VG247 - 15:40
Criterion is showing off its new game behind closed doors   Videogamer.com - 15:32
Here’s more information on the PayDay 2 Wolf Pack DLC   VG247 - 14:52
Aziz Ansari's Master of None second season coming to Netflix in 2017   Videogamer.com - 14:33
GTA Online’s Till Death Do Us Part sounds like the worst group date ever   VG247 - 14:32
This Final Fantasy 14 – Patch 3.2 video takes a look at The Gears of Change update   VG247 - 14:17
The Culling closed alpha coming this month   VG247 - 13:45
Hitman beta – watch a full playthrough of the training mission   VG247 - 13:13
Set photos offer a glimpse of what's to come in Game of Thrones Season 6   Videogamer.com - 12:57
BB-8 originally had dialogue in Star Wars: The Force Awakens   GamesRadar - 12:55
Knights and Bikes coming to PS4   VG247 - 12:45
The Destiny content roadmap is welcome, but a long-term future has yet to be secured   VG247 - 12:28

In the last 12 hours

Heavy Rain PS4 will cost £7.99 if you've already bought Beyond: Two Souls   Videogamer.com - 12:26
Black Ops gets a double, Double XP weekend   Videogamer.com - 12:23
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 – all 12 maps available on launch   VG247 - 12:09
Oculus is giving new buyers 4 months of Unity Professional edition   Pocket Gamer - 12:06
Watch Dogs 2 will be out by April 2017   GamesRadar - 12:05
Guitar Hero Live failed to do the business, too   Eurogamer.net - 12:02
Umbrella Corps gets Resident Evil 5-inspired map   VG247 - 11:44
Battlefield Hardline is practically dead, with more players on PS3 than PC   VG247 - 11:23
Hitman Absolution coming to Xbox One backwards compatibility   Videogamer.com - 11:22
Fallout 4 DLC "not far off", survival mode getting a complete overhaul   GamesRadar - 10:55
Total War: Warhammer The Empire Grand Campaign gameplay walkthrough   Videogamer.com - 10:43
Battlefield Hardline – Betrayal DLC additions detailed   VG247 - 10:35
Cross-buy and cross-save functionality will be an Xbox "platform feature"   Videogamer.com - 10:29
Fallout 4 patch 1.03 improves draw distance, but frame-rate remains untouched   VG247 - 10:06
Black Ops 3 launch was bigger than Star Wars: The Force Awakens, boasts Activision   Videogamer.com - 09:57
Infinity Ward Call of Duty confirmed for holiday 2016   Videogamer.com - 09:35
Get Just Cause 3, Deus Ex, Final Fantasy, more on sale at Square Enix store   VG247 - 09:29
Destiny 2 confirmed for 2017   Videogamer.com - 09:23
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for February 12, 13   VG247 - 09:11
Watch Dogs 2 to release before March 31, 2017   Videogamer.com - 09:07
Not everyone's thrilled with Microsoft's Quantum Break PC announcement   Eurogamer.net - 08:56

The rest of today's news

Call of Duty, Dreamworks, Pixar veterans team up for new VR production company   VG247 - 05:49
Pokemon Super Mario Maker costumes are too good for this unworthy world   VG247 - 05:07
Dead Island Retro Revenge is a thing, apparently   VG247 - 04:49
Trailer reminds us The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is gosh darned special   VG247 - 04:16
Star Wars: Republic Commando would have told the Rebellion’s origin story   VG247 - 03:58
Rocket League update kicks off Season 2   VG247 - 03:06
Metal Gear Solid creator opens new YouTube channel   VG247 - 02:48
Blade & Soul passes 2M players, first content update out now   VG247 - 02:31
Tearaway director's RPG Knights and Bikes cycling to PS4   Eurogamer.net - 02:20
Dying Light Spotlight Edition costs $10m   Eurogamer.net - 01:23
Call of Duty: record active players over holiday 2015, Infinity Ward game coming Q4   VG247 - 00:49
FNaF World is out again, for free this time   Eurogamer.net - 00:36
Alan Wake’s American Nightmare among four new Xbox One Backward Compatible titles   VG247 - 00:18

Yesterday

Kanye West is making a game about his mom going to heaven   Eurogamer.net - 23:59
Kanya West is making a game about his mom going to heaven   Eurogamer.net - 23:59
Five Nights at Freddy’s spin-off FNAF World re-released – for free   VG247 - 23:57
Kanye West shows off first footage of Only One   VG247 - 23:43
Fallout 4 will receive a proper Survival Mode   Eurogamer.net - 23:29
$10M Dying Light Spotlight Edition includes speaking role in movie   VG247 - 22:54
Destiny sequel due in 2017, "large expansion" this year   Eurogamer.net - 22:45
Destiny 2 coming in 2017, "large" expansion later this year   GamesRadar - 22:00
Destiny: large new expansion separate from big spring update   VG247 - 21:48
Large new expansion for Destiny in 2016 ,full game sequel in 2017 – ActiBlizz Q4   VG247 - 21:27
Sibling rivalry is served ice cold in The Huntsman: Winter's War trailer   GamesRadar - 21:05
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – double your rank and weapons XP this weekend   VG247 - 20:49
Conan Exiles dev diary takes you behind-the-scenes   VG247 - 20:40
5 reasons you should go to the PC Gamer Weekender   GamesRadar - 20:15
Duck Hunt VR is a 360-degree twist on classic remakes   GamesRadar - 20:05
Insane Destiny player spends 100 hours leveling to 40 on starting mission   VG247 - 19:44
Microsoft hosting a Windows 10 and Xbox One event later this month   VG247 - 19:28
Check out the first image from The Flash/Supergirl crossover episode   GamesRadar - 19:05
The Division has 40 unlockable perks – here’s everything you need to know   VG247 - 18:52
The $7 million cuts that got Deadpool greenlit at the last minute   GamesRadar - 18:50
Zombies take to the seas in Fear The Walking Dead season 2 teaser   GamesRadar - 18:05
Mrs. Doubtfire would've been way different had these scenes not been cut   GamesRadar - 17:40
Next Watch Dogs game coming in the next 13 months   Eurogamer.net - 17:38
Ubisoft confirms no Assassin's Creed this year to re-examine the franchise   GamesRadar - 17:25
Lego Batman, Trials HD and more hit Xbox One backwards compatibility   GamesRadar - 17:20
No new Assassin's Creed this year, Ubisoft confirms   Eurogamer.net - 17:02
Watch Dogs sequel slated for 2017 release   VG247 - 17:00
No new Assassin’s Creed for 2016; Ubisoft “re-examining” franchise   VG247 - 16:48
5 Cool Things You Can Do in Star Citizen   Videogamer.com - 16:32
Here's your first look at the new Ghostbusters' Ecto-2 motorbike   GamesRadar - 16:20
Need for Speed is coming to PC on March 17 with 4K visuals and unlocked frame rate   Videogamer.com - 16:20
Need for Speed confirmed for PC, comes with Manual Transmission update   VG247 - 16:10
It's god vs. man in final Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice trailer   GamesRadar - 16:05
PC version of Need for Speed out next month   Eurogamer.net - 15:55
Has Superman met his match in the final Batman v Superman trailer?   Videogamer.com - 15:50
Rainbow Six Siege update 2.1 hits PC, adds 10-player Custom Games on dedicated servers   VG247 - 15:46
Here's when you can start playing The Division open beta   GamesRadar - 15:30