If you are in the market for an Xbox One, Microsoft has a sweet deal for you. Running from September 7th to the 13th, buying an Xbox One will get you a FREE Xbox One game of your choice. This deal also applies to System Bundles as well, making it possible to grab the Madden Xbox One bundle (and get Madden 15) as well as a free game of your choice. This is an excellent deal, but it won't last for too long!
Students that are looking to get into game development got some great news from Epic Games this morning. Epic announced that Unreal Engine 4 will be made available free to colleges and universites; allowing UE4 to be installed and used on school owned computers. Personal copies may also be given to students enrolled in accredited video game development, computer science, art, architecture, simulation, and visualization programs. The sweet kicker is students and schools using UE4 will be able to get regular updates just like the subscription model, but free of charge. The statement from Epic can be read here.
Nintendo showcased Bayonetta 2 today in it's latest Nintendo Direct. In a little over 30 minute video, more information was shown for the sequel including more information on the story and the all new co-op mode Tag Climax. Also shown are the Nintendo themed costumes which add a few little twists to the gameplay. More information, including the Nintendo direct video, can be found here.
The team behind the DuckTales remake is developing the next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game. Subtitled "Danger of the Ooze", players will be able to switch between all four turtles at any point as they make their way through a non-linear 2D platformer. While most turtles games have been brawlers, Danger of the Ooze appears to be a metroid/castlevania hybrid. The game will be available later this year on Xbox 360, PS3, and Nintendo 3DS.
A playable demo of Hyrule Warriors is now available at retailers. Players will be able to try out the game as one of three characters; Link, Zelda, and Midna. Check out Nintendo's website to find the closest available location to try out Hyrule Warriors!