Game Releases

Notable game releases this week include:

29th January

  • Kingdom Hearts III (Xbox One, PS4)

1st February

  • Wargroove (PC, Xbox One, Switch)

Release Date Announcements

March

  • Generation Zero (26th Mar: PC, Xbox One, PS4) [link]

Upcoming Games

Nonstop Knight 2 is set to release this year [link]

Synthetik Arena is a free wave survival arcade spinoff [link]

Metroid Prime 4 delayed: Nintendo taps Retro Studios to restart project [link]

Planetside Arena (due out this week) delayed two months to improve “crucial features” [link]

Subnautica’s standalone expansion ‘Below Zero’ enters Steam Early Access next week [link]

Huniepop 2 censored on Steam by developer due to Valve’s inconsistent policies [link]

Crytek teases “new AAA game” built with SpatialOS [link]

Re-Releases

Stellaris: Console Edition arrives in February [link]

A bunch of Command & Conquer games get backward compatibility support on Xbox One [link]

DLC and Updates

Monster Hunter: World update adds 21:9 support on PC [link]

Hitman 2 update adds winter-themed DLC, new mission [link]

Don’t Starve Together roadmap for 2019 [link]

Classic low poly DLC is headed to Resident Evil 2 remake [link]

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will change DLC scenes and dialogue after all [link]

Nintendo Indie Highlights Presentation

  • Wargroove got a release date (1st Feb) and trailer
  • SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech was announced as a roleplaying card game in the SteamWorld series (coming 2019)
  • CrossCode, 2D action RPG that is already on PC, is coming to Switch in 2019 with some exclusive content
  • Double Kick Heroes, a Metal Rhythm Shooter set in an apocalyptic world, allows players to lead a band through a wasteland on their “Gundillac” (coming 2019)
  • When Ski Lifts Go Wrong, construction sim similar to Bridge Constructor, is available now
  • Inmost, a story-driven platformer, is coming in 2019
  • Unruly Heroes, a game inspired by the Chinese novel ‘Journey to the West’, is available now with PvP online gameplay
  • Goat Simulator was released on Switch complete with all DLC
  • Forager is “coming soon” and is a cross between Zelda, Stardew Valley, and Terraria.

Leaks & Rumours

Soulcalibur 6 fans are trying to work out unannounced DLC characters after codename leak [link]

A Resident Evil TV series may be coming to Netflix [link]

Software

AMD’s latest graphics driver gets your PC ready for Resident Evil 2 and Tropico 6 [link]

Business

Cyberpunk 2077’s creative director joins Blizzard [link]

Switch successor and a price cut are not currently being considered [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

  • Co-op with D3STRO_FTW [link]

For the King

  • Trying out “For the King!” [link]

Stellaris

  • Mega-corp battle for the credits! With @knightcottasylum and @D3STRO_FTW [link]

And Finally…

Twitter reacts to $276 Fallout 76 jacket with a bunch of bag jokes [link]


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