Latest videogame news as of 14:30 on 5th March 2015

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Nintendo announces new eShop releases for early 2015 and beyond   GamesRadar - 14:25
Rumour: Microsoft’s Phil Harrison is leaving the company   GamesRadar - 14:25
Grace of Letoile, Kemco's odd JRPG about time-controlling dolls, is on iOS now   Pocket Gamer - 14:22
Rock Band 4 coming to PS4 & Xbox One later this year - 14:21

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The IGF 2015 winners and indies to look out for are... - 14:20

In the last hour

5 Terrible Games That Were Nothing More Than Graphical Showcases - 13:58
Four Sided Fantasy is a puzzle platformer that tests the limits of the screen, heading to PS Vita   Pocket Gamer - 13:48
Rock Band 4 coming to Xbox One and PS4, plans to support last-gen peripherals and DLC   GamesRadar - 13:35

In the last 2 hours

Rock Band 4 confirmed for Xbox One and PS4: supports old instruments and 2,168 songs   VG247 - 13:30
Rock Band 4 announced for PS4 and Xbox One - 13:30
Dead Effect 2 adds cyborgs, drones to the zombie shooter on iOS and Android later this year   Pocket Gamer - 13:11

In the last 4 hours

Bungie whacked Destiny’s infamous loot cave because you asked them to do it   GamesRadar - 12:25
Hecticube introduces bullets to Pong for a more frantic arcade experience   Pocket Gamer - 12:22
First run of Rodea the Sky Soldier copies on Wii U come with Wii version   VG247 - 12:09
Lesley Sharp and Toby Jones star in Ursula Le Guin dramas for Radio Four   GamesRadar - 12:00
PS Vita-exclusive pretty puzzler htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary is now available in Europe   Pocket Gamer - 11:58
Terra Battle gift codes are being given out to celebrate its creator's Lifetime Achievement Award   Pocket Gamer - 11:42
Windows 10 to support Xbox One wireless controller with new adapter - 11:41
Shadow of Mordor does simply win GDC 2015 Game of the Year - 11:33
D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is coming to PC – rumour   VG247 - 11:29
Valve’s Lighthouse, VR controllers and more explained   VG247 - 11:12
Elite Dangerous could come to PS4 following Xbox One launch - 11:11
Total War: Attila sold 21,680 copies in the UK during its first week - 10:53

In the last 8 hours

Rare's 30th anniversary is an important time, teases Xbox head Phil Spencer - 10:20
SFX studio Weta makes Hobbit Smaug VR demo for Oculus Rift - 10:20
Creative Assembly reveals gameplay footage of Alien Isolation's third-person build - 10:18
Alien Isolation was previously third-person - gameplay footage revealed - 10:18
Listen to two professional Counter-Strike players explain why Dust2 is so popular   VG247 - 10:15
Core Morpheus hardware locked in, no plans for wireless version   VG247 - 09:55
Warner CEO says DC movies are "edgier" than Marvel's   GamesRadar - 09:55
Wasteland 2 is also coming to PS4 - 09:48
Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft, report claims - 09:45
Watch the full Phil Spencer keynote from GDC 2015   VG247 - 09:37
Banner Saga creative director reveals new game Killers and Thieves - 09:32
Don't Starve, Never Alone headed to Wii U eShop - 09:22
Madden NFL 15 now free on EA Access - 09:21
Elite Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this summer - 09:18
The Hobbit gets Oculus Rift experience powered by GeForce GTX Titan X - 09:17
Elite: Dangerous won’t be “dumbed down” for Xbox One   VG247 - 09:16
Jagex's Block N Load out in April - 08:57
Battletoads in Xbox One version of Shovel Knight sets tongues wagging - 08:19
Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds star in first trailer for sci-fi thriller Self/less: watch now   GamesRadar - 07:30
Dan Stevens and Luke Evans join Beauty And The Beast   GamesRadar - 07:15
Ian McKellen is Sherlock in first trailer for Mr. Holmes: watch now   GamesRadar - 06:55

In the last 12 hours

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor takes Game of the Year at GDC Awards 2015   VG247 - 04:52
Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video   VG247 - 04:32
Madden 15 added to EA Vault   VG247 - 04:11
Retail Xbox Ones will be unlocked as test kits later this year - 02:56
Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive   VG247 - 02:45

The rest of today's news

Final Fantasy creator hates sequels   VG247 - 02:23
Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave   VG247 - 02:06
Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour   VG247 - 01:11
Phil Harrison is leaving Microsoft - 00:53
Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility   VG247 - 00:37


Rumor: D4 coming to PC?   GamesRadar - 23:55
Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One   VG247 - 23:48
The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date   VG247 - 23:37
Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident   VG247 - 22:47
Gigantic headed to Xbox One and Windows 10 with cross-platform play   GamesRadar - 22:40
AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech   VG247 - 22:32
Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet   VG247 - 22:10
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced   VG247 - 22:09
Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive   VG247 - 21:59
Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like   VG247 - 21:39
The Sims, SimCity developer closed down   VG247 - 21:36
Microsoft reveal cross-platform plans for Windows 10, Xbox One   GamesRadar - 21:30
EA shuts down Spore and SimCity developer Maxis - 21:21
EA's shutting down Maxis Emeryville, home of SimCity and Spore   GamesRadar - 21:20
Here’s a look at the Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 tech demo   VG247 - 21:08
Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year   VG247 - 21:00
Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk   VG247 - 20:50
Elite: Dangerous headed to Xbox One in 2015   GamesRadar - 19:45
Elite: Dangerous heading to Xbox One this summer   VG247 - 19:18
Dangerous confirmed for Xbox One - 19:18
Ultron reigns supreme in final trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron: watch now   GamesRadar - 19:00
Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” at GDC 2015   VG247 - 18:33
CoD: Advanced Warfare’s shocking new weapons hit Xbox season pass   GamesRadar - 18:25
Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS   VG247 - 18:15
PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale   VG247 - 18:02
Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others   VG247 - 17:31
Magicka 2 gets PC and PS4 release in May - 17:31
Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Tonight at 8pm UK time!   VG247 - 16:54
Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016   VG247 - 16:54
Halo: Master Chief Collection gets a patch, is now actually playable online.   GamesRadar - 16:15
Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video   VG247 - 16:07
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia   VG247 - 15:37
Konami confirms MGS5 bonus content, Collector's Edition and Metal Gear Online plans   GamesRadar - 15:30
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is a standalone prequel to The New Order, coming in May - 15:16
Wasteland 2 announced for Xbox One   GamesRadar - 15:15
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood standalone prequel returns to WW2   GamesRadar - 15:10
What the hell is Roundabout? - 15:04
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood announced as standalone prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order   VG247 - 14:59
Tropico 5 PS4 release date announced - 14:57
Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update   VG247 - 14:56
Crysis 3, Metal Gear Rising, Resident Evil 5 are heading to Android thanks to Nvidia Shield   Pocket Gamer - 14:49
Tropico 5 launches on PS4 on April 24 - 14:47
Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions   VG247 - 14:42
HTC sorry for Vive virtual reality Half-life tease - 14:31
Metal Gear Online goes live at the launch of The Phantom Pain - 14:27
Batman: Arkham Underworld is probably going to very similar to Clash of Clans   Pocket Gamer - 14:09