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SUNDAY NEWS nanoBites > World of Warcraft is to receive a fifth major expansion, with Blizzard this week revealing that Warlords of Draenor is in the pipeline. The new package will feature a time travelling storyline and an increased level cap of 100. READ MORE
MONDAY NEW TRAILER Heroes of the Storm > Though the original DOTA was a fan generated Warcraft III mod, the gaming world still awaits Blizzard’s first official entry into the MOBA genre. This despite the fact that the game once known as Blizzard DOTA has been in the works since at least 2010. Since then it has switched titles twice, with the latest rebranding leaving it with the Heroes of the Storm moniker. READ MORE
TUESDAY JUST ANNOUNCED FTL: Advanced Edition > We’re about be offered another chance to clamber aboard the increasing crowded interstellar bandwagon known as FTL: Faster Than Light. This Kickstarter success story and bona fide cult hit was originally released on PC in 2012. As revealed by developer Subset Games, a new edition of the game is now in the works for both PC and iPad. READ MORE
WEDNESDAY NEWS New Media > Presented in glorious alphabetical order, New Media is your indispensible checklist of this week’s retail and downloadable games. What will you be playing? READ MORE
THURSDAY NEWS Sony concedes remote play limitations > One of the advantages that the PS4 will enjoy over its rivals is the ‘remote play’ feature. This enables players to stream supported titles from their home consoles to their Vita handhelds. In a perfect world, this would allow players to enjoy all manner of PS4 games on the go. Alas, it seems that such a world is not yet a reality. In an interview with IGN, Sony’s Mark Cerny has been refreshingly forthcoming about the feature’s limitations. READ MORE
FRIDAY JUST ANNOUNCED Uncharted for PS4 > Those who have followed the fortunes (and subsequent misfortunes) of the rugged Nathan Drake during his PS3 adventures will be pleased to know that a fourth instalment of Uncharted is in production for the PS4. Naughty Dog cofounder Evan Wells made the announcement this week at Spike TV’s PlayStation 4 launch event. READ MORE