Arkham Verse is reporting that there’s a large possibility that the next game in the Batman Arkham franchise is set to be titled Batman: Arkham Knight. The domain name is now active, but it’s restricted. Game Informer teased that they will be revealing a new game tomorrow with all signs pointing towards it being a new Batman title developed by Arkham City developer, Rocksteady.
Cover reveal/digital issue launch tomorrow. I won't spoil the cover, but I can answer the next biggest question, yes Game Infarcer is in—
Andy McNamara (@GI_AndyMc) March 03, 2014
Andy McNamara, Editor-In-Chief at Game Informer, has revealed that they will be showcasing their new cover tomorrow with a new game. The game is widely assumed to be the new Batman title from Rocksteady. Hopefully the long-awaited game should come to Wii U.
The official channel for Assassin’s Creed: Initiates Twitter account has recently been posting hexadecimal points that point to the next game in the popular franchise possibly being set in Russia. The first entry tweeted points to “north” and the second entry points to “east”. 4e6f727468 means North and 45617374 points towards a location near Moscow, Russia. Hopefully we won’t have to wait too long to find out where the next Assassin’s Creed game will be set.
Online retailer NewEgg currently has Mario Kart 8 up for pre-order. The interesting thing is is that the description says that gamers will be able to customise their vehicles and build their own tracks in the game. This hasn’t been confirmed by Nintendo, but if this is true then it’s a more than welcome addition to the Mario Kart franchise.
Mario Kart 8 Wii U is a new game for the Wii U. It features new elements such as customizing bikes and designing your own tracks. It is the sequel to the game Mario Kart 7.
Disney Interactive Studios may be planning a sequel to the hit title Disney Infinity which could feature a Marvel Superhero and Star Wars characters. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, “new versions” of Infinity are currently in development by Avalanche Software and are likely to feature characters from both franchises.
Elsewhere, Disney has posted a job listing for a Games Tester at Avalanche Software, which could give weight to a possible sequel. The job listing also requires the individual to be familiar with current gaming platforms - Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Wii U.
While no official confirmation has been revealed by Disney Interactive, the leaks of a sequel come just as the corporation is due to post their quarterly financial results and will lay off several hundred people, according to various reports.
GameKeysNow is reporting that multiple sources have informed them that Ubisoft is gearing up to release Watch Dogs on April 25th. The game was originally meant to come out last Christmas, but was delayed by the company so that they could add more polish. The release date falls on a Friday, but there’s a trend of software products launching on the last working weekday of the week.
Italian Nintendo blog Wii Italia is reporting that GameStop stores across Italy are telling customers that the Wii U version has been cancelled by Ubisoft. The rumour originally came from one of their readers who tried to pre-order the game at multiple GameStop stores in Italy, so the site decided to ring the stores and place pre-orders but were told that Ubisoft has cancelled the game on the platform. Hopefully Ubisoft should be able to clarify what’s going on with the Wii U version of Watch Dogs over the next few days.
The rumour mill is back in full force once again, and this time it concerns leaked images of an unannounced Super Smash Bros. character. The Goddess of Light from the Kid Icarus series, Palutena, has apparently made her debut on the 3DS version of the game. Seen in a screenshot with Mario, taken directly on the 3DS, she’s outlined in black, which would lead us to believe she could be a playable character.
As always this information shouldn’t be taken too seriously until we have solid proof from Sakurai himself, however, Mario’s current stance has never been seen in screens before, and as for Palutena the above image has not been used from stock images of Kid Icarus: Uprising. The background is also of notable merit with it reflecting the game’s battlefield on the 3DS. Let us know what you think of the images in the comments below.