Game Releases

Notable game releases this week include:

24th January

  • Smite (Switch)

25th January

  • Resident Evil 2 HD (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

Fairy tale She and the Light Bearer out now [link]

Release Date Announcements

February

  • Fimbul (28th Feb: PC) [link]

Upcoming Games

A new Power Rangers fighting game is on the way [link]

Kingdom Hearts VR Experience delayed for a second time [link]

Overkill’s The Walking Dead delayed indefinitely on consoles [link]

DLC and Updates

Full cross-platform play now live in Rocket League [link]

The Elder Scrolls Online announces newest expansion: Elsweyr [link]

New expansion for Galactic Civilizations III announced: Retribution [link]

Sea Of Thieves upcoming update requires full download and reinstall [link]

Ubisoft apologises for latest Assassin’s Creed Odyssey DLC ending [link]

Blizzard unveils Diablo 3’S season 16 for PC, Switch, Xbox One, and PS4 [link]

Leaks & Rumours

Teased sci-fi Ubisoft title Pioneer seemingly cancelled [link]

Software

Valve announces 8 changes coming to Steam in 2019 [link]

Nvidia’s latest GPU driver expands G-Sync support to Freesync monitors [link]

PSVR gets a ‘demo disc’ with nine games on it [link]

Business

The Pinkertons and Rockstar Games are fighting over Red Dead Redemption II[link]

Jurassic World Evolution and Planet Coaster have crossed 2 million sales each [link]

Hitman 2 developer IO Interactive is opening a second studio [link]

Fortnite made the most annual revenue of any game in history last year [link]

Westworld Mobile shuts down following Bethesda lawsuit [link]

Cool Shit

Aladdin, Yoda and Rocket Star in cancelled Disney Infinity 4.0 footage [link]

Tokyo Disney hotel getting Kingdom Hearts rooms with keyblade keys [link]

Use machine learning to talk to a cat in while True: learn() [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.

Ashen

  • Holding the torch for D3STRO_FTW! [link]

New Super Mario Bros. U

  • [ENG] [Blind] Trying out some new/old Mario on Switch! [link]

Stellaris

  • Stellaris with Chums [link]

And Finally…

Just Dance is being turned into a film, for some reason [link]

Carlton and Floss emotes removed from Forza Horizon 4 [link]

You can now play The Sims music through Alexa [link]

Netflix calls Fortnite a bigger competitor than HBO [link]

EA announces Star Wars-themed corkboard and pins to keep track of all the Star Wars games they have and have not cancelled [link]


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