Due for release on February 4th, ‘Dying Light 2 Stay Human’ is one of the first huge releases coming to consoles and PC of 2022. It’s been in development for a few years now, but one of the most surprising things about it is that it was also supposedly coming to Nintendo Switch, despite looking pretty high-end, visuals wise. Well that version is in fact going to be running via the cloud, and it’s just been delayed by six months.
Around a week ago NME brought you the news that a patch was in the works to fix the big team battle mode of ‘Halo Infinite’. Well, since then that patch has passed submission, been release and… not worked. It seems developer 343 Industries isn’t having much luck of late, because it seems despite a hotfix being deployed, it still hasn’t made meaningful improvements.
After the announcement that Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard for 50billion pounds (or 68billion US Dollars) the biggest questions have been about the publisher’s leadership, but also whether blockbuster games like ‘Call of Duty’ will still be released on PlayStation consoles in the future, and it seems Sony has thoughts on this matter.
BioWare is a very strange developer, because while its more recent games haven’t exactly been met with critical acclaim, the historic titles such as ‘Mass Effect’, ‘Baldur’s Gate’, ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’, and ‘Dragon Age’, are beloved by fans everywhere. But one of the former producers for the ‘Dragon Age’ series thinks that the thing people refer to as “BioWare magic” is actually “bullshit”.
Xbox owners are having a great time this month as Game Pass has kicked off with titles like ‘Mass Effect Legendary Edition’, ‘Spelunky 2’, new horde alien shooter ‘The Anacrusis’, a release date entry to the service for ‘Nobody Saves the World’, and even ‘Rainbow Six Extraction’ is joining Game Pass on January 20th when it comes out. Speaking to IGN, Xbox boss Phill Spencer addressed the rumours that PlayStation might even be following suit with their own similar setup.
‘Stardew Valley’ was an incredible success for developer Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone. With over 15 million copies sold across PC and console, the wait to find out what he was up to next was finally ended when ‘Haunted Chocolatier’ was announced in October 2021. But it turns out Barone has been a very busy man, and that’s not the only title he’s working on.
Barely a week after ‘PUBG: Battlegrounds’ went free to play, the original creator of the phenomenon that many will feel was the originator the Battle Royale genre that has taken the gaming industry by storm, Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene has revealed a little more about what his new open-world game will be, referring to what he says are goals of creating “planet sized worlds”.