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.
This week in the news we discuss a rumor that Xbox is talking to Hideo Kojima about publishing his next game, EA Sports’ acquisition of the exclusive rights to The Masters and Augusta National for its recently announced PGA Tour game, confirmed details for an all-digital E3 2021, background on MLB’s decision to put The Show 21 on Game Pass, and April Game Pass additions (and subtractions).
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Outriders, Resident Evil 3, Batman Arkham City, World of Warships Legends, and Grand Theft Auto Online.
This week in the news we discuss MLB The Show 21 launching into Game Pass, Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 improvements, Cyberpunk’s multiplayer future, CD Projekt Red’s 2021 roadmap, the return of EA Sports PGA Tour, Alan Wake 2 rumors, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Portal Headphones for Xbox, backwards compatible games joining Cloud Beta, a new delay for Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, ExoMecha release date, The Elder Scrolls Online Series X/S enhancements getting a release date, and April Games with Gold.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including the brand new Outriders, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Guacamelee 2, and Avengers Taking A.I.M.
This week in the news we discuss highlights from the ID@Xbox Twitch Showcase, what a potential Microsoft acquisition of Discord could mean, details on Hitman 3’s Seven Deadly Sins expansion, MLB The Show 21 features and first Xbox Series X gameplay, free to play games no longer requiring Xbox Live Gold, two new controller designs made partially from post-consumer recycled plastics, Call of Duty WW2: Vanguard leaks, the upcoming Xbox Spring Sale, one-handed swords finally arriving in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and a delay for Turtle Rock’s Back 4 Blood.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Control, Guacamelee 2, Stellaris, Cyberpunk 2077, and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
This week in the news we discuss 2K’s acquisition of PGA Tour 2K21 developer HB Studios and their long-term partnership with Tiger Woods, Xbox Live rebranding as Xbox Network, the announcement that Gotham Knights is delayed to 2022, announcements from Square Enix Presents, Marvel’s Avengers 2021 roadmap, Cyberpunk 2077’s upcoming patch 1.2, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s transmogrification system & Wrath of the Druids expansion release date, Game Pass additions for the 2nd half of March 2021, Xbox Twitch Indie Showcase, an upcoming Age of Empires event, a leak for a possible Jedi Fallen Order next-gen upgrade, and EA Play on Game Pass PC.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Marvel’s Avengers expansions, Fallout 4 with FPS Boost, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion on its 15th birthday, Cyberpunk 2077, and more...
This week in the news we discuss Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda finally being complete and what that means for the future of exclusivity, a FIFA Ultimate Team scandal at EA, Halo Infinite reveals from the Ask343 video, an Elden Ring leaked trailer, The Outer Worlds’ final DLC date announcement and what that could mean for Obsidian, upcoming Game Pass additions and teases, Square Enix’s March 18 digital event agenda, the actor who plays Bayek of Siwa founding a game studio partnering with EA Originals, the March Xbox dashboard update, and announcements from Paradox Insider.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Doom Eternal, Doom 64, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and more...
This week in the news we discuss the SEC’s March 5th approval of the Bethesda acquisition, the announcement of Aliens: Fireteam, Criterion moving to support Battlefield 6 development, Grand Theft Auto V’s future “enhanced” version, Epic Games’ purchase of Mediatonic, 343 adding back accessories to Halo 3, big sports games added to Game Pass, and Watch Dogs Legion Online delaying Tactical Operations.
We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Madden NFL 21, Outriders Demo, Avengers Taking A.I.M. and more...
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.