Newsround #78 (28/01/14) – Gears of War, Pac-Avoid and Far Cry 4

by on January 28, 2014

Newsround is a bi-weekly show at 2pm, here on GodisaGeek. I, Colm Ahern, give you the run-down on the most note-worthy stories and rumours from every Tuesday & Friday, and you watch it with glee/hatred depending on how black your heart is.

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On today’s show:

  • NEWSFLASH: Minecraft is still very popular (Gamasutra)
  • Namco Bandai now Bandai Namco (Gematsu)
  • Valve now offering refunds on pre-orders (Dtoid)
  • The Room Two coming to iPhone (GodisaGeek)
  • District 9 director may be on board for Halo TV Series pilot (GameSpot)
  • Ruffian Games didn’t announce CrackDown 3 (IGN)
  • There’s going to be a Sly Cooper movie (VG247)
  • Nintendo to release mobile mini-games, to drive people to hardware (Siliconera)
  • Ubisoft Shaghai rumoured to be working on Far Cry 4 (Videogamer)
  • King apparently cloned another game with Pac-Avoid.. (Kotaku)
  • Which they’ve now removed (Kotaku)
  • Amazon’s Android console reported to be out, this year (VG247)
  • Titanfall beta is on the way (GodisaGeek)
  • And Bluepoint Games are on 360 duty (GodisaGeek)
  • Microsoft has acquired rights to Gears of War IP from Epic (Polygon)
  • It doesn’t look like Black Tusk will be working on something new (CVG)
  • Also, Epic will still be developing things. Don’t worry. (CVG)

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