Game Releases

Notable game releases this week include:

20th November

  • Battlefield V (PC, Xbox One, PS4) *deluxe edition launched last week
  • Farming Simulator 19 (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

Release Date Announcements

November

  • Yakuza Online (21st Nov: iOS, Android) [link]

December

  • Beholder 2 (4th Dec: PC) [link]

January

  • Dragon Marked For Death (31st Jan: Switch) [link]

Upcoming Games

Nanotale: Typing Chronicles, a new typing game from the creators of Epistory, is now in development with a release scheduled for Q3 2019 [link]

Command & Conquer 4K remasters are in development [link]

Re-Releases

PUBG is coming to PS4 in December [link]

Underwater adventure ABZÛ is making a splash on Switch this month [link]

Surprise! killer7 is now on Steam [link]

Sunset Overdrive actually launched on PC last week (minus multiplayer and with a few weird resolution and mouse issues) [link]

Atari’s crowdfunded Rollercoaster Tycoon for Switch launches in just under two weeks [link]

Smite hits Switch in early 2019 [link]

LucasArts add new batch of classic games to Steam including Sam and Max Hit The Road, Outlaws, and Star Wars Episode I: Racer [link]

Early Access Graduations

Theme park management sim Parkitect finally leaves early access later this month [link]

DLC and Updates

Tesla vs Lovecraft DLC “For Science!” revealed [link]

Planet Coaster thememakers toolkit release date arrives tomorrow (20th November) [link]

Melancholy survival game This War of Mine gets new “The Last Broadcast” story episode [link]

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey update raises level cap and adds a new quest [link]

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine “Fireside chats” is a free standalone experience [link]

Golden Joystick Awards

  • Best Storytelling: God of War
  • Studio of the Year: Sony Santa Monica
  • Best New Streamer/Broadcaster: Amelia Rose Blaire and Bryan Dechart
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Best Competitive Game: Fortnite
  • PC Game of the Year: Subnautica
  • PlayStation Game of the Year: God of War
  • Best Co-op Game: Monster Hunter World
  • Xbox Game of the Year: Forza Horizon 4
  • Best Visual Design: God of War
  • Nintendo Game of the Year: Octopath Traveler
  • Best Indie Game: Dead Cells
  • Breakthrough Award: Unknown Worlds (Subnautica)
  • Most Wanted Game: Cyberpunk 2077
  • Critics Choice Award: Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Audio: God of War
  • Still Playing Award: World of Tanks
  • Best Performer: Bryan Dechart (Detroit: Become Human)
  • Outstanding Contribution: Microsoft (Xbox Adaptive Controller)
  • Best VR Game: Skyrim VR
  • Game of the Year: Fortnite

Leaks & Rumours

Microsoft is considering building a disc-less Xbox One for release in 2019 [link]

Hardware

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé says there are currently no plans for an N64 classic [link]

GameCube controller adapter for Switch delayed until May in the UK [link]

Software

Xbox Game Pass now allows pre-loading of games [link]

November 2018 Xbox update now available with mouse and keyboard support [link]

Nvidia’s latest GPU driver enables ray tracing in Battlefield V [link]

Business

Husband and wife ordered to pay $12m to Nintendo for running rom sites [link]

Disney and Jam City announce multi year mobile game development partnership [link]

Telltale Games shut down has begun with games disappearing from Steam [link]

Discord’s digital storefront now supports early access games [link]

Sony plans to skip E3 2019, first time they’ll miss the event [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.

Metro 2033

  • Friday Fright Night with Metro 2033 [link]

Pathfinder: Kingmaker

  • Evil Campaign - Late Chapter 1. With Mods. [link]

Rocket League

  • Wednesday night Rocket League [link]

And Finally…

Rapper considers legal action against Epic Games for using his dance moves in Fortnite [link]


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