Game Releases

Notable game releases this week include:

13th November

  • Spyro: Reignited Trilogy (Xbox One, PS4)

14th November

  • Fallout 76 (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

15th November

  • Battlefield V (PC, Xbox One, PS4) *deluxe edition only

16th November

  • Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee! (Switch)
  • Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu! (Switch)

Re-Releases

Path of Exile coming to PS4 [link]

Titan Quest gets re-released on iOS again under a different developer account [link]

A Mortician’s Tale is coming to iOS with pre-orders now live with a limited time discount [link]

Beat Saber is coming to PSVR on 20th November [link]

Tiny Bubbles finally hitting Android on 21st November [link]

Early Access Graduations

After half a decade, DayZ heading into beta [link]

DLC and Updates

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s November update brings new story content, events, and more [link]

The Sims 4 is getting a first-person camera [link]

Final Fantasy XV director resigns, most DLC cancelled [link]

The Long Dark’s third story episode will no longer release this year [link]

Jurassic World Evolution gets ‘Secrets of Dr. Wu’ paid DLC later this month alongside free v1.5 content [link]

Dead Cells 1.1 is here, but it feels like 1.5 [link]

Overwatch’s next patch requires reinstall [link]

XO18

I sat through possibly the cringiest 2 hours of Microsoft announcements since the rambunctious goatherder incident of 2011 all in the hope of Sunset Overdrive on PC being announced. It wasn’t, but there were some interesting bits:

  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds coming to Xbox Game Pass this week
  • Crackdown 3 dated for mid-February 2019 (for realz this time.. honest)
  • Final Fantasy 13 trilogy joins Xbox One backward compatibility program
  • Sea of Thieves announces a new, fast paced PvP mode
  • State Of Decay 2 getting free ‘Zedhunter’ update this week
  • Xbox One gains mouse and keyboard support this week, starting with Fortnite and Warframe
  • Microsoft acquires inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment
  • BioShock director announces Void Bastards
  • Forza Horizon 4’s first expansion takes players to ‘Fortune Island’

Leaks & Rumours

Leaked photos suggest Valve is working on its own VR headset [link]

Hardware

AMD rolls out the first-ever 7nm GPU, but it’s not for gaming (yet) [link]

Software

Nvidia’s latest driver preps your PC for Battlefield 5 (and fixes The Witcher 3 texture issue) [link]

AMD’s newest GPU driver is optimised for Battlefield V, Fallout 76, and Hitman 2 [link]

There’s an Xbox Game Pass app for iOS and Android [link]

Business

Riot Games sued for gender-based discrimination [link]

Red Dead Redemption 2 sold more copies in eight days than Red Dead Redemption sold in eight years [link]

Strategy guide maker Prima Games is shutting down [link]

Forza Motorsport 7 removes random prize crates [link]

$20,000 bounty awarded to researcher for finding Steam CD key bug [link]

Nintendo to suspend all Wii video streaming services in early 2019 [link]

Physical edition of Hollow Knight cancelled [link]

Cool Shit

After five years, players have reached Payday 2’s secret ending [link]

Ron Gilbert’s forgotten edutainment games [link]

What You Missed On Shy Guys

Streams

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

Pathfinder: Kingmaker

  • Evil Party with Custom Mods! [link]

Rocket League

  • Rocket League Wednesday [link]

And Finally…

PUBG is charging $25 for a Harley Quinn Suicide Squad skin ($20 for The Joker) [link]

Help! My Xbox One X has started turning on my electric fire! [link]


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