Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 12/2/13


"A video showing off the Grand Theft Auto Online’s content creator has seemingly made its way online.The video was posted by Funmw2, who identifies himself as the same person who previously uncovered references to casinos, street racing and drug dealing activitiesin the Grand Theft Auto 5 code.According to the Funmw2, “the content creator is already in game files, but this version of content creator is old”."


"Can a video game teach kids about friendship? That is the premise of the new “LEGO Friends” from Warner Bros. Interactive.Based on the 2013 Toy of the Year award-winning LEGO Friends construction sets, the game features the five diverse friends around which this brand is built. Girl gamers join Olivia, Stephanie, Emma, Mia, and Andrea in Heartlake City to go on adventures, play mini-games and complete missions that help solidify the bonds of friendship.“LEGO Friends” teaches friendship by showing young gamers that helping others is a great way to bond and make personal connections. When you develop trust, friends will open up and share other things."

USA Today

"Gamers are going to get a lot of bargains on Cyber Monday, the traditional discount day for electronic commerce holiday shopping.Cyber Monday hasn’t always been as big a deal for gamers, but the discounting strategy has spread everywhere. The day has grown in significance as electronic commerce surpasses retail sales in many categories, particularly electronic goods such as video games.  Gamer sites are speculating that there will be some discounts coming on the newest titles for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Among the discounts coming up: Dead Rising 3 on the Xbox One for $49, Forza Motorsport 5 for $50, and Ryse: Son of Rome for $50."