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The Assassin's Creed series is getting a new free-to-play card combat RPG for iOS devices called Assassin's Creed Memories.

Using the series' new "mobile Animus", players will travel through different time periods recruiting famous historical figures to battle against other players. The mobile game will span several eras including Renaissance Italy, Colonial America and some all new time periods. It will contain both a single-player campaign as well as competitive multiplayer for up to 40 players in 20 vs 20 battles.

Electronic Arts today shared an infographic full of figures regarding player habits in EA Sports UFC since its release a month ago. More interesting to me than the millions of fights that have taken place is the fact that the fighter who's been used the most is the one who's never actually fought in the UFC: Bruce Lee.

Horror game The Evil Within has moved its release date once again, but if you’re eager to play it the change is in your favor this time. Previously set to launch on October 21, its new release date is October 14, according to the game’s official Twitter account.

The Evil Within was originally scheduled to launch in August for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, but was reportedly delayed to October to give the development team additional time to make further balance changes and refinements to the game.

Electronic Arts unveiled today that FC Barcelona and Argentina star Leo Messi will be the cover athlete for FIFA 15.

The 27-year-old just finished competing in the World Cup, where Argentina fell to Germany in Brazil in the finals. The forward is returning for the cover of FIFA 15, previously serving as the star athlete for the sports series on FIFA Street, FIFA 13, and FIFA 14. He also has been an EA Sports football ambassador since 2011.

Mark Cerny has revealed he thinks it's ludicrous how readily people are discussing whether we'll see another console generation so soon after the launch of the latest one. Speaking to IGN at this week's Develop Conference in Brighton, Cerny shared his exasperation that so many people are wondering whether the current generation is set to be the last, as it wasn't so long ago the same people were branding the console business as dead.

 

Want a white PlayStation 4 but not interested in Bungie’s sci-fi first-person shooterDestiny? Just wait. Sony will sell a white PS4 without a bundled copy of Destiny later this year, the company has said.

“In Europe, we’re going to launch the bundle with Destiny on September 9th, but after that, later this year, we’re going to release the white standalone PS4 as well in Europe,” Sony Computer Entertainment’s President of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida said in an interview with Game One.

The Regulation Committee of Electronic Sports World Cup releases today the regulation for disciplines of Counter-Strike:Global OffensiveFIFA and Call of Duty Ghosts. These regulations will be applied during National and Regional ESWC 2014 preliminaries. International affiliated events like Gfinity 3 will follow their own regulation.

The ESWC discipline regulations can be downloaded here:

Maxis has responded to criticism that The Sims 4 will launch without swimming pools and toddlers, explaining that the desire for improved tech necessitated some features get cut.

A new blog post confirms the decision was not an easy one to make, but the time investment needed to get the base systems developed for the latest installment in the franchise was always going to have a knock-on effect.

 

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