Lend me your ears for a minute if you will and you will hear the best gaming news of last week! Via IGN
- In one of two pretty big announcements, GameStop is going to be launching a credit card. I'm sure it will function just like every other shitty store credit card with ridiculously high interest rates (26.99% to be exact) and being a pain in the ass to pay. You do get some bonus PowerUp Rewards points though! *eye roll*
- Keeping with the times, Xbox Live won't be required to use EA Access.
- Xbox One bundles abound with one being announced for Madden '15 as well as a white console bundled with the upcoming Sunset Overdrive.
- Square-Enix continues it's porting of old games to mobile with Secret of Mana this fall.
- The (not quite) Legacy of Kain team-based hack'n'slash Nosgoth is set to go into open beta this winter.
- There is more research showing us that video games don't harm children as much as the moral guardians would have you believe and can even help. The key is moderation. Imagine that.
- In the second big announcement from GameStop this week, the games retail giant will be overhauling it's trade-in system. Supposedly they will be offering more per trade and no longer running promotions for trade-ins. It sounds good on the surface, or rather, not as shitty as before. I never trade in my games but this could be good news for those of you that do.
- Some jackoff is suing Sony because Killzone: Shadowfall doesn't run at native 1080p. Apparently, according to the comment section of this article, the guy is justified because "companies need to be held accountable". To the tune of $5 million? Give me a fucking break.
- After the Google-fication of the online streaming service Twitch, they now also have to deal with the bullshit ContentID system. It has begun.
Elsewhere on the web, an HD remaster of the remake of the original Resident Evil is heading to current-gen, last-gen and PC. Because how else will Capcom make enough money to pull the nose of that falling plane up? Also, evidence of an even more lost Duke Nukem game that was slated for the PSP was found. At the Library of Congress of all places.
That's it for this week! Thanks for your time!