Last night I returned home from PAX AUS 2014. Long story short, it wasn't perfect, but it was quite possibly the best weekend I've had this year. It was a lot of fun. If you'd like to continue reading, the long story is just below.
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HomeNews The Leftovers for February 3, 2014: XBL Gold Plus, Minecraft Sales, Murdered Box Art, More
The Leftovers for February 3, 2014: XBL Gold Plus, Minecraft Sales, Murdered Box Art, More
Posted on Monday, February 3 @ 17:00:00 Eastern by Alex_Osborn
Each and every day, GameRevolution offers up a delectable main course news offering with all the fixings. Because it’s so tasty, it’s easy to fill up too quickly, leaving a plate full of news content to go to waste. Luckily for you, we’re dishing up the Leftovers—all the day’s news that we didn’t bite on enough for a full serving.
The studio behind last year's Need for Speed: Rivals was hit by a round of layoffs, according to a report from Polygon. The outlet goes on to say that the remaining full-time employees were offered the opportunity to work at Visceral on its rumored police-themed Battlefield title. As such, the future of the Need for Speed franchise is currently up in the air.
Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Won’t Have Multiplayer Mode
Monolith has confirmed that its upcoming action game set in the fantastical world ofThe Lord of the Ringswill be a single-player only experience. The developer also confirmed that there will be no Wii U version of its aforementioned game, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor.
PC Version of Minecraft Surpasses 14 Million in Sales
Minecraft has managed to surpass 14 million in sales on the PC. This brings the grand total of sales of the game to over a whopping 35 million. Not too shabby, Notch.
Square Enix Reveals Murdered: Soul Suspect Box Art
Square Enix has pulled back the curtain on its upcoming mystery game Murdered: Soul Suspect. There's still no confirmed release date, but hey, at least the cover art looks cool, right?
Microsoft’s Answer to PS Plus for Xbox One “Coming Fairly Soon”
Microsoft's Phil Spencer has confirmed on Twitter that the company is working on a service for Xbox One Live users that is comparable to what Sony has going with PlayStation Plus. Let's face it, "Games With Gold" just isn't cutting it.