The Cube-Daily News Update: 9/30/16
On this Friday, we’ve got some extensions about previously reported topics, and a couple of controversial ones as well. Here are your essential stories for Friday, September 30th 2016.
It looks like review copies aren’t being sent out for Mafia 3:
Polygon has reported off of a phone call that 2K is sending out review copies for Mafia 3 after it’s launch date, being one of two titles this year to share the same fate. (DOOM and No Man’s Sky) However, some publications have opted to secure pre-release copies in other ways.
Paladins is coming to console:
Hi-Rez Studios has announced that Paladins is coming to Playstation 4 and Xbox One, with a closed beta sign-up first (which you can register for right now). The game will reportedly have a revamped control system, and carry over the same free-to-play model it has on PC.
A new Skyrim concert is coming to the UK, but there’s a catch:
Hot off it’s five year anniversary, Skyrim will be getting a live orchestra on November 16th in London. However, the game’s original composer will not be present. He told fans on Facebook to be wary of the event, and that it might not use original scores from the game. Ouch!
New details have been revealed about the Mini-NES:
Nintendo has detailed three key Mini NES features in a new video released today. These include variations of save options and display modes, and also the news that Japan will be getting it’s own version, called the Famicom Mini. No other details were being revealed about that product.
Twitch has unveiled a new program:
If you have an Amazon Prime subscription and use Twitch, you’re in luck! You can now register for Twitch Prime, which gives you free game loot, a free channel subscription every month, and ad-free viewing. Other features include emotes and game discounts!