News@8pm: Facebook iPad and Apple's social network
Welcome to your nightly round-up of the day's news and goings on courtesy of T3.com.
LA Noire: Rockstar games has unveiled the trailer for the forthcoming ‘The Nicholson Electroplating case’ DLC pack which will explain the explosion in Los Angles. It follows just weeks after LA Noire’s initial release and will help keep the game dominating the charts. Its close competitor, Call of Duty: Black Ops has had its own ‘annihilation’ DLC pack leaked. Coming first to Xbox live users and then to PC and PS3 gamers.
Facebook has indicated that it will finally release its official iPad application. Massively spearheaded by facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and after 12months of development, this will easily become a must-have app. 40-year-old Joanne Fraill has been jailed for 8months for ‘contempt of the court’ having befriended a defendant on the social-networking site while on jury duty.
More features are being revealed about Apple’s iOS5 and the latest rumour is of an iOS-exclusive social network allowing users to meet new compatible ‘buddies’ in their vicinity. Angry Birds developer Rovio has officially launched the latest ‘Mine and Dine’ update adding 15 new levels to its original app in the latest expansion.
The man behind legendary titles Doom and Quake and the forthcoming Rage has revealed the PS4 and Xbox 720 are only a few years from release and could be up to ten times more powerful than their predecessors. The online teaser for the forthcoming Sony's S1 and S2 next-generation Android tablets, ahead of their September 2011 release date certainly whetting the appetite.