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I depart for one week, and everybody will get all acquisition-y on me! Sega and Rovio are apparently linking up, as Sega needs to get on cell and Rovio needs to get on consoles/PC, or so I hear. It’s not the pair-up I’d have predicted, however that makes it even higher. I sit up for seeing what occurs after these two be part of collectively.

In different information, the PlayStation 5 is seemingly on monitor to lap the PS4 in gross sales figures. Mat Piscatella of Circana noted on Twitter that, “PlayStation 5 {hardware} unit gross sales have now surpassed these of PlayStation 4 on a time-aligned foundation (29 months in market).” Whereas that doesn’t shock me, it’s gratifying to know that players can get their fingers on them en masse after provides being brief for therefore lengthy. Additionally, Resident Evil 4 Remake bought like sweet, which I discover much more gratifying.

I’ve additionally seen some small items of attention-grabbing information this week: Gary Bowser will allegedly be paying Nintendo off for the remainder of his life, regardless of now technically being a free man. Looks like a protracted approach to go to make an instance out of 1 dude, however I’m not an enormous video games writer. Additionally, Guerrilla Video games launched Horizon Forbidden West’s large DLC Burning Shores. Alongside the DLC, it’s additionally added a thalassophobia mode, which, as somebody with stated affliction, I recognize.

In case you missed it, I used to be off final week, and spent a tiny little bit of that point catching up on video video games. It wasn’t all video video games, I promise — I additionally went to a conference and met individuals who acted in video video games — nevertheless it was good to step again and play some video games I needed to play, not simply to maintain up with the fashionable releases. On that observe, I’ve spent a part of this week taking part in Sherlock Holmes: The Woke up Remake. Having performed the unique throughout my adventure-gaming darkish age, it’s been very attention-grabbing to revisit it with prettier graphics and a barely much less gaunt Holmes. Give me somewhat time, and I’ll be catching up on Lifeless Island 2 as properly.


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What to play this week (together with final week)

What’s new:

  • Lifeless Island 2
  • Minecraft Legends
  • Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Woke up Remake
  • Homestead Arcana
  • Espresso Speak Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly
  • The Mageseeker: A League of Legends Story
  • God of Rock
  • Mega Man Battle Community Legacy
  • DE-EXIT – Everlasting Issues
  • Survival: Fountain of Youth

New on subscription providers (that is going to take some time):

  • Ghostwire: Tokyo (Xbox Recreation Cross)
  • NHL 23 (Xbox Recreation Cross)
  • Medieval Dynasty (Xbox Recreation Cross)
  • Peaky Blinders: Mastermind (Xbox Gold)
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Doom Everlasting (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Riders Republic (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Slay the Spire (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • The Evil Inside (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Wolfenstein: The Outdated Blood (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Bassmaster Fishing (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Paradise Killer (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Sackboy: A Massive Journey (PlayStation Plus Additional+Premium)
  • Doom (PlayStation Plus Premium)
  • Doom II (PlayStation Plus Premium)
  • Doom 64 (PlayStation Plus Premium)
  • Doom 3 (PlayStation Plus Premium)
  • Dishonored: Definitive Version (PlayStation Plus Premium)
  • The Beast Inside (Prime Gaming)
  • Icewind Dale: Enhanced Version (Prime Gaming)
  • Crossed Swords (Prime Gaming)
  • Ghost Pilots (Prime Gaming)
  • Beholder 2 (Prime Gaming)
  • Terraformers (Prime Gaming)
  • Steel Slug 4 (Prime Gaming)
  • Ninja Masters (Prime Gaming)
  • MORDHAU (GeForce Now)
  • 11-11 Reminiscences Retold (GeForce Now)
  • canVERSE (GeForce Now)
  • Get Even (GeForce Now)
  • Little Nightmares (GeForce Now)
  • Little Nightmares II (GeForce Now)
  • F1 2021 (GeForce Now)
  • The Darkish Photos Anthology: Man of Medan (GeForce Now)
  • The Darkish Photos Anthology: Little Hope (GeForce Now)
  • The Darkish Photos Anthology: Home of Ashes (GeForce Now)
  • The Darkish Photos Anthology: The Satan in Me (GeForce Now)
  • Pulseman (Nintendo Change On-line)
  • Road Fighter II: Particular Champion Version (Nintendo Change On-line)
  • Child Chameleon (Nintendo Change On-line)
  • Flicky (Nintendo Change On-line)
  • Summon Quest (Apple Arcade)

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