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SUNDAY JUST ANNOUNCED Ready to Run > Beatshapers head honcho Alexey Menshikov is excited about his new PS4 project Ready to Run, so much so that he recently took to the PlayStation Blog to announce it. Therefore, you should be excited too, that is if you are in the market for an arcade style racer you can download from the PlayStation Store. READ MORE
MONDAY NEWS Remember Me developer in financial strife > Dotnod Entertainment, developer of the critically divisive Remember Me seems to be in a spot of trouble. Despite the company’s CEO Oskar Guilbert telling Games Industry International that its financial woes are a thing of the past, there are still plenty of signs that this French company is having a tough time paying the bills. READ MORE
TUESDAY JUST ANNOUNCED Plague Inc. Evolved > Plague Inc. has been a smash on mobile devices since debuting in 2012, proving that RTS-like gameplay can work on a touch screen. Known as a one man band, Ndemic Creations, is now evolving the addictive game to PC by using Steam Early Access. Plague Inc. tasks players with spreading and mutating a virus across the world, killing the human population before they can develop a cure. READ MORE
WEDNESDAY NEWS Murdered: Soul Suspect coming to XBO and PS4 > Up until very recently, last-gen console owners (yeah, yeah, and PC owners) were able retain some smugness about the arrival of Murdered: Soul Suspect on their respective systems. A certain Black Panel writer was going to put his Xbox 360 copy of the title right between his rotary phone and Filofax. That potential for retro-elitism is now ruined however as publisher Square Enix has realised that the future has already arrived with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. READ MORE
THURSDAY NEWS Microsoft spruiks Xbox One improvements > As anyone familiar with the Xbox 360 dashboard can attest, Microsoft has a long history of adding to and refining its system features. That trend is already continuing into the new generation, with Microsoft’s Marc Whitten today unveiling a series of revisions for its Xbox One console. The most obvious addition will be an onscreen battery life indicator to ensure that you always know how much juice you have left in your controller. READ MORE
FRIDAY NEWS Resident Evil composer secretly outsourced his work > One of the medium’s most celebrated composers, 50 year old Mamoru Samuragochi, has been exposed as a fraud in the grand tradition of Milli Vanilli. As reported by the ABC (via NHK) the man once thought responsible for the Resident Evil soundtrack, has confessed to hiring another composer to produce the work. READ MORE