Welcome to the Daily Bulletin for 23rd August! This article will sum up some of the news stories from today, and hopefully will help keep you up to date. We’ve got 3 stories today so let’s crack on with it!
EA Release A Statement Regarding The Jacksonville Incident
EA have officially commented on the events that took place recently in Jacksonville. The message comes from EA CEO Andrew Wilson and he begins by naming the two individuals that lost their lives during the incident. Wilson explains that Taylor Robertson and Elijah Clayton were two of Madden’s top competitors and that EA would be supporting the families of the two victims. The statement closes up with saying that the three remaining Madden events have been cancelled, and that EA will be working with internal teams and partners to maintain a good level of security at future events.
Spider-Man DLC Release Schedule Revealed
Insomniac Games Community Director James Stevenson has revealed the release schedule for the PS4 exclusive Spider-Man on the PlayStation Blog. The post reveals that there are 3 pieces of DLC, which can be bought individually (for £9.99) or as a bundle (for £24.99). The release schedule is below.
- 23rd October – Marvel’s Spider-Man: The Heist
- November 2018 – Marvel’s Spider-Man: Turf Wars
- December 2018 – Marvel’s Spider-Man: Silver Lining
Streets of Rage 4 Announced
Almost a quarter of a century after the last game, we finally have a new Streets of Rage game. Streets of Rage 4 will build on the trilogy and looks exactly like I remember it!
It’s nice to see EA taking the Jacksonville incident seriously and looking at the security at their events. These events attract crowds and those crowds should be safe. What did you guys think of today’s stories? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, or tweet us @games_bulletin!