The El33tonline Friday News Wrap for January 10th, 2014

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Catch up on today’s headlines with our latest news round-up below!

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The Biggest News of the Week:

- Evolve announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC by Left 4 Dead developer, Turtle Rock (Read More)

- An El33t P33k at… Outrise, “multiplayer Shadow Of The Colossus meets Left 4 Dead” (Read More)

- The Fear is Real: Alien: Isolation announced with trailers, screens and story details (Read More)

- PlayStation Now streaming service to deliver older PlayStation games to your PS4 and PS3 in 2014 (Read More)

- PlayStation 4 sold over 4.2 million units in 2013 (Read More)

- Xbox One sales hit 3 million in 2013 (Read More)

- Report: China’s ban on the sale of game consoles has temporarily been lifted (Read More)

- Fans disappointed that Titanfall player count is fixed at 6v6, but is that really too low? (Read More)


- El33t’s Question of the Day: Which older games do you most want to stream and play on PS4 and Xbox One? (Read More)

Today’s News:

- Bungie’s Joe Staten returns to Microsoft amongst talent shifts at 343 Industries (Read More)

- Would you play Mafia 3? 2K Czech has been consolidated with project progress unknown (Read More)

- 2014 Game Developers Choice Awards nominees list lead by Gone Home, The Last of Us (Read More)

- In just 30 days, PS4 outsold Xbox 360 in the UK in 2013, but 3DS reigned supreme (Read More)

- Yoshi’s New Island dated for North America (Read More)

- Nintendo: “3DS is a powerhouse,” hardware sales rocket in 2013 in the US (Read More)

- December PSN charts released for North America and Europe, Minecraft and Battlefield 4 dominate (Read More)

- European Nintendo eShop Update for January 9th: Contra III, Mario Bros. (Read More)

Trailers and Screenshots:

- Trailer / Screenshots: OlliOlli rolls onto PS Vita later this month, new trailer and screens inside (Read More)

- Trailer / Screenshots: Battle Supremacy from Sky Gamblers studio out now on iOS, trailer and screens inside (Read More)

- Trailer: 10 minutes of off-screen inFamous: Second Son footage continues to impress (Read More)

- Trailer: Plants VS Zombies: Garden Warfare gameplay showcases 24 player madness on Xbox 360 (Read More)

- Screenshots: Fearsome Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 screens reveal Dracula’s dragon form (Read More)

- Screenshots: King Dedede wields his massive mallet in new Super Smash Bros. screens (Read More)

- Concept Art: First Halo concept art reveals new location that “features prominently” in Xbox One game (Read More)

Our Sources Tell Us…

- Titanfall maps can be packed with nearly 50 combatants including AI, players and Titans (Polygon)

- 2014 Writers Guild Awards video game nominees announced (Joystiq)

- Interview: Arkane Studios on expanding in 2014 (Develop Online)

- The bitter end to a desperate eSports gamble (Polygon)

- Capcom: Xbox One and PS4 games are “eight to ten times” more work than current gen (OXM)

Which headlines caught your eye today?