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.