This week we go over our impressions of the Outriders Demo, Black Ops Cold War Outbreak, and give our final thoughts on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In the news, we discuss the death of the Anthem Next reboot, Dragon Age 4 ditching live-service to focus on single-player, rumors of a potential March Xbox event, upcoming Destiny 2 changes, Watch Dogs Legion adding multiplayer, the Forza Horizon 4 Hot Wheels car pack and unrelated Hot Wheels Unleashed announcement aimed for September, plus the Halo series’s move to Paramount+, the Cyberpunk 1.2 patch delay to late March, THPS1+2 Series X/S enhancements, EA canceling Gaia, Game Pass additions and Games with Gold for March.
This week in the news we discuss the new Xbox FPS boost feature for backward compatible games, the recently announced Xbox Wireless Headset, details for the new Outriders demo, Black Ops Cold War Season 2, WB patenting the Nemesis System, the revival of Six Days in Fallujah, Bungie’s expansion plans, Metro Exodus Series X/S enhancements, Xbox tidbits from Nintendo Direct and Blizzcon, plus GamePass additions for the 2nd half of February.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Titanfall 2, Project Winter, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Control, and Wreckfest.
This week in the news we discuss the recent hack of CD Projekt Red, Ubisoft’s outlook on future AAA titles, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s booming success, Grand Theft Auto V’s continuing sales numbers defy logic, EA’s stubborn refusal to let Anthem die, 343’s confirmation that there is no more Halo Wars planned (for now), E3 officially going digital for 2021, Minecraft Dungeons’ 4th DLC announced, Tales from the Borderlands returning, Crash Bandicoot 4 coming to Series X/S, Achievements coming back to Xbox mobile app and 60 fps back compatible enhancements may be coming soon.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Control, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies, and World of Warships Legends.
This week in the news we discuss the first official details for Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the return of EA’s College Football game, MLB The Show 21’s release date announcement, Embracer Group’s acquisition of Gearbox Entertainment, February Game Pass additions, the European Union’s ruling date for Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition, and Prince of Persia The Sands of Time remake's indefinite delay.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Habroxia 2, Control, Cold War Zombies Firebase Z, Battlefield V, and more...
This week in the news we discuss leaked MLB The Show 21 Xbox box art, Tomb Raider uniting legacy and new trilogy timelines into one canon, fresh Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga details, Remedy’s handling of Control’s next-gen evolution, Ninja Theory ending Bleeding Edge content updates, Elder Scrolls Online Blackwood’s reveal amidst a year dedicated to Oblivion, Dragon Age 4’s possible setting, Hitman 3’s success, Marvel’s Avengers next War Table, the new EA studio Full Circle and Biomutant’s release date.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Madden NFL 21, Olija, Hitman 3, Control and more...
This week in the news we discuss the controversial Xbox Live Gold price increase that was hastily reversed, Vicarious Visions being folded into Blizzard, the backlash to “new” Halo 3 armor, Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.1, Resident Evil Village’s May release date, February Games with Gold, and the second wave of Game Pass additions for January 2021.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including the newly released Hitman 3, upcoming indie title Olija from Devolver Digital, CoD Cold War Zombies, and the never-ending saga that is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
This week in the news we discuss the return of Lucasfilm Games, the announcement of Ubisoft Massive’s open-world Star Wars game, the announcement of a new Indiana Jones game from Todd Howard and MachineGames, the path ahead for Cyberpunk 2077, NPD Group’s 2020 sales charts, Mass Effect Legendary Edition’s leaked release date, the new Pulse Red controller, Hogwarts Legacy’s delay, and a new zombies map is coming to Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War very soon.
This week in the news we discuss an Xbox Series XS trademark, a possible tease for the Elder Scrolls Hammerfell, Outriders was delayed again and a demo announced, Madden 21 and Spongebob crossover, inXile’s next RPG might be an FPS, Forza Horizon 4 is teasing the C8 Corvette, STALKER 2 will have ray tracing and January Game Pass additions. Plus first impressions from our preview of Olija.
This week we talk about our time with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Gears 5 Hivebusters, Call of the Sea and Gears Tactics during downtime over the holidays. Plus in a light news week we discuss a fresh rumor that Ubisoft+ may be coming to Game Pass this year, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla getting transmogrification, rumor that Netflix is developing an Elder Scrolls series, January Games with Gold games and tease for a returning Game Pass game.
This week we go through our favorite games that we played in 2020 and look ahead to the games we are anticipating most in 2021. We also discuss what the end of the console generation has meant for games this year and which games missed the mark the most in 2020. Happy New Year!