This week in the news we discuss announcements from Days 3 & 4 of E3 2021 (and our overall E3 2021 thoughts), some fresh Halo Infinite multiplayer details, further announcements from Xbox Game Showcase Extended, the return of Design Lab, streaming Series X games to Xbox One, Madden 22’s official unveiling, a rumored Alan Wake remaster and if Final Fantasy 7 Remake is finally coming to Xbox, Rockstar retiring GTA Online/Max Payne 3/LA Noire online services for Xbox 360, the June Xbox Dashboard update, and Cyberpunk 2077’s latest patch 1.23.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Lawn Mowing Simulator Demo, Sea of Thieves, Enlisted, Maneater, Halo CE, Forza Horizon 4, Metro Exodus, Battlefield 4 and more…
This week is our E3 2021 mega show as we delve into Day 1 & 2 of E3 2021 plus news from earlier in the week before E3 proper. This includes all the news from the Xbox + Bethesda Games Showcase, the Battlefield 2042 reveal, Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live, Ubisoft Forward, Square Enix Presents and more. We give our reactions to over 40 game announcements from E3 so far including big reveals for Halo Infinite, Starfield, The Outer Worlds 2, Forza Horizon 5, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and many, many more.
This week in the news we discuss a bevy of pre-E3 leaks and rumors coming from 2K, Square Enix, and Battlefield in the form of the upcoming Battlefield 6 reveal rumored to be Battlefield 2042, Koch Media’s (and by extension Deep Silver’s) unclear E3 plans, Watch Dogs’ upcoming Legion of the Dead DLC, early June Game Pass additions, No Man’s Sky’s Prizm update, the Crysis Trilogy Remastered announcement, Far Cry 6 won’t have a map editor or arcade mode, Flight Simulator might finally be coming to console soon, and EA randomly delisting legacy Need for Speed titles.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Mass Effect Andromeda, Snowrunner, MLB The Show 21 and Marvel’s Avengers.
This week in the news we discuss the gameplay and release date reveal for Far Cry 6, a release date for Dying Light 2: Stay Human was finally revealed, announcements from the Sonic Central livestream, Xbox & Bethesda’s E3 plans, the future of The Outer Worlds and first-party RPGs on Xbox, Halo Combat Evolved got a pretty major update on the MCC, June Games with Gold and Borderlands 3 cross-play...
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Marvel’s Avengers, Maneater, Death Stranding, Snowrunner, MLB The Show 21 (and Gus finally getting the Legendary Tier IJN Yamato in World of Warships Legends).
This week in the news we discuss the agreed sale of WarnerMedia to Discovery, Inc., the rebirth of Free Radical to make a new TimeSplitters, EA forming a new studio to make an open-world action-adventure game, the future of Outriders, EA PGA Tour confirmed for a Spring 2022 release and “Major Tournament exclusivity” compared to 2K Sports’ golf game, the final Xbox Game Pass additions and subtractions for May, Bethesda and Microsoft combining their E3 presentations, the upcoming Saints Row the Third Remastered Series X/S update, Grand Theft Auto V Series X/S release date, 2K’s arcade football game delay and the Destiny 2 cross-play beta.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Marvel’s Avengers, Snowrunner, Mass Effect Legendary Edition and MLB The Show 21. #xbox
This week in the news we discuss the release of Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Ubisoft’s free to play strategy, leaks surrounding The Division Heartland, leaked Starfield screenshots & further details on possible exclusivity, Microsoft and Xbox’s efforts fighting scalpers with Console Purchase Pilot, Call of Duty Warzone’s 80’s Action Heroes, the May Xbox Dashboard update, Dirt 5 Red Bull Revolution update, EA Play Live & Quakecon 2021 dates, Minecraft Dungeons Hidden Depths DLC release date, D&D Dark Alliance coming to Game Pass, and if Bruce Willis will voice John McClane in Warzone.
This week in the news we discuss the announcement of The Division: Heartland, a huge list of additions to FPS Boost, Fable using the Forza engine, the potential of a NetherRealm Marvel game, EA acquisition of Metal Head, May Game Pass additions, Metro Exodus Series X/S enhancements release date, Minecraft Dungeons cross-save, Gamescom switch to digital-only event and additions to E3 2021.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Apex Legends, Marvel’s Avengers, and Mass Effect Andromeda.
This week in the news we discuss IO Interactive’s Project Dragon RPG and potential Xbox exclusivity, Apex Legends’ new permanent 3v3 Arenas mode, Konami pulling out of E3, Xbox quarterly financial performance, May Games with Gold, Jedi Fallen Order Series X/S update, Fall Galls delay, upcoming Xbox Game Pass additions, People Can Fly’s new studio acquisition and leaked internal EA FIFA documents about pushing players to Ultimate Team.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Mass Effect Andromeda, Call of Duty Warzone, PC Building Simulator and Forza Horizon 4 via Xbox Cloud Beta.
This week in the news we discuss our impressions of MLB The Show 21, evidence pointing towards a Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic remake from Aspyr Media, Xbox Cloud Streaming beta arriving on iOS and PC, the Call of Duty Warzone nuke event and Verdansk 1984 map, April’s dashboard update, 13 EA games joining the FPS Boost program, Discord staying independent, Respawn working on a new IP, Call of Duty Warzone updates for Series X, and April additions and removals for Xbox Game Pass.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Outriders, Resident Evil 3, MLB The Show 21, and World of Warships: Legends
This week in the news we discuss whether the next Bioshock should be open world, the Minecraft Caves & Cliffs update being delayed and split into two pieces, more E3 2021 updates, Ubisoft sunsetting online features for several legacy Rainbow 6 games, Alexa integration for Xbox Game Pass, a short delay of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Wrath of the Druids, Cyberpunk 2077 Hotfix 1.21, and Flight Simulator Xbox release window.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Outriders, Grand Theft Auto Online, World of Warships Legends, and more.