Train2Game News UK Top 20 Games – 10.11.14

Call of Duty Advanced WarfighterFIFA 15 has been knocked from the top spot by the game we all assumed would do the job, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. With the lead up to Christmas these two will be battling for top spot. Football Manager 15 has debuted this week hitting number three. Towards the bottom of the top twenty a few games have made there return to the charts including, LEGO The Hobbit and Tomodachi Life which could also be due to Christmas.

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Week ending 8 November 2014

POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE ACTIVISION -
2 FIFA 15 EA SPORTS 1
3 FOOTBALL MANAGER 2015 SEGA -
4 ALIEN: ISOLATION SEGA 13
5 DESTINY ACTIVISION 6
6 MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION SONY COMPUTER ENT. 3
7 SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM SKYLANDERS 9
8 SUNSET OVERDRIVE MICROSOFT 2
9 THE EVIL WITHIN BETHESDA SOFTWORKS 4
10 - MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION MICROSOFT 10
11 FORZA HORIZON 2 MICROSOFT 7
12 - DISNEY INFINITY 2.0 DISNEY INFINITY 12
13 WWE 2K15 2K SPORTS 5
14 MIDDLE EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 8
15 WATCH DOGS UBISOFT 14
16 ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG UBISOFT -
17 - SUPER SMASH BROS. NINTENDO 17
18 LEGO THE HOBBIT WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE -
19 TOMODACHI LIFE NINTENDO -
20 FROZEN: OLAF’S QUEST GSP/AVANQUEST -
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Guillermo del Toro working on games for ‘a big company’

Director Guillermo Del Toro has revealed he’s working on multiple video game projects. In an interview with MTV, the Pans Labyrinth and Hellboy Director said:

“One of the things we’re announcing in the next few weeks is a big deal with a big company. We’re going to do games that are going to be technically and narratively very interesting. It’s not a development deal. We’re going to do it. We’re doing them. And we’re going to announce it soon enough.”

Del Toro unfortunately couldn’t give MTV anymore details, saying that if he did, the ‘big company’ “would probably shoot me in the head.”

It’s nice to see a film director with positive views on video games – Del Toro has previously likened indie game Flower to Haiku poetry – especially after Harry Potter Mike Newell recently told CVG, ‘Video games chat bores the arse off me’

Del Toro was initially on board to direct a film adaptation of The Hobbit, but that fell through. However, could he be about to oversee a game based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic title?

Hopefully, ‘soon enough’ won’t be very far away!

So, Train2Game students, what do you think about the prospect of Guillermo Del Toro having a hand in the development of a video game? What do you think the game will be? And what would you like it to be? And who is the mysterious big company?

As usual, leave your thoughts here or on the Train2Game forums.