Game Releases

Notable game releases this week include:

5th February

  • Etrian Odyssey Nexus (3DS)
  • Spike Volleyball (PC, Xbox One, PS4)

6th February

  • Astroneer (PC, Xbox One)

8th February

  • God Eater 3 (PC, PS4)
  • Monster Energy Supercross–The Official Videogame 2 (PC, Switch, Xbox One, PS4)

Upcoming Games

Respawn Entertainment is showing off new battle royale Titanfall game Apex Legends today at 8pm UK (with teaser starting from 4pm). It is rumoured that the game will be free to play, have no titans, and be available today [link]

Project Z is a new Dragon Ball action RPG [link]

American McGee is working on “design, art, and story” for a new Alice game [link]

Nintendo announces a delay for Mario Kart Tour [link]

Konami confirms global release for Castlevania: Grimoire Of Souls this year [link]

Nintendo partnering with Line for Dr. Mario mobile game this summer [link]

The film ‘Groundhog Day’ is getting VR game sequel [link]

Re-Releases

Galaxy Trucker headed to PC on 7th March [link]

DLC and Updates

Sea of Thieves to offer Xbox players solo-platform play [link]

Leaks & Rumours

Retail listing suggests Assassin’s Creed III is coming to Switch [link]

Nintendo may release revised version of Switch focussed on portable play this fiscal year [link]

Is a sequel to Jade Empire in the works? [link]

Apple reportedly considering gaming subscription service [link]

Hardware

SteelSeries launches an Xbox-style wireless controller for gaming on PC and Android [link]

Business

Resident Evil 2 is Capcom’s biggest launch since Resident Evil 7 [link]

Metro Exodus leaves Steam for the Epic Games store [link]

Quantic Dream teams up with NetEase games [link]

Machinima officially closed; 81 lose jobs [link]

Cool Shit

PUBG app lets you discover if you killed a streamer [link]

The story behind the Oblivion mod Terry Pratchett worked on [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.

Ashen

  • Carrying the torch for D3STRO_FTW while he finishes Ashen! [link]

Stellaris

  • Multiplayer Stellaris with Chums - Testing Out my Twitch Overlay Mod! [link]

And Finally…

Steam discovery algorithm now recommending titles most likely to become Epic Games Store exclusives [link]


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