Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 5/6/14


"An Idaho resident has claimed he was put in charge of burying some 750,000 unsold Atari games, many of which were the notorious E.T., back in September 1983.James Heller of Nampa, Idaho says he worked for Atari when the corporation allegedly asked him to empty a warehouse of some 750,000 unsold games located in El Paso, Texas.Heller chose to dump the cartridges in a New Mexico landfill because of costs and convenience, he said."


"Games-maker Activision Blizzard has committed $500m (£295m) to making, updating and promoting its Destiny video game.Bobby Kotick, Activision’s boss, revealed the cash commitment at an industry conference last week.But industry analysts questioned whether an entirely new game like Destiny would prove a hit with fans.The science-fiction themed game is scheduled for release on 9 September this year."

"Slightly Mad Studios’ Project CARS has been in the news for some time now. The game features extremely detailed and close to realistic visuals and it’s hands down one of the most visually appealing games out there.Now according to Ian Bell, Head of Studio at Slightly Mad Studios, they are now pretty close to running the game at 60fps on the PS4 version. “We’re already there on PS4, so high :),” he commented in one of EuroGamer’s article about the game."