Game Releases

Notable game releases this week include:

30th October

  • Call of Cthulu (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

1st November

  • The Quiet Man (PC, PS4)

2nd November

  • Football Manager 2019 (PC)
  • LEGO Harry Potter Collection (Switch, Xbox One)

Release Date Announcements

November

  • The Room 3 (13th Nov: PC) [link]
  • Kingdom Rush Vengeance (22nd Nov: iOS, Android) [link]

February

  • Jump Force (15th Feb: PC, Xbox One, PS4) [link]

Upcoming Games

All locations revealed in new Hitman 2 trailer [link]

Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince is official and it’s out next year [link]

Deadhaus Sonata announced from Denis Dyack, creator of Eternal Darkness and Legacy of Kain [link]

Former Torchlight devs have teamed up for a new co-op game [link]

Layers of Fear 2 announced with reveal trailer [link]

Bethesda reiterates there’ll probably be “a different console generation” out before The Elder Scrolls 6 is released [link]

Re-Releases

Alan Wake is back on steam and it’s on sale, coming to xbox “soon” [link]

Vampyr is coming to Switch [link]

Resident Evil 4 headed to Switch [link]

Turn-based strategy game Farabel is heading from desktop to mobile this week [link]

DLC and Updates

Darkest Dungeon: Tablet Edition finally gets the ‘Color of Madness’ DLC [link]

Forza Horizon 4 received a route creator and a new horizon story in last week’s patch [link]

No Man’s Sky is getting an ‘eerie’ free update this week called ‘The Abyss’ [link]

Battlefield V gets its Battle Royale mode in March 2019 [link]

Stellaris: Megacorp DLC announced [link]

Ni No Kuni 2 DLC detailed [link]

Sea of Thieves is getting its next expansion, ‘Shrouded Spoils’, in November [link]

Two Point Hospital will receive a sandbox mode soon [link]

Shutdowns

Sony goes back on 11-year-old promise to keep Warhawk servers up [link]

Leaks & Rumours

Steam Halloween, Autumn, and Winter sale dates leak [link]

Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app points to PC version of the game along with Oculus support [link]

Microsoft is prototyping Xbox controllers for phones and tablets [link]

Hardware

Nvidia adds GDDR5X to its popular GTX 1060 line [link]

Oculus disputes reports that Rift 2 has been canceled [link]

Software

PS4 firmware 6.10 beta disclaimers make PSN name changes sound very unappealing [link]

AMD releases new 64-bit only GPU drivers optimized for the Fallout 76 beta [link]

Business

Fortnite’s ‘Save the World’ mode will no longer go free-to-play this year [link]

Drake now co-owns gaming brand 100 Thieves [link]

Xbox hardware sales up 95%, gaming revenue up 44% to $2.7 billion [link]

Microsoft announces plans to expand Game Pass to PC [link]

Epic Games secures $1.25 billion from multiple investors [link]

Politics

Proposed law in Pennsylvania would tax mature video games [link]

Cool Shit

Nintendo announces Nintendo Labo classroom program [link]

Red Dead Redemption 2 app lets you put the game hud on your phone rather than your telly [link]

What You Missed On Shy Guys

Streams

You can follow us on Twitch as Orendil_ and ShyGuysTheDod. We play various games on our individual streams but also do some Rocket League and co-op streaming together every week.

Outlast

  • Will Ben’s pants Outlast the night!? [link]

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS

Pathfinder: Kingmaker

  • Evil Party. Testing WebCam Portrait Mod. [link]

And Finally…

Nerf is making Fortnite guns [link]

Battlefield V dev reckons he got banned from Black Ops 4 for being so good it looked like he used an aimbot [link]

Reviewer who gave Red Dead Redemption 2 score of 97% charged at special Hague tribunal [link]


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