Game News: Uncharted, Fable, Batman, Doom

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Sony PlayStation and Naughty Dog’s much anticipated “Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End” is scheduled to hit stores on May 10th and to prepare fans they’ve unleashed the first episode in their making of series about the game. This first chapter focuses on the evolution of the franchise and looks back at the three previous games and how they changed between entries.

Fable Legends
Microsoft has pulled the plug on its highly touted “Fable Legends” and the lesser known “Project Knoxville” video games which were both being developed for the Xbox One.

General Manager at Microsoft Studios Europe, Hanno Lemke, said in a statement: “After much consideration we have decided to cease development on Fable Legends, and are in discussions with employees about the proposed closure of Lionhead Studios in the UK. Additionally, we will close Press Play Studios in Denmark, and sunset development on Project Knoxville.” [Soruce: IGN]

Telltale’s Batman
Telltale Games (“The Walking Dead,” “The Wolf Among Us”) will be in Austin for SXSW next week where they are reportedly set to announce the first details from their upcoming game series based on the Batman mythology. The panel is open to all attendees and will be hosted by Greg Miller. The whole panel will be streamed live on Twitch. [Source: Batman News]

Doom
Bethesda Softworks and Id Software have released the multiplayer trailer for their upcoming reboot of “Doom”. The clip shows off a new feature in which players can actually play as a demon and tear their foes limb from limb. The DOOM closed beta, available to all those who pre-ordered “Wolfenstein: The New Order,” will run from March 31st to April 3rd. The game itself launches May 13th.