Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 10/17/13


"The new game from Eidos Montreal bearing the “Thief” name could be an amazing reboot, or it could be a terrible game that only cashes in on the name of its forebear. Whichever outcome, there’s a vociferous group of fans that will never be happy with the game – and those fans are actually affecting the game’s development.Eidos Montreal confirmed that the [experience] system has been removed, and it was done as a result of fan feedback.The game will still have an RPG-lite vibe about it, and instead, Garret will have to focus on stealing things if he wants to upgrade his various abilities."


"In October 2011 we heard that Hulu Plus was coming to the 3DS, and then we heard that it was still in the works in January 2012; then we probably wrote it off as the months drifted by. It may have been two years in the making, but Nintendo has now announced that a new Hulu Plus app will be available to download from the 3DS eShop today. And so the saga ends.As expected, the TV streaming service will work right away on the portable for any existing subscribers; simply log in and you should be good to go. There’ll be a one week free trial for new subscribers…"

Nintendo Life

"Xbox One owners will not be able to identify themselves by their real names via Xbox Live when the system launches this November.A Microsoft rep has confirmed that the implementation of new functionality to allow gamers to use their real names on Xbox Live has been ‘postponed’.Microsoft has previously stated that Xbox One players would have the option to identify themselves on Xbox Live by either their Gamertags or real names."