Minimap July 14: Dead Island 2, Metal Gear 5, Comcast, EA, Star Citizen

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Minimap is your daily audio tour through the world of video games, related technologies and pop culture like comics, movies and TV. Here’s what we’re covering today:

THE BIG STORIES

  • Dead Island 2 loses developer Yager as publisher Deep Silver moves on
  • The box for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain also wipes its creator from memory
  • Comcast and EA partner for Xfinity Games, casual gaming beta launches today
  • Star Citizen bristles at ‘indefinite delay’ label for FPS module, but can’t say when it will launch

THE BEST OF THE REST

  • How EA lost its soul
  • Dreamfall Chapters – Book 3: Realms review – up and running
  • The best take on Batman kicked the origin story habit
  • Palutena amiibo available exclusively at Amazon next week
  • PlayStation Store’s annual summer deal brings four discounted games to PS4 starting July 21
  • Sony is having a big fighting game sale on the PlayStation Store
  • PlayStation’s revamped streaming game service is great … when it works
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 trailer gets its first creepy trailer
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 trailer shows tricks, licks and combos
  • Watch Fantastic Four‘s San Diego Comic-Con footage right here
  • Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata: our favorite moments

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