Start every weekday morning with Words About Games’ round-up of the latest news from in and around the games industry.
This morning – Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gets a release date, Remedy Entertainment are developing a game for Playstation 4, Bayonetta has launched on Steam (for real this time) and Xbox’s Project Scorpio will support AMD Freesync.
Next Uncharted gets a release date – DLC turned standalone adventure Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is launching exclusively for PS4 on August 23 in Europe (with an August 22 release in North America). The Lost Legacy sees previous supporting character Chloe Price promoted to protagonist, following her adventures to find the fabled Tusk of Ganesh.
(via Naughty Dog website)
Remedy Entertainment’s next game will be multiplatform – Quantum Break and Alan Wake developer Remedy Entertainment has announced plans to release its next game on Playstation 4. The Finnish developer posted its financial results on their website, before announcing that they were developing their Northlight engine to work on PS4. This is to release their next project, codename P7, on a wider range of platforms, which will mark the first time since 2003’s Max Payne 2 that the developer has released a game outside of Xbox.
(via Remedy Entertainment website)
Bayonetta has launched on PC – Cult classic Bayonetta has launched on Steam, following an April Fools prank involving an 8-bit “demake” of the game that lead to a rather more serious countdown, which in turn has seen the 2009 action game released on PC for the first time.
Xbox Scorpio will support Freesync – Turns out Digital Foundry were holding back when they revealed the specs for Xbox’s Project Scorpio last week. The site has announced that the console will support AMD’s Freesync – technology found in certain monitors that can all but eliminate screen tearing and reduce framerate judder significantly. Check out the full breakdown via the link below.