Free Update Brings Pistons To Minecraft Pocket Edition And Windows 10

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Free Update Brings Pistons To Minecraft Pocket Edition And Windows 10

Mojang is bringing some much-requested features to the mobile and Windows 10 versions of  Minecraft. The friendly update will allow players to make even more complex mechanisms.

Pistons and sticky pistons shook up players' creations when they were added to the original game, and this new update aims to do the same for another platform. Update 1.5 has been dubbed the friendly update, for some currently unknown reason, Mojang teases. The complex mechanisms are the updates biggest draws, but other features like pig riding and horse armor will be included.Get a look at some of the features in action with the brief overview trailer seen below.

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Take On Zombies As Agent 47 In Free Update For Hitman: Sniper

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Take On Zombies As Agent 47 In Free Update For Hitman: Sniper

Mobile game Hitman: Sniper now has a new free update, Death Valley Challenge Mode, where you can tackle zombies with your sniper skills as Agent 47. Hitman: Sniper was released last summer, and serves as a mobile-market spiritual successor to Hitman: Sniper Challenge.

You must defend Ben, named after the winner of the PAX East 2016 tournament, as he desperately struggles to fix his broken car while zombies surround him within an abandoned military base.  Death Valley Challenge Mode will have three difficulty levels, 30 unlockable achievements, new custom weapon options, and A.I. that adjusts to the player’s skill level. 

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Gameloft CEO Michel Guillemot Defiant In Email To Staff, Will Step Down June 29

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Gameloft CEO Michel Guillemot Defiant In Email To Staff, Will Step Down June 29

In an email to all Gameloft's 5,500 employees today (provided to Game Informer by a current employee), CEO Michel Guillemot confirmed he is stepping down from his position. The change of guard will happen on June 29 at the general shareholders meeting.

Vivendi has taken control of Gameloft officially as of June 1. However, until the change in leadership later this month, Guillemot still controls the company.

“Until that change of management, I remain the president and CEO of Gameloft with full authority,” Guillemot writes. “No one else has the right give you instructions! After that change I shall not be in the company. A new management with a new strategy will have taken over.”

Bonus Black Ops III Zombie Map 'The Giant' Is Now Available For Stand-Alone Purchase

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Bonus Black Ops III Zombie Map 'The Giant' Is Now Available For Stand-Alone Purchase

Now every Call of Duty: Black Ops III player can have the opportunity to play bonus zombie map The Giant, as it now available as a stand-alone purchase for $5.99.

It was previously only available as a bonus that was included with Call of Duty: Black Ops III Juggernog Edition, Hardened Edition, Digital Deluxe Editions, and part of the season pass. Now all zombie fans can pick up the story where it was left after the Black Ops II's Origins map.   

Returning to characters such as Dempsey, Nikolai, Richtofen and Takeo, The Giant is a remake of the Der Riese Zombies map from Treyarch in Call of Duty: World at War within a Nazi research facility.

EA’s Motive Studio Now Employs 65, Work On Star Wars Game Underway

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EA’s Motive Studio Now Employs 65, Work On Star Wars Game Underway

It’s been 11 months since EA announced it had hired Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond and founded the new Motive studio. In that time, the developer has grown to 65 people and is still looking to expand.

Work has begun on the Star Wars game recently revealed on an EA earnings call. The studio is also beginning to flesh out its original game that was also discussed.

Visceral’s own Star Wars game is well underway, too. There’s no guarantee that we’ll see it at E3, but we have our fingers crossed. Titanfall developer Respawn is working on yet another Star Wars game led by God of War 3 lead Stig Asmussen.

Two New Cars From Rocket League's Prequel Are Joining Its Roster

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Two New Cars From Rocket League's Prequel Are Joining Its Roster

Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced that two cars from its 2008 game Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle-Cars are joining its roster. They will be available worldwide on July 18.

The new cars, Aftershock and Marauder, will come first to owners of the Rocket League Collector's Edition retail release launching July 5. Aftershock and Marauder will boast a new look that mixes their classic styles with a modern take and will come with six free decals immediately unlocked. They both will cost $1.99.

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars was released in July on 2008 and is a prequel to Rocket League. You can read our review of Rocket League right here.

Bethesda Offers Aid For Those With PS4 Fallout 4 Far Harbor Problems

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Bethesda Offers Aid For Those With PS4 Fallout 4 Far Harbor Problems

Players have reported some issues with Fallout 4’s big Far Harbor DLC on PlayStation 4. Bethesda has investigated and released an updated version of the expansion, but you’ll likely need to manually download it.

Bethesda suggests the following steps for getting the newer version that addresses performance issues:

There is a chance that might not work. If that’s the case, you’ll need to uninstall the game and DLC and reinstall from scratch.

Harmonix Extends Deal With Fender, Explaining Need For New Hardware Partner

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Yesterday, Mad Catz announced it had suffered an $11.6 million full year loss that can be tracked back to its bad bet on Harmonix’s Rock Band 4. Mad Catz has bailed out of the relationship, because it refused to invest in additional designs that Harmonix requested.

With $8.3 million in inventory sitting on warehouse shelves ($6.8 million of which has been written down), Harmonix is looking to new partner PDP for its next peripheral rollout.

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[Update] Capcom Now Targeting Last Week In June For Street Fighter V Story Mode, Ibuki DLC

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[Update] Capcom Now Targeting Last Week In June For Street Fighter V Story Mode, Ibuki DLC

Update 2: Capcom has apologized for the delay, promising to improve its communication moving forward. The company has also narrowed down when Street Fighter V story mode and the next DLC character, Ibuki, will be out.

Both are now slated for the last week in June, but Capcom isn't making any guarantees that it will hit that mark. "We are doing our best to release the content in the last week of June," the company says. The company also warns that it may not meet a regular release schedule as it is prioritizing quality over deadlines.

Additionally, Capcom says developers are exploring reports of input lag. Given how serious an issue this is for fighting games, especially at the competitive level, Capcom will likely prioritize research and repair.

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Gets Ultimate Edition Trailer

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Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Gets Ultimate Edition Trailer

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice had it's fair share of problems, but those who were fans might be interested in the extended cut of the film in the Ultimate Edition home release.

A few extra scenes and special features can't make the movie any worse, right? Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition releases on June 28 digitally and on July 19 on Blu-ray. What did you think of the film?

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