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Amy Hennig's Star Wars game "in the style of" Uncharted, cancelled 1313

Amy Hennig's Star Wars game "in the style of" Uncharted, cancelled 1313

Amy Hennig is directing a Star Wars game "in the style of Uncharted," according to voice actor Nolan North.

North, famous for his portrayal of Nathan Drake in the Uncharted series, spoke briefly about the unannounced game at Metrocon 2015 in Tampa.

"I happen to know a lot about it," he humblebragged, "and it's going to be awesome."

Though not a revival of cancelled project 1313, North says Hennig's game is "along the same lines".

Star Wars: 1313, a gritty, "adult" action-adventure set in the underworld of planet-city Coruscant, was in development at LucasArts until cancelled after Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012.

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Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox

Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox

The Elder Scrolls Online creative director Paul Sage has quit Zenimax Online Studios, the studio confirmed.

He joins Gearbox Software as a creative director on an as yet unknown project, which could be the new Borderlands title the studio has been hiring for.

Sage's departure comes mere weeks after the console release of the game he was directing.

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Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains

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Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains

A string of domain registrations suggests 2K Games is preparing to announce a third Mafia title.

Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Mafia publisher 2K Games, registered the domains “mafia3thegame.com,” “mafiaiiithegame.com,” “mafiathree.com,” and “mafiathreethegame.com," as noticed by NeoGAF.

This is the first mention of a new Mafia game since a casting call last year.

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Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps

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Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps

A man has succeeded in preordering Fallout 4 using nothing but bottlecaps.

Two weeks ago, a chap named Seth placed a preorder for the game with approximately 2240 bottle caps.

On Friday, Bethesda's global community lead Matt Grandstaff emailed him to say that he would indeed be getting a copy of the game – but only because he was the first to try such a thing.

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Bethesda's E3 showcase may have been a one-off

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Bethesda's E3 showcase may have been a one-off

Bethesda may not put on another E3 showcase, the company says.

“I don’t know if we’ll do one next year,” Bethesda Softworks vice president of PR and marketing Pete Hines told the Telegraph.

“I don’t know if we’ll do one again. This year felt like the right time to do this kind of thing.

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Battlefield Hardline Ultimate Edition PS4 owners can't access DLC

Battlefield Hardline Ultimate Edition PS4 owners can't access DLC

Those who purchased the Ultimate Edition of Battlefield Hardline on PS4 are unable to play the game’s first DLC pack, even though it should have been available to them last week.

The game’s Ultimate Edition included a Premium DLC pass, but for technical reasons the DLC hasn’t unlocked for Ultimate Edition owners, keeping Criminal Activity – which contains new maps and kit – out of their hands.

Criminal Activity has been available to other Premium members since June 17, and will be available to the public on June 31.

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Bethesda won't be "spitting out a Skyrim 2"

Bethesda won't be "spitting out a Skyrim 2"

Bethesda is in no rush to push another Elder Scrolls game out the door.

Bethesda Softworks marketing VP Pete Hines told The Telegraph that churning out sequels wasn’t what was best for the company.

“That’s what you’d be getting with another publisher in charge,” he said.

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Fixing Batman: Arkham Knight PC "will take some time"

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Fixing Batman: Arkham Knight PC "will take some time"

The first patch for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC is out, but Rocksteady says the game won't be properly functioning for a while yet.

Serious problems with the game’s PC version saw it pulled from shelves last week.

"Rocksteady is leading our team of developers and partners as we work on the PC performance issues that players have been encountering,” said Warner Bros' Gary Lake-Schaal.

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 has a 20-player online mode

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 has a 20-player online mode

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 on new-gen console will feature online multiplayer for up to 20, developer Robomodo says.

“Online multiplayer is where Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 truly takes off, letting players drop in and out of ongoing online skate sessions with friends and challengers from around the world; it’s like a skatepark that never closes,” said Robomodo president Josh Tsui.

“You can play with 20 people at once, which is insane.”

Tuesday 30 June

Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox
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Elder Scrolls Online director quits, joins Gearbox
Trading in Tamriel for Pandora?
Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains
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Take-Two registers slew of Mafia 3 domains
A URL you can't refuse.
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Monday 29 June

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided promises even more choice, better combat
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided promises even more choice, better combat
Improving on near-perfection.
Battleborn – E3 2015 gameplay demo
Trailer
Battleborn – E3 2015 gameplay demo
25 minutes of gameplay.
Fort Meow launch trailer
Trailer
Fort Meow launch trailer
An Aussie-made physics-based puzzle adventure.
Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps
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Man successfully preorders Fallout 4 with 2240 bottlecaps
Imgur campaign works a treat.
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Bethesda's E3 showcase may have been a one-off
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Bethesda's E3 showcase may have been a one-off
Slate will dictate.
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Battlefield Hardline Ultimate Edition PS4 owners can't access DLC
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Battlefield Hardline Ultimate Edition PS4 owners can't access DLC
"A big mess up that shouldn't happen."
Ashen – Xbox Daily interview
Trailer
Ashen – Xbox Daily interview
Kiwi title gets E3 showcase.
World War Toons – E3 2015 trailer
Trailer
World War Toons – E3 2015 trailer
Designed for both VR and non-VR platforms.
Shiftlings launch trailer
Trailer
Shiftlings launch trailer
Bethesda won't be "spitting out a Skyrim 2"
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Bethesda won't be "spitting out a Skyrim 2"
Or making games for kids.

Friday 26 June

Here's our E3 in photo form
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Here's our E3 in photo form
The food! The billboards! The statues!
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Dark Souls III presents a familiar vision of the apocalypse
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Dark Souls III presents a familiar vision of the apocalypse
Something tells us no-one will mind.
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Willy Chyr's Relativity trailer
Trailer
Willy Chyr's Relativity trailer
Coming to PS4.
The Bread Pub Brawlers – PS4 trailer
Trailer
The Bread Pub Brawlers – PS4 trailer
4-player bread beatdowns.
So Many Me – Xbox One launch trailer
Trailer
So Many Me – Xbox One launch trailer
Coming to Games With Gold next month.