[Update] Sony Working To Re-enable Until Dawn Twitch Stream Archives Coming From PlayStation 4

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[Update] Sony Working To Re-enable Until Dawn Twitch Stream Archives Coming From PlayStation 4

Update: Sony has offered a statement regarding the inability to archive twitch streams of Until Dawn broadcasted from PlayStation 4s.

Sony says Until Dawn's Twitch archiving was deactivated by mistake and should not be an issue soon. Here's the statement from Sony:

We are currently working on a fix that will enable archiving of Until Dawn Twitch streams as this feature was unintentionally disabled. We are humbled by the community reception of the game and are excited to see fans sharing experiences on Twitch and YouTube. We apologize for the inconvenience and will provide an update as soon as the issue has been resolved.

Kerbal Space Program Taking Off On Wii U With Exclusive Controls

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Kerbal Space Program Taking Off On Wii U With Exclusive Controls

Kerbal Space Program, the space launch and flight simulation from developer Squad, will be coming to Wii U. In addition, those who play it on Wii U will be able to use exclusive controls available only on the system’s GamePad.  

Because of these exclusive controls, the Wii U version of Kerbal Space Program is the only version to include unique features. “We feel we have the definitive version on Wii U because of our interface,” Nintendo's Damon Baker, senior marketing manager of publisher and developer relations, tells us. “You’ll be able to utilize the touchscreen and the GamePad in a number of different ways from actually building the spacecraft and navigating the spacecraft and even getting different perspectives. You’ll be able to fly the spacecraft from the cockpit utilizing the GamePad as a different viewpoint.”

The title is currently available on Steam. While no release date has been given, Kerbal Space Program will release simultaneously on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Shovel Knight Amiibo On Its Way From Yacht Club Games

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Yacht Club Games, developer of the critically-acclaimed retro platformer Shovel Knight, is releasing an Amiibo figure devoted to its protagonist. The Shovel Knight Amiibo is compatible with both the Wii U and 3DS versions of Shovel Knight.  

When used with the Wii U version, the Shovel Knight Amiibo unlocks an exclusive co-op mode, which allows two players to play cooperatively through the entire game. Those who manage to get their hands on the Shovel Knight Amiibo will be also be able to customize their character in-game for both the Wii U and 3DS versions and then transport that character to other copies of the game using the Amiibo’s read/write functionality. There will also be a new challenge mode appearing on the Wii U and 3DS versions.

The Shovel Knight Amiibo will be produced and sold by Yacht Club Games, meaning that it’s the first Amiibo from an independent developer and publisher, but also the first third-party Amiibo overall. Despite this, the product is licensed by Nintendo, so the packaging will be consistent with other Amiibo figures. The Amiibo will also be compatible with the upcoming 3DS Amiibo Portal, which is set to release later this year.

Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Producer Joins Mobile Developer Fish In A Bottle

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Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Producer Joins Mobile Developer Fish In A Bottle

David Cox, producer on the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow games, left Konami last year, and now we know where he has landed.

Cox announced today that he has joined Fish in a Bottle studios, a developer primarily focused on mobile games. The studio is partnered with companies like Disney and Nickelodeon and has worked franchises like Spongebob Square Pants, Star Wars, Peppa Pig, Scooby Doo, and Phineas and Ferb among others. As to why Cox decided to join the studio he writes, "I joined Fish in a Bottle because they are a development studio with big ambitions to grow in delivering core games services to the market."

For more on Cox, you can read a pair of interviews with him when he was working on the Lords of Shadow series here and here.

Coming To PAX? Join Us At Panels And A Community Meet-Up

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Coming To PAX? Join Us At Panels And A Community Meet-Up

We’re getting ready to head out to PAX in Seattle this weekend. If that’s your plan as well, you can meet up with us during the weekend.

News editor Mike Futter and features editor Tim Turi are participating on panels. We’re also holding a community meet up on Sunday afternoon (specific time TBD).

If you’ve got room in your schedule for us, swing by and say hello. We’d love to meet you!

Former Valve, LucasArts, And Amazon Developer Clint Hocking Returns To Ubisoft

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After leaving Ubisoft in 2010 saying he felt "too comfortable," Clint Hocking has returned home after spending time with a handful of other notable developers.

Hocking is best known for his work on the Splinter Cell series and Far Cry 2. He worked with LucasArts before the developer collapsed, Valve on secret projects, and recently worked for Amazon and its game division. Hocking left Aamzon earlier this month. Ubisfot revealed his return to the publisher with an interview on its website which you can read here.Hocking said on his new employer's website, "Coming here and talking to the people who work here and seeing how familiar everything is, I mean, seeing familiar faces is one thing, but having familiar conversations, encountering familiar thinking, it got me excited about what we could achieve."

Regarding what he's working on, Hocking was not ready to reveal, but he did confirm it is not a new Splinter Cell.

Double Fine And Adult Swim Games Team Up For The Bizarre Headlander

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Double Fine's latest game stars a disembodied head capable of controlling robot bodies.

In the game, you play as an amnesiac astronaut who must solve puzzles and jump between body vessels to rediscover your past. You can check out the game's announcement trailer below. Platform(s) have not yet been announced.

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Neverwinter Getting A Huge Update On Xbox One With Free Elemental Evil Expansion

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An update that combines expansions Elemental Evil, Fury of the Feywild, Shadowmantle, and Curse of Icewind Dale is coming to Neverwinter on Xbox One next month.

The expansion will be available September 8 and will increase to the level cap, add the Oathbound Paladin as a playable class, and also new adventure zones. You'll also get  four end-game campaigns and added in-game dungeons for high-level players.

You can check out a trailer for the expansion below.

Rainbow Mika Added To Street Fighter V Roster

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Capcom announced that Rainbow Mika is joining the roster of Street Fighter V after an absence since SF Alpha 3.

The wrestler can tag team with her partner Nadeshiko using R. Mika's V-Trigger ability. Which direction you press when you activate V-Trigger determines whether Nadeshiko performs a drop kick from above, behind, or in front. R. Mika can also charge up her normal and special throws by holding down buttons for her V-Skill. During this she delivers a monologue, and she can be hit, although she can break off the monologue at any time.

In other Street Fighter V news, the game's beta was recently canceled due to technical problems.