The El33tonline Thursday News Wrap for May 8th, 2014

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Catch up on our latest headlines with the El33tonline Thursday News Wrap for May 8th, 2014!

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El33tonline Reviews:

– Child of Light (Read More)

– Kirby Triple Deluxe (Read More)

– Mario Golf World Tour (Read More)

– Trials Fusion (Read More)

– Daylight (Read More)

El33tonline Features:

– Opinion: 9 ways that Sony and developers can improve Remote Play (Read More)

– Opinion: Why roguelikes have become so popular, despite their barrier to entry (Read More)

– An El33t P33k at… Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, a from-the-ground-up remake of Abe’s Oddysee (Read More)

– 10 Things You Need To Know About… Sportsfriends, a compendium of local multiplayer delights (Read More)

Monday Musings: How the rise of digital distribution has affected Japanese game localisation (Read More)

– An El33t P33k at… Galak-Z, a PlayStation-exclusive, anime-inspired space shooter (Read More)

The Week’s Biggest News:

– Epic Games announces new Unreal Tournament, to be publicly developed and totally free (Read More)

Quoth the Raven: Neversoft merging with Infinity Ward to form a single studio (Read More)

Nintendo announces Skylanders-like NFC reader for 3DS to bring figurine data into games (Read More)


El33t’s Question of the Day: What is your favourite Star Wars game? (Read More)

El33t’s Question of the Day: El33t’s Question of the Day: What local multiplayer games have you played the most? (Read More)

El33t’s Question of the Day: Why is Pokemon so popular year after year? (Read More)

Today’s News:

– New Sunset Overdrive details arrive, sounds like Jet Set Radio with guns (Read More)

Elder Scrolls Online delayed on console, PC upgrade programme announced (Read More)

– New 3DS Pokemon games announced for 2014 with teaser trailer (Read More)

DriveClub PS Plus Edition differences revealed with new trailer (Read More)

Destiny public beta dated for July, exclusive to PlayStation for a limited time (Read More)

Dying Light delayed to early 2015 (Read More)

Hyrule Warriors on track for 2014 release in Japan (Read More)

European PlayStation Store Update for May 7th: Bound by Flame, God of War Collection PS Vita (Read More)

– Famitsu Japanese Hardware Sales for week ending May 4th: Wii U gets a Golden Week boost (Read More)

– Famitsu Japanese Software Sales for week ending May 4th: Youkai Watch fends off Mario Golf: World Tour (Read More)

Trailers and Screenshots:

Trailer: Debut Sunset Overdrive gameplay trailer reveals insane antics and wondrous colourful arenas (Read More)

Trailer: The cast of Alien Isolation aren’t to be believed, despite their realism (Read More)

Trailer: Key Watch Dogs characters revealed in explosive new trailer (Read More)

Which headlines caught your eye today?

– Catch Monday’s News Wrap over here.

– Read through El33tonline’s Tuesday headlines over here.