This week we discuss our impressions of the newly released Anthem as well as other games we are currently playing. Rumors abound this week so we also share our thoughts on the latest about Xbox’s E3, next generation console timing and Halo Infinite. Xbox Games Pass might be coming to Nintendo Switch using Microsoft’s xCloud technology. Plus we vent our frustration with Activision for adding more monetization into Call of Duty Black Ops 4. A Bethesda placeholder game popped up on Amazon with a weird teaser video and we discuss what it might mean. Xbox also announced the new features coming in the Spring Xbox One dashboard update. Plus quick notes on Age of Empires, Halo TV on Showtime, Game Pass and Backwards Compatibility.
This week we discuss all the big releases of the week including Crackdown 3, Far Cry New Dawn, Anthem, Jump Force and Metro Exodus. Obsidian teased the length of The Outer Worlds. Apex Legends hits it big in their first week. Bioware says they are not done with Mass Effect. THQ Nordic bought another studio. Plus we discuss a bunch of news from the Activision quarterly investors call including recent layoffs, the separation with Bungie and details on Call of Duty 2019. Submit your thoughts and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
This week we discuss the surprise new release Apex Legends and all the new things it brings to the battle royale genre that make us like it so much. From the EA investor call, we learned some tidbits about Jedi Fallen Order, Plants vs Zombies and Need for Speed. Plus Xbox Live is coming to Android, iOS and Nintendo Switch in the future, Microsoft Studios gets a new name, Assassin’s Creed 3 remastered has a release date, Division 2 Private Beta early impressions, 2K is opening a new studio and February Game Pass game additions are announced.